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MEMORIES OF SOUTHERN CITIES.
New Orleans. My first visit to New Orleans was in June, 1857, going there from Boston via Albany, Niagara Falls, (where a week was spent) Chicago, and over the Illinois Central, just built, to Cairo, thence by steamer Falls City to New Orleans. In the spring of 1858 I was again in New Orleans en route from San Antonio, Texas, to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to join the 2nd division ol' the Utah army and cross the Plains; again in December, 1858, to spend the winter; and in Decem ber, 1865 I sailed from New York in the steamer Eastern Star for New Orleans, to take up my residence there. The previous visits were in the days of slav ery and my social relations and environ ment through relatives were such that I became thoroughly familiar with the manners and customs of ante bellum days, as I did later with the changes wrought by the Civil war and the busi ness activity which followed its close. At the time of my first visit New Or leans was essentially a French city, with a small American colony in the Garden district, so well described by Mrs. Dins more in her interesting paper recently published in The Journal. So also with what continues to be the French section^ below Canal street, and the streets in general. I cannot recall now with any distinctness the impressions of a youth in his teens, who had never been beyond Boston from his home down in Maine, of this foreign city—a city foreign in lan guage. in manners and customs and in architecture Subsequent visits, follow ed by several years residence, obliterated these early impressions. Living and having social relations in the French quarter I was yet in touch with business and journalism and thus became familiar with all sections of the city; with the opera at the Theater d’Orlears and later at the New Opera House, both in the tre, the home of the legitimate drama, and the St. Charles Theater, both above Canal street: the water front with its hundreds of river steamers arriving and departing daily, the ships moored three and four abreast loading cotton, the lug gers from down the er st with fruit, vegetables and fish, the broad levee covered with cotton bales, molasses in casks and sugar tn barrels, hams and shoulders stacked up like cordwood; the French market for many years one of the chief attractions to visitors, the ‘short dinners"—not, however, so-called — at the Lake-end and the carnival fes tivities that preceded the beginning of Lunt. There was then hut one organization — The Mystic Kieiie of Comus—that ob served Mardi Gras with a spectacular procession and a ball, and its member ship was kept a profound secret. Tick ets to the bait were highly prized, They were sent anonymously to the favored ones and were not olherwise obtainable. For three successive years these tickets earned o me, and one year I had the honor, and pleasure, of escorting five ladies to the Pickwick Club to witness the pro cession and then to the Varieties Theater to see the features of the procession presented on the stage as "Three Courses and a Dessert,” before the dancing be gan. And, by the way, the words Mardi Gras and Carnival are strangely used, or rather misused, by those unfamiliar with their meaning. Mardi Gras, in English is ‘‘Fat 'Tuesday,” preceding Ash Wed nesday. the first day of Lent, and Garni- I v 1 is “farewell to flesh!” In the days of slavery J saw nothing | of the I rrurs of this Southern “institu tion," of which I had heard and read so 1 much What we in the North would call the boss” in my uncle’s house was the black mammy who had cared for my aunt ir. her childhood and was now raring for her children. The colored cook was a very importain and independ ent person, waited upon by the other servants, and all had a much easier time than falls to the lot of many in the north. In the morning, as was the cus tom in those days, my aunt would go to market attended by one or two of the servants, who trailed behind her, carry ing caskets. ahe went trom stall to stall in the French market making her ! purchases, which were placed in the baskets to be carried home. Poultry was bought alive and was killed and dressed by the cook. Practically every thing used in the house would be bought each day, as at that time there were no facilities for keeping perishable food. The red ants were a great pest. They would make their way through a cork into a bottie of syrup, find a way into the sugar bowl and seemed to be every where. Cochroaches were