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The thermometer registered 30 degrees below zero Feb. 11, 1910 at the store of Sanford Kenyon in North Thurman. Thirteen inches of snow fell in Bakers Mills and high winds blew, keeping men and teams busy trying to scrape the roads. Everyone is filling their ice houses.

There is talk of building a shirt factory in Chestertown that will hire from 100 to 500 hands. Anyone desiring work should apply at once to Kettenbach Brothers.

At The Glen, Dud Monroe lost a horse valued at $200. Samuel Whipple, who drives the oil wagon at Adirondack, had a sick horse and had to spend Saturday night at Will McGinley's house.

In North River, Loren Harvey is critically ill. Mrs. John H. Dunlap is ill with erysipelas. Calvin Harvey has been critically ill with typhoid fever. George Ordway recently underwent an operation in the Albany hospital.

"Aunt Lib" Fuller, as most people call her in Stony Creek, is very sick. She is past 90 years old and it is probable that this is her last illness.

William Wadsworth of Griffin and Miss Alice Lackey of Johnsburgh were married Feb. 20, 1910 at the home of William Ross in Johnsburgh.

Melvin B. Langworthy, a Warrensburgh farmer, has a Jersey cow eight years old, that produces 20 quarts per day. Langworthy said he recently made 43 pounds of butter in 28 days from her milk. Who can beat that?

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

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