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Bar Harbor Record Newspaper Archives May 27 1903, Page 1

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Bar Harbor (Newspaper) - May 27, 1903, Bar Harbor, Maine Degrasse fax build insurance Jbf al or r wimm. The leading county paper and the Only society journal on flaunt desert Island. �?51.� it a a .11_________. Deora be pox real estate. A Ottegen Trent vol. 17. To. 1�. By alb Harbor. Mambo wednesday evening May 27� 1903. A five cent j a. Bodick president. Thomas Basu Cap her. Auth cd . Vice president the first National Bank bar Harbor me. Fully equipped for a Veky kind or legitimate banking. Capital surplus and profits $50,000.00 �10,000.00 directors. A a. Bolok. A 8. Newman. A Hen lbs. H. Wood. Corris Fondene invited. N. Henry Alawi Ord Geo. H. Grant. Several Nice cottages for rent at Hancock Point. Also a few very desirable Shore lots for Sale. I base address the Geo. H. Grant co., general insurance agents Long duty Noe phone. Bar Harbor or Ellsworth. The Geo. H. Grant co. General Insixi Aiice real estate investments Ell Worth a r Harbor me a big distance Telephone. Sears amp Carter at first Nat l Bank brokers for bar Harbor. Inn i it mtg uit a j9�0tt piano co. Eos too Kim. Car Sii a i Btu a mtg of tim a oat tarsal quiz Vikt or a Wrim in nim. It x m or of atm mph in orly Utu x hot amp of Epport udits of Atine a Price Puno. U ibid instr Mea. Yon ������?�>0 to oct. Tin inc a Rioh had a Aramm Toa slut a Mien a and re eponym a Otlo i pm in Alula a mob of in in two Typ of in tinant i Oon Gre my us Job m Jour a eco a u a Ocock Putnins Tito acid bos you to a co i tim a Morud of m ton a Imam your vary linear cd d pianos pianola and aeolian for Sale and to rent Wei mrav and other first class pianos i Milreal to Bent at reasonable pric Sivi. Steinert a sons company the most reliable piano and Minsio House in the world. I4 Cott Asre Street bar Harbor Maine with messes. F. P. Pray it boarding an Saie stable first Glass rigs of every kind by the hour Day a Eek or season. Prompt services Good horses. Trim vehicles intelligent Drivers. Terms e. Foster proper. West st err bar move for the better. We Are soon to make our third move another big stride up the business ladder. This time we go into a building of our own the Franklin building formerly owned by r. A. Sproul where we will have quarters twice As Large As at present and a most convenient location. Now in order to Eileen a Quot Rush Quot reduction of our big Stock of dry goods and carpets and especially our line of ladies suits skirts and jackets we shall inaugurate a sweeping closing out Sale beginning thursday May 7, and continuing about two weeks or until we move into our new quarters. All our immense Stock is seasonable and just in style yet we Cut prices right and left in order to work off the great bulk of the i oods before moving Day comes. This Sale there Tore Means a genuinely tremendous sacrifice. Don t miss having a hand in the values. I Here s big Money saving Here for All who will buy . Franklin bar . H. Kittredge Bakaisa 11�meats, groceries and provisions. At wholesale and retail. In order to meet the requirements of the times and to accommodate my numerous patrons i have recently Rem Oij led a part of my store thereby making a commodious and modern meat Market �1 i 11 will full equip cd and in charge of a Man acquainted with we Burmm. The Market will be run in connection with my grocery Biu iness which will be of advantage to my patrons.21wt. Desert st. Bar Harbor. Me. A my Morin a sunday. Inter Sung services at the congregational Church. Last sunday morning at the congregational Church the memorial services were he id which were attended by a very Large congregation As Well As the Meibers Quot of James m. Parker Post and the sons of veterans. The music was by the regular choir directed by or. Harris. A most interesting address was delivered by the pastor Rev. A. Macdonald who took his text from Isaiah 66 12 Quot behold i will extend peace to her like a and Micah 4 12 neither shall they learn War any , a or. Mac Donald spoke first of the great Benefit that Rivers were to humanity How they were a potent Factor in Rains made the soil Fertile and As a general Rule were constant and could be depended upon. This he said Xmas like peace its benefits were widespread Prosperity wealth and happiness attended it. It had sometimes been necessary to have wars in order to remove obstacles in the bed of the River of peace. The revolution and the civil War were both fought for the purpose of removing these obstacles. The first for Independence the