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VOl,( MKi*4. .NO. ls*""V. , _BELFAST. MAINE, THURSDAY, MAV 4. .1022._FIVE CENTS
City Government
The regular meeting of the Belfast City
Government was held Monday night,
vtavor Wescott presiding: Alderman
,-r sml Councilmen l.ane, l atter
S,„H Thompson, and V L Mall absent.
The reports of the City Marshal and
■ f Knaineer were read and placed ou
the tri.l balance of the C.ty
T ThVmonthly roll of accounts was read
and passed as follows:
81 i ail to
school Transport* ion . iMW
M,r«et Lights.. {®£ 55
•r'r::::::::::: z. -
K' "lay h rd Account. 13687
Kree Library. .. « .
School Contingent. j4 7b
Free Test Books. *&*»
Schoo^Bepsir. fj*g
pauper*. ftO
Slate of Maine Account. 60 90
Sidewalks... 7 70
Fire Department. 43 06
City Building... 74 44
Police liepartlhent.
Machinery god Tools. 80 38
yfcersl School Purposes . 189 17
S,dewalk Snow Removal. 37 00 |
Total. $4,637_3T
Petitions of A. A. Howes & Co for per
mission to occupy a portion of Main street
in front of the “Howes Block” and of U.
T Clements to occupy a portion of High
itreet in front of the residence of M. R
Rnowlton were read and prayer granted.
Petition of the members of the School
Committee for the liscontinuance of a
portion of Spring Bireel was read and
prayer granted. Remonstrance of C. t.
Frost and others against same was read
and referred to an adjourned meeting of
the City Council.
Petition of Belfast Y <cht Club and oth
ers for an appfopriation of fifty dollars to
help maintain a public landing for boats
was read and prayer granted.
Petition of Maine Hills and others fo:
the location ot a street from a point in
Cross street to a point in Front street
was read and hearing ordered.
The following orders were passed in
concurrence:
Ordered: That the Mayor and commit
tee on city property be, and they hereby
are, authorized to make such repairs to
the'Memorial Building as they deem wise,
including new lavatory and toilet for the
offices and in the firemen’s room.
Ordered: That the City Clerk be, and
he hereby is, instructed to post notices in
I two places in the vicinity of the proposed
atreet, that the City Council will be in
session at their rooms in the Memorial
building on Tuesday, May 9, at 7.30 p. m.
to consider the petition of Maine Hills
aodoUiers for the location of a street be
ginning at a point on Cross street on the
southerly side of Main street, thence
northeasterly and easterly to a point on
the westerly side of Front street near the
Mansfield store (so-called) being over the
location now used as the southerly branch
of Main street. Also upon the petition of
the members of the school committee to
discontinue that portion of Spring street
that lies between Churcji and Court
streets.
, Ordered: That the Mayor be, and he
hereby is, authorized to order 34 tons of
calcium chloride to he used on the streets
instead of sprinkling.
Ordered That public autos be required
( to park in Post Office Square backed
[ against the Pierce lot, so called.
Ordered: That the City Treasurer be,
and he hereby is, authorized to draw his
check for one hundred dollars in favor of
T. II. Marshall Post, G. A R. to help de
fray the expenses of Memorial Day; any
unexpended balance to be returned to the
City Treasurer.
ij Ordered: That the City Treasurer be,
and he hereby is, authorized and instruct
ed to borrow not exceeding ten thousand
dollars and issue temporary notes of the
City for the same; said notes to be coun
tersigned by the Mayor and Committee
A on Finance, Accounts and Claims and to
B hepsi l from the taxes assessed for tiie
■ current municipal year. Also be it
■ Ordered: That Or ler No. 14, passed
■ April 4, 1922. authorizing a loan of not
exceeding live thousand dollars be, and
the same hereby is, rescinded and re
pealed.
C. G. Dickey was elected City Elec
trican.
Ralph H. Howes was elected a trustee ,
of cemeteries for three years.
Representatives of the White and Max- |
im Auto Fire engines appeared before the !
City Council and urged the claims of their
respective machines.
The annual appropriations were made I
as follows:
Contingent, i 6,500 !
