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“My baking powder,” says the smooth solicitor, “costs less than Royal.” But he omits to say that it often leaves a bitter taste, that food made with it is likely to stale in a day and that it contains alum, which is con demned by many medical authorities for use in food England and France prohibit the sale of alum baking powders, ROYAL Powder is made from Cream of Tartar derived from grapes Royal Contains No Alum Leaves No Bitter Taste SEARSPORT. Maurice Dolliver left Thursday for bos ton. Mrs. Henry McCasl n is the guest of her sister in Brookline. Capt. A. T. Whittier reached home Monday after a year's absence. Mrs. Sumner pattee was in town April 23d in the interest of the loan. The Misses Annie and Frances Rogers spent Sunday with friends in Sandypoint. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Long have return ed to their home ill Gardiner after spend ing the month in town. Miss Jessie N ckerson and Miss Rebecca Ross returned Thursday after spending the winter in Tampa, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Whitcomb and daughter Orilla, are spending a two weeks’ vacation at Swan Lake. Miss Gladys Heath of Sandypoint re turned to her home after a week’s visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rogers. Mrs. Gould Flinton (Shirley Carter) and son Roland have returned to Bangor after a week’s visit with Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Carter. Saturday brought a snow squall and a temperature of only 10 deg. above zero. In the morning ice Bail formed on all shallow pools. J. P. Walker of Bangor was in town on Wednesday of last week making plans for the opening of White Cap, his sum mer residence. Sunday, April 27th, was observed as Odd Fellows’ Sunday at the M. E. Church. Rev. Nathaniel Atwood addressed Sears’ Lodge, I. O. O. F. Selectman Myron F. Parker has been smoothing and ditching the roads curing the past week, greatly improving the travelling through town. Mrs. Melvin B. Thompson .(Margaret Pendleton) spent Friday in Boston, re turning Saturday to attend to her duties as chairman of the woman’s committee for the Victory Loan. Warren Gray, who was injured several weeks ago at the coal pocket, is suffici ently recovered to walk about on crutches. He is the guest of his grandfather, Miles Towers, on Prospect road. Mrs. Chas. E. Adams returned Monday from a short visit in Dorchester, Mass., where she was the guest of Mr ami Mrs. F. M Harris. On Friday she was enter tained by Mrs. W. L. Grinnell, whose sons William and Flint were members of the Yankee Division. A Victory Honor Roll has been placed in the Junior S. S. room of the First Con gregational Church for the names cf the subscribers in the present loan. Seven names were enrolled ast week, the young subscribers pledging t heir savings or earn ings for the coming six months. At the special town meeting called Monday it was voted to build the new school house uf wood because of the ex pense necessitated in tearing down the old brick building and reconstructing it, A new site nearer the road has been selected and work will begin at once. Camp Fire Notes. The utu Girls played a return game of hare and hounds on Saturday. The defeated division of the week previous were the leaders. The trail, though short, was made complicat ed by the activity of a small boy who changed the marks. ..The Kanetota Girls are busily rehearsing their play and are making satisfactory progress in their lines. A fire set to dispose of brush in the Trundy clearing on Long Hill, Wednesday, changed its course with the shifting of the wind, burning some standing timber and several piles of cord wood before the elforts of a volunteer crew of fire fight ers succeeded in putting it out. During tile evening many walked up the hill to watch the work of the men and boys or give assistance in clearing a track be tween the burning brush and the dry grass in the field which, had it caught, would have given the village a lively night’s work. James S. Orr, wno was retired trom the police force a few months ago on pen sion, died at his home on Olney St., Dor chester. For nearly 28 years he was at tached to the LaGrange St. Station, and did duty in Chinatown for years, also traffic duty along Washington St. from Summer to Avery Sts. He was known by hundreds of business men along Sum mer, Kingston, Lincoln, Bedford and Avon Sts. Always kind and courteous, he was commended by his superior offi cers, who showed him letters written by men and women in praise of him. Many of the writers didn’t know the name of the officer, giving the number on the po liceman’s helmet. Five years ago po liceman Orr asked for a transfer to Di vision 2 under Capt. James P. Sullivan, who assigned him to the City Hall os night duty. Policeman Orr was born at ! Belfast, Me., fi4 years ago, and came t< Boston when a young man. At Folic Headquarters several