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100 years ago — November 1919

LAKEVILLE — The many friends of Greta Flynn will be glad to hear that she has been elected president of the Children of Mary Society.

 

LIME ROCK — Messrs. M. and E. Richardson and party of friends are camping at Rocky Dell camp.

 

LAKEVILLE — S.O. Cowles has finished wiring C.H. Miller’s house for electric lights and at present is wiring John H. Garrity’s house.

 

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100 years ago — October 1919

LAKEVILLE — The steel flag pole in the park has received a new coat of paint at the hands of Artist Erickson.

 

Miss Gladys Osborn is in charge of Lucette’s Millinery rooms for a few weeks.

 

LAKEVILLE — Miss Jane Smith has been spending a few days in New York. Ward Finkle has been looking after the garage in her absence.

 

ORE HILL — Harry and William Dean were in Mt. Riga Tuesday.

 

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100 years ago — October 1919

SALISBURY — Sgt. Frank Sherwood, who has been with the regular army doing strike duty in the steel strike, has received his discharge and has returned to Salisbury.

 

SALISBURY — Mrs. Harry Jones and son Charles have gone to Winsted where they are keeping house.

 

LAKEVILLE — While picking apples on Tuesday Morgan Ebert fell from the tree, but fortunately was not injured beyond a few bruises and scratches.

 

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100 years ago —October 1919

For Sale — Young pigs. Also potatoes. Phone 108-5.

 

ORE HILL — Mr. Thomas Finnegan of Salisbury was through this place on Monday.

 

LAKEVILLE — Donald Thrall was quite badly cut and bruised about the mouth on Saturday. While cranking a car the handle came off, flew up, hitting him in the mouth, breaking five teeth and cutting his lip and cheek.

 

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100 years ago — October 1919

SALISBURY — Miss Marie Dubois went to New York last week, and has entered the Metropolitan Hospital Training School for Nurses.

 

ORE HILL — Mrs. Jeanette Sanford of Long Hill is visiting relatives in this place and Lakeville.

 

SALISBURY — James R. Melvin is driving a new Buick touring car.

 

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100 years ago — September 1919

SALISBURY — Today the garden team representing the Salisbury Farmerettes with their leader, Miss Marion Eggleston, also the canning team representing the N.I.K.E. Club will attend the State Fair at Berlin and give a demonstration.

 

Hezekiah Goodwin of Lime Rock has a supply of soft running water, and the only force he uses is gravity. A 60 barrel tank on a hill back of the house, safe from frost, is filled from the eaves. The tank is high enough to furnish the house with running water.

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100 years ago — September 1919

SALISBURY — Samuel Whitbeck is at present employed in a drug store in Ridgefield, Conn.

 

Miss May Finnegan has been enjoying a two weeks’ vacation from her duties in the office of the Conn. Power Co., in Canaan.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. L.A. Bulman celebrated his 78th birthday Monday. There are not many men as old as Mr. Bulman who are as well as he is and able to work every day.

 

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100 years ago — September 1919

SALISBURY — Mrs. Guy Drum is on the sick list with one of the prevailing colds.

 

LIME ROCK — Miss Rachael Cashdollar has accepted a position in Torrington.

 

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100 years ago — September 1919

LAKEVILLE — The silent policemen have arrived and were used Labor Day for the first time. There are two of them, one at the intersection of Main and Holley streets and the other at the railway bridge. The installation of the “billy cops” will make for much greater safety at these dangerous corners.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Fitting and daughter Phebe of Baltimore have returned to Salisbury. Mr. Fitting expects to finish his house which he had started.

 

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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.