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The Republican Journal.
<^>11; 92. NO. 49._BELFAST, MAINE, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1920. FIVE r Mlci.ii.lan-holt ' McClellan and Miss Ary jfcort'u,,', wtre married Wednesday, j m. in the First Con I church of Washington, D. C., p»°“ v I’.erce officiating with the ;ce. Miss Velma Smith glf u was maid of honor and of Washington was "file bride wore a white i-made suit, white , K velvet trimmings, a .med with Egyptian tilet, corsage, black hat and a bridal bouquet of irclnds. Her maid of suit with beaver trim ,,„e and hat of henna ,-aet of dark red roses, blue suit. The bride nt of several showers :.uly friends and their i he attractiveness and lir new apartments at Hotel. The bride is , of Mr. and Mrs. Wil She attended the mug from the B. H. S. il time she was sten m-Whitteu Co. and tor - lias been in the Adju 11:. t in the War Depart _ ion, and will continue groom is from West _:h1 came to Belfast to ssional base ball team, ire for several years and the Leonard & Barrows the war he was at Ban f ; tlie Air Service. Last . cd ball at Sanford. In . uk the Civil Service Washington, D. C., and clerkship in the new Both are popular with Belfast friends who ex iis and best wishes for !r • *> • |btf. wedde.i life. LDA s. bird : N'orthport were very hear of the sudden ill Mrs. Alwilda S. Bird, ..abilants of that town. i have speut 56 years ,ie in the home where . lived on Beech Hili. s:lias been feeble in years, she was feeling lav, and went to spend on at the Cove. That ..lit she became violent ocured a physician as a! o pronounced her ill - She passed away about . riling at the age of 75 ,,,. ad 23 days, leaving to hiving husband, Mr. F. diildren, Mrs. Ida Flau . l.ert Bird, Carl Bird and Northport. She also iiildren and one great .vas a most remarkable kindest of dispositions ncr, which made her a e dearest of mothers; leighbor. Many years YV. C. T. U. in which worker in her younger ■loved by all who knew and old, and long will .erished. Funeral was ome Friday, Nov. 26lh, Sauer of the Belfast Bap iciting. The interment . - cemetery. ANNIE CUSHING DURHAM Annie Cushing Durham, widow of Joseph J. Durham, died suddenly of angina pectoris, on Sunday morning, Nov. 21st, at her home at 9 Pinckney street, at the advanced age of 83 years. Mrs. Durham was born in Newport, N. tl., and was the daughter of benjamin barker Cushing and Adeline (Pierce) Cushing, and a niece of Governor Pierce of New Hampshire. She was also a cousin of President Franklin Pierce. Her father’s grandfather was General Theo phiius Cushing of Revolutionary War lame. Mrs. Durham’s parents removed from Newport, N. H., to Winterport, Maine, when she was two years of age, and her life was passed there until her I marriage in 1859 to Mr. Durham, who 1 was born at belfast in the house ot his ! grandfather, John Durham. His paternal great grandfathers, John Durham and John brown, were among the lirst set t tiers of this place and active in its early history. Mr. and Mrs. Durham always kept in touch with the friends and the I old home towns, returning as long as their health permitted to both Winter S port and belfast. Mr. and Mrs. Durham j since their marriage had always lived in or near boston and for several years their | home had been at 9 Pinckney street Within the past year they celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of their marriage. The simple hospitality of their home was I enjoyed by a large circle of friends, as , both Mr. and Mrs. Durham possessed rare and unusually interesting personali ties. In all that made for world better ment their interest was keen to the very last. Mr. Durham died last August. Mrs. Durham is survived by a daughter, Eliza beth Pierce Durham, who for many years has been connected with social service work in boston, and by her only brother, Benjamin P. Cushing of Marlboro, N. H., and one granddaughter, Ruth Cushing Taft of Brooklyn, N. Y. MRS. ALBERTINE S. SHAW Albertine S., widow of the late Stephen Marshall Shaw, died at her home on Phoe nix Row, Wednesday night, Nov. 24th. Her age was 74 years, 5 months and 10 days, and she had lived in Belfast 56 years. She was burn in Portsmouth, N. H., the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Newell) Shepherd. She had fulfilled well her mission as