Wednesday, May 28, 2014


                                                               CITY ITEMS
                                                         Glances About Town

          For driving and beating a most sorry looking horse, S. A. Dyer was arrested last
     Saturday by Mr. Chase, agent of the anti-cruelty society, and Judge Knight fined him
     $10 and costs.
          Somebody entered Libby's blacksmith shop, in Ligonia, Thursday night, and stole
     some $50 worth of stock.
          Plymouth Church Sunday School observed its eleventh anniversary last Sunday,
     with interesting exercises; the school has a total membership of 163; average
     attendance 94; addresses were made by the pastor, Rev. Dr. Seward, and Prentiss
     Loring, Esq., of State Street Church.
         Judge Knight has sent a newspaper thief to jail for ten days, and served him right.
         Rev. Mr. Alger has engaged rooms at the Ottawa House for the season.
         About one o'clock Sunday morning, Mr. Edgar Small, residing at Lunt's Corner,
     was awakened by a noise in his bedroom, and discovered a man standing by his bed
     who immediately ran, and succeeded in escaping, but without obtaining any booty;
     he gained entrance by prying open a back window.
         A little son of Mr. Coolidge of Center Deering, fell from a bicycle last Saturday,
     and broke his leg in two places.
         Mr. E. E. Preble, has presented the Maine Historical Society with a handsomely
     framed photograph of the distinguished Commodore Preble.
          Rev. Dr. Bolles delivered an interesting lecture on the British Museum on Monday
     evening, before the Natural History Society, and with the aid of the calcium light
     exhibited photographs of its points of interest; the Society adjourned until October.
          Mrs. Clara Wilder, a daughter of the Honorable James C. Churchill, disappeared
     last Friday night from the house of Mr. W. G. Osborne, where she has been living
     for some time past; she is subject to aberration of mind, and is between fifty and
     sixty years of age; careful inquiries up to Tuesday revealed no trace of her.
          Rev. Mr. Hincks has declined to recall his resignation of the pastorate of State
     Street Church, and the parish has accepted it, passed a series of resolutions highly
     complimentary to him, and  voted to continue his salary and supply the pulpit until
     August 1st. 
          Mr. E. H. Trowbridge, of this city, is assigned a part of the Dartmouth
          The trial of Albert H. Humes, is in progress in the Superior Court; he is charged
      with raising money by forging his wife's name.
          The remains of the late Dr. Hersom were forwarded by steamer Nevada, now due
     at New York; Mrs. Hersom sailed by city of Boston for New York last Thursday; the
     funeral services will not be held until her arrival home.
          The new steamer Samuel E. Spring, to connect Old Orchard Railroad with the
     Pool, was launched from the yard in East Deering, in the presence of a large number
     of spectators; she will be commanded by Captain Daniel Goldthwaite.

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