Thursday, July 11, 2013
THE PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT July 4, 1868
In this city, June 23rd, by Rev. John T. Hayslett, Edward Furbolw and Miss
Laura P. Roscoe; also 24th, Corbin H. Smith and Miss Nettie F. Palmer, all of
In this city, June 25th, by Rev. W. H. Fenn, Darius H. Ingraham, Esq., and
Miss Ella Moulton, both of this city.
In this city, June 25th, Mr. John Ross and Mrs. Fanny Ross, both of this city.
In this city, June 28th, at Congress Square Church, by Rev. Mr. Bolles, Mr.
John T. Wood and Miss Carrie S. Cushman. [No cards]
In this city, June 24th, by Rev. E. C. Bolles, Mr. Edwin L. Grant and Miss Mary
F. Moses, both of Westbrook.
In this city, June 25th, by Rev. O. T. Moulton, Charles Gardner and Mrs.
Sophronia Scribner, all of this city.
In this city, June 2nd., by George W. Reed, Esq., James Libby and Miss Mary
Jane Kenney, both of this city.
In this city, June 21st., Mr. Dixon B. Wescott and Miss Maggie Nellis, both
In this city, June 20th, Mr. James W. Robinson, of Medford, Mass., and Miss
Alice Maud Sutcliffe, of this city.
In this city, June 28th, by Rev. A. W. Pottle, John A. Lane, of Freeport, and
Miss Jennie D. West, of Alna.
In this city, June 29th, by Rev. Father Derose, Alexander Anderson and Miss
Gooding, both of this city.
At Mechanic Falls, June 28th, Mr. Edward F. Foss and Miss Oliver J. Waldron,
both of Portland.
In Yarmouth, June 22nd, Mr. Enos O. Blanlchard of Portland, and Miss Lydia
A. Nevins, of Yarmouth.
In Cape Elizabeth, June 27th, by Rev. B. F Pritchard, Mr. Cyrus E. Knight of
Presque Isle, to Miss Martha E. Mariner, of Cape Elizabeth.
In Westbrook, June 15th, by Rev. A. W. Pottle, Augustus C. Jones, Esq., and
Sophronia E. Larrabee, both of Westbrook. [No card]
In Windham, June 27th, by J. B. Cobb, Esq., J. Cobb and Miss Sarah E. Wescott.
In West Pownal, June 28th, Rev. Mr. Hobart, Mr.William H. Chadsey and
Miss J. Jennie Loring, of West Pownal.
In Bradford, June 21st., by Thomas H. Wentworth, Esq., Mr. Jacob H.
Chadbourne, to Miss Edith M. Gowen, both of Bradford.
In this city, June 26, of consumption, Mrs. Rebecca, wife of William Ryall,
aged 29 years, 8 months,-formerly of Maitland, Nova Scotia.
Dearest Sister, thou hast left us,
And thy lose we deeply feel'
But' tis God that has bereft us.
He can all our sorrows heal.
In this city, June 27th, Mary Helen, daughter of the late Mr. Dennis Marr,
of Buxton, aged 34 years. "The memory of the just is blessed."
In this city, June 26th, Susie C., youngest daughter of Lyman C. and Harriet
E. Briggs, aged 3 years, 1 month, and 5 days.
In this city, June 22nd, Mrs. Fanny P. York, aged 71 years, 4 months.
In this city, June 25th, Alvin G. Phillbrook, son of Thomas Phillbrook, formerly
of Vinalhaven, aged 23 years.
In Falmouth, June 1st., Sophronia E., only daughter of E. H. and Doreas A.
Ramsdell, aged 8 years and 9 months.
In Saccarappa, June 21st., Mrs. Martha C., wife of Albert F. Day, and daughter
of Leonard C and Doreas L. Quimby aged 21 and 9 months.
In Falmouth, June 24th, Mrs. Rachel H., widow of the late John Lufkin, aged
In Gorham, June 25, Captain John Farnham, aged 78.
In Lewiston, June 18th, Mr. Thomas B. Edgcomb, aged 35 years.
In Auburn, June 19th, Mrs. Betsey Merrill, aged 77 years and 10 months.
In Waldoboro', June 11th, Mr. Jacob Benner, aged 86 years and 7 months.
In Cherryfield, June 16th, Mr. George W. Burnham, aged 98 years.
In Oxford, June 15th, Mrs. Annie, relict of the late Stephen Chase, aged 81 years
and 4 months.
MATTERS IN MAINE
A daughter of Nathan Eustis, of North Jay, aged 23 was instantly killed by
lightening on Friday, 19th inst. The lightning passed down the chimney, shivering
the rafters, throwing off the window casing, and breaking the glass from out of the
window. The girl was leaning against a window casing, and the lightning entered one
of her ears and came out the other killing her instantly. A babe at her feet and a lady
who stood near, were uninjured.
