The Republican Journal.
VOLUME 93. NO. 28._ BELFAST, MAINE, THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1921. ~ FIVE CENTS '
and Mrs. Maurice E. Nickerson
ved to Searsport.
d Mrs. Rawson Lufkin returned
Everett, Mass., last Thursday.
William Vaughan will speak at
next Sunday evening at 7.4h.
A S. will meet with Mrs. Mary
,on Thursday afternoon, July
,,/el Kirkpatrick of Hampden
at Maple Terrace Farm over
Mrs. Fred York of Chelsea,
guests of Lis mother, Mrs.
J Y ork.
ederick Paine and family of
l ave arrived at their cottage,
d,” for the summer.
.^usta E. Nickerson of Everett,
ved Sunday morning to visit
. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Nicker
ui Hatch, who has been the
grandmother, Mrs. Margaret
arued to Massachusetts last
L. Uamm, Mrs. C. K Niekeri
ss Hazel Nickerson motored to
Wednesday with Mr. Chester
a shopping trip. j
Mrs. Leonard Paine have arj
in Philadelphia in their touring
io spending their annual vaca •
T he Lakeside.”
Mrs. William Watt and two
leveland, Ohio, are in town,
■is aunt, Mrs. L. Y. Cunning
. ousiu Harry. ;
Mrs. H. G. Applin and daugh-'
of Somerville, Mass., arrived
night in their new Jordan sedan
guests of Mrs. Appliu’s parents,
Vrs. J. W. Nickerson.
.range met Saturday evening
with 24 members present and
'ie first and secord degrees on
The next meeting will be.
i veiling, July 16th, when the
. id receive the third and fourth;
Tie grange will furnish a nice,
come and come early. j
lie electrical storm last Saiur
i.g lightning struck the ell of
Hartshorn’s residence, came
himney and blew out the re
kitchen and dining room. The
Tie roof near the chimney were
: one of the rafters splintered
chamber. It entered the den,
:u and hall and took off little
aper and splinters of wood.
Mrs. Rawson Lufkin and
; atrice, Mrs. J. W. Nicker
Marj L. Nickerson and Miss
-red to Camp Quantabacook
i.i-sday afternoon to call on
urt Lufkin, who is staying
summer. Searsmont as well
■' can boast of some fine State
:ide from the village through
was most delightful and the
picturesque. On the grounds
blueberries and raspberries
idance. Wilburt did not care
Swanville. It certainly is an
any hoy. The boys sleep
THE PROGRESSIVE STORE
We Have Moved
LIAVE YOU BEEN iJ TO SEE US IN OUR
NEW HOME? We .moved about a week ago
t one door. Our new quarters have been thor
ehly renovated, new flqor, new ceiling, new win
d's, new shelving and painted throughout.
We shall now be ableito extend our lines and
1 be able to give our ’customers better service
on ever. ’ :
To our Corset Department we have added the
tart Front Laced Corset which we will tell you
bout from time to time.
Other new lines of merchandise will soon be
. a led. ;
j SPECIALS week
< our moving we found some odd lots that we are
taking extremely low prices on to close out. The
■rchandise is all good and may be bought at a
ci eat saving.
ODD LOTS; HOSIERY
' me very desirable stocfdngs among these for
dies and Children in Gray, Brown, Black or
' hite. These were formerly priced from 39c. to
'C. Special to close out . . • 29c. I
fo clean up stock we ofi^r odd lots of Corsets
this week that were value|l from $1.50 to $2.00 at
i Several odd lots of Summer Undervests priced at
19c. 29c. and 39c.
H. H. Coombs Company
Masonic Temple, High jStreet, Belfast, Maine
in tents and each boy makes his own bed.
One cottage affords a large living room
with open lire, piano and pool table—“a
place for everything and everything in
its place.” There is a counsellor to every
three boys and bathing is enjoyed twice
a day. At four o’clock the boys went in
bathing and the guests were entertained
by Mrs. Vickery on the piazza of her
Camp Onondago, and treated to delicious
home made candy which she m de for
the boys for clearing up drift wood and
rocks in the lake front of her cottage.
