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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 7 November 1903
Election Primaries Actiing under a decision of City Solicitor Peavey, Clerk Brandon has ordered that new nomination papers must be filed by all aspirants for political honors. Papers already filed are to be throw out and new ones must be filled out and filed; The new papers will be given out at the Democratic Headquarters, 42 Prospect Street, Monday Evening, Nov. 9, at 8 -o'clock, and may be filed not later than 8 P. M. on Thursday, Nov. 12, 1903.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 7 November 1903
TO - DEMOCRATS Notice is hereby given that Primaries for the purpose of choosing candidates for Mayor, Aldermen, Councilmen, Assessor, and School Committee, will be held. Tuesday November 24, 1903 at the folowing places, viz: Ward 1—Institute hall, Cambridge street. Ward 2—Cambridge Athletic Assoclation hall, 621 Cambridge street. Ward 3—The shelter, Cambridge Field Ward 4—St. Paul's A. M. E. church Portland, corner Hastings street. Ward 5—Red Jacket hall, Inman square. Ward 6—Odd Fellows hall, 536 Massachusetts avenue. nue. Ward 7—Citizens' Trade Association hall, 634 Massachusetts avenue, at 4.30 o'clock p. m. Ward 8—G. A. R. hall, Quincy square. Ward 9—Ward room, Brattle square building. Ward 10—Observatory Hill club, Concord avenue, near Huron avenue. Ward 11—Odd Fellows' hall; Massachusetts avenue, corner Walden street. Polls open from 12 m. to 9 p. m. Each ward is entitled to nominate one candidate for mayor, 11 candidates for aldermen, one candidate for assessor, two candidat...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
THE CAMBRIDGE SENTINEL. VOL. 1. NO. 3. CAMBRIDGE, MASS., NOVEMBER 14, 1903. PRICE THREE CENTS THE CAMBRIDGE SENTINEL. A WEEKLY DEMOCRATIC PAPER Published every Saturday at 671 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, (Boston,) Mass., BY THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING COMP'Y. Petition for entry as second-class matter entered at the Boston Post Office. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1903.
A DESPERATE ATTEMPT BY THE NON-PARTISANS To Swell the New Voting List [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
A DESPERATE ATTEMPT BY THE NON-PARTISANS To Swell the New Voting List By the Addition of Harvard Students—Some Very Peculiar Results and Answers Before the Registrars of Voters. That the Non-Partisan Municipal party leaders will stoop to anything in their frantic endeavors to defeat the present administration and return themselves to-power at city hall has been fully shown the present week in tbe personal solicitation of non-resi-dent Harvard students to register and "Redeem ths city from the temporary lapse into machine politices and the spoils system which the present socalled Democratic administration of Mayor McNamee ha* brought about" That the self-styled leaders have over-shot the mark and committed another blunder which self-respecting citizens, irrespective of party, will very strongly resent, has been manifest even to the minds of those who created the "blunder," to call It by no harsher name. During the latter part of the past week and early In this week, the following let...
SECOND GRAND REUNION OF ST. JOHN'S FARM [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
SECOND GRAND REUNION OF ST. JOHN'S FARM 11l Odd Fellows'|Hall, North OambrldgeHaborate Preparations Are Being Made For Its Success. In Odd Fellows' Hall, North Cambridge, Elaborate Preparations Are Being Made for Its Success. On Wednesday evening next the second grand reunion of St John's parish of North Cambridge, will be held In Odd Fellows' hall and every effort Is being made that this shall be ah event long to be remembered by every member of the parish as well as their hosts of friends. This affair Is to be practically th&gt; formal closing of the successful bazaar which took place during the first, three weeks of May, and by means" of which the parish realized $10,000, to be used toward the erection of the new chnfeh on Massachusetts avenue, in the direction of which definite steps have already been taken by the pastor, Rev. James P. F. Kelley. Bt. John's is the Infant parish of Cambridge, and numbers about 8000 souls. This new parish has the reputation of being one of...
NON-PARTISANSHIP IS A FAILURE SO SAYS JOSEPH HOWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
NON-PARTISANSHIP IS A FAILURE SO SAYS JOSEPH HOWARD. Whenever it Is Applied tbe Trimmers "Are of No Particular Credit to Themselves or Anybody Else."; The result of the election in New York has called forth many comments, but ncne so striking as those that come from the pen of that long experienced journalist, Joe Howard. Mr. Howard in his letter to the Boston Sunday Globe en the situation in New York, haa struck the keynote of the campaign here in this city. Mr. Howard Well says: "The man who stands on tliie fence ready to jump or fall on the side which he hopes will best benefit ntmself Is not only liable to make a mistake but 1b certain to be despised by those he deserts and suspected by those whom he joins." We have had men In the' Democratic party in exactly this position during all their political career. They were always successful, however, in keeping their masks from being torn from them and their real position shown under the full glare of publicity. They have used the Dem...
