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The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: September 6 1918

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

Floyd Warren Lawrence and Miss Nona Belle Wilkins, two well known and popular young people of Helmer, Idaho, were united in marriage today by Probate Judge Nelson. The happy couple were accompanied by the parents of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. G.R. Lawrence. They will reside at Helmer.

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The will of David Walker, late of Potlatch, has been filed with Judge Nelson for probate. The deceased leaves four sons, William, John, David, Louis, and Walter Franklin [sic]. The will provides that his ranch, located near Potlatch, be distributed to his two sons, David and Walter, according to description set forth to each and that the personal property of which he died seized go to his son William. The farm consists of 160 acres, well improved. John H. Bottjer, of Potlatch, is named as executor.

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Nicholas J. Kantjas and Miss Winnifred G. Taylor, both of Deary, were married today by Judge Adrian Nelson in the office of the probate court. Mr. Edw. Rollefsen, the Deary merchant, brought the happy young couple and also the mother and a brother of the bride to the city in his auto. On arrival they found the offices at the court house closed on account of the holiday and no one to issue the license. So Judge Nelson was called by the sheriff's office and accommodated the young couple by not only issuing the license, but also tying the knot that made them man and wife. Mr. and Mrs. Kantjas departed for Portland, Ore., where they will spend the honeymoon. They will return to Deary to reside where Mr. Kantjas holds a position as section foreman on the railroad.

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The olographic will of August Bergstrom, late of Onaway, near Potlatch, was filed today in the probate court with the petition of T.G. Thompson, asking for probate of same and the appointment of J.H. Bottjer as administrator with the will annexed. The deceased, during his life time operated a secondhand store at Onaway. The value of the estate is about $800.

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George H. Ballinger of Lewiston and Miss Ella Spurgeon of Lewiston were married at the Methodist church at 1 o'clock [August 30]. Mr. and Mrs. Ballinger left for a short wedding trip to Spokane. They will make their home in Lewiston.

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A marriage license was issued today [August 31] to Floyd Warren Lawrence and Nora Belle Wilkins, both of Helmer, Idaho.

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Harvard--Cards have been received here announcing the marriage of Miss Della M. Stanley and Orrin B. Gregory at North Yakima, Wash., on August 8th. The groom was formerly principal of the Harvard schools and also taught a term in the Woodfell district, but is now teaching manual training in the public schools at Olympia, Wash. Mr. Gregory's many friends here join in wishing him a long and happy married life.

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Harvard--A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben H. Stewart at Bovill September 1st. Mrs. Steward was formerly Miss Cecile Canfield of Harvard.

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