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% ___SKOWHEGAN, M.MNK. DECEMBER 18, 1924 N0.
.five Miles of Highway Completed from
Below Caratunk Nearly to Parlin
I.j,P i ompietion of twenty-five
gtate road between here and
njjjr line this past season,
,Me more bufldlng is antici
r another season. The sec
Mghway already referred to
next year’s program of road building
in that section will include a stretch
of about ten miles from Bingham to
the point this side of Carutunk, where
the new state road begins, also that
the several short pieces between Pur
a 1 1 ...
II about three and one-half
south of Caratunk and has been
to within about one-half a mile
din Pond. From that point on
e Line all hut about five miles
pt wide road, and about half of
joiiij road is State road. It is
■stood on good authority that
lin Pond and the line w liieli are not
now in good condllion will In n built,
making one continuotis t i* tcli of tine
automobile road thru to Canada lex
cept for about three mil' - tin- two
ty-five miles of road just < nmpbt'd
has been built under the d i: • i t I(>n of
K. It. Taylor of Bingham
I Wedding nt Norrldgewock
iturday evening. Rev. James
r of Norrldgewock was the
; clergyman at the double
ceremonies’ of John Weldon
ad Annahell C. Waugh of
in and Clyde C. Waugh and
Kelley of Vienna. The ring
in both ceremonies. Both
ave the best wishes of their
mis for long and happy lives.
grifii It lira) Fair Association
(Is Meeting January 1.1
and 1#
iii-villo and Skowhegan Fair
ms will be joint hosts at
I slate meeting of the Maine
rul Fairs Association, which
id in Waterville, January 15
The officers of this asso
President, Dr. J. Ran
mviston; vice president. Dr.
Baird of Waterville; secre
ith Morrill of Brunswick
liter, George H. Plummer of
pectod that there will be at
ity delegates present at the
and two hundred or more
own to the banquet which
dily he held at Elks Hall on
night. January 15th. Among
ers will hj W. H. Gocher.
of the National Trotting
n. The meeting last year
in Portland.
I limllcji nt' Kkotvlieguit llflurf
Hie I mirl on Serious Charge
l;n 111:111.• y oi' Skowhegan was ar
M liy Deputy Sbet’lff Tuscan on
launi sworn out by Sheriff Moons
dliuslng his family and’ was
uslit before the court Tuesday, lit
i Held for the Grand Jury in the
i of $f,ut) and being unable to se
ip bonds was committed to jail It
Alleged that Dudley threatened to
diul assault members of his
Seimf,,r Smith Citing Dinner
nirougli the thoughtfulness of lion
D Smith, some one huntlreii
twenty-Hve children will
Wl a Christmas dinner in Grand
U' Hull on Christmas Dn> Mi
|le Simpson will cater and young
~s ironi the MPW Club will serve
Ms from the Sunshine Society will
Ion hand at the hall to reeeiv tin
”e folks and aid them with heir
After dinner the children
“I taken to the moving picture
(alr“. where a special show will
Ifiver tor them.
I.akettoob Road
jJ1!'r*' is to he a meeting at the
*fli,'i||al Court Hoorn next Saturday
'erni..m at U o’clock, to which all
■kv Interested in the proposed Ini
Wenient for the Skowhegan laik.
r°d road, are Invited.
[Friends of Mrs. T. L. Salley will he
prilied to learn that she Is slowly
PPfDving since her removal to the
fMral .Maine Sanitarium In Kalr
r™ She is likely to have to con
f1"' Hcaunent at the Sanitarium for
r months or more.
ieok tor Pomp’s Meat Adv.
Nuptial* Solemnized in M nrce»|er,
Muss., Where Couple niv In
Reside for the Present
A wedding of unusual inti .'' t in
Skowhggan jieople was solemn!/' .1 in
Worcester, Mass., lust Saturday when
Dr. Maurice Swain Phllbrick. son of
Mr. and Mrs. John J! Phllbrtrk of
Maple street in this town and Ml
Hilda Grace Fanning of Dube, were
wedded. The ceremony was -olein
niZed at the home of Rev and Mr
Harry Mtnie’.i, Mrs Mlnicli being an
aunt of the bride Munv guest wit
nessed tire nuptials and He\ Mr Mi
nlch, who is pastor of the First
Church of Christ iBaptist! in Wor
cester. officiated. The wedding
march was played by Miss Mabel Pe
terson and attending ill" eottplf wen
Dr. Walter Hay and Mi- IdtIni Hu ll
ardson of Lubec.
