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January 08 1915/2015

Glenwood, Lenox Twp. – Claud Decker was driving a fine, three year old colt just recently purchased of Herbert McDonald.  Now girls, look out, it’s fine sleighing.  ALSO E. G. Palmer is mourning over the loss of a valuable horse.  It is a great loss to Mr. Palmer as it has been in the family for 30 years and a special favorite was old “Dobbin.”

Oakland – Adelbert Foster, of Hornell, employed as a brakeman on the Erie, was struck by an Erie train at Addison (NY) on Sunday morning and instantly killed.  Foster left his train to turn an angle cock on the locomotive and was struck by a fast freight train and instantly killed. He was 21 years of age and formerly resided in Oakland. About two years ago he was married to the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dutcher, of Oakland township, who survives him. His funeral was held at the home of his mother, with burial in North Jackson cemetery.

Thompson/Ararat – The Borden’s [Creamery], at Thompson this week, are securing their summer supply of ice, which is 15 inches thick and clear as crystal, from the Hathaway Pond in Ararat township. Some thirty men are employed.

Jackson – A. L. Daniels, eighty-one years old, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home here, Sunday, Jan. 3, 1915. He served in Battery A, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery, and was under fire many times while serving in General Grant’s army. For many years he was employed by the Wilkes-Barre and Lehigh Coal Company, at Plymouth, but lived in Jackson for the last 25 years. ALSO Last Saturday afternoon, Miss Hazel Page lost, between Benson’s store and Ed. Leonard’s, a silver mesh bag containing some money. Finder will please leave at the Central Hotel.

Clifford – On Friday afternoon last, about 2 p.m., a house owned by E. G. Miller and occupied by Ira Snyder, situated near Clifford creamery, was discovered to be on fire. Nobody was at home and the fire had gained such headway before help arrived that it was impossible to save the house or anything it contained. Mr. Snyder had gone to Carbondale and had left his pocket book, containing a sum of money, also a gold watch. We understand that the house, as well as Mr. Snyder’s furniture, were insured. A barn and garage, containing a valuable automobile, were saved.

Great Bend – The Miesch Manufacturing Co., manufacturers of ribbons and throwing silk, are considering enlarging their plant to the extent of employing fifty more young men and women, between the age of 16 and 20. They are receiving applications for positions to ascertain if the desired number is available.

Susquehanna – Dr. Arthur J. Denman has rented the offices in the post office block, formerly occupied by Dr. Washburn, and will begin the practice of medicine about Jan. 10. For the past year and a half Dr. Denman has been connected with the German Hospital of Brooklyn, NY, and is a graduate of Bellevue Medical College of New York. His cousin is Mrs. J. M. Tinker.

Forest City – While coasting on the hill near the post office, last Thursday, James Lavin and James Palmer ran into Florence, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Robinson. She was ascending the hill when the boys came rushing down unable to guide their sled, on account of the slippery condition of the street. They ran into the little girl. She was taken to her home and Dr. W. E. Lloyd summoned, who found both legs broken just below the knees. She is resting as comfortably as can be expected. She will have the broken limbs placed in plaster casts. This should prove a warning to coasters.

Wayne County, PA – The Wayne County Woman’s Christian Temperance Union has given notice that the names of signers of applications for liquor licenses will be published in the newspapers. This is in line with action taken in Bradford and other counties.

Little Meadows – The death of John Butler occurred at his home here, Monday night, Dec. 28, 1914, after an illness of three months. He was 22 years of age and was a man greatly loved by all his friends. He is survived by his father and Mother, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Butler, six brothers, Joseph, William Timothy, Michael, Patrick and Martin, and one sister, Helen, all of whom reside at home. They mourn the loss of their beloved son and brother. The funeral was held Thursday morning from his late home and at St. Thomas’ church. It was the largest funeral ever held at Little Meadows.

Silver Lake – The death of John, one of the twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Shea, occurred Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 30, 1914. He is survived by his mother and father, twin brother, James, and two sisters, Lillian and Mary.

Elk Lake – Four local fishermen pulled in twelve fine pickerel at the Little Lake, last week.

Transue, Auburn Twp. – N. N. Brotzman, poor commissioner, was a business man at the Rush poorhouse the first of the week.

Forest Lake – Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Warner, Dec. 24, an 8 pound daughter, Arlene Elizabeth.

Herrick Centre – Henry Bigelow had his right foot amputated at the ankle at Emergency hospital, Carbondale. Last week, while cutter riding (sleigh), the member was frost bitten and a few days later gangrene developed to such an extent that it was necessary to remove the foot to save the man’s life.

Montrose – The Beach Manufacturing Co. has just shipped seven of its finest sawing machines to the Panama-Pacific exposition, where they will form part of the exhibit in block 42. The machines were consolidated with another westward bound shipment of machinery, filling a large 30,000 pound capacity car. Needless to say, the machines sent for exhibition were finished to a finer degree than is customary for the hard usage to which they are subjected, and they will make a good showing for Montrose’s chief machinery manufacturing industry.

Uniondale – What is known as the Herrick Elgin butter factory, about two miles north of here, has been purchased by A. M. Williams. It has not been in operation for several years. ALSO A sleighload of young people enjoyed a ride to Forest City Thursday night.

Crystal Lake – A race will be run on the ice at the lake on Friday between Deimas, owned by Charley McCann, of Carbondale and Town Directly, owned by Levi Patterson, of Carbondale. The winning horse carries away $100. ALSO John Thomas, formerly proprietor of the South Gibson hotel, has purchased the Crystal Lake house.  Possession April 1.

Compiled By: Betty Smith

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