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The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: June 6 1919

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

John Magee, aged 65 years, died Thursday morning [June 5] at 11 o'clock at his home at Genesee. Mr. Magee settled in the Genesee country in 1878. He is a brother-in-law of J.J. Keane. The funeral will occur at 9 o'clock Saturday morning at the Catholic church of Genesee.

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Rev. J. Quincy Biggs, pastor of the Christian church, united in marriage at the home of the bride, at 840 East Eighth street, Moscow, at 1 o'clock today, Edward Halverson of Genesee and Nayva Cay of Moscow. Robert L. Cay was best man and Miss May L. Nelson was bridesmaid. Only relatives and a few intimate friends were present. The young couple will make their home in Genesee.

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Rev. H.O. Perry, pastor of the Methodist church, today united in marriage William A. Grow of Spokane, and Eunice G. Spencer of Deer Park, Spokane county. The ceremony was performed at the parsonage at 1 o'clock. The happy couple will spend a month in travel after which they will make their home in Spokane.

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The funeral of R.S. Matthews will occur Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Christian church. Rev. Quincy Biggs will deliver the funeral sermon and the Masonic lodge will have charge of the services. [See below.]

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Word has been received of the death of R.S. Matthews, May 30, at the Agnew hospital, San Diego, following a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Matthews who was 70 years of age, was very well known in Moscow, having come to Idaho in 1884 and having served the community in many public positions, as mayor, school board, etc. The past year and half he was at Milwaukee and San Diego. It will be remembered that his estimable wife died three years ago from an accident caused by a run-away team. He leaves four sons, John of Milwaukee, Jewett, who is now in France, T.D. Matthews of Moscow and David of San Diego, who will accompany the body home to Moscow.

The funeral will occur at Moscow some time next week and will be conducted by the Masonic lodge.

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Word has reached Moscow that O.P. Fry of Ferdinand, Idaho, died very suddenly at his home, Sunday [June 1]. Mr. Fry was about 65 years of age and known to some extent in Moscow. He leaves a wife and seven children, two of whom Benjamin and Marvin Fry attended school at Moscow last winter, Benjamin at the high school and Marvin at the university, where he received his diploma and was called to army service before time for graduation.

O.P. Fry was a cousin of Mrs. Geo. Stewart of Moscow.

The funeral services will occur at Grice's chapel, Tuesday afternoon, June 3, at 3:30 o'clock, burial to be made in the Moscow cemetery.

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Born to the Rev. and Mrs. Dean Hamilton, a son, at Gritman's Hospital this morning.

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A marriage license was issued today to W.O. Barbee and Ethel Johnson of Pullman.

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A wedding occurred Saturday evening at 9 o'clock at the Methodist parsonage when Rev. H.O. Perry united in marriage Carrol Edward McQueen of Vollmer, Idaho, and Esther Wood of Pullman. About 15 relatives of Mr. and Mrs. McQueen were in attendance. They will make their home at Vollmer.

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A wedding ceremony was performed by Rev. Wayne S. Snoddy at noon today, uniting in marriage Clifford Oscar Augir and Milly Hayes of Palouse.

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Born, June 3, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Lynne F. Rietze.

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Moscow friends will regret to learn of the death of Mrs. Agnes Caldwell Wyllie of Los Angeles at Council Bluffs, May 21st, of hardening of the arteries. Mrs. Wyllie was on her way to Boston to visit her daughter, Mrs. May Caldwell Howard, who was vocal instructor at the University of Idaho for a number of years.

Submitted: 02/27/06

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