Turning Back the Pages 9-11-10

The hearing was concluded on Sept. 9, 1910 and Ransom Wilsey was held for the Grand Jury on a charge of assault in the third degree. (Note: The complete story of this shooting appeared in June 12, 2010 Adirondack Journal.)

Wedding bells heard in region

William H. Rist and Mrs. Sarah E. Bennett, both of Warrensburgh, were married Aug. 24, 1910 in Lewisville (River St.), at the residence of Godfrey Hewitt by the Rev. Richard Abbott at 7 a.m. An elaborate wedding breakfast was served soon after with the tables fairly groaning with good things to eat. The couple will take up residence in Warrensburgh.

Bert Dutcher and Mrs. Sarah Robbins, both of Adirondack, were united in marriage Sept. 3, 1910, at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, Horicon, by the Rev. J.J. Davison.

Courtney Tatro and Miss Bertha Wheeler, both of Bakers Mills, were married Sept. 7, 1910 at the home of the bride's parents by the Rev. Arthur Baker of the Wesleyan Methodist Church.

John A. Kenyon and Miss Margaret Burdick, both of Thurman, were married at "The Maples," in Athol, on Sunday, Sept. 10, 1910 by the Rev. E.H. Hovey, pastor of the Thurman Baptist Church.

News roundabout

The first frost of the season visited this area Sept. 10, 1910, but fortunately it did little to harm local gardens.

There is a fine outlook for partridges and other game birds this fall in all sections of the Adirondacks.

Condemnation proceedings have begun on the property of H.F. Stanley at Riverside, for land in order to construct the Riverside-Wevertown state highway.

The road from Igerna to North Creek is open to travel as the bridges are completed. Cooper & Smith of Igerna have threshed the oats of James H. Wells and Emmett Raymond, the latter of which has purchased a horse in Chestertown.

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