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Common Council. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Common Council. Wednesday EV-ULLSe, March 'J, IHH7. The regular meeting of the Council was held this evening, President Corcoran in the rh.jp* All the members were pre-ent excepting Councilman Fitzpatriek. The Council concurred in accepting the report of the eoniinittee granting leave to withdraw to C. 11. Saunders petitioner fur an electric light corner of Langdon street and North avenue. The Cambridge Klectrie Light Co's petition tv erect poles in *iS estern avenue was referred in concurrence tv the standiug committee uu roads and bridges. The Council concurred in accepting the report of the committee on lamps, giving permissinn tv Fred J. Row &amp; Co., to erect an electric light pole in front of their store. No. -423 Main street. The petition of the Cambridge Klectrie Light ( oinpany for permission to erect a cross arm and other lixtures to telephone poles on south side of Church street, wa.- referred to the standing committee on roads and bridges. An amendment tv an ord...
Cambridge Electric Light Company. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Cambridge Electric Light Company. The annual meeting of the above corporation Was held at Ihe ...lire of | &gt;r. (lial'le. ISlllluck. 588 Main street, on Monday evening for the election of otlicer-. Upon ballot Ihe following were elected: Pre-id.nt. (hail.- Bullock; Socrctary. John X. Purge—: Treti-urer. I.eander M. Ilaiininn: Mreetofa, (harle- Bullock. A-a P. Mor-e. Solomon S. Sleeper. Leander M. Ilanliiim. (iu-tavti- Geepper, Adoniram .1. Applegate. John X. Purge—. At a meeting of the director- Edwin 11. Mllllikell WM re-elected Superintendent. Within a lei.f period the stock of this company has been -old to mail) of our public spirited citizens :it it- par value. At the annual meeting of the corporal lon la-t Monday evening a -ati-fadory report of progress and pro-peel-wa- presented by Mr. E. 11. .Mullik-n. the Superintendent. There are now about inn arc tights iv use and about **uo incandescent. The latter li.ht i- tiiidin..' great favor from the tact of it- brightness ...
Church Sociable. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Church Sociable. Th.- Ladies' Benevolent society of tin- Bread way Baptist Church held a very pleasant meetbig in the chur. h parlor oa Tin -day afternoon. In ih,- absence of tbe Pmlsh.nl, Mr.-', v.. 1.. Cheney, Vie,- President Mr-. George S. Marr occupied the chair. Tea wa- served at t;.:*o o'clock by a committee of ladies, eollsi-tillg of Mr-. E. X. i handler. Mr-. W. 11. Flan.ler-. Mr-. John X. Thompson and Mr-. Horace Kemp. In th. evening the regular monthly -ociable ~f th, society was held, when an excellent entertainment vv a- provided by the enr.-,.--niittee. Mr. and Mr-. Khinr X. slocoinb. which consisted nt piano solos nrti-ti.aily executed by Mi-- Kaimie MrFariaad; violin duet- by Mr-, (.raeeli. Phillip, and Mi-- Lena Tow!., in-pj-. high accompanied on the piano hy Mr. Gilbert X. Cutting, and reading- by Mr-. Phillip-. The v ioliu dv.-l- vvete ]ii_lil\ aj.pr.-.iated. while the ■ loeiitiunarv eil'ori- ~f Mr-. Phillip- were repeatedly and deservedly encored. Mr*.. Phillips i...
Convention of General Secretaries. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Convention of General Secretaries. The third roafrrsar* of the General -,.-,,- tarie- ..f tin- N. w t -ii _: l:i i !■ I Men- ( Tiri— ti:ni Association*, hat bees heal tlii- tree* in tin-V. M.i. \. linildiiiir. Central square. The —•—i«&gt;ii— began on Tuesday evening, with over fifti associations represented. A sapper was provided for the delegates, al which General Secretarj I.. W. Jlesser presided. President Warren tfaagrr. Rev. Alexander HrKcnzte. U !&gt;.. Mayor Russell and others delivered hrt f :in&lt;l pertinent stldressen. Wednesday a morning session w as heal al w Inch Interesting toplra were- &lt;li-.ii —.-• t. Iii the afternoon the consideration "f subjects relative to Christian work was entered upon, and during a recess an exhibition of gymnastic exercise was given bj members of the class. In the evening thne was devoted to prai-e servlre aii,l to an address delivered bv Rev. I', s. Uoxom. I&gt;. I&gt;.. on "Social I'uritv....
