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Bath Independent And Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 23, 1908, Bath, Maine r 1 ri 4 AND 1.50 A YEAR Twice a No. 42. - MAY 23,1908. 3 GENTS A TALL AND STRAIGHT At Brown's Grocery Seeds are selling Get the best at Cookies and Fig fears 10c pound Brown's 20o Coffee and Revere Tea at pound are winning compliments on all F. WILBUR BROWN Seedsman and Grocer The Campbell Store 78u Washington Street John M Clark Undertaking in all its If CONDUCTED BY Residence 852 Front St. Rooms Tel 116-1 Tel. 116-2 Business Established 1866 - 22012 Office and Veterinary 3 Special Attention Given to Diseases of the Dog and Cat DR. C. W. WA Veterinarian Me. Graduate of Ontario Veterinary D V 8. Chicago Veterinary go veterinary Maine Veterinary Medical Member of Ontario Veterinary Medical So College Associa Chicago MISS A. B. WA TSON Graduate Surgeon All pain in the feet successfully treated Painless and Antiseptic Treatment MASSAGE Proper facial is as essential to facial as proper exercise is to the muscles of the rest of the Facial Massage with the Barker Vibrator develops the muscles of the improves the tne tissues to throw worn out particles and to acquire new strength from the circulation of the blood Manicuring Latest Method Office 196% Maine Phone 220-2 e. WANTED Farm Properties in r Sagadahoc Co. CHARLES C. LARRABEE L 93 Front Bath N. GRATZ JACKSON Undertaker and Funeral Director Lady Assistant BATH - MAINE Office 91-1, 10 Ferry Street Residence 01-2. 1 Shaw Street Careful attention to out of town On You don't to feel every few minutes to see if your glasses are on firmly ifi you wear the TOWED BY Charles A. LESLIE LEE DEAD BATH TO CELEBRATE Talented Member of Bowdoin College Faculty Victim of Intestinal i- i n i PROFESSOR LESLIE Word was received iri this city j Wednesday of the death at the Maine General Hospital in Portland of fessor Leslie A. The professor was taken suddenly ill last Saturday at his borne in Brunswick with an intestinal On Sunday night he was removed to the hospital In Portland and early Tuesday morning was performed by Dr. The intestines were found to be in a very serious and little hopes were entertained for his recovery from the The professor leaves a wife and two Miss Sylvia Lee a teacher at and Miss Elizabeth Lee a student at Bradford Mass. It will be remembered that last June the professor's only Richard K. was drowned in Casco Bay near Small He was a promising student at Bowdoin and his death was a great blow to the professor and no doubt his untimely death had a serious result upon Prof. Lee's The professor breathed his last at 8:45 o'clock Pew men in this part of Maine are better known or better Not only was he one of the most popular professors ever in a Maine but he was one of the most public spirited citizens in the whole state of As soon as word of his death was received in the chapel bell was the flag on Memorial Hall was placed at half mast and as a further mark of respect recitations in the College were suspended for the remainder of the With him at the end were his his Mrs. Edmund C. Whitman of and his Prof. Frederick S. Lee of Columbia New York Mrs. Hosea M. Knowlton of New widow of former Attorney Hosea M. of and sister of Mrs. arrived in Brunswick Prof. Lee is survived by his wife and two Miss a professor In the Berkley School In and Miss a student In Prof. Lee was born at Sept. 2 4, 1852. His father was John Stebbins D. LL. who was the first president of St. Lawrence University at N. and connected with that Institution for 43 Prof. Lee graduated from St. Lawrence University in 1872, and took a post graduate course at Harvard In 1884. He taught at Goddard Academy In 3-873 and at Dean Academy in 1875-76. He was member of the American Society of the American Morphological and the Beta Theta Pi and Phi Beta Kappa Prof. Lee came to Bowdoin In 1876 he was instructor in natural Later he became professor of geology and For several years he has also served as Instructor In geology and evolution In the Bangor Theological During the 32 years while Prof. Lee was connected with Bowdoin College he did considerable original work in natural deep sea investigations and other scientific the result of which has been of great value to the and added to the glory of old He raised the money among the alumni and organized in 1891 an expedition to Labrador which he personally A large collection of natural history and specimens was brought The most important discovery was the site of an old Esquimaux village in which were found bone carvings and other strange The signs of the village had been obliterated and there were no traditions of any but Prof. who had had experience In locating such found a clue and began to The party got a good Idea of how the ancient Esquimaux and obtained a collection of articles such as has never before or since been brought A previous