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Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
Ameng the snleoil nsstmfsri arriving In Beaten, Wsdnssday, -Tune H en the I.eyIninl liner Canadian ™ Mrs. Snphln Fey cf Cnmlirldge. The Cambridge bridge commission met \Vcdi'e"d".v -il (lie "fftcp nf Mnynr Collins t„ consider the propored BrooWlai «tr&lt;-rt nnd Baylstoti street Bridges.
THE "SENTINEL'S" GOSSIP On Current Events and Happenings. A Few Things Observed by Him as He Patrols His Post. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
THE "SENTINEL'S" GOSSIP On Current Events and Happenings. A Few Things Observed by Him as He Patrols His Post. For the first time in many years the pedlars and ;' use who deal in cheap fdod arc very shy how they bring or semi this elas, of goods to .this, city. Before the appointment of the present efficient Inspector of meats and provisions to look alter these matters it was well known that there was no such inspector here aad when there was a lot of spoiled tish, meat, fruit or vegetables a host of out-of-town pedlars would buy these goofls cheap and sell them here as they knew that there was no one to molest them. The vigilance of Mr. Johnson has driven nearly all these cheap hawkers from our streets and It is now very seldom that they will take a chance in coming here. The order of things has been a great factor in keeping the good health of our citizens, and the better class of pedlars are very pleased that the cheap competitors have been driven from our city.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
If It had not been for Alderman Billy Davis Instating on putting in that order for continuing the mayor's action in removing Chief of Police Cunningham, the chief would lie today again wearing his uniform and be back at the head Of the department In reality as he is now only technically, it was despite the protests of Mayor Italy and Of AlderUUin Coveney that the order was Introduced for the mayor held that chief Cunningham-was not legally appointed and he knew all about it. Justice Baker rules that all of Mayor Daly's contentions were, of no avail and reserves '.lis decision only on the question as to whether the chief was legally discharged or not. 1 think that tills is a pretty severe blow to the mayor's Judgment ol the legal aspect of the affair, Tin- assistant assessors came very near not getting their pay this mouth. Tin- slims due them were not sent in when the pay roll of the assessors' department was sent in this month, and it was necessary ;o introduce an order for $1187.5...
ST. PETER'S FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
ST. PETER'S FESTIVAL. The minimi "Outdoor FestivaP' of St. Peter's parish, which is now looked upon as one of the events of the season, will be lield on ihe grounds of the rectory, corner of Concord avenue and Buckingham street, on neati Saturday. June 25. A great'uiutltiide of people at tended this festival lost year. Inn tlie festival of this year promises to surpass in dimensions any thai has yet been held. For weeks large committees have lii-eii actively preparing tbe entertainment to in- provided for the great throng of people who will be an xioiis In in- participators in this year's festival. The usual accessories of such a festival have been secured, There Will lie a merry-go-round to delight the children, an African dodger, a shooting gaiiery, a llsli pond and many other means of entertainment. Tbe forms ot entertainment will be varied enough to meet the tastes „f Bach ami all. Be treKhmeuts will lie served from booths erected within the grounds and presided over by ladies o...
BUTCHER-SHERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
BUTCHER-SHERMAN. William 1.. Butcher of Lnkevlaw aveinie. and Miss Annie Dean Sherman of Ellsworth avenue were married on Tuesday night by tlie Rev. Woodman Bradbury at the old Cambridge Baptist Church. A reception was after wards held at the home of the bride. Mr. Arthur Derby of Salem wns best man and Miss Hazel Sherman; sister of tin- bride, was maid of honor. The bridesmaid! were Miss Lelliln livelier and Miss Mercy L. Wood. Tbe couple will make an extended trip through tin- West, visiting Yellowstone Park. California and SI. Louis. On returning the couple will reside on Lakevlew- avenue. Tbe ushers were Harry N. Steams. Harris S. Whttteinore, Harry F. Bnwtelle, Edward Sherman, Andrew Derby, and Fred Tipper.
