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TIE "SENTINEL'S" GOSSIP On Current Events and Happenings. A Few Things Observed, by Him as He Patrols His Post. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
TIE "SENTINEL'S" GOSSIP On Current Events and Happenings. A Few Things Observed, by Him as He Patrols His Post. Alderqian Coveney is very positive in the assertion that he is going to have thai iioiiiluatioii for principal assessor delivered to lilin by ihe Nonpartisan's this fall, or there will lie trouble with-a great big T. In conversation with n certain gentleman recently he made the statement tliat he held the Non-partisan parly In toe hollow of his hand, and that If the snln party did not do Just as he wanted It to that there Would be no Nonpartisan parly hereafter, Of course, the Goo Goo Club and Its followers he considers as simply side Issues, anil nlso considers thnt he can pull those Republicans aud Democrats who love flic name "Non-partisan." and still live In hopes that their lofty Ideals may some day be realized If they stick to it long enough, around by Ibe nose. I would mention to the alderman from Bast Cambridge that when the caucus votes are counted this full that ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
There shoul.d be great rejoicing among the friends of temperance—ns exemplified by Acting Chief of Police Pollen, foi' f"i,ls morning Patrolmen Thomas Howe ami Heglett will be brought before the mayor for the heinous crime m "iriiiklng. These two otticer* were cnught red-hnndeiT—or rather full-handed, by Deputy Bnchclder. in Hunt's drug store on Tuesday evening, not quite at tile watching hour of midnight, for It wns then only 10.80 o'clock. It Is not staled tliat a raid was made on the drug store, but the patrolmen were seen through the front windows nnd the drinking was In the loom next (he street. I suppose that some fearful punishment will lie meted otif to then) for they deserve it. I almost forgot to mention that the beverage which they were drinking wns Ice-cream soda. The members of the common council and also the spectators present were surprised on Tuesday evening to see fottucilnicn and Slovens arise to speak on mutters before thnt body. Councilman Giles endeavored to hnv...
WARD 5 CLUB'S OUTING. The Members of This Organization and Many Friends Were the Guests of Herman L. Hoffmann at Scuth Lincoln. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
WARD 5 CLUB'S OUTING. The Members of This Organization and Many Friends Were the Guests of Herman L. Hoffmann at Scuth Lincoln. One of the most delightful outings which has ever been held by any political organization In this city was that given by the Ward ."&gt; Democratic Club on Sunday last at South Lincoln, where the members of the club and their friends were the guests of Hermann L. Hoffman at his country residence In that town. The day was an ideal one for an outing and about 7.1 persons availed themselves of the opportunity offered to take the trip. The party assembled at the Union square station of the Fltchburg Railroad at (1 o'clock in the morning, where the train was taken for Mr. Hoffmann's place, n special car being provided for the members of the club and their guests, A run of a little less than an hour brought the party to South Lincoln, and a shorter walk only was necessary to reach the domains of the host of the day. Among those present were. Ex-May-or J. ...
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES. There will be a new Aerie Instituted In Maynnrd hall. Main street. Walthain. Sunday afternoon next. The degree staff of Cambridge Aerie, No. IS.", will conduct the initiatory ceremonies. An Invitation is extended to all the members of Cambridge Aerie nnd of other aeries to attend. Trains will leave North I'nlon Stntlon at 1.10 p. m. and will leave Porter station nt 1.21 p. in. Electric enrs leave subway and Wntertown square for Waltham every few minutes. A large number of the members of Cambridge Aerie will meet at Eagle hall, No. ID Brattle street, at 12.30 p. m., and from there win proceed to Porter station to take the train. All members who desire to participate In this grand affair will be at the hall not later than 12.45 p. m.
A PLEASANT RECEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
A PLEASANT RECEPTION. A very pleasant reception was beld at the home of Mrs. Ellen Hrault. !Hir&gt; Main street, on Wednesday evening, the occnslon being Mrs. Brault's return from a tour through the western states, nfter an absence of a year. Mrs. Brault was presented with a handsome silver service by her many friends. The house was decorated with potted plants and ferns, the guests being received under an arch of bluebells. There were many present from other cities, among them being Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis of Buffalo, Mr. and Mrs. George Collins of Connecticut. Miss Emily Butler of New York, Mr. John Klley of California, and Mr. and Mrs. Chapleau of Montreal. Among the Cambridge people were Mr. and Mrs. John Haley, Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, Mr. and Mrs. John Lavery, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dunn, Mr. Amos Brault, Mr. and Mrs. Barr, Fred Haley, John Haley, Fred Donovan James Donovan, James Lnvery, John John Cunningham, Miss May B»rr. Miss Annie Coughlnn, Miss Margaret Smith. Miss ...
