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Two flocks of geese flew over West Stony Creek recently going toward Lake George. The first flock was a very large one which is called the double drag. They flew very low and could be easily shot by hunters.

Charles E. Bennett will begin delivering ice on May 1, 1912 in Warrensburgh. William Morrison of Darrowsville is employed on the state road. Cleon Hall purchased Halsey Fuller’s house and lot in Stony Creek. J.T. Lackey of Johnsburgh is building a new automobile garage and hen house.

A bright baby girl was born to Mrs. William Hewitt in Garnet on Saturday, April 6, 1912. The family was originally from West Bolton and the mother is the daughter of Orlen Pratt of Warrensburgh. A son was born to Mrs. Abe Yandon of Newcomb in the Albany Hospital.

A son was born to Mrs. John Ryan on April 10, 1912 in Bakers Mills. A daughter was born to Mrs. Robert Flansburgh, Friday morning, April 12, 1912 in Johnsburgh.

Miss Lula E. Kenyon is home from Warrensburgh in April, 1912 to enjoy the Easter vacation with her parents, Sanford and Effie Kenyon. (Note…Sanford Allen Kenyon owned the Kenyontown Trading Post, an old and celebrated Thurman general store and emporium which he bought in 1908 from Clayton Pasco. I was devastated recently while reading a historical account of this establishment in a 2002 Thurman calendar that it was not mentioned that Mervin Hadden sold the place to the Murphy family in the late 1970’s before it burned down on Dec. 31, 1977. My day was ruined!)

Thought for the day; A movement has been started to teach girls how to flirt so that they will be sure to get husbands. Flirting will nearly always get the husbands, but what girls really want is a single man.

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

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