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SO. BELFAST, MAINE^ THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1908. NUMBER 32
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<^ts Of To-Day's Journal.
fie --
, v rninent.Wedding Bells.
N w>,,t Belfast...Base Ball...Per
- ;,«• Churches,
council.
... .| ietou of Waldo County ..The
tv Library....County Corre
•.. An ocean Liner’s Cargo....
apples, Southern Style ^poem.)
j poem).
; ...News of the Granges.
I vmalhaveu. .-Obituary...The
f Brooks.Temple Heights
"... ureting.
ji Of Belfast.
ft .-ura Fly, by H. L. Woodcock.,
j >wing..An American Hero..
...,!ntsas Authors.Closson
, m,hou_.Literary News and
: van and the Veterans. ..Open
t Wanted.
Newport and Narragauset....
- pensioners,Kooseveltism the
a Business Killer.
• locals Stockton Springs....
, . .. Belfast Price Current...
\ 'i Died.
uv GOVERNMENL
•eting of the city council
t> evening, August 4th,
: ;residing. The records of
tv ere read and corrected.
I No. :> was passed. Foliow
1- nits under the various ap
.$ 733 19
! . 1,236 01
j , lit. 445 90
purposes.... 498 75
; . 138 33
I isurauce. 94 31
? . 30 00
. 650 00
! h ills. 259 30
„,s. 8 80
i 84,097 11
|: Waterman, tax collec
ad, accepted and ordered
!. Sargent, tax collector
l accepted and ordered on
« ad and passed that the
\ be ordered to examine
,d service connections on
ummercial to Main, aud
t first class repair with a
| • >t permanency possible,
J ne before August 15, 1908.
id and passed that the
h ied to notify all abutters
•m Commercial to Main
mi plate making connection
water main to nave the
| med on or before August
[ .end and passed that the
jj i)H instructed to draw his
1 able to J. B. Waterman,
i ,in of premium on the tax
. .. , ior J908.
I i Kin at ha W. Robbins for a
; read and granted, lie
• rate way be laid out, begin
i ly terminus of the Ames
I degrees and 30 minutes
.. s the easterly end of the
the old right of way 67
lining southerly to land of
k: .. :i:>ins.
ny engineer A. I). Hayes
• •, t-jd and ordered on lile
i ted regarding the conteui
,:ice of Bay View street
-inning at iron bolt in the
\ ,~r of the Pendleton lot,
i to Condon street, to be 3
• mi tlie westerly siue in
- necessitates the pur
parcels of land, one from
■ and one from the Haney
are described as follows:
, i-ei begins at iron bolt in
; Allyn street and in the
nf tbe Pendleton lot,
feet to iron bolt, then
In Haney lot, thence
easterly line of Haney
southerly line of Allyn
; nice of beginning, cou
■ imire feet. The Haney
in bolt in the north east
. lot and in tlie souther
street, thence south rr’K.
!. thence south 84° E. 7^
ne of tlie Pendleton lot,
- W. 100 feet to the south
-treet, thence by souther
si reet 8 feet to place of
lug about 706 square feet,
tlie Monroe A: Brooks
permission to erect poles
re highway in Bellast from
tst, was read and granted,
i sewer ou Pearl street
nne for Aged Women was
was moved to refer tbe
k • :i itee on sewers.
G. Aborn ou estimate of
■ lmse house was read, and
'■ the city grant the request
i, and that the city fur
i;i-i ial and a man to oversee
thorn’s estimate was $441!.
iiinving the building for
1 ng it. 8 feet, putting a rock
t p> of tlie ground, putting a
the rear and shingling
" ' - read and passed that the
; property be authorized
tent man to accompany
■ I i ne Belfast Gas & Electric
their wnrk in nrunim;
i i*on the streets where the
H . «*s and wires located,
w at the city marshal be
H',;... vacation, and in case of
S ' as empowered to appoint
S , erson to act for him.
■ WK'iDIKG bells.
■, anson. At the Baptist
9 .y evening, July- ;>Otli,
9 a Hanson, daughter' oi
• B • Ht of Pearl street, and
^B". II, son of John Hallo
^B were united in mar
B i d 11. MacQuarrie, who
• ■ service. The bride was
.^B . lir white muslin and oar
^B p..;ts The couple were
. B d alls, Elmer McFarland
^B ; will live in West Bel
^Bi
I® "I Dudley Howe of this
B Atterbury, has chosen
’B l'. ■!> her wedding, showing
B in her make-up. Miss
,... 'I„iiy is to be her sister’s
'■ and Carleton Howe will
iii-' " man. The oldest brother
• wrlght Howe, who married
"I New York, and whose
*t: , The Phil Daltons and
‘‘'’wright, the favorite bacheloi
li» ' f the family party who will
1 wedding, which will make
I-. .lenient for the Islesboro col
N>. ■'*•"* of Belfast with first clasi
P fey 11 concert at this place thi
1 August. Full particulars
THE NEWSJJE BELFAST.
Mr. Lincoln of Washington Mills con
ducted religions services July 29th and 30tl
in Peavey Hall, City.point, which were wel
attended and interesting.
Miss Arlene Smith will give a social en
tertainment and dance in Silver Harvesl
Grange hall, Waldo, Aug. 12, at 8 p. m. The
entertainment will consist of readings by
Miss Gladys R. Bridghain of Boston, dia
logues, solos and duets by loeal talent. Ad
mission 10 cents; dancing 15 cents. Gooc
music.
The Journal has received, with the com
pliments of S. Uodgkinson, a souvenir ol
the Knights of Py thias conventien in Bos
ton. The following members of Belfasl
Company, No. 2 are in attendance: S
Uodgkinson, W. F. Laugill, S. W. Durost
Kobie Smith, B. R. Hamlin, H. A. Brown
J. F.. Ilayes, W. J. Gordon.
Remember the sale at Memorial Hal! this,
Thursday, afternoon by the ladies of the
Universalist Church, from 3 until 6 o’clock.
