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History is Cool

HISTORY IS COOL: 80 years ago

Capt. Hart call - Mrs. Edward Hart has received a telephone call from her son, Capt. George Hart, army flight surgeon now resting in Hawaii after active duty in the South Pacific. The young surgeon called to express greetings to his mother and to her twin sister, Miss Mary Gremple. The ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 100 years ago

Grave pilgrimage - It will be recalled that two years ago there was a pilgrimage to the grave of John Brown of a number of those who revere his memory living in other places, and a statement made that an attempt would be made to make the event an annual affair. The other day, a meeting was ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 90 years ago

Daylight saving - Voters favored daylight saving time for this village in an unofficial balloting held Tuesday in conjunction with the annual village election. In all, 184 voted for it with 147 against. The question now lies with the village board to rule as to its adoption. The village ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 95 years ago

Close rut race - The water swirled down the narrow passage. The two frail craft avoided being wrecked only by the narrowest of margins. Chunks of snow and ice threw them first to one side, then to the other. Spectators shouted as first one and then the other would get ahead. One was ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 80 years ago

Ski death - Dr. J. A. Geis, Essex County coroner, gave a verdict of accidental death in the case of Knut Raustad, 30, who died on top of one of the small mountains north of Whitney a few hours after he was found by the ski patrol Monday. The coroner stated at the inquest Tuesday night at ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 85 years ago

Hotel training - Several changes have been made in the plans for the hotel training course to be held here as well as in several other Adirondack centers by the state education department. The preliminary course has been cut from 10 weeks to six. The first instruction will be given in ...