second for a National Union and the Freedom of slaves. Or Mac Donald spoke with great earnestness of the Power that the coloured race is becoming and the Good latent in them. Continuing he said that during to is years of the existence of the United states of America Only 20 years had they been at War and it was this prevalence of peace that had made the nation so great and successful a one. The veterans risked their lives in War but they did a greater thing when they Laid Down their laurels and promoted the cause of peace this peace must be made an eternal one. It is said even now that the Cloud of War is hanging Over our land that there will soon be a conflict in which men of brawn will contend against men of Bram and capital. It hardly seems possible that american working men will engage in a terrible War for those rights which inevitably in the course of time will be theirs in peace. Would that we All might belong to that grand army that strives to promote the cause of peace. The service closed with America Sung heartily by the entire congregation. Class 03. Central school graduates a Clara of eleven students. The graduating exercises of the class of 1903 of the Eden Central grammar school were held at the Grange Hall Salisbury Cove saturday evening. The Hall was tastefully decorated with Cut Flowers and Evergreen and was filled at an Early hour. About 7.30, to the strains of Organ music the graduates marched through the Center aisle marshalled by two Young ladies of the lower class and took their station in the stage which was prettily decorated with Apple blossoms and Bunting in the class colors Green and White. At tie Back of the stage was the class motto Quot not How much but How Well Quot its White letters set off by a background of Green. Prayer was offered by Rev. W. T. Richardson and a selection rendered by a male Juar Tette which furnished the musical pro it ram during the evening. The Salu Tatry was Well Given by Frances Louise Leland who gracefully welcomed All present. Her essay was on Quot Home Quot and was a Vicy in realty tribute to that sacred word telling of its Richness of meaning and comparing City and country Homes. Josie Agnes Taine followed with an essay on Quot Success in examples of great men were Given who had risen in life through their own Pluck and exertions. She said that Success did not come by Luck but our own efforts were what Maile or marred us. The class historian was Walter Cobl Haynes who gave a very interesting sketch of the life of each member and told the important events in the composite life of the . Marian Estelle Kittredge was the Prophet and foretold wonderful futures for her classmates. Sitting at her writing desk she fell asleep and dreamed of a travel in Germany where she met a seer who read the future like a open Book and who told her All the remarkable things narrated. An oration by George Martin Mayo was entitled Quot the value of education Quot and contained Many helpful hints for self improvement. I he presentation of gifts was by Linnie Alice Leland. Some characteristic of each member of the class was Well brought out and an appropriate gift made. The accompanying speeches were witty and caused much laughter. Sylvia Aquasie Leland was valedictorian and very gracefully spoke a Farewell to her teacher and classmates. Her essay was a rii etch i he life of Joaa of arc told in a very int Esting. A Oer and it held the attention of a of recent. The diplomas were presented by or. Julien Emery who spoke in High terms of Praise of the exercises. He said it had been somewhat of an Effort to maintain the Central school that the idea had been scoffed at by Many and that great credit was due the teacher or. E. E. Smith and the pupils. He also spoke of one member of the class Ernest Melvin Hall who was unable to be present on account of illness and entrusted the diploma to the president of the class to be delivered to him with expressions of sympathy. The class ode written by Walter Cobb Haynes was Sung in closing and the audience dispersed each having As a so a Venir one of the Dainty programs of record print done in Green and White with an embossed cover bearing the year. The graduates were Evadne Lillian Salisbury Maggie Mae Leland Linnie Alice Leland Josie Agnes Paine Marian Estelle Kittredge. Frances Louise Leland Walter Cobb Haynes George Martin Mayo Ernest Melvin Hall Harold Morton j Elison. Sorrento anecdotes. Historical interest centers around this old town with a new name. Edward b. Mears cottages for rent or for Sale. Orrice bar Harbor Maine. Ain 26th Maine regiment John and Edward Preble George and