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COMMON COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
COMMON COUNCIL. Mr. John C. Dodge moved lhat a message be sent to ihe Mayor and Aldermen, to request them to return the Report on Public Instruction, &amp;c, which motion prevailed, and shortly afterword the document was brought forth, when Mr. Everett moved a reconsideration of the vote whereby the Common Council concurred wilh the Board of Aldermen in passing snid Report. Mr, Dodge said, this was the most important busineas which had come before them since the organization of the City (ioverninent, and had been ucted upon too hastily, and without due deliberation. He was not present at the lust meeting of the Council. He hnd heard but one voice respecting the measures there proposed, nnd that wus, to carry out tho plans laid out in the Report, would break down oui whole school system. He asked if we were prepared to undo in ibis, the first year of ihe Cily Government, what the school committee hnd taken twelve years to build up. The opinion of the school committee was, he ...
THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, Is still in session in this town, and is now engaged in trials for violations of the license law. Edward McKinnis who was indicted for stealing shoes and pleaded nol guilty, was convicted and sentenced lo 15 days in the house of correction. Charles G. Measure, for passing counterfeit money, was convicted. Not sentetired. James Montgomery, alias Alfred Jones, for stealing money of the Wntthain Bank, as stated in our Inst, verdict (iuilty. Not sentenced. Shipley W. W. Smith nud Francis Smith, alius &lt; Broekenier, for breaking open nnd stealing fiom tbe store of E. Trull of Woburn, and others, three indictments, 4 years State Prison, each. Benjamin Butler, of Lowell, for exhibiting obscene pictures. Plea—(iuilty. Senlcnced lo pay a fine of $20, and to imprisonment in the common jail 30 days. Hollis K. Churchill, of Charlestown, for lewdly and lasciviously cohabiting with Lavinia Cash. Plea - not guilty. Verdict guilty. Ebenezer R. Taffany, Lowell, c...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
COPPER in New Jkrsky.— A correspondent of the New York Lvening Post says, that two veins of sulphuret of copper have been opened in Flemtnton N. J, nnd that since lust-April wilh from nine to twelve hands, nt nn expense of nine hundred dollars, sixty Inns of nro wen. produced, worth #67 per ton, or in nil four ihoiirtaud nnd twenty dollars (4020.) Anecdotes about " Old Roiifih nnd Randy *" ore all the fashion. Allow me to add one" from tho highest nulhoritv." Marcy, it is snid, complained in Tnylot " Ihnt his despatches worn not aullirienllv in detail;" to which the old (ir-nernl replied " that he was sorry for it—that he put into ihrm all he had to say!*' While the Teller nf the Bnnk of the Slate of Now York was engaged in ihe transaction of somn business on Wednesday, n person unknown to the Hank ollieers stepped in nnd took a package containing 82,500 in £50 bank notes. Ho succeeded in making his rscnpn with hi* booty nntl haa not ainco been seen by those who would very much like...
Communicated for the Chronicle. SCHOOLS!-SINGULAR COINCIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
Communicated for the Chronicle. SCHOOLS!-SINGULAR COINCIDENCE. While the cily government of Cambridge hare jusl lie. n deciding to erect .urge school-bouses so as to uc commodate. 240 pupils iv one room, and assimilate the h hoots io the Boston system, B IUM-Ml of Boston, constituted uf 0* coiomiltee un school-houses from the cily council, and uf llie subcommittee of llie Adams school, from ihe school coinniillee, have unitedly reported against instructing so many children iv one toom, und propose lo M diviile 260 twys into thiee or four classes, each under Us own leacWr, (in separate rooms,) undistuibed except by its own noise, uninterrupted by ihe teaching or by the rccitalion of --hers." Besides other advantages which they mention, the com in it lee sny—" Your committee feel convinced by their inquiries, their observalion, nnd tlwir own experience, that from 25 to _W per cent, more study can be secured, uud n gieater, more nuiuruLind inure perfect discipline will be obtained." Th...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
Communicated for tlie Chronicle. Mr. Editor,— Iv the last numlier of your paper, I saw the doings uf llie city government relative to our public schools. Ou looking nt lite chatter, and the statutes of the Commonweahh, 1 am unable to find any enactment which lakes fiom (he school committee and gives to the city council "The general charge nnd superintendence of all ihe public schools," which i« expressly given to the school committee by the lenih section of the 23d chapter of the Revised Statutes. Hyatt examination of the provisiuus of this chapter, which is almost a irnnseiipi of the statute of 1826, chapter 143, the selecting, contracting with, uud employing teachers is given lo ihe prudential committee, and if any school district .hall neglect ur refuse to establish n school und employ a teacher for the same, the school committee for the town, nut lite town itself, may establish such v school and employ a teacher therefor, us the prudential eommiltt-e might have done. Revised Sta...
