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The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: February 25 1921

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

Orchard Avenue--Master Kirke Walker celebrated his eighth birthday anniversary Tuesday [February 22]. Kirke thinks his name should have been George Washington.

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Harvard--Mrs. H.W. Canfield went to Bovill Monday to be introduced to her new grandson which arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B.H. Stewart Sunday night [February 20].

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East Deep Creek--There was a thimble party at the P.P. Nolan home Thursday [February 24] in honor of Mrs. Wright's 77th birthday. Those present were Mesdames Bysegger, Elmore, Kressalt, Kloskentager, Wright, Shattuck, and Mrs. Ray Nolan and Miss Harriet Shattuck. Dainty refreshments were served, and a pleasant afternoon is reported by all.

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East Deep Creek--The neighbors gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Zedeker Saturday evening [February 19] to remind them that it was 36 years since they began life's journey together. There were 17 present, some having been kept away by sickness and others by the snow storm. The party broke up a little before 12 o'clock wishing them many more happy years together. All report a delightful time.

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Thorn Creek--Mrs. Ernest Becker, mother of Mrs. Louie Bruegeman, passed away at her home in Clarkston, Feb. 16, following a brief illness from pneumonia.

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Cora--Mrs. Harry Thorpe passed to the great beyond, Tuesday, February 15, aged about fifty-five years, having suffered for about six years with cancer. Funeral services were conducted at Cedar Creek church, February 17, Rev. E. Smith officiating assisted by Rev. Jas. Sibert. Interment was at Freese cemetery. Having come here from Missouri twenty years ago. She leaves a host of warm friends to mourn her loss.

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Cora--About twenty friends of Mr. and Mrs. D. Zedeker met at their home Saturday night [February 19] to celebrate their wedding anniversary, taking cocoa, cake and sandwiches for refreshments and enjoying a very happy evening till a late hour.

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Cora--Alfred Weible and Miss Emma Ganser were married Wednesday, February 16th at Moscow, coming home Thursday. They will be at home to their many friends at the home of the groom. A large crowd of their friends chivaried them Thursday night. [See below.]

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Prof. and Mrs. R.K. Bonnett are rejoicing over the arrival of a son, born Saturday, February 19.

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Mr. and Mrs. Chris Dunn of Troy, are the parents of a baby boy born Wednesday [February 23]. Mr. Dunn is a brother of Mrs. Albert Neely of this city.

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The many friends of John Poe of Poe station have just learned of his marriage to Mrs. Mary Cummings at Lewiston on January 26. Mr. Poe was grade and bridge contractor in Latah county for many years. It is reported that they will live in Lewiston.

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Mary Hansen entertained eight of her little friends at a jolly birthday party Saturday evening [February 19] at her home on West A street. Music, songs and games followed by delicious refreshments made up the evening's program. The guests were Mildred Bates, Mary King, Hortense Rogers, Joy Taylor, Myrtle Dye, Eveline Styner, Inger Hove and Mary Hansen.

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Walter Berry son of Mrs. Emma Berry who was called to Moscow by the death of his nephew, Leonard Snow left Moscow Tuesday afternoon for his home at River Dale, California.

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Master Merton Towne celebrated his ninth birthday Tuesday afternoon [February 22] by entertaining fourteen of his little friends at a jolly birthday party. Games and good birthday eats was his mode of entertaining.

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Married, Wednesday, February 16 at the court house, Alfred S. Weible of Garfield, Wash., and Emma G. Gonser of Princeton, Idaho. They were accompanied by the parents of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. O.M. Gonser. Judge Adrian Nelson officiated. The happy couple will live on the groom's ranch near Garfield, Wash. [See above.]

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Members of the Ivyhurst club were hostesses at a surprise party in honor of Mrs. W.G. Barge, Saturday evening [February 19]. Since it was, according to the guest of honor her sixteenth birthday, the guests came in appropriate costumes. The following guests spent the evening playing games and telling stories: May, Laura, Clara, Arabella, Isabella, Matilda, Annie, Jake, Edna, Jimmy, Effie, Johnnie, Doolittle, Lou, Eddie and Little Eva. Refreshments were served late in the evening.

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Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wiegand of Cottonwood are rejoicing over the arrival of a 10-pound son at a local hospital on Monday morning [February 21]. Mr. Wiegand is down from Cottonwood to visit his son.

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Mrs. Hugo Johnson received a message from Madison, Wisconsin Wednesday evening [February 23] telling of the death of her father, Dr. F.J. Fryette of Madison. Dr. Fryette has been in ill health for some time.

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Word was received in Moscow Friday that J.S. Alfs, formerly a resident of Moscow, had died at Bellingham, Washington. Mr. Alfs formerly owned the property where the Elks temple now stands and owned a residence near the Carithers hospital. He lived here for 15 years and leaves a widow, two sons and a daughter and many friends in and near Moscow.

Submitted: 01/20/09 (Edited 01/20/09)

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