Joseph Stover John and Augustus Perry Otis and Sherman Downing Stephen and John Tripp Newton and Watson White. Sorrento has changed nationality several times. It was once an Indian settlement once French and once English but now it is american and we Trust that it will be always. Rebekah meet. Doubtless All those who read this have read the sketch of Sorrento printed in the recoil Winter. I have often heard persons express a desire to know the Char Acter and life of the Early settlers in the town and Hope these anecdotes will prove of interest. One of the first houses erected on Sorrento then Wau Keag neck was upon the exact spot now used As a Ball ground. This House was built by Daniel Sullivan of whom every one who knows anything about the Early life of the town has heard. He was a Man of great ability when he chose but he did t always choose. Some of the first settlers in the town were the Beans Bragdon Prebles Simpsons sullivans Gordons Johnsons uranus Donnells. Hotel Sorrento is built Over the spot where once stood the James Hean farmhouse. The site where the Sullivan House stood seems unlucky tor the first House was burned the second struck by lightning and now since it has been used As a Ball ground the Sorrento boys Are not always victorious. The first House was burned on the night when its owner was captured and carried to new York. Twas one night in february when or. Sullivan awoke and found his bed surrounded by English soldiers who carried him aboard ship and taking All the Straw Beds piled them in a Heap and burned the House. Mrs. Sullivan with the Aid of the hired Man carried the children to the shelter of an old boat which was overturned on the Shore and there they remained for the night. John White then a boy of seven ran for help to the nearest place the Home of his now owned by the Dike company. The boy was Only half clothed wearing no shoes and stockings and bloody foot prints were made on the Frozen Snow. It is said that some time before this mrs. Sullivan had carried her Silver spoons upon High head and hidden them in a hollow tree. In this same night when Daniel Sullivan s House was burned the John Hean Hoise where the Doane House now stands was also a fact which is rarely spoken of. The second House built on the Daniel Sullivan lot was owned by his brother . In 18.42 this was struck by i he iii. There Are still a few persons living in let a town who remember the circumstances. At the Lime Llie Only members of i in household were two Iscil Julies. I la by were asleep in a lower room when the org Honing i Imine Down the Chimney red the tongs Acrons Llic room Anil Dre them into the Wall Over their lie ails. I r end was ripped Oil in m like House a Wii Low was carried across tiie Tielli and the Pewter plates were split in two All ill a Flash. The two women started into the Kitchen by Dit Terent doors an l the floor having been torn up fell into the cel in almost simultaneously. I l of this old Field a pair of scissors were recently found Wii Icli Are supposed to have belonged to James Sullivan s Whf. An old fashioned brooch was also found. They Aie now in the Possession of mrs. Delphina Wooster a descendant of tic Sullivan family. S Sorrento once boasted of a ship Yard who. I was at the James Workman place Ihetu White the first Schooner launched was the Abby Hammond in is in. She was lost shortly after her launching when on a trip to the West indies. Another ship the grampus survived about fifty Yeai i. She was wrecked in the Sullivan Falls several jars ago. A Sullivan Caplin Josiah Simpson made the first voyage from Maine to California in 1847 As commander of the suliotes. One of the most successful operations Ever attempted in the town was the old tide water Mill in Long Cove. It was built before the revolutionary War by a new York Syndicate who planned to Settle Here but because of the War sold out to James Simpson Rich Ard Downin if Solomon York and others. It was abandoned for Leven or eight year. Before its Transfer of owners. Sorrento furnished seventeen men for the civil War Clifford Bragdon Frank Cane Joseph Fenton Eben Ingalls capt a District convention of the Rebekah lodges was held at Ellsworth tuesday afternoon and evening of last week no Komis Lodge entertaining. A Large number were in attendance about forty of the local order being present. Representatives were present from Brewer Bangor Bluegill bar Harbor Biddeford Center Harbor Ellsworth and Naomi Rebekah Lodge of new Hampshire. The convention was called to order in Odd Fellows Hall at 2 p. M., by the Noble Irand of Nokomis Lodge of Ellsworth. Pratier was offered by