Hampton Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Hampton Institute. it the Pastors' Nonthlj Conference, held mi Taesdaj la-t. the following action was taken t "lnvi.vv of ibe Imperative i I of Hampton Institute for an endowment, and of the t tin_: la be beld in &lt; 'ambridge, March SI, by Gen, Armstrong and others, assisted by Indian and Segro -indent- from Hampton, with a v ievv of securing -ueh an endowment; Voted, That vve. members of lln- Pastors' Monthly Conference. heartily indorse tin- proposed meeting, and promise to do what vve can t., render it suee. --fill."
Fraternity, Loyalty, Charity. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Fraternity, Loyalty, Charity. Oor readers will remember that ennnfertouate &lt;li-a_,'rcenietit i-xt-tod for a long time "Ms- 4 Iween Posts 30, 56 tin.l "iT. which arose from the mere-! quibble in the matter of general committee representati.in on the oh-ervance of Memorial Day. We an- pleased tv state that tin- mi-ituderstani|in_: has been satisfactorily adjusted tin.l that the iitinu-l harmony now prevail-. In proof of this vve print the follow i,i_r re-olution-whieh have been i.uauimuu-ly adopted by the three po-t- mimed, and a copy sent to .lohn A. Logan Po-t IM: Reeotvtet, That P.,sts an, 6a an.] ;,T, In a spirit i.f fraternity,-liurity an.l !oy;ilty, w elei.iue ti, the or KailT/.Htioii of tbe llr.itnl Army i.f the. Kepubli,- in l.'.lllibli.l.e, .1.1111 l A. I.ntfail Post MS, Ke—tpeS, That Pest 1*« be .--.r.llally invited to join with the other three Post, nf (.anihri.lxc in _h»* serv ieea of .Memorial Day, Bad tliHt their Commander t», added t-i an.l r.-'piestcl lo act...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
The Art Circle . _,. ._ met ou Monday evening al lln- residence of |&gt;r. X. V. White. Despite the arctic condition of tin- streets, a large number was present and tbe meeting was a remarkably pleasant one. The evening was in charge of the Department of Literature, and. as previously announced,the subject being ••The Humor of Longfellow, a* i illustrated in his Pro»e." Miss charlotte Fi-k Hate- read a Very excellent paper oa this subject, taking the Illustrations from "Outre-Mer." "liv pet-ion" aud ••|\av aiiiili." It wa* to inanv a revelation and an astonishment thai so nine.i of Ihe hiinioron- could he found iv these, when we are accll-tolllcd olllv to perceive t hi- bcalltiful. the picturesque aad tbe pathetic; yet abundant illustration- of the .Best humor were given in this admirable paper, and not tin- least enjoyable part of it was tlie perfect method and manner with vv hich il wa- read. - The first number of the Latin School RrrietC lias reached u». and it i« certain...
OLD CAMBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
OLD CAMBRIDGE. —I"rofes-or and Mr-. Asa (.ray will sail for ib.uad early in April. —The engagement of l*rofe**sor Cohn of llaritird College to .Miss Lamb is iimiouiieed. —Hon. 11. O. Houghton and daughter, started ,v!th tin- Raymond excursion party from Boston for Mexico la-t Monday. —l*rof.-&gt;-or Alexander Agas-iz is now at lionie. bati-g arrived at New York from Europe la.-t Saturday. —Profe-.-or I_. N. llor-fordN residence corner jf Craigie and Spark- street-, is undergoing many iniprovineiit- and repairs, interiorly. —The suece-s of a young man ofthis Ward in tjompoaing songs about hi- friend's i- -uch that there is quite a pre—tire being brought to bear on him to publish them. —Mrs. (de Hull, who was vi-iting in New York la.-t week, was a gue.-t at Mi— l.illie Berg's um-ieale. given in honor of Mine. Valda. at her home on Madison A venue, Monday evening. —A new profe—or is to Ih- added to the Harvard faculty. Mr. .lohn 11. Wright who i- to leave John- Hopkins I'uiver&...
