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Inauguration of the New City Government. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Inauguration of the New City Government. Tbe new city government Tor tbe year 1887 was formally organized at City Hall last Monday morning. At 10.20 o'clock, Ibe Board of Alder- . men elect was called to order by tbe Mayor. A J committee on credentials reported a quorum > present, which consisted of tbe entire Board. A ' message was received from the Common Council announcing a quorum present, whereupon a message was sent to the Council proposing a con- ; vention to listen to tbe Mas or s address. The 1 proposition was concurred in and tbe convention assembled in the Council chamber. Prayer was I offered by Rev. Andrew P. Pcabody, I). D-, after I which ibe names of tbe Mayor, Aldermen and Common C"uucilrnen were culled by Assistant City Clerk \V. \V. Pike, in tin absence of tbe City Clerk, prostrated by sudden illne.ss at bis home- llou. Win. H. Urcutt, Judge of the Third Distuct Court, administered the oath of office to the Mu\or, and the same obligation was imposed ; up...

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Board of Mayor and Aldermen. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Board of Mayor and Aldermen. WbDTOSDAI PaVEMNG, Jan 5. I?S7. Tbe regular meeting of the Board was held ibis evening. Mayor Reeeell in the chair. PETITIONS PKS3BNTEI) iND ftEFEKKED. The of the Cambridge Kiectiic Light Company to set additional polei id Cainhiidge street and to connect wiie* with telephone poles in B -vision street, was retried to the -ilaudiug commit'ee on road- and bridge-, with power. The petition ot" the Captains mid Sergeant* ot police lor ud iuerea>e ot pay to date Irom January I, 1357, ws- releired to the committee on finance. The rccjecat to have a street lamp located at Howard and Haven street, was referred to the committee on lamp*. The petition ol the Bast Cambridge Laud t'uinpany m a eatch-ha-iu in Third street, was iclei red Is the committee on -ewers. The r.q.ies' of 11. B Flint and others, that eeeatiejr/Mat) be allowed in Arlington stieet, wa» leftnvd to the standing committee un toads aud PiidgM. ran omena, I'pon nomination, William H. Whit...

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Joint Standing Committees of the City Government. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Joint Standing Committees of the City Government. A.. <.ii..t> Aldermen Ball ai>l strait..n, Coancilt uten Teem, Walker ..nl I me*. A lm->h.u-e Aldei iiiuii Kelley and SLr..tt"it; CoOB- ! . iiint ii Tracy, Hayaasi and Kwdeth. Aaacaaon PapTfwiM ililaiiaaii Boltaa; C .1111- -• itni'Mi Ki/.patri' k and Bingham. Clt| Kngine- rin.;- Ald.-rincii St rat tOfl an.) Kellev; j Coiiiii ilmen Ivers llollllahan and Waugh. 1 laiins —I he Mayor, and Aldermen Cogswell, hall and Lind-.-y, ihe President, and Councilmeti Fit/patrick, Hurtrll, Walker, .Millan and Sang*?r. Kinam-e 'Mm .Mayor, and Aldermen oag*V«Jl. ! Bull and C.,\eney, llm l're«i.ient. and Coimeiliiiei. 1 Sort well, Iran, I>eC fluey, Imrrell and Sanger. Km* Ilepirtni'lit Ahlenueii Cowney and I.iudM> ; (.'..unciim.-ii KvH.-lli. M« IV. k and II ■»> m-n. I 11.• 1 Aldermen and Kruzlcr ; and Couneilasaa UcaOooael), Waugh an.l raUywn Health .Ittaraaan Cog***!] an.l Ho...

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Justin A. Jacobs. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Justin A. Jacobs. It is in other and very different relations from those in which his name has so long been familiar to our citizens, that the late City Clerk will be best and longest remembered. It is many years since his graduation from the University—one of the most brilliant and promising students of that or former academic years. Some of us have pleasant memories of the days of a home life of rare sweetness and beauty. Recollections, too, of his long connection with the Cambridge Musical Association, a local organization which included in its membership the most melodious* singers and skillful instrumentalists of our own and neighboring cities. Rut to mt other among the male vocalists who assisted in those charming concerts, did th? music-lovers of those days listen with the invariable delight and upplause which welcomed the tones of that matchless tenor voice. Of the latter and sadder years of that long life—lived among us—of troubles and sorrows of Which even his nearest frie...

