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___:-----j ‘TTT^OIE D4. NO. 8. V _ BELFAST, MAINE, THURSDAY. JANUARY ID, 1922, FIVE CENTS Sonic Facts About Ireland. R(V Fr. Timothyj yMahoney of St R,\ „f ASa,«i of this city spoke be- | r"1.01 .rite “u"lber of the member, of forfu Alliance of the Unitarian i the attractive home of Mra ^maa B. Dinsmore last Thursday atter Tl> pr o’Mahomy was born in Ma County of CorK. Ireland He stud Sun his native country and in Glasgow, ’^Aiand and after coming to l his coun ^0t "l.ed st St. John’s S■ rnin,ry in Rnsion He is a typical Irishman and ,n, dof It, but is also a loyal American pr® , naturalized citizen He has kept in 'Hi-touch with the affairs of Ireland,and f 1020-21 spent six months at Ins old (jc ig today one ol the best of au thorities on Ireland, now before the world «a free State, after over 160 years of warfare at the hands of a powertul na ‘Tnrov r an hour lie spoke elo qucntly ,„d at times excitedly of the wrongs Ins Lie h id endured, touching tne salient H^uin history from 1.72 «o tl, preset lit was not primarily a religious light; as he said even mins little home town of i O(S) people there were Protestants who by popular vote were elected to offices of Iirust It was a fight for economic rights, I for their manufactories, for their churrt.es, schools and even their homes and solely in mem . ..e . customs ami mannerisms were (orred upon his people, after being de pivcJ of all rights that tend to make and keep a country self supporting Then England would point the finger of scorn at Ireland and say she could never govern Iherself. He said many of the things he spoke of would be new to ms hearers as the press of England withheld the many atrocities so common in Ireland even in later years. His description of landing in Londonderry and his later visit in Dublin were woid pictures not readily forgotten by his audience. He showed a picture of one of six young men recently driven from their homes and finally brutally and cruelly murdered. He read a letter from one ot the boys’ mothers that would bring tears to the eyes of any woman. He has at his home here as a souvenir a pair of trousers worn by one ot them that has 16 bullet holes and 10 bayonet slashes. He said that in 1914 Ireland sent 150,000 young men to assist France and Belgium and that 75,000 of them lost their lives there. They weie willing to give the whole soul of Ireland for the cause of those countries. He also took up the Sinn Fein question and spoke at length of the terror caused by the raids o the Black and Tans, whom he said were England’s worst criminals and liberated from their prisons to tor Iure and rnurier innocent men and worn tu England has seen the handwriting on the wall and decided to withdraw her armies from Ireland. The Free State is not indented to England for her libera tion. That is a tiod-given privilege and can come only from God. He said that our country should watch England as she “will want the lion’s share in the deal.” He was given a rising vote cf thanks at the suggestion ot Mrs. Clement W. Wescott, who presided for Mrs Janies C. Durham at the business session of the Alliance. At the Business session Mrs \\ escolt announced that all members, who could, w ould meet at the home of Mrs. Ralph L. Cooper Jan. 19th to sew for the Girls’ Home. Mrs. Elmer A. Sherman report ed for the committee in recommending the bylaws sent by Mis r'lialen, former ly of this district, and her report was ac cepted in full. This changes tiie name of the society to “The Belfast Branch of the Alliance.” It was also announced that Mrs. Merrill Hamlin of Portand would speak, here Eeb. 6th under the aus pices of the Alliance and it was probable Ithat her subject would deal with the Washington conference. The next meet ing will be held Jan. J6lh with Mrs. Al Which are YOU? Shall You Save? -OR SHALL YOU SPEND AS YOU GO? Our Christmas Savings Club is STILL OPEN and we need only 19 more accounts to DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF LAST YEAR. Will You Be One of the Thrifty 19? BELFAST, MAINE. MILLINERY SALE All of our trimmed hats in stock for LADIES and CHILDREN ^*1 -2 PRICED FOR ONE WEEK ONLY MRS. B. F. WELLS. OUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE GOOD TIMES MOVEMENT WILL BE FOUND ON PAGE g You Will Think Good Times when you see these bargains Good Times