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Bath Independent (Newspaper) - January 31, 1885, Bath, Maine + + 3DOWlsr-EJLST VOL. JANUARY 81, 1885. NO. 8. correspondence of If nth THK BATH BOY Writes Gossip and News From 9 DRUGGIST UNION FRONT ME. i l Patent Fancy Shoulder Braces &c. Prescriptions Carefully We are Poor Man's WE WILL SELL HIM Green Miles of Vision Ready for the Jan. 1885. Editor of Bath Would a few lines from is what the local pouts call it- be of interest to your read urn P I will as the and send you a lew words to as bashful boys are said to begin with talk about the We have been having a great deal of in this and at the Valley the days are mild and as an eastern Indian summer's and the fanners are sowing the golden and the fields are green with sprouting of Mount and down along its canons almost to the valley lie mountains of snow that would make a verv decent coat lor old Maine herself as far as it would but I don't suppose it would cover the whole of And it is only twelve miles 1 stand and look at the white mountain and my thoughts rush buck to old Thoughts can you without any railroad sort of and I seem to see the white to hear the jingling to feel the tug of on the in 1 seem to see and hear and feel all that is implied in a line a comfortable a good a frosty a full moon and know how it is I often catch myself humming how I wish I was Hut the snow is remember the fox and the after a long residence it la now more a one gets to love the warm to sit on the sunny side of an adobe and think ull my ships conic home from How 1 ahull Perhaps nothing surprises one more in his first winter experience out here than the difference in the effects of cold in this locality and in Here when the thermometer as an old lady in Hath used to express to one feels colder and mure uncomfortable than he would in Hath at 1"> to 20 degrees The cold is the mercury seldom Jailing below degrees in the but it is powerful Jt seems to possess a power of creeping in under woolen canvas known I believe fo no cold of the same on earth For example 1 knew a a stage who slept in an adobe room under eight heavy woolen blankets and he threw up his position because the proprietors ol the line wouldn't put a stove 20 lbs. Good Good Good Java Good Rio Pork and We have this week received from Monhegan Island 27 hundred lbs. of we shall close out for Pollock 3 1-2 and 4c 4 1-2 and 5c & Opposite Columbian A HAPPY NEW YEAR happy is he Hu lie or In debt all forever in Al can pay dollar for in Ids California may boast of the beauty of her we boast of the strength of This applies only to the the days almost always being often uncomfortably so. The cases are not rare where ice will form thick enough to be say three-eighths of an during the and at noon the following day the glass will indicate 00 degrees Another remarkable f peculiarity of this country is the great distance at which objects can be seen and Vov there are places on the southern railroad where the locomotive can be seen coming fifty miles 1 know that one could recognize friends on the train at that distance and none of my friends have visited me since I have been out If such is the when any do come 1 will let you know at I am told that men in one mining camp often salute a friend in another ten miles away by mutually lifting their hats to each I have also been told of a man who had a good horse stolen from his corral about midnight and at sunrise when he arose he saw the thief loping and recognized bis forty miles I do not vouch for the truth of the two last but the first is an actual A man may be laboring in his field when be sees the train and have time to go to his wash change his straddle his ride half a mile to the station and take before the train and it going twenty-five miles an It is as if one could look from Bulb and bee the train as it leaves Portland or Another peculiar thing one meets here in this of which very little is 1 in the is the the Day Saint of For the past two or three years there has been a large exodus of these peculiar people from Utah to various parts of this and large towns have sprang up along the banks ot the little Salt San Pedro and the up a family of twenty or thirty I shall have done much for the How ever unpleasant it may be for it is my plain duty as a There is self denial for used to think when I was a the wife said to it was wrong for a man to have more than one but now J have changed my and think if my husband tikes another and we can live a Christian life bearing with each other's and live in peace our reward will be great in i another If my prayer is two or more who can live together in peace and harmony under such shall have a mansion on the very j Fifth Avenue of golden There is a law against transporting indecent publications in the and yet scarcely a mail arrives here that does not leave volumes of Mormon periodicals teaching this shameless While cursing the government for what they call its they load the mail not only filthy but with about all their wearing apparel as hoes and with a hundred other which often fill one or two large mail are from I at a nominal and aid down at Smithville I remember while driving the mail from Bonie Station to Fort by way of of stopping in the middle of a cold night in March at a wayside kept by an old crusty fellow who always cursed the mail every night it came lie was roused out of his This night among all the which dropped out of I lie were two women's straw After picking out his half-dozen letters from among the hundred pounds or more of Mormon he replaced the mail leav the hats until the Then he folded them up as a laundress would a and began crowding them into the cursing all the while like a I me help and I placed them snugly in the sack with the seven When 1 arrived in Smith ville the postmaster allowed that they were slightly I would like to have seen the two that adorned themselves with those two hats next 1 doubt if in all his glory was arrayed like one of President who presides over all the faithful in this part of the is an uncultured and uneducated old said to be worth half a but at his if his property is equally none of his heirs will be very as he is said to be the lather of forty and to have eight How are i these women iroing to hold the thirds The Mormons arc very strict in all their religious even going to the length of opening their