The merry month of May.
Currier’s shoes fit the feet.
Straw hats are a bit early yet.
Cream Cheeses at Partridge’s.
Order your roses from Rea Bros.
The lawn-mower begins to click.
And the barber keep on thh wing
Bermuda Onions. 4c. lb., at Partridge’s.
What’s the matter with the Conger block?
Strawberries at Partridge’s Cash Grocery.
What do you think of the Norwood police?
Norwood’s new stoics are a credit to the town.
A fine assortment of Fancy Crackers at Partridge’s.
Have you tried Partridge’s Imperial Java Coffee, only 35c. lb.
The Myopia Whist Club met with Miss Eunice Grant on Thursday evening.
A concrete walk has been laid in front and one side of the Conger building.
Timothy Murphy has commenced work in the blacksmith shop at the car shops
Bernard Roby is riding an 18 lb Rambler bicycle and is setting the pace for the Press boys.
Grey helmets and leather belts have been added to the dress of Officers Creed and Rhoads.
Miss Isabel Lucas is the new lady clerk at Farnsworth’s bakery. She comes from Littleton, N. H.
The Excelsior Orchestra took part in a concert in G. A. R. Hall, Chelsea, last Wednesday evening.
The Norwood Dry Goods Company’s store in the Conger block will open next Wednesday or Thursday.
Just received a lot of iron and brass bedsteads at very low prices by L. W. Bigelow’s Sons.
Herbert Dean leaves the employ of the Norwood Press to accept a position at Onset for the summer.
L. W. Bigelow’s Sons have just opened a lot of choice styles in cambrics, lawns, dimities and muslins.
O. W. Hunt of the general office at the car shops, has been transferred to the auditors’ office in Boston.
L. W. Bigelow’s Sons have a good assortment of Ladies’ and Children’s Oxford Ties; latest and best shapes.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Walker arc receiving congratulations on the birth of a daughter Monday of this week.
Officer Creed began his duties as night patrol on Friday evening of this week. Officer Rhoads is to do day duty.
The lawn party to be given by the Universalist Ladies’ Social Circle will be held June 3 and 4 at Prospect Park. Further notice later.
The pile of ashes on Market Street, opposite Thompson’s Pharmacy, has been removed at last. It was an eyesore to the public who use the thoroughfare.
The fences and property on the East Schoolhouse lot have been put in repair, with a neat picket fence on Railroad Avenue. This is a needed improvement.
Robert Scaver has opened a bicycle agency in Creed’s shoe store, opposite the post office. He has the agency for the Puritan, Boston Roadster, and Monarch.
The doctor writes a prescription. That’s important. To have it well filled is equally important. Perley B. Thompson makes a specialty of compounding prescriptions.
There will be a meeting of the Norwood Business Association in Odd Fellows’ Hall, next Tuesday evening. Supper at 7.30. Several important matters of interest to the town will be discussed.
F. M. Douglass has stopped building operations on Walpole Street, having sold the land to advantage. He will build elsewhere as soon as he secures a suitable location.
C. F. Stevens of the Bijou Advertising Company, Boston, has been in town this week, soliciting advertisements for the Bijou Hotel Register, which will be placed in the Norwood House.
The contracts for the stone and woodwork on the new Public Library building has been awarded to Messrs Lyman P. Wolcott & Son for the former, and Messrs J. M. Burt & Brother of Mattapan the latter.
Read the rules and regulations of the Board of Health and act accordingly.
Miss Bertha Nead is ill with a slight attack of scarlet fever.
Charles Odenwalder has gone to work in the office of the Advertiser, beginning this week.
J. W. Conger will shortly open a Boot and Shoe store in the unoccupied store in his new block.
One hundred and twenty-five chubby and charming babies were photographed at Metcalf’s studio on Monday and Tuesday of this week.
Mrs. Lyman Smith’s residence has been painted, making the trinity of white houses on Washington Street resplendent in their immaculate whiteness.
Ernest H. Caldwell and Miss Estella Regan were married last Sunday at the Baptist parsonage by Rev. Geo.W. Nead. The happy couple will remain in Norwood.
The shrubs and Boston ivies planted on the Norwood Press grounds were put in by Rea Bros. When grown they will add much to the attractiveness of the premises.
Two barge loads of High School pupils went to Canton Wednesday evening, to assist in the singing of the cantata. The rendition of this beautiful piece delighted the large audience gathered to hear it.
There will be only two more vesper services at the Universalist church this season. The service tomorrow will be one of special merit. Every seat is free. The service begins promptly at 1 o’clock.