wife and mother and was respected by all who knew her; especially in East Belfast, where she had formerly lived. One daughter, Mrs. Emma A. Bowen, and three sons, Wallace W. Shaw of Portland, George L. Shaw of Bangor, and Harrison H. Shaw of East Belfast and several grandchildren sur vive her. The funer.d was held at her late home Friday at 2 p. m. with Rev. Charles W. Martin of the Methodist church officiating. Two of her grand sons, Lewis Bowen, Arthur Shaw of Ban gor; Charles Simpson and Alonzo Patter son of East Belfast, were bearers. The interment was in Grove Cemetery, There were many beautiful floral offerings which indicated the love and esteem in which the deceased was held by relatives and friends. I_ Mr, and Mrs. Earle L. Curtis of Tor rington, Conn., have been visiting the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Albee of Bernard and will later visit the the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Curtis of Belfast. Stationery of Distinction T i I AT dresses your thoughts so that there can be no question of the taste and refinement which prompted them, that’s WHITE & WYCKOFF'S DISTINCTIVE STATIONERY In every feature this writing paper is the acme of good form. Come in and see the latest and smartest styles we are showing. A very interesting and instructive calendar free to the first 50 people buying a box of White & Wyckoff’s distinctive stationery. FRED D. JONES HON. ALBERT C. BURGESS Hon. Albert Cargill Burgess died Thursday, Nov. 25th, at_ his home on Church street after a two weeks’ illness. He suffered little pain and was able to leave his bed Thursday morning for a short time. Belfast never had a more loyal citizen than Mr. Burgess. He was strictly honest in all business relations, kind and considerate with his wide circle of friends; in the home lile a most devot ed husband and father. He was retiring in the extreme. He was born in Belfast, June 24, 1840, the son of Capt. tzekiel and Nancy Palmer (Morang) Burgess. On his mother's side he was a direct de scendant of the late General Peieg Wads worth of Revolutionary days. After at tending the city schools he completed his education at Westbrook Seminary. From 1863 to 1870 he was associated with the late Capt. Frederick Barker in the hardware business; and later conducted it alone for many years. He was a trustee for the bond holders of the Belfast & Moosehead Lake R. R. Co , a corporator of the Belfast Savings Bank and for some time the president of the Belfast Machine & Foundry Company; a director of the Loan & Building Association and a trustee of the Nathaniel Wilson fund. In 1887 he was elected mayor of the city and in 1888 re-elected without opposition and in this capacity left an excellent rec ord. June 27, 1887, he married Miss Mary Elizabeth Kenney of Boston, who, with their only son, Kenney Albert Bur gess, survive him. Practically all of his life he was interested in Masonry. He served many years as a trustee and sec retary of the Masonic Temple Associa tion, was a loyal member of Timothy Chase Lodge, F. & A. M , of Corinthian Royal Arch Chapter, of King Solomon’s Council, and of Palestine Commandery, Knights Templar He became a Knight in Claremont Commandery of Rockland and later a charter member and past commander of Palestine. For many years he was a regular attendant at the Unitarian church. The funeral was held at his late home Sunday at 2 p, m., with Rev. Arthu. E. Wilson of the First Par ish (Unitarian) church officiating. The floral offerings were abundant and mag nificent. The bearers were Messrs. El mer A. Sherman, Charles P. Hazeltine, Joseph Tyler and Horace E. McDonald. The interment was in Grove Cemetery with a committal service, JULIA ABORN COLLINS The Rockland Courier-Gazette says of a former Belfast woman: “Julia Aborn, wife of Charles F. Col lins, whose deatli occurred Nov. 14 at her home on Amesbury Hill, after an illness of several months, w.s born in Knox and was the daughter of the late James and Sarah (Brown) Aborn. Her early life was spent in her native town and in Belfast, where she received her education in the public schools. She was a woman of marked literary attainment and was a member and past president of the Twen tieth Century Club and historian of the Lady Knox Chapter, D. A. R., of Rock land. She also served during the recent war as chairman