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Not Honored at Home. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
Not Honored at Home. As water seeks its level, so does the village instinctively tend to maintain a certain moral and intellectual uniformity. The man of exceptional ability Is sooner or later expelled by tho body politic, lie is mistrusted, disliked, and finally ostracized. Nor Ii he himself alow to take the bint to depart. He perceives thai there is nothing for him to do at home. He forges restlessly about for awhile, trying this and that, and effecting only mischief: everybody surmises an evil destiny for him; be puts on his hat and departs, in despair or anger; and presently the world recognizes and celebrates his genius. But his native village never swells the chorus of praise. They have known him from a baby; he cannot humbug theml Did he not steal apples from Farmer Hoyt's orchard? Was he not the slowest hand at a spelling-match in school? Did he not jilt Mary Jane after everybody had agreed that he wonld marry her? Go to, thenl Can such a fellow as that invent a navigable ai...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
"That tree yonder has been standing over two hundred years," said the guide, pointing at one of the kings of tbe forest. "I should think it would be awful tired," replied a Boston girl.— Puck. Old lady, (gazing at on oil painting)— "Who painted that air picture, mister?" Dealer—"Rosa Bonheur." Old lady—"One of the old masters?" —"No, ma'am; one of the old missuses." —New York Times. Connoisseur —"I tell you what it is, McDaub, those buzzards are simply superb; yon shouldn't paint anything but birds." Artist (disgusted)—" Those are not buzzards; they are angels."— Texas Stftings. "He Is the bone and sinew of our movements," said a United Labor magnate yesterday, while speaking about Dr. McGlynn. "All the rest are minnows to him." This seems to Imply that Dr. McGlynn Is a shad. Nets Fori: Commercial Advertiser. Mamma (to Walter, who has just returned from his first experience with a fishing rod) —"What, back so soon?" Walter—"Yes'm; I. thought I'd come home. The worms were so nervous ...
A MISUNDERSTANDING. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
A MISUNDERSTANDING. "I say, stranger," whispered a Western man who had strayed into un uptown theatre where tbe play of "Komeo and Juliet" was going on, "I can't make head nor tail of this thing. What's the namcof this play, anyhow?" " 'Romeo and Juliet.' " "Well, if I'd known that," said the disgusted Westerner, "1 wouldn't have come in. I understood the feller at the door lo say it was something about Omaha and Jolict"— New York Life.
JUDGE LONGWORTH'S TENANT. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
JUDGE LONGWORTH'S TENANT. "Never heard how Judge Longworth induced a non-paying tenant to move? Well, I'll tell you: For months the unprofitable tenant had stayed in a certain house in the West End belonging to the judge, anil month after month hail been notified tliat he must move. Finally with patience exhausted, the judfee wont to his debtor and Implored him personally to 'got.' " "Fact Is," said the tenant, "1 haven't the money to move." "How much will It cost you?" The sum was named, which Judge Lungworth Immediately handed over and departed. A few day. afterward an agon', for the Longworth estate entered tho judge's office in high glee, and mini: "Well, at last I've rented that East End house, which has been so lung idle, and we get a good rent for it, too." "How much?" "Seventy-live dollars a month." "To whom did you rent It?" "To Mr. Blank." "W-h-a-t! lo Mr. Wank?" exclaimed the judge, jumping lo his feet; "why, I paid him money out of my own pockot last week lo move out of ...
Hints to Amateur Photographers. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
Hints to Amateur Photographers. An Important fact to be remembered in making portraits at close, quarters is that tho professional photographer uses for portraits, a special portrait lens, but the amateur generally does this work with a lens made for taking views. Those view lenses condense very much; that is, they exaggerate tlie perspective by taking in so wide a field. Sometimes in taking a simple profile, If the bead Is placed too near the camera, the visible ear of tlie sitter, not having a chance to get so far off as tlie nose—which has, let us say, two and a half inches of an advanlage—is givlng-an alarming size. Then, in a full-face vie*, the poor nose has the worst of it. On this account, a "three quarter" view is the best for an amateur working with a view camera; though if a fair distance Is allowed between tho sitter and the lens, there need be no difficulty of either sort. Do not hesitate to make experiments. Many of the advances In photography have resulted from the se...
Elegant Dining and Breakfast Room. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
Elegant Dining and Breakfast Room. Ou the opposite side of the main hall, corresponding In size and location with the drawing-room, is the dining-room of this princely establishment. How great the contrast bet ween this and the other rooms. The woodwork is of Kngilsh oak, anil is such a perfect type of Italian renaissance that it might have been taken bodily from an old Roman palace. The carvings are rich and bold, ilie divisions i simple, large, and massive, forming a wainscot six feet high. Above it the walls are bung with Gobelin laiK'Stry relating the story of a boar and stag bunt from the meet to the finish. The sideboard and mantel, both reaching to the ceiling, arc almost monumental in their noble simplicity of outline, combined with a wealth of sculptural detail. The ceiling, of powerful parallel beams of oak, contains a large painting in its centre panel, by Henri Levy, nf Paris. It treats of a mythological lUnjeet, "Tbe Marriage of Ariadne to Bacchus," which is a masterpie...
