Past Town News

June 5, 1901

Source: The Steuben Republican Newspaper, 5 Jun 1901.

Orland - Mrs Martha Kimball Canse is expected home from Utah for a visit soon.  Howard Packer and his sister Florence spent a part of the week at Vicksburg, Michigan.  Mrs. Warren Arnold and children spent Saturday and Sunday with her sister Mrs. Ida Miller of Lake Gage.  Josiah Bowser and Mrs. Jane Hedgelin were married Sunday June 2nd at the home of Thomas Hedgelin N.W. of Orland.  M.T. Rose, manager of the new hotel at Lake Gage at Shady Nook informs us that 8 gentleman and their wives have engaged rooms as soon as the building is complete.

Pleasant Lake - The Redman Family reunion occurs at the home of Isaac Kratzer tomorrow.  Mrs. Simon Dahuff and daughter Mattie were attacked by a cow Sunday and badly hurt before Mr. Dahuff could reach them.  Mrs. Dahuff was not injured as much as the daughter.

Flint - Paul Neal, Frank Noyes and the Lucas brothers will assist in the concert Saturday evening.  Ralph Morse and Ross McNett of Nevada, spent Sunday with Demmice and John Arnold.

Salem Center - J. W. Dewitt and son, who have been here the last four weeks with their feather renovator moved Monday to S. Milford and will renovate that town.  Mark Ladow died.  Mrs. Nettie Dewitt, wife of Clarence died at her home in Garrett.  D. B. Lewis, wife and family attended a family reunion of the Cochran and Newnam Families at the home of Wm. Cochran near S. Milford yesterday.

N. Otsego - About 35 friends and relatives gathered at the home of Charles Dauber, recently, to remind their daughter May of her birthday.  Lewis Brown and family of South of Auburn, visited the former’s brother J. M. Brown, Saturday and Sunday.  John W. Sickels is making preparations to build a wall under his barn.  Mrs. Lacey of Pleasant Lake was a guest of her sister Mrs. Mortorff last Sunday.

Hamilton - Decoration Day Services of 1901 will long be remembered by the Leman Griffith GAR Post and the citizens of Hamilton and vicinity.  About 2,000 people took part in the ceremonies placing flowers on the graves of past hero soldiers, hearing addresses and an old fashioned camp fire closed the day.  There were also singing and recitations by the young people.
Hudson - E. W. Ransburg of Ft. Wayne was a guest of his father Steve Ransburg and other friends here last week.  Mrs. George Shuman, Mrs. Cora Curwin and Mrs. Amos Frederick visited their sister Mrs. Ransburg in Michigan over Sunday.  Mrs. Clinesmith of Chicago and Mrs. Clinesmith of Lincoln Center Kansas, who were called here by the death of their father Eli Cox, have all returned home.

Gage - Mell Jones, wife and son Roy of Lima, Miss Eva May Tubbs of LaGrange and Ira Tubbs of Angola visited Sunday at Henry Elliott’s.  Saturday afternoon, Mr. Elliott, Mr. Tubbs and Frank Bashore went fishing and brought home a nice string of fish for the Sunday meal.

Crooked Creek - There was a large gathering on the West side of Lake George at the Case Landing, being the annual reunion of the Depew and Kelso families.

York - Wm. Malcolm and wife of Springport, Michigan are visiting their son Bert and other friends.

Nevada Mills - Geo. Carpenter of Tenn. was a visitor of  S. Parker’s last week.  Amos Bachalor and wife of Angola are staying with their son Fremont and wife.

Metz - George Powers and family were here last Thursday.  Orville Goodale recently visited this vicinity.

Fremont - Mrs. F. C. Dewey and Mrs. Julia Morgan spent last Friday with their Mother Mrs. Henry Knass of Kinderhook Township.  Mrs. Thomas Pinkerton, who has been spending several weeks with her Mother Mrs. Mundy, will return home this week.

Local and Personal - Pete Richardson and wife have opened their hotel “Oak Bluff Cottage” at the N.W. shore of Crooked Lake are ready to accommodate guests with good rooms and board by the day or week.  A marriage licence was issued June 1st for Ezekiel Brown of Jamestown and Ann Eliza Ryan of near Flint.

Submitted by: Jean Ann Childers