OCR Interpretation

The independent-reporter. [volume] (Skowhegan, Me.) 1909-1955, December 18, 1924, Image 10

Image and text provided by Maine State Library

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96075050/1924-12-18/ed-1/seq-10/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for TEN

News of Somerset’s Busy Towns >
The enmmittee in charge oil the!
picnic supper and the Christmas tree
nt the Eastern Slur meeting on Frl-1
day evening of this week request that j
each member not personally solicited J
lor food please bring cake or pie and j
also an Inexpensive gift for the tree '
Mrs. Newton Blalsdell visited rela-1
fives In Haverhill, Mass., a few days
during the past week.
Mrs. Lewis Robinson was in Water - j
vllle. Friday.
William Farrand was home from
Starks over Sunday.
Mrs. E. II Bates and her brother
Cbauney Holt have been staying with
thoir aunt, Mrs. G. C. Cooley while
Mr. Cooley was so critically ill.
Miss Autlce Cheviot and her sister,
Miss Edna are passing thoir Christ
inas vacation at I heir home in town.
Mrs. Addle Melntire bus finished her
duties caring for Charles Farrand.
who is in a serious condition and
has gone to her daughter's home in
Madison. Mrs. Julia Fields has ta
ken Mrs. McinlIre's place and Harry!
Grant and Roy Mitchell have each
been staying with Mr. Farrand nights.
S. K. Boone bus taken Edwin (111
man’s place in the local creamery.
George Harlow has moved two
buildings during the past two weeks
from the Sterry lot in Mercer to his
barn lot on Wade street. These build
ings are to he used for sheep houses.
G. C. Cooley, an aged citizen of this
town passed away early Tuesday
morning. A longer obituary will
he given later
F. E. Jewett made a business trip
to Portland the first of the week.
, Alton Boone is home from Water
ville where he has been employed
during the summer.
Fred Walton of Oakland is boanl- -
ing with Mr. and Mrs. Isaiah Green.
v Friends of Mrs. Emma Wltheejjiave
received word from her that she will
. not be in Norrldgawock this winter
os she had planned but will remain
in Saco.
Dr. W. F. Brown is making exten
sive repairs in the rooms formerly
occupied by the postofflee and as soon
as they are ready they will be used
by the doctor for his practice of den
tistry. The store in the same block
formerly used by the Farmers’ Union
has been thoroughly remodeled and
F. W. Spaulding is nicely located
there with his drug business.
Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Webb were
called to Livermore Falls last week
by the death of Mrs. Webb’s father,
Mr. Turner.
Mrs. («uy Emmons has been on the
Hick list.
The pupils from tho first through
the eighth grade are to give Christ
mas exercises iu the Town Hull on
Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Frank Jewell lias been on the
sick list with the grip.
The dealers are reporting / petty
thriving in their stores since the holi
days goods have been displayed and
according to some of the merchants
it lias been done op the wholesale
The Kennebec Girls Club enjoyed a
Christinas meeting at the home of
’Miss Arlene Jones Saturday.
Mrs. Guy Scott has returned to the
Kennebec Valley Hospital for treat
Robie Albee Id clerking for E. H.
Vaughan during the holiday season.
The Chi Sigma Girls gave an oyster;
stew supper ut the Baptist vestry on -
Friday evening and invited the hoys
or the high school as their guests.
After supper the party adjourned to
the town hall where Hie evening was
passed in a social manner.
A literary society lias been formed
. in the high school and Miss Ixiuise
Jewell hus been chosen president.
.Meetings are to he held each week
' anil papers read on interesting arti
cles the members have read from
current magazines.
Mrs. Ebert Miller entertained the
Scholarship Fund Whist Club last
Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. Susie Ames of Skowhegan vis
ited her mother, -Mrs. Mary Iluntoon
u short time last week. Mr. and
Mrs. William Davis of Dexter are to
remain with Mrs. Davis’ mother, Mrs. j
Iluntoon for the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Oliver and
(laughter Virginia of Madison visited
Mr. and Mrs. George Jewell, Monday.
