John Gyles captivity narrative provides a stunning display of Abenaki culture and lifestyle, as it was in the 1690′s. John was 10 years old when he was taken captive in the attack on Pemaquid (Bristol Maine) and his narrative provides an accounting of his harrowing treatment by his Indian captors, as well as the three years exile with his French owners at Jemseg New Bruswick. His faith in Christ remains central in the well-being of his mind throughout his ordeal.
The English clenched hand, which answered the brandishing of the French mailed fist at Pentagoet, now Castine, was Fort Frederick at Pemaquid, that anciently known peninsula which marks the entrance to the Kennebec River. Parts of the walls of old Fort Frederick are still standing, its entire outlines are plainly to be discerned, and it
Sylvanus Sylvester Longley, now living retired at Greenleaf, is one of Kansas’ interesting personalities. Few men have succeedad in compressing even within eighty-three years of life so many varied activities and achievements. Mr. Longley traveled practically over all the habitable globe before he came to Kansas. He was a pioneer in this state, and his
CHARLES L. KALER. – A real pioneer of the pioneers, who has wrought on the Pacific coast for forty years and more with display of energy and skill that have placed him among the leaders of the county in attaining its progress, the well-known gentleman, whose name is at the head of this article is
Glidden, Francis Harrington; manufacturer; born, New Castle, Me., May 24, 1832; son of Joseph and Emily Harrington Glidden; educated Lincoln Academy, New Castle, Me.; married, New Castle, Me., Nov. 15, 1854, Winifred Kavanaugh Waters; issue, Francis K., Winifred, Emily, Frederick A., William T., Gertrude, Joseph F., and Mary Beatrice; early life, seaman, later dry-goods merchant;
Mrs. Alice May Loney, 68, prominent member of the Pioneer Methodist Church, died in a local hospital Sunday [March 26]. The funeral has been set for 2 p.m. Wednesday in a local chapel. She was born in Boothbay, Maine, July 27, 1875 and came to Walla Walla with her parents, Captain and Mrs. John E.
Captain William A. Rogers, of Redlands, is a native of Lincoln County, Maine. Since leaving the sea Captain Rogers has given his attention to the cultivation of his oranges and vineyards and the improvement of his home in Redlands, on Colton avenue.