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Tough times in Adirondack, N.Y.

In the hamlet of Adirondack, W.M. McGinley lost a horse and William Joyce had a cow choke to death. An epidemic of measles is sweeping the town, also many people have severe colds — and most all of the water pipes there are frozen.

News roundabout

Our dear aged people who have been ill in Pottersville are better.

E.J. Worden’s John Henry won the race on the ice at Lake George, Feb. 23, 1913 in three straight heats. George Russell’s Halyard took second.

Lawrence Stone, infant son, four months old, of Ralph Stone, died Jan. 31, 1913 of pneumonia.

For the sum of $1,100, Ernest Whipple has bought from D.E. Pasco the residence property on Hoag Avenue in Warrensburgh known as the Leroy Needham place.

John R. Carson has sold his hotel property on Schroon River to an Albany man who is to take possession March 1, 1913. The hotel was recently built to replace a structure which was destroyed by fire. The price is said to be well up in the thousands.

Assemblyman Brereton has introduced a bill authorizing the town board of Bolton to determine that the Edmund Cemetery there be no longer used for cemetery purposes.

Mrs. George Culver, 77, died Feb. 10, 1913 at her home in Wells of diseases incident to old age. She is survived by her husband and four sons, Clarence, Ernest, Clark and Hulbert Culver.

On March 2, 1913, William H. Daggett, formerly of Thurman and Miss Bertha Burns of Schenectady were married.

Items for sale: New model 1913 Go-Carts (baby carriages) are on sale for $2.75 at Burger’s store, Glens Falls. They are roomy and comfortable with sensitive springs. At Haskell’s Store, Warrensburgh, are brooms for 35 cents, home-knit socks, 50 cents and mittens, 40 cents. At Dickinson’s Market in Warrensburgh there’s fresh fish for 8 cents a pound. At J.F. Cameron’s store on River Street, a bushel of onions is 79 cents.

At the end of February, pussy willows are budding out at Friends Lake.

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

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