The Oxford Democrat
Sooth Paris, Maine, May 13, içiç
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single copies of eech Issue have been placed on
sale at the following places la the County :
South Parts, Howard's Drug Store.
ShurtlelTs Drug Store.
Norway, Xoyee Drug Store.
Stone's Drug Store.
Buekfleld, A. L. Newton, Postmaster.
Paris Hill, Helen R Co'e, Post Offlce.
West Paris, Samuel T. White.
May 1J—Supreme Judicial Court. Burn ford.
Msy SI—Oxford County W. C. T. 17. Conven
Uon, West Paris.
June 4—Annual meeting of Oxford County
Patriotic Association, Grand Army Hall,
June 1 '—Graduation West Paris High School.
June 3A—Graduation Paris High School.
July El· 17—Community Chautauqua, county fair
Brown. Buck A Co
Z. L Merchant.
Chas H. Howard Co.—9 Ads.
The Norway National Bank.
South Paris Savings Bank.
Household goods for sale.
Parts Trust Co.
2 Bankruptcy Notices.
Here and There.
According to Secretary of War Baker,
the millionth man of tbe American Ex
pedltionary Force· will be brought borne
this week. That i· certainly good speed,
bringing home a million men in six
months, and indicate· that another six
months will be sufficient to get tbe otber
million borne. And perhaps by that
time they will get cangbt up with tbe
caeutlty list·, so that we shan't be
shocked by reading of the wonnding of
onr boys wbo are at home and In good
"Ten mills make one cent" it the first
line of a table that we learned in school
more or lee· year· ago. At the present
rate of increase of price· and expend
iture· generally, tbe lioe will before long
be obsolete. We shan't need any aacb
•mall thing a· a mill, even in reckoning
Ponr hundred and eighteen million·
in tbe past fifteen months is what the
deficit in tbe operation of the railroads
by tbe government amounts to. This
shows that tbe Democrat was not an exact
propbet when it predicted at tbe time
tbe railroads were taken over that it
would take a billion dollars a year in
taxation to pay for government opera
tion. But tbe Democrat did not know
it the time that passenger and freight
rates were to be marked up as tbey have
One of tbe amusing things of tbe
preeent day is the attempt tbat booze
dealers are said to be about to make to
prove tbat tbe prohibitory constitutional
amendment is "unconstitutional".
If the weather bureau doesn't provide
some respectable weather for flying
pretty soon, this rivalry between Britlab
and American aviators for the honor of
the first trans-Atlantic flight will get
into tbe well-known condition of a priai
fight on paper.
Supreme Judicial Court.
The May term of Supreme Judicial
Court for Oxford County opens at Ram
ford Tuesday of this week, with Chief
Juatice Lealie C. Cornish preeidiog. A·
far aa can be judged, there will oot he a
long term. The amount of criminal
business pending la not Urge, nor ia
there a prospect of a large oumher of
Grand and traverse juries will be in ι
attendance, the grand jury having been
empaneled at the February term. The
Stuart W. Goodwin, Norway, foreman.
Clarence 3. Alley, Hartford.
Ε liner B. Austin, Back field.
Frank R Bartlett. Bethel.
Cherlee H. Brett. Oxford.
Aldan* Brook·, Upton.
Ε ben E. Chapman. Pari·
Char le· W. Farrlngtoo. FTyeburg.
Wilson M. Moree. Waterford
Herbert Moalton, Hiram
Bernard E. Patteraon. Can too
Frank Perklna, Andover.
Lealie H. Poor, Brownfleld.
H. O. Virgin, Mexico.
Mertlce L. Walton, Dix field.
Everett Wentwortb. Porter.
A. D. Woodreau. Rum ford.
B. L. Adams. Canton.
Ralph M. Bacon, Woodatock.
Harold R. Bennett, Norway
M an ley Blanchard. Rum ford.
E. C. Bonwortb, Sumner.
George J. Brown, Mexico.
Frank B. Coffin. G Head.
George H. Conant, Peru.
Allen E. Camming·, Albany.
Sao· A. Faraum, Milton PiantaUon.
H. E. Flake, Greenwood.
Robert L. Foster, Newry.
Fremont H. Field, Parla.
F. C. French, Andov· r
W. A. Gtrena, Mexico.
(h&rlea L. Hodedon, Byron.
Earl H. Hoyt, Manlinwar Plantation.
Charles M. Johnaon. Parla.
Ε. Ο. Redder, Bum ford.
Leon Marcotte, Oxford.
Ε Idea C. Mills, Mason.
B. D. Mitchell, Roxbury.
Char tea D. Moree, Waterford.
Harold E. Parsons, Hartford.
H. Arthur Robblna, Norway.
Β orchard J. Rnaeeli. Hanover.
Samuel A- Ruaaell, Dlxfleid.
Leon L. Snell, Hebron.
Hugh D. Thurston, Bethel.
Gilbert W. Tlltou. Boekfield.
Wealey Wheeler, Bethel.
Five are now in jail awaiting the action
of this term of court.
Arbor Day the 16th.
