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CAMBRIDGE RAILROAD. All the Lines now in Operation. Some of the Strikers Give it Up. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
CAMBRIDGE RAILROAD. All the Lines now in Operation. Some of the Strikers Give it Up. Tbe situation regarding tlie railroad stride or tie-up has assumed some phases not anticipated at the beginning of the tii-up. The men have conducted themselves generally in a proper manner and held meetings of conference at their hull. Hruttle street. To their credit it may be said, thai none of their number were noticed as taking part in the tumuli on Sunday afternoon, but to the contrary, they wisely absented themselves from the scene of disorder. The company opened up some of its lines on Saturday and ran them on schedule time. On Monday Ihe company started the Cambridge and Baldwin streets lines, and also the Prospect street line. The trips were somewhat interfered with by the shouts of boys ami the throwing of missiles at the cars. These lines were run until shortly after'O o'clock ami were then withdrawn. Monday afternoon, the Mayor and Aldcnraui helil a special meeting lo furnish protection ...
Reunion of the Cambridge Literary Institute. A successful Affair. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
Reunion of the Cambridge Literary Institute. A successful Affair. It wa- indeed a merry company that assembled iv M.(.i,ii-c'- Hall. No. MM Main street, last Monday evening, the occasion iH-ing the reunion of the ( aiiiliii.L-e l.ii.-iary Institute, which more than a quarter ~i a ceiitu.in ago was a t!..iiri-h-~ ing and honored oi-L-anizatioii in this city ami which numlM-retl iv its rank- those who are now prominent ami resprcted citizen, of Cambridge and other cities and an- to-ejsy holding important position- in tb,. commercial world, at the bar iiinl in the public service. The members llnis irathered to-.'ctber after-o long a lapse of time, exchanged gn-eliu.- in the most amicable i uit-rwitlitl -.wboln days goat by,were :li.ii -iioiiL'e-t and uio-t unrelenting nppulllialli wli.ii debate- were the order of exercises. Vllhoiiirli lbe member- are BOW thoughlful and -laid men. man. of whose lock- have -ilvered In.m !li. rata-. - ..f ..Id l-'athor Time, yet for the n.i.e it -e.nie.l...
Annual Ball of the Bradford Boat Club. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
Annual Ball of the Bradford Boat Club. Thesiub annual ball of the ISradford limit i 'lull occurred Monday evening, in i'liion Hall. There wns ■ very b«nn! number in attendance. ' e-linnile liciii;; three hundred mid fifty couples. DaacJag was enjoyed to the strains of IMiiibar's Orchestra and kept up with occasional iiilermi-sions till i A. M. A pretty feature occurred in tbe KTBtsd inarch, when the lathes ami L'eiitleiiicn formed, while proincnndinir. the initials of the club. H. It. C. A pleasant episode of tin- erventag was the presentationOf a valuable French clock and a handsome bronze statue by the club, to Mr. John 1). Ityan. I'rcsiilent T. X. Hanlev made the presentation speech in I few well chosen remarks, and the recipient feelingly returned thanks to the donors la astttas; hngiiag*■ shortly after the midnight hour an elegant -upper, which had la-en prepared by Caterer Tuft- of Boston, was partaken of, every one ample justice to the choice viands with which the tables were...
OLD CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
OLD CAMBRIDGE. —The gay and festive season is over, aud now those who occupy ]&gt;ermauent places in society, will have a chance to obtain a good rest. —Ixruten sew ing classes w ill 1m- a favorite way of seeking quiet and perfectly correct amusement at this season. —Mr. Horace S. Bartlett. the real estate agent of Harvard square, is ottering some desirable building lots for sale. —Easter comes this year on April 10th. There remains only a little over a month in which to select the "Easter bonnet." —Key Joseph Cook will lecture on "New Tcmi&gt;eranee Issues." in Sanders' Theatre, next Wednesday evening, at 7.4.5 o'clock. The public is cordially invited to attend. —The Lyceum Dramatic Company will give a dramatic entertainment on tlie night of March 17. Preparations for the affair are now being made, anil it promises to la- most successful. —The Garden and Brattle 'streets horse ears now make regular trips and run on very good time, considering the circumstances. The ...
