The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts on August 23, 1897 · 9
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BD ITS FAULTS. Rigby, Not Half Equipped for the Fair, Ulde to Properly Handle the Numerals Feature& TIIJ Profit from This Year's Experience. Readville Circuit Meeting Will Begin Today. Jan! Star Performers Have Beet Booked for Competition. - Ito New England fair of 1897 is at an Fro m a financial standpoint the affair was a most pronounced success, for never i have I seen a grand stand so aloroughly filled three days in succescion as at Rigby last week. I It was simply packed. Even the im-reensedouble decker was not quite large enough. It seemed to me that almost every me bed a kick coming last week.. To iny mind there was but one fault, and that was that Rigby was not halt equipped for .a fair of such magnitude. To those who see the Rhode Island fate fair people handle more features in one day than Rigby did all the week $ad yet conduct everything like machinery It is patent that the system can be put la operation down east. As the thing runs now it is simply so far below any criticism that to waste any on itwould be nonsense. Naturally Frank Farnham, as the 1 manager of the fair, comes in for most of the roasting. This is as natural as 3 was unfair. Mr Farnham has im?reseed me with the feeling that he means to do nothing but what is fair, :ust and to the best interests of all. If anI man can show me how you can ten off a 10-hour program of horse. bicycle, exhibitions and cavalry drill between the hours of 1 and 6.30 I will patentee the respectful attention of the Rigby folks. t Those who know Pres Burnham of Rigby can fully realize what he will do , ender existing circumstances. He has lam found out how Rigby can make limey, and I miss my guess if he does 'Bet have Rigby in a position to handle !liven a bigger fair than that just conichided. The place was craimped for room last :1 ,teek, and there were errors of judgment at helped to confuse everybody. At :le same time I think the fair minded ICI have to say that Mr Farnham did ,im well as he could under the conditions. 1 There Is absolutely no good reason :,thy Rigby cannot conduct four times as inch at one time as they do now. They nu clay the inside field and make It the litest show ground in the country. They tan practically a level field, big enough i emeaeuver an army on. i There is space enough in between the f, ands and the track to put up a stage ltrall their special exhibitions, and the tat of a first-class four-lap bicycle t would not be a circumstance to a 'tre that can earn $30,000 to $30,000 in a ; It not blame the Rigby folks for try-to do the best they could without , :,Ating any more money into the plant t ,ht9 last week, but now they can have , iu excuse., for , whether it is a New ,' :gland fair or called by another name mr can get the people out. . The feeling toward features of the fair as funny. The horsemen shouted at , A bicyclists and said: "Now, wouldn't i 'make you sick to see them race." The t ,yelists couldn't see what fun there t t min the horse racing, and both agreed y, at when you had seen troop F parade 'was wearisome to look at them again. t :hue everything tended to make trouble ad. had not Frank Farnham's, haAr 4 t,en gray to start with, I would look k 'it it to change color after last week. , The situation was just this: The monument had only one race track to do 1 i much as a three-ring circus could do 3 an afternoon. They tried to please , 'yerybcly, and, like the old. man in the . iihle, they pleased nobody. Thus with the assurance that they Ill be better equipped another time I ave the last week's mistakes to correct '4 emselves. 1Ticket System Wrong. There is one thing that is radically wrong in the fair. That is the ticket !Meth. In the first place it is one tat can be beaten out of sight. In the second it b cumbrous, and in the third 4 la of Aa earthly account, a reason !at I stmpose I might as well have A first and saved space. !,'' I have no time or inclination to lay rilt a plan of ticket handling now, but v point to one most idiotic arrange- , tent When anyone, not holding an f- milers badge, got in the stand he had Ito stay there all day or pay again on 4., Notrance. No return checks were r sue& -- If You wanted to get a meal or see lie streets of Cairo, the side shows or ; Nat Early's zoo from Boston you had I Five up your good money to get '' ,lea thto the stand. No wonder the 'rafters" kicked and the silver-tongued .f o'ators on the midway called Rigby a 4 "dead rabbit hole." Now that is all over and Mr Farn- I hm will have the tools next year to do ttainess wrt h. While the horsemen got a rather ' 'tab deal, I think men like Messrs ,BZ nth am, Milliken, Heald, Farnham, Abby and the rest gave them as good &chance as they could under the cir, Imatances. At the same time unless Pk AT are assured a clearer field next car I would not blame them to keep ,A----- , I 11' 1--M Iliverside 1 Driving Park ; HUDSON, MASS. LABOR DAY, :eloildayl Sept 611111897 1140 Class, Trot and Pace. Purse $100 , t IL14 Class, Trot and Pace. Purse $200 t1125 Class Trot and Pace. Purse $200 I tatie3 close Thursday, - Aug. 26, 9191, and should be addressed to , R. H. BRIGHANI ec CO., tlz 84 Hudson, Mass. , til SAUGUS RACE COURSE Italia Park, Mass., Sept. 6, 7, 8, 9' - . ., afoxnAT ' SEPT S. 1807. ' ' Clams cotnetiut, Pa i g .Purso $500 1 ,,C,Iata, Tr. 7..Purse 500 '44,0k Pacing -- - ., .Purse 400 T !It CESDAL 11(1, SEPT. 7. ',,4 cci:Rit, Pacing. , ... .Purse 500 145 Clare' Trotting rirsee POO ,t1? WEDNESDAY, SEPT. S. Pacing Purse 600 3 Purse 400 ' alga.. DoIll,',Il: Purse 400 t :7 cl' usTalpUiti SDA Y. SEPT. O. Purse 500 t 1 Ci.Ltsy, Trasettnigug Purse 500 Ats, Pacing Purse 400 1 k gatnee Close August 26. 1897o ol C' b WEEK--SE rrr. 14.15. 16.17 : ,.... Pmgranune anonucod later. , Wo P. Jillgrell iNi Gk. 'secretary. t a s.......1.1ita Park. Mugs. Will Profit by It. There is no need of saying more. Rigby management has promised to let these men enjoy the racing from the grandstand In future. That they will be better off there from every point of view no one doubts. They proved themselves wholly incapable, careless of the rights of the horsemen, and not possessed of the first rudiments of knowledge of the ru.es. As to the racing, It was as good as it could possibly be under the circumstances. When horses get an hour or more, and sometimes two hours. between heats, racing becomes unworthy of the name. Yet, at that, it was pretty fair to see, when you saw It. The real good things of the week were the win of Louis Victor over the much-touted Tommy Britton; the defeat of the 2.07 class by Roan Wilkes, the win of Gazette over Retina, Woodshed, Alcyo and that band; the continued victorious career of Monopole; the killing of the talent by Town Lady, and the handy walk-in of Bismark. I have the satisfaction of being the only man, barring Charles Bassini, the owner of Louis Victor, who has thoroughly believed in the horse. I saw him go an easy mile, in the mud, in fourth horse place at Saugus, in 2.1514, and it would Le hard to make me believe it was not as good as 2.10. I set him to go there and he beat it last week, though the Rig-by Judges accommodatingly kept him in a slower class. I am going to increase the