Friday, May 1, 2015
THE PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT, October 29, 1881
Hudson has an exhibition at Davis's art gallery, a fine water color and a wood sketch
at Pleasant Cove.
The following gentlemen have been appointed curators of the Natural History
Society: Nathan Clifford Brown, Ornithology; Charles W. Finn, Mineralogy; Charles
D. Smith, Comparative Anatomy; C. B. Fuller, Marine Zoology; William Wood, Botany;
Mr. Fuller recently gathered some specimens of luminous fungi which shine brightly
in the dark; the Cabinet is not open to the public on Tuesday and Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Eliza Smalley, of this city, and Miss Evans, of Turner's Island, were struck
by a shifting engine on the Eastern road, on Wednesday week, and knocked into the
water; they were rescued, somewhat bruised and cut, but with no bones broken.
Our Irish citizen will give Honorable T. P. O'Connor, M. P. for Galway, a
rousing reception in City Hall on Wednesday evening of this week.
Messrs. Burnham & Morrill, of this city have put up this season at their factory
at Minot Corner 530,000 cans of sweet corn; three hundred tons of this product have
been shipped West via the Grand Trunk Railway.
It is said that Mr. Payson Tucker, Superintendent of the Maine Central, has been
offered the position of General Manager of the Northern Pacific Railroad, salary
The third course of Saturday lectures in St. Stephen's Church, by Rev. A. Dalton,
will begin on Saturday afternoon, November 5th, at 4 o'clock; all interested are
The Woman's Suffrage Association will give a course of entertainments,
beginning probably in November, which will possibly comprise lectures by
Colonel T. W. Higginson, Mrs. Julia Ward Howe, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and
other eminent lectures, besides Miss Susie Hale's amusing "Elixir of Life."