The Bangor Daily News from Bangor, Maine on May 24, 1901 · 2
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THE BAKQOR DAILY NEY7C. 1'EIDAY IIORITE 1C0I. Hundreds of People Gathered in Central Church to Pay Thoir Respects to Deceased Rev, Mr. Penmans Eulogy. THE funeral eervtcez of th late Ex-Repreentatlv Charles Addison Boutelle were held Thursday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock la the Central Cong re Rational church on French street. It haa been many year alnce auch a beautiful tribute was paid to a Bangor citizen. The church was crowded to the doore and hundreda of people remained la the atreet daring the services. Nearly every business establishment In the city was closed during the service, flag were at half mast on many of the public buildings and private residences, the bells were tolled during the moving of the procession, through the streets, and men and women from ail walks of lift gathered to pay their last respects to the honored dead. The remains were brought from the Boutelle residence on Broadway to the church accompanied by the guard of honor in charge cf Col. Frank D. Pullen and which coaslated of Past Commanders John F. Foster and S. D. Bensoa of Hannibal Hamlin Poet, No. 165, G. A, R., and Thomas T. Tabor. William jj Patterson and Robert A. Webster of B. H. Beale Post, No, 12. of which CUpt- Boutelle was a member. Upon arriving at tbe church the remain were tsaderly taken from the funeral car by the active pall bearers, William O. Sawtelle, Dr. William A., Bartlett, IVank D. Higbt, Frank a Benson, Stanley P. Dennett. Ralph P. Preble. Charles D. Crosby and George B. Canney tsi carried Into the church. lAt the door a procession was formed led by tbe effictatln clergymen. Rev. John S. Peaassn and Prof. John 9. Bewail. They were followed by CoL A. B. Far a ham, director of the funeral, and behind him came the remains and then the heeerary pall bearers, who were, Edward Stetson, Gen. George Varney, Charles V. Lord, Hon. J. P. Bass, MaJ. W. Z. Clayton. Dr. D. A. Robinson, Hen. J. W. Palmer and J, O. Clark. As the procession moved tip the aisle Mr. Penman read passages of scripture. The casket was draped with the national flag sad covered with flower. Upon arrivin in front of tbe pulpit It was placed upon pedestals. Rev. Mr. Pcnmaa read the scripture and he was followed by Prof. Bewail who offered prayer. The church choir eaag. Crossing the Bar and the eulogy was then delivered by Mr. Penman. He geld la part: MR, PENMAN'S ADDRESS. "Your presence here today telis of the honor aad admiration end love in which you held him whose noble form Uea In tho stillness of death, but whose spirit bss retaraed to God who gave it. This la neither the time nor the place to review the life work and the achievements of Charles A. Boutelle. What that work hse been, what influence be ben had span the life of your city. Btate and Batten, you who have known idm through se many years well know. "What he did for the upbuilding of ihe nation arod the perpetuating of its Institutions and ideal saay well be made the eekgfect of some future occasion. But today It is the man, and not 5erely his week that Invites your Attention. la the silence of death what A man has deee may soon be forgotten ; but what a meals Is that which radiates to eternity. The world pat net away its heaers fade, it garlands of victory wither, but ha that doeth the will of God abide th forever. It is character that afvee a man Immortality with God and keeps hi memory green la the hearts at men. "The man who stands for these moral forces In aatienal life confers greater blessings upes e republic than all the captains of Industry and the creators of commero e; for be stands for tLe principle open which alone a material civilization ms survive. Mr. Boutelle bn won the recognition and honor of bis countrymen by his distinguished rv4 exceptional qualities as a citizen and patriot. It is not alone a city that be loved, nr even the State that he served, that mourns bis loss today, but a nation knows that she has lost In him one who stood In the front rank of her pure and devoted men in the public service. Such service Is not bo common among us asto pass away without honor and appreciation. In political life he stood for all that was best and noblest In public life within our city aad State. In national life he stood without a peer In the purity of bis character and the honesty of bis motives. His. was a personality thet impressed men. Frank, generous, open-hearted, courageous even to a fault, he made Warm friends and sometimes bitter foes. He was a positive force lu civic life, and bis presence graced the halls of rongrecs and the counci's of Plate. He was e political leader who, though Jcyal to his party, yet ever worked for the highest Inter In LABRADOR or WHITE MOUNTAIN REFRIGERATOR. r The walls