GOES TO A NEW FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
GOES TO A NEW FIELD. Memorial hall, widely famed throughout the college world as one of the best equipped and most successfully managed boarding-places for college men "In this country, will close Its thirty second season on Wednesday, June 20th. at which time Ihe annual "Commencement dinner" win be served and I lie usual after dinner addresses delivered by famous men of great Intellectual attainments. The foundations for tills beautiful strue Hire were laid In ISOO amid Impressive ceremonies, It was completed some two years later and dedicated as a memorial to the brave sons of Harvard whole lives were given lv defence of their country. This magnificent memorial was planned to contain a large auditorium, afterwards uaiiied Sunders theatre, a vestibule for menwrtal tablets and a ball of large dimensions lo (-011111111 memorial windows of (Indifferent classes whose memliers hail distinguished themselves In the great American conflict. Handsome oil paintings of famous men were hung up...
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES. Sanders' theatre was crowded on Wednesday evening with tbe pupils of the English high school and their friends on the occasion of tin- graduation of the class of 1004. The order of exercises were as follows: March. "The Students' March." Misit, ims and Mr. chapman: ('bonis. "The Bees," tin- class; salutatory address. Aiiee f. Taylor; a Shakespeare medley, scene, Rosalind's Study, prologue. Miss Wells: Song, "(i Mistress Mine." iiv tbe class. Characters, in order of appearance, Rosalind, by Miss Dogherty; Cello, Miss Murray: Portia, Miss needling: Viola. Miss Place; Helena. Miss Cotter: Olivia. Miss Kgun: Jessica. Mis&gt; Mac Donald: Ophelia, Miss c. 11. Smith; song. "Under the Clreenwood Tree"; class history. John L. Feeney: violin solo. "Cavatina." Mary E. Murray: address. "Tlie Public School and Public Service," Hon. George 11. Martin: Chorus, "Song of Peace," the class; valedictory address. Jeaneiie .laeolisoii; award of diplomas by I lie mayor. Fol...
LEGALLY APPOINTED. Says Justice Barker in the Case Of Chief of Police Cunningham—Position Not Under Civil Service Rules. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
LEGALLY APPOINTED. Says Justice Barker in the Case Of Chief of Police Cunningham—Position Not Under Civil Service Rules. Chief of Police Htnry J. Cunningham scored several points In the hearing before Mr. Justice Barker lv tbe supreme court on Tuesday last in his suit against Mayor Daly and Acting Chief Frederick B. Puilen for reinstatement. The defense set up by Mayor Daly that Chief Cunningham was never legally appointed because of his failure to comply with the civil service requirements and because he was not, prior to his appointment, a member of the police force, was overruled peremptorily by the court. When Chief Cunningham was appointed there was much criticism of Mayor McNamee's action In taking one outside the police force for the position and it was persistently stated and reiterated among the opponents of the ex-mayor's administration, that the appointment was not valid because Cunningham was never properly qualified. The ruling of Justice Barker demonstrates the falsity...
PRUDENCE MAY SIMMONS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
PRUDENCE MAY SIMMONS. Prudence May Simmons, known to the police of several cities as the barefoot girl, has been sent lo the women's reformatory at Sherborn. having violated the terms of her probation. Prudence Is the young woman who was found on the railroad tracks in Soniervlllii on one occasion, and who claimed to have been drugged by a professor. She was also found in a boat lv Charles river In the small "hours of the morning. The offence for which she was sentenced was that of drunkenness, she was arrested by patrolman Campbell of Cambridge with her mother 111 the streets of lower CambrldgSDOrt early one morning. The lower court ordered Ihe mother sent to the house of correction, where she now Is. and sentenced the girl to Sherborn. The hitler appealed. When the case came before the superior court at the last term, probation Officer Bnmsey took Prudence on probation and secured a position ns domestic for her in New Hampshire. This grew monotonous nnd she left there and went to ...
