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Herbert Tripp has opened a grain store on the old post office building in Stony Creek.

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A summary of all industries of New York State, in cities of from 10,000 to 50,000, issued by the census bureau for 1909, shows that Glens Falls has 68 industries employing 3,048 people.

How many Warrensburgh wives will join a Cincinnati woman in her demand for a curfew law be put into effect compelling husbands to be in their own homes every night at 9 o’clock?

Mrs. O.J. Lewis drove from Riverbank to Bolton Landing recently. O.J. Lewis walked beside the rig all the way. Mrs. Lewis and the mud are gaining too much for the poor horse to pull.

Nearly everybody in Sodom has a cold. J.D. Dunn is building a piazza on his house in Garnet and H.F. Kenyon is building a new chimney on his house there. Allie Pasco has moved his family into Charles Smith’s tenant house on High St. in Athol. Walter Glassbrook of Stony Creek is a student at the Troy Business College.

Thought for the Day: The human soul weighs 30 grams according to Dr. Ivan Kerstoff of St. Petersburg, Russia. He placed a dying man on a weighing machine which registered that decrease. Similar experiments with animals showed no diminution of weight at death.

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

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