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Notable lady dies

Mrs. Emily Harris Everts, 67, wife of Duncan Everts, died at her home in Athol the morning of Nov. 2, 1913 after a long illness of tuberculosis of the lungs. Mrs. Everts was born in Athol where all her life was passed. She was a woman devoted to her home and family and was much respected by all who knew her.

Besides her husband she is survived by her son, William Everts of Warrensburgh and three daughters and two brothers, John D. and Alvin Harris. Mrs. T. H. Smith and Mrs. Charles Hall sang two selections at the funeral. Internment was in the Warrensburgh Cemetery.

Wedding bells

Bordon VanDusen and Miss Grace Combs, both of Stony Creek, were married there Saturday, Nov. 29, 1913 by the Rev. A.L. Tracy in the Methodist Episcopal parsonage.

Edward Burlette of Glens Falls and Miss Ellen Dyer of Johnsburgh were married Thursday afternoon, Dec. 4, 1913 by the Rev. Charles O. Judkins in Glens Falls.

Lemon T. Morehouse and Miss Cordie E. Montgomery of Wevertown were married on Thanksgiving day by the Rev. W.S. Mulholland at his residence there. Miss Ella Montgomery, sister of the bride, and Mark Stewart were the attendants.

Rare rabbit species savored as stew

Dr. A.H. Haynen of Glens Falls, son-in-law of ex-Sheriff and Mrs. T.J. Smith of Warrensburgh, with O.B. Bailey, also of Warrensburgh, went on a hunting trip in the north woods and shot 19 rabbits, one of which was jet black, a very rare specimen. Mr. Bailey’s gun brought down the prize. (Note: Thomas J. Smith and his wife, Julia Barton Smith had five children, one of which was former Warrensburgh Supervisor, Frank W. Smith. Mr. Smith was a successful grain and flour dealer whose business was across River Street from today’s Gristmill Restaurant.)

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

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