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Turning Back the Pages - November 8

100 years ago — November 1912

SALISBURY — Miss Emma Ayers fell at her home breaking her arm. She is now at Mr. Benjamin Smith’s.

LAKEVILLE — Michael Stanton came home from Shelton to cast his vote and visit his parents.

Ask your neighbor why he has a telephone. Then ask yourself if you also have not practical uses for the service.

50 years ago — November 1962

Turning Back the Pages - November 1

100 years ago — 1912

SALISBURY — Mr. A.L. Dickinson was in Hartford last week and attended the meeting of the Connecticut Board of Pharmacy.

Another Lakeville boy is prospering. Earle Turner has recently been promoted and is now on the salesroom floor of the Fisher Piano Co. His duties are to tune instruments before they leave the firm, a very responsible position for any young man, but Earle’s friends here know he will deliver the goods.

Turning Back the Pages - October 18

100 years ago — October 1912

SALISBURY — Miss Lucy Reed, who has been ill, has resumed her duties at the Post Office. Mrs. John Travis substituted during her illness.

LIME ROCK — Miss Blanch Myer is home from Amenia Union for a few days.

LAKEVILLE — George Corban, who is employed as porter at the Wononsco House, is exhibiting a big potato which was grown on the Corban farm at Cornwall. The tuber weighs about 1 3/4 pounds and measures about 20 inches around the largest way.

Turning Back the Pages - October 11

100 years ago — October 1912
SALISBURY — Mr. W.P. Stone is having his vacation from Clark’s store. He will spend the last of the week in Danbury.

LIME ROCK — Hon. C.W. Barnum has gone to Lexington, Ky., for a week’s business trip. Mrs. C.W. Barnum and maid spent Tuesday at Great Barrington.

LAKEVILLE — Floyd Hamm spent Sunday with his family at Copake.

LIME ROCK — Philo Lyon and party motored to Wassaic and returned on Sunday.

Turning Back the Pages - October 4

100 years ago — October 1912

LAKEVILLE — Miss Agnes Rogers is acting as clerk at Roberts Co. store.

LIME ROCK — One of Niles Mortenson’s children fell and cut his lip quite badly.

LAKEVILLE — Dan Lorigan on Wednesday picked a bowl full of fine ripe red raspberries in his garden.

50 years ago — October 1962

Turning Back the Pages - September 27

100 years ago — September 1912

SALISBURY — Miss Anna Clark went to New York City on Monday last to resume her duties as teacher in a private school.

LAKEVILLE — The streets of the village are now in need of another treatment of oil, as the dust is once more flying disagreeably.

SALISBURY — Mr. Eugene Frink and family have removed to Ore Hill.

Turning Back the Pages - September 20

100 years ago — September 1912

SALISBURY — As Mr. W.W. Hortie and his brother were driving to Lakeville last Saturday evening the horse became frightened and both men were thrown from the wagon. Mr. Harry Hortie was seriously injured and W.W. Hortie received a sprained ankle.

LAKEVILLE — J. Fred Pero Sr. has finished his duties at E.L. Peabody’s and is now filling a position in Millerton.

LIME ROCK — Mrs. McNeil and daughter motored to Pittsfield Tuesday.

50 years ago — September 1962

Turning Back the Pages - September 6

100 years ago — September 1912
LAKEVILLE — Dr. Knight has received a handsome new Packard car.

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Curtis is visiting in Copake.

LAKEVILLE — E.E. Millmine has purchased a new truck team of A.B. Landon.

LIME ROCK — Walter Boardman has been enjoying a ten days’ vacation.

LAKEVILLE — Attorney Wall of Torrington was in town Friday in the interests of the Bull Moose party.

50 years ago — September 1962

Turning Back the Pages - August 30

100 years ago — August 1912

SALISBURY — Mrs. Henry Morehouse of Sharon is chaperoning a party of young ladies at Savin Rock. The Misses Lucy and Bertha Reed, Gertrude Miner and Elizabeth Squires are among the number.

The two horses stolen from Henry Liner of Cornwall Bridge last week were recovered in New Preston, where they had been abandoned by the thief or thieves.  The animals were feeding along the highway when found. There is no clue to the identity of the man or men who took the horses from the Liner place.

Turning Back the Pages - August 23

100 years ago — August 1912
LAKEVILLE — Dempsey and Sabin of Salisbury have taken the contract to install a steam heating plant in George D. Harrison’s residence.

John Shepard Jr., who owns Ravinehurst near Sage’s Ravine, has deeded the property to his wife. He is a Providence and Boston merchant.

Hoyt and Bauman have taken the contract for the plumbing and heating of the new hotel at Sharon Station which is being built by William Trafford of Millerton.