Short News Items from 1910

While sewing potato sacks Fred Beardslee ran the needle in his first finger. Blood poisoning followed ten days later and Beardslee is now nursing a very painful hand. (Oxford Leader, March 25, 1910)

Mrs. E.H. Rorick left Tuesday morning for her home in The Dalles. (Condon Globe, April 22, 1910)

Orley Tilley attended band practice at Kimberly this week. (Twin Falls Times, April 28, 1910)

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Short News Items from 1960

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Rorick, formerly of Plainwell, are staying in Morenci with his mother, Mrs. Curtis Rorick until their new home in Lansing is completed. (Adrian Daily Telegram, March 4, 1960)

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pfeifer and family of Blissfield and Mr. and Mrs. William Van Arsdalen and family of Hillsdale were Sunday guests of Mrs. Pfeifer’s and Mrs. Van Arsdalen’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Guss. (Adrian Daily Telegram, March 15, 1960)

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Loosley of Cave Junction, Ore spent Friday until Monday here visiting his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Loosley, and Tim Howell. Also visiting the Loosley’s one day last week were her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Max Geer of Sacramento. (Indian Valley Record, May 5, 1960)

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Birth Announcements from the 1920s

Mr. and Mrs. Orlly [sic] Tilley are the parents of a baby girl born at the county hospital. (Twin Falls News, November 19, 1921)

Born, January 2, at Bixby Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Goodrich of 617 Comstock street, a daughter, Ruth May. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 3, 1922)

Announcements have been received of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Webster of Corning, Saturday, June 2, named Mahlon Bostwick Webster, Jr. Mahlon is the son of Bert G. Webster of Corning and grandson of the late Mahlon Webster of this place. Congratulations. (Dansville Express, June 15, 1928)

Short News Items from 1919

O.D. Tilley and J.H. Voss have been very ill with the influenza. (Twin Falls News, January 8, 1919)

Mrs. E.H. Rorick of Fayette was stricken with paralysis last Sunday afternoon. She has lost the use of her right side. (Fulton County Tribune, March 14, 1919)

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

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Short News Items from 1918

Cecil Low, Garner Lundy and Ira Orem will leave Thursday to take their entrance examinations for the United States navy. Low has previously been in the cavalry, but was discharged, owing to illness, and will now enter the naval service. (Klamath Falls Evening Herald, May 15, 1918)

Walter Domrose, Roland Stricker and Orla [sic] Tilley have all been listed in the next draft and are expecting notification any day. All are employed in the harvest fields and had hoped to be left till the crops were in. (Twin Falls News, June 19, 1918)

HALLSTEAD, Pa., Aug. 29.—Rev. James Bryden, of Dorranceton, Pa., is spending his vacation at the home of his son, Rev. Lewis Bryden, of Pine street.  (Scranton Republican, August 30, 1918)

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Ranch Is Rented In Anticipation Of Call

Orley Tilley and Parents Make Disposition of Property With View to Entering Army

ROCK CREEK—Mr. and Mrs. Ed Tilley and son, Orley, have rented their ranch and moved to Kimberly. Orley was twice called to the colors but was exempted because of work on the farm and the ranch was rented in anticipation of the next call.

Source: Twin Falls News, November 18, 1918.

Mott, Tilley Are Wed

The wedding of Mrs. James W. Mott of Salem, Ore., to Walter B. Tilley of Ukiah, Calif. took place on Saturday, Feb. 20 in Martinez, California at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Whisenand. Judge Richard E. Arnason performed the four o’clock ceremony.

A reception followed the family wedding after which the couple left on a trip to Mexico.

On their return they will be at home in Salem temporarily at 430 Vista Ave. SE.

Tilley is a retired chief forester for the Masonite Corp., California Operations, and was chief forester for the West Coast Lumberman’s Association. Mrs. Tilley was the widow of U.S. Congressman Mott of Oregon.

Source: Eureka Times-Standard, February 25, 1971.

Eva M. Gerth

Late resident of Rt. 1, Box 422, Salem Jan. 6 in Salem. Survived by widower Walter Gerth, Salem; daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Stephens, North Bend; sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Stewart, Lake Oswego, Mrs. Ethel Tillie [sic], Redwood Valley, Calif.; brothers, Jesse Walling, Harold Walling, both Salem. One grandson, Michael Stephens, North Bend. Services Sat., Jan. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the VIRGIL T. GOLDEN CHAPEL, 605 Com’l SE at Oak. Interment at Zena Cemetery. Ritualistic services by Salem, Rebecca Lodge No. 1. If friends wish contributions may be made to Zena Cemetery Fund c/o Frank Crawford, Sec., 1560 Wallace Rd. NW.

Source: Salem Capitol Journal, January 7, 1972.

Magic Valley Funerals (Excerpt)

HANSEN—Funeral services for Mrs. Orley (Maud Florence) Tilley will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Twin Falls Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Robert McNeil officiating. Final rites will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the Kimberly Methodist Church and may be left in the mortuary or mailed to Box 221, Twin Falls.

Source: Twin Falls Times-News, October 17, 1966.