On Jan. 4, 1910 the thermometer registered 20 degrees below zero. The weather this second week of January, 1910, should dispel all fears of an ice famine anywhere in this zone. The county roads are badly drifted. Ice is being cut from Moston's pond in Wevertown. Mr. Cowan is taking photographs of snow scenes round about the village in Chestertown. A few children in Bolton Landing have Chicken Pox.
Leon Delagrange, one of the foremost aviators of France, was killed at Bordeaux when, in a high wind, he fell from a Wright flying machine from a height of about 65 feet and was crushed to death under the wreckage.
He narrowly escaped death in 1908 in a crash at the Malchamps Aerodrome before a vast crowd that included Princess Clementine of Belgium . The French are in mourning for their popular hero. Delagrange was a hero also to many Warrensburgh boys whose dream was to emulate him.
(Note...In 1908 Thomas Selfridge, 26, was the first man to die in a Wright flying machine after it developed engine failure and crashed. Orville Wright was piloting the craft.)