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Turning back the pages 8-11-16

100 years ago — August 1916

SALISBURY — Miss Grace Millies has been visiting in Taconic the past week.


CANAAN — By order of Dr. F.H. Lee, health officer, all children under the age of 15 years are excluded from moving picture shows and all entertainments during the epidemic in other places of infantile paralysis.


Turning back the pages 7-21-16

100 years ago — July 1916

SALISBURY — Philip Warner on Monday of last week underwent an operation to his right knee at Charter Oak Hospital in Hartford. The trouble was floating cartilage.


LIME ROCK — Jerry Palmer is to occupy the Charles Brasie house just vacated.


If you have guests or are going visiting let the Journal man know about it, as the Journal is always anxious to publish items of news of this nature.

Turning back the pages 7-7-16

100 years ago — July 1916

Miss Nellie Ball has finished her business course in Morse Business College and is visiting her parents in town.


CANAAN — Mrs. G.J. Root is assisting at the New York, New Haven and Hartford freight office for a few weeks.


LAKEVILLE — Floyd Hamm and family visited Mr. Hamm’s parents in Copake from Saturday till Wednesday.


Turning back the pages 6-23-16

100 years ago — June 1916

SALISBURY — Arthur Dubois of Yale spent Sunday at his home here. On Tuesday he went to Lake Champlain, where he has secured a position as night clerk in a hotel.


LAKEVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer Smith of Waterbury have been spending a part of their honeymoon at the Wononsco House.


Turning back the pages 6-16-16

100 years ago — June 1916

SALISBURY — The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dunston is in the Winsted hospital to be treated for blood poisoning in one of its arms.


SHARON — The commencement exercises of the Sharon High School will be held this week Thursday. A class of seven pupils will graduate.


Turning back the pages 6-9-16

100 years ago — June 1916

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Wanger and Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Ball motored to Poughkeepsie on Sunday.


LIME ROCK — Several children in town have the measles.


Turning back the pages 6-2-16

100 years ago —1916

LIME ROCK — A band of gypsies have been camping along the Cornwall road near Mrs. Owens’.


CANAAN — Roy Laffargue, Mrs. John Nicoll, Miss Marjorie Nicoll, Mrs. Ella Carter and Miss Gookins motored to the Adirondacks Sunday and visited John Nicoll.


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100 years ago — May 1916

Turning back the pages 3-17-16

100 years ago — March 1916

LIME ROCK — Miss Lucille Dunn had the misfortune to fall down stairs recently and hurt herself quite badly.


SALISBURY — Jacob Fitting, who is working in Oyster Bay, spent Sunday with his family here.


LIME ROCK — Grandma Rowe is quite ill.


Turning Back the Pages - 2-4-16

100 years ago — 1916

SALISBURY — Daniel Ashman received a present of a 35 pound Cod from L.J. Eggleston of Bath, Maine, on Wednesday.

Advertisement: Wanted — A woman for general housework, about Feb. 15th. Mrs. Chas. Moyer, Town Farm, Tel. 65.

Another snow storm struck town on Wednesday — Candlemas Day. The ground hog failed to see his shadow, perhaps he could not get out because his sidewalk was not shoveled.