Bar Harbor Times, January 30, 1915

Bar Harbor Times

January 30, 1915

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Bar Harbor Times (Newspaper) - January 30, 1915, Bar Harbor, Maine . J- t ' f >\ 'W M VOLUME! 9Ê y HIGH SCHOOL PLAY CASIN^ FB. 15 Cast For Perplexities Of Peter Announced AT LOCAL CODRT \ Fred Mayo Placed Under $200 Bonds CHOSEN FROM ALL SCHOOL GILBERT FEARS INJURY Musical Features Between Acts And Dancing Following Play Will Make Interesting Evening ^ Brings Complaint tSaiming He Feared To Go Near Own Home —The Testimonies TO Mr DESERT Senator Cole Of York Introduces Bill FOR MOTORING PUBLIC COMMITTED TO REPORT Bill To Remove Prohibition On Motor Cars Has Strong Support—S^. Cole*s Idea Monday, Feb. 15, is the date set for the Bar Harbor High school play, The Perplexities of Peter. The c^t has been chosen and final preparations are being made for the presentation of this three act comedy filled with life and humor. The Casino has been engaged for the occasion so a good sized crowd Land battery. Fred Mayo of Eden was held under $200, bonds to keep thé peace for six months when on trial before Judge E. N. Benson of the municipal court Wednesday afternoon. Complaint was brought) in by Harvey Gilbert of Eden claiming Mayo had threatened him with assult can be accommodated. Miss Sylvia Leland, who has chai-ge of the elocution at the school, is coaching the play and announces the following cast of characters picked from all the classes of the school and the synopsis: Peter, of the perplexities ........James Cranafqrd, '15 Adolph Schultz, late professor at Bonn........Herman Leland, '15 Robert Arrington, a wealthy young man, in love with Billie Harold Carroll, '16 Samuel Flirtington, the widow's son..........Richmond Karst, '16 Per ci vai Biffkins, attorney for Mrs. Flirtington......Elmer Stanley, '18 Felix Wilson, attorney for Peter ..............Boyd Wasgatt, '17 Mrs. Barbara Maud Flirtington, the cause of the perplexities ..............Elsie Dyer, '16 her daughters Nellie Flirtington. .Victoria Wilson,' '17 Billie Flirtington.............. ......Margaret Wasgatt, '15 Millie Flirtington............. ..........Velma Richardson, '16 Sallie Flirtington. .Gertrude Emery, '18 Hattie Flirtington. . . .May Leland, '16 Patsey Flirtington. .Caro Fernald, '15 Mrs. Pamela Crishclm-Per kins, Peter's mother. .Florence Cartel, '17 Gretchen, maid at Mrs. Flirtington's ..............Florence Higgins, '16 Martha, maid at Mrs. Crisholm- Perkins'........Dora Stanley, '17 synopsis Act I. At Mrs. Flirtington's. The ; Perplexities commence. Act L. At Mrs. Crisholm-Perkins'. ; They thicken. | Act III. At Mrs. Flirtington's. They ' disperse. Scene—A Connecticut town. | Time—Present. ; In order that dancing may be enjoyed | after the play, it is earnestly requested ! that the audience will make a special ! effort to be in their seats by 7:45. j Wescott's orchestra will play between ; the acts, and will furnish the music for I dancing. I Other musical features will be singing i by the Girls Glee Club and by the ' High School Quartet and music by the i High school band. Miss Louise L. Fer- | nald has charge of the music and is ; training the Glee Club and quartet. Home made candy, ice cream, cake and punch will be on sale. Tickets will sell for 25, 35 and 50 cents and a big time is assured. Harold Hodgkins, '16, has béen elected business manager and Boyd Wasgatt, 17, as property man. NO CHANCE Success brings ou:; a man's ^ friends'. Yes, but if you want to know your real ¿iends count the few who support you when you don't seem to have a chance to win.—Detroit Free Press. I'll give you something to eat if you'll chop wood for it. Yes lady, only it will be cheaper to feed me in advance. Choppin' wood gives me a terrible appitite.—Boston Record. The fic^^sritness called in the case was Harvard Gilbert, the 11 year old son of the plaintiff and Mrs. Gilbert. Harvard is a bright little fellow and told the same story as to the relations between his people and a few of the neighbors at Eden on cic^ examination. He was first questioned by E. S. Clark, attorney for the prosecution. He told a straight forward story stating that Mayo had been there nearly every evening since his father left home. It also brought out that Mayo stayed at the house until as late as ten o'clock some nights. The little fellow stated in reply to a question of Charles Wood, counsel tor the defense, that there was some disagreement between his father and Mr. Mayo over several matters, the exact nature of which he did not know for sure. It seemed, as he said, that the boy overheard some talk made by Mayo to the effect that if his father did not stay