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The Avon Place Home. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
The Avon Place Home. The trustee, of the Avon I'lace Home are solicitous to call the attention of the public to the institution under their charge. It i. tinonly home for orphan or destitute children in this large city. It ha* from twenty-live to thirty inmates, all of thetn such as- couid not Inwell eared for elsewhere: most of them such aa could have no other home than the almshouse; moHt of them such as would iiievitahli l&gt;e trained for lifelong paiiperi-m. crime, or both, but for this refuge. The matrons of the institution are at once humane aud skilful in their work, and the member* of the governing Iwiard devote a large amount of time and care to [Indirection and supervision of the establishment. Great pain, are taken to provide homes for tin children when they are old enough to Is-made useful, and a watchful guardianship is extended over them in the famine* into which tiny arc received. Among the many charities iv _r__e_ the late Mrs. I'aine bore a foremost part, t...
Fraternal Visitation. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
Fraternal Visitation. On Wednesday evening last about twenty of the lady memliers of Olive Branch Lodge Daughters of Kebekah of tbi* city, accompanied by about one-third that number of those of the other seat, decided to visit Bcrniee Lodge at South Boston. A horse car was chartered, and at the close of the Lodge the happy party started from Odd Fellows' Hall, 54* Main street. The sight of a Cambridge ear iv South Boston was a source of much amusement to many of the younger members of that community, who took It for granted that the driver and conductor had lost their reckoning and were- tr, ing to reach Harvard square by that route, and many remarks, more pointed than elegant, were made at the stupidity, with suggestions where to switch off. Ax. Of course there was no violence, aad when tbe car arrived at its destination all were happy. The member, of the two lodge. paaaed aa hour or so very pleasantly, and those of this city returned to their homes much pleased with their trip.
The New Bridge. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
The New Bridge. It waa with pleasure tbat we were able to announce in our last week's issue that the long agitation for additional menus of communication across the Charles river basin with Boston has secured at length its object. Governor Ames, late Wednesday afternoon of last week, signed the bill, which had passed both houses on Its last stage that day, which definitely insured the building of the bridge. Three commissioners, two of whom are the Mayors of Boston and Cambridge and the third their appointee, are, by the act, empowered to build the bridge, and the cities are required to pay for its cost iv equal proportions. The bridge can lie built easily during this season and the next, if the work is properly pushed. The third commissioner was appointed Friday of last week, in the person of Leander Greely, Esq., of this city, whose selection must be exceedingly gratifying to our citizens. Known to lie an experienced contractor and a practical business man. he will bring strength ...
The Beverly Division. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
The Beverly Division. The bill passed by the Legislature for the separation of Beverly r'snii. from the old town has been vetoed by Governor Ames much to the delight of people who do not admire the method employed to secure favorable legislation. The Governor reasonably endorses the sentiments expressed by the House and Senate committee* deprecating the interference of the lobby and the employment of large sums of money to obtain the division of the ancient town. He believes with thousands of hi. fellow citizens that every measure should Ik- considered on its real merit* and not by the influence of tbe "third house." It required considerable temerity iv this act of the chief magistrate for him to set at naught the desires of many |*-rsonal and official friends mmiU-re.l with the proposed seceders. of course there are two opinions a* to the wisdom uf the (iovernor's course, but we believe he is supported by a large majority of the people of the State for his independence. The message...
CITY HALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
CITY HALL NOTES. The committee ou lamps has inaugurated a new idea of suspending electric light* across the street-, at various points. We are of the opinion if the lights can lie operated in this manner that it will be for the best interests of the public, particularly when our massive trees are wearing their heavy mantle of green. In giving the names jif the committee on finance last week, on the rc|,ort regarding tinpay of tbe police, we inadvertently printed filename of Councilman Sanger as opposing tbe increased compensation. That vva« a mistake, for the gtiitletiian signed the minority report recommending tbat the compensation of the police be raised. That his position may lw thoroughly understood »e make this explanation.
Band Concerts. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
Band Concerts. City Messenger. X. 1.. I'ratt. with Ills Usual public spirit lias undertaken to raise In subscriptions a sufficient sum to secure Ihe __ib_ubb of a leading band tv furnish a series of liaml concerts ilurin-. tin- -uiiinii-r on the Common. The amount necessary to defray the cx|&gt;ense of tin- concerts will lie about six or eight hundred ilullars. A subscription Ipapcr is now Is-nig circulated In Mr. I'ratt, which reails as follow., unil which bcata the following names ainl amounts of contributions: lleliei ing that a scries of hand concerts gi\en on the i 'ommon in Want I Inc. woulil Ik- a source of pleasure am! entertainment to the citizens of Cambridge, arc the undersigned agree to contriluitc the sum set against our names to pay the &lt;X|x-l|se of tin- -nine. Hon. W. E Uuasell. Utifaaa T Wialliia. N Chas. E. Haynioiid, 10 .lohn H. Corcoran, ." Joseph J Kelley, 10 I Charle. Bullock, j Alrin T. Sortwe'li, lv I 1.. M. Haniium. 5 Walter S. Sunn. 11l D....
