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Sudden Death. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Sudden Death. Mr. Andrew J. Lawson. well known in society circles and a journalist ef considerable prominence, died suddenly at his residence. I!K* Putnam avenue, on Thursday evening just after lie had takeu supper. He was born in Hixmont. Me., and in early youth learned the trade of a printer which he followed for some time and then eutered upon a reportorial career on the Boston Tritceller, in which office he learned his trade. He was also a writer on other Hostoti papers, editing for a long time the "All Sorts" column ill the Boston Peat, which were noted for tbeir piquancy. He was also employed on the CbUtmercittl Bulletin as commercial editor. Mr. Lawson was a freipu-iit contributor to the Prkss. and for a short time was engagitl as editorial writer, lie was painstaking, and his emanations were printed in leading magazines and newspapers. Taking a deep interest in society organizations he was associated with several of them as au efficient and devoted BBesSber. Hi-longing to Am...
Patrolman vs. Sergeant. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Patrolman vs. Sergeant. l-ast Monday. Sergeant I'ullcii was put in charge of a squad of mMassu for duty as escort to tbe Grand Army procession. Previous to entering upon the performance of duty. officer Ilavid A. &gt;teveiis. a liicinbcr of the G. A. X.. asked tbe Sergeant, who is also a member of tinorder, if be bad any objection to allowing Steven, to wear his veteran's bodge, The Sergeant told him that In- did not propose to wear his own and preferred that no such distinguishing insignia should be worn bj any officer in the platoon. Much to the Mfpiise of tbe Sergeant, officer Stevens put on bi-badge, and lieing asked to remove it declined to do so. The Sergeant then ordered him to remove the badge, which Stevens flatly refused In do.w hereupon be was m-ilcriil tn report for duty at his station, charges have been preferred against the officer for insubordination aiul refusal to oliey the orders of his superior nffic-r. The eolllllliltee on police will investigate.
Liquor Prosecutions. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Liquor Prosecutions. luring tin- week the following named persons have basin toed in the l*Lslru--i. t_urt tux n-iius-acting an UTegal Tiepior business ; &lt; Infctopher J. White. st 7"» and costs, which he paid. Annie l.aiii'.ent. KB and co-t-. appealed. Isabella Minsoii. -*"*."» and costs, appealed. Jeremiah I»i— inoiiel. £7.-&gt; and cost-, appealed. Kllcii McCarthy, and costs, appealed. Mortimer Downey, SMS and costs and I month-1 iv tin- Uoiiinl ot Correction, appealed. Ivnni- Keefe, tt3 and costs, paid. George 11. Killian. gS and enst-. appealed. Charles Mcl win. .~T.'i an.l • ■..-!«. appealed, several ether cases are pending.
W. C. T. U. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
W. C. T. U. An excecdinglv interesting meeting of tinabove union wa« nod on Thursday afternoon, in the V. M. C. A. parlor. After devotional exercises rejiorts of juvenile and other work Were made. It was voted to send tifly boOOHOtI to the jail next &gt;une|ay at the mtrtmjg In be held there. Arrangements were made lemkhig toward tbe county convention to he hoidra here in .-September. Much pleasure v\ as ■umifested at the result nf tin- vote on the prohibitory amendment which passed the Senate on \\ edm — day. The next meeting will Ik-the last for the season. The juvenile will be continued through v aeation.
Strawberry Festival. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Strawberry Festival. The annual strawberry festival ol the Kir-t I'niversalist Sedets was held on Weilnes.hiy evening iv Ibe church Vestry. The in.!,m. lit weather which prevailed all da; did not deters full attendance on tin- pleasant oi -a-iou. and i-on.-equi-iitlv the vestry was crowded. After full justice bad been Mc lo tin- torioas frail and concomitant* an entertainment was fur-nisln-il. consisting nf imihulralimmfr quartette ] singing, reading by Mis. Blair and character ; songs and recitations by little Miss Qfjsrie Gill and brother. The committee baringehmgaof I tin- aft'air consisted nf George c. Ilowlett. j Charles James. Charles Woodman, W. W. Saul. W. W. Sprague and Mrs. Gunnison. Mrs. j Hboades. Mrs. Tcele. Mrs. Saul and Mrs. Page.
