The Herald archive: one hundred years ago this month signs of spring
were arriving in Vermont, World War I was on the minds of Vermonters
as Germans finally called off a lengthy offensive on the western
Here are some headlines from the Herald and News, April 4, 1918:
German Drive Exhausted Itself with Heavy Losses to Show for Few Miles Covered—Counter Attack by Allies Looked For—Foch in Supreme Command—
Also Reported April 2018:
Several local parties are having good luck in sheep raising this year. W.W. Jones has 29 ewes. Thirteen have already dropped lambs to the number of 26. Some came in during the cold weather, and eight died. Eleven of the remaining ewes are due to lamb, so Mr. Jones anticipates a nice addition to his flock. Dr. Eaton and F.H. Joslyn purchased 30 sheep, this flock already has 12 lambs.
The daylight saving regulation went into effect here without a hitch. Most people set their timepieces ahead an hour upon retiring Saturday night. The church attendance Sunday indicated that they followed the clock in arising.