There will be a young folks^ dance in the
evening, beginning at 8.15 o’cletck, with
music by the Quintette Club. Tickets 5(
cents a couple; extra lady 25 cents. Ice
cream and cake will be for sale during the
The following corporation has filed its
certificate of organization at the office ol
Secretary of State: Pitcher, White & Briggs
CO., organized at Caribou, for the purpose
of conducting a wholesale and retail potatc
business witli $30,000 capital stock,of which
nothing is paid in. Officers: President,
Ralph L. Pitcher of Caribou; treasurer,
Simeon L. White of Caribou. Mr. Pitcher
is a Belfast boy, the son of Mr. and Mrs. 11.
C. Pitcher.
The annual fair and sale of fancy articles
will be held in the church at North Belfast,
Thursday evening, Aug. 13th. The ladies
of the society have been working during
the year and have on hand a stock of useful
articles which will be on sale during the
evening. A pleasing program lor entertain
ment is being prepared. Ice cream and
candy will be on sale. Adnimsion to the
church 15 cents; ice cream if cents. All
are cordially invited.
w. A. Kimball and Capt. Henry 1). Gil
man have a flourishing garden at iheir
home, No. 1 Miller street, formerly the Den
nett house. One works in the early morn
ing before beginning the day's labor eise
r . ■ _I tl.o
I WiltHe aim tucniu'i ... vwv. . a
result is a flue showing of garden truck.
The ground had not been cultivated for a
number of years and was full of witch
grass, horseradish and burdock; but by
ploughing twice, harrowing, aud hauling
away a cartload or so of witchgrass roots it
was got in good condition for planting aud
the growing crops speak for themselves.
Democratic Caucus. The Democrats,
of Belfast met at the courthouse last Satur
day evening to nominate a candidate for
representative to the legislature. W ayland
Knowlton, Esq., presided.and Luville .1.
Bottle was secretary. K. F. Dnnton, Esq.,
presented the name of Frank II. Mayo as a
candidate for representative and lie was
nominated by acclamation. The Belfast
correspondent of The Bangor Commercial
had announced the candidacy of On in J.
Dickey, but his name was not presented tc
the caucus. Mr. Mayo is the senior mem
ber of the firm of Mayo, White & Carter
and lias been engaged in business in this
city for many years, lie is serving his sec
ond term as alderman from ward one and
lias served the city in other capacities. ID
is a good citizen and has a host of friends.
Door’s Mills. Miss Mabel Kiel) and
her friend Miss Starr of Middletown, Conn,
were guests of Mrs. 0. A. Wade last week
.Mis. Grace Marsh visited friends ii
Knox last week.Fred Monroe is at horn.
on a visit at William Monroe’s.Mrs
Joseph Shea, who is visiting her sister
Mrs. 11. II. Wentworth, has been quite sick
with erysipelas, but is able to be out again
.Mr. and >1 is. F. T. Wentworth spent
Sunday in Nortlipoit with friends.Mrs
A. 1’. Mansfield is the guest of Mrs. J. F
Sheldon this week.... Miss Thorndike spent
Sunday witli Miss Dora Brown. Mrs
Saywood of Thorndike and Mrs. McCool ol
Colorado were guests of Mrs. J. F. Sheldoi
last week.William Monroe’s father i:
visiting him.Mr. Jackson is visiting hit
daughter, Mrs. George Daggett.
From New York By Auto. Mondaj
morning a large touring car stopped ir
front of the store of Swift & Daul and i
gentleman entered the store to buy sonn
fruit. In conversation with Mr. Swift in
said this was his fifth annual trip to Maim
by auto, and the pleasantest trip of all
When asked as to the roads, he said tliej
were good, bad and indifferent. The jour
ney had been made without the sligbtes
mishap, and Mr. Swift regrets now that hr
did not ascertain me uauie vi mo
obtained the. following record of the trip
Left New York city at 7 a. in. Saturday
Aug. 1st and arrived iu Belfast at 10.30 A
M. Monday, Aug. 3d; distance travelled
4fi9i miles. The run from New York ti
Boston was made in 8 hours 59 minutes
distance 248 miles; from Boston to Rock
land, 9 hours aud 35 minutes, distance 193j
miles; from Rockland to Belfast, 1 hou
and 10 minutes, distance 28i miles. Tbi
party consisted of Dr. A. I). Giaj am
friends. They left here for Bangor on tin
shore road through Searsport and Stocktoi
and after dinner were to run to Cas ine.
Supper and Shower. Twenty-livi
young ladies gathered at the hospitabb
home of Mrs. Clarence E. Read, Ceda
street, Wednesday evening, July 29th, a
0 o’clock. They were the J.Ks and thei
guests, and they lived up to their reputa
tion of having the best kind of a good time
A delicious supper of salads, rolls, olives
ice cream, cakes and fruits was enjoyed a
tables set under the grape arbor, wliic
was gay with colored lanterns. After su;
per a shower fell, but it was a distinctl
local one, and descended upon the head c
the prospective bride of the party, Mis
Edith F. Dunton. When the package
were collected and opened she had a larg
collection of all sorts of useful kitchen ar
tides, some of them accompanied by cieve
little rhymes and sentiments. After theeoi
tents of the last package had been exanili
ed and commented upon, another showe
threatened, and the merry party adjourne
to the parlor, where the remainder of tb
evening was most eujoyably spent. I’ian
and vocal solos by Mrs. Read, Miss Maria
Wells, Miss Amy E. Stoddard and Ml;
Edith M. Davidson were much enjoyed b
all. The out of town guests were Mi;
Alice A. Hills of Boston, Mrs. Cyr
Cook of Franklin, Mass., Mrs. Will
Arnold of Springfield, Mass., Miss Rut
Darling of Newtouville, Mass., Miss Mar
Carter of Augusta, and Miss Alice G. Fei
sendee of Stamford, Coun.