Interest on Bonded Debt, 6,000 j
Dependent Relief for Mothers, M00 I
State Aid Highwavs, 5,332 I
Highways and Bridges, 16,000 j
Cutting Bushes, 300 j
Sidewaiks, 2,5001
Sewers, 2,000
Fire Department, 4,000 j
Police Department, 3,300
Paupers, 4,000 j
Street Lighting, 4,850
Memorial Building Expense 2,400
Maintenance of City Team, 1,000
Belfast Chapter Red Cross, 500
City P*rk, 300
Belfast Free Library, 500
Water Supply, 400
Machinery and Tools, 11,500
Armory and Rille Range, 700
Interest on Temporary Loans, 1,600
Discount on Taxes, 3,000
High School Budding, 17,000
School Contingent, 800
Free Text Books and Supplies, 2,800
Superintendent of Schools, 1,425
Repairs and Insurance, 1,500
Free High School, 6.700
Medical Examination, 100
School Census, 100
General School Purposes, 18,500
School Toilets, 300
1126,707
THE CHURCHES
At the Universalist church next Sun
day morning there will be preaching ser
vice by the pastor, Rev. Wm. Vaughan.
Sunday school at noon. All cordially
invited to these services.
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 mating this,
Thursday, evening at 7.30. &
Rev. Charles W. Martin, HT the past
five years the popular pastorBP'the Bel
fast, East Northport and Weat^Northport
Methodist churches,, left Thufliday morn
ing to attend the East Maine Conference
in Machias. April 1st he completed his
fifth year in Belfast and has been return
ed from each conference at the earnest
request of his parishes. Mrs. Martin is
very popular, particularly with the
younger people and has been most effici
ent in all branches or church work. Their
elder son, Edward, is a member of the B
H. S. graduating class this year and their
younger son, Morrill, began his school
life here and is now in Grade IV of the
McLellan school. Mr. Martin’s pastor
ate has made a record, not only in a lonj
term, but in good work. The family
have many friends outside of their par
ish. Mr. Martin telephoned Sunday even
ing that he had been returned to Belfast.
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.
At the morning worship next Sunday
there will be the reception of new mem
bers and the ordinance of the Lord’s Sup
per will be administered. The sermon
text is from Matt. 9:27. Sermon theme:
“The Compensations of D.scipleship.” i
The chorus choir leads in the service of
song
At 7 30 a fine program of music and
song will be presented, in which Leroy S.
Green, cornetist, Miss Hopkins, soprano,
and others will participate, and the cho
rus {choir and male quartet. Sermon.
“Why are we Afraid?” Text, “Perfect
love casteth out fear,” John 14:18.
Engagement;: Monday evening, boys
meeting in the vestry; Tuesday evening,
young peoples' social by the officers and
tochers of the Sunday school; Wednes
<rav evening, chorus choir rehearsal;
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock, Camp
Fire g'ris; Thursday evening, midweek
service of song and praise. Lesson,
"Ideals for Troublous Times,” Isa 2:2-4;
11:1-9; Friday afternoon, meeting of sen
ior Bible class; Friday evening, Boy
Scouts in boys’ room; Saturday, ball
g unts and hikes under scout leadership
Tuesday evening, May yth, may party,
under the direction of the Camp Tire
girls.
Sunday, May 14th, Mothers’ Day, with
visiting-delegations at the service.
Sun lay, May 21st, Boys’ Conference
day with elaborate Y. M C A program
for the county boys.
The Federated Church: Rev. W. F.
Skerrye, minister; residence, 26 High
street; telephone, 86 4; Sunday morning
service at 10 45; sermon topic, *• Tne Meas
ure of a Man’s Life.” All are cordially
invited. “Whoever thou art that enteresl
this church, leave it not without a prayer
for thyself, for him who ministers here,
and for those who worship.” Sunday
School at twelve, following the pfeachmg
service.
Nature abhors a vacuum. W>, likewise,
does the mind and the heart of youth.
Not mo^e does the all pervading atmos
pher; fill every crack and cranny of space,
than the all surrounding sea of thought
and feeling in which he lives seeks to oc
cupy every unfilled nook and chamber of
his thought. Here the boy and the girl
have no choice. That law is universal and
irresistible. The mind will b tilled, the
heart will be fed. But "How,” "With
what." These are the questions that will
be answerd. Here is the field of choice
Wise lathers and mothers can help the
children to make their selection The boy
who is wisely and lovingly encouraged to
read good books will have little space in
his mind for those of another sort; the
girl whoissurrounded with an atmosphere
of courtesy and refinement, who is taught
to note the difference between jazz and
good music, will be the less likely to care
for the inferior in any direction. If many
parents would but be careful to remember
that that which enters the mind in the
various forms of reading, conversation,
and entertainment, emerges in forms ot
thought, belief, and conduct, they would
not fail to give a more loving attendance
•o their children’s daily ways and walks.
