These news items were the talk of the town on October 5, 1900
J. S. Cushing is in Montreal this week with the Ancients on their annual fall field day. The company left Boston on a special train Monday morning.
Roofers and slaters have been at work repairing the roofs of the various buildings at Smith’s tannery.
James Berwick returned this week from his trip to Kansas City, Mo.
Hon. F. A. Fales returned Tuesday from a week’s absence from town.
Richard E. Oldham, James M. Folan, and Jarifes C. Murphy attended the State Democratic convention in Faneuil Hall, Boston, last Tuesday, and report a very harmonious gathering.
“The Message of the Church for Today” will be the subject of the sermon at the Universalist church next Sunday morning; October 7. All are welcome. Service at 10.45.
Esther, the four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bailey, died last Sunday at 12 o’clock. She was a sweet child and dearly loved in the home. Funeral;,-services were held Tuesday afternoon, Rev. George W. Nead officiating.
George Downer, a young man employed at Winslow’s tannery, while oiling a wool scouring machine last Monday, had his arm caught in the machinery and so terribly, lacerated from a little below the shoulder to the wrist that amputation was necessary. He was sent to the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Do not put off till tomorrow what you ought to do today. The last day for sittings at the photograph car on Day Street will be Saturday, Oct. 20th.
Not a few Norwood people will be interested to learn that Mr. and Mrs. John Wagner of Hyde Park recently became the parents of a baby boy. Both the young people are well known in Norwood. Mrs. Wagner was formerly Miss Edith Garrett.
Frank Nash Boyden paid a short visit to town this week. Mr. Boyden is returning from a vacation trip to Montreal and other Canadian points.
Miss Orne has resigned her position at the West school and has returned to her home in Ogdensburg, N. Y.
Fall and winter Millinery opening. All the ladies are invited to visit us. Prices reasonable. S. D. Dean, Morrill building, Norwood.
I wish to announce that on Thursday evening, Oct. 18th, I will open my annual school for dancing. 47-2t PROP. J. H. BUTLER.
Three tenements on Vernon Street No. 127, rooms, No. 200, 4 rooms, No. 120, 6 rooms.
4G-tf WILLIAM FISHER.
Large front, or two adjoining furnished rooms In a private family where part or all meals could be taken, by young married people. References exchanged. Address Box 175, Norwood. 47-2w
A 14-room house on Railroad Ave. Suitable for a boarding house or two good tenements
J. W. CONGER,
House of 6 rooms, on Vernon Street. Apply to ELLEN L. BAKER,
46-tf 183 Vernon Street.
Girl for general housework. Apply to 42-tf P.B. THOMPSON, 190 Vernon Street.
House Lots on Walpole St.
Desirable House Lots on the southerly side of Walpole Street, containing 62-100 acres, 380 feet frontage. Will be sold in lots to suit purchasers. Apply to
39-tf GEO. H. SMITH, Norwood Press.
Reward of One Hundred Dollars will be paid by the Town of Norwood for the arrest and conviction of any person who maliciously breaks, defaces or destroys any Street Letter Box within six months from this date.
FRANK A. PALES, GEO. H. BATEMAN, FRED.L. FISHER, Selectmen of Norwood.
Norwood, Sept. 20, 1900.
Dr. Richard E. Winslow and Harold W. Gay attended the Brockton fair yesterday.
Mrs. Mary M. Perry has been suffering this week from a severe attack of asthma.
Mr. Richard Cuff made the presentation speech at a surprise party given to Miss Louisa Flynn in South Boston on Friday of last week. The article presented was a piano lamp.
E. M. Sullivan and wife and M. D. Creed and wife were among last Thursday’s visitors to the Brockton fair.
Kodaks, films and plates at Harriott’s.
Nine members of George K. Bird, W. R. C., attended the gathering of various corps of Norfolk County at Hyde Park last Wednesday.
Cornelius B. Horgan and a party of young friends visited Brockton yesterday.
The fifth reunion of the Brigham family, descendants of Thomas Brigham the Puritan, will be held at the American House, Boston, on Wednesday, Oct 10. H. Frank Walker of this town is related to this family on the maternal side, and will be glad if other Brigham relatives, if there are any in town, will interest themselves in the matter. The secretary of the association is Miss Emma E. Brigham, 504 Columbus Avenue, Boston.
C. T. Wheelock made a trip over to New York City on Thursday.
E. J. Shattuck expects to leave today for the wilds of Maine on a hunting and fishing trip of a fortnight.
Irving A. Roe of Vernon Street has secured a situation in Matteawan, N. Y., and has removed there with his family.
The teachers of the High school and Miss Polk of the ninth grade had a visiting day yesterday and many of the pupils of these schools embraced the opportunity to attend the Brockton fair.
S. Joseph Curran will enter the employ of a clothing company in Fall River tomorrow.
Fred M. Larrabee has removed from Dean Street to his new house on Summer Street.
Some fourteen members of Neponset Lodge, N. E. O. P., went to Mansfield Wednesday evening, to visit Monitor Lodge of that town. They were very handsomely entertained and both the visitation and trolley ride were much enjoyed.
Horatio Capen of Brockton has been visiting friends in Norwood this week.
A public telephone has been put in at H. C. Babcock’s store and will be a great convenience to the people of the South End.
Woman’s Relief Corps, No.78, will hold a Harvest Festival in Conger Hall, Oct.16. Ice cream, fancy articles, confectionery, etc., for sale. An entertainment will be furnished. Admission 10 cts.
Thomas Lyden has taken a position at Plimpton’s bindery.
Most of the family tenements in the new Hawkins building are as yet unrented. Mr. Hawkins has been in no hurry to let them, as owing to unforeseen delays the work of completion is not quite done. The building will be all in shape soon, however, and it promises to be a very handsome apartment house. It is really the first building of its kind to be put up in Norwood.
Miss Helen E. Merrill, a maker and designer of millinery, is soon to open a store in the Bigelow block.
A Mr. Rosenthal has rented the old Red Front Grocery and had it painted a cream color. He will open a dry goods store there tomorrow.
Michael Lyden is working at Lyman Smith’s Sons Co.’s tannery.
Miss Mary Welch of Boston is visiting friends in town.
Rev. J. L. Seaton, the new pastor of the M. E. church, arrived in Norwood this week, and has rooms at the house of I. II. Bigelow, on Vernon Street.
Some twelve members of Geo. K. Bird Post will attend a campfire to be given by Willard C. Kinsley Post of Somerville next Monday evening. The Norwood comrades will attend the campfire as special guests.
John C. Currier is ill and confined to the house.
E. F. Holway of Hyde Park, while repairing a tank at the Norwood car shops this week, fell from a staging and was badly hurt about the head.
Attention is called to the very fine display of kodaks and photographic paraphernalia in Mr. Harriott’s window. It is the first of its kind in town.
Attention is called to the adv. of Prof. J. H. Butler, Norwood’s popular dancing master.
Alphonsus Gallagher, George Chase and Martin Scherer start next Monday on a hunting trip in Maine, with headquarters at Lincoln.
Tiot Lodge, I. O. O. F., worked the first degree on two candidates Wednesday evening. A number of Past Grands and other visitors from Dedham and Canton were present on an informal visitation.
(Originally published in the Norwood Advertiser and Review)