R. M. T. S. GRADUATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
R. M. T. S. GRADUATION. The ltinriifp Manual Training school held it* graduation unrein* ut Sanden theatre on Thursday evening. Tin 1 topic of discussion was "Klectric lighting)" nl "' ""N very ably earned out. Tlie quale consisted of aeleotlona from ii chorus consisting of the graduating i'liiks null the (llee club. One nf the moat striking features was the rendition of Ihe "Anvil Churns" In Which three irnvlls were struck by the linys nnd neentniuinleil the singing. Live wires were attached In Ihe linniinei'H and when these ednie In eontncl with the nnvlls n true Inillnlion of ipnrka wns produced «s if from n heated piece of metiil. Another coinmonddble fenture wns the formulating of Incandescent lumps In figures nnd pictures, the liest being the production Of the "American ring." The theatre wns •crowded to Its utmost capacity. Mayor I&gt;nly awarded the dflplomns. Those whii received diplomas were: Monroe Ames, fleorge Steele Barton, Itnlph Johnson Hntoheldor. Francis He...
GRADUATION DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
GRADUATION DATES. The graduation of the public schools of Cambridge have been arranged by Bupt. Francis Cogswell as follows: English high school Wednesday, .lime 15, at Sanders theatre, 7.30 p. m.: .Morse school, Monday, June 20. at Sanders theatre, BJJO p. M.i Kelly school Moinhiy. June 2n, at Sanders theatre. 7.30 p, in.: Putnam school Tuesday, June 21, at Sanders theatre. 0,80 a. in.: Russell school, Tuesday. .Time 21, at Sanders theatre. 2 p. in.: Peabody school, Tuesday. June 21, at Sanders theatre, 8.80 p.m.i Latin school Tuesday. June 21. at ganders theatre, 7.30 p. m.; Tboradlke school, Wednesday, June 22, nt Fletcher scbooT Trail, 0.30 a. in.: Washington school Wednesday, June 22. at Fletcher school hall, 2 p. in.; Webster school. Wednesday, June 22, at Fletcher school liali, 7.30 p. in.: Kills school Thursday, June 23. at Fletcher school hall. 0.30: a. in.: Wellington school. Thursday, June 28, at Fletcher school hall, 2.3H p. in.; Harvard school. Thursday. June 23, at Lat...
HERO OF THE MERRIMAC. Engineer Phillips, Who Had Charge of the Engines During Hobson's Famous Dash Died in This City Last Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
HERO OF THE MERRIMAC. Engineer Phillips, Who Had Charge of the Engines During Hobson's Famous Dash Died in This City Last Saturday. George F. Phillips, who was engineer of the collier Merrlinac at the time she was sunk In the channel of Santiago harbor by Lieut. Hobson and his volunteer crew, died of Brlght's dlsense on Saturday nt 34 Fayette street, in this city, after a year's Illness. About four weeks ago, Phillips returned from Galveston, Tex., a. very sick man. and his condition grew steadily worse. Late Saturday afternoon the body of the dead engineer was sent to St. John, X. B„ the place of his birth, where the Interment will take place. The striking thing about George F. Phillips' life was that he never knew fear. His friends said that it was easier for him to stand by the throttle of the Merrimac's engine on that memorable morning. when the ship ploughed the waters of Santiago harbor's narrow entrance, than it would have been for most men. because by nature he was destitute...
