The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: May 23 1919

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

Monday afternoon [May 19] Mrs. Clyde Hall entertained a number of ladies in honor of Mr. Hall's grandmother, Mrs. E.C. Hall. The party was a surprise to Mrs. Hall, the day being her 76th birthday. The rooms were decorated with flowers, the color scheme being pink and white. The guests were early friends of Mrs. E.C. Hall, including Mrs. K. Carithers, Mrs. Chas. Rosnagle, Mrs. Clayton, Mrs. Thorpe, Mrs. McGregor, Mrs. J.L. Naylor, Mrs. Wm. Mills and Mrs. I.L. Casey.

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Probate Judge Adrian Nelson performed the ceremony at the court house, May 16, uniting in marriage James O. Holladay of Malden, Wash., and Rachel L. Havlick of Rosalia, Wash.

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Born, to Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Burkart, a son, on May 16. Mrs. Burkart was formerly Miss Carol Byrnes.

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Mrs. J.J. Sterner entertained the Mountain View club Thursday afternoon [May 15] in honor of her mother's birthday, Mrs. Wm. Mills. Dainty refreshments were served, the candles on the cake representing a question mark. The guests besides the members of the club were Mrs. Chris Anderson and Mrs. E.T. Baker.

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Born Sunday, May 18, a son, to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hagedorn, near Sunshine.

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Nester Olson and Hazel Baker of Deary were united in marriage May 19, by Judge Adrian Nelson, at the court house.

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Mrs. H.W. Wolfe of Spokane is in the city, called by the illness and death of her mother, Mrs. Walby, who passed away Tuesday evening [May 20] at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B.C. Parmenter of Joel. [See below.]

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Mrs. Johanna Walby passed away at the home of her daughter, at Joel, Tuesday evening [May 20], after an illness of several weeks at the advanced age of 75 years.

Mrs. Walby came to the Pacific coast from Germany when a young woman and was married to Niels J. Walby in 1871 at San Francisco. They moved to Genesee in 1884, where they homesteaded. Mr. Walby died a number of years ago. Mrs. Walby had lived in Moscow for the past 15 years.

She is survived by three children, Mrs. B.C. Parmenter, Moscow; Mrs. Wm. B. Benton, Portland, Ore., and Mrs. H.W. Wolfe, Spokane. The funeral services will occur Thursday, May 22, at 2 p.m. in Grice's Chapel, the Rev. W.S. Snoddy officiating. Burial will be made at Genesee.

Submitted: 02/26/06

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