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100 years ago — September 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Ryan and son of Springfield and Miss Carrie Marston of New York are visiting at Fred Marston’s.

 

Please save all fruit pits including peach, plum, apricot and olive pits. Clean thoroughly, dry and send them to your Red Cross work room. The Government asks for them for use in the manufacturing of gas masks.

 

SALISBURY — Miss Clara Stone has entered the Northfield School for the coming year.

 

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100 years ago — September 1918

Mr. I. Kent Fulton who is in the Tank division at Gettysburg was home over Sunday and Monday on furlough. Mr. Fulton likes the service very much.

 

LIME ROCK — There will not be any Red Cross meetings until further notice, owing to the delay in material.

 

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100 years ago — August 1918

SALISBURY — Miss Hustis is the new teacher in the 7th and 8th grades of the public school.

 

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Oscar Sabin of Falls Village was a guest at Geo. W. Belcher’s over Sunday.

 

LAKEVILLE — Contractor John H. Garrity is putting concrete steps in front of St. Mary’s Parochial School.

 

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100 years ago — August 1918

SALISBURY — Mrs. Asa Edelman is driving a five-passenger Metz car which she recently purchased.

 

LAKEVILLE — William Kane is one of the owners of a fine field of corn at his place on Bostwick Hill.

 

Save all your peach pits. The government wants them for use in making prussic acid. As this is the season for peaches, start now to save them.

 

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100 years ago — August 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Finnegan and Mrs. Asa Edelman motored to Norfolk Sunday where they secured 50 quarts of berries.

LAKEVILLE — Claude Shaw has accepted a good position as traveling salesman for the Kibbe Brothers of Springfield and expects to move his family to that city in the near future.

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100 years ago — July 1918

The worst fire that has ever visited Lakeville occurred Thursday evening, in the burning of John H. Smith’s Garage and which resulted in the death of Mr. Smith from the severe burns which he received while trying to save some of the cars stored in the building.

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100 years ago — 1918

SALISBURY — Philip Lamson had the misfortune to break two ribs while working on Dutcher Bridge.

 

Wanted (Adv.) — Boy, age 11, wants position in good home, willing to make himself useful in any way he can. Willing to come for board and clothes. For information apply at Journal Office.

 

Can all you can can.

 

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100 years ago — July 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Fairchild motored to Hartford Sunday and spent the day at Allen Treat’s.

 

LIME ROCK — Philo Lyon has gone to Pittsfield for throat treatment.

 

LAKEVILLE — Frances Heffernan has picked three ripe tomatoes from her war garden.

 

Among the list of American soldiers reported as being taken prisoner by the Germans is the name of Corporal John L. Murray of Falls Village.

 

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100 years ago — July 1918

A force of men is busy constructing road from Dutcher Bridge to the Root corner near Canaan. Work on the new concrete bridge over the Housatonic is also progressing.

 

SALISBURY — William Jones Jr. is working at Smith’s Garage.

 

LAKEVILLE — George Miller, who endeavored to enlist in the Naval Reserve, was rejected, owing to color blindness.

 

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100 years ago — July 1918