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The Star-Mirror
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: January 7 1915

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

The ladies of the 1914 Sewing Circle and their husbands gave a delightful surprise party Tuesday evening to Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Thompson at their home on East Fifth street, it being the occasion of Mrs. Thompson's birthday. About thirty-five were present. The evening was spent in games and merry chatter. The special music was a violin solo played by Martha Giese. She was accompanied by her sister, Miss Ametta, on the piano. Miss Rena Mulfinger gave several delightful selections on the piano. At a late hour a bountiful luncheon was served and everyone left wishing Mrs. Thompson the returns of many more happy birthdays.


The C.H. Whitmore home was the scene of a very pretty surprise party Wednesday, the occasion being the 77th birthday of Mrs. Whitmore's mother, Mrs. M.A. Crawford. Forty ladies were present. On behalf of their Sunday school class, "The Daughters of Ruth," Mrs. J.J. Schick in well chosen words, presented Mrs. Crawford a fine chair. Mrs. Crawford responding in her own happy manner. Mrs. Crawford received many other tokens testifying to the love and esteem in which this estimable woman is held by her many friends. After an afternoon spent in conversation and needle work lovely refreshments were served. With Mrs. J.G. Eldridge at the piano the guests sang Blest Be the Tie that Binds and Auld Lang Syne. All present hope that Mrs. Crawford will have many happy returns of the day.

The out-of-town guests were Mrs. Crawford's grand-daughter, Mrs. B.L. Young and two children of Spokane.


George Downing of the horticultural department of the university, with his bride are now at their home in Moscow at 426 East First street. The bride was Miss Fay Thomas of Coeur d'Alene and the wedding took place at the home of the bride's parents there on December 20.


Dr. W.A. Adair reports the birth of a boy [Wednesdady, December 30] to Mr. and Mrs. Al Bright, residing in North Moscow.


In a letter received by Dean Ayers from a sister of Mrs. Lyman Wilson, the news is received of the birth of a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, December 21. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson are both in the university hospital at Oklahoma City suffering with typhoid. Mrs. Wilson is only slightly affected, says the letter, and she and the baby are doing nicely. Mr. Wilson is also getting along better, said the letter.


W.A. Wilkinson and Pearle E. James, both of Potlatch, were married [Monday, January 4] by Judge Morgareidge.


Viola--since last writing Grandpa Hill has passed away. His remains were laid to rest in a cemetery near Garfield, Wn.


Joel--Mr. and Mrs. C. Spray's little baby died last week and was buried Monday.


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