John Sanborn Retires. John San
born has sold bis teams and trucking
business to Joseph F. McKeen, who sue
ceeds him as local agent for the Standard
Oil Co., Mr. Sanborn having resigned
that position and retired from active busi
ness. He was born in Hridgton, Me,
and when very young his parents moved to
Portland. Forty years ago he came to Bel
fast with his brother, VV. H. Sanborn, who
died a few years ago, and this has been his
home ever siuce. He went coasting for a
time and then engaged in trucking and
stevedoring and about 14 years ago became
the local agent for the Standard Oil Com
pany, also continuing his trucking business.
He served in the Civil War in Company G.,
l'tb Maine, enlisting in 1862, one of the
youngest volunteers in Maine. Although
you might not think of it to look at John’s
portly figure now he has been a hard work
er and by industry and sobriety has accu
mulated a competency. He will no doubt
be seen about tbe water front as of yore,
but it will be as a spectator. Mr. McKeen
has taken charge of the Standard Oil Co.’s
office and will continue the general truck
ing business.
Excursions. The steamer Castine is
“going some” this season. Monday was
her 14th consecutive day of excursions, and
Tuesday “Perry” took advantage of a day
off to clean the boiler and get the machinery
tuned up so that when called upon the Cas
tine can keep at the head of the procession.
Friday, Aug. 7th, she will make the first ex
cursion of the season to Bar Harbor, leav
ing Lewis' wharf at 7 a. in, Northport
Campground at 7 :10, Blake’s Point at 8.30.
Returning, will leave Bar Harbor at 3 p. m.
Coffee and chowder will be served on
Vww. f..,. i-min.l f »■ i »> C1 Vovf
Sunday the ( astine will make one of the
popular trips to Cresceut Beach, leaving
Lewis’ wharf at 9.30 a. m., Temple Heights
at 10 a. m., arriving at Camden at 11.15,
Crescent each, 12.45. Returning will leave
Crescent Beach at 3.30 and Camden at 5,
arriving at Belfast at 6.40 p. in. Fare for
the round trip 50 cents. Lobster dinner at
the Beach.
Lawn Party. At the meeting of the
directors of the Belfast Home for Aged
Women last Monday evening Miss J. A.
Wiggin, chairman of the lawn party com
mittee made the following report of sub
committees: Entertainment, Miss Amy E.
Stoddard ; ice cream, etc., Misses Maude E.
Mathews and Caroline W. Field ; food, Miss
Hattie P. White and Mrs. B. H. Conant;
candy, Mrs. Charles R. Coombs and Mrs. J
L. Sleeper; fancy work, Miss Maude E.
Barker; house, Miss E. P. Frothingham
and Mrs Elmer Small; finance, I)r. Elmer
Small; decoration, O. E. Frost; printing,
Sue M. Partridge; flowers, Mrs. Frances H.
Murch; admission aud ice cream tickets,
Messrs. R. F. Punton, C. R. Coombs and C.
W. Wescott. The date of the party has
been changed to Thursday, Aug. 13th. It
is hoped with the assistance of our own and
summer people to make this annual event a
success. All who have fancy articles to
contribute w'ill please send them to the
Home, 24 Cedar street. The program and
particulars will be given in our next issue.
The band has generously contributed its
services and the directors are pleased at
the willingness of all to assist in this
worthy cause.
Shipping Items. Six schooners of the
Pendleton Brothers fleet, one four-master,
three three-masters and two two-masters
are now at this port—four for repairs, and
! two laid up that have probably made their
I last voyages. The four-master is the Stan
| ley D. Minor bought by the Pendletons
! whpn wrpftkpd in Snnthprn wntprs a ml
which has had the interior of her houses re
built and other repairs made. The three
I masters are the F. C. Teiidleton, Susie H.
Davidson and Harold C. Beecher, Tlie lat
ter has been ashore and will require exten
sive repairs. The two two masters laid up
are tlie Maggie Mulvey and William Slater,
both old-timers. The Slater i.- 210 tons net
and was built at 'Phumaston, Me., iu 1800,
and tlie Mulvey is 252 tons net and was
i tilli 11 at Waldoboro in 1864.Tlie Bangor
tug Stella was taken out on Gilchrest’s
marine railway last Thursday, but was
launched Saturday to take on sell. Harold
C. Beecher to have a survey made and the
damage estimated. U. M. Bean of Camden
was here to represent the towboat company
whose tug ran the Beecher on a ledge at
Pigeon Cove, Mass., Capt. Parker of Bucks
purt representing Lloyds and Fields S. and
Fields C. Pendleton of New York repre
senting the owners of the schooner. The
vessel was not chafed, but her keel and
keelson were broken amidships and she
was badly bogged.The English ship
captains plj ing on the transatlantic liners
coming to Boston propose to move Boston
lightship farther offshore. The lightship
is now six miles east one-half south of Bos
ton light. The English captains would like
to have it about 20 miles oft the light, on a
line between Thaehers Island and the
Highland lights, on Stelwaggen bank. Capt.
George W. Eldridge, the chart maker, will
fight this proposition. He says of these
English captains: “They want too much.
