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Fortunately the trap was not strong enough to break the bone. The high prices of pelts have caused many hunters to set traps this fall to catch rabbits. skunks and muskrats. These fur bearing animals are said to be plentiful this season. The person who set the trap and than failed to visit it for a week to relieve the sufferings of any animal that might be caught in it, was guilty of inexcusable negligence and cruelty.

Happy couples wed

The home of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Palmer in Lewisville, Warrensburgh was the scene of a happy wedding at 7 a.m. Nov. 23, 1911 when their only daughter, Miss Crystal Palmer was married to Elmer W. Labrum of Albany. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Thomas J. Hunter, pastor of the Baptist Church. The couple left immediately after the ceremony for 38 Grove Street, Albany where Mr. Labrum, a former Warrensburgh resident, had prepared a cozy home for his bride.

In other news, Henry Johnson and Mrs. Cora Ross, both of Wevertown, were married by Rev. D.E. Williams Nov. 20, 1911 at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage in Johnsburgh.

Horicon resident dies

Orrin Pease. 73, a lifelong resident of Horicon, died of cancer Nov. 14, 1911 after a long and painful illness. Besides his widow he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Fred Bump and Mrs. Julius Sprague, both of Adirondack as well as two adopted sons, Vollie Nichols of Pottersville and Henry Pease of Horicon. Internment was in the Underwood Cemetery.

Comedy opens at Music Hall

“Home Fries,” a comedy-drama in three acts by Arthur Lewis Tubbs, author of “The Country Minister,” which was so successful in Warrensburgh last winter, will be presented at Music Hall about Thanksgiving time under the direction of Nelson DuFresne, to benefit the Washington trip fund of the Warrensburgh High School Class of 1912. Rehearsals are now in progress.

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

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