The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: June 23 1916

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

Alexander A. Campbell died at the family home in Moscow Sunday night [June 18] after a prolonged illness and in the 83rd year of his age. He was a native of Illinois but had lived in Moscow since 1895, where, for a time, he conducted a furniture store in partnership with his son. He leaves a widow, Mrs. Susan Campbell, and four children--Charles and Richard, of this city, William, of Alberta, Canada, and Mrs. C.E. Roaf, of Port Blakely, Wash. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Baptist church, Rev. M.H. Yager officiating.

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Mr. and Mrs. Ralph H. Brownlow are rejoicing over the arrival at their home of a fine baby girl, Sunday June 18.

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The will of Mary M. Witham, one of the pioneers of Moscow, was filed with Judge Morgareidge for probate on Monday. The estate consists of Moscow property.

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The estate of the late Nathan C. Thomas of Kendrick was transferred to the widow this week by an order of the probate judge. The property includes the family home in Kendrick.

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David Peterson of Deary and Miss Tillie C. Halversen of Moscow were married by Rev. Walter Cole at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage in Moscow Sunday morning [June 18] in the presence of a number of near relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Peterson will establish their home in Deary.

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The will of the late Sarah O. DeWitt was filed for probate with Judge Morgareidge late last week. It disposes of an estate valued at about $3000 and consisting of property in Moscow. Mrs. DeWitt was the widow of a veteran of the Civil war. There are a number of heirs to share the property.

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Arthur Bull of Kamiah, Idaho county, applied for a divorce from Lola Bull before Judge Steele in district court on Monday. The complaint was that the wife reviled and abused her husband and threatened to "put a spider in his grub" to poison him. The judge took the matter under advisement.

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Miss Mary Driscoll, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Driscoll, of Moscow, and Leonard L. Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Brown, living near Moscow, were married by Father Pecoul of the Catholic church in the presence of the immediate relatives Wednesday afternoon [June 21], and left immediately for the coast on a wedding tour.

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Lillie Daugherty of Nez Perce county filed suit in the district court from O.L. Daugherty charging him with cursing and swearing at her, with consorting with other women and with leaving Idaho while she was on a visit to her people in South Dakota. The wife also asks custody of the two children, a girl of 16 and a boy of 14. Divorce was granted by Judge Steele; also custody of the children.

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Troy--Dr. W.S. Severns, who was married to Miss Othel Martin, of Davenport, Wasahington, last Wednesday [June 14?], returned to Troy with his bride yesterday, after having spent a short honeymoon in Seattle and other coast cities. Dr. and Mrs. Severns will make their home in the J.H. Botten residence, Mr. Botten and family having moved to Moscow this week.

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Troy--Clarence Larson, cashier of the First Bank of Troy, who was recently married to Miss Faith Wilson, our primary teacher for the past two years, will return to Troy with his bride next week, after spending a month's honeymoon in and around Spokane.

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Juliaetta--There were three important weddings in the week. Miss Mary Schupfer and William F. Behrens were married at the home of the bride's parents; Miss Agnes Petrick and James Ashton were married at the home of the bride's parents; and Miss Lettie Long, of Kendrick, and Clem Israel, of Juliaetta, were married at the home of Rev. E.H. Longbrake in Lewiston.

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Marriage licenses were issued to the following couples at the office of the county auditor in the past week:

David Peterson, of Deary, and Tillie C. Halverson, of Moscow; James C. Ashton, of Juliaetta, and Agnes Petrick, of Kendrick; Jesse B. Spencer and Mabel E. Stephenson, both of Troy; William F. Behrens and Mabel Schupfer, both of Juliaetta; George Steltz, jr., and Emeline M. Weber, both of Moscow; Harold M. Graham, of Potlatch, and Theo Mae Barnett, of Moscow; Leonard L. Brown and Mary B. Driscoll, both of Moscow.

Submitted: 12/04/05

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