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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
The Cambridge Press. VOL. XXI.---NO. 41. JAMES COX Editor and Proprietor. CAMBRIDGE, MASS., JANUARY 1, 1887. Terms in advance $2.00 per annum. PRICE FIVE CENTS. The Press, taTUBDAI, JAN. 1. 1881. ADVERTISING RATES. Bach Sqaare, (one inch,) 1st time S1.0O " " eseh anbeequent insertion JO All adrertieemente will be charged at the foregoing rate*, except when special contracts are aiade.
TRUSTED AND TRUE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
TRUSTED AND TRUE. "Kathleen, Is it possible that you are crying again? Did I not tell you that I would discharge you if I found you indulging in that foolish whimpering any more?" Poor Kathleen O'Neil had been dusting the elegantly furnished drawing-room, and she stood before an exquisite painting of one of the blue, sparkling Irish lakes, set in gold-green shorts, with a sky beyond like liquid amber, —stood with her apron to her eyes and her ruddy cheeks deluged with tears. "I couldn't help it, ma'am," she sobbed; "but it puts me in mind of home.'' "Home!" scornfully echoed Mrs. Arnott. "Your home! A shanty in a bog. It isn't likely you ever saw such a spot as that." "Deed did I, then, ma'am," answered Kathleen, "and many a time. For we lived beyant litem same green shores ■' when"— "There, that will do," said Mrs. Arnott, coldly; "I don't care to hear about any reminiscences." Kathleen did not understand the flvesyllabled word, but her quick nature comprehended the sarcastic tone....
Clearing Waste-Pipes. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
Clearing Waste-Pipes. The annoyance arising from the stoppage of waste-pipes in country houses, although very great, is but a small matter compared with the dangers which may follow obstructed pipes. The "sewer-gas," about which so much has been written, and which is so justly dreaded, is not, as many suppose, the exclusive product of the sewer. Indeed, the foul and dangerous gases are not only found in the sewers themselves, but in the unventilated wastepipes, and those which are in process of being clogged by the foul matter passing through them. Any obstruction in the soil or waste-pipes is therefore doubly dangerous, because it may produce an inflow of foul gas into the pipe, even though the entrance to the sewer itself has been entirely cut off. The question is, how to get rid of the accumulations in pipes partly stopped or already closed. Digging up and cleaning out is a costly remedy, often ineffectual by reason of careless workmen. The second is the plumber's force-pump, whi...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
Doctor Yourself and save money, and perhaps your life. Send three 2-cent stamps to pay postage to A. P. Ordway &amp; Co., Boston, Mass., and receive a copy of Dr. Kauffman's great Medical Work, 100 pages, elegant colored plates. —"The death of my husband completely unnerves me," said a lady to a neighbor who had been recently afflicted herself. "Yes, dear, and the loss of my husband completely un-man-ed me." —Ayer's Cherry Pectoral is recommended by eminent physicians, on both sides of the Atlantic, as the most reliable remedy for colds, coughs, and all pulmonary disorders. Inquire of your druggist for Ayer's Almnac.
FAITHFUL POMPEY. How an Elephant Avenged the Murder of a Pretty Girl. The Remarkable Story Told by a Circus Attache-A Foul Deed and Its Consequences-A Sight Such as Men Seldom Look Upon. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
FAITHFUL POMPEY. How an Elephant Avenged the Murder of a Pretty Girl. The Remarkable Story Told by a Circus Attache—A Foul Deed and Its Consequences—A Sight Such as Men Seldom Look Upon. [N. Y. Sun.] In 1867 I was attached to a circus, which had a route through Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Among the six elephants in the menagerie was one named Pompey, and his mahout or keeper was an old man named Andrew Thompson. He had been in the show business all his life, and for the last fifteen years had been accompanied by his daughter, who was down on the bills as "Mlle. Josie Picard, the wonderful equestrienne." The old man was a widower, you understand, and I tell you he was one of the kindest and best fathers to Josie, which was her right name. She was, at the time I am writing of, about twenty years of age, handsome, vivacious, well educated, and loved by all. During the winters she attended a seminary in. the East, and had many friends in high society. Every, summer she had a score of wo...
