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MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. I Wedxksday EvKxrxn, March 23. 1887. I The regular meeting of the Board was held I this evening, Mayor Russell in the chair. j PETITIONS PRESENTED AND REFKItItKD. The request of Frank W. Dallinger to have curbstones set and brick sidewalk laid fronting I his residence, corner of Brookllne and Henry I streets, was referred to the standing committee on roads and bridges. The desire of John F. McQuaid to be com- ! pensated for alleged injuries Incurred from a defect in Cambridge street, was referred to the ; committee on claims. A large number of petitions were received ! asking licenses as common victuallers and ; referred to the committee on licenses. i The petition of John F. O'Brien for an electric light on Main street, was referred to the committee on lamps. The request of John H. McDcrmott for appointment as a policeman without pay, was referred to the Mayor. Petitions were received from the Day Cordage Company to have the sewers in...
Common Council. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
Common Council. Wei&gt;skm&gt;iy KvK.xi.Mi. March-J:), ls*7. "The regular meeting of the council wa. held this evening. President Corcoran in the chair. Allthe *nusnuuT* were present, excepting Couuciliueii Fitzpatrick ami Sanger. The ( ouueil was called to order a tew momenta before 8 o'clock, and on motion the reading of the record of the preceding meeting wax dispensed with. The petition of John X. Met Juaid, for compensation for injuries nauuliasl by falling on the ice on Cambridge street, near Norfolk street, was referred to toe committee on claim, iv concurrence. Tlie petition of Margerct Murphy, for compensation cm account of falling on the ice on Short street, and therein breaking her right arm. was referred to the committee on claims, in concurrence. The order granting a holiday to employe* of the city on March IT. wherever practicable, provoked considerable discus-ion. I nuiiciliiiun Durrell said: I appose the order fat what I think are good ;md -titlieii-n...
OLD CAMBRIDGE. The Public Library. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
OLD CAMBRIDGE. The Public Library. —Flowers will now gradually advance in price uutil after the joyous and happy Easter-tide. —The glories of Faster are close at hand and also a dazzling revelation of spring costumes. —Some people wonder if there can lie a college education without beer and cigarettes. —Fast or rather feast day, will soon lie here and then the base ball season will open most auspiciously. —Harvard University is rapidly losing its advantage over Yale iv point of numbers. Last week several young gentlemen left Cambridge at the dean's request. —Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes contributes in the March number of the Atlantic Monthly. the second instalment of his "One Hundred Days in Europe," which continues to lie delightfully personal. With this issue of the magazine a fine portrait of Dr. Holmes appears. —The March number of the Harvard Monthly contains the following named prose articles: "Iphigcneia Martyr," by Louis Dyer: "Mr. Hamerton ou Literature in a Republic," by P. G...
WATERTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
WATERTOWN. —Just liefore election a "roorback" was started to the effect that the sympathizers with license had sent $5,000 into the town to help to carry it for license. Whether the story was believed or not, it had the efl'ect to "brace up" the temperance people, who went to work with a will, and carried the town high aud dry for water. Now comes the sequel. Many of the faithful, with visions of "boodle" before their eyes, worked all election day, hoping to receive a square day's pay for a square day's work. But the pay is not forthcoming. Xolkklv has seen tbe 8.1,000, and nohodv can find the "man who ban seen it. and the "mourners go about the streets." Moral: Get your pay in advance when you peddle votes. —Capt. J. X. Stickney, the popular town treasurer, is to build a house on Palfrey street. —The Vestry of the Baptist Church is to be refurnished. The annual business meeting of this society will lie held Monday night. —"A new broom sweeps clean." Mr. Selectman Porter has commen...
In Memoriam. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
In Memoriam. We regret to announce the death of Miss Rose Ecker, which occurred on the 19th inst. at the home of her parents No. 5 Union street, after a short but very- severe sickness. Prepossessing in appearance, coupled with a mild and geutfc disposition, she was ageueral favorite among her companions, and the place she occupied iv tlieir hearts wlil long remain void. AVith a bright aud hajipy future before her. she was suddenlystricken with a serious illness, and notwithstanding everything was done to prolong her young 'ife, her spirit quietly passed from this world to her future home in heaven, there to await the coming of her Moved relatives, who now so keenly feel the loss of an affectionate daughter and loving sister. The funeral services were held at the Church of the Holy.Trinity Boston, on Monday, and were attended by a large concourse of the relatives and friends of the deceased. The floral tributes were many and included some very unique and costly design* among them be...
