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From the Wednesday, June 19, 1912 Bangor Daily Commercial newspaper:

"The biggest carnival parade ever seen in Bangor, probably the longest parade of any sort ever seen here, passed through the city Tuesday. It was a magnificent aggregation of artistic arrangement of decorative material, beautiful women and children and fine rigs.

From where the processions rear rested far down on the Hampden road to the food of Exchange Street, there was almost a continuous line of floats, wagons, carriages, and fire apparatus, the entire horse drawn equipment of the Bangor Fire Department being in parade.

As the procession passed along the music of the two bands, the various floats were loudly applauded as now one, then another, party of friends discovered familiar faces or firm names on the floats."

Charles H. Wood served as president of the company. Bishop is not identified in the 1912 Bangor city directory. Wood & Bishop operated at 40-42 Broad Street in Bangor.

An insert ad in the city directory reads: "Clarion ranges, stoves, and furnaces give results that cannot possibly be obtained with carelessly made goods.

These are economical, because they are accurately fitted to control the draft -- durable, because they are made of the choicest of new iron -- convenient, because of their many special improvements.

Made and sold by Wood & Bishop Co. 40-42 Broad St., Bangor, Maine

Also sold by S.H. Woodbury Co., Brewer / E.A. Blanchard Co., Old Town / E. H. Rowell, Hampden / Parady & Luro, Orono"

Photograph reads: "Clarion Ranges. We make 107 varieties of ranges, stoves, and furnaces." Also "Established 1839" and "100 employees."

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Bangor Carnival 1912, Bangor Maine history, Wood & Bishop Co., Charles H. Wood

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