A STORY OF A FORTUNE. How an Atlanta Man Made a ... in a Few ... [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
A STORY OF A FORTUNE. How an Atlanta Man Made a Half-Million in a Few Years. [Atlanta Constitution] Let me tell you about the easiest $100,000 that a good man ever earned. About twelve years ago Majar Campbell Wallace of this city, invested $5,000 cash in.-jtt; stock of the Elyton Land Company. The total capital was $100,000 ..... which was increased to $-00,000 in stock. The company bought 4000 acres of land, the .^^r^Wk the present city of Birmingham. Permis- sin was soon granted the company to ...... $100,00 in bonds for improving the property. The bonds were sold, but almost immediately were rebought by the company and retired. The proceeds of the bond sales were largely put into improvements. Major Wallace has drawn over $100,000 in cash dividends on his $5000 investment. He has drawn $17,000, or three times his investnent in dividends this year with four months «it&amp;ar from. tNjM.^ paying such dividends the company has over $.,000,00 in cash ...ets, ......... .. its...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
Prescott's Look Out! A good article always has its imitators. and we now wish to have it thoroughly understood that there is but ONE "Execelsior Baking Powder," and that ALWAYS has the cut of the WM. PRESCOTT on the label, with the words"Manufactured by Willey, Leonard &amp; Co., Cambridgeport, Mass.," directly underneath. All Powders represented to you to be Prescott's Excelsior Baking Powder that do not have the above, are frauds, and will EXCELSIOR not be guaranteed by us. If your grocer will not procure the genuine "Prescott Excelsior" for you, drop us a postal and BAKING POWDER we will see that you are supplied without delay. ABSOLUTELY PURE, MANUFACTURED BY ASK YOUR GROCER FOR IT WILLEY, LEONARD &amp; CO. 284 1-2 BROADWAY, near Elm Street CAUTION: See that this cut is on every Box. CAMBRIDGEPORT. MURPHY &amp; CO., HATTERS, , 4 CAMBRIDGE STREET, Under Hotel Bowdoin - DEALER IN - Hats, Caps, Umbrellas, Gloves \ Best Derby Hat in Boston made to order for $...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
For the Ladies ARTISTS' MATERIALS OF EVERY KIND. WADSWORTH, HOWLAND &amp; CO. 82 and 84 Washington S., Boston. ARTISTS' MATERIALS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION AT Frost &amp; Adams Importers, 37 CORNHILL, BOSTON J. R. Dame, Successor to E. A. LIBBY. IMPORTER OF RICH PARIS MILLINERY MOURNING ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION. No. 19 Temple Place. - - Boston. Straw and Felt Hats MADE OVER TO THE LATEST STYLE - at - POOL BROTHERS Hat and Bonnet Bleachery, No. 16 HANOVER BT. BOSTON. MRS. H. LOCKLIN, FRENCH MILLINERY, Feathers curled and dyed in the latest styles. 208 Pearl Street, - Cambridgeport. Mrs. C. L. WYMAN, MILLINERY PARLORS, MOURNING GOODS A SPECIALITY. 49 TEMPLE PLACE, - BOSTON. LADIES' ACADEMY FOR DRESS AND GARMENT CUTTING. Ladie's wishing to learn a perfect system of dress and garment cutting will please call at once. Systems from $1.50 to $30. The systems to be used are Mrs. E. F. Durgin's of Boston. Lessons daily by MISS I. E. CLINE. No. 588 1/2. Main St.. Cambrldgepo...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
; \| |PATEN \a- . &lt;£&gt;/ Thl. MM Is qua \ [7'/ Order. Eurr perse ■| \ _ O/ the principal part ol from the beat mate: \~ (~.7 week wlthv.u v breal fe W Price, Unlau \ / The "BJglamie" 1 \ . / H.i. r.«K&gt; I.ii.en boson \n j | ' J Price, Unlai BEWARE OF TaTIITT ! Infrirriretnents, use none unless VAMA I Stamped G. D. EIGHMIE. Q0 „«.„_« D _ 1) &gt;«t'o-... e . .a".. | 98 COlm? 8T Carbs. ! DENTISTR^T Teeth Filled and Extracted without uafa. New l'ri,rau. Sell asilg. Price. Reduced. Wo.k Warrant.il. 1)H. W. A. MILLKI^^ 158 A TBKHONT STKKKT. 11(1 ■ Kurmerlv with I &gt; j i tsgoml of Tremont Dr. Hill of U I'r.nioilt Row. WILLIAM MILLIGAN; Surgeon I&gt;*3iitjfsr, 613 Main Bt., Room 1, Central Sqtiare, CAMBRIDGEPORT. Residence. —No. 2ti Fayette Street. BUTLER, DANA &amp; DICKSON, Attorneys anil Counsellors at Law, 34 80H00L STREET, BOBTOI, K«&gt;onjH .&gt;■! and .v. Savings Bank Building. J. If. Builer, -fiimes Dana...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
