Turning Back The Pages 4-10-10

Undertaker J.A. Woodward of Warrensburgh went to the Riverside railroad station in his funeral car to meet the remains and to convey them to the home of C.T. Leland in Schroon Lake where the funeral will be held.

Moving to the country

Seth Bennett's residence property at the corner of Mill and South streets, Warrensburgh, was sold to Nelson Combs who will take possession May 1, 1910 when Mr. Bennett will move to Riparius to take possession of the Asa Porter farm.

Mr. Bennett bought from Henry Ashe a fine work team, harnesses and heavy lumber wagon for use on the farm. Seth has been employed for a long time in the Empire Shirt Factory's laundry in Warrensburgh and is very much looking forward to the outdoor work and fresh country air.

Chestertown news

H.D. Tripp has left his business in Chestertown to go to Stony Creek to take care of T.J. Smith's grist mill there. Walter Kingsley has moved into the house behind Tennyson's store. James Culver is driving the Warrensburgh stage. Charley Glassbrook has a new stage team.

The autocar stage between Chester and Riverside is chauffeured by Allen Mundy. Orville Smith is building a hotel on Loon Lake and A.E. Durkee has the contract.

Minor F. Wells of Fort Ann and Miss Etta Southwick of North Chester were married at the Baptist parsonage in Minerva on April 14, 1910. George E. Perkins was best man and Miss Katie V. Wells was bridesmaid. The groom is a successful farmer.

George May is bringing in some fine slab wood and W.W. Bower's new piazza floor is completed. Clarence Pratt has installed a compressed air facial douche in his tonsorial (barber shop) parlors.

Walter W. Janser takes a daily spin in his new automobile and he never goes alone but always takes along a friend. Louis Potter serves as his assistant at the drug store. (Note...Walter Janser died just 50 years later, Feb. 18, 1960, and is buried in Troy.)

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