New Tribe of Red Men. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
New Tribe of Red Men. I'ri liuiinary meeting* have Is-eti held in ti. A. It. Hall. _**_ Main at, of those interested In the formation of J a Tribe of the Improved Order of Bed Men. At the meeting of those authorized to form such an association la-t Tuesday evening *!• persons were s_ .epted for membership. It was voted that the three tirst named officer* of the Trils- Is: empowered to select a wigwam for meeting*, and al-o to designate the time for tininstitution of tin- organization. Officers were elected a* follows: Sachem. I". Allen IJudscy; Senior Sagamore. Samuel Hall: Junior Sagamore, John W. Walker: Chief of Kccord*, Samuel I). Young: Assistant Chief of Kecords. __M__ W. I'ike; Keeper of Wampum, Joseph Whittemore; Trustees, :i years, ./tunes A. Fox : 2 year*. I.othrop J. cloves; I year. Francis Fitzpatrick. Through the energy of Mr. James X. Odcll. gratifying success ha* been made in gathering *o large a iiiuhlmt to constitute the Trils:.
A Foreman Caned. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
A Foreman Caned. Quite a pleasing episode took place at the Riverside Press mi Tuesday evening. Mr. James Wilson, one of the foremen in the bindery, contemplates a visit to Kngland. and theemploye* felt that they ought to express their respect for him and hi* conduct since be has been foreman: M they. through a well s|iuki-n committee, presented him with un elegant field gins* and a gold headed cane, and also a nice speech. Mr. Wilson was taken wholly by surprise, but replied in quite an _________ speech, thanking ull for their kindness, and after lots of band-linking and well wishing, tinparty went In.me. Mr. Wilson sails on June _d for hi* native land. I'erby. Kngland, for a three mouths' visit, carrying with him the liest wishes and respect of all the employes in his department.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
—At the Supreme Sitting of the- Order of the Iron Hall now in session in Columbus, Ohio. X. D. Somcrbv was elected Supreme Justice: James P. Ewcll of thi* city. Supreme Instructor and Herbert 1). Allcu. also of 'his city, was chosen a tOrt-brr of the iluuiht committee.
Presentation of Flags, & c. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
Presentation of Flags, &amp; c. John A. Logan Post IH6, which was formed in this city only a few months ago, celebrated an important event in its history Thursday evening, when a stand of colors was formally presented to its Commander by His Honor Mayor Russell, at Its headquarters in Odd Fellows' Building, .MR Main street. There was a full attendance of the memliers of the post and the number of tbe gathering was greatly augmented by the friends of the post who were present as invited guests. Shortly after 9 o'clock Commander John D. Billings called the company to order, and the Mayor was escorted, by the Officer of the Day, to a seat at his side. The Cum .lander addressing the gathering said among other things. "This post Was born last January and it came without those equipments that goto make a fine appearance. The sponsors, however, knowing that a stand of colors waa needed took the matter in hand, and, as a result,we are here tonight to receive them." He concluded by p...
Memorial Day Observances. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
Memorial Day Observances. Since the announcement last week of the exercises of Memorial Day. next Monday. certain changes have liecn made. The following Is the order of procession: Chief Marshal, W. H. H. Howe. Commander Post 56. Chief of Staff. P. Allen Lindsey, Post 30. Adjutant, Major Jonas F. Capelle, Post 37. Aids, Dr. Augusta. P. Clarke. Pint 56; Dr. A. L. Norrl. Post 3*; Comrade Win. 11. E-elelh, l'».t Mi. Th. Hue will consist of Platoon of Police, under command of Comrade Sergeant F. B. Pullen, Post Is.. Carter's Band, Boston. Co. B, sth Regiment, Mas.. Volunteer Militia, Capt. X. C. Henderson. Co. B, Ist Regiment Mass. Volunteer Militia, Capt. F. W. Dallinger. Charles Beck Post 56. M. J. Conry, J. V. C, commanding. John A. Logan Post 186, John D. Billings, commanding. P. Steams Davis Post 57, William Volt, commanding. Wm. H. Smart Post 30, Henry C. Cobb, commanding. J. C. Wellington Camp, Son. of Veteran., George X. llobba, commanding. Disabled Comrade, and ex-soldier, and ...
Liquor Seizures. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
Liquor Seizures. Frank Legcr failed to furnish a quantity of liquor to the police on Sunday, who raided his premise* on I 'uncord avenue. The otiicer* also called at the house of .Mrs. McCarthy, on Harvey street, and found enough liquor to make out a case against the owner of the stuff. Sergeant I'ullcn, with a posse of otiicer*. captured a large quantity of assorted liquors at Porter* Hotel on Tuesday. The contraband property wa* stored in a sleeping room over tinkitchen aud i* said to be valued at ..'*»■&gt;. The officers, on entering the place, tirst investigated the bar, where evidence wa* secured of illegal keeping, notwithstanding that a clerk had endeavored to destroy it by emptvitig the contents of measure* down the sink. This wa* the most extensive seizure of liquors made by the officer* in their several raiding expeditions." Wednesday the plan- of Mortimer I'owncy, HT Warren street, was visited by Ihe police, but nothing was found of a criminating character. At the...
