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Turning Back The Pages April 21

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75 years ago — April 1936
The large cow barn on the Elmer Hosier farm went up in smoke last Sunday night shortly after 8 o’clock. The blaze was discovered by Hosier and John Hall, who was visiting the Hosier home at the time. The two and an employee on the place started to get out the 90 head of stock housed in the barn, and by fast work succeeded in rescuing all of them together with four horses.
SALISBURY — Lyman Ball is now stationed at the CCC Camp at Becket, Mass.
LAKEVILLE —Master Clark Peterson on Wednesday caught a rainbow trout weighing 1 1/4 pounds in Burton Brook.

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75 years ago — April 1936
Reflections of the Season (editorial): Spring appears to have been postponed on account of the weather.
TACONIC — Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Bloomer are driving a new car.
SHARON — Ralph Knibloe was here from New York to spend the weekend with his parents.

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Turning Back The Pages - April 7

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75 years ago — April 1936
SALISBURY — Joyce Marston is ill with the whooping cough.
SHARON — At the American Legion meeting last week, a quantity of clothing and a donation of $5 were sent to Hartford for the flood refugees. The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. John L. Mott.
50 years ago — April 1961
LAKEVILLE — Allen Correll reported seeing 11 deer crossing the Millerton Road on the morning of March 29. They crossed in single file. Mr. Correll reports having seen three at one time before but last Wednesday’s parade set the record.

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75 years ago —March 1936
Starting in May, subscribers of the Southern New England Telephone Company who have handset telephones currently in service and who have paid the 15-cent monthly handset charge continuously for 36 months or more will no longer find this charge appearing on their telephone bills.
SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. G. Calvin Senior motored to Hartford on Sunday with Miss May Senior, who is employed at the Hartford Fire Insurance Company.
Many local motorists were out last Sunday to view the damage caused by the flood waters in New Hartford and Hartford.

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75 years ago — March 1936
Reflections of the Season (editorial): Maybe you don’t believe in signs, but under the new motor laws, “stop” signs really mean stop. The signs wouldn’t be there unless they meant it. There is no one in such a hurry that he cannot obey the signs. Most of the hurry is imaginary anyway. The drivers only think they are in a hurry.

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75 years ago — March 1936
Reflections of the Season (editorial): War clouds again darken the European skies. If the people of Europe would only catch their dictators, big generals and higher diplomats and politicians and put them out on the front lines, there would be no war. This class of men who bring about war through various pretexts almost always die in bed at home with doctors and nurses in attendance. It is the common man who does all the fighting and has all the misery of the battlefield, and if he lives always has to pay for the sport of kings and dictators.

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75 years ago — March 1936
Reflections of the Season (editorial): When Al Smith said that many would “take a walk,” could it be possible that he foresaw the elevator strike in New York City?
SALISBURY — Mrs. George Miner and Mrs. Maurice Firuski motored to Poughkeepsie on Tuesday.

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75 years ago —1936
SALISBURY — Rose Dempsey has been confined to her home the past week with the grippe.
LAKEVILLE — Mrs. George Washington is ill with an abscess in each ear.
SALISBURY — Mrs. Jeannette Axelby has been the victim of an infected finger which is now much improved.
LIME ROCK — Mrs. Lorch visited friends in Hartford over Sunday.
50 years ago — 1961

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75 years ago — February 1936

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75 years ago — February 1936
On Monday morning the mercury stood at 16 to 20 below according to locality and thermometer. On Tuesday it registered from 10 to 14 below.
 
Ice is being harvested from the lake.
 
SALISBURY — Charles DuBois was quite badly jarred and bruised in a fall down the cellar stairs at his home last Thursday evening, when he stepped upon the family cat. The cat died as a result of the accident.
 

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