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The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: June 30 1916

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

Marriage licenses: A.D. McCrackin and Florence A. McFarland, both of Kellogg, Ida.; Ernest Patterson of Asotin, Wash., and Mary Lancaster, of Rosebud, Montana.

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Twin boys came Sunday [June 25] to bless the home of Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Robinson of this city. This is preparedness of the right sort.

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Dora Whitesel was granted a divorce by Judge Steele in district court this week from Howard Whitesel on the charge of desertion. The Whitesels were married in Moscow September 27, 1911. Mrs. Whitesel was given her maiden name and the community property was adjusted before the granting of the decree.

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Ernest Pattison of Asotin, Washington, and Miss Mary Lancaster of Rosebud, Montana, were married at 3 o'clock Wednesday [June 28] afternoon by Rev. Robert Warner, pastor of the First Methodist church at his parsonage in Moscow. Mr. and Mrs. Pattison will make their home near Asotin on the farm of the groom.

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Dr. A.D. McCrackin, of Kellogg, and Miss Florence A. McFarland, for a time a nurse at the Dr. Gritman hospital in Moscow, and a popular young lady among many friends in this city, secured a marriage license from County Auditor Estes on Tuesday. The wedding took place Thursday [June 29] at the home of the bride's sister.

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Miss Catherine Alexander died at the home of her sister, Mrs. J.F. Stewart, in Moscow Friday morning [June 23] last after a lingering illness of three years, aged 26 years. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan, a young woman of unusual promise. The body was taken to Iron Mountain, Michigan, the home of the family, for burial and was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Stewart.

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Harvard--A reception was given in the hall Thursday evening of last week by the Ladies Aid and the Grange in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Stewart, who recently returned from their wedding trip. G.A. Northrup acted as toastmaster and addresses of welcome and advice were made by Mr. Northrup, I.E. Moore, E.C. Baird and Mrs. Joe Chambers and were responded to by Mr. and Mrs. Stewart and Mr. Canfield. A short program was rendered, consisting of a wedding ceremony by the smaller children, a song by Miss Evelyn Tibbitts and musical selections by Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Tibbitts and Gus Kinman. Tables were set in the hall loaded with good things to eat, around which nearly two hundred people gathered. After partaking of the feast all left for their homes, and it was the wish of all that Mr. and Mrs. Stewart's journey through life be a long and happy one.

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Harvard--A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Crocker, June 17th.

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Deary--The population around Deary is steadily on the increase. The stork has recently delivered four girls at the homes of K.A. DeMarais, Donald Ross, John Adams and Anton Lee and dropped one big boy at Per Swenson's place. By the time of the next census we are sure that Deary will be on the map.

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Deary--Karl Drury and Miss Mae Keron were married at Moscow on the 20th of the month. They are receiving congratulations from their numerous friends, who all wish them a happy journey through life.

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Cornwall--Mr. and Mrs. George Spray are the proud parents of a baby girl born Sunday, June 25. Mother and daughter are doing nicely.

Submitted: 12/04/05

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