MRS. LURA H. ALLAN.
The Big Timber, Mont., Pioneer of
June 23rd has an obituary of Mrs. Lura
H. Allan, who was born in Belfast, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Cun
ningham and the widow of Charles W.
Ilaney, who died here July 13, 1889. The
Mrs. Lura H. Allan, mother of Mrs. A.
Whitney, passed away at the Whitney
home Saturday morning, following an at
tack of apoplexy on Thursday evening,
episcopal burial service was read at the
home Monday afternoon by Rev. C. P.
Burnett. The floral offerings were ex
quisite. Interment was in Mountain |
View by the side of the husband of the
deceased, who died the year they came
here. Pallbearers were H. O. Kellogg, C. I
N. Skillman, G. H. Howard, F. R. Hick- j
man, Lerw Webb and.C. C. Nelson.
Deceased was 72 years of age and a
resident of Maine. Together with her
husband she removed to California, com I
ing here about six years ago with Mr.
and Mrs. Whitney upon their return
from a winter in California. About a
year and a half ago she left for Califor
nia for a visit with another daughter, re- !
turning about four weeks ago.
During her residence here she had been
active in social and fraternal work, being
the lirst president of the local society- of
the Americah Red Cross. As head of
one of the greatest factors in winning
the world war, she became acquainted
throughout the county and won the
praise and admiration of all by her indo
mitable energy and untiring efforts to
make the local society an important part
in the great work of American women.”
Mra. nd Mrs. II. II. Libby of Bangor
were recent visitors in town.
Mrs. Grace Nute of Whitman, Mass.,
is visiting her father, John H. Libby.
Mr and Mrs. F. L. Ward visited Lee
killnian and wife at tiieir home in Dex
Mrs. Hattie Blanchard spent several
days with her s:stcr, Mrs. Young, at her
\ home in Winterport last week.
■ F. W. Glcnk and family have returned
I from Southwest Harbor, where they
f have been spending a few days at their
Mrs. Jennie Dockliam went to Portland
: last week to attend the funeral of Mrs.
. Abbie Warren Libby. On her return she
jspent a few days with her daughter, Mrs.
[Eugene Slmte in Oakland.
i Joseph Lindsay and daughter Helen
| and Charles Lindsay came irom Massa
chusetts recently in the former’s car and
f will spend their vacation with their fath
I er, Horace Lindsay.
'■ Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Gray and daugli
’ ter Florence spent the week-end with
Thomas R. Rainey and wife in Hallo
; well, tin their return they were accom
panied by their daughter, Mrs. Rainey
;!and little son Merle, who will spend a
I’few weeks in town.
There will be a union service of all the
city churches Sunday at 10.45 a. m. In
all probability Chief Tahan will give the
sermon with the pastdrs assisting with
Summer services will be held next Sun
j day at the Trinity Reformed Church in
East Belfast, Rev. William Vaughan,
! P?s,t°r> at 2 30 P- m., and also at Mason
! Mills church at 4.30 p. m.
First Parish (Unitarian) Church.
Rev. A. E. Wilson, minister. Sunday
morning union service at Chaulauqua
Thore will be no preaching at tne
Woods schoolhouse next Sunday on ac
count of the union service at the Chau
tauqua tent on Court street in this city.
St. Margaret’s Chapel will open on
Sunday, July 17th. The Rev. D. N
Brookman of St. Peter’s Church, Morris
town, N. J., will take the services for the
summer. Morning prayer at 10.45 a m.
All are welcome to attend these services.
Methodist Church. People’s Meth
odist Church, Rev. Charles W. Martin, I
pastor; parsonage, No. 7 Court St.; tele
phone, 213.11. Sunday morning union
service at Chautauqua tent; Sunday
school, 12 m. Evening service at 7.30.
Prayer meeting this, Thursday, evening
The First Baptist church. Rev.
