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									                                                                                                                                            LOWELL CENTENNIAL EDITION                                       JUNE 30, 1936.                                                                                                                       Page 41 a

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    16 Agencies Benefit From !                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Lowell Goes aHigh Hat"
    Annual CampaignforFunds !                                                                                            Lowell's Imposing City Hall Building                                                                                                                     Whenever Occasion Calls
    hHlhidual "Drives" Eliminated.-Plan,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ·'Topper "Have Been ~IanufactUl'edHere
      Effecti':e Here 12 Years, Has Pro~ed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Since Early Days o£ City-Historical
                HighI)' Succes £ul                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Society Preserves Old Specimen

         A \'i 1 pal1 ot
           P&."lt   12
                         yl"8.l'ft ha
                                           life in Chest campwgD are awaited hy the
                                        been the public \\ilh almollt a.iI gl't>at inter-                                                                                                                                                                                       MUCh bu appeared in the pa~ers                the welJ known Bent &: BUM Co.,
 Community           Che~t.   an    agency forlU- e... t u tho. e of a city Ot' stale elec-                                                                                                                                                                                   recently about prominent men who                then located in Middlesex ViIlab"C
 c<1 to CnnCe11trate the vartous monty tion. It the campaign                         ··gOt·~   over                                                                                                                                                                           have dlscartJed certain headgear f01            A miniature i>eavcl' hat mad~ by
 ··l'irivE" ," tOl" local welfare charita- the top." as It U-'~ual1y                 doe~.     there                                                                                                                                                                          the "high hat," the inference being             this firm fOl advel'tismg purposr:, " III
 blp and   chal'acter·bul1din~ agen-                is gPDeral rejoicing and the city's                                                                                                                                                                                       that these men w~re going "aris-                in the possemiion of the ... )well riis-
 ci('~into one annual solicitation.                morale is given decided impetus.                                                                                                                                                                                           tocratic,"                                      torical Society.rhis lirm later can-
   Sixteen agencies are members of                    The Community Che!t 'W8.8 ea·                                                                                                                                                                                             As a matter of fact in searching              ducted a retail business in a store
 the Community Chest and each gett'i               tabUshed in Lowen in 1924. Three                                                                                                                                                                                           data. in connectiOn with. Lowell's              in Central street opposite Middle
 a ware of the funds raised. during                hundred volunteer solicitorR give                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          street ana later moved to the busi·
 each campaign. Generous·hearted                   their time and energy each year to                                                                                                                                                                                         centennial anniversary celebration it           ness district at Boston, where in ad.
men, women and children have                       colt~cting [unw, for the organiza.·                                                                                                                                                                                        was learned that in tho eal'ly days             dition to making hats It specialized
found thJ.8 mean.!' of financing such              tion.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of Lowell the "high hat" or, as it              in the manufactuI'e of military uni.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              was better known then, the "silk                forms, elabora~ely made with gold
agencies popular and efficient. Six·
 teen individual calls tor funds,
 which would result it the Chest
                                                      The 16 agencies which now make
                                                   up the Chest organization are:
                                                   Lowell Social Service League, Cath·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              topper," was not only U1e headgear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of those 'n the higb station. but also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Iand silver braid trimming, medals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and caps and hats to match these
were abolished, are eliminated. Ex·                oIte Charitable Bureau, Society for                                                                                                                                                                                        of many men ot' ordinary means.                 uniforms. Many of the prominent
tra overhead e."C:pense and waste are              the Ph'venUon ot Cruelty to Chi)·                                                                                                                                                                                            Old timer!il with whom the writer             fraternal organizations in the .state
Ilone away with, Duplication of ef-                dren, Florence Crlttenton Lffi~ue                                                                                                                                                                                          talked said that the "high hat" was             secured their uniforms and other re-
fort is pre"'ented by means of d.                  Goodwill Industrtes. Young Men's                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           galia (rom this well known. .;;om·
clearing house for the various 8g-en-              ChIisUan Association. Young Wom·                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           pany.
des provided by the CheRt admrn·                   en'l Chl'iaUan AflsoClation, Inter·                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Othrr Hat ~raker...
iltrative organization. The Chest                  national Institute, Lowell Boys Club,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lowell in its 100 ,)'ears had many
idea builds community spirit and                   Girls City Club, tile Boy ~cout~. the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      other hat maker.. The predecessor
Incre&8e8 the e1!ectiveness ot the                 Girl Scout8, Lowell Visiting Nurse                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ot the present firm of Dickerman &
member agenCies. Indeed, the final                 Association, Lowell AssocIation for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McQuaid at Market and Central
returns at the annual Community                    the Blind, and Country Week Fund.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          street:&-Wllliam P. Brazier-spec·

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              iallZed in hats including the tOppel"
                                                   are 1000 men and women employed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            made by the Beebe 0: Costar Co,
                                                   In  the modern Jaclulon sll'eet plant.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     This company also supplied hats to
                                                    Proof that the utrolk Knitting Co.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the Gilbert & TLL Co., located then
                                                    Is one or Lowell', substanUaJ in-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         at 33 Central street..
   SUBSTANTIAL FIRMS                                dustries of today is borne out by
                                         the fact that in 1935 the total pay.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Other old-time hat manufactur ts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              include: E. H. Severy Inc., then 10--
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              cated at 133 Middle street: Stephen
                                         roll ot the company was $600.000.
                                        Based on the payrolls for the first                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   :1. R:ran. formerly of 104 Central
   uJfolk KnittIng Co. pecial- five months of this year, which are                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            street, but later located at 175 Gen·
         izes in Knitted                 running ahead of those for the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        trsl street. and :108e}lh A. Delorme,
                                        same period of a yt"3r ag'O. by the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sUII in business at 15 Prescott street.
             Outerwear.                  end of this year the concern ",ill                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. Delorme bas been making hats
                                         have paid out iOO.OOO ia \'\llges to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 for a great many )'earL He started
   With a record of M consecutive its employet'..          TO point .need be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               his hat·maklnK bUsiness in Prescott
                         .             ,stretched to detenn1ne It 18 a go·                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    street 46 years ago cl1le. is still oper-
l'ears in buslneu,. moe of them I ing concern of great value to the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ating at virtually the same old
spent in Lowell where its grea.test cit)·                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     stand.
period ot expansion and grov.-tb de-       The plant operates on a fivt:'·day                                                                                                                                                                                                     -\ HllIgb lint" Wonl In the CitJ-·s            In an interview with the 1; 'nter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             I Early  Da~- .., .. '0\\ on Dis))lo.y at the    Mr.      Delorme, Whose charming
   I ed the Sutrolk Knitting Co. of week. \\'ith some of the departments                                                                                                                                                                                              . Lowell Hi...torlcnl 8oclet;r'~ Room.,,,,.             dau=:;-hter, Mar~erite E., Is the wife
ve op ,                                 working day and nlKht to keep pro-
217 Jack80n street is one of Low- ductlon equal Wlth the orderR. Many                                                                                                                                                                                                   an essential part 01 the sppar!!1 of                  of Mayor Dewey G, Al'chambaul~
ell's most !rubstanllal indU8tri~ in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    most men. pal ticularly 101' Sunday                   said lhat he has made tall hats for
1936, the city's centennial )·ear. In                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ,. t     1     U              many prominent men in this cit)',
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        an d h 0 11 (ay weal'. nO on y was Ie                  the most recent of which was that
f.lct, this full-process knitting mill                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  familiar black tall hat used. but also                 made for Mayor Archambault, for
is one at the largest uni ts of its
kind in the United States.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              fOr summer wear in those halycon                       the Inaugural exerCises. He said
   The Suffolk Knitting Co, is strict·                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  days mat.y men wore white and                          that lte also has made tall hat.. for
Iy a famil)' affair, Frank Cohe~                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        gra.y topper6.                                       ,the mayor's father, Amedee Arch-
the president ot the company, 1..01\                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Headgear, Jlke other wearing ap·                   ambault, the well known undertak-
one at the pioneers of the knltting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     parel. has gone through many                           er, In making the mayor's hat Mr.
industry, having started in a small                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     changes In Lowell's 100 yeal's but                     Delorme said the foundation is of
way 35 years ago in East Baston                                                                         mains on those until December                                                    and son, Earl R. Kimb:lIl. until smattering ,'If other subjects, Big the tol'pel' ha~ remained and today                              cotton cloth, then shellacked after
and is atill actively engag-ed in the
bURiness. As his two sons grew
                                                                                                           Nathan Cohell, the tl'e&surel', is
                                                                                                                                                 COMMERCIAL COllEGE                      1027, when t;l~ Instl~utlon w.     • huslness and the developments of is gaining wide popul,lll;ty among
                                                                                                                                                                                         chas{!d by Harry U. Quinn, who had the machine age have titted the re·ll}1j younger gf'neration, particuhlrly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               which it was covered with the fin·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               eat at' silk cloth, with a heavy black
older. they were trained in the                                                                         a coUege·trained man, a graduate                                                 be n one of the- ln3tructors, and qUirements until commercial con- aR part ;,f tht> attire at fOrl.lal par.                           ribbon band and felt brim. Other
busineB8 and now carry on the more
lahorious details at such an expan-
sive bUfllnees.
                                                                                                        of Bo~ton university, with a tech·
                                                                                                        nica1 turn of mind. He hM Lntro-
                                                                                                                                                    PIONEER IN FiElD                                                            cerns call for htghly·specialized of- ties.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                nce workers trained In every               For manv Vearl h("fore the advent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                branch of business R.nd familiar of the automobilf", the "hl~h nat"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               high hats recently made by Mr. De·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               lorme incluue those mad€: for Frank
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fay. prominent undertaker; mem·
                                                                                                        duced many inno\'ations to the knit·
   A. Paul Cohen, the elder of Prest-                                                                   ting industry. 'fIe buys all the raw School FouOlled Herr in 1 H~(l                                                     with the m.wy machines that have enioyed wide favor as a part of the                           bers of the James F. O'Donnell &
df"nt Cohen's two saM. is chairman                                                                      wool for tbe Su.d'olk Knitting Co.                                                                                      becom~ lnt1i~pen~ahle to efficiency livery of hack drivers, In t~is con.                       Son undertaking firm; and Joseph
of the board of tilrector'5 and gen-                                                                    and is in charge of the transforma-           Has Kept CurricululU lip                                                  and swiftne.:i'-                        nection because ot the fact that the                  A. Legare, president ot the Apple-
eral manager of the business.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ton National bank.
                                                                                                        tion of that raw wool Into the varn                     to Date.                                                           It is easy to underlltan d the con- hats were thp property of ltv un-
                                                                                                        which is used_ He is manied· and                                                                                        trast WIth the eal'ly days of the dertak"'r" amt drivers were picked                              Mr. Delorme said that in his 46
                                                                                                        the father of two Klrls                                                                                                 Lowell academy when one considers up in many ca~e" around the vari-                            yt>ars in business, styles have
                                                                                                           A. Paul Cohen. the general man-           The Lowell Comm~rclAl coil ge                                              that, despite some attempts to in- OUS slaol"'s, OttE'l1 &Orne of tbe driv-                   changed considerably. In the old
                                                                                                       aget'o is a graduate of Harvard um- located in the MelTimack Rver                                                             t          tI I t        't     Oed' h h                                                 day9. he said the high hat c~own
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                yen a prac ca           ypewrl er, n er8 appear            \\,!    "'t13 many times           was lower and brims were narrowct'.
                                                                                                        versity and Harvard Law . ;choat. Savings Bank buUding, 22l:i C ntral                                                   rapid-writing machine was in com- too large or too small. However,
                                                                                                       He is an attorney but bas devoted street, founded in 1859, ,,1es with a                                                  mercial use UI the early days of th~ regardless o( what other apparel the                             Derby Lo~s Popularlt~·.
                                                                                                       all his time to busine:-s rather than school in Providence. R. I., f(,r                                                  Low("U school.     It was not until hack driver wore he must have a                            However, the waterlal for the
                                                                                                       to the practice of law. He entered honors as the first businf'ss call ge                                                 alxmt 10 years after its founding tall hat.                                                best hats haa reDl8Jned about the
                                                           4-.   \.THA_       COIlE.".                  the service shortl" after America in 4- "ew England. The earl)' found·                                                  that typewrtters were introduced                                                          same. !-Ie also said that the soil
                                                                   Trf'asurer.                         entered the \\,tlr &:',1 for 17 months era. James :y, McCoy, and E. !oorc                                                Into the business \\'orld             I                Thl" Oppra Hat.                    hat hall displaced the well-known
                                                                                                       wag a lieutenant pilot in the U. S. jr., started \\hat \Va:; th~n called
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   An early account in the Citizen         Anothel occasion tor ~e general derby in popularity, In the earlj'
                                                  opet abon... are necessary for the                   army aviation corps. \"hen he was the Lowell Bu.sine~ academy. The                                                       of 1902 de\'oted much space to the use of the- hlgh hat was ill the ~Iy days the derby was the popular &C'.
                                                  final production ot knitted outer-                   mustered out of sen-Ice he immedi· curriculum included such vaned                                                        demonstration of touch t)rping on day~ of grand Op('ra At that time lection (or well dressed men but in
                                                  wear. The company ha3 a stitch-                      ately entered his father'. business, subjects as bookkeepmg, penman-                                                     th old doul>le-style keyhoard at an the headgear beeame kno~ 81 the recent years the soft hat has come
                                                  ing room, dye house, "'001 carding                   having been trained along those shIp, anthmetic. t("legraphy. ph~                                                        exhibition at the local school and' opera hat Unlike the &ilk of the into favor, In his early days in
                                                  and spinning room, worstf'd spin·                    lines from an early a~e.                   nography, suzveying algC'bra, ~P-                                             the then.considered sv,-ift typing more famUlal' headgear those used bUsiness he said, the ao-caJled pull·
                                                  Ding department, knitting depart·                       Mr. Cohen is well known through. ; ometry and commercial law. This                                                    was thought remarkable; but, con-' in attending oprr& were made in a over hat was tn demand. It was
                                                  mf'nt, cuttin2' room. pressing and                   out the knitted outerwear industry I school had its beginning in the                                                     trasted with the machine-gun oper- duH finIsh and many at them were made e:Im11ar to the topper, but was
                                                  examining room, boxing depart-                       and L"J prominent In the national: Runels building.                                                                      alion of a student on a modern ma~ collapsible. That wu the era. too, of soft fell
                                                  ment. Ilhipping department and de-                   association, having been a vice              There Is litUe rf'Conl of E. Ml"OI'C                                        chine this would be considered when men escortmg their formally                                Since time immemorial men have
                                                  signing f1epartment where the styl-                                                                                                                                           slow:                                   attired '!idies to the theatre would poked fun at women tor "being tus-
                                                                                                       president for a number at years. I jr., and the len~h of time he l'C-
                                                  I.sts WOrk nut the desJgnR (or the                   During the lite·time of the . . :RA. mained \\itb the acauemy; but eally                                                    The graduate ot today in the wear the opera cape, still in use here sY," in selecting hats, but from in-
                                                                                                       he was a member of the knitted accounts .show that Le Doit E. Kim.                        HARRY L Ql;!l'; -             Lowell Commercial college must by one of oUr prominent undertak~ formation recel\'ed in preparin. this
                                                                                                       outerwear code authority which ball entered the school in 1817 and                                                       have a th010Ugb knowledge of ac- ing firms. At th.e ')resent tim~ at article it was learned that men have
                                                                                                       wrote the code by which such mills remained as its head until his death' who i!! now the principal of the counting. ste:lography. typing, filing, 'BOrne of th~ fashiona.ble affairs the their little peculiarities about head·
                                                                                                       operated throughout the country.           in 1915. In 1902 the then.caUed Lowell Commel'cial college.                  arithmetic, English, and the opera. tall hat 1$ conspICUOUS. Down gear, with most of them nursing an
                                                                                                          Mr. Cohen is married and is the Lowell Businests college moved Into              Since the early founciinJt of tID! tlon of the latest machines, such as through all the years, however, the ambition occasionally to "go high
                                                                                                       father of three children, two boys new quarters over the street rail- institution. n:any changes ha\'e the compto~eter, calCUlator, ditto silk hat, though it haa changed in halo"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                machine, mimeograph. multigraph. style, always ha~ been an essential
                                                                                                       and a girl.                                way waiting room in the ero.wenor taken place 1Il the rurriculum to
               FR, :-<"K COHEN.                                                                           Each year this company spends buJlding where the owneJ', .Mr. Kim· keep in step with thl: latest de- tlictaphone, B.ld other machines that part of formal dress, whether It be                                          BLt:'E LAWS IN LOWELL,
                     PI'f'~ldent.                                                                      co~siderable money On new rna- ball, and Albert C. Blal!'«;lell were velopments in the bUSIDC,8s wOl'ld.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               have been installed to keep the col- for funerals, parades, state and so·
                                                                                                       chmery to keep ahead of the Urnes. joint principals,                              The eaJly re'.tuil"cments for a bu~­  l£.'gc abreast of' the Urnes. Instruc- clal functions or governmenta.. in-                      Speaking of blue laws, Chevalier'!
Nathan Cohen, the younger, is the                                                                      It Is to that pl'oJt'l'e~slve policy that    Following the death of Le Dolt ne!ffl carE'er were a knOWledge of tion in Court Reporting is given by augurs) exercises. Although re- account of Lowell records the fact
treasurer ot the concern as weU as                                                                     the omcials ot the Suffolk Knitting E. Kimball, the management was arithmetic, good penmanship. ~ome Alice F, Ban'le. an expert court re- served fo!" these "pecial occasions, in that in 1836 a man was tined for
the production manager, and in                                                                         Co. attribute its success.                assiuned by his widow, Myrta M., knowledge {If bookkeeping, and a porter. Arl'arJgements are made for this section in the national capital, practicing the trade ot common tid-
charge ot the manufacture of the                                                                                                                                                                                                students to ~it in to take court Washington, in New York and
yarn used in the product at the                                                                                                                                                                                                cases, The needs of each individual other lar~e cities 01 the country the dler. which occupation was regarded
company.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       are studied and personal assistance topper is a famiJlar sight on every as an outrage a~a1n8t public mor-
    The Suffolk Knitting Co. is en·                                                                                                                                                                                            Is given to develop the student to day of the year Particularly on also Times, it might be remarke<1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the highp~t degree of efficiency.
gaged in the manufacture of knitted
outerwear, primarily dealing in
bathing Euits and sweaters.          It                                                                 --~~
                                                                                                                       Lowell's Oldest Catholic Church                                                                                                                  Easter Sunday does the sUk topper have chan-,g::.ed....,.'_-==,.-_
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The latest development in the cur- come into its own In the fashion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               riculum has been the introduction ot parade.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               In the c rly 1820's Nathaniel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          \Vright was the postmaster, hls or.
was In 1927 that the company de-                                                                                                                                                                                               a course in rhychology in whicb the I Delving back into history it is tiee bcin~ on the Dracut side, \\ith
cided to move to this city, taking
about 150,000 RqUafe feet of space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               students are taught the psycho· found that one at the first hat man- a mail brought from Bilerica on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               logical princJples upon which mo~ ufacturing firms in this section was horseback once a week.
in one of the bulldings in Law-
rence street which at one time was
occupied by the nOW defunct U. S.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               dern busine38 is conducted. This - - - - -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               course is given by Professor Her; il~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               man H. BraRe of the State Teachers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •••••••••••••                  IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII• • • • • • • • • • • • •
Cartl'id~e Co      For the next si.'(                                                                                                                                                                                          colleRe.
years the company bested the busi-                                                                                                                                                                                                The opportunlties offered by the I
ncaa storm!! and depressions which
prevailed during that period until
1933 when it was found necessary
                                                               \, p.n;L CORE.-.
                                                               Gt'neraJ       Innng~r.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               advent of I he Civil Service tests.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               both State and Federal. have not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               been overlooked as th1s course is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       During The Growth of
to expand.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     nO';\' conducted by ::Mr. Quinn, and
   All a result the company ftigned a
lease fOl" 300.000 square feet of floor
space in one of the units of the
                                                   own stylists who work out the de-
                                                                 The concern employs its                                                                                                                                       Is one ot the features of the college
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The college maintains an active
Appleton Mills in Jackson street.                      Most of th,. com ny's goods &I'e                                                                                                                                       employment department as a serv-
It bas been in this location that                  shipped out of Lowell and all over                                                                                                                                         Ict'" to local concern!! and graduates.                                           WE R.l''E GROW T
 he companY has ahown lb largest                   the country by huge neeta of motor                                                                                                                                             Lowt'll Commercial college is a
,-.rowth. Because of its large pro-                tnlcks. The company h;u its own                                                                                                                                            mem ber of the 4- T ew England Busi-                                              TO BE RECOG -rZED
 :uctton. the gutrolk Knittmg Co.                  seUing agent~ in .' ew York and                                                                                                                                            ness College Association-an asso-
110M not buy ita yarn already manu-                Boston and Bells directly to whole-                                                                                                                                        ciation which admits only schools                                                 .A IT LE.illIXG
iactured. Rather docs it bUy the                   AI~t8, chain stores and mall order                                                                                                                                          of recognized high 8tanding and                                                  JEWELER ....
raw wool and spina ita own yarn.                   hou        It manufactures medium                                                                                                                                          subscribing to high code ot bum·
both woolen and worsted          It its            and 10';\ -priced merchamUse.. The                                                                                                                                         ne~s ethics.     The principal of the
what is known in the industry as                   season for the manufacture at bath-                                                                                                                                        school Is !Uso a member of the                                  The things you want at the prices
a full-process milL                                ing .uits begins in December and                                                                                                                                           Eastern CommercIal Teachers As-                                 you want to pay .... Buy jewelry
    Back thcle tn 1427 this concern                extends to June 1 when production                                                                                                                                          sociation 'lod the Local Rotary
employed GOO hands, Today there                    ift shifted over to v€"aters and re-                                                                                                                                       club.                                                          with confidence and satisfaction.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The LoWell Commercial college
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              has helped to make history of ape·                             Diamonds                             Lamps
•                                                                                                                                                                                                                             cia1ized education in New England.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A diploma granted tn 1867 to :1. A,                            Watches                             Glassware
             ATTENTION, MANUFACTURERS                                                                                                                                                                                         Bailey, for many yean president of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the Dracut Historical Society, is                                                                   Silverware
     New and Used Machine Equil,meut, InclndillJ:( the followinf(                                                                                                                                                             now in the possession of Mr. Quinn.                            Handbags                            Leather Goods
           ELECTRIC MOTORS - GENER~TOR                                                                                                                                                                                        U any older diploma exists, you
                TRANSFORl\IERS and PUMPS                                                                                                                                                                                      should get In tOUch with Mr. Quinn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              who is anxious to secure the oldest
             ShaftinJ:( - Hangers - Pulleys - Beltin2:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              one in existence.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      UXBRIDGE WORSTED CO. I
                Central Mills Supply                                                                                                                                                                                                                 INC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Diamond and Gift Specialists
     2.;0 ,Jackson Street                  -:-                            Telephone 98S
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Lowell, l\fass.                    104 MERRIMACK ST.                      OPP, JOHN
                                         Lowell, l\lass.
                                                                                                                          Interior view of St. Patrick's, Lowell's oldest Catholic Church.                                        I'--                             ----J
       1>. "" 49.        -,,-a                                                                                                                          ~LOWELL               CENTENNIAL EDITION - JUNE 30, 1!l36.

