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MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. WnDstsDii Evaxixe, Feb. 2.1887. Tbe regular meeting of the Board wu held thit evening, Mayor Bustell in the chair.. PETITIONS PaaSINTKD AND aIFIB—D. The petition of Annie Grant tor compeosation for injuriet received by falling on an icy sidewalk in Hastings street, was referred to the committee on claims. The petition ol (tbe Father Matbew Total Abstinence Society for a license to give entertainments in St. John's Hall, on tbe Bth and 9th inst., wu granted. Tbe petition to construct a driveway i~CBo. 32 Elm strut, wu referred to the standing committee on roadt aod bridges. A comma nication wu received from George G. Wright, complaining that tbe Cambridge Railroad Company it occupying with its tracks mo-caapece in Duntter street than was granted in 1859 and in 1863, and that it encumbers tbe street with its ears and ploughs to tbe interference ol public travel. The matter was referred to the standing committee on roadt and bridges. A co...
THE NEW BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
THE NEW BRIDGE. The following petition was presented in the House on Wednesday by Representative Benniok: IVlbct Heme oiA/- Semette and Homo- of gisiuatfa tiers e/Ike Cemmeemmeealtt c.f Maitach nmttSM, in Ontctra! ( mirt assesmmU ,/. The uii.lcisiitiiccl petitioners, citizens ef CamH—aw, I—pa tfully ronresonl that necessary and cc.iu.-mcnt .c ill 111 ii hi. Mti.-ii with Boeton is hindered and Impeded by the Charles Btvet basin, and theiet..re piay that tbe lines of Huston and Can—l—gs be authorlaad and lagaliod la furnish an aveaae of c-ciiuiiiuiiicalieeii across nM basin. Charles 11. s luiidcrs, l .1. s. Sawyer, Frank A. Allen, Henry .I."Wells, PWU 0. Pccrler, I K.lwin 11. Hale, Walter S. Swan, I Cha*. T. Mussel] Charles C. Kcal, Khen Snow, -Moses II Host, I tieci. S. Saundeis, Ueorge F. l'ipc-r, i F. 1. Chapman, William Kt_ball, | Frederick Worcester F.diiiiuid Iteardcii, l .lames M Hilton, Wm. X. Hiissell. Henj. X. TUton, Wm. T. lilchardson, | ,l,,hu J. Bright .I.ilin L. UUdreth,...
"Harnessed Lightning." [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
"Harnessed Lightning." On Tuc-d.iy evening, at Union Hall, Prof. Ceorgc 11. Ilartwell interested the citizens of Cambridge in .1 happy manner, by giving some veiy successful illustrations of electricity as applied to practical commercial pmposes. Commencing with the first discoveries of the element, and a glance at the theories iv regard 10 it,held by such philosophers a* Volla, tialvanni, Sir Humphrey Davy, Franklin, Morse and others, he came down to the great scientific applications of Edison at the present time. First he gave tin iuteresfiug series of pictures upon a screen by the aid ol the electric stcrcopticon, of 2000 caudle power, showing how electricity may be adapted to many ucw uses. The application of the electric light by the arc or the incandescent systems was shown, thereby testing the safety of the latter one. Sewing machines, pumps, mills, etc., were then operated by the clement. The Wcslon and other systems of strict aud d-.meslic lighting were illustrated. He expl...
OLD CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
OLD CAMBRIDGE. —Valantines are now being conspicuously displayed in tbe tbop windowt. —President and Mrs. Eliot while abroad will ! travel extensively on tbe continent. —Mr. Henry Dixon Jooet, who gave np hit position at Harvard University to go upon the stage, hat been playing lor several weeks with Mr. ! Frank Mayo in "Nordeck," and bad it not been for other engagements would have remained with ; him in the role of Leo through tbe West. i —Mis* M. R. Jones, the successful confectioner | *nd caterer o! Harvard square, it alwayt in demand to supply parties witb ice cream and furnish collations and banquets. At her store plain and : fancy cake and pastry can always be found in greet variety. —The marriage of Mitt Gertrude Blake Hill, 1 daughter of Mr. F. Stanhope Hill, editor and pro- ! prietor ol the Chronicle, to Dr. Lawrence Montgomery Stanton, will occur at Christ Church on ; Garden street, on Tuesday, Feb. loth, at 12 ! o'clock. —Mrs. John Gibson of Sparks slrtet, gave a recepti...
