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3 May 1901 scrapbook Friendship NY

Will Williamson and Fred Brisco were in Belmont Tuesday eveningFrank Burlingame returned home last Saturday He has been attending dental college at Buffalo this evening.

James Watson who has been studying denistry in Buffalo returned home last week.

One hundred fine shade trees have been placed in Mt Hope Cemetery this week.

L C Scott B J Rice and F H Graham were in Buffalo this week to join the Mystic Shrine.

Friendship scrapbook 4 Aug 1910 Irish reunion

A family of Seventh Day Baptists consisting of seven brothers and sisters of mature age and holding a seven day reunion would be considered a rarity in almost any locality. The readers of the Register will be especially interested in the fact that at the home of Myron O. Irish of Friendship such a reunion came to a close Sunday noon July 31st the west bound train bearing away four of the sisters who had come from four distant states to share with their two brothers and one other sister living in NY state the first complete reunion of the Irish family in 4 years.

Mrs. Mary Alford of Eldred,Pa, Mrs. Viola Carpenter of Bloomington Ind, Mrs

Flora Crandall of Farminton Conn and Mrs Albertine Slocum of Gueydan,La were

the four sisters who went away by train and later in the day Mr Irish of Friendship drove to West Genesse to convey to her home another sister Mrs Martha Burdick and brother Wardner Irish of Hornell.So from 5 different states had assemled these 7 brothers and sisters one of whom said in reply to a question Our father was twice married the four children of the first wife have all died but one. This one is in California. Our mother never lost a child and all are here today. If all our fathers children grandchildren and great grandchilden were here today there would be over 50 of us together but these are too widely scattered to be assembled at one time and place.

The first 3 days of this Irish reunion had been at the home of Mrs Burdick who lives on a part of the farm where still stands the house in which the parents George and Mary Irish both deceased were married in 1845 and near where rest their remains the father having died in 1888 and the mother in 1889.George Irish was born in 1810 hence he would be just one hundred years old if

living. His second wife Mary Adams was the junior by 13 years. In the house where they were married their seven children were born and here all grew to manhood and womenhood.

To this old farm these brothers and sisters came, and after spending three days together there four more days were given to a continuation of the reunion at the home of Myron Irish of Friendship.One striking peculiarity of the statisics referred to at this family gathering is found in the fact that the oldest of the seven was born in 1846 and the youngest in 1864 the last two figures to these dates being the same in reverse order and the present ages of the entire seven are between 64 and 46.These days of the reunion were interspersed with visits made by relatives and other friends who came from Alfred,Belmont, Nile, Richburg, Friendship, and

Genesse to share in the gladness and rejoicing.If the songs that were sung the stories that were told the shouts of laughter and the general jubilee that were kept up for the happy seven days made the nearby residents unhappy we can only say sorry we annoyed you but we simply couldnt help it.No accident occurred the weather was perfect everyone came in a happy mood and went away more jubilant still.No truer word was ever spoken than the saying The Lord was every spoken than the saying The Lord has been good to all of us.

Friendship scrapbook death 1915 Evelyn Thurston age 6
Evelyn Thurston the bright six year old daughter of Mrs Llewella Thurston died Wednesday evening from toxic poisoning having been ill only since Sunday morning. The funeral will be held at the home of Mr and Mrs C L Sandborn Saturday afternoon at 2pm Rev Paul B Hoffman officiating and burial to be at Forrest Forrest Hill cemetery.

Hornell Oct 19
Mrs F C Brown of Friendship died Tuesday morning at St James Mercy Hospital at the age of 47 years. About 2 weeks ago she was brought from the Cuba NY Hospital to this city. Undertaker JB Dagon forwarded the remains to her home in Friendship,NY Tuesday afternoon.

Friendship NY scrapbook Kilbourne-Alger wedding 1916

Miss Loretta Alger daughter of Mr and Mrs Walter Alger of Wellsville was wed to Mr Howard Killbourne of Franklin Pa Jan 15 by Rev. Ellis pastor of the Methodist church of Franklin. Mr and Mrs Killbourne will be at home in Franklin where the groom has a postion with Colburn Mrg Co.

scrapbook 17 Oct 1902 Friendship NY
Miss Gertrude McDermott youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs John McDermott passed away last Saturday am.

