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The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: March 11 1921

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

Mrs. Ph. Soulen, hastening eastward from Seattle, in response to telegrams will not reach her mother's bedside in time. Prof. Soulen on returning from Spokane Wednesday night [March 9], where he had gone to meet Mrs. Soulen enroute, found a telegram awaiting him stating that Mrs. Boone had passed away Wednesday morning. "Grandma" Boone will be remembered by many here as she had spent several seasons in Moscow with the Soulen family.

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Harvard--A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. N.M. Salisbury, March 1st.

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Born Sunday morning, March 6, to Mr. and Mrs. Percy Doyle, an 8-3/4 pound baby girl.

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John Ringo passed away at his home near Palouse Monday morning [March 7]. Mr. Ringo spent the winter in Moscow. Funeral notice will be given tomorrow.

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Edward Kitts was called back to Spokane by the death of his father whose funeral was held Saturday morning [March 5].

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R.D. Benton of this city has gone to Spokane to attend the funeral of his uncle John Benton who died at his home there last Friday [March 4].

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Oswald Oscar Salverson has filed suit with the clerk of the district court for a divorce from Gertrude Salverson, on the grounds of desertion. They were married at Duluth, Minn., in March, 1918.

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A nine pound daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hoffmann, of Moscow, Wednesday evening, March 9.

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A son weighing nine pounds was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank N. Thomas of Genesee, March 10. Mrs. Thomas will be remembered as Miss Clarissa Ayer. Professor Thomas is principal of the Genesee high school.

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John Canham, popular care taker of the Latah county court house, celebrated his 82nd birthday Wednesday, March 3. He received a number of handsome and valued presents form his many friends. Mr. Canham is hale and hearty and would not be taken for a man over 60 years of age. He was born in England and served as a sailor on English ships before coming to the United States. He has lived in Moscow 22 years. Mrs. Canham, who recently underwent a serious operation at a local hospital, is recovering rapidly and expects to be home soon. Mr. Canham asked this paper to express to the people of Moscow the thanks of himself and Mrs. Canham for many acts of courtesy and kindness to her, for the flowers sent to the hospital for Mrs. Canham and for the presents given him on his birthday.

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Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Lewis announced the engagement of their daughter, Charlotte [Lewis] to Leland I. Case of Kansas City, Missouri, Thursday, at a one o'clock luncheon. Their home was artistically decorated in spring flowers and potted plants. Pink and lavendar sweet peas were on the tables which were beautiful in their appointments, with handsome embroidered Canton linen, pink favors and place cards. The announcement was made during the luncheon when a pink carnation was passed to each guest while Gamma Phi Beta sorority sisters of Miss Lewis sang their song "In the Heart of a Pink Carnation." Within each flower was hidden a tiny scroll containing the two names.

Mrs. H.D. Martin sang several selections during the afternoon and Miss Margaret Healy gave a piano solo. The luncheon was served by five undergraduate members of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.

The guests numbering thirty, included the "Hi Yu" club members, Gamma Phi Beta seniors and patronesses, the Home Economics staff of the university of which Miss Lewis was formerly a member, and a few other close friends of the family. The out-of-town guest was Mrs. Wilfred Harrison of Edmunton, Canada.

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Spokane--John A. Marlatt, age 68, who died at the Sacred Heart hospital, Wednesday [March 9], was born near Port Burwell, Elgin county, Ontario. He went to Michigan in the fall of 1871 and to California the following spring. He arrived in the Palouse country in 1877 and he and his brother and three others wintered where Uniontown is now.

He retired from farming in 1909 and lived in Moscow, Idaho, nine years. Three years ago he moved to W. 206 Buckeye, Spokane. He still owns his old homestead and other valuable estate at Uniontown, Wash.

He married Alma J. Marlett [sic] of Vienna, Ontario, December 23, 1890, and is survived by his widow and three grown children, Maud, Madge and John Jr., also two brothers, George W. of Vassar, Michigan and Joseph N. of Rosalia, Wash. He was an active member of the Woodmen of the World and of the Spokane lodge, B.P.O.E.

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