Various Newspaper Clippings
Town of Webb/Wilmurt
1/14/06 includes: all news from 1902, 1903, 1917 and the 16 Jun 1932 article.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, November 29, 1888.
Wilmurt, Nov. 28 - Charles Smith, who was reported sick last week, died last Friday and was buried Sunday at Ohio. Mr. Smith was an old and respected resident, aged 70 years, and will be missed by many.
A. D. Barber, who has been stopping at Wilkinson's, has been quite sick. We understand he is improving.
Our young people have been enjoying themselves skating on Paul's or Swan lake.
Nathaniel Shepard, who purchased some land in town about a year ago, is building a house on the same.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, December 27, 1888.
Wilmurt, Dec. 26 - Mrs. Griff Evans has returned from her visit at Amsterdam and Utica.
Henry Paul and family will spend the winter in Utica.
George Richards rejoices over the arrival of a 12-pound boy at his house two days before Christmas.
Mrs. A. D. Barber and Miss Carman of Jock's Lake have been spending a few days at Utica.
Donation visit at the Griff Evans house, Friday evening, December 28, for the benefit of Rev. J. F. Clark.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, 3 January 1889.
Wilmurt, Jan. 2 - Mrs. Reese, of Dakota is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Conkling.
The donation last week was a success both socially and financially.
Sleighing is very good at present.
Quite a number of our young people attended the party at Gang Mills Last night.
There is a family in town consisting of three persons whose united ages are 241 years. The family referred to is that of Mr. James Pruyn, whose age is 82 years. Mrs. Pruyn's age is 79 years and Miss Harriet Mix, sister of Mrs. Pruyn is aged 80 years. They are all quite healthy and active for such aged people.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, January 17, 1889.
Wilmurt, Jan 16 - The friends of C. D. Richards gave him a surprise Friday night. They carried their suppers and music and had a fine time.
Seth Fenner of Cold Brook spent a few days in town last week.
Mr. Steck of New York city is spending a few days at Wilkinson's.
Commissioner Wright is building a bridge across big brook on the Jock's lake road.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, February 14, 1889.
Wilmurt, Feb 13 - Henry Paul, who was quite sick, is improving.
Dr. Harter and wife returned to their home at Herkimer last week.
Snow is three feet deep in the woods.
Town of Wilmurt has but one ticket this year, a union ticket. The most important officers are as follows: Supervisor, George Watkins, r.; town clerk, George Richards, d.; justice, Joshua Farr, r.; commissioner of highways, William Richards, d.; assessor, S. J. Shufelt, d.; collector, Adison Hill, r.; overseer of the poor, William Wright, r.
J. E. S. Wilkinson has bought the Harkell lot of A. Kellogg, consisting of 156 acres.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, February 28, 1889.
Wilmurt, Feb 27 - Mrs. Henry Paul took her son George, who is afflicted with spinal disease, to Utica last week to have a new pocket of plaster paris put on him.
The friends of Charles Wagner of the Wagner House called on him last Thursday evening with music, etc., and all had a fine time.
Our teamsters are getting discouraged on account of stormy weather and bad roads.
Irvin Wright, who is working near Jerryfield lake [maybe Jerseyfield lake?], was at home last week.
Miss May Evans is visiting at Cold Brook.
Richard Brothers' mill yard is crowded with saw logs.
Henry Watkins is visiting friends and relatives at Utica
Perhaps some of our people have forgotten that church services are held at the school house every two weeks.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, May 9, 1889.
Wilmurt, May 8 - Andrew Carman who has taken a contract to haul supplies to Jocks lake, has the finest team in this part of the county.
W. R. Haskell is driving team for Mr. Carman and made the first trip to Jocks lake last Friday.
Charles Trip of Newport visited his mother and friends last Saturday and Sunday.
Lake fishing is now in order. Quite a number of trout have been caught but not very large.
James Lawson has returned home from Ohio where he has been working.
One of Richard Brothers' team was frightened and made quite a lively run last Saturday but no great damage was done.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, June 6, 1889.
Wilmurt, June 5 - Richard Brothers have been shipping a fine lot of maple lumber to Albany.
Oscar Pulnam is running the shingle mill and making some fine shingles.
Richard Paul and W. V. Garlock are building a horse barn for Dr. Hemstreet at Swan lake.
William Richards, commissioner of highways, let a number of road jobs to the lowest bidders last week.
G. Elwin Potter, son of George and Jennie Potter, died May 28, aged 2 months and 4 days.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, February 6, 1890.
Wilmurt, Feb 5 - Rumors of a wedding soon.
Business is improving.
Frank Wells and wife rejoice over the recent addition to their family - it is a girl.
Richard Bros. Are now hauling logs and running their sawmill.
A. D. Barber, jr., and wife and Miss Carman, are visiting in Utica and other places. Andrew Carman and wife have gone up to the lake to remain during their absence.
Deer are reported quite numerous.
The ice on Jock's lake is now strong enough to bear the weight of a team.
After many fruitless efforts and inquiries Henry Conklin has heard nothing from his eldest son Milo, who mysteriously disappeared [can't read next word or two] Ava last June. It is said by his wife who still lives at Ava, that he started for the north woods to look for work and that is the last heard of him.
Mrs. Griff Evans is in town calling on friends.
Dr. Harter and wife are spending a few days at Wilkinson's. The doctor was quite sick last week but is now improving.
Mrs. George Richards is very sick with pneumonia.
J. E. S. Wilkinson is getting timber for Stock & Desborought to build a dry house near White Lead lake for the purpose of drying polish which is found in the lake in large quantities.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, February 20, 1890.
Wilmurt, Feb. 19 - John McVoy, who has charge of Butler lake, fell on the ice Monday and was hurt quite badly.
Surveyor Wood was in town the first of the week.
Richard Brothers are buying a large quantity of hardwood and spruce logs delivered at their mill.
R. O. Paul is on the sick list.
Mrs. Alfonzo Foot of Grant is visiting friends in town.
Eddie Robertson and John Conklin have gone to Piseco lake.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, February 27, 1890.
Wilmurt, Feb. 26 - Mrs. C. D. Richards is very sick.
Hiram Quackenbush and wife of Dolgeville visited relatives in town this week.
There was quite a break down at Richard Brothers mill last week. In sawing a large log the log turned and broke the large circular saw and some castings. Damages $150.
Elmer Haskell, who has been spending a couple of weeks at Jock's lake, returned home Friday.