FORESTERS SMOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
FORESTERS SMOKE. The smoke talk given by Court Pride, No. 157, of Cambridge, of the Foresters of America at Malta hall, Prospect street, Inst Tuesday evening was a decided success. The evening was spent in a very pleasant and Instructive manner. Addresses were made by Mayor Haly and ex-Mayor Mc.Namee, President Coveney of the board of aldermen, Chief of Police IL. J. Cunningham and Grand Chief Hanger X. H. O'Brien of Lynn. Chief Hanger Frank Gonnlch presided. Hesides the speaking, which was listened to with deep nttentlon, a varied program of vocal and Instrumental music was Introduced, Interspersed by some very clever dancing. Hcfreshments were served at frequent Intervals during the performance, and the very best of feeling prevailed throughout the evening. The addresses of th« various speakers served to Inspire the visitors present, who were not members of Unorder with much favor and the general results of the alTalr were very satisfactory.
FOR VENTILATION IN CARS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
FOR VENTILATION IN CARS. ■lure win in- a hearing before the board of health on Wednesday evenlug next on the petition of L. C. Lnnp hear for better ventilation of the street cars. A representative of the Boston Elevated railway has been In vlten to lie present and hear the arguments The Lanphear system is claimed to ban vast improvement over the present system as It molds nil direct drafts and the motion of the car will change the atmosphere of the vehicle entirely within a very few minutes. It Is expected thnt there will be a large number of citizens of the new system, and listen to ihe explanations.
WATER BOARD'S GUESTS. An Inspection of the System [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
WATER BOARD'S GUESTS. An Inspection of the System Is Made by the City Government and the Press—Engineer Coffin Muddles the Law Makers by His Attempted Explanation. The water hoard invited the members of the city government and the members of the press to participate in the annual Inspection of the Cambridge water system on Tuesday of this week, and there was a large party who availed themselves of the opportunity to look.»he plant over. It cannot be said that there were any votes made for the proposed water loan through the trip, for it made many believe that the city ""Mild go very slow before they spent anything more on a system which the water board's expert, Kngincer Coffin, said would only give us the water required for about eleven years more. Various facts were brought out in the general discussions which ensued between the members of the party which were revelations to those who participated. The party left City Hall In several carriages shortly after half-past 9 o'clock and...
THIS IS GRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
THIS IS GRAFT. The word"C.HAFT" Is a modern term. It signifies getting something for nothing or in a dishonest manner. There are different kinds of CRAFT. The police get &lt; SHAFT when they acafept money for allowing gambling or disorderly houses to run, and it IS also the term used for the cash received for the protection which the police gives to these illegal places. The politician GETB CRAFT when he receives what is not his from the city, county, or state, or from a corporation, for favors given which should not be given. A corporation PAYS GRAFT when It gives to a politician, either money or favors for some friends in the way of soft places at good salaries. A politician PAYS GRAFT when he gives the city's, county's or state's money, either for votes delivered or for work rendered. Last year James Culhane of 28 Mullin street In Ward 9 was given the job of furnishing a man and one pair of horses, the one lo drive and the others to haul a watering cart with which to spri...
LABOR MEN, READ! [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
LABOR MEN, READ! What say you now. LABOR MEN OF CAMBRIDGE? The mayor and the water board now propose to modify their demand for money for conduit purposes. Instead of $600,000 they want $216i0Q0 to build the HOBBS BROOK SECTION. They say they will let It go nt thnt for the present. This means that CAMBRIDGE LABOR IS OCT OK IT. Read the resolution signed by the mayor and the water board and FIND OFT FOR YOURSELVES. Do not take anybody's word for It. Look It up and see for yourselves the way It is written In BLACK AND WHITE, signed by Wm. B. Durant and countersigned by Augustine J. Daly. This is what It says. It Bays that on the sections nearest Cambridge onr citizens shaft be given preference. BFT IT SAYS that on the Hobbs brook section, so called, the employment of labor Is to be LEFT TO THE DISCRETION of the water board. There we nre BACK WHERE WE STARTED in TslllJlH I W - * Joel has been fooled. THINK IT OVER.
THE DEMOCRATIC FIELD DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
THE DEMOCRATIC FIELD DAY. At n well-attended meeting of the Democratic city committee held at the ward room In Central square on Friday evening, June 3, It was unanimously voted to hold a Held day under the auspices of the committee some time during the summer. This unanimity of sentiment In favor of the event Is In itself one of the most essential guar. nntees of Its success. It means that every member of the committee will be nn apostle willing to preach the propriety of the undertaking as a means of advancing the Interests of Democracy. The selection of the time and place for the affair was left to a sub-commit-tee consisting of the president, vicepresident, secretary and treasurer of the city committee. A better selection could not be made. These gentlemen are all deeply Interested In the welfare of their party. They are, moreover, men of good judgment. We have, therefore, every confidence that their selection, both as to time and place, will be made after a most careful Investi...
