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Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
—Tbis conversaiio. was recently overbeard on tbe water side of Beacon sireet: "Good morning Mrs. Nouve.a-Kicue." "Good morning, good morning, Mrs. Pilgrim-Puritan. "Did too know my daughter w.s engaged ?'• "So, indeed, 1 did ' ■ot." "It. true; we beve just sent to P.rit by cable to orier ber bridal trousers.'' —"Tbis will last ont . nigbt in Ruasia when j uighu are longest tbere," he said, clapping bis « hand over tbe aching tooth. Bui * Irieod suggested Solvation Oil, and be was fast .sleep in t twenty seconds. Price 2.3 cents a bottle. e —Willing to reduce expenses,—Mr. Overdrew * (leading ahoppiair list) — Bonnet, shoes, shoe battons, gloves, silk for dress, trimmings, cerriagebat. etc , etc. Don't you Ibiok you can cut it * -«UUle_my dear? Mrs. Overdraw-Certainly, my love j I know bow hard it is for you to get money now. I can get along without the sboe-buttons ju.t as well as no!. —Hood's Sarsaparilla baa cured Ibousands of ceases of rheumatism. This is abundant reason for ( be...
Miscellaneous Items. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
Miscellaneous Items. Six hundred and four B. C. dates the secession of Nebuchadnezzar. While excavating in Rome a house declared to be of the third century has been discovered. King John of England signed the great Magna Chart* on June 15, 1215, at Bunnymede. In England at the time of King Edward, 1327, there were three written languages lv use, Latin, French and English. During tbe eleventh century musical notes were Invented, windmills were first used and clocks with wheels were introduced. The Pinta was one of the three little vessels with which Columbus set sail for America from Palos, Spain, on the 3d of August, 1492. The Pinta was commanded by a famous Spanish navigatior, Alonzo l'lnzon. Though the State of Greece did not support schools, yet daily school-going was quite general, the boys alone went to school, however. The whole education of a Greek youth was divided Into three parts, grammar, music and gymnastics. The pyramids is a general name for the sepulchral monuments of...
Listening to Davy Crockett. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
Listening to Davy Crockett. No quieter or more gentlemanly person did I ever meet than David Crockett. He came slowly lounging Into the venerable office of the "National Intelligencer" one severe winter afternoon, when and where X was industriously warming my little boy body all round the small, square stove. There was a vacant chair near me. He took it with solemn deliberation. Then over the flat stove-top he extended his big rough hands. "Cold," he said. Nothing more for a long while. I looked up at him—looked Intently; for this was an uncommon comer. A large form—to my boyish idea gigantic—a great, strange head, down either side of which, from a middle parting, fell long black hair. Something savage about hhn, yet a most gentle savage, as if he could fondle a baby, pet a puss, and even cry very heartily, being moved by proper circumstance. My father, present, of course, for he "belonged to the office," observing my amazement, found opportunity to whisper in my ear, "David Crocket...
