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100 years ago — August 1917

SALISBURY — George Barton is driving a Shetland pony which he bought of the gypsies recently.

LIME ROCK — Mr. R.N. Barnum and family were at the Cornwall camp over Sunday.

LAKEVILLE — Grove Miller went to Pittsfield Saturday morning and on Saturday evening he underwent a slight operation for the removal of a steel splinter from his left foot, which had been there for nearly 10 years.

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100 years ago — August 1917

TACONIC — Mrs. A.H. Fairchild has been on the sick list the past two weeks suffering from an abcess on her face, caused by a wisdom tooth. She goes to Great Barrington every other day for treatment.

Advertisement — Mrs. Robert Starr Allyn will have time Tuesday and Friday afternoons and evenings for a few more pupils in singing. Summer rate for half hour lesson $1.00.

For Sale — 1 horse dump cart and harness, apply at Journal Office

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100 years ago — August 1917

LAKEVILLE — Henry Atkins is in the County Hospital at Winsted for treatment on account of local poisoning in one leg.

LIME ROCK — During the thunder storm of Monday evening lightning struck E.A. Frost’s barn and a tree at L.A. Bulman’s place.

LAKEVILLE — E.L. Peabody’s building occupied by the telephone exchange is being reshingled.

SALISBURY — Mrs. L.M. Eggleston and family are enjoying a week’s stay at Builtmore Camp at Twin Lakes.

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100 years ago — 1917

SALISBURY — Rev. J.C. Goddard is enjoying a month’s vacation which he is spending in Yonkers. Rev. Alan Fairbank will preach in the Congregational Church during his absence.

 

A local prophet declares that if every week we each observe

A wheat-less day

And a meat-less day

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100 years ago — July 1917

SALISBURY — George Barton had the misfortune to sprain his ankle Tuesday evening.

LIME ROCK — It was a great surprise to the community on Sunday when Mr. Bigelow announced that he had received a call elsewhere. The community hopes that Mr. Bigelow will not accept the call.

SALISBURY — William Ostrander, William Lamson and Roy Ostrander of Company M have been recalled and have gone to New Haven.

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100 years ago — July 1917

TACONIC — Miss Edna Hunt has been suffering from an attack of laryngitis.

SALISBURY — Miss Gertrude Hardisty has taken a position in G.H. Clark’s Dry Goods store.

LAKEVILLE — Miss Ruth Silvernail of Millerton visited her aunt, Mrs. George Cook one day last week.

 

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100 years ago — July 1917

SALISBURY — Mrs. Harry Jones and son Charles of Torrington have been visiting at David Jones’. Mr. Jones spent the Fourth here.

LAKEVILLE — Miss Mary Flynn is enjoying a vacation from her duties at the central office. 

TACONIC — Mr. Peter O’Hara is suffering from intestinal trouble.

SALISBURY — Samuel Whitbeck has purchased Fred Sealey’s Buick automobile.

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100 years ago — June 1917

SALISBURY — Miss Madeline Beers is absent from the tea room on account of an attack of grippe.

Mrs. John Hayde was struck by an automobile and quite badly injured at Millerton last Saturday evening. Mrs. Hayde sustained a fractured skull and a broken collar bone. She was hurried to Sharon Hospital where she is now reported as improving.

LAKEVILLE — The Hose Company was called out Thursday afternoon to extinguish a blaze in Mrs. Knight’s boat house.

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100 years ago — June 1917

SALISBURY — David Jones has been suffering from an attack of lumbago, but is now on the gain.

Scott Flint is the station agent at Twin Lakes for the summer season.

SALISBURY — Mrs. Nora Foley has sold her house to W.W. Hortie and has moved her household goods to Norfolk.

TACONIC — A party from here motored to Pittsfield Monday night to see Buffalo Bill Show.

LIME ROCK — At this writing Grandma Stone is in a critical condition.

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100 years ago — June 1917

SALISBURY — Miss Carrie Marston has returned to her home here after spending some months in New York.

LAKEVILLE — Edward Winckworth, who is quite ill with inflammatory rheumatism, is reported as slightly improved. His many friends trust that he will soon be around again.