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Death of Watson B. Hastings. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Death of Watson B. Hastings. Our citizens were very much shocked on Saturday evening to bear of the sudden death of the welt kuown gentleman whose name appears above. Mr. Hastings was walking along Treuiont street, Boston, in tbe early afternoon, and on reaching the building known as the Evans House he Was tiken ill and repaired at once to a friend.? office in the building, where he grew rapidly worse and physicians were summoned. His malady waafptuojQced to be apoplexy. He lingered until 6.30 o'clock when he died. Hr. Hastings was born in Sandwich, April 27, 1828, and came when quite young to Cambridge,where he received bis education in the public schools. When reaching arnhood be joined Niagara Engiue Co. No. 3, and was one of the most active members for several years. He was a s launch Republican in politics, aud was an earnest advocate of the temperance cause aod a respected member of organizations of that character. After the election of President Lincoln he was appoiuted to a ...

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Funeral of Benjamin F. Nourse. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Funeral of Benjamin F. Nourse. The I tiueral of Mr. Nuui W, wbo-.c death we iccordcd last week, took place Sunday afternoon fiom the Ftnl L'niveisa.ist Chuich. Previous to IIN seivice iq tbe ctmich, private ceremonies weie coo ducted at the lale ieaidei.ee of tbe deceased, by Friendship Lodge, I. O- O. F. Tbe hut isl i ites of the order were performed by the OatWMM ol the Lodge iv au mjp.essive uiaou*,", altci which tbe remains MN tifcf in charge and t-icoited by tlie Lodge to tbe church, where more I'm mad ceiemou.es were conducted. The audiloi ium ot the edifice was resei ved 101 ttie ancuinmodaliou ot the Masons aud Odd Fellows aud the t'iiy guvei MUL while the gallenes were occupied hv Itie public. Whcu Ihe it m aius, enclosed iv a t»roadtU)ih covered casket, weie home into the rl.'iich a iequit*m was p...\t-d upon lbe organ. TbC ea-kt-t was deposited l>eloie the pulpit aod was coveted with llot al v i lures of love aad it.;.-aid, ihe tad services were opened by tlie ...

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Odd Fellows Installations. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Odd Fellows Installations. A public installation of lbe newly e!i cted officers of Cambridge Lodge, So. 13, I. O O. F., took place in Cambridge Hall, Tucidaty evening- The beautiful lodjgc room, which we have previously described, was absolutely tilled to overflowing l>y members uf the older, and ladies and genllemeu guests of the .Shortly after 8 o'clock, otH-eis of the Grand Lodge cnteted horn an adjoining room and pioceeded at once to install the several officers. D B. H M M., J. S. Huibauk and raita pei lor tiled the ceremony in a highly QjaiiLCi, the installation being passed upon the following officers . II IJ Severance, N. (• ;A.F. I anmill. V. (i.; II E Lombard, Itec. Sec.; .John I*. Condon, Trcas.; Andiew S. Nichholson, l*er. Sec.; Chan. i. Phillips, War.; S I. 13- Stodder, Con , Ciias. II- Lamson, O. G.J C B. M Hunnewill, I. I. ; J. C Smith, P. G-, It. S N (i; Jimes White, P. (i., L. S. N. G.;W.J F. Shnuff, X. S V.G.; Peter A. Barr, It. IS. S ; Jiines S. Parke, ...

