Turning Back the Pages 2-5-11

After deliberating 15 minutes, the six Lake George jurors returned a verdict of not guilty. Game Protector Leland has vowed to take the case to the Supreme Court.

Marriage ceremonies

Wilbur H. Hebert of Glens Falls and Miss Della H. Lucia, daughter of George Lucia of Warrensburgh, were married on Feb. 8, 1911 by the Rev. Father Livingstone at St. Cecilia's Church in Warrensburgh. A handsome costume of white chiffon broadcloth enhanced the brunette loveliness of the bride while her sister, also a lovely brunette, was charming in a gown of old rose nun's veiling. Both wore hats to match. Mr. Hebert is employed in Glens Falls as a tailor.

In other news, Frank Sherman of Hudson Falls, formerly of Glens Falls, and Miss Cora Ellsworth of Lake George, were married Feb. 4, 1911 by the Rev. Dr. E.R. Sawyer.

News roundabout

The Glen Lake Hotel, owned by the Dr. S.T. Birdstall estate and leased by John Riley of Glens Falls, was destroyed the night of Feb. 2, 1911 by a fire of supposed incendiary origin and the loss is estimated at $6,000.

In other news, John A. Stewart, who has successfully conducted the Pebloe Hotel, at Brant Lake the past two seasons and whom had a lease of the property for three years, has given up possession to the proprietor, Philetus Smith. Mr. Stewart, who was stewart of a Hudson River steamer for a number of years, will resume his former position come next season.

About two inches of snow fell the night of Feb. 3, 1911. A strong northeast wind blew the snow in all directions causing huge drifts. Four days later there was another heavy snowfall. We have lots of winter left yet!

Frank Hill, a former resident of Warrensburgh, was arrested at Knowelhurst (near Stony Creek) by Constable A.C. Stone on a charge of stealing a horse in Fort Ann, where he had been staying. He was caught with the goods and the matter was settled by a relative who paid $35 to the owner of the animal.

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