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Death of a Woman of Note. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Death of a Woman of Note. A few yeais since, while stopping at the Hancock House, Canterbury, N". H , we beard of an eccentric sonic whose borne, situated a slioit distance from where we weie located, presented a novel appesiancc, the diflerent rooms Ining decorated io s very attractive manner. We gave our impiessions of the decorations aod tbe woman at the time, in a letter published in the P—MS. Tbe name of the woman was Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Munmouib, who lived alooc in a neat cottage house which she stvlej '-Rest Valley." We were loicchly stiuck by the woman's appealauce, as theie seemed to be dei-p seated grief on her countenance, and it was plain to the observer that sbe wai either a "crank" or there was partial insanity in her actions In our letter !o the Press at the time, we Used Ihe tcim "crank" in alluding to ber. A copy ol the paper was sent lo her by some Iriend ai,d Mi.. Monmoutu alierwards wiote a lon_' leiier to v., in whici', although sbe took exceptions to the term ...
Reduction of Car Fare. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Reduction of Car Fare. The directors of Hie Cambridge Railroad have announced tbeir intention to reduce the fare between Cambridge and Boston, and between Somerville, Brighton aod Boston, to five cents, to go into operation next Monday. The company is t&gt; he congratulated upon the course which it bss seen fit to adopt, and whicb tbe riding public will appreciate. The reduction going into effect on the day preceding the public meeting of citizens in Union Hall, may lead many to believe tbat the action of the directors was in anticipation of severe criticism likely to be spoken at the meeting, but which under the circumstances may be withheld. We have always believed in low fares, and we predict that the company will make more money at five cents per passenger than it could possibly at six cents, for the reason that more people will ride on the lower late. It will be necessary to accomplish this for tbe company to add greater accommodations and not to attempt lo carry at a s...
Musicale. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Musicale. A very pleasing entertainment was given by Mr. E- L. Gurncy and pupils on Thursday evening, Jan 27, at Ihe residence ot Alderman P. Allen Liodsey, 303 Broadway. It consisted of piano solos aud duetts, vocal music aud musical history. Tbe novelty of tbe evening was the cantata of "The Picnic," given by a select chorus. The otber vocal numbers were two songs by Mr H. E. Cheney, and a duet by Miss Gertrude Cheney and Miss Zillah Barbour. The piano selections were as follows: Fanfare Miiitalre, . , . Bohm Miss McKlnnon atnlt.Mr. (liirney. Village Bell, . . . Cloy Frank Dauforth. Selection from "Die NVulkuro," . Wagner Miss Margaret F. Davis. Wilton Waltz, .... Leslie Willie A. Forbes. Roudoletto, .... Burgtnulter Ernest W. Dcnuiuk. Overture, "Taniihauser," , . Wagner Miss Davis and Mr. Gurncy. Ballade, ..... Leybach Miss Nettle A. McKmnon. Mr. (iumcy's musical history was an introductory to the early period of harpsichord music, whic i will be luitber illustrated at subsequent...
A Pleasant Visit. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
A Pleasant Visit. Last Tuesday forenoon tbe students of St. Thomas Aquiuas College visited the Seminary in Brighton, accompanied by Rev. Thomas Scully PR, Fathers alundy and Hickey, aod Prol. Glasmacher of the College. Tbey received a warm reception Irom the president of the Seminary, Rev. John Hogan, Ph D, who showed Ihem through the different apartments, which were much admiicd by the visitors. Oo returning to Cambridge a bountiful repast was partaken of atS'. Mary's parochial residence, on invitatioaof Fr. Scully. The lorcnoon thus agreeably pasted will long be remembered hy tbe students wilh much pleasure.
Temple of Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Temple of Honor. The temperance meeting in Temple ol Houor Hall, on Sunday afternoon, was largely attended. Mr. Malooey, wbo presided, commenced the meeting by reading from scriptures snd invoking God's blessing. Io bis opening remarks be said he was thankful that God led bim iuto the Temple of Houor. He had been a drinking man lor years, hut since bis connection with the order he felt himself to be a changed man in every tense of Ibe word. He loved God and his fellow men and was endeavoring to do what he could for bis own aad others good. Twenty-one testimonies from men who for the most part had beeu in the habit of drinking were put in. A very inleiesling meeting was held. Next Sunday Mrs. Elizabeth Hindsford will preside.