Governor Carl K. Milliken laet week
named Friday, May 10, aa Arbor Day,
the essential part of the proclamation
being aa follows:
"In accordance with the provisions of
the Statutes, I hereby designate Friday,
May 16th, as Arbor Day and urge Ita
observance by all oitiaens, and especially
by the children ia the schools, by soob
ceremonies and programs as will beet
foster lova foc treee and appreciation of
"I especially suggest that treee planted
on park· and school grounds and along
publio highways would be appropriate
memoriala to the beroee who have given
their lives In the great war.'*
A celebrated Buckaport board of health
case was finally disposed of in the
Supreme Court at KUawortb last week,
limer R. Verrill, principal of the Sait
Maine Conference Seminary, ignored a
eloeing order of the Buoksport board of
health during the Influenza epidemic, as
be took the ground that the seminary
was not a town institution and not sub
ject to an order of the local board of
health. Ia the mualoipal court he waa
found guilty of violating a municipal
ordinanoe, and took an appeal. In the
Supreme Court the judgment was sfflrm
sd, and the fine and ooata were paid.
Ingeae King, a York ooaatj black· ia
smith, formerly of Saoo, aow of Κ se- J foi
nebaak, began horse ifcoeiag half a<
century ago thie spring, dnriag which Sa
period he sstlaatae that he has shod Sai
more than 100,000 horeee. He Is still J
as spry aa maay of the yonnger black- yu
smiths of the eoaoty and be expects to obi
keep working at hie ahop la Keenebank, of
where be hae bee· located siaoe 1878, É
for soms time to ooaa. the
THE OXFORD BEARS
THE DOINGS OF THE WEEK IN AU
SECTIONS OF THE COUNTY.
Service· at Parte Hill Bapttet church ever;
SoaUay st 10 Ai. Sunday School at 12. Sand*;
evening service it 7 30. Thursday βτβοΐη,
prayer meeting at 7 40 o'clock.
Prof. Edwin A. Daniel· bu Improve*
hi· reeideooe by the construction of ι
new oblmnej and la preparing to pat li
» cement walk from the front eotranc<
to the atreet.
Miaa Ethel Houghton of Watertown
Mue., waa the guest of Dr. M. M
Hongbton the paat week. Miaa Hongh
too formerly attended acbool In tbia Til
Ittge. For several year· abe baa beei
engaged in bnaineee in Watertown.
Stacy Robbina returned laat week t(
tbe borne of bia parente, Mr. and Mr·
Franklin Robbina, alter serving witb tbi
American Force· in France. He wai
employed as locomotive fireman on traini
carrying aupplies and ammunition to tb<
Miaa Jtannie Hubbard returned laal
Wednesday from a visit to relative· in
Mr·. Meliie S. Brown, wbo baa apent
moat o(Jbe winter witb relatives in New
Jeraey, expect· to return to Paria Oil'
within a week or two and open bei
Henry Stone, witb Seward Stearna ai
driver, made a trip to Boaton witb bia
automobile laat week.
Μ re. Edward L. Parr la returned laat
Thursday from a viait to ber aiatera in
Fishkili, Ν. Y.
William E. Atwood, wbo i· employed
in tbe auditing department of the Maine
Railwaya Light and Power Company of
Portland, spent the week-end witb bia
Col. Edward T. Brown and family,
who bave occupied tbe Cbarlea Edward
Caae bouse since their home waa de
stroyed by β re last fall, moved tbe paat
week into tbe house formerly owned by
Ε. B. Curtis wbicb Col. Brown pur
chased and has remodeled somewhat.
Mr. and Mrs. Cbarlee L. Case of New
York are expected eoon for a brief visit
to Paris Hill in preparation for opening
their summer home here a little later iu
Mr. D. Leon French of Norway and
Miaa Annie L. Parri· of this place were
united in marriage at tbe home of tbe
bride in this village last Saturday after
noou. Tbe ceremony wa· performed by
Rev. D. F. Faulkner of South Paria in
tbe presence of a few friends. The
bridal couple will viait tbe parenta of
tbe groom in Norway for a week, after
which they will return to tbe home of
tbe bride at Paria Hill.
Cbarlea M. Johnson ie one of tbe
juror· for the May term of Supreme
Judicial Court which open· at Rumford
on Tueeday of tbia week.
A jolly good time waa reported by tbe
membera of tbe Suoahine Club who met
witb Mra. Myrtle Gatea laat Thursday,
but owing to illness several members of
tbe club were unable to be present.
Tbe next meeting will be announced
School is again In session, Cecil Ben
P. J. Littlehale put a crew on the road
Monday morning to put it in order after
tbe snow of tbe previous week.
Capt A. Rowell waa op recently to
see that the boata of tbe Brown Co. were
In order for the spring drive.
H. W. Fickett ia getting tbe barn
frame together for E. S. Bennett, and
Clarence Bennett ia driving the team.
C. T. Fox, who ha· had employment
at South Portland through tbe winter,
came borne Saturday. He is fire warden
on Aziacoos Mountain through the sum
Azel Wilson took some men to Berlin
in bia auto Saturday, and S. W. Bennett,
wbo baa been working in Lowell through
the winter, came baok witb bim.
