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Turning Back the Pages - December 22

75 years ago — December 1936

SALISBURY — Mrs. Herbert Peterson has recovered from an illness with throat trouble.

Reflections of the Season (editorial): Nobody having shot at Santa Claus, he will now soon make his rounds among the children, after having attended to the adults throughout the year.

Turning Back the Pages - December 15

75 years ago — December 1936

SALISBURY — The Misses Alice DuBois, Ethel Matheson and Minnie Carroll motored to White Plains on Saturday and spent the day with Mrs. Harold Scutt.

Reflections of the Season (editorial): The days are getting shorter and shorter, and the nights mere nothing at the pace the world is traveling.

LIME ROCK — There will be movies at the school house on Thursday evening and on Thursday a chicken pie supper for the benefit of the school.

Turning Back the Pages - December 8

 

75 years ago — December 1936

Reflections of the Season (editorial): Winter apparently has set in unusually severely unusually early, or at least it seems that way. Weather is one thing that is most cussed out and most quickly forgotten. In New England it seems to be just one sample after another.

SALISBURY — Miss F.E. Coffing and nurse have left for Florida where they will spend the winter.

Turning Back the Pages - December 1

75 years ago — 1936

LIME ROCK — Mr. and Mrs. Walter Loucks Jr. of Torrington were callers in town on Sunday.

SALISBURY — The home of William Conklin is being wired for electricity.

LAKEVILLE — Miss Tryphena Everts has resumed her duties at the Telephone exchange after enjoying a two weeks vacation.

SALISBURY — Miss Louise Scribner is making a costume doll for Helen Hayes, the actress.

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75 years ago — November 1936
SALISBURY — E.E. Stalker is confined to his home with a severe cold.

Reflections of the Season (editorial): The pioneer days had their good features. All the people had to fear in those days was an attack by Indians, and now its politicians and hordes of them, and no one is allowed to shoot ‘em.

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75 years ago — November 1936

SALISBURY —  Mr. and Mrs. I. Kent Fulton have returned from a visit with their son Wells in California. They made the trip overland by auto.

Reflections of the Season (editorial): The world is mighty inconsistent, to be celebrating Armistice Day that ended war and at the same time rapidly arming to the teeth in preparation for another war. It’s ironic to say the least.

Turning Back The Pages 11-10

75 years ago — November 1936

Reflections of the Season (editorial): There was a hard frost on Tuesday which froze all the sunflowers.

The elm trees bordering the highway from Salisbury to Lakeville have been properly banded against the canker worm.

LAKEVILLE — Miss Frances Heffernan has taken a position with the Salisbury Bank and Trust Co.

Turning Back The Pages 10-27

75 years ago — October 1936

Reflections of the Season (editorial): Remember the old torch light parades of years ago. They might have been foolish but they furnished lots of fun and excitement. The parades of today are usually lighted by automobile headlights which are not half so romantic and thrilling as the old oil torch on a stick used to be. “Them was the happy days” — and all said and done they were American days with no taint of radicalism and communism.

Turning Back The Pages 10-20

75 years ago — October 1936

Reflections of the Season (editorial): Old Jack Frost made his delayed appearance on Tuesday morning. He is no more welcome than he ever has been.

SALISBURY — Mr. Oliver Marston has been in Tarrytown, N.Y., attending a meeting at the Chevrolet assembly plant.

LIME ROCK — Mr. Berdaugh is building a house in the field across from his house.

TACONIC — Mrs. George Colby motored to Ashby, Mass., on Friday.

Turning Back The Pages 10-13

75 years ago — October 1936

Reflections of the Season (editorial): Governor Cross says good men should go into politics after first reading the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Will some one please page the New Dealers in Washington from the top down.

SALISBURY — Amelia Earhart, noted woman flier, was a luncheon guest at The Ragamont Inn last Saturday.

LIME ROCK — Mr. and Mrs. Deutschmann had a crowded house over the week end.