Priest River has been badly hit by the influenza epidemic and five deaths have resulted this week. The death of Peter Naccarato yesterday brought the total up to seven. Naccarato was 28 years of age and with his brother had a soft drink establishment and poolroom. He was prominent in the affairs of the Italian colony. Phillips Naccarato, a brother is down with the disease as is his wife and they lost their daughter, Estella, age 14 months, Health officer McKinnon stated today that no new cases have been reported.
Pend D’ Oreille Review, Nov 14, 1918