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100 years ago — October 1918

LIME ROCK — The children who had scarletina have all recovered and are out again. The cases were all very mild.

 

TACONIC — Eugene Fuller of Sheffield fell from an apple tree recently, loosening several ribs from the spine. He remains in a serious condition.

 

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100 years ago — October 1918

Sugar should not cost Connecticut housewives more than eleven cents a pound, according to Robert Scoville, Connecticut’s Federal Food Administrator, who added, in a statement made yesterday, that on much sugar eleven cents was really an excessive price for some time to come.

 

Church, school and movies are closed until further notice, because of influenza.

 

TACONIC — Mr. and Mrs. Hanlon are recovering, and George and Emma Brayen are ill with influenza.

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100 years ago — 1918

LIME ROCK — School has closed on account of five cases of scarlet fever in town.

 

SALISBURY — Master Raymond Knickerbocker is ill with pleuro pneumonia.

 

TACONIC — Miss Sadie Gordon is pleasantly situated as companion to a lady in Dorchester, Mass.

 

LIME ROCK — A. Humes is to move from Chapinville to Mrs. Owen’s farm.

 

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100 years ago — September 1918

LIME ROCK — Benjamin Richards has resigned his position as chauffeur at Mr. C.W. Barnum’s and gone to Waterville to work.

 

LAKEVILLE — The Misses Ethel, Charlotte and Mary Judd, Mary Lorigan and Miriam Everts spent last Thursday evening at Joseph Beebe’s in Sharon.

 

LIME ROCK — Much sympathy is felt for Mr. Hunter who has lost both his brother and mother within a few weeks.

 

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100 years ago — September 1918

SALISBURY — Miss Julia Finnegan is enjoying a vacation from her duties in the office of the Connecticut Power Co. in Canaan part of which she is spending with friends in Waterbury.

 

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100 years ago — September 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Ryan and son of Springfield and Miss Carrie Marston of New York are visiting at Fred Marston’s.

 

Please save all fruit pits including peach, plum, apricot and olive pits. Clean thoroughly, dry and send them to your Red Cross work room. The Government asks for them for use in the manufacturing of gas masks.

 

SALISBURY — Miss Clara Stone has entered the Northfield School for the coming year.

 

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100 years ago — September 1918

Mr. I. Kent Fulton who is in the Tank division at Gettysburg was home over Sunday and Monday on furlough. Mr. Fulton likes the service very much.

 

LIME ROCK — There will not be any Red Cross meetings until further notice, owing to the delay in material.

 

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100 years ago — August 1918

SALISBURY — Miss Hustis is the new teacher in the 7th and 8th grades of the public school.

 

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Oscar Sabin of Falls Village was a guest at Geo. W. Belcher’s over Sunday.

 

LAKEVILLE — Contractor John H. Garrity is putting concrete steps in front of St. Mary’s Parochial School.

 

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100 years ago — August 1918

SALISBURY — Mrs. Asa Edelman is driving a five-passenger Metz car which she recently purchased.

 

LAKEVILLE — William Kane is one of the owners of a fine field of corn at his place on Bostwick Hill.

 

Save all your peach pits. The government wants them for use in making prussic acid. As this is the season for peaches, start now to save them.

 

Turning Back the Pages - August 16, 2018

100 years ago — August 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Finnegan and Mrs. Asa Edelman motored to Norfolk Sunday where they secured 50 quarts of berries.

LAKEVILLE — Claude Shaw has accepted a good position as traveling salesman for the Kibbe Brothers of Springfield and expects to move his family to that city in the near future.