Saturday evening Installation of officers
of Azisooos Grange. Refreabments
served at tbe close of session.
Albert Crossman ia viaiting bis son,
Asbbon Croasman, and family at Port
Laura Hutcbins, wbo baa been work
ing in Mexico, baa returned to Andover.
Mrs. Edward Akers, wbo is tbe guest
3f ber son, C. E. Akers of Boston, had
:be misfortune to fall down tbe ataira
md break ber right aim above tbe elbow.
Mr. and Mrs. William Kilgore were at
Waterford tbe first of tbe week.
Mr. Weeks has returned from Upton.
The ball game here Saturday, the 3d,
icored Portland High School 1, Hebron
I. The game *u Mid to be a very good
>ne by those present.
On Sunday evening tbe new baptistry
vas dedicated. Rev. Mr. Newman led
be exercises. Tbe addre·· waa by Dr.
iargent, prayer by Misa Qodedon, and
linging by tbe oboir. Five young iadiea
fere baptised, two of tbem being teach
ira in the Academy.
Norman Riohardson waa at home (or
Sunday, and gave ua a very intereating
tccuunt of his viait to tbe German aub
narine now at Portland.
George Gurney la now at bome from
Jamp De vena, and baa bia diacharge.
lia little brother* liaten with eyea and
tare wide open to what he tells them of
dlaire aa be aaw tbem in Franoe, and
be obildren are not all tbe intereeted
Tbe Ladiee' Circle met with Mi··
Lgne· Bearce Tuesday. Arrangements
ire being made for a food and apron aale
Mrs. Effie Davenport baa sold her farm
ο her son Percy. He and hi· family
ooved there May 6.
Bert Lndden «till remain· in poor
Carroll Cole I· working for Alonzo
) Id bam.
Pinewood Camp ia being remodeled
>nd made much larger this year. Five
lew aleeping cabine are being built.
Vitb tbe new additions alxty people are
xpected to be accommodated the com
□g seaaon, whioh open· June lat.
Fred Caab, wbo baa been working for
lert Ludden, had the miafortune to 1
Djure two of hi· finger·, which required
be aid of a physician. He ia now at the 1
ome of hi· parente, Mr. and Mrs. Aneon
Several from thia place went to Canton
londay to see the war r el lea recently 1
rought from Germany. Most of these (
el ice were captared from the Germane, '
od we gained a deeper insight into tbe
'elfare and bravery of oar eoldier boy·, 1
od what they had been endarlog the 1
aet year. 1
Linwood Darriogton waa a recent gueet 1
t the home of Francie Sargent. '
Dick vale. i
Business ia good at the biroh mill, ι
hey are aawing about aixteen corda per I
Elmer Child ia here, bome from over· ι
«a, and we are keeping him buay tell·
g ua war atoriee and anawering que*
du moet of tbe time when be ie awake.
H. B. Bowker haa moved to tbe Ira -
Vernon Farrar ie still in the «love
Dod bnaineee. (
Dwigbt Oldbam bad a party Tneeday t
gbt on hie eighth birthday. Those g
bo attended were Dwigbt Gordon, ο
>rneliaand Roland Stnrtevant, Audrey g
d Bernardine Putnam. Dainty refreeh
•nta were served of Ice eream and Τ
ke, fruit and ooofeotlonery, also a £
rtbday cake with eight eandlee. A h
je time was had by all. m
John Wyman baa returned from a long
lit in Weld.
Ralph Molotire and Herman Fuller w
ire ia tbe plaoe Thursday night. Ralph m
working In Mr. Paul'· mill at Rum·
d and boarding with Herman Fuller. H
ire. David Chenery and Mr·. Jim k
ad era war· in Rumford Tueeday. Mrs.
id era had a number of teeth extracted, pi
aaao Searlee took a hayrack full of
a people to tbe pioturee at the be
Thursday night. "The Rider· fo
the Purple Sage" were the picture·. loi
eaeon backward, bat not tbe thunder -
» M lu Alio· G anther, who hu been
working it Norway «II winter, hna re
turned to bar home.
Wa are glad to note Mre. Straw'e and
Mra. Wiley's return from Fullsmere,
Florida, where they bare been *pending
tba winter, m le their wont. They re
turned May 2, and reopened their home
Mlia Elisabeth Chapman, principal of
r Dixfleld High Sohool, epent Sunday,
r May 4, at the home of her brother, H.
1 N. Upton.
▲a accident occurred at the Grand
I Trunk atation Saturday, May 8, when
k three freight oare were derailed, tearing
ι off quite a part of the platform.
> ▲· one of the Inn teame wai disposing
of rubbish in the Androscoggin River, a
ι portion of the bank caved in, throwing
horae and cart into the river. The horae
- waa rescued immediately, but tbe wagon
■ waa loat in tbe ourrent. A reward waa
ι offered, and a few daya afterward tbe
wagon waa found.
