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NEWS ITEMS FROM VARIOUS NEWSPAPERS

1882-1900, Divided by Town


ITHACA
-- MARRIED, CARLEY-KING
At Colfax, Wash, at the residence of the groom's brother, Nov. 27, 1890, Lizzie, only daughter of Mr. Harmon King, of Ithaca, to Will O. Carley.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Friday December 19, 1890 p. 3)

--Richard Reed, familiarly known as "Whistling Dick", leaves for Virginia to-day to visit his mother, whom he has not seen in ten years.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Thurs December 20, 1883 p. 3)

-- Geo. Tichenor of Chicago, who has been spending a week with is parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Tichenor, expects to return to-morrow. He has a good position as private secretary in a detective agency.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Thurs December 20, 1883 p. 3)

-- Miss Minnie Pangburn who was formerly a teacher in the West Hill School, was married at 8:30 this morning in the Park Baptist Church to a Mr. Farrington of Ulysses. Mr. and Mrs. Farrington left on the 9 o'clock train for a wedding trip.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Thurs December 20, 1883 p. 3)

-- Mrs. Salisbury and daughter Blanche, wife and daughter of Sam Salisbury of the United States Express office of this village, arrived in town last evening from Wellsboro, NY, and will henceforth make Ithaca their home.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Saturday Aug 30, 1884 p. 3)

NEWFIELD
--Something upwards of a year ago, a little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Underdown died with diphtheria while accompanying her parents on a visit among friends in Canada and the remains of the the little one were there buried. Recently, Mrs. Underdown revisited that locality for the purpose of having the remains of her child taken up to be removed and re-interred in the family grounds at Trumbull's Corners. She returned with the remains last week Wednesday the body being taken in charge by Undertaker Bower and duly buried as above stated. 
(Ithaca Daily Journal March 30, 1880 p. 4)

--The widow of the late Maj. John Puff who formerly resided here, is lying seriously ill at Elmira, NY. On Monday last Dr. C.C. Cook was called by telegraph to pay her a professional visit.
(Ithaca Daily Journal March 30, 1880 p. 4)

-- James Puff an old gentleman upwards of eighty years old and father of John L. Puff, died Sabbath morning. He is buried today.
(Ithaca Daily Journal March 30, 1880 p. 4)

-- John C. Hughes died of consumption at his residence yesterday morning.
(Ithaca Daily Journal March 30, 1880 p. 4)

-- A son of Daniel Starks of Jackson Hollow died yesterday of diphtheria.
(Ithaca Daily Journal March 30, 1880 p. 4)

--Mrs. Wm. H. Wetherell, of Mentor, Ohio, was last week visiting old acquaintances and a son and daughter in this village. She returned hom Monday.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

-- Mrs. Nancy Smith, the mother of the late Henry Smith and 102 years old, died Tuesday.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

-- David Frost, the veteran fifer of Newfield, died early Tuesday morning.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

--Clark Knowles, also of Newfield, who has been sock for the past two years with consumption, died last week.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

-- Mrs. Susan Adams, aged 70, and Mrs. Henry Horton, aged 73, sisters, were both buried last week. They were the children of Mrs. Nancy Smith, who is still living and is 98 years old. Though Mrs. Smith is very hearty for one of her age yet it is feared this double affliction may be more than she can endure.
(Ithaca Daily Journal, Thursday May 18, 1882 p. 3)

-- The death of Mrs. William Horton occurred Tuesday.
(Ithaca Journal, Saturday December 22, 1900 p. 5)

-- Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Bishop, of Binghamton, are visiting Mrs. Bishop's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wetherell. Mr. Bishop was formerly principal of the Union school here.
(Newfield Tribune Saturday  September 24, 1889 p. 2)

-- Mrs. A Berdan and son, who have been visiting her parents of this place for some time past, will return to her home at New York City sometime next week. She will be accompanied by her sister, Miss Lou Cortright.
(Newfield Tribune Saturday  September 24, 1889 p. 2)

-- Miss Minnie Bush, of New York City, is visiting her father, John Bush, of this place.
(Newfield Tribune Saturday August 17, 1889 p. 2)

-- Mr. and Mrs. William Tabor were made happy last Tuesday morning by the advent of a ten pound girl.
(Newfield Tribune Saturday August 17, 1889 p. 2)

--Mrs. Hollenback, who has been spending the past winter with her brother S.W. Weiss, of this village, returned to her home in Pennsylvania last Tuesday.
(Newfield Tribune Saturday June 9, 1888 p. 3)

