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In other news, Philetus Bump sold his farm of 300 acres at Riparius to Gustavus Blumgen of New York City and on April 1, 1911 will take possession. Mr. Bump will sell his household goods and spend a year in the West before settling down.

James Russell of Thurman has taken his brother David's farm near Bakers Mills and will move his family there in the spring.

News roundabout

There was quite a snowstorm March 9, 1911 but the next two days were warm and sunny. There is plenty of snow at Riverbank now and lumbermen are busy. Young people spend enjoyable time on Saturdays coasting down a long hill near the Riverbank home of Effie Pratt.

The last race of the season will be held Saturday afternoon, March 3, 1911 on the ice track on Lake George. There are many cases of measles in Warrensburgh.

The Maplewood baseball team has rented from Gilbert H. Weaver the rooms over the Sansouci Brothers meat market in downtown Warrensburgh for their official headquarters.

Frank Robbins and Wesley Morehouse are extracting stone at Sodom to be used for building abutments of a bridge in Oregon (area in western Johnsburgh near Rte. 8). Six teams are doing the hauling. John Little of Hague Mountain was in Johnsburgh Corners drawing logs for Arthur Perry.

Patrick Daley, a 17-year-old Glens Falls boy, has been committed to a sanitarium in Saratoga to be treated for insanity caused by fast growth. He is over 6 feet tall.

A son was born Saturday, Feb. 11, 1911 at the Richard Menshauson home in Corinth. The new mother was the former Miss Maude Dingman of Warrensburgh. The boy was given the name of Marvin Richard Menshauson and his grandfather is James O. Cameron.

Charles D. Wilsey, 2-year old son of Orson R. Wilsey, got hold of a cup which contained a small portion of kerosene left over from building a fire and drank it quite freely. Emetics were given and the little fellow suffered no serious consequences.

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