Mrs. H. C. Hussey 1ms been 111 with-!
0 Elwin Moore had the misfortune to
hurt his foot last week and has been
obliged to use crutches.
Charles Pike has resigned as lanl-,
tor at the library and Willis Mitrvel
lias taken his place.
H. C. Albee has been very ill with |
pneumonia and has suffered a re
Miss Pauline Goss and Hoy Doyle
visited In Watervllle last Wednesday, j
Mr. and Mrs. IT. S. S. Higgins have1
purchased a restaurant In North An
son of Mrs. Lottie Green and opened (
for business last week.
Alfred Everett and wife have been
ill with the grip.
Mrs. Myru Boone and little daugh
ter Fdrn have closed (heir home and
are Jiving with Mrs. George Brown
this winter. Mrs. Helen Brown is
also at the same home for the winter.
Mrs. Abble Morrison returned Fri
day night from a visit In Farmington.
Phillip and Emery Tavior were
week end guests of Mrs. Elmer Whit
Hon. L. R. Folsom was in AuguBta
last week to attend the council meet- ]
ing and also Hie State House fare
well party to Gov. Baxter .Mrs.
Folsom joined him in Watervllle Wed- -
Valtou Neil of Skowhegan visited
his sister, Mrs. Chester Shepard over i
The annual sale and supper given
by the Woman's Working League of
the Congregational Church was held
last week. Tuesday and was a great ;
success In all ways. The booths
were prettily decorated and all the ;
nr tides were sold. At six t^'clock a
delicious supper of cold meats, eecol
Hall's Catarrh
at AjIljhlgAA U a Combined
medicine Treatment,both
local and internal, and ha* been succe**
ful in the treatment of Catarrh for ovet
forty year*. Sold by all drviggUt*.
F. J. CHENEY &. CO., Toledo, Ohio
loped potatoes, fruit salad, baker
beans and the usual bountiful supply
of caked, plea, doughnuts, eto., was
served and the proceeds from the sale
anil supper amounted to one hundred
ginety-two dollars and twenty-five
Roll call night was observed by
Somerset Rebekalt Lodge last Friday
evening and there was a very large at
tendance. A very fine program was
enjoyed and home-made candy served.
James Rigelow, aged about eighty
seven years, passed away at the home
of his son Adelbert Bigelow early
Monday morning after u long Ill
ness following a shock. Last week
Mr. Bigelow suffered another li^cU
and failed rapidly uni II lie pass*)
away. During all his illness lie has
been most tenderly cared for by Mr
and Mrs. Adelbert Bigelow.
Are you giving Health for Christ
mas? Buy Christmas Health Seals.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Caswell have
gone to North Anson to remain will
Mr. Caswell s brother’s widow for the
winter. Last week Mr. Caswell was
In Portland afld had a growth rernov
rd from his eye by a specialist.
Mrs. Jeanette Johnson has been
c onfined to her home during the past
four weeks by severe lameness In
her foot.
Waiter Prue visited at his home in
Waterville last week.
All the young people who are at
tending the Farmington Normal from
this town are enjoying their Christ
inas vacation at home.
Mrs. Etta Blalsdeil and daughter.
Miss Ruth and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Em
mons were in Waterville Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Whitney were
in Oakland,and Waterville on busi
ness Friday.
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sav
age have received letters from them
stating that they are enjoying them
selves in Colorado. Gardner Sav
age of North Anson, who accompani
ed them is visiting his sister.
'Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Page are in
Detroit visiting Mrs. Page’s mother,
Mrs. Martha (’lark.
Puyson Randal who has been work
ing in C'nnaan came home sick last
Mrs. Maggie Johnson and son Henry
front North New Portland were call
ers in town on their way to Skow
liegati to do Christmas shopping. Mrs.
Donald Johnson went with (hem.
Roy Boon who was 111 last week
has returned to bis work itt Burgess
fc Jones.
Mrs. Phyllis Carter and daughter
itetu of Madison spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Oilman.
Mrs. George Brown and Alice John
son were callers in .Madison Friday.
