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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.

 

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100 years ago — April 1918

SALISBURY — Miss Priscilla Goddard has been ill with tonsillitis.

 

TACONIC — Gus Schlock is visiting friends in town while convalescing from an attack of pneumonia previous to reporting for military duty at Fort Slocum.

 

SALISBURY — Mrs. Dickinson and daughters have moved into the rooms over the meat market.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. Athoe is having the interior of his house papered and painted.

 

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100 years ago — April 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Smith, Mrs. Grace Baldwin and Stanley Sherwood motored to Hartford on Monday.

 

For Sale or Hire — I have several horses which I will sell or rent to anyone desiring same. Paul Cummings, Ore Hill.

 

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100 years ago — April 1918

SALISBURY — A fire raged quite fiercely for a short time in the woods near the railway track adjoining F.D. Spurr’s land last Saturday, caused by a spark from a passing locomotive. Prompt work by a number of men extinguished the blaze before it had a chance to do much damage.

 

TACONIC — Theodore Woodin has accepted a position in Winsted, and went there Monday morning.

 

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100 years ago — April 1918

SALISBURY — David Wright has left the employ of Geo. H. Clark and has moved to South Egremont.

 

LAKEVILLE — William Raynsford is home from Gilbert School for vacation.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. Hunter of Sharon is the new gardener at C.W. Barnum’s.

 

LAKEVILLE — C.H. Osborn had the misfortune to lose his pet collie last Friday. It is thought the animal ate something that poisoned him.

 

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100 years ago — March 1918

SALISBURY — D.M. Thrall has purchased an Overland touring car of John H. Smith.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. Frank Brown has bought of Harry Amundson, the house known as the Ensign house.

 

SALISBURY — A.T. Tufo has purchased a horse, wagon, etc. of D.M. Thrall.