|A Float in the Bangor Parade|
Photo: Bangor Public Library via Bangor Daily News
The parade was short, several floats and motor cars filled with young ladies and women made up the whole thing along with the Bangor Band, it was well attended. A carnival came to town and the fun continued with a "motorcycle endurance race" from Bangor to Rockland by several Harley Davidsons and on Indian motorcycle.
A lawn fete was held at Elmbank* as a fundraiser for The Bangor Anti-Tuberculosis Society, that was well attended too.
As the week wore down news was received that the Archduke Francis and his wife had been murdered in Sera Yavo**. He was the Heir to the throne of Austria-Hungry. His murder was the starting point of World War One.
Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/2014/06/08/living/summer-fun-cooled-war-fever-in-bangor-1914/
*More on Elmbank tomorrow
** Sera Yavo was the spelling of Sarajevo as we know it now.