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Turning Back the Pages

There was a big scandal in the family in 1912 when his son, George Cramer eloped with a girl that the family was said to have not approved. The boy had inherited several valuable properties on Lake George from his grandfather.)

A toe made of gold

A woman's toe is worth $300, according to the verdict returned in Supreme Court at Hudson Falls, in favor of Clara E. Holmen in her suit against Dr. Alfred Heinstreet, a Glens Falls chiropodist. The plaintiff alleged that by reason of malpractice, blood poison set in, which necessitated the amputation of the toe.

News roundabout

The boom poles have been fixed the third week of April in the Schroon River, Warrensburgh, getting ready for the annual log drive.

George Ross is tearing down one of the oldest buildings in Johnsburgh. No one alive remembers when it was built.

Edgar Hallie and Mrs. Emma Nichols, both of Lake George, were married Thursday evening, April 6, 1911 at the home of Alon Smith, Corinth.

Harley J. Ormsby and Miss Theora Crannell, both of Stony Creek, were married Friday, April 7, 1911 in Warrensburgh. Miss Daisy Putney and Schuyler Gill were the witnesses.

In Knowelhurst, Mrs. Rettena Swanson is the proud owner of a fine pair of twin calves. Mrs. Mae Thomas has moved to her new home in Johnsburgh Corners.

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

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