                                                                                                                             ecall Fond Memcr"es of High School                                                                                                                                                                                                 --="
                                                                                                                       ufacturing Co., and, as I have Baid, ' w~at were my classmates.           There cross the Atlantic in a new vessel         ~   ever knew, and bis cutting sar- and        particula~l~   those who bad   ~         tern and other Apparatus sufficient

           l ~ City
 LowelllJi Than h()()l!Itself 1.. ~d.on,   g                                                                                          h. A         I. ,g~
                                                                                                                       had boea Ifl.talled therein. Mr. 1I00t tho el....We..tioo bol0l: m.l1e ..ceorl1, IUlI1 to 110UluIlBtr.t. Ita av..ll.blllty wrltillg.
                                                                                                                       had bUllt for bimself a mansion not mg to apparent advancement 1n abroad as well as at home.
                                                                                                                       far from It. He was a devout EpIS· scbolarshJp. The one alphabetically other going from this class to a
                                                                                                                        copallan, and had a highly orna-
                                                                                                                                                            I,      ,Ill bl ~J mJ mHI ,J I UJJI11 " \11.1                  An-

                                                                                                                                                                 at its head, whose education went medical school, fitted himself tot'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ,!ll v"   8 e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rattlesnake. He did not die tram
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             III hi. life be ha,).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  pcned to be bitten In the heel by 8

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the bite, but those whurn he dId not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           joyedlh. leaohlng.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ....nd 8' there end the.! Ifltel'88til1~ 1111..1011 will be Pllt at .. low PrlCC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sldeltghts of the Counding ot'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Lowell high school.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   J~JUII       th~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      '0 " . I,".j

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Idepend on tilenumber atoflecture! will-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       penses. The

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    I ~jU& III
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          barely sufficient to defray the ('K-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 encourag e
                                                                                                                        meuted pew at large dimensions,          no rUt·ther than in that one school, 1       n rl'li if n aq a surgeon and.      like 88M the venom of the poison         PRECURSOR OF THE                               ment.    It a sufficient number of
                                                                                                                        after the manner or the English          became afterwards a Boston mer- before his unUmely death. becama                 remaJned in Wm. For some reason.                    PARKER LECTURES tickets should he                       80ld to defray the
                                                                                                                        l!JqUll'CS in parish churches. To sup-   chant of high standing, and later OIlC uf the most successfUl and hest           which a.q a boy I never knew. the                                              :J       e.xpen.qcR. Mr, Colburn will be assIst-
 Came Inlo Exislence in ]831 in Little                                                                                  port this cburch, Lhe operatives of
                                                                                                                        the MerrJmack Manutacturing Co.,
                                                                                                                                                                 still a merchant in the stat.e of \ler 4 known .surgeons of the country.
                                                                                                                                                                 mont. He is an enterprlslng maD Two others became reputa!)le and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  school was suspended when Mr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Clark reUl'ed from the teachership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lectures on topJCS at popular scl 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           entitic interest began to be given
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ed by othE'r ~('nt1pmpn. 1nd lhp Lf"~4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          tures wIll embrace other subjects.
                                                                                                                        were taxed a small sum-I think           and one of the weallh1est and best4 somewhat rH8tinguished citizen"              to enter bis profession of tbe mini6     early in Lowell's history. iargely             and will be continued lhll1ugnout.
    Wooden Building...First of Kind                                                                                     30 cents each month-and this sum         prized citizens of the state. Another The rem.\inin~ olle is the writer.         try. In this profession our rever·       through the Initiative ot Warren               the se-uson.
                                                                                                                        was d~ducted from their wages.           fitted. for college in the Class, bC4      "Rev. MI" Edison was the fostel"      E"nd teacher rose stea/lily, and I~      Colburn, author at the famed arlth·               The Lectures will be on Thursday
      in State Outside of Boston.                                                                                                Uill Man ~ot lmllressed.
                                                                                                                            "Mr. Boot, from bis traming, \Va.!
                                                                                                                                                                 came a graduate of Dartmouth, and father of thlR school, and brought
                                                                                                                                                                 died young, stam:l.llg very high 10 far Us aliI' new teacher, Thomas U
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  now loved and honored by his de-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  nomination.         a.'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    he Is by every for-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           meUcs that dUring the 19th century
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           wenl through almost countless edi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          eventng of each week. In the TOWN
                                                                                                                        not as much impressed as Mr. Ed-         l!;e profession as a surgeon. Anoth 4 Clark, a graduate of Yale. Mr.             mer pupil. as the b.ishop of the dio-    tions. As a temporary resident at                First leclure on the 23rd Dec.
      Although the City ot Lowell 1..'1 [ much-discussed (and widely crit1 4                                            son with tbe necessity for the edu-      er, whose education was ended Clark taught us fOr nearly twa                     cese of Rhode Island.                    Lowell, Mr. Colburn took great in-               Tickets may bc had at the Book-
  observing ita lOOlh anniver8ary of clzed) volume offer most entertain 4                                               cation and welfare of the common         there, became a civil engineer of the ye&1"B. and with him we went Into             "During the suspension of tht:        tercst in public expositions of the            stores, at Mr. Jacob Robbins' in
 its incorporation as a city tn this ing reading of the history of the                                                  people, who were. of course, the op--    very highest standing, founded the the new schoolhouse. The numbers              school. I spent the time tn readiug      wonders of science.                            Central street and at Mr. G. H.
  year of Our Lord 1936, the Lowell Lowell high school:                                                                 crati\.'es In the mUls. Almost allot     manufactunng city of Manchester, ot the school increasing with the               everything that I could command,            An advertisement ot one at the              Carlton's, also of RcveraJ gentlemen
  high school is observing lts 105th                                                  (;en. BuUer'H Tributt'.           the land on which tbe town stood         N. H., and was for several terms same rapidity as the new town, be               finding myself again in a lawyer's       forerunnere of the Parker lectures             who have subscription papers.
  anniversary. For the Lowell high                                         ''In 1825, there was fiprlnglng up           was held by the Proprietors of the       govemor ot the state.                    brought to his assistance a class·      office, but without any thought of       of these days has been noted in a                Mr. Colbul'n hims('lt, it will be !'e4
 scbool came Into existence in 1831. m Pawtucket Falls of the Merri·                                                    Locks and Canals on the Merrimack            "Another, who left the school and mate !rom Yale, Mr. Clapp, \Vn"            becoming a lawyer. Finally the           copy of the Lowell Mercury tor 18              called, was an amateur astronomer
  while Lowell was still a town and mack river the second greatest man-                                                 river.      They sold ott this land,     became a midshipman in the navy, attclward~ I('ft our school to go to            school was reorganized unuer tl:",       December. 1830. It follows:                    at no 'nean attainments, It has been
  but five years alter the town was ufact:u1ng tc,,'n in Mnssachu!letts.                                                and thE'Y also sold the water            rose to be of the first class In ~ Charleston, S C, where he finallv             leaching at Mr. Nicholas Hopping,             SCIENTIFIC LECTURES.                      conjectured that hJs habit of devot-
 founded, tn a little wooden building ~Valtham on the Charles being the                                                 power furnished tram the Mer-            profession and afterwal'ds was th- became lhe editor of tbe Chal"lestor.         fin ('"tlm3hl~ ~entleman enou~h, uf                   Mr. Colburn                       log the night to his avocation in-
 a.t the junction of Elliot and Middle- Jlut. This town, afterwards Low·                                                rimack rivcr by a dam.            Thls   active head of the navy, and th~1 Metcury.                                       fine scholarship and usually gentl...    Proposes to give a course of lectures          stead at to sleep may have been. in
 .ex .treeta, The flrst principal at ell, w&." then known as East Chelms-                                               dam was put across at the head of        only efficient one it had during the       "He was thEll most bitter pro-        manners, but utterly without the         on    ASTRONOMY,        accompanied            part respoD8Jble tal' his untimely de-
  the IIchool wu Thomas M. Clark, tord It had a growUt une.xampled                                                      .Pawtucket talis, although the law       War of the Rebellion. He lived t'l sla-very and states~rlght gentleman           social capacity to traJ" young men       with illustrations by the Magic Lan-           mise.
 who later became Ute Episcopal in lhose days, and almost equalling                                                    said that there should be no dam, be-
 bUlhop ot Rhode Island. Mr. Clark the -nushroom gro\":lh of towns 10                                                   cause it would affect the navigation
 doubled in bl'8Al!l for he al80 .supplied some of the western states at the                                            at the river. The water was con·
  the pulpit in the church at the present day. The constitutional                                                       ducted through the new town of
 Pawtucket FaUs, the forerunner of convention at 1820, by a new sec 4                                                   Lowell. at first by a canal, which
 the present Pawtucket Congrega· tion, made c::1ties poss.ible in M""assa-                                              bad been established by the Propn-
 tiona! church, tor be was stUdying                                                                                     etors of the Locks and Canals about
  to enter the ministry at the Congre·                                                                                  the year 1792, tor the purpose of
 gational church while pursuing the                                                                                     takIng boat.q around the talls.
  vocation of pedagogy in the town                                                                                          "With a fore.!dgbt as sagaclous
 of Lowell.                                                                                                             and remarkable as was the pel'slst-
     The Lowell high school hu a                                                                                        ency with WhlCh tbe scheme was
 dtatinctlve record tor 1t was the tll'lt                                                                               Ch.rrlcd out, Mr. Ed~on, In connec-
 tugh .school in Ma.s.sachusetta out-                                                                                   tion v.1th a committee of the cit!·
 side of Boston and probably the                                                                                        zens of the new town, determineu
 first in New England outside at the                                                                                    tbat two squares or commons, the
 higher grade schools in the Hub.                                                                                       North and South commons, should
    The tollowing lines tram the pen                                                                                    be dedicated to the public use. It
 of BL!Jhop Clark. written long atter                                                                                   was done: and the commons remaln
 he had given up lrla pedagogical                                                                                       even to this: clay the breaLh1ng and
 career and waa well embarked on                                                                                        recreation polots at the citizens.
  the road to eminence in the                                                                                           That enterprise tor the benefit at
 Protestant church, teraely but com-                                                                                    the laboring man and woman and
 pl.tly plctur. the beginning of tho                                                                                    their children was not opposed by
 105-yea.r-old education&11natltution:                                                                                 Mr. Boot, as the land was campara·
     lOIn the year 1831 I carne to Low·                                                                                 tively valueless.
 en and presented myself at the door                                                                                        "But Mr, Boot was al!Jtounded
 ot my venerable friend. the rector                                                                                     when the young clergyman proposed
 of 8t. Anne'. church, aa a candidate                                                                                   that two schoolhouses, costin« more
 for principal of the first high .school                                                                                than 20,000, should be erected for
 in Massachusetts outalde ot Boston,                                                                                   grammar schools, one on the corner
 an.d perhaps tn New England; and                                                                                       of each park. A very considerabl.
 throU«A his lnftuence I obtained the                                                                                   number of buUdinl's for primary
 a.ppo11ttme.nt.        I enterea: upon my                                                                              schools, then termed Intant schools,
 dUtiM J.a & little wooden building                                                                                     bad been hired and put ill Use La
 Oll     tho Hamilton Corporatlon-a                                                 HEJo;JtY H. HAlmIS.                 varlOU3 parts ol the town, but up
 bulld1..n« that might have COllt, I                                                           HeBdJna.ster.            to that time, a.nythlnr like in3truC-
.IIhould think, three or four hundred                                                                                   tiOD of the older classes of children
 dollal'll to erect.         Forty boy. and chusetts, fixing the limit ot popula..                                      was not provided for. save tha.t twe
rir1JJ, A lJix-plate stove and a amaH tion At which any town could be-                                                  or three small room! had been hired crowded the bu.ildin~. Occupy- come .. city at 12.000.                                                            for that pUI·pose. The taxation at
 inC' .uta were three boys who have                                       "Th.I,:, wu the popUlation of Bos·            that day for those new I'rammar
.inee become f&moua.--Gen. B. F. ton. and that town became & city ill                                                   school bulldlnis of brick would DO
.utler, Governor Straw of New 1822. But in 1836, LoweU'l!J popu·                                                        borne sub!Jtantlally 'Dy the
 Hampahire and Gustavua V. Fox, :aUon had lncrea.sed to 12.000, a.nd                                                    facturing companie.!J and lbe Proprt4
the able a&Si8tant secretary of the sbe became the second city. A                                                       elors of LOCks and Can&1s. :Mr. Boot
navy durin« the CivD war."                                           clernman, who had befriended my                    declared that this could not and
             Dr. Edson Pioneer.                                      motht'r. built a hOWle in Lowell for               woUld not be done.
    To the sainted tnemory of Rev. her to occupy, and by bLot advIce 1                                                      "A town meeting was call" t.
Theodore Edlon, first rector of St. came to lAwell from Exeter at the                                                  appropriate for such expenditure 'by
.Ann.e'. Epiecopal church mU8t be end ot the winter term tn 1828, and                                                   the town. Mr. Boot apptared in.
directed the credit tor the eventu- lIItudted my Latin at home during                                                  person ana opposed the proposition.
.lity of the htgh achool trom an the spring and ~Ummer. Seth Ames,                                                     He was backed by the mana.Kin&'
Jdea which developed In his mind, atterwards JUStiCA of the Supreme                                                    agent of the several mills. They
                                                                     court of Massachusetts, kintlly per4               made speechE"JI against It. The pl·Op.
fostered and nourished by h.l8 atrong milted me lo read Virgil In htS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     H!A1 ~
                                                                                                                       oeltion aeemed not to have the
delire to do aomething for hi. fel· ctftce. He amused himself In hear.                                                 slightest chance. when In one cor·
 low man. and to improve not only 1ng m~ recitation of the tl:xt, and                                                  nar ot the ball stood up a .lender,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     GULA10~ ..
 their spirltual but their physical taught me to scan the versifica.tion                                               smooth-faced young gentleman of
wellbeing. The young and militant ot the original. Later in the year                                                   wlnn1ng manner and graceful ease
 rector had to battle the moneyed it became necessary thal I should                                                    at speech, and declared to the meet.
power of the potent Kirk Boott, one earn some money, and my mother                                                     ing that it was ne(~easary for the in-
of the tnill ploneera at Lowell, to got -;:ne a place at Meecham &                                                     struction and at the chil-                                                                                       .....1lIl:l1lll                     lIIIII    •• En,loM
bring about the establishment ot 8. Math~wson'8, the Franklin book-                                                    dren of the people of the town that
hil'h .choal here but Rev. Mr. Edson store, the only establishment of itll                                             the appropriation shOUld be passed.
~ucceeded because he was made at klnd in the town. I remained with                                                     He was 8urprlsed and chagrined, h.
the proper .tuff. So strong was h1a them until Dec, 18, when tbe Lowell                                                .!aid. at the opposition ot the repre·
desire to have & echool estabUshed high ~chool wa.s established, thlough                                               sentatlves of the manutacturing cor-
for the higher education of the the exertions of Re,... Theodore Ed-                                                   porattoll.!J. because It was necessary
youth at the town at Lowell that son, rector of St, Anne's church.
he dared to face the possibiUty of Mr. Er'80n. having come to Lowel1
                                                                                                                       (or the safety of their property and
                                                                                                                       the Insurance of Its value that the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Plan for the extra comfort and con-
losing the support ot the powerful in 1825, remained as rector ot St.                                                  manUfacturing community which
"oott for h1.l young church, Thla Anne's for over 80 years, most re-
nellllsion of support became an ac- spected and most loved by his tel-
                                                                                                                       they were drawing around them, e...                                                                        venience of automatically con.
                                                                                                                       peclally the younger portion. ahould
tuality later but 80 did the school 'Ow·C1tjzeus. To hbn more than to                                                  be thoroughly trained and educated,
    From ita first location the school any other, Lowell owes its school                                                                                                                                                          trolled heat next Winter by install·
w...     removed to the Free Chapel 8yst~1D which. durIng itR whole eX·
and from there to the Edson school lstenc~, has been one of the beat
                                                                                                                       that they might know their duties
                                                                                                                       as men and women. and their ris-hts
                                                                                                                       as citizens and freemen.                                                                                   ing an Automatic NEW ENGLAND
bUilding. Aftor a short inter-reg- established, most thoroughly carea                                                              His Ultimatum.
num, caused by the resigna.tion of for. and most highly successful at
tbe principal, the high school was kindt'ed Institutions in the state. Mr.
                                                                                                                         "Hl.s speech at the Ume wu
                                                                                                                      called radical in an almost unheard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  COKE Heat Regulator now. This
re-ope.ned in what was known 88 Edson was a brave man as well as                                                      of degree. although it was accom.
Concert hall in Merrimack street. a gooct man. When he perceived
It was next located in the Bartlett the right thing to do. he did it, re-
                                                                                                                      panI d by an appeal for religious in·                                                                       device will maintain u n i for m,
                                                                                                                      ~truction in connecti'ln with the eec~
_choat bUilding and alterward in the gardlea8 of the personaJ con8i.dera·
brJck bullcUng in Sutl'olk street now Uon, olaf danger to himself.
                                                                                                                       ular instruction, But it evidently
                                                                                                                      was carl'Ying tbe meet :ng. The de~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  healthful temperature at all times-
used as a. parochial school. It wu                                        "Klrh Boot. wbo dll~covered the             bate was extended by several re4
in 1840 that the Lowell high school advai1tagea of this locality as a
                                                                     water power, was then the lcadlllg               pIles. no man in favor of                                                                          regardle,s of outside weather con·
waa t ransterred to Its present alte mind in Lowell. He had been an                                                   the proposition save the yOUDC' cler-
In N Kirk .treet.                                                    Eng~h cavalry officer, and hts fam-
                                                                                                                      gyman. Nevertheless jt was appar-                                                                           ditions. It operates drafts and
       o more complete and interesting l1y had occupied what W&.s known                                               ent that 1t the vote were to b. tak·
.tory ot th. pregnant event.s lead- as the Bool estate in Boston.                                                     en then the appropl1atlon would pTe·
InK to the founding ot the Lowell since changed lnto the Revere                                                       vail.    Accordin~ly a motion to ad-                                                                        checks automatically-reduces time
h.tgh echool and gossipy Information Rouse. He wu a very positive man.                                                j' urn to a day in another week for
about the early days of the school and inclined to be ImperIous toward                                                118 consideration' 'as made and car4                                                                        and work required and gives better
could be found than ln "Butler's everybody, especially toward those                                                   1"1ed by itd opponents DUMS' the ad-
Book," that controversial edItion who stood tn apparently dependent                                                   journment Mr. Boot informed Mr,
lrom. the handa at Gen. Ben Butler relations to himself.                                                              Edson that any further advocacy                                                                             use of fuel. The Automatic NEW
one ot the standouts at Lowell'~                                         "'the edlflce ot St. Anne's chul"ch          of this proposition would M far meet
                                                                                                                      with his disapprobation that he
early day..                                                         and the parsonage attached, had
                                                                                                                      should withdraw trom his church                                                                             ENGLAND COKE Heat Regulator
  _T_h_._f_O_U_O_wln_=g_OX_c_._rp=-.:.t.:....:.'<n=-.:bU:I:lt:..:bY the Merrimack Man-  and from attendatlC upon his ad-
                                                                                                                      mlnlstraUon: that he should C'ive                                                                           is inexpensive to install, easy to
                                                                                                                      his attendance and 1nfiuence to an-
                                                                                                                      other reUgious society, and that aU
                                                                                                                      support of St. Anne's in any way by                                                                         move and is fully &,uaranteed.
                          A Reputation Maintained                                                                     the manuIacturin,K' companIu would
                                                                                                                      be withdrawn.
                                for Over                                                                                 "Few young pastors at the fuh 4
                                                                                                                      ionable cburches ot the town, and
                                                                                                                      certainly very tew ot the not very

                 85 YEARS                                                                                             popular l·eUgious persuasJons, would
                                                                                                                      have been tound at the next town
                                                                                                                      meeting under such discouraging in-
                                                                                                                      fiuenccs and surroundings. The day
                                                                                                                      of the meeting came. The young
             Fifteen years after the township of Lowell became a                                                      pastor was there. With a firmneBB
             city we entel"ed the Plumbing and Heating BUSiness.                                                      equalled only by the eioquent appeal
             AU during thils time we have lived up to our reputation
             tor guaranteed work and today it is no different.                                                        made for nis tellow-citizens ot tbe
                                                                                                                      coming generations, he answered
                                                                                                                      every argument agaJnst the proposi-
                  You can buy your plumbIng supplies hel'e at                                                         tion. and after a long debate the
                  the lowest prices that are consistent with quality.                                                 vote wu taken and the proposition
                                                                                                                      carried. The schoolhouses were built
                                                                                                                      and occupied. In the upper story of

         Heating and Plulnbing                                                                                        the southernmost one a Lowell high
                                                                                                                      school was taught. Here I received,
                                                                                                                      It not the most part, the be8t of all
                                                                                                                      my educational teaching in my prep·
                                                       •                                                              aratlon for college.
                                                                                                                             High School Established.
                                                                                                                         l'In the year 1830 another contest
                  Williams'                                                                                           wa..~ made, and, as its rewtt, the
                                                                          SerVel                                      Lowen hjgh school was establl.!Jhed.
                 Oil-O-Matic                                                                                          The school began In December, 1830,
                                                                        Electric                                      in a little one-story wooden build-
              Perfect Oil Burner                                      Refrigeration                                   ing about 40 feet square, rudely
                                                                                                                      fitted up. Here were aseembled
                                                                                                                      about (sO pupJla whom their parenti
                                                        •                                                             claJmed to be suiDclently advanced
                                                                                                                      lo come within the purvIew of ita
                                                                                                                      teaching The scholars were drawn
        Hobson &1 Lawler Co,                                                                                          togethel' by the spirit at enterprise
                                                                                                                      In thE"ir fathers, not one of them
                                                                                                                      having been hOrD In Lowell.
                                   158-170 MIDDLE STREET                                                                 "At the risk of departing tram
                                                                                                                      the true course of seit-narraUve. (
....- -                                                                                                     ...;~   I may be permitted to tell who and
                                                                                                                                                           l.oUW.l!il.ol.o        \jlH~T.l!ir;r;lAl.o               .t.:JJl'l'lUr; - J UN.t.: 30, 1936.

