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Representatives Nominated.
Representatives have been nominated as follows: ... First Franklin (Warwick, Orange and New Salem), Edward F. Mayo of Warwick, rep. Second Franklin (Montague, Sunderland, Leverett, and Wendell), Richard N. Oakman of Montague, rep. Third Franklin (Greenfield, Coleraine, Leyden, Bernardston, Gill, Northfield and Erving) C. W. Shattuck of Coleraine and C.L. Bascom of Gill, rep.
[Source: The Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchburg, MA) Oct 28, 1875, submitted by a FOFG]

Silver Wedding Observance
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Berry of 49 Birch street, Greenfield are receiving the congratulations of friends and neighbors upon the occasion of their 25th wedding anniverary. The couple were married in North Adams in Notre Dame church by Rev. G. H. Jeannotte, and have lived in Greenfield since that time.
   A family party was held, with Mr. and Mrs. Berry receiving a chest of silver from their family and gifts of silver from friends. Mr. Berry is widely known here as a milk dealer, having conducted the business for the past eight years. The couple have six children, Leonard R.; Clinton W., Earnest G., Robert A., James W., and Doris A. Berry, all at home.
  [Source: The North Adams Transcript, 23 Apr 1936; transc. by aFOFG]

Seth Sears and wife have lately had their golden wedding at West Hawley, along with six children and 13 grandchildren, and two original poems were evolved. It does seem as though 1827 was locally wonderful year for marrying.  [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

 Dr. Coy has peas in bloom in his garden at Montague City. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Jan 2, 1878; transc. by a FoFG]

John Woodward, a harness maker is a recent arrival, and carries on business in Morgan's block, K street. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

R.B. Campbell is at Blairsville, Penn. attending the funeral of his father, who had been an invalid for many years, having died last Wednesday. The late Mr. Cambell was grandfather to C.C. Kuhn of this village. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Wed., May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

W.G. Whitmore sold his household furniture on Saturday evening, at auction intending to go home to his father in Sunderland for the present. He has had several good offers to engage in business at the west, amy possibly accept one of them. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Wed., May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

There is not much prospect that Deerfield will have another hotel for the present. The Phillips family have rented the house owned by Mrs. Louisa Stebbins, and propose to remain there.  [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

A.J. Johnson, the New York publisher has given the Sunderland library copies of all his publications, the last gift being the cyclopedia.  [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

The committee have introduced the teaching of music into the intermediate school, Miss Lillian Warner being the teacher.  [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

Sunderland has had a baby show and B.C. Darling's boy took "first money."  [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

Montague:

Geo. Gilbert is building a carpenter's shop near his home. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

J.S. Richardson sells coffins so cheap that poor folks can almost afford them. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

C.N. Clapp has returned from Florida, where he has spent the past winter and spring.  K. Dickinson, Jas. Clapp and Rolin have taken up government land in the same neighborhood, built cabins, set out trees, &c.  All remain through the summer except Rolin and family. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

Henry Day is growing that garden-sauce for J.S. Richardson, on the contract made last year, when he transfered the entire enterprise to him. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

Harugari Lodge Honors 8 Eldest on Anniversary

National Grand President O. Bekert of Vermont was present at the 68th anniversary banquet of Gustav Adolph lodge DOH, in Harugari hall on Third street last night. Eight men who have been members of the lodge for 50 years or more, were presented with scrolls by the president Edward Bitzer.

Those honored for a half-century or more membership were Martin Luippold of 80 Third street, G. F. Milkey of Montague City road, Julius D. Ziegler of Park street, Christian Simpter of Fourth street, Andrew Sauter of Chestnut street, Christian Hoelle of Greenfield, J. G. Rau of Greenfield and William Bantle of Bridgeport Conn.

Grand President Bekert praised the men for their many years of service to the lodges and all guests spoke briefly. [Source: The Turners Falls Herald, Dec 6, 1940; transc. by a FoFG]

The Friends in Council will have a Christmas party Monday afternoon at 3 at the home of Mrs. Emma Winch of Montague street. Miss Grace Davis will be co-hostess.  Gifts will be exchanged. [Source: The Turners Falls Herald, Dec 6, 1940; transc. by a FoFG]

Edward Doolittle, well known as his brother's clerk at the Mansion House, leaves this week to take charge of the Carver House, Warren, Pa. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Jan 27, 1875; transc. by a FoFG]

Dr. Draper of Brooklyn, N.Y., a nephew of W.W. Draper of this town, preached, Sunday, at the Episcopal church. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Feb 3, 1875; transc. by a FoFG]

A few evenings since, relatives and friends of L.G. Barton, to the number of fifty or more, gave him a surprise visit, by the way of celebrating his forty-ninth birthday. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Feb 3, 1875; transc. by a FoFG]

S.O. Lamb, Esq., in the absence of Rev. Mr. Lyon, has for two Sundays read sermons to the Baptist society. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Feb 3, 1875; transc. by a FoFG]

Dr. J.W. Thompson played a few games of checkers with Mr. Edward Kean (not E.W.) with the following result: Kean 2; Thompson 1; Drawn 4. Mr. Kean would like to meet Mr. Allen [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Jan 2, 1878; transc. by a FoFG]

It was Mr. Hunter, the enterprising fish man who went to church without his straw hat, because his wife had hid that article of apparel.  Our information as to the copy of Hoyle's games under his arm was incorrect. Mr. Hunter is decidedly a godly man, who would not tolerate card literature about his house. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, Jan 2, 1878; transc. by a FoFG]

The homeopathic physicians of this vicinity met at the American House, on Wednesday of last week, and organized an association, "The Homeopathic society of Massachusetts." Dr. D.T. Vining of Conway was elected president; Dr. E. R. Morgan of Shelburne Falls, secretary and treasurer, and Dr. J.W. Thompson of Greenfield chairman of the committee on pathology. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

S.L. Hill buys the Pine tenement house on Hope street for $2100. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

The Greenfield high school, C.H.K. Sanderson principal, will close it's Spring term with the graduating exercises of the seniour call of five Friday afternoon, June 22.  The names of the class are: Alice Field, Nettie Butler, Sara Hitchcock, Annie Briggs and Lillian Bryant.  They have all made good attainments in their studies. The fall term will begin September 3. [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]


South Deerfield:

L.T. Harris is soon to erect an enlarged building for his grocery business in place of the temporary building erected some time ago.  [Source: The Turners Falls Reporter, May 30, 1877; transc. by a FoFG]

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