Holyoke Snippets — April 2, 1906

by Laurel | April 2nd, 2013

02 April 1906

Looks Well for New Golf Club — Over a score of those interested in the formation of a new golf club met yesterday afternoon, and after talking the matter over decided to form temporary organization and appointed also a committee to look over the situation, investigate options for course and report if possible at an adjourned meeting to be held next Sunday. The sentiment was unanimous for the formation of such a club, and it is believed that there will be no difficulty in getting a club of over 100 members. The temporary organization was as follows: Chairman, Dr. D. F. Donoghue; Vice-chairman, Principal John J. Lynch of the West Street School; Secretary, Lawyer Franklin Morris; Treasurer, Henry Ducharme; Committee of investigation, John J. Sullivan of Chestnut Street, Dr. T. E. Cavanaugh, George A. Savoy, F. F. O’Neill and James H. O’Connell.

Death of Old Watchman — William Brady, for the past 44 years watchman and  fireman in Holyoke mills, died shortly before 4 yesterday morning of heart failure, after a few hours illness. He worked up to midnight Saturday night, and then went home very ill, dying early yesterday morning He had worked as watchman part of the time and fireman part of the time, being employed last at D. Mackintosh & Sons mill. He was 67 years of age. Besides his widow, he leaves four sons, James and William of the Holyoke Fire Department, John of North Dakota and Thomas of East Walpole, and two sisters. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning.

Police Court —  Patrick Lally was sentenced at Saturday’s court to the truant school for one year. Bessue Burns was tried for assault, but the case was filed away after a hearing. Two “drunks” were fined $6 each and one probated.

Hicks Brothers have just received a carload of horses from Indiana.

There was a new set of ushers at the Holyoke Opera House yesterday, due to the discharging of the former staff, who the management claimed had been too generous with certain of their friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Whiting arrived home Saturday noon, after an absence of three months spent mostly in Florida.

The curfew now rings at 8:45 nights instead of 7:45.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.

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