Special Bargains. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
Special Bargains. W. P. B. Brooks &amp; Co., 151 Hanover street. Boston, arc offering special bargains in all kinds of house-bold articles. Tbe members of the firm. Messrs. Alex. D. Damon and Fred 1). Sperry, successors to the veteran furniture dealer, tlie late W. P. B. Brooks, present to customers a full line of goods to select from in furniture, carpets, stoves, crockery, silver ware. refri"crators. baby carriages, etc.. etc. Purchasers will find on inspection everything to lie fully as represented. Bet advertisement.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
—Mr. Joseph P. Fay. of Xo. 70 School Strict, having reached his majority- Tuesday, was waited uisin by his friends, who came to tender their congratulations and to wish him "admultos annos". A pleasant episode of the ev-cuing occurred when he was presented by his parents with an elegant gold watch and chain. The evening was delightfully passed in listening to vocal and instrumental music and in dancing. Previous to the departure of the guests a substantial collation was partaken of. —The rector of St. Peter's Church announced that on Sunday morning next he should deliver a sermon on preaching; its frequent failure and its true purpose:—a sermon appropriate to the occasion of using the new memorial pulpit which was dedicated Friday. —The Bradford Boat club has produced some excellent rowers. The boys are not satisfied with their triumphs on the water, so they have entered the arena M lioxers. Messrs. Kilrain and Ryan have ls?eii successful against opponents, and now await the opportu...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
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Poetry. A SPRING-GROWL. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
Poetry. A SPRING-GROWL. I WaaatyaathlakU? Spring Is come. Win.**'* paid Mi passage bom.; ftsaas) hi* les4ox, gone hair-way . Seta* Aretl* Pol*, they say, . sta*Tssov tke old roams stiU ■kaiks aoeat from Bill to kill, Wsu.sk tusalag footprint, cling, Tkoagh 'tis spring? Base net what tbe poats sing ■ la Swat* rays*** about tbe spring, tfilse; was see. a potaat queen, ' tabid la blossom* and in green. Xkat, I thtet. pas long ago. Is she buried lathe snow, Baal te all oar enrolling— Poor old spring 7 Windows rattling la tbe night; Shatters that yon thought were Ugh t Slamming back against the wall; aborts of barglai* In tke kail; Bowing winds and groaning tree.; Ckimaey* skaddarlag in tbe breeze; Doleful dump, la .v.rything— j Sack Is spring. fllinshlai trying bard awhile OS) ihe saw* brown add. to NnUed; Prssna rats aad slippery walk*; Os«y eld crop* of last year's stalk*; Skrrartag b.n* and moping cows; Casdlwd sap la lean**, boughs Sipped by winter's ley sting— Sack Is spring, - T*»...
MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
MARCH. Oh, this Is tke month of tbe year Whoa Batata says 10 the now, •'lt k Sua* that yoa disappear; Tea Bast tax. yourself off, yoa know, Jaat get yourself ready aad go; Pack ap your drifts aad March!" Sha say* to the lelelw, "Come, Have yoa fallen Into llae? Then hark for tbe sound of my drum, Aad watch till I give yoa a alga; Whan, bright little soldier* of mine, dhMlusr your anas aad March!" Bat th* winter wind and the sleet That never to April belong. She rh.sM aad hunts through th. street, Bb. karri*, aad drive* them along; Aad with clarion voice aad song She orders then, to March! Then she quicken* th* violet's heart, Aad says to th* daffodil, "Dear, Are yoa getting ready to start? Lot use whisper low in your ear That th. springtime ta almost here; It la now on the March!" IBessix Chavdlib in tbe Cosmopolitan.
AMUSEMENT NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
AMUSEMENT NOTES. Hollw Street Theatre.—Conreld's Enirli-h Opera Company will occupy tbe stage at this popular resort for one week longer. The "XPsey Baron* has proved a decided success la every respect, and will long hwkl a prominent place among the standard operas of the age. "The Gvpeey Encampment." "Kuins near the BJver Teines." and the "Triumphal return of tke troops in Vienm." are scenes superbly drawn. A pleasing feature of the opera is the military march of the red and blue Hussars in the third act, the various evolutions bciug executed with great precision. A limited period only remains to witness this romantic opera, nnd •«r readers should avail themselves of the opportunity. Globe Theatre.—Mr. Wilson Barrett, aawa East lake and the London Princess (Aiiupauv, who have been playing before large and cultured audiences during the week at this theatre, will. with Monday evening's performance, begin tbe second and hut wees: of their engagement. Of the acting of Mr. Barrett and h...
Are You Making Money? [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
Are You Making Money? There is no reason why yen should not make large sums of money If you are able to work. All yea need is the right kind of employment or business. Wrths to liallett &amp; Co., Portland. Maine., and they will send you. free, full Information about work you can do and live at borne, wherever you are located, earning thereby from *5 to t-ilt per day, and upwards. Capital not required; you are started free. Either-ex : all ages. Better not delay. —Tbe removal of superfluous heir from tbe skie is possible both by means of depilatories and by electricity- The former are m v.ly prepare tions ol sulphide of barium or sulphide of calcium, and tlie process by electricity is very slow, each bail root having lo be killed separately.
