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The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: April 19 1918

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

It will be a great shock to those who have known her during the seven years the family have lived in Moscow, to learn that Mrs. Helen P. Gill, wife of Professor James J. Gill, of the University of Idaho, has been called home. Mrs. Gill had been ill for several months. Her death occurred at a local hospital between 2 and 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon [April 17].

The funeral will be held this forenoon. A short private service will be held at home of L.F. Parsons, a brother of Mrs. Gill, at 9:30. The public funeral will be held at the Catholic church at 10 o'clock. Interment will be in the Moscow cemetery. The body was taken to the residence of Mr. Parsons this morning. The services at the Parsons residence will be for the relatives and close friends of the family.


Miss Lillian Doyle died Thursday morning [April 18] at her home on Howard St. after a protracted illness. She has been a resident of Moscow for a long time. She is survived by five children, three boys, Tom, Percy and Ivan Doyle, and two girls, Pearl and Hazel. The funeral services will be held this Friday afternoon at two o'clock from the Presbyterian church.


Miss Ceola Head of Deary and James W. Rasmussen of Princeton were united in marriage by Judge Adrian Nelson Thursday morning [April 18].

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Head of Texas Ridge and the groom one of the hustling young farmers of the Princeton district. Mr. and Mrs. Head were the only relatives present.


In the matter of the estate of Peter Gross, the hearing upon the report of sale of the real estate has been set for May 26. The land of the estate, NW quarter of section 17, T. 37, R. 4 west was sold by the executor, Fred K. Bressler to Fred B. Hampton for $16,000. The heirs of the estate are widely scattered, some of them living in Germany.

Decree of distribution in the estate of Christina Kraus was entered of record April 15. The estate consists of money to the amount of $458 and realty described as SE quarter of section 21, Tp. 42, Range 5 west. There are eight heirs.

Petition for the appointment of Margaret Woodley as executrix of the estate of Richard Woodley, was filed April 16. Estate consists of land near Genesee, SE quarter of section 35, T. 38, R. 5 west.

Will of Freeman Askins was proven and admitted to record, Monday. Mrs. Eva Askins appointed executrix. Witnesses were Lincoln Gilmore and Peter Ireland, the latter not appearing his signature was proven.


Potlatch--John Woods Sr., age 71, who for several years past has made his home here, died suddenly, Saturday night [April 13] at his home of heart failure. Mr. Woods was a veteran of the Civil war and also had the distinction of being the only one in the city. He came here from Marinette, Wis., and his body will be sent there for burial, accompanied by Miss Ida Woods and John Woods Jr. Funeral services will be held from the Union church at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. N.M. Fiske of Post Falls, Idaho, officiating. Besides Miss Ida and John Woods, he is survived by three daughters, Grace and Gertrude, also of Potlatch, and Mrs. May Bushe who resides at San Francisco, Cal.

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