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From an ad for the Excelsior Market that ran in the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in 1913. On sale: Choice broilers, fancy formosa tea, coffee at 35 cents a pound.

100 Years Ago in Warren: Fire water and oiled roads

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in May 1913: A cell for a wigwam Word was received by Chief Walsh Monday afternoon that Martin Kenny had again donned his war paint and was at the railroad station awaiting all comers. The employees at the depot had remonstrated with him,

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100 Years Ago: Horse hits hack in head

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in February 1913: Police logs At the regular meeting of the town council the report of Robert Wash, Chief of Police was received and ordered placed on file. An abstract of the report shows the following items: Reveling, 1; assault, 1; vagrancy, 1;

An ad that ran in the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in January 1913.

100 Years Ago: Green singers, clean town

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in 1913: Distinguished? Or extinguished? Four town boys under the caption of the Working Boys quartet made their initial appearance at the Bijou theatre last week in a musical role. In spite of the fact that they belong in Warren the young men,

This is from an ad that ran in the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week 100 years ago. "They always go together, a happy purse and a good, nourishing loaf of Nelle's Delicious Bread. Our bread doesn't make your purse suffer. It is more economical than baking at home. Try some of our bread. It is a meal fit for the gods."

100 Years Ago in Warren: Thief foiled in the act

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in January 1913: Fancy new truck George M. Wilbur, the undertaker, has just purchased a new Pierce Arrow, 45-horse power, ambulance. It certainly is a beatuy and will prove of material assistance to Mr. Wilbur in his work. Thief foiled While guests were

This ad, for shoe rubbers, ran in the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in December 1912.

100 Years Ago in Warren: Coal in Warren’s stockings

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in December 1912: Festive houses The night before Christmas pedestrians on the streets were forced to stop and witness the illumination of the houses on Washington, Lyndon, State and parts of South Main Street. It was a beautiful scene, every window of each

Detail of an ad for a hot water heater by the Narragansett Electric Lighting Company. It was published in the Dec. 19, 1912 edition of the Warren and Barrington Gazette.

100 Years Ago in Warren: Wet hunter and a foul plot

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in December 1912: Hunter nearly drowns It came near to being a fatal shooting trip, when in some unaccountable manner Charles E. Blake was plunged into the icy river by the over turning of his canoe. There have been quite a few duck

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