Henry Ward Beecher said,-“When an ele
phant eats hay, the hay becomes elephani;
but if he,eats too much,musty hay, he be
comes a sick elephant.” With the pre
sent craze for inferior forms of amuse
ment and entertainment, it devolves upon
those parents who greatly care, not only
for the future of the children, but for that
of our country as well, to see to it that
the lessons, friendships, and associations
of the Sunday-School are estimated in the
home at their full value, and that the
boys and girls are encouraged to appreci
ate and desire them.
PERSONAL
Theodore C. Bramhall was at home
from Colby College over Sunday.
Miss Alice R Parker, R. N , arrived
from Skowhegan Saturday to spend Sun
day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Parker.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman H. Coombs,
Mrs. E. B. Mabie and Miss Grace H
Hayes returned Tuesday from a brief au
to trip to Boston,
W arren F. Fahy autoed here from W'a
terville to spend Sunday with hts moth
er, Mrs. Rose F. Fahy, at their cottage
near the City Park.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Arnold returned
home Saturday, after spending the win
ter in Franklin, Mass. They drove through
in their car, finding the roads in good con
dition all the way.
A telegram received in Belfast just be
fore The Journal went to press announc
ed that Mrs. James A. Taliaferro, one of
our well known summer residents, died
this morning, May 3rd, at her home in
Jacksonville.
This Space is Reserved for
MityNational Bankof Belfast
Deposits Over $3,200,000
Invites Both Checking
and Savings Accounts
1 Hb W. C. G. H. GRAUUAl ION.
The graduation exercises of the nurses
of the Waldo County General Hosp lal
were held at the hospital May 1st at 8 p.
m., under the ausp ces of the directors of
the Association. Neatly printed regula
tion folders announced the event and
there was a large attendance of interest
ed relatives and friends.
The formal program opened with a
prayer by Kev. George C Sauer, follow
ed bv an informal address on “The Three
Vital Signs,” by Miss Alice M. Wescott,
superintendent.
Mr. Edward Evans, chairman ot the
board of directors, who presided and an
nounced the program was very compli
mentary in his introduction of Miss Wes
cott and voiced the sentiment of all
when he spoke of her popularity, effici
ency, enthusiasm and interest in the
good of the hospital. Miss Wescott men
tioned three things the hospital did as
essentials—the care of the sick, the train
ing of nurses and extending medical re
search, etc. Training of nurses began in
this country about 50 years ago, but Eng
land had preceded us about 12 years.
Florence Nightingale was the first train
ed nurse and reached world fame. Miss
Wescott referred modestly to her experi
ences in the late war on the hospital
ship, in the English and French hospitals.
The history of the Waldo County Hospi
tal began in 1901 and she gave a buef
summary of its work and mentioned
among others Miss Mary Marshall, Miss
Mima M. Valentine and Mrs. Alton A.
Johnson. The three vital signs she es
pecially referred to in her address were
the nurse’s cap, the broad black band and
the R. N., explaining what they meant
and how they were acquired. The first
two are obtained here and the R. N. is
acquired after three months affiliation
with the Eastern Maine General Hospi
tal in Bangor and an examination before
me Slate Doaru
Ur. Elmer Small, the dean of the Bel
fast physicians, and one who has been
associated with the hospital during its
entire history, gave an address full of en
couragement to the graduates, whom he
had been associated with in the sick
room, in the operating room and had also
observed their special aptitude for their
chosed profession, their strict attention
to business and their very apparent eager
ness to learn well all their lessons, etc.
He also told them they had nothing to
fear in the pursuince of their profession
for they had had intensive training, they
knew how to be seK sacrificing and they
knew what devotion to duly signified.
They would be familiar with suffering
and see many pathetic scenes. He cau
tioned them to do their duty, their whole
duty, to be sympathetic, but to carry
their points when they knew they were
right. He spoke in complimentary terms
of Miss Wescott and admonished the
nurses to take her as an example.
