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Selynda Heseltine Scrapbook
These are newspaper clippings from The News that were in the scrapbook kept by Selynda Heseltine of Whitesville, New York.
Selynda Spicer was born in 1820 in Plainsfield, New York, the daughter of Seth Spicer. When she was one year of age, her parents moved to Allegany Co. and settled in Indpendence. About 1838, Selynda married Samuel Heseltine, a farmer. Their marriage spanned 58 years. They raised three sons and two daughters.
- Extension Opened. The N. Y. & Pa. Railroad Open From Shingle House to Ceres. CERES, Dec. 10. -- The extension of the New York & Pennsylvania Railroad from Shingle House to Ceres, five miles, was opened for traffic yesterday, giving the New York & Pennsylvania a through line from Canisteo to Ceres, 57 miles. At Canisteo the New York & Pennsylvania connects with the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern, making a valuable feeder for both the Erie and Shawmut lines. During the last two years a large number of manufacturing plants have located in the Oswayo valley along the line of the New York & Pennsylvania for the purpose of working up the hardwood forests that cover the hills. At Shingle House, which is located in the famous Potter county gas belt, one of the largest glass plants in the world is building. The plant covers nine acres and will use 1,000,000 feet of gas a day. Natural gas is furnished to the plant the first year at 3 cents per 1,000, and the 10-year contract calls for gas at an average price of about 6 cents. An unlimited about of glass rock that is 92 per cent silica lies a few miles out of Shingle House on one of the hills.
- Charged With Opening Letters. Lafayette Mattinson was arrested by Deputy U. S. Marshall J. W. Snyder in Homer Township, Friday and taken before U. S. Commissioner Fred Stebbins to answer the charge of opening a letter addressed to Katherine Mattinson, his aunt, says a Coudersport exchange. It was alleged by the prosecutor that the defendant had called for her mail at the Odin postoffice and received a letter which he opened and read before he delivered it. Mrs. Belle Fournes, Mrs. Mary Fournes, wife of Postmaster Fournes at Odin, and the defendant's son were present as Government witnesses. Attorney John Ormerod was present as counsel for defendant. After hearing the evidence and examining the witnesses, the defendant was discharged. [Whitesville News, Thursday, December 12, 1901, Number 37.]
- LOCAL NEWS [Dec 12, 1901?]
- L. H. Fortner was in Canisteo, Friday.
- A brown veil awaits an owner at this office.
- V. M. Allen of Genesee was in town Monday.
- R. Fish was a business visitor in Hornellsville, Saturday.
- A. D. Howe had business in Harrison Valley, Saturday.
- Miss Clo Rose visited Hornellsville friends, Friday and Saturday.
- Miss Grace White has returned from an extended visit at Belmont.
- William Clark of Westfield was the guest of Miss Augusta Graves, Sunday.
- M. S. & A. L. Chase have now in stock some very desireable Dinner Sets as well as fancy dishes for the HOliday trade.
- V. V. Beagle offers considerable property for sale at auction next Monday afternoon. See notice elsewhere in this paper.
- The Chinese laundrymen at Mt. Morris, Pin Boy and Viv He, observed the death of Li Hung Chang by abstaining from food for four days.
- C. C. Bartlett returned Staurday evening from Buffalo where he had been to secure a position with the Home Correspondence School of Springfield, Mass.
- W. O. Shepard is taking orders for all kinds of farm and garden seeds, grown by George K. Higbee & Co. of Rochester. See him before you buy seeds.
- NINETY YEARS OLD. Mrs. Selinda Heseltine Reaches That Age, To-day. Sons and Daughters Gathered Round Her To-day at Thanksgiving Festivities. Very Remarkable Old Lady. How many of us will reach the remarkable age of ninety years! Not many, 'tis true, but Mrs. Selinda Heseltine has reached that mile stone today. The family, which consists of herself and three sons, A. S., N. W., and V. E. Heseltine and two daughters, Mrs. B. B. Edwards and Mrs. W. C. White are gathered to-day to enjoy Thanksgiving at the home of the son first mentioned. Mrs. Heseltine was born at Plainsfield, N.Y., ninety years ago and when one year of age came to this place with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Seth Spicer. The family came with an ox team and for years lived on the farm now owned and occupied by J. Ellis Hile. When eighteen years of age she was married to Samuel Heseltine and their lives together extended over a period of fifty-eight years. Mr. Heseltine passing away in 1896. This old lady has seen this section changed from a wilderness to its present state. Her life has been a busy one and is still busy. In the last ten years--since she was eighty years old--she has pieced forty five bed quilts and done a great amount of knitting. Her faculties are unimpaired. She works, reads and takes a great interest in the things going on about her. Mrs. Heseltine has a sister living, Mrs. Wilber Wilson, who is some years her junior and appears much younger than her years. She resides at this place but just at present is visiting in Wellsville. Both ladies are NEWS readers and this paper hopes that they may live many years to enjoy life and all that is going on about them.
- N. M. Wilson Had Shock. Was alone at His Home Above Town on Rexville Road When Stricken.
the residents of this place were distressed, Thursday, when the word was received that "Newt" Wilson, as he is familiarly called had suffered a slight stroke of paralysis, which had paralyzed his left side.
For many years Mr. Wilson has lived alone at his home, a couple of miles above town, and it was here he was stricken. He was alone at the time and no one knew of his pitiful condition until he hobbled to the home of a neighbor some distance down The road, the next day. So soon as possible he was brought to this place by friends, where he stayed at the home of his sister, Mrs. Melvina Reynolds, until Monday, where everything was done for him that was possible. His daughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Flint of Hornell, accompanied by his son George of Scranton, Pa., arrived in town, Thursday, to care for him.
Monday, it was decided to take him to his daughter's home at Hornell and in the afternoon the trip was made in M. W. Reynolds' car, and although he seemed to stand the trip well, he was entirely helpless and had to be carried into the house. His son John of Corning came Monday, but returned to his home Tuesday.
A card received form Mrs. Flint yesterday, says Mr. Wilson is no worse. Mr. Wilson has always been a big hearted, jolly man, liked by young and old, and everywhere one hears but the expressions of hope that he may in time fully recover.
- Mr. Wilson Dies. Just as we are closing the f--ms for the press we learn of the death of Mr. N. M. Wilson at Hornell at four o'clock yesterday-- Wednesday -- afternoon. More details will be in our next issue.
- JERRY BAKER. Well Known Former Resident of This Section Died at Borie, Pa., Feb. 16th, 1913. Jerry Baker, died at his home in Borie, Pa., Sunday, Feb. 16, 1913. Mr. Baker had been in failing health for a about a year having suffered a stroke of paralysis. In the passing of Jerry Baker form this life there has gone one respected and loved by all who knew him. He was the son of Samuel and Maranda (Ingley) Baker and was born March 19, 1858. The early part of his life was spent on his father's farm in West Union. Later he purchased a farm at Borie which has been his home. In Feb. 1882 he was married to Miss Rebecca Osman, of Greenwood, who survives him, together with one son, Albert and six sisters, Mrs. Polly Edwards, Mrs. Florence Lee, Mrs. Cora Matteson, Mrs. W. F. Langton of this place, Mrs. Rose Bartoo of Harrison Valley and Mrs. Eva Robbins of Whitescorners; also two brothers, Wilber and Lester both of Whitesville. The funeral was held at the M. E. church Tuesday, Feb 18, at 2 p.m. Rev. H. I. Chattin officiating. Interment was at West Union N.Y.
- Jane Dyer Cunningham. Jane Dyer Cunningham was born in Independence, N.Y., November 27th, 1834. In early childhood she removed with her parents to Andover and there, her long and useful life was lived. In 1856 she was married to Dr. A. E. V. Durand. To them were born five children of whom there are living, E. T. Durand of Buffalo, N. Y., C. N. Durand of Libertyville, Ill., and A. E. V. Durand of Moscow, N.Y. In July 1872 her Husband, whose health had been shattered by disease contracted while serving in the army died. In 1876 she married A. C. Cunningham. To them one son was born, Clayton Cunningham, now living in Chicago, Ill. Mrs. [sic] Cunningham's death occurred in 1882, and the burdens and responsibilities of life fell again with renewed force upon her. How well she met them, how bravely she did her part, how strong, and self reliant she was, her character, her friends, her children, can testify. The last months of her life were clouded by pain and suffering, but courage and hope did not desert her. The end came quietly, Wednesday September the 3rd, 1913. The funeral was held the following Friday from her home, her pastor, the Rev. H. B. Williams, officiating, and burial was made in the family lot in Hillside cemetery. -- Andover News.
- TWO WHITESVILLE LADIES DIED YESTERDAY. Mrs. B. H. Robbins Died in Buffalo Hospital, and Mrs. H. A. Richmond at Her Home Here, Yesterday. -- Others Very Sick. The people of Whitesville were saddened yesterday to learn of the death of two of its most highly respected and beloved ladies. At 6 o'clock, yesterday morning, Jan. 14, 1914. Mrs. B. H. ROBBINS, a resident of Whitesville, succumbed to an attack of apoplexy, at a hospital in Buffalo. No arrangements have been made for the funeral at this writing. Mr. Robbins accompanied by his son, Earle, left this morning for Buffalo to bring the remains to this place. The funeral will probably be held either Saturday or Sunday. At 7 o'clock yesterday morning, Mrs. Henry A. Richmond died at her home in Whitesville, following several weeks' sickness. The funeral will be held from the Universalist church at 1 o'clock, Friday, Rev. J. D. Herrick, officiating. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery. Others Very Sick. Mrs. L. H. Fortner is very seriously ill, and her many friends are worried as to her recovery. Mrs. RICE is critically ill at the home of her son, William Rice, on West Main street. Mrs. George Richmond who has been very ill during the past few days, is reported as no better as we go to press.
