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In Years Past

November 15, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, a romance in which Hoary Winter wooed and found favor in the sight of Smiling Spring was brought to a happy culmination in the marriage of Thomas Storrs of Olean and Bessie Glick of Columbus, Ohio. The wedding guests included Olean Mayor-elect and Mrs. W.H. Simpson. The groom was 69 years old and had for years been a familiar figure in the city. His bride, who gave her age as 23, was won through the medium of correspondence, her first meeting with her husband having taken place little more than a week ago, when she came to Olean in answer to Storrs' ad for a stenographer. After a brief career as a businesswoman, she returned home to prepare for her wedding, which followed at once upon her return to Olean.



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