Entertainment Is Very Pleasurable

Lawrenceville, Pa., Feb. 20.—(Special.)—The entertainment given by young people under the management of W.W. Hutchinson, Friday evening was pleasurable. The townspeople and also many for miles around were present. Arthur Hutchinson of Elmira favored the audience with a beautiful solo and responded to an encore. The net proceeds were about $60 which will be used for the benefit of the Presbyterian church.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, February 20, 1912.


Mourning Friends Pay Last Respects

Remains of Gosper C. Hutchinson, Who Died in Elmira, Laid at Rest Yesterday Afternoon

Lawrenceville, Pa., Jan. 18.—The remains of Gosper C. Hutchinson were brought here from Elmira Monday morning and the funeral was held at the home of his son, W.W. Hutchinson at 2 o’clock and was largely attended, the I.O.O.F. Lodge, of which he was a charter member, attended in a body. His pastor, the Rev. Guy B. Galligher of Hedding M.E. Church in Elmira, delivered an excellent discourse. The Rev. Montague A. Shipman, pastor of Lawrenceville Methodist Episcopal Church, offered prayers and assisted at the grave. Mrs. Peter Sutphen, soloist, of Hedding Church, Elmira, sang two beautiful selections.

The pall bearers were: Messrs. A.T. Porter, J.N. Hill, Henry Stowell, Willard Middaugh, Charles Seelye, Jerome Shellman. The I.O.O.F. ritual service was used at the grave. The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful. Continue reading “Mourning Friends Pay Last Respects”

Gosper Carr Hutchinson

Gosper C. Hutchinson, aged 73 years, died suddenly of heart disease in Elmira Friday. Mr. Hutchinson lived in this place many years, and conducted a blacksmith-shop., but moved to Elmira about eight years ago living with his wife and son, Arthur Hutchinson and family. He was a member of the M.E. church and the oldest member of the Lawrence Lodge, No. 913, I.O.O.F. of this place. He is survived by his wife, to whom he was very devoted, three sons, Arthur, of Elmira; Wilbur W., of this place, and Weller of Cascade Rocks, Ore.; also one daughter, Mrs. I.C. Losey, of Elmira. The remains were brought here today and the funeral held at the home of his son, Wilbur Hutchinson.

Source:  Wellsboro Gazette, January 18, 1911.

Small Town News

Mr. and Mrs. Zelora Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Pepper of Des Moines, Mrs. Neal Nelson [sic] of Spencer spent Sunday at the James Armstrong home.  Mrs. Armstrong is ill with lumbago.  (The Algona Upper Des Moines, May 3, 1933)

Mr. and Mrs. Zelora Armstrong, Des Moines, and Mrs. Neil Nielsen, Spencer, spent Sunday night with Mrs. Dora Armstrong.  On Monday they all attended the funeral of Mrs. Charles Armstrong, who was killed in an automobile crash Saturday.  She was a daughter-in-law of Mrs. Dora Armstrong.  (The Algona Upper Des Moines, November 11, 1937)

Mrs. Wickham Bross, of Honesdale, is visiting her sister, Mrs. John Knaub, and her brother. A.P. Altemeier in Port Jervis.  (The Citizen (Honesdale, PA), April 28, 1909)

Oxford Junction—Mrs. Anna Rorick Clegg of St. Paul is visiting her mother, Mrs. M.J. Rorick.  (Davenport Daily Times, August 1, 1913)

Mrs. A.P. Drumm was called to Zanesville Saturday by the illness of her little granddaughter, Juanita Drumm.  (Zanesville Times Recorder, May 15, 1909)

Homer A. Drumm, of Hopewell R.F.D., No. 1, was pleasantly surprised Monday, September 23 by a post card shower.  They young man has been critically ill for some months and his friends thought it would cheer him up by surprising him in this manner.  He received cards to the number of one hundred and over.  He is very grateful to his many friends who thus kindly remembered him.  (Zanesville Times Recorder, September 25, 1907)

Mrs. W.V. Hutchinson and daughters, Cornelia and Myra-Dell, from White Salmon, are visiting Mrs. A.O. Adams.  Mr. Hutchinson spent a few days here during the week with his family.  (Hood River Glacier, July 29, 1915).

