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Turning Back the Pages

Daily newspaper goes modern

The Glens Falls Post-Star has installed a new Goss web perfecting press which has a speed of 20,000 copies per hour and will print four, six, eight, ten, twelve or sixteen pages simultaneously in one or two colors. The press will be used for the first time Sunday, May 21, 1911 to produce a 16-page newspaper. (Note: The Morning Star ceased publication following its merger with the Morning Post in 1909 to become The Post Star, a morning daily newspaper. Allen Eddy was editor.)

Deaths in the news

John Lloyd, 54, died May 20, 1911 of heart disease. The funeral was held at the home of Warrensburgh Supervisor, Dr. Alfred J. Pitcher with the Rev. G.H. Purdy officiating. (Note: Lloyd was Mrs. Pitcher's brother.)

John Bull, 60, of Bolton Landing, died May 25, 1911 after a long illness of heart trouble.

Ralph Shaw, an old resident of Lake George died Saturday, May 26, 1911 at the home of his son, Ralph Shaw Jr.. Burial was in the Lake George Cemetery.

Norman Stone, 69, a life-long resident of Warrensburgh, died at his home on Alden Avenue, Lewisville on June 4, 1911 of stomach trouble. He had been in failing health for about a year. He is survived by three daughters and two sons. Burial was in the Warrensburgh Cemetery.

News roundabout

Potato bugs are feasting on the tender young plants in gardens. Between the bugs and the weather it looks as though there won't be much of a crop of tubers this year as it has been very hot and dry. If at first you don't raise anything from your garden and flower bed, try, try again. William Daggett of Warrensburgh has been selling tomato plants in Athol.

The Maplewoods baseball team of Warrensburgh defeated the Glens Falls High School team 4-3 in a 10-inning game May 26, 1911 at the Warrensburgh Fairgrounds in one of the best games seen in many a day. The attendance was discouragingly small leaving the management $4 in the hole.

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