Holyoke Snippets — April 15, 1923

by Laurel | April 15th, 2013

15 April 1923

Dwight Ives of Northampton Street, Elmwood, a member of one of the early settler families of Holyoke and a very actively prominent member of the First Baptist Church entertained the choir of the church Wednesday night at a banquet and reception and was ably assisted on this occasion by his sister, Miss Ellen Ives. It was held in the church rooms which were decorated for the occasion, the banquet being served by Herbert Baldwin. A short musical program was given after the banquet. Beside the members of the choir with Norman Dash, director and Miss Marjorie Shaw, organist, there were several invited guests and these included Rev. Mr. Darrow, pastor of the church, Mrs. Darrow, her mother Mrs. Green, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Chase. Mr. Chase had been director for a number of years, giving his services, and Mrs. Chase had also assisted on many occasions, although she has seen the contralto soloists of the Wakelin choir of the First Congregational church for a number of years. The affair was a surprise to the guests and was a token of the appreciation of the musical services the present choir had rendered the church during the past year.

The Kindergarten Club of Holyoke met at the Kirtland school a recent afternoon at a party of which the honor guest was Miss Marion Marshall, who has been for the past two years in kindergarten work at the Elm Street school, and whose marriage to Ralph Cook of Lincoln Street is to take place the 28th. During the social hour refreshments were served and the club presented her with a valuable gift.

Monday night the Holyoke Business and Professional Womens’ Club will celebrate their first birthday anniversary with a banquet at the Hotel Nonotuck. The dinner will be followed with an address by Senator David I. Walsh. The musical members on the program include community singing led by Miss Margaret Powers, songs by Mrs. Philip Clarke accompanied by Mrs. Raymond Heidner, and the hotel orchestra will play at intervals during the evening. the club has sent invitations to the various clubs of the city, mayor Cronin, the Holyoke Chamber of Commerce and other organizations, and are looking for a large attendance.

Raid Tenement and Store at Holyoke — A double barreled raid was pulled off by the police department tonight on Stanley Pogodzinsku at 56 North Bridge Street, where he operated a store and has a tenement overhead. Nothing was found in the store, but in the tenement was found one quart of whiskey in a glass jug, two whiskey glasses, three empty jugs, one copper still, one copper coil and a quantity of mash. The officers who raided the store were Inspector Malcom and Patrolmen Ginley and Baush. They joined Inspector Gilday and Patrolmenn P. J. Moriarty and O’Connell who raided the tenement and went to a Russian restaurant kept Steve Anop, at 296 Park Street, where they found a pink of whiskey in a bottle, two whiskey glasses and a funnel.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.

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