Bath Independent, March 10, 1894

Bath Independent

March 10, 1894

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Bath Independent (Newspaper) - March 10, 1894, Bath, Maine a'j r 11 1 � "--- --�---- Price One Nickel} "An Original and Neighborly Pown East Weekly," {Worth Five Cents. VOL. 15. BATH. ME., MARCH 10, 1894. NO. 10 . HERNIA is often the cause of much Suffering and Danger, that can be avoided by a proper fitting TRUSS. [FxoluglTely Written (or the Independent.] LIFE IN THE WOODS. Hoi LunbirmfB fired in Maine Thirty Years Ago Forests AND HOW THEY LIVE TODAY. A Start For the Woods and Construction of a Log Palace Fourth Letter From the Home of Wild Cats Chewing Gum. We have made a specialty of fitting Trusses, for many years, and keep all the latest Improvements in Elastic, Rubber and Leather Trusses. We warrant a perfect fitrin all cases. -AT- ANDERSON'S Dm Store, ONLY THREE KIND. There are teeth of pearly whiteneaf j There on. teeth neglected, too; And with tenth upon a plate Borne people have to do. and Dr. i If your - t,eeth are sound First: 1 white keep them so. with I Ragon's Tooth Powder. . iIf your teeth are decayed or Second ;|hadiy.discolored, come and get them cleaned, and filled with gold or silver. Saw your natural teeth! ( If vnur teeth are out, call at our Third: -I office and see some samples of 4 [artificial ieeth-that your neigh-bur cannot tell from natural ones. To the Independent cheerlnl fire is burning in the office of the i otel and mine host B. N. Fieke spares no pains to make me comfortable. Suppe is soon announced ami I am sure I d > full justice to thefood onihiwell loado board. 1 retire early and the next morning alter breakfasting on some delicious moose steak*, I make my way to the house of (he gentleman with whom I have been exploring. T find him putting his horses into a wagon to go-jo Bangor. L'-t me Introduce him. Henry Parsons is ageuuineTihackwoodfe mail, a giant in' strength, born and reared in tbp woods, six feet fall and weighing 225 lbs. He stands a specimen of well developed "manhood. Kind to and remindful Of the weak, be is a lion whenever there is in*ub, lying every night on fir b' ughs, wil | en 1 to help a lung trouble 1 have. 1 ride with him as far as Bill ihckey's where I shall stay for a time. Mr. Parson was gone three days and came back with everything needful for a winter's work. Thirty Years Ago.The Food _________ for woodmen consisted of pork and beans twice each day, molasses, tea and codfish and pota'toes for supper; ginger bread twice a week. -The-camps-were hastliy-jganstj-ucted H. ffl. Rapn & Son, Deists Over Swant'oo & Jaincroir'eY -Britln STSPICIOUSLY CORDIAL. MISS GOLDGIRDLE Tin some trepidation] : Here's the bill for my new bonnet, Papa. -MR, GOLDGIRDLE: Twenty-five dollars? Why, that's remarkably cheap for sopretty a one and how well it becomes you MISS GOLDGIRDLE^: Papa 1 believe you are getting ready to tell me that I can't go to I'opham this summer. [Written, pen in hud, hastily for the Pars Ub.] A SUN FLOWER OF SPRING. Oh the Sun, the San, The jovial �un, After the furious winter is done. How it cheers,: i How it clears, With its jovial smile?, Snow irom the moss and blossoms beguiles. Oh, the sun of the Springs  ,...... Willi the warmth it brings, Welcome.thrice weicome,grecting rings. Bow it's golden rays Find their million "ways Into the plants and ten thousand things, Sending birds back On joyful wings. Oh the ways of the sun Since the world was begun. In the million years its course has run, Millions have cheered; But its warmth so weird Ne'er, was welcome more .Heretofore any more. -[ 1'lie Marine Editor. OUR LETTER BOX. HERE'S A MAN. Who Prefers River Water Supply. to a Pond WE DON'T, When We Can Have Such a Pure Pond as Nequasset to Drink From."* with an opening in the middle of the root 4 by (> feet for the smoke to.escape. Afield berth on each side to sleep in, with" a fire In the middle. At one end of the camp was the table, and at the other the door;' to the right of the door coming into the camp was the cook's "X)ingle" where he made hisV pastry. To the "left was the wood Dingle, a space reserved to pile huge logs to keep tire during the Mame-|-long-nights, Canvps-built.