by Laurel | November 14th, 2014
14 May 1901
Julia Coffey made her fifth appearance before the police court yesterday morning for drunkenness and was given a three-months’ sentence, while Patrick O’Connell of Bridge Street was given a month’s sentence for the same offense. State Agent Morton was in the court, and on his recommendation the cases of the two boys, who stole pig iron, Peter Farrell and John L. Rae, were disposed of, Farrell being sentenced to three months in jail and Rae’s case continued two months. James Long, a boy who stole lead pipe, had his case continued until today. Peter Pilman, a vegetable peddler, cried aloud his wares in the alleys, against the ordinances, and paid $3 for so doing. Henry Daginals was sent to jail for six months for non-support. He had a family of seven children, which he failed to provide for. One “drunk” was fined $11, one $8, one continued and one placed upon probation.
The Walsh Boiler Works shipped yesterday 24 carloads of steel filter tanks, one of the largest orders ever filled in New England. These were constructed for the Norwood Engineering Company of Florence, and were sent by special train to the Oxford Paper Company at Rumford Falls, Maine. Each tank was 18 feet long, and they were loaded three for every two cars, being 38 in all.
The park commissioners met yesterday afternoon in special session and voted to have the park keepers this year wear dark blue uniforms with silver buttons. Some details of routine were arranged respecting the park superintendent and the park keepers.
Daniel Sullivan, 22, died yesterday morning at his home at 93 Front Street, after a short illness. He had been employed by the Baker Vawter company as a bookbinder. He leaves two brothers and five sisters, all of Holyoke.
Lawyer A. L. Green went to Boston Sunday night to resume the trial of the municipal lighting case. The water power company is now putting in its rebuttal, and it is hoped that this will be finished in a week or so.
The funeral of Reinhardt Beyer was held yesterday afternoon at Ryan’s undertaking rooms. There were several floral offerings. The bearers were Turners and the burial was in the Forestdale Cemetery.
W. J. Lamontaigne has sold his poolroom on High Street to G. W. Crosier of this city. The place will be managed by George M. Palmer.
The closing reception for the season of W. V. McCarthy’s dancing classes will be held this evening at Wakelin Hall.
Adapted from The Springfield Daily Republican.