Turning Back the Pages 9-4-10

News roundabout

The Delaware and Hudson Co. ran a special train from the Warrensburgh station to Riverside Aug. 21, 1910 for the accommodation of people in the locality who wished to attend the Riverside religious camp meeting on that day.

The Pottersville Fair, which was discontinued a few years ago, will be back again this year on Sept. 20 through 23, 1910 and on the week following it will come to Warrensburgh.

The shirt factory shut down Sept. 13, 1910 for the remainder of the week to give the employees an opportunity to attend the fair.

G.M. Wells of Johnsburgh Corners is training a fine four-year-old colt to drive, but with some difficulty. Alonzo Fosmer of Chestertown lost a fine horse. W.C. Johnson is threshing grain at the Meadowbrook Farm for G.H. Ingraham.

Milford Kathan of Sodom, has chicken pox. Mrs. Milon U. Brown underwent an operation on Aug. 12, 1910 for a strangulated hernia at Glens Falls Hospital.

Miss Ethel Prouty is teaching at the Rock Schoolhouse near Riverbank. Luther Graves will again instruct the children of his home district at Pottertown this coming term. He is a graduate of the Warrensburgh school class of 1909.

D.E. Pasco has installed an engine in his new grist mill in Warrensburgh and expects to begin grinding grain in about three weeks.

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

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