News of Events and People in Bethel, Maine and Surrounding Towns for 1896
The Bethel Journals
January 23, 2010
The Bethel Journals
Donald G Bennett
PO Box 763
Bethel, Maine 04217
The Academy Herald’s business directory
GILMAN P BEAN
Corner Church & Main St.
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
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
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
30 Main St, Bethel
Meats, Groceries, Fruit, Confectionery, Tobacco, and Cigars
26 Main St, Bethel
HERRICK & PARK
Attorneys at Law
R. A. FRYE
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Dealer in Coal and Wood
Main Street, Bethel, Maine
HALL’S DRUG STORE
Lettuce Cream for the complexion, and Lettuce Cream Soap
E. S. KILBORN
Dealer in Real Estate
Grey Birch Wood
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.
Livery & Feed Stable
Lake Stage Daily
Parties taken to the Lake or elsewhere at anytime at reasonable rates.
Mechanic St., Bethel
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
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
All Kinds of
FURS & SKINS
Highest Cash Prices
S. N. BUCK
Within two or three miles of Gould Academy
Address, stating price
Box 42, Peabody, Mass.
Black and while cloth covers, a specialty.
Embalming done where desired.
FOR SALE OR TO LET
A House on High Street. 7 Rooms
Inquire of J.B. Chapman
Tax collectors should send to the News Office for samples of good tough paper
W.F. Lovejoy & Son Pro’ps.
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.
N. F. BROWN
Paints, Oils, Etc.
H. C. BARKER
Manufacturers Agent, Dealer in -
FOOT OF HIGH ST, BETHEL, MAINE
ARRANGEMENT OF MAILS
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
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
METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Pastor, Rev. A. Hamilton, Residence: Main Street
Rev. F.E. Barton, Pastor. Residence next door to church.
Rev. Israel Jordan, Pastor
Mount Abram Lodge No. 31, Meetings Saturday evening each week.
Bethel Lodge No. 97. Reg. Com., 2d Thursday every month.
OXFORD R.A.C. No. 29 Stated Convocation 3rd Thursday every month
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
1896 Part II