They would like to have the lightship
moved for their own convenieuee, but what
about our coastwise shipping? All vessels
bound into Boston run for the iighship in
thick weather, and from it shape their
, course into the harbor. What good would
it be to them on Stelwaggen bank ? Not a
, bit! No, sir, not a single bit! I .-hall fight
any proposition to shift the lightship. It is
in tlie right place now, and everybody is
satisfied with it except the English steam
ship captains.” He said all coastwise skip
1 pers agreed with him that the lightship is
Ill me llgin place. n me migiisn ship
pers don’t find sea room enough around it
■ in thick weather let ’em haul otf-hore,” he
said.The good schooner Polly was at
Camden the lirst of the week and apparent
ly has not been painted since she left liel
, fast. She was minus a flying jib-Sch.
t Annie If. Mitchell, Capt. E. S. .McDonald,
arrived at Kockland July 29th from Phila
1 delphia with coal for the street railway—
- Capt. John I. Snow of Rockland has bought
of parties in Gloucester, Mass., a steam
t lighter, the Sophia, and will use her for
wrecking purposes and in lightering stone.
' she arrived at Rockland last week....Sch.
s M. V. H. Chase arrived Tuesday from
i Rockland, where she discharged a cargo of
- coal and is at the Peudletou dock for re
r pairs. This makes seven of the Pendleton
- lire’s, fleet at this port... .Sch. Henrietta A.
- Whitney, which had been ashore on Fid
l dler Ledge at the entrance to Pox Island
1 Thoroughfare for two weeks, was floated
e Monday and towed to Rockland. She will
0 require extensive repairs.Monday the
i) sch. Harold C. Beecher was launched from
s the marine railway and hauled alongside
y the wharf of the Belfast Fuel & Hay Co.,
s where her sails were unbent and other
1 preparations made for undergoing repairs,
s The tug Stella was again taken on the for
h ward end of the railway, to be shoved
f ahead off the cradle, when the Beecher will
- again be hauled out and work on her begin.
The tug is to be new topped.
H. Scott Tollman of Boston arrived on ]
Tuesday morning's boat to visit his sister,
Mrs. Minnie T. Clark, Cedar street.
A telegram was received Wednesday an
nouncing the death that morning of Mrs.
George P. Field at Hotel Somerset, Boston.
A large black steam yacht was seen in
the bay Tuesday afternoon headed for
Searsport. It was thought to be H. H.
Roger's Kanawha, considered the fastest
American yacht afloat.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Stevens, and little
son Howard of Mattapan, Mass., and Miss
Mildred M. Mason of Belfast arrived on
Wednesday morning's boat for a stay with
Mr. and Mrs. Howard F. Mason, East Bel
fast.
Liquor Matters. Owen Gallant, other
wise known as Jack Gallant of Cape Jelli
son, Stockton Springs, was taken before
Judge Black of Searsport Tuesday after
noon on a search and seizure warrant and
sentenced to serve 60 days in jail and pay a
fine of $100 and costs, from which be ap
pealed and was committed for want of bail.
The complaint was made by one of the resi
dents of Cape Jell iso n and the warrant
served by Deputy Sheriff Ellis, who receiv
ed other assistance from the sheriff’s office.
The next day Sheriff Carleton took warrants
against Gallant for being a common seller,
maintaining a tippling shop and,for main
taining a common nuisance, lie was tried
in the Belfast Police Court by Judge Rogers*
Jouml guilty on tne nrst two couuis aim
given the usual sentence ami flue for those
cases, from which he appealed, bail being
fixed at $200 in each case. Probable cause
was found to hold Gallant on the nuisance
count for the grand jury and bail was fixed
in this case at $500, or a total of $1100 in all
cases. lie was unable to furnish bail and
was committed, with the probability of not
getting it. It is claimed that Gallant has
been a noted pocket peddler of intoxicating
liquors about the Cape and Stockton village
for several months. lie undoubtedly relied
on the reluctance of most people to tell the
officials what they know about these cases,
either for business or personal reasons. He
became so bold that he went beyond the
line of caution usually practiced by this
despicable class of law-breakers and be
came such a nuisance to the neighbors that
it caused them to become loyal enough to
their families to give the necessary and
much wanted evidence by the sheriff to
convict the man and put him out of busi
ness. This case clearly demonstrates that
this class of offenders can be promptly
dealt with when interested, courageous,
loyal citizens will unite with the officers
and furnish necessary evidence to convict
evidence that is usually known to all but
the officers—and frequently when it comes
to them it is whispered and followed by the
request, “Hut don’t bring me into this.”
Then if the officer does not act promptly
the same informant usually goes forth with
criticism, such as, “Why don’t the officers
act in the case. They know it. I told them
all about it.” The people who gave the of
ficer evidence in this ease deserve the
strongest praise from every good citizen of
Stockton Springs, and the officials who were
thus enabled to act in these cases feel deep
ly indebted for the assistance rendered.
BASE BALL.
In Camden, July 28th, Rockland, in spite
of numerous errors and poor base running,
(leteaten i aniueu jo iu e m a naiu nauns
game. The score:
DOCKLAND CAMDEN
bli po a e bh po a p
Cates.2b . 1 4 1 0]MUIer,3b. 13 2 3
M. Bird, 3b. 2 4 2 2 Frohock, 2b... 2 16 0
Blackington.cf 3 1 o O Dissel.lb . 0 12 0 0
Marshall, lb.... o 3 1 1 Fisli, p. ... 2 110
Mcinnis,c. ... 2 11 1 1 i.ong.c,. 2 7 0 2
Skinner, if p... 2 1 2 1 R. Bird, ss.... 0 0 4 2
Black, ss. .. .013 2 Alden, cf.1 2 l 3
Green, rf. Cl 1 1 0 Barker, rf. .. 2 0 0 0
Flint, p H. Ill 0 Sliorkley, rf... 0 0 o o
-Coombs, If. l l 0 0
Totals.1127 12 ?i -
! Totals. .. . 11 27 13 10
Innings. l 23450730
Rockland. 2 2 3 2 0 U 0 2 2-13
Camden...2 1010031 0—8
Runs made, by Cates 2, M. Bird 3, Mcinnis 3,
Skinner 2, Green, Flint 2, Frohock, Dissel, Fish,
Long. Aiden 2, Barker 2. Two-base lot-, Bird 2,
Skinner, Lena. Three-base bit, Frohock Base
on balls, nit Flint 7, off Skinner, off Fish 3. struck
out, by Flint 6, by Skinner, by F'isli 0. Umpires,
Dickey and Grant. Time, 2h. 15m.