limit now, and set Victor to beat 208 acme day this year, bar accident. The talent played Prince Alert to beat Roan Wilkes. Vassar, Ben D, Esperanza and the rest of the 2.07 pacers, but NA, 11- liam Beggs made it a cake walk for the roan horse la straight heats. I do not think any man can drive Alert better 1 than Birney, but ho made a bad drive with the hobbled borse in the first heat of the race. It may be that it made no difference In the result, but Alert surely went as good as 2.05 in that first trip. I telieve Prince Alert has get to be good and at himself to race with Roan Wilkes any time he is as good as he is now. The stud can go in four or five as sure as he can pace in 2.10, and so sure a performer is hard to find. He races like a steam engine and acts very strong. Refina had an off week and did not race anything like she could at Old Orchard. Gazette won very handily, in-need, and proved himself a gallant old warrior. To my mind the hero of the race was I Woodshed. The pony had a cut in his foot that would have stopped a bulldog, but he tried as hard as if it was not there and went a grand race. Monopole won a cracking race, and while I have seen Mart Dernarest make many a cracking drive. I do not think he ever landed what looked more like a forlorn hope. Almost any one can win with the best one, but Mart pulled this off with what looked like a beaten horse. John Cheney had John H. Shultz over to see:Town Lady race, and the mare royally entertained her owner with a most decisive victory over so good a mare as Morale. Bismarck has bid adieu to the 2.20 trotting class. I hope the 2.15 fellows will have as short races as be has given the other lot. When they beat him they'll know they have been to the races. There was one thing done at Rigby that the management must be censured for. That was declaring off the 3-yearold class. An association that made so much money showed bad judgment in keeping the youngsters so long under suspense and 'then calling it -oft. But, you will say. there were only two or three to start. Sure enough, but then It was Rigby's fault there were not more. The races ought to have come off on Friday, when there would have been a big field. The worst of this is that the big New England association, "with fair round belly with good capon lined," does not get the afterwards of this, but the Rigby management, when they go looking for entries again. If Rigby is wise it will dodge the New England fair and run a fair of its own, and do not let the ideas of some of the solons from the rural districts lay down rules to ruin George Burnham's liberal ideas and fair play. Readville Circuit Meeting. Today begins the biggest race meeting ever held in this part of the country and one of the most notable ever held in any section. With infinite pains and an amount of hard work Sec Charles M. Jewett has carried out the plans of his directorate so thoroughly that I believe this meeting will make history of a sensational character. I have been asked what is the best day to go to Reedville. Looking over the card I am at a loss for an answer. They are all such great days that to pick any one specially would be to take a chance. Every day has its race of national interest, and there are several in which the home feeling will be very manifest. Now that Star Pointer has shown his ability to trim Joe Patchen. from the outside as well as he can from the pole I believe that there will be more interest in seeing the big horse try to beat two minutes than in a race with the black stallion. The horse has stepped a last quarter in 29 seconds and raced in 2.02 outside of a horse. Admitting that the pole mearie ometh 1 n g and that McCleary can take the chance of letting his horse all out in one mile. I look to see Pointer beat two minutes, under favorable conditions. this week. It is an awful task to set even the champion of the world at. and I think I hear Dr Bailey say, "You won't bet he'll do it." but if the atmosphere and track be as good as Star Pointer the two-minute horse will be a reality this day week. To New Englanders the race in which Bumps, Guinette. Heir-at-Law, Planet and Badge will be the central figures will overshadaw any race of the week. This is the race that may result in a hollow victory or a race that will live long after all the horses in it are gone. At first sight it would seem as if Bumps would walk away with it in straight heats. Thert comes the question. Can he go a faster race than Guinette? Good judges think it a shame that two such great horses should meet with the possibility of killing each other. and then having some horse that either can trim easily win the money away from them. I do not know of any race this year that will require such careful judging. It will not do to let Bumps and Guinette or either one of them lay up. nor would it be fair to let the others do so. I do not envy the men who will be in the stand, but from the caliber of the usual occupants of the Reedville box I have no fear of their ability. Reedville has an excellently advertised meeting, and I cannot see how it can fail to get all the money if the weather is favorable. Every one wi:1 wish it success. -- Meetings to Clash. The meetings which follow that at Dover close this week, and it will be a case of the survival of the fittest. They are Old Orchard, Saugus and Narragansett. Each has a fair card., THE BOSTON their promise and dodge the New Eng- Only one can fill well. All must lose I land fair next year. little. The judges' Stand in the early part of I do not believe in the idea of Old Or the week was tougher than would be chard and Saugus clashing. They can allowed to work at a backwoods track not afford to split up this way. and th when tnost of the people had gone home. sooner they bothcome to their senset This has always been Rigby's weak the better. point. and last week it was so bad that The fact that the horses go to Dovet it was almost laughable. next week, and that Rigby is to folio's Bad judging is bad enough; but this with a meeting, will help Porter. Sau was far worse than bad. 4 gus has a good card, but it seems to mo , So that there may be no mistake about brothers Ilitchings and Porter ought tt the thing I will particularize. The start- combine on the meeting down to Oh ing was done by A. H. Merrill of Dan- Orchard and get the money. verse and, despite the thick-headed in- I do not look for Narragansett to ge' terference of one of the judges, he real- much of an entry, and it will not affeci ly did good work. It is hard for a man them half so much as the other places. to wateh a field and get them off while his attention is being distracted by a Dover will have a cracking good meet . slaw-witted and wholly incapable out- ing next week. alder. The track is said to be better than II Mr Merrill bad a tough field in the was at the last meeting, which is saylm , 2.12 pace. One horse had been a source a great deal. There is one sure thing of trouble for several weeks. Another that the Hicks family study the interest had not scored up for the word this of the horsemen. and will do all they cat year on a regulation mile track up to to entertain them. that day. There were in the field three Rigby will give, in all probability, 8 or four extremely fast scorers. ' meeting after Old Orchard. This gives Mr