Bar Harbor Times, January 16, 1915

Bar Harbor Times

January 16, 1915

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Bar Harbor Times (Newspaper) - January 16, 1915, Bar Harbor, Maine •t r-í 'i- i- "í - 'Ù-V mm N - . J ii ''a-^r VOLUME I INSTALLATIONS ARE MANY m WEEK K. Of P. And Eastern Star Affairs Monday ONE DOLLAR A YEAR REUNION GLASS OF 19*7 BAR tiARBÖR, MAINÊ; SAtüjmÍY, lANVARY 16« 1915 'Tmiàt AOOPY imÊM.Old Times Talked Ov&r At Home Of Miss Alley ODD FELLOWS TUESDAY Rebekahs Follow Thursday — Encampment Had Pretty Work Jan. 8—Officers Of All Next week will be a busy week in lodge circles with the installation of officers. On Monday evening come installations of Knights of Pythias and the Eastern Stars, on Tuesday that of the Odd Fellows and Thursday that of the Rebekahs, while others lodges have installed recently. Porcupine Lodge, No. 95, Knights of Pythias, will have two grand officers present Monday night for its installation. Willis B. Mills of Bangor as deputy and Grand Chancellor Sawyer, also of Bangor. Supper will follow the installation. H. A. Lawford will be installed as chancellor commander; M. D. Good- A reunioji of the daas of 1907 of Bar Harbor High school was held Monday night at the home of Miss Marjorie Alley, one of the members of the dass. Thirteen members of the class of 19, with the wives of the three married men of the dass, and a former teacher of the dass, made up the company of 17, and letters and telegrams came from the absent members. The evening was spent in talking over old times, music was enjoyed and refreshments were served. The table was decorated with the class colors—^light blue and white. Those present were the Misses Sylvia Leland, Louise Leland, Mabelle Higgins, Beatrice IKelley and Marjorie Alley; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Whitmore, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Silk, Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Liscomb, Ensign Warren Shaw, Messrs. Linwood Gray, Walters Hill, Darrell Hardy, Tobias Roberts, and Mrs. Charles A. Keucher, a former teacher of the class. ON LBGtSLATIVK CX>MM1TTI|SS Where Hftncodk Senators And Représentatives Will Serre í'í iti • : ' . ..'t ' S' .Äi . » - BAPTIST ANNUAL MEETING A WINTER SCENE The annual meeting of the Baptist ^ ^ . ^ church was held in the parish hall of all vice^haneellor; F. Lonng Foster, ; ^^^^^^ Wednesday evening. prelate; W. H. Puffer, master finance; Charles T. Higgins, keeper of records and seal; Thomas Searls, master of exchequer. EASTERN STAR J AN. 18 Harmony Chapter, O. E. S., will have its installation of officers on Monday evening and at the same time will entertain Irene Chapter of Ellsworth. There will be a supper for the visitors at the Congregational church at 6 o'clock. The installation will be conducted by Mrs. Harry Lynam of Bar Harbor, the district deputy, assisted by Mrs. Fred B. Hayes, deputy marshall. Officers will be installed as follows: Mrs. Eugene Dyer, worthy matron; Mrs. E L. Palmer, assistant matron; Ralph Hodg-Kins, worthy patron; Mrs. Fred Brewer, secretary; Mrs. J. H. Patten, treasurer; Miss Armida Richardson, conductress; Mrs. George F. Berry, associate conductress. ODD FELLOWS JAN. 19 The installation of officers of Island Lodge, I. 0. O. F., will be held next Tuesday evening. If Deputy Grand Master John E. Bunker finds it impossible to be here, Grand Master Harry W. Reid of Augusta will conduct the | ceremonies. Elected officers, who with | others to be appointed Tivill be installed are Henry M. Smith, noble grand; i Conrad Gabrielson, vice grand; Harry i L. Bradley, recording secretary; Harold F. Carter, financial secretary; G. Pres-cott Cleaves, treasurer; and Bertram E. Clark, trustee for three years. REBEKAHS NEXT THURSDAY Unison Rebekah Lodge will hold its installation next Thursday evening when Virginia L. Holbrook of Bangor, president of Rebekah Assembly, will be here to conduct the work. The affair will be semi-public, the members having the liberty to invite in friends for the occasion. There will be a program besides taat of the installation. Elected officers to be installed will be Mrs. Carrie Douglas noble grand; Mrs. Addie Parker, vice grand; Mrs. Aquaie Higgins, recording secretary; Mrs. Joseph Leighton, financial secretary, Mrs. Mary Anderson, t-easurer; and Mrs. Eugene Dyer, past noble grand. Appointive officers will be appointed and installed the same evening. ENCAMPMENT OFFICERS District Deputy Grand Patriarch Eugene Dyer installed officers of Mt. Desert Encampment, I. O. O. F., on the evening of Jan. 8, and the work was commended by all who say it was prettiest seen in years. Dr. J. H. Patten was installed chief patriarch; M. C. Morrison, high priest; H. M. Smith, senior warden; W. P. Wadleigh, junior warden; Bennett J. Williams, (Continued on page 8) I At 6 o'clock supper was served, about I 80 members being present. After supper I the officers of the church and affiliated i socities gave their reports. Deacon i Charles