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RINDGE FIELD IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
RINDGE FIELD IMPROVEMENTS. Superintendent Montgomery says that the residents ot North Cambridge shall have something new this winter, when the large play ground will be flooded and the young and old be given a chance to enjoy themselves In skating and other sports. The park department has made a great effort this year that the pleasure grounds and buildings in the park system shall be utilized to the largestextentposslble by tbe citizens. The bathing beach this year was more extensively patronized than ever before despite the very cool months in the latter part of the season. Now at the shelter in Cambridge fteld the shewer baths are about completed and will be ready (or tbe people of that vicinity in a few days. There will be quite extensive improvements made on that field next year.
A STARTLING SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
A STARTLING SUICIDE. The Cambridge police declare that Henry- Burkey committed suicide Monday morning by banging himseli' with a clothesline attached to an electric MgJit pole. Tiiey will not make an Investigation The man was despondent, without money, and grieving over the destitute condition of his wife of one ye.ir and infant child. Mrs. Uurkey refused to take charge of the body, stating that she was destitute and unable to pay for its burial. She said that her husband was devoted to her, but was out of work. On tlhe body was found tlie following note: "If found dead notify Annie Burkey, 76 First street. East Cambridge, and telegraph W. E Burkey, 8 High street, South Norwalk, CL"
BUILDING PERMITS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
BUILDING PERMITS. 10300—Cambridge Paper Box Co. owner, 79 Portland street, ward four, Donald McDonald &amp;J. B. Bryne builders, hollerroom. 10801—Charlea 8. Vlano owner and builder, 401 Cambridge street, ward one, alterations. 10302—A. M. Houghton owner, 68 _ Garden street; Thomas O'Neil ■■&lt;•'•"- builder, ward eleven, conservatory. 10303—Frank Addman owner and builder, 21A Webster avenue, ward alterations. 10304—John T. Scully owner and • builder, First street, cor. Bent. ward one, wagon shed. 10306—John T. Scully owner and builder,. First street, cor. Bent, ward one, office. 10306—Amanda Varney owner and builder, 23 Railroad street, ward eleven, henhouse. 10308—George A. Proctor owner, 2 Bridge street, ward one; Charlea Essonsa architect and builder, factory,
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
Professor M. H. Morgan of Harvard university gave his third lecture In a series of 15 on the "History of Classical Studies" at Harvard Thursday evening. Prof. Morgan dealth with the French of tbe sixteenth-century period. An audience of several hundred persons was present
DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
DEATHS. DONOVAN—Oct. 23, at 16 Marcella r.treet, Francis Donovan, 43 years. O'CONNHLLr-Oct 28, at 79 Rice street, Mary O'Connell, 70 years. DOHBRTY—Oet U, at 64A Broadway, Margaret Doherty, Infant. HARKANSON—Oct. 24, at 6 Forrlngfon place, Henrlka Harkanson, 87 years. MBRRITT—Oct. 24, at fi Murdock street, James Merrttt, 27 years. BURKAT—Oct. 26, at 76 First street, Henry Burkey, 80 years. O'NBIL—Oet. 27. at 101» Cambridge street, Robert O'Noll, Infant. DOHBRTY—Oct. 24, at 64A Broad street, John Doherty, 60 years.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
TO SETTLE ESTATE We will SELL AT A BARGAIN a 4-Apartment House and about 5.500 square feet of Land, CORNER LOT. ALSO, A 2-ApoHment House of 14 Rooms, and about 2,500 square feet of Land. Both of the above Properties art situated on Inman Sq. Make us an Offer. CUNNINGHAM BROTHERS, 671 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambriaga. P. O'BRIEN &amp; SON, FLORISTS IOSS MANS. AYE, CAMBRIDGE, - - MASS. ' i • JAMES J. SHEA JOHN T. SHEA BHEA BROS. Undertakers Embalmers WAREROOMS, 9 PEARL STREET Office, 407 Gstnbrldge Street. ■b~,a (JAMES J. SHEA, 75 Fifth Street. Residences. } JOHN T SHEA, 91 Otis Street. Telephone No. 62dW.» ! c • - . :.&lt;:':■■ rf- NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER CAMBRIDGE J. FRANK FACET PRINTER 36 Prospect St., Cambridgeport. JOHN F. OOHERTY REAL EST ATE AND INSURANCE Room 8 671 MASSACHUSETTS AVEMUE Cambridge, Mast. JOHN E. HANNIGAN ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR-AT-LAW 60 State Street Boston, Mass. JOHN J. SCOTT COUNSELLOR-AT-LAAV 601 Pemberton Building Pemberton Sq., Boston Telephone...
