This Day In Norwood History-February 20


Norwood Civic Association Will Occupy Plant Provided by George F. Willett—Program.

Mon, Feb 20, 1911 – The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)

NORWOOD. Feb 19—The set of buildings generously provided by George F. Willett for the Norwood Civic association will be opened tomorrow for the use of the members. B. Howell Wright is the general sec, Abraham J. Somes asst sec and Robert Gourlie gymnasium director. The entire building will be open from 2 to 10 p m every day except Sunday. The general secretary will be at his office every morning from 9 to 10.

The reading and social rooms for the men are now open. Morning and evening papers and weekly and monthly magazines will be found in the reading room and the pool table is ready for the use of this department. Gymnasium classes have been arranged by Mr Gourlie and there will be a series of Indoor baseball games between intermediate I nines.

Next Thursday evening there will be an exhibition of wrestling at the drill hall of the association by John Makie of Norwood, 135-lb champion, and his partner. The Brookline gymnasium team and the Brookline high school tumbling team will give an exhibition the same evening. Exhibitions by the Boston Y. M. C. U. gym team and by Mr Gourlie’s classes are also planned, to be given later.

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