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The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, Jan 16, 1931 pg 5 by: Dianne Thomas
Matters About Town:
+ Mrs. Frances SIMPSON is ill at her home on Covill street.
+ Mr. and Mrs. R. M. CALKINS entertained at bridge, Wednesday evening.
+ William M. COTTON and family have moved from Dr. W. M. COTTON'S residence to the MASON house on the north side of East Main street
+ Rev. George C. VAN ARTSDALEN, the new pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Victor, and his family, have moved from Oaks Corners into the local manse.
+ Mrs. George KESEL is suffering from a broken leg, received when her police dog playfully jumped against her and chased her to fall, last week, Tuesday. Hattie COLEMAN is caring for her.
+ Mr. and Mrs. H. H. SAWYER quietly observed their 51st wedding anniversary at their home on Maple avenue, Thursday. Both are in fairly good health, a condition upon which many friends congratulated them.
+ An unusual freedom from seeds was noted by Mr. and Mrs. M. A. SMITH in tangerines and grapefruit recently sent to them by their son, Leon B. SMITH, who picked the fruit from trees in the yard of the place in Winter Park, Fla., which he and his family are occupying. Perhaps the Florida growers are trying to eliminate the over abundance of seeds often found in Florida citrus fruits.
People You Know:
+ Sherman AVERY of Derby, Conn., is visiting his cousin, Mrs. Stuart R. ESTES and family.
+ Benjamin COTTON of Syracuse recently visited his father, Dr. W. M. COTTON and family.
+ Mrs. Ralph N. BUTLER will spend the weekend with her cousin, Miss Eleanor BOUGHTON in Buffalo.
+ Mrs. Joseph FOX and daughter, Mrs. ROSE of Seneca Point were guests of Mrs. F. M. LOCKE, Tuesday.
+ Mr. and Mrs. James H. BARRY are spending a few days with their daughter, Mrs. John J. O'NEIL and family in Rochester.
+ Ralph N. BUTLER will spend the weekend at Alfred University, officiating at the Alfred-Niagara University basketball game.
+ Miss Emma THALER, superintendent of Oakmount Sanatorium, has gone to Florida. Miss Helen LEIGHTON is acting as superintendent.
+ E. T. MALONE, who has been ill since early November, is steadily improving and is able to take a short walk out of doors nearly every day.
+ Mrs. George W. BOUGHTON and Mrs. Angeline BERRY attended the installation of Grange officers in Farmington, last Friday evening, and were overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. GARDNER.
+ Miss Elizabeth OSBORNE, who was in a critical condition for some time following operations for appendicitis and gall stones, is now making progress toward recovery at the Strong Memorial hospital in Rochester.
+ The Misses Margaret and Marion BARNES and Gordon EUSTACE, of Castile, were guests of Mr. EUSTACE'S sister, Mrs. Otis WEBSTER and Mr. WEBSTER, over Tuesday night, following their participation in the program at the C.E.S. installation ceremonies.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Charles FRENCH of Fairport visited relatives here, Sunday. Mrs. S. K. BOUGHTON of Buffalo, a sister of Mrs. FRENCH, was also here, at the homes of her sisters and brothers, Mrs. Charles STRONG, Mrs. Elizabeth LONEY and E.T. and Flor MALONE.
+ Irving CLINE attend an old time fiddlers championship contest in the Community Center at Batavia, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, and brought home the 2nd prize of $10. The first prize , $15 was won by Riley WARD of Livonia. Mr. CLINE will participate in a contest at Nunda, this evening.
+ Miss Grace PIERCE of Rushville is caring for Mrs. Perlie FERGUSON, who is seriously ill at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George H. WOOD. Mrs. WOOD, who is employed in the State Education Department with headquarters in Albany, was at home for the weekend and returned again, last evening, to remain with her mother.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, Feb 27, 1931 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Obituary - NICHOLS - Mrs. Alice R. NICHOLS entered into rest at her home on West Main street, Monday, February 23rd. She is survived by hone daughter, Mrs. Florence (Gordon) REMER of Victor, and three sons, Charles of Hamilton, Ontario, George of St. Catherines, Canada and Raymond T. of Rochester; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services were held form the home and from St. Patrick's church, Thursday morning. Burial was made in St. Patrick's cemetery.
+ Fired Damages House on Mendon Road - Fire which apparently started in a mattress damaged the furnishing and interior of the Roy PETERS house on the Victor-Mendon road, Monday morning. In response to an alarm sounded at about 8:45, members of the local fire department and other Victorites hurried to the scene of the fire and saved the house from destruction. The loss is partly covered by insurance.
Villages Cut Pay of Their Officials - The villages of Malone and Perry have reduced their expenses and consequently their tax rate, by cutting the salaries of all village officials. Perry's village attorney declares that the village fathers exceed their rights in specifying that his salary shall be $600 in stead of $900 annually, as he was elected for a term of years at the higher salary and that the period of time has not yet expired. He will not act at the lower salary, according to reports published.
