Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


April 16, 2013

All Those Years Ago


50 Years Ago April 18, 1963

Lyman Bullard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Bullard, 107 Highland Road, was listed by Bon Secours Hospital in critical condition, but much improved. He was in contact with an automobile on Chestnut Street, Tuesday afternoon. Police said the operator, Howard McKew, 16, 128 High St., was headed east on Chestnut Street when the youngster left the sidewalk near the Andover Press building and proceeded onto Chestnut Street behind a car that had slowed down at the intersection. It was reported that the youngster had a fractured collarbone and a concussion.

The Andover Garden Club, in cooperation with the state, has organized an Anti-Litter Campaign for the week of April 21, with the slogan “The Week Andover Looked Down.” The main theme is “A Litter Bag in Every Car.”

Tyer Rubber Corporation warehouse on North Main Street has been sold to C. Lincoln Giles. The local contractor signed agreements with Tyer officers Tuesday morning. President Wallace E. Brimer emphasized that the sale in no way affects the manufacturing potential of the Tyer Rubber Corp. Rather, the firm’s warehousing has been consolidated with that of its parent company, Converse Rubber. This is presently handled in the Wood Mill in Lawrence.

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