Turning Back the Pages 8-21-10

Mr. Collins of New York, who has a summer place, the Hermitage, at Brant Lake, lost a very valuable colt Aug. 20, 1910 of pneumonia. It was said to have been worth $10,000. Mr. Collins has a fortune invested in fine race horses.

Clayton Weller of Riverbank lost one of his span of black colts. The animal had spinal meningitis.

Jordan R. Waddell is building a new roof on his barn in Johnsburgh. Earl M. Waddell has gone to work at the William Waddell farm in Wevertown. Inez, the little daughter of Bert Bateman, broke her leg and Dr. J.L. Fuller of North Creek attended her.

Clifford Johnson of Adirondack, who stepped on a nail and was confined to his house for a few days, is able to be out again.

A son was born Aug. 15, 1910 in Johnsburgh to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Thomas. A daughter, Clara Matilda, was born Aug. 15, 1910 in Newcomb to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Morrisey. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ingraham on Aug. 20, 1910 in North Thurman.

The remains of Joseph LaRose, which were temporarily interred at North Creek, were brought to Johnsburgh Corners and placed beside his first wife who died in 1853.

James F. Oliver, 66, died Aug. 8, 1910 at Schroon Lake. James W. Galusha, 65, of South Johnsburgh died Aug. 18, 1910. A widow and two sons, Clifford and Herbert, with whom he resided, survive.

Mrs. Augustus Jones, of East Thurman, who fell while in the cellar of her home after a two-gallon crock of cream dropped and broke, thereby terribly cutting and bruising her face, is now much better.

Readers are welcome to contact Adirondack Journal correspondent Jean Hadden at jhadden1@nycap.rr.com or 623-2210

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