IE SHIRT AGENCY. THE CELEBRATED SIGHMIE" T DRESS SHIRT. .ranteed to Ac and &gt;et better than any Shirt Mad. to on knows that these iof tbe b&lt;*.rn and ne.kband is f s ahlrt. The "Eighmle" Patent Shirt 1. made only irlal, for flret-cl»«s trade. The boioin can be irorn a k or wrinkle and guaranteed to outwear the Shirt. indered, $1.; Laundered, $1.25. Re-Enforced Leader Shirt made from Wamsutta Mu»--m. nndered, 750.j Laundered, $1.00 Each. FOR SALE ONLY BT IV M. JORDAN, rREET. opp. Sudbury, BOSTON. Dressing Robes -I j AND i Breakfast Jackets. ELEGANT PRESENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS. I We have In stock the most complete .issortment I to he found in Boston. | Over 100 different style*, in piices ranging a&lt; follows: ) ! $6, $7, $8, $10, $12, $15, $16, l | $18, $20, $25,$ 30, $35, $40. &gt; Bath Robes in Great Variety. POPULAR PRICES. I [FREEMAN &amp; GRAY, -124 TREMONT BTREET, BOSTOH. I Opposite Park Street Church. THE BOUQUET 134 Tremout St., Bost...
NEW YEAR'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
NEW YEAR'S DAY. The ''Christinas Puck" has a side-split-ting and suggestive picture representing a family party of exclusive Knickerbockers, surrounded by luxuries of furniture and food, while the host, lifting his wine-glass. Invokes the spirits of the founders of the family—represented on the walls of the room by dignified' personages in magnificent gilt frames—.to witness the glory and importance of their natural successors. The cartoon, entitled "A Prompt Response," depicts the sudden appearance on the scene of the numerous ancestors thus invited, and the surprise and consternation of the company at the unexpected success of the invocation. Dimly represented in the rear of the apartment, come trooping m, the worthy predecessors of this assemblage of New York grandees: ragamuffins, truculent old swash bucklers, and pirates Of the olden lime—all the strange half-real. half-imaginary heroes of Irving's delightful pages. The beauty of this satirical comment on the fashionable societ...
CARRIED OVER. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
CARRIED OVER. Like other New Year.-*, this of ISS7 rind.* itself burdened at the start with a legacy of neglected public duties. There are ihree items to wich we have frequently called the attention of our readers, and to which, at the beginning of another year, it may not be out of place to refer once more: the inadequacy of onr present City Hall, our apology for a Public Library building, and the new bridge, which, as ret. exists only in the fertile imaginations of citizei sol Boston and Cambridge. It is hardly to be supposed that anyone seriously doubts the desirability, if not the actual necessity. of the new buildings to which we allude. We have entirely outgrown the public edifice on tbe corner of Main and Pleasant streets. It Is doubtful if any other city in Xciv England, of half our pretensions, is so wretchedly equipped with suitable quarters for jie accommodation of its various official boards, and of the public on special occasions; and as regards the structure now used f...
A SERIOUS QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
A SERIOUS QUESTION. There are time*, when, lo men and women who think at all, the question arises whether, on the whole, the dally paper, which with its chronicle of events good and bad, its ghastly r cord of murders, robberies, and obsc ne sc iihLils, becomes once in every twenty-rour hours a regular &gt; item of family literature, is not an al at unmitigated nuisance and evil. For a month, more or less, nearly all the secular newspapers of Sew England reeked w itli tbe disgusting particulars of a London divorce case. In which various male and female rcpresentativ. s &lt; f the British aristUstracy have figured respectively as plaindefendant, or witnesses. The judgment of tbe average reader has bien frequently taxed to determine which one of •11 these dukes, viscounts, noble ladies, hiffa city officials, and masculine and fer-n-\Jqlß* lackey*, has succeeded iv proving herself the filthiest and most m&lt; n.4be*M of all tliis crowd ot adulterers. 'iMtsi-lH ea...