are (hick and so constructed that the cold cannot get out or the heat get in. , V - , The constant circulation of very cold, I n,ffirn,r dry air inside reaches all corners of the inter-LU ivU uL) I tor Hid keeps the food in proper condition for longtime, 17023 a Ci:i:0P CO., - 40-42 Crcad St. ests of the State and nation. While bis policy at times was audacious, he commanded men by the fearlessness of bis spirit and bis fidelity to his principles. No one ever doubted the sincerity of bis purpose or the purity of his alms. He was a man who knew no question of compromise when dealing with questions of right and duty. He was never a politician merely In resorting to the policy of expediency. He did not shade his thought nor trim bis sails to catch tbe wind of popular favor; but he ever stood for what he believed was right Sometimes his Inflexibility to principle carried him to the point of rashness, but it was rashness inspired by his sense of truth. "He stood in political life as tbe embodiment of great principles. In the eyes of some, his principles might be open to debate; they might be rejected in scorn and ridicule, and yet those who differed from him moot widely and were his political opponents never questioned the honesty of his purposes or the sincerity of his motives. And through a long congressional career, covering It years, in which he was disciplined and trained to the highest public service, men recognised that he stood for purity in public life and honesty in private llfa "Mr. Boutelle was the incarnation of the New England conscience la public Ufa He kept alive In the halls of our State and national life the spirit and principle of the fathers. He reasserted with Intense earnestness the conscience of the nation in the affairs of State. But next to hla purity in public life we must place his fearlessness and moral courage. His courage was not simply that which manifests itself on the battlefield under tbe excitement of action or Is felt from the enthusiasm of conflict and storm on tbe sea- Of an emotional temperament, sensitive to every wave of popular feeling, his fervency and large human sympathy did not destroy the Judicial calmness of his mind. In the last few years, when the nation was in danger of drifting away from lte ancient moorings and being carried forward under the. blind passion of war Into unknown dangers, his was the one voice In the House of Rep resentatlves that was raised la protest his the one spirit that counselled delay. And almost alone he stood for what he believed was right, sacrificing his deserved popularity In th State and nation to hie vision of principle and duty. In my judgment that action was the flowering of his character. He never stood so well in the eyes of men as when he stood alone for the right However, men may have questioned hia judgment,- they dared not doubt his moral courage and his fine fearlessness under the cruel and scathing criticisms of an Impassioned public opinion. "Who Is It will not dare himself to trott? Who is it hath not; strength to stand , alone? Who is It thwarts and bilks the in ward MUST? He and his works. Ilka sand, from earth are blown." Men of a thousand shifts and wiles look here! See our straightforward conscience put In pawn To win a world; see the obedient sphere By braverys rlmple gravitation drawn "But any allusion to the character of this man would be Inedaquate that failed to make mention of hla sterling honesty. In this respect. I believe, he stands without a peer among his colleagues In national life. It is to his highest credit and undying honor that In a time In our republic when money counts for much, he went Into public service comparatively a poor man and he came out of that service as poor es when he went in. After 18 years of services in which he held the most respoBlble and honorary positions In the gift of the House, under temptations vblch few men In public life are called upoo to meet, with opportunities of acquiring wealth which many men have seized, he seized, be turned the tempter aside. For he prized his character as of greater wealth than all the gold of California or the silver of Nevada. 