Miss Edna Hopkins, who frequently
sings at the hospital, rendered the very
pleasing soprano solo, “Through the
Years,” by Carrie Jacobs Bond, in fine
voice and also sang at thj close of the
program, “Just to Trust Him.”
Rev. Wm F. Skerrye gave an address
of vital interest to all, especially to the
graduates, when he painted a word pic
ture of "The Ideal Nurse.” We are not
living in a perfect world and there are no
perfect people, but we have dreams of
the perfect and all who pattern after the
highest ideals and face them do the
largest service. There are three mtangible
qualities in the ideal nurse’s life, sympa
thy, professional enthusiasm and faith.
These are acquired but not from books;
they are inherent. His illustrations in
accenting these qualities will remain long
in the minds of the graduates and be of
material assistance in their life’s work.
The six essentials all known to the med
ical profession centuries ago remain in
full force today: fresh air, good food,
plenty of rest, required recreation, regu
lar habits of bodily functions and con
trol of the passions. He advised the
nurses to ha\e at least a few of the liv
ing pictures found in the best of litera
ture, to study them and apply their
meaning to their own lives and work.
He spoke of the public spirit that had
made this fine hospital possible with gifts
of money and of service.
The nurses were m uniform and stood
in,the receiving line. The graduates car
ried arm bouquets, presented by Mrs.
Cecil Clay lor the Hospital Aid, and
were very modest and sweet as they re
ceived their diplomas, which Mr. Evans
presented with brief and appropriate re
marks.
The hospital was bright and cherry and
an abundance of beautiful llowers added
to the general effect.
At the social hour that followed deli
cious assorted cake and punch were serv
ed. The arrangements for the pleasant
occasion were made by Miss Wescott,
the directors and their wives.
Gradaites: Florence Keua Seekins,
May 18, 1922.
Edith Harriet Sanborn, Waldo, Decem
ber 23, 1922.
Dorothy Stewart Brackett, Belfast,
February 17, 1923
Ethel Esmon Johnson, Belfast, Febru
ary 28. 1923.
Junior nurses: Margery Keraemoer
Donaldson, Stockton Springs.
Doris Evelyn Wiuttaker, Belfast.
It was informally announced at the ;
graduation that Miss V\ escott's resigna
tion had been n the hands of the direc
tors for some time, to take effect any j
time after May 1st. This is to be regret
ted not only by the management, but hy
all who have the best interest of the hos- |
pital at heart. Her ieim of se,vice has
i been entirely satisfactory and she is most
popular with all. She will take a needed
rest of about two months, visiting in
Boston and at her home in Bluehitl.
Miss Orrie and Miss Abbie Emmons
held a party at the flood cottage, Lay- ;
side, Saturday evening. A picnic sup- j
per was served with eoffee. A large
number were present, all having a fine
time.
Special Sale |
-ON
SATURDAYS
A. A. HOWES & CO.
base ball
Following is the report of the game of
base ball played by Company K and Bel
fast High School last Saturday on the
Congress street grounds:
Company K
ab r h tb po a e
Norton, lb 2b 4 1 2 2 7 1 1
Mclnnis, p 4211251
Nickerson, 3b 5 1 2 2 2 0 2
^Canning, as 5 1 3 3 2 1 0
Holmes, c 5 1 1 2 3 3 4
Perkina, 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Hubbard, 2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Foster, lo 3 1116 0 0
Ness, If 4000000
Gross, cf 41121U0
Kelley, rf 4 0 0 0 1 0 1
Totals, 40 8 11 13 24 II 12
*Batted for Kelley in the 2nd.
Belfast High School
ab r h tb po a e
Bailey, lb 5 1 2 2 II 0 0
Adams, c 3211632
Staples, p 3 1 3 3 2 5 1
Durham, 3b 5 12 2 111
W. Winchester, cf-rf 5 1113 0 1
Davis, 2d 5000213'
Wadsworth, ss 5000211
F. Winchester, cf If 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clements, If 2 1 2 4 0 0 0
Grady, lf-rf 3 2 1 2 0 0 0
Totals, 40 9 12 15 27 11 9
By innings:
Company K 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 1
B. H S. 1 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 0
Base on balls, by Mclnnis 3; by Staples
2. Stolen bases, Norton, Mclnnis, Can
ning, Bailey, Durham, Staples, Adams.
