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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.

 

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100 years ago — September 1919

SALISBURY — Mrs. Guy Drum is on the sick list with one of the prevailing colds.

 

LIME ROCK — Miss Rachael Cashdollar has accepted a position in Torrington.

 

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100 years ago — September 1919

LAKEVILLE — The silent policemen have arrived and were used Labor Day for the first time. There are two of them, one at the intersection of Main and Holley streets and the other at the railway bridge. The installation of the “billy cops” will make for much greater safety at these dangerous corners.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Fitting and daughter Phebe of Baltimore have returned to Salisbury. Mr. Fitting expects to finish his house which he had started.

 

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100 years ago — August 1919

SALISBURY — The many friends of Mrs. E. Barton will be glad to hear that she is getting along nicely.

 

Dog days ended August 25th with rain.

 

SALISBURY — Samuel Whitbeck has received his discharge from the army and arrived home Monday.

 

ORE HILL — Mr. E.L. Peabody is having the silo on his farm rebuilt. Ward Dean is doing the work.

 

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100 years ago — August 1919

SALISBURY — Mr. W.P. Bishop and daughter Clara enjoyed a motor trip to Danbury and Hartford where they spent the weekend.

 

LIME ROCK — Grant Finkle expects to move to Lakeville soon.

 

SHARON — Miss Martha Wilbur visited at Pine Grove last week.

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100 years ago — August 1919

Nicholas Guzman, a full blood Filipino, is one of the workmen employed by Barnes and Osborn on the state road work. Nicholas speaks good English, has been in this country eight years and wants to locate in Lakeville as he likes it better here than any place he has visited yet.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. Duncan who has been ill, is now able to be out and is soon to return to his duties.

 

SHARON — The H.B. Dakin Co. have improved their store with a new dress of paint.

Turning Back the Pages: August 8, 2019

100 years ago — August 1919

The Dr. William Bissell Hospital Fund, having been incorporated, is now ready to receive donations. Do not wait for a later “drive” to give; do not wait to be asked to give to so worthy a beneficence; but make your contribution at once. Mr. Wm. Kane is treasurer of the Fund, and will receive donations or subscriptions at the bank, or he will receive checks through the mail.