Short News Items from 1917

Edward Loosley is over from Montague for a few days, visiting G.W. Loosley and other relatives and friends. He is connected with the Loosley-Lwinell Company over in Northern California and says all kinds of prosperity exists over there. (Ashland Tidings, January 4, 1917)

Dr. Mae Rochelle returned to her home at K.C., after spending a couple of weeks with Mrs. W.P. Lynch. (Delphos Republican, January 19, 1917)

Mrs. Albert Holbein, of Dover, is visiting her sister, Miss Mary Hains, of this city. (Zanesville Times Recorder, January 31, 1917)

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Short News Items from 1916

Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Rorick, of East Buffalo, N.Y., arrived today and are located with Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Rowlader at 115 Live Oak avenue. Mr. Rorick is a member of the firm Sadler, Rorick and company, the largest live stock dealers of East Buffalo. Mr. and Mrs. Rorick are making their first visit to Daytona. (Daytona Daily News, January 21, 1916)

W.V. Hutchinson and family are in town. They leave in a few days for Glendale, Ore., where Mr. Hutchison expects to go into the diary business. (Hood River Glacier, April 6, 1916)

Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Strickland left Saturday night for Des Moines, Ia., where they will spend the next two weeks visiting with relatives and friends. (Bemidji Daily Pioneer, April 24, 1916)

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Short News Items from 1914

J.J. Walling of Nampa was in the County Seat the first of the week attending a water users’ meeting. (Caldwell Tribune, February 20, 1914)

Zelora Armstrong was a passenger to Omaha last Wednesday where he will enter a school of auto engineering. He expects to spend about eight weeks on the course. (Kossuth County Advance, April 15, 1914)

Mr. Zelora Armstrong is spending this week with his parents here, enjoying a brief vacation from his school duties in Omaha where he is attending a college on auto-engineering. After completing the course Mr. Armstrong expects to enter the employment of the Manhattan Oil Co., and take charge of an important filling station in Omaha under the management of Mr. C.J. Dutton, formerly of this village. (Kossuth County Advance, May 27, 1914)

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Short News Items from 1913

Alvin Holmes, of Mt. Zion, who suffered a stroke of paralysis a week ago, is still in a serious condition. (Wilkes-Barre Evening News, February 25, 1913)

Among the special numbers on the amateur program at the Globe theatre last night, was the “One-Man Band, and this feature certainly outstripped anything in the class secured by the Globe management for several weeks. Harry Walling, an enterprising and jovial citizen of South Salem, took the part of the solitary band and his efforts were highly appreciated by the enthusiastic audience. Mr. Walling crowded music out of about every conceivable interest known and his execution was perfect. (Eugene Daily Capital Journal, March 14, 1913)

Mr. and Mrs. Lorin Walling and baby are visiting their parents here, having had the misfortune to have their house and all its contents burned at Gates Wednesday morning. The missionary societies are helping them by sewing. (Polk County Observer, April 25, 1913)

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Business & Professional Notices from the 1910s

Harry J. Northrup, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Northrup, of 222 Mansion street, who is connected with the office of the division engineer of the State Highway Department, has been transferred to construction work on new state roads now being built at Kenoza Lake, Sullivan County, where he will probably be located the greater part of the summer. (Poughkeepsie Eagle-News, May 22, 1912)

To the loss of Zephyrhills and the gain of Jacksonville is what happened last Friday when Rev. M.D. Fuller and wife left for the latter place, where Rev. Fuller takes charge of the Perry Avenue M.E. Church, the coming year. These good people have spent several winters in our midst and although Mr. Fuller was not the pastor of the Methodist Church here, he was a great and most learned worker for the cause. His face will be greatly missed on each Sunday to come. (Tampa Tribune, January 24, 1915)

Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Loosley, from Seattle, have moved to Beckwith. F.M. is a son of M.F. Loosley and will have charge of the new garage of M.F. Loosley and sons. We extend a hearty welcome to Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Loosley. (Feather River Bulletin, June 5, 1919)

Rev. M.D. Fuller, D.D.

