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100 years ago — July 1918

No anthracite coal No. 1 Buckwheat or larger can be delivered to any factory, office, building, hotel, warehouse and business block without an exemption from Washington. Persons coming under the above classifications must apply for and get exemption within two weeks otherwise they may find their supply cut off.

 

Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — July 1918

No anthracite coal No. 1 Buckwheat or larger can be delivered to any factory, office, building, hotel, warehouse and business block without an exemption from Washington. Persons coming under the above classifications must apply for and get exemption within two weeks otherwise they may find their supply cut off.

 

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100 years ago — June 1918

SALISBURY — Miss Ruth Hatmaker has left the employ of G.H. Clark and Mrs. Lester Libby has taken her place.

 

The Griggs and McCabe families are at their camps on Mt. Riga for the summer.

 

Notice — If the party who was seen taking the bicycle from the rear of Holley Block will return same by June 29th, they will save themselves serious trouble.

 

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100 years ago — June 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. William Spurr and Mr. and Mrs. Woodin of Hartford spent Sunday at Frank D. Spurr’s, making the trip by automobile.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. and Mrs. Card of Ancram Lead Mines called on old friends here Sunday. Mr. Card lived here sixteen years ago.

 

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100 years ago —June 1918

Work at the mine in Ore Hill has been suspended thus far this week, owing to a fire which has been burning in a section known as the “Hump.” The smoke and gas has made it impossible for anyone to remain below the surface.

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100 years ago — May 1918

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Geo. R. Belcher of Salisbury was a guest at Geo. W. Belcher’s over Sunday.

 

A service flag containing 56 stars was raised with suitable ceremonies by the townspeople of Millerton last Sunday. The flag flies from the corner of the Hotchkiss building.

 

For Sale. Seed buckwheat. Hurry before it is gone. Phone 108-4. J. Marvin Reed.

 

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100 years ago — May 1918

SALISBURY — Roy Van Deusen has taken Joel Carpenter’s place at the station.

 

Miss Ann Walmsley, who taught in Lakeville at the Taconic School 1911 to 1913, is with the Wellesley Unit in France who are caring for French soldiers returned from German prison camps.

 

SALISBURY — A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sherwood at the Sharon Hospital on Monday. A cablegram was received Monday announcing Sgt. Sherwood’s safe arrival in France.

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100 years ago — May 1918

SALISBURY — Mrs. Lois Van Deusen has rented her house to Miss Alice Peirce for the summer months. Mrs. Van Deusen is to occupy W.W. Hortie’s house recently vacated by Fred Marston.

 

TACONIC — Aleck Angus is at present in New Brunswick, N.J., where he is employed in the work of erecting a large wireless station for the government.

 

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100 years ago — May 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Harrison motored to Hartford on Tuesday.

 

LAKEVILLE — Henry Chapin of Hartford was a visitor at William Kane’s over Sunday.

 

For a short time Sunday and again on Monday morning current from the Falls Village power station was turned on in Winsted for the purpose of testing equipment there. It will probably be turned on permanently within a few days.

 

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100 years ago — 1918

SALISBURY — The many friends of James Melvin are glad to see him out of doors and able to take rides in his car.