- MRS. SARAH HERRINGTON. Mrs. Sarah Herrington died at her home on Beach Hill, town of Willing, Monday afternoon, Dec. 14, 1914, at 4:20 o'clock. Mrs. Herrington was seventy-one years old and had been a resident of Willing for forty years. She was born in Elmira on May 1, 1843, the daughter of Charles Fowler and Gilette Van Glider Fowler. She came to Willing from Elmira, and with the exception of one year at Oswayo, Pa., she has since resided there. She was married on Feb. 1, 1863 to John Herrington, and besides her husband is survived by the following children: Mrs. Ellen Davenport, of Andover; Mrs. Hattie Marshall of Cleveland, Ohio; and Mrs. Delia Graves of Whitesville. Also by four sisters: Mrs. Scott Smith of Coneville, Pa., Mrs. James Bird of Andrews Settlement; Mrs. Christopher Stonemetz, and Mrs. Charles Armstrong of Boardville. Funeral services were held Thursday at the late home and interment was at Yorks Corners.
- MRS. MARTHA CLARK. Died at Shinglehouse, Jan. 10, 1915, Buried at North Bingham, Jan. 12, 1915. Mrs. Martha Clark died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. MORGAN, on Pleasant street in Shinglehouse, at 1:30 o'clock, Sunday afternoon, Jan. 10, 1915, of the infirmities of old ago (sic). She had suffered a couple of strokes of paralysis and had been in poor health for the past three years. She was born at Lake George, N. Y., on January 29, 1838, and came to Potter county with her parents when a girl of four years, and had resided in Bingham and Harrison townships ever since, excepting several years that she lived in Whitesville. Last September she was taken to Shinglehouse so that her children could better look after her. She was married July 1, 1855 to Addison Clark, who passed away 29 years ago. To this union, seven children were born, six of whom survive. She was a kind-hearted Christian woman, a dutiful wife and kind and loving mother. She had been a member of the M. E. church for over 60 years, and until sickness kept her at home, was always a great worker and help in the church. She leaves to mourn their loss, two daughters, Mrs. I. L. Coates of Ceres, and Mrs. J. H. Beebe of Cuba, four sons, C. A. and E. S. Clark of Shinglehouse, William Clark of Shongo, H. D. Clark of Genesee; 28 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. The funeral was held from the church at North Bingham Tuesday, Rev. H. Rodwell of Genesee, officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at that place.
- BYRON VANDERBEEK Long-time Resident of Whitesville Had Been Ill a Long Time. Byron L. Vanderbeek, a well known retired farmer of this village passed into the Long Last Sleep, thursday, April 26, after an illness of cancer which had lasted a year. Deceased was 67 years of age. He was born at West Almond, and married Metta Coats of The town of Willing in 1880. Mrs. Vanderbeek and a niece, Mrs. Harley Hawks, who has lived with Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbeek since she was two years of age, survive. The funeral was held from the late home, Sunday afternoon, April 29 and burial was in Rural Cemetery. Rev. C. L. Paddock officiated. The funeral was very largely attended. Mr. Vanderbeek spent most of his life on the farm below this village. He was a thrifty, hardworking man up to the time he moved to the village some two or three years ago.
- Expression of Thanks. We, the undesigned desire hereby to express our deep appreciation of the efforts of our many friends to lighten our sorrow during our recent bereavement. Mrs. Byron Vanderbeek, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hawks and Family, Mrs. Mercena Coats.
- DIED MONDAY AT AGE OF 95 YEARS. Mrs. Lucy Graves Passed From This Life at the Home of Her Son, Marlin GRAVES in Shongo. Burial Was at Yorks Corners. Mrs. Lucy E. Graves, a resident of Shongo, since 1844, died at the home of her son, Marlin Graves, in Shongo February 7, 1916, at 6 p.m. The deceased was born in Tompkins county, Jan 30, 1821, and was a daughter of John Sawyer and Elizabeth Whipple Sawyer. She was united in marriage to Henry H. Graves March 10, 1844. Her husband died March 29, 1892. She is survived by the following sons and daughters: Marlin Graves, Defrancy Fish, Shongo; James Graves, Coudersport, Pa.; Mrs. Ella M. Millspaugh, Whitesville, and Mrs. Edith Whitney, Hornell. Funeral was held at the Shongo church, Thursday, at 1 p.m., Rev. John Brown of Stanards officiating. Burial at Yorks Corners. In the death of Mrs. Graves, Allegany County loses one of its oldest and most interesting women.
- Mrs. WM. FRENCH DIED SUNDAY. Woman of Sterling Worth Crossed The Divide April 1st.
Mrs. William French, who lived near Whites corners, died early Sunday morning after a twelve weeks illness from cancer of the stomach. Death came as a welcome release from her sufferings. Mrs. French, who was a member of the Spring Mills church and the West Union Grange was a very quiet homeloving woman who will be sadly missed by the husband and three sons, Leon, Carl and Harold; a sister, Miss Belle DOUD of Ulysses; two brothers, Coleman Doud of Elmira and Charles Doud of Lawrenceville, as well as a large circle of friends. Miss Anna Rosanna Doud was born 52 years ago in Sullivan township, Tioga county, Pa., and married Wm. French August 25, 1885 at Tioga, Pa. The funeral was held form the late home, yesterday, at 11 o'clock. Burial at Ulysses, Rev. J. E. Tallant officiated. Relatives from away who attended the obsequies were: Coleman Doud, Elmira; Leslie Reynolds, Mrs. Kate Gee, B. G. French, Tioga; Steve French, Corning; Harry French Emporium.
- Easter Vacation. Whiesville Union School closes tomorrow, (Friday) afternoon for the Easter vacation, reopening again Tuesday, April 17.
- Thompson-Miller Harry Thompson of Spring MIlls and Mrs. Florence Miller of North Bingham were married [at the] Methodist parsonage in this village, Thursday evening, December 1, by Rev. C. W. Tyler. They are receiving the congratulations of their numerous friends. [Dec. 8, 1921]
- Returning From Washington Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Richmond of Washington, D. C., are expected home this week. Henry will help in his father's store. Mrs. Richmond has resigned her position held the past three years in the State War And Navy department of the national government. [?1921]
- Visiting, Washington, D. C.Mrs. L. G. Probasco, George and RettaGene, also Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Richmond are motoring to Washington, D. C. and Frederick, Md., where they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Henry Richomond and Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Robbins. They will be gone two weeks. [?1921]
- Mrs. Sarah Kellogg Mrs. Arling Cobb was in Greenwood, Monday to attend the funeral of her sister, Miss Sarah Kellogg who died last Friday in a Hornell sanitarium. She had taught for years in the Addison and Goshen, N. Y. public schools. [?1921]
- Move House. D. C. Chapin is having a cellar dug on the old school house grounds and contemplates moving the C. C. Richardson residence, which he recently purchased, and placing it on the new site. [?1921]
- Arm Broken Cranking Car Mrs. Gertrude Forsythe is suffering with a badly broken right arm as the result of attempting to crank her father's car one afternoon last week. The engine backfired and the crank struck the arm in such a fashion and force that both bones of the forearm were broken. Dr. Probasco reduced the fracture. [?1921]
- Deaths of the Present Week. Mrs. Henry Kenyon Choked to Death Monday Morning at Breakfast-- Ralph Grover Dead in Bed, Wednesday. Mrs. Ida Kenyon, widow of the late Henry Kenyon of Independence, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Ostrander on the Lampe farm near Shongo, Monday morning of this week as she sat at the table eating breakfast, having choked on a morsel of food. Mrs. Kenyon, who was a daughter of Henry and Lavina Stillman, had been a paralytic invalid for some thing over ten years, having suffered two shocks. She was born at Independence, March 26, 1858, thus being in her 64th year of life. Two children died after reaching mature years, leaving but the one member of the family, Mrs. John Ostrander. There are also two brothers, Ozella Stillman of Nevada and Rev. Mozena Stillman of Wisconsin. Mrs. Chas. Austin of this village is a cousin of the deceased. The funeral was held from the Seventh Day Baptist church at Independence, yesterday. Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock with burial in the family plot at the place, Rev. W. L. Greene officiating. Fred Wildman director.