In a loosely played game Rockland again
defeated Camden, 17 to 11, in the Knox trol
Jey league at Rockland, July 29th. The
home team hit for a total of 25 bases, Cates
leading with a triple, home run and two
singles. Hlackington and Frohock made
fine catches. The score:
1JOCKLAND CAMDEN
bli po a ei bli po a e
Cates, lb. 4 3 2 u Nash, 2b. 0 2 3 0
Bird, 3 J _ 2 0 1 1 Frohock. p cf.. 3 2 11
Blackington.cf 1 2 0 0 Fish, cf p. 1 0 3 0
Marshall, lb.... 2 7 0 o Long, e . 3 5 10
Mcinnis, c. 2 14 2 0 Alden, lb. 1 9 0 o
Baker, If. 1 o 0 2 Hart, 3b. 1 3 n u
Black, ss. 112 2 Sliorkley. rf... 10 0 0
Skinnei, rf. .. 1 u 0 0 Gould, ss — 2 112
Green, p. 1 0 3 2 Coombs, if.0 2 1 0
Totals.15 27 10 7 Totals.12 24 10 5
Innings. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Rocklai.d. 4 0 6 3 0 0 0 4 -17
Camden. 4 o o i 0 0 4 t 0—11
Runs made, by Cates 3, Bird 3, Blacking-ton
Marshall, Mcinnis, Baker, Black, Skmner 3,
Green 3, Nash 2, Frohock 2, Fish, Long, Hart,
Gould, Coombs 3. Home runs, skinner, Cates.
Three*base hit. Cates Two-base hits, Marshall,
Baker, ..ung, Gould. Bases on balls, off Green
4. off Frohock 4, off Fisli 3 Struck out, by Green
9, by Frohock 2, by Fisli 3. Double play, Coouibs
to Nash, empires, Richardson and Dickey.
Time 2b. 16m.
The RockJands of the Knox Trolley
League played the Belfast Y. M. A. on the
Congress street grounds last Saturday af
ternoon, and the game was pronounced the
best of the season. The game was in doubt
until the last man was out, Y. M. A. win
ning by a score of 5 to 4. The score:
, BELFAST Y. M. A.
it ll. l. uii. a. c.
Johnson, e. 4 0 0 11 0 0
Cunningham, 3b.4 1 14 0 0
G. Darby, lb. 4 1 1 7 0 0
Brown, p...,. 4 12 2 11
Lothrop, 2b. 4 0 1 0 2 0
Chamberlain, If. 4 1 2 0 0 0
B. Darby, ss. 3 0 1 3 0 1
B. Robinson, cf. 3 1 1 0 0 1
A. Johnson, rf. 3 0 0 4 0 1
Totals.33 5 9 27 4 4
ROCKLAND.
ab. r. bh. po. a. e.
Cates, 2b. 5 1 1 2 2 2
Bird, ss. 5 0 0 3 2 0
Blackiugton, cf. 4 2 0 0 0 0
Marshall, lb. 4 119 10
Ross, c. 4 0 2 5 1 0
Green, If. 4 0 0 2 0 1
Black, 3b. 4 0 0 2 0 0
Skinner, p. 4 0 1 0 1 0
Flint, rf. 4 0 J 1 ^
Totals.38 4 0 24 7 3
Innings...1 23456789
Belfast Y. M. A.0 110 110 1 x-5
Rockland....2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0—4
Two-base hits, Chamberlain, Robinson,
G. Darby, Cates, Skinner. Home run, Cun
ningham. Stolen bases, Lothrop, Robinson.
Struck out, by Brown 11, by Skinner 5.
Fassed ball, Ross. Umpire, Darby. Time,
1.40. Scorer, Shales.
PERSONAL
Master Alton Johnson is in Bangor for a
few days visiting friends.
Miss Maude E. Barker left Monday for a
visit in Montreal and Quebec.
Mrs. Samuel B. Forbish of Brunswick is
visiting relatives in this city.
Miss Cecil Littlefield has returned from a
visit with friends in Norway.
Miss Edith F. Dunton is the guest of rela
tives in Searsmont for the week.
Miss Maude M. Matthews has returned
from a ten days’ visit in Orrington.
Mrs. Freeman M. Wood and daughter
Bertha are visiting relatives in Richmond.
Leon Shute returned to Waltham, Mass ,
Monday. lie was accompanied by Elmer
Stimpson.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Wylie are visiting
relatives in Rocklaud and Warren, their
former homes.
Miss Alice A. Stimpson went to Sears
port Tuesday for a visit with Mr. and Mrs.
Cecil G. Roberts.
Mrs. Clarie S. Mathews and daughter,
Maude E., returned Saturday evening from
a visit in Boston.
Miss Ethel Payson of Rockland, who has
beeu the guest of her aunt, Mrs. J. M.
Fletcher, returned home Saturday.
Miss Emily Webb of Rockland and Miss
Madeline Burroughs are guests of Miss
Burrouelis* aunt. Mrs. S. A. Parker.
Louis Young, Esq,, of Boston is spending
the week the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Quimby at the Alhambra, Pitcher’s poud.
Miss Myrtle Nash arrived home last Sat
urday from a two weeks’ visit in Boston
and vicinity and has resumed her duties in
F. G. Mixei’s store.
Mr. N. G. Pettingill and daughter Miss
Erma went to Boston Saturday to attend
the wedding of Mr. Pettiugill’s elder
daughter, Miss Edith.