work by Prof. Lee was in behalf of the government when he was connected with the U. S. Fish from 1881-18 He made a voyage D. to San Francisco in the steamer Albatross having charge of a party engaged in scientific The purpose of the voyage was to get the Albatross around Cape Horn to the Pacific coast so that it might go to Alaska to Investigate There being ample time they were Instructed to delay the trip and make collections for the Smithsonian They landed at Terra del and investigated the Straits of finding much of Interest During his connection with the U. S. Fish Commissioners Prof. Lee spent eight summers in deep sea making his headquarters at Wood's and going out from there to the Gulf The specimens obtained were sent to the Smithsonian They succeeded In bringing up fish from the bottom of the 3949 or about 3 Mi miles below the This investigation was of special interest to Prof. Lee and it was for thla line of that he received his gree of Ph. D. from St. Lawrence Prof. Lee was appointed chairman of the State Topographic Survey commission in 1899, when the Legislature authorized a survey of the and since that time has given much time to the the federal government sharing the expense and providing the This commission also has the direction and control of the geological of the and In this department Prof. Lee was an invaluable member of the notable purchase along the river front is that of ex-Mayor Hyde's well known racing yacht which he has recently sold to H. H. who will use her this sear son on the Kennebec Public Meeting Next Tuesday To Discuss Plans for Another Big Celebration During Bath will have a celebration in This has been practically determined by the demand which is being made for it by Bath merchants and others who realize what a great benefit was the big celebration of last So strong is this demand that the association has deemed best through its George E. to call a meeting of all parties Interested at the common council room next Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock when there will no doubt be a large gathering The celebration last year was the most successful ever held in Maine and there is no question but what it brought into this city thousands of dollars which helped make business conditions in Bath good for many months to Of course the committees last year learned much by experience and many of the expenses of that time can be considerably cut today without in the least detracting from the success of the Already Chairman Wilbur C. Oliver of last year's street fair committee is receiving queries in regard to space In. Bath this year and he has consented to serve the association for another year in the same capacity If Mr. Oliver's good work was so greatly appreciated that his consent to handle that end of it again this year is sufficient guarantee that his department will show a profit this it is proposed to hold muster one day during the celebration and offer prizes which will draw the fire laddies from all over This will be one day's feature which will prove one of the greatest drawing cards Maine has ever had at any Of course there will be naval representation and may be the scout cruiser Chester will be in the fleet which will favor us with a visit and r an effort will be made to have the Annapolis cadets here again this The Press committee which had much to do with the success of last year's celebration is ready to take hold with a will and there seems to be a desire on the part of our business houses to see the celebration pushed to an even greater success than was that of last year If Already a number have signified their desire to add to their subscription of last year and a number of outside concerns have which if the celebration idea is carried out as will bring cash into the coffers of the At noon yesterday President George E. Thompson of the association Issued this call for public meeting next Tuesday At the urgent solicitation of many of our citizens a public meeting will be held at the Common Council room Tuesday May 2G, 190S, at 7:30 o'clock for the purpose of discussing plans for a celebration and street fair In All citizens interested are Invited to be GEORGE E. President HARRY May 22, 190S. PULPIT AND The meetings at People's Baptist church continue to be of great The first outdoor service of the season took place on Tuesday ing with good Sunday next is being carefully planned for as a day of great The evening service will be the annual patriotic service in honor of the dead and living At the evening service the Hydo Light Guards and Sous of Veterans attend In a Baptist Rev. F. W. Morning service 10:30, worship and Theme Sunday school 12m, classes for evening service 7:15, special Memorial Day or a Message on The Hyde Light Guards and Sons of Veterans attend in a Members of A. R. and N. V. cordially All cordially Tennis players are now getting busy on the Bath has a