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The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: March 29 1918

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

The funeral services of John Crowley who accidentally shot himself with a revolver on board the Philadelphia at Bremerton last week were held from the University auditorium Sunday afternoon, the cadet battalion and band attending and taking part in the services. The services were in charge of Father Pecoul, who paid a glowing tribute to the character of the man who had given his service to the defense of American liberty. [See below for probate information.]

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Cora--A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clabe Howell, March 14. Mrs. Howell is in a critical condition and Mr. Howell being afflicted with the mumps at the time, renders the situation more critical.

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Deary--Loran Kitch in the service of the U.S. navy at San Diego, was married recently to Miss Schodt of Culdesac, Idaho. The young lady journeyed to California to marry the man of her choice.

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Mrs. Eva Askins has filed her petition asking for the admittance to probate and record the will of the late Freeman Askins. The property consists of 80 acres in the vicinity of Princeton.

Petitions for letters of administration in the matter of the estate of John Crowley, deceased, was filed Monday asking that Joseph Crowley be appointed administrator. The estate consists of a tract of land in the vicinity of Moscow estimated as worth $2500.

March 21, petition of George W. Kite for letters of administration in the matter of the estate of Jennie M. Kite was filed. Property consists of realty in Juliaetta.

Decree of distribution in the matter of the estate of Eliza J. Franklin has been signed by the court.

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Ephym Velhovansky--An unfortunate bearing a name formed of the combination of letters as given above was apprehended in the Pine Grove district Sunday by Sheriff Campbell, an S.O.S. call having been sent in. Monday an inquiry was held as to the sanity of the man and it was found that he was obsessed with the idea that a curse of his mother rested upon him and that it was his fate that he must always be walking from place to place over the earth. The court concluded to lift the curse for a time and ordered him committed to the Orofino hospital for a rest.

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Glen Grice was called to Big Bear Ridge Thursday of last week [March 21] to conduct the funeral of Mrs. Orrin D. Mathes, the services being held from the U.B. church.

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Neva E. Nygaard has been granted a decree of divorce from John N. Nygaard on the grounds of desertion.

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Virna Wilson has been granted a decree of divorce from W.H. Wilson on the grounds of extreme cruelty and inhuman treatment. She is also given custody of the three children.

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Wednesday the divorce suit of Ethel Kelly vs. Thomas Kelly was heard by the court. Following argument of counsel case was taken under advisement by the court.

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Troy--Charles Greear one of Troy's boys to be called by the first draft, has been home on a leave of absence, bringing with him a bride. Mr. Greear is now working in the forestry division and is located at a camp at Raymond, Washington.

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The war is putting Cupid out of business. This is spring time when thoughts of youth turn lightly and surely to love. But not this year when Mars seems to be dominating the world and men are battling as never before in the annals of the race. For the past three months the number of permits to marry has been away below the average. This past week but two applications were made.

Oscar Johnson, Pullman and Leah Garretts, Pullman. Steven Jackewitz of Vancouver, Wash., and Dora De Eetta Rohen, Garfield.

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