I)r. Phllbrick Is interne at tin City
Hospital in Won i <li-i and In - In ide
graduated as a nurse from that in
stitution Iasi September. ' The ro
mance began when they were liotli
engaged in their duties at the hos
pital. An interesting feature of the
ceremony was that both the bride and
groom had as their attendants close
friends. .Miss Richardson having grad
uated front high school and the hos
pital with the bride, while Dr. Hay had
been a friend of Dr. I’hilbrick's at
both Bnwdoin and Harvard. Miss
Peterson was also a nurse at the
1 Worcester hospital.
Mrs. Phllbrick is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs Fred Weston Fanning
of lathee.. Her wedding gown was of
i white satin and -lie wore a veil while
her (lowers were roses and sweet
peas. ' The bridesmaid wore orchid
colored chiffon and curried roses.
Dr. Phllbrick F a graduate of Skow
liegan high school in the class ol
]ft)4. flowdoin College and Harvard
Medical School At tie completion
of tills court- he in 'an his internship
at the Worcester City Hospital He
has one more year to i umplote these
duties and dining Hint tine lie and
Mrs. I’liiiDrU-k will make their home
In Worcester Their honeymoon is
i being spent in HI-nw began No cards
Among Idle wide - I)f the villptiul
ceremony wet* Mr and Mrs John H
Phllbrick and Mis- Finn tie* Phil
brick. parent . ml 1 ter of tli"*-'i\> mi
Itegular Meeting Held trsteniin Vll
t-rnoon In the Parlors of I lie
Public library
\ regular meet ink nt tin- Woman's
t tub we held vesii ft.ii afternoon in
the tiarlors id’ the Public Library with
Mrs M ,i> C Stinehlield, tlie president
presiding The hosie es wore Mrs,
Kllit T Mowers and Miss Hannah II
Page Hei Prank I. ( atm. pastor of
the Pit s! I'nirersallst If'huri li in
Pittsfield. was Hie lecturer and his
theme w , •’Our American Mania for
Performing Mental and Moral Autop
sies Mrs Lena E. Wentworth pre
sented current events and music was
furnished lit Miss Dorothy M. Nye,
pianist A schedule plait for the
MacMillan lecture which occurs on
December duili wa's considered during
the business session.
V our Cough or ( old
Try chiropractic. E. J Flynn, D.
c. Chiropractor. E. N. Merrill
- Block,-Adv. lwal
Celebrated 30th Marriage Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. David It. Viles of
Madison gave a large dinner party
Sunday in observance of the thirteltli
j anniversary of their marriage. Covet
were laid for ten and five of their
eight children were present. Tin
included Mrs. Ava V. Sheridan and
Miss Velma S. Viles of Skowhegan
Ralph A. Viles and Mrs. Viles of An
son, Max C. Viles, recently re-elect,,1
master of Kennebec Valley Orange
and Phillip S. Viles. A feature of
the dinner party was the gift of ux
live dollar gold pieces to Mr and M
Viles from their family
Prof. Kills Speaks to Town Imprint
intuit Society anil Guest*
At the regular meeting of tie Town
improvement. Society, held last Fri
day afternoon in the Library l’arioi
guest day was observed with a large
attendance of ludies. The speaker
of the day was Prof II M Kills of
University of Maine and he gave an
able talk on "Making of tin Popula
tion of Maine." In the absence of
the president. Mrs Viola K Smith.
Mrs. Kivu Q. Green presided and Mr*
.loasie Fletcher was secretary, taking
the plai e of Mrs. Nellie llohart. both
the president and secretary being ill
Snap dragons were (ho flowers used
and the hostesses were Mrs. Florence
Higgins and Miss Mary Murphy The
program was opened with a piano solo
by Mrs. Lilia Friend and Miss Gert
rude S Weston read a story on the
“Life of John Greenleuf Whittier."
