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Turning Back the Pages

Truman Bills, an old resident of Johnsburgh, died Thursday, April 11, 1912 of paralysis. He leaves a widow and some grandchildren. He was the brother of William and Clark Bills and Betsey Balcomb. Burial was in the Bates Cemetery.

George Wood, 36, died of typhoid fever April 25, 1912 at his home on South Street, Warrensburgh. He is survived by a widow and a baby daughter. He was the son of Benjamin Wood and the brother of Edward Wood and four sisters.

Miss Addie Fuller, 18, died at her home in West Stony Creek of tuberculosis. She is survived by one child and two brothers.

News roundabout

Eighty automobiles were destroyed in a fire in the big garage of Hannan & Henry Motor Car Company at Ogdensburg, Thursday, April 11, 1912, the loss being estimated at $200,000 with only about $15,000 insurance.

Dr. Lemon Thomson of Glens Falls has ordered 9,000 California poplars and 8,000 young pine trees which he will set out on his 100 - acre farm at the foot of Luzerne mountain. He intends to conduct a modern forestry business there.

Manager M.M. Kelly, of Fort William Henry Hotel has closed negotiations with B.A. Martine of the Martine Orchestra to furnish an orchestra for the coming summer season. They have furnished music at the hotel throughout the past winter to the complete satisfaction of the many guests.

Sweet and sour notes

This year we have had a “backward spring.” The old saying is, “A cold, wet May makes plenty of grain and hay” and we will have to wait and see what is yet to come.

River driving has begun on the Hudson now that the ice is finally out of the lakes. The log drive in charge of Jack Donahue started Monday morning, April 22, 1912 at the mouth of the Cedar River at North River.

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