' Elwin Wilaon, one of our soldier buya,
waa diaobarged at Camp Devena, April
• 26, and baa returned to bia home in
ι Bethel, and plana to atay at home all
> Miaa Ada Bean of Middle Intervale
haa been viaiking her aunt In Portland
for a while, but baa now returned to hei
Ernest Biabee baa a tar ted olerking for
Ramaell Λ Co., beginning May δ.
Quite a pretty memorial aervioe waa
held Sunday, May 4, In honor of George
Augustus Muqdt, who was killed in
action in France last August. Quite a
goodly number of his relatives were
present, and a full bouse. There was a
large display of potted plants. While
not a member of tbe Congregational
pariah, he waa a graduate of Gould
Academy, and it waa fitting iliat all the
•tudenta should go as a body, and that
Mr. Hanaoom should deliver the ad
dress. Mr. Hanacom spoke briefly and
well, as be always does. He was fol
lowed by Rev. W. C. Curtia, who aaid
a few worda of comfort to tbe mournera.
We are glad to learn that be was a
member of tbe T. M. C. Α., and was a
Christian young man.
At the Methodist church last week
tbe Ladies' Aid bad a seven day wonder
sale in tbe afternoon, a 6:30 supper, and
an entertainment in the evening.
Mrs. Abbie Taylor and son Harold
from Portland viaited frienda in town all
Miss Agnes Chapman has been visit
ing her siater, Mra. Peter Watts of Port
The Woman'a Christian Temperance
Union, whiob has lain dormant all
winter, baa started to have meetings
again. Tbe first and annual one will be
held with Mrs. F. S. Chandler Tqesday,
Mra. Fitzmaurice Vail and her three
children are visiting at the home of ber
parents, Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Buck of
Mr. Vail came with the family but
returned home Tuesday.
Eight of our boys who went from
Bethel were at tbe Memorial service
May 4—aeven eoldier boya, and one,
Eugene Van Dan Eerckhoven, a sailor.
One of tbe eoldier boys, Howard Tyler,
had seen service in France for eighteen
Dr. and Mrs. F. B. Tuell are spending
a few weeks with relatives in Massa
Tbe William Hall family, who have
occupied tbe widow Ordway house at
North Woodstock for several yeara,
moved thia week to Concord, Ν. Η ,
where Mr. Hall baa purchased a farm.
Sidney Ferguson and family have re
cently moved here from Somerville,
Mass., and are occupying for the sum
mer tbe Jeremiah Felt houae in the
E. R. Freeman and wife arrived Thurs
day from Rhode Island and are at their
anmmer cottage, "Cranestone," for the
Mrs. Charles Mason baa recently been
appointed as olerk in tbe post office.
Tbe Dearborn Spool Co. finished tbe
season's sawing at tbeir mill Friday.
Over a thousand cords of white and yel
low birch have been worked into stripe
at this mill aince January. They have
alao received many thousand strips from
other mills needed in their increasing
Tbe Grand Trunk Co. are soon to in
stall a second water tank near their sta
tion here. It is understood that the
tank at South Paria ia to be taken down
and rebuilt here.
Harold H. Gammon and family will
move to North Paris the first of June.
Mr. Gammon will bave a position there
with the Wheeler Lumber Co.
Arthur Chapman, who bas lived in tbe
rent over Stowell's «tore this winter, baa
moved back to bis farm at Mechanic
Rosooe Cummlngs, a former resident
of tbia place, waa in town a few daya laat
Mr. and Mr». Edwin Perbam, Mrs
Walter Knight, Mra. Will Crockett, Mr*
Elmer Cumminga, Mra. Abbie Traak and
Lola Poater attended Pomona Qrange at
Weat Bethel Tuesday, and on the aame
day aeveral went from here to Sooth
Paria to aee the war rello train.
Laat Wednesday Fred Mason waa hnrt
quite badly while at work at tbe mill.
Mr. and Mrs. George Mason bave
moved to the Tebbeta farm at Andover
for the aummer. ,
John Fifleld, who baa worked at Rum
ford for tbe past year, ia now working at
Mr. and Mra. Edwin Perbam and Lola
Foster attended tbe funeral of Mrs. Ellen
Briggs at West Paris last Thursday.
George Tnttle 1a carrying the mail
from here to Hanover. Charlie Beed
bma been tbe carrier for aeveral yeara
Comrade Francis Wiggin of Portland
baa been engaged for Memorial Day
ipeaker. The aervicea will be at Weat
Sumner tbia year. Tbe G. A. B. Poal
ind the Relief Corps will gladly welcome
tbe "Soldier bo va" that have returned
to whom a cordial invitation ia extended
to be preaent on that oocaaion. Tbe
Relief Corps will see that they are well
jared for, and alao the few anrvlving
reterana of tbe civil war.
Rev. and Mrs. J. N. At wood of
indover were in town on Tueaday
so route for tbe State Conference of
Congregational cburcbea at Auburn
Sev. Mr. Atwood bas cloaed bia labora
it Andover, taking effect May 4tb.