The Cambridge Railroad and its Employes. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
The Cambridge Railroad and its Employes. — ■■- c ■i ■ v. ... m c.ve|euc,cccij nee lo ihe requests leccntly made by their employes, which weie embraced io the following schedule: 1. That all conductors ami drivers be paid $2 per day. and that HI hours constitute a day's work to be I dime In U consecutive hours. 2. That hostlers receive $10 per week, 10 hours to e.cnstitutea days work, 20 cents per hour for extra work, and every other Sunday off, and that no man take care of more than 13 horsts. 3. Feeders $12 per week, mixers 512 per week, haruess cleaners sio.aii i*r week, car washers it-' pei week, watchmen $12 per week, switchmen ¥12 per week, towboys $:i per week, and men $10 per week. I. That the company furnish men to clean cars at night, till lamps, etc.,as Is done now. 5. That employe, shall ride upon their badges, and may ride on either platform. 6. That whenever any employe Is discharged, he or bis representatives shall be told the reason, If he desires, except when it invo...
Cambridge Directory. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Cambridge Directory. The thirty-sixth annusl number of the directory, published hy W. A. Grecnough &amp;Co , has been issued for 1887- The publication consists of 656 pages, lslB more than contained in its predecessor in 18S6. The hook contains 26,180 names, an increase of I,l'i? over last year. It teems with much valuable infoimation, which appears to have been carefully gathered by tbe canvassers employed by the firm. The "book is now ready for delivery and should be in every business office.
Washington Letter. Washington, Jan. 31. 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Washington Letter. Washington, Jan. 31. 1887. With tbe National.Woman's Right* Association in convention here, with a National Convocation of the W. C. T U.. of which Miss Frances Williard it president; with a Catholic convention; tbe social season st its height, and Congres* struggling with a dozen itnpot taut questions, the past week at the Capital has bun al tbe same time interesting and and amusing, serious and gay. The woman suffragists came and fongbt and failed, just as tbey have been in the habit of doing for tbe put nineteen successive winter*. But they again condemned tbeir oppressors, cherished their faith and renewned tbeir vowi. They arenas enthusiastic, resolute and hopeful v in years gone by, and Ihey are jubilant over tbe fact that sixteen Senators voted lor tbeir pro* posed Constitutional amendment allowing people to vote regardless of sex. They claim tbat eleven more Senators would have voted In their favor bad they been in the Senate Chamber wheu the amendment was...
Institution of a New Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Institution of a New Lodge. Last Monday, Cambridge Lodge, No. 10, Independent Order of Odd Ladies, recently formed iv this city witb 116 charter members, was formally instituted. The ceremony took place in Odd Fellows' Hall, 548 Main street, not less than 400 ladies being present. Visitors connected with tbe Order were in attendance from Worcester, Somerville, Charlestown, Boston, Hyde Park, East Boston and other places. The services of institution were conducted by Mrs. Tbalia G. Higgins of East Boston, Bight Worthy Governess of the Massachusetts Department and snite, assisted by Mrs Sophia H. Parents, Bight Worthy Lady Conductress. The ceremonies began at 10 o'clock A. M., and were continued unlil 7 o'clock P. M. Those who were privileged to witness the proceedings pronounced them to have been quite impressive. During a brief recess at 1 o'clock, a collation was served, provided by the Lodge in Grand Army Hall, 573 Main street, after whicb the exercises were resumed in Odd Fellows...
A Pleasing Reception. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
A Pleasing Reception. Councaman Oliver H. Damn, who resides at No. 681 Main street, tendered a reception on Thursday evening to tbe Young People's Alliance, connected witb the Harvard Street M. E. Church. The host provided a very pleasing entertainment lor his guests, having the Cambridge Orchestra, W. E. Thomas, director, to supply the instruments! music. Doriag the evening. Miss Maud Durrell, 12 years ol age, daughter of Mr. Durrell, favored with several piano selections. The company found much enjoyment in social converse and singing, and before departing partook of a very fine collation.