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   Lowell's first tlt'ed re.!ldE'nt wa1'i and tbe cannoll pro u        as wei                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ot tlacm" the uevC'lopmt"nt of the reu. whIte ani blue
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                                                        ,"('arlv until toe end of the war aDd                                                                                                                                                                                                                              than by compalin~ and contra~ting (or prodUCt... \\"fOrt" introduced about
   of th"" cpl("brated. liarquis Monta· .666 75 therea!t£'r a y,.,ar for th rf'·                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the a{hel"ti~('m~nt appea.ring- In the thlR time We always thou~ht that
  lambert and a 'oung French 811810- malod 1" ot his life The Houae f)t                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    c mm\Jnltr'~ Journal.!! trom time practice wa. mOle or le!'ll'! n~\Y wit~­
  .crat who Wb inUmately acquainted Repr                              ntattves agreed to the pro-
   \\11h the MarquiIJ de Lafayette. This, posal and fnrnacE."" were built at
                                                        BrIdgewater Tittleut, and Stou~h~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         I  to time,                                           in the pa5t decade or so. Evidently
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Low('U'.!! chan~1ng intC'r('st,,!-l In hE'l not. A dru~~"t ~lIIng bronchial
  French nobleman was an officer J( lanham .accordmg to the ftcrount ot                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    100 year~ Il~ a city are accllrately trochl'.!1 announced to the ""'orld that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           r n('ctect in the paid announcements preacher", doctor.!!, pUblic speaker.s
  distinction in tbe R("voluUonary war ),fr" GrJffin. Some ot' his mortars
  and came to Lowell after the \\."31 and cannon are sUIl In existcnc .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I appf'8I111~ In her pap(!r"l, The writ· and e\'en a colle~c president, rn-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ('r a MtgnNI to thp task ot noUn~ dor:;ed the t1"oche~ as the only thtn~
  rlue to hi. friendship, It is bcllc\'ed, I T.he state ~t Mlisachusetts alllO .gavp.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      a fe-\\' mil,".\itoncs in the communlCy'.!'I to kccp the throat in conditio'l
  for Gen, James Mitchell Varnum of him the lltle of e010nr1 of al'llllf'r,\i                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              de"clopmf'nt as cbl'onlclNI In the \I'hen they were' on $peakln~ tour~.
  Dracut. There is a plnn now uneler and Inspr.C":tor general of foundrle2f,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                "atl~" ehos,"' the Lnwell Coutier and That thr ldra l~ ~ood may be Il~~
  way to ha... e the propo~ed new ",tate (tUl..! he retained the tltlt'! until hill                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        its dc oc"lldant p'lpCl'8 n.o.: his merlla cel'talncd b~' tI:e fact that advcrtilt-
  fore~t In Lowell, Dracut and T}'ngs. d('Ath.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of nbsel\'atton                                     11l~ a~cncie9 toda\" 118(' pracuca.iiv
  boro namt'd aeter him.                                \\1"11 Uo,lon Girl,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      fn lS31i th(' L,Cl\vt'll COUI!N \Va.~ the sal11t" method In lScolllnK their
      It was on June 6 1i93, that lhe                       In 1ii"" nf' was ~ nt to th relief                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a . enl1.we('kh' p3p('r I i1ing on client:'!' produets The p.!'I 'cholo~y
  (;('neral Court of Massachuse'ts al· ot Admiral 1 EstaiD~ at Boston bar·                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Thlll!otd3.\'~ an'd Saturdav~               It eon- mu~t be sound.
  lowed him to become known there- bor to dlrE"ct anel o\'ersee tbe erect~                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tampc'l f~ul' pages five column!ot wide
  after as Col. LoU1~ AnS&J t He had ing ot works In .. ~antasket road and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of which 13 were devoted to adver-                       Up until and through thf' n'con·
                                                       to 8ecure shlpa. In the B8.lUe ;).'ear                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               . I              t strucllon period the patent mf' I-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            t I.~i n~ an d the remam ng 5e\'('n 0 cine mRnufacturers 91:ere the heavi.
                                                       he was ma             aIde de camp to Ge'l.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          npws. Of the.qf;' one of which wa.~
                                                       SulUvan, l\'ho wa~ in command ot                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ~upposedly gl,'en onr to current est ad\'('rtL~('rs in the LoweU Cou-
                                                       the Ame can fol'cE'~ at • "ewport. R-                                                                                                                                                                                                                               hllpp('nln~~. contamed a short :lttory rier with 1E'~al noUCe8 running M"f'-
                                                       I, It here that he met Maj                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thl"'TC' wa... little att mpt made at ond and real estate announcements
                                                       Gcn. Joseph Bradley \"aroum, tht"n                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   lypographica.J excellence, Thf' head- contributing heavily to the re....enue
                                                       colonel Col. Ans-art had many op~                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Iln('.!'1 of the advertisements were set of the paper, Dlu~trations al$O be-
                                                       portuniUes of meeting and contlnu-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in t 'pe about !fix. point~ laq:cr than gan to y,;n favor around thi" Ume
                                                       log his trt('ndship with Lata et·c                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tbe rcadin~ matter in the announce- when merchants began to realize the
                                                       dur Ing the ",,.oar as well 8.s afterwards,                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ment. Thr text of the "ad" ran telUtjbtlity of UBin~ pictures at the
                                                            . tiM Cathertnc \\·Imble. 8n Eng-                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the entJr(' length at t.h(> page set goods on sate. They were or tho
                                                       lillh girl and the daughter ot Capt                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in solid reading type                              single column variety mostly, Now
                                                       Wimble of Boston, who had a hJgh                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            t\(tdiehtp "Ad~" Predominate.               and a~ain a two-colun cut appeared,
                                                       .sodal position. married Col. An~al·t                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Patent medicine announcements The front page at the medium con-
                                                       at Bo~ton on Sept. 9, 1781, Col. and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 predominated, 8ecountni~ for more tinued to be over-burdened with ad-
                                                       MrJII, AnsBl't U\'ed for tl time In Bol'l-                                                                                                                                                                                                                           than 75 pel' cent of the totaL Thpn vel'tlsing matter.
                                                       ton but In 17801 they removed t·')                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   th('l'f' WR.!'I 8 pew fol' 8AI(". plea::-ant-          Barher shop.ill seemed to sense that
                                                         'The ~11I11strt"e:' tn Dracut which IS                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Iy Etituntl."'d In Rt:>v. 1111". Milf's'lil m('et~ "It pay" to ad\'eri~" by promlsln~
                                                       now II u t 'If Pawtuclu"'tvin                The                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ill~ IHlU~t'. Ancl i( you wcre re· clcan!'l curlin,!; and colorin!!
                                                      1J0wle hall Connerlv beron the rf's!-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 lij:;"lflU!Jly 1I1elln\"'11 you ('uulrl hu\' four               h                                   ..
                                                      denc~ ot R('v "rhoinas ParkN. the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     sll:trel' In thr hOll."l'. Thf'n if the mustac ('!II and the promise or shar t,
                                                        lesl minI. ler in Dracut, aDd i' sil,,·
                                                      ated on the Old F ry road off \ lil-
                                                      a 1m a\' JlUl'" It i.!ll b Uftved that be
                                                                                                                                                                     Lowell's New Postoffice Building in Ea,t Menimack glreel.
                                                                                                            Nifut n 1)(J~~ua~lt"r~ hilV ~ rv· Adam,. but when Gen. Jllck~on be- and wa~ . uccet'(jro bv Col. AllJf>l't Warren G lJ • g
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         I  Mf'1'l imnck decided to 1:0 on a ram- 18201.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          .. i " I Hl2'l \\ r~ !tuspen~jon bl id2e8 Q\'ailahll:' ro?ms for \\omen and children.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Patrons were even A..IIIsured
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ps"'e. :I." it (lid la,t Malch, there o( clf'an tow.plg, There w~re apetial
                                                      8ele teU this hou~e ncar Ule Me-I'll· eel the to.... n and cit~· of Lowell calDe pt·e!'lident. Capt. 'VIlllam ,y.1 A. HR~gart, th~ lati~'r being the                                                                    In Septelllbf'I, 1~l35', Pre.sid('nt at one Mr WillV's Fur the ladies                                 fh(' undertakel" began to let thc
                                                      mar t rlvt.'r bccaus ot hi.! fatbel'a 51nce April ~O. 1~26, when Jonathan Wwman was appointed POJiltOlL~ter, thJtt Lowell OJan to huld lhe PO~Il· Ro ::Ie\'elt appointf'd Han Chari                                                                                   Dr ~ ckelt had'his doc'k and pluerl pUblic know they wele deale I'll In
                                                      cautionlng that when he .se Ued to                                                                             During the admlni!ltration ot tion.                                                                   H, SlowE'Y. a (ormer mayor ot Ihp. hell"\" Juice lotion to rernO\'e eos- com~~, ca~ket!ll, a~d all article. p~r~
                                                      chao a home nea" a ~ver ~o that Morrill recei\"ed tbp tir:-t appoint- Capt. \'~ymfln thf! nali'tol'fice was
                                                                                    •                                                                                                                                  Willi. P. Burbank \\'8" appointed CI'1 y, a~ pO!'tma~ter an d" Slowcy mc'les Ye~. the estimable ~f'ntle- tamm~ to tbe bUSlOesl". The bodies
                                                      he "ou              al\\ays have p nly )t mrnt f 'Om Presldt"nt John QUlDCy moved '-"eral ';me•. He "'a. not the l'zth po~tmaJllter, and he Y,'d~ ha' "e-··d ctrlel-Ullv up 10 ..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    " ~>.'        .:    J
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       'he men promtFcd cven to l('mO\'e mi· 'w("re pre~ rved In Icf'. An adn'r-
                                                      \\1:1.t      and lish for food The Itu- Adam!"                                                                                      ....                                                                             present time, Under hi" arlmlnistra- lad"''1 1"reckle~                                               tlScment appeann.t" in the loca.l
           (or.. 1.01'1- \ ......\HT                  aUon WBJI also a beautifUl one Rnd                    From a and unprpten- reappointed; but R,..... Elipbalet' ~ucceeded by Gardner W lion thrr has betn a 1JlCady 10'                                                                                  Durin; the. '('Ar 18·1; pubUc bath papc]' about 1 90 announced lhe fa'·t
                                                      may hal c been sc t(' for Ulat tiou~ bu.lldtn 1n TUden !'itreet to ca."e was .named. who held office. During hlS adminish'atlon the pO!llt-1 Clca"e in the 8al(' of bonds ami hou"'('~ mUl"t ban bcen popular In that one could travel from Bo.!'tCin
 appUed for lhis c.han e in bu. reason,                                                            the maJ:ll.lficent structure in Eal'lt unlll the clo!\lp) of the admlnistl'a.- office wa!ll r~mo\"ed from the HlI· monev ardent..                                                                                  thil\ \'iclnity bc:au~e In Mall;:,~~ to Livcrpool for· 30 Shipping hy
 after the decapitation at Lows. ·\'1, Grand 1 ikur~ in .. -fj"'hhorhQud.                                                                                                          'd
                                                                                                         Me r run' ac k s I rec I on Iy recen II y op- I'Ion a ' PreSi en I V an B ul:en. On dreth. building                                     to lhE"       !cun<ll             -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              '''hile Lowell'. fir~t poslmaster ~tleet there wa.~ Dr Beese's wh('re watcr wall: popUlar at this time, Ihe
 another of hI intimate friends.                             \                        !'<                ened, Ibe van·ou. 1--       ~.Im-·lcr. have Sepl '. '0 1 0't..I.,0b R 0 bb In.s wa., huJlddi ng
                                                                                                                                              0.<:>                         _,
                                                                                                                                                                                     ..   Jac                                         II I        A ppI e I on     an d I lC."ceivcd annual comp('n~atioll vary· a ~entlcman or lad)" could bathc for "Ncptune" r-unnin~ twice daily he-
  R(''of in \\ oodlJille t'rmcfHy.                         \ 'hUe at the Minisltee, Col. An- carried on their important duties appomted by Premdcnt Tylpr and Gorham                                                                streel~.           Albert        G, in...~ from .73 to $362, the ~l"OWLh the Olunlfic~nt sum of 1~t~ cents twcen Lowe11 and Nashua..
     Col. Amtal't WB-A born about 1742, MrL'. Fr~llch chef made his d1nner.a faithfUlly and e{{iciently. Today the postaffice was located in Mld- Thomp:son, the Hlh postmaglCr, In the busin.:» of lbe Lowell poat-
 the son ot Robert ,'avlrr Ansart lind famuus in the neighborhood and the Lowell cnjoy~ excellent postal ser- die slreet ior several years, Pres- was appointed by PrE"sident McKin- office has lesulted in a ,!;teady in- which Includcd warm. cold OL' ~how·                                                                                                                      ""orerunuer of Clas!!ilfled Puge.
 Catherine, bal'one~9 of Havre, ae.. colouel took active pal t in local VIce, thank,!; to the determination ident Polk named Stephen S. Seavy ley. Th(' 15th was Joseph A, Le· crea~e in the postmaflter's ~alary cr bn.thin:::-.                                                                                                                    Wrel,dnvl'l \Va~ th"          The gl'catc3t advancement wc no-
 cording to records held by ),{Iss a~n~r!, Hi8 sulky, drawn by a span of the pres('nt personnel to cat'ry R.f11 the. flfth postmaster, While AI- gal'e, who was succeeded by Maj. unUi today PO,itm3,'!;tCl' Slo\....ey !'c- hest time to "sin~ In the" ticed In advcrtlsing layout around
 EIi7.abcth C. Coburn of Varnum 0                               O. t'!-I, was the first vehicle ot on the traditions ot the Postolfic~ Gilman was the sixth. on the Robert Cro\....Jey. who has since died. cC'i.... eg approximat('ly S·1200 a. ycar. bCCRU"'C on Sundays the doctor h'lr:l the turn ot the century wa.s the can-
 8\'enue who Is his great grand. ~s kInd in this part of
 da ghter. H WM born In Bru~rls,                          e was (Inc ot the
                                                                                         thf     w~rld, department.
                                                                                               oun en
                                                                                                                                                                  lISt. Then follOWed Thomafll Good- Hon, John F_ Meehan wal'! appoin t - The revcnue of the postof'fice las~ to ~o to church nnd he con!llcqncntly centralion o( real cstate announce.
                                                                                                            Durin~ Postmaster Morrill's term, hue, Fisher A, Hildreth and Johu eel his succes..c;or by Pt'esldent \\'11· year was approx·mntcly :\350,000 clo"lcd at 11 a. m.                                                                                                  ment't on one page. This we thln1<
 It is thought. while h s f th r ltv'!. ,of the church and !-Ichool aod al'!lo the postotfice wa!ot removed to Ccn- A. G()odwin, who W.;l,!-l appointed by SOIl and was thl!! 17th In tho hne 0: Connec~ II 'wllh til(' main po~tot·                                                                                             Tn tho~(' ot you who no\\' comh was the forl'l"unnrr ot the present
      th~'          h            d   t I'             one f the hrst proprietors ot the tral strC"et nf'ar what is now WIl- Presic'lent Lincoln and served ior po!(tmul('tlI The 18th Rppoln~ee lIce are !'Iix sub-stat Dna There arc )'OUI' hair \',ilh R. to\ve1 th~re W!UI Ai claMlfle(! p ge. Clothlnf;'" store ad.e
 raa. France where ht3 (8:nily nlived toll din Ige th Pay, tucket aIls, ae~ Illam ~Ir-I. Mr. '{om'll served dur- 13 :rear~. Maj. Edwald T, Row U wa3 Aa\'t 1 A. DelIslC', who \\a3 1~1 rmployC('~ In the local off"ic<, tnl tlng bllsjn('~! man wbo prom· began to appear with morp fre.
 tn            renc army In no             ...,.'t"-           1>ri       at G                                       M"
 And wbere hi broth ra and sist... nI cor g a                               e riffin accounti_D_!':        .....I_h_e_a_d_m_i_nl_.I_t_·a_t_io_n_o_'_P_r_c_'_·d_e_n_t_\\_',_._I_h_e_1_0_l_b_bolder or the office. appointed hy tbe tate President. ad Hl'l Ilra'lche.8                                                       I. d to re~torC' vour hatr at a price quency 8.J' did the amusement an.
 w re born. He dl               in Dr cut on Lala~t"t1e \ i"'it('d Him.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ll!:!r ed UJ'lO!'l be' w('en you and th~ nouncement",. The former usually
 May ~2. 1 04 at the age ot 62                             \\1Jlle Col Ansart Il\"ed 1n LoW(,JI I man to tbis country but the young                                                                             I achlevement~. In thc nature oC R                                                                          miracle man Th<'n If trouble wa<:l announced th~lr newly arri\'ed stoet;:
 }eat'B a.n J was b rted in he Id h.1.!11 trien and compatnot. Lafayette man aot into diffiCUlties and W&:I
 Wooabtne c("raet('I"V in Dracut. wbJch \isited him on several occ8!'1ion I seot h~me. A letter from the youth's                                             BROUGHT LIABILITY                                    ploneer moveme-nt. waJ'l tbe jnlro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ductlon of liability insurance t{l
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DONOVAN HARNESS CO.                                 experienced in chewing ~teak there of o\'ercoat,~ In a double column art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            \\" re utiflcial 1t;i~ In tho form of on Pa~e One Witb advent of cloth-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             :n  ,~era~ teeth. To keE"p your Inter-cst 109 stOIr. ad! the size ot the paper
 became a par of Lnwe Ito 1 701 and one of them bclng in l'iR4. Col. \.n- parents dated May 10, 1782 tha'iJIiJI                                                                                                   Lowell. This old c.stabli~hed til m
 hi now a part of Pa'\1rtuekctvDle. sart made three trfpll to France dU~- him tor his klndne. sand inquirnl
 DoubUe 8, had he returne to hLs ln~ his life in America to vimt about tbe progrel'l!ll their MtO IS                                                           INSURANCE TO CITY                                  hu the distinction of being the fll'3t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  inl'!urance company to become tlu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           OLDER THAN CITY                                  In mU!'llC at a hl~h pitch, there was b('gan to lOCl('a!'le trom (our pal't'''~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            t~e piano tuner who \'iait.ed the sec- to ~ and ei~ht. Specialization "'Ih
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            lion once each month, t81n or ~hine, bwnne.e~ wu practicallv unhe31d .,
 ruLthie F anr'c he "ould have been relattve8. His msters, Petlonf]le J08" making,                                                                                                                                a~t"nt 101' this type of' In
 Ilc(")almed one of tho gr t charllc~ ephine Guutcl.oune, and Therese Jos-                                 Another letter (rom Arras. He!"dlO.                                                                    18 7 the "Olcro~ company took                                                                             ann a(liu.~terj the 1~~ '!'I to their pI'Op- as can be fieen by the fact that on"
 te.n ot' hi!'lton'. but a plain head- cphi.lle Benlludme. who la~cr became France from his luslers shows thf'lr J. f)r('ro ... ~ & IJPi~bton Lon!; O\'el' the t C'prescntation of thl': Em- COllcerll .t~'l:tbli,llfd in 18;~'~ er tune                                                                                                                                       Charles NUdd, a broker witb pri\'a~e
 " nne- i!'t all that n.l1t his gra,,'e tn t.he Voif of Louis EdJne d Hommetz:, concern and con~ideration for hIm                                               Identified \\ itlt Pro~es,ive plo~:eu,' Liability .lnsurance of Lon· Uas Kept Pace with Challl:· past, thc middle oC the centuly just wiles to dealingYork and oils.. pl'Q-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1n                                                              ~ 'ew                Chical::'I),
 thl" city.                                          lIVed in Atras an.d were quite inter- while at the same time infer~ thR.:                                                                                    don, This type of insurance WR!'\                                                                                    there appearcd on the market, ~a~ al!tO                          in gnins,
     A portrait of thul iIlu~ltiOtls ested. in his·S and the life ot he has ne~lccted to wrile ahout his                                                                   J\lowments.                    new, and wag not easy lo w1"ite. III                         illl\' 1'1'a1l'llortation Modes.             lar;-el\" ~xp10llcd in the Lowell Cou· VISIOI1!'1.
 Fr('nchman WRl'l prcsc-nt('d to the Amrrlc.ans,. .His brother, Josepn safe return and welfare,                                                                                                                   tho~e       early days, accident ami                                                                      licl', Howe'g sc\\ing machines for                     Around thJ.s time thcl'c appcaled
 l own 0 f 0 rReu I 1 Ih '" hJ !'fI I onca 1 in Francl:'.Xa\,u'rhad anoth('r brother
                                            .        FranCOis
                                                                                  Ansart, aillo lIveu
                                                                                                            One letter on Oct. 12, 1783, from                                                                     health insul'ance when fil'St wlilt~'11                     Long' befol'(, the memory of Low- prices ranging from S7t.i lo 8125 for the sO,:('alled "t('aser ad~."                                       You
                                                                                                                                                                     At the clo~e or the Ci\'il war, was so limited that it covcrcd only ell's oldNlt citiz('n nnd four ycare the miss at home to hcotp keep the know, WatCh tbis space for future
 r.ommi tee "f the Varnum chapter, and "I~tcr twins, Reno and Mary the. Isle St, DomJngo is from. a
 Daughter'!; ot the American Revotu- who are bp1ie~cd to have llicfl whlie busme,!;s acquamtance concerJUng I"\icbolas W, NorcroBS found his fi~ 12 named diBcas"~. Since that lime bcCol'e this community was a city famil~' properly clothed at a mini· announcemcnt ot great Import."
 lion, In 1906: and was r('ceiv('d hy ,nfanl•. Col. An".'-I look hi. I;tlo the p.ossib.i1ity or Marquis d'Rourral. nances in a pre<:arioul'l state, Cast- the pollcl(,'''' have enlo.l·gcd and m~ thel C' W3'J estnb1i:-hcd at Markct mum cost                                                                                                                                 Thl:!'! method is seldom used no.\',
 the hi."itorian. Silas Coburn, in b('~                                        .-, ,                        b        d                                                                                            creased in coverage and now those and Palmel' strcets an establishment                                                  Jmlu'o'·E"ment :Soted.               althOU~h not ~o long ago one or the
 hal! or th(' librar • trwtct"~ It bears from hlR grandOlother                                          a      tlga Icr 1;'('neral in the king',:; ing around tor some business in Issued today cover practically {'\'~ that specinlized in harncssrs and                                                                        Ad\"('rti~rs durin~ the period leading' ci~aret companies used thiS
                                                                           .,                           army, settling in America and al!1O WhiCh to recoup some ot bis lo!ses,
 this in!'icripUon:                                       After Louis decapitation. C;0J. An- ~peaks ot certain orders for potash,                                                                                el'ythlng, from the loS!! of a dancer's saddlery for the carria~e and farm iust prior to the Civil war l'le-{'med to idea to Introduce its new brand on
     "Marie Louis Ausart de M:ues- 88rt applied for natural~lton and This man in his letter sa .                                                                 he undertook the tounding of a million dollar le~s. to inJturancc hor~es of this vicinity. The founcJ~ take more pride in how lheir an- the market.