Mr and Mrs B J Rice are parents of a daughter born last Sunday.

John Thurston is building another small house on the lot on Depot Street

Rev. and Mrs Otis Alvord of Lockport are parents of a son born 9 Oct.

Miss Alice Jordan has returned home after an extended visit with friends at Richburg and Bolivar.

2 Nov 1933 Friendship NY

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Clark of Richburg and Mr. and Mrs. Acel Linza of

Wellsville were dinner guests on Sunday at the home of Mr and Mrs W J Breadon.

Mr and Mrs H L Blossom were supper guests on Sunday at the home of Mr and Mrs T J Waldock at Cuba

Mr and Mrs Ernest C Perry of Warsaw were weekend guests at the home of Mr Perrys brother in law and sister Principal and Mrs R E Witter

Mrs. Sophrina Palmer of Hornell was a week end guest of Mrs. Nellie Palmer at her home on Sunnyside Street

Mr and Mrs David Waters and family of Derrick City and family were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Buzzard

Henry Wilcox of Unadilla Forks was a caller on Sunday afternoon at the home of Mrs Jennie Bartholomew.

Mrs. F.C. Fay and Mrs. C.R. Stout of Franklinville were callers at the home of C W Stout on Tuesday.

Attorney and Mrs John B Huggleuby of Syracuse were over Sunday guests of F O Breed at the Hotel Friendship.

15 Dec 1910 scrapbook Friendship NY Anna Steenrod editor

Mr and Mrs W W Grove announce the marriage of their daughter Mildred to Lewis Burlingame on 3 November at Buffalo. The young couple will be at home in Detroit after Jan 5.

Mrs William Pitt passed away unexpectedly last evening.

Among the canididates who passed the recent competitive Civil Service exam for the postion of chief inspector of the state labor dept at an annual salary of 2,5000 is Asher M. Wellman.of Friendship.

The marriage of Miss Fannie Wildrick formerly of this village and Joseph Hicks Jr of Cuba took place last Saturday evening. The young couple will reside in Cuba.

Miss Jessie Klinger is ill with scarlett fever.

A son was born Nov 12 to Mr and Mrs William Harvey of Austin,Pa who are visiting relatives in town.

T J Rose left last week for Washington DC to resume duties.

Mr and Mrs Volney Scott were called to Elmira Sunday by the death of their little grandaughter Frances Helen Knapp.

scrapbook obit Oliver Amenzo Jordan Friendship NY

Aug 1,1917 Another of our highly respected and loved citizens has been taken from us by the death of Oliver Amenzo Jordan at 4am last Wednesday morning. He has lived in our village for some time making friends everywhere with his jovial manner and the G.A.R. and an active man until about 2 years ago when he began to suffer with the rhemutism. He was 70 years old. He leaves his widow and two sons Floyd of Nile, and Earl of Couderport,Pa The funeral will be held tomorrow at the home Burial at Mt Hope.

marriage Eloise Ersley married to Stephen Hunt 1918 scrapbook

The marriage of Miss Eloise Ersley to Mr Stephen D Hunt took place at the residence of Rev. J. W Sanborn Monday 21st October. She has since the opening of F J Moser home been employed there as a maid. Mr Hunt has been for a little time boarding at R G Williams and employed as linesman for the telephone co He expects to enter service soon.

obit 1935 Friendship NY Scrapbook Henry K Wyant obit

Henry K Wyant aged resident of Nile passed away Tuesday Oct 1 Funeral services will be held at the residence on Saturday at 2pm Burial at Mt Hope Cemetery.He was born in Arkport Aug 4 1855. He was a cheese maker by trade but had retired some time ago. He had been a widower for several years. Surviving are a son L H Wyant and a daughter Mrs Charles Thurber both living at Nile.

20 March 1919 scrapbook Charles Stout editor

Mr and Mrs William Junker of Knights Creek have moved here and taken the Brown farm for the coming year says the Wellsville Reporter

Mr and Mrs Adlin Corbin are to back to the US about the first of July. Adin and Doc Griffith have sold their plantations in Vega Baga,Porto Rico for a reported consideration of $8,000.

