Holyoke Snippets – 22 February 1913

by Laurel | February 22nd, 2013

22 February 1913

The Holyoke Ice Company gave up the attempt to harvest any more ice at the present time yesterday afternoon, when for the second time this week a pair of horses went through the ice and there was some lively work to keep them from being drowned. After the horses had been got to dry land, it was decided to give up the ice harvesting and the men were called from work.

Marshall Nickerson announced yesterday that the appointment of officers to conduct insane persons to the Northampton Hospital would be divided among the members of the dog watch, instead of having one man appointed for the work. As there is extra compensation of $2 a trip, this change will be appreciated by the force, and the new arrangement seems much fairer than the old.

Thomas F. Cahill was arrested for drunkenness last evening on a warrant secured by his wife.

The Daughters of Scotia initiated two candidates and received two applications for membership at last night’s meeting. The lodge is to attend the Scottish concert in the City Hall the 28th in a body.

Capt. P. J. Hurley, the newly appointed assistant fire chief, was given a handsome meerschaum pipe by the men at the Mount Tom engine house yesterday afternoon. Lieut. Casey made the presentation speech.

Dr. R. F. Morrison has bought the J. K. Judd home on Pleasant Street, the deal being closed yesterday afternoon, and will occupy the property at once. The price paid was in the neighborhood of $15,000 and the sale was made through the John H. Woods Agency. [Editorial note: the 1910 U.S. Federal Census has J.K. Judd and family living at 111 Pleasant Street in Holyoke, should you be interested in seeing this on Google Street Maps.]

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.

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