How Holyoke Will Spend Labor Day

by Laurel | September 4th, 2009

September 4, 1905, page 8

The heavens will be anxiously scanned this morning by many hundred Holyokers who are making plans to attend one of the several holiday pleasure events. The Edwin A. Whiting veteran firemen’s association will be among the first to go, they and their friends assembling at the Boston and Maine railroad station at 6:30 to take the 6:47 to the Waltham muster. Then a full 100 boys of the St. Jerome temperance society boys in uniform are planning to attend the diocesan field day at North Adams, and events in this city will draw many more. The bricklayers will play ball and have a gay time in honor of their anniversary, and the alumni association of the Perpetual Help church will have exercises this morning, picnic at Granby in the afternoon and hold a banquet in the evening. The Labor day attraction at the Empire theatre this afternoon and evening will be the melodrama, “Fighting Fate,” and at the Mountain park casino “Fra Diavolo” will be given. There will be a program of events at both the golf club and the canoe club, Mt. Tom, if the day is fine, will also attract many.

From The Springfield Republican.

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