away from the house Mayo would , ''meet him some dark night" and that ^ something was likely to happen. This j naturally aroused the boy's anxiety ! for his father's safety and he went to I his uncle's farm, where his father was I working, and warned his father of the ; talk that had been made. Some talk was made by Mayo that Gilbert would j be ''fixed" in some^way or other. Ac-; cording to the boy's testimony, Mayo i told him just before the time he gave i his father the warning that if his father ' came around there and made any more bother, or words to that effect, he (Mayo) would put him in such condition that the boy would never recognize him. Harvey Gilbert, the father of the boy was the next one to testify. Gilbert gave his age at 38 and said he was employed on his brother's farm. Half of Gilbert's salary goes to support his wife and boy. According to his story, his family was well provided for in the matter of pi^-ovisions and fuel. The boy also testified that there was nothing wanting at the house in the matter of provisions. It was brought out by Gilbert that Mayo made signs of objection to his coming to see his family. What the objection was could not be made out with any degree of certainty. JBut at any rate, Mr. Gilbert said that when he had come to see his family one night. Mayo made some talk as to wh^t he was going to do if he didn't>keep away from there and, as he expressed it, "stop bothering Mrs. Gilbert." According to Gilbert and his little boy. Mayo practically ordered him out of his own door yard. Mayo started, it is alleged, to follow up his remarks with action but wa^revented from doing so by the boy, wBo caught held of him and entreated him not to do his father any harm. Sunday night Mayo made a number of threats "in hot rage" as Mr. Gilbert expressed it. It was brought out by Mr. Wood on cross examination that Gilbert owed Mayo the whole sum of $1.50, and it seems that a good deal of the trouble was on that account, according to Mayo and his counsel. At this point a ietter was introduced into the court which was written by (Continued on page 8) Senator Cole of York county on Wednesday introduced in the senate a bill to remove the prohibition against the use of automobiles in the Town of Mt. Desert. The bill provides that all laws and ordinances in that town prohibiting or restricting the use of automobiles or motor vehicles on town ways, a charter enabling it to do all the things Voter« Will Deckle WHether Th^ Want Charter To EetabUeli And-Operate Plant A special town meeting has been called for next Thursday afternoon at 1:30 at th^Casino when th^ voters of the town will b^ given the opp<jrtxmity to say whether or not they wish to authorize the town light committee to ask the legislature to grant the Town of Eden NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE, NORTHEAST HARBOR Wni TOWN LEASE AMIC FIELD? Question For Voters At Annual Meeting ALL CONDITIONS REVIEWED Trustees Without Funds For Taxes Must Lease Property Or Sell For Charity Voters of the Town of Eden will be given the opportunity at the annual meeting- to consider a proposition relating to the Bar Harbor Athletic Field, so called, and say whether or not they wish to lease the land at a rental sufficient to pay the taxes and rental. The six or more acres lying between Main street and lower School street south of Park road, formerly called Livingston Road Extension, was conveyed by Mrs. John S. Kennedy to a board of seven trustees for a public park. The* trustees have no funds for the payment of taxes, and should the town decline to lease the property and in the absence of a conference formed for public purposes to take the lease, the property would have to be sold. That the voters may be thoroughly familiar with the proposition, the conditions of the lease and the powers and limitations of the trustees are published below. According to A. H. Lynam, one of the trustees, the rental would -be practically a nominal sum, and the property be practically under the same conditions as that of the Village Green. In case the town should decide to lease the property the conditions to be imposed by the trustees are as follows: That it shall be used for outdoor games and sports and for the development and encouragement of athletics, and shall be maintained also by the town in good parklike condition and order for the use and pleasure of the people of the town of Eden and its summer visitors, and shall not be used for any purpose that, in the judgment (Continued on page 8) streets or highways are hereby repealed. It is understood at Augusta that the measure is presented in behalf of the motoring public of the state, and