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100 years ago — 1918

SALISBURY — Philip Lamson had the misfortune to break two ribs while working on Dutcher Bridge.

 

Wanted (Adv.) — Boy, age 11, wants position in good home, willing to make himself useful in any way he can. Willing to come for board and clothes. For information apply at Journal Office.

 

Can all you can can.

 

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100 years ago — July 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Fairchild motored to Hartford Sunday and spent the day at Allen Treat’s.

 

LIME ROCK — Philo Lyon has gone to Pittsfield for throat treatment.

 

LAKEVILLE — Frances Heffernan has picked three ripe tomatoes from her war garden.

 

Among the list of American soldiers reported as being taken prisoner by the Germans is the name of Corporal John L. Murray of Falls Village.

 

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100 years ago — July 1918

A force of men is busy constructing road from Dutcher Bridge to the Root corner near Canaan. Work on the new concrete bridge over the Housatonic is also progressing.

 

SALISBURY — William Jones Jr. is working at Smith’s Garage.

 

LAKEVILLE — George Miller, who endeavored to enlist in the Naval Reserve, was rejected, owing to color blindness.

 

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100 years ago — July 1918

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100 years ago — July 1918

No anthracite coal No. 1 Buckwheat or larger can be delivered to any factory, office, building, hotel, warehouse and business block without an exemption from Washington. Persons coming under the above classifications must apply for and get exemption within two weeks otherwise they may find their supply cut off.

 

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100 years ago — July 1918

No anthracite coal No. 1 Buckwheat or larger can be delivered to any factory, office, building, hotel, warehouse and business block without an exemption from Washington. Persons coming under the above classifications must apply for and get exemption within two weeks otherwise they may find their supply cut off.

 

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100 years ago — June 1918

SALISBURY — Miss Ruth Hatmaker has left the employ of G.H. Clark and Mrs. Lester Libby has taken her place.

 

The Griggs and McCabe families are at their camps on Mt. Riga for the summer.

 

Notice — If the party who was seen taking the bicycle from the rear of Holley Block will return same by June 29th, they will save themselves serious trouble.

 

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100 years ago — June 1918

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. William Spurr and Mr. and Mrs. Woodin of Hartford spent Sunday at Frank D. Spurr’s, making the trip by automobile.

 

LIME ROCK — Mr. and Mrs. Card of Ancram Lead Mines called on old friends here Sunday. Mr. Card lived here sixteen years ago.

 

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100 years ago —June 1918

Work at the mine in Ore Hill has been suspended thus far this week, owing to a fire which has been burning in a section known as the “Hump.” The smoke and gas has made it impossible for anyone to remain below the surface.

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100 years ago — May 1918

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Geo. R. Belcher of Salisbury was a guest at Geo. W. Belcher’s over Sunday.

 

A service flag containing 56 stars was raised with suitable ceremonies by the townspeople of Millerton last Sunday. The flag flies from the corner of the Hotchkiss building.

 

For Sale. Seed buckwheat. Hurry before it is gone. Phone 108-4. J. Marvin Reed.