Ueorge C. Sauer, pastor; residence, 13
Cedar; telephone, 123-11. Sunday morn
ing there will be a union service at the
The evening service will also be omitted
in order that the congregation may join
in the concluding Chautauqua service.
Other appointments during the present
week are also omitted to make way for
the Chautauqua program.
At the Bible School at noon Sunday
an invitation will be extended all boys
and girls in the Junior department to at
tend an excursion picnic. Let all the
boys and girls be present to hear about
date and arrangements.
North Congregational Church
Rev. A. C. Elliott, pastor; parsonage, 26 !
High street; telephone, 157-4. Organist,
Miss Amy Stoddard; soloists, Mrs. Leroy
Paul and Miss Charlotte Knowlton. There
will be no morning service in the church
on Sunday. A united service will be held
at the Chautauqua tent. Plan to attend
this special service.
The “Quiet hour” devotional service
will be held in the church parlor this,
Thursday, evening at 7 30. Short talk by
the pastor and reading from J. A.Steuart’s
“Quicksands.” All who are interested in
the welfare of the church and the culti
vation of their spiritual life are urged to
The “Food and Apron Sale” held in the
church parlors last Friday under the aus
pices of the Ladies’ Circle was a decided
success. A large quantity of delicious j
cake, etc., had been provided by inter- !
ested friends and members of the church, j
These found a ready sale among the many j
visitors present. The ladies of the Circle
are to be congratulated on the result of j
Congregational Church, North |
BELFAST. The service at this church on ;
Sunday evening promises to be one of ,
unusual interest. Prof. William J. Chari- j
ton of New' York City, and Miss Martha ■
Humes of Central Falls, Rhode Island, ■
are spending a few' weeks in this delight- i
ful little village, and both these friends !
have consented to take part in the service ,
on Sunday. Prof. Charlton is a teacher
of the violin and will render several se
lections during the service. He wiil be
accompanied on the piano by Miss Humes.
This will be a rare musical treat for the
people of the village. Let us show our
appreciation of the service these friends
are so kindly giving, by crow'ding the
church to its utmost capacity. The ser
vice will be conducted by the Rev. A. C.
KNO WLTON-J ACKSON
Claudius S. Knowlton of l.iberly and
Miss Ivanella E. Jackson were united in
marriage June Uth at the home of the
ofliciating clergyman, the Rev. Charles
W. Martin, Court street, Belfast. Tin
ware) unattended, the double ring service j
being used The bride was dressed in
white chitfon over white messaline with
a large hat to match and wore a corsage
bouquet of brides’ roses. The groom is
the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Claudius B.
Knowlton of Liberty and is a prosperous
young farmer. The bride n the youngest ]
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Justin V. Jack- i
son of Moutville, where they are very j
popular. A reception was tendeied their 1
many friends at the home of the bride’s j
parents on June 24th. The presents were j
many and beautiful. Refreshments were j
Mrs. Charles Claik returned Saturday I
to her home in North New Portland after 1
a visit with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. \
Charles W. Jennys.
OUR DEPOSIT GROWTH
JULY 1. 1905
JULY 1, 1910
JULY i, 1913
JULY 1, 1914
JULY J, 1915
JULY 1, 1916
JULY 1, 19J7
JULY 1, 1918
JULY 1, 1919
JULY 1, 1920
JULY 1, 1921
JThis Speaks for Itself. May We Have Your Account?
THE CITY NATIONAL BANK OF BELFAST
George Rice of Detroit, Mich., is the
guest of his father, Thomas Rice, in this
John Morrison of Brunswick is the
guest of his aunt, Mrs. Clara M. Mat
Mrs. William A. Kimball, who has been
ill at her home on Miller street, is im
Miss Gabrielis Paige of Richmond,Va., ;
is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Ralph C. j
Miss Grace A. Lord is in Lewiston, I
where she is attending the Bates College
Clara R. Steward has been in Portland 1
the past week as the guest of Mrs. Helen
Mrs. Althea J. Kimbley of Somerville
Mass., is the guest of her sister, Mrs.