inspectors wh knew Orr for years said there perhap never was a more courteous man on tlj force. They also said he was courageou and had.: ade many important arrests ii his earlier days. This clipping from a Boston paper is o special interest to Searsport people, fo it was in this town Mr. Orr spent hi boyhood moving here from Belfast wnex j a small child. For many years he madi ! a trip to Searsport his only vacation ! He is survived by his wife, one daugh ter, a brother, Hollis M. of Boston, Hirer sisters. Mis. O A. Webber, Providence Mrs. Janies Woods, Dorchester, Mass, and Mrs. Edward Fitzmaurice of New Haven, Conn. STOCKTON SPRINGS, Dr. C. E. Britto is driving a new Max well sedan. Herbert Mixer returned last week from a sojourn in Camden. Everett. Knox visited his family last week while the S. S. Ruth was discharg ing at Mack’s Point, The next meeting of the Current Events Clul will be on Wednesday, May 7i.h, at the home of Mrs. George C. Fletcher. Miss Marjorie Cunningham arrived from her home in Rockland on Thursday for a visit with the family of her brother Horace. Mrs. Sarah P. Staples was expected to arrive early in the week to open her home at the Harbor, after spending several months in Massachusetts. Mrs. Fred Beers left for her home in Clinton, Mass., last week, after a fort night’s visit with her mother, Mrs. Ray mond Grant, and other relatives. Capt. Harry F Hichborn and his wife are visiting ii-r family in Brewer at this writing, and will shortly arrive in town for an extended visit while his steamship is undergoing repairs at New York. Friends and relatives hereabouts will be interested to learn that an 8-pound daughter, Ruth Marjorie, was born on the 18th instant, to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Staples at their home in Lynn, Mass. Walter Rich of Rockland and New York, prominent in the wholesale fish trade, and well-known here during the regime of the Humistons at The Stock ton, drove up Sunday with Mrs. Rich and dined at the hotel with a company of local business men and their wives. A. W. Holmes, Jr., came home last week, having recently arrived from Bor deaux as junior officer on the transport Atenas, and listed among the large num ber to be discharged from government service. Fiis father hopes to induce him to remain at the cannery during the sea son. Mrs. Albert Norris left, for New York early last week to meet her husband in command of S. S. Waukesha, due to ar rive from a voyage to South Ameri a. Her brother Allan Ellis has arrived from overseas and is awaiting discharge at Camp Devens. Minard Ellis is still with the Army of Occupation, Mrs. Charles Grant, Whose condition has been serious since a fall down her cellar sta rs and striking her head against a chimney at the foot, at this writing is showing slight improvement. Adding to the anxiety of Mr. Grant is the report of J the serious illness of his daughter Edna, Mrs. Frank Floyd, of Winthrop, Mass. There was a suggestion of summer in the movement ot cars on Sunday. Mc Lau-’hlin’s ’bus started on scheduled trips to Bangor Monday. His two Cadillac 8’s ! are out of the shop, thoroughly over hauled, new engine blocks, tops and shin j ing paint as perfect as new. And the Ford sedan also shines with new paint. Capt. Kristan Hansen of the S. S. Kuth was up from Mack’s to attend the hop i Wednesday evening, the 23rd, where he ! was warmly greeted by his many friends. Since his last trip down in October he has made two voyages across—to Mar seilles and Bordeaux—and will again load for the other side for the next passage. A box supper and candy sale took place at the school building the evening of the 21st. There was a good attendance, and the sum of $14.60 was realized, which will be devoted to the expenses of the coming graduation exercises. (Another entertain ment is planned for the near future. Bracket lamps have been purchased for the high school room. M. J. Goodere with Mrs. Goodere, Muriel and Richard, arrived Saturday afternoon from Brownville. Mr. Good ere returned Monday morning leaving his family to spend a few days in town. Richard, for some time employed on the C. P. railroad, is one of a number to ac cept a transfer to Montreal, and will reach the new headquarters about the tenth of May. Friday afternoon an imitation bronco buster on an imitation horse, mounted on > a small automobile chassis of vermilion * hue, stopped for gas and water and im i mediately dashed along towards Bangor, s By Hie several well-known out-sized V’s k on the outfit, the innocent bystander as S sumed that somehow, somewhere, this i conception was ’ designed to stimulate Victory bond sales, but at the moment it looked like nothing but a strong man on a light job taking a cold ride. The Congregational society held a suc cessful sale in Denslow hall Thursday afternoon, in spite of the threatening weather and the numerous bad colds which materially alTected the attend ance. The