Mrs Hose C. Iturrlll sung and after
Prof Kills' talk, music was furnish
i d Charlotte Cates and Gladys Man
tor, violins, wlfb Muriel Gower at
the piano
Dr Kills llrst ilealt with (he eliar
ai ter of the earliest settlements on
the Maine coast and the obstacles to
colonization during the first centudy
and a half of our history. He em
phasized tin* Importance of the nu
merous rivers and inlets intersecting
the country as preventing u joint de
fense against the Indians amt as later
determining the direction of expan
The period from the end of the Re
volution to the separation from Mass
achusetts w itnessed a great tide of mi
gration into Maine The speakei
dwelt upon the chief sources of the
Maine am k In eastern Massachusetts
and1 southern New Hampshire, theii
r*-a-.ms for coming, their routes, theii
charadei. a ml t lie chief sections do
\- loped in each. Among these wen
already some French, Dutch. Scotch
and others; but the principal non
Knglish element In our older stock is
the Seoteh-lrlsh, very Important for
their numbers and their value us*
plonkers. The French and German
settlements in Lincoln County were
I also mentioned.
I tv 1K20 the wave had subsided
though the normal increase due It
large families accounted for a growth
of about a hundred thousand in each
of the next three decades. By 1840
however, the tide had definitely turn
ed back. As the speaker pul it. dur
ing a half century of westward migra
tion of New Englanders, Massachu
setts itad stored up for herself a re
servoir of Yankee stock in northern
New England, cm which site was able
to draw copiously in the tiim- of her
great industrial development in the
mid-century. In addition. Maine
contributed heavily to the building oi
every state west of the Hudson.
This withdrawal of native stock has
been met by extensive importations
of alien blood, chiefly to tin* mill ci
ties of the state—French Canadians
Irish. British Canadians, and others,
and in northern Aroostook by the in
teresting colonization of Swedes,
Dr. Ellis concluded his remarks
with a conjecture as to the new blend
of races which Would probably occupy
not I hers New England a century 01
two hence.
Million A Full Hulliling New SI rue.
ture on l‘eniiell Property
Skowhegan In to have another in
dustry and work is boing commenced
tills week hy Walton A- Pull of this
lilari on a new hnilding which will
he used for the sawing of white birch
Mltiures The firm before mentioned
lias been engaged in Hie sawmill busi
ness Imre for sometime and now will
purchase three acres of land from tin
K I’. Pennell property, upon which
they will erect their mill and yard
their lumber. These squares art
being manufactured primarily for ih<
making of spools, the same to lie sold
to other concerns for the spool llnish
Ing process. Some 500 or GOO eonls
will probably be sawed out during a
winter, and the ooncern already has
the larger part of that timber on hand
The (uyouclte Shop
You'll find for X-mus at the Cay
otiette Shop, a fine lino of silk under
wear. hosiery, leather goods, gloves,
handkerchiefs, scarfs, toilet goods,
heeds. Bust-Craft novelties and an
exclusive line of X-mus cards lwlil
Dunce nt the Kims Hall
Christmas Eve., Dec. 5’4. Ithle in
a hayrack from car to hull. 10c. That
good music by Varney's 4-piece or
chestra. Usual prices. Let's go?
Sure—Advt. Iw51*
i Heal domestic ham at Day's.
Sheriff-Elect Healy
Makes Partial Li4 Public
Srwnl Old iifhntU are He-appointed
b| Nut Official, The *ln*.
began Orpiitle*
Sin rifl i lr*<t John W. H*al> has
made public a partial I tat of deputy
sheriff*<iiy the tomlng yea ami ha*
named Elton Markham • former can
didate for hertff on the Itemocratlc
ticket, a , in of the deputies for
Skowhegan True Wile, also of
Skowhegan has been appointed
Xniong the r< appolnttrtbnts are
Thomas Tuscan of Solon, Erank E.
