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Subject: Boston Weekly Journal - Gleanings, etc.
Date: Mon, 31 May 1999 14:42:23 -0400
Boston Weekly Journal, Thursday, Oct. 27, 1887, continued
Rev. Willard Scott of Omaha has declined the call to the Union
Congregational Church in this city.
Mr. Charles Herald, the evangelist, is to labor with the Young Men's
Christian Association at Hartford.
It is said that the Park Street Unitarian Society of Portland, ME, whose
place of worship has been a long while closed, is trying to secure the
services of Rev. Charles F. Dole of Jamaica Plain, formerly the pastor of
Rev. L. L. Greene, pastor of the Universalist Church at Bath, ME, has
received a call from Springfield, VT.
Rev. H. W. Smith of Ellsworth, ME, has accepted the call extended by the
First Univeralist Society in Gardner, MA, and he will go to his new
pastorate at once.
The cornerstone of the New Pilgrim Orthodox Congregational Church at
Worcester was laid on Saturday afternoon. The pastor is Rev. C. M.
The First Baptist Church at Malden has a new pastor, Rev. J. Nelson
Lewis, formerly of Geneva, NY.
A public reception was given on Wednesday evening in Winchester, NH, to
Rev. Thomas S. Smith and family, who are soon to return to the missionary
field in Ceylon.
At a gathering at the Congregational Chapel in Guilford, NH, on Thursday
evening, Rev. J. C. Rollins was presented with a purse of $125.
Rev. I. C. White, late pastor of the Congregational Church in Newmarket,
NH, will removed to Boston.
Rev. F. D. Sargent has closed the eighteenth year of a successful
pastorate over the Congregational Church in Brookline, NH.
Mrs. Mary Burpee Renshaw, who has lately been visiting her father at
Nelson, NH, has started for Utah to join her husband in mission work.
Rev. George Alway has resigned the pastorate of the Unitarian Society at
Rev. H. M. Eaton, who has supplied the Christian Church at Marion for two
years, has been re-engaged at an increased salary.
Rev. E. H. Randall of Poultney has been extended a call to St. Andrew's
Church at St. Johnsbury, VT.
Rev. E. D. Towle, who was compelled to resign his position as pastor of
the Unitarian Church at Chelsea on account of ill health, is now in the
West with his brother engaged in mining.
Rev. Dr. Frederick Upham, the oldest Methodist preacher in New England,
celebrated his 88th birthday at his home in Fairhaven recently.
Rev. Heber Newton has returned from Europe with much improved health.
The Second Congregational Church of Biddeford, ME, has extended a call to
Rev. Willis A. Hadley of Willmette, IL.
Rev. T. J. Daly of St. Mary's Church, Pawtucket, has been appointed
successor to Rev. J. W. Conlin, assistant pastor of St. Lawrence Church,
New Bedford. Father Daly is a young Fall River man and was ordained a
few months ago.
E. A. Whittier, the evangelist, has begun revival services at Buxton
Rev. J. W. Day, who resignation as pastor of Channing Memorial Church,
Newport, goes into effect Nov. 1, has accepted a call to the Unitarian
church at Ithaca, NY, for two months on trial.
The Church of the Messiah at New Haven has tendered a call to Rev. L. H.
Squires of Lansing, MI.
New England Gleanings
Michael Vanderbilt, 65 years old, an employe of the Hurlburt Paper
Company at South Lee, fell in the race way at their mill Friday night and
At Hardwick, a few evenings ago, Mrs. Louis Babbitt was holding a light
for her husband while he drew cider from a barrel at the head of the
cellar stairs. She lost her balance and fell over the barrel, which
rolling at the same time, passed over her on the stairs, killing her
James P. Henderson, while hunting at West Brookfield Thursday, was
accidentally shot by the charge from a companion's gun.
A son of Etienne Javery of Warren had his foot crushed by a car wheel on
Thursday night, and amputation of the leg below the knee became
Mr. and Mrs. George Nye of Brockton celebrated the fifth anniversary of
their marriage on Thursday.
Hon. Charles L. Lovering of Taunton has been elected President of the
Southeastern Massachusetts Musical Association.
Mrs. Jane Wright jumped from a moving train at Plymouth on Saturday, and
received a severe shaking up and bruising.
William Cory, a switch-tender at the Providence Railroad station in
Stoughton, in attempting to board an engine on Saturday, was caught
between it and a building and was seriously crushed.
Mr. C. O. Small, Principal of the high school at Madison, has been
admitted to the Franklin county Bar.
Solomon Nash, a prosperous farmer and extensive stock breeder of Jay,
died on Thursday at the age of 72.
Capt. Peter Vesper, one of Thomaston's oldest shipbuilders, died on
Saturday at the age of 80 years.