Idea and Slogan courte sies of The Colonial Ralph D. Southworth Co, The Home of Hart, Schaffner & Marx Clothes Talk Good Times Think Good Times Have Good Times hert M. Carter and Miss !,e " • Colburn, when Mrs Edmuli. <9 *3rown will give a book review on som popular work. The Charity Call a Great Success The charity ball given in the Armory Monday evening as a benefit to the pub lic health nurse fund was a financial suc cess and netted about $300. It was also a very pleasant social function with a large attendance. I'lie ball was appro priately decc prrr-r with Ked Crosses on white surficrs and many of the Red Cross pictures. A line of small evergreen treea screened the stage and the booths werr also attractively decorated. The arrangements were under the direction of Mrs. Ralph L. Cooper, vice chairman of the local Red Cross, who was assisted by a committee consisting ot Mrs. Essie P. Carle, chairman, Mrs. Ansel M I.othrop, Mis. Marry L Kilgore, Mrs. George 1. Keating, Mrs. Austin J. Kern aid, Mrs. Allau M. Howes, Mrs Ralph It. Dunbar, Mrs. Marion E. brown Miss Isabel Ginn. The last three were in Red Cross uni form Misses Katherine Frost, Ruth Partridge, Gretchen Fletcher, ldreg Rog ers, Hazel and Augusta Nickerson, b. H. S. pupils assisted in serving sandwiches, cake, doughnuts and coffee from the booth and also from the Arey ice cream booth. Ralph A. bramhall gave very material assistance in selling refreshment checks. lhe program opened at 8 p m with music by McKeen’s full orchestra with Charles F Hammons, soloist. Harold S McKeen sang the tenor solo, “Our District Nurse,” and responded to .in en core; while Miss Katherine E. brier was also enthusiastically received in her solo, “Rock Me to Sleep in My Oid Kentucky Home ” In responding she was joined b> Mr. Hammons and the fuil orchestra. Miss Sadie M. Nickerson, K N., gave a comprehensive and worth while talk on health conditions. She is held in the very highest esteem by the general pub lic and is beloved and respected in the households where she has been called in tunes of need, tier assist nice is also De ing appreciated in the prevention of ill ness ai^d it was along these lines that she is willing to speak rather than on her regular work Dr. Foster C. Small also spoke very entertainingly and with good effect of the wonderful work of the Red Cross, the public health questions and the great part nurses are taking in the prevention and spread of disease. He urged ad to take an interest in ths main tenance of the public health nurse and the world's greatest need today is more of the broad vision of Ciara Barton that made the Ked Cross possible and of scope sufficient to look into the future to pre vent such troubles as tuberculosis and in sanity and their support, w hich is a drain on funds that might be used for other purposes. General dancing was enjoyed from 9 30 to 12 o’clock Among the contributions to the fund was £10 from the Saturday Auction Club. I lie Public Health Board wishes to ex tend thanks to all who assisted in making the affair successful JOSEPH E. NICHOLS Joseph K. Nichols died at his home in Belmont Friday, Jan. 13th. fie had lived in Belmont since 1883, going there from Morrill, where he was born Nov. 1-1, 1803, the sou of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Nichols. By occupation he was a farmer, but he also engaged extensively in coop ering. Funeral services were held Sun day afternoon at his home with Rev. Nathan Hunt cf Morrill officiating. There will be a public whist party in Red Men’s Hall Wednesday evening, Jan. 25th, with Stella Young, Ethel Whiting and Carrie Stevens as housekeepers. The Supreme judicial Court Justice Luere B Deany, ('residing Court adjourned at 10.40 a m Thurs day, Jan. 12th, Judge Deasey having been busy since the previous Tuesday morning with divorce cases and referred ras's. Decrees were signed in only seven of the fifteen libels assigned for hearing, one was denied and others de fault'd. Divorces Decreed Mary L Hanson, Belfast, Libt., vs. Eivin E. Hanson, Whitman, Mass ; utter de-crlion. Buzzell & Thornton. Kenneth W. Colcord, Libt., vs. Istbelle A Colcord, Belfast parties; for adultery. Buzzed & Thornton. Ralph M Jones, Belfast, Libt., vs. Alla V. Jones of parts unknown; utter desertion, (he care and custody ol their minor children, Blynn H. and Beverly C , was given to the