Mr. and Mrs. Leo Lee of Eugene announce the engagement of their daughter, JoAnn, to Gerald Walling, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Walling of Eugene.
Miss Lee is a student at Willamette High School. Her fiancé was graduated from the same high school and is now serving in the U.S. Navy, stationed in San Francisco.
No wedding date has been set.
Source: Eugene Register Guard, August 2, 1959.
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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Editor Rorick of the Bad Axe Democrat has commenced a $5000 libel suit against the Detroit Tribune. The trouble arises over a news item which appeared in the Tribune in regard to a registered letter which ex Postmaster Rorick failed to turn over to his successor when the office changed hands, but withheld until a postoffice inspector traced it to him last month. (The Huron Times, June 6, 1890)
A large number of copies of the new Huron county directory were delivered in this vicinity last week by E.R. Cookingham and Wm. Rorick. This volume comprises a large amount of valuable information for residents of this county, and its compilation is valuable for its accuracy and reliability. Aside from the maps and other charts displayed it contains a short history of the county. (The Huron Times, October 17, 1890)
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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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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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Morenci—Casper Rorick, the president of the First National bank here, is dead at the home of his sister, Mrs. Rorick Bennett, Detroit, as the result of an operation. The widow and four children survive. (Benton Harbor News Palladium, April 28, 1910)
Z.T. Cooper, whose two sons were asphyxiated while digging a well near Las Vegas, has erected in the memory of the boys the Cooper Brothers Memorial Methodist Episcopal church at Rosalia, Washington. (Santa Fe New Mexican, January 3, 1911)
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A dispatch from Arrowhead Springs, San Bernardino county, this morning state that D. Rorick of this city, had died suddenly of pleuro-pneumonia. The news came totally unexpected and causes deep regret with every one. Mr. Rorick was conductor on the local railroad and was very highly esteemed by everybody. He had been a resident of this city for several years and all throughout that time had been a man of sterling character, respected and esteemed by all who knew him. No arrangements have yet been made for the funeral. (Riverside Independent Enterprise, March 28, 1900)
Mrs. Dr. Greene has received word that Mr. David B. [sic] Rorick is dead at San Bernardino, Cal. Mrs. Rorick was formerly Miss Isola Smith of this city. She has many friends here who will learn with deep regret of her sad bereavement. Mr. Rorick was a conductor on the Santa Fe. He had been suffering from abscess on the brain for some time, but persisted in attending to his duties until finally he was obliged to succumb. (Marshall Daily Chronicle, April 25, 1900, and Marshall Expounder, April 27, 1900)
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The funeral of the late Eliakim Bross will be held from the house, at 225 Jersey avenue, Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment in Laurel Grove Cemetery. (Port Jervis Evening Gazette, October 3, 1890)
Every member of High Point Lodge No. 200, I.O.G.T., is requested to attend lodge Friday evening. Arrangements will be made to attend the funeral of our late brother, Eliakim Bross. (Port Jervis Evening Gazette, October 3, 1890)
Mrs. Sutton, relict of the late Johnathan [sic] Sutton, of Orion, and mother of E.B. Sutton, Esq., of Sault St. Marie, died at the residence of her bother, M.J. Predmore, of Romeo, last Monday, the 3d inst. (Pontiac Gazette, April 7, 1893)
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Miss Gertrude Walling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling of Portland and a sister of Mrs. James Mott of Salem, became the bride of Curtis Stewart at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Hallock in Tacoma.
Mrs. Stewart is a graduate of Oregon State college and a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. For several years she has been on the faculty of the Washington high school in Portland. Mr. Stewart is in business in Portland and the couple will make their home in Lake Oswego after their return from a wedding trip to Canada.
Source: Salem Statesman Journal, June 11, 1937.
ZENA, April 14—Recent visitors here from Tacoma at the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Walling of Zena and Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling of Lincoln were Mrs. Lorraine Frakes Keil and daughter Margaret and Mrs. James Newberry.
Source: Salem Statesman Journal, April 15, 1937.