Source: unknown, possibly the Little Falls newspaper:
In Wilmurt, N. Y., February 27, 1890, Mrs. Chris. Richards. The funeral was held Sunday.
In Wilmurt, N. Y., Monday, March 3, 1890, Chris. Richards, aged about 29 years.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, March 6, 1890.
Wilmurt, Mar. 5 - Richard Brothers mill is repaired and running with full force.
Mrs. Reese is quite sick.
Miss Mary Stevens in improving.
Mrs. C. D. Richards died on Friday and was buried Sunday. Funeral services were held at Ohio and the remains were interred in the Ohio cemetery. Mr. Richards is confined to a bed of sickness and was not able to attend the services. At this writing he is in an unconscious condition.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, March 13, 1890.
Wilmurt, Mar 12 - John Richards is employing a number of teams in order to get his logs all to the mill.
Chris Richards, who was reported very sick last week, died March 3. Funeral services were held at Ohio and the remains were interred in the Ohio cemetery. This family seems to be very much afflicted. Mrs. Richards was buried Sunday and Mr. Richards Tuesday of the same week. Two little girls, who are left orphans, have been very sick but are improving under the skillful treatment of Dr. G. C. Morey of Grant.
Mr. and Mrs. Wagner of the Wagner house are calling on friends in Little Falls.
Ed Wilkinson has engaged Ed Hicks and wife to work for him the coming season.
The snow is very thin and business will have to be suspended unless more comes.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, April 10, 1890.
Wilmurt, April 9 - Homer Garlock is the new newsboy for the Saturday Globe.
Richard Brothers' mill is now run night and day with two sets of men.
Andrew Carman has sold his team and wagons to E. W. Evans.
George Conklin, who has been quite sick has improved so as to be out again.
Henry Conklin is at Jocks lake making shingles for the Gardner cottage.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, April 24, 1890.
Wilmurt, April 23 - Supervisor Conkling has returned from Jock's lake.
William Wright will drive E. W. Evans new team this season. Mr. Evans will commence to haul freight to Jock's lake about May 15.
George W. Conkling wishes to announce that he found a package about one mile north of Cold Brook valued at about $2. The owner can have it by giving description.
William Morison of Gang Mills is at Butler lake taking care of the same.
School in district No. 4 commences Monday, April 28, with Miss Mary Fisher as teacher.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, May 1, 1890.
Wilmurt, April 30 - John M. Richards recently purchased three horses of Edward Curran.
The hauling of Richard Bros.' Lumber to the railroad will keep all the spare teams in this locality busy.
Henry Paul has rented the large boarding house at Noblesboro formerly occupied by Griff Evans and will soon be ready for the accommodation of guests.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, June 5, 1890.
Wilmurt, June 4 - George Flansburg shot a large bear last week.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Wright, May 30, a son.
Dr. Tourtellot of Utica is spending a few days at Henry Paul's boarding house.
George Conkling has been painting his new house and will be prepared for guests next week.
Seth Fenner caught a large basket full of nice trout Monday in West Canada creek.
Mr. Rasbach of Herkimer and Mr. Dillon of Utica, who ar boarding at Wagner's are having good success fishing.
We are pleased at the interest young and old are taking in the Sabbath school which was started two weeks ago, with George Watkins superintendent and Andrew Carman, assistant superintendent, William Fisher, treasurer, and George Conkling, secretary.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, June 19, 1890.
Wilmurt, June 18 - Dr. Hemstreet of Canastota is now occupying his cottage on Swan lake.
Dr. Harter, who has been sick, has improved so as to be out again.
Richards Bros. Have started a grocery and keep a general supply in that line. [verbal history of the family states that John M. had too big a heart and allowed too many to put their bills on credit and had to quit this line of business after a short duration]
Miss Sophia Sharp has been entertaining her sister and daughter from Mexico, Oswego county.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, May 12, 1892.
Wilmurt, May 11.- Mrs. Andrew Carman, who has been very sick, is now improving.
William Fisher has moved to the Welsh farm in Ohio. Charles Wells will move to the place lately occupied by Mr. Fisher.
Our Road Commissioner, William V. Garlock, is at North Wilmurt and Browns' Tract this week on business.
George Richards caught a number of large trout last week in Atwood lake.
E. W. Evans' teams are hauling supplies to Honnedaga lake.
The friends of Peter Wallace will give him a social visit Thursday evening of this week.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 8 Jan 1902
The party at Lawson's Hall, Jan. 1st, was a success, and all who attended reported a nice time.
Freeman Brown, wife and son, after spending some time with Mrs. Brown's sister at Lowville, have returned home.
John M. Richards and wife are visiting at Watertown.
Miss Nettie Rasbach, closed a successful term of school at Wilmurt Corners last Friday.
Henry Paull and wife returned home last Friday, after spending a few days at trenton.
Miss Grace Topp, after spending three weeks with relatives has returned to her home in Johnstown.
J. M. Smith of Herkimer was in town Wednesday subpoening witnesses for the Baxter case.
Humphrey Courtney, wife and daughter, Agnes, returned home from Florence Friday and have returned to the lumber camps.
John J. Farr of North Wilmurt is a caller in town.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 22 Jan 1902
Miss Mabel Partello of Morehouseville, is employed at Nobleboro.
John Fineout and family have moved in the house known as the old depot.
School will close in District No. 3, Friday, Jan. 24th.
Mrs. Solomon Carnahan is spending a few days with her mother, Mrs. Geo. Call at Lake Pleasant, Ham. Co.
Grot. Rising has returned home after spending a few days out of town.
Mrs. Henry Paul, who has been sick is recovering, under the treatment of Dr. Longshore, of Cold Brook.
Miss Grace Rising of Ohio, has been visiting her cousin, Miss Carrie Rising.
Rulof Wheeler has gone into the lumber woods to work for S. Carnahan.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 29 Jan 1902
Com. Daniel Casey made a visit to North Wilmurt Sunday.
Conradt Rising and family who have kept house for Jerry Flansburg the past year have moved back to their own home.
Earl Flansburg who has been attending school at Holand Patent has hired out for one year to Ed. Conkling to take charge of a dairy farm near Little Falls.
Mrs. Aris Wheeler is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ed Bronson of North Wilmurt.
Mrs. Burt Conklin is visiting her sister Mrs. Cornelius Flansburg of Ohio.
Miss Emma Wells who is employed at Noblesboro spent last week with her parents.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 19 Feb 1902
Miss Charlotte Hyer and Miss Myrie Lawton of Cold Brook are guests at the Edward House.
