Tuesday, December 30, 2014
THE PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT, May 27, 1882
John Dawson of South Berwick, was fatally injured a few days ago by a fall
from a tree.
Mr. Hixon of Newfield has commenced work on a contract of for 100,000
Joseph Hobson & Sons are shipping large quantities of saw dust to Boston
ice men. They shipped 600 cords last year.
Mr. Small, of the Biddeford Times has purchased the Seaside Reported and
will consolidate with the Old Orchard Sea Shell, which will appear about the
middle of June.
The Rockland Opinion nominates Samuel J. Anderson, D. H. Thing, William
M. Rust and George F. Church, for Congress. As substitutes Messrs. Murch, and
Ladd, Judge Gilbert, Dr. Der, Mr. A. McNichol, J. H. Martin and Dr. Parker. Dr.
Parker was a member of Governor Garcelon's Council. Mr. Martins is a Democrat;
Mr. Rust favor a consolidation of the Greenback and Democratic organizations.
These names are recommended to the Greenback State convention with a view to their
endorsement by the Democrats.
Patents issued to G. E. Twombly, Saco, toe-wright; W. M. Howland J. E.
Howland, Topsham, bench dog.
FIRES IN MAINE.-Farm buildings of Rev. A.W. Rideout, Presque Isle. Loss
$900; no insurance. Caused by burning straw in an adjacent field- Buildings
of Sylvester Nichols, Maysville, with contents. Loss $500-uninsured- Farm
buildings of William Thompson, near Bangor. Loss, $2,000'insured for $1,,000.
Buildings of Levi Hart, sparks falling from the chimney upon the roof. The house
was occupied by Sewell Wheeler, who lost most of his furniture, etc. -Buildings
of Frank Demeritt, West Peru by a little boy setting a pile of straw on fire to see
the smoke.-Gilman Jewett's saw mill, Hodgdon. Loss $3,000; no insurance.
Incendiary.-House of Daniel Daily, Gardiner, caused by a defective flue.-House
of Johnson Shaw, Stockton. Loss $1,000; insured $800.Cause, defective flue.