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September 5 1890/1990

Montrose - The Fall Term of the Montrose public schools opened last Monday with a large attendance, including many from out of town. The school is under the tuition of a highly competent corps of instructors composed as follows: Principal, B.E. James; Asst. Principal, Miss Lou C. Kent; A-Grammar, Miss Eliza J. Brewster; B-Grammar, Lucy M. Morse; A-Primary, Miss Mattie Birchard; B-Primary, Miss Anna M. Rogers; C-Primary, Miss Jennie Perigo.

Ararat - Madame Rumor asserts that Miss Mamie Terry has taken for a companion on life's voyage, Mr. Keenan, one of the weigh masters at the railroad station:

Glenwood - The Honorable Galusha A. Grow is spending a short time at his home here.

Lake View- Has now a daily mail, a store, a blacksmith shop, carriage factory, tailor shop, sawmill and grist mill. Who can say that Lake View is not booming?

Silver Lake- John Mahoney, an old pioneer settler of Silver Lake Twp., has passed away. He, with his two brothers, settled in the wilderness here in 1840 and by persistent industry and toil, created a pleasant home for his wife and children. The funeral occurred on Aug. 16 from St. Augustine's Church. The bearers were Jeremiah Dow, Thomas Buckley, D.F. Sullivan, T, Sullivan, Daniel Coughlin and John Murphy.

Susquehanna - A railroad correspondent of the Port Jervis [NY] Gazette says that the youngest engineer in the employ of the Erie today is B. Moore of West Washington Street, Susquehanna. He is employed on the Susquehanna Division.

Susquehanna County- In 1890 the average weight of the adult male was 130 lbs., and women, 110. The average height of the male was 5'9", and the female, 5'4'.

Compiled By: Betty Smith

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