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February 10, 1910
Man Shearing Sheep Near Albion Has Serious Injury
Albion, Feb. 27 - While shearing sheep on the farm of William LOEFFLER, on
the Gaines Basin road, two miles northwest of this village, last Friday,
Elmer FISHER, a West Barre resident, lost the sight of his right eye through
the struggles of a sheep to free itself.
Mr. FISHER had thrown the sheep on its back, and with shears in hand, was
about to begin shearing when the animal began kicking. The shears were struck
by the animal's feet, and they were thrown upwards into Mr. FISHER's face.
The sharp shear point penetrated the lower right eyelid, split the eyeball
and forced its way through until it struck the root of the orbit plate of the
Dr. John SUTTON was summoned and rendered temporary aid to the injured man,
whom, he had taken to Buffalo to be treated by an eye specialist. Later he
was taken to the Buffalo general Hospital.
MRS. LIDA McCORMICK COOK
Albion, Feb. 27 - the death of Mrs. Lida McCORMICK COOK occurred last night
at her late home, in Carlton Station, aged 42 years. Mrs. COOK was born in
the town of Gaines May 27, 1868, and is survived by her father, Hugh
McCORMICK, of Gaines; her husband, Henry COOK, of Carlton Station, and four
children, Ray, Clayton, Lu lia and Alberta COOK, all of Carlton. The funeral
will be held from the home Tuesday afternoon at 11 o'clock and the burial
will be in Mount Albion cemetery.
FOUND DEAD IN CELLAR
Medina, Feb. 27 - Lewis J. CHASE of this place, was found dead in his cellar
last night about 10:30 o'clock. His body was terribly scorched by a hand
kerosene lamp, which Mr. CHASE was evidently carrying at the time when he
apparently suffered a stroke. The deceased was a prominent G. A. R. man, 77
years of age. His sole survivor is his daughter, Alice, of Medina.
PHYSICIAN SETS OWN LEG
Albion, Feb. 27 - Dr. Frank G. NORTON, a local physician while making a
professional call about 2 o'clock yesterday morning, slipped on the icy
sidewalk in front of the Swan Library and fell, breaking his left leg in two
places between the knee and ankle. He summoned assistance and was taken to
his home in West State street, where he set the broken leg himself.
June 18, 1913
Well Known Albion Poet Weds Widow - Trip in Northwest
Albion, June 17 - The marriage of Mrs. Margaret HAWES, to Robert W. STOUT, a
well known poet, of this village, was solemnized this afternoon at 4:30 at
the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. W. B.YOUNG, in Ingersoll street. The
house and table decorations were in color scheme of red and white. Rev. H.
Clay WOODS, pastor of the M. E. Church performed the ceremony in the presence
of (unreadable) bride was attended by her sister (unreadable).
Following the ceremony, a dinner was served to relatives and the bridal
party. The groom's gift to his bride was twenty ten dollar gold pieces and a
deed to a $15,000 home in Buffalo. Mr. and Mrs. STOUT left on the afternoon
train for an extended trip in the northwest and after their return will
reside at Rose Villa, South Main street, this village, the former home of
Attorney General John CUNNEEN.
MRS. BESSIE PARKER
Albion, June 17 - the death of Mrs. Bessie PARKER, wife of William H. PARKER,
of Waterport, occurred to-day at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George
ROWLEY, at the age of 53 years. Mrs. PARKER was born in England and has
resided in the town of Carlton 48 years. She leaves her husband, four
children, Miss Beatrice PARKER and Mrs. George ROWLEY, of Waterport; Raymond
PARKER, of Buffalo, and Frederick PARKER, of New York city; four sisters and
two brothers. The funeral will be held from the home of Mr. and Mrs. George
ROWLEY, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. R. E. BRETTLE, of Waterport,
officiating. Burial will be made in Carlton cemetery.
June 19, 1913
Albion, June 18. The marriage of Miss Esther Leona PRUSSIA, of Port Jervis,
N. Y., to George Nelson SNELL, a West Barre farmer, was solemnized this
afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William BATT, No. 65 East Pa?? street,
this village, Rev. J. F. FLEMING, of West Barre performing the ceremony in
the presence of the immediate relatives of the bride and groom. They were
attended by Mr. and Mrs. ? W. TIDD, of Port Jervis, N Y. Following the
ceremony a dinner was served, covers being laid for twelve at the bride's
table, which was decorated with white ???? ferns and other decoration,
forming a color scheme of white and green. Mr. and Mrs. SNELL left for their
farm home in West Barre.
E. R. JACKSON
Holly, June 18 - This morning at 11:30 o'clock occurred the death of E. R.
JACKSON of this village, at his home in Arden street. He was 69 years of age
and was born in Medina. About 30 years ago, he came to this village where he
has since resided. (unreadable) Miss Elizabeth DAVENPORT, of Lockport. He
leaves his wife, and two sons, Roy, ? JACKSON of Albion; R. W. JACKSON, of
this village; three sisters, Mrs. E. L. HUNT, of Medina; Mrs. George C.
BROWN, of Nashville, Tenn., and Mrs. Jane KNAPP, of Holley, The funeral will
be held from his late residence Friday afternoon at 8 o'clock, Rev. Joseph
MORROW, pastor of the Methodist Church officiating.