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HEARING POSTPONED. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
HEARING POSTPONED. Last Wednesday evening the public hearing concerning the location of a glue factory on Concord avenue was postponed by request of John F. O'Brien until Wednesday, May 20. Mr. 'O'Brien stated that Dr. Stevens, who Is the other member of the water board committee, was away, and he hoped the meeting would be postponed until his return. Attorney Dallinger said that he hoped the hearing would not be postponed. The hearing has been advertised, and their principal witness stayed home from Chicago, and Mr. Stevens has made a full report It had been adjourned once before Mr. lO'Brien retorted that Dr. Stevens only made a partial report and presented the following letter: "To the Honorable Board of Health of City of Cambridge. "Gentlemen:—At a meeting of the water board held May 14, 1904, Dr. Stevens and Mr. O'Brien, the committee, appointed to consider nnd report whether the establishment of a glue factol-y on premises formerly occupied by the Boston Packing and Provision ...
ETHEL KIMBALL AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
ETHEL KIMBALL AGAIN. Ethel N. Kimball, the young woman charged with forgery, was discharged by Judge Almy in the district court Wednesday morning after one witness had been heard. She wa* Immediately rearrested by Inspector Smith of Boston and carried to Boston to answer to a charge of uttering a forged order for $." on I.olll* Novlnsky, proprietor of the yulncy Club stables on chardon street May (I. The girl was accompanied to the Cambridge courtroom by her sister. She was as unconcerned In appearance as on the previous day. When the case wns called and the witnesses sworn, her attorney, John Comerford, requested that she lie discharged. He claimed that there was nothing to show that there was any niich woman as "Edna Savage." whose name appeared on the check In the possession of Fred D. Norton, the Itlchdnle avenue stable keeper, who caused her arrest. , . ' Judge Almy declined to dismiss the rase thus summarily, until he had heard what evidence Mr. Norton had to offer. Mr. Norton...
PATROLMAN RICE RESIGNS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
PATROLMAN RICE RESIGNS. Patrolman Ralph It. Dice of the Cambridge police department has resigned his position. The resignation was placed In Mayor Daly's hands Monday by Acting-Chief Pullen. Tatrolman Itlce gave as his reason for resigning that he had an opportunity to go Into business with his brother, and alter thinking it over decided to accept it. He Is 32 years old. having been liorn In September. 1871. He was appointed to the police force Jan. 2S. 1896, and since that time has done patrol duty In all sections of the city. Mayor Daly accepted It. There has been no member of the police department before the mayor oftener on various charges than Rice. He was continually falling Into some infringement of the rules and on several occasions came very near losing his buttons. He had fondly hoped to be one of the appointee* to the position of sergeant under the "Reorganization" scheme, but his hopes were not realized. This may have had something to do with his resignation.
BILL DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
BILL DISMISSED. The equity bill which John L. Sheehan, assignee in insolvency of Thomas H. Brewer of Cambridge, brought against David Brewer, a brother of Thomas H. Brewer, also of this city, to have the defendant ordered to convey to plaintiff five lots of land and buildings, on Mt. Auburn, Brattle. Ash and Chapman streets nnd Brattle square, on the ground that they were Illegally conveyed to the defendant by his brother, on March 31. 1900. was dismissed by Judge Sheldon In the equity session of the superior court Wednesday. The buildings are chiefly" used as students' dormitories, and the property Is alleged to have an assessed value of $73,000. The conveyance was subject to a mortgage of $42,000 to the Franklin Savings Bank and another mortgage for $10,500, held by the defendant. Plaintiff claimed that Thomas H. Brewer was Insolvent at the time of the conveyance: that no consideration was given for the transfer, nnd that the conveyance was made for the purpose of hindering and de...
THE ELKS DINE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
THE ELKS DINE. It Is a singular coincidence that B. P. O. E. stand for "best people on earth." and for Benevolent and Protective (irder of Elks, as well. Judging by the class of men one meets at Cambridge Lodge. No. 830. one would feel safe In claiming that whichever interpretation one puts on these Initials It will mean the same class of Individuals. It is difficult to find a more genial, hospitable, benevolent set of men than one meets at the Cambridge Lodge of Elks. Last Wednesday the lodge had In addition to its regular session. Initiation exercises, an Italian supper and Impromptu concert. The whole affair proved to be a great success. Everybody wns loud In the praises of the chairman of the social session for the excellent taste which he displayed In catering to palate* of the various members. The visiting brothers from Boston, INew York, Hartford, San Francisco, and other cities did much to make the entertainment a sneceas.