The Oxford Democrat says that a son of George T. Farrar of Roxbury, twelve
years old, seeing what he took to be a woodchuck climb into a apple tree, got some
clubs and "went for the varmint." After a hard fought battle he killed what turned
out to be a young bear, weighing forty-five pounds. With torn clothes and bloody
hands carried it to the house loudly calling to his father, "I've killed the bear! I've
killed the bear."
In Bangor, on Wednesday week, a wooden block of seven stores on Kenduskeag
Bridge was entirely destroyed by fire. It was occupied A. F. Chase, Thomas Bickford,
Smith & Hallet, William H. Chase, and other. A. F. Chase had a stock of $20,000
partially saved; insured for $3,000. The other parties had light stock which were
Judge Fitch, of this city has sold his valuable property on the Presumpscot, at
Saccarappa to Messrs. S. H. Lisk and Nathan Westo, of this city, Captain Isaac F.
Quimby, of Saccarappa and others. The mill privilege is to be improved by the
erection of great flouring mills by Messrs. Lisk and Weston, and the flour barrel are
to be made there also.
The Farmington Chronicle says that Dr. Johnson of that place, recently relieved a
young man from Turner by means of a powerful emetic of a nondescript animal, nearly
three inches long, and half an inch thick, resembling a frog in appearance. The patient
has since been gradually recovering.
In Bangor, on Wednesday week, a son of Mr. G. I. Brown had his leg shockingly
crushed by being caught by the draw of the railroad bridge. Immediate amputation
above the knee was necessary. The physician thought his chances for recovery were
good, though he was very low.
The Rockland Gazette give an instance of rapid growth this season;
Miles Boggs of Warren, planted corn on the 6th inst. On the 16th, the corn was up
high enough for the first hoeing, some spears of which, taken up where they stood too
thick in the hill, were found to have roots from ten to twelve inches in length.
The Dover (Dover-Foxcroft) Observer says that Mrs. Sanborn of Sangerville, while
on her way home from Quarterly Meeting on Saturday week, was struck by lightning;
for some time she was unable to speak and was considerably convulsed. She was
carried home on Sunday still continuing severely sick.
The Brunswick Telegraph says that Mr. J. W. McKenny of Durham, recently
caught a turtle weighing about fifteen pounds. On the way home the turtle desposited
five eggs in the cart, and during the night add twenty-six more to the stock, when she
made her escape.
A young man has been arrested on a charge of attempting to commit a rape in Cape
Elizabeth on Sunday week, on the person of Miss Imelda Johnson, aged 14 years, as
she was on her way to Sabbath School.
Honorable Noah Woods of Bangor has been appointed and confirmed by the
Governor and Council as a Trustee of the Insane hospital in place of Rev. Richard
Woodhull, whose term of office has expired.
Dr. Pulsifter of Waterville, was recently struck in the eye by a piece of gravel
thrown up by the hoof of his horse with such force as to render it probable that its
sight will be permanently impaired.
In Winthrop on Tuesday week, Mr. Luther Hersey had his thumb, together with the
cords and nerves extending to the elbow, torn out by being caught in the machinery
of the oil-cloth factory.
At Augusta on Tuesday week, William Hamilton, a hand on board steamer Union,
was pushed overboard by a loaded truck and drowned. The deceased was about
twenty years of age, and belonged in New Brunswick.
The Rockland Gazette says that a child of Mr. Luther Hurd, fell into a cauldron
boiling water, and was so badly scalded that it lived but twenty-four hours.
A barn on the farm of the late James Green, in New Gloucester, was burned on the
night of the 26th. Loss $800.
Rev. J. C. Adams lost a pocket book, containing $100 while on the cars, or at
Danville Junction, on Thursday week.
The wife of J. W. Cook, of Bangor while visiting a daughter in Orono last week,
disappeared while crossing a field to a neighbor's and was afterwards found dead from
exposure in a bog.
A little son of Mr. Pettengill, of Ripley, was drowned on Friday week, while bathing
in a stream.
In Gardiner on Wednesday week, a young man named Warren Dorr had his leg
badly broken while at work in a saw mill.
Mrs. Sarah Stiles of Peru, Maine, is 102 years old and still vigorous.
Daniel Pike, for twenty-five years Treasure of Kennebec Count, died at Augusta
on Sunday last.
The house of William Ruby on Newbury Street was slightly damaged by fire on Sunday
morning; steam fire engine Casco, while on the way to the fire was upset by a frightened
horse and somewhat damaged.