Sattin beaver hats for sale; attention to genteel deportment; Maybaskets net $22

Apr 29, 2020

Belfast — April 30, 1835

Beaver and Sattin Beaver HATS. Furber & Bean have just received from New-York and Boston, an elegant and general assortment of Hats, from the beaver to the sailors tarpaulin, which will be sold at wholesale or retail at a reasonable low rate. Beaver and Sattin Beaver of their own, and also of Boston Manufacture.

Hats made to order at the shortest notice.

May 1, 1868

The bell of the Orthodox church, in this city, has been taken from the belfry, and will be replaced by a new one. The society likewise contemplate other renovations and improvements in the edifice.

Considerable damage has been done to fences in this vicinity, within a few days, by fires running in the dry grass. In some instances hard work was needed to keep it away from buildings.

May 1, 1890

Prof. Whitten will open one of his popular afternoon dancing schools in Odd Fellows Hall, Belfast, Saturday, May 19th, at one P. M. All the latest and most fashionable dances will be taught, and special attention given to genteel deportment. Professor Whitten grows in popularity every year.

May 5, 1922

The sale of Maybaskets and candy at the Peirce school Friday afternoon was a great success, netting $22 with the addition of several more orders which were taken and filled Saturday by the teachers. Three hundred Maybaskets were sold in about an hour and the teachers intimated that they could have sold 100 more. People were very generous in sending in home made candy and otherwise showing an encouraging interest. This school has earned $250 for their single seat fund and that means a great deal of effort, especially by the teachers. Supt. E. E. Roderick has the matter of selecting the seats in charge and it is hoped that the city will also give financial assistance.

Compiled from archival holdings by Sharon Pietryka, Reference & Special Collections Librarian at the Belfast Free Library.

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