Mrs. F. L. Payson and daughter Ruth
made a short visit with relatives in this
city while en route to join her family at
their summer home in Saudypoint.
Mrs. G. R. Williamson and Mrs. II. E.
McDonald are occupying Mrs. J. G.
Brooks’ cottage, North Shore, and Mr.
McDonald is spending the nights there.
John R. Mason, Esq., of Bangor has been
reappointed referee in bankruptcy by
Judge Hale of the United States District
court, for a term of two years from July
31st.
Miss Charlotte Perkins of Melrose, Mass.,
arrived Sunday to be the guest of her sis
ter, Mrs. Howard L. Whitten. She was ac
compamed by her friend, Miss Blauche
Frost.
James H. Howes and Wm. K. Morison
went to Searsport Monday in the latter’s
auto and there joined Dr. F. P. Nichols for
a trip to Isle au llaut in the auxiliary yacht
Lillias.
Ralph G. Lombard arrived last week from
Massachusetts to visit his parents, Dr. and
Mrs. G. P. Lombard, who are at their cot
tage on the North Shore, Northport, for the
Season.
C. tv. Coombs and daughters Marjorie
and Agnes and his sister, Mrs. I’ercival of
Portland, went to Camden last Friday in
Mr. Coombs' launch to visit Mrs. George
Mixer.
Postmaster and Mrs. Geo. II. Hosmer of
Camden, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Sherman and
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A. Quiiuby were enter
tained at the Randall cottage at Pitcher’s
pond last Sunday.
Mrs. Essie Pierce Carle and her mother,
Mis. S. E. Pierce, left last Saturday for
Waterville, where they were joined by Miss
M. E. Pierce of Boston and went to Smith
field to spend two weeks.
Mrs. Wm. Simpson of Fairfield returned
home Monday after a visit with Mrs. H. E.
McDonald. Mrs. McDonald, Mrs. Simpson
and Mrs. W. E. Jones were the guests of
Mrs. E. R. Conner Saturday at her summer
home in Northport.
Dr. Austin II. Longfellow of Providence,
R. I., has been elected President of the
Medico-legal Society of the State of Rhode
Island. Dr. Longfellow is a Machias boy,
son of Mr. and Mrs. I’. 11. Longfellow, who
are well known to many of our readers.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Clay of Portland, who
are visiting Mrs. Clay’s mother, Mrs. Caro
line Dolloif, spent Sunday in Bangor, as
guests of Mrs. Elizabeth J. Maxfield. They
will pass the remainder of the month in
Belfast.
Mr. Willard A. Johnson left last Satur
day for Frederickton, N. B„ where he has a
fine position. Mr. Johnson had for the past
two years been foreman of the lasting room
in Leonard & Barrows shoe factory and
made many friends here. Last Thursday
evening a company numbering thirty called
on Mr. and Mrs. Johnson and presented
them with a handsome clock as a token of
Kev. I) H. MacQuarrie some weeks ago
placed his resignation before the First Hap
tist Church of Kelfast to take effect the
first of October, in order,to be free to eon.
tinue special studies which he was not able
to complete at Newton owing to the re
quirements of the H. D. Course and for
which pastoral duties did not afford suffi
cient leisure. In the meantime Mr. Mac
Quarrie has been asked to allow his
name to come before several churches with
a view to settlement as pastor, one, a
church beyoud the border, has a member
ship of over 500; but he still proposes to
finish the subject referred to above and will
not likely accept a new charge before De
cember.
The Journal had a pleasant call last Sat
urday from Kev. J. 0. Thompson, D. D.,
associate pastor of the First M. E. church
of St. Petersburg, Florida. Mr. Thompson
was formerly editor of the Mountain Echo,
Keyser, West Virginia, with which The
Journal had an exchange, and after selling
that paper he was for several years secre
tary of the State board of Agriculture of
West Virginia. Finding the climate did
not agree with him he resigned his position
and made an experimental trip to Florida,
where he was soon relieved of a trouble
some cough and decided to settle there. He
is now delightfully situated at St. Peters
burg, where he has an orange grove and
where all kinds of tropical fruits flourish
in the sand, for as Mr. Thompson says it is
not sandy soil, but just sand. Mr. Thomp
son is accompanied by Mrs. Thompson and
after a further sojourn in New England
they will return to their home in the South.
PERSONAL.
Miss Isabel Ginn left Saturday for a short
visit in Boston.
H. M. and R. L. Bean of Camden were in
Belfast last week on business.
Miss Flora A. Burgess will leave today
for a few weeks’ visit in Greenville.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Thompson of Fort
Collins, Colo., are in town for a visit.
Mrs. Charles Ludwigand daughter Wino
na went to Boston on Saturday’s boat.
Mrs. J. W. Ryder has returned from a
visit of four weeks in Tenant’s Harbor.
Miss Auvena Myriok of Troy is visiting
her cousin, Mrs. Walter Taylor, in Pitts
field.
Miss Mary Carter arrived last week from
Augusta to spend a three weeks' vacation
at home.
Miss Theresa Linekin of Thomaston left
for her home Monday after visiting Mrs. J.
W. Ryder.
Mrs. Mark Gatchell and son Jesse of
Pittsfield visited relatives in this city the
past week.
Mrs. Charles F. Wildes of Somerville,
Mass., is visiting her old home frieuds in
this city.
Mrs. John T. Owen, who returned recent
ly from Brewer, is now located in Smith
field, Maine.
Miss Ruth Darling of Newtonville, Mass.,
sirrirpd last. wppI? to hp P'lipst of Mrs. How
aid L. Whitten.