numerous, too, and the house larder was in constant danger from these insects, as well as from rats. While on ihe subject of housekeeping perhaps something should be said of the water supply. Most houses had the Mississippi river water, undiluted. It was about the color and nearly the con sistency of pea soup, and could not be used without filtering or left to settle in big earthern jars, which always remind ed me of the jars in which the forty rob bers were concealed, as told in the Arab ian Nights. The main dependence, how ever, was the cisterns, which held the rain water from the roofs. These were large wooden cylinders, put together like a cask and supported on posts a few feet above the ground. They were placed outside the buildings and in some places were very conspicuous. I do not think water was much used as a beverage. The day began with a cup of strong coffee before rising, more coffee at breakfast, and a light wine at dinner, generally table claret, which was poured into a goblet of crushed ice, thus further diluting an exceedingly mild beverage. The restaurants, soda fountains, ice cream parlors and bars merit a para graph. The New Orleans market waB abundantly supplied with fruit and vege tables, fish in great variety, poultry and game, and the restaurants were not ex celled anywhere. For certain dishes the colored cooks were supreme, and you ceuld also have Spanish, Mexican or French dishes at their best. I have never seen or eaten finer beefsteaks than were served at a New Orleans restaur ant, and I still recall my last dinner in the Crescent City, which included green turtle soup and broiled pompano—the daintiest fish that swims. One does not care for heavy food for lunch in hot cli mates, and a big glass of McClusky’s soda water and a hunk of sponge cake sufficed. McClusky, by the way, made a fortune selling soda water at 10 cents a giass. while everywhere else somewhat smaller glasses were sold for five cents. The ice cream places were mostly pat ronized in the evening. Some were on the ground floor—one on Canal street had a fountain playing in the center of the room—others were on the second floor, with tables arranged on the galleries built out over the street. Families and parties would occupy these tables a whole evening. The bar room on the ground floor of the old St. Charles Hotel—I use the pre fix advisedly as a new and more splendid structure now occupies the site—was one of the most notable in the city. It was a very large room with tables at which patrons could sit while partaking of the liquid refreshments. The story is told of a countryman w’ho wandered in one day and on seating himself looked around and saw others drinking mint juleps. Calling a-/aiter he said: “Boy, bring me one of them drinks with grass in it.” The waiter returned with the juleps, the man took a sip, and then, turning to the waiter, said: “Boy, keep bringing 'em.” Near by was Santinis’ with its tiled floor, walls all marble and mirrors, frescoed ceiling and bar |of marble and mahogany. Only sterling sil ver was used, and at noon patrons were served individually with a dainty lunch. On Carondalet street, where cotton uroKers ana buyers had their offices, was the Dewdrop Inn, Fred Gruber, pro prietor. Here at noon a table, daintily appointed, would beset, with a round of beef at one end, a ham at the other, and various delicacies and relishes between, for the patrons, mostly substantial busi ness men, to help themselves. Near the post office was the Sazarac, extending through a whole block from one street to the other, and which was said to yield its proprietor a yearly profit of $100,000 to $150,000. In the French quarter the drinking places were more line club rooms and had their habitue8 who spent the lime piaying chess, cards or dominoes and sipping eau sucre (sugar and water) light wine or beer. These places were open on Sunday, as were the theaters. At the Orleans theater there were five nights of opera, and French drama Saturday and Sunday nights. New Orleans in ante helium days was termed the negroes' paradise, there were many free colored men and women of wealth, who wore tine clothes and rivaled the white citizens in their display of diamonds and other expensive jew- } elry. Others hired their time from their j owners in the c. untry and lound remun- I erative employment in the city as cooks ; or in other lines. Good cooks command- I ed wages of from $25 to $150 a month. All labor was dear. An ordinary house servant was paid $20 a month, and it took two or three to do the work done by one white man or woman in the north. And when you take into consideration what the owners of servints had to do, in maintaining them in sickness and old age, the labor was no less expensive and with greater care and responsibility. 