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Seneca Ray Stoddard of Glens Falls has issued his 1912 automobile road map of the Adirondacks. It is handsomely printed with colored lines showing state roads completed and in process of construction. The map sells for 50 cents and is indispensable for traveling autoists. These maps are the best that can be procured of this region.

The state road is closed between Warrensburgh and Chestertown as they are blasting at the Devil’s Kitchen area and it is not safe to go near there. (Note:“The Devil’s Kitchen” is the impressive high stone wall formation on the side of the mountain at the east side of Rt. 9 half way between Warrensburgh and Chestertown.)

Scarcity of feed owing to the lack of rain has risen the price of milk in Bolton Landing to seven cents a quart.

A son was born to Mrs. John H. Arehart, Aug. 1, 1912, at the Stony Creek Inn.

Misses Cora and Corda Potter of Thurman spent the summer at Schroon Lake at the Leland House.

Thomas Dillon of Newcomb lost a valuable horse with lockjaw caused by stepping on a rusty nail.

Jay Dalaba of Bakers Mills broke one of his ankles the other night while wrestling with John Steves.

Clayton Weller of Riverbank ran the point of a meat hook into his hand and the result was a very sore and painful hand but he is again on the road with his meat cart.

A gray mare owned by Lewis Thomson, one of a well matched and valuable work team, was stricken with a paralyzing disease in the yard of the Warrensburgh planing mill and was unable to arise. It is believed that she is suffering from spinal trouble and her recovery is doubtful. The animal was moved with great effort to a nearby barn where she is now under treatment.

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

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