Surprise and Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Surprise and Presentation. Mr. and Mrs. O'Donnell of East Boston, were agreeably surprised one evening of last week, by baring a large party of friends, for the most part from this city, call on tbem at their residence, No. 225 Border street. When the company had gat seated ex-Alderman Corcoran, on behalf of the friends assembled, presented the host and hostess with a beautiful album and an elegant photograph of the latter. The recipients, who were thoroughly surprised, returned thanks in fitting language and hoped that all would enjoy tbeir visit. The evening wa. delightfully passed in listening to singing by the Excelsior Quartette aod others, and in social converse- Among those present were Mr. Frank Ferris and wife, Mines Carroll, Mr. John Kenney and many others. The party from Cambridge made the trip to East Boston in a barge and bad a jolly good time. Much credit is due the Misses Carroll of Charles Biyer street, who were the promoters ol the affair, for tbe efficient manner i...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
—Mr. J. W. Hope was the recipient of a genuine tnrprise presentation at the machine shop of Messrs. Kendall &amp; —oberts, where be is employed, on Wednesday, when be was presented on behalf of the employes with a handsome and valuable French mantle clock, the presentation being made in a very happy manner by Superintendent Charles H. Parker. Mr. Hope responded pithily, bat nevertheless feelingly, as he wis taken somewhat at a disadvantage. Mr. Hope was married on the 26th nit., to Miss Minnie J. Black, and tbe presentation was a slight testimonial of tbe esteem n whi rb the worthy couple are held.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
EASTERN MARKET, HEADQUARTERS FOB Beef, Lamb, Mutton, Poultry, AUO, arVeftJh, Stw**&gt;*e*f aeeVaf Smit JaVewafa, Hams, Pork and BuM*es, A Large Assortment of Canned Goods. Full Line of Vegetables. Best Creamery Batter at low price. O. O. PUKDT, Proprietor. 471 MAD, STREET, Oambridgvjport. C. E. BARTON, 280 Broadway, cor. Elm St. Hat a Large Aasortment of Tin, Glass &amp; Crockery W-Aa-IfcE, Whioh he U Selling at BOSTON PRICES. A Large Stock of FAMILY GROCERIES. Water Pails, 10 cents. Tumblers, SO ets. down. C. E. BARTOW, Oor. Broadway and Elm St., Oambridgeport. (BoaaeU't New Blook.) Special Jargains. We offer for the next ten dayt special bargain* In Tea and Coffee.; NEW CROP TEAS. Finest Garden Formosa Oolong Tea, 09c. lb Extra Choice Formosa Oolong Tea, 60c lb Choice Formosa Oolong Tea, ate. lb EugUah Breakfaat Tea*, 40, 50 and 80c. lb All lovers of a good enp of tea should try our New Teas. COFFEE. Very Best Old Got. Java Coffee, 38c. lb Mocha and Java Coffee, 30...
EAST CAMBRIDGE. ... at Institute Hall. A Pleasant Occasion. Presentation. Serious Loss of Property. Ward Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
EAST CAMBRIDGE. ... at Institute Hall. A Pleasant Occasion. Presentation. Serious Loss of Property. Ward Gossip. A aaaawa eaacarl waa given ia Inititute Hall aaal Oaaaay eveaiag- under th* auspice* of tbe 1-at***** llhltlii dab. Thar* was ia attendance a larga aad aaaaaxawawa aaaaaaaa whoa* applauee watch eaty «ncorea would (till, lengthened out waa prograam* luatiilmahry. Tbe concert w*t tamaad by Mr-if. P. Carmtcbael, who rendered wiry aaaaaaaaty a piano selection. Hist Josie fXßriaa followed and taag pleasingly that gem "My Qanahr btaad Home." Mr. Joaepb Kelley acxtgavea ft?* solo la food ttyl*. Mr A.J, Duraa aang Dixey't "It's Englith you know." Mr. John Got ansa, always * favorite, rendered "Aw* Maria" aa th* dariooet ia hit atual finished aaaaaar. Mr. A. J. Kaafe gar* several declamatvawa ta ta* tatttfnetaon of all. Mailer WilUe and Mia* Mamie Murphy captured tbe audience by tbe self pot i manner in whicb they played piano ilaatlt Mr. John Sexton tang the pleating ballad "Awai...
NOTES AROUND TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
NOTES AROUND TOWN. —It ia not "who .truck Billy Pattenon," tut who told the lie to the committee oo police. —The funeral of the late Mrs. Fa-Die Sparrow, wife of Mr. S. Eveielt Sparrow ot W&amp;tertown, an esteemed member of Friendship Council, Home Circle, took place on Saturday I__: from ber husbaod's residence- Key. Mr. Bishop of Salem officiated, assisted by Rev. Mr. Twomhly of Wateitown. A delegation from Friendship Council of this city attended, the council sending &amp; handsome floral offeiinj;. There was also a prolusion of flowers from others, and singing by a mixed quartette. The interment was at Orleans, Cape Cod. —Mr. aod Mrs. George H. Roper, the esteemed Vice Leader and Instructor of Friendship Couur:il, Home Circle, and who have been active workers in tbe circle since it was instituted over a year ago, received a genuine surprise visit from a number of their friends on Monday evening, at tbeir residence, Hotel Monroe, Norfolk street. ■ The worthy coup...
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. —Officer John E. McCrehsn of Station No. 5, has tbe sympathy of many friends in the loss of bis mother who died last week. —Bey. Alexander McKenzie, D.D., preached at the North Avenue Congregational Church last Sunday, and the pastor, Rev, W. S. Alexander, D.D , supplied the pulpit at the Shepard Memorial Church. —A very entertaining Sunday school concert was given in tbe vestry of the Baptist Churcb last Sunday evening. —The children have been having a grand time since the r cent fall of snow, coasting on Waldeo street, from the bridge toward tbe avenue. The incline is quite steep and lengthy. —Mr. Chester W. Kingsley and family will not go to California until spring —The Canadians of this Ward were disappointed in not seeing the visiting tobogganisls Tuesday morning, as was expected. —The daughter of Bey. C. W. Biddle, pastor of the North Avenue Uuivcraalist Churcb, is reported as being quite ill. —Mrs. Bobert Henderson returned Monday morning from New York, where...