1 have by no means exhausted the sub ject, |but may have exhausted the reader, and so bring these memories of New Orleans to a dose. C. A. p. CAUSED BY THIN BLOOD Many people think they have kidney trouble because they have backache but more backache is caused by overstrained and undernourished muscles than by anything else. In such cases the blood needs building up. Many rheumatic people suffer pains that could be avoided by building up the blood. When rheumatism is associated with thin blood the rheumatism cannot be cured to stay cured until the blood ia built up. v»r. \\ imams nnK lies nuim up mo blood and sufferers from backache would do well to try this treatment before giving way to worry over a iancied organic dis ease. Rostand the tonic treatment with l)r. Williams’ Pink Pills will correct most forms of backache, even rheumatic. For people who work too hard or dance too much anil sleep too little, better habit3 and a course of treatment with Dr. Wil liams’ Pink Pills are all that* is needed to drive away the pains and aches that are warnings of a coming breakdown. Two books, “Building Up the Blood’* and “Nervous Disorders,’’ will he sent free, if you are interested, by the Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Schenectady, N. Y. You can get Dr. Williams’ Pink Pills at the nearest drug store or by mail, postpaid, on receipt of price,50 cents per box; six boxes, $2.50. I PALERMO. Mrs. Lottie Springer from Windsor is visiting her sister, Mrs. M. J. Nelson. Mr. and Mrs. John Black, Jr., from Freedom visited his father, John Black, two days last week. George Belden, Roy Howard and Watts Nelson harvested their season’s iee on the Belden Pond last week. Eugene Rowe, who has employment at South Poland, and who was obliged to come home on account of sickneSB, has so far recovered as to return to his work. Several from this way attended the funeral of Richard Belden, whose sad death occurred Jan. 24th. The funeral was held from his late home Thursday afternoon, Rev. W. E. Overlock of Washington officiating. Sheepscot Lake Grange of East Palermo, of which the deceased was a member, attended in a body. A large number of people were present, showing the esteem in which the young man was held. He was laid to rest in the cemetery near his home. He leaves to mourn their loss a father, mother and one brother, two grand fathers and three uncles, besides other relatives, allot whom have the sympathy of the entire community. Children dry FOR FLETCHER’S CASTORIA EAT SLOWLY and Grow Strong Don’t bolt your food. Your stom ach is not a food-chopper. Take time easy, while you eat, or you will soon have a hard time with your stomach. Remember your teeth are to chew with. Keep this in mind and your stomach will he grateful. Indigestion and dyspepsia are caused by fast eat ing. Go slow, and don’t bolt your food. When your stomach is upset, your liver out of order, or your bow els need attention, take “L. F.” Atwood’s Medicine. It will soon set tle the stomach, regulate the bile, and ■establish good habits. For over sixty years, many hale and hearty people have found it a reliable stomach rem edy. Try it yourself and know how good it is. Buy a 35c bottle at your nearest store, or write to-day for free sample. “L. F.” Medicine Co., Portland, Me. Reminiscences ot Western Travels, BY HEL.EN Ivi, TODD. XI. San Diego. Next day began most inauspiciously with an accident to both pairs of our glasses, a catastrophe with which only the very near-sighted can sympathize. Donning our “second choice specs” a visit to the oculist at his opening hour necessitated a hurried taxi ride to the Santa Fe station in time for the San Diego train. A perspiring porter hust led us aboard our Pullman, and then we waited for the wheels to turn —ami wait ed and waited. The temporary non-ex istence of the Bakersfield tunnel was again brought to our notice, for it was over an hour before a connecting train pulled in, and we were again travelling smith A honntiful npnnrpmp aipfl rp. vealed to us, as the road followed the shore line so closely that we could watch the waves of the blue Pacific as they broke on the sands. As we paused for a moment at a little station we caught a glimpse of the ruined Mission of San Juan Capistiano, one of the oldest of the Missions, founded in 1776, where, by