                                                     uked to b('!o known as LoUlS Ansart.                              _                      ys,                                                                against U1(" los.q 01 onc'~ hait·                       ('r, D(:1.eon Brahrook. bf'gan in 18~Z nou~ccment~ apprared
 qu('Urs, colon I of ar leI')'. in pcc- HI. ,,_ 0e ranled                                         "My tnend. thi,!-l letter \\-om find you firm ot inSUlance brokers which is                                                                                                                                                                               in    the     A writers (or the department
 tOI'" g-eneral or the llM88.ChllSf.'tts                       ~                                                                                                 today in exi. tence, tbe l'econd oldp~               DUlin~ the ;)Q yeav( that ~ '{ll~ th(' upt'ladon of the concern that 1s me hum whlcb they chose to ~II stort's Rhowt"d ~l"eat improvement
                                                           Col and _ir.!:. A !mrt wb were near a good rtrp., J hope ma.dam~ i~
                                                                <;         •
toundrle!'l In the \\ar of the Amf'ri-                                                                                                                                                                            el'C»:~    & Lt'I~htf,n ta\"{o t, en In now t'r-own ao:. th(' 1> Do\an Hllrn('SIl tb('lr wales.                                       Attempts. rathor>r about thl!'l time b\" segregatin'"
 cae Revolution: natnrahze n 1793 marrtt"d In Boston had 12 l:hildrl'r W 11 and al!«) the (amilj', I consider company 01 ganizE'tl in 1..0\\ ell. 01'- hu In ~                                                                     hst of inl"!th'utial nam              ar.       Auto SU}lpl\' ('       atill locatefl ('lU If' a eomp31'{'11 with thC'! pr('~- the-it dl(ff'tent at't1cle"~ in boxe~ anrt
 by the nam of LoII.l~ A"1            t       ,rn t\\O ot h m helng born n Bo ton JOU .on of my 40 he~t 1w'nds 8n I ~nizf't1 in 1887, ill IIIH" 100m of h(' imnllt'11 hy lhl~ cnmp:lny it'S os Ii                                                                         In :h(' S II      pbC~                              nt , • i ('a 101 mal;.('up. were marIe panels. a eu tom which is still plac.
 Ie ....rance tn 17012 I I in Ora              tn And the oth rl' In Dlacu                              a ftlend and man whrlln 1 ha\'e att huUding wh('r(' it now occupies an                                         JO."th or LO\..cU's Whn                   \ ho         In lhe ('ally d)' f1~ tbl" Hon' th            to dl'CS-"" lip ads Wllh 1'I11~tratlons t1e<'d to<lay Tht" tront page ot the
1 04"                                                     'rh f' ebll rcn wtre Roh rt, born P. teemed fl ('ndshlp hlr:'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 'rh... .!"e c'lI nl • n'3.mC'3, appea, no::> 0:1 p' ctlc I t1(..l"on 0011 I wed that on 1 to J:'1\'(' nlOie ('on!li.d ration to ~ap«r \\as d(>\'ott>l'1 plactlcally f"1I.
                                                      JI1D(" 23 1'i~2 and \\bo later ran a \ l.•.n , (·orrf'''llondt<nt.                                                                                         the book" In lh" y{'al. ot th e{ply hi!' chnic of ro~ltlon h:1d h n a th gC'ocral app arance                                                      What ts tll'ely to newlI, \'0 ilb fcw lat.,::"e ad.
  \ Skilled ( lllnnn M 1~4'r,                        .. 'ew York Ta\Crn and marr ed a                      A leller (r ,m his m.q:tcl.!'I, datt"tl                                                                  O'~, ale !oitll1 on the lJool.s.                      11 ppv one hec"use tile equestrian knnwn in the paliAnce of the ild verll empnt~ appearing there.
         r laU\'(!' I'It MarqUis M ntala.-n· vidow With children: Lewis, Oel, 5. Arra~. Oct. 30, 1785, upbral shim
 heTt. Col. l\ nsart ~tU(hcd tb bust~ 1873 who dlec'l In • '('w Orlf'&DS ut for his carc'lr. suess and tboughtl~ 1'I~                                                                                                 In the liMit days of the firm'" ('x- entrlpll:"C W88 loco'll'd In the vcry wnter" as white snaee, or daylight.                                               From thill lime on there wu gpn-
 np of cannon·makin;;- and also at- yel10w fevpr: Fanny believ(!d to neS$; in not wJ'"itin~ 1t al~ slates                                                                                                        l:!'itence, all thc work was dOlle b'" heaTt of t~r: matl,C't mecca. In this secmeu to ha\'e found (avol'                                                 Ko eral Impro\'cmt"nt noticed in the
 tf'l1dt"d A mHitarv acad('m,,' whic~ have b en born in 1781. died at I, that hi:!'! lAst INter took ~r\'en                                                                                                      hand, nn t 'pewritelS hein~ u~cu. \\'a\' th(' tallnClfI "ho were bis best lon;('r wa~ the typE' jammed In la~outl'l of the ad~. more attention
 WaB npC'n nnl\' to Rons of titled, .lulu... bot'" Junc Ul 1785, manied months to r("uh thf'Ol. ThlR IpttE"r                                                                                                     Thr records requireu 27 buok!ll to P10!<pcCts and the e.31ria;e c.Ili\,cl·!< ti~ht                                                                            bemg patd to balance and to get.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 contain all 1 hC' ncccsi>al-y iO(OI"01;:1- who Hkf'wi " had occa ion to !:o to                                 .\.!'\ 1'01' the ethlcR in the profl's- tmg th(' ~Ist of the ad at the opu-
" {'althy 01('11, H,"' wu taught r Ilcin~, Bradley \"amum, bUl'INl In Dracut, ~I"eak!ot of scven bunks of .!'IlIk:!'i
 hntl'lrmAl1l'lhir ttnrl ~wollillman."hip. B tsy, hOlll Jun ~2, 1787, mal'ried which Col. Ansl1rt hought hoping to                                                                                               tion; " l'lepar:lte rcgl~tf'r (01' cR.r-h the m:;'II,('t pl,lCC could handIly h~ ~illl\ th("y ."lccnled to he 81 a mIni- cal eentre ot the spac(', 'rhe sl.zf"
 Al th ... a~(' If l' hi!l tathf'r bl'nug-ht .Jonathan Hilcht'th and l'l'IlIO\'('d LJ !l{'\l at an hundred PCI' cent pl·otit:.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         !'iel'VCd,                                        mum with cop.\'wl'ltcl"s claiming'" fan- of th(' paprr bc:;an to Incl'eat::e and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cumpany                                                     Tile dr-arull latcl' '·1 Iiuqnil'lhed hip. ta 'tlr thll1~~ Cnl' th('ir c1iC't1t!'l prod- then camf' the Rtandanl rt~hl-col·
 him a li('utrnaut"s ('nmOllsslon. \\"hlle Da~·ton, Ohio; .0JlhlC, hotll july 23. The~c I~ORtly .!'Iilk:!'i \wr{' bou.~bt IUt                                                                                         "It \\Ol.~ cJuitr a c'holl" til IHt duwn harncss shop and Ihl' fllmil~' oC the uct~
 a thi!l 'hool ho made f ir.nd.q y,ith liSP. mRntel! Petcr Hazelton anef of money left by hi.!'l f~ther, it i~ ~r·                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10"01' c-xamplr. a Rl"In in New Ull1n Journal allowin~ advertlRf'1"1I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 thq.:c hC'a\) loug"""I's and COil)" In 1I11 rH cnt uwnn .Jam                             C {)onovan, 'lUI k pronounced to lhe r('nuC'r~ ot 01111'(' le('way In dr('~sing lip their
 l.8fayt"'tte and LOllis .\ I. He later later DI .sp uldlng; 1I.UTie. bo.n Ueveu, but there was 110 market in                                                                                                    Oll. data hy hal1<.I," MI • • ~OlCIO.'I l'~suml,;d m:l118:.;cm nl &8, catly as th(' Lowen COllricr that all olhrr 8nnounc('rncnt.s
bName a ta\"ollt at COtlrt hecau:ic March 12, ll!!t married ~am \\oOOs; the coloniC's fOI such luxul'ie~. MI$                                                                                                    mU!i'icd. "I think we WCl·e the t1lat 1~7ti. The small woodell structure hair dycs were mcre imitation~ and
 nf hl~ charming pe18onallty, at, at Fell.'t, born Jan. 26, 1793, married AnMrt had thcm made into dre~~ '!'I                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      '.          tnod('rn Praclit'f" .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 film to auopt the usc o[ the typo - that had I;cr\'cu the o\\:nerg since should be a\'oided If the prol'tpcetive                                                  JOday ad\'ertlsing agencie.s ord('r
one time W;:IS a member of the king 8 Martha Lavinia Bro\\-n: Catherine it is said and had 18 or 20 at on~                                                                                                       wrlter fo:' writing poHcie!oi, That the modest fouDding ot the shop cllstomer wished to escl1pe ridicule. space .months in advance and plan
body guard.                                          born ~ ~ov, 20, 1794., married ",~iJUam time, Thl:'J'le trunks were vel)' at-                                                                               first machine W8.8 an olft Ham- \l,as tom (Iown in lOll to make wav                                                                                           campaigns long before the ttrst ad
     ~8ra Swan GrIffin In her "Quaint Leighton. AtMs, born Dec, ~1, 179ti, tractive and were lined \\ith a pat·                                                                                                  mond." He smiled at the r coHee· for the present lar~er building at
 Bits ot Lowell History' de"cIibes rna cd .Joanna Braun: Abel. born terned denim.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Is to appear FJnaIJy came electro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tlon. "'Ye were also carly III the lO!l Market SLt'ct>t which i~ be'tter not only tiaodlery am! riding equlp- plating whlr.n guaranteed unitorm-
him as tall, :-lenuer. having a nate Oct 2, 1798 married Marlha Brovm                                      In a letter e\'idenlly from ni                                                                        field to adopt the S)'stem of call! able to take care ot the growing m('ut: but Irather g()()(ll'I and lug· Ity In ad!l appearing throughout thp
('omplex1on Ind being v.eaUby, ban . an I Aline. born In 1 01, ,lied 8t 18 father, it says, . You 8~k me for                                                                                                     illtlexin~. which today iR u~ed h).· eoncern's nt'C':!s                                                   ~~\' ran~inl'r (rom small handba:zs ('ountry on the sam(' day,                            ."0 lonl't'.
BOrne and ta!'etnaliDg He ha very }~ s,                                                                 ~t'ains, R cuillvator. etc. Certainly I                                                                  Ranl1 Tht" numrn'r of boolif{ II ,I                         Wl                                            to trutlk. (url' frOIl-, thC' markets er was makE"-up left to the disc~~
del ('8tt'" bands. shE" ltat         but <::\":lB                      osa    out Ived bpr bu band \\111 ne\·t"r takC' upon Illysef( to ('lL-                                                                    hal'S hC('n leduced lo 11"ce, Ih,'n to                                              '
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  leG OIW loclks b..1ck to lhl ye9r.
 u tE"d for nls personal bra\ cry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       b 'fo'· Ih_ en'               f tbe        t      of thf' \\.'01 id. fl.lltnmobilt" aeces· hon ot tht" ptinter
                                                     by n artv IS ~"ears.               tng at the 8 i" lice 8\\a\' .10 !1Une~t counll\'man 10                                                                   two Mlpplemf'ntaM.r card indicC'.!'l 80 mobil. th,' ,'n'p"l-"ce of au OIllO- ~uri('>!'l. nutomobili'" trmllmnrr~ ~('at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             mwg' 0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pickin~ up the prc.ll:ent·day issue.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ....                                                                   ' C 1
     Col An';;:&l't prlOl to his ~ommg to at 6 on Jan 2i 18p.                                           expose him5('IC to the peril!4 ot th,                                                                    you enn see tb""re ha." bt"t'n a eon~                                          ~, ..              • xp I                                           b
 Amenca in 17"iij a the time ot tbe ('orn' ponden('1f" From Fr,l Ill"'.                                 SE'a. Do you J callze the sum it woul,J                                                                  ~idel'able a<!\'ancc in melhod!'fl and hal'n('x8 nU\l\in~ ('3n ht"' undcr~tood cu\·t"r~, spot t equipment and ,c;pOl t o! the Couri('r-CiI17Rn. sucee.!tmlr of
RevolutIon was 8!.90 fated "Uh Ius                                                                      be nec{'~~lll)' to have to finance ..u('h                                                                                                                        ("R.Cfilv. Good h8rn('~~{"s called tel co~tum{'<;_                     Instead of d\1.1ndlin~         the lAwell Courier, one notel a
father and the Marquls Montalam·                           ~omethlng of the cltaracterll'tic9 a journeyY" Thill I('tter also detatls                                                                             condensation.                                           finished elaftsmam,hip b.... men who I 8way in the face of th(" IIUtr com- marked dincl'ence in the ~ize and
                                                     ot Cot                                                                                                                                                           "Dulin~ the first week ot bu:>:l- had madp thl~ u~t"ful trade their pC'lilion the automobile ga\'e the number or advertlsementll.                                                                PartiC'-
bel t In the ror~('s ot Frallce, Ht"! "as letten .A.nsart ma)" be gleaned fl'om t b e news 0 f t h (> family relationl'l, ~tc,
                                                                   WI ilt('n to him in }<"rench ~y                                                                        • ICUOL.\ _ ·ORCRO~S.                  ness ot the firm, a ,2000 policy W8.'1 life's work, Hon'c.s were absolute. dcalrl's in !'iaddlery, Chis company ularly notJceable III the (act tba.t
a 8killed miHtary en,giI1("C'r and a 81)                                                                   Another leller dated St. Qu('nun.
9,. capable canta1n or infant.·)·.                   hu, Itillter~, 'lis fR her, val'ious tradC'~~ Jan. 1, 17Q2, {rom !i'oyer Chol(' imJ)Ol'ring suite or offi('('~, Ihp. firm wrltt('n covering thp pl'Opell~" oC Iy lndi!otpensable to lhc time~. The branched out to includ(' thr- new de- patent medtclnc't take up practical.
C)((ertl S('f\ it,p to ('OIUlli('\;.                 n1('l1 Rnd by R. former ~w thrllt t. He ,lacqu"t & Co_ r('18tr,!; to a transR.c- dirt hll~in('~s unU( t' the namr of the Shuttle Co.• of this cit..... Th" snapping of ~n infnior harneM ve10pmenta in thr mC'anlil of tran~· ly no space \\'hr..t"R~ a century 8J::I'J
                                                     mllst have be\-'n a lo\'ablc man and U                                                                                                                      ot-tler came in for the policy at 5 WB.!'I a calamity to a dtiv('I' mil('~ Jlol'tatlon. ThE' Donovan~ had tak('n they mad(' it po~slblf for lh(" 'paprr
     1n 17i1) with Cl'('dpnl\als tlOlll htgn Incllnf'd tn h monllm!'ntal Ull h,. }l;f'r,:. 'on in ROmf' potash. Tl sa)'~:                                        Nichol113 W 1\""orcro.q:".            In 18P:J o~c.IOC'k Ollf' allt."l·noon, Lf'ttcl''I WC'I·c '10m honu 01 " fRII1HT ......ith hay to carp of thl~ Il('cd!ot of ,;nvC'r'!; or otht'r In 0Pf'l'Rtf'
plfj('I:iI!!l Hf Fuwr('. he Jl.l1ne 1 Irl fl Idt('t f om Camlinf'. Ihl ~d                                  "Fl"if'nd... In whom 'VI" have Rpok('n wlwn lhr. rlll('r NOI'('t·O~!'i J"t'tlrccJ he \\t1ttell ac}l;nowlf'dgln~ tilt, reccllll be 1J10U,l;hl III befolc 111(' l;llll 8('- ~I'I1("'l\lioM Rnd d('cifl('d that Ilw
Ihe ~tlll:.:t:IA tlf the colonic! a am t whom It 1:'1, I ported hf' I('(t III }I"I ~Ill't" Rnd shown your !\l<unplerommi....':fttl plac II hil'i :'lon in thltl :.:-e. Thc til m of _the onll I
                                                                                                        d~~il'f' ynu tr: till th,'
                                                                                                                                                 of rota 11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           It \Va" too late 10 cau~c of lhf' calf' thaI thl~ ("O/lCl'lll tradition coull.! hf' ("I.I'1'H"\I nn d('-
';reat Brl aln. It I tint! rHtoofi that In or 11 r to gAm iftme. all hl.' '11.1 prompLi).'. n, \lttin~ to quantity you Ih('n was kno\O,:n Ali thf' NicbolR" G, wnle up the polley. but the It"tlers I put Into thr. buslllC!'l,q of hal"llC~ll spitf' an inventIOn. If the alrplAnt"
rlf'JlJllte hll'll noble hit th hI' WRS :l TherA wa.. no dang-er 0 any onc' el
~tron~ ad, ocate of
                                                                                                        tan ~en,1 u," we Jlnnt our!'f'lvf'~ to
                                                                                                                                                                 • '01 I'O~ Insurancft Co.            In 1t1LO. were put In th~ mall, Al
                              emoe acy HiS rcadmg tbe il tter which Volt df'cld- l'I3y that we can t"mploy much III tha ),f r. • "orcro~'" ::r.dmitt,,,l Jamf'~ H. that night the plant bUl·ned down. around.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               o'clocl~ makin p        It becanw famoul'l for miles ('\'rr I'('Rche~ thf' widE'Apl'ead u~e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         I Ulat lJlill predicted for it, then olle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ThrotlA:h tht' Yrar... Srirncp
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ita, perfect d
Ilf'l'\'ict"~ \\f!re valuablf" to the r.ol n-
                                                     ('(lIy ftmoUIOu.'1 oec;'lIJ
ist" expeclally becaus ot hts ab I ty JO I r.l..1ch and CU one in thia country
                                                                                                                                                                 Leighton to p8l'lnel'xhip And the but t~,: .company accepted, ~ull re-
                                                                                            1t ""as 10 blt>acheries tn St. Quentin, Chatellv, firm i,!-l now o~anized under the                                                                                                                                          I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             One of the more familiar marks can look to the MarkC'l strt"'C':t stOlP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 spomnbt1~ly 8lthou~h no pollctel'! had of early Lowell and Mmcthing to be (or a p&T1l.I?hute                                            Their tradition I!;
to rnpl;e can OIL He proposed to es· W'u able at that l~me to lead it He Cambial, \" lcuciennes, Beau...ais name ot KOl·crOgg and Lel~hton,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      GENEST'S HOME SCIENCE
tablish furnaces tn this state to pro· was Inclined it 18 una"'mcd, to e                                and AmienN.'"
                                                                                                           The political situation in Fran... ~
vide cannon sufficlt'.nt to meet th rather g:1nn t pending muney free- follov.1ng the arrest Cit the kill~ i!'l
                                                                                                                                                           I                                                     been wnttE"n, The lo~s \\'8.8 paid shown to one's \'i!41linrr cousins \\.'"8.8 !l'ueh that It t~ only a J't('p from a
                                                                                                                                                                     One of tbe company's outstanding tor in full."                                                      the large white horse '!hit stood for bU~:l::Y whip to the corrt~ct costume
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Before the public became as tn- many 'yeJlrs in th ""indow of the that g'O{'s \\;th it and another to
c lonisb' oeeds. pro\"lded th atate ly and also not gl"en to writing fre- described at length in a letter frOID , . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . . 8urance minded as it is today, in store. TWt:: lile·size reproduction automobi"~ accessorie.s or whatever
J:'ave the lands, buildings, mach1ne-ry qucnlly or (,\'('0 copiously \\hen ne his sister "n Arras but this let,1 r                                                                                               the 1890's hearings were held In the of a horne som('how seemed a part the cban~ng timel" call for Such
and materials rrqUll"ed Hls cannon dId wnte. This fact Is borne out by                                                                                                  We desire to add our                     State House, Boston. to pass legls- of Lowell to ali hrought up here; alertness and adaptahiJity L<~ to be                                                           To our friends in Lowell
",,'ere more than satWactory and It                  remoo trances from wectheart, tR' bears no date, She also !;peakl'! )f
                                                                                                        Lafayette and it is gathered that.                             expression of Anniver·                    lation to pennn the sale Of. health so much so that alter it had disap- comme.n~ed and is in kCt'pin~ with
W&!I agreed that Dee cano n wou d ters, fathcr and oth('r8 about lapsf'.3 this letter was ,..,itten after one 0
be produced every 24. hours. Col. An~ in correspond<mce. ti~~ Cobuln hrn Col. An~al"t'lJ vi!otit~ to France,                                                           sary Congratulations to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                lirnJurance in Massaehusettl'l                      At ~ared from the ....1 ndow some time the ~plnt ot modern Lowell, e\'cl'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ODe ot those hearings, Mr. NOrcl'O:"S ago many mis...ed JL The horse, a'wake to modem improvements·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  we extend our Conl\'l'fltula-
sart '\\'a8 to con!ttruct the (urnac('s the::;e letters. which pro\'C to be                                All thr lE'tters showR a flowf'rv                                                                     wa" asked to speak and the next however, had watcbed the arrival but relinqul..Clhln~ the tradi-
and to Iluperint~nd their buildir:~ mo!ott IntercsUng reading,                                                                                                         the citizens of Lowell.                   day the press accorded him credit ot the horself.'ss days, ot carriages lions of tb~ past,
                                                                                                        ~ty}e which 1:1 ~o essentially French
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tor influencing opinion favorably to that mo\'cd along with DO vi~iblc Tbe advel'llSer modestly referred tn
                                                                                                                                                                                     •                                                                                                                                                                                           ~ENEST              BROS" Inc.
                                                          A letter from Carolinp. dllt'd Ff'b, HnrI all give the impression that Cot
                                                     :i li1'i;2, incidenUy neady a y(':1I' An!'lal't \\'8!'1 a man of pl'ominence                                                                                promote this fOl'm of insurance, The means of locomotion. After the ad- his own product as the "bt"~~t In the
            Established in 1R7,                      aftf'1" blR mOl rlage In thiN country and one w('11 r(,!'Ipf'cterl by his ne\"                                                                              State ot New York was anowln~ ...ent ot the nivYel' and automobile world."
                                                     to . rlss \'"lInlJlf>. shows fhat she ""as cnuntrym('n as well a~ by thoPtc ot
                                                     \'cry 11l11Ch 'n love with him, In thm France
                                                                                                                                                                                HUB                              the writing ot such poUC1('S, ami on(' of the country's I('adlng auto.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 eustomt"fs flom Mal'l~achU!'lclls were mobile manuCacturcrR with a pench. It1 Ot1(' of the edltiomt An contf'r-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                There a clever tieup nol!('('d                         Established 1924
    J E. LYLE JEWELER                                                                              t·"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ~olng to N, '" Ym"                  ,J:" ~o\'(·!·i\~e, ant        ror collectln;:r pUl'cha~ed thl:' pd.ln~ ~alve maoufacUHel nnllltt-CI
       . ,                                           J tltl' lihe speak!! of bri!1~ l0to3                  While it I!' !<lalpd In ~a.ra. SW8'l
                                                                                                                                                               HOSIERY l\lJLLS                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ii Ul Har"ard Sf.
                  C 'J' It.·t.
             I f ·~VF.I.L, 'l..\:,\S.          1
                                                     lo hint alld hCJlmg (or hll~ "eturn In Griffin'" hi.<ttol"y that he mal'tiP11
                                                       h Il('ar futurf'. She al80 lIIpeaks twi('I',. Ii~~ Coburn h£'lie\'f'R Iha thi
                                                     al It the dilttanC" b t ...· 1 l'ltcrs is (,J loneOll, "lid lhAt hp w"" ~Iw~ .~
                                                , L·ol. An a't had brnlJjtht a yUtln,:::: (aithful to Cath(!l'ilie                                    \..
                                                                                                                                                                              LOWELL, MASS.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The hl,stolY 'J~ t; .. 1. ~!;1 'n~IIIHUC" white hOI·;ie from Mr. Donovan.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ft.l"IU placfO It In Itle !l'~"': rA' t> d
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           out the fact that hl~ (lroduct harf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             l\{o\"in~ \\ith thl:' !'Iplrit of the fllO\'cd Vf'lY popular t"non~ the !'Iot-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 forward movelnent3 Ul the 1O."lur- timp~ the hamt'. .!'1 l:'upplv CampAn\' rlirl'" f'n~a.t::ed in the Civil war
                                                                                                                                                                                                           ..J I ancp. fleld.                                            W&.."J ch$ln~f'd to a. Il:tore that l!Old the plltriotlc vem there WR.!! the lt~-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        M,\]',CHJ<;Sn':R, !\. H.
l                            WI                                               prl--TS-                                                   oun on lVlany Important nooKs
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                                                                                           ro       ro       IWIIVln( or
                                                                                           I wo al etches of LowclJ
                                                                                                                            IV II Ana or L&mbdon D,

