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POPULAR HEBREW BOY. Celebrates Bar Mitzvah—Biggest Social Event of the Season Among the Hebrews. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
POPULAR HEBREW BOY. Celebrates Bar Mitzvah—Biggest Social Event of the Season Among the Hebrews. Last Sunday evening about a hundred friends and relatives gathered to celebrate The Bar Mltzvah, or 13th birthday, of one of the most papular boys in Cambridge, Master Jack 7Ammermann, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Zimn ermann of 02 Hampshire street, and well known in business as well as social circles in this city. Generally the event of Bar Mltzvah In a boy's life among tbe Hebrews is a remarkable one, for he Is looked upon and accepted as a full fledged member of the Hebrew community and his active life begins. Master Jack - responded in a happy way of the many congratulatory speeches and wns the recipient of many valuable gifts. Mr. L. Schwartz was toastmaster. and there could hardly be found a more efficient and Jolly one to discharge that duty. Nearly all the guests were called upon to make a few remarks which kept the company in good humor all through the evening, Several ■ vocal nnd Ins...
NEW CAMBRIDGE UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
NEW CAMBRIDGE UNION. There is to be an engineer's union In Cambridge, and as a result of an active organizing campaign by the-Bos-ton engineers' unions and a committee of Cambridge engineers an application for a charter has been made to the International Union of Steam Engineers, signed by ." men. Last night Boston Engineers' Union 10. authorized a distinct local In Cambridge. President Thomas W. Fitzgerald, William It. F. Whelan. E. E. Searle, X. W. Doloff. John McKen and (leorge P. Abbott were last night elected by union 10 as delegates to the gathering of engineers unions in Corliss hull, 00." Washington street, to form a state organization.
THE WOMAN WHO WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
THE WOMAN WHO WORKS. Wtioee fault is It that tbe woman works? If It be a crime or n wrong, ■he is gulltleu, for man's laws hh.y she must not take her own life, and her only choice la between that or engaging in gainful occupation. The persistency with which men critic* Insist upon regarding the woman wage earner aa an Inexplicable problem is a discreditable reflection on their common sense. Since the worker Is everywhere in evidence there Is no difficulty in observing many varieties of her. i ho majority of women wage earners give every Indication of being the victims of adverse circumstances, and only the craziest, imagination could conceive that mlllons of women wonld voluntarily toll In mills and offices through summer's blistering heat, when trees and Held flower, woods and sens seductively beckon to holiday making, or thnt in the bitter weather of midwinter they would brave the terrors of blizzard for a less vital reasn than to keep body and soul together.—Chicago' News.
COURTESY IN THE HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
COURTESY IN THE HOME. There Is no place where there 1 greater need of true, refined, everydn' I predated than In the home circle. Yet \• a bow many households do we see an entire lack of It Ilia husband cornea In tired and surly, hurries down bit meal, gives the cat a kick and departo without one kind word or gracious act to any one. The children are noisy and quarreli some. Tbe mother, tired and nervous, . has only sharp, recriminating words tor her husband 1 , the children and the ; servant. The whole atmosphere appears surcharged with the very quintessence of disturbing and disheartening element*. Let a visitor come In to make a neighborly call, however, and how quickly everything Is changed. Both husband and wife welcome him with the sweetest of smiles and courtesy When the visitor departs, he Is bowed out with the most charming grace and In silver tones Invited to call again. This Is eminently right and proper, but why should not the same consideration prevail among those who a...
ODD THINGS SOLD IN NEW YORK. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
ODD THINGS SOLD IN NEW YORK. Drinking water is sold by the barrel to tramp steamers, sailing vessels and pilot boats. Kisses may be bought occasionally at church fairs. Reduced gentlewomen sell their social influence, acquaintanceship and knowledge of good manners in the guise of chaperons. Superstitious persons buy relics of prisoners condemned to death, and abnormally curious persons buy personal belongings of notorious prisoners from jail employees. Astrologers and fortune tellers sell rabbits' feet, madstoniefe and moonstones. Hairdresses and ladles' maids are frequently offered money for locks of hair from the heads of famous society beauties and popular actresses. The big hotels sell Unspoiled scraps of food to cheap restaurants. Florists sell four leaf clover for good luck.—New York Press.
THE QALITY OF NEATNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
THE QALITY OF NEATNESS. Comparatively few men are distinguished for habits of neatness, yet none can forgive a lack of it in their wives. Yet neatness is one of the rarest of feminine qualities. Early and persistent must l&gt;e the training which carries the girl into womanhood with her "bump of neatness" well developed. Unless inherently fastidious during school days, she Is liable to drift into careless habits which she never outgrows. One girl may have a trick of leaving shoes about her room. As a mere tot she was permitted to do this, and as she grew older the untidy custom was never abandoned, for the simple reason that she hei self did not notice anything unusual about It, and probably nobody elße took the trouble to correct her. Without thinking anything alsuit It. some girls, otherwise above reproach In their personal habits, leave bunches of combings on their dressing tables, while the combs themselves are permitted to retain for days .it n time their harvest of dea...