"Children's Night" at the Home Circle. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
"Children's Night" at the Home Circle. Thursday gra_-Ug wa* "Children's Night.'" after the regular htisinea* of Cambridge Connell. No. 12, of the Home Circle, hail lieen transacted, ami it proved to Im- a very pleasant departure on the "good of the order." The affair was under the immediate direction of the Instructor of the Council, Mr*. Caleh S. 1". Dodge, who again showed her peculiar faculty for catering successfully lo the entertainment of the iiiemher* of the Council and their friend*. There were aliont fifty children present, and at the proper time they signalized their entrance into the hall In a processional march. The Instructor had arranged a musical and literary programme of a dozen number*, aud it Is unnecessary to aild tbat the children who took part in It. from the youngest to the olileat, acquitted thc-in-selve* very crcilital.lv, all responding to encores. The- crowning piece of the evening, in which a inimher of the children took part, waa a complete literary and a...
Resolution of Respect. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
Resolution of Respect. At a meeting of the Commissioner* of the Cambridge Cemetery, he-lil on Tliur*ilay after, noon, the following resolution wa* adopted: \Vherc*a*,'.&lt;)iir lute rcspcctcil Superintendent, .faille* X. Farwi-11, ha* MBB taken from v* hy ilealh, we, the Bonn!of Commissioners ili-sirc to place upon rccoril our appreciation of hi* faithful service to iht- city a* Sti|icrintcndent of our Cemetery for the- past twenty-one year*; to the uprightness of his life; to his thorough integrity, ktuiliiess ami syinputhy iv his duties, ami to hi* siiiuile Christian character anil worth. Voted, that a copy of the aliove lie sent to the family, together v. ill) the aiacarc *ympathy of the Board.
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Wednesday Evening, May 26. 1887. The regular meeting of the Board was held this evening, Mayor Russell in the chair. PETITIONS PRESENTED AND REFERRED. Petitions were received asking licenses to keep pool tables, to collect junk, to sell fireworks and to lie victuallers. Severally referred to appropriate committee.. The request of George E. Carter for permission to retain with slight improvements the obstruction in the gutter fronting the driveway to his property on Concord avenue, was referred to the standing committee ou roads and bridges. The request of Mary A. Hurd to have curbstone changes fronting her property on Washington street; that of the Boston Ice Company for enlargement of driveway on Prison Point street, and that of tbe Cambridge Railroad Company for permission to operate its road in whole or in part by electricity, were referred to the standing committee on roads and bridges. The remonstrance of Mrs. O'Connor against the...
OLD CAMBRIDGE. Electric Street Car. Ward Gossip. Monumental Work. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
OLD CAMBRIDGE. Electric Street Car. Ward Gossip. Monumental Work. The electric street car of the Cambridge Railroad which for some time past has lieen under construction, was tested Monday night iv the car house on Dunster street, in the presence of a dozen or more interested parties. The car to which the invention was applied is numbered 64 and Is fitted with a Julian battery containing 104 cells. A portion of tbe electricity is used for lighting the car, ami it lights up beautifully. Electric bells for signalling the electrician, who occupies the place of a driver on a horse car. are connected with tlie battery and are operated by little buttons located at convenient points in the car and on either platform. The car is operated hy a shifting lever at both ends, and the speed is ten miles an hour. The motor is furnished by the Weston Electric Light Company and the current is supplied by the Cambridge Electric Light Company. The experiments Monday night eousiste 1 of running tbe car...
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. Common Council. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. Common Council. —Dr. Hooker, of this Ward, is building up a large practice. —Dr. Stevens' house, which has just come from the hands of the painters, is very attractive, j —Mr. George H. Sandford of Hubbard avenue. baa gone to Westport, Perm., where he will engage in business. —Mr. Arthur C. Hanscom has opened an ' office as a fire and marine insurance agent at j No. 238 North avenue. —Mr. M. Draper of North avenue has improved his residence by the addition of an I. aud ! by having it thoroughly painted. —Mr. H. K. Parsons of Parsons &amp; True, stables, arrived home Wednesday, after a visit of several weeks to his people in Maine. —Mr. Arthur C. Hanscom. secretary of Mt. Sinai Lodge, visited the Quincv Lodge of Odd Fellows, Friday evening of last week. —Miss Clara Hunt, who has recently accepted the position of soprano in the Universalist Church choir, enters upon her duties tomorrow. —Mr. M. H. Sandford left this week for his father's home, at Westport, Pen...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 28 May 1887
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