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The Moston brothers of Johnsburgh have had 11 sheep killed by dogs. In Bakers Mills, Nathan Moore cut his arm badly with sheep shears while shearing sheep for Luke Rist on Edwards Hill. The very first sheep he operated upon kicked and hit his hand that held the shears and drove the sharp points through his other arm between the wrist and elbow, making a severe wound.

Truman Monroe of The Glen cut his foot badly recently while peeling pulp wood for William Ingraham.

Michael F. Cronin, of Aiden Lair, was seriously injured the night of June 7, 1912 while walking along Albany St. in Schenectady. He stumbled over a street car fender that had been left in the roadway and fell heavily to the pavement.

Harry Wadsworth of Sodom has a duck that has laid 37 eggs this spring and is still shelling them out at the rate of one every day.

Jesse Cooper of Diamond lost a fine horse. Willard Moston of Wevertown has purchased a new Overland motor car.

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

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