father. Dana Wil liams. Sadie B. Sawer, Islesboro, Libt , vs Geo. L Sawyer of Bath; adultery. The care and custody ot their minor child, Maynard, was given to the mother, the lather to pay Jy per week for his support, buzzed & Thornton; E. W. Bridgham. (ranees A. Russell, Belfast, Libt., vs. George W. Russell of Rockland; cruel and abusive treatment, (red W Brown. Chanes E. Nash, Libt., vs. Violet M Nash, Belfast parties; adultery. Buzzed \ Thornton; Clyde R. Chapman Nellie J. 1‘bilbrook, Libt., vs. Wm. T. (’In 1 brook, Belfast parties; cruel and abusive treatment. Buzzed & Thornton; Taylor. INDICTMENT CASES State vs Charles Dyer of Burnham; as sault case tried with verdict of guilty; motion for arrest of judgment denied; ex ceptions tiled and allowed; sentenced to ten months in county jail. State vs Charles Dyer, assault. Plea of not guil'y; continued. State vs Charles W. Brown of Liberty for breaking and entering. Plea of guilty; continued for sentence; respondent p ac ed under probation (two cases ) Stale vs J incs Delle of Providence for breaking and entering and larceny; plea of guilty; sentenced to not less than 2 years and 6,months nor more than 5 years in State prison. State vs same for escape from j ail, con tinued for judgment. State vs Leslie A. Knight of Lincoln | ville for desertion; respondent not found; | case continued. • Stale vs Will Towers of Burnham for selling mortgaged property; plea of guil ty; sentenced to 6 months in county jail; ' sentence suspended, personal recogniz i ance of respondent taken in sum of $100. Stale vs Bert L. Dodge of Belfast for ! making, drawing and uttering worthless ! checks; plea of guilty; sentenced to six months in county jail; sentence suspend ed till April term and respondent placed in custody of probation officer. Personal recognizance of respondent in sum of $100 taken. State v . same for same cause continu ed. ' State vs Daniel Meservey. Tried for arson; verdict guilty. Sent to Law court on appeal. Bail fixed at $500 with Ralph ilayford and Charles Dyer sureties. State vs same for arson and attempted I arson were continued. BASKET BALL. The game announced for last Wednes" day cven.ng in the Armory between the Belfasts and the Great Northern of Ban gor was cancelled on account of the snow storm that prevented the latter i reaching here by auto. The small boys met fer basket ball in ! the Armory Saturday forenoon with Paul j Davis as referee. The line-up and sum | marv is as follows, the Buzzell team i winning from the Robbins team in a ' score of 18 to 16: | George Buzzell, Ig Hubert Smith Ig John Thompson, rg John Vickery rg Buddy Gray, c Wight Robbins', c Alton Mersano, If, Stanley Eaton, If Ralph Philbrook, rf W'allace Thomas, rf The Belfast High school won from the Rockport High in an interesting game in the Armory last Friday evening in a score of 20 to 9. The summary: B. H. S. K. H. S. Grady, 1 f, 3 r b, Davis (1> Bowen, r f, 4 lb, Brown Cramer, c, 1 c, Bryant, 2 Tompkins, V, HolTses, 1 b, 2 rf, Worcester, 2 Nickerson, r b If Doucette Roberts, r b If libbetts Referee, Norton. Over four hundred spectators witnessed the most exciting and one of the fastest games of the season in the Armory Sat urday evening when the Belfast team won from the C H. Rice Company’s men in a score of 32 to 30. There was some rough ness, but it was due entirely to the un usual interest. At the close of three 10 minute periods the score stood a tie 26 baskets each. Five minutes’ extra play gave Belfast the victory. Soper, Belfast center, had his nose injured and Cahill of Bangor injured one of his legs 1 he sum mary: Belfast Bangok Norton, If If. Mulhorn I White, rf ff. Soper, c c, Getchell Roberts, lg '8. Gah‘l* C. Getchell, rg rg, Nason Goals from floor: White 10, Norton 3, I Soper 2, Mulhern 3, Rice, Getchell 3, j Nathan 4 Cahill. Referee, Robinson. ! Scorer, Colcord. Timer, Fernald. lime, | four 10-minute periods. The Belfast A. A. defeated the Bangor Professionals in the Armory Tuesday 1 evening in a score of 54 to 30. HALLDALE. Mrs. Etta Raynes is quite sick with neuritis in her head, Mrs. Fred Foster’s parents of Union visited her last week. N. S. Vose and Mr. Barton are cutting and hauling wood for Newell White. Mrs. Clara E. Joy is in Unity helping care for her brother, Will Hall, who is very sick. THE CHURCHES There will be preaching services at the f ederated Church