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Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — March 1917

LIME ROCK — H. Amundsen has been housed with a cold.

 

TACONC — Mr. Wm. Field, who has been confined to the house for several weeks, is able to be out, and is busying himself at his favorite work among the hot-beds.

 

For Sale Cheap  A golden oak roll top desk, four feet wide, made by Sellew, the best maker in the country. In as perfect working condition as when first made, sold for lack of use. Geo. D. Harrison.

 

Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — March 1917

SALISBURY — The house formerly owned by Mrs. M.E. Bower will be used as an annex to the White Hart Inn the coming season. Extensive repairs and alterations are being made to the interior of the building.

CANAAN — Miss Sarah Rood was home several days last week with the quinsy.

SHARON — State engineers have been in town making surveys for the proposed trunk line from Lakeville to this village.

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100 years ago — March 1917

SALISBURY — W.P. Bishop has returned to his duties as station agent, after a several months’ vacation, due to poor health.

LIME ROCK — T. Terhune has moved back to Falls Village.

CANAAN — Miss Mary Fitch was home from South Kent over Sunday.

The sleighing was again replenished by a fall of six inches of snow on Monday.

LAKEVILLE — Louis Bryant is off duty owing to a bad cut in the little finger of his right hand.

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100 years ago — 1917

SALISBURY — Miss Lucy Reed has been assisting in the Library this week, while Miss Norton has been attending a Library meeting in New Britain.

CANAAN — The fire alarm was sounded at midnight Saturday night when a car used as a storehouse in the railroad yards was destroyed.

SALISBURY — Charles Sherman is the assistant at the station.

TACONIC — Painters from Boston are at present at Hill House, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Scoville.

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100 years ago — February 1917

SALISBURY — Miss Helen McCarty visited her grandmother in Torrington on Saturday.

It is said there is about three feet of frost in the ground.

SALISBURY — Miss Carrie Conklin is having a few days’ vacation from Clark’s store.

The manner in which the train service has been carried out on the C.N.E. during the past two months has been a fearful and wonderful thing.

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100 years ago — February 1917

SALISBURY — Mr. J.H. Priestman has been under the doctor’s care the past week, suffering from an injured shin bone. Next time, Jack, you better hit the nail on the head.

 

LAKEVILLE — Joseph Honour disposed of his dairy of 50 cows at auction last Monday.

 

SALISBURY — Mr. Fred Marston is on the sick list with indigestion.

 

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100 years ago — February 1917

SALISBURY — Charles F. Wanger has sold his garage and blacksmith shop to Dwight Brinton of Falls Village.

TACONIC — Mr. Kelsey has installed a counter in the post office and is displaying a varied assortment of cigars, candy and periodicals.

SALISBURY — John Lamson of the U.S. Navy who has been visiting his parents here was recalled to Charlestown, Mass., on Monday to rejoin his ship.

TACTIC — Roads are all open after the storm in this section.

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100 years ago — October 1916

SALISBURY — Messrs. Patrick Malley and Luke Flood are on the sick list with colds.

LIME ROCK — Miss Gertrude Graham of Lakeville spent Tuesday with her aunt Miss Morgan here.