Henry Ford the automobile manufacterer pacifist and would be senator annonced that he is organizing a new company to build a new model car that will sell from $240 to $300. Judging from the present price of materials this will be the King of Tin Lizzies.

Mr William Smith who has been working for some months past at Bethelem Shipbuilding plant in Buffalo has returned home.The men have had their working hours cut to such and extent that barely a living wage is given them and it is likely that the other Friendship men who are now working there will either come home or find other employment.

W.F Burdick has sold his residence to Charles Voorheis on the Cubs Summit.

George Lowery is home on a vacation from Bucknell University.

Miss Agnes Jordan is clerking at the Burt Jewelry Store.

Friendship scrapbook 6 Feb 1919 C R Stout editor
George Austin is home from Camp Upton.

Hugh Steenrod who has been in the service in France has returned and came last Thursday with his wife to spend a few days with his grandparents Mr and Mrs G W Steenrod.

Mr and Mrs John Donnigan returned home from New York Saturday. Mrs Donnigan has been here with her daughter Mrs Frank Burroughs for several months and Mr Donnigan since Christmas.

Mrs H N Bodine and daughter Josephine will leave the latter part of the week for Essex NY to visit their father Attorney Bodine will leave soon after to resume his new duties with Attorney Picard of Jamestown Needless to say that Mr and Mrs Bodine will be greatly missed but all wish them greater sucess in their new venture.

Mr. C. Ruckle is making delicious maple syrup.

Mrs Thomas Neary made a business trip to Cuba on Monday.

scrapbook Friendship NY 14 Dec 1882

Friendship will boom oil or no oil Looks like 50 cents oil again. The oil market is dull and weak Sheep are being killed off in McKean Co by wolves

F L Dayton offers for sale several desirable lots

Bring your laundry to W H Chaffee at the post office

Martin Butts of Clarksville is the father of a bran new boy

Mrs Della wife of A B Boyd of Wellsville died yesterday morning

The Thanksgiving sermon of Rev W H McGlaufiin appears in todays register

A canadian astronomer predicts heavy and devastating winds from the 1st to the 5th of March 1883.

Next Sunday evening Rev J A Copeland will preach on The church and popular amusements.

Wellsville will have a National Bank

Before the trial of Swarthout vs Robinson was over Tuesday morning the jurymen became nearly as tired and sleepy as a Salamanea Policeman.

George Steenrod and Hugh Breadon are cutting a large amount of wood near the cheese factory with a buzz saw

Mr and Mrs Rollin Dow of Richburg were the victims of a surprise party Monday evening it being the occasion of the 15th anniversary of their marriage. The presents were numerous and valuable

24 Jan 1902 Friendship NY Scrapbook Lewis Rice editor

W C Kingsbury was in Wellsville Sunday

Ed Tyrell age 32 years died at the home of Michael McCarthy on North Branch Saturday

Frank Burlingame was called home from Buffalo Sunday by the sudden death of his father Dr M D Burlingame

John Donigan will soon move to the Judge Norton farm

Mrs Hannah Utter and Ambrose Willard were married Jan 18th

Mrs Hewitt went to Olean Monday to stay with her son Dr I Hewitt for some time.

Mr and Mrs Lucian Scott spent Sunday with relatives in Scio

scrapbook 25 Nov 1920 Friendship

Leander S Perkins a lifelong resident of this place passed away 19 November at the age of 76.

Miss Florence A Gleason of Auburn and Joseph McDermott of this village were united in marriage Nov 22

Miss Irene Renwick is home from Genesco Normal for Thanksgiving

Pricipal F H Nye is attending a meeting at Syracuse

F L Utter was in New York City last Friday attending a meeting of the dairymans league co operative association

F C Brown is now in Los Angeles Calif.

3 May 1901 Friendship NY Scrapbook

Will Williamson and Fred Brisco were in Belmont Tuesday evening.

Frank Burlingame returned home last Saturday.He has been attending dental college at Buffalo this winter.

James Watson who has been studying denistry in Buffalo returned home last week.

One hundred fine shade trees have been placed in Mt.Hope Cemetery this week

L C Scott B J Rice, and F H Graham, were in Buffalo this week to join the Mystic Shrine.