For the Chronicle. NEW CITY HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
For the Chronicle. NEW CITY HALL. Mr. Editor, —A few weeks since, you suggested some of the " wanttof Cambridge." Now, I would suggest (be propriety of having n. new City Hall, —one that will not only be an ornament, but n source of profit to the cily. I understand the City Council have hnd under consideration, the propriety of additions to, and otherwise altering, ; that barn nf a Mouse they now occupy, so ns belter Ito accomodate them. Belter let the "Old Town | House " remain as ilia, — it iniiy be used ns a i Ward Room : nnd would also be it g-&gt;&lt;&gt;d place fur holding public meetings, for ihe use of the Lvccuin, and fur lectures and '* exhibitions " during ihe winter months. There is a lot vacant now, on Main Street, between the "Central Market" nnd Mr. Douglas's, where a Public Building might be put up, sufficiently large to accomodate nil iho others needed for IM City -Jnvernment. Yes, nnd with a Market or Stoics on the ground floor, enough might...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
Bathing.—Persons who wish lo enjoy a luxury this warm wenlher, hnd better call on Levi llawkes and purchase one of his improved Bathing Pans ; for convenience nnd workmanship they are nol surpassed this aide of California. See adv. New Omnibus.—The " New Line," we perceive, hnvc placed n new roach on the route, every way worthy the honored nnmn it hears—" Edward Everett." The " Whip," 100, is one of th* best. Mntiisr Auni'itN—l-ust week, might truly he said, lo be the "city of the living." May the crowds that visited thnl sacred spot, bear in mind Hint scon they may need such a resting place. Coachna run between Brattle street, Boston, and Mount Auburn, ereiy fifteen minutes. See udv. Ca Mnn i nui. Ciironicm..—We find this sheet a very excellently printed and conducted one. The citizens of the virgin city should give it, na no doubt they will, a generous and pnyiug support. The Woburn Gazette said that. A paper devoted to " the public good, nnd whatever tho editor choscs lo put in i...
POLICE REPORT. BEFORE GEO. W. LIVERMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
POLICE REPORT. BEFORE GEO. W. LIVERMORE. Ji.ltB.—John Ramsdell, recently fiom u w |, of collection, for being drunk, was fined $2and c.„, and was coiou-illcd, in default ol payment, tv |,i, _y quarters. Jonas R. Poland, an inveterate drunkard, who | la by h num.-If and family received much to be sober, by the active benevolence of the Lodlasi Teuiperauee .Society, and on whom almost every means of reformation has been exhausted, wns scut six months to the house of correction. Jui.T 9.—George W. Parks wsb brought up a , - common drunkard, but manifesting deep contrition for his errors nud promising to reform, al the reqi* lt of the complainant, wus ordered In recognize, fee., i ua() . penr ami answer further in two weeks; thtia put on probation. Moses Williams, a person somewhat notorious f or being nut lale ut nighl, nnd the same who wns i n Hiitehmau's lurk-up v few weeks ago, pleaded guilty lo the charge of Mealing » bur of iron from the | )re . tnises ol Dalphin Oslmru; was order...