There seems to be a rush of Maine people just now for the West, and
Kansas, of all the States, is especially favored. Frank Frye, a Canadian
young man, has accepted a position in a Kansas City bank. Samuel Tyler,
Esq., of Rockland has been offered the position of manager of the Mound
City (Kansas) Manufacturing Company, of which W. O. Fuller, Jr., and C.
F. Simmons, who lately went from Rockland, are Directors. N. B. Nutt,
Jr., who for a number of years past has been Treasurer of the Eastport
Savings Bank, has accepted a situation as manager of the National Bank at
Clyde, Kansas, and will probably within a month move to that place with
Mr. W. B. Snow has been appointed postal clerk on the Belfast Railroad.
Deputy Sheriff Stevenson was arraigned in the Police Court at Bangor on
Friday on the charge of manslaughter for shooting Frank Conlen, the
tramp, at Carmel. He was held for trial in $3000 bail, which was
Mr. Ernest Rowell of Livermore Falls has been forced to go South on
of poor health.
Charles F. Conn of Concord has been appointed traveling agent for the
Providence and Worcester Railroad, with headquarters at Southbridge, MA.
John H. Brackett of Wakefield, who was recently assaulted by unknown
persons, is in a critical condition, with doubts of his recovery.
Judge Bellows and family have returned from their summer home on Long
Island and will pass the winter in Walpole.
Capt. George H. Colby of Plymouth has been appointed agent to superintend
the construction of the Upper Coos Railroad.
Capt. Amos S. Williams, formerly of Sanbornton, and an ex-officer of the
old State militia, died recently at East Concord.
Col. F. C. Churchill and wife of Lebanon will spend the winter in Boston.
Hiram B. Cheney has been chosen President of the Bradford and Newbury
Agricultural and Mechanical Society.
Charles H. Ordway of Concord, Register of Deeds for Merrimack county,
underwent lately a surgical operation for the removal of several pieces
of rib from the wound which he received at Fort Wagner on July 18, 1863.
J. Carricabe, a manufacturer of Milton, has returned from a visit to
Paris, France, his native city.
Daniel Hobbs, who died recently in Hampton at 85, had been amember of the
Congregtional Church in that town 60 years.
Hon. Warren Brown of Hampton Falls will deliver the address at the
Suncook Valley Fair at Pittsfield on Oct. 26.
William Woodbury, an ex-Representative to the Legislature from Weare,
died in Manchester on Saturday at 83.
Miss Susie S. Underfield of Nassau, N.P., is the guest of Col. A. T.
Pierce at Dover.
Hon. Moses Humphrey, Superintendent of the Concord Horse Railroad, is
attending the annual meeting of the National Horse Railroad Association
J. M. Fletcher has been chosen President of the Nashua Reform Club.
I. W. Springfield has been elected President of the Rochester
Agricultural and Mechanical Association.
Gen. J. M. Clough and wife of New London have returned from a trip to
S. M. Morse of Nashua will spend the winter on his orange plantation in
David Clemont, the oldest man in Hudson, died on Thursday at 92, leaving
Mrs. Daniel Shaw of Newbury was recently thrown from a carriage and
Mrs. Barnard Tucker of Raymond has celebrated her 90th birthday.
Mrs. Grace Stearns Hill of Concord has gone to Montana to spend the
winter with her sister, the wife of Gen. Brooke, U.S.A.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. White of Amherst have celebrated their golden
Alonzo Dolbeer, formerly of Epson, NH, has accepted the position of
Superintendent of Motive Power of the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburg
Dr. C. A Sanborn and wife of Newport have gone to California.
Michael Crowley of Portsmouth has been elected Colonel Commander of the
State Division, Sons of Veterans.
The widow of Dr. Bradley H. Bartlett of Amherst, who was a member of the
First Heavy Artillery, has been granted a pension of $12 a month.
Captain and Mrs. Henry Mayo of Burlington celebrated the 50th anniversary
of their marriage on Tuesday.
John Jackson, who died at the home of his daughter in Jersey City, NJ.,
was one of the oldest residents of Middlebury, his age being 87 years.
He was a vigorous and active man for his age.
A. W. Dana, late Principal of Goddard Seminary, is to be associated in
the practice of law with a leading firm at Topeka, Kansas.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Downer of St. George have celebrated the 25th
anniversaary of their marriage.
Conductor Walter Wilcomb, who was so terribly injured in the accident at
Hardwick last spring, has just returned to Swanton and is now with his
family. Only superior care and a strong constitution pulled him through.
He uses a pair of crutches a little about the house, but it will be some
time before he will be able to be about.
Eugene Carroll, a laborer of 50, disputed with Mrs. Daniel Carroll
concerning a boundary fence at her residence in Preston on Saturday. In
the heat of anger he struck her a blow on the head with a hatchet,
fracturing her skull. It is thought that her injuries will prove fatal.
John P. Neale of Middletown, whose father was killed at a railroad
crossing, has brought a $5000 suit against the Valley Railroad Company.
More to follow.