PAPA ANSWERS MORE QUESTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
PAPA ANSWERS MORE QUESTIONS. "Willie must keep ipiiet nod not pester pupa, for pupa has v very bad headache. Yes. papa goi the hcailai he by going on the ex-cur-sloii. It was a real nice ex-cur-slon, Willie. No, Willie, the beud-auhe Is not from what pupa nte. it Is the result of what papu heard while op the ex-cur-slon." "Yes. Mr. Coffin was there, my child, and it was from Mr. Coffin thill papa got the Iteiul-nche. No. Willie, Mr. Coffin did not hit papa. Mr. Coffin gnve everybody a bend-ache wheu he tilled to ex-plaln about the new water pipes thnt the mayor nod the water iHinrd want the city couu-ell to lay." "Yes Willie, nil the members of the water bourd and tbe mayor were there and they must have worse head-aches than papa for Mr. Coffin made all the nice, pref-fy llt-tle ur-gu-iueuts that the water board and the mayor have been making look like thlr-ty cents. No. my boy, Ido not think that Mr. Coffin Is a bad man to give all these nice men' hond-nclics for be did not intend ...
AS TO CHIEF OF POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
AS TO CHIEF OF POLICE. The case of Cunningham vs. Daly, mayor or Cambridge, c:. al.. will be heard by Mr. Justice Marker of the Supreme court, sitting at Hoston on Tuesday next. As this case has aroused considerable interest In political and legal circles In Cambridge and indeed because of certain defenses allied on by the mayor, throughout the whole Commonwealth, we submit for our renders a brief statement of the Issues raised by counsel for the parties. This. It is hoped, will make a further study of the questions Involved more Intelligible to our numerous readers outside the legal profession, who are taking a deep Interest in every phase of the controversy. Mr. Cunningham's counsel relies solely on Section 10 of the Charter of the City of Cambridge. So much of that section as Is applicable to the oase reads as follows: "The Mayor, nfter due henrlng. mny. with the approval of a majority of the Imnrd nf nlrieniirn, remove . . . nny members of tlie poitee force . . . nnd nny other e...
PRAISE FOR BLODGETT. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
PRAISE FOR BLODGETT. Alderman Blodgett deserves considerable credit for bringing out the information from the water board's hydraulic engineer, Mr. Coffin, which he did at the after-dinner talk at the Woodland Park Hotel on Tuesday last. In answer to Mr. Blodgett'S question: "At tin end of that time, then leleven years), the expenditure of $760,000 would be useless';" Mr. Collin ."aid: "In I'.nr, we should reach the limit of our present supply and we ther should have to go to some other source of simply. The proposed new pipe line woud do us no good then." It may be that this Is another of Alderman lilodgett's blunders, but. It certainly shows to the citizens of Cambridge the most valid reason In the world why the proposed new pipe line should not be laid at this time, if ever. The citizens are indebted to Mr. Blodgett for drawing out this valuable information which will be the means, no doubt, of saving the foolish expenditure of from threequarters of a million to a million dollars...
WORKING MAN'S FRIEND(?) [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 11 June 1904
WORKING MAN'S FRIEND(?) It was very noticeable how solicitous were the speakers nt the after-dinner talk nt the Woodland Park Hotel on Tuesday that tbe conduit Bhould be built so that the water board could give work to the laboring man. How much this amounts to can lie abundantly shown from the fact that there has been $10,000 appropriated for the purpose of doing work on the park around Fresh pond. Although this money was appropriated some weeks ago there has been no move made to use any part of It for the benefit of the Cam bridge' working men and the park and the shallow water which edges the pond is In a very bad condition at the present time. Is it that the water board desires to keep the pnrk In this present unsightly condition so that the money can be used Just before election this fall when they may consider that it will do the most good? Would some member of the majority on the board please tell the worklngmen Just how this Is?