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100 years ago — April 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Smith, Mrs. Grace Baldwin and Stanley Sherwood motored to Hartford on Monday.

 

For Sale or Hire — I have several horses which I will sell or rent to anyone desiring same. Paul Cummings, Ore Hill.

 

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100 years ago — April 1918

SALISBURY — A fire raged quite fiercely for a short time in the woods near the railway track adjoining F.D. Spurr’s land last Saturday, caused by a spark from a passing locomotive. Prompt work by a number of men extinguished the blaze before it had a chance to do much damage.

 

TACONIC — Theodore Woodin has accepted a position in Winsted, and went there Monday morning.

 

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100 years ago — April 1918

SALISBURY — David Wright has left the employ of Geo. H. Clark and has moved to South Egremont.

 

LAKEVILLE — William Raynsford is home from Gilbert School for vacation.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. Hunter of Sharon is the new gardener at C.W. Barnum’s.

 

LAKEVILLE — C.H. Osborn had the misfortune to lose his pet collie last Friday. It is thought the animal ate something that poisoned him.

 

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100 years ago — March 1918

SALISBURY — D.M. Thrall has purchased an Overland touring car of John H. Smith.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. Frank Brown has bought of Harry Amundson, the house known as the Ensign house.

 

SALISBURY — A.T. Tufo has purchased a horse, wagon, etc. of D.M. Thrall.

 

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100 years ago — March 1918

Benjamin Baldwin of  Taconic has purchased the Salisbury Market. David Hatmaker is in charge there at present.

 

SALISBURY — George Barton and Walter Hardisty left on Monday afternoon for Fort Slocum to enter service in the Coast Artillery. The best wishes of many friends go with them.

 

Lost — An Airedale Dog with the name “Bob” on his collar. $5.00 reward. H.N. Willard, Salisbury, Conn.

 

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100 years ago — March 1918

SALISBURY — Fred Marston expects to move into the house known as the “Bennett House” on April 1st.

 

LIME ROCK — Robert Humes who has worked on the Frost farm the past year is to vacate the first of April and move to Chapinville.

 

The young blizzard which struck town last Sunday raged fiercely throughout most of the day. The high wind and snow did some damage to wires and trees, but happily the snow was too heavy to drift to any extent.

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100 years ago — 1918

SALISBURY — A telephone has been installed in the home of Malcolm Spurr. 

 

TACONIC — Alfred Rood had the misfortune to cut his foot seriously with an axe.

 

LIME ROCK — Ralph Woodin has bought the blacksmith shop in Falls Village formerly owned by the late O.J. Sabin and expects to move there soon.

 

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100 years ago — February 1918

The roads are reported in bad condition, owing to the severe winter weather and old timers are looking for some pretty deep mud when the spring thaw begins.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. and Mrs. Garrity went to Pittsfield Tuesday with Tom Dunn who has gone to Hillcrest Hospital for treatment.

 

William Raynsford and Miss Louise Heaton have returned to Winsted to resume their studies at Gilbert School.

 

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100 years ago — February 1918

LAKEVILLE — Miss Bessie Argall is home from Bristol for a week owing to the closing of her school because of the coal shortage.

 

CANAAN — The schools closed Monday for two weeks until Feb. 25 on account of scarlet fever in the family of Hyatt Tripp living on Reed Street.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. and Mrs. Brusie returned on Saturday from New York after spending seven weeks there. Mr. Brusie’s eye is much improved.

 

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100 years ago — February 1918

SALISBURY — The snow drifts on Barrack Matiff are being dug through by the town road gang.