Mr. and -Mrs. Lewis Robertson have
just received a X-tnas box from their
laughter, Mrs. Martha Condon of
Tampa, Fla. One half crate of fine
oranges and one half orate of large
grapefruit gathered from'fruit trees
in their own dooryard. Unit the Roh
liinsonH well remember having seen
when they were there last winter.
Mrs. Charles Fuller has been il!
several days with a grippe cold.
Amos Johnson, formerly of Nor
ridgowook has shot seven foxes since
November 1st, near Ills home in No.
New Portland.
Lyman Emmons and son are taking
down one of our landmarks, the old
town schoolhouse near the home of
Miss Sara Clark.
Gladys Mitchell is clerking in
Frank French’s store.
Mrs. Fuller, who is nearly eight
rour years of age, was able to attend
the recent Congregational fair and
supper which she heartily enjoyed.
Her muny friends were glad to see
aere there once more.
1 Harry Heald and family attended
the State Grange in Portland last
Philip and Emery Taylor of Smith
Held were week end guests of Mr.
ind Mrs. Elma Whiting.
Mrs. H. J. Merrick and little
laughter Ruth of Augustn, have been
lere with Mrs. Merrick’s mother, Mrs.
Charles Holbrook for the past week.
Ldttle Ruth has been sick with chick
in-pox while here but is much im
jroved at this writing. As Mrs.
Merrick could be with her mother,
Mrs. Miller did not go to Mrs. Hol
irook’s until last Monday, meanwhile
Mrs. Miller has been' passing a few
lays at home with her friend, Mrs.
W. C. Fletcher since returning from
jkowhegan last week.
Last Sunday Mrs. E. H. Bates was,
■Tilled to attend her micle, Gustave
'ooley who is critically 111 at his
tfinie In Norrldgewock.
Arthur Frederick and Ira Taylor
lave taken a contract tn cut white
lirch on the Widow Ladd place this
winter and hope to begin operations
/ery soon.
The Oak Hill Club met with Mrs.
V H. Anderson Wednesday of last
week, spending a very pleasant after
loon. Dainty refreshments of cake
ind coffee were served by the hostess.
A Christmas tree rehearsal will be
leld after Sunday school next Sun
lay at the Oak Hill schoolhouse. All
hose taking part in the Christmas
.ree entertainment are requested to
>c present.
George Fairfield and sister, Mrs.
fames Daggett were dinner guests
Wednesday of last week at the home
if Mr. and Mrs, W. C. Fletcher.
Enid Fletcher has recovered from
ler recent Illness and was able to
•eturn to school last Monday morning.
Charles Holbrook and W. C. Fleff'h
>r had the N. E. telephone Installed
n their homeB last, week in place of
he Farmers’ line. Mr. Holbrook’s
lumber is 3-12, and Mr. Fletcher’s,
Mrs. Lillian Miller passed Sunday
ifternoon with her mother, Mrs. Ada
ine Burrill at the home of O. C. Tay
The many friends of Mrs. Charles
Holbrook will be pleased to learn that
ihe is reeoverlng from her recent se
vere accident..
Mrs. R. J. Shaw was the guest, of
isr parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Rob
nson and other relatives in Vassal
joro over the week end.
Morton Harlow of Mercer passed
:hrough town on his way to Madison
Mias Alice Robinson was at home
’rom Madison where she is teaching
iver the week end.
Ray Hilton of Bingham is at Frank
Miss Dorothy Perkins who has
cared for her sister, Mrs. Velma Luce
and her infant son. returned to her
home in Sidney, Sunday.
.Mrs II. T. Noble and daughter Jean
spent several days last week with
friends in Skowbegan.
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Slieaff >ook din
ner Sunday with Mrs. ShealT's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Walker.
p. KN Wither was, at home from
Skowbegan over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Baron and ;
daughter Ruth went, to Mereer Sun-!
B. F. Baker has sold ills hay to ;
Clarence Brown and Frederick Bros, j
pressed it the last of the week.
