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•100 Years Ago – Aug. 1911•

Before his second stroke, he made all arrangements for his funeral which will be conducted according to his wishes. Louis Charette will be buried in the family plot on the east side of the old Warrensburgh Cemetery. (Note: The Charette home was on upper Main St. where Judge Nisson now resides.

Warrensburgh news

The hometown heros of the baseball game played on the Warrensburgh Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon, Aug. 12, 1911 mixed with the common people at the dance that evening at Music Hall and all the pretty girls were there to greet them. Martine’s Orchestra came from Glens Falls to make dance music. Admission was 25 cents.

At the recent regents’ examinations held at the Warrensburgh School, Beatrice Reynolds, Earl McBride and Bertie Whittemore all received a perfect score of 100 in Algebra.

A daughter was born Aug. 20, 1911 to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Herbert of Glens Falls. Mrs. Herbert is the former Miss Delia Lucia of Warrensburgh.

Wallace Baker is putting a slate roof on his tenement house on River St. and Bert Hill is in charge of the work.

Edward Wall, superintendent of the Warrensburgh Woolen Mill on Milton Avenue, has leased C.H. Wood’s house adjoining the Baptist Church known locally as the Weinman cottage. He will move his family there from Fort Ann. The W.S. Safford family moved from there recently into the Rothschild house on King St. owned by Thomas and Reoux.

Inman Cahill left Sunday, Aug. 13, 1911 for Indianapolis, Indiana where he will join Bernis Combs and they will be employed as hand-ironers in a large shirt factory there.

News roundabout

With a big cotton crop, a big wheat crop, a big corn crop and big peach and apple crops in prospect, we can be charitable to those who fear the chestnut crop will be spoiled by too early a frost.

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