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The couple left by automobile for Fort Edward where they boarded the train for Quebec. They later sailed for Scotland where Mr. Corum will enter the University of Edinburgh for a course in Bible study. He has a pastorate in Orange, N.J.

In other news, Glenn Judd of Penn Yan and Miss Cecile Lockhart of Lake George, were married Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1912 by the Rev. James Roberts at the home of the bride’s father, James G. Lockhart. There were 30 guests.

David R. Johnson, son of James Johnson of Wevertown and Miss Chloe R. Palmer, daughter of Rev. O.H. Palmer of North River, were married Sept. 15, 1912 by Rev. F.M. La Bar at the Baptist Parsonage in Minerva.

Wyman D. Pasco, 22, son of Delbert and Abbie Pasco, and Miss Lenita E. Mills, 22, daughter of John C. Mills, all of Warrensburgh, were married the morning of Sept. 25, 1912 by Rev. H.T. Titus at the Methodist Episcopal Church here. Walter Pasco and Miss Bessie Mills were the attendants.

New school put on hold

The trustees of Chester School District No. 2 received four bids on Sept. 5, 1912 for the construction of the new proposed school building to be erected. The lowest bid was from contractor Durkee of Horicon, who bid $7,650 to put up the building. The other proposals ranged as high as $10,000 and consequently the contract was not let.

Contractor Durkee agreed to reduce his bid to $7,000 providing several items called for in the plans are eliminated. Durkee’s bid will be accepted if the State Education Dept. agrees. (Note…The complete story of the wish of Chestertown officials to tear down the old Baptist Church and erect a new school was told in this column in the July 28, 2012 Adirondack Journal.)

Friends erect headstone

Contact correspondent Jean Hadden at jhadden1@nycap.rr.com or 623-2210.

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