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Many Early Notables at Old Merrimack Hotell

                                                             prints                          The Celestlal Ra!lroad. by Na·                                             1868

   Amon.... Lowell's numcrtlus clalID9                      C. Edgart no
                                                                                           tbaniel Hawth me
                                                                                             A Review of "The Necess1ty of
                                                                                           Sa bat
                                                                                                  bL     '
                                                                                             C Uzcn of Lowell.
                                                                                                               0 Sklnn r.
                                                                                                                                               'Map ot the City of Lowen. nlus-
                                                                                                                              trated History of Lowell. revlseu
                                                                                                    sOOr' on COrpOl'3.UOnS by ediUon by Charles Crowley. B. C
                                                                                                               Publlsbed by Sa~"t and Joshua Morrill.

to celebritv 18 the fact that it W23                I v                                    4
                                                                                           the author                                           '0-
once .Q. th rhrlng c n rc The f llow·              Ill,I5.
lng l1St of Low I Impnnts dattn'"        ,es. Rev He        A Lo \en as
tr lm IJ re the tn rporatl n or the It \\8.9 n 1 as It is: P W!'II nd
                                                                                                    bv the cit
                                                                                                                Dmner to PreslJent
                                                                                                                    auth r U
                                                                                                         of Lowen June 80, 1   7.
                                                                                                                                    :1(1        Diacourse CommemoraU"""
                                                                                                                                           Amos Blanch rd. D. D, by Pr
                                                                                                                                                                                         f -
                                                                                                                                                                                             of   I
c mmunlty as a t . n dO\"lD to Lhe Bag y an AI I. D ton.
dayll of the \ValId w r. 18 a carefully
                                                                                                               18t8.                       SOl' John .:. Tayl r, D. D., of
                                                                                                                                           dover. Pub by the Kirk Street
complied summar)· of th more 1m.                    ISla                                     Eddy. Rev. ilanJ I Clarke. Lee-               Congregational church.
PC'ltant v.:orka pUblished here:                               'StU9. AnUl·                lUres to ,roung ladJes on sub1ects 01'                          1871.
                   18·~3.                                 Pllrts.     Dan el               practiQl Importance. B. C. Sar~                   Jda.sonlc Charter, by·la,\\·s and 110                I
   Ra.crcd COncert by the Beethoven                                                        gent.                                           forth of Mt. Horeb R. A. Chapter
Muslc:::t.l Bacl tv at East Chelmsf' rd.                                                     A full and impartIal account or                               1872.
th eV( ng or the con et"11ltlon of                                                         lb. trIBI of Rcv. James Hardy, pas. caverly. Robert Boedey. Poems
S· Anne II church March 16. 1 25.                                                          lor of the First Wt" Ieyan church Ir. 2 vol. Stone &: Huse.
E t eh Im!'tord• .Mass. Prmted by                                 Ont" Pea I               Lowe11, on a charge at lying, by                      18iG.
\\ Ullam Baldwin lIt2~.                              1" t 1 precJoWl gift                  Kev \ ·l11lnm H 1:. ey, ater.           Parker. Marla Hildreth     Poem3
                  1"~7.                                                                      Ferguaon, Anna. The Young and Stories. Stone &: Huse.
  !'he New festament of Our Lord                                                           La y Nathanle! 04. Uayton.              l.owell, Mass., Charter and Ordl.
and Savior, Jesus Chrlzt. Lowell.                                                            .. 'few England Offering, Aprtl. nancea.
Mass. Printed by Tho~aa Billings                                                           184 ,    to April.   1849                                                    1877.
1927.                                                                       La lea'   Fletcher, 1. M., Ed. The Golden             GoodwIn. Hon. Jobn A. The PU·
                   18~9.                                                           (Jilt, a t.oken ot the season .            ~r1.m Fathet.!'l oraUon delivered be.
   Tavlor, Jane:, Memoirs ot the late                                                 The Fountajn ot Lt\';.n~ \V t r "r tore tbe City Council and Citizens
Jane· Taylor. Lowell. MMS. Printed                        1881.                   100 Meditations of a pious 80ul of Lowell, Dec. 22. 1876.
by Thomas Blillngs 1829.                                                           fhtratlng alter the waten of ct I nat          Crosby, Nathan: Rulogy on Hon
   Taylor, Jane: Poetical Remains ot       Pendleton: View ot Lowell. Mn~s.. life. MUton Bonney.                              Tappan Wentworth. A. M.
the late Jano Taylor wJth extracts       taken from the home ot Elts"~ Ful·           Authentic narraUve of the shiP-                              1870.
from her corr·c8pon I nee. Printed ler, Esq. In Dr3.('ut by E A. Farrer. wrC'Ck 8uffer1ng!J ot Mrs. Eliza                         Cowley, Charles. Leaves trom 8
awl publish d by Tholl1t1S BU1lng'9 Pendleton's Lltho!!t'rtphy.                    BI',1dle-j". H. P. Huntoon                  Lawver'! Life Afloat a.ud Ashore.
1 ~9.                                                     183 I,                      Thoug-htB on ~Iavery. Dame!                 Rlce Laura. Sunshine and
                   1831.                   Catalo~H~ of the offiCl'rs and pu· Bbby.                                               Keegan, John Curran               Rcf1cc-
   HIlliard Franc 8: An a'k1ress, de· pl1.3 ot C ntral nUn e Acnd my L"l              Reply to the "Alamung Develop- tions on Muriage.                         Marden &
livered befnre the Lowell Tcmp 4 r-                                                mf"nt .. a.nd "Further lJevelopm ots" Rowen
a:lC(1 ~oclf'ty, Jail. 2. 1831. Pnntet1                                         I 'Jt Rev. B F. Clark oC North Chelml-            Twiss, James J. Discourse upon
bv Thomas B 11Ing8 18J1. App to                           1 7.                    ford, by A!8.hd Hl.:ntlngton. Print- the history of the estabtlshm nt of
Journal of Health Vol. 1, 1830             Pierpont. .Io!"" fmln' tel' ot HaUls ed by the author                              the First Parish in C9.rllsla. MUft.
                   1~2.                  S . church B st n) Th address to              I             18-tu.                   d!': Ivered Sunday. Feb 23. 1879
   Bartlett. EII!h."\ Monthly Journal the people n l e d at the Instal·              Sermon on the occasion of the Stone. Bacheller &:: Livingstone
or Medical Ltterature. Vol. 1. No.3 latlon of P. v n nry A. Alii ! a!'l d th of John QUincy Adams by                              Cowley. Che.. les. n mlnlscence8
Printed by Mear.bam and Mathew· pas or of t             sue ngrc alton'll R v Stedman W Hanks. W H of J81I. C. Ayer.
son 1332.                                Socletv ot Low 1. Dec. 14 1B3f) Waldron.                       .               • .       In Memorlam.             Rev. Bcnj F
    Bartlet.t. Elisha: With Peirson, Pub1lshed by the soc elY Norton'lI                              1819                     Clark, North Chelmstord. May 28.
Abel L.. and Flint, Joshua B. lIedl· boo and          b print ng otD.ce              Milton John. t ~tical W t , . 2 I :879. Marden A:. Ro 'en.
cal Ma~azlne. 3 ....ot. July 1832-         A Po      C n a nln,; II d~cant on                  ••                    orAat                         1881.
July 1835.                               the Universal I Ian by John Pack vo!., new ediUon wlth notes and a                       Cowley Gealcgy pubUsbed by Ed·
                                                                                  I ~ of the author by John Mitford.
   Tbe Lowell Dtrec:tory: A new col- wi th B ser on by R v. J L. Haynes William J. Baker.                                     ",in Cowley.                                    f)                                                                                                                                                                        ,
lectlon or aclectcd hymns. for war· of Rutlan V rm
IIhlp and prayer, conference and
camp moetln!:s. Complied by W1I· duo 1.Dut c ur r's Almana k: nnd S J V
liam Wymn.n.. Publlshed at the New En Ian FiresIde Cor 1837 by . • arney. 135\1
                                                                                     Norton· Or Ughta and S ladea ot
                                           Diary ftbe) or Yeoman'. Cale~ a FllCtory \'U1age a Tale ~! Low I                      COOk, James
                                                                                                                                                       A ~nea1ogy ()~
                                                                                                                            . FamUJes having the name of Coo
                                                                                                                              or Cooke: princlplllv in ~asaacbu·
                                                                                                                                                                                              I          At Merrimack and Dutton streets, at the present site of the Mongeau building, one of Lowell's oldest hostelries, The
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Merrimack Hotel stood.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               I           State Armory . Westf ord Street
Franklin Bookstore, R. Meacham, Edward Symm                                          Duncan Rt'y J          The Mourner'1 etts anet Connecticut. Huse. Good-
print r. 1832. 1833.                       Burtl3p. U c   1838Le ture on the Frlc d, or rec~gnIti
                                                                                  Hea~en              Day°ionOf fr I ends In "in & Co. Robert Booc!eY'TbDis·
                                                                                                                                  Caverley,                                                           the City of' Lowell JtB commerc1al : I                                                                                                                       '\
   Bunyan. John: The Jerusalem Sin· Seventh Comm ndm t d livered In
ncr S ved. Rand and outhmayd tho Cltv of [..ow I D 'U r, 1837. 1l1ustrateu Pnmer dcslgned for doy. Feh 9. 1882 Subject: ~rk~
1 33                                     E. A. Rice and Co. 1
                                                                                             • ... . l851     •
                                                                                  ch.fldren at home and at school.
                                                                                                                              course tO'the Old Re!ldents.
                                                                                                                           1_ and Pro!!TeB and the Rogera am
                                                                                                                                                                      unt-                            an Unancial r    urces
                                                                                                                                                                                                        ~1 moris' Services for lIlustrlou'!.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Broth ~ Wlll m F. ~9.lm n. 33:-a'
   The Catastrophe. a tale of' the         Colby. John· The r~ f'e Expert nee ton E nne}. A~I "-"bitney. 1860                 ny. HUsc. GOo~:; Ie Co.                                                 degrer. at the Mason1c Temple. May :.....                                                                                                                     ....:
l~th century. Rand and Southmayd. and Travels of J "'0 CoJb,>'.
18 mo 18 Pl', 1833.
   The Res bud col 2 02 mos.) 18Z3
                                                          1 n.
                                           Report ot th Trial ot tbe Rev
                                                                                     Lunt. 1I1r8, Forg t·Me·Not or the
                                                                                  PbJ1osop~er.                                th T
                                                                                                                                  Hodgman Edw n' R. History of'
                                                                                     Bunyan, John The Straight Ga.te: :Me i ownMa~1 Co
                                                                                                                                              'f Westford 16li9.1883.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      13, 1 90.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Edson, Rev. Theodore, D, D., Ser-
   Baltour, Rev~8S~Valter' Modern Dayid Brigham berore retnees or Great D1fflculty or Coing to                                   ~r:s~~ Four pastorate9 gUmpSe5                                       mora.
                                         cM,rpd by the tru ee!I f' Framing· Heaven. Pub b) David tikinner.                              I'lf     ad Th        hta of Eden                                             189~.
UnJversalism cxpos~l in an exam· ham Aea.drmy                'b f'alsehood and       Eddy Daniel C. Adonoram Jud- of' the                    e a        4 oug                                           O'Crol)·. Ita (     rgaI'f'tl Ru ch-
matIon of' the wrltinga of' R v 'Val· Pn rf t nmce.                     son. D. D., The Burman Apostle.             B. Foster, D. ~885                                                      lnson, Eas ern Echoes with Western
ter Baltour, A"a ..Rand,. 183·1.        l [~(>marl[a of' C\l!et Justice Sh:1w                        18,sZ.                                    James' K.         Rc rinted                            Ideas.
   Helbert, p.~v. GetJrgc. Lite and \\h n nasslng sentence at death                  Eddy, Daniel C. Europa. J. T.                Fellows.                         p                                    A Common Man by SmItb Baker
wrltings ot Rev. George Herbert upon Nath                S th f       th          Chesley                                     LeUlClfs to the Press.                     n                            a tribute to the memory of Brother
"'1th the Syn9.go~e In imltaUon of ot mu~rder.a~unG 7, lS3~. ~~~~                            .       1855.                        Shaw. Ralph H. Poems. Lowe                                          R~uben M Huteh1n8on~            .
Herbert. George Woodward, 16 mo. Huntress, prInter
1834.                                                     ISl0
                                                                                     Varney, S. J. Celebration of tbe Man Co.
                                                                                  200th anniversary of the lncorpora.                              18811
                                                                                                                                                                                                  I     Lynch, Patrick J .• Souvemr n(Sa
                                                                                                                                                                                                      tory ot St. John 8 hospital written
   Stowe, Harriet Esther Beeder: A         Scott. Mrs. Amey: M('mol           t tlon ot Bmerlca. Mas•., May 29,                                Sil      R. AcroRs the                             I   for the quarter-centennial celebra~
New En~land sketch. Alfred GIl· Mrs. Arney Scott. E. A. RicenJa:d ISM.                                                            CObllrn dCScs.;: rton ot a journey                                  Uon of the roundtn~ of the lnstitu·
m~~/a;o~nBOn' A narrative of the Co.
                                                                                     Hlstorical ColtecUon composing ~;:~'" the Atlanitc. IncludIng incl·

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Uon. MornIng ~:~1.
~~gU~~t;4     Daniel IDxby, 18 mo. pp      Fa~~~~h~ d~~~~.~c ::,o~~~~. ~~~ i~:~~~~a~~~:e[,~~lendgSl::~: b~ ~~ng~an~f ~~~tl:~8:~d~~~~~~i\:ra~~ Parkct'. lo13rla' Hlldreth,                                                  The
     .     .     lR-IZ.                    EngUsh prose wIth notes by A. H. Henry Tuttle. ~o~.?ks and Pratt. d~en & Rowell.                  I co~ct~%te~o~~. nttss E mor                                                StOry
   D       ~     I L
      ana, • amue.
ual (or farmers.
                         A    1
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   Divine I;rcathlngs: or a pio'll5
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                                           Mile H
                                                s. enry
                                          y~f IConcord,
                                                            A 'Ii, A 1
                                                                        lIes Fam.
                                                                                          An address on lho Ute character
                                                                                       and writings ot PUS!u:~ Dartlett Atmnorlal s
                                                                                       M D 1.1 M, S S              by
                                                                                                                                 I Hoyt, Ell Walt
                                                                                                                  Elisha Hunt' 1887- Mornlng Mail 1,,;0.
                                                                                                                                                             In Memoriam.                       '
                                                                                                                                                         . S da Feb 20 of the C tv Hall Commlsston nc u •
                                                                                                                                                      ces un y,       .
                                                                                                                                                                            . ing the ex l'ClsC8 at the lay n 01
                                                                                                                                                                              the corner atone aQd the dedication
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       "I d