Merrill permitted one of the horses two weeks at Portland. for. following it, to trail, and despite this permission, one comes the Transylvania stakes at that of the judges. who had absolutely no place. voice in the matter, the starter having It is the intention to make it a kind of all the say, insisted on all horses scor- grand circuit meeting. with 5 percent en-big in allotted positions. The result was trance and 5 from winners. This is a three times as much scoring as would great idea and ought to catch every. otherwise have been necessary. body. Allen Lowe. Some one may say that it showed the Judges wanted to conduct racing fairly and without any partiality. That is rot, LOCAL HORSE MARKET. for they permitted Jimmy B to lay up - two heats and go two miles exactly in Dealers Are Offering a Good Lot of 2.2114 and 2.22 and then win a heat in 2.11 without asking John Cheney where Horses at Present. he found that burst of speed in the third Cavanaugh brothers have in a lot of heat. Then again it cut no figure how a acclimated horses. Among theta are horse ran in a beat so long as he did not some horses than can step fast, good finish in front. He got his place. family horses and a number of horses I desire to say in this connection that varying in weight from 1000 to 1500 Frank Hall, as good a judge as ever stepped into a stand, was so disgusted pounds, suitable for all purposes. with the incapability of his associates Edgar Snow holds a special sale on that a yoke of oxen would not have got Thursday, when he will offer a carload him beck in the stand again with them. of highly bred, good-gaited driving, Yet Rigby has stood for these men family, coach. and saddle horses con-against the advice of all the attaches signed to him by dealers, in Kentucky and friends of the association. and Ohio. George Ryan, Lee Quimby and other Welch & Hall are well supplied with writers of ability and repute have optn- a general assortment. They can lead ly charged the stand with suppressing out a horse adapted to almost any use, time. This I am quite positive is cor- whether the work is light or heavy. rect. How can judges time when one C. T. Walker & Sons are holding of the men is anywhere from two to their auctions on Thursdays. At these four seconds off in a heat. That is posi- sales they are offering for the most part timely true. fresh country horses. but they always have a few which are acclimated. Will Profit by It. Henry S. Harris & Co have in four carloads of Iowa, Illinois. Kansas and There is no need of saying more. Rig- Canadian draft, driving, family. coach, by management has promised to let express and general purpose horses. Moses Colman & Son have their stalls these men enjoy the racing from the well filled with a good lot of acclimated grandstand In future. That they will be stock. In the lot are driving, family. better off there from every point of view saddle, coach and general purpose no one doubts. They proved themselves horses. wholly incapable, careless of the rights L. H. Brockway has in four loads of of the horsemen, and not possessed of fresh country stock. They are a mixed the first rudiments of knowledge of the lot and include draft, coach, express. rues. family, driving and light work horses. As to the racing, it was as good as it Among the heavier horses are some could possibly be under the circum- matched pairs. stances. When horses get an hour or A. W. Davis holds his 13Sth regular more, and sometimes two hours. between auction next Thursday when he will heats, racing becomes unworthy of ths dispose of a good lot of gentlemen's name. Yet, at that, it was pretty fair driving, coach, paddle and livery horses. to con ,z'han tC111 on I., It Only one can fill well. All must lose a little. I do not believe In the idea of Old Orchard and Saugus clashing. They cannot afford to split up this way. and the sooner they hothcome to their senses the better. The fact that the horses go to Dover next week, and that Rigby is to follow with a meeting, will help Porter. Saugus has a good card, but it seems to me brothers Ilitchings and Porter ought to combine on the meeting down to Old Orchard and get the money. I do not look for Narragansett to get much of an entry and it will not affect them half so much as the other places. Dover 'will have a cracking good meeting next week. The track is said to be better than it was at the last meeting, which is saying a great deal. There is one sure thing. that the Hicks family study the interest of the horsemen, and will do all they can to entertain them. Rigby will give, in all probability, a. meeting after Old Orchard. This gives two weeks at Portland. for, following it, comes the Transylvania stakes at that place. It is the intention to make it a kind of grand circuit meeting. with 5 percent entrance and 5 from winners. This is a great idea and ought to catch everybody. Allen Lowe. Dealers Are Offering a Good Lot of Horses at Present. Cavanaugh brothers have in a lot of acclimated horses. Among them are some horses than can step fast, good family horses and a number of horses varying in weight from 1000 to 1500 pounds, suitable for all purposes. Stable Gossip. Dover filled well. Read The Globe ads. . Rea,dville opens today. Ellie 0, 2.13, is dead. Page, 2.0914, has broken down. Rigby will follow Old Orchard. Pick a winner in that 2.08 pace. Beuzetta has been a mile in 2.0714. Old Orchard entries close tomorrow. Jack Curry has Joe Patchen again. ' All roads lead to Reedville this week. Ed Gi illes has Lady Golden once more. Frank Agan will not start again this year. Bismark races at Goshen, N Y.. this week. Clay Pointer, trridb Is by Star Pointer, 2.013i. George Spear is back in the sulky again. John Kinney is laid up with typhoid fever. Frank Walker starts the horses at Reedville. Boston has the crack harness horses this week. Pastoral. 2.13, is a full sister to Pilgrim, 2.1014. Louis Victor, 2.11, seems to get better every race. Dover will make a bid for the New England fair. Barney Demarest bought Big Ike for Charles Bassini. Reedville was 'visited by an enormous crowd yesterday. Falmont, 2.1414, has a bad knee and has been retired. Bumps. Planet, Guinette and Heir-atLaw are all good. The Winship stable has been shipped home to California. George Starr has lately joined the ranks of benedicts. Mosul, 10914. is the tallest trotter or pacer in the 2.10 list. Crackman. 