simple decorations of the hall were very effective and the tables were most attractive. In the evening a good attendance was entertained with a pro gram in which the children figured laige ly, and demonstrated again Mrs. Hulley’s gift lor getting them to do things. Rev. Janies S. Henry, the exceedingly popular student preacher who occupied the Congregational pulpit in this village and at Sandypoint while attending Ban gor theological seminary, and returned to his home in Pennsylvania in May of 11117, i arrived last Thursday with his wife and infant daughter Reba, and is passing a vacation at Mrs. Eben Libby’s. Warmly greeted by inumerable friends, he frankly j expresses his preference for this section j and liis desire to secure a charge in this I State. He comes from a pastorate at | Baltimore, Md., and did his hit during the ! war by working in a munition factory, j Next Sunday he will preach in Holden as a candidate. KinOX Miss Zilpha Bessey is teaching at Knox Corner. The Bailey “twins.” Ida and Ira, are working at J. Webb’s. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Bradford were Sun day callers at R. W. Emerson’s. Mrs. Abbie Nickerson of Brooks spent the week-end with friends in town. Miss Belle Shibles is home from Bel fast, where she has spent the winter. There will be a dance at Knox Station May 9. Music by Tozier’s orchestra. Mrs. Frankie McNeil of Belfast visited her brothel, Harvey Shibles, recently. The school at the Stream began April 21 with Miss Clementine Bucklin teacher. Miss Mildred Webb is the guest of relatives and friends in Boston and vicinity. The meetings at the Stream school house last week were largely attended. They will continue them this week. Mrs. B. L Aborn went tcHartland Mon day to work in Somerset County in the interest of the boys’ and girls’ agricultural clubs. The town of Knox went “way over the top” on the Victory Bond drive. Its quota was $4,690, and $7,650 was sub scribed. The ladies on the drive were Mrs. Cora E. Vose, Mrs. L>. B. Eastman and Mrs. Rose E. Brown. The helmets go to Mrs. Cora E. Vose and Mrs. IF B. Eastman. syyanville. Every one who is interested in singing is invited to join the chorus. The Sunday school will be reorganized next Sunday at the church at 1 p. m The ground froze hard last Friday night and the brooks had so thick a coating of ice that one could not force a row boat thru it. Mr. Edward Gross, and his housekeeper Mrs. Sarah Briggs, have moved back on to the farm which he sold to Connecticut parties. Mr. Charles A. Damm, who was in the censor office at Washington during the ' war, has tiuished his labors there and re- ! , tured home. j L. E. McMahan has returned from a ! business trip to Boston. i WHITE’S CORNER, Winterport. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Libby visited rela tives in Swanville, Saturday. Sears Littlefield and F. P. Clements were business visitors in Bangor recently. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Robertson of Swan ville were callers at F. P. Clement’s, Sun day. Mrs. G. H. York is canvassing the com munity in the interest of the Victory Loan. Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Clark of Goshen were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Jewett. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Larby visited Mr. and Mrs. Sylvanus Ward in Hampden, Sunday. L. A. White and family were guests of Howard Clements and family in Monroe April 20th. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hopkins of Monroe were Sunday guests of their daughter, Mrs. W. H. Bickford. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Jewett were in Jackson, Saturday to see J. W. Jewrett who is gradually failing. Mrs. Florence Hunter of Portland was the guest of her mother, Mrs. Linuie I Clements, several da>s last week. Mrs. Elizabeth i>. Koouins passed ro me higher life, April 16, 1919. The end was not unexpected and came painlessly in her sleep, after several months of grad ually failing health. The deceased wss born in Montville, Oct. 8, 1836, and was one of the seven children of the late Daniel and Sarah (Hussey) Fostsr, none of whom survive her. Her early life was spent in Montville where she acquired a superior education for those days, and be came a successful teacher in the schools in that and surrounding towns. In the early sixties, she accompanied her fan ily to Fort Fairfield where they underwent many of the hardships of pioneer life and . assisted in developing the resources of 1 Aroostook county. Here she continued her vocation of teaching until her mar riage, in March 1863, to Joseph B. Rob i bins of the same town and they made their home on the Foster homestead. Four daughters came to bless this congenial , union, two of whom died in childhood, j within two weeks’ time. Although dark ened by the shadow of their deep sorrow, yet their’s was an especially happy home in which the welcome guest found