number of FIREMEN AT Guests of Albert H. Shaw at Iven New The New Iven House on the west bank of the New Meadows river has been the rendezvous of the members of the Bath fire department for two nights this and they have thoroughly enjoyed themselves there as the guests of Hon. Albert H. who appreciated the services of the laddies at the time of the fire In the sun parlor at his home on High street a few weeks On Wednesday night the members of Combination No. 4, and of Kennebec No. 3 went and on Thursday night the members of Hook and Ladder No. 5 and of Long Reach No. 2, were the The division of the companies on the two nights was made so as not to leave the city unprotected at any Chief James H. with Assistants Charles Parks and John C. Wakefield also accompanied the Landlord Desjardin and his estimable wife carefully looked after the wants of the firemen and saw to it that everybody had a good Upon completing a bountiful shore all retired to the big social hall where the time quickly passed over music and company company REPUBLICAN Hold Yesterday to Elect Delegates to Republican A Republican caucus was held at the Alameda beginning at five o'clock in the afternoon and continuing until eight o'clock in the The purpose was to elect delegates to the state convention at Bangor on June 30 to nominate a candidate for governor and state The caucus was called to order by Chairman Wilbur C. Oliver of the INN A New Shore Dinner Resort at bay Boothbay Harbor is to have a new shore dinner resort when will be one of the finest of its kind along the Maine The location is on the point on the east side of the harbor near the house occupied by Mr. HIggins of the Fred B. Lobster the same concern that will manage the and it is the plan to have it ready for the opening about June 20. Inn is to be the name of the new hotel which will be run exclusively for the serving of shore The house is two stories high and the dining room on the south gives a commanding view of old showing as It does Spruce Fisherman's Squirrel and Mouse the Cuckolds and Townsend's Gut over to the westward while the unobstructed view out to sea ranges as far as the naked eye Is able to There is to be a large public dining hall ou the main with private rooms on the second There will also be a large parlor and reception room on the first and a retiring room on the and a smoking room with toilets in the Nothing but sea food will be served at the aud as Mr. HIggins has secured the services of a competent chef who is said to have mauy new culinary wrinkles in serving of clams and the resort will undoubtedly prove very popular with the people who visit Boothbay Harbor and neighboring Ralph G. Stetson of this son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. has been engaged as clerk for the BARGE ASHLAND RAISED Republican city committee and Mayor Edward W. Hyde F. Alfred Stetson was elected i Polling booths for each of the wards were arranged on the those for Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4 being arranged on the west side and for Wards 5, 6 and 7 on the east But one ballot was that bearing the caption with the following Wilbur C. N. Gratz William M. Edward W. Roscoe P. Albert E. Albert L. Frank W. Carl C. Henry W. Henry R. After operating for six weeks the M. G. Shaw mill will shut down tonight for the The condition of the lumber market Is given as the As It was very little lumber was cut Big Craft Sunk on Hospital Point Ledges Six Weeks Barge Ashland of the Philadelphia and Reading line which sunk on Hospital Point ledges in the Kennebec river near Reach at the southern end of the city on April 1, was raised Thursday afternoon by a wrecking crew from the Boston Tow Boat Co. She taken to the and beached where temporary repairs are to be made and later she will be taken to the marine railway where repairs will be made and she will again be made ready for The wreckers commenced work upon the craft Sunday and In five days time had the big craft raised which is considered most excellent work and quick Goats are proving excellent pets for many Bath children and they may be seen all about the city where they are used by the little Ml IN Planting time is here Spading eta and we are prepared to Manure furnish you with LAWN MOWERS At Wood and Wire Lawn Pails and Gal v. FINE LINE HAMMOCKS Screen Doors and Window Screens Look at the new Steel Window Screen Johnson Bros Me. Shoes Factory People Who Want Up-to-date Footwear have just trimmed our shelves with a consignment of 1908 shoes for both men and all fresh from the All the latest 1908 styles are now in stock at our There are shoes this year to please Dainty Dressy Working Shoes Common Sense Stylish Dignified Shoes All of Shoes for all kinds of Just give us a chance and see if we do not show you a pair that will match your taste Davis Hatch Front Street f- 5203
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