Mr. and Mrs. Willard Swem of Antwerp
spent several days here last week with relatives
Mrs. Harper and daughter expect to
move to StarLake
thinking it more beneficial to her daughters
Harvey Cary, who was seriously
hurt at the races is reported to be doing well.
Mrs. Fred Stevens of Fine, was a
caller here Sunday, her mother, Mrs.
Chase, accompanied her home.
Floyd Greenfield and Edith Shannon of Carthage,
were guests of Floyd’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Derwood Greenfield, Sunday and Monday.
Grace Kelley had the misfortune to
sprain her knee badly in falling from a step ladder leading to the attic
in the High School building Monday
of Antwerp, is the guest of
Charlie S. Shannon returned from
Mrs. Frank Kelly was in Utica
last week but returned home Saturday
Silas Myers of
this place, who had been complaining for a few days of not feeling well, was
taken to the hospital at Ogdensburg last Saturday, accompanied by Dr. Quain,
where he was operated on for appendicitis.The operation proved successful and his speedy recovery is anxiously
Rufus Day, an
old and respected resident of Macomb, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Albert Kitts, in Henderson, JeffersonCounty, Thursday forenoon, after a long and painful
illness of blood poisoning, aged 71 years.Mr. Day was attacked several months ago with blood poison in one of his
legs which soon developed into gangrene which effected
the entire system.Mr. Day was born in Macomb, a son of the late David Day.For many years he followed the occupation of
farming.For the past quarter of a
century he had conducted saw and grist mills being engaged in that line of work
for some years at Richville.
For a time, many
years ago, he was in charge of the engine at the Gouverneur marble works.Six years ago he went to Henderson with his daughter and family, where he had
since resided.Mr. Day’s wife died about
25 years ago.Besides his daughter, Mrs.
Kitts, he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. George Smith, of this
village, and Mrs. Kentner, of Lisbon, and one
brother, Silas Day, ** customs officer of Ogdensbug.
The remains were
brought here on the train Friday forenoon and were taken
directly to Pierce’s Corners, the former home of the
deceased for burial.Services were
conducted by the Rev. Erastus Pratt and burial
was made in the family plot in MacombCemetery.