Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco
Date: June 9 1916
Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho
Source: University of Idaho Library
Rosalie Hedeen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Hedeen of Moscow, and Karl P. Nelson, also of Moscow, were married in Spokane Wednesday of this week [June 7] by Rev. O.L. Karlstrom. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson will make their home in Moscow after a short wedding tour to Coeur d'Alene and Hayden Lake. The bride and groom are well known and highly respected.
C.P. Erickson of Genesee filed a petition in the district court of Moscow last Saturday asking for a writ of habeas corpus for Hazel Hallman, a 15-year-old girl. Erickson alleged that the girl had been taken from his home by Roy Evans and was unlawfully held at the Evans ranch in Nez Perce county. Erickson is stepfather of the girl. Judge Steele issued the writ.
In the meantime Mrs. Emma Evans, wife of Roy Evans, and aunt to the girl, had petitioned Probate Judge Morgareidge for letters of guardianship over the girl and her younger brother on the ground that their mother was dead and that they were too young to be left with Erickson. Judge Morgareidge granted the letters of guardianship with the provision that the children were to be under the jurisdiction of the court.
This, it was understood, would put an end to the habeas corpus proceedings in the district court.
Beautiful in all its appointments was the wedding Friday afternoon [June 2] at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Price in Moscow of Miss Julia Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Worth Rogers of Moscow to William Lindsley of Spokane, with Rev. David H. Hare, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, officiating.
The bride was handsomely gowned in white taffeta silk trimmed in chiffon and old lace. She carried a bouquet of roses while all about her in the Price home were garlands of spring flowers. The wedding march was played by Miss Bertha Rogers. Following the ceremony a beautiful wedding dinner of six courses was served. The center piece was of forget-me-nots and baby roses were lavishly used in the table decorations. Miss Bertha Rogers and Miss Caroline Price served. Among the guests, in addition to the parents of the bride and Mr. and Mrs. Price were Mrs. D.W. Hannah of Moscow and Mrs. W.S. Scott of Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. Lindsley left on the afternoon train for Spokane where a beautiful little bungalow was awaiting them in the Rockwood addition. Mr. Lindsley is a salesman in the shoe house of Frederick & Melheim; the bride was for some time employed in the Culbertson, Grote & Rankin establishment. Both have many friends both in Spokane and Moscow.
Glad tidings have come to relatives here of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. L.S. Gerlough at San Diego, California.
Dr. and Mrs. I.R. Boyd are rejoicing over the birth of a daughter, and Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Kirkwood are in a similar happy frame of mind over the arrival at their home of a son.
Lloyd F. Berkey of Othello, Wash., and Miss Nella Tipton of Oakesdale, Wash., were married at the Presbyterian manse yesterday afternoon, the Rev. D.H. Hare officiating. The happy couple left on the afternoon train for their home at Othello.
President M.A. Brannon at the commencement exercises on Wednesday announced the death of Mrs. Caroline Isaacson, a former highly respected instructor at the University of Idaho. As a mark of love and respect the great assembly stood and sang "Abide with Me." Mrs. Isaacson, because of failing health, was granted a leave of absence and left to join relatives in Canada where she died. Miss Hattie Larson, her sister, left here Saturday afternoon for Minneapolis, where the burial of Mrs. Isaacson took place.
Potlatch--Born to Mr. and Mrs. O'Dell, June first, a boy.
Potlatch--Dr. J.W. Thompson reports a Japanese baby born to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Diyo Tajirr. It is a girl and doing fine. Born June 5th.
Harvard--Mrs. George Chrystal and children of Bovill, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Stevens and son Glenn, of Spokane, George Stewart and daughter, Miss Edna, of Moscow were in Harvard last week in attendance at the wedding of Miss Cecile Canfield and Ben Stewart. [See below.]
A pretty wedding occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Canfield at high noon on Thursday, June 1st, when their daughter, Cecile May [Canfield] became the bride of Benjamin H. Stewart. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Milo Fiske of the Union church of Potlatch, and was held in the parlor of the home. The room was beautifully decorated in green and white with pink carnations. The bride was dressed in light blue silk and was assisted by her sister, Mrs. George Chrystal. F.S. Smith, a brother-in-law of the groom acted as best man. The bride was one of Harvard's popular young ladies, being one of the leaders in social circles and an active worker in the Sunday school and in the Grange, of which she is a member. Mrs. Stewart spent her entire life in this community. Her parents were among the early pioneers of this locality and owners of the Harvard townsite. The groom is a popular young merchant of Harvard, and is a native son of Latah county, being a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Stewart, pioneer residents of Moscow, at which place Mr. Stewart grew to manhood. He came to Harvard four years ago, buying in the mercantile business with his brother-in-law, F.S. Smith, and since that time has made this his home. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart were the recipients of many beautiful and useful presents, among which were lovely pieces of silverware, cut glass and hand-painted china. The ceremony was witnessed by the families of the contracting parties, the only one not a relative being present was F.A. Leinhard. A beautiful wedding feast was spread, after which Mr. Leinhard took the happy couple to Palouse in his automobile, from which place they took the train for Spokane. After a brief tour they will make their home in Harvard. Their many friends join in wishing them a long and happy married life.
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