Mrs. Caroline Rhodimer of Elmira is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Fred Grover.  (Elmira Star-Gazette, August 24, 1909)

Mrs. Carrie Rhodimer of Corning is here caring for her daughter, Mrs. Frank Daniels, who is suffering from the grip.  (Elmira Star-Gazette, February 17, 1910)

The many friends of Clifford Rochelle, of Fifth and Heaton streets, will be sorry to learn that he is confined to Ft. Hamilton hospital for treatment.  Mr. Rochelle has recently returned from the Good Samaritan hospital, Cincinnati, where he also underwent treatment.  (Hamilton Evening Journal, August 21, 1931)

Mabelle Rochelle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rochelle, of 206 North Millwood avenue, will represent the Carpenters’ union No. 201, in the civic parade this morning.  Mabelle is a pretty miss of ten summer and will make a representative of whom the carpenters may be justly proud.  Her father is first vice-president of the State Federation of Labor of Kansas.  (Wichita Daily Eagle, September 23, 1909)

Mrs. Dr. M.S. Rochelle and her granddaughter, Mabel Rochelle, left for Kanas City last evening over the Rock Island to make a week’s visit with her son and nephew, H.L. Rochelle and Ralph Ware.  (Wichita Eagle, November 25, 1904)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rochelle and daughter returned Saturday to their home in Wichita after completing the new elevator at Beaver.  (Hoisington Dispatch, April 17, 1919)

William Rochelle, the Fifth ward grocer, fell down cellar at noon and bruised himself very severely.  He was unconscious for some time.  No bones were broken.  (Hamilton Daily Democrat, June 17, 1890)

Oxford Junction—Miss J. Anna Rorick departed for Chicago Tuesday, where she will resume her musical studies, she expects to graduate in June.  (Davenport Daily Times, January 10, 1908)

Dalas [sic] Rorick was in Anamosa for a few days on official business.  (Davenport Daily times, March 6, 1909)

Dave Rorick, vice-president of the American Central Insurance Company, is at the Lankershim from St. Louis.  (Los Angeles Times, June 6, 1910).

Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Rorick of Toledo are at the Fairmont.  Mr. Rorick is a prominent banker of Ohio.  (San Francisco Chronicle, November 9, 1909)

The little child of Mr. J.T. Rorick at North Dalles is quite sick with typhoid fever.  (The Dalles Daily Chronicle, August 2, 1895)

Sylvester Search is on the sick list.  (Zanesville Times Recorder, February 9, 1898)

Elizabeth Smith & George Losey Hutchinson

Miss Elizabeth Smith, of Burke, and George Losey Hutchinson, head chemist at the Dairyman’s League plant at Burke, were married Oct. 10 at the home of the bride. Mr. Hutchinson is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hutchinson, of Lawrenceville, where he resided until about two years ago.

Source: Wellsboro Agitator, October 11, 1922.

More Small Town News from Various Points

Portola, Calif., March 3 — Miss Barbara Loosley and Miss Lola Loosley, who have been residing with their grandmother, Mrs. H.C. Weir, have returned to their home in Beckwourth. (Nevada State Journal, March 4, 1933)

F.M. Loosley, a former merchant of Beckwith but now in the mercantile business in Valley Ford, is here visiting his son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Loosley. He is exhibiting a bruised lip when he received when his car was forced off the road. His car did not turn over but was wrecked badly enough to be put in the workshop. (Reno Evening Gazette, July 18, 1931)

Robert Mackrell, of Huntington, Indiana, stopped off here Wednesday afternoon to visit friends, being en route to Cleveland. He was accompanied as far as Ashland by J.K. Meachem. (Marion Daily Star, May 28, 1914)

Theo. Mackrell, Erie train despatcher at Newburgh, and daughter, Eva, spent Sunday at H.K. Wood’s. (Middletown Daily Times, February 1, 1894)

FIRE ENDANGERS BARNS: Fire from embers from burning brush carried to straw stacks, but for the assistance of neighbors, would have completely destroyed the large barns on the Porritt Farm, Seymour Lake, Friday the 6th. The water tanks for cattle and a large cistern provided sufficient water. (Clarkston Community News, May 21, 1921)

Mrs. Allen Price, of Penn Yan, was a week-end guest of her father, W.W. Hutchinson, and sister, Miss Dorothy Hutchinson. (Wellsboro Agitator, May 30, 1928)

