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George M. Wells of Johnsburgh is ill with quinsy. Mrs. Kate Hill of Friends Lake is ill with typhoid fever. Harry Parker of Friends Lake has been away for two years and has returned home. He did not lose his whistle while traveling.

Oliver Hammond, 63, died at his home at Diamond Point on Sunday, Nov. 24, 1912. He leaves a widow, one sister, Mrs. Winchip and a brother, Eugene Hammond.

Enos Perry of Chestertown died Monday morning, Dec. 2, 1912 after a long illness at his home on North Main Street. He leaves a widow and one son. Burial was in the Chester Rural Cemetery.

Charles Jones of Landon Hill, Chestertown and Carrie Flewelling of Minerva, were united in marriage on Nov. 27, 1912 by the Rev. Bert S. Van Vleet at the Baptist parsonage in North Chester.

D.B. Jenks of Landon Hill, Pottersville butchered two fine hogs on Friday, Nov. 29, 1912, one weighing 390 pounds and the other, 419 pounds. F.E. Shaw butchered one weighing 334 pounds.

Some young men of Athol, working on the theory that competition is the only way to bring down prices, have opened an up-to-date department store under the firm name of Goodman & Pasco there.

In Johnsburgh Corners, there has been nice sleighing the past week but the rain on Monday, Dec. 2, 1912 has changed things. Sam Balcom is removing an old land mark known as the Mack house. Jabez Waddell has moved his family to his new farm on Elm Hill which he bought from Walter Whittemore. The remains of Mrs. Daniel Carey of Glens Falls, former resident and daughter of George Hewitt, were brought here Thursday, Nov. 28, 1912 and buried in the Wesleyan Cemetery.

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

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