Altamont Enterprise September 19, 1913
SUIT FOR SEPARATION: Through a motion made for alimony and counsel fees Monday morning before Justice Chester it was learned that a suit for separation had been started by Austin J. Saddlemire against Hattie Saddlemire, who are members of well-known families in the towns of Knox and Guilderland, respectively. The motion was made by P.C. Dugan, as attorney for the wife, who is contesting the suit. Judge William E. Woollard, for the husband, opposed it. Justice Chester denied the alimony but granted $150 counsel fees to Attorney Dugan. He held that Mrs. Saddlemire is not in need of alimony, as she is living with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bateholts of Knox.
In the complaint the husband states that on the day after their marriage, on September 5, 1912, his wife left him saying that she was going home to stay a few days with her mother. He declares she never returned to live with him, although he endeavored to get her to do so on several occasions. The technical charge he makes against his wife is abandonment. The wife makes a counter claim that he persistently refused to support her. The trial of the case will be looked forward to with a great deal of interest, as both young people are widely known in the towns in which they live. — Albany Evening Journal, Sept. 15.
TEN DOLLARS AND AN APPLE: If there is anybody besides a telephone man who might be expected to regard all uses of the telephone as ordinary and commonplace it is probably a newspaper man.
The editor of a Nyack newspaper however, was startled out of his impassivity just by being present when a citizen called up a store by telephone and recovered a ten dollar bill which he had accidentally dropped on the floor while paying for a purchase.
The falling of an apple on his head led Newton to the discovery of gravitation and so a very ordinary use of the telephone if properly considered will disclose the wonderful advantages of Universal Bell telephone service. — New York Telephone Review.
Catching Her: She (pouting) — Before we were married you often used to catch me in your arms.
He — Yes, and now I catch you in my pockets. — London Telegraph.
The Sausage: The sausage dates back to the year 897. It has been asserted that the Greeks in the days of Homer manufactured sausages, but this prehistoric mixture had nothing in common with our modern product. The ancient so-called sausage was composed of the same materials which enter into the makeup of the boudin of the French market and the blood pudding of the French Canadian. The ancient sausage was enveloped in the stomachs of goats. It was not until the tenth century that sausage made of hashed pork became known. It was in or near the year 1500 that, thanks to the introduction into Germany of cinnamon and saffron, the sausages of Frankfort and Strassburg acquired a universal reputation.