of the Red Cross Branch in this town and labored untiringly and efficiently for its success. She was al ways interested in whatever pertained to the welfare of the town where she had made her home for over 30 years. She was broad minded, intellectual, and al ways identified herself with the side of right, and gave willingly of her time and means for the support of every good cause. She will be greatly missed in the home and in the community where so large a part of her life has been spent. Besides a husband she leaves four sisters, Miss Elizabeth P. Aborn of Lowell, Miss Alice L. Aborn of Belfast, Miss Harriett G. Aborn of Waidoborc and Mrs. W. P. Kenney of Raynnam, Mass., a half sister, Mrs Eugene Corbett of Dover, and three i rothers, John G. and James C. Aborn of Belfast and Bertrand L. Aborn of Knox. Funeral services were held Wednesday at her late residence, Rev. Andrew Young of the Baptist church officiating. The profusion of beautiful flowers were the silent testimony of the high esteem in which the deceased was held. The bearers were W. A. Libby, Capt. E. O. Patter son, Capt. George Lane, Chester P. Went worth and H. Heistad. Interment was in the family lot in Belfast.” MUKKILL. The Ladies’ Aid met with Mrs. Delbert Paul recently. Arrived at the home of Ernest Bowen Nov. 24, a little daughter. Delbert Paul has installed in his home a Windsor pipeless furnace. Roy Paul recently placed a Wood's fur nace in his house. Mrs. Nathan Hunt officiated at the funeral of Mr. Charles Banks last Sun day. Mrs l.illa Pearson passed two nights last week in Castine, the Thanksgiving guest of Leona Woodbury. Merle Hunt, teacher of the High school at Camden, spent Thanksgiving week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Na than Hunt. Mrs. Linda Hatch has been under the care of Dr. Carl Stevens the past week. She seems to be improving. Mrs. Rich ard Merriam is caring for her. The Good Time Club was entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Woods Monday evening, Nov. 22. A very pleasant even ing was passed and full justice given to the excellent supper. Wonderful Values -IN tor Suits, Coats Dresses, Skirts, Waists aud Furs At the New Lower Prices. Kvery day we are receiving new goods from New York bought at the new |?Vl market (prices. We have marked these garments at our usual low prices, tnus passing the savings along to you. . I( y°u are in need of a new winter garment these values will surely appeal J you. Our present low prices will not be equalled in January sales. • LW ^ARRIVALS—New Wool Jersey Tie-Back [Sweater j Blouses, new Blouses, new striped Taffeta Waists, new Sweaters. All are at the 1 ^ LOWER PRICES. NEW YORK GARMENT STORE lelephone 228-5 MAIN STREET, BELFAST. ■faLa,. . The' News of Belfast. . The Steward Auxiliary of the Metho dist Church will meet W ednesday after noon, Dec. 8th, with Mrs. Alice P. Bram hall. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Washburn of Lew iston were guests over Sunday of their daughter, Mrs. William M. Randall and family. Mrs. E. H. Emerson has taken the laundry in the Lancaster block on Main street and will open for business today, Thursday. John Cochran Chapter, D. A. R., will meet next Monday evening with the ! Misses Ginn, when a chafing-dish supper will be served. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Waldo Brown an nounce the engagement of their daughter Louise to Dr. Arthur White Ogden of Jamestown, North Dakota. There will be a 10-cent social to-mor row, Friday, evening at the Methodist church to which everyone is cordially invited. Candy will be on sale. It is understood that the steamer Bel fast of the Eastern S. S. Lines Inc. will discontinue her trips beginning next Monday on the trip to Boston, where she will be laid up for the winter. Steamer Castine, Capt. L. W. Coombs, began Wednesday on daily trips between Camden and Belfast Co continue as long as weather and ice conditions will per mit. She will touch at Islesboro. Mrs. Cecil Clay, president of the Waldo County Hospitai Aid, has received a let ter from Ira M. Cobe, now in New York, promising that the $1,250 pledged by him if a like'amount was ,raised, would arrive here Christmas morning. The Travellers’ lub will meet on Monday evening at 7.30 with Miss Eliza beth A. Kelley. Program: Andrew Jack son, Miss Cutter; The Key to the