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Turning Back the Pages 6-5-10

(Note...Recently, around sunset I drove into my dooryard on Milton Avenue and found a deer grazing on my lawn. We looked wearily at each other for five minutes and than he went back to eating. I found out later that he had consumed my parsley plants and all my tulips.)

Deaths in the news

Clayton L. Everts, 41, of Warrensburgh, died Saturday morning, May 21, 1910 of a complication of diseases. He leaves a widow, a brother, Watson Everts of Athol and a sister, Mrs. Fred J. Hayes of Warrensburgh.

Theodore F. Dingman, 30, the son of Bradford Dingman, died Friday, May 27, 1910 in Glens Falls where he moved only two months ago from Warrensburgh. He leaves a widow. Burial was in the Warrensburgh Cemetery in a heavy downpour of rain.

Henry Middleton, 84, died June 4, 1910 at his home in Olmstedville. He is survived by a widow and six daughters.

Mrs. Harriet Pratt, 52, of Horicon Avenue, died June 14, 1910 of diabetes at her home in Warrensburgh.

In Knowelhurst, Mrs. Charles Swanson has put up a fine granite monument for her husband in the Van Auken Cemetery. Schuyler Glassbrook has also put up a fine one for his father, Alexander Glassbrook in the Glassbrook Cemetery.

Corrections

Because of computer difficulties there were mistakes in the May 22, column. Sisters, Mrs. F.R. Saville and Daisy Langworthy, of Warrensburg, were in Downey, Ca. on May 8, 1910, at the deathbed of their aunt, Alma Bennett.

North Country legend "Uncle Mart Moody" was stricken with paralysis at Big Moose Lake. It was Seneca Ray Stoddard, of Glens Falls, not Moody, who was getting ready to publish his 40 edition of his Adirondack Guide, "The Adirondack Illustrated."

A while back I wrote that Emerald and Pearl Pasco were the children of Alexander Pasco. Actually, Pearl was Emerald's daughter. Thanks go to the readers who called.

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

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