Oiand Lambert is at home from j
the C. of M. for the season's vaca- ,
William Farrand was working for
T. J. Hogan last week.
Airs. Nettie Durgin of The Forks '
arrived Saturday to pass the winter
with her niece, Mrs. Hattie Baker.
Levite Belletieur who has been |
pressing hay in North Anson for
some time had a break down and has
brought his engine home.
Mr. and Mrs. Leigh Williamson and [
children were dinner guests of Mr. >
%aliil Mrs. Harold Baker on Sunday.
Airs. Florence II. DeGonzaley of
Mexico City. Mexico, was a recent ,
guest of her uncle, T. J. Hogan.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barney and
Guy York were callers in Fairfield
Jack Percival of Norridgewock was
a caller here recently.
Raymond I,. Whitney of Bingham
and it. L. York are surveying out the
Edwin Burgess track of land here.
Melvin Campbell was a caller In
Pittsfield recently.
Airs. Edmund Kierstead was a call- 1
er in Norridgewock Friday.
Everett Lure was a caller in Nor
rldgewnck Saturday.
A large (lock of wild geese were
(seen Hying over here recently.
Wallace, Clarence and lister
Blodgett were callers at Virgil Clem
ent's in Norridgewock Sunday.
A quiet wedding was solemnized on
Wednesday evening. December 10 at
the home of Hie officiating clergy- j
man. Rev. F. G. Davis when Harry
L, Hooper and Miss Leona Mosher
were united in marriage, the single
ring service being used. The couple
were attended by Miss Florice Mush
ier. sister of the bride and Airs. Sasha
Tobias, sister of the groom. The
bride is the eldest daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. (ieorge Mosher. She is a
graduate of the Norridgewock high
school and for a time taught in the i
rural schools, hut the past year has
been employed in the shoe shop. Air
and Airs. Hooper left Thursday for ,
Canton, Conn., where Mr. Hooper j
will be employed as carpenter for,
the winter. The lies! wishes of their
j many friends go with them.
The neighbors met on Friday after- j
noon and tacked two nice quilts for j
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stevens who)
i had the misfortune to loose their j
home by lire on Wednesday morning.
Walter Bigelow was a caller In j
Skowbegan Friday.
School will close Friday with a
Christmas entertainment in the even
ing. The teacher. Airs. Sasha To
bias lias worked hard to make tills
a very profitable term and deserves
much credit. This term hot lunches
have been served to the pupils which
I has been met with a generous re
sponse from all the parents.
* The Bible lecture given by Elmer
j E. Clayton on the subject, "What!
Did Christ Abolish," was appreciated
by those who attended. He made it
very plain, that it was not "The Ten
: Commandments.” Now don't let the
cold stop us from listening to Cod's
message, for at the hull is a cheery
tire that all may he comfortable.
Come next Sunduy night and hear
about i lie following subject, “The
i Hour of His Judgment is Come." Let
us show our appreciation by our at
tendance at these meetings that aro
being held for our good.
Are you giving Healtli for Christ
mas? Buy Christmas Health Seals.
Arthur Frederic of Norridgewock I
and Ira Taylor, are making prepara
tions to begin cutting the birch on
Mrs. Ladd's lot In South Mercer.
Earl Ladd has been getting oiTV
pulp to Belgrade.
James Bacon is expected home to
day from, Connecticut where he lias
been at work on a roaal job.
David Tracy had the misfortune to
"lose a young heifer, Saturday, by her
getting choked in the crib.
Paul Chamberlain has recently pur
\ chased a cow.
| Friends of Harold Stockford arc
sending him a shower of cards at the
i sanltorlum at Fairfield.
Donald Clark of Colby is spending
the Christmas vacation at home.
John Sterling of Bingham is work-;
! ing at Hotel Sterling. ,
Joseph Spauldtng has finished his
! job of blasting rocks in the river.
| The Jackman and Skowhegan auto
truck has been discontinued for this!
' year.