balls and theatrical ' exhibitions with A good was told me by an apostate of bishop of old man was praying one as j when the young members of his family became quite Suddenly stopping and opening his he said to number can't you keep the brats it I can pray in such a cussed But I 1 stretching my letter to an unseemly so I will If this should be allowed a place in your columns and 1 find it I mav sometime von something more about the Yours S. should be greatly indebted to Mr. 11. for more equally as interesting letters as the | Regular of the Imb J OUR NKW YORK NO. 2. Miller 1ms started a skating rink on the site of the old Windsor Theatre in the t desk and chairs and customers are a class that have more leisure humping their heads and sliding on ears on Sunday than on week lie therefore derided his rink the day of Hut the police realized what a demoralizing effect an open skating rink would have upon the neighboring dance hails and which arc always open so they told Mr. M iller that fie would he arrested if lie allowed skating on Miller couldn't sec whv resorts of the most infamously bad character should remain open next door to him on while his innocent skating rink was He to test the matter in the Several policemen were at his place on Miller opened his ricket and his J. K. bought a strapped on the rollers and slid out upon the The police let cat a lew fancy figures and then one of them said are under I replied Mr. as he whirled around gracefully on his left you said the if you don't come to me. 1 will go to didn't and the reached for but he wasn't lie had slid down the floor forty 4 sped hither and and led the officer the liveliest chase he had ever The three 1 or four spectators put wagers ten to one on 1 but just as the officer was about to give in from sheer one of Sullivan's skates came and he lauded on his head and was The case will be through all the and up to I on the 11 hoping in that way escape paying taxes to llv slip up in his little as judges don't dare to sell themselves now as as The tan doesn't own a dollar's of properly in Westchester where the others now W. a ys We nw in like to mir position it and their portions OK Mr. O's Scrap Mr. J. L. Douglass has at his store a very valuable scrap book containing some very interesting matter relating to the earlier history of the Among these is a very neatly drawn picture of 41 Long and its surroundings drawn in 17IS by one Joseph Heath in 187*1 bv Mr. L. P. There is is The people at the Madison Square Theatre had their attention drawn from the play the other night by antics of a full heard on the face of a man in the middle of the The man sat beside an extremely pretty young When lie tinned to speak to her Ins beard jerked around in the opposite NY hen he turned the other t lie luxuriant whisked about toward the The people tittered ami at and the play was badly An usher tapped the man on his shoulder and led him into the where Captain Williams snatched off the beard and took the wearer to spend the night in the police The girl didn't know what had happened and had an unpleasant time when the play was Her escort told lhe police justice the next day that he wore the false beard to keep from being by his who were opposed to him associating with the He was dressed in the height of fashion and said that he was a Third avenue named also a copy of the old newspaper printed in 18M. This paper was owned and published by John 11. this But probably the most curious article in the book is a certificate of Mr. IVs grandfather's marriage which occurred in 1707. The document is signed by all his fellow church members and is quite as lengthy as This book would afford hours of reading to the historically and in about 1000 years from now will be worth a We advise Mr. 1 to save it till and having obtained the he can enjoy it in his old His fun the heard cost him live J on the In two davs and he won't indulge in sort of sport His arrest was without doubt an as the Penal Code says that when three or more persons themselves at a public place they commit a The police said that the other two disguised conspirators were STOP SHOOTING Demonstrate this for by insuring in the Of RAY P. Their principal tour as they call is situated thirteen miles below this and there are also two or three smaller towns between the two Business having called me early last year M I i n - to spend some time among them I learned National Life Insurance ul Umt r ' 1 some that amused and many which disgusted me. Of polygamy they spoke freely and and defended it shame One at whose house I stopped a short would often corner hue in the house and he and Ids he O H U M L Y kut 0,10� would 1110 wl y I quotations till my was world is he said to me one in the presence oi his we are Our mission is to redeem the Now when I take another wife I do not expect to enjoy myself as well as but if 1 have this one wife 1 cannot expect to have more than half a dozen or so children in my and when I die 1 shall have done almost nothing lor the purpose for which I was On the other hand ii 1 take to myself three or four as the Lord prospers ami raise w. AND BLANK BOOK Use of Fire Arms a North Hath Complaint is brought to the this week that a north Bath farmer who resides near but whose name for the present is with is in the habit of recklessly opening door or window and discharging a gun in the direction of the road whenever he hears any It has become dangerous in the extreme to pass the ami the neighbors are afraid of their The man's wife states that the farmer has been greatly annoyed by boys flinging stones at his He should apply to the authorities for ami save his powder and Paper Window Shades and Fancy OPPOSITE CITY CENTER It is that Bink of France has an invisible studio in a gallery behind the so at a signal froni one of any suspected customer will instantly have his picture taken without bis own The camera bus also become very useful in the detection of a word or figure that to the eye seemed completely being clearly reproduced in photographs of the document that had been tampered The Welcome the j Punning arid 1*1 ay With the hast Saturday evening the administered their second linen their opponents being the new league team representing Augusta As this was the first appearance Augusta the public came out to welcome them verv v considering the severity of The reserved seats were