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   Bar Harbor Times (Newspaper) - January 9, 1915, Bar Harbor, Maine                                 the Bar  VOLUME I  ONE DOLLAR A YEAR  BAR HARBOR, MAINE, SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1915  THREE CENTS A COPY  NUMBER 27  \  auxiliary carnival jan. 2é  Committees Announced To Charge Of The Aftair.  Have  Tuesday, Jan. 26, is the date set for the grand carnival of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Y. M. C.'A. This was decided upon Tuesday afternoon at the regular monthly meeting of the auxiliary and committees for all the different booths were also chosen.  The booths will all present a spactacu-lar appearance decked out as they will be, and the pop corn, peanut and lemonade booth will be especially fine with its electric decorations. Following are the committees who will.be in charge of the different booths and the costumes they will wear:  Country Store—Mrs. C. B. A. Bryant, chairman; Mrs. Harold Carter;  farmer costume.  Popcorn, Peanut and Lemonade— Mrs. Everett Lymburner, chairman; Mrs. Walter Silk, Mrs. W. H. Sherman; Spanish costume.  Plants and Flowers—Mrs. Eugene Leland, chairman; Mrs. Irving Mitchell, Mrs. John Silk; Chinese costumes.  Fancy Work—Mrs. Joseph A. Stevens chairman; Mrs. Charles Wood, Mrs. C. C. Ladd, Mrs. L. B. Deasy; Turkish costume.  apron Table—Mrs. Corydon Rich- | ardson, chairman; Mrs. H. Puffer; ! Mrs. Abner Getchell, Mrs. Bert L. i Sleeper; Turkish costume. |  Cooked Food—Mrs. Frank Spratt, I chairman; Mrs. F. L. Foster, Mrs.; Charles F. Paine, Mrs. David Reynolds, : Mrs. Ernest Richardson;Dutch costume, i  Cards—Mrs. Charles Gilley, chairman; Mrs. W. L. Pierce, Mrs. Fred : Richards, Mrs. B. L. Hadley; American ^ girls' costume.  Rummage—Mrs. M. P. Cleaves, chairman; Mrs. Victor Gooch, Mrs. Clara- , belle Foster; tramp costome.  J.4panese Tea—Mrs. Fred Hayes, chairman; Mrs. F. J. Brewer, Mrs. W. E. Nickerson, Mrs. Charles Hay ward; Japanese costume.  Lunch Counter (Evening onlyj— Mrs. Robert Stanley, chairman; Mrs. Lester P. Carter, Mrs. George Dollivar, Mrs. C. Frazier, Mrs. W. P. Wadleigh, Mrs. H. C. Dodge. i  Coffee (Connected with Lunch ; Counter)—Mrs. F. 0. Alley, chairman; ! Mrs. La\\Tence Emery. ^  Admission to the building in the after- I noon will be five cents and in the evening ' 15 cents. The Victrola and orchestra , will play both afternoon and evening. :  At the meeting of the auxiliary Tuesday, Joe Lorraine, the entertainer, -served in his official capacity most pleasingly for the amusement of the | ladies.  WORK FURNISHED FORmLOYED  Clearing Public Reservations of Underbrush  Work for the unemployed with pay in good firewood is being furnished many men this winter by the clearing up of public reservation land in the vicinity of Bar Harbor. Over 75 men have been taking advantage of this offer of George  B. Dorr who is thus doubly benefitting the community. The men will have work until a heavy snowfall puts an end to it and Mr. Dorr says there is enough to keep them going as long as they need employment.  John Peters' land at Hull's Cove, extending from Calvert Hamor's property to the Breakneck road and formerly owned by the Ellsworth Land Company, is being cleaned up of all underbrush and the'trees are being thinned out to make the whole lot a fine grove. Twenty-two men under the direction of Orient  C. Brewer have been at work this week, part of them from Hull's Cove and part from Bar Harbor. They are each averaging about a half cord of wood a day, this being grey birch and fir.  Another crew of 35 men under Andrew Liscomb are doing similar work for Mr Dorr in the Green and Dry mountain gorge just back of the meadow on Gorge road. Still a third crew is at work under Kebo mountain near Mt. Kebo Spring at Harden Farm. Mr. Dorr is so interested in the work that he is remaining here to see it carried out.  TO MAKE BASKETBALL TRIP  BUSINESS FOR WOMEN  There will be a class in "Every Day Business" for women at the Y. W. C. A., for instruction in such business as falls to the lot of thousands of American women, both married and single. Some of the questions to be discussed will be: Methods of banking, the management of a check book, foreign exchange, getting money in emergencies, how to send money, bills and receipts, the relation of employer and employee, taxes and customs. So many women, even of the highest culture and education have had no experience or training in business methods,,^amd are therefore at the mercy of the world when a real definite need arises for doing business for others or for managing their own property and affairs. There is a very crying need for knowledge along this line, today as never before, since women are entering every walk o'f life.  