BRIGHTON MARKET, MONDAY, JULY 13. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
BRIGHTON MARKET, MONDAY, JULY 13. At Market, 730 Beef Cattle, 10 pairs Working Ox- 1 en, 20 fowi and Calves, 1950 Sheep, and 450 Swine. 1 100 Ut! cuttle weie sent lo Providence, 175 beef cat- j-J lie and 300 Sheep remain unsold. | Prick.*— Beef Cattle —A furihrr decline was sub- j] milled in, and we reduce our qoolnliuns—extra 5 60; 3 firs! quality 5h 5 25; second quality 475 a 5 25; H third quality 4 a -t 50 3J I Working (&gt;Ttn —No sales miliced. ■■$ Cows and Catxes— Sales at $20, 2a, 90. 32, and t?36. Thm fliJn nf lots at 1 25, 1 50, 1 84, 2 25, and j Stnne —Two Lift of old hog*4 1-2r; Iwo lots of small pin nl 518nn I 5 3-H. Al relailfroin 510 7c 32H ln-ef entile nnd 450 .wine ennie from Allmnr , over the Western and Worcester It*. Load* in ona *4 (r-.n. — Daily Adv. I
MARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
MARRIAGES. In Boston, 6th, Rev. Reeder Smith, of the M. E. Church, Detroit, Michigan, to Miss Eliza P., daughter of David Kimball, Esq. of Cambridge. In West Cambridge, 2d, Mr. William A. Putnam to Mary Ann, daughter of Mr. Timothy Smith, of Westford. In Framingham, Mr. Elijah Emerson to Miss Sarah Jane Bodge, both of Waltham. In Lowell, 4th, Mr. John T. Dodge, of Lowell, to Helen M., daughter of the late Uriah York, of Waltham. In Portsmouth, H. H. 6th, Hon. Montgomery Blair, Judge of the Circuit Court of Missouri, to Miss Mary E., eldest daughter of Hon. Levi Woodbury, of P.
DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
DEATHS. In Boston, 13th, of consumption, C. J. Howland, Esq., senior Editor and associate Proprietor of the Boston Daily Bee, in the 32d year of his age. In Boston, 8th, Mrs. Susan Champion, 38, widow of Rev. George Champion, formerly Missionaries to the Zulus, in Southern Africa. 9th, George Burroughs, Esq., a highly honorable, estimable and venerable citizen, 89. Mrs. Anne Adams, 35, 10th, Mrs. Lydia C. Blair, 43. Mrs. Mary Dodge. 68. 11th, Mr. thomas Gordon, 46. 12th John F. priest, 60. Mrs. Emeline Adams, 34. In Charlestown, 10th, Caroline A. daughter of James and Eliza Gage, 9 1/2 years. 11th, Mrs. Mary, widow of Mr. Wm. Holmes Manning, 82. In Roxbury, 10th, Mrs. Harriet Perrin, 53. In Pepperell, 10th, Mrs. Hannah Rundle, 73. In Ballard Vale, Andover, 4th, Mrs. Daniel Poor, 64. In Holden, of consumption, Miss Jane Stearns, 22. In Chelmsford, 7th, Mrs. Mary Spalding, 80.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
NOTICE. Persons, having business with the Mayor, will flnd himat the Room of the Major and Aldermen in the City Hall. daily, between the hours 12 and 1, Sundays excepted. BOOKS AND JOB PRINTING, OF EVERY DESCRIPTION, NEATLY AND CORRECTLY EXECUTED, ON THE MOST REASONABLE TERMS, AT THIS OFFICE. ABDOMINAL SUPPORTERS. N. E. TRUSS MANUFACTORY, BOSTON, MASS. James Frederick Foster continues to manufacture all the various approved TRUSSES, at his Old Stand No. 305 [opposite No. 264] Washington street, entrance in Temple Avenue. Aso, ABDOMINAL SUPPORTERS, for l'r.iln;&gt;*ii. I'ten-Hi «• PENSORY BAGS, Km.k Okttk It.» | lloaan*. ft 11.1.1. WsWSmS for deformed feet, lrii*.i-fl repam-d at tn.r hour's nonce. mi.il iniide toaiiowrr i Otliliines as will a* net.. The Mil.and! ( rt ha. m« wnrn a Truss himsrll f. r I went)-the years, and fitted *o mail) for ihe hial ten lisr*. f.rUroifldent in In-tin ul.le n sml till mora llial Dirt) nsnt tntnni. Dr. Fletcher's Truss, and Mar*)-*« Trua*. Df....