Harry McLellan, Esq. of Toledo, Ohio, is
the guest of his father, Hon. William Mc
Leliau, Primrose bill.
Miss J. A. Wiggin, who has been visiting
relatives in Massachusetts, arrived home
last Saturday evening.
Miss Mildred Woodcock of Camden has
been the guest for two weeks of Miss Sabra
Dyer on lielmont Ave.
Misses Maude B. and Clara R. Steward
speut Sunday in Rockport as the guests of
Miss Blanche Bowden.
Maine Hills, who has been spending his
vacation in town, returned to Boston Satur
day to resume his position.
Miss Mertie Pendleton, w ho is employed
at Good Will Farm, is spending her annual
vacation in Belfast and vicinity.
Miss Mira Louise Goss of Lewiston, who
has been the guest of Dr. and Mrs. E. L.
Stevens, returned home last week.
Mrs. James Preston, who spent a week
with her father, Hon. W. 11. McLellan, re
turned to Lowell, Mass., Saturday.
Mrs. A. B. Mead and granddaughter,
Miss Albertiue Morrill, of Natick, Mass.,
are guests of Mrs. H. B. Cuuninghaw.
Miss Alice A. Hills, who has been spend
ing her vacation with her sister, Mrs. Mar
ion E. Brown, has returned to Boston.
Miss Alice G. Fessenden is spending the
weea at the llazeltine farm in Northport,
the guest of Miss Margaret N. llazeltine.
Mrs. Lucy E. Perkins and grandchildren,
Harriet and Geneva Perkins, spent a few
days last week with Mrs. Amos Lord in
Mr. and Mrs. i>. Lincoln Hamilton and
two children of Lincoln, Mass., returned
home Saturday fruin visits in Belfast and
Swanville.
Miss Stella L. Cooper, who has been the
guest of her aunt, Mrs. A. I). Smalley, re
turned to her home in Kuxbury, Mass., last
Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Condon of Pitts
lield and their guest. Miss Abide Mason,
have enjoyed a week's outing at Winder
mere Park, Unity.
Mrs. Walter Davenport and two sons ar
rived last Friday from Framingham, Mass.,
for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Charles K.
Coombs, Nurthport avenue.
Mrs. G. Cyril Cook and little son and
daughter of Franklin, Mass., who have been
I the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Hall, have
’ gone to Washington to visit relatives.
| Miss Hannah Anderson of Portland, who
arrived July i!9th to spend a few days in
town, was called home to Portland the next
day by the serious illness of her sister, Mrs.
Horace Anderson.
Charles Bowden of Orland, who recently
passed his 8ihl birthday, was in Buckspurt
last Thursday calling on friends, lie is re
markably well and as active as many men
who are years younger.
Miss Ada Blaisdell of Bradford, l’a., who
is spending the summer at Nurthport, and
her guest, Miss Alice Yates, returned to
Nurthport last Thursday after a short visit
with friends in Bangor.
Miss Constance and Juanita Pinhey of
Moutreal, who have been the guests of Mrs.
C. B. Hazeltine for several weeks, left
Tuesday for Old Orchard, where they will
! join their aunt and brother for a stay,
i Willis Arnold arrived by Sunday’s boat
to join Mrs. Arnold and little son, who
j have been the guests of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Frederick W. Brown. They are
at Quantabacook for three weeks’ outing.
Dr. and Mrs. George B. Kice, who are
summering at iiingnain iiaruur, go 10
Islesboro next week to attend the Draper
Carter nuptials, the groom, Edward Carter,
being a nephew of Mrs. Kice (Jeanette
Noyes). Miss Draper is a granddaughter
of the late Charles A. Dana of Sun fame.—
Boston Journal.
Rev. George S. Mills and family will
leave tomorrow, Friday, for Calais, to visit
Mrs. Mills’ father, Dr. E. 11. Vose. 1’rof.
W. A. Ilarthorne and family, who have
been their guests at the Battery, will ac
company them to Dennysville, where they
will visit.
Jefferson L. Alexander of Eastport, for
merly superintendent of the Belfast Gas ,fc
Electric Co., who spent the past two years
in Ponce, Porto Rico, returned to Boston
Monday after spending several days in
towu as the guest of friends. Mr. Alexan
der was successful in getting his wished
for transfer to Minneapolis, where he will
continue to be in the employ of Stone &
Webster.
W. K. Morison, his friend Mr. J. W.
Porteus of Minneapolis, and the Misses
Evelyn P. and Cora S. Morison arrived last
Thursday evening in Mr. Morison’s fine
Royal Tourist car, after a delightful trip
from Buffalo. They took the lake trip to
Buffalo, and from there toured through the
Adirondacks, the Berkshires, the Green
and the White Mountains. They spent
Wednesday night in the White Mountains,
coming home via Poland Springs. Mr.
Morison went on to Searsport, where his
little daughter Ruth is staying with her
aunt, Miss Edith Pendleton.
PERSONAL.
Miss Alice Aborn returned Monday from
a few days’ visit in Roekport.
Miss Ruby E. Nash of Bangor is the
guest of Miss Charlotte Frost, her cousin.
Clyde Holmes arrived from Northern
Maine last week to spend his vacation at
home.
Mrs. Clara H. Crosby of Somerville,
Mass., is the guest of her sister, Mrs. A.
W. Burden.
Mrs. H. M. Thompson of Bangor is
spending a few days at the Methodist
parsonage.
Mrs. Walter II. Rinns and son of Boston
are the guests of Mrs. Etta Patterson at
the Revere House.
Miss Hattie J. Luce of Montville.who has
employment in Augusta, arrived Monday to
visit relatives in this#city and in Montville.
Miss Isapliene Patterson arrived home
last week from Boston, accompanied by her
friend Miss Hazel Yost of Rockville, Conn.
