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Today in Heritage History, 1878, the first telephone book is issued listing 50 subscribers in New Harbor, Connecticut. Saturday morning about two a.m.that same week in Heritage History, miserable old Miss Horowitz, (now confirmed as living at 176 Third Street and) who never allowed neighborhood kids into her yard to retrieve their baseballs, received her first calls asking if her refrigerator was running (twice), had Prince Albert in a can (twice), or  knew how the caller(s) could get a hold of Peg Legg (twice), Hugh Juhbitch (three times), Les B. Anne (once), or Anita Bigdicktolove (five times).