Ground in the gardena was frozen on
ruesday morning to tbe depth of one
>alf inch. On Wedneaday, tbe 7cb inat
he mercury for aeveral boura during the
lsy Indicated a temperature of only
Tbe planting aeaaon la backward un
tcoount of tbe cold weather. Another
izcuse for raising the prioe of floor and
lodflah. Now that cowa are turned out
η pasture to get their feed, an inoreaae
if one oent for milk la talked. Look
mt for an advance In price of wood and
toal during tbe aultry weather of
Logost. Cucumbers retail In tbe city
it 14 cents each. Probably now that
be war Is over they will advance to
0 cents next August Coosiatenoy
George Connor got moved Monday
'bey like very much.
Eddie Cross has taken up tbe bard
rood floors, taken off the olapboarda,
ikeo off (be doors and oaaings, snd
au led them off. He has tbe founds
ion laid to set It on. When that Is
one there will be another farm with
ut a bouse, tbey say. George is
otng to take tbe barn to bia new home
Mr·. Calvin Cummlngs received word
bursday evening that her brother, Dana
artlett, bad passed «way. He was in a
Dapital In Lewlston. Funeral at Nor
ay a! 1 o'clock Saturday.
S. G. Bean bas ten young pigs.
Mrs. W. I. Beekler went to Pomona
itb bar brother George and Alta Cnm
Miss Davis, tbe teaeber at the Town
ouae, went home Friday night, ber
Ika oomlng after ber with an anto.
Arthur Cross is setting out strawberry
Mrs. Calvin Cummlngs baa two men
ardlng at ber house who are working
r Lyman Wheeler on the Hiram Bean
Arthur D. Bean took bis auto home.
t Saturday. jlM
Μη. Mary Ellen Brigga paued aw·]
Tuesday forenooo. She aroie and at<
bar breakfast, bnt raftered a abock soon
after and died two boon later. Mrs.
Brlggs *u the daughter of Natban L,
end Mary (Iriib) Maraball, and wu 75
years of age. Sbe married Georgi
Henry Brigga, wbose death oocurrec
several years ago. 81z ohlldrea were
bora to tbem; Carrie, wife of Fred Bird
of Worcester, Mass., Ada, wife of Ned I
Swan of Bryant's Pood, Prank S. ol
Portland, George L., Charles B.t
and Inez, wife of Cbarlee Hammond, all
of West Paris. All of Mrs. Brlggs' life
bu been speot In tbe oommunlty and
lor fifty years sbe bu reelded on the
farm wbere ber son George L. still Htm.
Sbe was a Methodist In religious prefer
aooe and a member of West Paris Grange,
and was highly respeoted and bad many
Dr. Β. N. Hatt, wife and child, ol
Boston, are guests of bis grandmother,
Mrs. Mary Stevens, and other relatives.
West Paris Library Association held
Its annual meeting Monday evening.
The offioers were re-elected.
Mrs. Mary Booknam is visiting In
Ed Vose bas parobased tbe pool room
and fixtures from Walter Record, and
will move the table to the back room,
fitting op the front part as an ioe cream
and soda parlor. A fine soda fountain
has been purchased.
A shower accompanied by a gale
passed over here Monday noon. C. S.
Childa waa tbe only one who was dam
aged. A garage under oonatruotion waa
The war tropby train stopped at this
station on its way to Lewlaton Monday
night. A crowd of over four hundred
waited patiently till after ten o'olock for
it, and were well rewarded. Mrs. Irish,
Mrs. Newton snd Mrs. Allen served tbe
train crew with hot coffee, doughnuts
and sandwiobes contributed by tbe local
The body of Charles J. Clark was
taken from the tomb here to South Paris
for burial Saturday, tbe 3d. Services
were held at Biverside Cemetery, Rev.
Mr. Faulkner officiating.
Mrs. Ellen Harlow of Boston is here
with her sister, Mrs. Abble Cushman.
Wedneaday evening about fifty mem
bers of tbe Sunday Sobool and frlenda
met at tbe store of A. F. Warren A Son,
and at dark went to tbe paraonage with
a Maybasket filled with groceries, canned
goods, and fruit for Mr. and Mrs. F. P.
Dresser, wbo were somewhat surprised
and greatly pleaaed by tbe generoua
donation. A big wheelbarrow load of
things were given.
Buckfield received its honor flag Fri
day morning. Fifteen thousand, one
hundred and fifty dollars bad been paid
in Friday noon.
Dance at Buckfleld village Saturday
evening, music by Sbaw of South Paris.
Linwood Flint played violin with the
orchestra for tbe May ball at Norway
The drama, "The Chaperon" was
played here Saturday night and at
Lovell Tuesday night and Bolster's MélIβ
Thursday night. It was presented by
the Rebekah Lodge at North Waterford.
Mrs. L. A. Knight and Mra. Herbert
Lord and families are getting their gooda
packed, aa they are going to stop at their
cottage at Pappoose Pond tbe greater
part of tbe summer.
Mrs. Catherine Grover is at home here
Mrs. G. E. Farmer is getting better.
Ezra Lebroke has finished work as
night watchman, and is now working on
Donald Partridge of Norway will
deliver tbe Memorial Day address.
