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•Fifty Years Ago - April, 1959•

Wyman Pasco was born in Warrensburgh Dec. 30, 1890, the son of the late Delbert and Sarah "Abbie" Magee Pasco. He graduated from the old Warrensburgh Academy in 1910 and than he taught school for a term in Stony Creek. He married Lenita Mills in 1912 and entered the hardware, grain and automobile business with his father and brother Walter H. Pasco, the firm being known as D.E. Pasco and Sons. (Today the Pasco store on River St. is known as Curtis Lumber.)

Wyman D. Pasco was an Assessor and Justice of the Peace. He was appointed Supervisor of Warrensburgh in June, 1931 following the death of Supervisor Frank W. Smith, who died in a fire. Mr. Pasco's wife died in 1954 and he is survived by a son and three daughters.

Countryman family news

John R. Countryman was elected as a director of the Emerson National Bank. Albert L. Emerson is president. Mr. Countryman will fill the post made vacant by the death of Wyman D. Pasco. He first came to the bank July 1, 1952.

Polly Countryman, daughter of John R. Countryman, was a 1958 graduate of Warrensburg Central School. She is a freshman student nurse at Keuka College and received her nurse's cap at a candlelight ceremony April 25, 1959 in the college auditorium along with 40 other students.

Fall results in broken hip

Addie K. White, 86, who lives alone on Third Ave., Warrensburg, suffered a fall in her kitchen at 10 p.m. April 5, 1959, which resulted in a fractured hip. Unable to reach the phone to call her niece, Francis Saville, she was forced to lay there until 7 a.m. the next morning when Bertha Smith, Bill Potter, Erwin and Betty Gates were forced to break into her locked house. She was rushed by ambulance to the Glens Falls Hospital where she underwent surgery.

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