F. Paine gave a history of the : church from its beginning, touching i upon the work of the various pastors and results obtained by each of these men. Mrs. H. S. Mitchell, the church clerk, gave the report for the church. Mrs. Daniel West reported for the Mite Society; Miss Clara West for the T. J. G. club; A. H. Grindle gave the treasurer's report; the men's club was reported by the pastor; the Sunday School by H. C. Emery and the Christian Endeavor by Charles Mitchell. After the reports of the officers of the different branches carried on by the church, C. B. A. Bryant, secretary of the Y. M. C. A., gave a report of the work of the association as it was connected with the work of the church. Mis. H. C. Emery reported for the W. C. T. U. Officers were elected as follows: Secretary, Mrs. H. S. Mitchell, (reelected); treasurer, Miss Beulah Paine; advisory board, presidents of various societies; Sunday school superintendent, Howard C. Emery (re-elected); organist. Miss L. M. Hawkins (re-elected); chori-master, F. E. Whitmore (re-elected). RED MEN INSTALL WEDNESDAY Cherokee Tribe To Hear And Have Feast History Cherokee Tribe, No. 86, I. 0. R. M., will hold its installation next Wednesday night and District Deputy Sachem Arthur C. Gray of Bar Harbor will be in charge. Following the installation, Mark Morrison will give a part of the history of the tribe after which supper will be served. W. H. Puffer will be installed sachem; T. H. Bowden, senior sagamore; Alvah Abbott, junior sagamore; R. N. Gray, prophet; C. E. Madden, chief of records; Frank G. Small, collector of wampum; and E. W. Johnson, keeper of wampum. Other offices will be filled by appointment of the sachem when installed, and these officers will be installed on the same evening.A STORMY WEEK AT IKISUTUREDemocrats Have Everything Own Way EPWORTH LEAGUE SOCIABLE Humor Prevails About Festive Board At Methodist ChurchJOHN E. BUNKER ELECTED Seating of Michaud, Democrat In Place of Thibodeau, Republican Gives Democrats Two Majority ILLUSTRATED LECTURE TRY GARMONG CASE MONDAY An illustrated lecture, The Cedars of Our Great West, will be given at the high school assembly hall Friday evening, Jan. 22, at 8 o'clock by Dr. Mintin Asbury Chrysler, head of the biological department of the University of Maine. The lecture will be under the auspices of the Women's Literary club and will be entirely free to the public. Dr. Chrysler's lecture is unusual and his pictures are superb. One of the most sensational civil cases ever tried in Bangor is on the docket for next Monday—this being the suit of Miss Elizabeth Garmong against John B. Henderson, the Washington clubman and millionaire. Miss Garmong, who has established a residence in Bangor, claims that she met Mr. Henderson in Bar Harbor and that there ensued between them a romance, in the course of which he asked her to become his wife. He refused to make good his promise, she claims, and as a result she now asks damages in the comfortable sum of $250,000. It is intimated that she will have a very interesting story to relate upon the stand. Mr. Henderson denies having proposed to Miss Garmong, a»d says he never j gave her cause to believe that he cared j for her. He denies, almost in their | entirety, the allegations in her writ. The vast sum asked by Miss Garmong the prominence of the defendant and the element of romance and mystery | that, rightly or wrongly, have been | infused into the case, serve to make it of exceptional interest. LADIES' NIGHT FEB. 1 Feb. 1 hLs been chosen for Ladies Night of the Current Events club when Mrs. Florence Whitehouse of Portland will speak on Woman Suffrage. This meeting will be open to the public, and both men and women are invited. The topic for discussion at the club Monday is A Free Press, A Free Pulpit, and A Free Platform. The freedom of the press will be discussed by C. B. Bolles and Everett B. Harvey; the freedom of the pulpit by Rev. A. C. Larned of St. Saviour's church; and the freedom of the platform by Prin. Harry W. Kidder of the high school. All men are invited. Everything was thrown into line for the Democrats by the unseating of Levite V. Thibodeau, Wednesday, so that they elected their candidates, Elmer E. Newbert of Augusta, state treasurer and William R. Pattangall of Water ville, attorney general. The state now has a Democratic governor and council and majority in joint convention of the legislature which allowed the election of the secretary of state, I John E. Bunker of Bar Harbor, and the i other state officers named above. The I Democrats have now 77' members in I the house to the 67 Republican and 5 Progressive. That the deadlock which eicisted in the joint convention of the 77th Maine legislature would be broken at the session Tuesday seemed to be the impression when the convention was called to order a little after 10 o'clock that morning by President Hersey. On motion of Mr. Sanborn of South Portland, the unfinished business of the convention was laid on the table and