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The first snow this year of any amount fell the night of Nov. 24, 1912 and the following morning. Over a foot came down and people are running their sleighs.

Cottontail rabbits may be taken and possessed from Oct.1, 1912 to Dec. 31, 1912. The use of ferrets is at all times prohibited. George R. Smith of Johnsburgh and a party of hunters went rabbit hunting recently.

The Warrensburgh Shirt Factory, Woolen Mill and Pants Factory suspended operations on Nov. 28, 1912 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Warrensburgh High School also closed.

George Moon of Bolton Landing says that two sheep have strayed onto his premises and that the owner may recover them by paying charges.

Charles Duell of Diamond Point lost a nice fat pig when it choked to death. Andrew Eddy is recovering slowly from an attack of blood poisoning caused by being bitten by a cat.

Boyd Kelly of Cleveland, Ohio is visiting his wife at the home of A.A. Ross in Bartonville, Horicon where she is boarding. The South Horicon Hotel is again to be rented as Leland Middleton failed to secure a license.

Miss Margaret Owens, who fell downstairs at the Wayside Inn in Newcomb and hurt her back, is able to be up and around again and has left for a new job in Long Lake.

The new horse shed for the Methodist Episcopal Church in North Thurman is nearly finished and it is expected it will be entirely completed by Nov. 30, 1912. It will be a great convenience for people driving to church.

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

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