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75 years ago — 1936

SALISBURY — The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Morey has been christened Frank William.

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Salem and daughter and Mrs. Athoe are enjoying a motor trip to Maine.

SALISBURY — Earl Senior has returned to his duties at the First National store after being confined to his home with Tonsilitis.

FOR SALE — (Advertisement) 35 six-week-old pigs. $5.00 each. F.J. Schmaling. Taconic, Conn.

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75 years ago — 1936

Reflections of the Season (editorial): Someone has invented a sort of nose guard to prevent hay fever. Why couldn’t someone invent an ear muff that will filter out the nutty radio speeches.

SALISBURY — Dormer Cannon and a party of young friends enjoyed a masquerade dance at his home last Saturday evening.

TACONIC — Verton Thomen was home from the CCC camp at Madison, where he is stationed, to spend the weekend with his parents.

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75 years ago — July 1936

SALISBURY — Dell McLain and his Cowboy Band played at Pulvers Corner last Saturday evening.

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Edith Stone has assumed the active management of the Lime Rock Lodge which is now open for business.

SALISBURY — Roswell Rudd was considerably scratched and bruised about head and face when he dove into water that was too shallow on Tuesday. His injuries are not serious.

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75 years ago — July 1936

SALISBURY — Miss Nellie Ball and Mrs. George Senior enjoyed a trip to Hartford last Sunday and visited the Rose gardens now in full bloom.

TACONIC — Herbert Scoville Jr. is enjoying the fishing in New Brunswick, and last week sent home a beautiful 30 pound salmon, a very substantial evidence of his skill as an angler.

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75 years ago — June 1936

SALISBURY — Frank Knickerbocker is enjoying his annual vacation from his duties at the First National Store in Canaan.

LIME ROCK — Arthur Buttery and family motored to Bridgeport for the week end.

SALISBURY — George Parsons has fireworks for sale this year at the same old stand.

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75 years ago — May 1936
Reflections of the Season (editorial): Over in Europe peace treaties become mere scraps of paper, and the dictators seem to go on the plan that one good scrap deserves another.

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75 years ago — April 1936
SALISBURY — John Erickson is doing some interior decorating at the Philip Warner house.
LAKEVILLE — William Smith had the misfortune to dislocate his left shoulder when he stepped backward and fell through an open trap door leading to the cellar of the wine store at the A&P store last Saturday. The injury was treated at Sharon Hospital, after which he was able to return to his home.
TACONIC — Norman Miller is driving a new coupe.

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Turning Back The Pages April 21

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75 years ago — April 1936
The large cow barn on the Elmer Hosier farm went up in smoke last Sunday night shortly after 8 o’clock. The blaze was discovered by Hosier and John Hall, who was visiting the Hosier home at the time. The two and an employee on the place started to get out the 90 head of stock housed in the barn, and by fast work succeeded in rescuing all of them together with four horses.
SALISBURY — Lyman Ball is now stationed at the CCC Camp at Becket, Mass.
LAKEVILLE —Master Clark Peterson on Wednesday caught a rainbow trout weighing 1 1/4 pounds in Burton Brook.

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75 years ago — April 1936
Reflections of the Season (editorial): Spring appears to have been postponed on account of the weather.
TACONIC — Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Bloomer are driving a new car.
SHARON — Ralph Knibloe was here from New York to spend the weekend with his parents.

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Turning Back The Pages - April 7

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75 years ago — April 1936
SALISBURY — Joyce Marston is ill with the whooping cough.
SHARON — At the American Legion meeting last week, a quantity of clothing and a donation of $5 were sent to Hartford for the flood refugees. The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. John L. Mott.
50 years ago — April 1961
LAKEVILLE — Allen Correll reported seeing 11 deer crossing the Millerton Road on the morning of March 29. They crossed in single file. Mr. Correll reports having seen three at one time before but last Wednesday’s parade set the record.

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