Struck out, by Staples 6; by Mclnnis 4.
Double Play, caught ball by Mclnnis to
Foster. Wild pitches, by Staples 5, by
Mclnnis 1. Left on bases. Company K 8;
B. H. S. 10. Umpire, Osgood. Scorer,
Scott.
A Contemptible act a movement
has been started, backed by a reward of
$100, for information that will lead to the
arrest of the party guilty of ringing in the
false alarm at 9o’clock,Thuraday evening,
from box 14 at the coiner of Northport
avenue and Allyn street. The wind was j
blowing a gale and the thermometer was :
low making a hard night for a fire, and
every man responded. While the cost to
the city is considerable at every fire alarm
in this case the exposure of the run to the
lire was very productive of bad colds.
Chief S. S. L. Shute has previously asked
The Journal to warn auto drivers to please
not to attempt to pass the fire department
on the way to a fire or to block the road
to hinder the department in any way. In
several instances recently men, who
should know better havejbeen guiltyof tho
offence. Thursday night sight seers rush
ed down the avenue backed up Salmond
street and even followed the department
down Condon street, where some called to
the men that the fire was located. If the
party who rang in the alarm is caught I
public sentiment would demand that he
be dealt with to the fullest extent of the
law, and it is an assured fact that the
trouble caused by sight-seers obstructing
the way will be lessened if arrests are
necessary to accomplish the result. Plead
ing ignorance of the law and apologies to
officials saved two drivers from los ng
their licenses on this occasion.
WILLIAM H. KIMBALL.
1 William H. Kimball died April 17th at
Fairfield, Mail e, at the age of 47 years
and nine months, after a lingering illness
of tuberculosis. He was born and lived
in Belfast all his life. He was a faithful
employee of the Belfast shoe factory for
31 years, leaving on account of poor
health a year ago. A'ways thoughtful
of home and children he will be sadly
missed in the home circle, where he was
a devoted husband and father. He leaves
to mourn their loss a wife, three sans and
three daughters; also two sisters, Meade
and Flora Gray of this city. The funeral
took place from his late home, 60 Bridge
street, Thursday afternoon, at 2 o’clock,
Rev. Charles W. Martin officiating.
! There were many beautiful offerings, in
cluding a pillow, ‘ Husband,” basket
| from Mr. and Mrs. Percy Smart, basket
from Evelyn Kimball, basket from Har
1 old Kimball, spray of p nki from Win.
field, Amos and Leila Kimbill and Made
line and Lloyd Smart, bouquets from Mr.
! and Mrs. Raymond Hall, Mrs. Jipson and
' daughter, Mr. and Mrs. O F. Went
i worth, Mr. and Mrs Roscoe Arey, Mr.
1 and Mrs. Herbert Patterson, Mrs. Flora
j Gray, Mr. and Mrs. Juan, Mrs. Ada Car
1 ter, Mrs Nina Senecal, Mr. and Mrs. El
| mer Perkins.
ELGIN
^WATCHES
WHEN IT COMES
TO WATCHES—
you will find us fully equipped
to render you immediate and
satisfactory service.
A complete line of the fin
est grade clocks and watches,
including the beautiful and
serviceable Elgin models.
If your watch or clock is
out of order, you will find
our repair department with
out an equal for quick, rea
sonable and expert work.
Drop in and see us.
H. J. LOCKE & SON,
Dist Watch Inspector M. C. R.R.
! ___
Prizes Will Be Given
At The Dance of the Season
THE WAY BACK BALL
PERSONAL
Mrs. Nora L Page of Camden is spend
ing several weeks with relatives in this
city.
Mrs. Esther G. Davis has been visiting
relatives and friends in Camden and Rock
and
Mrs. Harold Coombs is in Searsport
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred B.
Smith. •
Mrs. Sami el N. RacklilT is the guest of
her brother, Charles 1. Crocker, in San
dypoiut.
Mr and Mrs. Fred V. Cottrell returned I
Saturday from Boston, where they spent 1
the winter.
Mrs. George L. Bowman of Boston has
been spending a few days in this city, her
former home.
Miss Ruth Wiley of Waterville spent
Sunday with ner parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert A. Wiley.
Capt. and Mrs. E. H. Colby returned
to Sunset last Friday after a visit with
Mrs. J. W. Ferguson.
