Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — August 1919

SALISBURY — The many friends of Mrs. E. Barton will be glad to hear that she is getting along nicely.


Dog days ended August 25th with rain.


SALISBURY — Samuel Whitbeck has received his discharge from the army and arrived home Monday.


ORE HILL — Mr. E.L. Peabody is having the silo on his farm rebuilt. Ward Dean is doing the work.


Adv: DAVID A. DOTY Dealer in Ice. Trucking. Anything at any time. Ashes and rubbage carted at reasonable rates. Phone 57-5 when you desire my services.


SALISBURY — Henry Tellerday has severed his connections with the Conn. Power Co.


LAKEVILLE — Dr. H.E. Bartle is enjoying a week’s vacation, and his dental parlors are closed this week.


Daylight saving has been killed, and incidentally almost any kind of saving has also been killed.


CANAAN — Mrs. Ivan Cann and son Douglas have been guests at Mrs. Leonard Caldwell’s.


50 years ago — August 1969

Mrs. Belle M. Carney of Lakeville recently completed a two-week course in field biology and conservation at the Audubon Camp in Medomak, Maine.


A son, Nicholas, 7 lbs. 9 oz., was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Boyden of Kent last week at Sharon Hospital.


Thirty-five children from the North Canaan recreation program recently participated in a bicycle hike to Bartholomew’s Cobble in Ashley Falls, Mass. The children enjoyed a guided tour through the woodlands.


Help Wanted: WOMAN to clean one day a week at $2.00 per hour. Tel. 435-9577.


25 years ago — August 1994

LAKEVILLE — Bill Willis, a veteran sales representative for Wagner, McNeil Inc., was elected treasurer of the corporation by the board of directors at the annual meeting June 30. Walter Shannon said the board took this action “in recognition of Bill’s fine contributions to the firm over the past 10 years.”


These informative nuggets originally appeared in The Lakeville Journal.