SISTER ANNUNCIATA. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
SISTER ANNUNCIATA. Sls'er Annunciate lay asleep, And all stood silent, fearing c'en to weep. Lest any shade of common, human grief Should cloud the tranquil spirit as ft passed . Hut she, with long-dr nil sigh ol s*eot relief. Moved her pale lips, unclosed her eves at la.t. And looked -on what?—did erownM saint appear. Or awful vision of the Angel Sevon',' The watchers lower hem (heir head, to hear— "Lore, do I see your f.oo again—and is this heaven?" -Henrietta Christian Wright, in Scrl'mer's Magazine.
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
HORACE PARTRIDGE A CO., ■■■Sl-Ta.- BOSTON, I ■ I ' - -(-'"I MiUDrac-ruaaa. Amd i.roiim or i:|;j;:;;;;:;;jj;jjV FINE ATHLETIC goods. ■C-T" : - :::::::: ;;;:; : L * WB Tennis a Hpeclally. it &lt;Mt\y The KEY CABS "JUDGE Is a rlral to oui I celebrated Peerleas, Cllniaz and Chan.plon-Fator "*• * t Har»»rd and other Colleges and with leadlnj Club, throughout th. Country. HORACE PARTRIDGE &amp; CO 497-499 Washington St., Boston. For a woman to say she does not use Procter &amp; Gamble's Lenox Soap, is to admit she is "behind the times." Nobody uses ordinary soap now they can get "Lenox."
Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
PAPER HANGINGS, jMjBBJk Dra P ef y Materials, d|£Mjdft Window Shades, etc. ■ c On* of th. largest collections of the above goods can Hu, d * roan&lt;l »t our new anil elegant store, where every conSF P&lt; "uleuce lor Ihe selection of goods Is ottered. &lt;iJo ki Spaolal atientlon gWen to tho furnishing of Private Kesl. nOS fBKVxJ}V&gt;&lt;Xjl hIIW Estimate, given If desired, and competent men lent to JJIJnrPrT lowest cash prices. Fnn nSlllP Thfl Boston Wall Paper Co., ■*•— **- WM. A. CORSE, Manager, 20 SUMMER STREET. BOSTON. THE QUALITY OF GOODS Should be Considered in Purchasing But, unfortunately, low prices, without any regard to durability, appear to oatch the public. A long experience lv business proves to us that first-class goods pay both the dealer aud purchaser. OUR SPRING STOCK OF FURNITURE AND CARPETB I. now complete, and we are offering FIRST-CLABS GOODS, of the leading manufacturers, at prices lower than erer bofore. A choice .to...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
J.S.SAWYER, -:- Fire Insurance 559 Main Street, Cambridgeport BISKS I'LACKD IV ANY FIRST-CLASS COMPANY. Losnen Promptly AH junto... W. B. HASTINGS 4 CO., FIRE INSURANCE AGENCY. 89 Cambridge SI., Final &lt;;i.ml&gt;ri&lt;lge. 7 KxrltHtig* I'lnce, Boston. Ofnco Hours, Boston,l to :i p. M. A. BLAIHDKLL, (our aullmriztcd Agent), 478 Som ervllle Avenue, Somerville. We are the agents ol tbe lIOI.YOKK MUTUAL, Fl ll K1 nsii; A vi: CO. ol Salem, with the largest assets of any mutual company in the State. Surplus as regard. Policy Holders 1334,246.04 Dividends ou Policies (or one year 20 per cent. Dividends on Policies for throe years...4o per cent. Dividends on Policies for five years fiO per ceut. Special attention given to insuring Dwelling., Household Furniture, Mams and ijoi-.tt-uls. Order, by mall promptly attmnlo.t to. For the convenience of partlM in tlie vicinity, risks taken or any Information concerning Insurance given at residence, 5 Kusnell St., North Camb...
Real Estate. Building Permits. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
Real Estate. Building Permits. The following permits have been issued from the office of superintendent of build Wo—F. P. Fish, Everett street, Ward One, stable, 28x8x28, one and a half stories high; W. E. Poor, builder; J. T. Kelly, architect. „ 736—George O. Gtbbs, Hovey street, Ward Four, two-story wooden dwelling, 26x6x24 feet, with ell, 14x17; F. Perry &amp; Co., builders. 787—John Black, Portland street, Ward Four, two-story dwelling bouse, containing two stores and three tenements, 86x30; C. S. De Long, builder. 738—Robert L. Sands, Mt. Auburn street, Ward One, wooden dwelling, 50x40. 739 —R. H. Gove, wooden store. Third street, Ward Three, 44x20; M. McDonald, builder. 740—City of Cambridge, steam-heating apparatus in Washington school-hpuse, Brattle street, Ward One. 741—Cambridge Railroad Company, Murray street. Ward One, two-story wooden stable, 32x60; George Thomas, builder. 742—Patrick Biggin, Franklin street, Ward Four, one and one-half story storage building, 2...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
Apartment houses have until lately been very few In Cambridge, and even now there are only two or three In which suites rent for more than twenty-five dollars a month. "The Stanstead," which Mr. John H. Hubbard Is now building ou Ware street, Is a higher grade of apartment house than has thus far been erected In the city, and Is, if we are not mistaken, the only one in which all the rooms are heated by steam. The Stanstead, which was plauned by Messrs. J. R. Richards &amp; Son, who are also supervising its construction, has a location of exceptional attractiveness, and is abundantly provided with light and air on every side. In the rear, there is a lawn of 150 feet, on either side there is ample space, and in front, Ware street is broad and pleasant. The building is of pressed brick, richly trimmed with freestone, and is three stories high above the basement, There are two suites of rooms on each floor, and each is perfectly isolated from all the others. The entrance Is thro...