the way, the last scene of the Mission Play we had seen at San Gabriel was laid. Frequent glimpses of the broad highway of El Camino Real were vouchsafed to us also, and we watched for the Mission Bells, which are posted at frequent in tervals along its length. The many motorists we saw on the road, and the excellence of the road itself, made us think longirgiy of the faithful little Ford in the garage at home. Our attention was presently distracted from the passing scenery to the other occupants of the car platform, who were evidently the newest of newlyweds, and were so engrossed with one another that they were quite oblivious to the presence of anyone from the outside world. The colored porter on the car behind us spied them also, and thereafter spent the greater part of his time in the door of his car, carefully and ostentatiously brushing and re-brushing his passen gers’ hats and wraps. In the midst of a particularly sentimental passage I caught his eye, whereat he choked and dodged hastily back into the car to preserve the decorum 'consistent with his porter’s dignity. But the lovers were as undis turbed as if we were non-existent, and rather than “play gooseberry” too long we retired into the car to our own seats and allowed them the rear platform un molested. San Diego presents a bewildering ar ray of hotels to the stranger, and buses from them all were in waiting when we arrived in the attractive railway station, which is built in the favorite Mission style, and would do credit to any city. We took our seats in the “double-deck er” motor bus belonging to the U. S. Grant, and were soon whisked up town to the hotel, which has a beautiful loca tion fronting the Plaza, and is one of the finest hotels we found in the West. The Panama-California Exposition first claimed our attention, of course, and af ter a hasty lunch we took the trolley to the Exposition grounds. These are lo_ cated on a high mesa behind the city, and the transformation of the arid mesa to the Paradise of vegetation it has be come, has been a veritable triumph for the landscape gardeners of San Diego. Thp huilriincrs arp all of thp Mission f.vnp of architecture that prevails in Southern California, and their cool whiteness was a delight to the eye, as the heat of the day was intense. The exhibits them selves were of secondary importance, and after a brief survey of them we de voted the greater part of our two days’ visit to a full enjoyment of the wonder ful gardens abounding on every hand. The magnificent out-door organ pre sented by the Spreckels brothers seemed to be the center from which all the rest of the Exposition life radiated, and its notes, mellowed by distance and the soft, balmy air, sounded throughout the grounds and created an effect magically beautiful. Daily concerts were given on this organ, which is to be a perma nent institution in San Diego, and which is protected from the occasional inclem ent weather by an elaborate and sub stantial housing of cement. Troupes of Spanish and Mexican sing ers and dancers in gay costumes were found here and there entertaining scat tered groups of sight-seers, and even the vendors’ standB, Arab-like effects of gay striped blankets supported by four upright spearB, made it easy to imagine we were in a foreign country. It needed only the tropica] effect sup plied by the palmB and flowers to com plete the illusion. The pigeons flutter ing in great numDers abcut the Plaza de Panama attracted our attention, and when a vendor held up a packet of parch ed corn, with a smile and a “five cents, please,” I fell a ready victim. The word “victim” is an appropriate one in this connection, for no sooner had I the corn in my hand than I was surrounded by hordes of hungry pigeons, fluttering about, beating their wings, and even pecking at my hat and clothing in their eagerness to be fed. They balanced o; my bead and they perched ‘ on my hand as I tried to scatter corn—one over anxious bird even necked my nose—no did they leave until the last choice mor sel of corn was gone. A little tea-room in the balcony of tb Indian Arts building, under the man agement of the local D. A. R., attractei us, and with its Colonial furnishingB i seemed a delightful bit of old New Eng land slipped into the heart of a foreigi country. As we ate at a little table ii the roof-garden we watched a parade o U..S. soldierB and marines in the Plazt de Panama below us, and realized tha we were still in Uncle Sam’s domain however tropical the surroundings. There was little or no excitement or the "Isthmus,” and the only Concessioi that interested us was the Painted Des ert of the Santa Fe. Here, in a spaci of several acres were gathered represent atives of all the southwestern Indiar tribes, and here the tourist could witness the actual daily life of the Indians. On< saw their homes, their domestic life, their work of pottery making, baskel and blanket weaving, and the hammer ing out of silver and copper ornaments, their ceremonial dances and their reli gious rites. Every phase of Indian life was represented, and each tribe, frorr the Cliff Dwellers to the Navajos, hac its owr, abiding place. The adobe huts had been made by the Indians them selves and brought from Arizona and New Mexico. Cactus and pinon wood brought from the real Painted Desert gave the necessary “local color.” We spent a delightful hour there, and in the “trading-post” we purchased Indian baskets and blankets as well as —I shall have to confess—the inevitable post cards. iiik eiecinc cnairs, or eiectriquettes, which were so numerous about the grounds possessed a strong fascination for me, so one evening about dusk we hired one and started for a tour of the gardens. We were toid that the mechan ism of the chairs was so simple that “a child could run them.” In that our in formant doubtlesB spoke the truth, but it might quite as truthfully hsve been added that they were so slow that the proverbial tortoise could beat them. On level ground, or a down grade, we got on famously, but when we attempted to climb a slight incline our power slowed down- to an almost minus quantity, so that Will decided to get out and push as “first aid” remedy. One of the gor geous Balboa guards in his imposing uni form of blue and silver, saw our pre dicament and coming to our rescue, wheeled us like babies in a perambulator, to the nearest “chair station. ” Here he testified in our behalf and helped us to exchange our chair for another with a newly charged battery. This proved a decided improvement, and we finished the ride in comfort, but I may add that we took great care not to get caught again at the bottom of the hill, and that there was no danger of our ever exceed ing the speed limit in that vehicle. On one of our evenings we strolled through the gardens into a quiet pergola where the air was sweet with the per fume of the roses and honeysuckle that grew thickly all about us. The night had the balmy softness of the South, the bright stars shone overhead and the lights of San Diego twinkled in the dis tance, while behind us, through the thick et of pepper trees, glowed the splendor of the Exposition. No one came near to disturb our solitude, and when a little distance away a nightingale sang softly we felt that the memory of the San Diego Exposition would linger with us as a dream of beauty. The illusion was not dispelled even when we returned to the U. S. Grant, for there we found an or chestra playing in the lobby, and as we listened we watched1 from the balcony garden the ever changing colors in the beautiful electric fountain in the plaza below. So much of our time was spent at the Exposition that little was left for the town itself, but on the last morning of our stay we engaged an automobile for an hour’s drive about the city and out to Ocean Beach, an amusement resort a few miles away. Many tourists make a side trip to Tia Juana, Mexico, from San Diego, but we had been strongly advised not to do so, since Tia Juana was simply a collection of gambling dens with “lo cal color” artfully supplied for the es pecial benefit of America tourists, and that we would miss nothing by omitting it from our itinerary. The customs offi cers, especially Mexicans, were particu larly officious, and charged exorbitant duties on all articles purchased in Mexi co, as an incident related by one of our friends will illustrate. He was one of an auto party of five visiting Tia Juana. One of the ladies purchased an opal ring in one of the many souvenir shops. On their return to the border they were stopped by customs officials, and when nothing dutiable was declared, tbry were each taken to a private room and subjected to a thorough search. The ring was found in the toe of the young lady’s boot, and she was obliged to pay a duty of two hundred per cent before she was allowed to take it into the States. The customs officers had been notified by telephone of her purchase, even though it amounted to only fifteen dollars, and they were looking for the ring, and all protests were of no avail. We did regret that time would not per mit a visit to Point