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE Engine and Hook & Ladder Companies ATTACHED TO THE CAMBRIDGE FIRE DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHED BY THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN, June 30, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE Engine and Hook &amp; Ladder Companies ATTACHED TO THE CAMBRIDGE FIRE DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHED BY THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN, June 30, 1846. Sec. I* All the companies of the Fire Department shall be furnished with a copy of ihe Act of the Legislature passed March 17, 1832, establishing a Fire Department in the town of Cambridge, of the following Rules und Regulations, und of the City Ordinance for llie prevention of Fires, which copies shall be kept in their respective rooms for meetingß, and the officers and members of the Department shall conform lo all the renuisilions and perform all ihe duties therein required, B_cc. 2. No person who is not a riti-en.or tho I'nited States shull be admitted into the Fire Department, wilhout the special permission of the Mayor and Aldermen. Sec. 8. No person who is under the age of eighteen years shall he admitted into the Fire Department, nnd a majority of llin members of each company attach.*! to the Department s...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
City OrdiDanccs. [No. 14 ] CITY OP CAMBKII&gt;CK. Iu the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-six. AN ORDINANCE For*the Prevention of Fires. Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Cambridge, as follows : 1. No gunpowder idiall be kept within the limits of Ihe city, fxcept in the magazine belonging to the ci.nitnonweidtli, unless live uioc shull lac well wcured in light ca*ks nr canister*. 2. No gunpowder, above lise quantity of fifty pounds, shall t»e kept or deposited in any shop, store, or other building, or in uny chip nr vessel, which shall 1m- within ten rods of uny other building within the city. 3. No gunpowder, above the quantity of one pound, shall he kept or deposited in any shop, store, or other building, within ten rods of any other building in the city, utiles* ihe same be well secured in copper, tin or brass canisters, holding not more than five pounds each, mid closely covered with copper, tin or brass covers, according to llie seventh section ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
owosd at tlie time of assessfntet by the persons charged with tuck taxes, to the parsons by whom the aaid real eslales were owned st lhat time. 8. All personal estate, of which no schedule shall be furnished to th* Assessors, as provided by law, shall be doomed by ihe Assessors. 4. Ths Assessors, if they shall abate any tax, wholly or in purl, shall keep a record thereof iv a book to be provided for the purpose ; which record shall contain ihe uaiaa of the person whose tax shall be so abated, ihe amount of bis tax as originally as* fWMI the it mount abated, and lh« reasons for sneh abatement ; and they shall lay such record before the Cily Comicil in the first week of February annually 6. The Ab_c. M.rs shall forthwith issue tax bill* for all poll taxes a. _es*e&lt;| by them on persons who shall be assessed for a poll tax only, as soon as ihe awoent of such tax in each year can lie ascertained, and such poll tax shall be puid when demanded j and if not so paid to Ihe Collect...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
