Owego Record Front Page
September 7, 1893
Tioga Co., NY

Transcribed by: Bill Grummons

September 7, 1893

CATATONK, New York:

Catatonk Sept. 5 - There will be a meeting at the schoolhouse this evening for the purpose of organizing a Farmers' Alliance Society. Some good speakers are expected to be present.

L. C. BURT is improving the appearance of his residence by new Veranda, etc.

Henry QUICK was chosen school trustee for the ensuing year at the annual meeting.

Miss Alma MOREY, of Union Hill will teach during the fall term of school in this district.

C. R. PILKINGTON of Newfoundland, NJ, is visiting his numerous friends, in this place.

Among those who attending the world's fair are Mr. and Mrs. Philander ANDERSON, Mr. and Mrs. Theron KYLE, Mr. and Mrs. PULTZ and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest KNIGHT.

The social at Judson WHITLEY's last Thursday evening, was well attended and was thourghly enjoyed by all present.

Miss Belle DRAPER will be the school ma'am in district 25, this year.

Mr. and Mrs. O. C. ROTTSTED have returned from Buffalo.

There will not be a large carriage manufactory built here as published in some of the county papers. Some imaginative genus with little regard for the truth of his or her statement started the rumor. Several laborers, have journeyed to this little village to become "one of fifty" to be employed in the factory. Although no one wishes to discourage honest enterprise yet many fear that Catatonk will not need a mayor for some time to come.

Mr. BAUER leaves this week for the west and will settle permently if the country suits him. He has many friends in this place, whose best wishes will follow him to his western home.

Henry Van DUSER's black horse took first premium at the Newark Valley fair in the general-purpose class of 4 year-olds or over.

VIOLATED THE GAME LAW:

Waverly, Aug, 31-Edward PETERSON came into town this morning with eight grey squirrels and was arrested by Game Constable P. L. LANG on the charge of violation of the game law. He pleaded guilty before Justice GRIFFIN to having shot one and the justice accepted the plea and fined him $25.00 or twenty-five days imprisonment. In default of the amount, he was taken to the county jail by Officer MEYER. The game law is off, commencing September 1st, so if Mr. PETERSON had waited until tomorrow before going hunting, he could have shot squirrels with safety. - Elmira Advertiser.

SURROGATE'S COURT PROCEEDING:

In the surrogate's court Tuesday, Surrogate Howard J MEAD admitted to probate the following list of wills and testaments.

Mary E. VAN NOSTRAN, late of Barton, deceased, executor William BLAKE; Charles W. HAWKINS late of Spencer, deceased, executor, Alonzo NORRIS, William T ELLIS late of Barton, deceased, executors, John and Thaddeus W. ELLIS; Ellen P. TRACY, late of Owego, deceased, executors, Asa DODGE and Frank C. HILL, Frederick D. TOOKER, late of Spencer, deceased, executor, Gertrude TOOKER.

The following administrators also rendered final accountings.

Gilbert TRUMAN, an administrator of the estate of Paul WHITE, late of Owego, deceased, Eunice SAGER, administratrix with the will annexed of the estate of John HILL, late of Barton, deceased; Isaac STANCLIFF and George R. GILPIN, administrators of the estate of the estate of Priscella GILPIN, late of Candor, deceased.


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