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Death of James A. Martin. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Death of James A. Martin. Last Sundays papers e-oiitaineil the sad intelligence that Mr. James A. Martin, of the firm of James Martin „ Son. -ailnn«Kers. IU Commercial street. Boston, had died suddenly in a car between Springfield and Hartford oil the previous evening. The identity of Mr."Martin was established by the finding of a telegram in his pocket from a New York house, requesting his 11111111*111-111' presence, in that city. to which in* was wending when strickeu down. Hi. connection with variou- social and secret soriettua gave him a large acquaintance, and his ge-nial manners made him hosts of friends in society aud business cirii.es. Oa the- enlistment of the Ist Mass. Vol.. Col. Robert Oowdb, Mr. Martin enlisted therein ami serveel through its three years campaign. He was a nie-mU-r of the Grand Army ami of the First Regiment Veteran Association, of which be was at one litin- its presieleiit. He wa- ele-eply interested in Ma.onic matters and wa. Wor-bipful Master of Mt. O...
Death of Thomas Parke. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Death of Thomas Parke. Mr. Thomas Parke, an old, resaeeted aad highly esteemed member of Memorial Loelge, I. I&gt;. &lt;¥.T..ilie,l at bis resilience on Alliion street, Boston Highlands, Bands*, last, from apoplexy. after a week's illness, at till* age of M. He was formerly a resident of this city, and was well known in social circles. He vvas a liberal e-on-tributor to the temperance cans,*, ami bis genial ************* will lie saellvmisseii from the meetings of Memorial Lodge, where* he was wont to attend, although living at a elistam-e. Mrs. Parke, his willow, is an r__BMed_ *** bar of Victor Lodge X. and L. of 11.. the William 11. Smart Woman's Relief Corps anil Cambridge Lodge of Odd Laelies. The funeral of deeeaaed took place from the Ruggk-s Street Hapti-t Church. Boston, on Thursday, Rev. Roliert G. Seymour, the pastor, officiating, who feelingly referred to Mr. Parke as a husband, father, employer, reformer anel friend. Delegations were "present from the Ro...
Death of Thomas W. Penney. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Death of Thomas W. Penney. Mr. Thomas W. Penney, wbo was a regular officer ill the police department for a ja-ri-eel of nine years, died on .Monday at bis residence Xo. SHI North Avenue-. *t pneumonia, after a brief illness. Mr. Penney was an efficient ntHier and was well liked by hi-a-«o&lt;iates. He leave, a widow and eight children. The funeral e,f tin- deceased leiok place- from St. .lames Church, on Thursday afternoon, mid was attended by chief Cloves and other mem Is-rs of the polie-e force. Mi. Sinai Lodge. I. 11. OL F.. and a large number of re-latin-, and friends. Rev. Edward Abbott, rector, i-mnlm-tcil the ohseeeuics. after which the funeral rile*, of the* Oilel Fellows were observed. Interment took plac. at ('ambridge! Cemetery.
Death of Timothy Hurley. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Death of Timothy Hurley. Mr. Tiuiothv Hurley died at lii- residence, NO. _tH» Cambridge «trwt." Kriilav of last week. The ele-ce-ase-cl had 1,,-e 11 11 re-ielent of Ware! Tlire-e- f'.r tile- pa:-t -.eventecn \e-:ir.. nllel was .Vi Years eef age-. During hi- residence in this .-it &gt; ******* faithful e-iuiileew of (icorgc \V. dale, tbe lumber eli'ule-r, unci wit- well luMl unci highly re- ******* lev all c-la-se--, lie- wa* an heinnre-d "ine-in-IhT of the- Katller Matlle-W Total Abstinelle-c Seedat. for tin* past tifl.-.-ts year-, uncial llie- fu-neral-crvie-e-s, \\ hie-h **e-«-nrn-&lt;l at hi- late-re-i--ili'iie-- un Sunday afternoon, the Society attendee*! in a Ikiily anil walked with tin* funeral ******* to tin* Ifci-ton line*. Tin- pull bt_Mfi aren Messrs. I. Me-Surlev. I. .1. (ullali.in. M. -li-n--nitig». unci \V. Ilitl'erc-n. The- interment took place* ut Calvary Cemetery. West ICoxhurv. and a large number aci*ompanletl the- rem*lns tv their la-t resting place...