The many friends of Clifford Rochelle, of Fifth and Heaton streets, will be sorry to learn that he is confined to Ft. Hamilton hospital for treatment. Mr. Rochelle has recently returned from the Good Samaritan hospital, Cincinnati, where he also underwent treatment. (Hamilton Evening Journal, August 21, 1931)

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rochelle, Mrs. Ida Rochelle, Mrs. Chas. Stegel [sic], and son, George, left yesterday by motor to visit friends and relatives in Sandusky and Columbus. (Hamilton Daily News, August 29, 1924)

Mrs. Theodore C. Search of Maryville, Mo., is here for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Werre. (Edwardsville Intelligencer, July 27, 1927)

Miss Minnie Spearin of the Grindstone City school is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Jas. Baldwin. (Bad Axe Democrat, December 30, 1887)

ONE YEAR AGO: The historic Bailey House, near Pilot Hill, has been sold by John B. Wagner to Clarence Steves, formerly of Orange County. (Placerville Mountain Democrat, July 31, 1947)

Mr. and Mrs. Estell Sullivan, of Fayette, former students at Ohio University, were weekend guests of Mrs. Sullivan’s aunt and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. I.D. Quick, Columbia Ave., and Mrs. Sullivan’s brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Acomb and son John III, Highland Ave. Mr. Acomb was a member of the graduating class at Ohio University Sunday. (Athens Messenger, June 9, 1953)

J.P. Sutton accompanied to Orion the remains of his brother whose death occurred last Sunday night at the residence of his sister Mrs. J.W. Linderman. (Northern Tribune, January 6, 1883)

Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Walling, parents of Mrs. Richard Jones, who have made their home in Silverton for several years, are now occupying a trailer house near their daughter, and family. (Dayton Tribune, September 23, 1971)

Miss Mildred Werre, who attends McKendree at Lebanon, is spending the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Werre. (Edwardsville Intelligencer, February 9, 1924)

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Wilkin, of Jeffersonville, Dr. and Mrs. Osmer J. Wilkin and daughter, of Newburgh, Mr. and Mrs. Karle Heinle, of Warwick, Mrs. Louise Van Kan and Miss Harriet Wilkin, of New York, were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Heinle. (Kingston Daily Freeman, November 3, 1939)

Lawrence Willson, of Bowdoin College, Maine, is visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Willson over Christmas (Wantage Recorder, December 28, 1917)

Dorothy F. Hutchinson

Miss Dorothy F. Hutchinson, formerly of Lawrenceville, died Oct. 7 in the Olean General Hospital at Olean, N.Y., after a long illness. She had made her home with her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. George L. Hutchinson, since May.

She was the daughter of the late Wilbur W. and Emma Losey Hutchinson, of Lawrenceville. The family is well known in Tioga county and is numbered among the early settlers of New England in the 1630’s.

Miss Hutchinson was graduated from the Mansfield State Normal School, class of 1912, obtained her B.S. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, class of 1925, and her M.S. from the same institution, class of 1934. She also spent several summers at various universities and colleges.

She taught in the Pennsylvania schools for 39 years. For the last 2 years, she was a 4th grade supervisor of student teachers in Mansfield State Teachers College. Probably the outstanding feature of her teaching career was the fact that she was an authority on Indian lore. One of the units she prepared on this subject was made part of the Pennsylvania Public School Elementary Curriculum. Teachers from Tioga county are familiar with her demonstrations on Indians conducted at the college.

Miss Hutchinson needs no eulogizing as to the absolute integrity of her character or ability as an instructor and supervisor, since her name is known throughout the length and breadth of Tioga county in both respects.

Throughout her teaching career she took an active part in many clubs and organizations. She was a member of the Outlook Club and for many years a member of the P.E.O. in Mansfield and was Wellsboro DAR Chapter [sic]. From time to time she served as an officer in these organizations.

For many years she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, as was her family.

She is survived by one brother, George L. Hutchinson of Olean; a nephew, Richard G. Hutchinson, instructor in the Oakfield Central School in Oakfield, N.Y.; a grand-niece, Deborah Ann Hutchinson of Oakfield; a cousin, Carl F. Van Norman of Mansfield; and a cousin, Bernard W. Hutchinson, of Millport, N.Y.

