Short News Items from 1907

Mrs. Eva Walling Larmer, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bird Walling, has returned to her home in Salem. (Polk County Observer, January 18, 1907)

Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Tyrrell of Beaumont, Texas, are in the city to visit their daughter, Mrs. David Rorick. Mrs. Tyrrell expects to stay some weeks while Mr. Tyrrell will go north to Sacramento county where has extensive mining interests. (Oceanside Blade, May 11, 1907)

Mrs. Louis [sic] Sutton and daughter spent Monday evening at Wm. Rogers’. (Oxford Leader, May 19, 1907)

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Short News Items from 1906

The foundation work on the Rorick cottage being built on Pacific street is about complete and the frame will be going up on the first of the week. (Oceanside Blade, April 21, 1906)

A.V. And Earl McCarty returned Tuesday from their trip across Salmon river and report a very pleasant time while away. (Camas Prairie Chronicle, August 3, 1906)

Mrs. Rorick and Anna departed last week for Chicago where Anna will enter the Ziegfeld Musical college. (Anamosa Journal, August 30, 1906)

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Short News Items from 1905

Last week Thursday Wm. Van Horn and wife, of Wells, visited their grandparents Amzy Clay and wife, several days last week. (Tuscola County Advertiser, April 7, 1905)

Misses Lucy and Cora Margarum, of Stockholm, spent last Saturday and Sunday with the Misses Coursen of Oak Ridge. (Dover Iron Era, April 7, 1905)

M.A. Redding and family left Thursday evening for Berkeley where they will make their home. Mr. Redding has leased him home on Kaweah street to F.J. Steele who is now occupying the place. (Hanford Kings County Sentinel, April 13, 1905)

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Short News Items from 1898

The venerable Wm. Rorick is prostrated from sickness. As he is quite aged it is thought he will not recover. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 15, 1898)

Miss Sarah Mullany and James Mullany, Jr., came up Friday from Glen’s Ferry and attended the Masquerade ball. While here they made the Bulletin office a pleasant call. Since we last saw Miss Sarah she has grown to womanhood and is one of the handsomest young ladies in the county. (Elmore Bulletin, January 26, 1898)

B.F. Walling and wife (nee Georgia Comley) live in Nampa, Idaho. Mrs. Walling has an album full of photographs taken her some twenty years ago, and if the originals could get hold of them there would doubtless be a bonfire, for they are—well they don’t flatter a bit. (Albany State Rights Democrat, February 18, 1898)

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Short News Items from 1891

Chas. Flynn and D.D. Rorick took in the capital sights Tuesday evening. (Hand County Press, January 22, 1891)

Mrs. S.H. Rorick and daughter Miss Caddie returned from the Hills last week. They will remain in Miller. (Hand County Press, January 22, 1891)

Mrs. E.A. Walling of Sunnyside, and her daughter, Mrs. Walter Johnson, of East Portland, who have been the guests of Mrs. S.S. Gimble the past week, returned home last Tuesday morning. (Salem Capital Journal, January 28, 1891)

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Short News Items from 1890

Clint Sutton has a birthday party, Friday evening of this week. (Pontiac Gazette, March 28, 1890)

P.H. Anderson, Sam Rorick, C. Douthett, D.D. Rorick and O.D. Hart, will start in a few days to drive through to the hills, and into the National Park for a summer’s outing. (Hand County Press, May 8, 1890)

John Walling, of Lincoln, has been very low with pneumonia. He is much better at this writing. (Independence West Side, May 9, 1890)

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Short News Items from 1889

After the close of the meeting in district No. 5 last Sunday afternoon, it was voted unanimously to start a Sabbath school to commence next Sunday at one o’clock p.m. Amzy Clay was elected superintendent and Mrs. Esther Brundage, secretary.  (Tuscola County Advertiser, August 10, 1889)

Will Emmons and D.D. Rorick took their wives and visited at O.H. Pruners at Spring Lake last week. They brought home some samples of Pruner’s corn which is as good as any ever raised in the county. It is of the Bloody Butcher variety. (Hand County Press, August 15, 1889)

Amzy M. Clay returned home on Monday of this week. (Tuscola County Advertiser, September 14, 1889)

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Business and Professional News from the 1900s

Judge Mays went across the river this morning, and in company with Mr. Rorick, of North Dalles, examined the grade leading to the top of the Klickitat mountain with the view of seeing what is necessary to be done to put it in good condition for the teams hauling wheat to this market. Mr. Mays has collected several hundred dollars from Dalles business men, which will be expended on the grade under the supervision of Mr. Rorick. (The Dalles Chronicle, October 3, 1900)

A beaver enterprise is soon to be started at Wood River by J.L. [sic] Loosley and D. Harshbarger. They will build an enclosure of woven wire and capture and stock it with beavers. The animals will be domesticated and the fur will be marketed. (Portland Oregonian, October 28, 1900)

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Business and Professional News from the 1880s

J.D. Sutton, formerly of Cheboygan, now a life insurance agent of Detroit, will soon remove to Indianapolis, Ind., having been appointed state agent for a well known insurance company. (Cheboygan Democrat, February 17, 1881)

Emma T. Loosley has been appointed Postmistress at Klamath Agency Oregon. (Oregon Sentinel, December 23, 1882)

NEW STORE.—Frank Rorick, of Lowden, Iowa, has rented the south room of Tyrrell’s block, and about the 25th of this month will take possession with a large stock of groceries. (Wright County Monitor, March 14, 1883)

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Business and Professional News from the 1860s and 1870s

Jas. Mullany, who took a stock of goods to Salmon City for C. Jacobs of Boise City, has pulled up stakes, and left with the goods for the Yuba District, on Mr. Jacob’s account. (Idaho Semi-Weekly World, August 24, 1867)

C.S. Kingsley has a lot of nice butter from the dairy of I.P. Gile. (Idaho Semi-Weekly World, September 22, 1875)

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