HOUSE PAINTING AND GRAINING, GLAZING AND PAPERING, ■sf___-_ SIGN PAINTING OF EVERY KIM&gt;, WINK 1.1 lit. _O.T »tA.H..»I.E Tfc. .-, .Mil I, A «ATI»--r.CT.I.Y U...M-H, __ J. ii. _. j. e. niAYEE, Mum Str»-«-l. Ci.uibridM. i.ur(. II U 9— lm* J. A. 1101-MES S C-7, Junction of Main Street, tVuttrtown and Urighton attslt GEN-HAI. AH_OKTM_NT OF WraT INDIA GOODS AND GROCEKIKS. ml |W5 F.IPER. WILLIAM C. DANIELS, Mami f ucliir.r ami 11.r51.-r In PAPER HANGINGS, Hho/rnul. and Retail, Comer of Main .nil Ma,._iu_ .1re.1., Cani-ridi-Port. A s.hml _Miirtnient nf Kouu, I'him-,-. .ml liord.-rs, al way. on liiind, slid tor .ale at tho l.vi: i ,./ Prices. Also— A general a_.orun.nt of rH.K'KEItr uud .I.ASSIVAKK. Call ami H-. m_7_ FRANCIS HOLMES, FOREIOJY AA'D DOMESTIC HARDWARE. Man. Ktreel, Cum hririieporl. j4 -VI_LLIA_-.T HOVEY, Jr. Atfcul for Hit- Slnlf. Mslual Fire liiitirnneCotnpmtr* Offlee, Main Hlreel, Ward _•. * jc tl — FAMILY STORES, Mnrdock's Corner, Main Street, rAMUIIUK-ErORT. rrrCo...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
NOTICE! Strangers Visiting the Cily! AMI ALL OTII_.HU IN WANT OF GOOD Ready Made Clothing! Altf. U-QUC-TSB TO CALL AT Till. QUINCY HALL CLOTHING STORE, OVER QUINCY MARKET! The Largest Clothing Establishment ir. th* City ! o.\ ■ p stoat -.mi. M.v m&gt;iit:ki;iit*&gt;, which rnalili-slhe funner.merliniiii: ..r (mill siiitm In ouri-hnsi- his foods nt llie Low E_Ti'RICI.I.I.I Hi. | ran I.i- i.l, mint,ll,.r l.y Ike niosl . M &gt;rrieoc_-l and ..irewd Inn. r lor mine lhal FAY FOR TIIEIB GOOUB will In-nil..wid 10 1 .NUKHHKI.I. US. Her. y.,a v&gt;UI Olid Hit-1n... st once i.i .hash.kii -the 1.AR.1F.-T I.T.H'K ... ..ltd Iron.- e\ptrl. I.L-...1 ami l.tiliiliil cutter, ami workmen -nil .HI., ,:.!csi_ei! and clerks -uli.l every article of clolllin*. iii-mii i-iisi,- in medium nnd nn.-ifinc,) ncc.-_.ury for » _.iill.in;in s wmdrufif. CUSTOM WORK! Mmle nil in tlie tel ni'iimer. .■._ reranU atyle, lit or wi.rlnmiixliip •taarantceri lv »u.i ..ml m prices ii percent, ...
City of Cambridge. REPORT ON PUBLIC INSTRUCTION AND ON Schools and School Houses, JULY, 7, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 16 July 1846
City of Cambridge. REPORT ON PUBLIC INSTRUCTION AND ON Schools and School Houses, JULY, 7, 1846. The Joint Cuuuniueu on public Instruction, to whom was referred, by a joint order of the Cily Council passed May 11, so much or tho Mayor's Address lo the two branches of ihe city government as related lo the public schools, together with tho "Annual Kepoit of llu. School Committee of Cambridge," for ihe piist year, wilh in. truct.ona to report if nny, und whul, additional school-houses ure necessary to ncconiiimdulo tho schools; and to which committee was also referred, by an order of May 18, n coiiiiiiuniiution from the school committee of the present year, requesting Unit the City Council would take measures, wilh us litllo delay ns possible, to procure a school-room for llie alphabet school iv Ward 1, nml al.-o further accommodations for ihe schools in Wards 2 and 3, have had thet.ul.ject committed to ihcm under consideration, and ns.i leave lo submit the following ur.ro rt. Your com...