THE BEAD AND THE IDEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
THE BEAD AND THE IDEAL. There Is perhaps no word In our language more misleading to the average render than the word "Ideal." It Is used to express all sorts of conditions and In almost every instance is used as though it were real. It may not have occurred to the unthinking or the very busy that "Ideal" and "real" are diametrically opposed to each other. Even to the very brightest of minds this distinction has been lost sight of much to the confusion of those who reckoned or theorized without its iniporta lice. Without going Into details we may mention that it has led profound philosophers like Kant and Hegel to build up a false system of reasoning: It has caused historians and statesmen to make false speculations, while it has allowed the clever but dishonest interpretor of conditions to beguile the -(.public IrttO believing that the one was the otner in order that he might profit by both. The manner In which the public ot Cambridge had been deceived by this kind or sophistry unti...
MORE BROADMINDEDNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
MORE BROADMINDEDNESS. Really is it not surprising that so liberal (?) a Non-partisan as Councilman Walcott should rise and oppose Councilman Downey's motion that the report from the water supply committee, regarding Mr. Wood's order, lie printed in the calendar. Is It that the councilman from Ward !) believes that the report Is so Inconsistent, confuted and self-contradictory that It will not bear publication? I-'le on such a questionable proceeding as to refuse to allow tin- report to be printed. Fortunately the report has been obtained by the Cambridge papers, and so Air. Walcott's noble stand has become null and void. Mr. Walcott. it looks very much ns if you were playing politics. We have always maintained that to practice true Non-partisanship is a pretty hard thing to do. although It has been done in one or two instances, and we believe you an- a living example and proof of our claim.
OUR "DEMOCRATIC" MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
OUR "DEMOCRATIC" MAYOR. Tin- following- paraoraplt oont-ilna one of the niiniernus crumb* of wisdom which our esteemed eniileiiipornry. the Trllinnc. scatters about with Iflob ,1 lavish hand! "Mayor Daly's reninrk. Nt Auliiirndnlo. Tui-i-diiy. that there were some memliers of tin- city eoiinr-ll whom he did not know. show* il dcelili-d fiiult on the purl of some memliers of the elty council, That a man should «erv,- more thnn five months In either branch and still not make the personal no,|iiiilntnnrc of Mayor Paly, particularly when one considers how democratic he W nnd how ensy to approach. Is truly remarkable, it is to be hoped that the doliaqnent im-mlters will lose no time in making iiiii.-mls for their faulty actions." Slowly, brother! Thnt nny ini-inli -r should serve more.than live months In a city government and not seek |i(-rsiiiiiil iii-i|iinliiiiinoo wllli tbe pre*), put miftiist bend of Non-partlaanstnp is indcr-d ii serious Indictment, And partlcnfarty In view of the d...
ALMOST A COMPLETE VICTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
ALMOST A COMPLETE VICTORY. We call to the attention of our readers a few facts from the pen of ALDERMAN BLODGETT. Alderman Blodgett Is v so-called NON-PAItTISAN, vno has, IP TO THIS TIME. OPPOSED the linich-talked-of Investigation AND ADVOCATED the 1800,000 loan order. The WATEB SITTLY CO.MMITTEE. of which Mr. Blodgett is chairman. was called upon to pass Judgment on COCNCILMAN WOOD'S OBDEB for an Investigation of the water supply question. They passed their Judgment and sent in their report. In the I'IBST paragraph they recommended INEXPEDIENT. LATEB. jJLJhcjame report, they recommend an say one thing: their hearts would say another. Just to show how INCONSISTENT the water supply committee was, and Just to show how Mr. Wood has (lAIN ED A (iBEAT POINT AND ALMOST ACHIEVED A COMPLETE VICTORY, we will cite here the VEtiY WORDS which Mr. Blodgett, as chairman, writes lv one part of his report on the order: These words appear: IT IS UEC: iM.MEM.EH THAT IN THE CITY COUNCIL. THROUGH SUCH ...
