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Sherman opens new store

Alonzo Sherman has opened a bicycle shop in the store in the Pasko block formerly occupied by Orson R. Wilsey. He will sell the Dayton & Hayerford wheels and do repairing. He is also agent for the Alfred Peat and Potter wallpapers of which he shows a fine line of samples. (Note: Alonzo Sherman was the father of Francis “Frank” Sherman who has owned a motorcycle shop, just above the cemetery, for many years on upper 174 Hudson St., Warrensburgh. The Alexander Pasko block was just south of today’s Floyd Bennett bandstand.)

Sweet and sour notes

The new blacksmith shop in the Everts building, lower Main St., Warrensburgh, is now open to the public for first-class horseshoeing, auto and carriage repairing. The prices are reasonable and the work is guaranteed.

John McKane is running a barber shop in Johnsburgh at the store of Hutchins & Ross.

Henry Bennett of Garnet lost a valuable horse, one of the team he purchased recently from Fred Bennett of Warrensburgh.

John and Orley Potter of Pottertown are drawing logs to The Glen. George Potter took a load of maple syrup to Warrensburgh.

George Thomas Purvee lost a good cow one day recently. (Note: ”Tom” Purvee was the brother of Almeda Purvee Robinson, the grandmother of my late husband, Merv Hadden.)

Mrs. Carrie Brown sold her residence in Bakers Mills to Caroline Hitchcock. James Smith of Johnsburgh is ill with rheumatism. Harry Smith of Bakers Mills is recovering from a severe attack of “LeGrippe.” George Wood is seriously ill with typhoid fever at his home on South St., Warrensburgh. At Riverbank, J.J. Latham is suffering from the prevailing distemper and Milo Weaver of New Vermont Road is ill with typhoid pneumonia.

For sale: Strictly fresh eggs are 20 cents a dozen at local stores. Handsome heavy brass beds are on sale for $12.50 at Burger’s store, 26 Warren St., Glens Falls.

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

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