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From: (Jeanne)
Subject: Sonoma Co. CA. 1920
Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2002 09:53:36 -0700 (PDT)


The Sotoyome Scimitar, Healdsburg, Sonoma Co., Ca., September 3, 1920
edition:

J.H. HERRON, formerly a dry good dealer of Healdsburg, died at his home
on Grant St. Monday afternoon following a long illness during which time
he has been confined to his home. He was a native of the State of Tenn.,
and had made his home in Healdsburg for several years. He was 44y 4m 17d
old when death came to him. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Chapin
HERRON, three sisters, Mrs. Will A. SHERFORD, Mrs. Will GIBBIN, and Mrs.
Norris ORR, two brothers, Eugene and George HERRON, all of Texas. The
funeral was held Wednesday afternoon under the direction of Healdsburg
Lodge I.O.O.F. with interment in Oak Mound.
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Mr./Mrs. L.F. CHANDLER of Windsor, are the proud parents of a 9 lb.
native son, who was born Aug. 26th.

A fine boy is a welcome visitor at the home of Mr/Mrs. Phil DICKE. Baby
DICKE will be one year on Aug. 19, 1921.
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The Sotoyome Scimitar, Healdsburg, Sonoma Co., Ca., September 10, 1920
edition:

Mrs. Helen Grant DUHEM died in San Francisco following an operation for
appendicitis and the funeral was held Thursday afternoon from Young
Mortuary Parlors. Mrs. DUHEM was born here May 30, 1888 and spent her
girlhood days here with her mother, Mrs. Josefa Grant deGUES, when they
moved to San Francisco and where she was married. She was a grand
daughter of Mrs. Anita F. GRANT of Healdsburg and is survived by her
husband Harold N. DUHEM, and a 10 year old daughter, Jean DUHEM. She is
also survived by a sister, Marian STEIGER of Healdsburg and Betty deGUES
and Leonard deGUES of San Francisco.

The sudden death of Archille GIORGI Saturday night at 10 o'clock came as
a shock to relatives and friends here. Mr. GIORGI was born in Luca,
Italy and at his death was 40y 18d. He came to this city six years ago,
establishing a gent's furnishings business in the Kruse building, later
moving to the corner of West and Matheson. His death was caused by
inflammation of the brain and so swiftly did its work that a few hours
sufficed for its ravages. Leaving his place of business at 6:30p.m., his
death occurred that night. The funeral was held Monday afternoon under
the auspices of Healdsburg Lodge #123, F. & A.M., of which Mr. GIORGI
was a member. Healdsburg Lodge and Healdsburg Encampment I.O.O.F were
also represented at t he ceremony. Mr. GIORGI held the office of
treasurer in the Encampment. After the services the body was taken to
San Francisco and interment made in the family vault in the Italian
Cemetery. Mr. GIORGI was highly respected and many friends sympathize
with the bereaved family. He was formerly engaged in the butcher
business.
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A marriage license was issued to Valton G. ROACH, 30, of Watsonville and
Marie G.V. DOWD, 23, of Windsor.

The marriage of Richard B. HALL, of Healdsburg, and Mrs. Ethel Caldwell
YORDI, of Cloverdale has been announced. The wedding will take place at
the home of Mrs. YORDI'S sister, Mrs. A.E. ROBERTS, at San Diego,
Monday, Sept. 20th. Mr. HALL is a prominent resident of Alexander Valley
where he is engaged in farming. Northern Sonoma friends of Mr. HALL and
Mrs. YORDI have been expecting this announcement for some time. THey
will make their home in Alexander Valley.

Miss Marie C. DOWD and Valton C. ROACHE of Watsonville, were married at
the Parish House of St. John's Catholic church. Miss DOWD is the
daughter of Henry DOWD of WIndsor and has been teaching in San
Francisco. J.K. WRIGHT of Santa Rosa was best man and Miss Elliene DAWD
was bridesmaid.
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A little daughter was born at the Sohler Sanitarium Sept. 4th, to
Mr/Mrs. Clifford WILSON of Alexander Valley. The little one lived only
two days.