Harold B. Ladd.
Mrs. Lucy Hall returned to her home i
in Bethel, Vt., after a few weeks’ visit
with Mrs. Ada P. Pierce.
Ernest F. Fletcher of Auburn was the
guest for the past week of his step
mother, Mrs. Eitie S. Fletcher.
Mrs. Hattie P. Godfrey of Portland has
been in Belfast the past week, the guest
of her sister, Mrs. Wm. L. West.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert E. Ellis of Chelms
ford, Mass., are guests of the former’s
brother, Fred E. Ellis and family.
Mark DoUolT and family have returned
from St. George’s lake, Liberty, where
they have been spending a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Bickford of
Brighton, Mass., have arrived to spend
the summer at the Bickford homestead
on Cedar street.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Moore of Whit
ingsville, Mass., arrived recently to visit
Mr. and Mrs. Frank I. Wilson and Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph A. Smith.
Eugene Hammons went to Bath last
week to spend the remainder of the sum
mer with Mr. and Mrs. Addison F. Pen
dleton, the latter his aunt.
Miss Mabel Townsend, who now has a
position in New York, is the guest of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Townsend,
of Upper Main street, for about two weeks
Mrs. Philip I. Smarden and little son,
Philip, Jr., of Portland, arrived Saturday
to be the guests for a few days of the
former’s father, Cecil Clay and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Langhorne of
Washington, D. C., who have taken a
house at Bar Harbor for the season, were
guests over Sunday of Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Cross Johnson.
Mrs. Samuel Haskell and daughter,
Mrs Belle Haskell Mitchell, and the lat
ter’s son, all of China, have been guests
for the past few days of Mr. and Mrs.
Leroy Michaels and family.
Mr, and Mrs. John A. Mitchell arrived
recently by auto from San Antonio, Texas,
and were guests of the former’s grand
mother, Mrs. Sarah E. Stewart. They
are now at their cottage at Calais.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Raleigh and little
daughter of Lynn, Mass., are visiting
relatives in Belfast and vicinity. Mr.
Raleigh is recovering from serious in
juries received in an auto accid.nt.
Mr. and Mrs. William Christie, Miss
Alice Terring, Miss Lottie Jones, Mr.
Albert Terring, Mr. Andrew Oates, from
Providence. R. I., spent the week-end
with Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Dutton of
Mrs. R. W. Lawson, her little daughter
and Mrs, C. A. Race of New Hartford"
Conn., and Mrs. C. D. Cross of Hyde
Park, Mass., are at the Frederick W.
Brown cottage on Allyn shore for the
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Miller Johnson of
New York, who recently returned from a
trip abroad, are now at Newport and will
auto to Belfast for an extended visit with
Mrs. Wm. V. Pratt on or about the first
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lorillard, Jr. of
Boston and Newport arrived Saturday as
guests ot Mrs. William V. Pratt. W'ith
Mrs. Pratt they motered to Bar Harbor
Monday to lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Phil
lip Livingston of New York at their sum
Mrs. Esther G. Davis is visiting rela
tives in Lincolnvllle.
Mrs. Drusilla P. Frisbee is visiting in
Medford, Mass., and vicinity.
Harland S. Pattershall was at home
from Brooks to spend Sunday.
Austin K. Vaughan returned Monday
to Macbias after a short visit in Belfast.
Miss Ardis Lancy of Hartland was the
guest Monday of her sister, Mrs. Norman
Mrs. Harriet Prescott and daughter
Phyllis of Newport were guests last week
j of Mrs. B. P. Gardner.
Mrs. Clara E. Batchelder returned Sat
, urday from Rockland after a short visit
at her home at the Highlands.
Mrs. James G. Barclay and daughter
of Buffalo, N. Y. arrived Tuesday to
i visit relatives in Morrill and vicinity.
Miss Vivian Littlefield of Bangor has
been the guest for a few days at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Whitman.
