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100 years ago — June 1918

TACONIC — Mrs. L. Devantery, who has been having a serious time with ulcerated teeth, returned from New York Wednesday where she had been undergoing treatment.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. M. Merriman is on the sick list.

 

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100 years ago — 1918

SALISBURY — George Barton has purchased the Salisbury Market of Kingsley & Wright and is now conducting it himself.

 

CANAAN — J.S. Perkins’ house is being wired for electricity.

 

TACONIC — Miss Lois and Miss Mollie Scoville were in town last week.

 

SALISBURY — Mrs. A.L. Dickinson and daughter Elizabeth are boarding  at Mrs. Price’s.

 

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100 years ago — November 1917

SALISBURY — Mrs. John Pulver and daughters of Ancram Lead Mines spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Dwight Allyn.

 

Advertisement: HOMEMADE SAUSAGE that is homemade. Will pay you $50 if you can find anything in it but pure pork, salt, pepper and sage. Egan’s market.

 

The contract for the reinforced concrete bridge between Salisbury and North Canaan has been awarded to Louis J. Sieling of New York. The contract amounts to about $35,000.

 

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100 years ago — 1917

SALISBURY — Mrs. Martha Suydam spent Sunday in Philmont with her son, Fred Sherwood.

 

CANAAN — The damage by fire at the Connecticut Lime Co. plant was estimated at $600.

 

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100 years ago — October 1917

CANAAN — Miss May Parmelee, who has been taking a two weeks’ vacation, has returned to her duties in the telephone office.

 

SALISBURY — L.C. Boice has taken a position in Hendey’s Machine shop in Torrington.

 

LIME ROCK — Niles Mortenson cut one of his thumbs off while splitting wood on Tuesday.

 

SALISBURY — Stanley Sherwood has returned to his work in Pratt & Whitney’s in Hartford.

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100 years ago — January 1917

SALISBURY — Miss Margaret Travis fell on the ice recently and injured an arm.

 

SHARON — Miss Martha Wilbur has taken a position as teacher in the Canaan school.

 

LAKEVILLE — Miss Frances Adams had the misfortune to fall down stairs and sprain an ankle one day recently.

 

SHARON — Charles Beeman has been a victim of rheumatism.

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100 years ago — July 1916

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Wanger and Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Melvin motored over the Mohawk Trail last week.

 

Lost. 7 shoes. Between Lakeville and Lime Rock near McCarty’s hill. Max Katz.

 

SALISBURY — Miss Nellie C. Ball has taken a position as stenographer and bookkeeper at the Riggs School.

 

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100 years ago — August 1915

About 28 persons, parents and friends of the Boy Scouts, who are in camp at Indian Pond, visited them on Sunday afternoon. They made the trip in Kelsey’s truck.

SALISBURY — W. Cook of Sharon has left the employ of H.L. Price, and is now working for Edwin Smith.

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Chas. Hubbard is sick with quinsy.

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100 years ago — December 1914

LAKEVILLE — A.G. Lord is driving a classy looking roan horse, which he has recently purchased.

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100 years ago — February 1913

LAKEVILLE — The ice on the lake is now about six inches thick and some are already commencing the gathering of their regular supply.

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Charles Cashdollar is on the sick list.

SALISBURY — The High School pupils enjoyed a sleigh ride last Thursday evening, coming home by way of Sheffield where they were served with light refreshments.

LIME ROCK — Ice at last and every body is hurrying to get their ice house filled.

50 years ago — February 1963