THE BUNCH PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
THE BUNCH PICNIC. The members of the Ward Seven Club and n bust of friends assembled ai Waveriv Oaks on .lime 17. at its second annual picnic The following games Were Mleeesst'lllly run off and vnrtous prizes wen- given: 100 yards dash tot boys. 1• M&gt; yards dish forglrls, 100 yards 'dash open to till, three legged race, potato race, baseball (fame between married and sincle men. ."&gt; mile race (members only), sack race, croquet.
BLODGETT SHIFTS [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
BLODGETT SHIFTS \L'ain we have a remarkable exam pie of right about face tactics 111 Blodgeit. tin- Blunderer. Alderman Blbd-g,-tt now says with no attempt ai sci-reey tllllt' he la-licves ¥800,01*1 should not I"- s]M'Ut at this film- on Hie proposed water pipe lilies. ll'says that h\il be known the fads of the case sooner he should have voted against the loan order long ago. The alderman has not Quite relinquished the Idea of making some exicnsivc Improvements in the system. however, and comes forward with a f250,0D0 order. And thus we find Ibe nlderman admitting now Hint » sborl time ago lie was In error and liarriic.' Interference by Democrats' and Councilman Wood, would have allied th" Non-partisans in plunging Hie city in'" a needless debt. We Hnd tlie vacillai ii-g alderman admitting that after a brief Investigation of the stili'ect lie dnd" himself iii this frame of mind. Now that Is lb'- very Hilug tor which •here lias been such a light made by the ci|Uiiciliiiaii froth Ward...
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE Through what Is considered by many as an Injustice done one scholar by a teacher of the English High school, a special meeting of the school committee wns called for Tuesday evening to have the committee define Its rule In relation to what was a necessary quallllcntion for a diploma. Although Committeeman Thurston endeavored to have this done. Messrs Stone. Piper and I.nncester and Mrs. rhase voted the motion down, and nothing was accomplished. At the present time the principals of the different schools or the teachers can Interpret as they wish and no scholar would be able to obtain his or her diploma should he or she fall under the ban of nny teacher lo whose class they might he so unfortunate as to belong. This is clearly a deplorable state of affairs, and not one which should he allowed under any circumstances. We shall have more to say on this subject in the future, but at this time we only wish to point out the utter Inefficiency of the committee as at pre...
AS TO ROUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
AS TO ROUNDS. In discussing the next president of the Slate Senate. Practical Politics says: ■in speaking about the prospective Baal result there is muhll us,- la minimising facts &lt;&gt;r henting nround tin- hush, and it might .■i- «-,&gt;!! l„- snlil Unit In the- lone rim tin-t-ig Maesachneett* corporations will come pretty in-ill' picking -oil Hie mini who will -it iii il,,- chair as lie- presiding offlcer. If ti lemlters of tin- senate ever resit? de--sired t" il" 11. they could undoubtedly l pick their own mini. Irrespective of corporation Interests, lint they seem to prefer to delegate Unit tusk to the.vested suthorttles as a rule " With tills ill view. Hie article further says: •-.\- :i compromise candidate, If the con-ti-t should become ex Ungly strenuous, Hound- -if Cambridge, in tin- second group. i- n promising man." This Is putting the Cambridge senator forward as a very strong corpora Hon man
RUMOR GAINS CREDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 18 June 1904
RUMOR GAINS CREDENCE. As time goes on the rumor Is gaining credence -hat. as we have had occasion to point out before, lien. Champlln will not be at the head of the Nonpartisan forces next fall. The lieneral doubtless realizes thnt it is better to retire with laurels than to risk a defeat at the head of the Democrats. Who will head the forces when Chaiuplin gets out It Is hard to say. It Is barely possible that his retirement as leader would result In the abandoning of the Non-partisan party entirely. Of course the eventual breaking up of the party Is inevitable, so after all. It may as well come tills fall as a year later. Already it Is almost an assured fact that there will Is- a Republican ticket next year. To have three tickets in the Held would mean sure disaster to the Non-partisans. On the whole. It is beginning to look rather stormy on the banks of the Potomac, and Wljen champlln formally announces his retirement there, will certainly be consternation l» Mr- Daly's camp.