This is not a course in bookkeeping or stenography, but a course in business methods that every one ought to know. Any one will be welcome to this class. It will meet on Tuesday night, Jan. 12, at 7:30 at the Y. W^ C. A. Many a woman can be saved annoying errors and doubts.  Bar Haibor Y. M. C. A. team of all stars, which defeated Dover-Foxcroft last week, Friday, 34 to 10, will make a trip next month to play on their home floor the teams already defeated and thus have a chance to lay claim to the championship of Eastern Maine which now seems to be due. Games will piobably be played at Newport, Dexter, Dover, Guilford and Milo and negotiations are now being made for them. Dates will be announced later.  The local team has now defeated both Newport A. A., which for two years has claimed the championship title, and its vanquisher, Dover-Foxcroft, and the defeating of these teams on their home floor will leave Bar Harbor champion provided no new snags are met on the trip. Undefeated thus far, this team now stands sending out its challenge to all. Fitting tribute is paid in the ode to the team written by Delta E. Richardson and published in another column of this issue of The Times.  PORCUPINE CLUB DEBATE  The first meeting of the Porcupine club for the winter term will be held in the assembly hall at the high school building, Tuesday evening, Jan. 12. After the business is transacted the following program will be given:  Selection, band; reading, Herman Leland; Parlimentary drill, students; girls' chorus; debate, Resolved: That Advertising Has Increased the Cost of Living; selection, band; social hour.  The speakers in the debate are as follows: Affirmative, Esther W^ood and Muriel Tripp; Negative, Beatrice Emery and Margaret Wasgatt.  ST. SAVIOUR'S PARISH GUILD  A meeting of the guild will be held in the Green Room, Parish Hall, on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 2 p. m. All members are requested to be present and bring work for the fancy table.  J. H. SAWYER  Jeweler.............Silversmith  REGISTERED  Optometrist and Optician  Fine Jewelry manufactured j Expert Watchmakers, to order. Gems remounted! Repairs on complicated in new designs. j Watches and French Clocks  98 Main Street .... Telephone 2  Northeast Harbor Nurseries  Successor to TheMt. Desert Nurseries  Northeast Harbor, Maine EDWARD KIRK, . . . Proprietor  Trees, Shrubs, Herbaceous  aiid Bedding Plants in  an endless variety  ' - * r -  CUT FLOWERS A SPECIALTY  CUNNINGHAM FOR COUNCIL  Fail To Agree And Choose A Dark Horse  OVER 75 MEN ARE AT WORK  Crews Getting Winter's Wood At Huirs Cove, Gorge And Harden Farm  The Democratic members elect from Hancofck county—Small, Wasgatt and Lord—had a very disagreeable task to perform in selecting a member of the governor's council. There were five avowed candidates for the position, H. L. Graham of Bar Harbor, Byron H. Mayo of Southwest Harbor, Daniel H. Hurley of Ellsworth, Jerome H. Knowles of Northeast Harbor and Joseph Harmon of Stonington. The three representatives could not agree on any one of the candidates and finally decided to present the name of John A. Cunningham of Ellsworth, a dark horse. While there was little criticism of the nominee, those who had spent their time and money in a campaign for the position thought they should at least have been consulted before being turned down. Orlando Foss of Hancock was the Republican nominee for the council from this district.  THE WEEK'S DOINGS OF L^TURE  Deadlock Has Tied Up Affairs  BOTH HOUSES ORGANIZE  Three Parties Have Made It Impossible To Obtain Majority To Elect State Officers  The senate was duly organized Wednesday forenoon, observing all of the ume honored customs. The Republicans have a clear majority in the upper branch, hence the election of officers was merely a matter of form after the selections had been made in the caucus the night before. Senators were drifting in and out the chamber during the routine work so that the vote varied from time to time, but as a rule the  GUILD ENTERTAINED  Enjoyable Afternoon At Mrs. F. E. Sherman^s—Plans Fair  The Guild of St. Saviour's parish was delightfully entertained Tuesday afternoon by Mrs. Frank E. Sherman at her home on Roberts avenue.  