LOCAL BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
LOCAL BREVITIES. Here we are. All news of whatever nature will be cordially received and is solicited. Send it in as early as possible. The Catholic union reading circle of Cambridge, of which Mrs. Augustine J. Daly, of 51 Martin street, is president, held a meeting last night. The evening was devoted to a study of music in literature developed by a reading - of George Eliot's "Legend, of Jubal,'' by Miss Mary Burke. A brief sketch of the life of St. Cecelia was read. An interesting contribution of musical quotations by all the members was given from Cowper, Shelley, Milton, Scott, Moore and Coleridge. A brief musical program followed. Mis Eliza Ford was the pianist of the evening. The next meeting will be held Nov. 9, and will be devoted to the study of Gerald Grlfttn'B life and works. This club has been organized for seven years and has a membership of about 100 from all the different parishes of Cambridge. A definitely outlined program for the coming year will soon be announced. ...
THE EVENING SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
THE EVENING SCHOOLS. The Cambridge evening schools which began Oct. 12, are doing excellent work. They are to be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings until Christmas. The evening high school Is held In the High School building. The grammar branches are In the Putnam Roberts, Shephard and Webster buildings. A mechanical class In drawing Is In tlhe Central Square building, and a free-hand' class In drawing In the English High School building. A class In civil service has been st the Shepard evening school. This will be a course leading directly up to the competitive examinations which will be held next April. Any young man over 18 may enter tbe course. This is an opportunity tor young men who desire to fit themselves for positions In the postofttce department or the Custom House. Mr. Sanford B. Hubbard, who has the supervision ot tbe evening schools, Is pleased with what these schools are accomplishing lor the mixed element of toreigners who are taking advantage of them. Among t...
FOR MONTGOMERY AND NICKERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
FOR MONTGOMERY AND NICKERSON. Two large and enthusiastic rallies in the Interests of James A. Montgomery, candidate for senator, and William P. Nickerson, candidate for representative from the first Middlesex district, were held on Thursday evening. At tbe rally held in the Sacred Heart Temperance hall, Mt. Auburn, Ward 9, William F. Brooks presided. The speakers were Mayor John H- H. McNamee, Samuel F. McArthur, candidate for representative from the fourth Middlesex district, Francis P. Curran, Charles H. i .mrston, James H. Montgomery, candidate lor senator, William f. Nickerson, candidate for representative, and others. At the rally held in Francis hall on Baldwin street Patrick F. Tevlin presided, and among tbe speakers were Candidates Montgomery and Nickerson, Charles H. Thurston, Henry E. Walsh, John P. Brennan, James M. Shannon and the mayor. The greatest enthusiasm was shown in both places and ever) one felt that there was a splendid chance for both candidates to be elected ...
CHANGE OF QUARTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
CHANGE OF QUARTERS. The Cambridge Young Women's Christian Association, numbering more than 600 active members, have recently transferred their headquarters from 695 Massachusetts avenue to 5 Temple street By this move the entire left side is given over to buildings in which the work of the association is carried on. In numbers 6 and 7 are the headquarters and on the adjoining corner of Temple and Austin streets stands, as before, the Home. The Pray house Is the later addition, and gives a needed place for the meetings of the board. It Is called the annex. The work of the association looks promising lor the coming year, and the new rooms are lending themselves well to the numerous educational classes, which are thoroughly practical. The class In gymnastics, which begins this evening, affords an unusual opportunity, as the apparatus and hall of Dr. Sargent's gymnasium are at the disposal of the association. A devotional service of the association was held yesterday afternoon at the re...