Miss Rachel Anderson returned Tues
day from a delightful visit with relatives
in St. John, N. b., the first in fourteen
William T. White of Berkeley, Calif.,
formerly of Winthrop and Belfast arrived
last week to visit his nephew, Nathan
Mrs. J. W. Vaughan will leave this
week for East Milton, Mass., after g few
months spent at her former home at
Miss IsaDel Simmons Cooper arrived
recently from Battle Creek, Mich., and
is visiting her cousin, Ralph L. Cooper,
Miss Gladys Michaels and Miss Edna
Trundy returned by boat Sunday morning
from Boston, where they had been spend
ing their vacations.
Mrs. George H. Darby and Miss Mattie
M. Pendleton were in Rockland Tuesday
and Wednesday for the former to con
sult an X Ray specialist.
Miss Isabelle Clark returned to her
home Sunday after spending her vaca
tion with her friend, Miss Lillian Drink
water, on Hewett Island.
Mrs. Albert C. Burgess and Miss j
Maude Gam mans went to North Shore
Tuesday for a few days as the guests of j
Mrs. William E. Kotman.
Supt. Edward E. Roderick of the Bel
fast schools is in Castine for the week
attending the sessions of the State
Melvin A. Pattershall returned home
Monday from Augusta, where he was the
guest of his aunt, Mrs. Fannie A. Foster,
and of his uncle, Edwin Knowlton.
Mr. and Mrs. Si dney I. Gardner and ;
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Mason of Dix
mont autoed to Belfast recently and
were guests of Mrs. B. P. Gardner.
Miss Millie Kibble of Dorchester,
i Mass., who has been visiting her aunt,
Mrs. Manter E. Decrow, for the past
week, returned to her home Saturday.
Mrs. Bernes O. Norton, son Charles B.
i Norton, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Owen
! and daughter, Miss Maiguerite H' Owen
have returned from an auto trip to Port
Mrs. Albert D. Mowry is spending a
few days in Bayside as the guest of Mr.
• and Mrs. Adrian C. Tuttle. Mrs. Tuttle's
mother of Greenfield, Mass., is also their
Fred Whiddon, the oldest clerk at the
famous Raymond store in Boston, accom
panied by his nephew, Robert W'tiiddon,
is the guest of Mr. anu Mrs. C. B. Pat
terson in East Belfast.
Miss Mabel C. Swett, who is a stenog
rapher in the office of the Pejepscol
Paper Company in Brunswick, is spend
ing a two weeks’ vacation with her
parenis, Capt. and Mrs. C. B. Swett.
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Gray and daughter
Beatrice spent last week in Bernard, the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Albee.
On their return they were accompanied
by Mrs. Harry Albee, who will visit io
Miss Kathleen Tuttle, a teacher in the
Willimantic High school, who is spend
ing the summer with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. B. L. Tuttle on Allyn shore, is
substituting for a few weeks in the City
Na tional Bank.
Mrs. Ernest Seavey of San Diego,
Calif., Mrs. Geor'ge Norman of San
Francisco, Calif., both formerly of Ban
gor, and Mrs. James Dunning of Bangor,
mutored to Belfast recently and were
guests at luncheon of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil
Miss Abbie Otis Stoddard, daughter of
Dr. George W. Stoddard of Pasadena,
Calif., formerly of this city, is now in
B oston and will come to Belfast the Iasi
of July fcr visits with her cousiu, Miss
Amy E. Stoddard and with her uncle,
James S. Harriman.
Frank Palmer Wilson of New York
city has arrived to be the guest of his
mother, Mrs. Jefferson F. Wilson, at her
home on Condon street, for several
weeks. He is having his steam yacht,
the Syren, placed in commission for use
this summer. Mr. Wilson is in the De
partment of Justice as head of Re-ap
Mrs. Elliott White and children who
ha«re been the guests several weeks of
her sister, Mrs. Ralph H. Dunbar, left
Thursday for a visit in Boston before
going to Lake Winnipesaukee for the
remainder of the summer. Mrs. Dunbar
is now entertaining her sister, Mrs.