Mrs. Fred Lawrey of Vinalhaven and
Mrs. Mary Harriman of Orono are guests
of Mrs George W. Frisbee.
Mrs. George E. Ki'tredge left Saturday
for visits wilh relatives in Allston.Mass ,
and in Middletown, Conn.
Miss F. Frances Abbott has been in
Searsport the past week substituting for
Miss Lillian Runnells of the S. H. S.,who
is ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Loren Cross have return
ed from Ocala, Fla., where they spent
the winter, and are now at their farm in
Morrill.
Miss Gaylie Ryder, R. N., ot Islesboro
arrived recently to visit Mr. and Mrs.
Frank H. Mayo at their home on North
port avenue.
Miss Millie M. Mitchell has opened her
home at the Head of the Tide and Mrs.
George O. Bailey will spend the next two
months with her.
Mr. and Mrs. Roland E. Stevens and
little son Paul of Deering are spending
the week with Mr. Stevens’ parents, Mr.
and Mrs. William F. Stevens.
B. L. Knight of South Manchester,
Conn., returned Thursday after a week’s
visit with Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Shute. He
also enjoyed a fishing trip to Swan Lake.
Mrs. W. E. Kotman arrived Monday
from New York, where she spent the
winter, and has opened her cottage, The
Anchorage, on the North Shore, North
port, for the summer.
A. A. Thorndike, who has been assist
ing Edgar M. Hall several summers, is
now at his home in Searsmont, having
recently arrived from New York, where
he has been employed at the Grand Cen
tral station.
Mrs. Roland M. McKenney has return
ed from Portland, where she has been the
past week having an examination on her
eyes by Dr. S. J. Black, a noted specialist
She also was the guest of friends in Lewis
ton and Auburn.
Mrs Sarah A. Thompson of this city,
who left recently for a visit in Boston,
was called to Freedom by the death of
her grandson, Orman Jones. He was
only nine years old and had been ill o lly
a few days with meningitis.
Mr. and Mrs Harry A. Babbidge, who
have been living in the Quimby house on
Miller street the past winter, left Mon
day, the former to Bar Harbor on a short
business trip, and the latter to open their
home at Dark Harbor for the summer.
Mrs. Eugene L. Stevens returned Tues
day evening from a visit in Portland,
where site was the guest of her sister,
Mrs. George F. Reynolds. While in
Portland she was the guest of houor at a
number of social alfairs.
Mr. Frederick W. Brown, who has spent
the winter in Florida and in Georgia, ar
rived home on Tuesday of this week,
Mrs. Brown, who has spent the winter in
Warsaw, N Y., will join him at theit
camp aooul the middle of this month.
Mrs. Leona Beckwith left Tuesday for
Boston to attend the Massachusetts Re
bekah Assembly, of which she is a Past
Marshal. She was accompanied by Miss
Alice Palmer of Monroe, vice president
of the Maine Assembly, who joined her
at Brooks.
Mrs SutnmcrC. I attee returned Thurs
day from Islesboro, where she was a
special guest at the “Shifters’ Ball.”
Mar ton’s orchestra of Kockland furnished
the music and there was a very large at
tendance. Mrs. Pattee reported an unu
sually pleasant visit among her pupils of
the past season, in particular.
Miss Maude Gammans has arrived in
New York from an extended trip abroad,
including visit in Italy, Egypt and Tur
key. She is planning to return to her
Church street home early in the season,
While in Constantinople she met Charles
S. Mills of Bennington, Vt , summer resi
dent at the Battery. He is now Regis
trar of Robert College, a very responsible
position.
Mr. and Mrs ttaipn a. reavey of New
ton Center, Mass., were in Bangor Sat
urday in their automobile en route to
Guilford, accompanied by Mrs. Eva A.
I'eavey of Bangor and M?. Peavey’s sis
ter, Mrs. D. A MacLennon of Newton
Center, Mass , whom Mrs. Peavey has
been visiting. Mrs. MacLennon is visit
ing Mrs. Peavey in Bangor for a few
days.
Boj s’ County Conference
May 19 20-21.
A meeting of committee chairmen and
others was held at the high school build*
ing, Belfast, Monday, at 7 p. m.
