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Lookin’ Back 04/05/12

April 11, 2012
Reprinted from THE CHAUTAUQUA NEWS and SENTINEL NEWS - Retyped by ELAINE G. COLE (editorial@westfieldrepublican.com) , Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

By the late Virginia Calhoun

TO: April 6, 1892

There were 40 students registered in the primary department of Sherman School.

A heavy shower settled the roads and started the grass.

Hand Corn Shellers worked perfectly. They were on sale for $2.00 at Sperry & Fraser's.

J.L. Thayer had a slight touch of trout fever Saturday, but it only lasted a short time, when he found the stream fringed with snow bands.

Now was the time to buy wringers, benches, washtubs, washboards, clothes lines and pins, mop sticks and mops.

Charles A. Kellogg, piano and organ tuner of the firm of Ford & Relf, Jamestown, would arrive in Sherman the last of the week. Orders could be left at the newspaper office.

The Sherman Carriage Co., was the name of a new firm, consisting G.W. Strong and O.L. Dorman. They had just finished a new meat wagon for Keith & Eggleston, which was a very creditable piece of work. It was the first job of the new firm, and if it was a fair sample, they should have plenty of business.

The large fire in Erie, Pa., Friday night was seen very plainly by people in Sherman and looked to be much nearer.

Dr. Marsh has been breaking his new bicycle to ride, or perhaps breading himself to ride. He had no broken bones thus far and few bad falls.

Newell the cash grocer, sold Arbuckle coffee for 20 cents and paid cash for eggs.

A party of Sherman young people, including several of the teachers, drove out to M.L. Plato's one night and enjoyed a sugar party.

Drs. Rood and Putnam of Westfield entered into partnership.

Mrs. Alice Warnshouse was having the interior of Sherman hardware store redecorated. Truman Smith was the artist.

Larry Buss was in Buffalo the preceding week and returned to Sherman with several cars he purchased.

Judge Lee Ottaway and S.H. Skinner, Jr. were expected to land in New York Feb. 27, from their West Indies Cruise.

Miss Catherine Voigt entertained ten girl friends for dinner Feb. 19th in honor of her birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bagley, Donald and Berens Bagley, also Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bagley and baby, attended a Golden Wedding anniversary party given by the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of North East for Mr. and Mrs. John Bagley. There were 170 seated at the tables. The bride and groom were presented with an electric Phico radio.

 
 

 

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