Short News Items from 1943

Lieutenant Alan Rorick, who has been spending the holidays with his father, John P. Rorick, and other relatives in Adrian, and Mrs. Rorick’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. Ellery Edwards of Cleveland Heights, left Saturday night from Cleveland for Hot Springs, Ark. Mrs. Rorick will remain for a time with her parents because Lieut. Rorick with re-enter the General Army-Navy hospital, where he will begin the Sister Kenney treatment for infantile paralysis. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 4, 1943)

Corp. J.M. Martz of Portland, husband of Mrs. Frances Rorick Martz has been sent for training in the Signal Corps to Orlando, Fla. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 18, 1943)

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Short News Items from 1924

Mrs. F.T. Sullivan entertained a few friends Tuesday at a turkey dinner honoring her mother, Mrs. E.H. Rorick, on her seventieth birthday anniversary. Covers were laid for Mrs. Lewis Converse, Mrs. M.C. Rorick and Mrs. Will Rorick of Morenci, Mrs. W.O. Ford, Mrs. G.H. Crane and Mrs. W.L. Knoff. (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 22, 1924)

Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Bunch, accompanied by the latter’s sister Mrs. Marion Bunch left for Medford Friday for a few days’ visit.  While there Mrs. Bunch will consult an eye specialist. They made the trip in their touring car and will return Sunday. (Klamath News, April 15, 1924)

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Groover spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Cassius Sutton of Hunters Creek. (Oxford Leader, May 2, 1924)

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Business and Professional News

Mark R. Baldwin of Parma township, Jackson county, closed his business July 14, moving the stock and fixtures to the hardware of a brother, Ned Baldwin, in Tecumseh. His initial business location in Albion was in the quarters the Gamble store now occupies. The Gamble store was opened here In 1938, having been located for seven years In the present building housing the Service Caster and Truck Corp. sales office at 110 South Superior. (Battle Creek Enquirer and News, September 6, 1951)

Jerry Walling of Walling Sand & Gravel Co., Salem, was honored for his interest in legislation and product promotion during the recent meeting of the Oregon Concrete and Aggregate Producers Association. He was awarded the annual “Rocky” award by the association. (Salem Capital Journal, June 9, 1972)

Miss Betty Jo Green Weds In South

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Andrew Green, Los Angeles, Calif., have announced the marriage of their daughter, Betty Jo, and Lieut. Cary Albert Baldwin, Howell, Mich., which took place Feb. 12 in Christ’s Episcopal church, Pensacola, Fla.

The marriage culminated a romance which began when the young couple met on the S.S. Monterey enroute to Honolulu in 1941, just after Miss Green’s graduation from the Marlborough school, Los Angeles. Lieut. Baldwin was on his way to join his fleet following his graduation from Annapolis. He had previously prepared for his navy career at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Funeral Service for Mrs. Melvin McCloe

Mrs. Melvin McCloe died at her home in Detroit, Friday, Jan. 8, 1926.

The funeral service was held from the home of her brother, Wm. Rorick, in Morenci, Monday, Ja. 11, Rev. S.N. Oliver officiating. George Pratt sang two selections. The bearers were Messrs. G.H. Rorick, C.M. Rorick, J.P. Rorick, Allie Kennedy, F.T. Sullivan and Earl Baldwin. Interment was made in the Oak Grove cemetery.

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Obituary

Harriett L. Porter, daughter of John C. and Louisa K. Porter, was born in Seneca township, Lenawee county, Michigan, November 6, 1853, and died in Columbus, Ohio, on April 8, 1936, aged 82 years 4 months and 22 days.

On February 10, 1870, she was united in marriage with LeRoy W. Rorick, and to this union two children were born, Nellie R. Murphy of Columbus, Ohio, and Cosper M. Rorick, of Morenci, both of whom are living, together with eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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Obituary of Alma Rorick Wilson

Alma Rorick Wilson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Rorick, and sister of Ivah Rorick Sweeney and the late Frank J. Rorick, was born July 31, 1896, in Hudson, Mich., and died November 24, 1925, in Detroit, at the age of 20 [sic] years.  June 11, 1918, she was united in marriage to Howell Ormsbee Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Wilson, of this village, and to them one son, William Rorick Wilson, was born.

Mrs. Wilson received her education in the LaFayette high school of Buffalo, and Glen Eden Seminary at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and later completed a course in the Ypsilanti Normal.  For the past three years she held the position of teacher of Languages in the Morenci high school.

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Mrs. Harriet Rorick Entertains

Mrs. Harriet Rorick entertained at dinner Saturday for the pleasure of her guests, Dr. and Mrs. W.D. Murphy of Columbus, O. Places were marked for Mr. and Mrs. S.K. Porter, Dr. Rorick Bennett and Mrs. Georgia Clark of Pasadena, Calif., Mrs. George Milne and daughter, Miss Margaret, of New York City, Mrs. Earl Baldwin, Mrs. George Crane and Mrs. F.L. [sic] Sullivan of Fayette, Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Rorick of Adrian, Mrs. Mary Rorick, Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Spear and daughter, Margaret, Mrs. C.H. Spear, Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Rorick and daughters, Harriet and Jean, Dr. and Mrs. Murphy, and the hostess, Mrs. Rorick.

Source: Morenci Observer, September 11, 1924.