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A night of drinking ends tragically

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James Major, 22, was of French-Canadian ancestry, and in 1913, he lived at 222 Forest Ave. in Amsterdam. He was not married but had four brothers and two sisters. He enjoyed peaches. One of his relatives had brought a bushel of peaches home that September to can for him for the coming winter. Major went out Wednesday, Sept. 24, for a night of saloon hopping with Arthur Whitney, a fellow worker at the McCleary, Wallin ...

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