Holyoke Snippets — 14 March 1907

by Laurel | March 14th, 2014

14 March 1907

Gay Morning Glories

Scribner’s Gay Morning Glories

 Today and Tonight“Gay Morning Glories” at the Empire Theater.  Scribner’s “Gay Morning Glories” were the attraction at the Empire Theater yesterday, and good houses were present at both the matinee and evening performances. Two comedy sketches, “The Three Admirals” and “A Night in Japan,” were given. Miss Elsie Harvey, assisted by Ryan and White, gave a clever exhibition of wooden shoe dancing and received a number of curtain calls, and Bendini and Arthur pleased the audience with an exhibition of comedy juggling. The comedy sketch by Charles and Anna Glocker was amusing at times, but several omitted remarks would have improved it greatly.

The Board of Health yesterday fumigated the Nonotuck Street and the Highlands school buildings, which have been closed owing to the prevalence of measles in the district.

James L. Tighe is remodeling and improving the Highland black, which he recently bought.

Water Board’s Action Creates Alarm — The recent action which the board of water commissioners decided they would take in regard to the Holyoke men living over the Northampton line is proving a source of disquietude to those residents. While believing that perhaps the city may be justified in taking away their water privileges, yet attention is called to the position in which it will leave them, and it is hoped that the board will confine their action in refusing to grant water privileges to buildings which may be erected at a future date alone. It is realized that a call to Northampton for these privileges would be of no avail, the distance from that city being prohibitive.

Died from Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis — Margaret McKenzie, the 14-years old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James McKenzie, died yesterday at her parents’ home on Bolton Street, South Hadley falls, after a short illness of cerebro-spinal meningitis. She attended school Tuesday in apparently usual health, but was taken suddenly ill.  The burial will be private.

Adapted from The Springfield Republican.

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