next Sunday morning. Sunday school at noon. All cordially in vited. The Universaiist Church will hold preaching services next Sunday morning at 10.45 with sermon by Rev. William Vaughan. Sunday school at noon. All cordially invited. Rev. Frank S. Dolloff of Jackson was a guest of Rev. William Vaughan, pastor, at the Universaiist church and took part in the program METHODIST CHURCH. People’s Meth odist Church, Rev. Charles W. Martin, pastor; parsonage, No. 7 Court St.; tele phone, 213.11. Sunday morning service at 10.45. Sunday school, 12 m. Evening service at 7.30. Prayer meeting this, Thursday, evening at 7.30. At the business meeting of the Feder ated Church following the preaching ser vice Sunday the budget committee’s re port was accepted as satislactory and the formal call was sent to Rev W.F.Skerrye of Templeton, Mass., to become pastor of that church. _ The First baptist Church. Rev. Ueorge C. Sauer, pastor; residence, 13 Cedar; telephone, 123-11. Sabbath ser vices at 10:45 and 7:30; Bible school at 12; Christian Endeavor 6:30; mid-week devotional service Thursday, 7:30. Pastor Sauer announces the following theme for the Sabbath morning worship under the general theme “The Glorious Succession of Preachers,” the first of which will be given next Sunday I Moses, and the arrival of a Prophet of God II. The Apostles, and the New Evange lism of their Day. III. Athanasius and Chrysostom, and a Newer Pulpit Oratory. IV. Calvin and Knox, and a New Leadership of Peoples. V. John Robinson and the Preachers of Freedom. VI W hitefield and Wesley, and the Rekindled Passion of Evangelism. It is expected that the new hymn books for the social worship of the church, “The Victory Songs,” will be used at the Sunday evening service. All are cordially invited to the services of this church. Attendance at Sunday school last Sunday, 145 and visitors. Appointments: Tuesday evening: Young People's social in vestry. Wednesday afternoon meeting of sewing circle in the vestry. Wednesday evening, choir re hearsal; Thursday e\ ening, raid-week service. 1 heme, Elijah's Flight and Re turn, 1 Kings 19: 1-21; Saturday morning, basket ball practice Scout teams at Pierce school basement. The annual meeting of the Universalist church was held last Friday evening with a large attendance. The annual parish supper was omitted on account of the ill ness of Mr. Charles Bradburv, to whom the parish feels under great obligation, both financially and socially. The follow ing officers were elected: clerk, Charles E. Johnson; treasurer, Louville J. Pottle; directors and trustees, Dr. Foster C. Small, president; Judge Maurice W. Lord, Elijah Ritchie, Mrs. Charles Bradbury and Mrs. George W. Frisbee; collector, Mrs. Arthur W. Mqrse. The reports of the officers were most encourging and showed a balance in the treasury' after $600 indebtedness had been paid, the League having donated $1,100 tor the pur pose. Rev. William Vaughan, who has served the church most efficiently and acceptably for the past year was re-elect ed for the coming year and has accepted. The spirit of the meeting was most friend ly and harmonious and they are looking forward to a prosperous year. At the suggestion of Rev. Charles W Martin of the Methodist church a committee con sisting of H. C. Buzzell and George O. ldart were elected to confer with like committees from the other city churches for the purpose of placing a tablet or some fitt ng memorial to the memory of the late Charles F. Swift, who so generously remembered them in his will. THE MAINE FbDtRATION The meeting of the Maine Feder tion of Women’s clubs Jan. 27 at Augusta prom ises to be most delightful socially as well as for its literary offering. Gov. Baxter >vill open the Blaine executive mansion to the club women, for tea, following the a.ternoon session. The whole house will be thrown open to his guests. Gov. Bax ter also will give a brief talk at the open ing of the morning session. Dr. Payson Smith, State commissioner of education in Massachusetts and formerly State superintendent of schools in Maine, will give the afternoon address. The morning session will be devoted largely to business, chief of which is the revision of the by laws. Everything indicates a most in teresting meeting. _ W IN I bRPORT Kenneth Neally spent the week end at home. Miss Pauline Martin of Boston is visit ing her