Mrs. Will Whorff is enjoying a new
! .By the untiring efforts of the presi-1
j dent and directors of the Woman's
aaeae-i— ’
Blessed Sleep
It’s more than likely that you’ll sleep
soundly all the night when your di
gestion is good and the bowels are
working regularly. It’s a sure thing
that by using the good old “L. F. ”
ATWOOD Medicine as directed,
every bit of that indigestion, bilious
ness, constipation, may be overcome.
There’ll be steady improvement with
I a marked gain in strength arTi) energy.
It is absolutely necessary to prevent ab
1 ■ , ■ ' . . .
; sorption or poisonous matter m the in
testines, and ‘*1-. F.” will positively
clear out the bowels.
Don't delay, but buy a bottle now and try it one
month asdire; ted. Remember it a guaranteed
Your money back if not benefited Bic bottle
50 cents. '
Only 1 cent a dost
L. F. Medicine Co., Portland, Me.
H A compound eontnlnlmr I
■ old nnd well rceovnl/.ed I,
B remedies, uiruinst cold and It
exposure. A body Imilder ■
I and slrenirtli producer. I
ft Old people who want lo |
■ keep youmr and timorous O
H as lonir as they can will I
■ liud Pierre Cartier’s MedI- I
■ cine Is ,lns| what they need
■ to keep In lirst class con
| d it Ion as did the Canadian ■
■ woodsman.
[ At all drmr stores g
lu't. tin of aprons fancy goods,
l. 'Sons and food was a financial suo
ci V/e would like to tliank every
v. i o responded so freely with their
p. *. > •• and pockethook.1 Willie
Dunton was the lueky one who got
the blanket. Maurice Williams
Irew the guess eake and Annie Sav
age, tiie picture. $44.50 was the sum
cleared. flood for a small club.
Superintendent Mr. Brown of Bing
ham visited schools in town last week
Mrs, Thomas Berry of West Forks
visited her daughter, Mrs. Carroll
Martin Friday of last week.
There will lie no Christmas enter
tainment at the church this year.
Miss Bowler and Miss Could will have
a tree and speaking at the school
ICvu Webster arrived home from
Watervll| Saturday She took a
trip to Lewiston while she was aw'ay
We had the pleasure of listenlug
to the radio at the Sterling Hotel
Saturday evening, when a concert
was given in commemoration of the
Battle at Frcdricksburg. December 13.
lHti2, sixty-two years ago. The pro
gram was much enjoyed by all who
listened in and it was a whole even
ing entertainment* No words we
•an say can tell the pleasure we have
i.i the radio.
smitiii 11:i.i»
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Bean were
Sunday visitors at. Mrs. Bean’s par
elits, Mr. and Mrs. I). T. Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. S. 11. Wltham return- '<
d Friday from Portland where they
ittended Stale (’range and reported ■
i very enjoyable time.
row Kits sniooLHQi si:
Kdwnrd Slocum who has been sick
or several weeks at the home of Ills
ton-in-law. Bernard Hutchinson, with
hardening of the arteries, still re
mains in a critical condition.
Fred Chapman is hauling logs to
Barone for Bernard Hutchinson.
Ulmer Bates has Unished work with
lie Oakland Water Company and Is
home for the winter.
Sheriff Miller was down this way I
on business one day last week.
The snowstorm of Saturday was a
great help to travelling in this sec
ion, us the snow' was getting pretty
thin in places; ttye rain fixed it so
that it could not blow and made the
ciMtditions just about right.
Card of Thanks
wWr heartily appreciate the efforts
of our friends to relieve us since the
tire which destroyed our home. They
have been most generous in their l
contributions and have helped in
■verv way possible. We thank you
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stevens
Sdrrldgewock, Me., Dec. 18, 1924*
TleitsWoidi. *7LeujWbtcti
thousands of thorn saelled.
pronounced,and defined in,
Webster's New
International Dictionary
-S&Zm, thl
*"h~*rJrHere are \ Eest
Jr a feu) samples
oadcast abreaction
H agrimotor hot pursuit
m Blue Cross mystery ship
m rotogravure junior college
B Esthonia oskari Fusciita
$ altigraph cyper Riksdag
2 Flag Day sippio Rc.l Star m j
■ mud gun sterol paravane | !
jgj Ruthene Swaraj mega bur b j
1 rollmop taiga plaimon J j
S sugamo sokol shoneen 9 I
psorosis soviet precoot ■ j
duvetyn realtor S. P. boat & '
Ciecho-Slcvak camp-fire girl of
aerial cascade Air Council M
, Devil Dog activation ff
Federal Land Bank
is this Storehouse
cf information
Serving You?