... MAYOR AND CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
... MAYOR AND CAMBRIDGE. Las Tuesday was Mayor MoNamee's birthday. At some particular mimit&lt; of that day he entered on the secom half century of his life, and It Is saf&lt; to say that there are not many in Canbridge who have more friends to wisi them a pleasant Journey to the end tlan John H. H. McNamee. It Is equall' sure that there are not many who vere ushered into the world 50 years ago, circumstanced and environed as he was, who can. look back from ticir 50th milestone with greatei pleasire at the achievement of their lives han ho can. If we Judge the child jy the man. It Is probable hs was, c'en so long ago as the time we speak of, making it interesting foi some me; be that as it may, we know that if grew up to manhood, that he acqulrtd an education, fitting himself for thi busy and useful life that was before that he had to come to his own frrtune like so many other boys who hid at their command but limited means whosce stock in trade was brains honesty of...
BUILDING PERMITS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
BUILDING PERMITS. 10327—Wm. Green owner and builder. S Hampden street, Ward 4, alteration. 10328-Holy.Ohost hospital owner. W. t. McOlnty architect, D. X. Dinstiore builder, Ward 8. poultry louse. 10329—Ellen Stlnson, Broadway and lamrwhlre streets owner. Wlllam Green builder, Ward 4, alterations. 10330—Glnn A Co.. First Btreet owner aid builder. Ward 1. englneroom 10331-Fred Leavltt, 8 Irving street owner, Pierce Levitt, builder Vsrd 8, alteration* ,10332— I. G. "Woodruff. 260 Bridge srcet owner. Ross &amp; Moraah hilldera, Ward 1, factory, coßt |?000. 10333-Howard F. Peak. Museum Srect owner and builder. R. C. Croveateln architect, Ward 8, •*abl« and wagon shed. A Itrt of UftUl, with frame btllldlnga, on Fcflrth street, Cambridge, has been tranafirredHoy Elizabeth. J. McArthur to Ida Rosenhurg,, • _^ KdwSrd 1 Fri(rnrsa*fljl trinllirir have oonveis&lt;l to ArthtiQfe.Marks fout parcel' of land on RoHferoad and Por tsr cfcle. tlie property, whlrti Is In the ffer of th...
NOMINATION PAPERS ARE FILED. LIST FOR CITY ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
NOMINATION PAPERS ARE FILED. LIST FOR CITY ELECTION. The Eleven Candidates tor aldermen on th. Non-Partisan Ticket Are ill on One nomination Paper—Donovan Will Have Opposition in toe Caucus. The nomination papers for candidates for the various city offices to be nominated at ths caucuses by the various parties on the 24th Inst, were opened at the headquarters of the different parties on Thursday eveningThere was considerable Interest felt in the matter of candidates on the Democratic ticket, as it was known that there was a free field and that there would' be a number of papers filed. Twenty men ask for the privilege of having their names appear on the Democratic ticket to be voted for on Dec. 15, in the list for the board of aldermen. As was expected, the eleven "elect" who were before named by the Nonpartisans were the only ones named by that party, and a singular thing was observed, and was very freely commented on when It was found that these eleven men were ail named on one nom...
THE HARVARD DAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
THE HARVARD DAMES. Once each year the wives and mothers of post-graduate students of Harvard college meet at the residence of some one of the number and spend a pleasant afternoon. The organzatlon is known as the "Harvard Dames," and, as these ladles come from every part of the United States and almost every part of the world, an Instructive as well as social gathering is always assured. On Wednesday afternoon the Dames met at the residence of Mrs. B. F. Wilson, at No 30 Irving street, and who was the hostess for the day. There was a very large gathering, and among those present were Mesdames Mansfield, Webster, Black, Bradford, Besick, Miller, Graves, Snell, Wilson, Calhoun, Cole, McGiveney, Gayman, Gring, House, Jefferies, Ogg, Butcher, Green, Beatman, Stiles, Fisher, Reed, Shepaxd and Quigler. Mrs. Stiles is president of the association, and Mrs. Reed, of 1 Buckwltb circle, Somerville, is the secretary and treasurer. One of the rules of the Dames is that at the regular meetings t...
JEFFERSON CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
JEFFERSON CLUB. A meeting was held last Wednesday night under the auspices of the Jefferson club at their rooms on Hampshire street. There were 300 prospective voters present, who listened to Major McNamee speak on registration and the duties of the new voter. The following speakers, who addressed tho club: E. H. McDuffee, candidate for the board of aldermen; Representative James F., Aylward; Joseph ReeJ and Charles Fallon.