Official Visitation and Festival. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Official Visitation and Festival. The uii'inln-r- of Friendship Council. No. 14, Home circle. Leader 11. c. Haekett, have for some little time },*-,-ri making arraiigeinciits fur a suitable reception and cntcrtainim-iit ta the nicniUr- of tin' (irand ('niim-il. on the occa-ion at tbeir official v i-.it. ami the feilluwing were ncei\ed in due form in ( aiiitiridu'e Hall nil Wed-m-silav evi-niiiir: (irand Leader .Inbn Haskell Butler, (.rand Yke-Leadei Herbert A. Bovnton. (irand &gt;ccretary Benjamin X. -spilinan. (irand (iuide Edward B. Nov is. and al-o supreme Vice-L.adei- Edward Page, (oar of tin- founders of file order), alld (&gt;llide KebeeCa .1. Page. After an c\i-uipiilii-atiou ot the work nf Friend-hip. .luring which the mma and gramd oitieer- seemed nuieh phaMwi. tin- doors were thrown open lo the frieueis ~f the netu-l.e-i-s. and tin i iiiiil.ridm- I Ircbestn .if IS piece*, uneler the direction of Mr. Tnomas, rvndere I a selection in a blgbll i-r.-.iil:,i• j....
Sales of Real Estate. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Sales of Real Estate. s. l:. Knights A &lt; •. sold Than lav afternoon tin- following lut- belonging in tin- estate uf the lati- Ali-x. Diikiiisiiii ■ Lot mi ||arvar&lt;l street, 4444 sijuan- fii-t. tn 11.-ni-v Kerr, fur :V1 l-:ieeiits per foot; lot on corner ol Uarvanl ami Moore streets. ulkjiii KM feet, to P. J: White, for 33 cents per foot; three lots em Davis street, about I'j.ism feet, fur -JO cento par fool: I.it mi Bristol stri-i-t. inriii r uf Webster aveaae, aboul :i,."siu fret, tv Man A. Ki-hliride. fur 83 cents |kt foot. S. X. Knights A Co.. nld hy auitiuii Tin— ilay. May :il-t. tin- I'liim-as H. Hovev (ufaln. Un Maple avenue, to Charles Linihali, K»i|., fur $4,700. John li. Fairlniirn. auetioiieer. -&gt;olil mi Thursday tin* block t'oriier of MeCahe and Jefferson street*, to Alileriuan .1. \V. Coveney, for fSJOO,
Sunday Memorial Services. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Sunday Memorial Services. Sunday was set apart by the several Posts to attend Memorial service-. iv the Morning John A. Logan Post In!, listened to an address from Key. William 11. Thomas. |&gt;. 11.. pastor of the Harvard stint M. L. ( liuieii. who is a iiieinber of tin- l'o-t. rhi: elum-h wa« gracefully decorate.! with festooned Has tb.- wall .111 eitll. r -iele- e.f |||i' |.|||pi| al)&lt;l ill its l&lt;:,f ;| ||e | a wealth of Bowers gm I tb.- platform. In the eiiin-.i nl hi- remarks Mr. 'II as -aid tbat be bail iiii reaped for a civil service law widen woulel cause tbe removal of a maimed veteran from a petti office Io make room for a saloon bloat. William 11. smart pu.l SO attended tin- Kir-l I'uivei-sali-t ( burrfa at the morning service and were- heai'et-s of a tine and appropriate dbronrse. P. Steams Davis Posl 37 wen addressed lev Bey. 11. mv A. Parker al Ibe Mission of tbe ..-!■. n-ieii: iii ibe afternoon, and &lt; barlesßeck I'e.-t .".II at...
WATERTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
WATERTOWN. The "In iihtifiil rain" ha. done heap* of good. --M.-ineirial 1 ia\ was :i|iprii|iriati l\ observed: aiul on tlii- &gt;uiii|a&gt; "|»i-*-.-.-.lin — . mjivluu hiiv held in tin- I niiarian ( hun-li. Tin- addlTse arm b) Bey. Mr. Sa.ai'i : ami tlit- mill rnliri-iu we liavi-It, maki-is, that to OUT thinking there was hardly enough liupi- ami rior ill thr lirst part, and jn-t ■••■ tinge m pi--i-m ] inward Ihn rlnan 'Itn- i-hui-i h wa- full: aad as the veterans lnariliiil tn tin-inii-ir ul Iln- li.unl. it was surprising Imw mam nf uum leading &lt;-iliz«ii"fougbt mil Limit." .Mm wliu liiim-lii'iii in the lialeil nf drinking 111 .. 1. I.i 11 -1 \ tVi l tiiii,!\ m,w arhen tlicv have tei al.-iain a « bob- w, ik. and tin BHeqneßce is that luiii'hi il-nl \,niii; mi ii. ami ok] ones too, fro iuiei tnw ii regular even isataribq nL-ht. ami drink bote than i- good lor llu-iii. The iai. trains nut un tliat nighl are crowded with persuiis in in* of liss iimit'i- tin-...