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. Destrnction of a Bakery. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. Destrnction of a Bakery. —Mr. C. W. Kingsley's son is sick with pneuuionia at Raymond's hotel at Passadena. —Mr. Charles II. Spencer who broke his leg a short time since, is getting on very comfortably. —Alarm 7'.' at a late hour Friday evening was caused bv the rekindling of the tire in Low's tannery, Dudley street, burnt on the morning of the same day. —The recent snow storm has put the street crossings of this Ward, above Russell street, into such a condition that to pass over them without getting the feet and ankles wet. a boat or raft is necessary, —The residents in the vicinity of Dover, llnllis and .Meaeham streets, would' like to know who is responsible for the mud bole or swamp on the east side of North avenue, between Dover and .Meaeham streets. —Messrs. Maccabee &amp; Hansom embalmed the body of Mrs. Fannie M. Philbrick, Thursday of last week, and sent her remains to Manchester, N. H. for Interment Monday. The deceased was the mother of the wife o...
WATERTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
WATERTOWN. "It wa- a famous victory." From S! votes in ISSH. majority for -'no license," the result last Monday shows a round hundred. This victory must be especially gratifying to those ladies vv ho stood at the polls all day and peddled "No" ballots. The surroundings were not agreeable—tobacco juice, muddy floors, cigar sinok. —hut these brave ladies, from the best families in the town, stood at their posts till the la-t vote was east. Charles Bingham was on all the tickets, and his associates are Hiram I). Skinner, who received 4K! votes, anil Kdwnrd F. Porter. 4«l votes; t0453 to Michael Carroll and 452 for A. L. Richards. Considerable discussion was had on the i-ties-tion of paying the laborers in the employ of the town two dollars a day. hut it was carried by a large majority. The question of appropriations for the ensuing year was referred to a eoniinittee, to report at an adjourned meeting to he held-Monday night. Tlie New tun folks gut quite "sweet"* on the committee on tow...
SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
SCHOOL COMMITTEE. \Vi:ii.NK.sti.vy. March !!. ISS7. Special meeting. Present, Mrs. Kendall. Messrs. Barnes, lonian, I-'airhanks, Hunt. Mor&gt;,-. Orcutt, Paine, Start. Judge Orcutt was chosen chairman pro tempore. In convention witli the Board of Mayor and Al.l.rnieii. Dr. Moses D. Church was unanimously chosen a member of th-* School Coniinit-t.-e for Ward Four in place ol' Miss Sarah S. Jacobs, resigned. Adjourned.
Deserved Acknowledgment. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Deserved Acknowledgment. Ihe director- of tin- Cambridge Railroad Co., appreciating the services of some of its employes who; stood by the corporation in its adversity caused hy the strike of February 9th, have prepared a roll of honor, bearing the names of the men. and also ihe autograph names uf the directors. The testimonial has heen ! neatly framed and handed to the following named pet-son.-*, including a sum uf money : Klnier If. LittleSeld, cbarle. C. Elliott,! Thomas W. Syinoiuls, ; Frank E. Shaw, Alfred Soule, Asa *tV. Flanders, Goo. It. Tripp, I (ieorge Bates. Allan X. Sweet, ' Nathaniel Munroe, Hairy L. hibby, j Charles E. Hadcocl., George W*. Atwaier, ! William 1). Bennett, George X. Ricker, . Frank Sturtevaut, Fernando Mil. 8, Enoch Bartlett, Charles A. Sanborn. Martin V. Powers, Isaac Hickman, Richard M. Orr, Fiauk Herring, John Horgan, Charles F. Seabury, (ieorge A. Cole, Henry A. Miner. Thomas l.eigbton, George H. Davis, Smiley Giles, Victor M. Hall, Jobn Leary. Cbsrl...