A PLEASANT OCCASION. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
A PLEASANT OCCASION. The Middlesex A. A. of Cambridgeport gave a banquet to their athletes Monday evening at the Qulncy house, about 75 attending. Pros. Robert Law presided. He spoke of the success of the different athletes of the club and thanked the members for the assistance which they bad given him and the athletic managers. After the banquet a literary and musical program was given to which the following contributed: Frank Dorman, songs; John Creedon, song and sketch; Gub Johnson, songs; Charles Knox, Bongs; William McElroy, songs; John Keenan R Frank Dorman, buck dance; EdId Kneeland, songs; John Creedon, stllng solo; Matthew Sullivan, gs; Frank Dorman, chime bells; Middlesex quartet, Messrs. Keenan, Kneeland, Kelley and Knox, selections; John Creedon and James Shea, Irish reel. "Tonoy" Oliver presided at tlie jtlano. Manager McDonough of the baseball team spoke of the success of the team the past season and thanked the members for the hearty support they had given him and the...
ICEMEN CELEBRATE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
ICEMEN CELEBRATE. There was joy supreme at the fourth annual ball of the Cambridge Ice Company Mutual Relief association at Prospect hall, Malta temple, on Wednesday evening. The hall was crowded when the grand march was started which was led off by John McLean and wife, followed by Ernest Graham and Miss Dunbar, James W. Noy and wife Willlam H. Wright and wife, Edward Haberlih and wife, Benjamin Goodhow and wife, Henry Wilson and wife, Emery D. Howard and wife and about 7"&gt; couples. The dancing was continued to about three o'clock In the morning when all. went home tired, but well pleased with their night's pleasure. The following had charge of ths dancing: Floor marsh all, John McLean; ftr.or director, Hiram W. Vlfr cox; assistant floor director. Major Taylor; aids, James W. Noy, Samuel S. Easter, Richard Morris, George Baster, John D. Haron, Ernest Graham, HBnry Wilson, Hugh Rodgers, William H. Wright, Emery D. Howard, .Alex. Garland, Roscoe C. Kimball, Samuel Garland,...
LONESOME JIMMY. A Story of a Great Qualifier Who Never Qualified. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
LONESOME JIMMY. A Story of a Great Qualifier Who Never Qualified. Once upon a time within the classic shades of a great university there man who had acquired the name of Lonesome Jimmy. The reason that Jimmy was lonesome was that Jimmy took himself seriously and no one else could be found in town' who took him seriously. One year when the Democrats were sure winners, Jimmy thought he'd qualify for an alderman and when the caucus votes were counted, it was found that Jimmy had two votes. As no one could Imagine who the second vote came from. It was let go as a mistake of the counters. So Jimmy failed to qualify. When the officers were being appointed' Jimmy got out some printed forms and applied for every place on the list from city treasurer to janitor's assistant and finally was appointed conductor of a watering cart. After holding the job one month Jimmy presented a bill for services at the salary paid for city treasurers and Jimmy got It—(in the neck.) Then Jimmy felt mere loneso...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
CLOSING DEMOCRATIC RALLIES! Monday Evening, Nov. 2, Odd Fellows' Hall, North Cambridge. Ward Room, City Building, Brattle Square. Inman Hall, Inman Square. Cambridge Field, Cor. Cambridge and Willow Sts. Old Car Barn, Main Street, Cor. Sixth Street. SPEAKERS: Hon. Henry F.Hollis of New Hampshire. Gamaliel Bradford. Hon. John H. H. McNamee. James A. Montgomery, Candidate for Senator William P. Nickerson, James F. Aylwood, Edward J. Sennott, Henry F. Lehan, Edward W. Abbott, Samuel F. McArthur and Frederick S. Dietrick, Candidates for Representatives. James T. Barrett, Michael H. Flynn, Jeremiah F. Downey and Others.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 31 October 1903