Evangelist Walton of Massachusetts
is holding a series of meetings at the
Herbert Dunning, wbo is employed in
tbe Portsmouth navy yard, is at home
for a short time painting bis bouse.
Dr. Ε. B. Holden is suffering with
Lieut. Ralph Parmenter, a former
principal of tbe high school, was In town
Memorial service· were held Saturday I
ifternooD at the Universaliat cburoh fori
Dyrua Dargio, who died in January.
Tuesday evening the students of tbe |
high school gave an entertainment at
Γονη Hall to a full bouse, the proceeds |
to go for the graduating olasi.
Dr. Fitch, who has been very ill, is so |
far.recovered as to be out again.
There was a May bail at Town Hall.
Mrs. Lide Ham is quite ill.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hubbard of Hiram
irere in tbe village Saturday calling on j
Farmers are very busy getting ready |
Women are hard at work oleaningl
heir bo usee. No suffragists in Brown· |
Irving Linscott has purchased a very
Picture shows every Saturday night to |
ι crowded bouse.
C. B. Keene will spend tbe summer j
vlth bis son, O. C. Keene.
Irving Smith has moved into the late |
)avid Record stand.
C. H. George is visiting his daughter, |
lire. C. M. Keene.
Mrs. E. A. Mason baa returned home |
tfter spending the winter with her niece, j
lira. L. A. Bicker.
The sobolars bung a maybasket to!
heir teacher, Miss Thelma Jordan, |
Wednesday night. Tbey were treated
>n ice oream and oake.
Several from here went to Bnokfleld
ο see the trophy train Monday night.
Hattie Varney, who bas been visiting I
1er parents, has returned to her home]
Alton Andrews and Lionel Bowker,
rbo were members of the 103d Infantry,
6th Division, in the world'· war two I
ears, have reoeived their disobarge
rom the servioe and returned home last |
H. A. Sturtevant is in poor health.
Mrs. W. E. Bowker is suffering with |
C. L. Hammond went to Wilton Wed-1
esday to attend the funeral of bis uncle, j
Doris Leslie baa gone to Rangeley to
ork in tbe Heald Camps.
Sberbie Leslie haa recently purchased I
borse of Will Crockett.
Carl Ste7ens has bought a oow of
Mra. Stella Davenport and obildren
ere over Sunday visitor· at Mra. Guy |
urner'a. · |
Everett Cooledge baa peas planted.
Peroy Davenport waa an over-nigbt|
neat of bis unole, Henry Davenport, j
We were recently donated a "pair" of
iokers wbioh made very fine eating.
Quiuoy Stimands and family have
oved to Llvermore.
Traverse Jaokaon of Ea«t Hiram, who
oke hia leg aome time ago, haa re- ]
irned from the Maine General Hospital
Mra. Annie O'Donnell of Portland
aa at Hiram Tueaday on buaineaa.
Hon. Frank E. Stearna of South Hiram,
>arlea Graffam of Ipawich, Mats.,
»orge Sanborn of West Baldwin, and|
srbert Weat of Cornish, were at Hiram
R. Nelson Lowell is doing a good work |
tbe Spring district on the state road,
it find· it very diffloult to keep a anf
ent force, even at 30 oenta an boor.
Robert K. Brazier of East Hiram atiil
>rks at hia trade as shoemaker. He I
Ids tbe Boston Poat gold beaded oane,
d will be 01 yeara old on May 19th.
ι waa a delegate with Hon. John P.
ibbard of Hiram in 1864, to tbe first
pnblican Convention ever held in tbe
ilted State·, and at which the party
• formed. For yeara Mr. Braaier haa
>n probably tbe last aurvivor of tbe
mbers of that hiatorio convention,
atiil enjoy· good health. We hope I
it tbe greetlnga of hi· many friend· (
y reach him on hia birthday. He baa
raja been a ateadfait Republican and j
G. I. Blob, Mrs. S. K. Blob, Mia·
Barbara Blob, Robert Blob, Mr·. Clara
Cale and Miaa Tbelaa Cale from Berlin,
Ν. H., were Sunday gneata of Mr. and
Mr·. ▲. M. Bean.
Mra. B. C. Clark of Llabon waa laat
week'· gnest of ber parent·, Mr. and
Mra. C. M. Kimball.
Xrlon Datton U^movlng Into Mrs.
Carrie Bartlett'a rent on the Locke'*
Cerl Swan la moving to Looke'i Mill·,
wbere be baa work.
Balpb Blcbardaon la moving from
Hanover to bli farm here.
Mr. and Mra. Ceylon M. Kimball are
reoelvlng congratulation· on tbe birth
of a ion Friday afternoon, Mij Sod.
Mra. Cbarle· Bawaon of 8onth Parla la
oaring for Mra. Kimball.
Maine Newa Note*.
Bangor la ko bave a new 1100,000 thea
ter, to be reedy in the late fell, at the
site of tbe old Bangor Opera Hon*e
wbioh waa bnrned.
