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April 22, 2013

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Coroner G. H. Oliver of Malone was notified that a human skeleton had been found lying in the woods near Owl’s Head. The skeleton was found by Richard Bouyea, a well-known guide of the neighborhood, while passing through the woods not far from the little hamlet.

Byron Cameron of Saranac Lake and Charles J. Riley, of Plattsburgh, are in Boston today to testify as defendants in the case of a shipment of pike from Lake Champlain into the state of Massachusetts, in violation of the law. The Pike were netted by the pair in Canadian waters on Lake Champlain, where netting his legal, but the practice is illegal in both New York State and Massachusetts.

Plattsburgh city officials are to be guests at the first trip of a 42-passenger motor bus of the Suburban Transportation Company. Owing to the almost impassable condition of the unimproved roads between Troy and this city it was found impossible to bring the bus to the city on its own power, and it was therefore shipped here by freight, where it was unloaded and deemed to be up to expectations in every particular, and ready for travel.

— Compiled by Contributing Writer Shawn Ryan

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