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The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: June 20 1913

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

Miss Lena Fritchle, a teacher in the Potlatch schools, and Professor Fred E. Lukens, superintendent of the Potlatch schools were married in Spokane Monday evening [June 16] at the home of the Rev. C.F. Scafe, E903 Baldwin avenue, who was formerly pastor of the Presbyterian church at Potlatch. Miss Sula Hall played the wedding march and Miss Bertha Reeder sang, "O Promise Me." The bride wore a gown of white marquisette and carried a boquet of pink and white sweet peas. The guests were:

Miss Bertha Reeder, Miss Sula Hall, Miss Ruth Hall, Roscoe Balch, J. Wilson, Miss Etta N. Kinsman, Miss Lillie Zoffar, Professor and Mrs. R.L. Kinsman and Mrs. J.A. McCaslin, all of Potlatch; Miss Viola McCartor of Moscow, Miss Lynne Sandborn of Kansas, Miss Lydia Lathenan of Mountain Home, Idaho; Miss Nellie Keane of Moscow, Frank Lukens of Lewiston and S.E. Carlin and C.A. Lukens of Spokane.

Mr. and Mrs. Lukens will make their home in Moscow during the summer, Mr. Lukens being instructor of mathematics at the summer session of the university.

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A marriage of interest took place Wednesday noon [June 18] when Miss Elizabeth Dunn became the bride of E.G. Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Lewis, at the home of the bride's parents, Judge and Mrs. R.N. Dunn of Coeur d'Alene. The Rev. Mr. Barstow of the Christian church performed the ceremony. Only a few friends and immediate relatives were present. Miss Charlotte Lewis, a sister of the groom, was bridesmaid and L.I. Case of Minneapolis, was best man.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis are well known in Moscow. Miss Dunn is a graduate of the University of Idaho and is a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. They will make their future home at Whitehorse, Alaska where Mr. Lewis is chief assayer of the Atlas Mining Co.

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The death of Frank Johnson occurred at 9:10 o'clock Wednesday night [June 18] after an illness of but a few weeks from congestion of the brain. The deceased was one of the early pioneers of the Palouse country having come here in the year of 1886. He was born in Salem, Oregon, December 6, 1855 and leaves a widow and one son. Funeral services will be conducted by the I.O.O.F. lodge of which deceased was a prominent member.

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A family reunion of the children of Mrs. Mary A. Chapman was held Saturday and Sunday [June 14 and 15] at the David Chapman home in this city.

The family of Mrs. Mary A. Chapman consists of 51 members, including sons-in-law, daughters-in-law and grandchildren. Mrs. Chapman is 75 years of age and is the mother of six children, one dying in infancy. The others follow in the order of their age: Lovina Chapman, aged 56, wife of M.L. Chapman of Brideport, wash.; Ida Dennison, 54, wife of Scott Dennison, of Princeton; Bannie Ruhl, wife of W.E. Ruhl, Princeton and Frank Thomas, 50 years of age who also resides at Princeton; Alice Horn, aged 47, wife of A.K. Horn of Rosalia, Wash., Charles D. Thomas, 41 years of age, who resides at Twin Falls, Idaho.

Mrs. Chapman came to Moscow in 1880 and is one of the early pioneers of this country, and all her children have been prominent in the history of Idaho. Charles D. Thomas was twice a member of the Idaho legislature, serving as representative from Nezperce county during the seventh and eighth sessions. Those present at the reunion were: Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Ruhl and daughter Esther; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dennison and two children; Mrs. Alice Horn and three children and Miss Chalice Thomas, daughter of Frank Thomas.

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Miss Mary K. Chandler of Pullman and J.W. Jones of Albion were united in marriage Sunday afternoon [June 15] at the Methodist parsonage, Rev. Robert Warner reading the words of the marriage service. The happy couple will make their home at Albion.

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Funeral services were held from the M.M. Snow residence Tuesday [June 17] at 9:30 a.m. for the late Ed Zumwalt who died suddenly at his home near Myrtle, idaho. Rev. Fred Gray of the Church of God officiated. Interment was in the Moscow cemetery.

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Joseph Byers and Lucy A. Holen of Moscow were married at Asotin last week, the Rev. Paul Little of the M.E. church of that city performing the ceremony.

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Mrs. John Foss, who has been visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Sether since the death of her husband, left Wednesday for her home in Wallace.

Submitted: 11/18/05

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