News of Events and People in Bethel, Maine and Surrounding Towns for 1896

The Bethel Journals

January 23, 2010

1896

The Bethel Journals

Donald G Bennett

PO Box 763

Bethel, Maine 04217

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SPONSOR ADVERTISING

 

The Academy Herald’s business directory

 

GILMAN P BEAN

Corner Church & Main St.

General Merchandise

 

NEWS PUBLISHING CO.

Printers—Dealers in Fountain Pens, school cards and stationery

 

WOODBURY & PURINGTON

Choice Family Flour, Corn, Meal, Feed

Groceries and Dry Goods

 

G A PLAISTED

Livery and Feed Stable

Hacking to and from the Depot

Opposite Odd Fellow Block, Chapman Street

Telephone Connection

 

J L YATES

Fresh Meats, Canned Goods, Fish and Oysters

51 Church St., Bethel

 

W L FARWELL

Dealer in MILK

Delivered in the village at 5 cents a quart

 

L C HALL

Tablets, Notebooks and other Stationery

Cole Block

 

E. E. BURNHAM

Millinery and Fancy Goods

Corsets, Handkerchiefs, Jewelry, Etc., Etc.

Cole Block, Bethel

 

G. R. WILEY

Pharmacist, Drugs, Medicines, Paints, Oils, Varnishes and Brushes

Largest assortment of Paper Hangings

Curtains and fixtures

 

H.B. PERKINS

Barber

30 Main St, Bethel

 

C.C. BRYANT

Meats, Groceries, Fruit, Confectionery, Tobacco, and Cigars

26 Main St, Bethel

 

HERRICK & PARK

Attorneys at Law

Telephone 5-2

Bethel, Maine

 

 

R. A. FRYE

Attorney and Counselor at Law

Bethel, Maine

 

C.L. DAVIS

TRUCKMAN

Dealer in Coal and Wood

Main Street, Bethel, Maine

 

HALL’S DRUG STORE

Lettuce Cream for the complexion, and Lettuce Cream Soap

Bethel, Maine

 

E. S. KILBORN

Dealer in Real Estate

&

Grey  Birch Wood

Bethel, Maine

 

R.E. L. FARWELL

Fruit, Confectionery, Fancy Groceries, Oysters in Season, Tobacco and Cigars Bethel, Maine

 

YOUNG’S HARNESS STORE

Style is also quite important—Hence we give the best attention to the way our goods are made.

Bethel, Maine

 

A.R. HAYNES

Livery & Feed Stable

Lake Stage Daily

Parties taken to the Lake or elsewhere at anytime at reasonable rates.

Mechanic St., Bethel

 

EDWARD KING

The Jeweler

6 Main St., Bethel

Made to order Class Rings and Pins

Watches, clocks, jewelry and silverware

 

      When in need of anything in the Furniture Line

You can save money by calling on the

BETHEL CHAIR CO.

Warerooms and office at the Skating Rink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Advertising, social, fraternal and church listings and information reported in The Bethel News and The Academy Herald.

Advertising by small businesses in Bethel provide an excellent record of merchants, products and services that probably would not have been included in written accounts of the news.

FROM THE ACADEMY HERALD—1896

FROM THE BETHEL NEWS

WANTED

All Kinds of

FURS & SKINS

Highest Cash Prices

PAID FOR

Bear, Fisher

Fox, Skunk,

Mink, Martin

 

S. N. BUCK

BETHEL—MAINE

 

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WANTED

To Purchase

A FARM

Within two or three miles of Gould Academy

Address, stating price

Box 42, Peabody, Mass.

 

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GODDARD BROS.

Dealers in

BURIAL CASKETS

Black and while cloth covers, a specialty.

Embalming done where desired.

Bethel—Maine

 

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FOR SALE OR TO LET

A House on High Street. 7 Rooms

Inquire of  J.B. Chapman

 

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NEWS OFFICE

Tax collectors should send to the News Office for samples of good tough paper

Tax Receipts

 

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Lovejoy House

W.F. Lovejoy & Son Pro’ps.

Bethel Hill—Maine

This popular house has been repainted since last season, the stable and outer buildings moved to the rear of the house thus leaving a view of the mountains unobstructed. Parties wanting a quiet summer home will find this one of the most desirable places in the Mountain region.

 

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N. F. BROWN

 

Dealer in—

Stoves

Hardware

Paints, Oils, Etc.

Bethel., Maine

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H. C. BARKER

Manufacturers Agent, Dealer in -

Doors, Sashes,

Window Blinds

FOOT OF HIGH ST, BETHEL, MAINE

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BETHEL DIRECTORY

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ARRANGEMENT OF MAILS

Mails Close

Going East 9 AM—8 PM. Close Mail for Portland and all points beyond 2:35 PM.

Going West 10:30 AM-4:25 PM

Mails Arrive

From East, 10:45 AM—4:55 PM from Portland and points beyond 7 AM

From West 7 AM—9:45 AM

 

Office Hours 7 AM to 8:30 PM, Sunday 12 M to 12:30 PM, 6 to 6:30 PM

 

CHURCHES

METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Main Street

Pastor, Rev. A. Hamilton, Residence: Main Street

 

UNIVERSALIST CHURCH

Rev. F.E. Barton, Pastor. Residence next door to church.

 

CONGREGATIONALIST CHURCH

Rev. Israel Jordan, Pastor

 

SOCIETIES

 

ODD FELLOWS

Mount Abram Lodge No. 31, Meetings Saturday evening each week.

 

MASONIC

Bethel Lodge No. 97. Reg. Com., 2d Thursday every month.

OXFORD R.A.C. No. 29 Stated Convocation  3rd Thursday every month

 

GRAND ARMY

Brown Post No. 84. Stated meetings first and third Tuesday evening of each month.

 

INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS

Helping Hand Lodge no. 227 meet every Thursday evening  at Ladies Relief Corps Hall.

 

UNITED ORDER OF PILGRIM FATHERS

Sudbury Col. No. 50

 

BETHEL CORNET BAND

E.P. Young,  Leader

Meets every Friday night

 

 

 

 

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