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Deaths in the area

Hosea Remington, 93, died at Chestertown, the morning of May 16, 1911 at the home of his son-in-law, ex-Sheriff W.W. Bowyer. He was the father of Daniel Remington of Warrensburgh. Burial was at North Brant Lake.

Ellis Dunkley, 73, a life-long resident of Bakers Mills, died May 16, 1911 of paralysis. He is survived by his son, Andrew Dunkley and four daughters.

Until a few years ago before his health failed, the deceased lived on a farm near the village which he cleared and brought under cultivation in his early manhood. Burial was in the Bates Cemetery, Johnsburgh.

Warrensburgh news

A fine colt owned by Harry Cunningham dropped dead in its tracks one day last week while being driven by Mr. Cunningham on Harrington Hill.

Mark Brown of Warrensburgh came to Landon Hill, Chestertown recently and bought a cow from D.B. Jenks which he led home.

Miss Clara Richards is making extensive improvements in the interior of her beautiful Main Street home, The Elms. (Note: Today, Miss Richards' fine home is called, The Pillars.)

The Junior Class of Warrensburgh High School will hold the first lawn social of the season at the residence of Fred W. King. Ice cream will be served and everyone is invited. (Note: Fred King's beautiful home once stood in the north end of today's Grand Union parking lot.)

Frank G. Stone of Warrensburgh is building a camp on his property at Daisy Lake. Albert Fuller is also putting up a building on his lot on the lake shore.

Mrs. Edwin Osborne gave a birthday party for her little son, Herrick "Hap" Osborne.

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

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