the chaplain and a Solo rendered by mrs. Sealander. Amanda Leland District Deputy president then addressed the meeting and mrs. Burr president of the Rebekah Assembly spoke in response. Interesting remarks were also made by or. Clarence Watson past grand master. The work in the afternoon was Well exemplified by Mountain Lodge of Bluegill. Mrs. Sealander and miss Julia Billington contributed vocal music. A feature most interesting to All present was the exemplifying of the secret work by mrs. Burr at six o clock an appetising repast was served in the banquet Hall. The evening session opened at eight o clock. Nokomis Rebekah Lodge held its regular meeting and the business of the order was transacted after which unison Rebekah Lodge of bar Harbor assumed the chairs and exemplified the degree. Their work was solemnly and impressively done and was received with cheers Aud applause. During the evening vocal selections were rendered by mrs. Sealander and miss Billington a Reading by miss Helen Bonsey and the Noble grand of Bucksport Lodge made interesting remarks. Strawberries and Cream were served As a Midnight refreshment. During their stay the visitors were entertained at the Hancock House. The hospitality of Nokomis Lodge is highly appreciated and it is hoped the custom of an annual convention May be termly established. A c. T. U. The sixteenth annual convention of to harm Ock county w. C. T. U was held2. Northeast Harbor tuesday and Wedney Day of last week. The convention assembled in Union Chapel at 2.30 tuesday and business was transacted. Tuesday evening there was an interesting programs. Mrs. Evadne Bunker extended a a a a come from the local unions or. Mitcheu from the Church and or. A l. Grind from the town. Response was made by mrs. Violet Goss of Stonington ml9� Katherine Freeman led the exercise of the a y so. Or. Abbie m. Fulton spoke interestingly upon the new Orleans Patiotta suffrage convention and a Short address was Given by mrs. Helen g. Rice of , National superintendent of the l. To l. Work. the entire Day was devoted to the convention. Temperance work was discussed very interestingly from various standpoints questions were answered and reports heard. In the even Itig an address was Given by mrs. Rice which was much enjoyed. The officers elected were the same As for the proceeding year miss Julliette Nickerson being chosen Superio a. Pendent of county fairs in addition. The meeting was attended by a Large number who were most hospitably received and the convention was a very successful one in every Way. James s. Sanborn dead. James s Sanborn of the Coffee firm c Chase amp Sanborn died at his Home in Somerville ma.ss., monday May la funeral services were held at the Winter Hill congregational Church on 1 thursday. He is survived by two sons and two Dai ters his wife having died some years age. Or. Sanborn besides being wide a known in the business world As one of the founders of his famous firm had an Equa reputation As the proprietor of the Stock farm at South Poland me., where raised some of the most celebrated Freney coach horses in this country. For the past few years or. Sanborn has been ii attendance with a string of his Hork Ltd a at the Eastern Maine state fair and he also exhibited them at bar Harbor horse a Zowi a where they were ribbon winners at Lewis ton st. John and Boston. A or. Sanborn s firm has recently erected a Large building in Boston which was planned for opening on june 10 Ana or. Sanborn had been looking Forward with pleasure to the event. The mount desert nurseries. We. Miller manager. Canada hard Wood ashes and Swift Lowell ground Bone for lawns and crass lands. Word a by Quot of Good a a Utility contain the greater part of the ess Titial Colci sumits of Pollit food in their Fennii and in liar of Ltd mini it a besides ine renning markedly thi Moi Iury Liol Ding e Pipiu ii of Soili. \ audit u plan a it i d Aloi Thuv form u Atli Bone meal a Toni Pkt Hitmi Mai or Cid lawns mid or Nils lands which besides the Rich it give -. His if great of being wholly it c from Vui ii eat iii Applit a Anil free from Olli ii it it Ozior. Imp Wood a a Quot i Are unleash i a thorough ii Etc iii tui the Best to x . I Rie tvs upon Appi ration. The office and greenhouse of a in upon Schooner head Road and have Telephone connections. The place buy a. £3. Ila Fuesl noes contractor and build ebb i shop cottage st. Bar Cotta in Jolt a Lair a. Specially. Ceorge l. Ste Libino. Coinages for rent. Building lots on Seal calve for by of floes a Teal Harbor me., and 102 produce Exchange n. A a

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