A Testimonial Entertainment and Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
A Testimonial Entertainment and Dance. The arrangements for Ihe entertainment aad social dance, lo be given as a testimonial to Mr. Cornelius O'Counor, in Temple Hall, Wednesday evening, are now all perfected, aod tbe affair promises to be a gland success, socially as well as financially. Tbe several committees have been workiug witb much ecergy aud they ar* highly gratified wilh tbe rapidity with which tbe ticket* have been disposed of. We published last wee k the list of latent, save th* "Pythian Four" of tbe Nemo Minstrels, who have kindly volunteered iheir services, snd will delight the sudience with humurous and sentimental musical renditious. Verncll the Egyptian Juggler, who also will appear, will be sure to prove most entertaining. Tk* Clarendon Quartette will render choice selections dnring tbe evening. Wherever they have sung tbey have always given unbounded satisfaction.
Removal. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Removal. G. H. Wbittier, the well known hardware dealer, has lemoved from No. 507 Main street to better aod more commodious quarters at tbe corner of Douglass aud Main streets, where be now has two stores, which are accessible to each other. In all there is eight thousand feet of floor room, and the stock of hardware, woodenware, stoves, ranges aud kitchen furnishing goods is large and varied. A portion of the premises has been reserved for a repair shop, where a II kinds of jobbiog will be done promptly and at low prices. Mr. Wbittier withes to lhank the public for past favors and solicits a continuance of tbe same. The numbers of the store are now .509, fill and .513 Main street.
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Obituary. As long as hearts are human and bodies are mortal, and grief for ibe death of near aud dear frieuds is natural, and sympathy lives in the breasts of men and women, there wilt be no sight under heaven which will appeal more to the common respect of mankind than a piece of crape, suspended from the bell knob ol a dwelling house. In a modest little parlor in tbe residence of his parents, SO Amory street, surrounded wilh flowers, frieuds and grief-strickened parents, lay all tbat iv as mortal of Timothy C. Horrigan. After a lingering illness of nearly two years he yielded his soul to its maker on Thursday morning, tbe 27th ult. Deceased was an estimabls young man of unimpeacbed character, witb a host of friends who have always held him in tbe highest esteem. He was 22 years of age at the time of his death and was formerly a member of the choir ol St. Maiy's Churcb, and was considered by all wbo heard him a splendid vocalist. The funeral took place oo Saturday morning last, and...
Real Estate Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Real Estate Association. Cambridge, Feb. 2, '87. Au adjourned meeting of the Real Estate Association will be held at tbe office ol J. VVinnett A Co., 623 Main street, next Monday evening, Feb. 7, st 730 o'clock for choice of officers and other business. A full and prompt attendance is requested. Edward Burnham, Chairman.
Married. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Married. CHANDLER—FABYAN-In this city, Ist inst., by Key. James McWhinnie, D. D., Mr. Lewis li. Chandler to Miss Hattie F. Fa by an, both of this city. FITZPATRICK—COWER-In this city, 31st ult., by Key. Franklin Johnson, D. D., Mr. William 0. Kltzjeiiti lek to Miss Mary E. Cower, both.of Newport, R. I. FLYNN-HYNES—In Boston, 30th ult., by Rev. S. P. Belaud, Mr. William Flynn of this city to Miss Margaret Hynes of Bos ton. GOULDINO—QAINES-In Everett, 30th ult., by Rev. Joseph F. Mohan, Mr. Christopher A. Ooulding of this city to Miss Catherine Games of Revere. MAHONKY—DOYLK-In this city, 29th ult., by Key. .lames McWhinnie, D. I)., Mr. .John T. Mahoney to Miss Catherine t. Doyle, both of this city. TOOMEY—MCCARTHY—In Kockport. 31st ult., by Key. D. S. Healey, Mr. Michael J. Toomey of this city to Miss Hannah McCarthy of Gloucester.