1 know it will be said that he did exactly what his constituent expected him to do; yet we cannot but honor the man today who faced the temptations of our modern political life and passed by the siren voices of gain and greed with his character untarnished and bis soul unsullied. T might. If time permitted, speak of his large and gener&us public spirit, hia love for tbe city of his adoption, fcls unselfish interest in all Iti public affairs. I might speak of ha exceptional life among ns as a brother, husband, father, a rare spirit of devotion FROM 8.25 UP. that will ever remain to hla children as a legacy more precious then gold more to be desired than much fine gold. But I went to'eey a word about hi spirit of reverence. He was a man who believed In the vela of the religious Ufa HU character was Inspired by religious principle. The Hebrew prophet baa dhldi What doe the Lord require of the but to do Justly, to love mercy and to walk humbly with thy God." That requirement was fulfilled by the Ufe and character of Charles A. Boutelle. That calm brow, noble la the majesty of death, telle as of the crest life that has gone to It reward. Freed from tbe limitations of the body and the Infirmities of the flesh, he has come to the command of those powers and qualities that have awakened th admiration and won the affection of thousands of hearts. He ha entered Into a larger life and noble service In the kingdom of llgni and blessed neas and Joy, and before this he has been greeted by the Lord and Master of osr Uvea. "Well done, good and faithful servant; thou has been faithful over a few things; I will make yon ruler over many things; enter thou into the Joy of the your Lord." "His work was 'done here. We would not caH him beck. His race of Ufe was run. And he leaves to his children sod . graadchUdrea the rich heritage of a noble life, an unblemished pubUc service aad a good name. The Proverb says: "A good name Is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold." Aad who has a better name In this community and throughout the State of Maine, and who has found more favor among all classes of the people and stands la higher honor than Charles A. BouteUeT He stands in the line of the statesmen and warriors of hla country as the example to youth and the Incentive to the aspiring "And keep the soldier firm, the statesman pure, TUI in all lands and thro all human story The path of duty be the way to glory-" "And the greatest gift that God can bestow upoo a nation is magistrates. Judges, statesmen, . and legislators whose lives reveal purity of heart and disinterestedness of character - in the public service." At the close of the address Mrs. Rubins Ravi Brooks sang. When the Mists Have Rolled Away, and the relatives and friends then moved out of the church to their carriages. Afterwards people were given an opportunity to view tbe remains. The procession which formed la the street was headed by Chief of Police Gilman and a platoon of a dozen patrolmen. Then came the Bangor band, the members of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, B. H. Deale and Hannibal Hamlin poets. Letter Carriers and Mall Clerks, Mayor Chapin and member of th city government, ex-mayoaa and citizens. The procession moved up French street, through Penobscot to Broadway, down Broadway and upState atreet to Essex where the escort stood with uncovered heads while the remain and the funeral party passed before them. The escort then boarded trolley cars, and went to Mt. Hope cemetery where the remains were Interred in the family lot foUowlng the burial service of the Grand Army of the Republic which was conducted by CoL A. B. Fare ham and Prof. SewalL 1 THE FLORAL DISPLAY. J The floral display waa tbe most beautiful seen at a funeral in Bangor since the death of Ex-Vice President Hannibal Hamlin. The church was elaborately decorated by Carl Beers and In addition there were scores of designs, cat flowers, etc., from friends of the deceased and family. The Bangor board of trade sent an Immense wreath of roses, and there was a broken column five feet high from the employes of the Bangor postoffice. The offering from the Military Order of the Loyal Legion waa an anchor four feet high aad there were many designs from other societies and associations. PROMINENT MEN PRESENT. Among the prominent Maine men in attendance at the funeral were Senator Eugene Hale of Ellsworth, Representative Edwin C. Burleigh of Augusta, Hon. Joseph H. Manley of Augusta, Hon. Byron Boyd of Augusta, Secretary of State; Gen. S. J. Gallagher of Togus, former secretary to Capt. Boutelle; Col. Stanley Plummer of Dexter, Hon. Walnwright Cushing of Foxcroft. Hon, Henry W. Mayo of Hampden, Judge F. D. Dearth of Dexter, F. I. Campbell of Cherry field, Hon. P. P. Gilmore of Bucksport and others. Gov. Hill waa represented by CoL F. H. Parkhurst and CoL E. B. Sanger of Bangor, and OoL Thomas H. Anderson of Showhegan. DeWItts Little Early Risen search the remotest parts of the bowels and remove the Impurities speedily with no discomfort They are famous for their efficacy. ' Easy to take, never gripe. F. D. Wyman, Brewer; Buck-ley & Preble, Bangor; H. M. Burnham. Oldtown. died, j CARPENTER In Baniror, May 12, at residence on Pronpect atreat, Willard Carpenter, aged SO years, 1 Funeral Frkby at W.fc a. m. from tla lata residence. Friends invited. Burial private. WITH AM In Bangor, at hia residence, 77 Canter atreet. La Baron C. Wltbam, seed 4 years, Funeral at the First Methodist, church Sunday at Z p. n. . O FIRE IN HERMON. 