Short News Items from 1944

[Ulster:] Leon Sutton and family have moved from Sayre to the Stack house on Smithfield street. (Sayre Evening Times, January 10, 1944)

John P. Rorick and daughter Mrs. Prosser Watts returned yesterday from West Point where they were guests for a week of Capt. and Mrs. Alan G. Rorick. (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 11, 1944)

Celesta Walling, who has been attending school at Monmouth this winter was here for the week end to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Walling. (Corvallis Gazette-Times, February 24, 1944)

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Short News Items from 1942

James Gilkey, junior at Oregon State College, is spending two weeks vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Gilkey. (Salem Statesman Journal, January 2, 1942)

Dr. and Mrs. H.W. Lundahl will leave tonight for Chicago where Dr. Lundahl will attend the meetings of the Chicago Dental Society at the Palmer House next week, and Mrs. Lundahl will visit her brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Prosser Watts and family at Glenellyn, Ill.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 21, 1942)

Mrs. Jay MacArthur, Jr., spent last week visiting her husband and his parents.  (Queen City Mail, April 9, 1942)

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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)

Everglades Bonds

When the Everglades Drainage District recently turned down a proposal of Horton C. Rorick, Toledo, Ohio, head of a bondholders committee for refunding the district bonded debt, it was not in the nature of things that he had said that last word in warning the committee he was through.

Rorick now advised bondholders that he cannot obtain “certain amendments to the present Everglades act in order to safeguard and enforce” bondholders’ rights under any new refunding agreements unless they are prepared to sell their bonds for 50 cents on the dollar.

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Short News Items from 1939

Curtis McGrew and Andy Briner are cutting wood for Wm. Roberts up at the Wagner Gap. (Medford Mail Tribune, January 3, 1939)

PORTOLA, Calif., March 3.—Miss Barbara Loosley and Miss Lala [sic] Loosley, who have been residing in Portola with their grandmother, Mrs. H.A. Weir, have returned to their home in Beckwourth. (Nevada State Journal, March 4, 1939)

Mrs. Eleanor McGrew and daughter, Jean, have moved to Yocolt [sic], Wash., where Mr. McGrew is working. (Medford Mail Tribune, June 13, 1939)

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Sweetheart

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene, May 22 (Special)—Oregon’s contribution to the national hunt for the “sweetheart of Sigma Chi” has been chosen here by the local chapter. Harriet Rorick, Portland blonde an [sic] blue-eyed freshmen, will represent the university at the San Diego exposition July 11, where the final selection will be made. The lucky “sweetheart” will be a queen of the exposition for a day. Miss Rorick is a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.

Source: Portland Oregonian, May 23, 1936.

Markers For Continentals

Ceremonial May 16 at Graves of Revolutionary Soldiers

SUSSEX—Daughters of the American Revolution will unveil three markers May sixteenth, on graves of Revolutionary soldiers in Papakating Cemetery a mile below here on the Hamburg road.

The soldiers, two of whom have descendants in Orange County, were Quartermaster Azariah Martin of the Orange County troops and Nathaniel Martin and Gosper Rorick of the New Jersey troops.

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Short News Items from 1934

Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick and family, Herbert Rorick and Mrs. G.H. Rorick attended the graduating exercises of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Monday. Miss Frances Rorick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick, received her A.B. degree from the school of literature and a teacher’s life certificate. (Adrian Daily Telegram, June 20, 1934)

Mrs. Niel Nielson, Spencer, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Armstrong. (Kossuth County Advance, July 26, 1934)

The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland, near Hillsboro, was burned to the ground one morning early last week. The loss was partly covered by insurance. Mr. and Mrs. Eveland are both well-known here, Mrs. Eveland being Miss Katherine Woolford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Webster Woolford, near town. (Easton Star-Democrat, November 16, 1934)