WHEN TO CLEAN THE TEETH. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
WHEN TO CLEAN THE TEETH. It the teeth are to get ut one thorough cleaning during the day, Just before retiring Is tbe beat time to give It to them, as there are six or eight hours during sleep that the salivary glands are Inactive, and fatty and starchy foods may be lodged between and around the teeth and, bathed in saliva, n partial digestive fluid, undergo decomposition, forming acids which act mor.e or less readily on the tooth structure at the time of Its formation. The salivary glands not being active during sleep, acids are not diluted as during tin- day. A free flow of saliva prevents the had eeffets of acids thus formed.
SCRAPS OF SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
SCRAPS OF SCIENCE. An electric pickpocket alarm has been invented by a man In Manchester, England. The experiments of Muller prove that If mlcrohes be placed lb a gun Barrel the wound made by a bullet fired from It would be Infected by the microbes. Such common substances as sugar glucose and chalk liavlng been found to absorb sunlight nil day and to glv ihonis from the mass and collecting I under water. Commercial phosphorus Is satisfactorily made by mixing tbe finely powdered phosphate material with carbon then, when halted, distilling tho phosand sand In the electric furnace and it off In rays during the night, tbe discovery of some means for rendering these rays useful in Illuminating bouses at night with little expense seems a possibility of, the near future. The thorium atom, universally believed since Its discovery by Beraellus three-quarters of a century ago to be a single and indivisible particle of matter, now appears as the progenitor of five new substances, even more ele...
LOVE IS THE MAINSPRING. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
LOVE IS THE MAINSPRING. Political economists have told us that self-interest is the mainspring of Industry. It Is not true. Love is the mainspring of Industry. It Is love for the home and tbe wife and the children that keeps all tbe busy wheels of Industry revolving, that calls tbe factory hands early to tbe mill, that nerves the arm of tbe blacksmith working at his forge, that Inspires tbe farmer' at his Ipow and the merchant at bis desk, that gives courage to tbe soldier and patience to the teacher. Ersklne was asked how he dared, as an unknown barrister, face a hostile court and Insist on his right to be heard. "I felt my children," he replied, "tusglng at my robe and saying, 'Here Is your chance, father, to get us bread.' " It is this vision of the children dependent on us that inspires us all In the battle of life—Rev. Lyman Abbott In Atlantic.
RIDDLES AND THINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
RIDDLES AND THINGS. Can April March? No, bat June May. 'When is a man thinner than a lath? When he is a-sbaving. When does a chair dislike you? When It cannot bear you. Why is a sheet of stamps like distant relatives? Because they are only slightly connected. Why is a whale like a water lily? Because it always comes to the surface to blow. What Is better than presence of mind in a railroad accident? Absence of body.
THE VALUE OF CHARCOAL. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
THE VALUE OF CHARCOAL. Nearly everybody knows that charcoal Is the safest and most efficient disinfectant and purifier In nature, but few realize Its value when taken mto the human system.for tbe same cleansing purpose. charcoal is 11 remedy that the more you take of it the better; it is not a drug' at nil. but simply absorbs the gases and Impurities always present In the stomach nnd Intestines and carries them out oT the system. Charcoal sweetens the breath after smoking, drinking or after eating onions and other odorous vegetables. Charcoal eectually clears and Improves the complexion. It whitens the teeth and further acts as a natural and eminently safe catbnrtlc. It absorbs the Injurious gases which collect In the stomach nnd bowels; it disinfects the mouth and throat from the poison of catarrh. All druggists soil, charcoal In one form or another, but probably the best charcoal and the most for the money is In Stuart's Absorbent I-ozenges; they nre composed of the finest powfler...
HANGNAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
HANGNAILS. Fingers that would otherwise be pretty are often disfigured by Imng- •alls. Nothing can well be uglier than that* little red tags of flesh at the corners of one* nails. Sometimes they are caused by pushing the skin down whan it it dry or using a sharp instrument, like tbe edge of a pair of scissors. When the skin has grown upon the nail soak the Anger tips in warm water for five minutes, then push it. down gently with the towel. If one makes use of this gentle process two or 'three times a day or remembers to dry the ends of the fingers by robbing down instead of up, tbe nails ought to keep a good shape without the danger of making hangnails.