Curious Facts. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
Curious Facts. —The fourth case of the successful removal of a tumor from the braiu has been reported in England, the weight of the tumor being 4 1-2 ounces. Those cases of brain surgery, with the exact location from the symptoms of the spot affected, are frits of which science may well be proud. —It has been discovered in France that tbe fatty matter of wool may be transformed into a substance, which has been named '•ceroid," having the consistency and general properties of wax. —The habit of administering medicines in capsules has received a setback in the announcement that, if there is any form of alcohol in the stomach at the time of swallowing the capsule, its gelatine is rendered insoluble. When the stomach has been rendered irritable from excesses in strong drink, medicines should not be given iv capsules, as they are not likely to be dissolved. —The longest tunnel in the world, commenced in 1782 and finished in 1878, drains the Schemnitz mines, in Hungary. It is 10.27 miles ...
How to Gain Flesh and Strength. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
How to Gain Flesh and Strength. Use after asses meal Scott's Kuuilsioii; it is as palatable as milk aud easily digested. Delicate people improve rapidly with its use. For Consumption. Throat affections and Bronchitis it is unequalled. Dr. Thos PitiM. Ala., says: '■! used Scott's Kmulsion on a child eight months old; he gained four pounds in a mouth." —The London Society of Art* offers two gold and f.ur silver medals for the best electric light motors. —If you have a lame horse, and have used every remedy without SsMBSSS, invest twentyfive cents In a bottle of Salvation Oil, aud if tha fails you may rest assured he is a gone case. —A peculisi system ol railway charges is in votue in Calilorni., tbe railroads having three classes ol coaches, with dress as a distinction. First class means elegant coaches where welldressed people only are allowed; second class for men of ordinary or rough dress, and third cms* for Chinamen and aegroes. —It is painful ami annoying to lie disturbed in pub...
How We Taste. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
How We Taste. Strictly speaking, with the tip of the tongue, one really c in't U&lt;t ■ at all. If y,i U put a drop of honey or oil of bitter alumnd on that part of the mouth, you will find iv, doubt that it produces no effect ot any sort; you on!y tas;e it whe I i, begins slowly to diffuse itself, and reaches the true tasting region in the middle distance. But if you put a little cayenne or mustard on the same part you will find that it bites you immediately — the experiment should be tried sparingly — while if jou 'put it lower down Irto the mouth you will swallow it almost without' noticing the pungency of the stimulant. The reason is that the tip of fie tongue is supplied inly with the nerves, which are really nerves of touch, not neives of tasie proper; they belong to a t tolly different main branch, and they go t* a different center in the brain, together with the very similar threads which supply the nerve of sm -11 for mustard and pep| er. That is why the smell and t...
Origin of Drinking the Health. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
Origin of Drinking the Health. The apparently meaningless custom of drinking a man's health in a social glass is ancient, before you find its meaning. Win n gods were deceased ancestors, they were dined and wined aud toasted; that is, they ha.l the best of everything, for they were supposed still to be capable of hunger and thirst. But as the dead could only "smell sweet savors," and take of the odor of wine the living drank the cups &lt;for them. To drink a good cup was a religious and pious custom. So. one friend meeting another, cal.ed down the blessing of the gobs on him by drinking a god's cup with him. Of course one good turn deserves another, and the two would quaff to each other's health, instead of uttering a prayer. Nowadays, in Tom Allen's saloon, down Rogue alley, two roysterers drink healths with rosy noses and watery eyes, little knowing what it means.
Ammonia. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
Ammonia. Ammonia, while one of the commonest products of the earth, is also one of the most useful. A few drops of it poured into hard water makes the water soft to the bauds ms silk, and this water takes the dirt off of paint more quickly than any other, takes the stains out of carpets better than anything except ox-gall, cleans combs and hair-brushes, and makes gold and silver look as good as new. A good quantity of ammonia in the water also is a very safe substitute for any soap known in washing blankets, which, unwieldy and hard to wash at the best, and ruined if soap issadirectly used upon them. Ammonia, too. rubbed with a bit of flannel on the outside of the throat, as a rubefacient, but not to the point of blistering is excellent in cases of sore throat from colds; it is useful rubbed in this way on the back of the neck for the alleviation of headache. The preparation called aromatic ammoDia is again as valuable, medicinally, as the other is in household service. Ten to twent...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 26 March 1887
The Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, Major Geo. S. Merrill. Few remedies are better known in tbis vicinity than Sulphur Bitters; their sale has been very general throughout this section, and the number of reliable and well attested cases of beneficial results and recovery by their use, is large and beyond dispute. —A novel and valuable application of photography ha* been made by the Century Company, combining tbe complete preservation of valuable copy against accidental loss or injury by fire or otherwise with the greatest convenience in storage and handing. Over 25,000 sheets of copy of a work on it* way through the press, with interlineations, corrections and additions, have been photographed on a reduced Kale of only 1 3-4x2 inches to the page, bat easily legible upon magnification. Ix)st—"l don't know where, I can't tell when, I don't see how—something of great value to me. and for the return of which I shall be truly thankful, viz: a good appetite. Found—"H...