Holyoke Snippets — 06 September 1900

by Laurel | September 13th, 2014

06 September 1900

Two Little Vagrants

Two Little Vagrants
The Gypsies Obtain Thirty Thousand Francs for “Fan-Fan” then substitute the Sickly Claude in his Place.
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Tonight — At Empire Theater, “Two Little Vagrants.”

Labor Day At Mt. Tom — The Summit pavilion registers at Mt. Tom show autographs of more than a thousand visitors on Labor Day.

Miss Nellie Sullivan of 43 Bridge Street and Maurice O’Connor of the Holyoke police force were married yesterday morning at 9 o’clock at the Holy Rosary Church, the ceremony being performed by Rev. D. F. McGrath. Miss Margaret Sullivan was the bridesmaid, and she and the bride wore castor cloth. John Sheehan of the city clerk’s office was the best man. A reception followed at the bride’s home, attended only by relatives and intimate friends. After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. O’Connor will live on Maple Street.

Moisson’s Friends Held — Albert K. Paine was fined $6 in the police court yesterday morning for drunkenness. the three men — Levi Trudeau, Prosper Benjamin and Adelad Matt — who, it is claimed, assisted Arthur Moisson to escape, were arraigned for aiding and abetting the escape of a felon and held under $1000 each. Their cases were continued until today. Charles Alukonis and his wife were charged with assault and their cases went over until the 10th. One non-support case was continued until the 19th. The cases against Levi Hair and A. B. Alson were continued until Monday. Two “drunks” were fined $6 each, one $5 and one had her case continued.

 Row Over a Boundary Line — There is trouble in Elmwood and tongues are wagging in great freedom of movement over the claim that has been made by L.B. Moore and others that the property of the heirs of Alexander Day is separated by a fence not on the line but on land owned by the Hitchcock purchasers. Legal advice has been taken on both sides and unless a compromise of some kind is made the matter will be aired in the courts. There is at most a narrow strip eight feet wide, and perhaps including 1200 square feet in all. Ralph W. Ellis of this city has been engaged by the heirs of the Day estate.

R.W. Gorman of Montreal gave an exhibition at the rooms of the Lenox Club Tuesday evening, chewing tacks, iron nails, glass and cotton with evident relish. He says he is without sensation and can thrust needles through his tongue without pain. He has no feeling for wounds of any sort. He ought to be mayor.

W.B. Miles of Holyoke installed the new officers of the Knights of Pythias at that place last evening.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.

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