Olpaon of Bingham. Elmer S Adams
of M.oli feorge Walker of Anson
and Ernes! Cook /if Athensi Several
of the other incoming oBlcjals liHve
served previously In the'same capa
city Ernnk Caswell of Norrldge
v H k Alln-rt Ward of St j^lhams, Ev
erett S (teed of ilnrmoffy la'verett
Elewi Bing of EiiirlleUI. John EaBree
of Cambridge Everett M. ’Campbell of
Uoekwood and Iru Durgln of North
llriile K .Miss Minim Cbuiliberliss of
Monroe, where Nuptials
W ere .Celebrated
Lawrence V. Willey, formerly of
Skowhegan and Miss Minna Cham
berlins of Monroe. La., were married
in Monroe, December 9. The news
is received with much interest in
this section, which was the groom's
boyhood home. He is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. .! Verne Willey of Malbon’s
Mills and graduated from Skowltegan
high school in the class of 1920. List
stoing Mr. Willey returned from
South America, where he was danger
ously ill. and now has a position as
resident engineer with the State
Highway Commission of northern
Louisana. After completing his
high school course, Mr. Willey was
for three years a student at North
eastern University In Boston. Mr.
and Mrs. Willey are no' expected In
Skowhegan until warm weather.
Skowhegan Couple lime Unusual
Croup of Children, Unindehildren
and Ureal Urandehildren
Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Kmerson have
received word from their daughter,
Mrs. (leo. II. Merrill of Portland, that
she lias a little grandson born Dec. S,
to the wife of Miron (I. Merrill. This
makes thirty-six direct descendants
in the family of Mr. and Mrs. Kmer
son, eight children, twenty-one grand
children. seven great grandchildren,
and what is most, remarkable there
lias not been a death and the sexes
are evenly divided, eighteen males,
eighteen females. It is doubtful if
this can lie duplicated in the State of
Chairman >V. ii. IIiulit lias Already
secured \limit $1300 with
Pledges Promised
According to announcement made
Tuesday, Skowhegan is assured ot
iiaving tile services of a lied Cross
nurse for another year as County
Chairman Right reports a sum id'
about $1300 already resulted from the
Red Cross drive Sufficient funds
are pledged to continue the valuable
services of real Red Cross work in
the town! It is gratifying to know
that .Skowhegan people have been so
generous in this movement In the
midst of many others and Chairman
Right expre -a s himself as thorough
ly delighted with the treatment ac
corded him in the drive.
t minuiicemeiil Made of Assignments
lor flic ( inning A cur in Su
preme Court
Announcement has been made by
Chief Justice Leslie C. Cornish of
Augusta of tin- assignment of tlit* jus
tices for tin- coming year in the va
rious courts. The January term of
court, which convenes the 27th at
Skowhegan will he presided over by
j Chief Justice Cornish. Justice
■ Charles P Haines will preside at the
spring term of court, which opens the
first Tuesday in April and Justice
Charles J Dunn of Orono presides al
the September term, opening the third
Tuesday of that month.
Mrs. Ernest Marrow left here for
her home in Belgrade, Monday, after
visiting with her brother. Frank Bean
jin Cornvillc
t oMinanilcr) to lime I'llrlwtmu**
Obsert II lire
The annual Chrlatmaa observance of
t>e Molay Commandery, No. 10. K. T .
will he held hi the asylum on Thurs
day Christmas Day at 11 :U) in th<v
forenoon All Sir Knight* arc re
r|ije»fcd to he present for this im
pressive ceremony Appropriate mu
sic will he rendered and no part of
ihe uniform is to he worn. The “In
Memorlam Hat includes hut three
names, Sir William li. Longley, late
of Norrldge.w ock, Sir Walter V. Mit
chell, laic of Skow hegan and Sir ('has,
K Rochester, late of Rouse's Point,
\ V
IMightiiil l ii'iil for the Young I’rople
to lie Held in Grunge Hull
The lirst high school social affair
during the holiday season occurs to
morrow, Friday, evening in Grange
Hail when tlie members of the class
of 192? will hold their annual Soph
i more Skip. Klaborate plans have
1 been perfected under the direction of
j tlie following committee, with Thorn
i ton F. Conant as chairman: Lucille
| Chapman, Helen Groder. l-ouise
Laney, Lucille Moore, Thomas Lewia
I and Joseph Goulettn. Blue anti
j white, the class colors are to be much
In evidence in the decorative scheme
with the class numeral "192?," at
1 the front of the stage. • A cozy
1 corner for the patronesses will lie
< arranged in the hall room. The
dance orders are blue with white
pencils and there are lo .be fourteen
I dances and two extras. In the re
1 ceiving' line will be Mrs. G I.. Con
I ant, Mr's. H. G. Lewia. Mrs. Mary
' McQuade, Mrs. I A. Norton. Mrs,
W. K. Stimpson, Mrs. l> S, Turner,
j Miss Gertrude S. Weston and Mrs.