1 A bright light waa seen In the west Thursday night and it was reported that it waa that of a fire in Hermon. A set of farm buildings was said to have been burned. PENOBSCOT SALMON. Best cuts of Penobscot river salmon will be sold at Fickelfa market today for 30 cents per pound. WATERMAN'S BIG ; - SUE OF. CLOTHING The big sale of clothing which has been going on at the store of J. Waterman on Exchange street for the past few daysliai been one of the moat successful ever conducted by this well known concern.4 People have found many, bargain there In first-class good and they were all found to be Just as represented. Thera are still aome exceptional bargain left and people who are Jn need of clothlag should not mts .this opportunity. Mall orders will ha promptly attended to and trading stamps will be given. BREWERS BIS WEEII : mS A EMD SUCCESS City Hall Crowded to Witness the - Nuptials of Mr. Tom Thumb end Miss Jennie June ' AH About It Fishing party Mas Good Lack Real Estate Transfers News Nates.' ,j) l, - - It! After an there 1 nothing ,lje the play-acting children. Grown-up ctors strive to forget themeelves (a V their parts bnt when children are taught to make-believe there cornea a charm In the Innocent and unexpwrted little byplays which are sura to happen, something Vhlch appeal mote strpngly to one with even th least sense of humor than would the most clever comedian. So it wae at the Tom Thumb wedding In City Hall Thursday night Lot of people were there, a whole hall toll for tha invitations were . general to anyone with fifteen ce&ts. Upoa the stage was a jnlmlture chancel with a floral arch from which hung the wedding belL "When th hour arrived the guests were shown In by poHte ushers and seated at the right and left. There were dainty little ladies In fashionable toilettes and elaborate oolff ures, attended by Immaculate gallant in dress suits, and they settled their drapery and trains and poeed with a grace which was most, befitting for ladies ofclgh society. . The wedding march struck up and the rector in surplice took hla place at tbe chancel. The groom supported by bis best man, stepped Jauntily to the front and awaited, hla bride who came In white satin en-trala and veil with her maid of bo nor and the service began. The ritual waa somewhat different from any used before. There waa considerable about th "Iron bonds of padlock" and th promises Imposed upon the contracting partis went more Into detail than the lines of the grownup service, Tbe groom agreed to provide plenty of spending money without asking never to refer to his mothers cocking, put out th clothesline every Monday morning and lots of other impossible things while the bride assented to sew on buttons and other equally important matters. Th bride may go through the really truly service sometime but not with more grace and dignity that she played at getting married. But th groom waa more than natural. The unconcern which he show ed during th impressive service waa almost a topis of scandal among tha wedding guests. Evan If ha had been married eight or ten times before until hla hair was quit white. In fact, they thought ha should not have appeared bored and more nterested in some ot tbe pretty bridesmaids than In hla brlda but th way tha brlda made him toe tha mark and yanked him Into place at the recessional left no doubt as to who would rule the roost, after alL And it convulsed the audience. After the service waa read th father and mother bestowed their blessings and the guests their congratulations ' and then the bridge and groom retired to prepare for their wedding Journey. They re-appeared clad for traveling .the groom looking a real swell In his natty top-coat. After bidding adieu to the guests they departed amid shower of rice from the wedding party while tbe hall shook with applause. It was one of the prettiest Httls entertainments seen In Brewer for a long, long tlpae., , The charming little bride was Doris Higgins and the groom Delmont Holbrook. Harry Whelden was the officiating clergyman and Stella Bare tow the maid of honor, while Carroll DeWltt waited on tha groom. The usher were Harry Cook, Cyrus Shuts, Roland Abbott and Carl Kelley-. The little flower girls, who looked as sweet as the flowers they carried, were Doris Goodwin,' Hll-dred Hewey, Mildred Abbott, Myrtle Maddox, Mildred Roberta and Marlon Bridgham. Charlie Kerr gave away tha brlds and tha mother waa Ella Kelley. Evelyn Goodwin was the organist; i - The gueets were Lillian Yea ton; Roger Bailey. Marian Chase, Sherman Mayo Greets Wood, Blais Grindle, Mary Kelley, Lillian May Whelden, Hazel Crosby, Myrtle Blair, Gladys Maddox, Ernest Kerr, Clarence Floyd, Ralf Coboon, Miles Fayle, Janie Fayle, Willie Swett, Earl Swett. In addition to the wedding ceremony there waa a very pleasing musical program which opened with a piano duet