2.141i, pacing, has been a mile in 2.22 on the trot. Dr Hollenback is through with the East View farm horses. Those two moo matches take place in Goshen, N Y, this week. Jack's Brother, 2.1114. has been lame, but is going sound again. Elloree will not be started again before the last of September. George Starr will breed the dam of Planet, 2.0614, to Cresceus. Big Ike, 11614, is now a member of Barney Demarest's stable. They say Guinette stepped a mile better than 2.04 while out west. Henry Knapp will drive Frank Bo-gash, 2.041,4, from now on. Reedville should have the banner meeting of the grand circuit. Although Alcydne died 10 years ago his get is still winning races. Billy Andrews' friends will be pleased to learn that he is improving. Beggs drove Robina a mile In 2.1214 in her work last week at Rigby. Elloree pulled a wagon in 2.13 last week in race against Newcastle. Waxana, the darn of Sunol, 108 has a filly at foot by Advertiser, 21514. The pacer Red Elm has won first or second money in 34 of his 42 races. Old Saugus is out with classes for a two weeks' meeting. beginning Sept 6. John Dickerson is giving Red Star, 212, and Josephine, 2.10, a rest until fait Charley Smart has a couple of pretty fair pacers in Favor and Jessie Mc-Ewen. James Dustin will drive D. A. Snell's horses. W. A. Coville is through with the stable. The Bowerman brothers of Lexington, Ky, have purchased a full brother to Ralph Wilkes. Good day and track, the world's harness record will read differently next Friday night The friends of Joe Patehen would like to have seen the black horse remain in Greer's stable. Lady Golden, 21214, which went such a good race at Rigby, was brought east by A. H. Merrill. There should be more people at Readville today than have been seen on a track this year. B. S. Walkers who used to drive for the Hood farm, is running a livery stable over in Chelsea. Baron Wilkes, 2.18, has sired four pacers and two trotters which are members of the 2.10 list. Harriette,. 10934, and Miss Lida, 2.10, are being fitted for a trip against the trotting team record. Javelin. 2.0814, a member of the Salisbury stable, is the fastest pacing mare ever bred in California. Elmonarch, 2.1514, which was well known on the turf in the late 80s, dropped dead last week. The get of no sire have been more successful this year than those of the New England stallion, Baron Wilkes. Courier Journal's heat in 2.08ai at Columbus Is the fastest heat ever trotted or paced in the 2.30 class. Star Pointer starts to beat 2.00 at Readville Friday. His Owner looks for him to shade the two minute mark. Ithuriel, 2.0!-P4, Is a new 2.10 performer for Red Wilkes. When he took his record he went down to the half in 1.01. It will be good news for many horsemen to learn that Cresceus, 2.1114, is not eligible to the 325,000 Kentucky futurity. As names for horses how are Cle Sim Tay, Hard Tack, Scraps, Jamaica Ginger, Dyspeptic Pills and Creosote? They appear in this season's summaries pretty well up-In that famous 2.08 pace, won by Planet, at the Columbus meeting, Bright Light was separately timed in one heat in 2.0614, Miss Williams in 2.0614, which is faster than the record for pacing mares, and Directly in 2.0534. Yet not one of these three horses even won part of the purse! Adino. 2.2214. by Simmons, hates gray horses At Macomb, Ill, two years ago, a gray trotter jostled him while turning to score. and he has tried to attack every one of the color he has since seen, regardless of sex. While scoring in the 2.24 trot at Rushville, Ill, last week, it was almost impossible to get him to the wire on a trot the first heat because of the presence of the gray gelding Reckless. DAILY GLOBE-MONDAY. 'AUGUST 23. 1897. MANY NICE QUESTIONS. Receivers of the M. D. L. A. Have Them to Decide. List of Them Will be Prepared and Submitted to the Courts. Suzzested Liability of Members Doubted by Good Authorities. A great many people, members of the Massachusetts benefit life association, have been thrown into a state of excitement and apprehension at the suggestion that they will be called upon for money to enable the beneficiaries of dead members to get 100 cents on the dollar on their claims. A Globe reporter has asked several well-known lawyers for an opinion on this question, as well as several leaaing life insurance officers. and the replies were such that the members can afford to keep calm and refrain from adding to their sorrows brought about by their present losses. The receivers were asked if the members would have to make up the deficit to pay claims in full, and they said they did not know anything about it yet. There are a great many questions which the receivers will be called upon to set tie. and while one of the receivers is a lawyer of acknowledged ability, the ' points in dispute are so fine and nice , that a list of them will be drawn up - and submitted to the court as soon as this can be done. The moneys already In the possession of the company will require much legal consideration before they can be called assets of the association. and again there are funds paid to the company by ! members still living who believe that their claim for a return of a part of I this sum is just as good as the claim of the beneficiaries of dead members. For instance here is a man who in paying his dues or assessments or premiums. whatever they may be called, was exceeding liberal in his estimate of the company's solvency and integrity and said: 'I am away a great deal and am liable to forget when my pre' :Mums are due. Here is a sum of money to pay all the assessments for the next two years." This brings up the question whetter all this money belonged to the company as assets or whether a part of It was trust funds which should find no place in the company's statement of assets. and which should be returned to the person paying it just as conditional assessments were paid back or are to be paid back. There are not many who paid these sums in advance, but there are some 1 and the question will have to be decided and passed upon. Again. in the payment of the last assessment a great many people paid the call without stipulating that the money was to be refunded in the event of the company going under. Wiser ones sent their moneys conditionally, but It is a question to be decided by the courts whether the people Ignorant of business ways, and presumably the ones least able to afford it, will have to lose their money because they did not make this stipulation or whether all who paid the last call will get their money back. Then there are people, a great many hundred such. who held policies upon which they knew, and it was admitted, they paid more than was necessary. They always understood, and it was part of the plan of the policy. that the money they paid over and above what the insurance actually cost was placed on one side, and when by their increased age the time came that their insurance cost more than the sum they paid these surplus payments of earlier years were to be used to keep their payments down to the old sum. Now. the members who have surplus payments to their credit have an impression that when the division comes there must be some of these surplus payments for them, because the emergency fund was made up of these payments, and so they are more interested in this question than the one involving another assessment. to pay the death claims of others. and this matter will have to be passed upon by the court. On the question of the legality of an assessment to be Issued by the receivers a great deal can be said for the encouragement of those who would have to pay it. A great many assessment life companies have failed in Massachusetts, but there has never yet been an assessment made by receivers upon the members. who were already losers in more or less heavy amounts. The supreme court has never yet given a decision upon the matter. The case quoted by another paper last week was a New York case, where the law is different to Massachusetts, and the company, too, was an accident company and not a life insurance company. In the original draft of the letter issued by leading policy holders recently to Massachusetts benefit life members. urging them to pay up, there was a paragraph