Loma and Coronado Beach, but since our reservations had al ready„been made to the Grand Canyon for the next day, they were of neceBBity left for a future visit. The journey back to Los Angeles was uneventful, and after we had read the Eastern mail that was awaiting us there, we spent our evening re-packing for our next day’s journey. , r The inventory of the estate of the late Rt. Rev. Robert Codrnan, D. D., bishop of the Protestant Episcopal diocese of Maine at the time of his death-in Boston last September, shows real estate, four pieces, valued at $16,300; goods and chat tels, $167,423.64, and rights and credits, $36,821,24. The total inventory of the estate is given at $193,244.78. ; ' SIRES AMD SONS. Thomas F. Ryan, like President Wll r son, Is exceedingly fond of detective stories. Edwin V. Morgan, American ambas ,1 sador to Brazil, has presented to the Widener library at Harvard 600 vol . umes of Brazilian history and litera ture. Professor Charles Vancouver Piper, known as the “grass man" of the de 1 partment of agriculture, is responsible 1 for the introduction of Sudan grass In this country, through which a remark , able revision of land values in some parts of Texas has already been cre ated. Professor Theodore W. Richards of Harvard, to whom has been award ed the Nobel prize for chemistry, is d! rector of the Gibbs memorial labora tory, Is author of papers on the sigufl cance of changing atomic volume and has revised the atomic weights of oxy gen, copper and other elements. Counfc Zeppelin, Germany’s air king, was in such poverty In his early years that he was obliged to live in a little cottage on an allowance made to him by his friends. At thirty years of ace he married a lady belonging to one of the German aristocratic families. For more than thirty years Count Zeppelin devoted himself to the construction of dying machines. Flippant Flings. Mrs. Belmont has written an opera for the suffrage cause. A ballet for the | ballot, as it were.—Detroit Free Press. So Japan wants cash for the bayo , nets she sent to Russia? Isn’t she will ing to charge bayonets?—Pittsburgh Chronicle. Now they say that Venus is inhab ited. In that ease should the earth wigwag its congratulations or its eon A Cincinnati judge holds that a baby buggy has the same rights on the street as the motorcar. But would this In volve the same penalty for speeding?— Pittsburgh Gazette-Times. Nagging Boston. Boston is thinking of holding a world's fair in 1920. Here's hoping Boston changes its mind. Detroit Free Press. Understand that Boston is thinking of holding a world’s fair in 1920. What's the excuse or isn't there any?— Philadelphia Inquirer. It is said Boston is thinking of hold ing a world's fair in 1920. Boston had better think pretty fast or she will be holding it In 1923 or 1924.—St Louis Globe-Dispatch. English Etchings. Middle names were once illegal in England. Vacant land, In the shape of building Bites, amounts to 14,000 acres in Lon don alone. London's telephone and telegraph wires extend 72.500 miles overhead and 921.000 miles underground. The Idghest inn hi England is the Tan inn, perched at the summit of the Pennlnes. at an altitude of 1,727 feet. Pert Personals. Uncle Andy may die poor, but Uncle John D. has given up hopelessly.—St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Kipling at fifty reminds us of the early age at which he reached the maturity of his powers —Boston Her ald. Wouldn't it be a Joke on everybody concerned if England should some day send Baron Astor over here as ambas sador?—Cleveland Plain Dealer. PITH AND POINT. The wages of sin are always prompt ly paid. How much easier it is to avoid debt ors than creditors! , It’s easier to get people to take your advice than to make them use It. A man’s good opinion of himself nev er gets too heavy for him to carry. Politeness costs nothing. You can pay your respects even to the bill col lector. — No one knows how long it will take, but they’re fighting it out on the same old lines. Men who fail—the fellows who are always there with an argument and a reason why not. — The great trouble with the man who gets there with both feet Is that he thinks the world Is his doormat. With the trenches a stone's throw apart, only a foolish fighter would at tempt to read between the lines. The first "black book" of the war has appeared. That would seem an appropriate color for most of them. Health officers everywhere are advis ing the people not to sneeze in public. Save your sneeze until you get home. According to an astrologist, “wed