Hard-Wood Floors. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
Hard-Wood Floors. If you have hard-wood floors, or the simply stained and shellacked pine, the whole beauty and freshness of the room will depend on their being kept bright and free from dust; sweeping with a hair broom every morning and washing once a woek will secure this, except in long dry spells, or If there Is much coal dust In winter, when a damp cloth must follow the broom when the latter is insufficient to remove the dusty appearance, but never in this or any other case allow '.he damp cloth to replaco a broom. Too many servants think they need not sweep floors or oilcloth if they are going to wash it; the result is a cloudy, half-cleaned look. Once In a while, every fourth week perhaps, the water used for washing stained. or hard-wood floors should be hot, and have a tablespoonful of turpentine and the same of oil In It, the cloth be wrung out of this and used to wipe tlie floors. Light-wood floors, ash, etc., aro brightened by the use of skimmed milk instead of water. — C...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
Special Announcement. We would call the attention of tbe building publlo to our unequalled asMrtm.nt of FINISH LUMBER, . And al»o to onr facllltle. for drying and keeping dry our extensive and varied stock of Fine Hard Woods, Floor Boards, Etc. Our patron, can always feel a-ured of DMLCMBBB tariit of v. BKINO DRY. lo the matter of prices we are iv a pcltlon to meet tbe market and .hall do ». A call at our yards, 336 Main .treat, will oonvinee you of the correctness of our statement. Very truly yours, GEO. 1717. GALE, WILLIAM B. HOLT, House *** Painting, GKAININO, QLAZIHO, WHITENING. KAI,BOMININO ADD TINTING. It Chareh Street, Cambridge. Mnu.e 8 1-2 Acacia Street. Satisfaction guaranteed In all case.. Order, may be left at either house or shop, and will receive prompt attention. Ansel Xavier, CARRIAGE PAINTER, 410 Main St., opposite Cherry. OBDIKB PROMPTLY ATTKNDKD TO. Work done in a satisfactory manner and at a reasonable price. M. F. TRACY &amp;SON, Planing and Moulding MIL...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
Desirable Property FOR SALE. Mr. Charles X. Tibbetts, being about to io to California to reside, offers his Residence, Hones, Carriages, Furniture, Ice Privilege and lee House for tale at a bargain. The House la situated at the corner of Head street and Cogswell avenue, and numbered 30 Mead street; contains ten rooms (including bath-room), furnace, oemented cellar, gas, .oapstone .Ink In kitcu»n, washroom with soapstoue tube, water oloset In cellar, kitchen range, and all the conveniences that could be asked for; with 4,600 feet of land. The Furniture consist, of many desirable pieces of modern design. Also to be Kid: A Lot of Land, In th. rear of the house, containing 15,000 feet, on which I. situated a shed and .table, with accommodation, for aaven hones; artesian well on premises; situated alongside the Fitchburg Railroad, with side track running close to land, making an excellent opportunity for manufacturing purposes. Several horses, harnesses and carriage, are Included in the ...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Tribune — 23 July 1887
PAPER HANCINCS, PAINTS, ARTISTS' MATERIALS, Varnishes, Oils, Brushes, Window Class. Sy-Full llnea of tbe above, In new and fresh goods, can bo found at the store of the undersigned. FIEST-OLABS WOKK SOLIOITED AHD SATISFACTION GtJABANTEED. HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTING, PAPER HANGING, KALSOMINING, AND INTERIOR DECORATING. W.J.EDWARDS, 16 AND 22 BOYLSTON ST., HARVARD BQ., CAMBRIDGE. SHOP le. STORK x». ~~~ j|fr CARL JTCORLIN ]&lt;!?*&amp; AU Ends of Roofing, J* uavk a And Uuarantces Satisfaction. nllgUl KOOf. lMli f wlt'i H. F. PEAK fi&gt;r eight years (during the Foreman), I am well reoommended by Carpenter., ' ■ i., . , . Builder, and Architects. Your patronage solicited. Mill Street, foot Holyoke, Cambridge, E . 1717. EMERSOIV, GRAINING' uUUSL rAlll'lLll, HANGING, 211 North Avenue, North Cambridge. Estimates Furnished. Residence—Broadway and Clarendon Avenue, West Somerville. FITCHBURG RAILROAD LUMBER YARDS, " J. SEWELL &amp; CO., Crescent Avenue, off Walde...