Holyoke Snippets

by Laurel | January 8th, 2014

08 Jan 1904

The Sign of the Four

The Sign of the Four
Now Playing at the Empire Theater

Today and tonight at the Empire Theater, “The Sign of the Four.” The melodrama “The Sign of the Four” opened at the Empire Theater yesterday for the rest of the week. The play is from the tale of the same name by Dr. Doyle, and is well adapted to melodrama. The play does not follow the book very closely, there being a number of deviations made for stage purposes. The play was given with considerable snap and vigor, particularly after the first act.

Daniel J. Adams was sentences at yesterday’s police court session to one month in jail for drunkenness, two others being fined $6 for the same offense. Florida Bergeron pleaded guilty to the charge of stubbornness and the case was continued a week. Michael Hartney’s non-support case was continued to the 16th.

Ida A. Matheson has sold a two-family house at 205-207 Walnut Street to Dr. H. R. Sackett for about $10,000. The sale was through the Williams & Montgomery Agency.

Cylestian Blais, 68, died yesterday at his home, 85 Park Street. He was a stone mason by trade. He leaves a widow and several children. The funeral will be held tomorrow.

From The Springfield Republican.



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