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Wednesday Eveninc, March IC. 1887. The regular meeting of the Board was held this evening, Mayor Bussell in the chair. PETITIONS PRESENTED AND REFERRED. The petition of George (lose to have an electric light located in Elm street, was referred to the committee on lamps. The request of W. 11. Wood and every abllttor on Broadway, with a single exception, desiring to have that avenue lighted its entire length by electricity, and for a bearing thereon was referred to the committee ou lamps. Tbe desire of Andrew Long to have the assessment for the sewer in Second street abated, was referred to the committee on claims. The requests of Davis Locke to be licensed as an inuholder at Porter* Hotel, and to keep billiard tables, aud of Solomon Isaacs for an innliolders license. Brattle Square Hotel, were referred to the committee on licenses. The petitions of George Curtis to have a cesspool placed in Webster avenue and for curbstones, and brick s...
Common Council. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Common Council. \Vkiini:siiav KvKXtxii, March 1(1, IkXT. The regular meeting of the Council was held this evening. President Corcoran in the chair. All the members were present except lag ( cMini'ilmeii Kit/patrick and I'eCourcy. The petitiuti of 11. N. Wheeler, for a sewer on (lurch-n street, was referred to the committee on linauce, iv concurrence. The order from the committee on rlalmt to which was referred the petition of William Lawrence, et. al., for the return of the money paid for a plank sidewalk on Brattle street, that the Superintendent of Streets be notified to take care of said walks for a term of six years, from December '84, the expense to be charged to the street department, was passed to a second reading. The petition of W. H. Wood, et. al., for electric lights on Broadway, from Main to Cambridge streets, was adopted in concurrence. Tlie order from the joint special committee, recommending the committee on public property to lease a part of the city wharf for a peri...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Whpn vnn Ririp! iiSm L \x t ■RTTV" nrpnT l T-3T-PC,__i lit 111 111 l TricycleSi Saffilies are tiie Grade Ism f IU ffII°"S::L,,OYERMAN WHEEL CO. ,KIM l S!i!l!!«« t —— , ■__-_-__-__a__________a-_____ _i —— i— — - - ib a ——M__— ■ I ' T 1 — —j„____—^__B—| ■ __88-_--__--_B _____ _r | ___ ____________ * I *■*' C. C. W. FULLER. MEN'S PANTALOONS New Spring Stylet, Mixturei and Colon. Pricet to tnlt ertry on*. Special Line for Working Men, $200 a Pair. boats' - ~ox_o r _rn:i_v&lt;_f, New Designs, for School, Dress and Street Wear, all wool, made and trimmed in a thoroogfa and etnfvl manner, S3.AO and upward a suit. BOYS' KNEE PANTS, 50 CTS. TO $2.00 A PAIR. Our Extension Waist Band is a great saver of Stitches and Buttons. 561 Main Street, - - Canibridgeport. REMOVAL. The undersigned wishes to Inform his customers and the public that he has r*aM&gt;—aa his ******** from Corner Harvard and Holyoke Streets, to No. ST BRATTLK BTEKET, li\ | M TTninslll Bros., where he is prepared...
EAST CAMBRIDGE. A ... Ward Gossip. Let the Eagle Scream. Temple of Honor. Breaking In. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
EAST CAMBRIDGE. A ... Ward Gossip. Let the Eagle Scream. Temple of Honor. Breaking In. I_ntLf-ea'* mm--1 drama, "Richelieu," wa* ma-meed wader the auspices of the St. 'TihaC T-maii lartttate, in Institute Hall. Ts_eedmr e—ariag. before an audience which eeeaaMe—a— available space The affair was g*t*_&gt;apterthebe-_Ro/ the Building Fund, wWeh wO be materially increased from the anilltk, aa at feast «1M wa* netted from the etadaKlim Mr. Jam** F. Aylward. who eaaeted ta* tttie role, scored another success, to be added to the many he has already attained. ela-oueh In erarj ***** he was very good, be 1 *n* at taeee superb, particularly so when he ; luei-i il a en_—x and threatened to hurl the ears* of Borne at "Count de Mauprat." Miss _hermaC»*e*e—i •* Johede Mortimer, acoulu-1 kmeaff La—tr asu—l Inkbed manner snd looked 4-MB-B*. M—rs Thorn-* J. Dally and T.J. -%*"J wen* acer aaeaptahle, and the latter thartag tka feart- ect was preatated with * heatait. Jb. JE. T. McNamara, who...