Mrs. Margaret A. NOWLIN, mother of the editor of this paper, for over 20
years a resident of Sonoma Co., 10 of which she had lived in Healdsburg,
died at her home on Piper St., Tuesday evening, Sept. 7th, at 5 o'clock.
She had been in poor health for about a year, but seriously ill only a
few weeks. Interment took place on Thursday morning, Sept. 9th, at
Shiloh Cemetery, Windsor, beside the grave of her husband, John NOWLIN,
who died 10 years ago. Miss Margaret BRAIL was born in N.Y., 87y 3m and
14d before she died. Of Dutch parentage, her ancestry may be traced
directly back to old Peter STUYVESANT, govenor of New Amsterdam, when in
the historic battle with the Duke of York that colony and city changed
from territory of Holland to territory of England and it's name was
changed to New York. Her girlhood days were spent in Michigan, where she
married John NOWLIN. They moved to Nebraska, thence to Kansas, living
there during what is known as "the grasshopper period," and in that time
of John BROWN'S raids and border wars. Then to Florida and from that
state to Ca. They lived in pioneer countries during pioneer days. In
three undeveloped states they established homes, planting them in the
wilderness and developing them to a state of plenty and of comfort. And
then, in the crimson and gold depths of a splendid sunset God dropped
for us a tear - and mother was gone. She had lived an active life, but
one of serene quietude, even beauty, until a little over two years ago,
when a son was unwarrantably and unjustly attacked and assasination of
his good character undertaken. Then for over a year, while self
appointed enemies struck, a few openly, some from hiding, she took his
troubles into her own heart, for the poison did not halt at the
threshold of her home, and it ate its way there through tearful days and
bitter nights, leaving the noble soul burdened with a grief she could
not control; and nighly since then terror held the dear old heart, and
tragedy lurked in feeble days. Grave illness came and with it delirium.
For hours she lived again the days of youth. Plucking flowers with her
mother, dead many years ago. Then came the fear of bitter days when
feeble memory brought belief that her dread was real and she was about
to be attacked by her son's caluminators. Loving and tender care availed
nothing. So deep had the fear of nght and days become imbedded in memory
that it would not down. Then came sleep, sweet as the hallowed sleep of
babe upon mothers' breast and this continued until the worn heart ceased
to function and God gave her rest as peacefull and as sweetly and as
holy as the calm beauty of a summer Sabbath eve. She is survived by 8
children, Mrs. Elizabeth WEST and Mrs. Artie GHEER of Kansas; Mrs. Dora
M. SMITH of Ala.; Albert E. NOWLIN of Florida; Mrs. Hattie ISAACS,
George H. NOWLIN, Ernest C. NOWLIN and Ande NOWLIN of Ca.

Mrs. Mary E. LORENZINI died suddenly Tuesday evening, while on her way
to attend a moving picture show. She was riding in an automobile with
her son and a party of friends when death came. She had been suffering
from chronic valvular heart trouble for some time. She was a noble lady,
a devoted mother and of the highest type of home-loving, home-making
woman. Mrs. LORENZINI had lived in Healdsburg for 32 years. She was born
in Switz. on Apr. 15, 1858. She leaves three children, Mrs. Ida MAGGENTI
and Miss Elvezia LORENZINI and Edward LORENZINI all of Healdsburg.
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The Sotoyome Scimitar, Healdsburg, Sonoma Co., Ca., September 17, 1920
edition:

At a quiet ceremony in San Rafael last Friday afternoon, Miss Elizabeth
BULL, daughter of Prof./Mrs. H.R. BULL of this city, was married to
Jesse SWANSON, son of Charles SWANSON, the local butcher. The newly-weds
left for San Francisco for a short honeymoon. They will make Healdsburg
their home. Mr. SWANSON will be associated with his father in the
butcher business.
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Last Friday the stork made Mr/Mrs. Charles J. GROVER the proud parents
of a bouncing 10 lb. baby daughter at the Sohler Sanitarium.

Friday last, a 10 lb. baby boy was born to Mr/Mrs. Joe GOMES at their
home in Alexander Valley.

Monday morning at the Sohler Sanitarium an 8 lb daughter was born to
Mr/Mrs. John CUNEO.
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Ella L. COSTER vs. Frank COSTER, divorce granted. The parties have been
residents of Kelseyville about one year. Mrs. COSTER was formerly Mrs.
Ella L. WILSON of this city.
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