Died. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Died. BROSNAN—In this city, Ist Inst., Thomas Brosnau, 41 years, 5 months, 14 lays. CADV—3lst ult., Eva C, daughter of Ashley B. and Augusta E. Cady, 1 mo., 9 days. D A VlS—liiith ult., Curtis Davis, 72 years, 11 months 19 days. I)OIIEKTY—3Oth ult., Mary 8., daughter of John and Ellen Doherty, 9 men., 2U days. FITZUEKALD-29tb ult., Deborah, wife of Edward Fitzgerald, 69 years. HUNTER—3Oth ult., Sarah, widow of John Hunter, 79 years, 9 months, 8 days. lI.SI.EV-29th ult., Charles P. Ilsley, 80 years, 13 days. MAHONEY—27th ult., Timothy Mahoney, 39 years, 7 months, 10 days. McMUKTRIE—Ist Inst., James L., son of David and Eliza McMurtrle, 2 years, 10 days. PRATT—2d inst., Daniel Pratt, 71 years, 3 months, todays. RIVERS-2d inst., Olivia, widow of Isaac Rivera, 67 years, 6 months, 21 days. SMITH—29th ult., Grace A., daughter of Ksthar and the late Thomas L. Smith, 20 years, 7 months, 19 days.
Mt. Auburn. [From an occasional correspondent.] [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Mt. Auburn. [From an occasional correspondent.] Daring tbe past year, this locality has taken on new signs ol lile. One double and two single houass have been erected and occupied, a store has been built and occupied, aud one double house and one single house are in process of erectfcn, aod Knottier rouble house is in contemplation There is still plenty of unoccupied land to build npon. A new p-'nvttion store and a new apothecary store b ivc been opened within a week. Tha citizens are now w, II supplied with business bouses, which arc able to supply all the wants and ills SMhis present life, and peddlers of all kinds abound in profusion. Our fire alarm tower (it needs paint) is useful in announcing the hour of noon, no school, aod the dreaded enemy fire. This js supposed to he one of the healthiest parts of the city, still we are afflicted with diphtheria, congbs, typboil fever, etc. A new street has recently been laid out from Cashing street to Bird's pond, called Cushiug avenue, w...
Law Enforcement Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Law Enforcement Association. A meeting for tbe organization of tbe Citizens' Law Enfoicrmrnt Association was held Wednesday evening in Odd Fellows' Hall, 548 Main street, GeofKe H. Ryther was chairman, and Edward A. Whitman secretary. This association has been formed for the puipose of keeping tbe citizens informed as to Ihe working of tbe laws regarding ibe tale of intoxicating liquort in the city, and of supporting and encouraging the city authorities in ihe enforcement ol cxistiug lawt regarding such sale- The membership already exceeds 800. The association will not employ spotters, but will act llirnugh Ibe police and city antborities. At the meeting on Wednesday evening, a constitution for Ihe government of the organization was adopted, and the lullowing officers were chosen : President, Chester W. Kir.gsley; vice-presidents, Robert O. Fuller and C. F. Wyman; treasurer, W. A. Bullard; auditor, 11. R. Gibbs. Executive Committee—Ward 1, J. J. Mvers, William Lawrence; Ward 2, O. H...
Hello! Central! Hello! [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Hello! Central! Hello! "What do you want?" "I want tbe 'Middlesex.'" "All right." "Hello! What is it?" "Is that yon 'Middlesex ? Yes." "Well, what do you ask lor prime turkeys ?" "14 cents for large young turkeys." "Are tbey good for tbst money?" "They are O. X. Will warrant them first clat-s; just as good as others ask you 20 cents for." "Well send me one about 12 pounds. What do you ask for fowls?" "Will sell onr best fowls 12; cents a pound." "Send me oa* large pair. A'hat do you ask for stesk ?" "Will sell you our best round steak 13 cents, or 2 pounds for 25 cents." "Is it good at such a low price ?" "It is out of good heavy beef. Why, we Will sell you a whole round tor 7 or 8 cents a pound." "Well, scud 4 pouuds of steak. I will try it and if I like it I will probably bay a whole round. Send them early." "Is that all ?'" "Yes." "Good day." "Good day."
