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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.

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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.

Turning Back the Pages - December 22

75 years ago — December 1936

SALISBURY — Mrs. Herbert Peterson has recovered from an illness with throat trouble.

Reflections of the Season (editorial): Nobody having shot at Santa Claus, he will now soon make his rounds among the children, after having attended to the adults throughout the year.

Turning Back the Pages - December 15

75 years ago — December 1936

SALISBURY — The Misses Alice DuBois, Ethel Matheson and Minnie Carroll motored to White Plains on Saturday and spent the day with Mrs. Harold Scutt.

Reflections of the Season (editorial): The days are getting shorter and shorter, and the nights mere nothing at the pace the world is traveling.

LIME ROCK — There will be movies at the school house on Thursday evening and on Thursday a chicken pie supper for the benefit of the school.

Turning Back the Pages - December 8

 

75 years ago — December 1936

Reflections of the Season (editorial): Winter apparently has set in unusually severely unusually early, or at least it seems that way. Weather is one thing that is most cussed out and most quickly forgotten. In New England it seems to be just one sample after another.

SALISBURY — Miss F.E. Coffing and nurse have left for Florida where they will spend the winter.

Turning Back the Pages - December 1

75 years ago — 1936

LIME ROCK — Mr. and Mrs. Walter Loucks Jr. of Torrington were callers in town on Sunday.

SALISBURY — The home of William Conklin is being wired for electricity.

LAKEVILLE — Miss Tryphena Everts has resumed her duties at the Telephone exchange after enjoying a two weeks vacation.

SALISBURY — Miss Louise Scribner is making a costume doll for Helen Hayes, the actress.

50 years ago — 1961