The Bingham Herald

March 30, 1910

Bingham News

Dr. Mosher's mother has been his guest for the past two weeks.
Frank Hunnewell is building quite a large extension on his bakery on Murry Street.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cates died last week.
Miss Ethel Baker is working in Frank Hunnewell's store as bookkeeper.
Peter Farley and family were called to Caratunk last week by the death of William Farley.
Mrs. James Carbino of Caratunk was brought here on a bed last week and the next morning was taken to a hospital in Lewiston, where she lies in a critical condition.
Mrs. David Bean is very sick with pneumonia at her home in this village.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Givens of Pittsfield are visiting his father, Charles Givens, and other relatives in town.
Many viewed in wonder the beautiful display of northern lights, Sunday night. It was a magnificent sight.
Mrs. Edith Jones of Norridgewock, has been engaged by Mrs. A.S. Burke to take charge of the trimming department in her millinery store this spring.
The drama "Bar Haven" presented by Anson Grange at Kennebec Hall, Thursday eveing, Mar. 24, was a success. The hall was crowded, which meant a financial success to the company. The parts were all well taken.
The ball given by the ladies of Bingham at Kennebec Hall, Tuesday evening, Mar. 22, had a large attendance and a very fine time was reported. Music by Kendall's orchestra of Skowhegan. Refreshments were served at intermission.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Merrill of Augusta, were in town Saturday and Sunday, the guests of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Merrill, and sister Mrs. Edward Bunker.
Mr. and Mrs. William Snow of Skowhegan, were the guests last week of Mrs. Snow's mother, Mrs. Anna Chase and Neice, Mrs. Bert Huff.
Miss Mable Lander and Miss Lila Rowe, who are students at St. Elizabeth's Academy, Deering, are at home for the Easter vacation.
Mrs. George Maxfield, who has been assisting in caring for her uncle, Frank Smith, for the past week, returned to her home in Canaan, Saturday.
Herbert Pierce has moved from the Hunnewell house on Main street to the home of his wife's mother, Mrs. James Pooler in Moscow.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Smith of Houlton, have been the guests the past week of Mrs. Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tilson Foss.
Mrs. A.S. Burke returned Thursday from Boston, where she had been buying her stock of spring millinery and fancy goods.
Mrs. Roy Savage, who submitted to two operations recently, is not getting along as well as her friends wish and was very ill Sunday.
Mrs. Simeon Whitney, who has been ill for the past month with pneumonia, is slowly gaining and able to sit up a few hours each day.
William Reynolds, who has been confined to his bed for several weeks, is slowly gaining it is reported.
Beautiful and appropriate Easter decorations, inspiring music and an eloquent and helpful sermon, was enjoyed by the congregation at the Congregational Church, Sunday. At both the morning and evening service the attendance was very large, taxing the capacity of the curch, and late comers were fortunate to find a seat. At the morning service there was special music by the children. There was also special music in the evening. At the evening service twenty-three members united with the church, ten on confession of faith were baptised as follow, Earl Andrews, Raymond Meservey, Enoch Osgood, William Foss, Maria Butler, Emma Gordon, Lena Colby, Florence Colby, Dorothy Baker, Christine Baker. Thirteen joined by letter as follows, Mrs. Sadie Andrews, Mrs. Edith Dinsmore, Mrs. Catherine Adams, Mrs. Bertha Ball, Mr. Charles Ball, Mrs. Bertha B. Meservey, Mr. Charles Foss, Mrs. Lizzie Foss, Miss Thelma Foss, Miss Mary Foss, Rev. T.B. Hatt, Mrs. Lettie Hatt, Mrs. Orissa Dodge. This is the largest number that ever joined this church at one time since its organization one hundred and six years ago, and only at one time in its history has its membership been larger than it is now. Mrs. Nancy Hall received the rite of baptism but did not unite with the church.
A few friends of Miss Gertrude A. Vanderpool and Mr. Edgar S. Moore met at Mr. John Vanderpool's pleasant home, Saturday evening, where a social time was enjoyed. Cocoa and cake was partaken of and the coming marriage of Miss Vanderpool and Mr. Moore was announed. Miss Vanderpool's father is the machinist and overseer at the Tucker & Lowell mill. Mr. Moore is the son of one of our merchants.
Call and examine our new line of round top tables, leather dining chairs, buffets, side-boards, hall trees, chiffonniers, genuine leather turkish rockers and couches, brass and iron beds, quartered oak curly birch and cherry bureaus and commodes and everything in the plush and willow furniture line. We bid on furnishing homes with reliable goods. Kennebec Furniture House, Bingham.

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