Short News Items from 1947

Marshall Groover of Ypsilanti, spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. Edna Groover. (Lake Orion Review, March 7, 1947)

The members of the Stitch and Chatter Club of Wantage Grange spent last Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Arthur Moose of Tappan. Mrs. Marius H. Bataille of Lake Mohawk accompanied the group to visit her sister, Mrs. Moose. (Paterson Morning Call, October 23, 1947)

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Brodt left early Saturday morning for Biloxi, Miss., where they have reservations at the Manor Hotel for the winter. They expected to spend Sunday night in Nashville, Tenn., where they had tickets for the Barn Dance. (Orion Weekly Review, December 5, 1947)

Short News Items from 1934

Miss Mary Sullivan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.T. Sullivan, is a member of the graduating class of the state college at Athens, Ohio, next week, and has the honor of winning the oratorical contest in that institution. (Adrian Daily Telegram, June 2, 1934)

Miss Marguerite Hoard of Leonard and Miss Dorothy Jean Rogers of Oxford were week end guests at the Porritt Dairy Farm. (Clarkston News, October 5, 1934)

Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Schoff spent several days last week with the latter’s sister, Mrs. Manley Brodt, at Marlette. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thurstin were also recent guests of the Mrs. Brodt. (Orion Weekly Review, October 26, 1934)

Short News Items from 1931

Mrs. M. Hixson entertained at one o’clock dinner for the pleasure of Mr. Bartlett Thompson on his birthday and the 20th wedding of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick, of Morenci, Mich. Covers were laid for 20 guests. The table was decorated with deep pink carnations and ferns and on each side were two large cakes, with white icing and in the center a small vase of red roses, the other was white with pink roses and green vines made in the icing. A three-course dinner was served. After dinner a program of music was given: solo by Mr. Thompson, recitation by Mrs. Bernard of Bryan, and concluding with singing by all. The guests present were: Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bonner of Bryan, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick of Morenci, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ceaser, Toledo, Mr. and Mars. Marion Riffner of Fayette, Mrs. Marjorie Thompson of Columbus, Mrs. Jesses Allison of Reading, Mich., Misses Bertha Thompson and Betty Ceaser of Toledo, Miss Lillian Riffner of Bowling Green, Miss Frances Rorick of Ann Arbor, Miss Mary Thompson of Bryan, Misses Margaret and Leila Rorick, Caspar Rorick jr., of Morenci, Mr. Thompson, Mrs. Hixson. (Archbold Buckeye, March 11, 1931)

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Short News Items from 1928

Mr. and Mrs. Manley Brodt, of Marlette, are spending the week with their son, Grant Brodt.  (Oxford Leader, January 27, 1928)

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Brodt, Mr. and Mrs. Manley Brodt attended the auto show in Detroit, Monday.  (Oxford Leader, January 27, 1928)

Edward Lee Porritt had the misfortune to have a car door fall on his feet, Thursday, where he was working at the Fisher Body Factory, in Pontiac.  He is improving slowly.  (Oxford Leader, February 3, 1928)

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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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Short News Items from 1923

Johnnie Wallace, who is attending Gallaudet College at Washington, D.C., writes that he is out of the basket ball playing this season on account of a badly sprained ankle and a broken bone under the arch of his right foot, caused by playing foot ball. (Nezperce Herald, January 18, 1923)

Mrs. William Moore Rorick of Detroit is visiting in the Lucien Mueller home while her daughter, Mrs. Mueller, is in the Decatur and Macon County hospital. (Decatur Herald and Review, March 11, 1923)

Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Sutton, Marion Sutton and Mrs. Ellen Rogers spent Thursday afternoon with their daughter and niece, Mrs. Mattie Brodt. (Oxford Leader, March 23, 1923)

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Short News Items from 1901

A large number of people attended the Stoakes sale, north of town, Wednesday. Dr. Strevell was a liberal buyer of machinery, preparatory to his emigration to Canada in the spring. (Wright County Monitor, February 13, 1901)

Joshua P. Sutton, H. 7th Michigan infantry, a salesman from Kansas city, has been admitted to the [Old Soldiers’] home and assigned to O company in Franklin Hall. (Leavenworth Times, February 17, 1901)

Mrs. Manley Brodt of Lamotte, Sanilac county, is spending the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Sutton. (Oxford Leader, March 22, 1901)

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Business and Professional News from the 1910s

D.D. Rorick, of this city, and C.A. Robison, of Massillon, have entered into a partnership business for the transaction of law, real estate, insurance and collections, and take this means of soliciting the business of the public. There office will be in the present office of D.D. Rorick. “Dal” and “Cal” ought to make a pretty good team, and do a good business in the lines they are handling, and here’s wishing them success. (Oxford Mirror, June 2, 1910)

J.O. Walling returned Sunday from Hollister where he went to look over a position for his orchestra. Mr. Walling states that the has a good offer but it will be some time before the parties will be ready for him. (Lompoc Record, July 15, 1910)

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Oxford Woman Dies At Farm Residence

Funeral Held Tuesday For Mrs. Eliza Sutton of This Place

Mrs. Eliza E. Sutton, 75 years of age, died at 7 p.m. Friday, January 22nd at her farm home residence following a two days illness of acute indigestion.

She was born January 10, 1857 in Oxford Township and has spent most of her life in this community, having been a resident of this township for the past forty-two years. 

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Oxford Woman Dies At Farm Residence

Funeral Held Tuesday For Mrs. Eliza Sutton of This Place

Mrs. Eliza E. Sutton, 76 years of age, died at 7 p.m. Friday, January 22nd at her farm home residence following a two days illness of acute indigestion.

She was born January 10, 1857 in Oxford Township and has spent the most of her life in this community, having been a resident of this township for the past forty-two years.

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