Services were held in Mansfield last Saturday, in charge of Rev. Herbert Harrison, past of the First Methodist Church in Olean, assisted by the pastors of the First Presbyterian Churches of Mansfield and Lawrenceville. Interment in the family plot in Lawrenceville.

Source: Wellsboro Gazette, October 15, 1953.

Small Town News—Hutchinson

Miss Dorothy Hutchinson has sold her residence to a Mr. Button in Corning and will move into the Lewis Darling apartment in Wellsboro. (Wellsboro Agitator, July 25, 1951)

Lawrenceville News: The congregation of the Presbyterian church was very much pleased last Sunday evening with the several selections of music rendered by Mr. and Mrs. George Hutchinson, Mrs. Ida Price and Miss Dorothy Hutchinson. They also assisted in the choir. (Wellsboro Agitator, September 17, 1924)

Lawrenceville, Feb. 1 — George L. Hutchinson, of North Lawrence, N.Y., is a guest of his father and sister, Wilbur W. Hutchinson and Dorothy F. Hutchinson. He was called here by the death of his sister, Mrs. Allen G. Price, of Penn Yan, N.Y. (Wellsboro Gazette, February 2, 1933)

George L. Hutchinson of Allegany, N.Y., an employee of the New York State Pure Food Department, was in town the past week. (Wellsboro Gazette, October 20, 1938)
W.W. Hutchinson visited his sister, Mrs. Isaac Losey, in Elmira Tuesday. Mrs. Losey was ill from falling down cellar and sustaining severe bruises. (Wellsboro Agitator, January 31, 1912)

Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Hutchinson were week-end guests of their daughter, Dorothy, in Philadelphia a week ago. (Wellsboro Agitator, August 10, 1921)

W.W. Hutchinson and Miss Dorothy Hutchinson are in Burke, N.Y. visiting George Hutchinson, who with his family will return with his father. (Wellsboro Agitator, August 24, 1927)

Mrs. Ida H. Price

Lawrenceville, Jan. 30 — Mrs. Ida H. Price, wife of Allen Price, and daughter of Wilbur W. Hutchinson, of Lawrenceville, died at her home in Penn Yan, N.Y., Friday. She was born in Lawrenceville and spent her early childhood there. She was married to Allen Price, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ira L. Price, formerly of Lawrenceville. Since their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Price have resided in Penn Yan.

She is survived by her husband, father and one sister, Miss Dorothy Hutchinson, of Lawrenceville, one brother, George L. Hutchinson, of North Lawrence, N.Y., and one nephew, Richard Hutchinson, of North Lawrence, N.Y., and an aunt, Mrs. Cora Van Orman of Lawrenceville.

Mrs. Price joined the Presbyterian church early in life, where she was the leading soprano in the choir for some time. After removing to Penn Yan she united with the Baptist church and was a member of the choir. She had a most pleasing personality and had many friends.

Source: The Wellsboro Agitator, February 1, 1933.

Died in Barber’s Chair

Gosper C. Hutchinson, aged 73 years, a blacksmith, who resided in Lawrenceville until 8 years ago, died suddenly at 1:30 o’clock Friday afternoon while seated in Verne Pritchard’s barber shop, 115 West Fifth street, Elmira.  Mr. Hutchinson had been in poor health for some time suffering from heart trouble.  Friday he went to the barber shop with the intention of being shaved.  As he was seated in the chair, he was seized with a severe attack of heart trouble and died almost immediately.  Coroner Ross was notified and investigated the case, after Dr. Bennett had been called.  The coroner decided that an inquest was not necessary, as death was due to natural causes.  Mr. Hutchinson removed from Lawrenceville, where for many years he conducted a blacksmith shop, to Elmira, in order to be near his son, Arthur Hutchinson.  He was the oldest member of  Lawrence Lodge, No. 913, I.O.O.F.  Besides the son named, two other sons, Wilbur, of Lawrenceville, Weller, of Cascade Rocks, Ore., survive, and one daughter, Mrs. Isaac C. Losey, of Elmira.  The remains were taken to Lawrenceville Monday morning to the home of Wilbur Hutchinson, where the funeral was held at 2 o’clock that afternoon, in charge of the Odd Fellows.  Burial will be in Lawrenceville.

Source:  Wellsboro Agitator, January 18, 1911.