Mrs. Jesse Jones and son have returned to Prospect after spending several weeks at John Richards.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hubbard spent Sunday at Grant.
Richard Rankin of Prospect is visiting friends in town
Grotus Rising is spending a few days in Herkimer and Utica.
Mrs. C. Rising and daughter Carrie are at Northwood spending a few days.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 26 Feb 1902
Several from this place attended the party at Grant Friday evening Although some of them didn't return home until Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Courtney and duaghter Agnes have returned from the lumber camps.
Truman Haskill and S. Carnahan spent several days last week out of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hubbard were called to Utica last week by the sudden illness of Mrs. Hubbard's mother.
Albert Flansburg and wife who have been keeping camp are now at home.
Mr. Ray Potter is employed at the Flansburg House.
Miss Edith Flansburg and Miss Flossie Bussey visited friends in town Sunday.
Miss Minnie Rising is helping Miss Minnie Hubbard during the absence of the latter's mother.
S. Carnahan has several teams employed at the Excellsior Mills in Ohio.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 12 Mar 1902
Lowell Odit, who has been very sick with pneumonia is recovering.
Mrs. Henry Paul and son George, spent one day last week at Hinckley.
Adelbert Taylor is employed at the Edward Hotel.
Amos, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Odit has the whooping cough.
Mrs. Mary Hubbard has returned from Utica.
Henry Conklin is now at home after spending a few days with his son John at Woodhull.
Ellsworth Tompkins of Grant visited his cousins at the Flansburg House a few days last week.
Humphrey Courtney has gone into the lumber woods to work for S. Carnahan.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 9 Apr 1902
Mrs. Zenas Flyke and son John spent a few days with her parents at Poland.
Wm. Youngs has returned from Woodhull, where he has been for the last two weeks.
School began Monday in Dist. No. 4. Miss Minnie Hane of Grant, teacher.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hubbard and Mrs. Humphrey Courtney spent Saturday at Poland.
Grotus H. Rising has returned from Newport where he has been visiting friends the past few days.
Miss Bertha Potter, after spending a week with relatives and friends has returned to her home at Herkimer.
Roscoe Conklin has purchased a fine horse of Jas. Abeel of Ohio.
Amos Odit and family of Ohio visited relatives Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. Wm. Light and daughter, Inez, and Miss Etta Rood, of Northwood, spent Sunday at Coonradt Risings.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wallace visited at Philip Flansburgs, Sunday.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 23 Apr 1902
Chas. Wagner and wife, Fred Wagner and wife and daughter Marjorie of Grant spent Sunday at Mrs. Frank Flansburgs.
David Pritchard of Utica is employed at the Edward's Hotel.
Miss Minnie Hubbard and brother Edward spent Sunday with their grand parents at Grant.
Geo. Garlock of Syracuse and Cory Garlock of Grant were in town on business, Saturday.
Geo. Flansburg attended the funeral of Mr. Topp at Johnstown last week.
Miss Minnie M. Rising is working at the Flansburg house.
Guy Hoff has returned to the lumber woods after spending some time at H. Courtney's.
Lewis and Chas. Bronstatter of Poland spent Sunday with F. Hubbard and tried their luck at fishing.
Humphrey Courtney was busy last week digging a well on his premises.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 7 May 1902
M. Briggs and family of Salisbury Center have moved into Nobleboro.
Jas. Lawoson and wife spent Saturday and Sunday out of town.
Fred Hubbard wife and son, Ray [or Roy?], are spending the week at Herkimer and [??].
Joseph Wooster and family stopped at the Flansburg House Saturday, while on their way to Morehouse Lake. G. H. Rising accompanied them to the lake, where they will try their luck at fishing.
Miss Anna Wallace of Utica is visitng her sister, Mrs. Philip Flansburg.
A party of fishermen from Owego, are stopping at H. A. Paull's.
Charles Barth of Ilion, is stopping at the flansburg House.
Mrs. Aris Wheeler is spending a few days at Northwood.
Miss Mabel Partello, who was recently employed at Nobleboro, is now working for Mrs. H. Paull.
Two fine maple trees were set out in district No. 3 Arbor Day.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 14 May 1902
Several teams are employed in drawing our bridge back from Hinckley.
Fred. Hubbard, Ray Potter and Chas. Barth, caught a large catch of trout, Monday.
Miss Hattie Wells of Capron, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Wells.
Several from this place attended the party at Ohio, Friday evening.
Humphrey Courtney has purchased a cow from Geo. Rising of Ohio.
Grotus Rising has returned from Morehouse Lake.
David Pritchard spent Sunday at the Flansburg House.
Mrs. Lawrence Wells is quite sick at the present writing.
Mrs. C. Rising and daughter Carrie, spent Sunday at Ransom Roods, at Ohio.
Fred Thomas of Utica, is stopping at the Flansburg House.
H. Courtney has gone into the woods to work for S. Carnahan.
Edward Davis of Prospect was at Henry Conklin's Sunday.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 11 Jun 1902
Ruman Haskell spent several days last week out of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Briggs of Utica are visiting Henry Paull and family.
Dr. Trafford and wife, Albert Youngs and family of Middleville are stopping at the Eureka Club House.
James Owens of Utica after spending a few days at the Flansburg House returned home Saturday with a nice lot of trout.
Arthur Lawson has taken the job of cutting logs for Albert Flansburg and is fast hiring men.
The Misses Minnie Rising and Minnie Hubbard spent Wednesday at Grant.
Miss Jennie Evans and brother John of Herkimer are visiting friends and relatives in town.
Mrs. Ruth Shepard spent Saturday at Hinckley.
Miss Emma Wells of Prospect made a short visit to her parents Friday.
Stuart Devendorf of Syracuse has returned home after spending a few days fishing at Rozell Haskell's.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 18 Jun 1902
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Odit and son Amos, and Mrs. Fred Dougal, spent Sunday with Amos Odit and family of Ohio.
Ray E. Shufelt of Trenton, made a short visit to his parents Monday.
Miss Jennie Evans and brother John after spending a week with relatives and friends have returned to their home in Herkimer.
Earl Wither made a visit to North Wilmurt, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Paull spent Saturday at Prospect.
Lyman Conklin and a friend from Johnstown spent Sudnday with the former's parents.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 2 Jul 1902
James Lawson and wife spent Saturday with Mrs. Lawson's parents at Pardeeville.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lovett and son, Bernard of Herkimer have returned home after spending a week at the Eureka Club House.