- MRS. CHARLES CHURCH Former Resident of West Union Died at Wellsville After Operation -- Once Lived Here. Mary McKerg Church was born in Almond fifty-two years ago, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George McKerg. She was united in marriage to Chas. Church of Andover in 1885 and died at the Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. Tuesday morning, July 12th, 1921, following an operation performed the day previous for the removal of gall stones. Mrs. Church had been in ill health some years, but the disease had reached an acute stage but a short time ago. Besides her husband she is survived by the following children: Robert of Andover; Fred of Port Jervis, N.Y.; Mrs. Ray Wilcox of Andover; Mrs. Herbert Edwards of West Union; Mrs. Chas Bloss, Mrs. Eugene Nobles, Elmer and Harold Church of Andover, also a brother, George McKerg of Michigan and a sister, Mrs. Lawrence Dunning. Deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church. Funeral service was held Thursday afternoon July 14 at the home on Rochambeau Avenue, Andover. Rev. W. H. Smith officiating. Interment was in Hillside Cemetery. The Church family once resided in Whitesville living in the A. C. Barney farm.
- LAMENTABLE DEATH AT WELLSVILLE Milford C. Forsythe Died at Hospital Following Operation for Hernia Last Thursday -- Burial in Rural Cemetery, This Village. Whitesville relatives and friends were greatly shocked last Thursday noon when they learned that Milford C. Forsythe, a former Whitesville boy, had died following an operation for relief of hernia. Milford C. Forsythe was born on the farm now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Crittenden in Crittenden District, April 29, 1896, being in his 26 year at the time of death. He was the second son of Guy and Chloe Wilson Forsythe. He was united in marriage to Miss Joanna Wesche, March 24, 1917, who with one daughter, Glenys, aged 3 years and his mother Mrs. C. H. Baker of Nile, N.Y., survive him. The funeral services were conducted from the late home in Early street at 1:30 p.m., and from the Wellsville Christian Temple at 2:00 p.m., Saturday and the body brought to Whitesville and laid at rest beside the body of his brother George Forsythe who met a tragic death on the Erie railroad three years ago. The family has the deepest sympathy of its local friends in its sad affliction. [abt 1921]
- 71st BIRTHDAY S. S. White Given Birthday Dinner Last Week Thursday by Relatives. Thursday, Feb. 24 was the 71st birthday of S. S. White. The following guests spent the day at his home and enjoyed a fine birthday dinner: Mrs. G. C. Bassett of Rochester; Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Chase, D. C. White and family and Mrs. Theo Beach [?1921]
- Hawks Home Damaged The Home of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hawks in Lower Main street was badly damaged by fire, Friday morning, March 11. It is thought to have started by the stovepipe disconnecting from the chimney. Cyclone and Rescue Hose companies did fine work in saving the building although the upper story was badly scorched. [?1921]
- Dale Coats, who tipped the scales at ten pounds, arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Coats, Thursday evening. yes, he came to stay. This makes three boys and one girl in the family. Mr. and Mrs. coats have good reason to be proud of their family. [?1921]
- Ingraham-Cornell Kathryn Ingraham and Frank Cornell, both of Genesee were married Sunday Aug. 14 at the Methodist parsonage by Rev. C. W. Tyler. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Grover attended them. Mrs. Cornell is teaching at the U. S. School this year.
- To Help Soldiers Albany, March 18-- Governor Miller has issued a proclamation setting aside the week beginning on May 29th as national disabled soldiers' week and calling upon the citizens to look carefully into the needs of disabled soldiers within its borders.
- Son at Rochester S. S. White appears a trifle more spry and witty, if possible, since Sunday. The reason is a new grandson born to Mr. and Mrs. Glenn C. Bassett in a Rochester hospital that day. Mother and Glenn Cottrell Jr., are doing splendidly. Whitesville friends send congratulations. [Jan 26, 1922]
- Secures Mail Route Lewis McKee was the successful bidder on the Whitesville-Wellsville stage route and we understand will begin his duties July 1st. F. R. Larkin has had the route since it started after the N. Y. & Pa., ceased operations. [?1922]
- Have a Daughter A daughter, Anita Mae, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Tucker, Friday, March 16 at the home of mr. and Mrs. F. H. Davis. [?1922]
- MARY W. HESELTON'S LIFE HAS CLOSED Scripture, "Behold I come Quickly" Fulfilled in Passing of Another of Whitesville's Noble Women While Visiting Daughter at Rochester. It was with no thought that it was the final farewell she was bidding friends last week as, with her husband, Mrs. Mary Heselton started happily forth to spend a couple of weeks with her children at Rochester and Buffalo, and the truth of the message telling of her passing which flashed over the wires early last Thursday morning was very hard for her local friends and relatives to realize. Mary White Heselton, aged 62 years, 3 months and 14 days, was born at Whitesville where she spent her entire life. She passed quickly away following a stroke of apoplexy suffered a few moments after retiring for the night. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1922 at the home of her daughter Mrs. H. H. Stephens of 107 Elmdorf Avenue, Rochester.
On October 17, 1880 she was united in marriage to Vertulan E. Heselton, who with the daughter, Mrs. Daysie Heselton Stephens and a son Clyde C. Heselton, cashier of the First National Bank of Kenmore, N. Y., survive together with three brothers A. L. White, Hornell, N. Y., Willis C. White and Samuel S. White of Whitesville. Rev. G. H. Carr of Ulysses First Baptist Church assisted by Rev. C. W. TYLER of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Whitesville officiated at the farewell service conducted from the residence in this village, Saturday, Sept. 30, 1922 under the direction of Fred Wildman, Whitesville and W. J. Embser, Wellsville. The final resting place was in the family plot in Rural Cemetery this village.
Deceased was a member of the First Baptist Church, Lady Maccabees and Woman's Civic Club.
Relatives from away who attended the farewell services were: Mr. and Mrs. William Howell, Canisteo, N. Y.; William and Edna Satterlee, Wellsville; Mr. and Mrs. Howard White, Mr. and Mrs. Fordyce White, Miss Bessie White, Miss Mildred White, Hornell; Mrs. G. C. Bassett, Rochester, also Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Allen, Belmont. Floral tributes were many. An appreciation by a near Friend: Mrs. Heselton was a woman of rare tact and ability and had hosts of friends who were always made welcome and royally entertained by her and her genial husband, in their cosy home, made cheery and beautiful by her taste and skill. She has been an ideal wife and mother and will be greatly missed not only by her sorrowing family, but by friends who have known and loved her from childhood, as well as those of more recent acquaintance, but all must bow to a will higher than ours and in God's own time we shall be reconciled.
Should bereavement's heavy shadow
Pall-like, clothe thy stricken heart,
And the very stars above thee
Cease their lessons to impart,
Think the dear one, whose departure
Round they soul such darkness cast,
Somewhere finds the Heavenly morning
That may rise on thee at last.
For, there is still a sunrise somewhere,
Speeding, speeding, round the world.
- Card of Thanks We wish to thank our many friends for teh beautiful flowers and their kind assistance. Mr. V. E. Heselton. Mr. and Mrs. Howard H. Stephens. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde C. Heselton.
- Mr. and Mrs. John Jones and son Lawrence of Hornell attended the funeral of the late Mary W. Heselton, Saturday.
- Buys Splendid Property Cashier Harold L. Bloss of the First National Bank has bought the Mrs. Fannie Heseline residence in Putnam Avenue this village. The property was sold subject to a rental contract now in force between Mrs. Heseltine and Prin. G. W. Blasdell which allows the latter the use of the place for the balance of the present school year. It is a very desirable property. (abt 1922?)
- Uncle David Wilson Dead Allegany County's Oldest Resident Sank Gradually into Eternal Rest, Tuesday, June 5, 1923, After Long, Useful and Eventual Life, Aged 103 Years 2 Months, 7 Days. Former Whitesville resident who lived over five score years, died in Wellsville. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ida Holden of Port Allegany, Pa.; Mrs. Frank Stein of Wellsville, N. Y., and a son Milo Wilson of Rochester. Cass C. Coats of Whitesville is a grandson of the deceased. Funeral arrangements were not made at the time THE NEWS went to press but the burial will occur in the family plot, Whitesville, probably Friday or Saturday of this week. Uncle David was a man of sterling worth, although a non-Christian his life was lived as nearly accordingly to the Golden Rule as humanly possible.
- MRS. ORCELIA FITCH Sister of Late Mrs. Lois WILDMAN of This Village Died Saturday-- Funeral Tuesday, Jan. 2. Mrs. Orcelia Beagle Fitch of Knoxville, Pa., died at the home of her son David B. FITCH of this village, Saturday, Dec. 30, 1922 following an illness extending over the past several years of diabetes which developed into acute Bright's Disease. Deceased was widely known throughout this entire section, she having been a sister of the late Mrs. Lois Wildman, and the Beagle family that was prominent here a number of years ago. Mrs. Fitch is survived by one sister, Mrs. Vine Hunt also of Knoxville. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wildman of this village, also Mr. and Mrs. Wildman of this village, also Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Fortner of Wellsville attended the funeral which was held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 2, 1923.