Rev. M.D. Fuller, D.D., who is now serving his fifth year as pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Jermyn, was born near Deckertown, N.J. After a preparatory education in the public schools there he entered Milford Academy at Milford, this State, and afterwards became a student in a private school in Warren county, New Jersey.

At about this time the Civil War broke out, and though he was only 16 years of age in 1861, left school to enlist in the Union army, from which he was honorably discharged on July 12, 1865, after four years of distinguished services as a member of the late Governor Henry M. Hoyt’s Fifty-second Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. He distinguished himself in the siege of Charlestown, South Carolina, where for months his regiment was under fire from the Southern troops. For his bravery in this siege he was promoted to the rank of sergeant, an office which he held at the time of his discharge.

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Business & Professional Notices from 1894

A special praise service was held last evening at the Methodist Episcopal church, when Rev. M.D. Fuller gave an interesting report as to his visit as delegate to the Honesdale Epworth league convention. Floyd Fuller, who is on a visit from South Carolina, gave an excellent address upon the work of the league in that state, and dwelt upon the racial difficulties they had to contend with. (Scranton Tribune, July 23, 1894)

Rev. M.D. Fuller, of the Providence Methodist Episcopal church, will leave next Wednesday for Meshoppen, where he will attend the annual re-union of the Fifty-second regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers. The leading address will be delivered by him on “Memories of the Past.” Mr. Fuller will probably stay there a few days. (Scranton Tribune, September 8, 1894)

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Lillian Mae Parker & Floyd E. Fuller

The marriage of Miss Lillian Mae Parker and Rev. Floyd E. Fuller was solemnized on Monday evening.  The ceremony was performed by the groom’s father, pastor of the M.E. Church at Owego, N.Y., assisted by Rev. A. Youker of this city.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Parker of No. 437 Warren avenue.  The happy couple left for Athens, Tenn. Mr. Fuller is a senior in the Grant University, from which he expects to graduate next May, and then return to Chicago, his future home.

Source:  Chicago Inter Ocean, September 6, 1896.

Mrs. Geo. Strickland Dies In The Orange General Hospital

Well Known Orlando Woman Passed Away Last Night After Long Illness And Following An Operation.

Mrs. George H. Strickland, 36, died at the Orange General hospital last night at 11 o’clock after a long illness and following an operation she underwent earlier in the day.

Mrs. Strickland had lived in Orlando for a little more than four years and during that time had enjoyed the friendship of all with whom she came in contact. She had been in poor health for some time and during the last weeks her condition had become steadily worse until a few days ago when it was decided that an operation was the only hope of saving her life.

Mrs. Strickland is survived by her husband, who is cashier of the Orlando Bank and Trust company, and her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Moses D. Fuller of No. 430 South Rosalind avenue.

Mrs. Strickland was a devoted member of the Southern Methodist church and the funeral service which will be held Saturday, will be conducted by her pastor, the Rev. W.A, Cooper. The funeral will be private. Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery.

Source: Orlando Sentinel, August 11, 1922.

Dr. Fuller, 83, Dies Following Illness

Former Methodist Minister Succumbs

Dr. Moses DeWitt Fuller, 83, retired minister of the Methodist Episcopal church, died at the John J. Heitz hospital at 10:15 o’clock last night following an illness of three weeks. Funeral arrangements had not been completed last night.

Dr. Fuller is survived by his wife and one son, L.W. Fuller, who resided with him at 430 South Rosalind avenue. Mr. Fuller is assistant to the president of the Bank of Winter Park.

Although retired, Dr. Fuller has served since coming to Florida 16 years ago at churches in Mount Dora, Jacksonville and Winter Park. He retained his membership in the Wyoming conference in Pennsylvania.

Source: Orlando Sentinel, September 26, 1928.