dings will be numerous in the spring.” Sometimes these astrologists seem al most inspired. Mississippi river barges are to be equipped with wireless apparatus, but it can never hope to compete with Mark Twain in making the river fa mous. Your Hve Hundred Muscles. The five hundred muscles in the human body depend on pure and rich blood for their health and contractile energy which is the ability to labor. If they are given impure blood they become enfeebled, the step loses its elasticity, the arm its efficiency, and there is incapacity to perform the usual amount of labor What a great blessing Hood’s Sarsaparilla has been to the many toiling thousands whose blood it has made and kept pure and rich! This medicine cleanses the blood cf all humors, in herited or acquired, and strengthens ai d tones the whole system. It is important to be sure that you get Hood’s Sarsaparilla when you ask for it. No substitute for it is like it. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CAS TO R I A MRS. CROSBY’S SUMMER HOME, NORTHPORT AVENUE. BELFAST. | j - , — -- --— - ■■ - I Why bear those pains? * A single bottle will convince you Sloan’s Liniment Arrests Inflammation. Prevents severe compli cations. Just put a few drops on the painful spot and the pain dis appears. KMXHXKAMIHI -- - - - - 11 PRESTON’S i Livery, Boarding & Transient Stable ' Is situated on Washington street just oft h'ain street. I have single and ti double hitches, buckboards, etc. Careful drivers if desired. Your patron- < ’• age issolicited. Telephones—stable 235-2, house 61-13. ly28 c | VV. G. PRESTON. Proprietor. I rKuariLt i. E, K. Grant and wife of Frankfort are visit ing relatives in town. Luther F. Ames was a recent business visi tor in Bangor Mr. and Mrs. Lindley Dickey are visiting relatives in Stockton Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Benson are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harding in Swanville. Mr. and Mrs George C. Ward of Frankfort visited Mr. Ward's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Ward, last Sunday Chester Wood visited his brother and wife Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Wood, in East Or ringcon last week. The Pythian Sisters held their installation the night of Feb. 3d. The Knights of Pythias held theirs Feb 1st. F. E. Harding of Brewer, traveling sales man for Hannaford Bro's, Portland, was in town calling on the trade last Saturday. Mrs. Jennie Dockham attended the “Frank fort Sewing Society,” which was entertained Jan. 26th by Mrs. Irene Parker of Frankfort. Mr, and Mrs, W. S. Killman visited thei daughter, Mrs. John Boyd, in Frankfort lately Mrs. Boyd and daughter Ada are victims of the grip. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Lane, who bad spent several months in Bel fast, are pleased to welcome them back to their home here. Several of the potato raisers have been haul ing in potatoes this week, filling a car for L E. White of West Winterport. They have sold them for $1 per bushel. Mr. and Mrs. Murch Clark and son, Thomas, who recently came from Bethel, Vt., and had been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Dow, j are now with Mr. Clark's mother, Mrs. Delia I Clark, in West Prospect. COUGHS AND COLDS ARE DAN GEROUS Few of us realize the danger i f Coughs and Colds. We consider them common and harm less ailments. However statistics tell us every third person dies of a lung ailment. Danger ous Bronchial and Lung diseases follow a neg lected cold. As your body struggles against cold germs, no better aid can be had than Dr. King’s New Discovery. Its merit has been tested by old and young. In use over 45 years. Get a bottle today. Avoid the risk of serious lung ailment. Druggists. “The American Protective Tariff League has just issued a unique pamph let entitled ‘Roster of the Sixty-fourth Congress.’ which will be useful to every person who wishes to communicate with any member of Congress. The pam phlet also includes letters of approval of the Tariff League’s work from a large number of congressmen and practical business concerns.” TRUCKING I am prepared to do all kinds of trucking, Furniture and piano moving a specialty. Leave orders at the stanie corner of Main and Cross streets, and they will receive prompt attention. Telephone connection. W. W. BLAZO, 126 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Farm for Sale Biggest bargain in Maine. Oppor tunity knocks only once; your great chance for prosperity and satisfaction is to BUY NOW the beautiful home known aB the Robbins-Frank Berry-Heagan farm. Frank Grady, caretaker; no trespassing un der penalty of law. Address F. E. ELKINS, 131 Eureka Street, 86tf San Francisco, California. Notice of Foreclosure." WHEREAS, A. B. Snow of Jackson, County of Waldo, State of Mai his mortgage deed dated January 20, 1899. and recorded in Waldo County R. - of Deeds, Book 253, Page 441. convej mortgage to Ira Gardiner of Dixmont, 1 County of Penobscot, State of Maine. . r real estate described in said mortgage d * follows: A certain lot of land situated in K: ( said County of Waldo, containing aboi hundred (100^ acres end being the 1 premises conveyed to me ny W. T Ednr. f by his deed dated January 22. 