The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: March 22 1918

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

[The date of March 21 is printed on the paper in error--March 22 is the correct date for this edition.]

Captain Phelps Collins has made the great sacrifice for American freedom. Tuesday's [March 19] despatches told of the death of this former student of the University of Idaho. The message brought a deep feeling of loss to the members of the faculty and students who knew Captain Collins during his student life here. Captain Collins' home was in Detroit. He was a brother of Professor Wilkie Collins formerly of the department of English in the U. of I.

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Princeton--C.R. Hawkins has a girl, born the 18th, Dr. Thomson from Potlatch in attendance.

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Princeton--F. Askins who has been sick all winter died Monday [March 18] and was taken to Palouse the sasme day by the undertaker Anderson and will be buried in Colfax beside his daughter who died a year ago.

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Princeton--Born to Mr. and Mrs. Campbell, March 14th, a girl. Dr. Hynes was in attendance.

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Cora--Last Wednesdady [March 13] being the eighth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Clark, the neighbors held a reunion at their home, taking their dinner and staying all day.

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Miss Lamoni Lamphere, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George N. Lamphere, entertained 12 of her young girl friends last Friday evening [March 15], it being the eleventh anniversary of her birth. The time was spent in lively games. Dainty refreshments were served. Table and room decorations were in green.

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George A. Kelly of Moscow was tried for insanity in probate court Monday and found of unsound mind and ordered to be taken to the hospital at Orofino for treatment. Guard Snyder arrived Tuesday and took the unfortunate man in charge.

Petition for the probate of the will of the late Richard S. Woodley has been filed in the office of the clerk of the court and for the appointment of Margaret Woodley as executrix.

Order confirming sales of property of estate of William B. Troutner has been signed.

Estate of William L. Christensen has been closed, order of distribution confirmed and administrator, Suppinger discharged.

Order to sell personal property of estate of Lydia B. Dinsmore has been made of record.

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Myrtle Green vs. Herman Green, divorce. Desertion and neglect.

Mattie Hamm vs. F. Grant Hamm, divorce. Cruel and inhuman treatment.

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Harold Boyd, son of Dr. and Mrs. I.R. Boyd, celebrated his sixth birthday anniversary by entertaining 18 of his playmates at the home of his parents last Friday afternoon [March 15]. The youngsters enjoyed playing games and a dainty lunch prepared by the young man's mother.

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Miss Cora Rosenboom, a former resident of Moscow, died at her home in Spokane, Monday [March 18].

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George H. Kite of Juliaetta and Clara J. Aldrich of Portland, Oregon, were married at the Baptist parsonage Wednesday [March 20], Rev. M.H. Yager officiating.

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Marriage licenses: Albert A. Kelly, Colfax, to Esther Maria Gustafson, Moscow; Iver Halseth, Troy, to Anna Sophia Westburg, Troy.

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Princeton, March 20--A. Butterfield dropped dead at his home east of this place Tuesday evening [March 19]. Mr. Butterfield and his son Orval had been cutting wood during the afternoon and toward evening he remarked to his son that he would not be able to walk to the house. His son started at once to get a team and was ready to return for his father when he came to the house and was in the act of stepping in the door when he fell and expired without speaking.

Mr. Butterfield was in his 75th year. He leaves his widow, two daughters and a son. For the past several years he had made his home with his son, Orval, not being able to conduct his farm himself. Mr. and Mrs. Butterfield had only returned from an extended visit with their daughters in Colorado, some two weeks ago. This trip and visit Mr. Butterfield had enjoyed very much.

The deceased was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in a Michigan cavalry regiment through all the Virginia campaigns. He was under General Phil Sheridan and was with him at the time of the famous ride when defeat was turned into victory.

Mr. Butterfield was a pioneer of the Princeton section. A man of retiring disposition, unassuming but deeply interested in the welfare of his community, his state and nation. It is needless to state that he was every inch a patriot, a lover of his country and his flag which he fought to preserve.

Submitted: 12/24/05

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