Reminiscences of the War. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Reminiscences of the War. Association Hall in the magnificent building Of the Young Men's Christian Association was crowded on Saturday evening, by an interested audience, gathered to listen to 11 recital of reminiscences of the war. by Comrade l!ev. William H. Thomas, I). I)., pastor of the Harvard Street M. X. Church. Representatives of each of the four Grand Army Posts were present in goodly numbers, to hear their old comrade give in an hour's talk personal incidents of the war of lwil-."&gt;. Mr. Thomas in an easy and glowing manner depicted many scenes he had witnessed down in "Dixie's Lan.l." and gave thrilling account* of the results of sanguinary conflicts. He was emphatic in the expression that every needy soldier suffering from wounds an.l disease should he pensioned. ■ duty due to all -ueh from the government. The lecture was listened to with marked attention and was frequently applauded. Mr. Thomas is an eu-y. graceful speaker, and every word Is enunciated with d...
A New Member. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
A New Member. The accessions to the Order of the Iron Hall in this city, will secure for it a permanent and sound footing. A distinctively new member wa- added last Sunday morning, at an early hour, the ceremony of induction to the Order l.cin_. celebrated at the residence of District Deputy Herbert D. Allen, corner of Acorn and Chestnut streets. Unlike the customary rule applying to the initiation of new members, circumstances allowed a woman to be present to witness the mystic rites. The event was hailed with satisfaction and delight by those most interested, to whom congratulations are now in order.
New Store—New Goods. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
New Store—New Goods. Henry C. Urine, the enterprising young dry and fancy goods dealer, of No. 485 Main street, has just improved bis well appointed store by making it about twice as large as it formerly was. by extending it in the rear. It is now exceptionally well lighted, as iv the new part there, is a large skylight in the centre of the roof. Mr. Urine has added to his already extensive stock, a fine line of stationery, and has also a complete assortment of Mc( all's bazar patterns. Mr. Brine, now that bis quarters are so commodious, will commence on Monday next a special sale of new and attractive Spring goods. This concern has won an en\ table reputation for keeping goods of excellent quality and for the low prices at which they oiler them to the public.
Partial Cancellation. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Partial Cancellation. The Odd Fellows' Hall Association paid on Wednesday a large Instalment of its indebtedness on its eouiuiodioiis Imililing, Main street, opposite Norfolk. The payment was not due, but the trustees succeeded in obtaining the consent of the mortgagee to receive tbe amount paid. The association has a surplus which it would gladly disburse under like circumstances.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
—The Harvard Skating I.ink building. Putnam avenue, is being remodeled into tenement flats of 4 and •"&gt; rooms each by Kelley &amp; McKinnon. carpenter- and i.uil.lcrs. There will be Iwentv tenements, all of which will be provided with modern improvement*.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Rheumatism It is an established fact that Hood's Sarsaparilla has proven an Invaluable remedy in many severe cases of rheumatism, effecting remarkable cures by its powerful action in correcting the acidity of the blood, which is the cause ot tlie disease, and purifying and enriching the vital fluid. It is certainly fair to assume that what Hood's Sarsaparilla bas done for others It will do for you. Therefore, If you suffer the pains and aches of rheumatism, give this potent remedy a fair trial. A Positive Cure. " I was troubled very much with rheumatism in my hips, ankles, and wrists. I could hardly walk, and was confined to my bed a good deal of the time. Being recommended to try Hood's Sarsaparilla, I took four bottles and am perfectly well. I cheerfully recommend Hood's Sarsaparilla as one of the best blood purifiers in the world." W. F. Wood, Bloomington, 111. For Twenty Years 1 have been afflict ed with rheumatism. Before 18S31 found no relief, but grew worse. I then began taki...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
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