MIDDLESEX CLUB Hold Entertainment and Dance. A Throng Which Completely Packed the Hall. Some of those who were present. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
MIDDLESEX CLUB Hold Entertainment and Dance. A Throng Which Completely Packed the Hall. Some of those who were present. The second entortitini'ient and dance of the Middlesex, Athletic association was held lv Cypress hall on Wednesday evening last and was an Unqualified success in every particular. The hall was crowded to the doors with the memliers of the club and their friends and Joy reigned supreme. The earlier part of the evening was taken up with an entertainment which was much appreciated by all present and was contributed to by the following well selected list of talent: Craig and Mc-Klnley, a little ragtime; Fred Griffin, Monologue and Parodies; Geo. B. MeKenun, baritone; Lnmnerr Frinv lly. musical act; Jack Creedon, costor singer: Thomas rlsher, song nnd dance; Bob Miller, tenor; two Dorninns, song and dauce; Max ltltter, coon shouter; Sullivan and Bailey, song and dance; Philadelphia Tommy English, vs. Johnny Lynch of Cambridge and Gladys Fisher. After the entertainment t...
MARKET LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
MARKET LETTER. 'I lie continued exportation of gold this week has made the market very Inactive, commission houses are doing lint little, and on any advance business becomes stagnant. More activity Is shown In a declining market, showing that the professional trader* favor the short side. We do not look for nuy Immediate advance, neither do we believe there will be nny great decline, but there may be fluctuations of n few point* either way during the next few week*. We cannot see nny great liquidation: holders of stocks who have kept them to these prices are not going to part with them now. Investor* are on the lookout for bargains, $6,000,000 of C. B. &amp; Q. bondf, yielding 4 per cent, were TnJton within an hour after they were placed on sale. Reports show that gptieral business Is not as dull throughout ih • entire country a* It I* In New England. The Roston market ha* not shown any activity or strength nnd with Conditions' as they are In New Tork we should not expect to...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
The Citizen* Trade l assoclatl .. wiu hold a ladles' night on WcAjeeday evening next. There will be a reception at 0 o'clock, follo"w&gt;d Sy a dinner at 0.80. Mutlc will be furnished by en orchestra nnd the entertainment committee promise a very pleasant occasion.
THE DEMOCRATIC POSITION [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
THE DEMOCRATIC POSITION There has been a great deal said and some of the Non-partisan members of the cjinmon council have stated 111 that chamber that the attitude of the Democrats In holding up the water loan was not s..icere and that they were playing politics, and further that they were simply holding It up at ths time In the hopes that In the event of their winning next year that they would pass it then and have all the fat po3i tlons and plums to give out themselves. If the people who make such absurd statements would but pause for a momeat and consider thty would see how foolish their own statements were. In the first place. If the Democrats win next year—which event we confidently predict from present IndleaSotlS—they con id not for a moment entertain the false hope that they would have a twothlrds majority in the common council which would be necessary to pn.-s the oicler and they very well realize the fact that the Non-partisan members would not aid in passing any loan with...
PLEASE ANSWER THIS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
PLEASE ANSWER THIS. _We*ave been assured by a representative of tbe Legislature that when the water board of the city of Cambridge went before that body to ask that It be allowed to borroV half n million dollars with which to \illd the new pipe lino that they distinctly stated that the whole thing Would cost not more than this sum. Those who made such a statement knew better If they knew anything at all. for in the estimates prepared the cost Is placed at ■798,000 for the four sections, and we take the figures from the estimates prepared by themselves and given to us from their office. This is explicitly laid down In the estimates of the water board, and does not Include the extra $100,000, which they any would be *he extra cost of doing the job at day labor. We are further informed that tr the Legislature had been Informed that this enormous expenditure was necessary it would never have authorized Hint the nlmve- half a million dollars bonded indebtedness be Incurred. Now we ask wh...
DOUBLE VICTORY [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
DOUBLE VICTORY The Victory won by tho throe druggists who wore refused a license by Mayor Duly was certainly a vindication of their rights In the inteiests of justice and tolerntlon. As wo pointed out last week. 0 man charged with a misdemeanor Is entitled to lie considered innocent until he Is proven guilty. The four druggists who have fallen under the bun of Mayor Daly and the acting chief were the victims of a plot as despicable In Its character as that of a. band of guerrillas who steal upon a company or soldiers and ruthlessly put to death leg-weary or sir-Itstricken men who have fallen behind In the march. Acting Chief fallen sent, n reserve otlieer through the city In plain clothes with orders to entrap. If he could, every druggist Into selling him Intoxicating lirpior contrary to law. This Of. tlcer used every ruse within his ken to Induce the drugglsU to become his vie. tims. He pleaded sudden Illness, he assimilated friendship, he even procured an Introduction under an ass...
COUNCILMAN GILES [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
COUNCILMAN GILES Anyone who visits the common council chamber of a Tuesday evening will notice a sleepy-looking Individual who has been sitting well down in hU cha'.r the entire evening, rise shortly after the curfew tolls the knell of parting eve and speak as follows: "Mr. President — I hope the council will hasten in Its business tonight. I'm sleepy and want to go home." Even with a Wilson eardrum It would be Impossible to hear this young Non-partisan t?i councilman, who was run Into nomination at the last moment with the Intention on the part of General Chaniplln of trimming Mr. Joel, say another word during the evening which pertained at all to the subject in quest on. He Is always late at the meetings. He has never been known to introduce an order into the council: he never pays the slightest attention to the words of his fellow members; he keeps up an eternal "buzz" with his left-hand neighbor, and when the evening grows late he adjourns to the ante-room, dons his coat, return...