sister, Mrs. Hackett. Mrs. Geo. L. Clark who nursed Mrs. G. H. Clements during her illness, has re turned to her home in Hampden. Howard Lodge, F. & A. M., held its an nual installation on Friday evening, Jan. 13, the retiring Worshipful Master, Elvm M. Arey, acting as installing officer in a most able and efficient manner. Leslie W. Mayo was Marshal. The following officers were installed for the year IU22: W. M., Frank Downes; S. W., Herbert Hall; J W., Charles S. Linnott; Treasur er, Lewis Atwood; Secretary, Ellery Bow den; Marshal, Leslie W. Mayo; S. D., Capt. Charles Crockett; J. D , Raymond Carleton; S. S., C. E. Bowden; J. S.. Herbert L. Crockett; Chaplain, Carroll L. Young; Tyler, William R. Fernald. A line oyster stew was served by the fol lowing, chief cook, Benjamin Eaton; cookees, Leslie Clark and Horace Clark. Interesting remarks were made by of ficers, members and past worshipful masters. Garfield Lodge, I. O. O. F., held its an nual installation on Monday evening, Jan. 9, a large number being present. The in stalling officers were D. D., G. M. Moore of Br wer, U. D. G. Marshal, Ellingwood of Brewer, and the following officers en suite: G. W., B. G. Patterson; G. Chap lain, P. G. Kingsbury; G. S , P. G. Nick el son, all of Wildey I. O. O. F. Lodge, Brewer; G. T. P. G., C. R. Hill; G. I. G. P. G , E. B. Neailey. The following of ficers were installed: N. G. Fred A. Fer nald; V. G., George E. Cole; Sec., Chas. C. Moody; Treas., James A. Carletou; W , Carroll L. Young; Con , Carleton E. Young; Ch p , Oliver W. Colson, R.S.S., John J. Arbuckle; L. S S., Herbert L. Crockett; R. S N. G., Frank C. Knowles; L. S. N. G., Horace E. Nickerson; R. S. V, G , Leslie W. Mayo; L. S.V. G., James H. Foley; l. G., Ralph W, Lane; O. G , Reuben A. Snow. A fine supper of cold meat, mashed potato, hot rolls, pies, cake and coffee was served by Sa uel Spenden, Leslie Clark and Clarence L. Drew. Cushing Chapter, O. E. S., held its an nual installation of officers Wednesday evening. Mrs. Annie B. Hill, P. M., was installing officer, assisted by Mrs. Laura S. Clark, Marshal, both ladies deserving much credit for the efficient and graceful manner in which their work was per formed. Owing to illness the W. M. elect was unable to be present. The fol lowing were installed: W. P., Captain Charles Crockett; A. M , Mrs. Bessie Crockett; Secretary, Mrs. Annie R. Fer nalu; Treasurer, Mrs. Orrie E. Moody; Conductress, Mrs Annie B. Clements; Associate Conductress, Mrs. Laura S. Clark; Chaplain, Mrs. Almanza S. Par ker; Marshal, Mrs. Mabel C. Morgan; Adah, Mrs. Grace Young; Ruth, Mrs. Cora L. Davis; Esther, Mrs Estella A. Campbell; Martha, Mrs. Nettie D. Grant; Electa, Mrs. Louvie Chandler; Warder, Mrs. Ethel A. Knowles; sentinel, William R. Fernald. A delicious banquet of cold meat, mashed potato, hot rolls, salads, I cream pie, cake and coffee, was served | by Mrs. Estella A. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence L. Drew. A past matron’s jewel was presented Mrs. Eflie A. Bar I rows, worthy matron of 1921. The death of Clara D.Clements, wife of j George H. Clements of this village, oc curs d Monday evening, Jan. 10. She had been gradually declining in health ' for several months, and was under the care of a nurse lor seven weeks previous to her death. She was born and always resided in the town of Winterport She ! w a the youngest daughter of the late j Charles and Hannah (Weston) Conant. | She was united in marriage while young I to George H. Clements alsoof Winterport, and they observed their liftielh wedding anniversary in Feb. 19J0. She was a woman of exceptionally tine character, had a cheerful and generous disposition, was the very soul ol honor and much devoted to her home, family and friends. In re ligious preference she was a true spirit ualist. Besides her husband she is sur vived by three sons, Charles C., Elmer H. and Harold W., all of Winterport, and one daughter, Lilliau W., wife of George English of Mattapan, M iss , two brothers, Augustus of San Francisco, Calif., and Hon. Cha les M. Conant of Winterport and one sister, Mrs. l.ydia W. Clements : of Monroe, seven grandchildren, and sev- i eral nieces and nephews. The funeral services were held at the residence, Wed nesday at 11 30 a.'m. Rev. Ashley A. Smith of Bangor being the officiating elegy man, George L. Clark, Walter S. Clark, Maurice G Clark and Amos N. Conant