Press - Wednesday, September
- Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Seaker of Brasie Corners,
spent Sunday in town visiting her sister, Mr. T. A. E. Young and
- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bresette were guests of D.
J. Simons and family Sunday.
- The funeral of Mrs. Catlin was held from the home
of Mrs. A. A. Gregor last Sunday afternoon and it was largely
attended. Rev. Mr. Poppe, of Hammond, officiated assisted by Rev.
D. A. Ferguson, D.D., of the same place.
- Mrs. Andrew Farley is spending a week in
Ogdensburg, visiting her son, Daniel.
- Elmer McGregor and family spent Saturday and Sunday
in this vicinity visiting relatives and friends.
- William Allen, of North Hammond, a former resident
of this village, is spending a week in town visiting his old friends. Mr.
Allen owned and operated the grist mill here for many years.
- The farmers of this section report a very small yield of potatoes.
Wright Simons, familiarly known as “Hi” never fails to raise a good
crop no matter whether the season is wet or dry. Those wishing to secure
a supply of tubers should consult Mr. Simons.
Leon Raven, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Raven, and Miss
Hazel Murton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Murton, were united in
marriage at Morristown Wednesday, Sept 13. Mrs. Warren Hastings, sister
of the groom acted as bridesmaid and Warren Hastings acted as best man.
After a short wedding trip in Canada Mr. and Mrs. Raven will be home to
their friends here.
Golda Ames and Ethel Washburn were at Gouverneur
A good number attended the Ladies Aid society which was held at Mrs.
J. T. Raven’s last Thursday.
Mrs. Loren Stanton spent last Thursday at Will
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fox and granddaughter Pauline, have
returned home after visiting Mr. Fox’s brother in Warrensburgh, N.Y.
John Mills spent last Tuesday at Gouverneur.
Mrs. Horace Baggs of Gouverneur has been spending a few
days the past week with her sister, Mrs. C. J. Hutton.
Xury Finley our well known local fisherman, and James
Simons caught 24 bullheads last Wednesday night which weighed 28 pounds
before they were dressed and they caught 23 Saturday night. Who can beat this
Miss Ethel Washburn called at Mrs. Fred Horton’s last
Mrs. Eugene Turnbull has been sick with the lagrippe but
is some better at this writing.
Ralph Downing called at Clinton Harvey’s
Jerome O’Brien passed through this place last Wednesday
and secured many new subscribers for the Free Press, which seems to be booming
Lafayette Youngs met with a very painful accident last
Wednesday while drawing lumber to George Fox’s to get planed. While
coming up the Seaker hill he went to block the wheel and the team backed up and
smashed his finger between the wheel and a big stone.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hutton spent Sunday at T. W.
Mrs. Leland Thomas has been entertaining her brother and
sister from Elmdale for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Horton spent last Sunday at Algie Downings.
Carrie Hutton and Bertha Hutton were at their uncle
George Murton’s last Tuesday and also called at Clinton Bailey’s at
Pope Mills on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Loren Washburn and family, and Nelson Drummond
were guests at Clinton Harvey’s on Sunday.
Mrs. Nellie Richardson called at Fern Harlands’s on
- Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Churchill of this place spent a
portion of last week at the state fair as did also Mr. and Mrs. Wallace
Brown and all report a good time.
- Willliam Russell left Tuesday morning for Ithaca
where he has resumed his studies in Cornell University.
- Mr. and Mrs. George Hampton have returned from
their wedding trip and they spent Saturday night and Sunday here with Mrs.
Hampton’s parents Mr. and Mrs. James Russell.
- Mrs. Fred Campbell is quite ill with typhoid fever
- James Russell, who is employed on the state road,
was quite severely injured last Saturday afternoon while working about a
drill. His many friends hope to see him about soon again.
- Mr. and Mrs. Michael Whalen, of Scotch Settlement,
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. Campbell here Sunday.
Scotch Settlement, Rossie –
- Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Whalen, were callers in town one
day last week.
- Those who spent Saturday and Sunday with their parents
were the Misses Anna Maloy and Agnes Marshall
- Mr. and Mrs. A. Hicks and daughter Estella,
were callers in town last Saturday.
- John Maloy was called to Gouverneur last Thursday
on the account of the illness of his brother, Michael Maloy
- William Maloy is at his uncle’s, Michael Maloy.
Pierces Corners –
- Miss Eva Mae Evans was given a surprise on Saturday
by twenty-five of her little friends, it being her eighth birthday.
Luncheon was served and a jolly time was had by the little folks. She
received a liberal sum on money and many presents.
- School opened last week with a large attendance and with Miss
Veral Gardner of Gouverneur as teacher.
- Mrs. Elmer Fishbeck spent a few days of last week
in Gouverneur visiting relatives.
- Our local blacksmith, Mr. Trudale, is ill as of
- The Misses Marion Hurst, Edna Washburn and Eva
Hall spent Sunday with their parents in this place.
- Ada Washburn spent the past week at Ralph Downing’s.
- Earl Downing attended the state fair and also
visited his sister, Mrs. Damon at Syracuse.
- Judson Washburn spent a few days last week visiting
relatives at North Gouverneur.
- Mr. and Mrs. Algie Downing, Mrs. E. A. Downing, and
Mrs. W. L. Breese spent Saturday in Gouverneur.
- Judson Washburn left for Syracuse University on
- James Brown of New York city is visiting friends
and relatives in this place.
- Mrs. S. J. Washburn is visiting her sister, Mrs.
Scott, in Lisbon for a few days.
- Mrs. Frank Kelley visited friends at Pope Mills on
- Mr. and Mrs. Fred Horton spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Algie Downing.
- Minnie and Frances Brown spent Monday in
- Miss Ella Bresee, while in town Saturday,
entertained a young friend from North Gouverneur.