NOTES AROUND TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
NOTES AROUND TOWN. —Tomorrow, fourth Sunday in Lent. —St. Patrick's Day, 1887, was pleasant— an unusual oocarrence for the 17th of March. —The sales of The Bohton Si-spa y Globk are constantly Increasing in this locality and far exceed those of any other Sunday paper. Its average circulation ot 116,000 It more than 25,--000 greater than that of any other Sunday paper published In Boston or Xew England. —Miss Mamie Mclntire, residing at Xo. 62 Pleasant street, was the recipient of a genuine surprise visit from a number of her friends, including members of Mayflower Division, Sons of Temperance, of which she Is an esteemed member, on Friday evening of last week, when she was presented, on behalf of the division, by Mr. Jones, with * handsome pair of vases. A very pleasant evening was rounded out insoiiabllity, music, games ami a collation. —Capt. Daniel A. Gunnison, for tome years foreman of the old Franklin H. &amp; L. Co., No. 1, and assistant engineer of the fire department...
Home Circle. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Home Circle. At the meeting of Friendship Council, Xo. 14, Home Circle. Leader 11. ('. Hackett, on Wednesday evening, in Cambridge Hall, three new muiutiers were initiated and a large number of propositions received. Tbe Instructor of the circle, Mrs. Maria Koper, has provided in excellent entertainment at nearly every meeting since sbe has occupied tbe position, to the gratification of the members, and occasionally their friends, when circumstances permitted. The -natal countenance of Past '.cutler Mrs. Maria Snow greeted the members of the circle on this occasion. She has oT late been travelling with h*er husband. Pas* Leader X. C. Snow.
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. Marriage Anniversary Celebration. Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
NORTH CAMBRIDGE. Marriage Anniversary Celebration. Notes. Thursday evening, Mr. Charles H. Gass, of Gass, Doe &amp; Co., 61 Faneuil Hall market, Boston, and his estimable wife were waited upon by the Meuneant Club, of which he is a member, and other friends, to unite witb them in the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of their marriage. The club, before proceeding to Mr. Gass' residence, Xo. 11 Roseland street, assembled at tbe dwelling of Mr. A. J. Lovell, Xo. 11 Forest street, from which they marched to the objective point. Members of the club were dressed in swallow tail coats aud tall hats. A shamrock fastened with a green bow ribbon was attached to the lappel of tlie coat, aud green feathers were worn In the hats. Tbe lady accompanists had shamrocks and green feathers displayed in their hair, so that when hats and wraps" were removed a grotesque appearance was presented. The procession, when leaving Mr. LovelPs house, was under his command as Captain. Mr. Charles ...
WATERTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
WATERTOWN. —"It is now in an unquestionably had condition" is what Selectman Brigham says in his annual report of the Arsenal Street Briilge across the Charles River. Then why not have it fixed? He has allowed the town-meeting to go by without having a cent appropriated for its repair. Boston did not wait to have the general government decide* aliout the dredging of ( harles River, but has put their side of the bridge in splendid condition. It now prcseuts a novel spectacle. From the centre of tbe river towanl Brighton, the bridge is iv good condition iv every respect, abutments and all. Toward Watertown, tbe bridge is in a dangerous state. This is a matter of more than usual Importance; for should tbe exigencies of the fishery dispute call for an increased supply of war materials. the Watertown Arsenal might become a place of considerable importance, and a good, strong bridge seems to lie imperatively demanded. —Tbe adjourned town-meeting was held Monday night. Tbe usual appropriat...
SCHOOL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
SCHOOL COMMITTEE. Tiurmiiay, March 17, ISS7. Monthly meeting: Present, Mrs. Kendall. Messrs. Barnes, Church, Conlan, Emerton, Hall, Hunt, Morse. Orcutt. Paine, Start, Tilton. In the absence of the Mayor, Judge Orcutt was chosen Chairman pro tempore. The record of the last meeting was read ami approved. A communication was received from the City Clerk stating "that the gift of E. S. Dixwell. president of tbe Cambridge Industrial School Association, has lieen accepted by the City Council, and the action approved by the Mayor. Ordered to be placed on tile. Mr. Start, for the Committee on the Examination of Teachers, reported a recommendation that the following nominations be confirmed:— Gertrude A. Long, as assistant in the Webster Grammar School, from Jan. Ist, at a salary of $400: Edith A. Sanfonl. as assistant in tbe Harvard Grammar, from Feb. 7th, at a salary of *fi"i&gt;: Hattie B. Johnson, as assistant in the Allstou Grammar, from I-eh. Ist, at a salary of •520. Tbe repor...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
—Representative Rennink, Superintendent Cogswell, E. B. Hale, I'm)., and others, were tiefore the ('oiiiniittcc on Education at the State House on Wednesday, relative to so amending the law relating to truancy as to include among the ******* ot children affected by its provisions those who |icrslstently refuse to comply with the reasonable rules and regulations of the school. There was no opposition.