The first part of the afternoon was given over to the regular business of the society and the meeting was conducted by the president, Mrs. Arthur Thatcher. Plans and some arrangements were made for a large fair to be given next summer at the Casino and much work is to be done this winter preparatory to the fair.  After the business meeting adjourned general sociability was enjoyed and most delicious refreshments were served. The dining ro<5m was very artistically decorated with foliage and fruit from Mr. and Mrs. Sherman's orange and grape fruit groves in Orlando, Fla.  After the guild members had departed Mr. Sherman pleasantly entertained members|of[the Vestry of St. Saviour's.  MAKE BAR HARBOR WINTER PUYGRODND  Maine Central Conceives The Idea  WRITES FOR PICTURES  Fine Place For Winter Sports George B. Dorr Proposes Building Shelter For Skaters  WHERE THEY SIT  Legislators Of This District Well Seated In House  WINTER SCENE ON GORGE ROAD  MISS SLATER TO WED  Summer and year-round residents of Bar Harbor are both interested in the announcement made in Boston Monday night by Mrs. Horatio D. Slater o: the engagement of her daughter, Esther, to Sumner Wells, son of Benjamin Wells of New York. Mr. Wells is a recent graduate of Harvard and returned only a short time ago from a big game hunt in Africa in company with Miss Slater's brother. Nelson. Mrs. Slater is the principal owner of the Slater mills at .Webster, Mass., and has a fine summer home on Rodick's Island.  GARMONG CASE TRIAL JAN. 18  The famous breach of promise case of Miss Garmong vs. John B. Henderson, son of the late United States Senator John B. Henderson, of Washington, D. C., is assigned for trial on Monday, Jan. 18, before the January term of the supreme court of Penobscot county at Bangor, The damages claimed are $250,000.  Democrats solidly supported their candidates and the Republicans elected theirs by full party strength. The only exception was made in the case of Chas. Lovejoy of Sidney, messenger. Just 37 years ago Tuesday night Mr. Lovejoy was chosen assistant messenger of the Maine senate. At the following session he was elected messenger and has served at every session since then, having been elected unanimously the last three times.  Secretary W\ E. La wry took charge of the proceedings at the start and Senator Boynton of Lincoln was chosen to notify the governor and council that the members elect were ready to take the oath of oihce. Gov. Haines and members of the council came in from the executive department and administered an oath and the senators settled down to the routine work of orgar.iza-tion.  On the vote for president, Hon. Ira G. Hersey of Houlton received 16 votes and Leslie Boynton of Jefferson, 13. Senator Boynton in a very graceful little speech introduced Mr. Hersey to the  (Continued on page 8)  LORA MAE DRISCOLL MARRIED  Bar Harbor friends will be interested to learn of the marriage of Miss Lora Mae Driscoll, who formerly had a millinery shop here, to Byron Fairfield Home of Manchester, N. H., in New Rochelle, N. Y.. Thursday, Dec. 31. They will reside at Manchester where Mr. Home is engaged in manufacturing paper machinery. Miss Driscoll occupied the store where Jellison's barber shop is now located, also the one which stood on the site of C. L. Morarg's.  TRACK \L\NAGER ELECTED  At a meeting of the Athletic Board of Bar Harbor High school, Wednesday noon. Newell Emery. '15; ' Edward Kirk, '15; and Richmond Karst, '16; were nominated as candidates for manager of track for the coming season. Thursday the school 'oalloted on these candidates and Newell Emery was elected.  George Emery is track captain. He was elected last spring and wi.l probably serve through the coming season.  FISHERMEN AHOY! BARGAINS in REBUILT ENGINES  We take pleasure in offering you a few real bargains in rebuilt engines with eciuipment. We reserve the right to return the money in case engine ordered is not in stock, as the demand for rebuilt motors often exceeds the supply in some sizes. Terms 20 percent, with order, balance C. O. D. subject to your inspection at depot. If you do not like the looks of the motor, send it back, and your deposit will be refunded.  We are building and offer for immediate delivery at attractive prices a number of power dory hulls, which we fit with engine and eiiuipment, when desired. These boats are especially designed and built for us by the C. O. Page Company, of Bucksport for roqgh water service, and make excellent fishing boats.  