1898, and : t ed in W'aldo Registry of Deeds, Book 251 C 392. Also a certain other lot of land s in Jackson, containing thirty (30) acres .. or less, and being same conveyed to me F Bessey, by his deed dated March li C and recorded in said Registry of Deed. 251, Page 426 Also a certain other pi land situated in Monroe, in said Count * taining forty (40) acres, more or less, am s the same premises conveyed to me b\ Elwell, by his deed dated October 25, 18: recorded in said Registry of Deeds, Bo Page 267. Also a certain other piece o situated in said Jackson, containing tv* seven (27) acres, and being same premis scribed in a deed from David Hasty, Samuel C. Snow, dated February 27, 18 recorded in the said Registry of Deeds 184, Page 222 Also a certain other pi land situated in Troy, containing on.- hi, and thirty (130) acres, and being same i ses described in deed from Lyman C. Ca Aaron Snow, dated April 18. 1898, and r ed in said Registry of Deeds, Book 248, 371. Also a certain other piece of land ated in Jackson, containing two hundred acres, more or less, and being same pr< described in a deed from Aaron Snow to 8 C. Snow, dated November 26, 1875, ami r ed in said Registry of Deeds, Book 212 459. Reference to all of which deeds and r are hereby made for a more particular dt tion. Also a certain other piece of land si' in said Jackson and being the same pre described in a deed from Aaron Snow LoS C. Snow, dated January 24, 1885, and ret in Haid Registry of Deeds, Book 212, Pag being the home farm on which I now liv< taining about two hundred (200) acres. And whereas, Kate A. Lane of Brooks, ty of Waldo, State of Maine, is the owi said mortgage and the debt thereby secu And whereas, the conditions of said gage have been broken and remain so. therefore by reason of the breaking o conditions thereof, 1 claim a foreclose said mortgage and give this notice as re* ed by law. Dated at Brooks, Maine, this 28th d January, A. D, 1916 3w6 KATE A. LAf r. By SElH W. NORWOOD, her Attorne Sheriff’s Sale. STATE OF MAINE. WALDO, SS. Taken this twenty-second day of Jar A D, 1916, on execution dated January teen, A. 1). 1916, issued on a judgment re ed hy the Supreme Judicial Court, for County of Waldo, at the term thereof 1 and held on the first Tuesday of January 1916, to wit, on the fourteenth day of Jai A.D. 1916, in favor of Robert C. Logan of fast, in the C >unty of Waldo, against Fra Logan of Caribou, in the County of Arou> for one hundred four dollars and sixty cents, debt or damage, and thirteen dollar seventy-one rents, cost of suit, and w sold at i ubiic auction at the office of Harriman in said Belfast, to the highest b on the tenth day of March, A. D. 1916, ; o'clock in the forenoon, the following des» real estate and all the right, title and int which the said Frank E. Logan has in a the same or had on the second day of Jut D. 1915, at eight o’clock and thirty minut* the afternoon, the time when the same * attached on the writ in the same suit, t > A certain parcel of land with the build thereon, situated in said Belfast and bom • as follows: Beginning on the easterly sid Bridge street at the intersection of Green strt thence east by said Green street five rods stake and stones; thence northeasterly, at n* angles with said Green street eight rods;thi west five rods to said Bridge street; then southwesterly by said Bridge street to - place of beginning, and being the homest* of the late Thomas P. Logan. Also one other certain parcel of land " the buildings thereon, situate in said Bell ' and being the same premises described it 1 deed of George P. Eames et als. to the Thomas P. Logan, dated December 18, A 1897, and recorded in the Waldo Registn Deeds, Book 248, Page 308 3w5 FRANK A. CUSHMAN, Shr WANTED Good choppers for logging to cut by Contract work furnished for men and tei if desired. MILTON B. HILLS. Tel. 17-21. Lincolnville, Me tf4