- Asks Road Change. Attorney A. W. Burrell of Canisteo, W. O. Slocum of Greenwood and Ray Sanford of Troupsburg, have been appointed members of a commission to consider the petition of Miss A. R. Graves to construct a new road in the town of West Union. The petitioner owns three large farms in the township and the only outlet is by means of a steep and difficult road. She is asking the town to build a more easily traveled road, but the petition is being opposed by the township on the ground it will be such a heavy expense.[?1923]
- MRS. ZIDANA HORTON DIED, MONDAY Aged Resident of Wildman Avenue Succumbed Following and Illness of Seventeen Weeks -- Funeral Today, Thursday. Mrs. Zidana Rowell Horton, widow of the late Lewis Freeman HORTON, a pioneer resident of this village died at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Charlotte Teter in Wildman avenue, Monday, March 5, 1923 after an illness of seventeen weeks of heart disease, aged 89 years and 10 months. Mrs. HORTON, who came here as a bride over seventy years ago, was born in Rochester, N.Y. She was united in marriage with Lewis F. Horton at Churchville, N.Y. and came to the homestead now owned and occupied by H. H. Bartlett where she resided until after the passing of her husband. To them were born six children Lewis and Hiram who have passed on, also Charlotte Estell Horton Teter, Mrs. Harriett Horton Babcock of Hallsport, Henry B. Horton of Batavia, N.Y., and Miss Ruth M. Horton at home. Deceased had lived to see all the old friends of her early life, who welcomed her to the old home town so many years ago, pass over the border to the land from which there is no returning, with but two exceptions and they are Mrs. Maria Jacobs and Mrs. Violette Rose. Farewell services were conducted from the late home today, Thursday, March 8, at 2 p.m., and interment was in the family plot in Rural cemetery. Rev., Dr. Wm. Manning TODD, pastor of the Universalist society of which she was a member, officiated.
- Bishop-Davy John L. Bishop, Health Officer Niagara Falls city, a former Whitesville boy and Miss Edna Davy of the same place were married yesterday, June 20, 1923 and are now on their wedding trip which com[ ]es a tour through the Adirondack mountains by motor. Local relatives and friends unite in extending congratulations.
- Mrs. Mary E. EDWARDS Having apparently been in her usual degree of health and about her home busy with household cares all day Saturday, retiring about 11 p.m., after having welcomed her daughter Mrs. John Jones and a party of friends from Hornell and assisting in ministering to their comforts, then retiring for the night with her daughter, the death of Mrs. Mary E. Edwards at about five o'clock Sunday morning caused general surprise and sorrow. Mar Elizabeth Edwards, aged 76 years, 9 months and 17 days was the daughter of the late Samuel Heseltine. She was born in the Town of Independence. Death came suddenly from the shock early Sunday, May 28. Mrs. Edwards was married July 3, 1864 to Benjamin b. Edwards in the Town of Willing. Their entire life was spent on the farm in West Union just above town until failing health made it necessary for them to give up active work and they came to Whitesville and built the home where they resided until last July when Mr. Edwards passed away, and where Mrs. Edwards had since continued to make her home. Two daughters were born to the union, Mrs. Charles White of West Union and Mrs. John Jones of Hornell, both of whom survive. Also three brothers survive, A. S. Heselton of Wallkill, V. E. Heselton and N. W. Heselton of this village. Mrs. Edwards had always been an active worker in the Methodist Ladies' Aid society and had a multitude of friends who feel keen sorrow for her loss. The funeral services were held form the late home, May 31, at 2 p.m., and interment was in the family plot in Rural Cemetery. Rev. W. L. Greene of Independence assisted by Rev. C. W. Tyler, officiated. [?1923]
- A son, Harry Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Harry SWEEZY are rejoicing over the arrival of a son, Harry Jr., at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene LANGDON, Thursday, August 16th.
- In the Local School 1924-25 Faculty. The following have been chosen and sent contracts to teach in the local school next year by The Whitesville Board of Education. A number of changes have occurred over the present year for various reasons mainly on account of the tax reduction program of the country and to avoid salary raises. Glenn W. Blasdell, Principal. Margaret Major of Chambersburg, Pa., a graduate of Pennsylvania Wilson College, Latin and History. Ruth Densmore of Stoneham, Mass., a graduate from Boston University, French and English. Olive Burrell of Claymont, Del., a Mansfield Normal graduate, Grammar Room. Ruth Bartlett of Whtiesville, a graduate of Geneseo Normal, Intermediate Room. Mary E. Coats of Whitesville, a Mansfield Normal graduate, Primary Room. Mrs. Coats and Prin. Blasdell are the only members of last year's faculty to be retained.
- Senior Class Officers At a recent meeting of the members of the prospective Senior Class the following officers were chosen: Pres. Marietta Horton, Vice Pres. Helen Pfeiffer, Sec'y, Myrtle Larkin, Treas. Juanita Baker. There are six members of the class anticipating finishing the course in June. The remaining members being Misses Frances Nye and Dorothy Johnson.
- Notice - I will ship veal calves, Saturday, March 27, 1926, paying highest market price. Will ship every Saturday until further notice. Wm. Teater, Sr.
- Millinery Notice. We have a nice assortment of Ladies' and Misses' also some Chidlren's Spring Hats at our shop on Main Street. Mrs. Elsie Tucker, Miss Mildred Davis.
- Mrs. JOHN C. CRITTENDEN. Former Well known Whitesville Resident Died of Cancer At Peekskill, N.Y. Peekskill, N.Y. Mar. 19.-- On Thursday afternoon, March 18, 1926 friends and relatives of Mrs. Hattie Crittenden were saddened to learn that she had left her earthly home. Yet all realized and were glad that God had deemed it best to relieve her of this short earthly life and take her to be with Him. Deceased was born July 12, 1867, at Whitesville, N.Y., into the home of Almond S. and Mary E. Heselton. On September 6, 1888, she was married to John C. Crittenden. Into their happy home were born two children, Melissa Harer of Peekskill, N.Y. and Harold Crittenden of Armonk, N.Y., who with their families survive to take up the work that she laid down. She was an untiring Christian worker, always at her post and doing all she could, a loyal companion, devoted mother and faithful friend. Most of her life was spent in Whitesville, her childhood home but during the past six years she had resided in Wallkill, N.Y., where she was a member of the Dutch Reform church. Death came at the home of her daughter at 405 Simpson Place, Peekskill, where the funeral was held Saturday afternoon, March 20, Rev. A. G. Feare, of the St. Pauls M. E. church, officiating. Interment at Peekskill. H. C.
- Ainsworth-Leach. Saturday evening, March 20, 1926 at the Baptist parsonage in Rushford, N.Y., Mrs. RUBY AINSWORTH, telephone central operator there, and H. E. LEACH of the Whitesville Cash Market, were united in marriage. Mrs. LEACH will be at the local home here as soon as the telephone company there can secure a new operator. She was Whitesville’s Central operator for a time before going to Rushford.
- Attended White Funeral. Those attending the funeral of the late S. S. White, Thursday of last week, from out of town were: Mrs. Edna Satterlee and sons William and George of Wellsville, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Beach, Mrs. Roy Collins, Mrs. Bert Hosmer, Mrs Donald Wyant, A. L. White and sons Howard and Fordyce of Hornell, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Bassett and son of Rochester and F. C. White of New York City.
- Pomona Delegates. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Matteson have been at Jamestown part of this week as delegates to State Grange from Hallsport Lodge.
- For Appendicitis. Mrs. Geo. Bledsoe was taken to Wellsville hospital yesterday afternoon where she was operated upon for appendicitis. [February 2, 1927]
- Seniors to Washington. Two carloads of local folk including Prin. and Mrs. J. M. LAHR, Rev. and Mrs. Ronald LEACH and a number of the 1930 Senior Class left Wednesday morning for WAshington, D. C., for a pleasure and sight seeing trip.
- Injured in Blast. Whitesville, sept. 28 -- Milford MATTISON, 23, son of Charles Mattison of this place was one of the unfortunate victims of the explosion at the sinclair plant in wellsville yesterday about 1:30 p.M. He is in the Jones Memorial Hospital suffering from burns about his face, hands and body with little hopes of recovery. Mr. Mattison has been an employe of the sinclair plant for the past three years. His father, Charles Mattison, and Mrs. Charles White and Joseph Mattison were in Wellsville last evening to see him.
- Louis F. Howe Dies Suddenly Whitesville, Dec. 26– Apparently in his usual good health, Louis F. HOWE had gone to his wood lot to cut wood Monday afternoon accompanied by Frank TEETER. About 2:30 o’clock he complained of a severe pain in his chest and accompanied Mr. TEATER (sic) to his home. Dr. H. R. TAYLOR was called and at 3:30 Mr. HOWE had passed away with a heart attack. Louis F. HOWE was born in Andover 53 years ago, the son of Mrs. Carrie E. HOWE and the late Albert D. HOWE, although he has practically lived his whole live in Whitesville. He was married to Miss Hattie BASSETT of Ulysses, Pa., in February 1903, who with his aged mother survive him. Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Olin LaMONTE of Arkport, a son Ralph of Wellsville, a son Richard of Ulysses, Pa., and a brother, Albert D. HOWE of Wellsville. Mr. HOWE, a highly respected citizen, was a rural mail carrier for 20 years, but was compelled to give up the work because of poor health. For the past two and one-half years, he has driven the Spring Mills school bus. The funeral service was held this morning at 11 o’clock at the Methodist church with the pastor, the Rev. Henry E. CROSSLEY officiating. Interment was in the cemetery at North Bingham, Pa. The funeral was in charge of the Whitesville Lodge No. 924, I. O. O. F. of which he was an active member. [Dec. 23, 1935]
- JOLLY BIRTHDAY PARTY TUESDAY EVE. Friends Gathered at Home of John Wood, Tuesday Evening for a Surprise Visit to Mark 74th Anniversary for Neighbor. Tuesday of this week, October 30th, John Wood completed his labors of the day and sat down to spend a quiet evening. The day was his 74th birthday. The evening was not far along however before John realized that something unusual was going on for the home was ringing with the laughter and hearty greetings of a large company of friends who had come to help him celebrate. The welcome over, the company was soon in The midst of a jolly good time. There was visiting and music and just before the party broke up delicious refreshments were served. Those present as The guests included Mr. and Mrs. Lee Vincent, Dorotha Vincent, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Hall, Ella Whitaker and Clara B. Hopkins of Wellsville, Mrs. Edna French, Mrs. Carroll L. Chase, Mrs. H. L. Bloss, Barbara and Harold, Jr., Merle Lamkin, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wildman, C. L. Crittenden, Mrs. Gretta Richmond, Mr. and Mrs. George Forsythe, Mrs. T. M. Grantier and Rev. and Mrs. C. E. Swearingen.