6Q00 illustrations
407,000 words & phrases
Gazetteer & Biographi -a)
Writ# for a sample peas of the M’'i/ ,
Words, upecimen cf licjuU-r and India Paj* rs. Fitet |
G.4C.MERRIAM CO.,Springfield,Mnss ,U S A j
- »
as Buick builds it I
is a smart-looking closed
car. Its Fisher-Built Body
presents the same attractive
contours as other Buick • '9
The Master Six closed models. This body ■
COACH • 1 1 J . | . / The Standard S - ■
$I495 is moulded to shape, with COACH: I
no box-like corners, no ..I
* 4 4 chate Httn. whti h p'i'• „. 9|
/ unfinished appearance. V-*’ I
(F .10 20-A) H
\ ggi
hi addition to Buick’s two coach models, there 9
are twenty-three other Buick styles to choose from 9
Skowhegan, Maine 9
The. Tiew I
A Standard Six Sedan- $15951
HERE is a fascinating new closed car—
new in beauty, new in convenience,
r.ew in driving ease — it’s the Studebaker
Standard Six Sedan.
It is built complete by Studebaker—assur
ance of mechanical excellence plus finest
coachwork. It is also a guarantee of utmost
value, for the savings Studebaker makes
through complete manufacture are reflected
in its surprisingly low price.
, Netv beauty
New body—new radiator—new hood—.new
lenders—new lamps—genuine mohair uphol
stery— new walnut-finished •latrument board
—new grouping of instruments on silver-faced
>Uial — new. stop-and-tail light — new natural
wood wheels—new satin lacquer finish.
New convenience
New control of lights from steering wheel—
new automatic spark control—new one-piece
windshield—new winged radiator cap—new
gasoline gauge on dash—glare-proof visor—
automatic windshield cleaner—rear-view mir
ror-corner reading lights—new tire carrier
with lock—new-lype accelerator. |
New driving ease
Improved engine of greater power —new
crankshaft machined on .-ill surfaces — new
heavy frame—new large brakes—new steer
ing mechanism specially designed for full-size
balloon tires—new ease of gear shifting with !
unit power plant — new emergency brake
lever, located at the dash — new force-feed
lubrication system.
By all means see this new Sedan before you
buy. Sit behind the wheel and experience its
smootfi, quiet, vibrationless performance and
its delightful ease of operation.
.»— -----‘-(.
115-in. yy B. 50 H P._ 120-in. W B 65 H P._ 127-in. W.D. 75 H P.
?K»a Duplex-PhaXtbn .$1145 5-Pass. Duplex-Phaeton .$1495 7-Pass. Duplex-Phaeion .<1875
J-Pas, Duptex-Roadsler• 1125 ,.Pal5 Duplex-Roadster . 1450 vPass. Coupe. 2650
CounirvC.iub Coupe I >95 D„c virrnrii 20>0 *
J-Pass. Coup?. 1495 «•»■**• »K,,0,W ■ • ' 7-Pass. S„-. an. 2785
i D,„ isas 5-Pus. Sedan.2150
5 Pass Berline . 1650 5-Pa*s. Beriine 2225 7-Pass. Berime.2360
4-u’br:, braAei, 4dttc wheelt. ihOextra 4-tihrt! brai'ft. jditilthftii A’’!* extra 4-whetl brahei,)d/it whetii, $75 extra
I (All pricei fob fat torm, and icibiect lo change tfithenl u)t:ce.)
Waterville Motor Company
Skowhegan, Maine
. * ■ /* I
. *

xml | txt