125 Years AgoOctober 15, 1885 - The fall term of the Rippleton school began Sept. 14th, with the usual large number of pupils, and is since progressing finely, under the supervision of Miss Buckland, of Fleming, a graduate of the Oswego Normal school, who is an experienced and successful teacher, and is manipulating and elevating the physical, as well as the mental condition of the pupils.
The deClercq Bros. have their cider mill in running order, and can make your cider on short notice.
100 Years AgoOctober 13, 1910 - The first meeting of the Shakespeare Club will meet with Miss Elizabeth Jackson next Monday evening.
In this month is said to occur the hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the village of Cazenovia. Have any steps been taken toward the celebration of that event? Is not Cazenovia worthy of having its centennial celebrated? Come now, let us reason together and have so important an event properly observed.
50 Years AgoOctober 13, 1960 - Mrs. Marion Youmans, cosmetician at Theobald & Hole Drugstore, has addressed students after dinner on the past two Wednesday evenings on the proper use of cosmetics for good grooming. She spoke to the freshmen on Sept. 28 and the sophomores on Oct. 5.
The freshmen students, members of the Class of 1962, had fittings for their class blazers on Friday, Oct 7. Each year the jackets alternate in color between yellow and blue and this year's freshmen will wear yellow blazers.
Miss Mary Esther Burton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Burton of Kenmore, formerly of Fulton, and Jonathan Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Thompson of Cazenovia, were united in marriage on Saturday, October 8, 1960. The Rev. Harold Thomas performed the ceremony in the State Street Methodist Church, Fulton.
A house moved from its resting place of more than 50 years. A strange sight to see, a house cut in half and moved by truck, each section from Nickerson St., up Liberty St., thru the lot to Lincklaen Terrace and on to Ten Eyck Ave. The house, known as the Park house, was moved to make way for improvements at the Jr. College and has been moved to a freshly dug cellar on the property formerly owned by R.F. Jenkins on Ten Eyck Ave. We compliment the movers and the electric and telephone crews for their effort removing and replacing the wire service so efficiently.
This column is compiled by Sharon Cooney from the Cazenovia Republican archives at Lorenzo State Historic Site in Cazenovia. It is written in the style of the time. Sharon Cooney is Interpretive Programs Assistant at Lorenzo.