stating that since they would have to pay anyway they would do better to pay and save the company than to have the company go under and still have to pay. This paragraph was stricken out when the appeal came to a leading lawyer for signature, for it was his belief and that of many others that the members could not he called upon to pay after the company had failed. According to the attorney general. too. the members will not be held liable to pay assessments, for in his recent report to the governor he showed that the company was not a mutual company and the members had not the rights of MeTtlhers of a mutual company, for it was a t close corporation and the members had I had no right to elect officers or to have a voice in the management. It was shown that there were no memhers other than the original ones who signed the agreement, and so, even if it should be decided that the members of a mutual life insurance association were T liable for the full payment of death ceetificates, in all probability it would be ( shown by the court that this did not j apply to the Massachusetts benefit members. From out the much-criticised agreement there may yet come an ad- 1 vantage of which none of them have t dreamed. SKELETON FOUND DURUM Was Beneath Only 18 Inches of Earth, Beside the Highway. SANDWICH, Aug 22--A skeleton of a human being was found buried beside the main highway between here and Barnstable, at a point where the new state highway is being constructed. by Michael Canary, one of the workmen, yesterday afternoon. About 18 inches of earth covered the skeleton, which was quite well preserved. None of the residents of Scorton can account for the burial of any person at or near the place where the skeleton was found. To The Globe man Canary said that he examined the satill quite carefully, and that there was a crack in it about two inches in length on the right aide above the frontal bone. He could not toll whether the skull was that of a male or female. Nearly the complete skeleton was found. and from appearances it is likely had been buried for a period of at least 15 years. TOO MUM WATER FELL Outdoor Temperance Demonstration at Lowell a Failure. LOWELL, Aug caused a postponement this afternoon of the outdoor temperance demonstration, which was to have been held on the south common under the auspices of the Mathew and Burke temperance institutes. Fr Scully sent word that he would not be able to attend, his time being occupted with duties of the national convention. A concert was given by the Lowell military band, TO it was intended to have the speakers begin at 4.- Its in drove the people from the commem. The speakers announced, Fr O'Reilly. 0 S A. of Lawrence, and John B. Sheehan of Boston. were entertained at the parochial residence of St Peter's church. The outdoor demonstration received the encouragement of all the Catholic pastors, and, although disappointed on account of the rain, the leadersare pleased at the success of the new movement. GARDINER, M. Mr and Mrs A. W. McCausland left Saturday for Buffalo. N Y. to attend the national G. A. R. encampment. Miss Kate Flitner. principal of the Plummer st primary school. went to Saco river Saturday on an extended visit. John and Joseph McNamara of Boston are visiting their grandfather. Patrick McNamara. The nobles of Kora temple. Mvstic is Shrine. In this city have received notice of a special meeting of the temple to be neI1 Thursday. Sept 2. at Lewiston. Mr and Mrs H. Si. Bates are visiting friends in NVestport. Mr and Mrs U. W. Brown Jr are in Boston. IL H. Houghton of Hudson. Masc. Is tho guest of Miss Lelia Harrington. Winter sL ELECTRIC JUMPS - THE TRACKS. Car on Eustis St Leaves the Rails and Runs 20 Feet Along the Pavement Before Stopping. An electric ear jumped the rails on Eustis st near the corner of Renfrew at 10.30 yesterday morning. There were a score of passengers On the car. Several were bruised. and many of the others were badly frightened. The car was numbered 2131. The conductor and motorman refused to give their names. The car was outward bound and was going at a. high rate of speed. It left the track just before it reached Renfrew lit. It ran along more than 20 feet and was stopped by one of the iron poles on which the feed wires are strung. When the ear struck several passengers jumped. One man struck on his shoulder . but was not seriously injured. The car was only glightly Injured. ULSTERMEN'S OUTING. I - Association Has Its Annual Excursion to Gloucester, Accompanied by Many Friends ana Guests. The Ulstermen's association celebrated their annual picnic yesterday by a trip to Gloucester. They had as companions the men of the east. west and south of Irelandin fact, the representatives of Ireland knew no distinction so far ea Boston was concerned. "O'Donnell Abu" and "Garr Yawed were heard by the 600 or more excursionists who went down the harbor on board the City of Gloucester, while the lively air of "The Rakes of Mallow" lent adiltional eterit to the young men and maidens, who tripped the 'light fan-Layette." 011ie the steamer plowed along. There were men and women repro-renting every province of Ireland on board the steamer when she left Central wharf. They enjoyed a splendid days outing. Their trip down the harbor was enlivened by the etrains of the bagpipes. played by John Nee. and the violin maetereil by Richard Sullivan. The sudden illness of a relative In New Hampshire. it was announced. prevented the Slaguire brothers from being present. They would have been accorded an enthusiastic reception if they had been able to participate in the day's festivities. The officers of the Ulstermen's association. liessrs Patrick D. Currie pre, Michael Carr vice pres, Thomas Itenihan ree sec, Patrick Renican rec see. Patrick Travis treas. and Petrick McLaughlin . leoked out for the comfort of the guests., Mr John J. Teevans, Col Roger F. Scannell. Mr Jobn W. Menahan. Terence! Cavantigh and Owen McLaughlin were eliergetic in their work ter the suCcesis of the excursion. The committee of arrangements contained of James Travis, chairman. James Flanagan treat. Michael Carr, Patrick Lenilian. Patrick Moon, John F. flat- ferty. Peter McGlone. Thomas Loughlin and Francis Cc.egrove. Although the name implies that the membership of the aesociation might be confined to the mtn of the northern province such is not the cage. It answers In its membership as thoroughly as any organization could do the query of Davis: What matter that at different shrines we kneel unto one God? Whet matter eget at different times our rattlers won this sod? In fortune stoi in name we're hound. by stronger links time steel. And neither can tie sate noe pound but in the other's west. The Celtic aesoelation was represented by Edmund Cussen, president; Thomas Crewne, vice president; John J. Tee. vans, J. J. Cerren. Thomas J. Geary. John J. Rafferty, J. V. tonahan. Francis Alonallan. Patrick Donnelly. I ee-del J. Dasey. John Ryan. James Sul-Retire Jeremiah Lynch. The members of the O'Connell sumo-elation present included. the president. Jehn Patten. and John It. nonillion. The Thomas Francis Mreigher esenclanon was represented by Owen O'Loughlin and Fraek McGuire. Other reprementative men preoent were John Golden of division 7. A. O. IL. Nliehael ThJrnton of division 6, Thomas