Accidents [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
Accidents and how to deal with them, and other valuable medical information, will be found ia Dr. Kaufmmn's greet Medical Work; elegant colored plates. Send three 2 cent stamps to pay postage to A. P. Ordw.y &amp; Co., Boston, Mass., and receive a copy free. —"P., wh»t ii * lavage ?" "A lavage, my ton, il . man wbo occupies two whole seats iv a railway car, while tome poor woman with * sick baby bat to staud up." —"Take the boll by Ibo hornt" ii an old adage, but you take Dr. Bulls Cough Syrup by Ihe leaspoonful A few drops for a cbill. One bottle will save lbe lives of . family. For cough, colds, broocbitit, etc., it n excellent and safe. —Show me * father who fence, bis home around with God's commandments, tod ligbtt it up witb domettic comforts and pleasures, and anchors himself to bit home, and I will show you the best kind of restraint from dangerous erening resorts—A clear sain adds to tbe beauty of • fine face, and often lends t charm to homeliness. To beautify your c...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
LoOKOlJTfc*-ißii«|§. /*v and TKefoflowinb stamii on every lid Uil ItXe. of the 'Jenuihe. ' ySOm carta esty / ftjHjwaaMKlllll TOBACCO / rW is made more 101 11■ f rom the tobacco I BEST Than any leaf for offier I &amp;h4 chewintS mJLarJp \m "y ff y H onl Y S )m i lor d n d CHEWING felucca camAs^ ita/ be Oood for SMOKINQ. \t; trial ik . \n*K HON ESTYI sold by your decle, \$ / JOHN F\HZER%Mo*S..Manufacturer; LomSVlllZ,Kv\ THE TEMPLE Glove Manufacturing Co. Ladies' and Gents' Kid Gloves MADE TO ORDER AT SHORT NOTICE. Repairing and Redressing . specialty. 10 Temple Place, Boom 32, Boston. Take Elevator. fksT Two rows, the Latest novelty in embroidery. Special discount to the College trade. HOLIDAY PRESENTS AT HALF PRICE. . We .re closing out a large lot of Gents, regular ' $2.00 Slippers, at $1 a pair. Also a large lot of J Velvet Embroidered Slippers , Sl.so,Xeooda, closing at 7S ets. a pair. , Ladies' $500 FBENOH KID for $3.00. LADIES' RUBBERS, 25 CENTS. Lowest Prices in Boston....
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
Insurant;*. Attention, Steal Users! J The explosion nt tbe Middlesex Bleachery call* to mind The American Steam Boiler Insurance Co., of N. ¥. Cash Capital, •900,000, Insures against loss of life and damage to property AT A V«BY LOW RATE. All in One Policy. J. St. Clair WMttemore, 1 -A-tjeiat for Cambridge, 613 VAIN ST., - Over Post Offioe. H. BIRD &amp; CO., Insurance. No. 559 MAIN STREET. ' ~" Royal Insurance Co., LiYerpool. Largest assets of any Company In the United State. London &amp; Lancashire Ins. Co., , Liverpool. Pennsylvania Ins. Co., Of Philadelphia. American Insurance Co., Of Philadelphia. I 1 Citizens Mutual Ins. Co., Of Boston. other Insurance 1 Companies represented. 1864. 1886. "T/ke Old and Reliable insurance Agency." W. B.Hastings &amp;. Co. 'Insurance Apts, No. 89 Cambridge Street, Etval Cambridge. No. 7 EXCHANGE PUCE, Boston nroiti tioara In Boston treat 1 to 3 P. af. ORDERS SENT BY MAIL PROMPTLY AT TENDED TO. Losses promptly adjusted ai ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
' fPETROLINEJ POROUSED PLASTER dares Backache, KidneY Biseases, "TfiearnaHsm, EltT" A trial will convince the most skeptical that they are th* best They are medicated with capsicum and tbe active principle of petroleum, being far more powerful in their action than other plasters. Do not be Induced to take others, but be sure and get tb* genuine "Petroline " which Is always enclosed In an envelope with the esgsvlaas of the proprietors, The P. W. P. Co., and directions in tour languages; also seal on front and back of each plaster. Sold by first-das. druggists, at ,5 eentseach. VPEDACURAV CORN PLASTEBB Are tbe best known remedy for hard and aoft corn*, and never fail to cure. Pnce 35 cents. TfiePelegWliitePrepriebrYCa MANVFACrVRSRS, 113 W. Broadway, N. V, U. 8. OF FIRST-CLASS DRUGGISTS. AndiHngh R. Gray, corner of Main and Columbia streets, Diattlct Agent for Cambridgeport. KB For "worn-out," "run-down," debilitated school teachers, milliners, seaiftstresses. housekeepers, and ever-wo...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