9 June 1910 Anna Steenrod editor Friendship scrapbook Calwell obit

The ex-prisoners of war of Alleghaney Co held their 23rd annual meeting on the island yesterday.About 35 surviving members were present and answered the roll call.One death was reported during the year O.B Seldon of Hallsport. The minutes of the last meeting were read and a report by Silas G. Burdick Corr. Sec. on correspondance with National officers of ex prisoners of war. It was moved and seconed that each member was to pay 25 cents a year dues at each

meeting the collection yesterday being $6.35. President, Alvin Jordan, vice president Joshua Corbin, sec. J T Burdick,treas.James McGibney, chaplain Jordan Babcock and martial Hiram Corbin.

Lester B Carwell [Helen the original scrapbook lady wrote under it Calwell] long a resident of Friendship died at the home of his neice Mrs Persons in Buffalo Sunday evening He was born on site of his present home 25 Dec 1837 and so was a few months past 72 years of age.He was in government R R Mail service and for one term was Postmaster of Friendship under President Grover Cleveland. He is survived by an older sister Mrs Lucy C Hobart who lives at Yuma Arizona and by his wife Mrs Frances Calwell.

8 Dec 1910 Friendship NY scrapbook Letchworth dies

William Pryor Letchworth died at Glenn Iris, Portage last Thursday night. The cause of death was old age.

Following is a list of the highest averages in grades four through eigth for the month of November ending on the 23rd: Fourth Lucille Spencer 97 fifth Laura Wellman 96, Sixth Paul Hanks 96, Seventh Raymond Corwin 94, and eigth Hazel Thurston 92.

Mrs. B.B.Voorhies has purchased the D D Chadwick restaurant on Depot Street and after extensive repairs it will be open to the public December 10th. Mr Chadwick left the first of the week for Buffalo where he will spend some time with his son Charles.

Ray Handy of Angelica visited relatives in town Tuesday.

Miss Emma Archibald of Stockton,Calif. is the guest of her nephew M J Archibald.

Joe O'Shaughnessey of Buffalo was a guest of his brother Will O' Shaughnesssey over Sunday.

Miss Katherine Moultrees who has been employed at Miss Cross millnery store returned to her home at Alleganey Tuesday.

Mrs. Electa Renwick is spending the winter with her son S M Renwick at Wellsville.

17 Feb 1916 Friendship NY ScrapbookAnna M Steenrod editor

Alleganey County board of Supervisors held its organization meeting at Belmont last week. Fred Miner of New Hudson was elected chairman,L.B.Bennett of Granger clerk, The board is made up of Republicans 23, Democrats 4, Progressive 1, Prohibition 1, F C Mulkin,Democrat was Friendship supervisor R D Thompson,Progressive represented Wirt H G Prindle was member for town of Genesse

Miss Mary Hammond is ill with the grip.

Our girls basketball team defeated the Genesse team last Friday night at the Palace rinkOur team is hard to beat.

A candy kitchen and ice cream palor will soon be opened in the Ingram block

14 Dec 1916 Friendship book scrapbook

The following are the members of the high school orchestra Lois Niver,Clark

Potter, Edith Niver, Ralph Davis, Bernice Hickcox,Sue Middaugh,Esther Handy.

The high wind wind last week blew Mr Hollis Newtons silo over leaving pretty much of a wreck

Paul Kruger who has been south west and all over got an opportunity while in the far west to come home on a fruit train and did so. He is home with his parents.

Frank McCarthy who has been stationed at Shawnut Pa has been transferred to Arkport and is now station agent of that place. His father Daniel F McCarthy is now visiting him

14 Nov 1902 Friendship,NY scrapbook

R G Sisson the hardware man is the first citizen of Cuba to own a horless carriage

Mr and Mrs John Canfield of Wirt Center are parents of a daughter born last Sunday evening

Members of the Fireman's Dramatic Association are rehearsing for a play which they will produce at Friendship in the near future.

Mr and Mrs F C Fay and children left for Indiana last evening.

Mrs S M Norton is spending a couple of weeks in New York.

