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Gouverneur Free Press - Wednesday, August 14, 1907


Died of Blood Poisoning

Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Washburn of DeKalb Poked Pimple which Resulted in Death

Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Washburn left this morning to attend the funeral of Mr. Washburn’s niece, the 21-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Washburn of DeKalb, who died Monday as a result of blood poisoning.  About a week ago Miss Washburn had a slight pimple on her forehead which she picked with her finger and brought the blood.  Poisoning developed later and which resulted in her death Monday.

(Note: The above article refers to Ada Josephine Washburn born April 7, 1887, died August 1907, buried in Spragueville Cemetery)


Rodgers – Stiles

The marriage of Fred Rodgers and Miss Mollie Stiles, both of Hammond, occurred today at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Stiles, in Hammond village, Rev. Ferguson performing the ceremony.  Mr. Rodgers is a popular young farmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rodgers, and Mrs. Rodgers is a highly respected young lady formerly a student of Syracuse University.  The young couple will live on a farm near Hammond.


Mrs. Etta House Barney

Mrs. Etta House Barney, wife of Austin Barney, died at her home in Rock Island Street Friday after a long illness of Tuberculosis.  She was 47 years old.  Besides her husband she is survived by a family of several children.  The funeral was held Monday at 1 p.m. from the late home and interment was made at Riverside Cemetery, Rev. J. S. Wilds officiating.



Howard Hutton, of Brasie Corners, was operated on for appendicitis last week by Dr. Grant C. Madill, of Ogdensburg and Dr. Foss of this place.  The operation was successful, but at the present writing Mr. Hutton is in a critical condition and only slight hopes for a recovery are entertained.


The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tunis Wainwright of Rollway Bay, Black Lake, who has been seriously ill with appendicitis, was taken last week to Ogdensburg city hospital where an operation will be performed in case her condition does not improve.


I.N. Morrison has sold his fine four-year-old black mare, Bell Wood, sired by Last Wood, and he by Rysewood, to J. E. McAllaster for a family mare.  Mr. McAllaster is known as an expert horseman and when in need of a horse always buys the best.  The colt is attracting much attention by all lovers of fine horses.  She is fearless and clever, fine gaited and a good roadster.