- Mrs. Anna Cary of Rexville assisted Mrs. George Hulse with her housework last Friday and Saturday.
- Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Chase, Misses Eva and Doris Coleman and Ethel Downey attended the Dorothy Peterson Melodear concert at Whitsville, Saturday evening.
- Miss Grace Buck and George Wright of Cornell were Sunday evneing guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Chase.
- Mrs. and Mrs. Bert Meade of Olean, Mr. and Mrs. Cleon Clarke of Independence, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Matteson and daughter Marian were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Matteson.
- Mr. and Mrs. D. C. White visited their daughter Mrs. Ryan and husband at Rochester from Sunday to Wednesday and Mr. and Mrs. Ryan accompanied them home to spend over Thanksgiving.
- Will White has been visiting Rochester relatives, but went with Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Bassett and son [cut off]
- Former Gold Resident. Wesley MORLEY, Father of Mrs. F. R. LARKIN, Passed Away in Aurora, Illinois. Mrs. Lena LARKIN received the sad message last Friday that her father, Wesley MORLEY, had passed away in Aurora, Illinois. He leaves his widow, Eva MORLEY and two daughters, Mrs. Lena LARKIN of Whitesville, N. Y., and Mrs. Claude JORDON of Auburn, N.Y.; and one brother, Will MORLEY of Bingham Center, Pa., here in the East and one son John MORLEY, in Aurora, ILl., with whom he had made his home for the last seven years. He also leaves nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Burial was Saturday at 1 o'clock, at Aurora, Illinois. Mr. MORLEY was a resident of Gold, Penn'a for many years.
- LOCAL BRIEFS, April 7, 1938
- Mrs. Eva Robbins is reported not so well at present.
- Mrs. Howard Deck has had as her guest as her guest her sister, recently.
- A. J. Davis and family were Wellsville visitors Sunday afternoon.
- Mrs. Lena Seger and son Clifford visited Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Ordway, Sunday.
- Frank Teater was home from his work in East Otto, over the end of the week.
- Miss Manda Reynolds was over from Ulysses, Friday and called on friends in town.
- Clarence Lathrop of Angelica is in Albany for the State Consititutional Covention.
- Fred Robbins of Grover Hollow was a business caller in town, Saturday and Monday.
- Reid Reynolds has ordered for immediate delivery a new Chevrolet coupe, we understand.
- JOHN H. WOOD DIED WEDNESDAY MORNING. Man who had been Prominent in Business, Lodges and Church of This Community was Victim of Arterio Sclerosis. John Henry Wood, aged 76 years, a son of Robert and Altana Bice Wood, died at the family home in Wildman Avenue, at 1 o'clock, Wednesday morning, April 6, 1938 after a long illness of hardening of the arteries. He was born at Harrison Valley; his first marriage was to Miss Edith Briggs at Spring MIlls April 19, 1892. They lived at Whitesville in the home in Wildman avenue. Three daughters, Mrs. John McAllister; Mrs. Geo. Costell of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Harold L. Bloss were born to this union. In October of 1923 he married Mrs. Effa Hall Holmes, who survives him with the before mentioned daughters and seven grandchildren. The funeral services will be from the late home, Friday at 2 o'clock with interment in Rural Cemetery in the family plot; Rev. Swearingen officiates and Fred Wildman directs. John was always an active member of the Odd Fellows, the Grange and the Methodist Church. His was an agreeable disposition, and he was also an industrious farm and mill operator. The passing of Mr. Wood removes another of the life-time residents of the village, and one who was active in helping bring it to its present prominence.
- Pneumonia Fatal To Mrs. Allie Scott She had been in Poor Health for the Past Two years – Died at Home in Wileysville where Her Parents Settled on Coming to America. After a period of ailing health of over two years duration, and later afflictions of shock and pneumonia, death came to Mrs. Allie SCOTT at the family home near Wileysville, Friday, January 14, 1938. ELISABETH KELLEY was born in County Antrim, Ireland, 76 years ago on January 6th and came from the Emerald Isle with her parents to Wileysville, N.Y., when she was six months old and where she lived until her marriage, 51 years ago to Allie SCOTT of Rexville. Last Spring Mr. and Mrs. SCOTT returned to her girlhood home at Wileysville. She is survived by her husband, a daughter Mrs. Rhoda DEMING of Scio, a son Charles of Greenwood and a daughter, Mrs. Margaret ROLLINS of Greenwood. One son Jess SCOTT died five years ago. Other surviving relatives are 11 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, two sounds, Mrs. Margaret KEEFE of Wileysville and two brothers, Alex KELLEY of Greenwood and Frank KELLEY of Almond, besides nephews and nieces. Farewell, services were form the late home, Sunday, January 16th 1938 at 2 p.m., with Rev. C. E. SWEARINGEN of Whitesville Methodist Church officiating and Fred Wildman, directing. Burial was at Bennetts, N.Y. Mrs. SCOTT was an active worker in the former Methodist Church at Rexville and was a very devoted wife and mother, highly respected by all who knew her.
- Card of Thanks. We wish to thank the friends and neighbors for their extreme kindness during the illness and in the passing of our dear wife and mother, also those who furnished cars and flowers and the comforting words of the Rev. SWEARINGEN. Allie SCOTT, Mr. and Mrs. George ROLLINS, Mr. and Mrs. Charles SCOTT, Mrs. Rhoda DEMING.
- LOCAL BRIEFS, 1938
- Register, Saturday, Oct 21.
- C. L. Crittenden was ill over the week end.
- Arthur Crittenden was a business visitor in Wellsville, Saturday.
- Leo Cornell has returned from Penn Yan, where he was employed.
- Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Garner of Dansville were Sunday visitors in town.
- Miss Louise Grantier was home over the past week end from geneseo Normal.
- Lee Robbins of Canisteo spent last Thursday at the home of Burr Brobbins here.
- Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Johnson of Wellsville were callers in town last Saturday afternoon.
- Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Spicer of Himrods, N. Y., were callers in this village last Thursday.
- Mrs. May Probasco enteretained the bridge Club at her home in Maple Ave., friday evening.
- John DOWNEY Died in Aberdeen. Word was received here last Saturday of the death of John DOWNEY at Aberdeen, Wash., that morning of pneumonia following a period of ill health due to heart trouble. He was around 52 years of age we understand. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer DOWNEY of Wileysville. He was born in West Union but lived in this section nearly 30 years ago ... spend the remainder of his life in The West. Funeral and cremation were on Monday of this week. His widow, the former Mille Ha[..]ett, survives besides his parents and several brothers and sisters.
- Two Men are in Accident at Mo---. Condition of George Atwood Described As Serious-- Whitesville Man Hurt. Two men were burned, one of them seriously, this morning about 10 o'clock where a tube is believed to have failed in the top of a large boiler of the Moore Steam Turbine plant. The injured are: GEORGE ATWOOD, 46, Wellsville-- second degree steam burns to legs, body, face and hands; internal steam burns of the mouth and throat and possible lung injuries. His condition is described as serious. GEORGE BLEDSOE, 39, Whitesville-- second degree steam burns of the face and arms. His condition is described as good Maynard D. Church, general manager of The plant, said the accident occurred while Atwood and Bledsoe, members of the maintenance crew, were doing some work on an adjacent boiler. He said a tube is believed to have pulled out in the top of the boiler, which normally operates on about 400 pounds pressure allowing a shower of live steam and hot water to escape. The two men, at the time, were working nearby on top of what is termed by plant officials, as the No. 1 boiler. Although badly burned and suffering from intense pain, they made their way down to the floor of the boiler house and were rushed to the Jones Memorial hospital by a fellow workman. Dr. Roger Blaisdell is caring for them. Dr. Blaisdell said this afternoon Mr. Atwood's condition was serious. He said both men were suffering from steam burns but that Mr. Atwood had suffered burns over the major portion of his body as well as internal burns to his mouth and throat and probably in his lungs. Mr. Church said the boiler house was not damaged by the accident and that plant operations were continuing with power being furnished by the boiler on which the accident occurred. Insurance company boiler inspectors were called immediately, Mr. Church said and will probably arrive here this afternoon. Inspection of the damaged unit was impossible this morning due to the intense heat. Several other men working in the ... house at the time... [torn off] [dated Jan. 23, 1939]
- Mrs. CORNELL Celebrates 90th Birthday. Two Dinner Parties given in Honor of Local Lady, One at Home of a Son in Crittenden District and One at Granddaughter’s. On Saturday, October 14, 1939 Mrs. E. R. CORNELL celebrated her 90th birthday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cleon CLARKE of Independence where a dinner was given in her honor. The dinner table had a centerpiece in the form of a large birthday Cake. Guests present on this occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Bert MEADE of Olean, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. BAUER and family of Rochester, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. MATTESON, Mr. and Mrs. Merle MATTESON and family, Mrs. Raymond MATTESON and son. The afternoon was spent in visiting and at a late hour the guests departed wishing Mrs. CORNELL many more birthdays.