A number of the members of Tiot Lodgc went to Brockton on Monday to attend the seventy-seventh anniversary of the order. The Norwood Brass Band accompanied them, and they made a fine appearance.
The loss of the Metcalf building, which was completely gutted by fire last week, was settled satisfactorily two days after the fire by the Thos. E. Clary Insurance Company agency. Such promptness is commendable.
A social dance was given by Mrs. Albcrt L. Dean in Dean’s Hall on Friday evening of last week. There were twenty-five couples present. Ice cream and cake were served. The merry party “tripped the light fantastic toe” until midnight.
A specially interesting service will be held in the Baptist church tomorrow evening. Mr. Madden will give some impressions of Africa, where he resided for some years. Other speakers will lead interesting papers. The music will be particularly fine.
The Norwood Literary Club will meet Monday evening next with Mr. and Mrs . F.O. Winslow. A Program of special interest has been prepared. Miss Edna Louise Sutherland, a noted reader, will be the guest of the Club. A barge will leave P.P. Square at 7:15. Every member should be preset.
You can secure a first-class, thoroughly up-to-date wheel, the Lovell Excel, for $6o at Harriott’s. By special arrangement with the manufacturers, this S75 wheel is to be sold at a reduced price. It is made for road use, and will give satisfaction, as all the wheels bearing the Lovell name have a world-wide reputation
An Old Folks Concert will be given at Islington Thursday evening May 7 under the direction of “Graudsire Baldwin” (Mr Monroe Boydcn.) Enough said for Norwood people. During an intermission refreshments will be served. This entertainment is under the auspices of the King’s Daughters and for the benefit of the church.
The English language contains only four words ending in d-o-u-s. Here are three : Tremendous, Hazardous, Stupendous. A box of Thompson’s Headache Powders awaits the capture and conviction of the missing word. Can you find it? Thompson’s Headache Powders will repair your thinking-cap and cure the headache you will get trying to solve this.
The final supper, social and entertainment under the auspices of the Ladies’ Benevolent Society of the Congregational church will be given next Wednesday evening. it is sufficient to say that the supper will be furnished by the gentlemen to understand that the menu will be fully up to the standard and that a delicious repast may be expected. Only the ladies will participate in the entertainment. Everyone will want to see “Chronothanatoletron.” Sixteen ladies of talent will take part. Admission to supper and entertainment, 25 cents. The object of these gatherings is not financial, but to encourage and promote the social life of the church. All are cordially invited.
Mrs. C. B. Dexter, who managed and directed the Maypole dance at the W.R. Corps assembly on Thursday evening, wishes to announce that the dance will be repeated at an early date by eight of the children who could not take part on account of the ceiling being so low in Snow’s hall. She will add four more other children, making twelve in all.
The informal reception given by the Y. M. C. A. to the young peoples’ societies in town in Odd Fellows Hall on Thursday evening was attended by over one hundred and twenty-five young people who enjoyed a delightful social time. Readings were given by Miss Kelley of Canton, and Miss Murdoch of Norwood. Mr. Murdoch gave a piccolo solo; Miss Wing, violin solo : Messrs Hall and Steadman, piano duet; Fred Murdoch, a harmonica solo, all of which lent pleasure to the evening. College songs were sung and refreshments were served.
The gentlemen proved themselves capable in the arts culinary and domestic on Wednesday evening at the Universalist church. The supper was a success in every way. The entertainment was varied, consisting of readings, instrumental and vocal music, character songs, shadowgraphs, etc. Miss Pettay added new honors to her elocutionary standing and rendered some delightful selections, humorous, grave and pathetic. Miss Quinby’s singing was much enjoyed. Miss Brooks presided at the piano in her usual good style, playing the accompaniments with thought and feeling. The character song by Mr. Satterlee was well rendered. The shadowgraphs were amusing and well carried out. Some of the objects were most laughable, especially the cow.
It was worth seeing the sixteen little girls go through the Maypole dance given under the auspices of the W. R. C. in Snow’s hall on Thursday evening. Their movements were so elf and fairy-like that all who witnessed it pronounced it perfect The following were the participants : The Misses Bessie Smeltzer, Ethel Hubbard, Edna Bigelow, Lucy Hunt, Lizzie Fetting, Lottie Spearwater, Carrie Robinson, Ethel Hartshorn, Maud Hartshorn, Maud Boyden, Gertie Ballou, Ada Tucker, Mabel Tilton, Edna Hunter, Avis Baston and Edna McElhinney. The other entertainment provided was excellent and consisted of readings, with vocal and instrumental music by local amateurs. The assembly was not very well attended, but those who were present had a good time.
(Originally published in the Norwood Advertiser and Review)
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