Mr·. Nancy M. Hllla, 71 yeara of age,
oommitted aoioide at Whiting on the 3d,
by drowning. Mn. Hllla waa the widow
of Lyman O. Hill·, who waa one of the
game wardens «hot in 1887 by Calvin
Ingalla Davie attempted anioide with
a ahot gan at hia shack in Hartland Mon·
day, but though his throat was badly
torn, tbe jngniar vein waa not tonobed,
and be la thought to have an even cbanoe
Municipal Organlat Will C. Macfar
lane of Portland, after «even years of
continuous service, has resigned, to take
effect Oot. 1 next. He Intends to de
vote considerable time to study and
William Burt, 40 year· of age, bong
himself In tbe jail at Brunawick Monday
night after be had been arreated for mak
Jng improper advanoea to school chil
dren. Burt waa formerly of Auburn,
and waa married.
Silaa B. Adams of Portland waa
elected grand maater of Maaona at tbe
one hundredth annual meeting of tbe
Grand Lodge in Portland laat week.
Tbe report of tbe secretary abowed the
membership to be 83,386, a net gain of
933 for tbe year.
Daily freight and ezpreaa aervice be
tween Boston and Waterville by five-ton
truoks is contemplated, beginning June
1, in articles of incorporation filed a few
days since. A capital of $750,000 is
authorized, and is partially subscribed
to institute tbe service.
While in tbe performance of bis duties
as ferryman at 8andy River, in Norridge
wock, Monday nigbt, Elijah Hilton was
drowned, tbe body being recovered tbe
next morning by a searohing party. He
was past 60 years of age and unmarried.
Hia home waa in Madiaon.
The town of Greenville haa raised
16000 to build tbe portion of tbe new
county road wbiob is within the town,
and will contract with tbe Great North
ert Paper Co. to do tbe work. This road
when completed will oonnect with tbe
Ripogenus Dam road to Lily Bay.
Alexander Bordeleau, alias Moran, of
Lowell, Mass., waa found guilty on tbe
3d at Houlton of tbe murder of Moses
Tozier, an aged farmer, at Sherman,
Nov. 16, 1917. The jury was out fifty
minutes. This was tbe seoond trial, the
first having resulted in a disagreement.
Tbomaa William, six-year-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. Tbomas Morriasey of Ban
gor, waa found drowned in a email
brook near tbe Morriasey home Wednes
day morning. The child was playing
alone, as his sisters were in sohool at
tbe time, in an open space beside tbe
brook. Tbe water waa shallow wbere
be wai found.
Hon. Edward N. Merrill of Skowhe
gan waa inatantly killed Friday by a
freight train at a oroasing in that town.
Mr. Merrill waa 70 yeara of age, a prom
inent attorney, and well known through
out the atate. He bad twioe aerved as
representative In tbe legialature from
Skowbegan, and onoe as aenator from
Somerset County, and In 1912 was a dele
gate to the National Republican conven
juiiue dunette renouer, tnree years οι
•ge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Pelletier of Auburn, was struck by an
automobile Friday night, and her skull
fraotured, so that she died at the hospi
tal later. The oar was that of Paul D.
Sargent of Augusta, chief engineer of the |
state highway commission, and Mr. Sar
gent was driving. The automobile was
proceeding at moderate speed, when the
little girl suddenly turned and stepped
directly in front of itv Mr. Sargent sum
moned a surgeon as soon as possible, and
an operation was performed at $he hos-1
pltal, bat without avail.
The only representative of the farthest
East tribe of Indians In the United
States to see the parade of the 26th
Division In Boston was Sebattis Lola of
the Passamaquoddles at Pleasant Point
village, five miles from Sastport. His
only son, Private Charles Lola, was the
first Indian of the tribe to be killed in
France on June 16, 1918, while wiib
Company I, 103d U. S. Infantry, 26th
Division, although a short time later the
son of Governor William Neptune of the
Passamaquoddles lost bis life just be
fore the armistice was signed. He was I
Private Moses Neptune, also of Com
pany I. Sebattis Lola is the organist at
the Catholic ohapel, where the Indians
of the village worship. He baa long
been noted as an expert basket maker
of the reservation. He had letters of In
troduction from Baatport officials and
was given a chance to view the parade |
and see several Indian members of Com
pany I, who enlisted with his son In I
April, 1917, in Eaatport.
There ts more Catarrh In this section
of the country than all other diseases
put together, and for years It was sup
posed to be incurable. Doctors prescribed
local remedies, and by constantly falling
to cure with local treatment, pronounced
It Incurable. Catarrh is a local disease,
greatly Influenced by constitutional con
ditions and therefore requires constitu
tional treatment Hall's Catarrh Medi
cine, manufactured by F. J. Cheney A
Co., Toledo, Ohio, is a constitutional
remedy, is taken Internally and acts
thru the Blood on the Mucous Surfaces
of the System. One Hundred Dollars re
ward Is offered for any case that Hall's'
Catarrh Medicine fails to cure. Send for |
circulars and testimonials. -
F. J. CHENET & CO., Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by Druggists, 76c.
Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
Tbe Cleveland Traotor will be demon-1
rrated in general farm work, road build- j
3g, woods work, etc., etc.