by Misses Field and - Bennett. The Smith sisters and Miss Katryn McCuna of Bangor sang and received a great ovation, being obliged to respond to recalls. After the entertainment- ice cream was served and a very satisfactory sum netted th M. E. chtirch society. The Shaw Bnslneaa College have challenged the Eastern Mfg Co.s baseball team to a full game on neutral ground. ; The flags on City Hall aad other buildings In Brewer wars at half mast Thursday and a number of the prominent citizens attended the funeral of Hon. C. A. Boutelle. The schooner Fortune is loading brick at Free Soil wharf. Rev. Benjamin B. Merrill of the Congregational church, went, to Sandy. Point on. Thursday for a brief stay at hla cottage. j . - A fishing party composed of George W. Patten of Brewer A. Q. Dole, Henry and James Wlswell of Orrlngton, have returned home from a very successful trip to Cold Stream lake la Enfield, where they stopped at A. M. Darling's camp. Tbe party waa gone but a few days, but tha members returned with a catch of It landlocked salmon aad six lakers averaging four pounds In weight. Mrs. Betsy Chadwick hae sold her farm in Holden to Horace Green ot Whiting hllL , At a meeting of the membervof the Parish circle of the First Congregations I church held -Wednesday afternoon at tha ehnrch vestry and ladies voted to give a portion of the funds on hand toward painting tha parsonage aad th work will be done at oi os. A committee consisting of Mr- Manley Hardy. Mrs. & W. Royal. Mrs. Fred Carey was appointed to attend to the matter. r lr. Lyono v w .Jil r if- PERFECT : TooSIa ,Po' i7(or Used by peep! of xeanimety tor over & Quarter r a eeriturj HOW II1IS I BUD m Latest Hearings ta All Cv:r &z 7crli Fresh frea . tha Wire. OKNULCEB, L T May ,23' The Creek treaty passed the House of Kings today by a vote of 23 to 17, and Is now ready for th signature' of the cnief secretary, when It will become a law. For twenty years the federal . government ha been trying to make a treaty with the Creeks, -bnt ha failed natll Soday. . Its adoption will enable the carrying out. of many public enterprise. LAWRENCE, Mass., May 23 Martin Flnneran, eight years old, was drowned In the Shawsheen river today. He was In swimming. The body was recovered. , . . PORTLAND. Me., May 23 Noah B. Knight, who waa elected town clerk of Cape Elizabeth In 1883, serving In that capacity for 17 years np to th time of the Incorporation of South Portland, since when he has een city clerk, died today. - His age was $2. He was a veteran ot the Civil war and waa universally respected aad popular. WASHINGTON, May 23 Two officers who lost their live In the Chinese campaign were laid to rest in Arlington cemetery today. They were Capt. Henry J. Reilly, Fifth artillery, and Capt. Austin R. Da via. ot the marine corps. The remain of these offloers arrived yesterday. They were given military burials in tha legation grounds at Pekin and were brought to the United States at the reqneBt of relatives. , PEKIN, May 23 Further cases of smallpox have been discovered on board the U. & transport Indiana and th Ninth regiment U, S. Infantry which left Pekin yesterday on it way to Man 11a has gone into camp at Taka. Tha doctors hav been lnjtfucted to make a report' as to tha ledgth ot time which must elapse be ore It wll be eafa to allow the troops to board tbe transport NEW YORK. May 23 The Maine Island Co., having for Its object the acquirement of lands for hotels and cot-tag purposes, and the erection of such buildings in Maine, filed incorporation papers at Newark, N. X., today. The capitalization is 8250,000. the announced shareholders being Alfred G. Brown, Edward B. Hawkins and Edward T.x MacGoffin. The principal office is at East Orange, N. J. OTTAWA OnL. May 23 Sir Wlldfrld L&urler again referred today in parliament to a meeting of the Joint high commission which he said was Important and would meet early on account of the attitude of New Foundland. If the- Alaska boundary could not be settled by a compromise then It should be referred to arbitration. , CAMBRIDGE, Mara.. - May 23 The final game la the class baseball eerie at Harvard was played this afternoon, tbe juniors defeating the freshmen, 14 to 9, thus winning the championship. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 23 De-mar est Lloyd of Wlnnetka, Ills., has been elected the captain of the freshman crew at Harvard. ' HAVANA, May 23 El Mando claims that the constitutional convention stands 14 to 14 on the Platt amendment, Pres. Capote being opposed with th deciding rote. Tha conservatives are inclined to wait until after the municipal elections when party feeling wM have subsided. ' HALIFAX, N. S.. May 23 Mall from La Polls, N. F., says two men were brought here from the schooner Argo of Gloucester, who had got astray from their schooner on the southern end ot Burgeo bank. They suffered very much having been from th Pth to the 12th adrift in the dory when they sighted land near Grand Bruit. The men's names are Stephen Hogan, a New Foundlander and Arkel Neilson, a Norwegian. - - - NEW YORK, May 28 Earl Gladstone Pierson, the two month old son of tf. Luther Pierson, th Mount Vernon faith curist, died today of pneumonia at the Pierson home, Kensleo. - A daugh ter of Piersons died recently of pneumonia and the father is -now In White Plain Jail serving out a fin of 500 Imposed for Ms neglect to employ a physician in tha case. - MONCTON, N. B.. May 23 Forest fires have been doing much damage along the north Shore of the province along the Intercolonial ' railway and Kent Northern railway lines." A quantity of railway ties have been destroyed and one house and barn have gone. THE HAGUE. May S3 Qneen Wll-belmlna and her( husband will visit Emperor William of Germany at Potsdam from May 30 to June 1, at the Emperor invitation. VIENNA, May 23 The relcharath today approved the appropriation of 487,000,000 kronen for new railroads, NORWAY. Mich. May 23 The bea-aemer ore mine Aragon, has been purchased by, tha U. 8. Bteel Corporation tor 12,500,000 from Ohio capitalists who have operated it for twelve yeans. STOCKHOLM, May 23 The second chamber today adopted the amended army bill, making a total of 45,000,000 kroner. Tha bill passed th first chamber May 13. SYDNEY, C. B.. May 23 Jaa. Mc-Naughtom vice president of th Great Northern Railway, New York, accompanied by engineers. Is Inspecting coal areas in Inverness County with a view to operating mines for the supply of th fuel needs ot the Atlantic end of his road. . . - . r HALIFAX. N. 8 May 23 The schooner Hssel B. Meeker of .Lunenburg. N.-R, with 250. quintals of fish from Western Banks, was wrecked this morning on Sugar Island reef neer White head. . Bb wea bound to Canao for second baiting. . ,, . . '.''I - BALTIMORE. ML, May 23-aIirry Dike defeated Watson Coleman t-night in a t3 mlla motor-paced race ( i Hartford Avpnue Cojisenm. Hike fllA tancci Celemim' Jv one mile 8 1-3 tepfl in Jin. 23s. Tie lr ad twen ty-mile records were broken. Jimmy Michael held the frerlous -mIl no-ord ot 81m. Ua WASHINGTON, ilay 23 The following fourth class postmaster were appointed today: Maine Stonington, Stephen B. Thur-Ipw; Booth Bancroft, B. XL Fitxpat-rlok. NEW YORK, May 23 Baell Bahabe, an Assyrian, shot himself through the heart tod iy at nl horn in this city. The suicide I attributed to his strenuous eiSort to protect a "perpetual motion machine. SALEM, Mass., May 23 Tobin Mur-nans, 37, who cam bero from Near York, went to the parish residence of Immaculate Conception church and asked for assistance in getting back to Ireland. He was refused, and In leaving the yard threw a rock and broke a memorial window in th church. Ttai window was given la memory of Mary Feenan, and tha damage to it will be between $300 and 400. Tb maa was arrested and will be exalmlned as to his sanity In tha morning. OTTAWA. May 23 M. Jules Siegfried, .ex-minister of commerce ot France' has arrived in thla city aa a special commissioner ot France to discuss with the Canadian government some enlargements of the French treaty M. Siegfried, who la accompanied by bia son, had a conference with Sir Wilfrid Laurler today. BURLINGTON. ' Vt, May 23 The University of Vermont leads Dartmouth In the tennis tournament today, winning five of the six matches played. The score now stands 9 to 6 in favor of Vermont, with 11 points needed to win. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., May 23 Congressman Charles B. Landis, of tbe 9th Indiana district today said that if tha hazing evil at West Point could not be suppressed, the military academy would be closed for three or four yean. Mr. Landis Is a member of tha West Point board of visitors. LEWISTON. Me.. May 23 A special to the Sun from Lisboa Falls says that Daniel Fessenden, a well known druggist, died at that place from apoplexy late tonight He was about 40 years ot age and leaves a wife. ' "I just love it" Is a phrase more often applied to Moxle than anythlngelse. MRS. BROOKS'S -SONG RECITAL Was Attended by 300 People and Was an Enjoyable Musical Event. In Society Hall Thursday night Mrs. Rubin Ravt Brooks, soprano, gave a song recital, assisted by Miss Elizabeth Nash, of Boston, violinist, and Miss Mae Silsby, of Bangor, accompanist The recital was attended by 200 people and to the audience were many prominent Bangor men and women. The affair was a delightful success la every way. , The program was as follows. Aria (from Othello)...,- Rossini Legend (G minor). Wciniasski (a) O, No Longer Seek to Pain Me Scarlatti (b) Thou. All My Blisa. .... .Giordant (c) Rec. and Air (from Noised i Fi garo) Mozart (a) Air -J. S. Bach (b) Mazurka i.Mlynarskl (a) Lullaby I (b) The Silver Ring Chamlnade (e) Ritournelle , J Mrs. Brooks was beard with a great deal of pleasure and ahe seemed to sing better than ever. The solos by Mias Nash' were finely rendered and Miss Silsbys accompaniments were of the -usual high order Each number was encored and the participants bowed their acknowledgements. After Mrs. Brooks had sung tbe third selection of the last number the applause was so manifest that ahe kindly responded and played her own accompaniment. Mi as Nash was encored after rendering the Mazurka by Mlynar-skl and played the Song Without Words by Thome. ARE YOU USING ' ALLENS FOOT-EASET t Shake Into your shoe Allen's Foot-Ea&e. a powder. It cores Coras, Buniona, Painful, Smarting, Hot. Swollen feet. At all CrunHet and Shoe Stores. Zac. Batnplo FREJS. Address, Allen B. Olmsted, Le-Roy. N. Y. ORLAND. The many friends of the family ot the late Rev. W. Lermond of Llnneas, formerly pastor ot th M. EL church here, will be pleased to learn that they are well situated having relit ed a house in Hodgdon where they - are all together. - George haa plenty of empoly-menL Mis Caro la housekeeper. Miss Rosa is teaching school aad Bernice, the youngest, la attending school. Mrs. A. W. Emerson and daughter, Julia, of East Weymouth, Mars... formerly ot this town and who usually spend the athnmer here, will this season instead of coming here make a trip to Europe leaving the 2 2d Inst., going direct to Paris. ' - .. Schooner Fannie F. Hall. Capt. F. P. Hutchins, came la tha river last week and went on tha beach for recaulking and painting. Alewlves are beginning to show np a few being caught In the weir a. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Page moved into the E. L. Partridge house last week. Mr. Mrs. A. M. Forsyth moved last week to East Orlaad occupying tha house of Avery Gray. Mr. Forsyth will hav employment to' th mills there. Mrs. Sugdcn accompanied by her on. Ernest, went to Lewiston aad returned Friday; evening with the remains of her daughter Grace who died at the hospital Wedaetday afternoon. Funeral services were held at the Congregational church 8unday at 2 p. m. Rev. H- D. French officiating. J. EL Mark had charge of arreagemeeta. The bearer were Geo. A. Dorr, John D. Buck, Lewis Chandler. Ralph Marks, Jobs Montgomery aad Leslie Little. The floral display waa magnifi cent. A large number of bouquet ef most beautiful flower from Mosess conservatory had bee presented by he? roaBy friends of Bucksport and elsewhere which were tastefully displayed on the casket and pulpit. Thla floral display exceeded anything ever n here. The Interment waa at Oak Grove cemetery. ZZt THE 0239 PCi.'iTS CF TE222 OIL STOVES AT SEtIFLE0 STOVE Blue DL ; It 'win do any cooking: that can be done on any kind of a stove. It is dean, quick, convenient, and t cool for the cook. It uses the cheapest fuel kerosene but without wicks and without the least osene but without wicks ana witnouc we least ? danger or odor. It does better cooking than a coal range, with the convenience of a T C. W. & S. T. SEMPLE, Selling Agents, PURITAN BLUE FLA5IE OIL STOVES, 10$ EXCHANGE STREET, By PEARL DENNETT, Auctioneer. AUCTION. TWO DWELLHIGS Just off State St. On FRIDAY, LAT 31st, atl0.30 o'clock AJ M. NUMBER ONE. We shall sell at public auction on the premises, the two story dwelling house and ell. No. 2S Pearl St. This is a substantial 8 room house (suitable for one or two families) has two toilet rooms, water' sewer and stone Cellar. The lot contains 4400 square feet, and is well located just off the State Street car line. NUMBER TWO. Immediately following the sale of the above property, we shall sell the dwelling Na 67 Pearl St. This is another substantial property, containing 12 room, and rented at the present time for 516 per month. The house stands on a good stone cellar with brick underpinning; has water, sewer, and is in excellent condition. Lot contains 3550 sq. feet, and is located only 3 houses off State Sl The sale presents the best opportunity of the year to secure an excellent and prominent home, a tine investment or a safe speculation. PEARL, & DENNETT, Auctioneers. RED BEACH. Ethel Bucthanau arrived home from Robbinston Thursday, where she was employed as & nurse by Mrs. Albee. Schr. Annie Blanche arrived from j Wentworth Saturday with a full cargo of plaster. Miss Geneva Lane entertained her young friends with a party on Friday evening. - A very iiroresting and wrangling gams of ball occurred Saturday on the Raines diamond, when the students of the Red Beach Grammar school defeated the scholars ot the Calais Grammar Bchool by a score of 12 to 6. Many attended. . 