eSrV. &lt; SSSI,S^^.7 , E * rth for PU*.- Wm natmmen quickly than anj other ktxnr. nate..SrtaeaeattaV *°T : Rheumatism, NeuraJerla, a cs &gt; *&gt;V SweHlntre. Beat Keck. EnSeei aaaeT - Cut? lanatav ESmtfWm am\K°f PlearasT. Boras, neat beta*. El ■Back^cha^OalfieTrSotTThroeft; Taal bsbu seal Sciatica, Woanda, BstaSea*. oa - JaZSFfT raoaandl. etenaton, A. C. Hearer 4s 00, Boa. DR. BOLL'S COUGH'SYRUP For the cure of Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness, Croup, Asthma, Bronchitis, Whooping Cough, Incipient Consumption, and for the relief of consumptive persons in advanced stages of the Disease. For Sale by all Druggists. Price, 35 cents. Sr/ff? Greatest Blood PurijierJfjL II This Great German Medicine Is ■ 111 cheapest and best. 128 doses of SUL--*7*a II 111 PIILK BITTERS for »I.oo,lessthan# 5 | llone cent a dose. It will rare tbew V U mm worst cases of stln disease, trovaM Hj Ma common pimple on the i&amp;ceW !f H Into that awful disease Scrofula. m B HI I 9 SULPHU...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 29 January 1887
Acme Skates, Dark LanterniS Sleds, Sleigh Bells, M Boys' Tool Chests, Ice Chisel|| ' BURDITT &amp; WHITE, 2 and 4 Central Sq., Cambridgeport. BUILDING LOR lleTsPRINfi HILL, SOMERVILLE. ° LAUREL STREET. ~ r ~- -101 ia&gt; ji-j '*o to 'SfcST HO,Ue - * £&amp;?**£" g 2 s S g »&lt;» co it «3 r~* »■ ■ —oo ss —15 101 . us co so —= = Z « * *_ , • • B —= I " • • —m S— p » ■» . • M mt mm, "m ■ * ALEXANDER EOSTER, IS Doane St., Boston, or 45 Laurel St., BomervilU. SOMERVILLE MOULDING CO, Manufacturers of and Dealer* In ALL KIINTI&gt;S OE MOULDINGS D..ra, Wioel.w Fr.nes, Saahe*, Driwer-Caxs. Bracket*, Baa el &gt;awii|, Tar tsttmm, Ble., Oe9.ee* anal relarc. Fiueea Da, Stair material ——mfll 11. I. H. BROWN &amp; CO., Proprietors UHION SQUARE, 80MEBVILLE, - (Eagle Shade Boiler Braiding.) $50,000 TO LOAN n sums to suit, on Personal Property, Furniture. Born*, Carriages, and other valuable .ecurltie»L a* *&amp;** UN LOAN CO., 493 Washi...
ALL BUT. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
ALL BUT. BY ROSE TERRY COOKE. » iCoodby. dear Mary. I hate to have yog go. It's like going into another world, aofiar away. Tell John I never shall be saSkfled till he settles East. I never have qiflM forgiven him fur moving to C'alifottla." *toh, mother, when he's doing so well. ' wt want to go, but he did not get on h*S; a amall salary, and no prospect of a bcSßr, and the children coming!" flyell, well, it was natural, and you cafe feel as I do, being younger; but you wamfo see the children come!" _'£k -_t 3 guess I do!" by that you may guess how I want to Am you." 4-d the old lady wiped her eyes. She w*jjLffe&gt;Rt woman, In a plaid flannel dust-cl-||*sjand poke bonnet. The cloak was odd, and conspicuous, but lire. Watrous did pot care for that, she wanted sonietliUjf soft to cover her dress, something thiT she could shake out of temporary erefiea, and keep on the hat-rack for daily uaei Uiat cloak covered her morning dress whn die went out for daily supplies, and hidJthe...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
—Delays have dangerous ends," tbe immortal William doth declare. Have yon a cold or cough, a hoarseness, or sore cbut ? Beware! Take Dr. Ball's Cough Syrup; don't delay, and all tbecongh and soreness will soon pass away. Get it at once! Yoa may be woise another day.
