A Look Back
200 Years Ago
∎Died, at Williamsburg, in May last, Captain David Scott, aged 63 years. He left a widow and ten children, and thirty-seven grandchildren.
∎Notice! A meeting of the members of the Hamsphire Washington Benevolent Society will be holden at Washington Hall on Friday, the 13th Inst., at 6 o’clock, P.M. A general and punctual attendance is requested.
100 Years Ago
∎Martin Power, Olie Cole and Thomas Lennon captured two fine coons in Norwich Friday night, making six coons they have taken during the week in three times out.
∎There seems to be an unexpected difficulty in laying the cement walk in front of the Southwick and Odd Fellows’ buildings on Center Street. To be on a level with the stores the sidewalk must be below the street. This means that the street must be cut down and that work cannot be done this fall.
50 Years Ago
∎“Sounds and Scenes,” a variety show, was presented in the recreation hall at the Veterans Administration Hospital yesterday afternoon and evening to capacity houses. Participating were many patients and hospital employees who volunteered to join in the activity.
∎The board of directors of OxBow Girl Scout Council has announced, with regret, the resignation of Miss Ruth S.L. Fecitt as executive director. Miss Fecitt plans to leave soon for California to take up residence near her family. She hopes to continue in Girl Scouting.