as it is well known that the Automobile necessary to establish and operate a municipal light plant and to light its own streets and public buildings, ahd to authorize the selectmen to hire a sum of money not exceeding $300 to defray RED MEN RAISE CHIEFS Chiefs With Appointed Officers Installed Wednesday Cherokee Tribe of Red Men held its raising of chiefs and annual installation Wednesday night at the tribal hall. District Deputy Arthur C. Gray filled the Sachem's seat as installing officer, Arno Pettingill acted as Great Prophet and M. C. Morrison as Great Sanap. The chiefs who were raised were: Sachem, W. H. Puffer; Sen. Sag., T. H. Bowden; Junior Sag., Alvah Abbott; Prophet, R. N. Gray; Chief of Records, C. E. Madden; Keeper of Wampum, E. W. Johnson; Collector of Wampum, F. G. Small. The appointive chiefs were: 1st Sanap, H. S. Tracy; 2nd Sanap, Allen Mitchell; Ist Warrior, Charles Mitchell; 2nd Warrior, Preston Stover; 3rd Warrior, W. C. Webber; 4th Warrior, E. D. Puffer; 1st Brave, Oscar Clark; 2nd Bravé, H. Johnson; 3rd Brave, Joseph Ott; 4th Biave, Daniel M. Gray; Guard of Forest, George Grant and Guard of Wigr^'am, W. F. Clark. At the close of the installation M. C. Morrison, R. N. Gray, C. E. Madden and the Sachem made a number of remarks for the good of the order and those present. It is a custom in the lodge to present the outgoing sachem with a past sachem's sash, so at the close of the ceremonies R. N. Gray was presented with this regalia by C. E. Madden on behalf of the tribe. HAYSEEDERS PLAN A BIG HOE-DOWN \ —— Casino Will Represent Big Barn Monday INVITATIONS OUT FOR 800 Program Of Vaudeville Sketches Announced For Intermission— No New-Fangled Dances MANSET WINS In a fast game of basket ball played at Ward's Hall, Manset, Monday night, Jan. 25, Manset A. A. won from the Southwest Harbor High school by a score of 4 to 6. The score at the first half was even, but in the last half Manset forged ahead. S. H. H. S. MANSET A. A. Lawler rg.....................Ig Foss Whitmore Ig.............rg King-Beal Ralph c.......:............c Stanley Noyes rf. . .................rf Torrey Tolman If................If Malonson Referee, Chiids. Scorer, Foss. Timekeeper, Lurvey. The much sought fpr invitations for the Hayseeders' Ball are now in the hands of the members and about 800 are being issued this year. Nothing will be left undone at this break-down any more than has been left at other affairs of a like nature before. Those familiar with the Waybackers will be able to appreciate this affair. To those who have not been fortunate enough to be present in times past, the expression "dont miss it" will apply with double force. The hall this year will be made to represent an old barn with hay loft, and stamping ground for the main dance. The Hayseeders wish it distinctly understood that no new-fangled dances will be permitted on the floor during the evening. Promptly at 7:30 Frank Thompson's'World Famous Orchestra will start something and, according to the invitation, "yer kin plan on hoopin er up till daylight." To those possessing invitations, word is most urgently sent that "you must bring the invite with you or you can't get in." At intermission there will be a program of av very appropriate nature. Look it over: Rube songs by Harold Whitmore, Walter Clark, Mrs. J. C. Farrell and Capt. Joe Norton; good old songs by Bertha Dudley; sketch by Dorothy Lindall and Fred Roberts; reading by Miss Sylvia Leland. Frank Thompson's World Famous Orchestra will play the "grand march and cirkîl." Kelley's orchestra of eight pieces will be on hand. The dance program is announced as ; follows: "March and cirkil, worlse, quordril, (Continued on page 8) Association of Maine is in favor of giving | all expenses in obtaining said charter. : A special meeting is necessitated because the house has set Feb. 10 as a time limit on private and special legislation. The light committee on whose recommendation the special meeting has been called, was appointed at the last regular meeting in March for the purpose of I improvitig the lighting system of the town and of lowering the cost, the members being Frank Spratt, Fred Hayes, Reginald Ingalls, Thomas Searls and Ernest Graham. After nearly 11 months service the committee has found the rate for lighting rather high and asks for the privilege of obtaining a charter for the establishment and operation of a municipal plant. It has been found that special grant of the legislature is necess3,ry before any city or town in the state can begin on such an enterprise. At the meeting the committee wiU be on hand with facts and figures to show comparison of the cost with and without its existence