Frank Kerslicke of Canada is the new clerk in Masons Pharmacy.

scrapbook 16 Oct 1919iendship NY  Charles Raymond Stout Editor

Miss Gladys Dean suffered serious burns about the face and neck while trying to build a fire at the West End Grocery,Miss Dwan was employed to assist in caring for the business in the abness of Mr and Mrs Almy proprietors

Archie Worden dropped dead the breakfast table at thr County home in Angelica He was 59 years old at the time of his death

Engineer Frank F Hamilton for 43 years one of the Eries RR Companie's most faithful servants and a long life resident of this village lost his life when

train was wrecked a half mile east of BelmontGround had been broken for the Borden plant at Belmont

Mr and Mrs R H Lorrow attended the the Jordan Stevens wedding at Belfast.

Mrs Elsie Corwin leaves Oct 18th for Greenport L I to spend the balance of the school year with her daughter Ruth

scrapbook 10 Jan 1902 Friendship NY

Alonzo Wicks is taking the village census

Fred Brown will soon have his new house on West Main St enclosed

Fred McKee and son Raymond started Sunday night for Calif to visit his son Hay and his brothers Fon and Harvey McKee

Rodney R Willis who has been spending his vacation with parents here left studies in the New York Law School

Dr and Mrs J F Wardner gave a select dancing party in Starr Hall last Wednesday in honor of their guest Miss Crandall Buffalo.

9 May 1902 Friendship Scrapbook Lewis C Rice Editor North Branch Items

Mrs. Caoline Smith is very ill.

Carrie Potter visited Belle Reese last Thursday

F.H.Reese and wife visited in Belfast last week.

Mrs. Katherine Davidson is visiting friends in Cuba this week.

Alonzo Hyde left for New York Monday where he will spend a week.

Abner Bissell and wife spent Sunday visiting at Melvin Wilkins.

Earl Spencer wife and son and Herman Rice visited their farm Sunday.

The meat trust would not seriously affect Grant Werts family for they are enjoying fresh fish the result of a sucessful fishing trip.

Inavale notes

Many farmers shipped veal calves lst Saturday.

We are to have the Bell telephone thru this section.Captain Arthur Sherman of

Eau Claire WI was calling on friends this week.

30 Dec 1909 Friendship NY Scrapbook Anna M Steenrod editor

At Christmas time this year J J Cleveland an aged resident of this village enjoyed the privilege of having 48 of his descendents with him at a reunion. Besides these there were 12 others who were unable to attend.

At Watkins on Dec 21st occurred the marriage of Mr. . William Robertson of this village and Miss VeEtte Goltry at the home of the brides parents Mr. and Mrs. William Goltry.

Messrs. McKee & Thompson have made arrangements for a New Years Ball to be held at the Opera House December 31st.

A week of prayer was observed in the various churches of this community. The meetings were held at different churches each night of the week with short addresses on appropriate subjects at each meeting.

Mrs. Ruth Hobart attended the quadrennial conferance of the Student Volunteer Movement held in Rochester. She was a delegate from the University of Michigan.

William Kruger entered the Mitchell Cutting School at NYC to take a complete course in cutting. Prior to his entering the school he worked with his father A H Kruger and showed extraordinary abilty in tailor work.

The Christmas entertainment at North Branch was given at the school under the direction of the teacher Miss Crandell. Homer Spencer acted as Santa Claus and while removing many gifts from the tree his coat caught on fire from the candles and in an instant his shoulders and head were ablaze. He escaped with but a few burns.

17 Feb 1910 Friendship Scrapbook Anna M Steenrod editorA chorus of 1,000 voices has been organized at Jamestown for the centenial celebration to be held at that place August,1910.

It will cost about $2,000,000 to rebind the old volumes of records in the County Clerk's office. New filing cases will cost $1,400. At the last session of the Board of Superintendent meeting this expenditure was authorized.

Cattaraugus County had 12 lodgers of I.O.O.F. with a total membership of 1,233 in 1910.

George Dana a veteran died at his home in Bradford Feb 10th at age 80 years

According to Randolph Register Duane Frary a farmer living a few miles from that village nearly lost his life in an avalanche of snow. He and other men were digging out a road in which drifts 12 to 18 feet had piled up when the mass above him gave way and he was buried under several tons weight.His friends finally shoveled him out.He was exhausted for want of air.