! W. B. Woodbury. This dunce Is
planned for the alumni, school,
parents and friends of the students
and tints phohlbits the presence ol
some, who do not have such connec

IMreetnrs Held Meeting Monday. I'i
liaiieinl Statement of Con
cern is Gratifying
The directors of the Somerset Farm
ers' Co-operative Telephone Company
met Monday. December 15th and drew
* up the warrant for the annual meet
ing which is to he held in Norridge
! woek on January 5th. All subscrib
ers whq can possibly attend this meet
ing are urged to do so. Those who
wish dinner at the hull will please
notify their telephone operator on or
before January 1st.
| The financial statement to Decent
her 15th indicates that the company
has prospered during the last year
and is better off financially than on#
year ago. This is very gratifying in
view of1 the unexpected heavy ex
l penses of (lie past year due to state
road work, storms, changing all wiles
In the business district in Skowlie
gan, etc.
Simla (Ians Made lleail<|iiarlers at
Emery-Brown Store Yesterday
Yesterday was a great day for the
biddies because Santa Claus came to
town. For some n asun the rein
deer did mu furnish transportation
because jolly old Santa <uine in on
the 11:10 train However, the
youngsters got word of this and they
were at the station, two hundred
strong, to greet their generous
friend. Escorted hv tie i hildren.
Santa went up Water street to tie
Emery-Brown store, where lie math
his headquarters in “Toyhmd.' Some
of the schools closed early and before
he left seven hundred lit 11* ■ folks
gathered at the store to receive gifts
of candy and leave orders for just
what they wauled him to bring on
his next appearance during the night
j before Christmas
Coins and New Bills for < hrisimas
If ifIs
Finding that the pnlilii e apt to d>
maud bright new coin and inn :i<
■ ed hills, at this season for Christ
mas slits, and other holidav po... .
the First National Bank lit 1! in
a supply. They have gold loin in
various denominations. u hi ,sht
new silver pieces including tie
Pence Dollar, and unelri ulaicd . .ir
renry. While their value i no more
than funds less carefully chosen
their brightness and newness is -ig
nifieant of the gift spirit and the holi
day period
Shfl\\ II Kf» \ N MM ||>
The serious illness ui C T Durham
is reported.
Ortnnnd Itieliardson is eoiuiug home
from his studies at Dartmouth Col
lege the last ol Ibis Week. Joseph
Kussakotl has already arrived holm
for the holidays
A whist party and dance will he
I held ill C. (), F Hall, Tuesday even
ing December .“.nth with Mrs, Oddys
Orchestra furnishing the music toi
the dame. At ibis time the
| grand series prizes will he announced.
Dignified Worship and Happy Events in Recog
nition of the Holiday Time
The rapidly approaching Yuletide
"ill be given dignified attention in
the various churchese of Skowhegan
next Sunday. There will tie the cus
tomary Christmas celebrations for
the young people of the churches at
various hours and holiday cheer will
lie very evident.
At the Federated Church, Rev.
George Goring Thurlow will deliver
a sermon and the choir directed by
A li. Plummer will sing two special
selections. The subject of Mr. Thur
low's sermon will be "Oh. Come to
Our Hearts, Lord Jesus." Charley
Turner will be soloist.
The kindergarten meets as usual
during the morning service and the
church school convenes at 12 o'clock.
A meeting of tlie men's class will be
held in the gallery of the church at
12 o'clock. The members are
studying “The Life of Christ."
in tlie afternoon at a o'clock there
will lie a simple concert by the church
school, in which members of the
kindergarten department will parti
cipate There will lie songs by the
intermediate department and the
church choir will assist. Following
the concert, the children will adjourn
to die church parlors, where the an
nual Christmas treat will be served.
The cantata, "The Incarnation" by
Xevins will not be given until Decem
ber 28th. when it will lie presented at
both morning and evening services.
Other notices of the week are for
choir rehearsals for the Christmas
music on Tuesday and Saturday even
ings. also for the cantata. All who
sing are urged to attend these rehear
sals Union service, this Thursday
evening at the Federated Church,
with Rev* Oeorge Goring Thurlow
us leader. (
The First Philathea Class held a
Christmas party at their regular meet
ing last night, the members bringing
gilts which later will tie distributed
to the needy children of the communi
The congregation last Sunday
morning was tlie largest of the season,
comfortably filling the church. We
hope Christmas Sunday every mem
ber of the parish will make an effort
to be present at one or more services.