A WHITE SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
A WHITE SOUP. Harper's Bazar recommends tor the soup course at a luncheon this white soup made from almond milk: Blanch half a pound of Jordan almonds and ton bitter almonds and pound together in a mortar, moistening from time to tune with milk, until a pint has been used. Strain through a fine cheese cloth. Scald three cups of milk with two tablespoonfuls of sugar and half a teaspoonful of salt. Stir In the almond milk and continue stirring until it Is hot, when serve at once with croutons. For these, cut thin rounds of bread one Inch in diameter, arrange on a baking sheet and sprinkle with fine sugar. Melt the sugar and glaze the croutons in a hot oven, repeating the process on the other side of the croutons.
MARRIAGE AND MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
MARRIAGE AND MONEY. Here is what a writer—a man—aays in one of the leading magazines about the cynical statement which Is so often made now-a-days that marriage la "a business transaction": So far from accepting the theory that "nlarringe is to be regarded as a business transaction, I should claim it to be one of the best means of securing happiness in married life that young people should not only love each other warmly, but should begin poor, if possible, and thus have the discipline of mutual sacrifices and the pleasure of making their way upward in prosperity by gradual steps. It is one of the merits of uman nature, or at least of American nature that a young girl may be brought up to every luxurxy, and may still, after marrying the man she loves, take a positive delight In sacrificing for hia sake all her previous ways of living; and she will do the honors of the log cabin as if It were an ancestral hall. I know a young girl conected with a fashionable family, a person of whom ...
CONCERT AND DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
CONCERT AND DANCE. A concert and dance for the benefit of Jack Frawley was held In Prospect Hall. •Ihuisday evening. About 100 couples were present. Mclnnefs orchestra furnished tbe music for the evening. The floor was in charge of Harry McKenna, assisted by the following aids: John Kelleher, W. Wish. W., McCarthy, Parker Hare. D. Crowley, Willlam Murray. Edward Gordon, Thomas Toomey, William Oraney. John OToole, Michael Nngle,-(Jeorge Coffin,.T. Glennln and James Toomey.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
The late Thomas It. Reed's portrait was painted by Sargent during the last year of his services'ln Congress. When It was brought to him he looked at 'I critically. He noted the protruding lips, the faithful reproduction if nls florid complexion, of his flabby cheeks, of his ponderous neck. His eyes narrowed between the lids, and there came a cold glint in them. Then, pursing - » lips as was his wont, he is said to -.e remarked: "I hope that my ..est enemy is satisfied now."
COULD LIFT A TON AND A HALF. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
COULD LIFT A TON AND A HALF. A Scotchman, said to be the last of the Stuarts, was possessed with an eatraordlnary strength, from which circumstance he got the byname of Jemmy strength. Among other feats, he oould carry a 24-pounder cannon and had been known to life a cart toad of hay weighing a ton and a half nsoa his back. Many a time he took up a jackass and, carrying It on his shoulders, walked through the tollgate.
UNCHANGEABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
UNCHANGEABLE. "I'd like to exchange this," said a woman who the other day entered a retail bookstore. The clerk unwrapped the bundle and glanced at Its contents. "I'm sorry, madam," he said, "but we can't do It." "Why not?" she cried. "You've always exchanged books for me heretofore." "I know," replied the clerk politely, but (Irmly, "but we can't change this. It's The I,eopard's Spots.' "—Philadelphia Press.
HELD IN $3,000. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
HELD IN $3,000. Edward A. Reagan, charged with manslaughter, in! causing the death ot Kdward Carry on Dec. 7, was held In J3 000 for the March term of the grand Jury by Judge Almy yesterday morning in the district court Curry is alleged to have been struck by Reagan while standing at the corner of Seventh and Cambridge streets. He fell backward and struck his head on the curbstone, which caused contusion of the brain. He was removed to the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he died two days later, never recovering consciousness from the time he fell.
LEGAL NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Sentinel — 19 December 1903
LEGAL NOTICE. COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS. MIDDLESEX, ss. PROBATE COI'RT. To the heirs-ut-law, next of Ulu. creditors, and all other persons Interested in the estate of JOHN C.VIIILL. late of Cambridge, In said County, deceased, intestate. Whereas, a petition has been presented to said Court to grant a letter of administration on the estate of said deceased to M.yHY T. OAITILL, of Cambridge, in the County of Middlesex, without giving a surety on her bond. You are hereby cited! to appear at a Probate. Court to be neld at Cambridge. In swld County of Middlesex, on the fifth day of January, A. D. I!HM. at nine o'clock in the forenoon, to show cause if any you have, why the same should not be granted. And the petitioner is hereby directed to give public notice thereof, by publishing thii citation once in each week, for three successive weeks, In the Cambridge Sentinel, a newspaper published in Cambridge, the last publication to be one day. at least, before said Court. Witness, OHARt.E...