were bearers. There were many beautiful flowera from the family, the brother, C. M. Conant, friends and from Mizpah Rebekah Lodge of which she was a valued member. The funeral director was Leslie Sparrow of Hampden and the burial was in Pilgrim Home cemetery, Monroe beside her two children, Fred and Percival, both of whom died in early childhood. Belfast has a new $400,000 Bridge. GOOD TIMES. Belfast is to have a new $150,000 schoolhouse. GOOD TIMES. Belfast has only 17 illiterates (aver age in a city the size of Belfast in the U. S., 39.) GOOD TIMES. # Belfast Factories are running. GOOD TIMES. Belfast is going to have the fastest Basket Ball Team in Maine. GOOD TIMES. And last, but not least, you can still buy those Comfort House Slippers at The-tinsmore Store for ONE DOLLAR GOOD TIMES(Courtesy of Colonial Theatre) PERSONAL W. C. French has been spending a few days in Rockland, his former home. Miss May S. Parker has been in Ban gor the past week for treatment on her eyes. Miss Harriet M. Clark of the H. H. Coombs Co. store visited her brother in Waterville this week. Mrs. Nettie Pearson is in Morrill, where she will visit for a few weeks with her sister, Mrs. Lottie Murch. Rev. and Mrs. Ashley A. Smith are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Wilson and other friends for a few days. Miss Marian Brown, R. N., left recent ly for Brookline, Mass., after doing pri vate nursing here for some time. Mr. and Mrs Alvin Howard of East Belfast were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. W.«F. Whitcomb at Citypoint. Mrs. W. E. Marsh lias taken an apart ment in the Marsh house on Market street and will spend the winter here. Mrs. Frank L. Field has been very ill with grip aud threatened pneumonia. Her sister, Mrs. Williams, of Bangor is with her. Miss Darling, R. N. of Danbury, Conn., arrived Monday to care for her brother, , Dr. J. B. Darling, who is critically ill with pleural pneumonia. Mrs. Ralph Guthrie and Miss Mildred I. Darby were in Gardiner, over Sunday, j the guests of Miss Elizabeth M. Clements, i who is spending the winter there with relatives. Eugene R. Conner of East Northport has been in Waterville recently on busi ness. He is arranging for the summer business of his moving pictures at the Campground. Dr. Walter E. Tobie of Portland was in Belfast recently to consult with local physicians in the case of Mrs. C. O. Var ney of Brooks, a patient at the Waldo County Hospital. Little Emily C. Rackliff, who recently suffered from a severe attack of the grip, was taken to Bangor Thursday for treat ment by Dr. Jarvis B. Wood. It was feared at one time that an operation might be necessary for mastoid abscess. Mrs. T. D. Nickerson of Maple Farm and Mrs. A. T. Nickerson, wife of Hon. A. T. Nickerson of Willow Glen Farm, Swanville, are in Bangor for a short time. Friends will be interested to know that the latter is improving in health after her serious illness in the fall. Clarence E. Chapman, who has recent ly received his discharge for two terms of enlistment in the U. S. Army, is the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Chapman. He has been in the army hospital at Revere, Mass., for some time for trea ment of a serious eye trouble. Mr. and Mrs. John Oreno of Rumford Falls were called to Belfast last week on account of the illness of their daughter, Mrs. S. C. Marsano. Mr Oreno return ed home Monday, but Mrs. Oreno will remain for a few weeks. Mrs. Marsano’s sister, Miss Ida Oreno, R. N., is-caring for her. Mrs. E. L. Seavey of San Diego, Calif., and Miss Martha Jordan of Bangor, who have been spending the week with Mrs. Cecil Clay, left Saturday to visit rela tives in Farmington. While here they, with Mrs. Clay, were entertained at tea by Miss Anne M Kittredge and at dinner by Mrs. Robert P. Coombs. Afier visits in Portland and Boston they will go to California for the remainder of the sea | son. Mrs. C. W. Lockwood of Fiskdale, Mass., underwei t a major operation at the Tapley Hospital last Saturday morn ing. She was formerly Miss Sarah C. Collins and has been the guest with her little son Wray, of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Collins, since last October. She was operated on in July at a Worces ter, Mass , hospital and came here with the hopes of convalescing, but has been confined to her bed the greater part of the time. The Hospital