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The body was found by Mr. Farlin’s valet, John Crown, long in the family’s employ. Farlin’s body was in pajamas sprawled on the thresh hold of the bathroom and had been dead for nearly two hours when Crown found him. Death was apparently instantaneous. His mother and sister are both prostrated.

Murder trial

Arthur Bliss, of Lake Placid, is on trial at Elizabethtown on a charge of murder in the first degree. Bliss is charged with killing William Younger, on July 8, 1912, in a house where both were tenants at Lake Placid. The murder was a result of a quarrel over a comparatively trivial matter. Justice Whitmyer of Schenectady is presiding.

Lady dies suddenly

Mrs. Dwight Warner, 60, died suddenly of paralysis early Monday evening, Nov. 11, 1912 at her home in Starbuckville, Chester. She fell to the floor and expired almost instantly. Her husband and three children, George Warner, Mrs. Theodore Bolton and Mrs. Charles Fish morn the loss of their wife and mother.

Wedding bells

Dabriel Howe of Glens Falls and Miss Jennie Bennett of North Caldwell were married Oct. 16, 19123 in Glens Falls. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Rhode Bennett, formerly of Luzerne and a granddaughter of Mrs. Rhoda Glynn of North Caldwell.

A pretty autumn wedding was solemnized at St. Joseph’s Church, Olmstedville on Sunday, Oct. 27, 1912 when Miss Isabelle McCardle of that place became the bride of Thomas F. McPhillips of Friends Lake, Chester. The bride was gowned in a blue broadcloth suit. Rev. Father O’Rourke presided. The couple will reside at Friends Lake.

Mayne Weaver of Lake George and Miss Eudora Joubert of Ticonderoga were married Oct. 28, 1912 by the Rev. Father Livingstone at Lake George.

George E. Perkins and Miss Lillie E. Hammond, both of Igerna, were married by the Rev. Bert S. VanVleet on Nov. 13, 1912 at the Baptist parsonage in North Chester. Miss Katie Wells and Roy Brown were the attendants.

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

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