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100 years ago — December 1919

SALISBURY — Mrs. Fred Marston is on the sick list. Miss Carrie Marston is caring for her.

 

LIME ROCK — Alfred Dunn has accepted a position in Canaan.

 

SALISBURY — Miss Carrie Conklin has been in Hartford buying Christmas goods for G.H. Clark’s store.

 

The New York and Hartford Wrecking Co. have started to dismantle the buildings of the late Connecticut School for Imbeciles.

 

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100 years ago — November 1919

SHARON — Mr. and Mrs. Edward Downey have returned from their wedding trip.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. and Mrs. H.V. Eggleston and mother motored to Hartford Sunday, returning Monday.

 

For Sale. Well seasoned hard wood, sawed in stove lengths. $4 per load delivered. Place your order now while the supply lasts. Tel. 59-4. Hamlet Hill Farm.

 

LAKEVILLE — W.S. Hallowell lost a valuable horse, one of his trucking team, on Monday.

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100 years ago — November 1919

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100 years ago — November 1919

LAKEVILLE — The many friends of Greta Flynn will be glad to hear that she has been elected president of the Children of Mary Society.

 

LIME ROCK — Messrs. M. and E. Richardson and party of friends are camping at Rocky Dell camp.

 

LAKEVILLE — S.O. Cowles has finished wiring C.H. Miller’s house for electric lights and at present is wiring John H. Garrity’s house.

 

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100 years ago — October 1919

LAKEVILLE — The steel flag pole in the park has received a new coat of paint at the hands of Artist Erickson.

 

Miss Gladys Osborn is in charge of Lucette’s Millinery rooms for a few weeks.

 

LAKEVILLE — Miss Jane Smith has been spending a few days in New York. Ward Finkle has been looking after the garage in her absence.

 

ORE HILL — Harry and William Dean were in Mt. Riga Tuesday.

 

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100 years ago — October 1919

SALISBURY — Sgt. Frank Sherwood, who has been with the regular army doing strike duty in the steel strike, has received his discharge and has returned to Salisbury.

 

SALISBURY — Mrs. Harry Jones and son Charles have gone to Winsted where they are keeping house.

 

LAKEVILLE — While picking apples on Tuesday Morgan Ebert fell from the tree, but fortunately was not injured beyond a few bruises and scratches.

 

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100 years ago —October 1919

For Sale — Young pigs. Also potatoes. Phone 108-5.

 

ORE HILL — Mr. Thomas Finnegan of Salisbury was through this place on Monday.

 

LAKEVILLE — Donald Thrall was quite badly cut and bruised about the mouth on Saturday. While cranking a car the handle came off, flew up, hitting him in the mouth, breaking five teeth and cutting his lip and cheek.

 

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100 years ago — October 1919

SALISBURY — Miss Marie Dubois went to New York last week, and has entered the Metropolitan Hospital Training School for Nurses.

 

ORE HILL — Mrs. Jeanette Sanford of Long Hill is visiting relatives in this place and Lakeville.

 

SALISBURY — James R. Melvin is driving a new Buick touring car.

 

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100 years ago — September 1919

SALISBURY — Today the garden team representing the Salisbury Farmerettes with their leader, Miss Marion Eggleston, also the canning team representing the N.I.K.E. Club will attend the State Fair at Berlin and give a demonstration.

 

Hezekiah Goodwin of Lime Rock has a supply of soft running water, and the only force he uses is gravity. A 60 barrel tank on a hill back of the house, safe from frost, is filled from the eaves. The tank is high enough to furnish the house with running water.

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100 years ago — September 1919

SALISBURY — Samuel Whitbeck is at present employed in a drug store in Ridgefield, Conn.

 

Miss May Finnegan has been enjoying a two weeks’ vacation from her duties in the office of the Conn. Power Co., in Canaan.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. L.A. Bulman celebrated his 78th birthday Monday. There are not many men as old as Mr. Bulman who are as well as he is and able to work every day.