lIoul thintting for ChrIst in 108      sou) Vt~~~~tathn s:C          or & pious        ingto~ M. D. ·S. 'J. Varne)·.·                           Th 1887F The Tariff of the City Hall and M mortal HaIl
mrrUtaUona. R. Fellows.                               n: t r hrLst In 100                                1858                         Byron,       0,                         t..,t1Zc::t. .I.·eW8paDt."'T Co.
   Huntington, Willi m: God, the       m~dj~~ fons. Published by Holmes                   Appleton. Natha~. Introduction and the Law. MornIng. ~allB~ ot I                                              1897.
Guardian of the Poor and the bank      an        per.                                  of the Power Loom and Origin of                Ayer. J C. &. Co 4) e a                      Courier--CiUzen Co. Publishers.
or f'aith; or a dlsplay of the Previa                       1841.                      Lowell                                      t£mergencles.              Sk tch f the Hlstory of' Lowell
dence ot God which have at sundry             trhetl'a Boy" School Billerica                             las n                   I    \Valker. Benjamin.        e   0                                   1898.
 times attended the author. P. D. and  '\VeekJv Journal Print. Marven and                 Parker. Daniel. "'Phrenology and Jamell Tw~ ia.m~~~~l~~~~~,                              Shaw. Ralph W.• Legend of the
S. S. Edmands.                         Rowell                                          Other Poems S W Hu                d C         taM. ma e a &                            TraU1ng Arbutu.!!l and other pcems
   The Re1lgious Songater: Being a         \"ox: I'opull Vot 1. ·0. 1. Mav 2.5                        • 1862'      re an     o. F~ter's Pond. Andover, Mass. June,                                      1899.
choice collection of hymns compUed     18-41. A vln cation of the cbar·                   COWley. Chari So 'Memorlea o(tbe 17. 1887, Mani:s.and Rowell                             Ba.!s, C ra C               H dey
by several m.1nstcra. E. A. Riee       acur' and: c ndiUon of the lema!                Indiana and Pioneers of tbe Rcg10n                                           d Put P ms                    \\ Ier Bnd ('0
   Memorfals 0 Ule Departed. \\·U·     empl0 ed in th               Low tl 1IUls       of Lowell. Stone and HUH.                      Ltve-rmore" ~~~el AbbCr~v~~        N·        Ho~e. Henry Warr n, Passa es
 Uam Schonl r. printer.                aga n t the charg contained In the                 :M.M A. Catalogue.                       nam Sewall nLIIlItory 0          on.       from t c Life of Henry Wan n
   Gregory Dr. A father's legacy to    Boston Times an the Boston Quar-                     "            1863.                     H, with a gen alogical regtater Howe. (': nststmg of' diary and let.
h~ daughters or a gUt f'OT young       terlv Review by               ha ~rUctt.           Backus. J. W P&.!tor of' the .John Marden ~O'ROW~llthe 2:5th annual terti wnttcn durLng the ('f.vll W ...
ladlC3. Pov. us and Bag ey.            M. D. Leonard Huntress.                         Street Con!':TcgaUonal church. Ser.            Procee f t"bS ~       England DentaJ 18 1-1::i5. Cou                  ·Cillzt."D Co.
                  18-1!.                                    1St=!.                     mon upon the princJples and result:J me t ng 0               e    w             0 l                              In O.
    ~mart. Mo a M. view of           ()("castonal I!i rm s by a lover ot         of' CoIln"Tegation llsm dellv*red Dec. Society held at Boston. Mass.. I c                   Bartle t Wm. ADD Ober Am-
ChrlsUan Doctrine. '\V. L. Dayton..     truth. P. A. 0'          ll, p ::nt r.         ..1. 19:62. J. J. Ju kb1S                   6. 6 and 7, 1881 Lowell Cour er· mlllrgau and other places.
   AnnWlJ Report ot Board at M' o~                          18 7.                         A sermon preach~             at
                                                                                                                    the f'uneral CttLzen Co.                                       Livln s one Cbar!e Frank, Sou-
agers of' the Lowell sabbath School        The OUve B           ~ or Fri ndshlp·.      of Capt. Salenl :0. Marsh J4.ny 19             Varnum. Atkinson Clayton. Hls- ve ir ot the ·aU nal Hlghlan                             .
UnIon. JUly'" 1843.                    Gift. Nathan 1 D vtcn                           1863 by Rev. G..... Webber. J.               J:
                                                                                                                                   tory of t~e Pawtucket Church and l..owell                  ius. ISH, sketches
   Tbe Low I Almanac: Business
key and Pocket Memorandum r r
1843. OUver March, Pow-ere and
                                           A Diction '!"Y of t
                                       gu ~ Atfm" II It Heywooa
                                           Flora's Dial e ntainlng
                                       dec! cs.tecJ to
                                                                     Er.gItsh l.oa.n
                                                            cb d:y in the ear
                                                                                       JUdkins.                                    Society ~ ( b remlniaecncea ~f p!lS- of lucb m ml)ers as have be-..n ob-
                                                                                          Stc ens.. Solon '\V'lutheu Tr1 to tora and tounden and a brl f out~ tainab e Pub bv C. F. Levingston
                                                                                       Richmond or notea by the ~Y line. of Congrpgatlona.Usm. Morning
                                                                                       Stone and Huse.                         . Mall Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       l~ 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                   Baas. Cora. C, S nO's at the Sea·
   Constitution anif By-Lew! ot the    b)' 'V ley n          n. Jonathan Allen            Eulogy on the death or Abrto.ham            RippeyS Inde,lt Map and Bustness eoDS and other poems.                                                      ompany, thl.l buUd1nr now hou... er8 sanctioned by the Massachu.               of' the Lockll Ie canal.lI. Indian Or·
Tyngsboro Grammar School Aaso-             Ed n. Rev Th          ore D. D. Chris       Lincoln del.ver        before the City Guide of' LoWe!                                                          190J.                                     he Cour er-Citizen prlntinr plant, lIett. Board of Real Estate Ap·              tun,;.]g Associate•• U. S. Bobbin 6
elation. ,Steams anei T3ytor.          URn Nurture a           Amon1tion               CouncU and Citizens ot Lowell at               ~agan.~Patrlck, A cachet of mem·             Cre ne, John Morton. Genealogy                              l.he larg t commercial prmUng prafeers In Lowell. S me o! th~                     char 1 Company, Ludlow Manufac·
   Ladles Vase: or PoIiUcal M.1n-          Adanu, l<'red r c AUgustu~. Key             Hun"in~ton Hall April 19 186:5 by orte."1 sel cted trom the wrttlng 4')f' of the Famtlv of Tlmothv and Eun.                                                Iant In l"ew England; the Laganu firm's larger accompl1shm n!t of              Shuttle Company.
uat tor Young Ladles Onginal and       to Examples for Practice in Written             Hon.~ A. S. Boutwell. Stone and Patrick F.aga:t Harrington Bl s. Icf" 1F:lls,\\'orlh) Gre n. Union Prlnta                                                 'ho Co, the larre.t shoe manu- th1a nature, LncludJnr In aome In·                  The firm has also dealt In .1ea
 sel cted by an AmerlcD.n Lady.        Ar1thmetlc 0           el Six y                 Huse.                                          r.ardner, ,>;,Imam Sewatl, Mem· Ing Co.                                                                      ctu ng unit in LoweU; the Lowel.                                              of texb1e machln ry and has made
                iSU.                       Cummings, A J. Fal"torv Girl or                               J8GG.                     orial Service Masonic Temple. May                                    1907.                                  Ice Co., occupying one ot the build·                                              various appraisals of' te.xU1e ma-
  The lo-olower Va.' e: The language I Gardez 1& Coeur. J, E r.hort &. Co.                 Argument of Benjamin F. Butler. U5, 1888. A. \V Huse.                                   Shaw, Ralph H, Tho First Plym-                               ngs (.In Middlesex IItreet, and lha                                              chinery, among wblch m.IR"ht be
of Flowers and their Poeuc Senll.          The Magnol a tor 18-17 contalns             in behalt of the govel nment In the            Grifftn. Charles, A partial bJ.!!Itory outh Marriage nnrt other poems.                                   Lowell Motor Salell, on Middlesex                                                 mentioned the plants of: The Mer-
                                                                                                                                   of tbe Griffin family In M!l!'ll'lachu·                              1910.                                  and Jackson streets. Thl. property                                                rimack Manufacturing Co., The
                                                                                                                                   setts: being a genealogy ot the de·             Umpleby, Fenw,ck, Destgn Texts.                             also houles Star Blflcult. ot Amen<::a.                                           Hoott MlI13, BIgelow.Hartford Car..
                                                                                                                                   flcE'ndants of' Lt. Joseph GrUHn of                                 lOIS.                                   producing '·Cra."C" and manutactur·                                               pet Co., Lawrence Manutactudnl"
                                                                                                                                   Methuen. CampbpU and Hansoom.                   Board of' rra Ie Year Book.                                 lng a line ot biscwt products. Star                                               Co., Hamilton Mo.nutacturlne Co.,
                                                                                                                                      Hedrick. Mary A., Incldt."nts ot the                                                                     BlSCu.itS Co. utilizes 200,000 f'eet of                                           l'epperell Maoufa.ctunng CO' I Ly·
                 Middlesex County Court House                                                                                      CtvU \'\'ar durlnl{ tour years ot its Rnn collatoral linea with history and
                                                                                                                                   pro"'reD, 19:G1.1865. S. W. Hu.,e notes.
                                                                                                                                   8< Co
                                                                                                                                                                                   Molr, Alex. L., Molr Genealogy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               floor space.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The \\ at r power In connection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 man Mitis of' Holyoke, Mas!., Chi·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 copee Manufactul'lnr Co., of Chlc~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pee, Mus., The Ludlow Manufac·
                                                                                                                                                                                   GrUHn, Sara Swan, QUa1nt B1ts                               with the Hamilton property hal
                                                                                                                                      LeMolcp.. James McPherson, LCJII of Lowell History                                                       also been dey loped, and varloUi In-                                              turinr Auoclatea ot Ludlow.
                                                                                                                                   heroines de la Nouvelle France tea·                                  IUI7.                                  '.\1 t tea are being .erved by th16                                                  In add1Uon to thelle specialties,
                                                                                                                                   valt de l'AnJrlals par Raoul Renault.           Waters.          WUs n,       History    of                 power.                                                                            the llrm alao deals extena1vely in
                                                                                                                                   Pllb. Raoul Renault                        Chelmsford. Coulter-Citizen Co.                                      In line with thil aervey of in·                                               downtown mercanUle property, amd
                                                                                                                                      Little. \V1tllam, History of Weare-                                                                      dus rial development, II the .tory                                                has rna e aales on 1Ierrimac1(
                                                                                                                                   N. H, 17315-18 q ~ W. Huse 8< Co.                                                                           of the Blge!ow Hartford carpet Co.                                                II reet exc edlng $2,000,000 The Bale
                                                                                                                                              Shaw. Ralph W., In Idan,., 1tooda                       MARDeN &, MURPHY                         Ha:-d Um s came upon this Jarge                                                 , of rea1d nUal property la the Ipe-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cla1ty of one dcp rtment of the com...
                                                                                                                                           or mlBcel1aneous poems. S W. Huse
                                                                                                                                           &: Co.
                                                                                                                                              Walker. Benjamin, Abroad and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               local Ind stry. Ann tbe mill was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               forced to c 08e down, remalnlng
                                                                                                                                                                                                         EXPERT REALTORS Ildl;"f":nl \ rt. enterprises of the                                                                  I pany: and this department :1&1 101d
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 anj appraised many hundreds of' in·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dh1 ual homes and eoStates LD Low·
                                                                                                                                           Abroad     Marden and Rowell                                                                        Marden &: Murphy Co., the former                                                 ell.
                                                                                                                                              Le Guide Francais de Ia Nouvelle                                                                 B!g 10w·Hartlord MiU now houses a                                                   John H. Murphy, the head of tho
                                                                                                                                           Angle Terre et de l'etat de New                                                                                                                                                     finn, has been certified by the
                                                                                                                                           York, second edition La Societe de
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wen Known Firm Ha. Deve!- v of flourlshln!: lndustrles, amon!:                                                           MauachusettB Board of Real ~••
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  whIch are the Lowell silk M.llla u~
                                                                                                                                           Publ1ca.t1ons Francalscs des Etats·                          opE"d    nmpr01J'i lndus- the Newmarket J,fanutactur1n~ Co                                                             tate Apprall:erl, after a ""ritten
                                                                                                                                           Vnla.                                                             trial Properties     tho Abbot Wnroted Co., the Ux·                                                               t t g!~en In the State Houlle, U
                                                                                                                                               Hayward, William WUlLs, Hiatal'"               I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             bridge 'Vorated Co., Aneta ReaUza.-                                               a ce Wled pUblic appraiser. HI ha8
                                                                                                                                           ot Hancock. N. H. 1784·1889. 8. W                                                                 tion Co.. EvertasUk. Inc., and a                                                  completed the couree In Real estate
                                                                                                                                           Huse &           Co,                                          U one were to list the buslct"SI number of &mailer indultnell.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  t1 apprais g   at the HarvarJ
                                                                                                                                                                                                      coneert1!l which are of' major lm. I The complete plant ot the Law·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         .wce. real e8tate &II welt as ma· Unlveratty Gm uate School of BUIa
                                                                                                                                             Dows, Azra MUton Comp.• The                                                                     ren e    anuf'Acturlng Co. was sav·         ehlnery, are the rollow1nr=           lnen Ai1mJnJstraUoD..
                                                                                                                                           VOWB or DoWSf' Family In Amertca..                         parlance to the welfare ot Lowell ed from UquldaUon throuKh :Marden                   Merrlmaek Manutacturlnc Co.          Mr. AIurphy has quaIltled as an
                                                                                                                                           1642·1 90. S. W. HoSe '" CO.                               the name at Marden Ie Yurpby, re· A: .Murphy. Local capital ~'as In                United Stat.. C&rtrldio Co.. Boott expert be'f ,re the Mauaehu.setta
                                                                                                                                             Bakf".s. Thomaa The Great Com~                           altOr8 and appraisera. would not be te ted. &cd the mill whe JII we:e              MUl., Hamilton KUla, Chicopee State Board of Tax Appeals, the U.
                                                                                                                                           m1BSioIl, a plea for foreIgn mtsaions                      far trom the top. Thls firm has kept tUm1ng. The Lawrence com-                     Manuracturln!: Co., Lowell Real Es· S. Internal R venue Department,
                                                                                                                                           prize essay. C. W HIU                                                                             pany, largest undtrv.·ear manu!ac·          tate Trust. Wameslt Power 'Co the au lor C rtll of the Co.n·
                                                                                                                                             .M morlal of Dantel S. Rlcharllson.                      been In busincas mnce 1917, ",hen a tUring unit 1n New Enrland at                  Lowell Electric L1iht Corp., Lowell monw altho .Jd the UnJted State•
                                                                                                                                           presented to the Supreme Judicial                          partne.l ahlp 'Was tormed by John H times employa 3:500 people.       '            Gu LJrht Co.• Dartmouth Conege Circuit Court.
                                                                                                                                           court, Apnl            1~.    1890.                          iurphy. and the late Robert F.         The firm of Marden &; :Murphy             propert)·, Tremont & SU:l'!olk )f IS.   The firm maintains oftlces In the
                                                                                                                                               Lowell .M3JI. Souvenir or                      Marden. and haB been instrumental also Spec.lal1.zCll In appralsala be             J. CAyer Company, Barbfr Manu· ClJur er-CiU= n bu1h1ing, In Kearney
                                                                                                                                                                                                      In obtaining' many Industries or log tbe only cel'Wled pubUo appral.l.             factUM,. Co., IpSWich MUl., Law- Square.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lowell. as '" ell u belng the LnlltrU·                                             rene. Manutacturlne Co., Lowell In·
                                                                                                                                                                                                      mentalitY' thrau h which many 1                                                    sulated \ Co" Mauachu"eUI
                                                                                                                                                CHIN LEE CO.                                          duatrlea have remalDerl in this r.ItV                                              Mohalr Plush Co., Middlesex Com-          CO.1P ETE ELECTRIC )
                                                                                                                                                   a~       MERRDL\CK ST.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         There is also a )fasaachusett"
                                                                                                                                                                                                      corpora Ion. known J,I 1":lr
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Murphy. Inc., which deals ext('u-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                HURD ST. GARAGE                          pany, Lowell Industrial Develop.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ment Co., New England Southern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Corporation, Balmon Falls Manu-
                                                                                                                                                   DINE and DANCE                                     lIvely in Industrial properties. 1'h             58 HURD ST.                       t&cturing Co., Smith &: Dove Co.                ~lotor Rebullt
                                                                                                                                                                                                      moat recent undertaking of'      thls
                                                                                                                                                   No Cover Charge                                    ftrm t! the purchase of the assets of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the Ham.J1ton ManUfacturing Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Southwell Wool Combine CO" Unit~
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ed Statell Worated Co., Proprietor,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Bought and Sold
                                                                                                                                               SPECIAL DINNERS                         30c            with Its extenmve plant located on                                                                                                 Motor Bearings
                                                                                                                                                                   11-2.80                            Jackson street, This large building                     In
  For half a century the State Armory in Westford street has served the needs of Lowell's                                                                               ~·8                           has about 1 000 000 square feet at
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ftoor apace, anu houses a 150.000            WlillEL ALIGNER                          Guy H. Whitney
  gallant sons who have given their ti e to the nation's armed forces, both in peace and
  war. From this building went forth Lowe1i's troops who served in the Spallish.Amercan
                                                                                                                                               SPECIAL SUPPERS                         3Sc            .plndle unit for textile manufactur·
                                                                                                                                                                                                      lng. complete with dye house nd                        and                          827-328 HUdreth Building                  CaldwelI Electric Co.
  and World wars, some of them never to return. 'l'he armory has also served a variety of                                                          CHL'I YOU, Mgr.                                    fln1shJng plant. As an example t                                                     General Insurance Agenc~·                   Telephone 592,;-W
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the manner 10 which property is Ie--
  civic purposes, the mo t recent as headquarters for flood refugees last March.                                                                FRANK KL 'G, Asst. Mgr.                                                                                                                        and Real Estate                      179 I \RlillT STREET
                                                                                                                                                                                                      veloped by the !lard 11 .. Murphy                                                                                   •
                                                                                                                      LOWELL CENTENNIAL EDITION - JUNE 30, 1936.                                                                                                                                      Page 4:> a
               Rogers Hall School Stands In Setting of Beauty
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                                                                                                                                                                      MERRIMACK SQUARE                                                                                                     •
  Sears, Roebuck and Co. Has Grown From Little           AND STRAND POPULAR                                                                                                                                 Rogers Hall School for GIrls
          Office in Railroad Station to Gigantic Concern                                                                                                                                                       Is One of Lowell's Institutions
                                                                                                                                                                      Movie Houses Have Played
                                                                                                                                                                        Important Pm in Enter·
                                                                                                                                                                           talnment IDstory.
                                                                                                                                                                         Two at Lowell'. most prominent
                                                                                                                                                                       theatres, the Strand and the Mer--
                                                                                                                                                                       rlmack Square. have written them-
                                                                                                                                                                      selves loto the entertainment h1s~
                                                                                                                                                                       tory at the city, earlier as individuaJ.
                                                                                                                                                                      amusement centres, and more re.-
                                                                                                                                                                      cently under the aegis of the M.
                                                                                                                                                                      &. P. chain.
                                                                                                                                                                         Lowen's midway generation, as it
                                                                                                                                                                      might be called, remembers the time
                                                                                                                                                                       when nearly every dramatic or mu·
                                                                                                                                                                      sical 8uccess ot the speaking stage
                                                                                                                                                                       played ita engagement here, and
                                                                                                                                                                      Lowell W8!I one ot the principal cit~
                                                                                                                                                                      lee on many a circul t.
                                                                                                                                                                         In that heyday the Merrlmack
                                                                                                                                                                      Square Theatre was under the con·
                                                                                                                                                                       trol of the Black syndicate, present·
                                                                                                                                                                      ing stock compa.nies in all the hits
                                                                                                                                                                      of the day. Only a scattered few
                                                                                                                                                                       at the actors who trod the Merri-
                                                                                                                                                                       mack boards are alive and reminis-
                                                                                                                                                                      cing today; but their recollections
                                                                                                                                                                      are colorful p1ctures ot a not~so-far
                                                                                                                                                                      away Lowell.
                                                                                                                                                                          Movies had rise1l. from the nick~
                                                                                                                                                                       elodeon days to a strong position
                                                                                                                                                                      in public favor when the Merrimack
                                                                                                                                                                       became a movie house, Since then
                                                                                                                                                                      1t has been successively connected
                                                                                                                                                                       with the Gray, Paramount~PubUx,
                                                                                                                                                                      and M. & P. companies. The list at                                Main building of Rogers Hall School for Girls.
                                                                                                                                                                       tbose who have managed it during           Rogers Hall was tounded in 1892 years associate principal ot Rogers tory and academic courses; ad·
                                                                                                                                                                      its long career Is made up of prom!· by Miss Elizabeth Rogers, who gave Hall, became principal. Under Miss vanced courses 1n liberal arts, and
                                                                                                                                                                       nent Lowell men, enher native to her fa.rn1ly home &! the nucleus of a Parsons' administration, the phy- secretarial trainlng; and opportu-
                                                                                                                                                                       this city or cItizens by adoption. Of school for girls. and who, at her sical plant of the school was great- niUes in musiC, dramatic art, and
                                                                                                                                                                       these the most recent have been death, bequeathed her entlre pro- ly enlarged: a modern gymnaslum, home economics.
                                                                                                                                                                       David Perkins, Cha.rlea WillJams, perty as an endowment to the in- containing a swimming pool, was                 The old Colonial home, in a de-
                                                                                                                                                                      Nat Silver, Arthur Ruiter, Arthur stitution. At the request of bunt; houses adjacent to the schoot Ugh Uul New England setting, serves
                                                      Main .General .FIea.dq uarters in Chicago.                                                                      S. Murch jr. and the present man· Rogers, Mrs. Eliza Parker Under· were acquired as dormitories; and a as the main donnitory. Ita a.ttrac~
   Back In 1888 when the clty of          ly alter, they incorporated under        merchandise distribution system. Of       prepared to play a full part In thl.     ager, Arthur J. Keenan, who suc- hill, head of & preparatory school new Mng, providing a beauti!ul Uve interiors, with charming \lId
                                          the name ot A. C. Roebuck Co. I.e        these, 89 arc complete department                                                  ceeded Mr. Murch In the a.utumn of already In existence in Lowell. be- din1ng hall and a well-equipped In· portraits. antique furniture, qualnt
Lowell was already halt a century                                                                                            year's huge Golden Jubilee cele~         1934.
old, an incident occurring in a little    1893 thil name was chanred to            stores, whUe the rest vary in size        bration, in which the company                                                      came associated with Rogers Hall tlrmary, was added to the main shuttered windows, fire-places and
                                          Sears, Roebuck and Co.                   and do not h!1...'1dle complete linea."                                               The Strand Theatre has had a as principal. To the task of school building.                                     many books, ald the girl, often
town in far-olf MInnesota. re~ulte..l                                                                                        plans to increase its mercbaudi8·        somewhat sborter history. da.ting builcUng, Mrs. Underhill brought a
In the formation of a merchandis-            "In 1894 the two partner. began       Mr. Rosenberg added in conclUsion.                                                                                                                                In 1932 when Miss Parsons re- away trom home for the first time,
                                          to expa.nd their business, adding          The Lowell store, originally on         Ing e.'tpenditure by about $60,000,-     tram tta opening about two decades broad and genuine culture, & fruIt· tired from active service to become to adjUst hersel! easUy to boarding
ing concern which now spends ove:         bicycles, c1olhlng, sporting goods,      Market street and now situated at         000, Its payroll! by about $7.000.000.   ago. It is one of the iargest and ful experience lo teaching, and ex- principal emeritus and a member )f school life. Pleasant events are
$16.000.000 yearly In Ma,aachu,           harness-and in fact a. general Une       Central and Warren streels, 1l!I a        and its newspaper advertJstng-           most beautifUlly decorated theatres ecutive ability at rare order that the board at trustees, Mrs. Kath- planned to develop normal social
setts alone.                              ot heavIer merchandise. The prevJ·       comparatively recent addiUon to           with 8H papers In « ltate....-to         in the city, and 18 managed by Nat latd the foundation at the school' a arine Whitten McGay, a former contacts.
  That concern I. now Mown to             OU8 need for a central        location   this clly's busine85 section, but ia      $9.500.000.                              Silver, tormer manager of the Mer- growth and development.                   teacher and dean of Rogers Hall,       A comprehensive health program
mJ1UomJ of Americans as Sears             again occurring to them, they                                                                                               rimack Square. Thia theatre also                                                                                  stimulates 1nterest in all sports:
Roebuck and Co.: and H. B. Rosen-                                                                                                                                                                                               withdrawal                  head of the school.
                                                                                                                                                                      11 & member of the M. & P. chain, Underhill, on the Parsons, forof Mrs. became in its 44th year Rogers Hall riding, swimming, tenni.8, hockey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  In 1910.
berg. manager ot the local Sears
store, reveals that it   POUTS   these
milUoDa tnto the carreTa of severa.!
                                          moved the company to Cbicago.
                                             "Mr. Roebuck sold We interest In
                                          1895. and soon after retired trom        McEVOY OPTICAL   HIGHLAND DAIRY                                                    cU.atributing features :;ecured by
                                                                                                                                                                      that management.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Miss             many
                                                                                                                                                                         Advent of the talkles and conse- the city. From there the list ranges ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   offers its sludent! college prepara- and basketball.

