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April 14th 1897



At Kingsport on March 20th to Mr and Mrs WH Farnham, a daughter.


At the home for children and aged women, Roxbury, Mass, April 7th, Miss Elizabeth Patterson, aged 82 years, 9 months, 7 days, formerly of Kings Co., N.S.

Baxter Harbor Mt.:

We regret to learn that Mrs Mathew Tully is quite seriously ill; we sincerely hope for her speedy recovery. Mr Tully has also been ill with a cold.

The schooner Sarah Jane commanded by Capt W Brewster arrived at Baxter Harbor on Sunday 4th inst. We understand Mr Brewster has been pursuing the fishing business at Grand Manan and other places during the past winter.

Mr and Mrs Elias Harris formerly of Baxter harbor but lately of Sheffield Mills have moved in with Mrs Harris' father Mr JS Baxter. Their many friends will be glad to welcome them back.

Mr Frank Lyons, son of Mrs P Lyons, left here recently for Boston.

Miss Fanny Rogers was the guest of Mrs J Fennessey on Saturday last.

Mr H Ells has moved into the house lately occupied by Mr Benjamin Parker. Mr Parker and wife have moved in with Mr Parker's father Mr Edward Parker.

Wood-chopping and bad colds seem to be the order of the day. A large number on our sick list this week.


Work has commenced on Stmr Evangeline, she will undergo very extensive and thorough repairs.

Stmr Acadia will go on the route on 19th April. She will be commanded by Capt Holmes with the crew of the Evangeline except Engineer and fireman who will remain to assist in the repair of the latter.

Capt Kirkpatrick has a number of men at work on his schooner Ethel B. She will be ready for sea about last of May.

Schr Harold Borden arrived from Canning on 30th of March, finished loading and sailed for Demerara on April 7th.

Schr Golden Light arrived from Parsboro with coal on 9th. She will discharge part of her cargo here and proceed to Canning with balance.

The five o'clock train from Kentville ran off the track on Saturday and did not arrive here until after midnight.

There about one hundred men at work on the dyke at present and it is expected the work will be complete in a few weeks.

Miss Lucy Smith arrived home from Boston on 7th inst accompanied by her sister in-law Mrs Wm Smith.

WH Farnham will start his planing moulding mill this week.


The young people of Morristown will give a parlor concert on Tuesday evening April 20th at the residence of Mr WM West, consisting of instrumental and vocal music, recitations, readings, etc. Immediately after the concert refreshments will be served. A silver collection will be taken, proceeds to go towards furnishing furnaces for the Baptist church. A good time is expected. Come one, come all. Concert commences 7.30 sharp.

Rev HN Parry, has been visiting friends in this place.

E Banks, who has been seriously ill, is slowly recovering.

Miss Parry from Aylesford intends teaching a music class in this place this summer.

Mr Hanley Palmer of Rockland with his new traction engine has been sawing our neighbors' wood. We wish him every success with his new machine.

JC (might be a O…PV) West returned to Boston on Saturday,

Mr Robert Nichols, who has lately returned from the military school at Fredericton, NB, has been visiting friends in this place.

Mr Isaac Parker of Somerset has about completed the task of making maple syrup in the south woods owned by SB Chute.

SA Banks has recently purchased a fine horse sired by Gen. Sherman.

The buzz of the saws is again heard in the mill of the firm of JW & WA Hutchinson. We learn that they are doing a rushing business this spring.

There will be preaching in the Baptist church on Sabbath next 18th at three o'clock.


Cambridge division has increased from ten to thirty members. The following officers were installed the 3rd inst;-

W.P. Jennie Craig
W.A. Leora Webster
R.S. Unie Caldwell
A.R.S. Chalmers Lyons
F.S. Bordon Cox
Treas. J.E. Sawler
Chap. Omar Woodman
I.S. Craig Caldwell
O.S. Fitch Neily
Con. Harris Cox
A.C. Ethel Craig
P.W.P. P.B. Dodge

There will be an Easter service in Cambridge church next Easter Sunday evening under the auspices of the Sunday school. All will be welcome.

Mr Samuel Pineo, an aged and much respected inhabitant of Cambridge, died this morning after an illness of some weeks of la grippe. His son, Mr Edward Pineo is recovering from a serious attack of the same complaint, and Mrs Pineo, wife of deceased is just able after a sickness of many weeks to be out of bed.

Messrs WA and Edward Craig of Bridgetown visited friends here on the 3rd and 4th. They came up to attend the funeral of their niece the late Miss Annie Illsley of Weston. Other relatives, the aged grandmother, aunts, uncles and their cousins, who reside here are much saddened by the sudden death of one so young and beloved.

Mr WM Bullerwell has returned to Buffalo New York after spending the winter with his family.

Mrs Alexander Knowlton and her three sons, Amon, DeMill and Cromwell, arrived home from Mass week before last.

It is reported that Mr Ernest Webster has purchased land west of Mr James Durno's and will build thereon. Also that Mr Emerson Graves will build a new house on Station St south of Omar Woodworth's. And that there will be a political meeting in the warehouse some evening the last of this week.

Mr Jeremiah Webster arrived home from Mass last Wednesday.

Miss Evelyn west, Prospect, has a quilt which would please the lovers of artistic needle work. It contains over 4000 pieces and is a box pattern.

Mr Dawson Rachford started for Boston the 10th inst.


Mr Wilfred Newcombe came home on a short visit to his father and returned to Clementsport for the season.

Miss Hattie Spinney is visiting her sister Mrs Potter, at Clemensville, Annapolis Co.

Mrs Inez Spinney spent a few days with Mrs S Griffin.

Our Sunday school was reorganized last Sabbath with a full staff of officers.

Mrs Lemuel Nichols visited her daughter Mrs Chipman Phinney last Sunday.

There was some sleding on Monday morning but not for long.


On Monday evening of last week the Olie Torbett Concert Co played in the IOOF Hall. The evening was disagreeable and the audience was small.

One department of our school was closed last week on account of the sickness of the teacher, Miss Weaver. We are glad to see that she is able to resume her duties this week.

On Thursday evening a political meeting was held in Rooney's hall in the interest of the Lib. Conservative party., the meeting was addressed by Mr Innes and Rand and the opposition was represented by JE Starr and DM Dickie. Mr H Stairs was chairman of the meeting.

Rev Wm Brown occupied the pulpit of the Methodist church last Sabbath morning and evening. Mr Brown has a reputation as a preacher and lecturer that cannot be disputed. Mr Brown is at present stationed in Grand Pre.

The night of the Meeting for the Epworth League has been changed from Tuesday to Monday evening.

The snow storm of Saturday has left the roads in a very bad condition, we hope they dry up before election.