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
—Notwithstanding tbe inclement weather on Wednesday evening, there was quite a large attendance at tbe meeting ol Friendship Council, No. 14, Home Circle, Leader Hackelt. Several propositions for membership were received, and a feature of the meeting was the presentation of a , ssjld gold Past Leader's jewel to Past Leader William Davis. Tbe presentation was made in a most felicitous manner by Financier H. H. Perkins, and was happily responded to by the recipient. Past Leader Davit has done much towards building tbe council up to its present high standing, ''just as tbe tide comes in from the sea, without noiso or ostentation," and tbe recognition of hit services it an honor worthily conferred. —The Loyal Temperance Legion met in the vestiv of Wood Memorial Church on Saturday last, aud although few in numbers, on account of the copious rain, was of s good degree of interest, sndT we doubt not, of worth. The treasarer of ihe W. C. T- U-, read a story full of instruction lo the childr...
Sunday Services. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Sunday Services. First Baptist Church, Central Square, Rev James McWhinnie, D.D., pastor.—Preaching at 10.30 A.M. Sunday School, with classes for silages, at •J.3OP.M. Preaching at 7.30 P. M. Young people's meeting Monday at 7.4S P. M. Prayer meeting Wednesday at 7.4S P. M. Mission o» the Ascknsiok, corner of Third and Thorndike streets. East Cambridge.—Morning service. 11. Evening service at 7.30. NoRTH-AVBSItE UNIVIRSAUST CMfRCH —Rev. C. W. Biddle. pastor. Services, 10.30 A. M. and 7P. M. Sunday Sbbool, 12.15 P. M. Cottaoe Street M. E. Cbdrch, Rev. N. B. Flsk, pastor. — Morning prayer meeting at 9.30. Preaching at 10.30 A. M. and 3 P.M. Sunday School 1.30 P. M. Young people's meeting at gPrayer and praise service 7. Harvard St. M. E. Church, Rev. W. H. Thomas, pastor.—Preaching at 10.30 A. M., Sunday school at 2.30 P. M. Prayer meeting at 7.30 P. M. Weekly prayer meeting Friday, at 7.45 P. M. First Parish Church, corner of North avenne and Church street—Key. Edward H. Hall, pastor...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Horace S. Bartlett, Real Estate Agent, —FOR— Cambridge Property Only. Office, Harvard Square. Houses For Sale. Houses To Let. Mortgages Negotiated. Insurance Placed. 7318,-gg Co —Jfor gait. For Sale at a Bargain. a A valuable House, witb 3000 feet of land, three minutes' walk from Harvard College,tin a quiet neighborhood. All modern improve menu, aud in thorough condition. First class furnace, costly chandeliers, and is well adapted fur a respectable private family; was built hy one of the best builders In Cambridge. $1500 can remain on mortgage at 5 per cent. Apply to JOHN LENJiON, 146 Pearl St., Cambridgeport. jan29-l£ TO LET! M House of 9 rooms, with batU room and wash room, No. 10 Lawrence street; good yard; cemented cellar; all in perfect repair; rent »23 per month. Apply to J. H. Webber, 663 Main street. janl—tf FOR SALE. A NEW two story House of 10 rooms, on Grigg l\ street, arranged for two families and basement store. '-',800 feet of land. Price, $2800. 81600 can remain ou ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 5 February 1887
Schools—Musical. MT. ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY, CAMBRIDGE, - . - MASS. FOB BOARDERS AND DAY PUPILS, REOPENED MONDAY, September 6th. For prospectus snd further informatlon address, MOTHER SUPERIOR, Mt. St. Joseph's Academy ANNA M. McAVOY, TEACHER OF THE PIANOFORTE 71 Concord Avenue, Cambridge. MISS ELLEN E. HAWKES, TEACHER OF PIANOFORTE has resumed her instructions since Oct. 1, No. 613 MAIN St., Cambridgeport. Frederick &amp; Anna, Clark-Steiniger Have recently arrived from Berlin, Germany, and are prepared to receive pupils for Instruction in their NEW SYSTEM of PIANOFORTE PLAYING. This system, which was well received snd extensively published in Berlin, greatly lightens labor for the pianist and student; promotes health and develops rapid control of all artistic powers. Apply personally or by letter at 84 CLINTON STREET, CAMBRIDGEPORT. Financial. SMLL INVESTMENTS AND QUICK PROFITS IN STOCKS, GRAIN, PROVSIONS, OIL. ETC . Explanatory Pamphlet (mailed free.) LAURIE &amp; C...