Inflammable Breath. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Inflammable Breath. There is a brief reference in a recent number of Science to a rem*rkable case in which the breath of an individual, or rather the eructations from his stomach, took fire when brought in contact with a lighted match. *i his case, which was reported in the Medical Record, has called forth communications from physicians by which It would appear that the phenomenon is not such a rare one as was at first supposed. In one case of disordered digestion the patient emitted inflammable gas from the mouth, which, upon analysis, was found to be largely composed of marsh' gas. In another ease the gat was sulphuretted hydrogen. A case i* reported in the British Medical Journal, in which, while blowing out a match, the patient's bieath caught fire with a noise like the report &lt;&gt;f a pistol, which was loud enough lo awaken Ids wife. One evening, while a confirmed dyspeptic was lighting his pipe, an eructation of ga« from his stomach occurred, and the ignited...
Effect of the Charleston Earthquake on the Health of the Inhabitants. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Effect of the Charleston Earthquake on the Health of the Inhabitants. A very interesting communication to the Medical News has been made by Dr. F. Peyre Porcher of Charleston, on the Influence of Ihe recent earthquake shocks in that city upon the health of the inhabitants. In addition to ihe natural alarm and fright which were quite universal, some p&lt; rsons were attacked with nausea and vomiting, which recurred or persisted in several cases for days. Two gentleman on the island eighty miles from Charleston had their eyes filled with tears not to be repressed, but not caused by alarm, or fears for their personal safety, for the danger there was not imminent. Many persons experienced decidedly electrical disturbances, which were repeated upon the successive recurrence of the shocks. These were generally tingling, pricking sensations, like 'needles and pins,' affecting the lower extremities. One gentleman was completely relieved of his rheumatism; another, who for months was...
Private Snow Storms. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Private Snow Storms. In -Guunar,' a tale of Norse life, the author produces a striking effect by narrating that during a rustic dance the close and over-heated room was so charged with moisture from the breatli and perspiration of the energetic dancers,tha ton the opening of an outside door, the sudden inrush of ley air filled the room with a dazzling shower of snow condensed from the vaporous atmosphere. A somewhat similar private snow-storm was lately witnessed at the office of the Hartford Courant. On the top of the building is a large tank containing the water used to run the elevator. The water is pumped over and over, and becomes so hot as to throw off clouds of steam, rising above the building, was condensed; and the tiny drops of water, freezing in the air, fell in a steady stream of minute snowflakes on the roof. It was a simple but interesting result of a well known laws.
Coal in Pennsylvania. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Coal in Pennsylvania. It is not generally known, says a Scranton (Pa.) correspondent of the New York Tribune, that Nicholas Allen was the first discoverer of anthracite coal in Pennsylvania, but such is said to be the fact. Allen moved into Pennsylvania from the Lake Champlain lumber regions and settled on Broad Mountain, where he kept a tavern for several years. He was a noted hunter, trapper and fisherman, and on one of his periodical tramps through the wilderness, in the summer of 1790, he came across a spot where anthracite cropped out at the foot of Broad Mountain. He started a fire there, and when he saw that the black substance burned readily and threw out an intense heat, dug up a little of it and took it home. It made such a good and lasting fire that he and his wife resolved to take a quantity of it to Philadelphia. They then sold their tavern and all its contents, aud set out for the Quaker City with two large wagonloads of coal. Three of their horses died on the way, and...
Greeley's Absent-Mindedness. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Greeley's Absent-Mindedness. ''Stories about Horace Greeley are always interesting," remarked Charles M. Walker In conversation with a reporter. &gt;l The other day I met a proprietor of the Knightstown Banner, who gave me one that has never been in print. "A ne'er-do-well of a drunken printer, always In need ot money, on one occasion went to Mr. Greeley and asked a loan. He told the old man he hadn't worked for several days, and needed money badly. Some kind of a Republican convention was in progress, and visitors were constantly coming and going, conferring with the great editor. Drawing a large roll of paper money out of his pocket, lie gave the printer $5. He met a lot of tbe boys a moment after the interview with the sage, and told them his success. "By Jove," said he, as if a happy thought had struck him, 'I believe I'll play it on the old man.' Back he went into the sanctum, again he was favored with Mr. Greeley's ear and told his story. The sage for a moment looked p...