Fallon, president of division 12. James Teevans of division 3. P. F. Maguire of division 25. M. J. nail. president of division 7. Norfolk county. Besi,Ifes the gentlemen alreody named the Celtic association WWI represented by Patrick Brennan. Hugh D. Kelly. James Kerrigan, Peter McKeon, Thomas Cree ley. James Banks. John Fagan. The party returned to Boston shortly after 6. WINTER IS COMING! Secure a steady position before the snow flies. Read the Help Wanted Ads in today's Globe. WILLIAM A. HOLMES DEAD. Was a Well Known Wholesale and Retail Grocer In Boston. William A. Holmes of the firm of W. A. Holmes & Co. grocers. of this city. died at his home in Charlestown on Saturday afternoons after an Illness of three weeks. Ile was born at Foxeroft. Me. in 1S31. and early In life came to Boston, where he engaged in the wholesale and retail grocery business at the West end in Is56. and at the cornerof Portland and Causeway sts since MI. Ile lived in Malden for many years. Mr Holmes Wan a member of the Reston retail groeers' association. Mt Vernon lodge of Masons of Malden. Tabernacle chapter of Masons and Iteauseant eommandury. K. T.. of the same city. He leaves a wife and one son. Dr W. D. Holmes of Charlestown. Funeral services. which will be private. will be held at his late home. corner of Main and Mead sta. at 2 o'clock this afternoon. CAMBRIDGE. Edward F. Mosher, more commonly knerwn as Frank Mosher, who was found dead in his bed in a hotel at Lewiston, Me, Saturday afternoon. was well known In Cambridge.. where ha bad lived for the past 15 years. He was a. naLve of Gorham. Me. and in his early manhood was captain of several vessels sailing. from Portland. Ma. lle was employed for some time by the Vinslows of that city. Ile retired from the sea and came to Cambridge 15 years ago, being a traveling salesman for a well-known Sudbury at safe firm. Ile was a member of the Royal Arcanum and of the Odd Fellows and was about 47 years old. He leaves a, wife and two children. Katherine McNamara, of 141 Bridge st, East Camtvidge. met with a painful accidnt at her home yesterday afternoon about She went to the cellar to chop some kindling wood and chopped her linger off. She was taken to the lassaehusetts general hospital. The funeral of NVinthrop Ward, one of the best-known citizens of Cambridge. took place yesterday afternoon at his late home. 69 Magazine P t. Cambridgeport. There was a very large attendance of relatives and frionds of the family. and a profuskon of noral offerings. The services were eonducted by Rev Mr Olmstead. assisted by Rev F. E. Ramsdell, pastor of the Pilgrim Congregational church. of which ,Nir Ward hat been a lealing member. A male quartet, limier the leadership of Mr Frank-is L. Pratt. rendered several appropriate selections. The intc-trnent was in the faintly lot at Mt Auburn. 1;allington Booth. eommandm-in-ehlef of the Volinteers of America., spoke In Prospect hall. rambrldireport. yesterday afternoon on the work of the arm in the prisons of the United States. He wan greetel, by a large audience. The ecmmander stated that while he was sptaking in Cambridge Mrs Rooth was addressing a large number of eonvicts in the state prison In Trenton. N J. AUGUSTA. ME. Ernest Darter of Rockland is visiting In the city. Sewall R. Savage is recovering from the effects of a paralytic. shock. Dr L. J. Crooker Jr returned Saturday evening from Oeean Point, where he has been passing the summer. Frederick Cony ret urned Saturday evening frem a trip to Boston. Eugene Doughty of New York is visiting his father, Capt George Doughty. Aime Casavant and family have returned from a F oJourn at Old Orchard. County Atty lieselton is on a business trip to New lork. Ile will not return to the city until the session of the grand Jury at the September term of court. TO REACH DAWSON BY BALLOON. ..:00 t lict...1 1, 1 4 000,... -4-------------- ,,--7'--g, 1.'5 ' Per;'.:7:::.';': ::1 s :.7.?,........,..r;''-'--7---""' wo':........ . IS44;;Zz..:::S...,ZI;7:Z.41 . .. '.-;2' ' ' ' ::''''V'N'''''''''4.L' , t A 7 r''' e-' , II Ili ifs l 0 4 ,f . :, 7 X':,-.:1 4, t, . fee -4, --,:-z-,... ,,-, -:,,"N..v.-N- , , -. - to-,,-. e4:4 p 4 ,,-- tIN-:,:.. 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Dr Libbey of Boston Has Invented a Means of Locomotion That Will Make Travel a Pastime, He Says. When old Mother Shipton prophesied that wagon a would go.without horses. It was thought that she bad got to tha limit of possibility. but the invention of Dr Hosea W. Libbey of this city surpasses the prophecy. Dr Libbers Invention will enable a man to take his morning bath and breakfast in Boston write his letters. then strap on his Ayers and reach Spring net I In time to have a chat with his friends before be eats his clutter at their expense. If he so desires. after. a quiet emoke, heean start again and be in New York in time for supper and the theater. br Libbey calls his invention a "foot cycle. and predicts that it will revolutionize traveling by making it a pleasure instead of a task. Un lika most inventors be does not grow enthusiastic over DR LIBRET'S "FOOT CTCLE." his idea. but looks at It calmly and with a. view to its practical value to thoso who will use it. In an interview he said: "We are is fast people and require to go at a pace that is beyond that of our forefathers. Our people are not satisfied to walk. The bicycle has helped in the direction of speedy travel. but the foot cycle is as far beyond the bicycle as that was beyond the old horse car. A Wel,- clist can run away from an electric car. and a man on the foot cycle can amuse himself by circling around a, bicyclist goingst full speed and then leave him out of eight in the rear. The motion of the foot cyclist is the long. sweeping. easy glide of an expert skater. It brings into piny all the modeles of the body without fatiguing them. There is nothing of the ungraceful stooping back and pumping foot motion of the bicycle. The rider atands erect. and with a slight forward incline sends him-Pelf ahead. Any one who has seen a body of skaters can picture the facile grace of the movement and the quiet exercise given to the muscles of the body. I would say that an experienced rider could make 30 miles an hour without much effort. Rough road would offer no obstacle. as the cyclist could pick his steps, to use a common expression. "Then for sociability ard pleasure. Two persons can go ride by tilde and converse in whispers. or if more affetionate can join hands as skaters short the foot cycle offers a combinatier. of speed. enjoyment and exerciee far beyond what any practical invention yet In use can give." The foot cycle consists of two rubber CUSIdOnt.11 wheels connected at esch axle by volute spHngs. thus the wheels are mounted. as it were. 1.11011 spring bearings. which, while the wheels are running upon the ground will allow the frame to yield whenever an obstacle is struck by either of the wheels. An adjustable foot rest is fixed on this frame. and hobis the foot of the rider firm. while further strength is given by a clamp that rune up and holds Oa trouser leg. GIVE3 A PURSE OP $1600. Rev Lawrence W. Slattery Receives a Flattering Testimonial. W0111.7TIN. Aug r..."This evening Ile-Lawrence W. Slattery was given a purse containing Wok) as a testimonial of the love of the people of