abund ant hospitality and the needy found aid. The death of the husband occurred July It), 1896, and in 1912, Mrs. Kobbins left the home where she had lived for a half century, and came with the family of her daughter, Mrs. A. R. Wellman of Win-j terport. She w>as devotedly attached to j tlie young children of the household and found her gieatist happiness in helping ! to care for them. It can be truly said that she lived a consistent Christian life worthy of emulation. She united with the Baptist church in Montville in early life and after going to Fort Fairfield be came a member of the Baptist church in j Caribou, ever having a deep interest in ttie affairs of church and Sunday school in which she was a teacher for many years. She was a charter member of the W C. T. U. in Fort Fairfield and main tained an active interest in the orgariiz - tion as long as her health permitted. Dur ing the few years of her residence in this town she endeared herself to a large circle of friends who will remember her kindly deeds and cherish her memory. Two daughters Mirvive, Mrs. B. C. Ames of Orono, ami the one mentioned above, Mrs. Wellman, who has faithfully per formed a daughter’s duty, giving her mother the tenderest care in her last ill ness. Besides, there are several gran - children and nieces and nephews. No; services were held at the home on ac- | count of illness in the family. The re- | mains were sent to Fort Fairfield where j services were held at the home of a niece, j Mrs. P. II. Reed, with Rev. J. O. Hoff- j man, a former friend of the deceased, of- ; ficiating. She was laid at rest beside her i husband and children. “From the dust of the weary highway ■ From the smart of sorrow’s rod; Into our Father’s presence, She is bidden— a guest of God.” A Telephone Decision, a decision was rendered Tuesday by the Public Utili ties Commission giving permission to the Unity Telephone Co. to buy the property of the Half Moon Telephone Co. to con duct its business in territory now served by the Half Moon Telephone Co. James E. Wade and Edward Cobb ar rived at their homes here yesterday, hav- I ing served overseas w'itfi the famous 26th Division. BORN1 DAVIS. In Jackson, April 19, to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Davis, a son. PATTERSON. In Waldo, April 16, to Mr. and Mrs. William Patterson, a daugh- ] ter. MARRIED. KNIGHT-MERITHEW. In Camden, April 12, by Rev. T. M . Griffith, Ralph S. Knight and Eleanor B. Merithew, both of Lincoin ville. OBREY-COOMBS. In Belfast, April 25, by Rev. Arthur E. Wilson, Frederick P. Obrey and Miss Marguerite D. Coombs, both of Belfast. Walker-Dyer. In Belfast, April 29, by Judge Maurice W. Lord, David E. Walker and Ivy I. Dyer, both of Belfast. DIED. _ Adams. In Camden, April 24, Miss Ella Adams, aged 66 years. ATKINSON. In Montville, April 23, Granville Atkinson, aged 69 years, 8 months. CAMPBELLE. In Appleton, April 22, Walter 1). Campbelle, aged 2 months. CLARK. In Lincolnville, April 23, Emma Ballard Clark, aged 53 years, 5 months and 1 day. Glover. In Camden, April 25, Mrs. John Glover, aged 95 years, 8 months. ELMS. In Springfield, Mass., March 18, Harold Cooley, son of Aubrey E. and Irene Maynard Elms, aged 18 months and 18 days. Luce. In Camden, April 26, Jhmes Luce. Interment in Searsmont. STEVENS In Northport, April 27, Miss Angerana L. Stevens, aged 80 years, 8 months and 8 uays. SANFORD. In Montville, April 22, Mrs. Sarah J Santord, aged 91 years. SANDERS. Ill Belfast, April 29, Keith A. Sanders, agedjl month and 15 days. Bottles of PERUNA Greatest Human Vitalizer "During the winters of 189T and 1898, X was so badly afflicted with catarrh of the head and thought I must surely die from it. After trying many doctors and all other recommended rem edies made known to me. I was Induced to use Peruna. I wna cored entirely by using twelve bottles of Peruna and one bottle of Manalln. Since that time, I have never been without Peruna. I use it for colda and as a general tools daring Spring and Fall months and find it the greatest human vltallaer 1 Was | Entirely Cured Hr. Wa, A. Hartmann, *17% a Second St, Muskogee. Oklahoma, thus describes bis case. Read his letter. Liquid er Tablet Form Makes Cooking Easy Saves Eighteen Dollars A Year In The Kitchen Any worn out range burns at least five cents more in fuel every day than a new Glenwood. That’s putting it small 5 times 365 is $18.25. You see it doesn’t take long to waste the cost of a ne Glenwood, and the expense isn’t all, the chances are the obi range is the ‘ ‘worry kind”. They can be had for burning coal, wood or gas, with Powerful Hot Water f'ront for heating kitchen boiler, or with Large Enclosed Copper Reservoir on the right end, (as shown above.» Don't try to keep house without a Modem Glenw ood _Home Furnishing Co., Belfast Dodge Brothers motor CAR WALDO COUNTY AGENCY Accessory and Service Station Belfast Foundry & Machine Co. Telephone 378.11-364-3—367