Editorials

THumbing the files for the week of Oct. 11-18

Thursday, October 11, 2012

99 years ago, 1913

The Cabinet was looking for a boy or young man to learn the printing business and act as office boy.

Alexander Bufelli appeared before Judge Bales in district court, charged with being drunk and disorderly. Witnesses testified that he entered a house on South Street, frightened a lady and made a disturbance. He was fined $12.76 and the judge gave him a severe warning as it was not his first offense.

Milford police wee looking for the person who raided the carriages in the Congregational and Baptist horse sheds and from the former stole a suitcase and from the latter a raincoat.

Frank Rollins, 60, editor of the Ellsworth (Maine) American, died suddenly following an attack of acute indigestion.

An auto truck from Wilton Centre met a carriage with a man and lady in it near the Charles Moore place. The horse took fright and jumped the wall, throwing out both the lady and man, but without much injury. No blame was attached to the truck driver.

72 years ago, 1940

Joseph Fogliani was elected commander of the Milford American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps, succeeding Herbert Bean.

The Latchis Theatre in Milford was showing “Grandpa Goes to Town” with James Gleason, Lucile Gleason, Russell Gleason, and Harry Davenport.

Mr. Lovenbury of Amherst had an unfortunate accident. While riding a horse on Trombly’s farm, both reins broke. Unable to get clear of the horse, he was dragged, the result being that he was getting around with a cane.

Mr. Woodin of Milford succeeded J. Robertson as Mont Vernon’s general milkman.

At the annual meeting of the Wilton Center Church, Mrs. Robet Ring was re-elected clerk and Robert Ring treasurer.

50 years ago, 1962

A study group in Amherst was leaning toward forming a cooperative school district with Bedford as Amherst tried to decide where its high school and junior high students would go to school. If it was to be in Milford, it would mean a major building program.

Elizabeth C. Hunter and Marilyn A. Yeaw of Milford High School were named Merit Scholarship finalists.

The Cabinet’s Mont Vernon correspondent was Mrs. Arthur Goodwin.

The Amherst selectmen closed the town dump at Baboosic Lake and, in an ad, said, “any further use of this dump for disposal purposes is prohibited.”

Our Lyndeborough correspondent, Mrs. Ray Bishop, write that Kenneth Mills. Sr. was home from the hospital but would have to take it easy for awhile.

The Town Hall Theatre in Wilton was showing “The Desert Patrol” with Richard Attenborough and John Gregson.

Nearly seven inches of rain fell in Wilton, said Selectman Raymond Batchelder, and a bad landslide at the entrance of the Temple Road in West Wilton closed that road for a spell.

25 years ago, 1987

The Milford School Board voted 3-2 to end the tuition agreement with Amherst and Mont Vernon.

Four bikes were stolen from Happy Day Cycle on Elm Street, owner Robert Wisniewski reported to police.

The Milford Board of Adjustment approved a special exception to allow the Milford Community Athletic Association to build a concession stand at its North River Road fields.

East West Health Club on South Street in Milford was celebrating its fifth anniversary.

Dr. Deborah A. DeBeradinis joined Dr. Anthony M. Wojcicki in his Amherst orthodontic office.

Hollis, Amherst and Brookline decided to study a joint high school.

The Wilton Town Hall Theatre was showing “My Life as a Dog” and “The Witches of Eastwick.”

The Wilton-Lyndeborough High field hockey team kept alive its slim tournament hopes by beating Mascenic 5-0 with goals from Shannon Claire, Kelly Nadeau, and Shauna Carter.

Mont Vernon voters rejected a $1.83 million school addition project, 136-113, at School District Meeting.

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