Holyoke Snippets — 24 March 1903

by Laurel | March 12th, 2014

24 March 1903

My Friend From India

My Friend From India

Tonight — At Empire Theater, “My Friend From India.”
The play at the Empire Theater last evening was DuSouchet’s farce-comedy, “My Friend from India,” which is playing Holyoke at popular prices. The play is well staged , and the audience that braved the weather to attend were apparently well satisfied with the performance. It will be repeated this evening and tomorrow afternoon and evening. (Read online or download from archive.org)

The annual story of the plans by ex-Congressman William Whiting to build a block on the site of the burned Windsor hotel has awakened from its winter sleep. Mr. Whiting said last evening that he knew nothing of it.

Oscar Meno was sent to jail for drunkenness for one month at yesterday morning’s police court session. Two women were fined $6 each for the same offense.

A.M. Potvin will remove his store Saturday to 317-319 Main Street. The change means enlarged quarters and doubtless enlarged business for the alderman.

The F. W. Woolworth & Co. Holyoke store was closed all day yesterday, owing to the death of W. C. Webb, one of the New York managers.

More Liquor License Applications — the following applications for liquor licenses were received at the office of the license commission last evening:–

First and fourth — James F. Jess, 46, 48, 48½ East Street; Sarsfield J. Wolohan and George L. Wolohan (S.J. Wolohan & Co) 512 and 516 High Street; Fred Gervais, 193 Main and 1 and 5 Appleton Streets; Thomas J. Durnin, 157 Main Street; Charles Bruck, 334 Main and 79 and 81 Cabot Streets; Joseph Sharkey and John J. Dillon (Sharkey & Dillon), 89, 91 and 93 High Street; A. Hormidas Potvin and Louis Hebert (Potvin & Hebert), 29½ Cabot Street; Thomas C. Dufresne, 96 high Street; John J. O’Connor and Dennis J. Stiles (O’Connor & Stiles), 191 High Street; James Kenney, 185 Main Street; Charles W. Bluemer and Charles O. Thiele (Bluemer & Thiele), 474 High Street; Amil H. Foerster and Max F. Bretschneider (Foerser & Bretschneider), 464 Main Street.

Innholders — David C. Downing and Dennis D. Downing (Downing House), 413 and 417 Main Street; Kraig J. Yoerg and John M. Yoerg (Yoerg’s Hotel), 42 and 44 Appleton Street.

Special Club License Turnverein Vorwaets, 2 Vernon Street.

Druggists — W. Edgar Martin, 258 Hampden Street; James J. Curran, 11 Dwight Street; Edw. H. Manning, 466 Main Street; S.A. Flynn, 518 Bridge Street.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.
Image courtesy Library of Congress.

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