and to give figures as to the cost of lighting in other towns of the state, in most of which, according to Mr. Searls, it is lower. Mr. Searls saj's that while it cost the town about $8,394 to light the streets from Dec. 1,1912 to Dec. 1,1913, that is, the year previous to the appointment of the committee, it has cost only $6,919'.S8 between the same dates of 1913 and 1914, the committee having served nine months of this time. This latter sum also includes $40 for changing four arc lights to a series. The committee will also show that the year from the time when it began to serve has cost less than ^6,000. This has been accomplished by shutting off lights in sections where they were least needed in winter. J. Jeweler.. Optoi Fine Jewelry manufactured to order. Gems remounted in new designs. 98 Main Street . H. SAWYER .......... 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REBUILT AT FACTORY MOTORS: automobiles the same rights on the roads as other vehicles, there is no question but what this measure will have the support of this organization. Two years ago when the Bar Harbor automobile fight was on at Augusta, Senator Cole spoke in favor of admitting automobiles to Bar Harbor, claiming that it was not a local issue but affected the whole State of Maine. In his speech at tnat time he said: "It is not a question of Bar Harbor alone, for from the time they leave Poitsmouth they liave a trail of yellow gold on their way, and their first stop 'w^ill be Portland. And Portland is just as much interested in the opening of Bar Harbor as is Bar Harbor. The next stop may be Augusta or Bangor, but somewhere every automobile must stop on the way to Bar Harbor, and all those places are just as much inteiested in automobiles in the summer of 1913 as is Bar Harbor. So that I say the whole State of Maine has something at stake in this question. It is not a little town alone that is interested, it is the prosperity of the whole State of Maine, for wherever the touring with automo-! biles is djiected theie is directed the j prosperity of the state. Tnere are a gieat I many spenders in the summer season, I and they leave $20,000,000 in their wake 1 every season, and I say to you that the ¡ welfare of tne people demands that we i make our laws so that they continue to come, and that theie should be r.o ; uncertainty." Senator Cole is chairman of the ! Judiciary Committee, and one of the ! leading lawyers of the state, and the fact that ne is offering this measure will carry great weight. On Thursday Senator Scammon introduced another Mt. Desert automobile bill which reads as follows: Act providing that any law of the state which prohibits the use of automobiles on any road in that part of the Town of Mt. Desert bounded as follows: north by the north line of said town; west by the west line of said town; south oy the south line of said town; and east by Somes Sound, and any law which allows said Town of Mt. Desert to prohibit the use of automobiles on any roads in said part of said town, is heieby repealed. This is the measure advocated by the people of Southwest Harbor who | naturally object to being obliged to ' go a long way out of their course to get | %o their town by auto. This would i give them the rights to go through Somesville and also open up the Long Pond and Oak Hill roads. Auto tourists bound for Northeast Harbor now leave their machines at Southwest and the people of the latter place are not enthusiastic about having the whole Town of Mt. Desert opened as by so doing they Would lose this profitable business. It is believed that the better plan would have been to ask for all and get what one could. JOY IN LOS ANGELES Bar Harbor people may find some ' tinge of local interest in the following item quoted from the Los Angeles Evening Herald of Jan. 14. WIFE ^PAYS FINE OF HUBBY WHO IS TRIED AS FLIRT Although his bride of but three months testified in Judge Frederick-son's .police court today that H. D. Joy was a model husband who remained away fFom home never longer than an hour at a time, he was fined $50 or fifty days in jail. Joy was charged with annoying Miss M. M. Hinman in Hill street Tuesday. "Women must be protected on our streets," said Judge Frederickson in refusing Joy's plea for leniency. "Had it not been for the efforts of your wife I woiid certainly give you a jail sentence. Mrs. Joy, who recently came from Bar Harbor, Me., indignantly denied that her husband could be guilty of such an offense and declared it a case of mistalfen identity. She paid his $50 fine. Protect your own interests by keeping posted—read The Times. Subscribe now! 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