There will lie no special obser
vance at the Church of Our I^ady of
Gourdes next Sunday but in accord
ance with the usual custom there
will be masses on Christmas Day.
These will lie at 7, 8 and 10 o'clock.
At the middle mass, the children will
sing and there will be orchestra mu
sic. At high mass there will be
music by St. Mary's Choir and St.
Cecilia Orchestra. There will lie
special decorations.
Next Monday evening, there will
lie a Christmas tree in Convent Hall
for the school children, with music,
games and distribution of gifts These
arrangements are to lie directed by
a committee from the Catholic so
cieties of which Joseph Fluette is
The pastor's foreword to all the
congregation is, ‘Tnderwrite a Hap
py Christmas."
Ample arrangements are being
made for the observance of the
Christmas season. We shall have our
Christinas tree for all ibe members
of lhe church and congregation and
Sunday school. it will he held Wed
nesday evening, (lie 24th. The ex
ercises will begin early in the even
ing ^ Everything connected with
tills important event is in the hands
of committees which have been ap
pointed by the Philathca Class. Mrs
Simon Cates has charge of the tree
and its decorations. Mrs. Ora Val
lie.r is preparing the program. All
filends are invited to bring their gift
Wednesday afternoon for their child
ren and friends. Or they can bring
them when they come in the evening
Come with happy hearts and have
line time,
Sunday. Dei ember 21. 10.20: The
following is the order of service:
Prelude. "Chorus of Angels." (Clarki;
doxnlogv : invocation: orchestra. "Jo>
to the World,' i Maekic and Beyer)
responsiG nading; Gloria; anthem.
"The New Born King," (Charles L'Es
polr); Scripture; anthem. "There
Dwelt In Old .India (William H.
Grlggsi prayer, violin solo. Miss Vir
ginia Aim offertory duel, piano and
organ, second nocturne, i Durand t;
In inn ".Iin to the World '; anthem,
(hrist lour King is Born, ' (Geo.
\ Burden n mrinon. "Messages from
the Manger": orchestra, march, iZa
mci'lnk i: benediction: postlude.
Ncsper service at live o'clock
Prelude orchestra. "Fond Memories,"
1 Zamerink I ; anthem. "Heralds of the
King.', i.l C. Bartlett); Scripture;
duet, piano and organ, pastorale
tJuUmani; anthem. "The New Born
King i Charles U L'Kspoiri; prayer;
violin solo. Miss Ames; anthem.
There Dwelt In Old Judea.' (William
H Griggsi : address; cantata. "Adora
tion," (George Nevini; orchestra.
"Siiimberland," (Zameclnk i bene
diction: postlude.
At the noon liour the lesson trout
tl-e Bible wil lie a Christmas one
At this hour the primary department
Will have a special Christmas ser
vice. All the little folks and their
parents are invited to tie present at
this hour. Mrs Clarence High! will
tel u Christmas story.
Organist Mrs Ames: pianist Mrs.
Nye; violinist. Miss Virginia Ames;
soloists. Mr. and Mrs. Burrill, Mrs
McQuillan, Mrs. Craig, Floyd Nye.
Lyle Moore, Irwtn K. Ladd. There
will be choruses, quartettes, trios. ~
duets and solos.
The closing service of the day wll'.
be a Christmas service conducted by
the Christian Endeavor Society, with
a Christmas story in song and poetry.
"Glory to God in the Highest and
on Earth Peace."
At tlie Centenary .Methodist Epis
copal Church a particularly fine pro
gram of music is in preparation un
der the direction of Mrs. Donald Bur
rill. In the morning Mrs. Howard
Friend and Mrs. Myron J. Smith will
play on the organ and piano Guil
nant's Pastorale" as a prelude,
while for the offertory they will play,
"How I»vely Appear.' The organ
postlude to be played by Mrs. Friend
will be "I Know That My Redeemer
Eiveth." The anthems will he "The
Gift of God" by Ira B. Wilson ami
“Sing Ye Faithful" by E. E. Ashforth
The Christmas concert will be giv
en at 7 o’clock, with more especial!}
fine music which will indude a pre
lude. “Holy City" and "Silent Night"
as an offertory. The choir will sing.
