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Mary Anderson, 56, wife of James Anderson of Bolton Landing died Monday morning, March 25, 1912 at her home after an illness of several years duration.

News roundabout

An old account book discovered at Stevens, NY, shows the following g prices for groceries. In 1835 eggs were 8 cents a dozen, whiskey 12 cents a quart, cigars 20 cents per hundred, butter 12 cents a pound, calico 30 cents per yard and nails were 8 cents per pound.

Germain Mattison of Sodom has a hen that is trying to make up for lost time by laying large eggs. She produced one the other day that measured 6&1/2 inches by 8 inches.

Jacob Johnson of Meadowbrook Farm, Thurman, recently killed a Berkshire hog, two years old, that weighed 720 pounds. It was sold to Superintendent E.W. Griggs for consumption at the Warren County Home in Warrensburgh.

Henry J. Callahan has sold the Mountain View House at Minerva to John Anderson Jr., of Newcomb who will hereafter conduct the hotel with a manager in charge.

Among the 42 honor men of the graduating class of the Albany Medical College who will receive their diplomas on May 14, 1912, is Bertram T. Baker of Warrensburgh.

Mr. and Mrs. Byron Bills of East Thurman are the happy parents of a baby girl. A daughter was born March 10, 1912 in Lewisville (River St.) at the Ruthven Cahil residence and the stork brought a nine pound girl to the home of Marshal Shaw in the same area.

John F. Thissell has moved his family to Johnsburgh where he has purchased the William White place.

Earl M. Waddell of Wevertown has returned from a winter’s work in the North Woods where he has been employed for the past three months. John and Orley Potter of Pottertown are drawing logs to The Glen. (Note…Pottertown is in the Potter Brook Road area.)

For sale — Flora Temple, thoroughbred pacing mare, due to foal in May, bred to Daly Bird. John Peterson, Lake George.

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

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

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