Miss Hattie Birnbaum of Boston and
Mrs. Lilia Danielson of Brewer are the
guests of Mrs. W. W. Cates, Upper High
street.
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Woods have return
ed from their wedding trip and are guests
of Rev. and Mrs. ,J. W. Vaughan at City
point.
Mrs. u. m. auuis ot Revere, Mass., is the
guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W,
Burden. Mr. Annis will arrive here next
Sunday.
Mr. J. S. Mahoney of Lawrence, Mass.,
arrived July 29th and is. the guest of his
sister, Mrs. A. J. Howard, Court street,
and other friends.
A. C. Knight, who has been a guest of
relatives in this city a few days, will return
to Boston Saturday. His mother has been
ill, but is improving rapidly.
Mrs. S. W. Lothrop and two children and
Mrs. Margaret Blake of Orange, N.J., are
guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. \Y. 1’ote. Mr.
Lothrop will come a little later.
Miss Rena Macomber, who spent the
month of July with Mrs. Clarence E. Read,
left last week for Islesboro, where the
family are spending the summer.
Levi Clay of the N. E. Tel. & Tel. Co. has
been appointed district supervisor for the
district front Wells to Boothbay Harbor.
He will still be located in Portland.
Miss Maude E. Barker, who has been en
tertaining a number of friends, returned
Saturday from a trip to Moosehead Lake,
which she made in their company.
Capt. E. S. McDonald and Capt. John W.
Ryder, master and mate of sch. Annie B.
Mitchell, have been spending a few days at
home while their vessel was discharging
coal at Rock land.
W. 11. Folwell and party of friends left
Philadelphia Monday in Miss Edith G.
Folwell’s fine Mercedes touring car, and
are expected at Isola Bella, the Folwell
summer home, the last of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Howard of Caribou
are guests of Mrs. T. P. Logan. They were
accompanied here by Miss Marie Logan,
who has been their guest for six months
for the benefit of her health, ami who has
greatly improved.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Edwin Poor, (Cora
Groeschner) their little son and maid, and
Miss Margaret Patton of Allston, Mass.,
will arrive on next Saturday morning's
boat to spend the remainder of the .summer
at Beech wood, Xorthport.
Mr. and Mrs. \V. II. Farnham are guests
of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Smythe at tin ir home
on Xorthport avenue. Mr. Farnham is
connected with the Boston Post. Ir. and
Mrs. Fred W. .Jordan of Lisbon and Dr.
\V. G. Farnham of Hyde Park, V;i" , are
also guests of Mr. and Mrs. Smyth--.
nit ihukchesT
F. Wallace Chase of Newtonvi!!., Mass.,
will sing in the Methodist chinch next
Sunday morning.
Rev. I). 11. MacQuarrie, pastor of the
Baptist church, will preach at Poors Mills
Sunday at 2.30 p. m.
Rev. Albert E. Luce is to speak in
the auditorium at Wesleyan Grove < amp
ground next Sunday at 2.30 p. m.
The topic for the prayer meet in >. at the
North Congregational church thD, Thurs
day, evening is: The Church at Hone*, The
Maine Missionary Society.
The Christian Scientists hold services in
their hall, 127 Main street, every Sunday
morning at 11 o’clock and Wednesday even
ing at 7.30 o’clock, to which all are cordially
we come.
There will be a service at Trinity Reform
ed church next Sunday at 2.30 p. m., with
sermon by the Rev. \Vm. Vaughan. .Sun
day school immediately after the sermon.
Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 7.30
o’clock.
There will be a morning service of the
Protestant Episcopal church at the North
church vestry on Sunday morning next,
August 9th, at 10.30 o'clock. Morning
prayer and Litany. Mr. Orlando Tithering
ton, lay reader.
The weekly appointments at tor hapusi
church are as follows: Divine worship,
Sunday morning at 10.45, led by the pastor,
ltev. 1). 11. MacQuatrie; Sunday school at
noon ; service of song and short sermon by
the pastor at 7.30 Sunday evening. Girl's
meeting on Monday evening in the church
vestry at 7 30; prayer meeting Thursday
evening at 7.30. The seats are free and all
are heartily welcome to the services of the
church.
The services at the First Methodist Epis
copal church for the coming week will be
as follows: Sunday at 10.45 a m. preaching
by t.ie pastor, Rev. Albert K. Luce; Bible
schorl 12 o’clock, conducted by I . 1*. Blod
gett, Supt ; at 7.30 p. m., Evangelistic ser
vice conducted by the pastor. Tuesday,
Aug. 11th at 7.30 p. in. Kpworth League,
Miss Laura Bowden, leader; subject, “Un
selfish, for the sake of Christ.” Thursday,
A tig. 0th, at 7.30 p. m. devotional service
conducted by the pastor. All are welcome.
The August meeting of the Woman’s Aux
iliary of the North Congregational church
will be held Monday afternoon, Aug. 10th,
at Mrs. Spencer Mathews’ cottage on the
shore. The meeting will be called to order
at 3 30, and after the program a picnic sup
per will be served. The industrial work
done by the pupils of Miss Shattuck, who
has long been a missionary in Turkey, will
he under discussion and the members will
doubtless be interested to hear of her famous
camel, “Belfast.”
The Maine Missionary Society supported
by the Congregational churches of our
State is doing a varied work. Its mission
aries go among the fishermen on tfie islands
along our coast ; to the lumbermen in the
lumber camps of the north; to the country
people in thinly settled and neglected dis
tricts; to the crowded factory towns;or to
the foreigner in our midst. Among the
Finns and the Italians native pastors are at
work under the direction of the Maine Mis
sionary Society. The work of this society
will be the subjectof the Thursday eveniug
meeting at the North church this week. A
song by Mr. F. Wallace Chase of Newton
will add to the interest of the program.

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