Turning Back the Pages

He long had a predilection for the profession of medicine and in the spring of 1872 he began the study of the healing arts in the office of the late Dr. Hiram McNutt of Warrensburgh. He afterwards matriculated in Dartmouth Medical College at Hanover, N.H. He graduated in 1878. That fall he began practicing in Conklingville and in 1885 removed to Saratoga Springs.

Fourteen years ago he removed to Iowa where he attained a high place in his profession. He leaves a widow and a son, Erwin Inlay to mourn his loss.

Tucked in for the winter

Jerome Jenkins, a well-known local character of bibulous habits was taken Nov. 26, 1912 to his winter quarters in the County Jail at Lake George by Constable Lon Sherman, having been committed by Justice George Hodgson. Jerome knows just when to hang his hat in the “county hotel” as he has been there for several winters.

Deaths in the news

Mrs. Roxy Reynolds, 88, died at Diamond Point Nov. 5, 1912, at the home of her nephew, Daniel L. Loveland, with whom she resided. Death was caused by blood poison starting from a small sore on the back of her right hand which first appeared five days before her death. She had been in excellent health until that time.

Mrs. Reynolds was a native of Schroon and had lived at Diamond Point about 40 years. She was the sister of Margaret Millington, Emeline O’Donnell and Martin Loveland.

In other news, Nathaniel Ackley, 82, of Stony Creek, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 1912. He is survived by two sons, Thomas and George Ackley, a brother, Chauncey Ackley and a sister, Mrs. Clements.

Election day results

In the recent presidential election in Warrensburgh, 144 voters voted for Progressive “Bull Moose” Teddy Roosevelt, 217 voted for Democrat Woodrow Wilson and 230 voted for Republican William Howard Taft. No one here voted for Socialist Eugene V. Debs. (Note…Woodrow Wilson won nationwide with 41.8 per cent, Teddy Roosevelt came in second with 27.3 per cent and William Howard Taft garnered 23.1 of the vote. Eugene V. Debs received 5.9 per cent.)

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

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