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Automotive news

B.E. Murray, popular automobile agent of Warrensburgh, has a brand new 22 h.p. 1912 Metz for sale that he has recently brought from the factory in Waltham, Mass. It is a two-seat convertible with a rumble seat and will run 32 miles on a gallon of gasoline. The price is $495.

In other news, owing to the increased expense of operation on account of the change from a horse-drawn stage to an automobile, the Warrensburgh-Thurman stage finds it necessary to increase the fare from 35 cents to 40 cents. The greater comfort of the passengers should more than compensate for the additional charge.

Love in bloom

Edward Bowerman, 92 and Miss Elizabeth Greer, 55, both of Watervliet, were married June 7, 1912 in that place. The match is the result of a romance which began when Mr. Bowerman, who is wealthy, came from New York and boarded at the home of Miss Greer.

Death in the news

Miss Adaline Sullivan, 24, of Olmstedville, died June 12, 1912 in Utica from the effects of a railroad accident she recently suffered.

Joseph Luther, 68, of Warrensburgh, a veteran of the Civil War, died June 9, 1912 of dropsy of the heart. He had been an inmate at the Soldiers Home in Bath since May 14, 1912. He leaves a widow.

Area news roundabout

There was a frost the night of June 7, 1912 all over this section. Considerable damage to garden stuff was reported. Four acres of potatoes on Warren Potter’s farm in Glens Falls were badly nipped and the damage is estimated at $500.

The North Creek Telephone Co. has erected a three-story building on Main St., which stands near the junction of the Indian Lake and Newcomb roads. The first floor is occupied by L.D. Pereau’s garage, the second by the telephone exchange and the third by living rooms.

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

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