Short News Items from 1954

Mr. and Mrs. James Gilkey of Forest Grove were week-end guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Gilkey. Mrs. James Gilkey was a guest of Mrs. J.S. Gilkey at the Homemakers’ Festival in McMinnville 4-H building on Friday, May 7. (Salem Daily Capital Journal, May 19, 1954)

Lt. Col. Thomas C. Eveland, of Greensboro and Washington, D.C., has been assigned to the Military Assistance Advisory Group in Bangkok, Thailand. Accompanied by his wife and daughter, Col. Eveland left Washington on January 18. The family lived in Queen Anne for some time before moving to Greensboro. Mrs. Eveland and her daughter waited here for Col. Eveland while he was on duty Europe some years ago. Lt. Col. Eveland’s relatives live in and near this community. (Easton Star-Democrat, January 29, 1954)

Mrs. John Eveland and daughters, Misses Madge and Pearl Eveland, were recent Sunday guests of Mrs. Byron Poore, of Greensboro. (Easton Star-Democrat, November 5, 1954)

Short News Items from 1953

FIFTY YEARS AGO (1903): Mr. and Mrs. Levi Groover returned from their wedding trip last Saturday. (Lake Orion Review, January 15, 1953)

Mrs. Robert Eveland is still in Memorial Hospital, Easton, after an accident in which she was struck by a truck while riding in a car. (Easton Star-Democrat, October 23, 1953)

Donald Lee Eveland

Funeral services for Donald Lee Eveland, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Eveland, of near Ridgely, were held from the home of his parents on Wednesday, December 9, at 2:00 P.M, [sic] The Rev. J.H. Blundon, pastor of Hillsboro-Queen Anne Methodist Church of which the deceased was a member, officiated. Burial was made in the family plot in Hillsboro Cemetery.

The pallbearers were: Albert and Eddie Greaves, cousins of the deceased, Oliver Todd, Russell Eaton, Milton Beaven, Roland Butler, Barton Butler and Tommy Rampmeyer.

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Short News Items from 1950

Kenneth Gunton is slowly improving at his home following four weeks in Nesbitt Memorial Hospital where he submitted to an operation. (Wilkes-Barre Record, January 21, 1950)

Miss Mary Eveland, student nurse at Memorial Hospital, Easton, was a recent weekend guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland. (Easton Star-Democrat, January 25, 1950)

Maj. Thomas Eveland, Washington, D.C., spent the weekend with his family here. (Easton Star-Gazette, January 27, 1950)

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Short News Items from 1949

Lincoln—Mrs. Lorraine Keil of Altoona, Iowa and her sister, Mrs. J.S. Gilkey of Wheatland visited their aunt, Mrs. J.D. Walling and cousin, Mrs. Eva Purvine Monday. Mrs. Keil and Mrs. Gilkey are the former Lorraine and Mildred Frakes and formerly lived here. (Salem Statesman Journal, January 6, 1949)

Mrs. E.N. Baldwin and family spent the week end in Fayette, Ohio. On their way home they visited there son, Ned Nelson Baldwin and family at Tecumseh. (Livingston County Press, April 13, 1949)

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Birth Announcements from 1948

Baby Boy Eveland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eveland, Greensboro, born March 31st. (Easton Star-Democrat, April 9, 1948)

A son, Bruce Craven, was born April 15 to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Craven Hird (Harriet Rorick) in Palo Alto, Cal. This is their second child. (Portland Oregonian, May 3, 1948)

Birth Reported—Mr. and Mrs. Paul V. Durant, 1405 East Washington street, Monday were advised that their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John V. Durant, were the parents of a daughter, Linda Mary, born Saturday at Dayton, Ohio. (Idaho Statesman, August 17, 1948)

Zbinden—Born at Klamath Valley hospital, Klamath Falls, Ore., December 2, 1948, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zbinden, Chemult, Ore., a boy. Weight 8 pounds 6 ¾ ounces. (Klamath Falls Herald and News, December 4, 1948)

Short News Items from 1941

Lincoln—Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Walling have as their guest this month, their oldest daughter, Mrs. A.C. Upham of Lacomb. (Salem Capital Journal, January 24, 1941)

Mr. Robert Eveland and Mr. Thomas Gibson, of the Jump Hardware Company, have both been on the sick list. Mr. Eveland is out again, we hear. (Easton Star-Democrat, February 21, 1941)

Ensign Cary A. Baldwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin of Howell, was among the graduating class from the U.S. Naval Academy. (Livingston County Daily Press, June 4, 1941)

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sederberg of Minneapolis, Minn. Visited Saturday with friends here. Mrs. Soderberg will be remembered as Anna Rorick, whose home was in Oxford Junction many years ago. (Anamosa Eureka, October 9, 1941. Different spellings of the last name are in the original article)

Short News Items from 1940

Mason Sickler, of Falls, was a business man in town Tuesday.  He had picked up a young man who was hitch-hiking from New Orleans to Syracuse.  Having started only last Saturday, he was making good time.  (Tunkhannock New Age, May 23, 1940)

News from the San Diego social front states that Dr. and Mrs. William Leroy Garth will forgo their usual summer trip in favor of open house, for they have received word that their daughter and her husband, the Thomas Dammans (Harle Garth), and little Tommy Jr. will arrive from Hartford, Conn., in August for an extended visit.  (Chicago Tribune, May 26, 1940)

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Birth Announcements from the 1930s

A Roberts couple, Mr. and Mrs. Grove Sprong, Thursday announced the birth of a girl in the L.D.S. Hospital in Idaho Falls. (Idaho Falls Post-Register, July 14, 1938)

Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland, near town, are receiving congratulations on the birth of a son recently.  The young man weighed eleven pounds, and will be given the name of Donald Lee.  (Easton Star-Democrat, October 6, 1939)

Short News Items from 1936

Mr. and Mrs. Merle Loosley visited briefly at the Zbinden ranch near Merrill, Sunday afternoon. (Klamath Falls News, February 21, 1936)

Jimmy Eveland, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland, Sr., of Hillsboro, is recuperating from an operation for appendicitis, recently performed in the hospital at Easton. (Easton Star-Democrat, April 3, 1936)

A valuable Collie dog belonging to Leon Sutton was kicked by a horse yesterday, its head being badly lacerated, its tongue cut and its jaw broken. (Sayre Evening Times, August 15, 1936)

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