Charles R. Heidel closed a successful term of school in District No. 3, Monday.
Fred Hubbard and daughter Minnie visited relatives at Grant Saturday.
Ralph Myers of North Wilmurt was seen in town, Sunday.
Miss Ella Rood of Northwood visited relatives and friends Sunday.
Charles Bronstrader, wife and little daughter Isabelle spent a couple days last week as the guest of E. Lovett and family at the Eureka Club House.
Charles Clark and Jacob Weaver of Herkimer spent a few days at the Comfort Cottage and trying their luck at fishing.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 16 Jul 1902
A party from Rome are stopping at Henry Paull's.
Mr. and Mrs. George M. Wirt and daughter Helen of Herkimer are spending a few days at the Eureka Club House.
David Pritchard spent a few days in Utica recently.
Earl Withers is now employed at the Flansburg House.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hubbard were called to Grant Thursday by the serious illness of the former's father Hiram Hubbard.
Max Miller and Miss Maggie Courtney of Herkimer were the guests of Humphrey Courtney and family recently.
Mrs. S. J. Shufelt is on the sick list.
The Misses Hattie Wells and Mabel Partello have gone to Utica to work.
Fred Walz of Utica is boarding at the Flansburg House.
Mrs. L. Tuttle and son Seward and Mrs. Willoughby of Newport are the guests of George M. Wirt and family at the Eureka Club House.
William Potter and wife of Ohio spent Sunday with Conradt Rising and family.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 13 Aug 1902
Zenas Flyke and family have moved to Poland.
Several people attended the party given at Grant, Friday evening.
The wheel which Miss Mary Lawson has been selling numbers on was won by Albert Flansburg, the lucky number being 29.
Miss Emma Wells has returned to Prospect after spending a week with her parents and friends.
Miss Bertha Potter of Herkimer is visiting relatives and friends in town.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wallace spent Sunday with their daughter Mrs. Philip Flansburg.
Mrs. Shoemaker and daughter of Northwood were the guests of Mrs. Aris Wheeler, Sunday.
Miss Grace Rising of Ohio spent a couple of days with her cousin, Miss Carrie Rising last week.
Coonradt Rising and family visited relatives in Ohio Sunday.
Miss Anna McPhillips and nephew Eddie McPhillips of Utica are guests of relatives at Flansburg House.
Fred. Thomas of Utica is visiting his friend Eddie Hubbard.
Earl Withers who has been employed at the Flansburg House has gone to Nahasne to work for Bert Conklin.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 20 Aug 1902
George Paull and Frank Watkins spent Sunday at the Thousand Islands.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wagner and daughter Hattie, Mrs. Ella Wagner and daughter Marjorie, of Grant were the guests of Mrs. Frank Flansburg, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Shepard have gone to Wilmurt Lake, where they will be employed.
Mr. and Mrs. Grower of Wheelertown, visited their daughter, Mrs. Aris Wheeler, Sunday.
Mrs. Hiram Hubbard and daughter Mrs. Lulu Thompson, of Grant, spent Saturday and Sunday with Mrs. Hubbard's son and family at the Flansburg House.
Miss Anna McPhillips and nephew Eddie and Fred. Thomas, who have been visiting at the Flansburg House have returned to their homes in Utica.
Mrs. Henry Watkins has returned home after spending some time in Trenton.
Miss Minnie Hubbard and brother Eddie are visiting in Utica.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 10 Sep 1902
The social which was held at Mrs. Edward's Wednesday evening for the benefit of Rev. Fulton was largely attended, about $20 being realized together with #30 which was realized by selling numbers on a chair. Mrs. Quackenbush won the chair.
Mrs. Parry, son and daughter, Barron and Katharine who have been spending some time at the Edward Hotel, have returned to their home in Utica.
Frank Dougall went to Camden last week to have his eyes fitted with glasses.
Roscoe Conklin is spending a few days with his brother John at Woodhull Lake.
The Misses Minnie and Carrie Rising are visiting in Herkimer.
Fred Fetlock and Miss Minnie Rising who have been employed in the Flansburg House the past summer have returned to their respective homes.
Ira and Ray Watkins of Trenton spent Sunday with their parents.
Peter Wallace of Ohio and his daughter Hattie of Utica visited at Philip Flansburg's Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Shepard spent a few days at Woodhull Lake, last week.
Fred Hubbard spent Friday with mother and sister and Grant.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 17 Sep 1902
Lowell Odit who has been at Honnedaga Lake is now at home.
Ira and Ray Watkins who have been employed at Trenton the past summer have returned home.
Grotus Reising spent a couple days in Herkimer recently.
Mrs. Henry Conklin was called to Herkimer Thursday by the death of Mrs. Evans which occurred at Mrs. Conklin's daughters, Mrs. John Evans.
Arthur Fair returned to his home in Forestport after spending a week with his cousins Earl and Beulah Withers.
Roscoe Conklin has returned home from Woodhull Lake where he has been spending two weeks.
Henry Conklin received a letter from his son Aurey Saturday stating that he and his family had arrived in Montana safely.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 31 Sep 1902
Mr. and Mrs. George Watkins spent Monday and Tuesday in Cold Brook.
Jas. Stevens and daughter Estella and Miss Cora Shufelt made a business trip to Wheelertown Monday.
Miss Inez Flansburg has returned home after spending two weeks with her grand-parents at Ohio.
Mrs. Aris Wheeler accompanied by her grand daughter, Miss Agnes Courtney, visited relatives at Wheelertown, Saturday.
School commenced in Dist. No. 3 Monday morning, Chas. R. Heidel teacher, some of the scholars did not attend the first day as they were not notified.
Miss Minnie Hubbard and brother Eddie spent Friday at Grant.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Branstratter and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Biebow of Poland have returned home after spending a few days at the Smith Cottage.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 1 Oct 1902
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Burns, Wednesday, Sept 17, 1902, a daughter.
Joseph M. Van Court an aged resident, is seriously ill. Dr. Longshore of Cold Brook attends him.
Miss Cora Shufelt is visiting relatives and friends at Trenton.
Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Courtney are the happy parents of a baby boy which was born Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1902. They have named it Bernard James.
Mrs. Mame Cole of Ohio visited her sister, Mrs. Elsie Rising, Sunday.
William Kepmton and Mr. Drist of Middleville have returned home after spending several days at the Smith cottage.