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Wf.ii.vesday Evening, Junel. 1887. The regular meeting of the Board was held '• this evening. Mayor ltuSsell iv the chair a por- ' lion of the evening and Alderman Kelley subsequently. PETITIONS HRESENTEII AND REFERRED. The petition of John Clifford and others to \ liave a street lamp placed in Beaver street at the : public expense, was referred to the committee I ou lamps. The request of Henry S. Angus for permission I to move a building from I.i Washington stn-et j to Portland street, was granted under direction I of Alderman llolton. Petitions for license to sell fireworks, to have Wagon and carriage stands, to keep an iutelligeiice office and to he a common victualler, were j severally referred to appropriate committees. The request of Patrick Scanlan for a bearing on a complaint charging officer Charles c. Huston with having assaulted the son of the petitioner, was referred to the committee on police. The request of Thomas W.Brown...
Common Council. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Common Council. Wednesday Evening, June 1,1557. The regular meeting of the Council was held this evening. President Corcoran iv the chair. Absent, Councilmcn Walker. Tracy, Havnes. McDonnell and DoCourcv. An order authorizing the City Treasurer to foreclose mortgages held'hv the citv,was adopted in concurrence, as amended by the Board of Aldermen. An order in regard to the watering of the streets was adopted as amended by the Board of Aldermen. An order authorizing the committee on public property to procure Massachusetts reports for the Third Middlesex District Court, was adopted in concurrence. A notice of suit against the city, brought by Ruel Philbrook et. al., was referred to the committee ou claims iv concurrence. —An order was adopted in concurrence for the taking of land on Clifton street for a sewer. An order was adopted in concurrence authorizing the Mayor to request the Harbor Commissioners for permission to lav a sea wall north of the River street bridge. A resolution in...
Installation Of Officers. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Installation Of Officers. Victory Lodge. Son* of St. (icorge. installed the newly elected officers on Thursday evening in odd Fellows Hall. o4s Main street. District Deputy Avery Cornell was the installing officer and the following were inducted to offlee: John Blakey. w. president; James W.Coleman, w. vice president: J. W. C. Sargent, w. secretary ; Henry Summers, w. treasurer; Walter .1. Watford worthy messenger; B, J. Pcreival, assistant secretary; Thomas S. Loveys, assistant messenger: Thomas Newsham. inside sentinel; Thomas Kllis,outside sentinel: ,lohn Henderson, chaplain. A handsome St. (icorge banner was presented to the lodge by Mrs. Summers on behalf of the ladies. A line banquet followed.
OLD CAMBRIDGE. A Delightful Performance. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
OLD CAMBRIDGE. A Delightful Performance. The cantata. •• The Fairy Bridal," by J. H. Hewitt, from Shakespeare's "MidsuuimerXight's Dream, - ' was presented at the Social l T nion rooms on Brattle street, last Thursday evening, under the direction of Miss Faunie E. Holt. The performance was most creditable, alike to the youug disciples of Thespis aud their talented and painstaking instructress. The chorus singing was excellent, the fresh young voices of the performers blending harmoniously and sweetly together. The Social Union rooms were taxed to their utmost capacity on this occasion and tnanv were content tb stand during the whole performance. We make no doubt were a larger hall secured and tbe opera repeated, that every seat would be occupied. The east of the "'Fairy Bridal" was as follows and was exceedingly well selected: Queen Titania. Miss Nellie E." Fox; Sunbeam, Miss Bertha Baker; Zephyr, Miss Jennie L. Dow; Reach-blossom. Miss "Florence L. Brown; "Honeysuckle. Miss Ida B. ...