Admission to the Star Theatre was 5 cents except on Wednesday and Saturday when it is ten cents.

A special theatre train run on the Shawmut line for those who wished to see Elsie Furgison in Such a little Queen at the Shattuck House in Hornell.
 

18 April 1902 Lewis C Rice editor Freindship scrapbook

Bring your eggs to Jordan & Co.'s and get 14 cents per dozen for them.

A girl was born to Mr and Mrs Charles Guilford at White Creek last week.

R D Rowley has bought the Mulkin and Miner lot known as the cheese factory lot on Elm Street and will soon build a residence.

Mrs Gilbert has purchased the Gratton house on West Water Street and Ed Hart now occupies the room over George Smiths shoe shop.

Gorton Minstrels close in Olean May 3rd and will be in Friendship May 4th.Mr and Mrs Rude Williams will commence housekeeping on the first of the month in the house on Water St. occupied by Arthur Dougherty.

Eugene Crane has the contract for painting the exterior of the American House.

7 April 1921 Raymond Stout editor Friendship scrapbook

Mr and Mrs L A Briggs are opening a dry goods store in the former Scott store.

Earl Renwick of Jamestown son of Mr and Mrs S M Renwick of this village and Eva C Van Every of Jamestown were married at the home of the bridegrooms parents Sunday morning.

John Howe suffered painful bruises when the rear end of the milk wagon he was in was struck by a northbound Shawmut train Sunday morning on Maple Grove Cemetery crossing.

Attorney Aaron Leroy Elliott passed away Arpril 6th.

Mr and Mrs Sidney Dodson of Bowling Green Ky are visiting his parents Mr and Mrs C S Dodson

A daughter was born to Mr and Mrs Fred Cook Sunday

Mrs O S Clark of Alfred is spending some time with her son P L Clark

Mr and Mrs William Washburn who have been spending the winter with their daughter Mrs Reed Crawford at Waynesboro Pa have returned home

Miss Marian Mulkin is visiting Miss Esther Woodhouse in New York City.

26 July 1901 Lewis Rice editor Friendship NY Scrapbook
H.F Gardiner has sold his livery business to G W Smith

Fred Brown of Nile on Thursday sold his one eigth interest in the

Dougherty,Norton, Brown Oil Co to James McEwen of Wellsviille for $5,000 spot cash.

Miss Lois Brisco was a visitor in Belmont Thursday

Miss Julia Watson is visiting friends in Belfast this week.

Dartt Hosley returned from Buffalo the first of the week.

Mrs.Fred Brothers is the guest of her parents Mr and Mrs D L Corbin

Ed Dyke is the hustleing proprietor of the cigar store on Depot Street is selling out his stock prepatory to starting another business.

The lawn festival given by the travelers club Tuesday evening was a financial sucess. The receipts were $80 dollars.

Dec 13,1882 Friendship NY Scrapbook Corwin-Harrington business

Notice The undersigned has this day sold a one half interest in his grocery business to George C. Corwin dated 13 Dec 1882 L Harrington

We the undersigned have this day entered into copartnership for the purpose of carrying on the grocery business and will be pleased to see all the old

customors and as many new ones as may be pleased to favor us with their patronage dated 13 Dec 1882 L Harrington and G C Corwin

1882 Friendship scrapbook Miss Denroche business

New Goods Miss Denroche wishes to inform her friends that she has received a new stock of goods. A nice supply of bound books for young and old of Seaside. Family and other libraries ten cent speaker,letter writers, song books, cook books, Ink stands, scrapbooks, Albums and other articles suitable for presents. Sheet music 5 and 10 cent counters are now to be found at the News Office

Swarthout Robinson trial 1882 scrapbook no exact date given only 1882

Monday morning at 10am a law suit was commenced before Justice Hewitt that lasted until 4am Tuesday C A Swarthout was the plaintiff and Dr James K Robinson was the defendent Both are residents of Clarksville The jury was Charles Wales, J W Lambert, F Drake, H Davis, G Skiff, and H. Williams. Frank Harding acted as the council for the plaintiff and W H Scott for defendent. After a long and tiresome trial the jury found a judgement against the defendent in the sum of 49 dollars.It really doesnt give alot of details

24 May 1901 Friendship NY Scrapbook
Married last evening at 8pm by Rev D J Torrens Miss Florence Steenrod daughter of Mr and Mrs George W Steenrod and Corry E Blouvett both of Friendship

Mrs Belora Stannard has gone to Denver Colo to spend the summer with her son.