Aid and Club The annual meeting of the Waldo County Hospital Aid and Club was held Friday afternoon with Mrs. Cecil Clay, the president Encouraging reports were received end the following officers were elected: Mrs. Cecil Clay, president; Mrs. Julia Li. Ferguson, treasurer; Mrs. Frank. I Wilson, secretary; Mrs. Austin W. Keating, auditor; Mrs. Carl H. Stevens, Mrs H. H. Carter and Mrs. Giles G. Ab bott, vice presidents Mrs. Eugene L. Stevens was made chairman of the en tertainment committee, with Mrs Ansel M Lothrop, Mrs. Maine Hills, Mrs. Clyde B. Holmes and Mrs Austin W. Keating as assistants Mrs. H H. Carter was made chairman of the card commit tee, with Mrs. O. S. Vickery and Mrs. Leroy A. Webber as a -iatanta. It was voted to begin Thursday, Jan. 19, to have card parties every two weeks; with a large whist party in Memorial Hall in April, a ball in the Armory, March 17th, and a bazaar the third week in July. Mrs. Clay said in part in her report: ‘‘We have a very well equipped hospi tal as to necessary things. The entire set of buil iings have been repaired and painted inside and out; cement tubs in basement; new bowl in first floor bath room; new shelving put into a locker room for the purpose of filing all charts, bedside and otherwise; some new furni ture, rugs, dishes, etc. Special mention should be made as to the generous dona tion in ojr Thanksgiving drive—over 246 jars—beside vegetables, towels, bedding, etc., for which we thank the public. Mrs. Wm. Keene donated 8 geese feather pil lows; Mrs. Calvina Hervey 4 pillows. Miss Annie Bean a bed,and Mrs. B. H. Mudgett a feather bed for pillows. Our August bazaar was most successful, nearly $60(7 being raised. I wish to take this oppor tunity to thank those who have bo hearti ly co operated \. ith me ip making our hospital one of the best in the State, and cannot but feel that the directors as well as the townsfolk certainly appreciate our efforts.” The treasurer, Mrs. Julia G. Ferguson, gave the report for the year: Cash on hand Dec. 30, 1920, $2,197.43 Cash received for year 1921, 1,399.29 $3,596.72 Expended for repairs and fur nishings as per bills, $2 798.58 Note of Association, 500.00 $3,298 58 Total cash on hand Dec. 30, 1921 $298.14. WINTERPORT Friends of Mrs. Allie Crockett are glad to know that she is recovering from a surgical operation at the E. M. G. hospi tal. Miss Erma White is recovering fron a severely sprained ankle, resulting from k sliding accident on Commercial street, Monday evening. The relatives and friends here of Fred F. Barden of South Monroe are glad to know that he is recovering from an op eration for appendicitis at the Tapley hos pital, Belfast. Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Bryer and Mr, and Mrs. Albion P. Ritchie were in Pitts field Friday to attend the funeral services of their nephew, William L. Fairbanks. The screen attraction at W. G. Croc ketts theatres this week will be the First National production, Peacetul Valley, featuring Charles Ray. A lively comedy will precede the feature picture. Miss Alice L. Whitney has been at her home here from Shaws Business College, for several days, the school having a re cess on account of the death of the man ager, Mrs. Alice L. Harden. The complimentary dance given by the officers and crew of the S. S. Belfast to the citizens of the town. Wednesday even ing was a pleasant occasion, although the night was a very stormy one. Music was furnished by Knowles orchestra. The Republican Club held a profitable and well attended meeting at I. O. O. F. banquet hall, Friday evening for study and the transaction of business. Ladies were appointed to prepare papers on dif ferent departments of local government to be read at the next meeting. WANTED! 500 CHILDREN TO ATTEND THE GOOD TIMES Kiddies Matinee at the Colonial Theatre Saturday Afternoon, Jan. 21 ^DANCES BY*~ Anne and Charlotte Cooper, Frances Busse, Hilda Tuttle, Arline Parker, Alice Brown, Evelyn Towle THE KIDDIES WILL RUN THE HOUSE A grab bag with a present for every child. Kewpies, Hand Bags, Beads, Knives, Manicure Sets, Etc. _NO ADVANCE IN PRICES. _ Good Times Forced us to have Larger Quarters When completed we will have as fine Banking Rooms as there are in the State. “TALK GOOD TIMES THINK GOOD TIMES HAVE GOOD TIMES” (Slogan by courtesy of Colonial Theatre) Waldo Trust Company BELFAST BROOKS CASTINE UNITY