The Victor Herald, Victor, NY Friday, May 15, 1931 by: Dianne Thomas
+ Mrs. Ruth Bates MUMEROW, wife of Clarence MUMEROW, who purchased the late Jack HOSEY farm near Farmington Station, passed away at the Memorial hospital in Canandaigua on Friday morning after a long illness. Mrs. MUMEROW was 30 years of age and leaves her husband; two children, Robert and Betty, all of this place; one sister, Mrs. Minnie MC ALLISTER and one brother, Arthur BATES, of Canandaigua. Funeral services were conducted from the home at 2:30, Sunday afternoon with Rev. Charles N. ST. JOHN, pastor of the Congregational church of Canandaigua, officiating. Interment was made in South Farmington Cemetery.
+ Thelma CRONK has been confined at home with gland trouble.
+ Fred WEHRLIN Sr., had the misfortune to fall while retiring for the night on Wednesday and ins improving from injuries received at the home near the Friends' church under the care of his daughters, Mrs. George GRINNELL of this place and Mrs. James HOSEY of Manchester and Mr. and Mrs. Fred WEHRLIN of Palmyra and Edward WEHRLIN of this place, who have been at the home during the past week.
+ Mrs. Arthur W. HAMMOND has returned to the Friends' parsonage after spending several weeks with relatives in Ohio, Illinois and the state of Iowa.
+ Mrs. Charles R. GARDNER and mother, visited the former's cousins, Mrs. Aaron CHRISTOPHER at Fayette and Mrs. Alfred MC DUFFY at MacDougall, and aunt, Mrs. Arthur STEARMAN of Waterloo, Wednesday.
+ Mrs. Carrie GREENE of Palmyra attended the Mothers' Day exercises held by the young people of the Friend's church on Sunday morning. Her son, Gilbert H. PADGHAM, granddaughter, Miss Jennie PADGHAM and grandsons, Leonard, James and Clarence, all took part in the services.
+ Mrs. Solon SLADE was called to Rochester, Saturday, by the illness of her daughter, Miss Katherine SLADE, who is a student nurse at the Parke Avenue Hospital in that city. She has been very ill with tonsillitis.
THE VICTOR HERALD
Friday September 4,
1931 Front Page, col 3
by: Ron Hanley
WEDDING BELLS - HUNT - FORD
A pretty wedding was solemnized, Saturday evening at 4 o'clock, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Ford of Mendon, when their daughter, Hilda Pauline, was united in marriage to Robert Ellsworth Hunt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hunt. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Walter Labrenz of Cohocton, former pastor of the Mendon Lutheran church, before an alcove filled with hydrangeas, golden glow and ferns.
The bride wore a white satin dress made princess style, trimmed with lace, and a tulle veil with orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of bride roses and gypsophilia. Her maid of honor was Miss Marjorie Hunt, sister of the groom, who wore green taffeta with slippers to match and carried yellow roses and gypsophilia. Wesley Ford, brother of the bride, was best man.
A bountiful wedding supper was served to about 30 guests by the Misses Veda and Ada Plaine, and Irma Shutte, a schoolmate.
The prenuptial events were a quilting party by Mrs. Norman Parrish of Ionia, a variety shower by the Young People's Society of the Mendon Lutheran church, a personal shower and luncheon by Mrs. Homer Hunt, a wiener roast and variety shower by Mrs. Norman Ford, and Mrs. George Reeves of Mendon, and a wiener roast and shower by Marjorie and Dorothy Hunt.
After a short motor trip, Mr. and Mrs. Hunt will be at home with the groom's parents until their new home, recently purchased in Fishers, is ready for occupancy.
Friday September 11,
1931 Pg 1, col 4
by: Ron Hanley
VICTOR BOY GOES TO SAN DIEGO FOR NAVAL TRAINING
Howard B. Cuykendall, Apprentice Seaman who has been spending a 12 day leave of absence with his brother Archie and Mrs. Cuykendall, left Monday to report at Great Lakes Naval Training base.
Democrat & Chronicle, Rochester, NY Sunday Dec 25, 1932 by: GSubyak@aol.com
O'NEILL - Mary O'NEILL
of Victor N. Y., entered into rest at the home of her daughter, 499 Stone Rd.,
Rochester, December 23. She is survived by her husband, Dennis
O'NEILL of Victor; two sons and two daughters, Wallace
and Howard of Victor; Mrs. Louis STOLLER and
Mrs. Edward WEAVER of Rochester; five brothers and three sisters, Howard
of Portland, Oregon, James of Seattle, Washington,
Bernard, Timothy and William DOYLE, Mrs. O. L. ANDREWS,
Mrs. Katherine MULHERON and Mrs. William RYAN, all of Victor; one
granddaughter, Lois STOLLER.
Services from the home of her daughter, 499 Stone Rd., Tuesday at 8:30 and from St. Patrick's Church, Victor, at 10 a.m. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Victor, N. Y. Arrangements by Emery and Malone.
SPEARS - George H. SPEARS
entered into rest at his home in Victor, N. Y., Dec. 23. He is survived by
his wife, Gertrude BABCOCK SPEARS; one daughter, Dorothy,
two sisters, Mrs. Katherine NEIL of Chicago, Dorothy
Services from the home, Monday at 2 p.m. Burial in Boughton Hill Cemetery. Services in charge of Milnor Lodge of Masons and the American Legion. Arrangements by Emery and Malone.
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