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OLD CAMBRIDGE. G. A. R. Installation. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

OLD CAMBRIDGE. G. A. R. Installation. —Have you the new lettf well turned over ? — Mr. Greenough While, who has been a pro- | fessor in the Sewance University for the past two | years, spent the holidays with his parents in thia ; city. —The Harvard class of 1829, which includes the , Rev. James Freeman Clarke and Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, dined at the Parker House last evening. —The recent cold snap ma<le excellent skating, and many were the parties who cojojed the sport ; on Fresh and Artificial ponds. i —The tohgogan erase has extended to the ranks j of the small boy, who, with a louj; boaid, coasts , down the hills in this neighborhood. —Dean Gray, of Harvard, prea-hed in St. ! Thomas' Church, New York < ity, last Sunday morning, taking bis text from verse 44 of chapter IV of the Second Corinthians —Go lo Bartlett's real estate agency, Ilolkoke ; House, Harvard Square, if you want to rent, let or sell property. —Dr. J. D. Coonell, a well known aud skilful ...

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NORTH CAMBRIDGE. Reform Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

NORTH CAMBRIDGE. Reform Association. —The Baptist Sunday s. boot held its annual New TeaT*a festival Friday evening of last week. —At ihe Noith Avenue Cniver-alist verity meeting De\t Sunday evening, the subject will be "A Serpent in the Gardi n of Kden." —Bee. W. 6. Apse*. D. 1> .or the North Avenue Baptist Church, preached an appropriate New Year's sermon lust Sunday morning. — Union services were held in the vestry of the Noith Avenue Congregational Church last Wednesday morning. All the North Cambridge churches were represeu'ed at the exercises. — Kcv. Mi. and Mrs. Kiddle gave a reception to the parishioners of the Third CniversaliSt Church and their liiends in the vestiy ot the church last riiui.-day evening. — Friday eveuiug of last week, Dr. Alexander, pastor of the Congregational Ctiurch, was tendered a reception by his parishioners. — Mr. Carl E. Merrill, coroctist, assisted at the Vesper service at the North Avenue Congregational Church last Sunday evening. —Ite...

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Page 2 Advertisements [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Horace S. Bartlett, Real Estate Agent, —FOR— Cambridge Property Only. Office, Harvard Square. Houses For Sale. j Houses To Let.! Mortgages Negotiated. Insurance Placed. 7SlS.^m CambNdgeport Savings Hank* At the Annual Meeting of the Cambridgeport Savings Bank Corporation, held at their Rooms on the 15th of December, 1886, the following persons were chosen officers of said institution for the ensuing year, all of whom have been duly sworn, to wit: — PBESIDBKT, JOSEPH A. HOLMES. VICE-PRESIDEXTS, Lucius R. Paige, George T. Gale, D. U. Chamberlln. TRUSTEES, Caleb C. Allen, Henry Endicott, Dana W. Hyde, W. A. Bullard, Geo. T. Gale, Edward Kendall, D.U.Caamberlln, Jos. A. Holmes, Asa P. Morse. Curtis Davis, J. W. Hammond, Luciuß R. Paige, B. R. Tilton, BOARD OF INVESTMENT. Jos. A. Holmes, Geo. T. Gale, Dan'l U. Chamberlln. SECRETARY, J. F. LANE. TREASURER, WILLIAM PAGE, by tbe Trustees. A true copy Attest. J. F. LANE, Clerk. Cambridge, December 29,1886. The Notional City Bank of Cambridge...

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

WINTER ST. lim DUKI iulLLllij, WINTER ST. •fen- 3- Saeuttor to C. X. CASTER k CO. J»b. 3. Grand January II MARK-DOWN SALE. WHnVvfiJf J*« «™,Jj."* only maaufacturert baring a retail ttore, and our mark-down U from our ttnlitariVii » .P" I ,™ dov " 18 in °"' er f tore t are from KETAlLpricrt.) Consequently wt eaa i. «.,!?mJ. a "J 0, .' leru o».«>'» Boston o)t same quality or .jarmeirts. Our enormous sales the put ton daji "™Slw.,t ri" 8 ° U . r "2 n J c !," e Bt ? cl V ""i 1 earl y, co,ner » ""I get the best bargains. New goodt from our | manufactory are received daily and placid on sale. ■ i We have marked our stock at prices that def» competition. Hew ; goods are lately manufactured by us. or materials purchased at great* ly reduced prices. A Good WRAP, trimmed with Astrachau, $5.00; Worth $8.50. A Good FRIESE WRAP, Special Bargain, $10.00; Worth $18.00. Our PUSH SACK at $25.00. BEST L\ BOSTOV. NEWMARKETS, SUITS With Hood or Oape, - $7.50 upward- ALL WOOL, - $8 60 Plain, ...