DEMOCRATIC CAUCUSES. Notice is hereby given that the Caucuses of the Democratic Party in the City of Cambridge for the purpose of choosing candidates for Mayor, Aldermen, Councilmen, Assessor, and School Committee, will be held Tuesday, November 24, 1903. at the following times and places, viz: Ward I—institute hall, Cambridge street, at 4.30 o'clock p. in. Ward 2 —Cambridge Athletic Association han, 621 Cambridge street, at 4.30 o'clock p. m. Ward 3—The Shelter, Cambridge Field, at 4.30 o'clock p. m. Ward 4—St. Paul's A; M. E. church, Portland, corner Hastings street, 4.30 p. m. Ward 6—Red Jacket hall, Inman square, 4.30 o'clock p. m. Ward 1— Odd Fellows hall, 536 Massachusetts avenue, at 4.30 o'clock p. m. Ward 7—Citizens' Trade Association hall, 634 Massachusetts avenue, at 4.30 o'clock p. m. Ward 3—G. A. R. hall, Quincy square, at 4.30 O'clock p. in. Ward 9—Ward room. Brattle square building, at 4.30 o'clock p. m. Ward 10—Observatory Hill club. Concord avenue, near Huron avenue,...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 7 November 1903
THE CAMBRIDGE SENTINEL. VOL. 1. NO. 2. CAMBRIDGE, MASS., NOVEMBER 7, 1903. PRICE THREE CENTS. THE CAMBRIDGE SENTINEL. A WEEKLY DEMOCRATIC PAPER Published every, Saturday at 671 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, (Boston,) Mass., BY THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING COMP'Y, Petition for entry as second-class matter entered at the Boston Post Office. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1903.
A SPLENDID SHOWING FOR THE DEMOCRATS. Gaston Games the City of Cambridge by 964. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 7 November 1903
A SPLENDID SHOWING FOR THE DEMOCRATS. Gaston Games the City of Cambridge by 964. Olney Also Carries the City by 695 Votes, Although Guild Was Behind Only 89 Last Year—A Comparison of the Vote With That of the Previous One. ________ 1903 1902 GOVERNOR LT-OOV GOVERNOR LT-GOV $'* ' _ &amp; S■ $ I' f I t? » t &gt;:•: S ~ 9 a 5 P ' 9 8 S i :;:: : * | : | '•:';' .: ; ;•■ i :■ : S Wdrd 1. Precinct 1 434 41 350 38 323 W «.294 396 36 260 Prectact 2 365 69 266 69 238 362 77 225 362 70 198 Total..."™* ~UO "606 "107 lei ' 767 120 519 757 108 458 n_l?^ 2 ; *ai aa mi R2 29i 436 75 281 436 66 246 Precinct 1 447 66 324 £»* „. „ „. ~. ,„ .„. Precinct 2 363 65 266 41 247 335 51 216 330 48 194 Total ..IS lill9o 10l "SI "1.126 497 771 114 440 Preclntt'l 658 56 452 46 408 545 53 390 545 45 329 Precinct 2 418 57 317 65 288 423 64 304 423 54. 271 Precinct S 427 103 281 92 270 j4OO JOT J199 Total ..1398 *216 1050 "wl "966 1»«8 226 912 1368 201 799 Ward 4 Precinct i 426 108 275 112 287 428 1...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 7 November 1903
r Israel Worln of New York was seriously Injured by three young men at Willow and Cambridge streets shortly after 10 o'clock Monday night. Mr. Worln Is stopping at 158 Willow street, and was on his way home, when the ) three men, who had been hiding In the &gt; dark, jumped-upon him and threw him ' to the ground, dislocating his right &gt; shoulder. The outcries of Mr. Worm drove the fellows away, while the for- &gt; mer managed to reach his home, and ' from there he was'taken to the Maasa- - ohusetts General hospital, The police ! are of the opinion that robbery was the - motive, and' have a pretty fair de- ' icrlptlon of the men who committed the assault. i 7*