Turning Back the Pages

Turning Back the Pages - March 22

100 years ago — March 1912
LIME ROCK — Mark Dean’s children have the measles.
LAKEVILLE — E.J. Stuart has sold his auto to David Hatmaker.
LIME ROCK — Sam Vosburgh is the new janitor, at the school house.
LIME ROCK — Charles Cashdollar has in his flower garden a plant that has ripe strawberries all ready to pick.
50 years ago — March 1962
The Lakeville 4-H Hopperels and Cockerels have a brand new and tremendously exciting project. They are going to breed chickens and rabbits for the Children’s Zoo in Central Park.

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Turning Back the Pages - March 15

100 years ago — March 1912

LIME ROCK — We understand Mr. McCarty’s farm is for sale or rent. We regret to have him leave. Mr. and Mrs. McCarty have decided to live with their daughter in Norfolk.

Time is money. Time saved is money saved. Nothing saves time like the telephone.

LIME ROCK — Miss Alecia Dunn returned to her duties in Poughkeepsie last week where she is learning millinery.

SHARON — David Duffy and Charles Liner are the owners of new autos.

Turning Back the Pages - March 8

100 years ago — March 1912

SALISBURY — C.F. Wanger has sold his plumbing and tinning business to Sabin and Dempsey, formerly of Falls Village and Canaan.

Classified advertisement: A.F. Roberts Co. are advertising a car of very fancy potatoes to arrive during the coming week. Special cash price if delivered from the car.
SALISBURY — The Misses Mary Reed and Gladys Stone were home from Danbury Normal from Friday night till Monday morning.

50 years ago — March 1962

Turning Back the Pages - March 1

100 years ago — 1912

SHARON — Richard Roselle has purchased of Charles Mallory the house just south of the Mallory residence in Sharon Valley.

LAKEVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Hawley are operating a new touring car.

Chicken pox exists in nearly every house in Lime Rock. There is one case of measles in Hoppertown.

About every germ in the catalog has visited Lakeville this winter except the sidewalk germ. The reliable preventative for this germ is just common plain unsifted ashes.

Turning Back the Pages - February 16

100 years ago — February 1912

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Peter Hines has been suffering for the past week with blood poison in her hand.

Advertisement: P.A. Kisselbrack. Practical house painter. All kinds of inside and outside work done except paper hanging. Lakeville, Conn.

More Daffydills

From Ore Hill

If Pat Francis is a miner is Dave a Taylor?

If Tom Tuto is a shoe maker is Dave a Hatmaker?

Turning Back the Pages - February 9

100 years ago — February 1912

The Observer (editorial): The groundhog certainly saw his shadow last Friday, and judging from the specimen of weather since, he has been delivering the goods.

CANAAN — John Thurlough has sold his drug business to Benjamin and Farnum of Stockbridge, Mass., and they have taken possession.

SALISBURY — A S.N.E. telephone has been put in J.F. Egan’s house, also one in Bradley and Egan’s market.

Turning Back the Pages - January 26

100 years ago — January 1912
LIME ROCK — While coasting in our street last Monday, Harry Amundson had the misfortune to get hurt quite badly.

SALISBURY — Mr. Knight of New York has bought Dan Ashman’s place. Dan has bought the Elliott place and Horace Kelsey Mrs. Burtch’s property.

Turning Back the Pages - January 19

100 years ago — January 1912

Turning Back the Pages - January 12

100 years ago — January 1912

All who wish to be furnished with Ice the coming season, can apply to W.P. Bradley on or before January 17th, 1912.

Frank Melvin’s Daffodils

If I can shave two men an hour, can Bob Du-four?

If it takes me twenty minutes to row across the lake, how soon can Pero?

If you hollered at me and I did not hear, I suppose Dr. Hurd?

If Michael Flynn should slap George Joynes, would Thorne Howell?

Turning Back the Pages - January 5

100 years ago — January 1912

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Bulman has been suffering from a very sore hand caused by a cat biting her.

George W. Clark is now superintendent of the CNE railway. Mr. Clark began his railroad career as a brakeman on the Erie railroad. Six years ago he became the CNE yardmaster at Maybrook, N.Y., his home being in Poughkeepsie. Two and a half years afterward he was made assistant superintendent, which office he held at the time of his latest promotion.