                                                                                     FIRM WELL KNOWN SERVES 1500 HOMES
hundred Massachusetts concerns            the firm. ,Julius Rosenwald acqUir-                                                                                         quent revolution in the movie world In all directions. The beautiful
each year.                                ad a. share, the compa.ny was in-
                                          corporated with a capital ot $1150,~                                                                                        found Lowell prepared. The Merri- llCaravan," beloved Will Rogers'
   j'Fitty years ago a shIpment at
watches arrived at North Redwood
Wnn., and was not accepted by the
local jeweler," said Mr. Rosenberg
recounting the history of hi. com-
pany. and its connection with Low-
                                          000. Sears was elected president,
                                         and R08enwald pice president,
                                                     Rapid Expansion.
                                             "By 1905 the buainesB had e-rown
                                         almost too rapidly, and occupied all
                                                                                   Has Been Givln,lt Service to
                                                                                       Lowell Public for 33
                                                                                                                             Old Established Milk Concern
                                                                                                                               Recently Added Ice Crea.m
                                                                                                                                                                      mack Square was the first in the clever delineations. "Dante·s In-
                                                                                                                                                                      city to boast Bound equipmcnt~ "The ferno," Shirley Tempte's successIve
                                                                                                                                                                      Uon and the Mouse" was the first captures of the American pub1jc,
                                                                                                                                                                       talkie shown in Lowell! and shortly the recent nostalgIc "Ah, WUder-
                                                                                                                                                                      after other houses were likewise neas," all have played a part in the
                                                                                                                                                                      equipped. Since that time, through carefully built reputation ot these
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PLAZA LUNCH
ell In thle city'. centennial year.      the space available in many ot the                   Years.                                                                  these theatreB, this city haa enjoyed. two theatres for presenting the best                    Real Home Cooking
   l'The station agent at North           bUlldlngo neighboring It! own. Un·                                                   An average annual increase ot          the productions of Metro, Columbia., PlctUl'eB. A1J they have been in the
Redwood was young Richard W.
Sears. The watches looked like a
                                         der the wsUng conctitions, recelv~
                                         ing and sbJpping became almost
                                                                                      Catering every day to the opU·
                                                                                                                             about 100 quarta of milk since 1923
                                                                                                                                                                      Fox., Warner, Paramount, Firet past, the Strand and Mcrl'1maclt
                                                                                                                                                                      National and a host of other movie- Square Theatres continue to be the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Quality, Service, Cleanliness
good thing to him. 00 he galned          imposslbty difficult. and the com-        cal neede ot a    large cHentele ot       is the boast of the ffighland Da.try,    makers.                                   advance-guard of Lowell entertain-
permission from the wholesaler to         pany was obliged to leek larger          Lowell and suburban people, the           which, with a change at ownership           Recordl ot past performances ment, offering delightfUl programs
dispose ot them. SInce the local         quarters. In this year the bus1n(lsa      concern at John A. McEvoy, opti~          lo 1923, has served Lowell and           read like the bonor roll of the mo- whose own merits are enhanced by                Cozy Booths                       19 ltIERRDIACK ST.
marJ(et was none too good. he de~        amounted to almost $400,000,000 an-       clans, observed the 33rd year of itl      suburban towns during the      UOD picture industry. "The Singing the most recent developments In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Open Day and Night                                  Tel. 4965
ctded upon the scheme of trying to       nually.                                                                             past 30 years. Under the direction       Fool," with Al Jotson, drew the sound, color and methods or pres-
BeU the watches by mall to railway                                                 service in Lowell this spring.
                                                                                                                                                       the steveml JJa~r~g~~t~a~t~te~n~d~a~n~ce~e~v~e~r=k~no~wn~=!l~'~e~n~ta~tl~o~n~.
                                             liThe company secured .. site alonl
men up and down the line.                the r:Irbt-of-way of the Belt line           Berride. being one of the most          Douglas and and
                                                                                                                             of John Kydd Dav1d,his two 8OMI, If ..
   "HJs first 'by mail' solicitations    railroad, and built a merchandi't         modern and fUUy equipped shops ot         .treet dalry he! attalned In ....
were effective, and the watches sol'J    building comprlmnc almost 1,000,-         its kind in or ncar Lowell, the Mer·      cent years a daily output at be-
rapidly. Finding bimsel! witb a          000 equare feet of space, an otl1ce       rimack street concern 15 also one          tween 1800 and 2000 quam of Dlllk
merchandising idea of untold pOIJ·       bulldlng occupyln&, half a city block.                                              and has come to serve nea.rly 1600
aiblllUes, the 20 year old lad beran     a tOUr-ltOry prlntlnr buildln" and                                                  Lowell people.
to develop it. and was loon hlUld·
lin, an extensive amount at mail·
                                         a power-houl.. Enlarl"ementl have
                                         increutd thil .lit& to au
                                                                                                                                 Thoroughly renovated durin£, the
                                                                                                                             past four years With the latest and                  As Governor of the Commonweal th of Massachusetts,
~rder bualness in blJll timf'.    area of 3,500.000 .quare fNt of                                                     most modern eqUipment, the Hi,h·
   IIIn a r ew mant.hs, this apa.rl!·
time- job had attained a tal' great-
                                         fioor .pace. In 1908 the company
                                         wa. ofi'a.nized with & total capital
                                                                                                                             land Ds.1ry product has had a low
                                                                                                                             bacteria average, according to both
                                                                                                                                                                                  I Am Pleased to Extend to the People of Lowell
er importance tban that attach~J         of ~40.oo0.000-$30.oo0.oo0 com-                                                     city and state teats. In addition to
to b~e duties with the railroad. In
the fs.u ot that year he moved to
                                         mon, and $10,000,000 preferred
                                                                                                                             the customary examinaUona by the
                                                                                                                             city and stat. offlclalo. the Kydd
                                                                                                                                                                                  My Sincere Greetings on the Eve of Their Celebration
Minneapoua, and tounded. hla tlr/!lt         "That year the first mail-order                                                 company SUbjects its milk to tesUi
mail-order enterprise.
  Business Growl with Advertls1nc,
                                         branch wu built in Dallas, Tex.:
                                         and another followed In tour
                                                                                                                             at least once a month.
                                                                                                                                 Successful in the milk business,
                                                                                                                                                                                  of the l00th' Anniversary of the City
   "Feeling the need of & more cen-      at Seattle. W.... h. In 1921 and 192H                                               the daJ.ry last winter entered the
tral location aa h1B trade began Lo      respectivety, branene.s were in~                                                    lee cream field and, achievlni en-
increase     surprisingly.    R)chard    augurated In PhUa.delphia and Bos~                                                  counaging BUCCeu during the win..
Sears moved to Chlcago late In           ton. In that interim alao were be--                                                 ter month8, opened an ice cream
1187, and went Jnto business as R.
W. Seau Watch Co. By this time
                                         BUD the branchea .ituated In At-
                                         lanta, Kansu City, Los ADZ"IH,
                                                                                                                             Btand on Chelm.s!ord etreet near
                                                                                                                             Cholmoford Centre thle oprlng. Bwlt
                                                                                                                                                                                       "Through the columns of the Courier-Citizen-Eve-
he was advertising tn newspapen          Memphis and Minneapolis.
and periodicals ot nation-wide cir.               I1etall Unite OpeDed.
                                                                                                                             t.n two weeks entirely by the own"'
                                                                                                                             er and b1!J two sons, the Chelrnl   4
                                                                                                                                                                                  ning Leader I add to this official salutation my own per-
eulation, and the business was              "Followin~ establishment ot these
crowing at a tremendous rate.            branches, Sears' next Important
                                                                                                                             tord street stand lotd 300 gaUon.
                                                                                                                             ot ice cream in ita tim two dayS'                    sonal greeting. Because of a mandate of the legislature,
   IThen be advertised. at about         fltep was the openlnr ot unils.                                             of business.
that time, tor a watchmaker to           The first of theae WU begun In the                                                      To insure the beat quality lc8                   it was my duty in the drab days that succeeded the disas-
care tor hi. watch adjustments
and timing. A. a. Roebuck, later a
                                         Chicaio plant, and was lnatantan-                                                   cream. the Highland Da.1ry use. ita
                                                                                                                                                                                  trous flood to issue a proclamation designating as Lowell
                                         eously auccuatul u to conftrm th('                                                  own Guernsey milk and cream and
partner, applled tor the po!l.t1on       company'. long·.tudied plan for a                                                   mixes its own tee cream sotution.
and was accepted. Then Sears sold        coaet-to-cout aystem ot rltaU                                                       Since last October more than $10,·                   Centennial Week the week commencing March 29. It
hi' watch bUsiness. early in 1889,       stores. The id.a waa tollowed-up                WlLLLUl E. PORTER.                   000 worth of ice cream making
he had already made a tortune of         in three more Chlcaro location•• lo                                                 equipment haa been lnatalled. A                      was obViously no hour for celebration and the people had
~100,OOOt and planned to enter the       thos. ciUes alre&dy po.ened ot                                                      $1~00 direct exp~on freezer used
banking business in Iowa. How~
ever, after he had had a complete
                                         mail-order unit.; and the company         ot the oldest and most widely             by the dalry will be capable thle                    more imperative business at hand. Lowell was indeed a
                                         meanwhile beran to build depart·          known concernl in the city. It was        summer ot turnIng out 10 pIlons
ren. his old interest in merchand1l1-
inl' drew him back to that game.
                                         ment .torea in other larr' cltiel.        founded nearly 00 years ago as the        of Jee cream in six minutes. mix·                    serious sufferer because of that disaster. We have tried
                                            flOuring the put 10 yeara, 488         New England Optical Co. and was           ing the crea.m u well u freezinl"
   "Witb A. C. Roebuck. he otarted
a mall-order jewelry and watch
                                         reWl atorN have been opened in            taken over several years later by         It.                                                  to repair the damage and we are planning, and will con-
                                         nearly overy .tat. of the Union,          Mr. McEvoy who owned and mao·                 In addition to be!n&' sold at the
buslne8!l in Minneapolis; and short-     and all are part at Sears' great          aged it until his dealh a few years       Chelmsfolu street stand, which is                    tinue to plan, to the end that such a calamity may not
                                                                                   ago at which time \VilUam E. Por~         lurrounded by more than an acre of
                                                                                   ter, the present owner and man'           parklng space, the ice cream pro.                    come to us again. We are concentrating        flood control.    ~n
                                                                                   ager, became the active head of           duced at the Stevena street plant l.8
                                                                                   the concern.                              sold for parties, anniversaries and
                                                                                      Establisbed originally by Mr. Mc-
                                                                                   Evoy at 232 Merrimack street, the
                                                                                                                             weddings,                                                 "Although but three months have passed since the
                                                                                                                                 Although of oteadlly Increa.slng
                                                                                   optical shop has had three different
                                                                                   locations since lts In this
                                                                                                                             tmportance. the ice cream depart..                   flood days, Lowell is now ready to celebrate her birthday.
                                                                                                                             ment of the Highland Dairy .. still
                                                                                   city. After doing business for near-      maintained as a subsl.d1ary branch                   She has regained her stride. She is ready to recall the
         Leading Centre for 22 Years
                                                                                   ly 20 years at its upper Merrimack
                                                                                   street location. it was moved to 143
                                                                                   MelT.-nack stt'eet and finally, about
                                                                                                                             of the dairy ..elf. By far the great·
                                                                                                                             er portion of the efforts ot the con~                illustrious men and women which she produced, to read                                           '.                 .
   Where All Smartly Dressed Women Outfit                                          four years ago, Jt was moved to Us
                                                                                                                             cern are spent in building up the
                                                                                                                             ever-expanding milk routes relev-                    again the bright page of history they wrote, and to hear
                                                                                   present location at 68 Merrimack          opcd during the past 18 year!. The

      1                                            6ik                             street where It ia situated adjacent
                                                                                   to Kearney Square and in the heart
                                                                                   at the busIness district.
                                                                                      The McEvoy shop has continued
                                                                                                                             milk, partially Guernsey and pa.r-
                                                                                                                             tially Jersey, 18 procured from in~
                                                                                                                             dependent farmers located in Pel..
                                                                                                                                                                                  again the story of achievement that sent the fame of the
                                                                                                                                                                                  great textile city across our country and across the seas.
                                                                                                                             ham and Wlodham and brought to
      8                                                                            to rive service at a very high type
                                                                                   and to keep Us eqUipment and
                                                                                                                             lhe Stevens street plan by speeial
                                                                                   method. up to the tninute. Two
                                                                                                                             trucks. DeliverJes to almMt every
                                                                                                                             part of the clty and moat of the
                                                                                                                                                                                       "May your centennial observance be a most happy one. I can close
      3                                                                            registered optometrists are at pres-      suburban toW1Ul are made trom the
                                                                                                                                                                                  this brief greeting no more sincerely and no more appropriately than
                                                                                   ent employed at the Merrimack             plant by three teams and two
      6                                                                            street store and a total ot eight         trucks between 1 and 6 o'clock in
                                                                                   workers trained lo the sale and re~       the morning.                                         I closed my proclamation of March with the tender prayer of the illus-
                                                                                   pair at glasses are included among            The milk of the Highland Dairy
                                                                                   the personnel. During the last year       is delivered sealed In specJally                     trious Governor Frederic T. Greenhalge on the occasion of your fifti-
                                                                                   the faclllties of the shop tor aecu·      sterlUzed bottles which are not
                                                                       1           rate and competent service have           handled by human banda at any                        eth anniversary.
                                                                                   been materially added to by the In-        tLme after they enter the plant till
                                                                                   .tallation ot an opthalmometer, an        they leave fined with milk. Add!·
                                                                       9           ultra~modern device tor testing and
                                                                                   tindtng stigmatism in the eye, and
                                                                                                                             tlonal assurance ot the purtty at                        "That under the prOVidence of Almighty God, this city of ours,
                                                                                                                             the milk il provided by two huge
                                                                       3           a phorometer, a deUcate machine
                                                                                   used only recently to determine
                                                                                                                             pasteurizing mac.oinea and other                     founded upon the noble thought of Francis Cabot Lowell, will stand
                                                                                                                             equipment used by the company.
                                                                                   muscular errors and unbalance.            Every part, of machinery which                       against every storm, the example and the admiration of all coming
                                                                       6           Both of these machines are at com·        comes 1n contact with the mUk is
                                                                                   paraUve recent invenUon and have
                                                                                   not vet been introduced into many
                                                                                                                             thoroughly cleaned every day.
                                                                                                                                 Already employing about 12 local
                                                                                   smaller optical shops,                    personse the Dairy plana to hire an
          The "Prim Lady"                    The "Glorified 0Ir1"                     In addition to giVing tirst class      additional 10 thiIJ summer to take
                                                                                   service in testing eyea, tbe McEvoy       care of the summer nII!Ih in ice
             l\larch of Time In Fashlons and Pictures
             Now Beln,lt Shown in Our Window Display
                        Our Contribntlon to
             Lowell's Centennial Anniversary
                                                                                   concern also grinds all its own
                                                                                   lenses and thu8 assures its custom-
                                                                                   ers of the best personal and expert
                                                                                   attention possible. The fitting of
                                                                                   glasses to the eyes ot the customer
                                                                                   1a regarded as being ot &8 much im~
                                                                                                                             cream both at the Cheimsford road~
                                                                                                                             side stand and at the Stevens street
                                                                                                                             plant. At present about 1500 per-
                                                                                                                             sons are served by the Highland
                                                                                                                             Dairy directly while hundrede at
                                                                                                                             others purchase the milk of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jatnes M. Curley
                                                                                   portance 8S tbe preliminary testing       Highland concem from stores 10--
                                                                                   of the eyes.
                                                                                                                             CDted throughout the city.            'l'=================================================,
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    Sports Development Here                                                                  I PilLING         SHOE CO.                                          A Map of Lowell when It Was Part of~Chelmsford
                 Came After Civil War                                                                   HERE SINGE 1887                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ----
                                                                                                No\~   Has Largest Factory in
    Basehall Always :Most Popular Diversion                                                      Cit~-ElllpJo~'ees Intensely
                                                                                                                Loyal.                                             APLAN
      --Aquatics Had Vogue in 80's···Fire-
         men's Musters Still Recalled                                                               Fl'OJU the production of a tew
                                                                                                pairs at women's shoes per day in
                                                                                                1867 to a daily output oC 4000 pairs
         Back there in the days of 1836 bad a vogue in Lowcll about 1880 at boys' and gil'ls' welts and Me~
                                               ,                                                 ..      .
     the bleacheJ.'S did not rock with cries jllUCIl as they bave not enjoyed smce. Kaye m 1936 Is the euvlable record                                                                                                                                                                                                                        --..!!:~ ......- - - " - -
    at "kUl the umpil·e," lltake tbat big Throughout the summer 13eason, .the ot the Jobn Pilling Shoe Co. in a
     paJooka out," "we want a touch- J'eaches 01 the Merrlme:ck river I nuLshell.
    down," or "come on, glUlg. only onc above the fllns were ahve with
    more basket now." It wasn't that Abells and worktng boats. In those
                                                                                                    John PillinJir [oundf'J" of the com-
    lumber was "cat'ce with which to halycon day" of oarsmanshlp good pan}", emlKraLed ftom Halitax, Eng·
                                                                                                             .'                            I
     build bl(>A.cherA, for plenty of it laces WC'tC rowed by 'Big Pat' Mc- land, to Wilmington, Del., in 1857.
    could be had rJg'ht in the yard IIDem y , former-Councilman Dnscoll, \\'Ubin JO years he W8!J manufac-I
    11 anyone wanted to Rrparate It janitor of the Vesper Boat ClUb; I urin~ ladies' 1'IhOl?R in a suburh of
    tram the tree. But what was Lhe John '!'weed, W. S. Stevcn.s, Jack Hav('l"hill                                In 1871 h(' mo\'ed to
    liRe of bleachers when there were Barry, Tom Butler, .Ralph Brazer
    no baseball, football. ba!'l\<etball, and many another. Above all, 'Ed'
    hoekrv or other hindred teams La I Hanlon, the world's champion, liked
    cheer:'                                         the Lowel1 course and used to train
                  BU!liy Building.                 on Jt. One of tbe present historian's
        Young Lowell was too bUSy build- prOUd recollections Js to have helped
    Ing itself Into the Jirreates't cotton put Hanlon's shell Into the water at
    manula('tm'ing centre ot the world ICSJlt twice and to have received a
   to dabble much In the sports field. nod of acknOWledgment from the
   Tho!'lc who worked 1n tho mfJis eith. sturdy oal·sman. No Fourth at July
   e.r didn't have enouKh sunlight or amUHements or later years c~n have
   ambition to do much other tban! equaled In general populanty the
    hrowl'lc around a! the day was re~attas of those years, when for
   clone. There was hunting, fishing, rriiles upstream on both Sides of the
   boaUnK and horseshO('s 1.0 he sure rlvcr every avattable vantage "pot
    but our Carl'bears dId not go          at      WMI densely thronged.
  ::Iport8 with tbe intense enthusiasm                        SelllllnJir POIJulnr Sport.
   we do today.                                         "The Vesper Boat Club was char~
        Somo of thil'l wlit<.-r',!J aRsoclates tereel April 9, 1875. It at first had
   who have spent many years delving Its headquartel's at Corbett's boat-
   throuKh the archives and who can house in Pawtucket street, Jater
   tt'l1 you otIhand jUflt where so-and~ moving to its own clubhouse at the
   so lived a centu.ry ago, admItted, head of the Pawtucket canal. In
   thpmsclves more or less stumped the first decade of ib! eXiStence scuI-
   when he asl{ed what they did for Jing' was a very popular sport ot
  Bports in those days. Olle volun- aquatic intet'est in New England.
   teered the information that he The picasure of canoeing began to
  guessed drinking rum and t.raining be apprccJated about 1880, Two or
  for the militia. were the chict forms tIll'eO or the members brought birch                                 F. A. PILLING.
  of sport.                                        canoes in Canada. These craft were                   Prc..ldf.'nt and Treasurer.
        Without #;"oing Joto It at all this not altogether satisfactory. The
  reporter always tbou~hL that be- cedar and canvas canoes were just Haverhill proper so as to be closer
  caUSe at the ance$try of people male- beginnIng to be known and soon to the source at supplies. The con-
  tng up thIs and neighboring commu- there wa.'! a. little fleet of these. struclion ot his own tactory took
  nitJes such sport$! as ~oceE'r, rJ Ic1rf't Ganoe sailing came Into vogue to- plaCe in later years. but it was des-
  and tennis would bo among the ward 1890 and, Jargely through Paul troyed by the Haverhill flre of 1882.
  leadel·s. Yet a sl'arch through rec- Butler's example and precept, the Within 90 days he had reconstruct-
  orda provea such not to be the case. Vesper Club took a leading place at ed the factory and was again manu-
                 Bll!'St'bali Leads,           1 all-Amenca canoe meet.s.                      facturinJ::" shoes. He. ~ben established
        When you come right down to it,                "Local bascball was never per~ a branch plant in Ipswich.
  it was the good old game of base· bapl!l, In the blstory ot Lowell 'main~                       The movin,l{ at the Pilling ~lant
  ball th~t first took the tancy ot our tained at a greater height at public to Lowell took place in 1887. It wall
  t:oundel s as an organized sport. I frenzy than in 1887 and thereabout. then located on Worthen sLreet, In
  find that such forms at play 8!f one In Fcbl'uary of that year the Low- one of the Kitflon Machine Co.
  nltl cat. two old cat, thrrc old cat, ell BasehalJ corporauon was organ- buildings.
  rour old cat. l'ounders and to'WI1 ball, Ized wItb F W Howe president.                          The present fIItructU1'8 at the firm
  wcre in some evidence. The Olym- Edwards Chene~v sec~eta                                and was erected In 1893 when the PUling
  pJc town ball clut) was prOminl"nt treasurer and E~I\~a~d Gallar:he J plant in Ipswich was tl·ana!el·.red to
  In Philadelphia back &IS far as 1833. F. caJlahan and H. E_ Shaw. d[.;ce: Lowell. The firm then took the cor-                                                                                                                                                       0'
        But three years af~('r Lowell was tors . . . In the summer at 1888, porate name of John Pilling Shoe
 Jneorporated as a CJty Col. Abner dUring a spirited contest with Port. Co.
  [)n lhleday devised lhr first set at land for the championship popular                          In 1903 John Pilllng died, leaving                                                                                                                                                S('A LE.
  hn,Ol('hall rul('s. It was he Who de- excitement reached an tnte~Sity that a fine record of achtevf'ment and                                                                                                                                                                t - r......       _      ;;;""... .&..or
 clfJel! ~pon ba.acs and the ~ol"maUon probably never since has been Bur- citizenship commenlmrate witb his                                                                                                                                                             .... . . /..
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1i'J'~,. ~ ",~~     tN,......·rI:..~ /~•• ..q, . .'".... ,...l"". ' .....",

