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Nothing New — Man ground to death under picnic train in 1914

The first picnickers appeared on the streets of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis shortly after seven, an odd sight on a Thursday morning in 1914. Clutching picnic baskets, groups headed toward the railroad station in anticipation of the second annual Merchant’s Picnic at Moclips. It was to be a day filled with sports and games, clam digging and dancing, and a free barbecue with the attendees requested only to bring knife, fork, spoon and cup with them.

Dear Abby — Teen is looking for direction after high school graduation

D ear Abby: I am an 18-year-old high school senior who is scared about what’s going to happen after graduation. For the past three years I have known exactly where I’ll be and what I will be doing in the general sense. Now that I have one more year to go, I’m worried that I won’t know what to do or how to do it when I graduate. I have talked to counselors and my dad, but they all say the same thing. Do you have any advice?

Tyke becomes a terror when mom takes back her cellphone

Dear Abby: When my friend “Fran” and I get together with our kids, they often play games on her cellphone until the battery dies. If she tries to take the phone from her 6-year-old to make a call or recharge the phone, he starts yelling at her, pushes her, pulls her skirt and hits her. Her reaction is to hug him and start praying for the devil to get out of his body in Jesus’ name as he continues to hit her. While I respect Fran’s religion, I’m appalled at his violent behavior, concerned that he will grow up thinking it’s OK to hit people, and I think this should be handled differently. What do you think? Should I say something? And if so, what can I say so as not to hurt her feelings?

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Schave | 5 generations

Five generations of the Charlotte Schave family recently gathered for a family photo. Great-great-grandmother Schave of Hoquiam holds Evan Morris of Aberdeen. Top left is great-grandmother Deanna Bell of Grayland, grandfather Jim Eddy of Hoquiam and Evan’s mother Alicia Morris of Aberdeen.

Schuh | Caldwell

Montesano residents Victoria Schuh and James Caldwell were married April 26 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Hoquiam with Pastor Kent Gravely officiating.

Stewart | Rieth

Former Aberdeen resident Kaitlyn Taylor Stewart of Hillsboro, Ore., and Rex Daniel Rieth of Tuscon, Ariz., are engaged and plan to marry in the fall.