A Novel Sight. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
A Novel Sight. An amusing scene was witnessed just before dusk Thursday.evening, when a game of passing ball was being enjoyed by Harvard students in a most novel fashion. Immediately in the rear of Hiitou's Block are situated a number of small wooden houses in which many students board. The night being warm several in one house sought the roof as the coolest place, and half a dozen others residing opposite adopted the same plan for obtaining the air. One in the party had a number of tennis balls with bim which he commenced throwing at those on the other roof. The balls were caught aud returned and the amusement was kept up till tbe balls failing occasionally to be caught were finally all lost. One of tbe students at this point said: ''Hold on, fellovys, I'll get some new balls," and he went away presumably to obtain some. He returned shortly afterwards with what looked to those opposite as new white bails and passed them around among his companions. It was now twilight aud all thre...
Ward Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
Ward Gossip. —Mr. Waller S. Swan will pass tin- summer iv Xew Hampshire. —.it R. 11. Woodland's ilrv ami fancy goods store .2S Boylston street, dress making is a specialty. —Key. Dr. Andrew P. Peabodv will spend the rammer months at Portsmouth,"X. li., with his three daughters. —Professor Ferdinand Boeher, of Harvard University left town yesterday for a week's rest and recreation. —Old Cambridge never looked more beautiful than it does now. Its wealth of trees wins the admiration of all observers. —A full-grown cat strayed into the PSESB office yesterday. It is supposed to belong to a well-know n provision dealer iv Brattle square. —Mr. William F. Bradbury, teacher of the Latin School, has been elected a director of the Handel and Hayden .Society, w itb which he has long been associated. —The efforts of City Messenger l'ratt to have a scries of band, concerts on Ihe Common thin Summer, has caused much favorable comment among the residents iv this section. —Mr. (icorge E. Carter has ...
MOUNT AUBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
MOUNT AUBURN. —Miss Maggie A. Cox spent Memorial Day at Southboro. —The wedding of Mr. Alexander E. Scorgie and Miss Craig is announced to take place soon. —Mr. James C. Scorgie has had a daughter added to his household within a few days. —Mr. A. F. Lemon, who has resided in Oilmore's Block, moved Tuesday to Norwood Park, East Watertown. —Mr. Alexander McDonald is haviug his house repaired ou Holworthy street. The foundations for Mr. (iihnore's "new houses are about ready for the frame work. —Mr. Xaliuiu X. Davis moved over into this part from Watertown last Tuesday. He has a family of seven children and eighteen boarders. —Some of our benevolent citizens would do themselves great crudit if some means could be devised of establishing a reading room here to keep our young men off'the streets. —By the veto of the llev/rly hill hy his Excellency, the Hon. Martin Brimmer who has been accustomed to purchase several hundred dollars worth of plants of Mr. Dennis for his grounds, will pass ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
—Ex-President J. M. Patriquin occupied the chair at the regular weekly meeting of the Progressive Temperance Union on Wednesday evening. The devotional exercises were conducted by tlm chaplain. James Hicks. There was a good attendance and a lively interest manifested for the advancement of tiie temperance cause in our city. Opening remarks were made by Messrs. Hibbard. J. Hicks. Daniel Came, John Hidden. W. Woodland. J. Shaw. S. R. M'Cready and others followed making very interesting and encouraging short addresses which were listened to with marked attention.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 4 June 1887
SCROFULA I do not believe that Ayer's Sarsaparilla has au equal as a remedy for Scrofulous Humors, it is pleasant to take, gives strength and vigor to the body, Hiimnre ' vu ' produces a more nillllUl a, permanent, lasting, result, than any medicine I ever used.—- E. Haines, No. Lindale, O. I have used Ayer's Sarsaparilla, in my family, for Scrofula", and know, if it is taken , Ervsinelas raithfuiiv, it wni this terrible disease. — W. F. Fowler, M. i)., Greenville, Teun. For forty years I have suffered with Erysipelas. I have tried all sorts of remedies Cailknr and for mv complaint, but oiiiKur, dim foum ,- no re tf ef vn * til T commenced using Ayer's Sarsaparilla. After taking ten bottles of this medicine I am completely cured. — Mary C. Amesbury, Kockport, Me. Catarrh, I have suffered, for years, from Catarrh, which was so severe that It destroyed my appetite and weakened my system. After trylug other remedies, aud getting no relief, I Pass k. begau to take Ayer's wall 06 Sarsapa...