North west, Miss Hopkins; The Great Lakes, Miss Maude Mathews; Eugene Field, Miss Colburn. Thomas H Marshall Cirele desires a full attendance at their meeting next Tuesday, when officers will be elected. Cocoa and a box lunch will be served after the meeting to which the Post are invited. Each lady is expected to bring food enough for two The regular meeting of the Women’s Alliance of the First Parish (Unitarian) church will be held this, Thursday, after noon at the home of Mrs. Thomas B. Dinsmore, beginning promptly at three o’clock. Mr. Hartwell L. Woodcock will speak on ‘Social Parasites,” Belfast friends of Mr. and Mrs. Sey more Gray of Providence, R. I., extend congratulations on the arrival of a daughter, Alice Caroline. Mrs. Gray was formerly Miss Natalie Maude Pottle of this city, only daughter of Nathaniel C. and Alice tdgecomb Pottle. Many who contributed to the public dinner Armistice day in Memorial hall have not taken their dishes, but the jani tor of the hall will be pleased to assist any who call for them afternoons. There are no means for the committee to know who the plates, etc., belong to. The Colonial Theatre management has booked tor three nights and two mati nees starting Monday, Dec. 6th, the big musical revue, The Movie Girl, with the funny little Irish comedin *, Billy Lewis; the Hebrew comedian, Neb Curtis, as sisted by Wilfred Dyer, Elsie Calvert, Lene Willard, Dolly Clifford and big dancing doll chorus. Special scenery and costumes. Matinees Tuesday and Wed nesday for ladies and children. See this show. Relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Syl vester received word of their arrival, Nov. 20th, in Fort Pierce, Fla., where they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Hanson, before going to Palm Beach, where they will spend the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Rose were visiting his brother in Jacksonville. Later messages from Mrs. Sylvester state that they have reached Palm Beach and she has met former Belfast people, including Charlie Burrows, wife and child. He used to live on the Nathan Houston farm in East Belfast. In writing of Mr. and Mrs. Hanson’s home on the Indian River she calls it “the most beautiful place in the world,” and says that they were especial ly kind to them. w est BELFAST. Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Newcomb will leave early in December for Altoona, Penna., where they will spend the winter....Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Elms spent Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Fowles....Mr. Dunn, who has been visiting Frank Toothaker, left on the boat Monday for Boston....Mrs. Wal ter Cunningham is gaining after an oper ation at the Waldo County Hospital. .. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Toothaker entertained Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Newcomb, Mr. and Mrs. Mervyn Perry, Mrs. Everett Ham ilton and sons John and Howard, at din ner, Thanksgiving....Miss Marian Water man returned to Gardiner Saturday after spending Thanksgiving with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Waterman. Troop Three Self - Sustaining. Troop Three ol the Boy Scouts of the Belfast Baptist Church held their annual meeting recently and elected the follow ing officers: Scout master, George H. Robertson; assistant scout masters, Don ald S. Hall and Roy E. Young; patrol leaders, Marion N. Rhoades, David F. Hoxie, and Wendall Kelley; assistant patrol leaders, Russell Peavey, Harold Kelley and Phillip Clements; scribe, Mark Shibles; treas., Lee Clements; property scout, Harold Kelley; bugler, Wight Rob bins; troop com., Rev. George C. Sauer, Alton K. Braley, Charles H. Twombly, Charles E. Rhoades and Benj. L. Robert son. The boys are happy in their good fortune of being self-sustaining. They are looking forward to a hike next sum mer into the Maine woods under the di rection of their scout master; with visits to Mt. Katahdin and Ripogenus dam. They will complete their log cabin on the Braley wood lot, 'upper High street, weather permitting. The walls are up and the boarding ordered. Alton K. Bra ley has sold his wood lot to Frank M. Bailey of Citypoint, with the stipulation that the Scouts have the privileges he has given them. This is agreeable to Mr. Bailey and he is glad to encourage the boys in their