St Charies parish. where be has faithfully labored as curate for 13 years. The basement of the church was crowded with people anxious to witnees the Pimple formalit!es of presentation. and to say farewell to Fr Slattery. Fr Doherty. In a few words. made the presentation. Fr t1114ay reft-rred he relations of rustor and pi-ople and the severing of reiations which have existed for 13 years. Fr Slattery respondel briefly. alluding to his pleasant relations w!tit the people. lie was sent to NVohurn particularly to labor among the young. and hP hoped Pk labor had not been In Vain. The choir an "Auld Lang Syne." and then an hour was devoted to social intercourse. Fr Slattery w:11 leave the City tomorrow for the home of tclatives In South Boston. Funeral of Henry T. Stocker. The funeral of Hvary T. Stocker tmk place at 2 p in yesterday from the Monument 8 Baptist chur.Th. The church was well lIllt:d. There were prescht ecierations from Dunker 11:11 le Igo of (hid Ftliews. post 11. G. A. IL and employe. of the navy yard. at which Mr Sy Acker was employed some years Hey J. W. Higgins conducted vervices. after which the funeral riteS of Odd Fellowship were performed. The interment was at Vootiluwri cemeterY. J' AL AVER OF OAKLAND kh1:41.7,,...s..I.N.b N't4'h 1.4: .A.mk::, ' t. IN..... 'N....N. .,' le:',,:'N.A.N , A'4x it . 4 ,,.., ...:::',:.' !'',,N S N ,.,;. , ,. -,,,,,.. ..1. ,i. 3 Is endeavoring to Interest capital In a scbems by Ws lin proposes to establish a line of balloons between Junes n and Dasson. Ayer Is an old bosh loonist. and asserts that bis plan is yractkabin. 'ASSAULTING OAK HILL WOMEN. Unknown Bicyclist Has Attacked Two but Was Driven AwayOthers TerrorIzed by His Actions. 'NEWTON. Aug r.--The Oak Hill district for the past week has been pretty effectually terrorized by a man who has been fr:glitening women on the lonely roads of that section of the city. and in two Instances bas attettipted assault& The facts have been kept secret out of consideration for the wishes of the young women who had such narrow siscap. but the continued present., of the fellow in the district. aril the recurrence of his attempts. have wrought the feelings ot Oak hill rewdents up to such & point that it is no longer possible to keep the matter quiet. Last Thursday evening a. Newton Center )oung woman. while on her way to snake a call on Oak hill friends. sCall palL4inc through one of the loneliest parts a NValnut at when a man sprang from the underbrush at the side of the road. pulled her from her bicycle and dragged her into the bushes. lie? cries attracted the attention of some people who were passing through the street. and their approach caused him to relinquish his purpose. The nest night he made a second attempt. but. sesa again frightened away. Since then he has several times been seen near there, and women bring in Oak hill are nmv so thoroughly fr,ghtened that they fear to venture out alter dark. Every time the fellow has made his es-rape on an old-fashioned bicycle. which I s much too low for his bight. The police of division 3 have been notined of his presence. but have been furnished with no satisfactory description. 11EW .&?dERICAZT WOMAN. E1,M i 0 MN B,ev Dr A. D. Mayo Delivers a Lecture in B. Y. M. 0. U. Man. Rev Dr A. D. Mayo delivered the fourth lecture of his course on God. American university last evening at Union hall. B. Y. M. C. union. The subject was the New American Woman." Mr 3layo said: "We must not take the caricatures that we Zed tar the new American woman. She is the logical re-suit of nearly three centuries of the aried and profound education of all the varieties of women that have been drifted to thts new world. Every sort and condition of these women from the female African savage. the British gentle woman. the Puritan wife and daughter. the Irish and continental peasant woman of Europe has been essentially changed by the tremendous ochooling of the centuries. "Our characteristic young woman today enters life lifted above the old obscurity and Isolation of home life. relieved from drudgery end introduced to 10 new occupations by labor saving machinery not compelled to marry for support. but able to choose the time and the man. not the slave but the sovereign of social life. the power behind the throne in the new institutionzti church. inibiential as never before in education and all movements for the uplifting of society and government. "The test question now is. will she use all these great opportunities to do her obi work of representing Gods providence as the heart and soul of the home, ihe rk-hool. the church. society an the higher public opinion. or will she Insist on becoming the partner and rival cf man in every department of the outward life of the country. "If she can do the former els will work a change in America from the European order of affairs as great as front the ',again to the Christian religion." WAS A 321) DEGREE MASON. Charles A. Pries Die. at Arguats After a Lingering Illness. AUGPSTA. 31e. Aug ICharle A. Pr lee died at his home on Weston et yesterday after a lingering Illness. He Watt TI years old. Mr Price was born In FarmIngdale. 31e and was a on of Dr C. W. Price. lie moved to Richmond with Ma parents 15 years ago four years later coming to Augusta. The deceased was a r.;.41 degree 'Mason and a member of Augusta lodge. A. O. I W.. and the Inicuendent Order of Forester.. ile was marries' In 1K41 to Mb, Addle liugley of Ittehmonl. who. with one son. strive him. Ito also leaves his parents. Pr and Niro C. V. Price. a brother. lir W. N. Price of Richmond. anti two sisters. Mrs Maurice E. itti!ey of South Portland and Miss billy Price of Richmond. The fuwral will be held at the rrdvemilist church at 10:4 oclock Tuesday morning. the joi,dor. Rey C, A. 11.tdri. odatIng. The Masohje sterv.. Ice i. . . . . . . . MG SUNDAY AT COTTAGE CITY. Overflow Meetina Necessary at Methodist Carnpmeeting Despite Storm. COTIAGE CITY. Aug t.The llethodbds 11.g Sun Cay. as it has teen popularly known for .5"1 years or more. Is the clos:i.g Sunday of thir can't-meetings lucre. The formal closing day Is Monday. Today's attendance at the morning services was letiSened by a heavy thunder storm. but wtis even then enOrtntilla. Iteir lir M. J. Tebot or Providence led the morning love feast. The crawl to attend the foreneon sermon was so lame that iiish-p ster a ! iressed an overflow colgregati,in in 4:irice lasbep E. a. Andrews 1)f Nest York nas the reou14r urt-tcher. tl.s text was Jetr a. h!s subleet. "Tee er.iitati life as reveal," I imp tried I y t-hriFt. In the aft( rxitlt I:v Thorns.; Lowmtri Stevvr,son of 1.,GnIln. Ehg. a.,1.1reszAt4 the largt4 auLtnce ot the day. in the Etrt meg the rpeaker Rev Pr W. N. Pro(11.eck of Charlt-otown. His text was Ittanans ail,. i. topic. 'Entire consecration. 