REBUILT AT FACTORY MOTORS:  Palmer 3 h. p. single cylinder, make and break propeller outfit $35.00  Palmer 2 h. p. new motor, make and break 'propeller outfit $60.00  Palmer 5i h. p. single cylinder, make and break, run only 4 months, guaranteed by factory propeller outfit. ............$85.00  Palmer h. p. single cylinder, jump spark, propeller outfit........................$50.00  Calmer 6 h. p. single cylinder, make and break, propeller outfit...................$80,00  Palmer 7i h. p. single cylinder, make and break, propeller outfit............................$95.00  Standard 37 h. p. 4 cylinder 6in.x8in. full equipment, guaranteed I year......$950.00  Palmer 13 h, p. 4 cycle, including clutch, propeller outfit $215.00  Palmer 12 h. p. 2 cylinder, make and break, propeller outfit $185.00  Palmer 12 h. p. 2 cylinder, jump spark, propeller outfit............................$185.00  Tuttle 8 h. p. 2 cylinder, propeller out-fit $100.00  Bridgeport 7 h. p, 2 cylinder, make and break, propeller outfit......................$125.00  Knox 7i h. p. single cylinder, propeller outfit, jump spark 1914 model, guaranteed by makers...................................$122.00  Standard 37 h. p. 4 cylinder 6in.x8in. full  equipment, guaranteed 1 year.....$950.00  ___  t>  <♦>  # # # #  Plans are on foot to make Bar Harbor a winter playground as well as a summer resort. The Maine Central Railroad Company has conceived the plan, realizing that Maine can offer all the attractions in the line of winter sports that are to be enjoyed further north across the Canadian border, and Bar Harbor of all the localities of the state perhaps offers the best facilities and is best adapted to accommodate itsel: to the plan. The following letter from H. D. Waldron, general passenger agent, shows that the company means business: i Portland, Maine  ! Jan. 1, 1915.  i Mr. W. H. Sherman Bar Harbor Times,  Bar Harbor, Maine. : Dear Sir:—  I Can you assist us in securing some ; photographic prints showing views of ; winter sports, such as tobogganing, I ski-ing, coasting, snow-shoeing, shating I or ice-boating, in your territory, or in  fact in any section of Maine? I We have in mind the preparation of a descriptive leaflet on winter sports in Maine, although we are handicapped through lack of pictures to run in connection with it.  If you are unable to furnish us with a few winter prints, can you possibly refer us to some one whom you think can give us what we want?  Very truly yours,  H. D. Waldron, General Passengei Agent.  Bar Harbor, with its surrounding hills, lakes and ponds lends itself most admirably to the plan. Its scenic beauty such an attraction in the summer months, is no less picturesque in the ruggedness of winter or v, hen covered with a blanket , of snow. Eagle Lake offers most excellent ice-boating as well as skating. iGlen Mary pond is right within the village limits and a short walk will bring one to Dorr's oond, Beaverdam pond. Half Moon pond or the Witch Hole where fine skating is to be enjoyed whenever conditions are right to make any pond suitable for winter pastimes. The many hills of the vicinity offer fine opportunities for coasting and Bunker Hill at Kebo is ideal for ski-ing or tobogganing. A broad, steep hill within the enclosure of the golf links, smooth, grass-covered and free from stones; no better place can be imagined or more free from danger. Into a broad field it runs off at :he bottom across which the tobogganers or ski-ers glide carried by the momentum of the rush down the hill until they are carried pait way up the incline on the other side which will send them well back to the foot of the hill.  In connection with Beaverdam Pond just below R^bin Hood Park and at the \-ery biise of Newport mountain, George B. Door contemplates the building of a she.ter house where skaters may go to ge: warmed up and enjo\' a cup of coffee. Mr. Dorr has in mind the idea of having a man to take care of j the little house and entertain all comers free, allowing them to pay only in case they desire refreshments. This should', make skating much more enjoyable in ; that vicinity and call out a larger crowd i of youthful enthusiiists. Mr. Dorr i seemed much pleased when told by ^ The Times o: the plans of the Maine ; Central.  ^t is interesting to note in this connection that Beaverdam Pond, formerly commonly known as the Muck Hole, has received its name from several beaver dams, .-emains of which are still to be seen nearby. Beaver used to b*e plentiful here, according to Mr. Dorr, who says the Indians came from all about this looality to trap them.  Dr. E. J. Morrison, representative from Eden, was particularly fortunate in drawing a good seatr No. 90, the seat he will occupy,is on the end of the center aisle and about in the middle ol the house. Willis A. Ricker of Castine drew No. 13 which is in the front row, very near the clerk's desk. Mr. Ricker is not superstitious and has no idea that No. 13 will bring him any ill luck. Ward W. Wescott of Bluehill also drew a good seat, No. 57, on the north end of the southern section. Dr..Cecil Wasgatt of D«€r Isle drew No. 17 in the front row. Frank S. Lord of Ellsworth got No. 60, a good center seat. Joseph W. Small of Northeast Harbor drew No. 66, one of the best in the house. A. B. Holt of Goulds-boro was not as fortunate as the others. He drew No. 134, which is in the back, row.  Dr. Cecil Wasgatt had the honor of' making the first speech before the joint caucus of the Democratic members elect. He nominated John E. Bunker of Eden as the party candidate for secretary of state.  FIRE DEPARTMENT ELECTIONS  L. P. Carter was elected first foreman of Mt. Desert Hose company Monday evening. Other officers elected were L E. Parker, second foreman; E. A. Graham, third foreman; H. F. Carter, clerk and treasurer; Carl Ingalls, assistant clerk and treasurer; Carl Burr, first engineer, La^Tence Emer>', second engineer; L. L Suminsby, first fireman; H. L. Bradley, second fireman; J. H. Butterfield and E. W. Douglas, stf wards.  W. M. Roberts Hook and Ladder company election Tuesday is as follows: J. W. Silk, foreman; Bert Sleeper, first assistant; Reginald Ingalls, second; Henry Bragdon, steward; F. E. Whit-more, clerk.  Of the Freman's Reading club, Roy Hamor was elected president, Wednesday; Bert Sleeper, vice president; H. F. Carter, treasurer; Roy Hamor, Frank Whitmore and H. F. Carter, trustees.  JOE LORRAINE PLEASED  A most evening enjoyable was spent Tuesday at the Young Men's Christian association when the boys and young men were entertained by Joe Lorraine of New York. From the very beginning of the program he won his way into the hearts of the boys and made them laugh as they never had before. His imitations of the automobile race, horse-fly and soda water fountain were perfect and received hearty applause, but his minstrel songs with the banjo made everyone forget themselves and their aches and be happy. His ringing of the Swiss hand bells was a most delightful feature. With his stories he made all cast otl their strangeness during the second part of the program and draw nearer the entertainer by coming down from the balcony of the gym. and surround him on the floor where he had stood to entertain. After the gymnasium program refreshments were served and the little fellows sent on their way home.  Mr. Lorraine was enjo>'ed so much that the older boys built a nre in the nre place in the front room and had him continue entertaining to rhe flickering of the flames by reciting poems and giving banjo selections.  Mr. Lorraine also entertained at the  Otter Creek Y. M. hoyse and all very their appreciation entertainment.  C. A. to a packed heartily of the  expressea evening's  MANSET'S FIRST GAME  The first basketball game ever played in Manset was played at Ward's Hall. Monday night, Jan. 4, between the Southwest Harbor High school and Man-set A. A., Manset being defeated 7 to IS. S. H. H. S. Manset A. A.  Ralph, rf, 4......rf, Malonson, I 1  Tolman, If, 4. .. .If, Foss  Herrick, c..................c, Beal, 2  Noyes, rg....................rg. King  Whitmore, Ig, 1.....Ig, Torrey  Referee: R. Whitmore; Timekeeper, Childs; Scorer, Lawler.  We have many other sizes and makes of rebuilt motors, and also represent as agents, the leading engine manufactures. Tell us what your requirements are and we can fill then) for you.  S. L. KlNGSLEY & CO.  BAR HARBOR, MAINE Call ii$i Bcif Hdrbor, 281} at our expense  Search the Whole Universe  Yqu will find nothing to compare for pureneas witii  Mount Kebo Spring Water  Endorsed by the leading physicians as "pure, palatable, and portable in the highest degree."  Mount Kebo Spring ♦ Water Co.  Telephone 479 For sale by Acker, Merrill & Condit, New York  L. P. 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