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The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: April 11 1919

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

Word has been received that Will Nolan and Bessie Strohm were married Saturday [April 5] at Colfax. These are Moscow young people, Miss Strohm being the daughter of L. Strohm, south of Moscow and Will Nolan, the son of James Nolan of Moscow. Mr. and Mrs. Nolan will make their home near Farmington, where Mr. Nolan has rented a farm belonging to his father.

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The following telegram was received last evening from Washington, D.C.:

"Mrs. Mary C. Hawley, Moscow, Idaho:
"Deeply regret to inform you that Private Ira A. Hawley, infantry, is officially reported as missing in action since May 25. Letter follows. Harris, the Adjutant General."

This is the first official notice received from Washington indicating that any mishap had come to Mr. Hawley, although his relatives have received no word from him since last May, just before the battle of Chatigny. As has been reported, diligent search in every possible channel has been made to find trace of Mr. Hawley but no record until recently has been officially given.

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Floyd Campbell died Sunday [April 6] at Orofino at the state institution where he had been for about two months. Mr. Campbell was the son of Thomas Campbell and both he and his father were pioneers of Latah county. He had served in the Spanish war.

He leaves a wife and five children. The funeral services will occur Wednesday on Burnt Ridge, where the family have a farm.

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Born, to Mr. and Mrs. T.B. Thorsen, east of Moscow, a son, Sunday, March 30.

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Born, to Mr. and Mrs. N.E. Campbell on South Asbury street, a daughter, on Friday, April 4.

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Born, to Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Lundquist, April 4th, a son.

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Word has been received that a son was born March 30, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Martin of Twin Falls. Mrs. Martin was formerly Miss Vesta Cornwall of Moscow.

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Pat Drain of Pullman, but who is [line missing] evening at 6 o'clock in Pullman. The funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock Tuesday in Pullman and interment will be made in the Moscow Catholic cemetery. Mr. Drain was unmarried.

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W.F. Rickets, of Spokane, is here for a few days trying to dispose of the property of his father, the late W.F.M. Rickets, who died of influenza last fall. Part of the estate consists of 15 acres on Orchard avenue.

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Mrs. John D. Long of Grangeville visited in the city last eveing. Mrs. Long's son lost his life in France. He was in the same company with Lieut. Everly of Moscow, who was near Mr. Long when the fatal shell exploded.

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Born, to Prof. and Mrs. H.B. Reed, a daughter, Wednesday morning, April 9.

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A marriage license was issued yesterday to Chas. E. Carlson and Anna Frame. Mr. Carlson lives on a farm six miles northeast of Moscow.

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Saturday evening, April 5, Miss Sybel Gilchrist was given a surprise party consisting of a shower by her friends, at her home nine miles southeast of Moscow. A mock wedding was the event of the evening, when Mr. Gilchrist gave his daughter away to Mr. Leo Cox. Miss Gladys Borgen acted as bride and Miss Anna Smith took the groom's part; Miss Dora Smith was bridesmaid and Miss Nora Hanson, best man; the page was Miss Gladys Egland and the flower girl, Miss Helma Hanson, who carried forget-me-nots. The bride was beautifully attired in a blue and white checked gingham gown, with a lovely viel [sic] of a lace curtain, carrying a bouquet of buttercups and spray of sweet Marie. The groom wore the conventional blue, with an artistic tie of a red bandana. The ring was from a Mason jar and was carried on an aluminum plate. The wedding march, "Turkey in the Straw," was played by De Moin Gilchrist. At the end of the ceremony, following the well wishes and congratulations, the splendid lunch was served, when Miss Gilchrist was showered with many beautiful and useful presents of china, silver and linen.

There were about 60 guests present and a delightful evening was spent in games and music.

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Caroline Ludis, daughter of Mrs. Haganah, died Tuesday [April 8] at a local hospital of peritonis. She was born October 18, 1907, at Genesee.

The funeral will be at her home, Friday, at 1 o'clock and interment will be made in the German Lutheran cemetery at Genesee.

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Juliaetta--Mr. H.A. Whitted, an old time resident of Idaho, the past eight years being in Juliaetta, died of cancer of the liver at his home here last night at 12 o'clock.

Mr. Whitted, who was nearly 58 years old, leaves a wife and three children, two sons and a daughter, Mrs. Qaloway; also two brothers, W.A. and Henry Whitted and a sister.

The funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Benjamin at 2:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon. Interment will be made in the local cemetery.

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Boise--Russell Newman, perhaps the oldest man in Idaho and said to be the oldest Odd Fellow in the United States, is dead at the home of his son in Midvale. Mr. Newman had been a resident of Weiser, Idaho, for a number of years and up until within two weeks ago enjoyed good health.

Mr. Newman was born in Kentucky March 20, 1811, and was a pioneer of Missouri, Colorado and Idaho.

Submitted: 02/19/06

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