“The New Born King," by Charles
L'Espoir and ”0 Night of Peace and
.Stillness' by William R, Spencer.
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Watson will sing.
"Night of Nights" by Wilson and Eu
gene C. Tarbox will sing, "The Lord
is My Light."
Owing to the illness of Rev. H. L.
Nichols, a substitute will he required
to deliver the sermons of the day. and
it is hoped that Prof. Newman of Col
by College can be procured for the
The Christmas tree exercises occur
on Christmas Eve, Miss L. B. Higgins
directing the same. The program:
Welcome. Evelyn Pier* ; chorus.
Merry Christmas by Junior and Pri
mary scholars; Christmas Greeting,
Neil Flemming; recitation. The Stor\
That Never Grows Old. Ruth Kairns;
piano duet. Pearl Flemming and Edith
Bishop; exercise, To Make Christmas,
Fred Laney, Herbert Richardson.
Madeline Day, Agnes Quinn; song.
Sing a Song of Santa Claus. Mcrwin
Gordon: recitation. Fp to Date, Jos
eph Files; song. Hush-a-Bye. Fid:
Watson; exercise. In Lowly Manger
Belle Tozler. Bertha Day. Nellie
Wave. Bernice Wave, Olive Tessicr;
recitation. Outside. Elsie Smith, reci
tation. Santa's Cake. Albert Oddy;
recitation. Merry Christmas Day. Wil
lard Rickards; piano duet, Edna
Oddy and Charlene Cole; recitation.
Miss Blue Stocking. Do'is Toiler;
recitation. The Parcel Post, Ada Wat
son; reeitation and drill. The Birth
night of Jesus. Phyllis Weston and
seven girls.
Cantata. Mrs. Santa Claus and The
Christmas Dolls; Santa. Normal Wat
son. Mrs. Santa. Pearl Flemming;
French Doll, Lyle Moore; Talking
! Doll, Irene Demo: Crying Doll. Her
bert Richardson; two drummers. Ed
mond Laney and Hitman Kairns: In
dian Doll, Ivan Richardson; Walking
j Doll. Glennis True; Baby Doll.
; Frances .Moore; Japanest Doli, Blynn
| Packard, Singing Doll, Jean Flem
ming; Jack in the Box. George Car
penter; Five Everyday Dolls. Winona
Rickards. Edna Oddy. Maypla Ruscll.
Edith Bishop. Helen Quinn.
)lrs, ( liarlnltr >1. Tartwix in \ssunte
Billie. of \nhlo Grand. ippoin
tBo Officers I.iitor
Kioetion of officers was held at the
regular meeting of Priscilla Rebekah
Ixidge last Tuesday evening. Mrs
t harlotte M. Tarhox the vice grand,
presided in the absence of the noble
grand. Miss Adelena Landry. Much
business xvas transacted and the an
nual reports of the several officers
were listened to. During the even
ing the following officers were elect
ed for the ensuing year: Noble
Grand. Charlotte M. Tarhox, vice
grand. Irene X. Turner: secretary.
Sara F Dyer: treasurer Kivu G
Greene trustr. for three years. Nel
lie C Chase: pianist. 1’auline it
Greene The appointive officers
will he announced later. The do
groo was to hav, tuen cornered but
owing to the large amount of busi
ness and the absence of the noble
grand, It was postponed anil will lie
conferred at a special meeting, the
date ot which will be announced
later Following the business a
Christmas trc. with gifts and Santa
Chios w.-rc enjoyed in the dining
room and Christmas candy and pop
corn were served In a committee
under the chairmanship of Miss Myra
M. French The tiew-lv elected of.
biers will he installed at a joint in
siullation with Carmbassett Lodge on
Tuesday, January 6th. Mrs. Winifred
T. Jones of Athens, district deputy
president, bring the installing officer
for Priscilla Rebekah Lodge A six
thirty supper will In served with Mrs
Alma Bishop a.- chairman of the com- ;
A regular meeting of Bloomfield
Temple Pythian Sisters was held last
Friday evening \t the next meet
ing the officer- for the coming year
will he elected.

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