work. 1 he town of Brooks is very fortunate in having a new corn factory which will begin work here next fall. Peas, beans, corn and apples that the farmers have to sell will be bought by the Black & Gay Canneries, Inc., of Rockland, which will run the factory here. With the co-oper ation of the farmers of this and the sur rounding towns, this will without doubt be one of the largest concerns operating in any town of this size. Not only help ing the people of Broods, it wlil enable the people of Jackson, Knox, Monroe and the surrounding towns to bring their produce here where they can get the highest prices and keep their money in their own home towns, which every farmer, merchant and others should plan to do. They have purchased the build ing next to Hood’s Creamery of Varney & Rose and will build a iarge addition on these buildings for their canning factory. PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs. John B. Mclntire spent Thanksgiving in Camden. Miss Edith Philbrook spent last week with relatives in Camden. Elmer O. Hall returned last Saturday from a business trip to Boston. Miss Edna L. Hopkins left Monday for Lynn, Mass., where she has employment. Fred Cyr of the Bridge firm of Cyr Brothers is in Boston on business. Miss Alice Wardwell has returned from a brief visit at her home in Penob scot. Misses Jessie Curran and Sadie Jenkins were at their homes in Bangor over Thanksgiving. Miss Anne M. Going has returned home from an extended visit with rela tives in Union. Frank H Mayo left Monday to join Mrs. Mayo and will spend the winter in Massachusetts. Edward Sullivan returned to Portland Monday after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph D. Southworth. Capt. John E. Billings left Monday for New York on a business trip for the firm of McDonald & Billings. Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Washburn of Lew iston were guests over Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. M. Randall. Miss Alfreds Ellis of the U. of M. Ex tension department, spent Thanksgiving with relatives in this city. Dr. and Mrs. George E. Morgan re turned Saturday from a few weeks' visit with relatives in New York. Miss Flora E. Blake of Cambridge, Mass., returned Monday after spending a few days at her home in this city. Mrs. Wallace R. Tarbox of Fryeburg was in Belfast over Sunday to attend the funeral of Ron. Albert C. Burgess. Mr. and Mrs. Benj. F. Wells arrived from Auburn Wednesday evening to spend Thanksgiving with relatives. Albert Fogg was at home from Kents’ Hill to spend the Thanksgiving vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Fogg. Mr. and Mrs. George Randolph Parker of Portland spent Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. George E. Havener, Waldo avenue. Edson L. Morse of Stonington arrived Thanksgiving day and will spend the winter with his sister, Mrs. Lefia M. Cottrell. Miss Charlotte M. Tibbetts returned Saturday from Waterville, where she spent several days with her aunt, Mrs. John Phillips. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil L. Hall were in Portland several days the past week at the Congress Square Hotel. They made the trip by auto. Joseph Chapin of Hampden was in Bel fast to spend Thanksgiving with his sis ters, Mrs. Frank A. Riggs and Miss Sadie E. Chapin. Mrs. Stephen Pierce left Tuesday for No. Whitefield, where she will be the guest of her aunt, Mrs. R. S. Partridge over the holidays. John F. Rogers left Saturday to spend the winter in Miami, Fla. He was ac co npained by his housekeeper, Mrs. Mary Thurstonsen. Miss Martha E. Southworth, who has employment in Portland, spent the past week wiih her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ral,h D. Southworth. Miss Annie L. Barr of the State Library, Augusta, arrived Wednesday to spend Thanksgiving with her parents, Capt. and Mrs. Thomas D. Barr. Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Putnam returned Saturday from Roslindale, Mass., where they have been guests of their daughter, Mrs. T. A. Mitchell and family. Kenney A. Burgess returned to Boston Tuesday morning, having been called home by the illness and death of his father, Hon. Albert C. Burgess. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Arnold left Mon day for a few weeks in f ranklin, Mass., and later expect to go to Florida for the winter. Their son Perrin will remain here to attend the B. H. S. Miss Hazel Perkins is expected home next Saturday from Keene, N. H , where she has been training as a nurse for the past two years The hospital where she has been will close lor an indefinite peri od on account of a lack of nurses. Miss Perkins expects to be transferred to the Maine General Hospital, Portland, after a short vacation. Mrs. G. C. Lower recently received a letter from her husband, who is on his way to Miami, Fla , by auto, dated at Palmer, Mass., saying they were detain ed there by auto troubles but would leave soon via Richmond. In the party with Mr. Lower are Mark Blake, Everett Bart lett, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Reynolds and child. Miss Maude Gammons has been the guest for the past week of Mrs. Ralph Emery. They plan to leave Thursday, Dec. 9th, the former for New York and the latter for her home in Kalamazoo, Mich. They may spend a part ot the winter in Honolulu, H. I, where Mrs. Emery’s daughter, Mrs. Charles B. Haz eltine, with her little son are with Major Hazeltine of the U. S. A. BROOKS. Mrs. Ara Simpson of Newburg visited relatives in Brooks and Monroe several davs last week. The recent snow storm caused heavy damage to the telephone and electric light wires. Lineman Wm. Kelsey re ported fifteen broken telephone poles on one line from here to Jackson Corner and several wires connected with the houses here in the village have been broken. The following peoplespent Thanksgiv ing in town: Mr. and Mrs. George Beers of Skow began at J. W. Hobbs, Sr.; Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Ward and children of Unity and Miss Faustena N. Roberts of Augusta at F. K. RoDerts’; Miss Helen Crockett of Waterville at Pearl Crock ett’s; Frank Swett of Knox at Mrs Susan Lord;*; Horace Tyler of Freedom at Mrs. Millie Emmons’; Harry M. Brown and family of Unity at F. W. Brown Jr’s.; F. B. Ellis of Seeboomook, Me' and Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Ellis of Jackl son at J. E. Ellis’; Ferris Thomas of U of M. at C. W. Ryder’s;' Elbert Moulton of Searsport and Miss Fannie Brown of Swanville at Fred Moulton’s; Mr. and Mrs. Percy Harriman and Fred Stinson of Searsport at Mrs. Emma Ames; How ard Hamm and son Clyde of Fairfield at £aa |H. Jones’; Mr. and Mrs George P. Holt of Belfast at H. C. Ellis’; Mr. and E' ChaBe °f Jackson at J. E. < JcjJlis | Jr. Colonial Theatre i _ What is probably Robert W. Chambers’ most popular society novel, “The Fight ! ing Chance,” is now a Paramount Art craft picture and will be on view at the Colonial Theatre today. The atory cen ters around the fight made by Stephen I Siward, the descendant of a long line of aristocratic and dissipated New York an cestors, to overcome his inherited taste for alcohol. His love for Sylvia Landis is finally the saving grace. The picture has been filmed against a luxurious society background, with sev eral notable out-door scenes. Conrad Nagel, the popular young stage leading man, and Anna Q. Nilsson are the fea tured players. Charles Maigne directed. | One of the most charming photoplays screened this season is Billie Burke’s latest Paramount Artcraft picture, Away Goes Prudence, which is the feature for Friday. On Saturday Frank Mayo whose favor as a screen star is very much in the j ascendency is the centre of attraction. The Girl in Number 29 is the vehicle. This picture deals with many vital eco I nomic questions of the day. Monday a new star to Belfast audiences will make her debut—Anne Luther, in Neglected Wives. See this fascinating photoplay, that is replete with every human emotion. Tuesday Charlie Ray win again score in that good old homespun story, Homer Comes Home. Wednesday, Madeline Travers in The Spirit of Good. A story of love and gold in the heart of the world and on the world’s edge. Will Rogers newest picture is “Jubilo” which is the picturized version of the story Dy the well known magazine writer, Ben Ames Williams. The story was pub lished serially in the Saturday Evening Post and will be shown at the Colonial on Friday, Dec. 17. