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Turning Back the Pages

Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — June 1919

SALISBURY — Howard Select, pitching for the Yale Varsity nine against Fordham, Decoration Day! held his opponents to three hits in ten innings.

 

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100 years ago — May 1919

SALISBURY — William Dempsey, our genial plumber, is out once more after being confined to the house with a severe cold.

 

LAKEVILLE — A new cement platform is being constructed in front of Roberts’ store to replace the wooden one.

 

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100 years ago — May 1919

SALISBURY — The Connecticut Power Co. has put a Reo truck in local service. Part of a large tree at J.S. Perkins’ fell Monday morning without the slightest warning, carrying down the telephone and electric light wires. It is thought the tree was weakened by the severe wind storm that caused so much damage in March.

 

The work on the new state road has been started at the railroad bridge. The big steam roller is already on the job. 

 

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100 years ago — May 1919

SALISBURY — Mrs. Wm. Washington Jr. has moved his household effects to Winsted.

 

LIME ROCK — Mrs. C.W. Barnum is out of town for a few days this week.

 

LAKEVILLE — James Morgan is wearing his left arm in a sling owing to a broken wrist caused by the breaking of a plank over which he was wheeling a barrow load of cement at Dufour’s new garage.

 

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100 years ago — May 1919

SALISBURY — Hamlet Hill Farm has received a carload of Guernsey cows from Wisconsin. They arrived Tuesday.

 

CANAAN — Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Barnes motored from Oyster Bay last week and visited at Henry Barnes’. Mrs. Eugene T. Rowe returned home with them to spend a few days.

 

SALISBURY — Miss Lucy Reed has gone to Pennsylvania, where she has secured a good position.

 

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100 years ago — 1919

SALISBURY — Alexander Suydam, who has been very ill with bronchitis, is greatly improved and is able to be up and around the house.

 

CANAAN — Nathan Blodgett has been transferred to Maybrook, N.Y., but his family will remain in Canaan for the present.

 

The telephone force have all received a substantial increase in wages. Within a few days it will be known to what extent phone rates have been increased.

 

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100 years ago — April 1919

SALISBURY — William Everts Flint of West Cornwall spent Easter with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Everts.

 

Don’t forget the W.O.W. dance at Salisbury tonight. A jitney will run from The Hub at nine o’clock, 30 cts. round trip. Music by Kegler and Keenan of Canaan.

 

SALISBURY — Fred Seeley has sold his car to Mr. J.S. Griggs.

 

LIME ROCK — Martin Merriman is ill with tonsillitis.

 

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100 years ago — April 1919

TACONIC — Mrs. Edward Ashman and infant son went to New Haven Monday where the child is receiving treatment for its eyes caused by spinal dislocation.

 

(Adv.) For Sale — Small cottage belonging to A. Moxon at Salisbury. Price $150. Apply to C.H. Osborn.

 

With the approach of the auto touring season, it would be a good idea to install a few “silent policemen” at the intersection of some of our streets, and thus render them less dangerous.

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100 years ago — April 1919

SALISBURY — Philip W. Warner has gone to Panama where he has a good position with the United Fruit Growers Association.

 

The first thunderstorm of the season occurred Monday evening.

 

LAKEVILLE — Donald M. Thrall, who has been spending the winter in the south, having been employed as chauffeur at Palm Beach, returned to his home here last Thursday.

 

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100 years ago — March 1919

SALISBURY — Arthur Dubois is visiting his parents.

 

The question of oil on the roads is becoming very acute, and it is hoped that the community will not be left in the lurch unexpectedly as it was last year.

 

SALISBURY — G.H. Selleck had the hard luck to lose a valuable horse last week.

 

SHARON — Mrs. John Carley, who fell last week breaking a leg, is reported as doing well at the hospital.