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100 years ago — October 1917

TACONIC — Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Pentecost left Wednesday for a motor trip to points in western Massachusetts including the training camp at Ayer.

 

SALISBURY — Charles Hardisty, who has been conducting the Edward Barton farm, has given up his lease of the farm and has entered the employ of W.B. Rand.

Three cent postage and 2 cent postal cards will soon be in operation, one of the few reminders that the country is at war.

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100 years ago — October 1917

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100 years ago — September 1917

Herbert Edelman of Salisbury is another Salisbury boy to give his services to Uncle Sam. He enlisted recently and is now at Fort Terry.

The Allyndale White Marble and Lime Company of East Canaan, through lawyer Louis Sperry of Hartford, filed a petition in bankruptcy Saturday. The amounts due to local business houses and to individuals for labor and other work is estimated at $3,000. 

SALISBURY — L.C. Boice is entertaining his brother and sister.

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100 years ago — 1917

SALISBURY — The Misses Marston and Duncan, Messrs. Sam Whitbeck and Paul Parsons motored to Washington on Tuesday.

Miss Frances Norton is one of the teachers in the Lakeville High School.

TACONIC — Frost damaged farm and garden crops in this vicinity on Tuesday and Wednesday. Few of the farmers had their ensilage cut and it is a great loss.

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100 years ago — 1917

TACONIC — Mr. D. Tellerday and son George motored to Lime Rock on Sunday and spent the day with his son.

Dutcher’s bridge over the Housatonic river is closed to travel by order of Supervisor M.F. Mulville because of the fact that the center pier has weakened. The detour is made by way of Weataug and the toll bridge at the power house of the Connecticut Power Co.

TACONIC — Mr. Louis Beal is building an addition to his house and digging his cellar.

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100 years ago — August 1917

SALISBURY — Wm. Lamson was taken to the Hartford Hospital on Monday for an operation for appendicitis.

TACONIC — William Brayen finds it necessary to harvest his crop of ensilage due to the hot and dry weather which makes pasturage rather short.

SALISBURY — Messrs. Samuel Whitbeck and Paul Parsons motored to Hartford last Thursday.

LAKEVILLE — Richard K. Miles of Arlington, Vt., has been home to visit his mother and sister.

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100 years ago — August 1917

SALISBURY — George Barton is driving a Shetland pony which he bought of the gypsies recently.

LIME ROCK — Mr. R.N. Barnum and family were at the Cornwall camp over Sunday.

LAKEVILLE — Grove Miller went to Pittsfield Saturday morning and on Saturday evening he underwent a slight operation for the removal of a steel splinter from his left foot, which had been there for nearly 10 years.

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100 years ago — August 1917

TACONIC — Mrs. A.H. Fairchild has been on the sick list the past two weeks suffering from an abcess on her face, caused by a wisdom tooth. She goes to Great Barrington every other day for treatment.

Advertisement — Mrs. Robert Starr Allyn will have time Tuesday and Friday afternoons and evenings for a few more pupils in singing. Summer rate for half hour lesson $1.00.

For Sale — 1 horse dump cart and harness, apply at Journal Office

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100 years ago — August 1917

LAKEVILLE — Henry Atkins is in the County Hospital at Winsted for treatment on account of local poisoning in one leg.

LIME ROCK — During the thunder storm of Monday evening lightning struck E.A. Frost’s barn and a tree at L.A. Bulman’s place.

LAKEVILLE — E.L. Peabody’s building occupied by the telephone exchange is being reshingled.

SALISBURY — Mrs. L.M. Eggleston and family are enjoying a week’s stay at Builtmore Camp at Twin Lakes.

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100 years ago — 1917

SALISBURY — Rev. J.C. Goddard is enjoying a month’s vacation which he is spending in Yonkers. Rev. Alan Fairbank will preach in the Congregational Church during his absence.

 

A local prophet declares that if every week we each observe

A wheat-less day

And a meat-less day