NON-PARTISAN BLUNDERS [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
NON-PARTISAN BLUNDERS In the rush to push through the "reorganization"' for the police department the whole thing was done In the usual manner which has characterized the work of that irresponsible party In the past, mid as "by their deeds shall ye know them." what Improvement can we' expect for the future? In a communication sent to the board of aldermen by the mayor It would seem that there had not been Hie requisite number of men appointed which the "reorganization" scheme made possible, and tlie mistake was rectified (?) by the appointment of n new member. As has been-asked very pertinently by several since Tuesday evening, What assurance have we now that the mayor and Ills party are right V The blunders which they have made In the past and the thoroughness which they have shown and are snoring that they know nothing whatever about the city's affairs will undoubtedly lead to some serious mistakes In which, after the tax-payers have had to settle some large amounts, will awaken t...
WHY IS THIS? [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
WHY IS THIS? Wns It Hint Hie Nou-pnrflsnuH are so fearful of the young eounellnian from Ward HI Hint they use extraordinary measures to keep him from answering ex-pnrte arguments of their spokesmen in Hie common council? Realising that he lmd Investigated the subject of our Increased water supply and had the facts nt his lingers' end be wns shut off In asking questions of Councllmen Walcott and Steams with the ruling of President Pro Tern Steyers that having already spoken twice. he could not sponk ngnin. nnd when this ruling was not home out In facts, lie having spoken but-once and only once, ngnin hnd risen to his feet to nsk If his order could be considered nl Ih'K lime. He was not even allowed to gain tbe consent of the council, for Council mnn Stenrns Instructed the chair fMeyersl Hint unnnlinons consent bad to be obtained, and as Councilman idles objected, the chair arbitrarily proceeded ll&gt; other business. Trie climax came when Councilman Monk, who hnd endeavored t...
AN EXPLANATION NEEDED. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
AN EXPLANATION NEEDED. That there Is log rolling between tlie Cambridge walrr board nml tlio Mot ropolltnn wntor nnd sewerage bonnl wns rather plainly shown in the iii»'■usslnn of tho wntrr matter In llio council on Tuesday evening. Connollmnn Thayer salrl thnt bo hnd rpcclvp"d n lottor from tbp Mptropolltnn board, through Its secrptnry. In which the sporotnrv hnd stated tbnt tlip Metro, polltnn board had nothing fnrthpr to give out at this time tbnn was con tnlned In the lptter whlph hnd bppn sent to the Cambridge wnfpr board. .Tnn. 2T, 1803. nparly two ypars ago. Councilman Wood stated that he had put the direct question to Chairman Sprngiic of the Metropolitan board as to whether or not the board would sell Cambridge waste wuter during the spring months lv the future as they had this year. The chairman d.d not wish to commit himself at that time but was to give an answer to the (••&gt;uiiiilinan from Ward Hi on Monday, as be had explained that he wished to have It for Tue...
COUNCILMAN WOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
COUNCILMAN WOOD. I'ounollinnn Russell A. \\'ood Is still right In the business, The wise ones lit City Hall allowed hist week that the young man had petered out and had colne to the end of the rope, where he would be left to dangle. Like n gritty young mnn having once got n good' hold he refused to let go. and to the surprise of all and to the credit of himself he appeared Tuesday night With another carefully-prepared speech. As tin- case stands today the councilman has actually rilled over five newspaper columns with Indisputable facts pertaining to the subject of our water system. The task STr. Wood undertook has been nothing short of collossal. nnd it Is understood that he hns not come to the end of his resources yet. To persevere In-a matter in the manlier shown by Sir. Wood Is worthy of commendation even though he be In the wrong. But what mnn Is so narrow-minded as to maintain, la the fnce of nil the fncts he has lined up before ns. that be Is entirely In the wrong? If he is n...
PIERCE OUSTED. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 21 May 1904
PIERCE OUSTED. The confirmation If L. M. Hastings as city engineer last! Tuesday evening by a majority of the board of aldermen marks the end of a struggle between principle and sell-interest among the Non partisan!, which for a time seemed destined to end in utter demoralization. The contest between Messrs. Pierce and Hastings for the position has brought to light many facts which tend to show the hollowness of Nonpartisanship. It Is evident from what has transpired that the fate of the socalled Non-partisan party is doomed. Two weeks ago. when Mr. (Hastings failed of confirmation many thought the matter would be dropped. It was felt that for once under Mayor Daly's administration the principles of Nonpartisanship as expounded' by his honor and other party leaders had prevailed. But it, was not to he. The Old-time Library Hall dictators would not tolerate such a thing when one ot their pets was to suffer. They had dominated and they must now dominate the board of aldermen. Howwas t...