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EAST CAMBRIDGE. Public Installation. A Creditable Performance. Ward Gossip. "Comparisons are Odious." Economy in Cooking. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

EAST CAMBRIDGE. Public Installation. A Creditable Performance. Ward Gossip. Children Starring to Deal li "Comparisons are Odious." Economy in Cooking. Wtsineeoay evening lattitat. H«dl was the ten. of most interesting exerciaet, tbe occasion benag tb* joi.t paMk installation of the officers of P. Stoarat D.vis Pott 67, G. A B , and P. Stearoa Devi. Woman. Relief Corp., 66. Tbe apae.reuce of tbe stage, oa wbicb the installing officers aayWaaaaa their datiet, wm most gala like. j Tbe back-ground wat decorated with two large | Aaserican flags, suspended from tbe top of tbe ! ttage aod caught up gracefully on both tides, I fermiag aa opening similar to tbe entrance of a j teat, oa either tide of which were stacked guns wbicb supported a pole, from which bong a tilk lag tastefully looped np. In . conspicuous place la tbe background wat tb. inscription "Welcome" ia large letters. Shortly before 8 o'clock Hit. P. W. Karght, president of the Relief Corps, ripped tb. assembly to order, aud i...

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NOTES AROUND TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

NOTES AROUND TOWN. —Mrs. George Fisher is in New York, visiting j lbe family of tbe late Eliaa Howe. —Mary Black hat told tb lbe city of Cambridge, I lor (15,000, land on Concord avenue. —Colonel Anttin C. Wellington wtt present Friday evening of last week, at tbe second anniversary of the marriage of Colooel and Mrt. Thomas R. Matthews of Boston Highlands. —Rev. J. D Allen entertained tbe Cambridge Association of Unitarian Minittert last Monday. Lunch wa. served at 130 P. M. An essay wat ! read at 3 P. M. upon "Tbe Name Unitarian." | — Ex-Postmaster Tobey of Boston bas returned : business as Boston agent of lbe American Invett- ! ment Company. —Thorodike't halsamin continues lo be sought after by those afflicted with coughs tad colds and all throat troubles, ioclnding diphtheria and croup. —The monthly meeting of tbe Soot of New Hampshire will be held next Thursday evening at Odd Fellows' Hall. 548 Main ttreel. It will be tbe ladiea night, aod there will.be a banquet, an entertainm...

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Marriage Bells. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Marriage Bells. Latt Wednesday tbe marriage of Mr. John T. Thompson of this ciiy and Miss Gertrude M. I'rescolt of Lsconia, N. H., took place at tbe residence of tbe bride's father, C. L. Prescott, Esq., at Laconia. Rev. Lewis Malvern officiated on tbe occasion, in presence of a large number of relatives and otber guests. Tbe bride is widely known and esteemed in her native town, and is lbe only daughter of Mr. Prescott, wbo is largely engaged io tbe milk industry and who is promin- : ently identifier! with tbe affairs of lbe town. Tbe happy couple received numerous sol costly ' presents, aod also the well wishes aod Godspeed .of tbeir friends. Mr. Thompson snd bis bride will [ temporarily reside wilh our esteemed fellow citizen, Jobn X Thompson, father ol tbe groom. preparatory to entering into housekeeping We wish them a full measure of unalloyed happiness Lewis W.Howes, of tbis city, snd Miss IX lis A. Vsroey of Boston, were united in marriage on j Saturday at tbe Hotel Byron, in...