Died. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Died. ANDERSON—In this city, 11th inst. Mary A., wife of James Anderson 39 years, 9 months. BAKER—13th inst., Catherine, wife of John Baker, 45 years. BUTTERFIELD— 13th Inst., Sarah 0., widow of William P. Butterfield. 73 year., 8 montht, 9 days. DODGE—12th inst., Ellen A., wife of William H. Dodge, 43 years 2 months, 22 days. HAMILTON—14th Inst., Margaret, wife of Angus M. Hamilton, 35 years, 8 months. HUGHES—I6th inst.. George F. Hughes, 32 years, 6 months. HURLEY—IIth Inst, Timothy Hurley, 50 years. HORD-15th inst., Samuel E. P. Hord, 28 years, 7 months, 15 days. JUDKINS-17th Inst., suddenly, Eliza Maria Judkins, 77 years. Funeral services at the Shepard Memorial Church, Saturday, at 3 P. M. KEEGAN-15th inst., Mary, wife of Maurice Keegan, 68 years. MARTIN —12th inst., Janet A. Martin, 49 years, 4 mouths, 13 dayt. MURPHY- 14tli Inst., Jeremiah Murphy, 74 yean. PENNY-14th imt., Thomas W. Penney, 40 years, 10 days. PAlNE—mth in.t., Lucy Elizabeth, wife of Henry W. Paine, 70 year., ...
Memorial Day Address. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Memorial Day Address. The committee of the several G. A. R. Posts in this city, having charge of the arrangements for tlie observance of Memorial Day, invited Gen. Isaac X. shepard, a member of John A. I.ogan Post liMi. to deliver the address on that day. In response to the invitation, the secretary of the committee has received tbe following reply accepting the invitation. No. 734 Main Street, Cambridge,} March 17,1887. J MY IH-.AH (VIMMAMIKIt:— Agreeably to my promise I have deliberately considered the invitation tendered me so unexpectedly by the unanimous act of the representatives of the several Grand Army Posts of Cambridge, to ait as their Orator on the coining anniversary of •'Decoration Day." Were Ito follow my personal inclinations' only, I would prefer to keep in the background on such occasions. But my desire to serve our comrades In any appropriate way that they may indicate has bail much Influence to induce me to accept. This has been aided by the urgency of personal f...
Sunday Services. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 19 March 1887
Sunday Services. First Baptist Church, Central Square, Key . .lames McWhlnnle.D.D., pastor.—Preaebinaat 10.30 I A.M. Sunday School, withclaa.es for allege*, at UI P M. l-ivaching at 7.30 P. M. Young people', meeting Monday at 7.45 P. M. Prayer meeting Wednesday at 7.49 P. M. Mission am tmk AscexttON, corner of Third and Thorndike street*-. East Cambridge.—Muridi.g service. 11. Evening service at 7.30. N'ORTIIAVEXUE UXIVKIISALIST CHUBCH—BeV. C. W. Blddle, pastor. Services, 10.30 A. M. aud "P. M. Sunday Sbtiool, 12.15 P. M. Hakvabd St. M. E. Church, K*v. W. 11. Tbomas, pastor.— Preaching at 10.30 A. M , Suiieiuy school at 2.30 P. M. Prayer meeting at 7.30 P. M. Weekly prayer meeting Friday, at 7.45 P. M. ' First Parisu Church, corner of North avenue aud Church street— Key. Kdward H. Hall, pastor. Services, 10JO A. M. Sabbath School, 12 M. St. -I ames's CnuRCH. Beech Street, North Cambridge. Key. Edward Abbott. Hector.—Services at 10.30 A.M. and 7.30 P. H. Fridays at BP. M. Wood Memori...