Miss Grace Rising of Ohio is staying with relatives and attending school.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 8 Oct 1902
The new brick block, owned by Moses Cohen, is now being built by contractors Peters, Hedge & Wright of Watertown. The material used is pressed brick with trimmings of Goubernour marble. The dimensions of the building are 66x56 feet, for feet high, with two battlement cornices on the front, extending about 8 feet above the main building. The first floor will have two stores, each 25, 48 feet and two work shops, and the upper floors will be arranged into flats for family use. The estimated cost of the building will be about $13,000 and it is expected to be completed about January 15th.
Miss Ethel A. Eckler of Mohawk is the guest of Miss Lou B. Garmon.
Wintergreen Point, on the north shore of the lake, opposite the Old Forge house, has been purchased by Hon. Hamilton Wilcox of Griswold, Iowa. It is expected that Mr. Wilcox will erect a summer home here on elaborate plans next year.
Mrs. Henry Salmon of Fulton has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. K. F. salmon of Balsam Lodge.
Bowling is the fad of the times here and some interesting contests are taking place on the Glenn allies. Saturday evening a close game was played between men employed by Fulton Navigation Co. and town men which resulted more in favor of the town men. Better things are looked for from the "steamboat men" this week and a great game is looked for.
A dancing party is to be given at the Fourth Lake House on Fourth Lake, Wednesday evening, and it is expected many from this place will accept the invitation, as Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Brady always entertain in a very hospitable manner.
Mrs. Philip Studor and daughter, Miss Anita Studor of White Lake, have been spending a few days with Mrs. Henry Davidson.
Mrs. Riley Parsons and Mrs. Ida Parsons are visiting friends in Greig and Glenfield.
J. Gilbert Hoffman is confined to his home by illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rose of Montreal were visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Ohels last week.
George Brown of Pinney Settlement has been visiting his son Fred Brown and family.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Simmerman of Utica are visiting Mrs. George Deis.
Miss Florence Crane of Remsen has been the guest of Mrs. E. C. Castle at Park View Cottage.
Mrs. E. H. Myers and daughters, Misses Antoinette and Bessie Myers, have returned to their home in Carthage, after spending the summer at the Spencer cottage, Fourth Lake.
About fifteen little girls were entertained by Mrs. William Glenn, Saturday afternoon, in honor of Miss Haxel Glenn's seveth birthday. From five to seven all had a merry time and a birthday cake was the marvel of each one when it was disclosed on the supper table.
Miss Emma Harvey is in Syracuse and later expects to take up the milliner's trade in this city.
Mrs. Nelson Neice of Rome, who has been spending two months with her sister, Mrs. George Robinson and family, has returned home.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 15 Oct 1902
Elmer Haskell shot a deer last week, which weighed 185 pounds.
Miss Myril Lawton of Cold Brook visited Mrs. Anna Edwards, Friday and Saturday.
John M. Richards and family have moved to Pine Grove, near Herkimer.
Raymond E. Shufelt of Trenton, is spending two weeks with his parents.
Miss Minnie M. Rising has gone to Utica, where she is employed by Dr. and Mrs. Gibson.
Frederick Hubbard made a business trip to North Wilmurt, Thursday.
Miss Carrie B. Rising is suffering with a severe tooth ache.
Mrs. Hiram Hubbard and daughter, Mrs. Lulu Thompson of Grant, visited relatives at the Flansburg House Sunday.
Fred Hubbard shot a fine deer Friday. His table is now well supplied with venison.
The party of hunters from Peterboro that are stopping at Fred Hubbard's are now in camp at Cotton Lake. We have heard that they shot a black bear. Roscoe Conklin is their guide.
There are many people in this vicinity enjoying the beautiful October days and the village of Old Forge is the scene of unusual activity at this season of the year. Several families are arranging to remain during the winter and it is expected to be very lively here, establishing a record for the Brown's Tract country that is hard for those to believe who knew the country in its wildness only a few years past.
A yearling moose which arrived here only a few days ago from Manitoba is attracting considerable attention. The moose is in a small yard, where it will be kept until the hunting season closes. This is the second moose to arrive here and more are expected to come later in the fall and will be put out with the others. Three caribou heads are being set up by the taxidermist, A. M. Church, and are to be seen there. The caribou heads were brought by Frank Sperry, who has returned from Newfoundland, where he acted as guide for a party.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Lands Litus and family of Auburn have been spending a month in the Thompson cottage.
Mrs. R. M. Devendorf of Mohawk is spending some time at the Forge House.
W. J. Andrews of Boonville has been engaged as principal of the school here, to succeed G. W. Hunt, resigned. Mr. Andrews is a graduate of the Potsdam Normal School and comes highly recommended. He entered upon the work today. Mr. Hunt has accepted a position as teacher of the commercial branches in the high schools of Norwood, Mass., and goes with the good wishes of his many friends here.
Mrs. Joseph Perkins is visiting with friends in Boonville.
Samuel Levi has purchased a lot on Harrison avenue and work on the excavation is well started. Mr. Levi expects to have his house ready for next spring.
George W. Robinson of Rome has the excavation made on Garmon St. for the erection of a house, which will be completed this fall.
Arthur Stowell of Mannsville has greatly improved his attractive cottage on Adams street by painting and making it ready for winter occupancy.
Mrs. Jane Sponable of Cape Vincent and grandson, Frederick Sponable of Chaumont are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Emmet L. Marks.
A great number of deer are being killed here this season and more than in many years during the early fall. The deer have multiplied more than is the average increase and the hunters have very easy hunting this year, killing them close by the village.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 22 Oct 1902
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Owen of Remsen have been spending a few days as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Castle at their Cottage on Park street.
Mrs. A. M. Church returned to her home in Boonville Wednesday, after spending the season here.
Charley Briggs is ill with pneumonia. Dr. R. G. Wallace of Eagle Bay and Dr. S. W. Nelson attend him.
Mr. and Mrs. George Gebbard announce the approaching marriage of their sister, Katherine M. Deis to William Helmer, Wednesday evening Oct. 29 at eight o'clock.
Mrs. R. Howard Wallace returned Thursday from Newburg and Ridgefield, Conn. to spend the winter with her husband Rev. R. Howard Wallace.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Hadcock and daughter of Middleville have been visiting Mrs. Hadcock's sister Mrs Harold Abbot. Mr. Hadcock killed a fine buck, which he carried home with pride.
