Short News Items from 1920

Word comes from Spokane that Albert Wallace, formerly of this city, was taken to the hospital Monday for an operation for appendicitis. (Nezperce Herald, February 5, 1920)

Johnnie Wallace writes from Vancouver, Wash., that he is spending his vacation working in the ship yards at that place, and that he will attend the deaf school at Vancouver this winter, taking a course preparatory to attending the national deaf school at Washington, D.C. (Nezperce Herald, August 26, 1920)

Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Myers, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Rochelle, Mr. Andrew Todd and Mr. Parle Hager and family were entertained to dinner Sunday by Mrs. Phebe Hempstead. (Columbus Sunday Dispatch, December 5, 1920)

Short News Items from 1911

Mrs. Emma Van Sickle, of Port Jervis, N.Y., is a guest at the Friedman home, on Warren street. (Pittston Gazette, March 29, 1911)

Marion Sutton is attending the state G.A.R. encampment at Ypsi. (Oxford Leader, June 24, 1911)

W.W. Sheplee received a letter Saturday from Dr. Garth of Port Arthur, Texas, in which the doctor states that they have had rain for the past three weeks, and for the past day or two it has rained most of the time. They enjoy the gulf breeze and at no time has the thermometer registered more than 92 in the shade. At Beaumont, which is twenty miles north, it is from five to ten degrees hotter. Mrs. W.C. Tyrrell has gone to California to visit with her daughter, Mrs. David Rorick, and Cap. is on his way to Iowa. We all like Port Arthur. Mr. Garth expects to visit Clarion next March. (Wright County Monitor, July 19, 1911)

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Short News Items from 1909

Miss Edythe Myers is spending a week with her uncle, Mr. Scott Rochelle of Black Lick. (Columbus Sunday Dispatch, March 28, 1909)

Charles Palmer cut his hand severely while working at the mill. (Clare Sentinel, May 14, 1909)

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Walling are the guests of Mrs. Fannie Walling in Lodi. (Oakland Tribune, May 26, 1909)

Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Van Sickle, of Port Jervis, N.Y., and Earl Leppert, of Little Falls, N.Y., have been guests at the home of Charles Van Sickle, of Warren street. (Pittston Gazette, June 2, 1909)

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Short News Items from 1904

J.L. Shanger [sic] was off duty Wednesday.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 23, 1904)

John L. Gallup of Lakeside made us a pleasant call Tuesday.  Mr. Gallup had a partial stroke of paralysis some time ago and was in the hospital here several weeks.  He is only able to get about with difficulty now but we hope his infirmity will leave him soon.  (Huron Journal-World, January 21, 1904)

Mrs. M.J. Rorick departed this morning for Moline where she will enter a Sanitarium and receive treatment. She has been quite sick for some time, and her many friends hope she will be great benefitted. (Oxford Mirror, February 11, 1904)

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Short News Items from 1900

Mr. and Mrs. Box’s little boy is getting better. Dr. J.W. Garth of Clarion, was called in consultation with Dr. Strevell Friday of last week. (Wright County Democrat, January 24, 1900)

On Tuesday of last week John Shanger [sic] and James Gibson in six hours and 15 minutes cut and piled seven and one-half cords of wood and filed their saw also. Next. (Adrian Daily Telegram, March 6, 1900)

Mrs. Morton Tyrrell expects a visit from her mother from the east in the near future. (Ferndale Enterprise, February 16, 1900)

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Short News Items from 1888

J.P. Sutton was down to Detroit last week and attended the annual banquet at the Cadillac of the Loyal Legion society, of which he is a member. The judge reports having a grand good time. (Cheboygan Democrat, May 10, 1888)

Ed Rochelle and Sidney Stead were driving down High Street last evening, when they attempted the cross the street car track in front of the treasurer’s office the vehicle caught in the tracks, a wheel was torn off and Rochelle thrown out and badly bruised up. (Hamilton Daily Democrat, May 21, 1888)

St. Lawrence Tribune.—J.J. Smithy, Dr. Lane, D.D. Rorick, Charles Young and the M.E. Minister, of Miller, were down Wednesday evening attending the Masonic lodge. (Hand County Press, May 31, 1888)

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Sidney Rochelle Succumbs At 63

Sidney E. Rochelle, age 63, husband of Mrs. Louise Rochelle, died suddenly of a heart condition Friday morning at 4:45 o’clock in his home, 903 Heaton street.

Mr. Rochelle, an employe [sic] of the General Machinery corporation for several years, was at his job Thursday.

Mr. Rochelle was born April 12, 1882, in Hamilton.  He spent his entire life here, making many friends.

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Mrs. Hickman, 100

Many Hamiltonians are interested in the announcement Mrs. Mary Ann Hickman, will celebrate her one hundredth birthday anniversary, November 15.

Mrs. Hickman, who now resides at Reynoldsburg, O., is a sister of the late William Rochelle, who for many years conducted a grocery on Heaton street.

Her nephew, John Rochelle, now past 70 years of age, lives in Hamilton, and on last Sunday made the trip to Reynoldsburg to see Mrs. Hickman.  He reports that she is able to do all her own work and easts whatever she likes.  She told her nephew that she didn’t feel one hundred and didn’t think she looked it.

Source: Hamilton Daily News Journal, November 17, 1937.

The Police Blotter

HAMILTON: Agnes Davis entered the grocery of William Rochelle, on Heaton Street, Third Ward, obtained some crackers, and not being satisfied, visited the kitchen in the rear of the grocery and stole a silver watch. Patrolmen Orb and Helvey found the watch in the house of Agnes, residing on Fourth street, arrested her and lodged the woman in the city jail. (Cincinnati Commercial, June 14, 1878)

Saturday last Constable Campbell returned from Steele, whither he went to secure Fred Johnson, who had been arrested for the alleged theft of a horse belonging to A.P. Rorick of the Goose Lake neighborhood. The hearing took place Monday before ‘Squire Kurtz, H.A. Armstrong appearing for the defense and F.D. Walker for the prosecution. The case was continued until Saturday to enable the defendant to procure witnesses. (Emmons County Record, September 24, 1884)

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