Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco
Date: July 27 1917
Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho
Source: University of Idaho Library
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Wilson, Monday [July 23]. Clint, although the county expert in tax matters, has crossed his wires in making the family count, for this morning he asserted in the presence of reliable witnesses that his family numbered 10, five boys and each boy had a sister. "Nuf said." Figures won't lie. It is also alleged that Clint told Mrs. Wilson that she might name this boy, but that she must give him the name he selected. The unparalleled generosity of this man is only equated by the peace terms of the Kaiser. Selah.
Cove--A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dill, July 22.
Kendrick--A surprise party in the nature of an aluminum shower was given for Miss Georgia Hupp by a number of her friends Wednesday evening. About 50 were present and spent a very enjoyable evening. Four automobile loads of friends went from Kendrick. A fine assortment of aluminum pieces were presented to Miss Hupp, who is to be married in Spokane to Mr. Howard Downing of Seattle.
Little Lillian Anderson, aged 2 years, 9 months and 4 days, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Anderson, died at the family home Saturday [July 21] of follicular tonsillitis. The little one made a splendid fight against the disease but without avail. The funeral was held at the Bear Creek church Monday, Rev. A. Holbeck conducting the services, and the remains were laid at rest in the churchyard burying ground. The parents have the deepest sympathy of all in their bereavement.
Genesee--Mr. and Mrs. F.D. Waymire of Los Angeles, Calif., are the proud parents of a daughter, born Thursday, July 12. Weight, eight pounds. Mother and babe are doing nicely. Such was the news received by telegram by Mrs. Waymire's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Mervyn. Mrs. Waymire had just recently returned home to California after making an extended visit here with her parents.
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