100 Years Ago

September 17, 1921

A carload of Guernsey cattle from Atamansett farm left on Wednesday for the Eastern States’ Agricultural fair in Springfield. They, were in charge of the herdsmen, Horace M. Clark and Alexander Baird of Amherst.

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Arthur Clarke has returned to his home in West Newton to finish his senior year in High school. He will be greatly missed by his many friends, especially Mr. and Mrs. Linton.

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The estate of the late John Connors on Millfield street has been sold to Dr. Cowdrey of Washington, D.C.

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The winter schedule of the island steamers, to become effective Monday Sept. 26, is aimed to meet the objection to last winter’s service that New Bedford was discriminated against favoring the traffic going to Boston via Woods Hole.

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Small bluefish are being caught from the jetties at the entrance to Falmouth inner harbor.

75 Years Ago

September 20, 1946

Mrs. Louis Rabesa Jr., our new GI bride, has been in Falmouth just a week and is prepared to like Falmouth and her new home. She has begun housekeeping in a two-room apartment at Succannessett Homes. She ls still a. bit bewildered by the newness and the enormous difference between everyday life here and in Leeds, England: amazed, like all newcomers from England, at the plenty available in food stores and dress shops, delighted with the green of our shrubbery and the blue of our water, a little fearful of the kerosene range in her new home, and a little uncertain about counting her change in American money.

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Captain Shields Warren has been placed on inactive duty in the Naval Reserve since his return home three weeks ago, after three years of service. He began his terminal leave with his family at Waquoit. Late last summer Dr. Warren was attached to Naval Technical Mission to Japan as medical officer, and spent several months examining victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, before his return to this country in December.

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Charles P. Abbott has sold to Prank Reardon of Providence his Old Silver Beach Hotel. Mr. Reardon took possession of his new property yesterday.

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Jerry and Ted Robbins are back on Gifford street with Sad Sack’s Retreat, mobile converted bus in which they have been doing business this summer at Old Silver Beach. The retreat is clad ln a new silver coat and will dispense hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream, and quick lunches this winter.

50 Years Ago

September 14, 1971Bayberry is the name selected by Falmouth Housing Authority for the new 60-unit development for elderly off Dillingham avenue. The main road and off streets will be called Rose Morin drive, named for the former owner of the land on which the project was constructed.

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Falmouth has received $22,000 as its share of the $1 billion allocated to the 50 states under the Federal Emergency Employment act of 1971. Selectman Francis L. Hankinson said that the money will be used to hire four clerical employees for town hall.

September 17, 1971

The launching ramp at Green pond, free until now, is going to cost owners of outboard boats $2 to launch and $2 to haul next summer.

That is the recommendation of the waterways committee to selectmen, by vote at their meeting Tuesday evening at the marina office.

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