Cordie Montgomery of Wevertown is suffering from nervous disability. Eunice Walker has been confined to her house in East Thurman with shingles of the head. Emerett Walker of Bolton broke one of his wrists while loading logs.
Llewellyn Loveland of Johnsburgh has been suffering from rheumatism and John Davison is driving the stage for him for a few days. Melvin Kingsley of Adirondack lost a valuable cow. Pulp wood is being drawn to Riverside in large lots these days.
Quite a number of people from North Creek attended the funeral of Warren Woodard at North River. (Note...The bizarre story of why Woodard poisoned himself with strychnine is in this column in the Jan. 9, 2010 issue of the Adirondack Journal.)
Rocco, a fine two-year old bay colt, owned by Vincent Russell of Pottersville, cut its foot on an iron ring which had fallen down into the stall where the colt was standing. This caused the animal to have the lockjaw and it died in only a few hours.
A general store is for sale in Athol which houses the post-office. It does an annual business of $10,000 a year and included a seven-room dwelling house. The price is $1,200 with just a small down payment.
Thought for the day... "Father sent me over to borrow the paper, he only wants to read it."
"Tell him I'm coming over to borrow his breakfast. I only want to eat it." (A sample of 1910 humor!)