Turning Back the Pages

Charles Baker of Bakers Mills has sold his bay trotting horse, Jack Walters to Herman Freed of Schenectady. The horse has been one of the stars of the ice races this season in Lake George and Montreal and other points in Canada.

Sweet and sour notes

The “Bull Moose” project of establishing a daily newspaper in Glens Falls to advocate the principles of the Progressive political party has been practically abandoned.

The Finch-Pruyn Co. of Glens Falls has added a large tract of timberland to its holdings in the Adirondacks by the purchase of 63,000 acres from the McIntyre Iron Company in Essex County. The logs will supply the timber for the company’s new steam mill and bring their holdings to 250,000 acres in the Adirondacks.

Mr. Daniels, one of the wealthy landowners near Long Lake West, whose estate is known as “Sabbatis Park,” has recently secured two black foxes from Alaska, which he intends for breeding purposes.

Jesse Cooper has a crew of men working on the dock he is building at Diamond Point and is also getting out ice and filling all the ice houses he can.

Mary J. St. Ouge, of Indian Lake, died very suddenly, Feb. 28, 1913 of heart failure. She was in her usual good health during the day and died within a few minutes after she was seized with the attack.

Harry Reoux, 12, of Warrensburgh, is recovering in the Glens Falls Hospital under the care of Dr. T.H. Cunningham from a serious appendicitis operation. Mrs. Adelia Reoux is by her son’s side. (Note: Their home is today serves as the Warrensburg senior citizens center.)

In Bakers Mills, Lionel and Maude (Smith) Galusha have a charming little two-and-a-half year old daughter, Mary Galusha. (Note: In 1927, Mary married John Tarantelli. She died Jan. 23, 2013 at the age of 101 years in Warrensburgh.)

Paul Fosmer and Robert Duell of Bolton Landing have purchased a Powers’ moving picture machine from Joe Miller and have opened a moving picture theatre named “The Navajo” in their home village.

Charles Ackley received news of the death of his cousin, Mrs. Jerusha Davidson of New York. Samuel Weller of Riverbank is suffering from an abscess in his head. A daughter was born March 1, 191, to Mrs. Alvin Winslow. Mrs. Lizzie Conant of Lake George married James Bager on Feb. 22, 1913 at Westboro, Vt.

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

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