Turning Back The Pages

•100 Years Ago – October 1911•

Hod H. Hill and R.E. Rooney went deer hunting at Griffin on Oct. 17, 1911. Last fall Hod made his first trip into the woods and brought home a magnificent 268-pound buck. (Note: The boys had bad weather for their hunting trip with rain falling nearly every day. To spite all this, Hod persevered and brought home a fine buck.)

Earl Herrick, Roscoe Hadden, W.F. Reynolds, John Van Auken, John Hall and Sewall Reynolds left for Harrisburgh, Stony Creek where they hunted for two weeks.

Harry Bolton, proprietor of the Bolton House in Warrensburgh, joined a Horicon hunting party that went to Pharaoh Lake to hunt.

News roundabout

The boarding house of Michael Owens of Minerva was burned to the ground with nearly all of its contents destroyed.

All bills for ice delivery for the summer season of 1911 must be paid by Oct. 1, 1911 to Fred M. Harrington, ‘The Ice Man.”

The Warrensburgh graduating class of 1912 will give a Columbus Day dance on Oct. 12, 1911 and music will be supplied by Curley’s Orchestra.

A son, Henry Steven Shaw was born Sept. 27, 1911 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shaw of Warrensburgh.

On Sept. 27, 1911 Allen and Kate Meade welcomed to their home at Brant Lake an eight-pound baby boy. Allen Meade was formerly one of Warrensburgh’s most popular young men and his wife was Miss Kate Ross, one of Brant Lake’s fairest daughters.

Miss Ella Shattuck of Hague and Mr. Galusha of Glens Falls were married at the home of the bride’s parents on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1911. They will make their home in Glens Falls.

Maxwell Moynehan of North Creek had an operation at Glens Falls Hospital for adenoids and enlarged tonsils. Smith’s Brook in Diamond Point is a raging torrent owing to the recent heavy rains.

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

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