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis F. Marden of Pitts field spent InariKsgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Ross. W. Cunningham. j BROOKS BANK OPENED ; AS A BRANCH OF THE WALD O 1 TRUST CO. OF BELFAST. j The new Brooks Branch of the Waldo Trust Co opened for business Dec. 1st under most auspicious circumstances ini up-to-date banking rooms, with the most earnest co-operation of the town's people and under the courteous and efficient lo cal management of Miss Christine A. Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Jones of Brooks. She graduated from Gray's Business College in Port land, served in the War Department dur ing the World War and has had experi ence in banking. The description of the new building and its formal opening or Thursday is necessarily left to The Jour nal's Brooks correspondent, Donald R. Forbes, and Dr. A. E. Kilgore, the local trustee of the Trust Co. who has done all he could for the enterprize as he real ized it meant much for his home town. The Waldo Trust Co. succeeded with the Unity Branch and now feel that they are able to do well their part in serving the county. They have pride in handling securities, pay 2 per cent on dailv de • posits, 4 per cent on savings accounts and their Christmas Club for 1919 totaled $16,000. The Brooks Branch will have the same advantages. Mr. R. H. Dunbar, treasurer of the Waldo Trust, was 6 years with the Guilford Trust at Green vill and 7 1-2 years with the Merchant’s National Bank of Bangor. He will have as an assistant Jan. 1st Henry Smith of Bangor, who has been for some time with the Merrill Trust Co. The Brooks Branch’s building is entirely the produst of Brooks workmen and they taKe a just pride in it. The towns near Brooks are also interested in the enterprise and will avail themselves of its advantages. Mr. Dunbar was at the opening Wednesday. The dedication of the Brooks Branch of The Waldo Trust Co. Bank will be held this afternoon and evening. The directors will meet the public at their bank this afternoon and this evening at Union Hall there will be a free concert by McReen’s 5-piece Orchestra of Bel fast, speaking by prominent speakers of Belfast and refreshments will be served. All free and everyone is cordially invited to attend this meeting. How Are You Going to Spend Your Xmas Money? “Do unto others as you would others do unto you.” If you wanted to buy yourself a present what would you buy? Would it be something fancy and frivilous that would please for the passing moment and soon be forgotten, or something you could use every day in the year? We believe that every thinking person would rather have “his” or “her” money spent for presents that are useful. Gifts that would make the recipient think of your thoughtfulness in the days to come. Our store is full of Useful, Wearable Gifts. For instance—Warm Comfy Slippers for Everyone. Fancy Indian Moccasin Slippers to send to friends moved away that will make them think of the good old Pine Tree State. Sturdy Skating Boots for the “Youngsters.” Handsome party slippers with the famous Tweedie Boot Tops to match. And last, but not least, the celebrated Holeproof Hosiery for every member of the family. Just make out your list—come in and see how sat factorily you can check up the wants of most everyone. Fair prices, of course. At THE DAVIS SAMPLE SHOP It is a most natural thing for a person to put off buying heavy garments in the fall until driven to it by the extreme weather. But now that the cold days are here with a rush you are bound to have warm wraps in mind and this store can and will save you money on Coats, Suits, Dresses and F"rs. If you visited us last week and did not find iusi what you wanted come again, for we have new merchandise shipped us each week and you will find just the article by coming again. Our racks are full at this time of beautiful coats, dozens and dozens of them, no two alike, many fur trimmed others plain, . . . $19.50 to $49-50 We would like to show you some of these coat values at.$25.50 The very newest patterns in Serge Dresses, anv style you wish is here (while they last), $18.50 to $29.50 btunning models in Silk and Georgettes, manv of these were made to sell at $31.50 to $39.50, but you will have a chance at them for the next few daysat • $17.95 to $25.50 0ur,styles are many and repriced for this month s business, but get yours now, they surely won t last long once they are seen. Real values in these scarfs, . . . $10.98 and up WATCH OUR WINDOW. Truly yours, THE DAVIS SAMPLE SHOP Next Door to Colonial Theatre. Phone 156-12