COURT COLUMBIA'S BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
COURT COLUMBIA'S BALL. Court Columbia national Irish Foresters, held its annual grand ball in Institute hall on Thursday evening. Over 1000 persons were present. A very pretty Incident occurred Just before the finish of the grand march, when two little misses, dressed in white, came from the ante room and presented tbe mayor and his lady, who were leading, each with an elaborate bouquet. The cheers that were given could be heard for a long distance.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
A bean supper and entertainment was given in aid of the Friendship. Social club of Cambridge by tha Friendly Two Tuesday evening, at their residence. 32 Second street. During the early part of the evening an entertainment was furnished by local talent. Those who took part were: AI Steadman. Joseph Morgan. Foy and Murry, Bill Martin, Joseph Carroll and William McOlellan. Parlor frames were Indulged In during the evening. An elaborate supper was served at 10J o'clock to nearly 200. Among those present were: Miss Gertie Staley, Lizzie Hogan, May Shamon, Katie McQue. Kittle Cox, Cora Cox, Mamie Keefe. Mamie McSorley, Jessie Murphy, Katie Griffin, Sadie Grayson, Margaret -Griffin, Mamie Lane. Kittle Halloran, Louise Pauline, Maggie Gilroy, Alice Murphy.. Lizzie Sullivan, Lillian Nlles, May Hogan, Bridget Shamon, Lizzie Shamon, May Ctirran, Bertha Cox, Nellie Dugan, Annie Halloran, Lillte McKinley, Jennie Casleh, Edna Ganesj Mamie Kafhlll, Annie Balf, Jessie Higglns, Florence Connely, Kit...
NON-PARTISANSHIP EXPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
NON-PARTISANSHIP EXPOSED. If any one believes that great benefit accrues to a municipality from nonpartisanship, let blm read tbe ljllqwing editorial from tbe Boston Daily . Advertiser, a leading Republican paper of this state. It was published , last year, and was entitled "No 'Cltl- , zens' Movement.' " It is as follows: "This talk of a 'citizens' candidate' , against Mayor Collins next year Is In- , tsrestlng gossip, and that Is all. Tbe Republicans, of course, will nominate a candidate. That Is natural. If he keeps on another year as satisfactorily as during the one just closing Mr. Col- ■ lfns will be re-elected, because he has been an excellent mayor, and this is a Democratic city. The Republicans have no especial need to espouse a . 'citizens' movement." It sometimes' elects a mayor, but that mayor is . never satisfactory, and the inevitable ' result Is a worse period of boss rule. The election of Seth Low in New York . is probably tbe most expensive luxury the citizens of th...
THE BURDEN SHIFTED. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
THE BURDEN SHIFTED. t There was a time when people ques- i tloned the Inequality of the taxes t levied upon tbe citizens of this city, t Statements were made by campaign t orators that such was not the case, but they were uttered with disregard t tor tbe truth. There can be no doubt t tout that some of the citizens of Cam- a bridge paid money which should have | been paid by others. There were s certain classes favored, and these r .irere principally among the rich. This a ■leant that the poor had to pay the taxes of the rich. 1 Look at tbe Lyceum hall property, r assessed In 1892 for $40,000; this was a done under Non-Partisan admlnlstra- a (ions. In 19u3 the property was as- f aessed at $60,000; this i.nder a Dem- \ ocratic administration. Recently, thin t prooerty sold In the market for $80,- ) 00/ 'This Is one Instance of the lne- d quality the citizens of Cambridge have v suffered, t There Is an estate on Linden street » Which was assessed for $27,000. This a estate sold for ab...
McNAMEE THE MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
McNAMEE THE MAN. There are more reasons than one why the personality of Mayor McNamee should attract the particular attention of Cambridge citizens at this time. Besides the many occuranmes in his official career there has just transpired an event in bis private life which in many a man of bis prominence would have attracted public attention.. But It was his wish to have the occasion go by unheralded. The event we refer to is his 50th birthday. Fifty years ago on the 10th of November John Hugh Henry McNamee was born in Randolph, Mass. His parents moved to Cambridge in 1859 and the McNamee family l)ave been residents of this city ever since. The place which the mayor has occupied In tbe business history of Cambridge would of itself entitle him to distinct consideration on passing the half century mile-stone, but his prominence in the social and political life of the community gives him a still stronger claim to especial recognition. It is interesting to observe the peculiai mental pi...
THE SURVIVAL OF THE FITTER [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 14 November 1903
THE SURVIVAL OF THE FITTER The former organ of the local Democracy has seen fit to devote a hall page editorial in an exultant crow ovei the defeat of Mr. Montgomery, the Democratic candidate for senator. It Bays that the Democrats who gave him so "good a thrashing acted wisely in our judgment" and further informs us that he refused to support Mr. Montgomery last y9ar althougn he knew Mr. Montgomery was sup porting him. The more we learn of the conduct of the writer of that article for the pa.it year the surer we become that Ingratitude and treachery form in* small portion of his nature and that tbe enemy finds In him an easy mark by 'meanly tickling hla vanity. If he could bury his egotism and conceit and look at .himself in the light of the people's opinion of him as he would have us measure the fitness ot Mr. Montgomery, he could not help coming down In his own mind to even a lower level than the man be criticises or permit him his just deserts as reflected In the opinion of the ...