JOHN A. LOGAN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
JOHN A. LOGAN. The death of Gen. Logan removes from human sight another, and one of the bravest, of the leaders of the battle on the side of the Imperilled Union. It is said. that, at the beginning of Ibe fratricidal strife, the sword of the now famous officer trembled in the balance between the two sections: it was. however, like the question of his age. a t*ubjei-t studiously avoided by the eminent soldier and statesman, and is really, at this late day. a matter of very small account, since his devotion and zeal in behalf of the great cause in which that sword was drawn, have never been denied or doubted. Tata unexpected death is a heavy loss to the Republican party, of which Senator Logan was a bright and shining light. In common with ihe rest of us. Gen. I.ogan had faults—some of which. in his case, were all the more evident because &lt;&gt;f the prominence of his shining virtues; thus, his pre-eminent honesty of purpose and deed, sometimes led to vigorous expres...
Death of Benjamin F. Nourse. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
Death of Benjamin F. Nourse. The gentleman whose name precedes this notice, and who had resided in Cambridge for half &gt; century, died at his residence, No. 45 William street, at an early hour Thursday morning, after a brief but painful illness, at tbe age of 73 years. Mr. Nourse was a native of Boston, and was a lineal descendant of progenitors who early emigrated to America- At an early age he was apprenticed to tbe bookbinder's trade, whicb business he followed lor many years, and for a long time under tbe firm name of .Nourse &amp;. Remick. Mr. Nourse was early identihed with Free, masonry and Odd Fellowship, He was Master of Am ic.ble Lodge, and on the organization of Mt. Olivet Lodge, of which he was a charter member, he was elected its first presiding officer. He was also a charter member of St. Paul's Royal Arch Chapter, and a member of Boston Consistory Knights Templar, and of the Boston Consistory with the 32° rank. Some years ago be was Grand Lecturer of...
Death of Mrs. Chaplin. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
Death of Mrs. Chaplin. Wis. Sarah T. Chaplin, widow of Dr. Charles F- Chaplin, died at her residence No- 152 Austin street, on Thursday, aged 77 years She was a daughter of tbe late Iti John Trowbridge, and was born in Cambridge in 1809. Mrs Chaplin was a lady of rare attainmeats and was of marked benevolence of character. She held tbe respect ol a large circle of fiiends who deeply regret her demise.
The New G. A. R. Post. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
The New G. A. R. Post. The project for a o«w Uracil Army Post is no* ■aid to be an assured success It only remain. for CommaDder Tot&gt;io aa ([rant a charter, wbicb he will undoubtedly do, tor with about eighty signers to tbe application, no one of whom belongs to tbe oth?r pos's of tbe city, and most of them never having been in tbe order, it will be difficult to show a valid reason for rtf llinsj Ihe petitioners. It has beeu urged in opposition that there are already three Posts in this city, hut ag.rii.st n,i, must be put tbe fart that this large unaffiliated body ol veterans who d.r not j'&gt;in the old Posts and will join tbe new ooe. It will not he conceded that because they do not join the old organizations they must remain out in tbe cold. It should be ■aid bete that the statement made by a prominent member ol tbe order lhat tho new Post is organized to take away ihe membership of Post 30 is without foundation, as we have been personally assured by tbe mover...
Dowse Course. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 1 January 1887
Dowse Course. Hon. Justin McCarthy enlert.ined . large and j appreciative audience in Union Hall, Tuesday j evening. Seats arranged on tbe platform were occupied by representative citizens, among whom were noticed ex-Mayor Saunders, Nicholas' \ O'Sliauglinessey, Charles J. Mclnlire, John Livermore, John Corcoran, Jabcz A. Sawyer, Alderman Cog.n, Jobn Lennoo, Joseph Whittemore, Dr. A P. Clarke, James Mallen, Sumner , Albee, M. Barrett and many others. Tbe distinjuished speaker came npon the platform arm in arm with Mayor Russell, and was received warmly and courteously by tbe audience. In a brief and appropriate address Mayor Russell introduced tbe lecturer who was again accorded a beaity reception. Mr. McCarthy is a pleasant appearing gentleman of perhaps fifty or more, and in stature about five feet six. Streaks of gray tinge his hair and moustache, and give prominence j 10 a tioiid English face. He possesses a voice not . over loud, but clear and sweet and esaily beard in all part...