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. -Mrs. A. V. Marston, of Regent street, wil shortly remove to the corner of Orchard and Blake streets. -Hon. J. M. W. Hall, who has just arrived in Florida, intends to remain there for several weeks. — Mr. and Mrs. Chester W. Kingsley, and Mr. Willard Kingsley are now on their way to the city of the "Golden Date," with the Raymond excursion party. —The marriage of Miss Etta Henderson, daughter of Mr. Robert Henderson. Jr., to Dr. Qeorge L. Morgan, of New London, Conn., will take place at the residence of the bride's father. No. 244 North Avenue, next month. — The last lecture in the course, being held in the vestry of the North Avenue Congregational church, was delivered last Wednesday evening; The subject was. "Yosemite and the Big Trees" — A valuable meerschaum pipe was presented to Mr. R. S. Esater by his friends, on the occasion of his fifty-second birthday, which occurred recently. — An old-fashioned New England supper was enjoyed by the ladies of the sewing cir...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
CAMltitilHiK. Feb. 24. ISS7. Mr. Editor. —In your issue of last week, you stated, under the head of military notes, that there is a "ring" iv Co. B, Fifth fnfantry, aud that the boys are determined to break It 'up. I desire to state, most emphatically, that no such ring exists, and if there was, it would be promptly squelched. Respectfully, Thomas 0. Henderson-. Captain.
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Wednesday Evexin&lt;;, Feb. 23. ISK7. The regular meeting of the Board was held this evening. Mayor Russell in the chair. PETITIONS PRESENTED .VXD REFERBED. The request of the Cambridge Electric Light Co.. for leave to set poles at Green street and \\ esteru avenue, aud that of Fred J. Row for permission to set a pole on Main street, near j ( berry, to carry private electric light wires, were referred to the committee on lamps. The petition of Mrs. Murptiv for compensation for injuries alleged to have been received by falling on a sidewalk In Short street, wa* referred to the committee on claim.*. The request of W. Q. Cutter ami others to have better sewer facilities furnished in Lin-na-an street, and that of H. C. Lewis for similar facilities in Athens street, were referred to the sewer committee. Vi was also the request of J. M. Whittcmore for extension of the sewer in Follen street. Tlie requests of Charles B. Bicker. Winsor...
Grand Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
Grand Entertainment. Washington's birthday was littingly observed by the First Universalist Society and Sabbath School, under whose auspices a most delightful entertainment anil sociable was given in Union Hall on the afternoon and evening of that occasion. The exercises in the afternoon were highly enjoyed by the participants, who were all little ones, and by the spectators, who. for the most part, were the parents of the youthful actors. The children inarched about the hall, forming pretty movements, and danced to their bean's content to the music of the Cambridge orchestra. In the evening a most interesting linigi'aiiimc was presented, which was witnessed liy a large and thoroughly-pleased audience. The entertainment was opened by the Cambridge Orchestral Society, which rendered "l'iipie Diiine." Iv the order named, followed ihe "Pain Maid's March and Song:" "Mother (ioose Quadrille:" vocal duett. Miss Sarah C. Kislur ami Mr. &lt;;. Frank Munroe; humorous imitations, ]&am...
DAIRY MAID MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
DAIRY MAID MARCH. Eva West, Clara Coolidge, Aildie Mitchell, Mella Cnttou, Annie Russell, Louisa .Mitchell, Gertrude Bissell, Dora Peterson, Lizzie I'.erry, Ada Came Augie Cbatwin, Nellie hickards, Carre Petersen, Gertrude Sprague, Sadie Crawford, Nellie Bacon, Maud Scott, Carrie Martin, Alice Goldtuwaite. Mrs. George Close, Alice Jose. Carrie Sears, Alice Hardy, .May Dowsing, Gertie Mcculloch, Cora Glenn, Agues Ileiideiso.i. Eva Kickards, Emmie Newln.use. Alice Bonnev, Bertha Eluridge, Gertie Webber, Carrie Brazier, It, A. Alexander, Lillian Bowers, la, P. Tutlle, Genie Bradford, Mamie Berry, Pearl Überg, May Cbatwin, Ida Meade. Mabel Shackles, iiinnio M illory, Daisy Shackley, Lottie Venuer. Cecil Averill, Mabel Wheeler, Eva Bissell, l-ouisa Caswell, Annie Kaiusdell, Maliel Gay, Edith Hardy, A. P. Daniel, Lottie Simpson, N. E. Jordan. Flossie Close, Kaniiie Mil-'arland, L'lah Harding, Alice Hubbard, Haitie .lorse, Eniina Long, Winnie Powers, l.eiiise Scbwarob, Georgie Pike, l'anui...
MOTHER GOOSE QUADRILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
MOTHER GOOSE QUADRILLE. Florence Daily, .... Bopeep Clarence Burnett. . . . Boy Blue Annie Davis, . Queen of Hearts Frank Whiitemnre. . . King of Hearts Baesa* Boost, . . . Mrs. Jack Sprat Willie Hhoades. . . Jack Sprat Fl.ren .Page, . Mother Goose Whitney Wood, . . . Son John Flossie Porter, . Little Miss Mullet Willie Saul, . . Tom. the t'iper's Son Alice Ge.ldes, . Lady of Banbury Cross Frank Lawrence, . . . Tom Tucker May Davis. ..... Jtu Stanley Sparrow, .... Jack Fannie Lawrence, Mary, Mary, quite contrary Arthur Peters, . . . Jack Homer Al the dose of the entertainment dancing was enjoyed till IS o'clock, and this feature was not the least delightful portion of a highly entertaining affair. .Miss Kllen M. Hawkes was the accompanist of the evening. Miss Fisher's singing was warmly applauded, she being in excellent voice. The whole affair was most successful, and those in charge have reason to feel proud of the result of their untiring efforts.