The reports, which were given by the
different committees, showed progress
and assures the coming conference *>
. greater success than the one held last
year. Some towns are asking to send
more delegates than their allotment calls
i for. Now tnis may be a good time to
explain to the boys that a limited num
ber of boys from each town may come as
delegates, who by the payment of one
dollar, will be admitted to the banquet
and all the meetings; also will have free
entertainment from Friday night unti’
Monday morning. Other boys not dele
gates may come to all the meetings. Such
boys as are not delegates will arrange for
lodging and meals. Delegates have beer
allotted to the towns as follows:
Belfast 51 Reported to date, 51
Belmont 2 44 44 “ a
Brooks 7 9
Burnham 6 44 44 44
Frankfort 6 44 44 44
Freedom 5 44 4 44
Isles boro 8 44 44 444
Jackson 4 44 44 44
Knox 5 44 44 44
Liberty 0 44 44 44
Lincolnville 8 5
Monroe 7 .
Montville 7 44 44 44
Morrill 3 5
Northport 5 44 44 44 3
Prospect 4 44 44 44
Palermo 6 44 44 44
Searsmont 7 44 44 44 7
Searsport 14 44 44 44 IS
Stockton 12 44 44 44
Swanville 4 44 44 44
Thorndike 4 44 44 44
Troy 6 44 44 14
Waldo 4 44 44 44
Wioterport 15 44 44 4‘ 8
Unity 9 “ 44 44
Arrangements have been made for the
banquet to be served at the Methodist
vestry by the Ladies’ Aid The plan in
cludes a go d dinner with music and
speaking. The informal reception for
delegates and leaders will be at the Bap
tist vestry Friday from two to six p. m.
At six the parade, lead by the Belfast.
Band, then the banquet at 6.30. Satur
day morning, meeting at the Universalist
church. Saturday p, m., sports and rec
reations. Saturday evening, meeting at
the Methodist church. Sunday a. m
regular church with hosts and friends.
Sunday p. m., meeting for boys only at
the Federated church. Sunday evening,
meeting at the Baptist church. Speak
ers with a message of special interest for
boys will be present at each and all of
these meetings to make them helpful and
profitable for all.
The financial committee will plan to
raise about 3400 to meet the expenses of
the conference. The various commit
tees meet again Monday night at which
time it is expected all plans will be fully
developed.
EAST BELFAST.
George E, Pendleton aod J. A. G. Beach
are building a fish weir on the Lindsay
shore, just over the Searsport line, and
expect to finish work this week.
Mrs. Frank L. Towle returned Thurs
day from Bridgeport, Conn., where she
made an extended visit with her daugh
ter, Miss Isabel Towle, a teacher in the
Barnum school.
Nevis Grant of Portland, conductor on
the M. C. R R. between Portland and Bos
| ton and on specials, spent Sunday with
I his mother, Mrs. Albion K. Fletcher, on
Searsport avenue,
A large crew of men are at work on
the new State road section, between the
Memorial bridge and the section complet
ed last fall. Foreman Rossiter expects to
have the road done by the first of June.
The rock crusher and tar apparatus,
which has been on the Patterson hill, are
now in readiness. With good weather
the work will be rushed.
Mrs. Rebecca N. Edgecomb has fceen
confined to her home on Park, street for
several days on account of injuries re
ceived to one of her knees when knocked
down by a dog on the Miller street side
walk. Judge Maurice W. Lord and Mrs.
Addie D. Mathews seeing her fall went to
ller assistance and took her home in the
former’s car. Dr. Eugene L Stevens was
called. Mrs Edgecomb was on her way
home from the shoe factory where she is
employed and the accident is a serious
one for her.
Prof. Fiederick R Sweetser was unable,
to come to Belfast this week to open his .
classes, as planned, as his physician ad
vised him to remain at Searsport a while
longer.
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The first duty of every man is to take himself off other peo
ple’s backs. It is to support himself. It is to stand on his
own feet. It is to be beholden to no one.
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Thus you will be ready in time of stress to depend upon
yourself and not upon others.
This Bank places its complete organization AT YOIR
SERVICE.
This Bank pays 2 per cent on Commercial Accounts.
^.. This Bank pays 4 per cent on Savings Accounts.
This Bank has Safe Deposit Boxes, in an electrically
protected vault, for your Safety and Cohvenience.
WALDO TRUST COMPANY
(The Community Bank)
BELFAST
BROOKS CA8TINE UNITY
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