-in-.this manner, usually smolced badly every stormy day and there was always ah abundance" of ashes and cinders living abou't. The T^iavrs^etTTTnatgynn^TOeTytiBtt' Practical Pumbers and Cas "Fitters HOUSE HEATING BY STEAM OR HOT WATER. ' Gas Fixtures Furnished at'.Short Notice E. F. FOOTE, WM. SPARKS. the night in a Baker tent, entirely opeu in front, that will accommodate thirty-live men. Next day alt haudf and teams reach our camp ground. Two teams arc sent bark to Medway and one remains to haul-timber for our camps. We propose to'-build first class buildings. _We clean away the under bru'h and pitch our lent for a. temporary house, grind our sixes and commence "cutting, down all the trees snug to the giound within itli�-l?oiiiniy"of'"oiir"trflriip'i^roTriiTl;,'cn;jrr BOOTS AND SHOES. -iT- Cut Prices I Bhnll Blni-ghtpr my fto^k of Boots and Shoes forthe nfxt ilo days �l fiiueK tnut will cf_Inwing it brought from Nequasset pond or lake. For along :tluTe4t- has'been an establishedTcctTtliat running water was more pure and safe to use for domestic purposes than stagnant water: Near the commencement of the late war a circular to the army was read by a board of army physicians instructing the soldiers not .to...^quench rheir tliirst-from-stsigiiaut^-water when they cou'd have access to running water, as the former, was much more liable to |:>rod�cu_gJidjp.ej�jrJiiin_j.iJw latter. The widi a rough sort of desk, four berths, two for company A place is made to keep the "V\ amgin'' or, in plain English, such articles as woodsmen need to wear, stationery, medicine and tobacco. The camp for the men is completed ii'nd:jyje..niovein. At once every berth is well' houghed down with flr boughs, the bedding i� dividedyjthe lamps lighted and a good fire burning. It looks comfortable auu homelike. We have been three days building this part. The fourth day we construct an addition on the. north end .24 feet square, with a large door through one side, as a place to store provisions and a chance for the men to grind their axes and whittle on warm days. The Kitchen and Dining Room call our attention next, which is connected to the store room or "Dingle." :r a hole made in the sink. t�>is wooden pipe goes our. through the si e r�f tHe building. I ought to have mentioiii d that such a one is put up in the men's part with wash basins, soap and large towi Is near, and I should have said, too, that, before laying the kitchen floor, that we dug a large Hole in the ground for a sort of cellai' for potatoes and other vegetables and reached by n trap door. The cook and cookee_ have, berths in the kitchen. The door opens into the storeroom. The whole catnu is -92 feet long by 24 wide. The crew at work on the main roads have cut a road 20 fier. wide. Our Boss now sends them to cut a road through to Staceyville. The rest of us commence to build the hovels for 10 horses. These are built on the same plan as the camp 30 feet square. The cribs are-made from hollow pine. The floors are polos laid and smoothed with an adze. The horses face each other, eight on a side, with a space between 10 feet wide for hay and grain QUITE A ROAD That Described by a Ciiizen. carvers; Win, E 'Payne, A J Fuller, Israel Putnam,'!' G titoikbrldge, physicians; A G Page, W H Smith, li B Webb; W-P --mrmrnr^Trc'Sf^ Converse LrO�\eu,M F Gannett, grocers; Wiliard Walker, siove dealer; C 'I Kogers, B F Upton, daguerreotype gallery ; Sawyer I Magouti, Henry Hyde, booksellers ' and binders; Mitchell & Son, Kendall & Richardson, Z Hyde & Co., Hardware, etc.; Loring S 'Eisher, Davis Hiiteh, boots "and slice's; Elijah Upton, tin ware etc. . r  ' A. Merrill, Lawyer; Porter, Smith & Sewall, Tallimi.n S Smith,-Benj. Itandall, W Girbert,. lawyers^. Peleg V5 adsw'orth, ^Idlin^l.r" Kimball, insurance agents ; Elisha , Publishers of Northern Tribune; Geo. K Newman, publisher of Eastern '1'imesi. A citizen was describing to a friend of his an electric road he had seen while on a