At the bowling contest Saturday evening enthusiam [sic] was high with the bowlers and spectators alike. Frank Weston was captain of the employees of the Fulton Navigation Company and John Sprague was captain of the side for the town men. The laurels were won by the steam boat men. The score was 1862 and 1782 for Mr. Sprague's side.
J. P. Babcock and company of Boonville were showing a line of dry goods, cloaks and capes here last week at the residence of Jacob Kline.
John Rivett is greatly improving his place on Adams street by enlarging his house, building a piazza and other ways making it attractive. Also William Appleton has completed improvements on his house on the same street.
Mrs. K. F. Salmon is visiting at her home in Fulton.
Mrs. S. F. Garmon is visiting her former home and friends in Albany.
W. R. Hillick of Fulton and James Sheridan of Syracuse have been spending a few days with Mr. Hillick's family at their cottage here.
Katie Morse of Glen and Co.'s store is spending a few days at her home in Lowville.
Mrs. Frederick Cleveland of Fulton Chain left Monday for a visit with friends in Albany.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 3 Dec 1902
Several attended the Thanksgiving party given at Grant Wednesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Dougall visited at H. D. Courtney's Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Paull spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hubbard.
Philip Flansburg and family have moved to Norway.
Miss Cora Shufelt has returned home after spending several days at Hinckley.
The turkey raffle which was held at the Flansburg House Wednesday was well attended.
Miss Grace Rising has gone to Herkimer where she will make her home in the future.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Potter are visiting relatives at Herkimer.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 10 Dec 1902
Mrs. Rozelle Haskell and Mrs. S. Carnahan spent Thursday at Hinckley.
Miss Minnie M. Rising is employed at the Edwards hotel.
Bert Lindsley and Earl Withers of North Wilmurt spent a few days at Roscoe Conklin's recently.
Several attended the McIntosh auction at Ohio Saturday.
Lowell Odit had the misfortune to cut his foot quite badly while working in the woods Monday.
Charles Shepard and Ira and Frank Watkins, who are working at Gravesville, spent Sunday in town.
John M. Richard of Herkimer was in town on business recently.
Frederick Hubbard spent Monday at Grant.
The first genuine wave of winter reached us Saturday night and Sunday, the snow fell uninterruptedly making fairly good sleighing. Today is very cold.
Four carloads of coal arrived at Fulton Chain and are being disposed of at $9.25 per ton.
Principal W. J. Andrus and his assistant Miss Jennie Kearner are making extensive preparations for a Christmas entertainment to be given by the school children.
Mrs. Stewart and Miss Beatrice Jarvis of Ithaca who have spent the past four months at the Forge House left Saturday for other points north accompanied by their father, Mr. William Jarvis of Ithaca.
Miss Maud Woodruff is engaged as clerk in F. B. Peck's store, in place of Miss Emma Harvey.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Thompson and daughter of Raquette Lake, have engaged rooms here at the residence of Alexander White for the winter, Mr. Thompson was superintendent the past season for the New York Central here.
Mrs. McKnight and mother left the Forge House Friday for their home with Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Briggs in Utica.
The Forge House has been rented to Philo C. Wood, who will take posession Jan. 1st. Mr. Wood has conducted the Hotel Glenmore at Big Moose the past four years and is a successful hotel man.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 7 Jan 1903
John M. Richard of Herkimer spent a couple days in town recently.
L. R. Needham is now occupying the Nobleboro House.
Mr. and Mrs. James Lawson spent Wednesday at Poland.
Mr. [sic] Anna Edwards has returned home after spending a few days at Utica.
Miss Carrie B. Rising stayed last week with her sister at the Edward House in the absence of Mrs. Edwards.
Eddie Evans of Herkimer was the guest at George Watkins last week.
Coonradt Rising has moved his family in the Wm. Cumming's house at Ohio.
Earl Withers has gone to Woodhull Lake.
Eddie Watkins has returned to Albany after spending two weeks with his parents.
Jerry Flansburg spent Saturday and Sunday at Connradt Risings.
George S. Watkins was at Poland Saturday.
Thomas Burns, while working in the woods Saturday had the misfortune to smash his hand. He is now at Remsen where he is being cared for by Dr. Morey.
The Misses Mae and Hazel Farr of North Wilmurt are the guests of Miss Bealah Withers.
Mrs. H. D. Courtney and children, Agnes and Bernard and her sister in law, Miss Maggie Courtney of Herkimer visited Mrs. Courtney's mother at Wheelertown Monday.
Great preparations are being made by the townspeople to make this annual meeting and banquet of the Brown's Tract Guides Association, to be held at the Old Forge House on Thursday evening of this week, as the very best one of their times. A generous and cordial invitation is extended to the public and that every member to bring their friends for Prop. Wood can give them ample accommodations. A business meeting is to be held in connection and is hoped all the town members will be present.
Beautiful clear ice about twelve inches is now being cut from the river, front of the Forge House.
Master Dean Luther of Utica was the guest of E. F. Abbott and family for the holiday season.
Another Moose arrived last week and was put out on the Uncas road by D. B. Sperry. It is said when this moose met the young one recently put out after several weeks confinement with Mr. Davidson here, there was no recognition as of old friends, and the one that was kept here was familiar with the lumber camp inhabitants and seemed to prefer the camp life to wild roaming and living.
Mrs. Moses Cohen is visiting her parents in Utica.
Miss Nellie Cunningham of Greig is with Mrs. William Glenn for the season.
Miss Margaret Andrews of Syracuse has been spending the holiday season with Mrs. William Brown, returned Saturday.
James Hill will be absent a few days in Utica this week.
Mrs. Emma Thomas of Forestport, who has been spending same time with Mrs. Mary Traffman, left Thursday for Detroit, Mich.
J. G. Thompson will be in Herkimer and Utica this week.
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Marvin and family of New York returned to the city Friday, after spending a week at the Marvin Lodge, on Fourth Lake.
John Rivett went to Utica on Monday, as also Samuel Levi, on a short business trip.
Mr. Eugene Arthur of Lowville spent the day Monday in this place.
Schools of Old Forge and Fulton Chain will open Tuesday by their respective teachers. Mr. W. J. Andrus and Miss Jennie Kearnen arrived Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Salmon have entertained Prof. and Mrs. Gilbert Riggs of Dobb's Ferry through the holiday season.
The Misses Harveys have returned after a few days' sojourn with their mother, Mrs. Ellen Harvey.