the matter of election of seven members of the executive council was taken up. President Hersey announced that he and Speaker Trafton who had been paired since the balloting began would vote on all future ballots. Representative Campbell of Island Falls, a Progressive, stated when the roll was called that he did not wish to vote, but the chair ruled that it was compulsory. Representative Libby of Merrill, a Progressive, did not vote. The ballot resulted as follows: Whole number of votes cast...... 181 (Continued on page 8) | A rrost interesting evening was spent by the young people of the Epworth League of the Methodist Episcopal church when 33 gathered about the festive board in the vestry Thursday evening and enjoyed a clam stew which well showed up the culinary ability of Albert Stevens. After the repast, which also included pickles, doughnuts and coffee, the diners settled back in their chairs and the president, Everett B. Harvey, as toast-master, surprised a few of the unsuspecting with the call for a toast. Wit and humor characterized the pleasantries branished back and forth, anecdotes were told, and the musicians among the number when called upon added to the pleasure of the banquet the part of the rrinstrel with music and song. Toward the last, the pastor, Rev. Dr. Leitch, was called upon and he with Claren:e Dow, superintendent of the Sunday school, and the heads of the different departments. Mis. Leitch, Mrs. Harvey and Miss Rosa Willis, added a serious note to the evening. When a few games had been enjoyed, the company dispersed, feeling the value of an evening so spent in a manner tending to mental and moral development as well as one full of pleasantries. Hancock county senators and repre-sentativai ^ serve on the following joint standing committees of the 77th legìdàture: Senator Chatto—State Prison; Sea and Shoie Fisheries. Ward Wbscott of BlueWU—Labor. Frank S. Lord of Ellsworth—Appropriations and Financial Affairs; State Prison. wilus A. Ricker of Castine—Education; Federal Relations. Senator Scammons of Franklin-Commerce; Merchantile Affairs and Insurance; Sea and Shore Fisheries. Cecil Wasgatt of Deer Isle—Insane Hospitals; Taxation. Joseph Small of Mt. Desert—Pensions; Sea and Shore Fisheries. A. B. Holt of Gouldsboro—Salaries and Fees; Public Building and Grounds. E.J. Morrison of Eden—State School of Boys and Industrial School for Girls TO BOLD RtOCK Probably Two Story Wooden Structure NEGOTIATING FOR A SITE PREFER BAR HARBOR Frank R. Moore of Ellsworth has bought all the Hotel Bluffs buildings at Mt. Desert Ferry, including the hotel building, two cottages and stable. The buildings are on land leased of .the Maine Central railroad and will be removed. The purchase also includes all the furniture and furnishings of the buildings. This Mr. Moore has already removed to Ellsworth, and is selling off. One of the cottages, also, he has already sold, together with the stable. It is probable the other cottages will be sold and removed. The hotel will . be torn down and the timber sold on the spot or taken to Ellsworth. The removal of the Bluffs mayks the passing of the last vestige of an attempt to boom the Maine Central terminal as a summer resort. After a few seasons of fair prosperity, the summer people passed it by for Bar Harbor and the other island resorts, or to join the cottage colony at Hancock Point. ELLSWORTH ENCAMPMENT Structure And Lot To Cost About $25,m—Probably Stores On Street Floor That Island Lodge is considering the erection of an Odd Fellow block the present year comes as a surprise to many of the townspeople of Bar Harbo?, but the plan is on foot and prospects of carrying it through are reported as being good. A wooden building, such as is proposed, together with the lot they I expect would cost somewhere about ; $25,000. Some weeks ago the lodge appointed a hall lookout committee. This committee has been quietly at work and at the lodge meeting Tuesday night made a complete report of all its labors. Preliminary plans for such a building were shown, and the committee was empowered to obtain working plans and specifications for such a building as described. If the plans of the committee meet with the approval of the lodge and such a building is to be constructed, it will probably be located on Cottage street, according to the chairman of the committee, who requests that his name be with-held; but the lot has not yet been decided upon. The lodge requires for its usage a floor space of about 60 x 100 feet but the size of the building cannot be determined until the lot has been chosen. If the building is to be of the dimensions mentioned, the committee would make it two stories high. The upper story would be fitted up to serve all the needs of Island Lodge, Mt. Desert Encampment and Unison Rebekah Lodge, and the lower floor would be fitted up for stores. FENNELLY IN CENSURED PLAY Peop.e of Hancock county may be interested in learning that Parker W. Fennelly of Northeast Harbor, who served last summer as The Times correspondent from that place, is taking the part of the surgeon in the play, Across the Border, staged in the Toy Theater, Boston's naw play house in Copley Square. Mr. Fennelly, in his Red Cross uniform, stands out in the forefront of the picture of the field hospital scene published in the last issue of the Boston Sunday Post. Last week Mayoi Curley threatened to close the theater because in the , scene spoken of one character, The Man Who Curses, in his opinion cursed too much. I District Deputy Grand Patriarch I Eugene Dyer 3f Bar Harbor went to , Ellsworth Monday to install officers of Wivurna Encampment, No. 47, I. 0. 