Robert P. Bridge and children of Hazard
viUe, Conn. They were accompanied by
Mr. and Mrs. Allen G. Bridge, who re
mained only for a short visit.
A shore dinner will be served at the
Club today (Thursday).
Miss Adella Hills and two friends of
Boston spent the Fourth with Henry Hills
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Rines and Charles
Spear of Warren called on friends in
Mrs. A. J. McKeen and sister of Everett
expect to arrive in August to occupy the
Lower cottage on Birch Chrest.
George Wadlin of New Haven spent
the Fourth with his parents, Capt. and
Mrs. Wadlin, returning Monday.
Mrs. Louis K. Hirsh is giving a luncheon
of 22 covers today (Thursday) at Log
wood Camp, Little River, in honor of
Norman K. Wliitcher of Boston, pay
master of the Crm of Jordan, Marsh &
Co., spent the week-end and Fourth with
his sister, Mrs. Alice Sheldon.
Miss Marion Knowlton made a motor
trip from Boston to spend the Fourth
with her father, E. H. Knowlton, and
sister, Miss Martha Kuowltuu
The supper at Brown’s Corner Chapel
was a success financially and otherwise.
Quite a numDer attended, and the pro
ceeds including the apron sale was about
Miss Olive Wadlin of New York and
Miss Mabel Wadlin, R. N., of West New
ton, Mass., are spending their vacation
with their parents, Capt. and Mrs. Bart
Mr. ami Mrs. Joseph Pope of Brook
line, Mass., and ittle daughter Ruth, ar
rived Tuesday to spend the remainder of
the season in the Thompson cottage on
the South Shore.
Mr. and Mrs, Goodwin Beattie of Phil
adelphia and Mrs. Carl Hanson of Eas
ton, Pa., arrived Tuesday as house guests
for several weeks of Mr. and Mrs. Louis
R. Hirsh at their Little River bungalow.
Mrs. S. T. Young and daughters, Miss
Leta and Miss Hazel, of Springfield have
arrived for the remainder of the season.
They were in Northport last season, and
are members of the Country and Golf :
The program for the musical at the
Country Club next Sunday evening will
include a group of songs by Mrs. Mabel
Norton Foote with Miss Inez R. Churchill
accompanist. She will also sing some of
J. H. Gilberte’s songs with his accom
paniment. The program will close with
community singing led by Mr. and Mrs.
E. S. Pitcher of Belfast.
A recent acquisition to the musical
members of the Country Club is Mrs. N.
Frederick. Foote of Brookline, known in
concert work as Mabel Norton. Sh; is a
soloist in the First Parish (Unitarian)
church in Brookline, and with her young
daughters, Misses Eleanor and Natalie,
has taken the Mears cottage on Bay
View Park tor the summer. Mr. Foote
has been here for a few days and will
during the remainder of the season come
for the week-ends. Mrs. Foote recently j
entertained her eldest daughter, Miss
Jane, who was married in Brookline a j
few weeks aao to Frank Curling.
There was a good attendance at the j
Country Club Sunday evening to listen j
to a pleasing program well rendered by
popular Belfast artists including Miss
Katherine E. Brier, soprano, Mrs. Jessie
Hart Allen, contralto, Harold S.
McK.en, tenor and Earl L. Talbot, bass, i
Mrs. Thomas E. Bowker, accompanist. I
The progiam: Spring Song, Pincuti,
quartet; solo, Springtide, Green, Mrs.
Allen; the Owl and the Pussy Cat, In
graham, quartet, with solo by Miss Brier,
duet, Night of Joy, Lucantoni, Miss Brier
and McKeen; solo, Learn to Smile, from !
the O’Brien Girl, Miss Brier; quartet, I
Rock of Ages, Nelson.
Mrs. George F. Harriman of New
'V ork, who is at her summer home on the
Window Shades 65c
FRED D. JONES. Main St.
I 9 i
WHY NOT YOU?
