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Hillsdale Daily News Newspaper Archives May 31 1986, Page 4

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Hillsdale Daily News (Newspaper) - May 31, 1986, Hillsdale, Michigan Long gone a this picture of Genesee Mill was provided by mrs. Jane Verdon of Pittsford the daughter of or. And mrs. Leslie Harwood of Jonesville. She was born there in 1933 while her parents operated the Mill for six years. He is now forgotten Mill about the Genesee Mill the old Mil wheel no longer turns its wreckage lies in shame. How soon the years have passed when of carts lumbered up the Lane. They brought the Corn and wheat to be ground by the Millstone Fine. The timbers above were of solid Oak and sheathed from the weather with Pine. The Mill site was loved by All and inspired the name for a song. Twas built on solid Rock when men Laboured hard and Long. It was built for a specific need to furnish our daily bread. The Millpond is gone but the Footpath still leads to the site of the dam which is dead. Your watery flume is empty and dry its Power has fled to the sea. A Power so still Small boys probed its depth a Power a fathomed to see. The Miller a Man of riddles and rhymes a Burly Homespun Chap. A Busy Man was he who twisted this and opened that. He kicked the cats and swore at the rats patched holes in the sacks. While the wheel ground the meal in the Creaky old Mill by the Stream you Beautiful old Mill you live in my heart a tribute to the Good things of old. When time stood still and the sounds of the Mill were a Joy to truly behold. Bill Houseknecht Jonesville Barbara Hurley pictured in the upper right Corner of this picture. Class of �?T46 a Barbara Colon of Hillsdale brought in this picture of the Litchfield class of 1946. Classmates Are meeting today for their 40th reunion banquet. Mrs. Colon is the formerly to show Here i sit broke hearted my to shows already started. And Here i am coming Home from somewhere i never wanted to go in the first place. I want to be Home never wanted to come to where i am its sleeting and snowing huge White flakes. I was told wed be Home in plenty of time. Somehow i knew that Wasny to True i just knew it. Now in a just sitting Here writing this rhyme since i really have nothing better to do. Well i blew it. Here i sit my thoughts diminished my to shows already finished. No knighting matter a the 1921 boys basketball team at Davis. . Titus Blynn Hoskins Guy Miller and teacher Reading High school was indeed a somber group consisting and coach Floyd Leile. The photo belongs to Grace Claybaugh of left to right Donald Bigelow Lester Deventer Clark of 1140 e. Ball Road love sonnet to Martha she a everything to me a lady should be from her elegant walk to the Way she talks. She a everything a lady should be. A smile of Friendship and love to Tell you How much she cares. She a everything a lady should be. Her presence is enough to Chase away the Gray Clouds and leave you bathed in nothing but rainbows. She a everything to me a lady should be de Bash Hillsdale Jesus guide me lord Jesus guide me through this Day helping others All the Way. Help my feet to never stray lord Jesus guide me through this Day lord Jesus Tell me what to say teaching others How to Pray. Give me the words and show me How to make us better starting now. The things i do that come out right Are done because you show your Light. The brightest glow shines from above telling All of your Sweet love. Church group a on what looks to be a Spring Day in about portrait. Note the Fine hats on the ladies and the gentlemen in i 1915, with Bare Trees but bouquets of Flowers these members their suits and ties. The photo belongs to George Woodard of of the Bankers Baptist Church gathered outside for a group Jonesville. Bob Partee Hillsdale 4 the Hillsdale daily news saturday May 31,1986people

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