Art Circle. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
Art Circle. The Art Circle met on Monday evening at the residence of ex-Mayor Allen, on Harvard Street. A large attendance was present and a very pleasant evening was passed. It being the "Histrionic Department" evening, the exercises were in charge of the histrionic committee—Dr. &lt; 'larke, chairman. Prof. Wm. J. Kolfe read a very interesting and instructive paper on 'Tennyson, with keen critical insight, reviewing his long career as poet and dramatist, and the changing periods of his authorship. Especial and interesting notice of the many alterations, rejections and renewals in the text of his works was given. The paper throughout showed an absolute grasp hi its breadth and detail of the POet Laureate and his writings. There were too readings from Tennyson, one by Miss Florence Tilton, of " The Bronk," and one by Mrs. E. D. Watson, of u l)ora."
WATERTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
WATERTOWN. There will be nothing left of us hut Charles I river and the bridges," i« what old Tyler BigeI low used to say when resisting the encroachI ments of neighboring towns'on the fair domains of Watertown. Just think how this town has ; been cut up. Waithani, Weston. Lincoln and i Belmont have been taken piu-tially or wholly I from Watcrtown; aud now Newton has tlie j audacity to step in and ask for 130 acres more! • They want the earth! Wliy not swallow the ! whole town at one gulp, and*not make two bites iof a cherry * Newton lias petitioned the legislature to have all that portion of Watcrtown king north of the Charles river annexed to their town. What they want of it, no one knows. They already have enough territory to handle. A man could ; go hunting in its woodlands for a week, and not ! cover half its territory. The hearing on the pej tition comes up next Monday, and luckily for ! Watcrtown she has a representative wlio is j thoroughly wide awake to the issue, and means...
Hymen's Yokes. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
Hymen's Yokes. Last Thursday evening. Miss Cm !• A. I Lathrnp, eldest daughter of K.\-&lt; o: . : Man William l„ l.athrop. was united he nu. .ia eto Mr. Victor VV. ('iipplis of thf Brm of vYTb v &amp; Cupples. printers, Hyde Park. Tin- ii.tcr • ting ceremony was performed at tbe residence. i_rthc brides parents, Kb. 81 Kninklin strsd , byßev. George W. Briggs, I). I)., in p.esence"of the immediate family aud friends of the contracting parties. After the ceremouv a wedding supper was served. The happy pair'wen- the recipients of numerous useful and ornamental presents, the gifts of parents and friemls. Tliev will enjoy a hrief wedding tour, after whicli they will lake up their resilience in Hyde Park.
The Electric Lights. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
The Electric Lights. The recent troubles in this city have furnished ample opportunity to demonstrate the value of the electric light, and it I* beyond dispute that the police would have had n task above their capacity to handle l.ul for the fact that night was turned virtually into day. A fact also the Chief of Police no doulit fully realizes. Mr. |.;. H. Mulliken, siiiierintendciit of the Cambridge Electric Light Co., was promptly on the scene of action, and secured extra men to patrol the territory, and on Monday and Tuesday nights placed a man at each electric light froni Craigie bridge to Inman sipiarc to guard the company's property and maintain the lights Intact, "as threats had been made that tbey were to be Interfered with by malicious persons. Many of the globes of the lamps on Main, Harvard.Bridge and Craigie streets were broken by stone* and other missiles, thrown in the various disturbances, and not a few of the lamps were more or less damaged, reipiirimr replacing and ...
Home Circle Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 February 1887
Home Circle Anniversary. ; The seventh anniversary of Cambridge Council, Xo. 12, Home circle, whs observed on Wednesday evening, in iis hull. Odd Fellows KtiililIng, .Us Main street. After the admission of two new meiiilK-rs. an entcrt linincut of a dramatic character was presented, the laughable farce uf the "l'haiitoni Doughnuts" being well performed. Fine orchestral music was furnished during the evening, and a choice banquet was served. .1. Iluskdl Butler. Graml Leader; 11. A. Boynlon, Grand Vice Leader: Frank studley, (irand Instructor, and (irand Guide Xoves and others were present as guests of the Circle. Appropriate remarks were made after the sui&gt;per by the grand officers and others.