Finally, somebody, somewhere, puts your money
in the Bank. Whatever you do with it, whether
you waste it, spend it, or give it away, by and bv
it will get around to the canny soul that will save
it. Fte will go and bank it. WHY DON’T YOU
PUT IT IN THE BANK NOW? This Bank is at
WE PAY 4% ON SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
Waldo Trust Company
BROOKS CASTINE UNITY
South Shore, gave a three table bridge
Friday, entertaining the following guests:
Mrs. Louis K. Hirsh, Mrs. J. D. M orti
mer, Mrs. Allaun, Mrs. DeLeon of New
York, Mrs. Ralph L. Flanders, Mrs,
Vaughan Hamilton, Miss Anna Ayer,
Mrs. Suart Todd, Mrs. Richard E. Stev
ens, Mrs. Edward Rowe, Miss Frances
Flanders of Brookline, Mrs. Charles Brad
bury, Belfast, Miss G. Bernice Rogers^
Cambridge, Mrs. Fred L. Wagar, Wash
ington. Prizes were awarded to each
table, the winners being Mrs. Allaun, a
black silk writing pad; Mrs. Flanders, a
Porto Rican bag; Mrs. Bradbury, a Ma
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Mortimer of New
York, who have recently completed their
handsome new summer home on the
South Shore, gave their first formal re
ception Saturday evening with about 30
guests present. The location is one of
the best on the Penobscot Bay and is ic
a grove of beautiful white birches. The
lower floor is in one room with broad
well furnished porches inviting rest as
well as recreation. The second floor is
devoted to sleeping apartments and den
One of the most artistic features of the
home is the fireplace, made of bits of
stone from the beach and fields. The
evening was spent with cards, music and
dancing. Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer are
among the most Dopular of the summer
residents in this section of Maine and
with this new and beautifully purnished
home at their disposal will be atle to dis
pense genuine hospitality.
The Industrial Club will meet July 2G
in the afternoon at Comet Grange hall.
Frank Dickey and wife of Bangor were
recent guests of Mr. Watson Robertson,
Mr. and Mi's. John F. English are at
the Horatio Marr farm for July and Au
A large per cent of the farmers began
haying last Monday. Hay in this vicinity
will amount to just about a half crop.
Mr., and Mrs. Everett Nickerson of
Belfast were recent guests at the home
of her brother, Mr. Martin Robertson.
The old neighbors and friends of Mrs.
Caroline Marr will be very sorry to learn
she is critically ill at her home in Belfast*
Mrs. H. f. White has 48 Rhode Island
Red hens she cares for herself and in the
past six months they have laid 4,23a
eggs, besides hatching 51 chickens.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Riley and two chil
dren of Bangor spent July 4 at the home
of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Riley and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Evans.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Robertson enter
tained July 4 Mr. and Mrs. Martin Nick
erson and four children and Henry and
Mr, and Mrs. H. P. White entertained
on July 4 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jewett
and two sons of Winterport, and Mr. anci
Mrs. E. E. (. lements and son and daughter
Dr. Tapley of Delfast operated last
week on the little son of Mrs. Oilie Mar
den Littlefield lor appendicitis, and he is
doing nicely. Mis. Littlefield and son ar<
the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Horace Marden, for the summer.
lhe showers of Sunday forenoon will
be of incalculable benefit to the farmers
ol this vicinity, as the crops were stand
ing still and part of them, such as turnips
and late planted crops, had only partly
Mr. and Mrs. C. W* Townsend of New
York, Mr. H. L. and Mis| S. E. Barker
of Brookline, Mass., Miss Mabel Butters
of Bangor, Miss Clara Wellington of
East Exeter, Maine, and Prof. N V
Barker of WTestbrook Seminary are
guests of Miss E. Maude Barker.
Elon B Gilchrest, who with Mrs. Gb
chrest, has been here for the past two
; weeks as the guests of the Hon. and Mrs.
! Robert F. Dunton, Mrs. Gilchrist’s par
! ents, left Friday on his return to Grand
| Rapids, Mich. Mrs. Gilchrest will remaii
i for a longer visit.
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