- Sunday, October 15th Mrs. E. R. CORNELL was surprised when about 30 relatives came to spend the day with her at the home of her son J. R. MATTESON of Crittenden district. For this occasion a birthday cake had been made by her daughter Mrs. Charles WHITE of Whitesville for the dinner party. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Bert MEADE of Olean, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. BAUER and family of Rochester, Harvey LESTER and Mrs. Emma BURROWS, of Hornell, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert MATTESON of West Bingham, Van MATTESON of Hornell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles WHITE, Charles MATTESON, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond MATTESON and son of Whitesville, Mr. and Mrs. David MATTESON and family of Bolivar, Vivin MATTESON of Beach Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. P. JOHNSON daughter Theda and granddaughter Corrine also Miss Leah MATTESON of Wellsville.
Mrs. CORNELL received lovely... including money and... [rest of article torn off]
- Friendship Couple Wed 60 Years Ago Sunday. Mrs. and Mrs. O. R. Stillman. Friendship, Nov. 16.-- Mr. and Mrs. Owen R. Stillman will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary tomorrow with an open house for friends and relatives. The couple was married at Independence and has lived here for 32 years. Despite his 80 years, Mr. Stillman is very active. he has built 11 houses, doing all the work himself, and on his 70th birthday painted the steeple of a local church. Five years ago he dug, with a hand hook, 138 bushels of potatoes in eight hours and 15 minutes. He still enjoys music, games and motoring. Mrs. Stillman is 79 and is also very active. An expert pianist, she used to accompany her husband, a violinist, at country dances. They accredit their happy married life to clean living, plenty of work and the Golden Rule.
December 6, 1940
- PRITCHARD-ROBBINS Miss Marjorie Robbins, daughter of the late Paul Robbins and Mrs. Treva Robbins Heselton of Whitesville, and Lawrence Pritchard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Pritchard, also of Whtiesville, were united in marriage at the Spencer Methodist Church parsonage in this city friday evening by the Rev. H. J. Marquis. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Bernett Pritchard of Whitesville.
- Seventeen In 1941 Senior Class of Whitesville School. Members of teh 1941 senior class of Whitesville High School are (left to right, front) Rachel Allen, Doris Coleman, Aroline Stebbins, Eva Coleman, Elizabeth R. Hurlburt, Mary Esther Kenyon, Elizabeth Frost, Phyllis Swort, Dorotha Probasco and Ruthella Lewis; (back) Eugene Nelson, Merle Shutt, Richard Kellogg, Mrs. Doris Pfeiffer, class advisor, Robert Caldwell, Robert Taylor and Donald Lewis. Absent when this picture was taken was Loretta Lewis, class member.
- Whitesville Couple Married October 17 . Whitesville, Oct. 26 -- Miss Elizabeth FROST, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford FROST and William GRAVES, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles GRAVES were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents on sunday, October 17, with the Rev. Clifton E. Swearingen of Westfield, Pa., a former pastor, officiating, using the ring ceremony. Miss Rose HORSEMAN of New York city played "I Love Your truly" and the "Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Miss Hulda FROST, sister of the bride was bridesmaid and Melvin RESLINK of North Clymer acted as best man. The bride chose a blue suit with white accessories and wore a corsage of talisman roses and white pompoms. The bridesmaid also wore blue with white accessories and a corsage of roses and mums. The bride's mother was dressed in black white accessories and the groom's mother wore brown with green accessories. Following the ceremony a reception was held and a four course dinner was served at the home of Miss Augusta GRAVES. Covers were laid for 47. The bride and groom are popular young people and graduates of the Whitesville Central school. The groom attended Alfred University. They will reside on the farm of his parents.
- Mrs. Charles Graves Dies In Whitesville. Whitesville, Mar. 27--Mrs. Charles Graves died at her home in Whitesville yesterday afternoon at 12:27 o'clock at the age of 45. She was born in West Union, the daughter of Lester and Nettie McGraw Baker, May 31, 1898. On June 22, 1921, she was married to Charles Graves who survives together with her parents and a son, William, all of Whitesville. Also surviving is her sister, Mrs. Earl Nye, of Whitesville. Funeral services will be held at the home in Whitesville Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 followed by services at The Whitesville Methodist church at 2 o'clock; the Rev. Engler of Corning and the Rev. REad of Whitesville officiating. Burial will be in Whitesville. [about 1943]
- Mrs. Ima Pease Dies In Hosptial Today After Breaking Hip. Mrs. Ima Smith Pease died in Jones Memorial Hospital about 6 o'clock this morning of complications resulting from a broken hip suffered late last month. Mrs. Pease is reported to have fallen on the icy pavement while crossing East Pearl Street in front of the Post Office. She was born in Andover on May 14, 1910, a daughter of Burrel C. and Jennie Smith Williams. Mrs. Pease was married in 1928 to Howard J. Pease who survives together with two sons, Robert H. Pease and Richard B. Pease, both at home. A sister, Miss Bernice J. Williams, Andover, also survives together with Mrs. Pease' mother. Deceased was a member of the christian & Missionary Alliance Church. A prayer service will be held at the late home, 123 East Broad Street, Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Funeral services will be held at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Harold C. Hill will officiate and burial will be made in Hillside Cemetery, Andover.
- Former Whitesville Physician Dead. Whitesville, April 28--Dr. Horace R. Taylor, formerly of Whitesville died Friday at Whitbourne, Newfoundland, where he had been a member of The staff of the British Hospital. Dr. Taylor who had practised in Whitesville for 15 years, joined the staff of the New Foundland Hospital about two years ago. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Alvis Taylor of Whitbourne, New Foundland, two sons, Howard of Camp White, Oregon; Robert of Media Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Dannheim of Media, Pa., and two grandchildren. Dr. Taylor was prominent in church and community activities and well known through this area. Mrs. Taylor is accompanying the body to Whitesville where funeral services will be held.
- The body of Dr. HORACE R. TAYLOR, formerly of Whitesville, who died last Friday in Whitbourne, Newfoundland, has been brought to the United States and funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Whitesville Methodist Church. Dr. TAYLOR, who practiced in Whitesville for 15 years, joined the staff of a British Hospital in Newfoundland about two years ago.
- McLELLAN-McKEE Mrs. Bessie McKee of Wellsville and Dan McLellan of Dubois, Pa., were united in marriage Saturday night by the Rev. W. A. Windsor. After a trip in January, visiting the son of Mrs. McKee at Scranton, Pa., where he is employed at the Dean Phipps store, they will reside at 115 East State street.
- LOUIS F. HOWE DIES SUDDENLY Whitesville, Dec. 26-- Apparently in his usual good health, Louis F. Howe had gone to his wood lot to cut wood Monday afternoon accompanied by Frank Teeter. About 2:30 o'clock he complained of a severe pain, in his chest and accompanied Mr. Teater to his home. Dr. H. R. Taylor was called and at 3:30 Mr. Howe had passed away with a heart attack. Louis F. Howe was born in Andover 53 years ago, the son of Mrs. Carrie E. Howe and the late Albert D. Howe, although he has practically lived his whole life in Whitesville. He married to Miss Hattie Bassett of Ulysses, Pa., in February 1903, who with his aged mother survive him. Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Olin LaMonte of Arkport, a son Ralph of Wellsville, a son Richard of Ulysses, Pa., and a brother, Albert D. Howe of Wellsville. Mr. Howe, a highly respected citizen, was a rural mail carrier for 20 years, but was compelled to hive up the work because of poor health. For the past two and one-half years he has driven The Spring MIlls school bus. The funeral service was held this morning at 11 o'clock at the Methodist church with The pastor the Rev. Henry E. Crossley officiating. Interment was in The cemetery at North Bingham, Pa. The funeral was in charge of The Whitesville Lodge No. 924, I. O. O. F. of which he was an active member.
- Attended Arewell Service. Charles White, Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Hawks, Mrs. Lillian Seeley, Mrs. Gertrude Potter, Mr. and Mrs. Flay Pease, Mr. and Mrs. John Wallace, Mrs. Selynda Frost also undertaker Wildman and Embser accompanied the body of The late Mrs. Elizabeth Seeley to Parma, N. Y., Saturday where farewell services were held from The baptist Church at 2 p.m., and interment made in The family plot in the cemetery.
- Attended Kelley Funeral. Relatives from away who attended the funeral of the late Charles Kelley were: Marjorie Graves, Hornell; Mrs. Margaret Deates, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Terberry, Canisteo; Mr. and Mrs. Ham Cornell, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hunt and son Sheldon of Jasper; Frank Kelly and son Clair of Almond; Alex Kelley of Greenwood.