9 WATER FRONT ITEMS. Some Pleasant Excursions Made Yesterday. lorirrirat if tEe St 3tila Su:lay a trappointotot to Nay. Elipp Tru le Erperiezdnz a Greg BooEates Aaver-o& Owing to tbo Int leniency Of Um shereeal parties whti weather yerterdal. had arranged for excursions In the bat on tugboats and yachts postponed their outings Unta a more propitious day. Some few parties not to be deterred by the throatenteg aspect of tho weather embarked early In the morning on direrent boats. but were obliged to Seek the libeller Of the stuffy cabins when the heavy rain began to descend in the afternoon-The tug Vesta. Capt Ily Kemp, toot a party to Idarblehead as guests of ID' T. L. Maser. the manager of the Dustott towboat company. An elaborate Monti was spread coo board the boat, and & roost enloyabl day was passed. Capt Deceit of tho tugboat V.sio a terse number et ate employes of tits Ill.Kw shag department of the Bosbna Alt Maine railroad on a. fishing WO below the Eirt and good luck rewarded their efforts. Ono of the most enjoyable, trips of the seeuson was that of trio Lurk coaching club. They left Commercial a hart at a m in Cots 'stone static schooner yacht Syllne, accompanied by the American cadet bend. They preteeded at oboe to the fishing' Irreunda off the Lstitahip. utter. tile greater part of the day was spent. The prise offered for the nrst fish eras captured by CO. it Smith,. who quietly landed & good aged cod. The return tram amide in the corm-king ram, but this did not seem to have a datupening erect ea to rpirit of the party. Steamer City of tiloucereer. Capt Ober. was chartered by the Ulster tnen'S as ociatioto of South I tOlat OS 000rtr 4,0 assembled OU 1ntral wharf for Lim trt, 10 tilloticester. - The norm-rival remerday et the steamsnbP S-Ytttia Capt Pritchard- from Ay. erpool and Queenstown. arsa a ateurro horn disappointment to a Large number of Mewls and retatives of the returning passengers, rho gathered on the steam.. eir's pier at East 'slaters early and raw Maimed wall sunset last evening pot.o 'gently awaiting the lintkILMWS C101:111Lg. Itut the belated steamer did not put in appearance. and the ttrod out trattere "1. dispersed when the health boat clan came up from b4 tots and reportod that the scythia could not pass quarantine until this morninc. as she had Dot heels sighted by the health Another etessmer which was exPertet yesterday eat the Chicago. C-apt Mad. 1 &Iran front lull. She tall be 14 dare out ties morning. Owing to the ewat oommulatleet eti freight the Merchants 4r Miners trans. portation tom peny found It neceseary to run an extra boot to this city. the cooresttekt condition of their wharf snaking it dirlicult to handle the in:unease amount of tn ail and outward merchandise. Accordautly. in addition to the arrival at Itauery erharf esterdar et tho regular boat. the Howax d. whirls came la early in the forenoon from Balitmora. the steamer Liorcbeetor. Cape Parker Iola reached port. and began loading im: mediate!? about ISoil tons of freight that the regular tearnere were satiable to handle. - The Dorchester made one of thol quickest tripe frOtTI Ne wren News. Na,. ever reeordet making the run In SI hours. She will leave at ea eerie hour ate morning on tier returo to Norfolk and Newport N'ews. and will then re. sumo her regular schedule between Baltimore and Provident-orb Dorchester brought a twilled number of passengers who could not be acoommociatel on the Howard. Amalie thertt were trarde menager Culp . pas. senger agent Smith and assistant pasaenger agent Drake et the Southern railroa& am" lir Jackson. connected with the steamship company Mee at Daldmore. The iloward brought SO passengers. Among the arrivals 'yesterday weret the steamers Yarmouth. Capt Smith. from Yarmouth. N 8, and the St C Capt Pike. from St John. N B. eatrin whkh bad a large passenger list. During tbe fiscal year ending June IOW there were built in the United States. and officially numbered vessels or 177.04 'roes toas. compared with Ik vessels of Z33.977 tons for the precious year. The decrease is almost wholly. In wooden tonnage. which for 1MT amounts to 144.44 lona compared wills 74.71 S tons for 1SAG. Of the tolal con.. struction. sa veseels of 11i(5 tons wers . steam vessels. compared with LL1 of 144.1 HZ tons for the previous year. Capt C. IT. Kidder. the coast pilot. I who conductel the British steamer Lin-1 cluden through Vineyard sound Saturday night on her way to Newport News. Va. returned yesterday from Nobsks. where Ps left the steamer yesterdayi niorning. Ile reports that the bell buoy, In Pollock Rip slue has dragged about,, two miles north of its proper position. and now lies north of the rod sector oni Idonomoy. In foggy weather the eh-pence of the bell buoy La apt to be mis-, lesdirg to mariner bound through theb sound. and it stould be replaced at Used earliest possible moment. istatIMIes show that the trade In American vessels around cope Horn from the AtItntic to the Paritic coast porta of the United States has dwindled so that during the last fiscal year there. were only 12 vessels. aggregating 67.054: ton. engaged in It. and only I vessel. aggregating 17.744 tons. from Pacific tel Atlanuc ports. - Saturday evtning Carl Gee. W. taw. ler of 01,4 boat Ilesper. accompanied by 4re Lawler. tem daughter, tire Stu and Capt Rube Sitabbs of the tug Juno, returned from a two weeks eruise4 along the Maine coast In the handsome- - naphtha launch Reaper . recently purchase,' by Capt Lawler. The novelty or the trip was greatly enjoyed by the party.who are already planning to spent their vacauon In a, similar way neat year. Tht trtg Dams. Capt Itledon. noir MK a Page Ire from Providence for Idtrantte chi and Havre. France. is sat i to be the only full ricged Uric haiiirt from a Carizbitan port. The Darpa belongs to St John. N - None is riven that the tog bell mae ehlaera at the Beret 'eland tight ft O. tion. ftowthbay harbor. tile. is disabled. but will te repaired as soon as practice. He. In the meartime the bell will be struck br Moil in answer to passing vessels Thus bell Is an important Fulda, especially ta I arbtrmen bound from brre to tho Maine roan. who theartably make Itoutbbay harbor their ren4ezvotia The shipping true appears to be on. perencing grat.fying revival. land the demand tor rtimels in all linos of forelge and CO3ILVAIS trade is remarkably ac tive at tho present time on both the At.. lantk and lacine coasts. Freight rates are a Irancing. principally borauso of tho erarcit of tonnage. Grain steamers aro In particularly brisk demand for August and Septfm ber loating. an(' at lioteberzt ports eotton tonnage is actively corn. peted for. MminEMPIEMEMI Cart Billy Kemp of the tugboat Vest leaves todar for a well-earriel respite fi'om his arduous duties of towboatinr . awl will ja:n his family at Kennt-beea., port. U.. louring his obpPore Copt Small will be In charge of the Vesta. Dinner Party on the Indian& BAR HARBOR. 31e. Aug Cept Tey lot of the 'eaten& gave & big dinner party aboard the ehtp this &fterttoon at stitch re) ;guests from Dar Harbor were assembled. Massachusetts Title Insurance Co. Coital. $300,000. VLIYISE3 LTD cumnra Titles to Real Estates 194 WASHINGTON ST. 2 . 4 ,-,.. IAD , , ItigbY 6 i 13 U , , ' - ' the , i - ifill P ,Readvi W Jan! ! Beet 131 ,.. The Nal , , From a was a ni ' 4-: neesti ha' I' thorough': t Igo as at n WW1 I - manse dou ,I enough. n It weerni - me lisd s isy rind , that Was equipped 1 ' n To thosi . state fair in one da5 bad yet 4 ebthery It be put Ita thing rum low anY eJ It would b ' Natural! manager c of the roa 3 was um ?reseed ni 1 means to :ost and t4 If anI m ran off a , bicycle, ex !wean the guarantee ne Rigby e Those w Rigby can ' , ender axle i Bow twin( l money, an sot have 1 '.I even a big chided. 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