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LETTERS FROM THE PEOPLE. A Question of Sewers. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
LETTERS FROM THE PEOPLE. A Question of Sewers. Editor Cambridge Tbjbcbb: In view of the propoeed building by tbe efty of a sewer from Waterbouae atreet to tbe river at the foot of Bath atreet, In order to make a aeo &gt;nd outlet for tbe main aewers which come from North avenue and Garden street, and unite at Waterbouae, an earn* eat effort Is making by citizens of Old Cambridge to induce the city government to provide for the discharge of this aewage at a point lower down the river. There seems to be ample reasons for tbis action when the facta are considered.. At present the whole sewage of that par t of Cambridge lying between the common aud Porter's station, west of North avenue, hicludlng tbe Belmont district, is drained tuto Charles river by five sewers, all opening into a sort of ba- in formed by the curve of the 1 Ivor between Lowe) I si reel on the west and Bath street on the east. The distance across between these two points In a straight line Is about 1600 feet. T...
The West End Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
The West End Bill. Emroa Cambridok Thiuunb: In the discussion of the report upon the petition of the West End railway presented to the senate this week, the proposed watering of the stock upon which the public will be expected to pay dividends, has completely overshadowed and put out of sight a small section which involves a principle of much greater lmi.oitance. Seotlon Hls as follows: "No location and no' alteration or revocation of location of a street railway, and no author ty to run cars over or use the track* of another street railway company, whether surf ice or elevated, in the cities of Boston, Cambridge or In the town of llrookline, thall hereafter be valid until approved by the board of railroad commissioners." If theie f* any power which should be Jealously guarded it Is that power which control* our public streets, and no matter how the commissioners may act, the necessity of securing their approval crrles wllb it, of course, the power to disapprove. 1 can hardly believ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
The carpets cleaned by George F. Ith-ker St Co., look as bright and clean as when new; their old, careful and .sp.rl.nos. carpel layers are the best woikinen In this city. The I'aine Fiirniliir. Co. are showing some very di"-irable good* for sea shore and mountains.
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
HARVASfLiUARE. Ui Ul WILUCRi HARVARD SQUARE. &gt; &gt; Men's, Women's and Children's BOOTS and SHOES IN BPBING AND SUMMER STYLES AND SHAPES. ♦♦ LAWN TENNIS AND BICYCLE SHOES, SHOES FOR VACATION WEAR. -i ♦♦ The best selection and largest assortment of desirable goods ever offered to the Cambridge trade. MEN'S: Men's Laced Boots, hand and machine sewed, in large variety of styles. My $3.00 Shoe is the most durable in the market. My $2.50 Shoe is reliable and is a favorite. Men's Railroad Shoes, one'of the best makes. These shoes are favorites in Cambridge. Young Men's Shoes, in Lace, Congress and Bu ton. Stylish and serviceable. None better. WOMEN'S: Ladies' Genuine Dongola Boots. A new line of "Day Machine" make, equal in comfort and service to hand-made goods, for less price. I continue. to sell the same lines of Dongola Boots as have been so popular heretofore. NOW IS THE TIME I WISH TO SELL THESE COODS. i «»•*» C. D. "WTLDER, 7 Harvard Square. CUSTOM WORK AND IMPAI...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
Oxford and Newport Ties, in Black, Wine and Maroon. These goods are new, seasonable and "all right." $2.00 Ladies' Goat Oxford Shoes. Stylish, durable and well-fitting. I continue to keep in stock the genuine Dongola Shoes in Oxford and French ties and button. Ladies' Golden Tan Kid Boots. Rapidly becoming popular and taking the place of French Kid. CHILDREN'S: Boys' School Shoes, made especially for hard ware. A full line of Boy's Tennis Shoes. A large assortment of Children's Shoes, from 75 cents to $2.00 per pair. A good variety of School Shoes for Girls, both with and without heels, differing in price from $1.25 to $3.00.
Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
UNDERTAKERS. M WISH ft LONG, llen.teisiin's Hlock, a.a North Avenue, North Cambridge. Mr. Long. Residence, 10 It Ice St. EMBALMERS. jWnw. coveneyT UNDERTAKER AUGTIONKKK ft ItP.AI, KSTATK AGKNT. Sal., "f Ileal Kstate or Personal Prorwrt* by Auction or Private Main. Mortgage. Negotiated. 103 Oambrlilge street, Ks.t Cambridge Corner of Sixth Hlreel. FOR SALE. For sale cheap, Basket I hMtOB, In (00d repair. Can bo seen at stabls.W.Spi. u m ,n ... mm i v-uj bridg s.
Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
#CITY OF CAMBRIDGE. May US, 18H7. Charles A. Mass has petitioned for a Druggist's License "f the Sixth Class tot the sale of [ntOXfOlt* lug LljlQOr* at kj7 Main Ktreet, tn tho room on the llrst floor of the premises, contiguous to tho stroH By order of the Hoard of Aldermen. Attest: WALTER W. PIKK, City Clerk. #OITY OF CAMBRIDGE. -j- v ■* Is Board ok Ai.imnMßN, ( .May is. I**7. i Whereas, In tlio opinion of this hnii.nl, the public necessity and convenience require the temoval Of certain portion* of the trucks ol the Cambridge li'n 11 1 Company, mi the westerly side of Dunster suit', to wit: That part of said truck, M feet In length, morn or le i s, which extend* southerly beyond ihe switch leading to the ear house ot said Cambridge Railroad Company, and another pnrt of said track which extends southerly from Harvard Nqiiaro to the tlrst switch loading to the repair ■hop of said Railroad Company. It is therefore hereby Ordered, That due notice ho given to the Cambridge Railroad Comp...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
REDTCEOAR POBTB AND POLEB, CYPRESS SQUARE POSTS,! (OREGON PINE GUTTERS, Th. Most Durable Wood Known. Lengths up to 45 Let. Shaved Oregon Red Cedar Shingles. AT THE SAME P.ICB SAWEII WHIT. CEDAR, MAKES THE MUST 111 tUKLK AMI) LOWEST PKHKi) BHIS6LE KNOWS. SHAVED CYPRESS SHINGLES. All of the above goods ran be found only with us. Complete stock of all kinds ef Lumber at lowest prices. WILLIAM H. WOOD «£ CO., Broadway and Third Street, - - - Cambridgeport. PATENT CARBOLIC PURIFYING POWDER. (Egyptian Discovery Utilized.) IT IS THE BEST DISINFECTANT KNOWN. It Is More Pleasant and Effective than Chloride of Lime. It Prevents Contagious Diseases. Tills Powder consists of a number of well-known good to sprinkle on all kind* of offal—ln fftet, In Sanitary Agents, chemically combined with Car- •™ r 3 r l . p . l , ace w , her ? bad ° ion «'"•„ , v ,„ 2 ~, ,' . * ... . ~. _. ~ A little, mixed with »ny fertilizer In . hill of bolio Acid, which has been reoommended by Physl potatoes, will save th...
Harvard University. Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
Harvard University. Calendar. Sunday, May 20. Appleton Chapel. 7.30 P. M. Rev. Phillips Brooks, D. D. Monday. Memorirtl day, a holiday. Tuesday. Last day of receiving applications of candidates for final honors in 1888. • Wednesday, June 1. Last day of receiving applications of professional students who wish to be candidates for the degree of A. M. with a professional degree. Divinity School Chapel. Conference —Mr. M. St. C. Wright. 4 P. M. Friday. Divinity School Chapel. Service. 7.80 P. M.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
Today will be an exciting one in college athletics. The Harvard and Princeton base-ball nines will play hero and the intercollegiate field meeting will be held on the gunnels of the Manhattan Athletic Club, arvard must do her best, though it must be confessed that she has only a fighting chance, while Vale will probibly be the most successful contestant. The freshman team goes to Andover today, and therefore won't be able to see how a championship game is played. A bitter fight which has been in progress over the presidency of the Harvard Union culminated on Thursday in a verbal scrimmage. The contest was between R. B. Mahauey, present vice president, and G. P. Furber, president, tho latter being anxious for a re-election. The meeting opened in a stormy fashion. The secretary and treasurer, R. Duane, refused to read his report, claiming that the meeting was illegal. F. B. Williams was elected secretary pro tern. After a breezy contest, during which there were charges and counter cha...
The Avon Place Home. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
The Avon Place Home. The trustees of tbe Avon Place Home arc solicitous to call Ihe attention of the public to the Institution under their charge. It Is the only home for orphan or destitute children In this large city. It has from twentyfive to thirty inmates, all of them such as could not be well cared for elsewhere: most of them such as could have no other ho e than the almshouse; in st of them such as would inevitably be 'trained for lifelong pauperism, crime, or both, but for this refuge. The matrons of ihe insi it nt ion are at once humane and skilful in their work, and the members of tbe governing board devote a large amount of time and care to the direction and supervision of the establishment. Great pains are taken to provide homes for the children when they are old enough to he made useful, and a watchful guardianship la extended over them in the families Into which they are received. Among the many chariliei in which the late Mrs. Palnc bore a foremost part, this held a p...