-- Mrs. F. B. Smith and her niece, Mrs. Kittie Buggy and children of Cold Water, Mich. are visiting at L. E. Cutter's. they leave Monday for Scroonin Lake in the Adirondacks mountains, where on account of poor health they will reside during the summer.
(Newfield Tribune June 16, 1888 p. 2)

-- Two men from Ithaca, Pope Beardsley and Chas. Poyer, were arrested last week Friday on complaint of James Bailey of this town, who accused them of coming to his premises and driving away a cow, which they slaughtered. On the other hand the parties accused assert that they had purchased the cow of Bailey. The examination was held before Recorder Tompkins yesterday.
(Newfield Tribune June 16, 1888 p. 2)

-- John Brown, formerly of Newfield, now of Portland, Oregon, is visiting relatives in town. Mr. Brown went out seven or eight years ago. He has a good business and is pleased with the country.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Friday December 19, 1890 p. 3)

-- A circular has been received at the post office offering a reward for the recapture of John Loomis. He is supposed to be the robber of the Trumbulls Corners postoffice.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Friday December 19, 1890 p. 3)

-- Henry Stanton, an old gentleman living on west Hill, is reported to be very ill.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Friday December 19, 1890 p. 3)

-- Governeur Weller, well know among Ithacans and the people of this town , died Sunday evening at his residence near Strattons, on the Inlet Road. His funeral took place Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock and his remains were interred in the Haight cemetery east of Ithaca.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Thurs December 20, 1883 p. 3)

--Information has reached here that James B. Mallory, who left this village for Idaho four years ago, died of pneumonia Thanksgiving day.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Thurs December 20, 1883 p. 3)

-- Miss Susan Hughes, daughter of the late John C. Hughes died Monday.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Thurs December 20, 1883 p. 3)

-- Mrs. Samuel Godley, or Trumbulls Corners, died of inflammation of the bowels, on Sunday morning. The funeral took place Tuesday.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Thursday January 25, 1883 p. 3)

--Mr. LH Bower will move to Havan, NY about the 1st of March and resume the undertaking business. Mr. George F. dudley goes to Owego and will there engage in the drug business.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Jan 18, 1883 p. 3)

SLATERVILLE
-- Mr. William Gates has moved to Motts Corners.
(Ithaca Daily Journal March 30, 1880 p. 4)

-- Miss Ettie D. Bassett of Sing Sing, is a guest of her sister, Mrs. J.B. Tobey.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

-- Mr. and Mrs. Brown Mulks are happy over the baby girl who recently came to stay with them.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

SPEEDSVILLE
-- Mrs. Samuel Robinson, of South Lansing, spent last week with her sister, Mrs. John Patch, of this place.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

-- Mr. Elihu Brink, of Ithaca, visited his daughter, Mrs. Charles Lane, last Saturday.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)
-- G.D. Nichols, our shoemaker, has decided to move west. We need a good shoemaker to take his place; also a milliner. No better opening could be found for either.
(Ithaca Daily Journal March 30, 1880 p. 4)

--Mr. W. H. Liddington and family have taken up their abode in Speedsville.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

TRUMBULL'S CORNERS
-- Horace Grover and Emma Fowler were united in marriage May 30th by the Rev. George Fosbinder. We wish them much happiness.
(Newfield Tribune June 9, 1888 p. 1)

-- We learn as we go to press of the death of Mrs. George Fowler, of Trumbull Corners.
(Newfield Tribune June 16, 1888 p. 2)

WATERBURGH
--The funeral of Mr. and Mrs. Alison Bowyer's little babe was held at their residence on Saturday last. Rev. E. E. Morris conducted the services. The family have the sympathy of the entire community in this their sad affliction. It was just two years and one day since they buried a little boy.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

--Mr. and Mrs. Herman Updike are made happy by the arrival of a little daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Murray are also rejoicing over the advent into their family of a "wee bonnie laddie."
(Ithaca Daily Journal, Thursday May 18, 1882 p. 3)

WILLSEYVILLE
-- It is not expected that E.L. Stevens can survive many days; he is very low.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Fri November 20, 1885, p.1)

Fact included (but town cut off on my copy):
-- Last Thursday Mr. Joseph Black and Miss Anna Maria Thompson were made one (or in other words were made man and wife) Friday night a large company proceeded to their residence with guns, horns, bells and other musical instruments and for two or three hours the air was filled with lively music.
(Ithaca Daily Journal Thurs December 20, 1883 p. 3)

 

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