The masquerade ball given in the town hall at Fulton Chain, New Year's evening, was a success, and witnessed by a crowd of people, and the hall was filled with dancers Moore's orchestra furnished the music, which was of the best. The costumes were attractive and well gotten up and conspicuous in the gay crowd was Uncle Sam and Red Riding Hood. The supper was served at the Wakely House and was a very complete bill of fare, partaken of by a great number of people. Those who helped to make the party a success are entitled to much credit as all say they had a good time.
The Christmas tree held at St. Bartholomew's church was largely attended, affording pleasure to the children.
Mr. Shepard of Pike Seminary has been spending a few days in this vicinity with Rev. J. B. Coy, trying to increase the interest in bible study.
The following officers of the Sunday School have been elected for the coming year: Superintendent, E. E. Lasher; asst. supt., B. W. Burlingame; secretary, William McArthur; treasurer, Miss Marie Topper.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 18 Mar 1903
The robins are with us once again.
We are having fine sugar weather.
Fishing commences April 5. We can expect good fishing in the West Canada Creek this season, as it was so cold and so much rain last year that trout did not go on the cold beds, and that is where the most of them get taken.
It is nice to have school commence early in the spring so that children will have the mud and slush to go through, and then commence late in the fall so as to have the cold weather and deep snow for the little ones to plod through.
S. J. Shufelt, Supervisor William Richards, Town Clerk N. D. Courtney are at Herkimer serving as petit jurors.
Miss Minnie Hubbard is visiting relatives and friends at Utica.
The Excelsior works at Dye's Mills has started up. They employ about 25 hands.
Mrs. M. Hubbard, who has been staying with her son, Fred, proprietor of the Flansbury [sic] House, will return to her home at Grant for the summer.
This has been a bad winter for the lumberman, as they could not get anywhere near all of their logs in.
Sol Carnahan will commence driving logs this week. Sol keeps things hustling.
John M. Richards is in town looking after the interests of the Hinckley Fiber Co.
W. J. Marsh, our general merchant has stocked his store with a fine line of spring goods. Give him a call.
Nat. Shepard and Ray Potter came very near getting drowned one day last week while stringing a wire across the West Canada Creek. Their boat capsized and they had a close call getting to shore.
The warm rains and bright sun that have visited us for the better part of two weeks have melted the snow in the woods so that work in getting out logs has been abandoned for now and many teams from the camps have been sent out. Ice in the lakes is getting porous and a channel has already made its way through the ice in the river in front of the hotel, to First Lake, and each days sun with the mild air greatly weakens its strength, that now for pedestrians to cross on the ice would be quite unsafe. In 1900 the ice lasted til the first of May, in 1901 the middle of April, the ices was quite good and the ice on Fourth Lake was used by footmen. Last year was an unusually early break up for the woods, the first week in April the ice was nearly out of the lakes.
Mrs. Lewis N. Stiles of Glenfield was the guest of Mrs. Philo Wood of the Forge House for a few days.
Mr. Hiram J. Wright has completed the work of his contract on the building for Moses Cohen and returned with Mrs. Wright to Watertown.
Dr. C. A. Stewart of Port Byron made a short stay at the Forge House.
Those registered at the Forge House are: W. D. Jones, Edward K. Basten, F. E. Barber, C. W. Newman, Utica, C. Youngs, Mohawk, E. C. Blakeman, Port Byron.
An action has been commenced by Jno. Warran to proceedings before Attorney General Cunneen to oust William Tracy from the office of assessor in the town of Webb. Christopher Wallace, plaintiff, the writ returnable in Albany last Saturday.
Tuesday evening (St. Patrick's) the Catholics of St. Bartholomew's church will give a festival and dance at the Forge House. Good music furnished. The ladies will furnish refreshments.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 13 May 1903
Solomon Carnahan and family have moved into the Noblesboro House, recently vacated by L. R. Needham.
Mrs. Angeline Flansburg, a highly respected and good Christian woman, died at the home of her daughter-in-law Mrs. Francis Flansburg, Tuesday May 5, aged 91 years, 11 months and 29 days. She is survived by five sons, John, Cornelius and William of Ohio, Jerry of Wilmurt and Philo of California, and one daughter, Mrs. Henry Conklin of Wilmurt, besides several grand children, great grand children and one great great grandchild. The funeral was largely attended form the church at Ohio, Friday at 2 p. m. Rev. O. C. Oringer officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Shepard have returned home after spending five weeks at Dayton, Ohio.
Merton Evans of Herkimer spent a couple of days with his grand parents, recently.
Harry Harter and Thomas Stimson of Ilion were in town fishing Wednesday and Thursday.
Miss Hattie Wells returned home from Prospect, Friday.
Harry Rishton of Ilion and F. Metzgar of Herkimer, are stopping at the Flansburg House.
Henry Kempton and William Sheldon of Middleville are spending a few days at the A. J. Smith cottage.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 20 May 1903
A. C. Devendorf and Charles Perry of Herkimer, D. D. Morgan of Mohawk, Eugene Bussey, Frank Kerber, Charles Barth, Bert Hammond, Chas. Rix, Louis Bower, and E. Maurice and C. Comstock of Ilion were registered at Fred Hubbard's last week and returned home with a fine lot of speckled trout.
Mrs. H. D. Courtney and children Agnes and Bernard spent a few days last week with Mrs. D. Casey.
William H. Richard was in Herkimer, recently.
Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Shepard spent Friday at Poland.
David Pritchard of Utica spent a few days in town, recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lamb, Bert Lamb and Miss Jennie Cady of Hinckley, spent Sunday at Fred Hubbard's.
William and Leon Kimpton of Middleville stopped at the A. J. Smith cottage, Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. William Marchi visited at Hinckley last week.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 22 Aug 1903
Mrs. Burt Lindsey of North Wilmurt was a guest at Roscoe Conklin's recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Fredrick Hubbard and niece Miss Mae McPhillips, visited at Grant, Sunday.
Mrs. Flora Marchi spent a couple days with her parents at Hinckley, recently.
Mr. and Mrs. George Winks were at Remsen, last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Nebhut and daughter, Lodia, of Ilion, spent last week at the Flansburg House.
Miss Myrtle Odit of Hinckley, is visiting relatives in town.
The Misses Grace and Ruth Evans of Herkimer are visiting at H. A. Paul's.
Mrs. John Evans and sons, Louis and Morton of Herkimer, are guests of relatives in town.
Miss Eva M. Combs closed a successful term of school last Friday, in District No. 4, with a picnic at Butler Grove. She had prepared a long program which consisted of some fine recitations, dialogues, singing and one drama.