Education oosts money. Don't lose
tils opportunity to get it free.
Ton know that to make yonr farm
tore profitable you most do more work
t same expenae or what you are now
oing at less oost.
Thiuk It over. \ We are at your ser
loe. For Information oall phone 27-5 or
> 8. (This is tbe traotor built like tbe
kmoas Army Tank.)
Demonstration at Howland Stook
arm Tuesday afternoon, South Paris.
At Norway Wedneadav afternoon at 1
olook on Pride field baok of lumber
uto Exchange & Express Co.,
ythian Building Association.
lotioe is hereby given that the annual meeting
the stockholders of thePythian Building As
dation, for the election of offloers for the en
sg year and the transaction of any «*>τ
ilness that may legally oome before said
etlng, will be held at the South Paris Savings
ok on Monday, May 19th, at three o'clock, P.
GIOBGB M. ATWOOD,
•eerstary Pythias Building Assn.
Are You Full of
If not, use
A pleasant, effervescent drink
in hot weather. It is cooling and
It Jcleanses the system and
makes the world look brighter.
'· * The ^Q/XjOlSJL Store
S oil fit Paris Maine
The Bank of
Safety and Service
Courtesy Always Counts
At the Paris Trust Company we make
it a point to render the kind of service
which makes the customer feel at home in
the transaction of his banking business.
2 per cent interest paid on checking
accounts of $500 and over.
Paris Trust Co.
South Paris, - Maine
BRANCH BANE 'at BUOKFIELD
I pays interest on savings accounts
^ Here comes the Cool. ^
Clean, Klenzo Feeling
HERE comes a brand-new
dentifrice — built from a
brand - new formula. Soft—
snow-white—and so pleasing
to the taste that grown-ups as
well as children are eager to
use it morning and night.
The cleanness it creates is
evidenced by the delightful,
cool, refreshing feeling it leaves
in your mouth.
Get this Cool, Clean, Klenzo
Feeling today, by taking home
a tube of Klenzo.
Zhas. H. Howard Co
Buy Now and Save Money
The prices of footwear are continually advancing,
therefore, the early purchaser will get the benefit of the
present moderate prices.
Our line of Men's, Women's and Children's up-to
d#e Spring and Summer Footwear is now .complete and
ready for inspection.
ALSO A FINE LINE OF
Trunks, Bags and Suitcases
for all occasions. Call and inspect.
W. O. Frothingham,
SOUTH PARIS, MAINS.
MrW'iter -· ' .ι vr f r
oyes & Pike
Norway || BLUE STORES II South Peris
It Must Be Eight or We
Rather You Would Not Have It
That*· the idea of our store organization
Complete Stocks of Men's and Boys'
Ready-to-Wear Clothing and Furnishings
Suits at Reasonable Prices
New Shirts Just Received
Hats, Caps, Neckwear
Anything you buy of us that proves unsatisfactory tell us.
Our responsibility never ceases.
Noyes & Pike
Successors to F. H. Noyes Co.
SOXJTH PARIS, .TToV„ NORWAY.
Ζ. L. MERCHANT.
Capes, Dolmans, Coats
in a splendid assortment for your selection at surprisingly
moderate price* as expressed by many customers. Nearly
every day new garments are being received.
White Wash Materials for Summer
are shown here in a fine assortment including Voiles, Or
gandies, Gabardines, Dotted Muslins, Embroidered Nfts,
FOR THE GIRL GRADUATE who has yet to buy
white dress materials, we would call attention to our new
wide embroidered net flouncings and the splendid stock of
plain white voiles priced from 37c up.
Our Colored Designs in Cotton Voiles
in a larger stock than ever before and at surprisingly mod
erate prices, in fact many of them are being sold under
price at actual mark-down prices. They are all good look
ing and unusual. If you haven't seen them, you ought to.
The Wash Goods Department
is of special interest with its extraordinary fine displays of
dress cottons that stand out conspicuously as the largest
stock we have ever shown.
The assortment comprises Cotton Crepes, beautiful
Voiles, Tissues, Poplins, Ginghams and Silk Finished
The most distinctive patterns and colorings in a variety
that make a splendid exhibit of summer cottons.
36-inch light and medium Percales at*··· only 19c
36-inch medium and light Percales at· only 25c
27-inch Apron Ginghams at only 17c
See Figured Voile· at lee· prices.
New stock from one of the most reliable manufactur
ers making these goods just received for your selection.
ONE PRIOE OA8H STORE.
Notice to Liberty Bond Owners I
As your Liberty Bond coupons come due, the
Treasury Department has the money waiting to pay
But word comes from Washington that folks are
NOT cutting their coupons, and it's holding up Uncle
It's a favor to Uncle Sam to deposit your coupons
as they come due. Get the scissors out and clip the
May 15 coupon from your Second Liberty Bonds and all
your past due coupons. Deposit them in
THE NORWAY NATIONAL BANK
"Oldest and Strongest National Bank In
Norway, ... Maine
F. A. THAYER
BILLINGS BLOCK, SOUTH PABIS, mains
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