nearly ail sold the was also while the galleries were comfortably During skating Mr. Bert Lincoln ol Brunswick gave a very line exhibition of the movements nu lhe little The evening train was considerably late owing to fall of On this train came Dow lhe goal tender from consequently the game was not called until quarter past As Dow came on the floor - from the was greeted with a storm of The two teams came on the at were received with prolonged ic victors were a verv large set of men and in ibis worthy successors of the whose games are to They wore a neat suit of worsted with dark * n drab as a On the breast id the were the 1). of I heir Mr. J. D. of their on the ol The Ydd rover Wood and cover and The presented their usual The Knights of the indulged in a short practice game with a ball lor each team until the Mr. Kimball called the players into our poloists having the north secured the first rush and sent the ball by the Alameda cage in a dangerous locality until Guthrie sent it on a trip to the other ball seemed to have a round trip ticket as it came spinning back Roberts struck the ball into the audience on the stage at necessitating a short had scan elv been when Vaughn broke his and the audience were once more obliged to submit to a tedious The ball was mice more spotted and for a The players were now doing equal Roberts secured the ball on the eastern side ot the and after working it down towards Augusta goal made a neat pass to Dunning who struck a hard clip and the ball was for the first time in a safe resting This fine play bi ought forth merited applause and the buys Dunning securing the ball on the second Tor half a minute the ball was kept busy and at last came to a halting place directly in front of the Augusta goal tender when all the players who were near made a grand rush for and in the struggle which followed Roberts won the second goal for the bv hitting it Once more a happy yell arose from the audience which was renewed as Dunning secured tlie ball on the third He immediately carried the ball down to the enemy's territory and alter some pretty juggling made a neat pass to Roberts who landed the ball in the in just seconds after the The actual playing time of the game was eight minutes and twenty the home team the attack field did nearly all the work while for the visitors and Wood were the most The Augusta team were verv well satisfied with their treatment both on the floor and off and acknowledge themselves made a verv favorable impression upon the audience bv their They evinced no disposition to or to use any other disagreeable This team will show that winter one fisherman secured a ton up well as soon as they have had as soon as they obtain some of the finer points of the will give any team in the league a good time in James lb is a Philadelphia lawyer Ur prints his his He wanted to marry Minnie J. of White a suburb of the | were lie took 1 to the house ami made his home Mrs. M- Newman bought her daughter's wedding and nave Minnie a piano and a bronze bust of 1 Since then a the j family has taken wanted to send her I i to school a few years before marrying ami this made Mrs. Newman She ordered 1 * I him from her and he retaliating hy writing filled with hail spelling and t general Then he went to the house for Minnie was confronted by a justice ul the There were high words and a lively time and room with the depicted in wanted Since then it is kuiL that lias eloped with him They fled to foreign taking the to New IS With Sage Dressing and Mint Comparatively few of those who delight in the above named dish know that a large proportion of the bass come out of creek before tickling the interior tissues of the Boston or New York The law is off t he lirM of January and certain sized nets and Hues are at once brought into use on the cieck by Bath and The has before described the and its but this week has gained a lew interesting figures an old resident of The bass fishing at has been in full blast about eighteen and the mord successful season was that a dozen vears ago when was the which he hauled on an ox sled to Messrs. Hunt cv and for the load received Mr. Banks that season in one night hauled in enough to bring Then the bass were very but of owing to slaughter of the ing have run A and very called a lias been Last season the largest at- the was purchased by A. and weighed I- season on the creek it com tunes to be lively and t his week the fishermen have met with fair In one dav the bovs caught forty which sold for 12 cents a In spite of legal precautious small are taken and the wholesale slaughter diminishes It would be a good move prohibiting the catching period of say live future lo enact a law of bass for a According to the Baltimore game apparently combines the mystery of lhe excitement of roller skate and some of social features of the cake A ham is suspended over the surface of the rink at a height admitting of a touch from the uplifted Tlic blindfolded skaters are then turned loose to find and touch tbo which becomes the properly of the successful While Newman is on Pacific coast enjoying the that was paid him for a post-mortem young his Madison avenue Congregational church is going against An election of trustees was field a few evenings a score or more of with long Clubs were scattered through dir. gathering to keep trustees hostile to the were elected to make a majority against him in the His friends cry but it is generally admitted that Dr. will nut preach there any lie is to he made president of Palo Alto University by Mr. it is Mr. Moody has been spoken of for the vacant and so has Mr. of Gould is reputed to he a sly the words of the ancient r a long time he fought the taxes for his elevated roads Hut at last he had to send in a check lor over a million dollars of and came to the his property would to be taxed in future like that other Now Jay doesn't like to spend unless it is for an outrageously extravagant house that looks like a mixture of a ensile and a or for a few legislators or judges or or something of that sort that he can He likes to have his properly But he wants the rest of public to pay the he stealthily moved his elevated railroad S. T. WOODWARD AT LOWEST MARKET PRICES I Equal to the Best to be and at Moderate SEVENTEEN YEARS IN SAME A. Church ALL THE LATEST STYLES I r -
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