- Langdon-Marsh. Whitesville, Dec. 2-- Mrs. Emma Langdon White has announced the marriage of her daughter, Miss Norma V. Langdon of Whitesville to Burton F. Marsh of Petrolia on November 25. The ceremony took place at Holland by the Rev. S. S. Custard of that place. Mr. and Mrs. Marsh are at home at Petrolia.
- Attend Meeting. Whitesville, Dec. 2-- By the invitation of Selma Seipert, deputy president of the Rebekah Lodges of Potter county, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Parker, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Updyke, Norman Rogers and Miss Myra Rogers of the Whitesville Rebekah lodge are at Galeton, Pa., this afternoon and evening attending a union district meeting of Rebekah Lodges.
- Whitesville Happenings. Whitesville, Dec. 2-- Mr. and Mrs. Park Boyd, Mrs. Robie Van Skiver, Mrs. Emma Williams and Mrs. Harriet Hober of Woodhull were callers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus T. Rigby Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. John Wood were Wellsville business Visitors yesterday. [Note: these three items from the Wellsville Daily Reporter]
- Mr. and Mrs. Charles White, Mr. and Mrs. George Bledsoe, Clarence Langdon and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sluyter of Spring Mills were in Petrolia attending a shower for Mr. and Mrs. Burton Marsh given by the Petrolia Grange, Monday evening.
- JUSTIN E. WHITE DIED SUDDENLY. Justin E. White, 47 years old of No. [ ] Cottage avenue, died very suddenly at his home Saturday afternoon. He had not been feeling well for some time but his death was unexpected. Mr. White was employed by the Erie as a trainman. He was widely known among the railroad men and was a member of Hornell Lodge No. 210 L. O. O. Moose and the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. Besides his widow he is survived by one brother, Leon WHITE and four sisters, Mrs. Viola Birdsell, Mrs. Nora Fancher, Mrs. John Leahy and Mrs. Thomas Redding, all of Owego. His father, Dudley White, also survives. Funeral services will be held at the family home in Cottage Avenue this evening at 8 o'clock and Tuesday morning the body will be taken to Herkimer N.Y. on Erie train No. 444. Services will be held in Berkshire on Tuesday morning at 10:30 o'clock and burial will be held there. [maybe abt. 1916]
- CHARLES L. CASEY. Passed Away at Home in Hornell, Monday Morning. Funeral Held Here. The intelligence of the death of Charles L. Casey was received at this place, Monday, he having passed away at Hornell, that morning. The remains were brought to this place and the funeral held from the Universalist church yesterday at 11 o'clock, Rev. James Herrick, officiating. Charles Lefferts Casey was born at Hallsport, April 7, 1859, and nearly all his life was passed at this place. It was here that he met and married Miss Geraldine Snow, the wedding occurring November 15, 1884. She with one daughter, Mildred, survive him, as do also two brothers, Robert of this place and Herbert of Auburn. Charlie, as he was commonly known, was naturally of a pleasant disposition and thought a great deal of his family. For some years he had been in ill health, his last sickness lasting about four months. Every one who knew him was his friend and all join THE NEWS in extending sympathy to the sorrowing family and brothers. [possibly abt. 1916]
- CHARLES J. ALLEN. He Had Been in Poor Health For Some Time Past. -- Death Occurred in Bradford Hospital. CHARLES J. ALLEN of this village passed to his reward in the Great Beyond at the Bradford Hospital early last week after a lingering illness of heart trouble. During the past two years he had been in several hospitals in the hope of soon regaining his health but all to no avail. The causes of his death was dropsy. Charlie, as he was familiarly known was of a genial nature usually to be found at his shops busily working but never so busy but that he had time to whistle a merry tune. He had a pleasant greeting for all. He will be greatly missed in the various orders of the village, in most of which he had been an earnest worker. Mr. Allen was born in Wellsville forty-three years ago. He moved to this village from Hornell about ten years ago and had been engaged in the Harness making and Shoe repairing business since. The body was accompanied from Bradford to Wellsville by the following friends: R. I. HALL, Mr. and Mrs. Irving HALL, Duke Center; Mr. Jas. FEE, Max FEE, Bradford; George ALLEN of Rixford; Mr. and Mrs. Stanton TOWNSEND of Friendship. the funeral party was met in Wellsville by K. 0. T. M. Rebekah and Odd fellow lodges of that place, also a delegated from this place. Mr. ALLEN was deeply grateful to his Whitesville brothers for the many kindnesses extended during his illness. He was particularly fond of the following verses:
Handle him tenderly
And lay him to rest,
Happy he numbers now
One of the Blest.
Sadly my heart doth ache
Seeing him go;
My only comfort is,
God willed it so.
- Woman, Who Cut Throat With Razor, Finally Dies. Canisteo, Dec. 23. -- Mrs. Grace A. Wallace, 30 years old, who slashed herself across the throat with a razor more than three weeks ago, died at four o'clock this morning at her home No. 5 Jackson street, this morning. Mrs. Wallace suffered a nervous breakdown some time ago and was a patient in the Saint James Mercy hospital at Hornell for a while. She appeared to have recovered physically but her mental condition remained impaired and one night, while her husband was sleeping, she arose and went into the kitchen where she committed the rash act before anyone was aware of what she was doing. Her husband was awakened by the noise she made as she fell and surgeons were immediately summoned. An examination declosed (sic) the fact that in slashing her throat she had severed the windpipe; also the esophagus and tongue. There was no hope for her from the first, but nevertheless she waged a brave, but losing fight. Besides her husband, Lee Wallace, she is survived by two sons, Donald and James Wallace at home, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bettinger and three sisters and one brother, Mrs. Earl Vanderhoef, Mrs. Phillip Besse, Mrs. Clayton House and Lyle Bettinger, all of Canisteo. She was born in Canisteo and lived here and in West Union all her life. She was a member of the Baptist church, Iola Rebekah lodge and also the Philathea class of the Baptist Sunday school. The funeral will be held at the house Friday afternoon at two o'clock and the Rev. J. T. Jones, pastor of the Baptist church, will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery.
- FINE GIFT TO BIBLE SCHOOL Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Wildman Have Presented Piano to Methodist Episcopal Bible School. One of the really splendid gifts, which the Methodist Bible School has received lately is the Linderman & Sons grand piano which Mr. and Mrs. Leon H. Wildman have just presented. the instrument which was formerly the property of Mr. and Mrs. George Bell Herrick, ardent workers in this church is a splendid one. Following their deaths the piano became the property of the donors. It is well preserved and a fine musical instrument which the Sunday School most thoroughly appreciates.
- Card of Thanks In behalf of the Methodist Episcopal Bible School we tender our grateful appreciation to Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Wildman for their splendid gift to this organization. Rev. C. W. Tyler, pastor, J. A. Crittenden, Supt.
- There is Much Speculation as To Who the Next Postmaster Will Be. It became known Monday morning that Postmaster E. E. Slade had tendered his resignation as postmaster General, to take effect as soon as possible. Mr. Slade being a druggist by profession has accepted a lucrative position with a drug firm at Naples, N. Y., which accounts for his resignation. He became postmaster at this place Feb 7, 1912. His father B. B. Slade, had been postmaster for 14 years previous to that date. During his father's declining years, Mr. Slade was acting postmaster and was one of the most efficient men connected with the postal service. While it may be three months before a successor gets the commission, Mr. Slade intends to leave next week for his new position, the office to be left in charge of a temporary postmaster. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Slade are very sorry to have them leave this town. Both are prominent in social circles and will be greatly missed. Of course the all important question at the present time is: who will get the postermastership? Although this is a fourth-class office and the next postmaster will have to be one of three certified by the civil service commission, it is quite well understood that it will be a Democrat in line with the established custom of patronage. Those, who are said to be candidates to take the examination are L. H. Fortner, E. S. Batterson, Mrs. P. K. Millspaugh, and Mrs. Coykendall, all of whom have Democratic tendencies. There are Republicans too who are thinking of taking the examination, as politics has nothing to do with the civil service. The News is authorized to state that Editor Peet is not a candidate for the appointment, although there is a rumor to that effect. The editor appreciates the kind spirit which has prompted the suggestion, but feels that to try out for the appointment would not be in line with his future plans. The friendly competition between the prospective candidates goes merrily on, and no matter who gets the appointment we are sure that everyone will be satisfied, even those who are not successful.
- New Years Ball. The tenth annual New Year's Ball of the Whitesville Club, was held last week Friday evening at Chapin opera house. The hall was prettily decorated. Music was furnished by Casey's orchestra of Olean. About 30 couples were present and one of the most enjoyable times is many seasons was had. Refreshments were served by Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Spicer. A number of people from out of town were present.
- LOCAL BRIEFS [Possibly 1938]
- Madeline COLVIN has been ill the past week.
- Wm. SLACK was in Wellsville on business last Thursday. He reported that due to slippery road conditions his car skidded off the highway but none was hurt and no other damage resulted.
- The Holiday Season is Merry this year for there is plenty of ice and snow for the youngsters to use in hill coasting -- we used to call it riding downhill -- same great sport by whatever name.
- Mr. and Mrs. D. C. CHAPIN entertained thier Bridge Club last Thursday evening.
