Short News Items from 1911

Mrs. Emma Van Sickle, of Port Jervis, N.Y., is a guest at the Friedman home, on Warren street. (Pittston Gazette, March 29, 1911)

Marion Sutton is attending the state G.A.R. encampment at Ypsi. (Oxford Leader, June 24, 1911)

W.W. Sheplee received a letter Saturday from Dr. Garth of Port Arthur, Texas, in which the doctor states that they have had rain for the past three weeks, and for the past day or two it has rained most of the time. They enjoy the gulf breeze and at no time has the thermometer registered more than 92 in the shade. At Beaumont, which is twenty miles north, it is from five to ten degrees hotter. Mrs. W.C. Tyrrell has gone to California to visit with her daughter, Mrs. David Rorick, and Cap. is on his way to Iowa. We all like Port Arthur. Mr. Garth expects to visit Clarion next March. (Wright County Monitor, July 19, 1911)

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Miss Murdock Is Wed

Peapack-Gladstone—Miss Kathleen Cecilia Murdock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Roy Murdock of Peapack Rd., was married June 30 in San Francisco to Huckleberry John Rorick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold S. Rorick of Los Angeles.

Miss Elizabeth Campbell of Berkeley, Calif., was the maid of honor, and Stephen Lynch, also of Berkeley, was best man.

Mrs. Rorick was graduated from the University of California and is employed by the Survey Research Center at Berkeley. Mr. Rorick is in his final year as a student of architecture at the University of California.

After a wedding trip to Mexico, the couple will reside in Berkeley.

Source: Bernardsville News, July 29, 1965.

Short News Items from 1910

While sewing potato sacks Fred Beardslee ran the needle in his first finger. Blood poisoning followed ten days later and Beardslee is now nursing a very painful hand. (Oxford Leader, March 25, 1910)

Mrs. E.H. Rorick left Tuesday morning for her home in The Dalles. (Condon Globe, April 22, 1910)

Orley Tilley attended band practice at Kimberly this week. (Twin Falls Times, April 28, 1910)

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Miss Murdock Becomes Bride

Peapack-Gladstone—Miss Kathleen Cecilia Murdock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Roy Murdock of Peapack Rd., was married June 30 in San Francisco to Huckleberry John Rorick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold S. Rorick of Los Angeles.

Miss Elizabeth Campbell of Berkeley, Calif., was the maid of honor, and Stephen Lynch, also of Berkeley, was best man.

Mrs. Rorick was graduated from the University of California and is employed by the Survey Research Center at Berkeley. Mr. Rorick is in his final year as a student of architecture at the University of California. 

After a wedding trip to Mexico, the couple will reside in Berkeley. 

Source: Bridgewater Courier-News, July 14, 1965. 

Short News Items from 1909

Miss Edythe Myers is spending a week with her uncle, Mr. Scott Rochelle of Black Lick. (Columbus Sunday Dispatch, March 28, 1909)

Charles Palmer cut his hand severely while working at the mill. (Clare Sentinel, May 14, 1909)

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Walling are the guests of Mrs. Fannie Walling in Lodi. (Oakland Tribune, May 26, 1909)

Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Van Sickle, of Port Jervis, N.Y., and Earl Leppert, of Little Falls, N.Y., have been guests at the home of Charles Van Sickle, of Warren street. (Pittston Gazette, June 2, 1909)

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Untitled (Sarah Henderson Mauchmar)

MAUCHMAR—Mrs. Sarah Ellen Mauchmar, aged 75, formerly of Wayland, widow of Burdette Mauchmar, passed away Monday night in the Grandville Nursing Home after a lingering illness. She is survived by four sons, Richard, Robert and James Downing of Grand Rapids, and Kenneth Downing of Las Vegas, Nevada; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Myrtle) Dau[unclear] of Grand Rapids; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Mauchmar was a member of the Church of Christ and the Order of Eastern Start at Wayland. Mrs. Mauchmar reposes at the Alt Mortuary where funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30. Interment Rosedale Memorial Park.

Source: Grand Rapids Press, April 7, 1965.

Short News Items from 1908

Mr. and Mrs. John Clemans of Peru came down to Nemaha last Saturday evening, returning Monday afternoon. (Nebraska Advertiser, January 10, 1908)

A recent letter from Superintendent Jas. Watson of the deaf and dumb school at Boise, states that the last time doctors dressed Johnnie Wallace’s left arm they removed a bone splinter ad is their opinion that the same will now heal rapidly. The arm will be placed in a plaster cast which will allow the patient much more freedom of the same. (Nezperce Herald, March 19, 1908)

Mr. and Mrs. Ira Groover, of Pontiac, spent yesterday in Flint today, as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ross D. Groover, of West First street. (Flint Journal, April 29, 1908)

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J.E. Palmer Life Resident

Jesse E. Palmer, 75, the son of George W. and Allie Van Fleet Palmer, was born January 11, 1889, in Farwell.  He received his education in the old Farwell School, where the Palmer family has had continuous attendance in this school and the new school for 70 years.

His early years were spent in the grocery business with his father, which included horse-drawn wagon service to Gilmore and Nottawa Townships.

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Short News Items from 1907

Mrs. Eva Walling Larmer, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bird Walling, has returned to her home in Salem. (Polk County Observer, January 18, 1907)

Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Tyrrell of Beaumont, Texas, are in the city to visit their daughter, Mrs. David Rorick. Mrs. Tyrrell expects to stay some weeks while Mr. Tyrrell will go north to Sacramento county where has extensive mining interests. (Oceanside Blade, May 11, 1907)

Mrs. Louis [sic] Sutton and daughter spent Monday evening at Wm. Rogers’. (Oxford Leader, May 19, 1907)

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