Cambridge W. C. T. U. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
Cambridge W. C. T. U. This union has recently mail.' n new departure from the reuular organization of tho W. 0. T. U, in this reaped: That it enrolls three kin.is of incnihcrßhi|&gt;, viz., active, asHociatc and honorary. Honorary members oonslst of ladies ami gentlemen who do not rare to take the pledge, bill who believe in temperance. itu.l are. willing to further the work by the iiiflneiice of thoir names nnd by the niiinin. payment of ono dollar per capita. Nome of the loading citizens of Cambridge have thus encouraged the ladies of the union, HJuce consolidation, In thoir largor endeavor to further the work in which they are engaged. Prominent among these are the names of Dr. A. P. Peabody, Dr. Alexander McKenzie, Hon. J. G. Thorpe, H. O. Houghton of tbe Riverside Piess (five years). J. G. Thorpe, Jr., Mrs. Abby Morton Diaz, Miss Mary Bartol, Rev. Edward Abbott and many others. At a recent meeting of the union, Mrs. Shapleigh gave a pleasing account of the laying of the...
In Memoriam. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
In Memoriam. At a meeting of the employe's of W. B. Holt, held May II), the following resolutions were adopted: Whereas, The Almighty, In Hi* ever Jtt-t and wl e ruling, fl .w til. in remove from pur midst our late brother and fellow-workman, John MntheWH, who has endeared himself to our memory; therefore, be it Resolved, That we send a floral tribute as a token of respect lo our lint, fellow workman. Resolved, Th.it a copy of these resolutions be tendered to the father, brother aud Bister of the tleeeased, and be It further Resolved. That these resolutions be printed In the Cumin i Ige papers, W. H. Holt, T. H. Do.xi.an, J. 11. 11. Holt, Charles J. pautf.low, Committee on Resolution*.
West Somerville. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
West Somerville. Kruiiiiis E. Burton died ai hit. boms at West Somerville, Thursday morning of last week, of spinal meningitis. Mr. liiirtnn was born .it Newton, Mass,, in islil, and was therefore forty-one years of age. Iln lutil been a member of Post 80, Gh A. X., during Ihe past slxteiMi years, was a member of Shawiniit Tribe of Hed Men, Ibo Order of the Iron Hall, anil hail been for some time past tbe librarian at the liininii-square Mission. He was also tlie organizer of tbe Hand of Hope connected with that ..Impel. He was a painter by trade. The Hrst symptoms of sickness were manifested Wednesday evening, at about 7.30, ami soon developed into convulsions, from which he died at four o'clock Thursday morning. Mr. Burton enlisted in Company A, Fortysecond Massachusetts Regiment, at tbe ago of twenty-one. He was twice poisoned by the "revs," once at Alexandria, when lie went ashore from a transport, and bought a pie from a "secesb" woman, which contained ars.-uii'. causing severe...
Lexington. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
Lexington. Mrs. Hayes and Mr. and Mrs. Wilson will take up their residence In the "castle" next week. The two houses on the Sherwood estate are Ix-ing made ready for tbe advent of the family. The Massachusetts House and the Hussell House are rapidly tilling with guests for the summer and an unusually brilliant season for Lexington Is expected. Mr. Canovaii and family will remove from the Sherwood House to the house on Merriaui street, which Mr. Coodwin lias lately bought and almost rebuilt. The Carey family and Dr. Clark and family occupied their country resilience last Friday. Dr. Clark I, soon, however, to return to Pars to practise his profession. Fears of labor troubles and Other causes bave checked the proposed bulldlnil operations In Lexington and many of the new bouses which were to be built In the spring are not yet Commenced, The walorlne cart given to the town last year by Col. W. A. Tower Is likely to remain idle this season, as be supply ol water Is so short Ihat Ihe nec...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
diss dtiy and Commencement day Salts lu '' """' In order nml will he quit, extensively mtide by M,-**r*. .1. B. Mi'Alonn St Co. of Itowdolu square. This firm has a reputation Becoml to ii'.n.' In the city for r.-ll ii.llit. of goods, excellence ..I lit and workmanship and proiliprnes* of denlluv. When one Is promised his suit on Saturday at il o'clock hy Mr. McAloon, he la entirely safe in expecting It at .1 o'clock on Saturday, ami he Is sun. to dud that II Bl* him perfectly an.l I* of tirst class work manshlp. The firm has a large trade In Cambridge aud among the Harvard student*, which Is growing year by year.
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 28 May 1887
HORACE PARTRIDGE eft CO., BOSTON, -""'-! B|Saw stAKUFAOTunaK. ABDinronTin. or • -ill :: FINE ATHLETIC GOODS. . SK_: ;::::::::::"fan. tt::::::::::":::^:]] : -jj*A Lawn Tennis a Specialty. m;:;m.: sllr The SEW CAM 'RIDGE Is a rival to oui rolebrated Peerless, Climax and Champion-Favor J_ I I I : jj j lte* at Harvard and oilier Colleges mid with le*din| Clubs throughout the Country. HORACE PARTRIDGE &amp; CO 497-499 Washington St., Boston. Why did the Women of this country use over thirteen million cakes of Procter &amp; Gamble's Lenox Soap in 1886? Buy a cake of Lenox and you will soon understand why.