- Mrs. S. W. BROWN and Mrs. F. E. PRATT entertained their Bridge Club one evening last week.
- Miss Rettagene PROBASCO gave a shower at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Oretta RICHMOND one evening last week for Miss Evelyn COATES.
- Harry GUYON was in town on business, Tuesday morning.
- This is real Winter we are having for the Holidays.
- The Methodist Christmas exercises, Saturday evening were well attended and a fine program was given by the Bible School Pupils.
- Miss Winifred Robbins is home from Houghton College for the Holidays.
- LOCAL BRIEFS [?1938/?1939]
- George PROBASCO has been sick of late.
- Mrs. Wm. WING has been ill the past week.
- Charles ROBBINS was a visitor in Wellsivlle, Monday.
- Mr. and Mrs. Wm. N. RICE visited Andover, Tuesday.
- Bernard Pritchard has bought Mrs. Luna SIMMONS' car.
- Mrs. David SMITH was a business visitor in town, Friday.
- Mr. and Mrs. Bradley SEYMOUR were in Troupsburg, Sunday.
- Fay BOYD of Wellsville was in town on business, Wednesday.
- Erland KILBOURNE of Andover spent Sunday at the E. L. KEAR home.
- Ursel BROWN of Petrolia was a tonsil patient at Dr. TAYLOR's office Saturday.
- Ken SHAY cut a finger one day last week and Dr. TAYLOR dressed the injury.
- Mr. and Mrs. Merle HADLEY of Olean visited at Arthur ROBBINS' last Sunday.
- Dr. TAYLOR took Jess ATKINS to Hornell for care at a hospital, Tuesday morning.
- Mercury ranged from 5 to 15 degress below Zero Monday night in Whitesville.
- Rockwell BOYCE of Wellsville was a business caller Monday at THE NEWS office.
- Mr. and Mrs. C. L. CHASE were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. BASSETT.
- Herbert BARTOO of Harrison Valley is a new NEWS subscriber welcomed this week.
- Mr. and Mrs. M. W. REYNOLD[S] of wellsville were motor callers in town, Sunday afternoon
- Reports Bad Conditions. L. E. LYTLE and son of Ithaca, who with Mrs. LYTLE are guests at the home of William COBB of Spring Mills, were pleasant callers at THE NEWS office Monday morning to renew for the home paper. Mr. LYTLE is recently returned from an extended tour of Europe. He reports England in rather sorry straits as regards home affairs, also that Johnny Bull and france are experiencing considerable friction in their relations with each other. France has splendid crops and seems to be doing pretty well. Mr. LYTLE states that he does not think that France has been one bit too severe with Germany when he recounts the things he saw there as direct results of The World War. He is not so sure but that Germany at the present time is beginning to line things up favorably with Russia which may not prove pleasant to all concerned. Mr. LYTLE says that one could live in France, at the present time, most comfortably at a materially less cost than here in the States or in England. We thoroughly enjoyed the gentleman's visit.
- SUSIE HALL BARNEY Following an illness of about seven days of pneumonia, Mrs. Delwin C. BARNEY of West Union passed peacefully over the great unknown divide, Sunday afternoon at about six o'clock aged 61 years. SUSIE HALL BARNEY was born at Hallsport, and died at the farm home in West Union. She was educated at Andover and Alfred developing an artistic nature of splendid fineness she produced a number of very fine oil paintings and taught successfully for about three years following which she was united in marriage to Delwin C. BARNEY on Jan. 4th, 1885. They reared a fine family of six children, two daughters, Mrs. P. S. COATS of this village and Mrs. Lee HESELTON of Paynesville, also four sons, Mason and Harry of Palmetto, Fla., Milan at home and Howard H., of this village. Mrs. BARNEY was an active member of the Mary A. Livermore Suffrage Club taking great pride in the work accomplished in this organization untill it realized its goal and became the present Woman's Civic Club and her interest continued to help in making the new organization a success. Her work as Secretary of the Whitesville High School Board extending over a number of years was of the highest order. It was probably in a measure due to her untiring vigil at the bedside of her stricken brother-in-law, George D. BARNEY, whom she tenderly cared for during his illness which terminated fatally six days previous to her own death, that so drew upon her vitality as to render her unable to rally when stricken. Being a woman of rare tact and good judgment she reached a place of high position and responsibility in the home town. She was never heard to speak ill of her associates. She was also a member of the Sawyer Woman's Relief Corps.
While the passing over the borderland is a staggering blow to the entire family it perhaps falls heaviest on her aged aunt, Mrs. Fanny HESSELTINE who looked to her for aid and comfort in her declining years. The loss to the family is so stunning that as yet the full meaning of her loss can scarcely be realized. The funeral was held from the late home, yesterday, Wednesday, at 11 terday (sic), Wednesday, May 31st, at 11 a.m., Rev. J. D. HERRICK of Towanda, Pa., officiating and interment in the family plot in Rural Cemetery. Mrs. BARNEY was the last member of the Hall family. In its time of sorrow the family has the deep sympathy of a host of friends.
- REGENTS REPORT. Successful Students in June Examinations.
- Writing and Elemtary English - Anna AUSTIN, Paul BROXHOLM, Jeanette BARNEY, Melissa CRITTENDEN, Cloyd HAZLETT and George RICHMOND
- Spelling -- Anna AUSTIN, Carroll RICHARDSON, Fred REMINGTON
- Arithmetic -- Paul Broxholm
- Geography -- Anna AUSTIN, Cloyd HAZLETT, Reta JONES, Clair JONES
- Advanced English -- Rosa BEEBE, Mary BARNEY, Hettie WILSON
- English Composition -- Laura EDWARDS, Ruby CHASE, Isabel KEENAN
- Rhetoric -- Grace STILLMAN
- Advanced English Composition -- Martha BARNEY
- Latin, 1st year -- Laura EDWARDS, Ruby CHASE
- Algebra -- Helen CRITTENDEN, Hettie WILSON
- Ceasar -- Rebea WHITE
- Plane Geometry -- Rebea WHITE
- Geology -- Ella BARNEY, Martha BARNEY, Grace STILLMAN
- Physiology -- Helen CRITTENDEN, Allie HOWE, Stella LADD
- U. S. History -- Mary BARNEY, Mabel BARKER, Reta COLLINS, Cloyd HAZLETT, Elizabeth MADISON, George RICHMOND, Hettie WILSON
- Greek History -- Jeanette BARNEY, Ruby CHASE, Isabel KEENAN, Rebea WHITE
- Commercial Georgraphy -- Jeanet BARNEY, Martha BARNEY, Cloyd HAZLETT, Ruby CHASE, Grace STILLMAN
- Drawing -- Edith AINSWORTH, Mary EDWARDS, Allie HOWE
- Advanced Drawing -- Paul BROXHOLM, Mary BARNEY, Mary EDWARDS
- Bookkeeping -- Rebea WHITE
- Mrs. Fannie Hawks Dies In Independence. Mrs. FANNIE HAWKS, native of this section, died this morning about 1:30 o’clock at the home of George BILLINGS in the town of Independence. She had been ill several years and a resident of Independence about four years. Mrs. HAWKS was born March 23, 1868 in the Niles Hill section, a daughter of Harley J. and Irene BRIGGS STONE. She lived in Genesee, Pa., about 60 years. She was married in January, 1885 to C. E. HAWKS who survives together with three sons: Lester HAWKS, Rochester; Harley HAWKS, Independence; Tiburtis HAWKS, Niagara Falls; one brother; Loren L. STONE, Wheelerville, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. George BILLINGS at whose home she died; eight grandchildren and one adopted grandson. She was a member of Seventh Day Adventist church of Wellsville. Services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at th Independence church with the Rev. Walter GREENE officiating. Burial will be in Genesee, Pa.
- Youth Died of Injuries. Farewell services were held today for JOHN DASH, aged 15, who suffered injuries to his lower right leg when a 20 gauge shotgun was accidentally discharged as the boy and his friend Fred SHORT, Jr. 13, of Wellsville were about to put the gun away after shooting at the mark on the Carroll WALLACE farm in West Union, Sunday. Both lads resided at Wellsville. They had gone to the Wallace farm to spend the day there in company with Mr. and Mrs. Fred SHORT, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Chester FOSTER of Wellsville. The accident occurred in the afternoon about 3 o’clock and the injured lad was taken at once to the hospital in Wellsville where blood transfusions and care was given in vain. Death was attributed to shock and loss of blood.
- Mrs. Sarah Wallace Dies in Andover; Services Wednesday. Whitesville, Nov. 13– Mrs. SARAH WALLACE, 84, died Sunday afternoon in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Flay PEASE of Andover, after a lengthy illness. Services will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon in the Methodist Church here with the Rev. George E. Neelans, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Whitesville Rural Cemetery. Mrs. WALLACE was born in Greenwood July 18, 1866. She was married to James WALLACE at Wellsville May 23, 1886. He died several years ago. Survivors include: two sons, John WALLACE, Greenwood; Lee WALLACE, Canisteo; four daughters, Mrs. PEASE; Mrs. Selynda FROST, Whitesville; Mrs. Rita BRIGGS, Dundee; and Mrs. Gertrude RECK, Gasport; a brother, Charles WHITE, Whitesville; 26 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
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