1 The feature of the game was the bat1 ting of H. Mingo, who never missed the sphere, also his catching, which has never been equalled by any amateur in this town. Many interesting play were made. Including several by the Calais team, but the mo6t brilliant playing, doing justice to both sides, waa done by the Red Beachera. The game started with the Calais team at tha bat. and In this Inning they made one run, and when the local team came to tha bat H. Mingo hit one to right field and reached third on It. C. Calkins was tbs next man np, bringing Mingo in. Four runs were scored by the home team la this Inning. ' After the first inning It eoald be plainly seen "that, the home team was far superior In batting and equally good to fielding and there was no trouble la picking them for tha winner. Several wrangles occurred during the game, but was stopped by the umpire who stood his ground. Several blows were struck, but the fighting was stopped by the Interceding of one of our citizens. It Is hoped that another game may be played, but It la-feared that th local team .will not play with a team showing auch a desire to have trouble. The least In quantity and most la quality describes DeWItta Little Early Risers, the famous pill for constipation, and Uvercomplainta. F. D. Wy man. Brewer; Buckley & Preble, Bangor; H. M. Burnham. Oldtown. NORTH CASTING. Herbert Perry has returned home from Boston to spend the summer with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Perry. Mrs. Lizzie Dunbar has returned home from Brooksvllle. where ah has baea for th past few weeks. , Conrad Perkins, who haa been employed by Albert Hutching for the past few weeks, haa returned home. Mr. Charles Ward well will move Into th Yeast house on Monday, the 20th. Mr. , Arolto Wardwelt went to Bucksport Saturday to spead Bun day with her daughter, Mrs. Loveaa Rice of that plae. Aury Hutchins wilt more from Or-land. whir ha haa bean living toe th part year, to hie house to Feoebeeot. Mias Nlaa Wardwall entertained few of her friend Friday evening. U waa reported aa a eery pleasant even- Walton Grind has returned from Cesttne, where fie haa baea fee tha past week. - ; . . . , Mr. La Marsh held a meeting in the Charles Perkin school house Bandar, May 19tti. . . .. v .Frank Ward well u working at Delia Weeoott a. - , . . , Joseph Perkins and daughter, Mias CTCHE. !C3 Exchange Street ,i Flame T1 m various sizes, from one burner op. If your deal-' er does not have them write to the nearest agency of STAKED Cl r" CCl'PASY & 4- BANGOR. flAINE. h Ella, visited friends, in Penobscot o Thursday. FREEDOM. Mrs. Clough of Rockland and Mrs. Mosher called on Mrs. Billings Iasi Monday. , Mrs. W. A. Thompson of Rockprl and Miss Pottle were in our village calling last Tuesday. . The Woodbury mill has been sold and the prospect Is that a larger industry will be carried on. Mrs. Woodman McDonald returned from the Maine General hospital much Improved. Mrs. Gertie Knowlton has gone to Portland to receive treatment at tha hospital. Mrs. Carrie Boulter and daughter are spending a few days with Mre. G. Bellows previous to their going to Wt-terville. R. W. Cyr is making Improvements on hla barn. Mr. B. F. Nutt haa erected a handsome monument to tha memory of hit son, Mr. W. Nutt, to Pleasant Hill cemetery. - HALLDALB. j The funeral' services of Mrs. Jencls Plummer, formerly of Lynn. Mass who during a fit of mental aberation committed suicide by hanging at C. M, Plummers, where ah waa stopp.ng, were held at her late home Tuesday forenoon, by H. M. Howard. The into meat waa at Sou,th Freedom. Her as was 41 years and II months. Mrs. Lydia Varney died at F. A. Cushmans on Tuesday, th 14th last, aged 90 years and 4 months. The funeral was held at her home Thursday afternoon conducted by H. M. Howard cf thla towa. George Nickless mored his family to Unity last week, where he has bought a farm. Th Evans house, wh'cti hi vacated 1 now occupied by C. V. Ster-enaon and family. Tb funeral services of W H. Ch orchil! were held at his late home on Monday, the 13th tost B. C, Sleeper and wife of Owls Hwd hav been vl&iting friends In this vicinity for a few days past. Orrieoa Penney of South Freedom died on Saturday morning at his horns after a lingering Illness.- Funeral service over th remains were held ca Monday, the 80th. Inst. W. F. White has gone to Boston a search of employment. HOWS THIS? -We offer On Hundred Dollars Seward tor any case of Catarrh that cannot be cored by Hall's Catarrh Cura r. J. CHENEY Ca. Proos.. Ta-edc.C. We, th undersigned, her knew F-J. Cheney for th last 16 yean, and believe him perfectly honorable la all butlneaa transactions, aad financially able to carry out any obligation mad by their firdt. -West A Truss, Whoteeal DroggUtA Toledo, a Waidleg. Kinsman A Mr1n. Who lets 1 Drug rifts, Toledo, G. 1111' Catarrh Cure la taken Intel pally, acting directly upoa th hloce and mucous .surfaces I th -syttrm PrtcA 7 6- r bottle. Sold hy all drug-glut. TreUmoniai free. Hall's Family Pill are tha heat. V

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