Mrs Mary Whitford received her commission as postmistress of the post office at Nile last week.

31 May 1901 Lewis Rice editor Friendship scrapbook

CA Philbrick of Pratt Kansas is visiting W C Gould.

Chris Reinke visited in Wellsville over Sunday.

A. Miner Wellman finished has work at Albany and returned home Friday

The Dougherty,Brown and Norton well on the Hyde farm is doing 25 barrels a day.

George Eaton and son Stanley left for Chicago Monday where they will work for Tom Eaton who is engaged in the real estate business

20 June 1902 Lewis C Rice Friendship NY Scrapbook

Glenn Bullard entertained 20 little friends Monday in honor of his 11thbirthday.

The corner stone of the new Episcopal Church at Friendship will be laid July 1.

Miss Mary McLaughlin of this village and Timothy Hyland of Angelica were united in marriage Wednesday morning.

Charles Rose well known flutist played with bands and orchestras at Wellsville Sat and Sunday

Mr and Mrs William O'Shaughnessy are parents of a daughter born 19 June.

Miss Ethel Stevens entertained 20 little girls last Wednesday afternoon in honr of her birthday

Mrs Velora Stannard left Mon for Colorado where she will make her future home with her children.

Homer Brittton is a member of the graduating class of the University of Michigan

11 July 1902 Lewis Rice editor Friendship scrapbook
Allegany county was visited by the most disastrous flood Saturday night and Sunday that has occurred in the memory of man Friendship and Cuba were the only villages to escape the ravages of the water. Two inches of rain fell in two hours and it is estimated that $250,000 damage were suffered in the county.

Mrs. A.M.Wellman and Mrs. J.F.Rice gave a sixo'clock tea Wednesday.

Each train brings a fresh supply of Italians who are to work on the Shawmutrailroad.

D.L.Baker of Sico a former North Branch resident has invented a potato and bean planter which is doing good work.

James W. Sisson has moved his family here from Danbury Conn. and will work the Hewitt farm.

Roy Spencer is attending an engraving school at Elmira.

Anna M Steenrod Editor
BF Drake has bought out Friendship Foundry of  Hart and Stroyni which will be run in connection with the engine works and its expected that they will produce many of the castings used Mr Stroyni will continue to work with Mr Drake.

The Friendship Junk Co whose headquarters are in the old library building
were burglarized in broad daylight on Friday at 9am. The articles taken which the
2 men comprising the Friendship junk co consists over are a watch fob and
ring. The 4 quarts of booze taken they care nothing about although it was a gift
of a friend and sent especially to them but the 2 articles mentioned they
would like to have returned.

Misses Mary and Veronica Conley are spending their Easter vacation with their
Aunt Mrs  Chester Burt of Olean,NY.

Mrs Charles Guilford has returned from Ann Arbor where she spent her Easter
vacation with her daughter Miss Frances Guilford

27 April 1916 Friendship NY Scrapbook
League milk for August has been sold for $3.13 or about 6 cents per quart.

Vanama Jones and Charles Hyde will open a new hardware store about Sept 1st.The sugar situation in Friendship is at present in a far worse condtion than it was at any time during the war.

Two handsome granite monuments have been erected in Mt. Hope Cemetery one in memory of Mrs. L.M.Wales by her husband and one in memory of Julius and Sally Parrish on the lot of Mrs. LeGrand Parish.

Mrs. Earl Hickok was rushed to the Higgens Hospital at Olean last Thursday night for an operation for appendticitis.

Now acustomed to speaking in terms of billions perhaps someone can place a true value on the rain that visited us the first of the week.

Miss Adeline Thurston leaves Friday for Camp Altamont at Altamont,NY where she will teach nature study for a few weeks.
 
 

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