Miss Combs returned to her home in Grant, Saturday.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 22 Aug 1903
Prof. Adams and wife and Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett of Syracuse have returned home after spending ten days at the Flansburg House. They had great luck in catching trout.
Mrs. J. M. Richard and daughter, Gladys, of Herkimer spent the past week in town the guests of friends.
Samuel Morgan and J. Pierpont Morgan of Mohawk have returned home after spending several days at the Flansburg House.
Mrs. Ada Carmon and daughter, Barnaveld and Miss Louis Garlock of St. Johnsville are visiting friends in town.
Raymond Potter of Herkimer was a caller in town Saturday.
Minnie A. Hubbard has returned home after a two weeks' visit with relatives and friends in Utica.
Mrs. Bert Lindsley and firend of N. Wilmurt were guests at Roscoe Conklin's recently.
Mrs. D. Wood and daughter Mabel of Ohio and Mrs. Judson Milkes of Northwood visited at H. D. Courtney's Friday.
Prof. J. D. Wilson and wife of Syracuse, visited the latter's sister, Mrs. Hiram Hubbard, at Grant last week. They had not met in twenty-five years. They also spent a couple of days with their nephew, Fred Hubbard and family , at the Flansburg House.
Dr. G. Ray Hoff and wife of Utica has been stopping a few days at Truman Haskell's.
Mrs. Wm. Marchi and Mrs. Fred Dougall spent Monday at Hinckley.
Traman Haskell and wife gave a dancing party to several of their friends last Thursday evening.
John A. Wells spent several days out of town last week.
Mrs. C. U. Ferguson of Pardeeville was in town on business Monday.
Arthur Stevens and wife have returned to their home in Herkimer, after visiting relatives and friends a week.
Mr. LaDue and son of Herkimer are stopping at the Smith Cottage.
Edward H. Hubbard was at Grant Tuesday.
Source: The "Herkimer Democrat," Herkimer, NY, 9 Sep 1903
Mrs. Roscoe Conklin was called to North Wilmurt, Sunday by the illness of her father, Mr. Withers.
Mr. and Mrs. Kane are spending a few days at Truman Haskells.
Miss Anna McPhillips of Utica is visiting her sister, Mrs. Fred Hubbard.
Miss Mary Flansburg has returned to her home at Remsen, after spending several weeks with relatives here.
Ray Watkins spent several days out of town, last week.
Mr. Stevens and family of Syracuse are visiting relatives in town.
Miss Grace Topp of Johnstown is visiting relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Durring of Rome, visited her brother Fred Hubbard and his family at the Flansburg House last Friday.
Miss Bertha Potter of Herkimer visited relatives in town last week. Wednesday evening a surprise party was tendered her by about twenty seven of her friends at the home of her brother, William Potter. Dancing was enjoyed during the evening, Edward Wright furnishing the music. Ice cream and cake were served and the guests departed at 12 o'clock, after spending a most enjoyable evening. Those which attended were Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Odit and son Amos, Mr. and Mrs. Parker, and daughter, Mrs. Lewis Reising, Mrs. Fred Dougall, John Richard, the Misses Mae Farr, Eva M. Combs, Mary Lawson, emma Wells, Minnie A. Hubbard, Grace Reising, Minnie M. Rising and the misses Lee Flansburg, Edward Wright, Raymond Hubbard, John A. Wells, Ed Johnson, Edward H. Hubbard, Pat Crow, Ray Watkins, Frank S. Watkins, George C. Paull and Frank Van Cort.
Source: The "Journal and Republican," Lowville, NY, 27 Sep 1917:
Mr. and Mrs. Milo Conklin and son Pardon, of Wilmurt, were the week-end guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Crandall.
Mr. and Mrs. George Lawson and daughter of Wilmurt, are the week-end guests of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Pardon C. Crandall.
Miss Mary Conklin, who has been the guest of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Crandall, the past week, returned to her home in Wilmurt, Wednesday.
Source: The "Boonville Herald," Boonville, N.Y., Thursday, March 31, 1932.
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Misses Dorothy Bingle of New Hartford and Mary Cruikshank, a student of physical education at Ithaca, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leon R. Eldridge.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Craner spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Craner, in Parish.
Florence Loomis visited relatives in Marcellus over the weekend.
Mrs. George Waters of Philadelphia, Pa., who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. I.N. Parsons left Tuesday to spend a few days with relatives in Watervliet before returning to her home.
Mrs. Howard Bird of Poughkeepsie is visiting her parents, Mr. and Ms. Lyman Appleton.
Mrs. Carroll A. Thompson is visiting her daughter, Marian, in New York City.
Mrs. S.F. Garmon is visiting Mr. and Mrs. P. Howard Powell in Wallingford, Connecticut.
Miss Helen Fallon of Oswego Normal school is spending the Easter vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Fallon.
Miss Marie Villier underwent an appendicitis operation at St. Elizabeth's hospital, Utica, Monday.
Miss Helen Deis spent the past week in Lowville.
Miss Elsie Wallace of Bridgehampton, L.I., Mr. and Mrs. Ira Hulburt of Fort Edwards and Horace Wallace, a student at Clarkson Tech, Potsdam, are spending the week with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wallace.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Peacock and son, William, have been spending several days in Albany.
W.D. Sperry, R.B. Sperry, Louis Sperry and David Charbonneau were in Herkimer on business Monday and Tuesday.
James Scanlon, general manager of the Adirondack League Club spent the week-end with relatives in Utica.
John Foley of Clarkson Tech, Potsdam, is spending the week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Foley.
The Ferns Restaurant will reopen Thursday noon for the season.
Many are ill with grip and colds.
G.G. MacFeggan, 3d, Misses Helen MacFeggan and Beulah Hugunine, who have been spending the winter in Florida have arrived in Utica and are expected home within a few days.
Mrs. Marie Brussel and daughter, Dorothy, are visiting relatives in Brooklyn.
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Miss Ethel Putney is enjoying a ten days' recess from her duties as a teacher at McKeever. She is spending the time at her home here.
Source: The "Journal and Republican," Lowville, NY, 16 Jun 1932:
Mrs. Fred Strife and son Woodrow passed Monday and Tuesday with Mrs. Strife's brother, Joseph Woolschlager, at Wilmurt.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Strife, Miss Lucille Back and Mrs. Angeline G. Bardo motored to Wilmurt and Holland Patent on Wednesday.
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