0. F. The Encampment repoits the best installation and prettiest work in years. Elected ofiiicers installed were: Edgar A. Mitchell, chief patiiarch; Hollis B. Estey, high priest; Willis Foster, senior warden; Frank S. Call, sciibe; Horace- F. Wescott, treiisuier; Everett B. Morey, junior warden. The appointed officers installec were: P>ed P. Haynes, guide; Charles J. Biown, first warden; Charles W. Joy, second warden; George Wood, third warden; George Munroe. fourth warden; W. C. Bellatty, outside sentinel; W. J. Clark, inside sentinel; L. E. Treadwell, first guard of teni; Fred J. Hunton. second guard of tent NO BLOW TO ADVERTISINC, The negative side, supported b\' Miss Beatrice Emery and Margaret Wasgatt was awarded the decision in the (iebate of the Porcupine c4ub at the high school Tuesday night on the questionResolved That Advertising Has Increased the Cost of Living. The Misses Esthei Wood and Muriel Tripp spoke for the arfirma-tive, and the discussion was good. Miss Sylvia Leland, Miss Alma Anderson and Newell Emery served as judges. Selections by the band and singing by the girls' chorus were enjoyed. RUBIE CHAPTER INSTALLS Interesting Evening Of Winter Harbor Chapter. O. E. S. The Hon. Bross Slump, who expects to rum for Congress in 1916, is taking a very active part in the matter of arranging for a contribution to relieve the starving Belgians.J. H. SAWYER Jeweler.............SilversmithREGISTEREDOptometrist and OpticianFine Jewelry manxifactured Expert Watchmakers.Repairs on com] Wätches and French Clocks Telephone 2 FISHERMEN AHOY! I BARGAINS in REBUILT ENGINES I We take pleasure in offering you a few real bargains in rebuilt engines with equipment. 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 equipment, when desired. These boats are especially V designed and built for us by the C. O. Page Company, of Bucksport for rough water service, ^ and make excellent fishing boats. ^ REBUILT AT FACTORY MOTORS: ^ Palmer 10 h. p. 4 cycle, including clutch, ^ propeller outfit.................................$215.00 ^ HANCOCK COUNTY LEADS From the final returns from the Maine Women's club bazaar in New York it is learned that tae amount earned at the bazaar was $400. It is gratifying to the people of Hancock county, who responded so generously, to learn that the Hancock county table led all the others, the sum earned by that table being $117.12. One of the most enjoyable occasions of the winter was the installation of the oriicers of Rubie Chapter, 0. E. S., of Winter Harbor held in Masonic hall Jan. 11. Although it was not public it was partially so. each member inviting one guest, so there wiis a goodly number present. Piist District Deputy Grand Matron, Mrs. Alice Hooper, conducted the installation ceremonies in her usual graceful and pleasing manner assisted by Past Matron Bertha Torrey with Past Matrons Ethel Young and Cora Guptill as grand marshaii and grand chaplain. The presentation of riowers in the East by Past Matron Bertha Torrey was an interesting feature, the marshall with the sisters representing the fire rays of the i-entral star, in their white dresses, making a pleiksing picture. The music by Morrison's orchestra always good, was partii-ulariy so on this occasion, and that, as well as the singing of Mrs. G. E. Hanson and Miss Julia Grover and the recitation by Miss Marian Tracy, were highly appreciated. Immediately after the closing of the Chapter the farce entitled, Not A Man In The House, was presented by the ladies; Mrs.^ Helen Smallidge and Mrs. Bertha Torrey as Mrs. Bings and Miss Lucy, looking their parts; Miss Lena Joy in her cap and specs was certainly "Aunt Belinda" to the life and Miss Ethel Torrey as Kate, the Irish servant, and Miss Leonora Tracy as Jessie, were characters in themselves. A supper consisting of salads, nad-wiches and pasty was furnished by the members and served by Mrs. Abbie Morris to all present; after which the young people played games until a late hour. What, by the way, has become of the old-fashioned man of whom it was said: "He'd steal acorns from a blind sow." Next to his newspaper, the ther-m.ometer is an elderly man's favorite reading matter. to order. Gems remounted Repairs on complicated in new designs. 98 Main Street / Northeast Harbor Nurseries Successor to Tbe Mt. 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