recent visit to Massachuset's. A little bird, belonging to the Pink Fn's poultry establishment, happened to be flying overhead and brought to the sanctum what was said. - Speaker No. l-,(who-had just "returned from his Massachusetts trip) "Y'es I saw the electric road that runs from Boston to Maiden and I tell you it was a rattler." "Tell us about it," said his companion. "Well in the first place each car was as big as a M. C. K. R. passenger car.'" "Phew" said Speaker No. 2. , � "Yes sir," emphatically' repeated Speaker No. 1. "It wa- every inch as big as a M. C. K. H. passenger car and the trolley wire, overhead, was as big as a mail's body. Ou tliis trolley and attached to the car ran* three big wheels as big as car wheels and there was no track-at all. -The cars-ran -on -the trolley wire instead of on tracks, like'they dfr here and, jeewhlt-tuker, but how th winter 1.230,008- tons have been piif. up. soldiers were also instructed if they were compelled to drink from stagnaut pools or p.uids, to pour the wafer Irom one dipper^ros�n�t4}�r.^sew^ in a manner would purify it and render " it less liable to produce sickness. It has also been asserted by,, scientists that if the ocean was not disturb, d by-the tides and winds that the water of ihe ocean a lid seas would soon become, corrupt and .; dangerous to the lives of every breath-- -ing animal. - When the water' company .proposed introducing river water into our villager they had it anal\zed by our college professor of clieini.-try who- pronounced it.pure and siinatde forfninilv use. The main objection to using Audior-coggin water was that it was corrupted-by the drainage, ol th� cities ami. fnciories above us on ilie river. For answer to this ithe friends^iif-river water asserted that running water became pure after flowing a short- distance. Wilis fiom which water isdiawn by a suction pump are oiucli more liable to become foul than those Irom which the water is raised by a chain pump or bucket, a.s the agitation -of the water by a chain pump tends to purify it. A friend in Massachusetts, whose supply of water is derived~from the Charles river has a keg of clear' sand in his sink which is changed weekly. Into this sand he lets the water run and filter through the same and is. drawn from the bottom of the keg by a faucet, and he asserts the water, is ren- -dered pure and harmless by this process of purifying it. On the other hand a friend in Boston, who uses Cochituate water iuforras| me that during the hot summer months the water brought into his home by a pipe becomes foul smelling aud tasting bad and.a.plumber_ha8 to be employed to open the' stream in the cellar from which he takes out a pint or more of dead bugs, grasshoppers and small dead eels, which are decaying and fouling the water. In the article in the last Independent the writer mentions that the patrons of water company in Brunswick supposed for a year they were supplied with water drawn from Snow's brook and were .satisfied with the quality of the water, while at the same time they were using water drawn from the Androscoggin. This little.loch,"hot more than u mile in length drains a swamp, a slaughter .' house jtnd:iwoJiarn.yard8,jmd�wh'en, the'_ water was pumped- from this supply for one day, there was an unusual' complaint of its oileusive" quality. The people of your city, of course, have a choice from where the water supply of the city shall be procured,,but for myself I should prefer water taken from a running stream rather than that drawn' from-a stagmuit-vpoe+r" - E. Ei N. The citizens of Bath, In town meeting, April 27, 1850, by a vote of 324 yeas to 211 nays, loaned its credit to the Kennebec and Portland R. R. Co., for .$200,000 The first venture the city made in rall-roads,Freetuau II. Morse was mayor. HARDWARE and SHIP CHANDLERY. We sell the finest tools in the market, such as Wakefield & Stillson's pii e wrenches Coe's Monkey Wrenches, L. S. Starrett's fine Machine Tool*,- Henry - Disston's Hand and AVood Saws, Stanley Rule and Level Company's Iron Planes.- JOHNSON BROTHERS, 1124 Front St., Bath, Me. 63 ;