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Ladies Garments. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Ladies Garments. Mr. E. Burt Phillips, successor to C. N.Carter & Co.. M Winter street, Boston, Is holding a marked down sale of hU manufactures in ladies outer garments. The reputation of tbe predecessors of Mr. Phillip-', wbo were engaged in the same bn-ineaa. was secured after thirty years of honest de .lings with the pub.ic. The. new intrrast is man tainiug the good name of tbe houae which it succeeds, by offering • vtryfini line of ladies cloaks, wrapper*; furs, &c The business card elaewhere will give a better idea of the concern Mr. Phillips, however, i eeda no introduction to the people ot Cambridge.

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SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

SCHOOL COMMITTEE. Thursday, January 6, 1887. •' First meeting of tbe year : His Honor Mayor Russell in lbe chair. The following communication was received from the Assistant City Clerk :— "It appears by the records that, at ihe election held Dec. 7tb, 1886, Epbraim Emertoo, James L. Peine, Felix Conlan, Asa P. Morse aod William A. Start were duly elected members of the School Committee " This communication was ordered lo be placed on file. Present, Mrs. Keml.'i, Messrs. Barnes, Conlan, Emerlon, Fairbanks, Finnigan. Hildrelh, Hall Morse, Orcuti, Peine, Start, Tilion. William W. Wellington was choseo Secretary for the ensuing year by ballot Salary, $300. Arthur W. Chamberlain was chosen Page for lbe I ensuing year. Salary, $25. Ordered, Ibat the Rules and Regulations of tbe ; latt yetr be tdopted for tbe present year. The following Sub-Committees were nominated j by tbe Mayor, and confirmed by tbe Board :— Examination of Teachers—Mr. Sian, Mrs. Kendall, Miss Jacobs, Messrs. Hall, Fair...

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Friendship Council, Home Circle. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Friendship Council, Home Circle. There was a very large attendance on Wednesday evening in Cambridge Hall at the public installation of lbe officers of Friendship Connci', i No. 14. Home Circle. Afler tbe private work of I lbe order bad been transacted, including initiation, the doors were thrown open to the friends of tbe members, wbo were highly pleased aod impressed with the manner in which the work was performed by Deputy Grand Leader Charles T. [ Richardson and Past Grand Leader Rodney P. i Woodman, wbo was assisted by Friend William A. Andrews as Grand Guide. Tbe lollowiog were ihe officers installed: Leader, Henry C Hackctt; vice leader, George H. Roper; instructor, Mrs. ! Maria L. Roper; secretary, James Milligan; '. financier, H. H. Perkins; treasurer, Grace D. Phillips; guide, J. W. .Sheldon; warden, Mrs. A. M. Davis; sentinel, H. Frank Wilherell. Congratulatory remarks followed tbe installation by Deputy Grand Letd'r Richardson, aod Past (iraod j Leader Woodman,during wbi...

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Progressive Temperance Union. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Progressive Temperance Union. A large meeting was held by the above association on Wednesday evening last, and encouraging words were listened to by the reformed men. At the close of the public meeting, the semi annual election of officers took place with tbe following result: Jamn Stewart, president; John M. Patriquin, vice president; Frank X. Mason, secretary; Mrs. James Stewart, treasurer; James Hicks, chaplain; Frank X.Mason, pianist. The above officers elect will be installed in Wednesday- evening next, and it is hoped a large audience will be present.

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Harvard Lodge, I. O. S. St. George. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 8 January 1887

Harvard Lodge, I. O. S. St. George. At a meeting of lUrvaid Lodge, Independent Ordei Sons of St. George, held at tbeir ballon Mocdav evening, Ihe Inllowing officers were installed: President, E. R Chandler; vice president. Harry E.lleilrerl; .ecretary. W E Wall; treasurer, Thomas Wilton; assistant secretary, T. L Maddox ; Messenger, W. ,1. Newman, A. M ; Peter Pendlebury: chaplain. James Anderson; inside sentinel, J Rsmhofer; outside seniinel, P. Mark.; trtntee., Charles Atkins, Samuel Reynolds, Philip Pummel) The installing offcers were J- Frank Row, president, assisted by Cbas. Atkins and Samuel Reynnlda. Afler the installation, a collation was served.

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