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A calf belonging to Roselle Stevens of Wevertown strayed from his farm Sept. 28, 1912 and although Mr. Stevens and son, Elmer have searched diligently, they have been unable to find the least trace of her.

A horse owned by Burt Middleton of South Horicon had a shock of paralysis in its stall and had to be shot to put it out of its suffering. In Garnet, resident F.D. Town had two sheep killed by lightning in a recent thunderstorm.

Eugene Scripter, an expert blacksmith and horseshoer, will enter the employ of L.D. Wilsey in his shop on Third St. in Warrensburgh. He was formerly employed here in the shops of Dr. A.J. Pitcher and A.T. Crandall.

Frank F. Merrill & Co. have established a freight and express route between Bolton Landing and Glens Falls and will make three round trips each week. They have first-class equipment.

Charles Kenyon of Garnet is constructing a new roof on his house. Charles Duell of Diamond Point is building a large woodshed on his house.

A husking party at Orlie Potter’s in Pottertown was much enjoyed by his friends and neighbors. A daughter was born Oct. 18, 1912 to Mrs. Leslie Carpenter. (Note: This is the Potter Brook road area near The Glen.) A son was born to Mrs. James A. Lilliebridge on Oct. 21, 1912 at North Thurman. A daughter was born to Mrs. Milo Straight of Johnsburgh.

Freddie Bibby went to the barn the night of Oct. 27, 1912 to see what the dog was making a fuss about. There he says he saw a striped wild cat. Freddie says he won’t interfere with the dog’s barking again.

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

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