 of ~ dlamond. White passmg years I paElsed, and Lowell at tha.t time had stedlDg charactE'r and outstandIng
 hr).\ c. necC's~ltated. many changclS in no morc popular citizen than the ability.
 the lules, hiS ol;,:pnal idea has been heavy-l:itting shoJ,tstop, Hugh Duf-                      Auditions were constructed _n                 The mother town of Chelmsford extends at this time to its lusty child, Lowell, congratulations and good wishes on attainiug its 100th anniversary. The
 preLty w('11 pre~e~cd.                           fy, afterwards a d.i8tinguiahed :flg- 1908 and 1916 until now the John                        above map gives the modern Lowell resident a general idea of how the city was divided up into farms back in 1821, 15 years before the City of Lowell
     . In 1845 the Kll1Ck~rbO~ker base- u:e among the teams at the major Pilling Shoe Co. haa the largest                                       beeame a reality. Note how even the land at the confluence of the Concord and Merrimack rivers, now occupied by the Memorial Auditorium and other
 ball club nourished 10 ~ew York, leagues                                                     shoe factory in the city ot Lowell.
 hut it was not until 1860 that UH~re                  "MUd               t      h               The fine spJrit ot loyalty and co-
                                                                                                                                                modern buildings, was dotted with farms.
 l~ mention of an organized team In f                       fl er spor s lJuc. as. tlshing operation oC the flrm 1s evident from
 Lowell. Spac(' cioes not permit the rom at bo~ts, swJmmmg m tresb
 writing' ot Lowell's baseball ad- water and ndlng 'flying horses' were                     I                                                                                              carry. These local stores arc not
 vRnc«ment. It suffices to say that cul.tlVateci at t2e several picnIc re-
 .....(' had a championship club and ROI ts at the nughborhood: At WU.
 that thlti city has done its part In low Dale. Long Pona, Nabnasl'et
                                                                                                                                            WEBSTER GO. RUNS I                              to be contused with Lhe out·ul-town
                                                                                                                                                                                           natIOnal chain of dtug stores. The             WAll INSULATION                              rooms and Lhe offices of the com· cause of the importance of home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       pany as well as the constructiun of insulation great study was given
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      a ncw mill and storage yards. To- to that factor by Pratt & V.:mest
                                                                                                                                                                                           :>halcholdetB in this concern ale all
 \\ ..iUnK the glOl'JouS history at the and Tyng's Jsland."
 nntlonA.1 ,l;"ame. \Ve have sent sev~                'I.'be word sport 1s pretty broad                                                       FIVE DRUG STORES                             Lowell people Cor thls '::' an all _..ow-
                                                                                                                                                                                           ell company,                                        NEW SPECIALTV                          day the Pratt & Forrcst Co. boa918 wiLh the result the company is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      oC onc of the most modern plantl\ recognized expert in the line.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of lls kind in New England and
f"ral players to the major teague's, and it is riltficult to draw ItII boun-                                                                                                                   Most drug SlOI·c.s have long becn
 RTnOnJ:\ UtP more pt"omillent bcln~ dary JInes. The dictionary defines                                                                                                                                                                                                               the largest north of Boston.
 \\'lIliam Mf'rrltt, WIlliam Hawes, It aR follow.!': DJverslon, pastime,                                                                    EmlJloys 10 Re~isterpfl Pbarm.1 places fOl' emergency tit-at aid, a tel- Pratt &; FOrl'pst Co., Lwnber The officers at the present time A W.lliolder rcsidents l'"ecaU Peal-                       A few
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       PICTUlIE IN LOWELL,
                                                                                                                                                      , '                                  ephone call, the use ot a L11rcctory,
 MarUn SUllivan, Boh Ganh'y, Dick partleula.rly game, play or outdoor                                                                             acists--ColUl)an~' in Btlsi~             and many oLhel' BCrvices tor which                       EXpl'rts, in Business             are as follows: Pl'C8ident, Willal"d Ron's Mirror ot the War, with lt~
C'onway, Frank Whitney, Barney diversion; p(e8Rantry, raillery, etc.                                                                                      nf'SS 2R YE"ars.                 Lhe pUbbc pays nothing and t~ese                                                           D. Pratt; vice president, Leon D. lurid pictures of Civil war happen·
anrl         Frank,   Jim Present day fans have a tendency                                                                                                              iocal stores continue to be all thJS to                      SilU'e 1847.                  Abbott; treasurer, Charles G. l"~or­ ing. which was exhibited in Low·
 Knowlf'l'1 and FrAnkio Skaff.                    to look upon the comp tlUve games,                                                                                                       aU people. There haa been an Ln-                                                           J'est; general manag-el'. C. Marsball ('11 in the spring of 1862. The Daily
       or course crJckrt anel soccer did althoug-Il I BUppO, e It one gets dl.
                                                                                                                                               About 28 years ago. the first of ternal and external Change, how-                              One of the most progressive lum- Forrcst. Jo.'!eph E, Hollingworth CJUzen advlRed il'! readers to RU
r\"entllally come In and then foot- \ ver.Ollon out ot rOWing a boat alone,                                                                 the Webster drug stores WalJ estab- ever, which called lor a more thor- bcr tirms north at Boston is that of is stili the supe;:intendent or the "this RUCCE"8S paInUn~" and allded:                   elegant
ball, but these sports followed rath- it 18 then sport.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     "Its            in Lowen haa bp£,n
el' tha.n lPd the way. Tennis was                                Firemen's ~Iuster.                                                         Hshed in Ceutralville at 401 Bridge ough training In pharmacy to insure Pratt & Forrest Co., located at 391 mill.                                                                              very great, Mechanics Hall being
popular v..1tb a certain class. butl .,                                                                                                     street, its present location. Since the public thaL these men were School street, at the head of West-                                         pJ'att & Forrest boasts of being crowded,"
 nntil comparatively recent years I Ihere was one torm of dIversIon                                                                         that time the Webster Drug Co., thoroughly competent to perform ern avenue, which has becn in busi- local agent tor the Kyanye brand
did not flourish.                            ' wbleh sprang out b! necessity which                                                          Inc., has ~pread its actJviUes so their responsi.ble work. A more va.-                                               B         t Ih       ot paints which Is recognized a~ one
                                                                                                                                            that it now maintains five stores in ried and complete line ot merchan- ness since 1847.                               ecause 0      e of the outstanding prodUCts on tile                         A company ot Dracut men, under
           Expansion After Civil War.             many bave over-looked. That was                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Capt. Peter COlburn, served with
      Outdoor sports had an extraord1- the holding or musters by voJun-                                                                     that many di1ferent sections of the disc was carned in attractive store" progressive policy at this company
nary ('xpansion In Lowell alter the teer firemen. To those of you not                                                                       city. Mrs. Lillian Webster, treas- with effective displays.                                   it has been forced to expand anum- market today. Of late this com- wRtinction at Bunker Hill. As the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      pany has been specializing In home American amu.niUon was exhausted
CIvil war, according to F. W. Co- old enough to have been ambulant                                                                          urer ot the company. has been ac-                  The Webster Drug Co, has grown; bel' of times untU its present p18n l
burn'R admirable HJstory of Lowell. I at the time a word ot explanation                                                                     tive In the management of the con- but it has been a stcady gJ.ov'th is Olle of the most modern to b e insuJalion for this is the newfst field a British officer mounted the breast-
       "This was the periOd," Mr. Co- is due. There had to be some meth-                                                                    ccrn tor many years: but the gen- and night trained pharmaCists have found In New England. The. com· Into wbich lumber companies have sword and, with a"Now, my of hla                         works
                                                                                                                                            era.! managership or the five stores been at the call of all who needcd pany all'l() handles one of the best ventured with the perfection of such we have YOU." \Vbel'eupon Cant.
burn writeR, "In which baseball be- ad at quenching flameR once they
came the national American ~Bme' startcd eating away at wooden                                                                              Js enlrusted to Albert G. Pare, a them and have contributed greatly paint lines obtainable, Kyanize. as service. This insulation is designcd Colburn picked up a stone about
 trnnis, the characteristic athleti~ homes. and buildings.                                                                                  registered pharmacist who has been                                                            well as being experts in the latc.'tt to keep out the heat in thc 9um-
amus('ment of the wen-to~do (With                     So In came the hand-tub which
                                                                                                                                            connected with drug business In to the well being at the people of borne improvement field. insulation mer time and t'etain it in the win- the size of an egg and threw it
                                                                                                            G. C. 1\l(·Th'Tl'HF..           Lowell fOl' over 20 years.                     Lowell. It I~ to 1)e hoped that they ot the wall:"_                                        Ler time, It is a wide and fast with unE"rrin~ aim, hitUnt; Lbe on'i-
~nlf RR 8 IIvelv competItor from llIquutCd a ~tream at water as the                                         Geuer1ll l\[a.lloger.
Ahout 18$15 onwal'd); rU~by football ]"C'~ult ot pressure applied hy Ii han-                                                                   Th W b I
                                                                                                                                                    e           D
                                                                                                                                                         e s er rug s t 01' es en, p 10Y will continue thif! good work for                    Pratt. &; Forrest CO. nl~tory :;Ol'S    grOWing field because of the ':;Teat eel' on the !orcheact and .knockmg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           him down backwardR.
tln AutumnAl dlvf'r:~lon of eolleg-e ~lIe f~ pump f~hlOn, These were th~ fact that 12 persons have been 10 regIstered pharmacJsts who have many years to comt'.                                                                           hack to 1847 when the firm or A. popularJty of oil burnerl'l: for house
~tudl"nta and hl~h Achool boys, Low- I m ~xl8tence before Lowl"ll b caml' cOllllectNl. with Lhe company C(II- the                           been carJng for the needs of the peo·                                                         L. St'ooks Co. was eslablif'hed With heating purposes.                                              Thp office Of city phy~iclalt. who
~II. throug-h its comdrlerahlc BI' a. city. hut HI IC~8 than :':0 years pal'lL quarter centUty ami that It combined experience when totaled I LO\\"ELL nOMANT BUIL'f
                                                                                                                                            pi£' of Lowell 80 long that theIr                           ,       ,                                                                          The installation of Itululal ion In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a location in Dutton street. ln 1 96 tht' hou~e gives the ulmost in com- Jft chRl"~c-d with the care of the
Ami Canadian I1OpulaUon Jikewisc a1terwQJ'ds 1mpl'ovC'mt'ntR had been was unRlfeclf'd by the city~\\'itl(' goes back 100 y£'ars before Lowell                                                        ]\aT". Y.'S Ji"INt;ST 1I0{lS"~ tbe COllCNn became known a~ tb<, fort and ad~ ~T£'ItL efficiency to ~ick pOOl". wae rl'l.tA.bIlahed in 18;:Ui,
h rame celebrRtf'ci In N('~ P.:ng-lnml malle on tht'm so that _lal'gC groups ~hoe wlll'kcrs' strike o( ReW'J al was incorpora.ted as a city. Thll'l i~                                                                                    Pratt & Forrest Co.. taklll;.t over the operation of oil burnerE'. Be- when the riLy H!'('lf was Incorporat-
for' tt!'1 devotion to crfck('t anli R$~O- of men cOllhJ be usrd m thc pump~ years aRo.                                                    a truly impressive rccord at s~l"vlce                                                          the Bl·ooks bU.!'linel'ls at that time                                                           ed.
efatlon football.                                bll'{. A~ time WOI"C on the pump                The hU1'linc:l8 iJ;I now bl'ing ':on- to OUt" community and brings dis~                       Fo/"ly·nlnc l'l'nrH Bg"O, apl'c1ficaly R~ well a~ abl'l'orhing William Kelley
       "Aquatic sports in particular, handlt's wet"(' changcd from one to lluch-u by F. A. PUling, son of lhe                                      i                            i          in tht.' summcr of IS, a Lowell & Son. one of the oldest firms in
                             '_______ two amI the:-;c Ian parallel to the: founder, as pre-Ndent anll trcs~un:r; tinct on to the local prescr pUon woman, Mrs. Parall StE'vens. wa"
                                        at the tUb. As many as tiO G. C. McIntyre, vice president aJvl                      stores. In addition to this, 15 clel'ks building on Fifth avenue, New York Lowell; Hibbard & Smith, manu-
                                           £) men could be used at once on what general manager; and A. R. Kirk- are needed to attend lo the wants near Central Pal'k what was ac- facturers                                                            of doors, sasbes and


                                                 werc called the "brakes" and tram land, ~ecretary. The board of direc- ot the Webster customers.
                                                whJeh came the famous muster cry tal's consists ot F. A. Pilling, G. C.
                                                                                                                                                                                           claimed as "the bandsomest private blinds, and the Lowell House Furn-
                                                                                                                                               The tive Webster stores have been l·esidence tn the city of New York. Ishing Co. ot which C. M. Dupont
                                                 at the foreman "Braker-er~down; McIntyre, A. R. Kirkland and J. w. established keepin~ the pcc:Jliar The frescoes are to be unsurpassed was tbe proprietor.
                                                 boys." WhUe Lowell had several Pilling.
                                                 at th.e!fe companies in competition,
                                                                                                                                           geographical divisions at the city in in quality. even by those of the i"a-
                                                                                                 Tbe product l~ marketed dJrect at 255 High strep.t, onc in Ute High. Th~ cost ot the turnlture Is to :"x- laLe Rev, Michael Ronan, pastor ot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The first big contract awarded
                                                                                                                                           mind. One is located in Belvidere mous Opear House in Paris . . . . to the new Orm was given by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CRIPTURE'S LAUNDRY is the oldest laundr~' estab-
I                                                ('Inly one was in the cbampiom~hip to the retail trade under the re- lands at 337 We.stford street, one at
                                                 class.                                      gJstered J. P. S. brand t.J:ade mark          flO Middlesex strcet, still another cee
                                                                                                                                                                                                d $50000"
                                                                                                                                                                                                           ,.                            St. Peter's church, wbich was then
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         S         lishment in the Cit~ of Lowell, and for manr years IlllS
                                                               MIghty ,t'lsbcrmen.           anll there is a consistent demand In the business centl:c at 747 Mer.                            The story of Mrs. stevena's ad- bcJng buUt. The exquIsite carving                             been engal:ed in servicing the ritizens with the last word
        1OOTH BIRTHDAY!                              Back in 1836 the fishermen were for footwear at such long.recogni- rimack street, and the fLrst ot them vance to social leadet·ship and ot 8le on the front ot the church and the
                                                 jUst as mighty as they are today zed merit as the Pilling shoe.                           all at 401 Bridge street. This make!l marnage of her daughter Into ~he interior finish, including the pews,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            in Laundr~' service.
                                                and they snared most of their vic-               Thc J. P. S, boys' and girls' shoe        it possible tor the company to be ot English nobility, belo~g.s to the his~ has always been one of thc boasts                                             We specialize in e"err tYile of LaWldry work whirb is
                                                11mB y,.ith fancy ftie~, The good old- Is a bous('hold word today in boys' scI'vice to the residents or the vad- tory of Amelican society.                                               ot this company. The organizers
                     •                          fasbloned garden worm occupied the and girls' welt shoeR. The rccord <Jt OU1'I sections at the city from eight
                                                $potll~ht. Perhaps thcre was a lit· achievem('nt huilt up in this fin£' old In the mornin~ until mldni~hl and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I  of the company in 1896 were Capt.
                                                                                                                                                                                              The prl'sl:llt Anl('l-icflTl HOIl.~e C()v- 0, M. Pratt and C. M. FOl"rest. For
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            giwn special attention by our 48 hi!(ldy trainpd and px-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            prrienred workers.
                                                tl mOl'e hunting then than thcre Is enncel n ShllW8 what can he done by conveniently enough locatcrl (or ('f'S thp site of Frye's Tavern. one of 17 yeat·g Capt. Prall had be('n as-
       . . . We have sprl'ed you                 tnrlay         [O'l'equrntly It was a cAse ::tpt'cl!Jz.ation. E\"ery /lay the llg- plompl deli\"f'ry in answ('r to a tcl- Lowell'R t'al"ly ho~Lcll'Jf'!',                               l'Ioclall'r1 with AmaRa f'r8-l.t Co.                        l\lay \\6 solidt. )'our Jmh'mHt~r'! A trial "ill ('oll\'ill~'e
       for a quarter of YOU!' ~en­              of nrressJly to amhle oft' Jnt~1 lhu fActOry in TYI1~ Sll'f'l~t ~('nlll\ J"otth ephone call.
                                                 wanrl,· and ht'u~h Lo !'Ihnot the ~"Jn- itM quota of 1'Ihol'!'l. built tn glVE' com·
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         whilE' MI', 1"()1!"cst had heen w1th               )Oll that Scril)turrlji, Lnullclr)- S... r,·k.- ilOO lht> h,,;( wur,-l III
                                                                                                                                              The'ltct Dru:;: Slores have f                                                        Rumham, J:o'orl'('~t 8~ DAVis of which             Lanndr~ PerrrdioJl.
       tut'y . , . GiVing you first             day dlnn('r.                                 f(H·t Anrl stul'dy w('ar 10 a nation tlt gone (ar ~incE" Lheil' inception. In                   1l0\\T MANY OF' YOUR tlnn hi" fa.thcr \VQS Il m(Omber.
       the greatest stars the                                                                hoys RIHI WII~ who!'!t father~ and "('ntralvU1C' In HlUg :lne! l1avc kept
                                                         A PROF \, E PH"~SJJ)I!::"r          mothl:'l'l'l WOI'€' with pl'idro thr PilIlnJt abreast of th(' changmg Umrl'l that               nOLLAnS G-O UP TID~                             pJ·atl 8,. FOlrcst CO. WM Incor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SHIRT and COLLAR WORK
       stage could offer .. , And                                                            !'1hnf' whrn thE"Y W('!-C younJ:", and marked thC' paMt C'poch by tll.klllg CH[l\tN}~Y AS-hUNUSED                                           pOl'atcll jn 1~10 with the following'
                                                     Gl~nt't'al Andrew JRckson, helO of pa~sed aloll~ the ~1t'1l101'Y of foot~ pains Lo estabU~h the laL('st and best                                                                    officers: Willard D. Pratt, pl'(>si-
       oow the linest of srreen                 ;N"rw Orleans: but vel'y Ilttlc ot a wrQI' that baR glV"en such pleQ.'!lng in their line. This wal'l pal'ticulal'l~'                         llEA1.'?"                                   dent, in charge of planL: Eugene C.                           FLAT WORK, WET WASH
       II ttractions . . . Always               hf'l"o to the dominant politlcal patty satisfaction tor two generations,                   true In the p1.·cscrlpllon depattment                                                         Dunbar, vice president, in cbarge at
       taking advantage of the
                                                of L.owell's fIrst yes!', wa., a camll-                                                    where the leadIng- brands lit mech-                  StOll ·l·hi~ Ull~ell 'l'hie! . . ,       the lumber yard; C. Marshall For-                               CLEANSING SERVICE
                                                date for pt'c~lll('"L in the autumn of                                                     Cine from the United States and                      :;tol) l£'ttilllt unclean, III1",e· rCl'lt, treasurer and general mana-
                                                1832 when the Lowen Journal, lJf                                                                                                                leeted ('oal throw your monl'~'
       latest developJllents for
       your comfort ... We are
                                                date 26 September, pUblished 8 long
                                                and reasoned editortal about the
                                                                                                A. A. SMITH COMPANY                        foreIgn countries were always kept
                                                                                                                                           in stock. And what a sensation any
                                                                                                                                           of the five gleaming and spotless
                                                                                                                                                                                                :lWU) IlleraU,)' robbing you of
                                                                                                                                                                                                the heat, heRtth and comfort
                                                                                                                                                                                                :rou hlwe paid fOr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         gel'. In 1919 it was necessary to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         take in new officials because of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         pbysical e..xpanaion ot the business.
       proud to be YOUR MOST                    doughty candidate's political career                      Established 1906                 soda tountains would bave been in                                                             Joseph E. Hollingworth became su~
                                                and personal characterJstics. The 277 Middlesex St. Tel. 8190 the earlier and stealer days of "he                                               Step heing nursemaid to a                perintendent of the mill and Leon
       MODERN THEATRE.•.                        final ch81'acterizatJon was:                                                                                                                    sluggish furnace, due to the
                                                     "Of the moral character of Han.                                                       mor ta r an d pes IIe, wh en II wou Id               clogging 111) of coal waste.             D. Abbott a,.,sumed charge of the
                                                Jackson it is hardly necessary to                          TYPEWRITERS                     have been impossible to have con-                                                             lumber yard, Three years later ad-
                                                                                                                                           ce1ved at the ultimate art of l1~e                   Start right now to enjoy bet-. dltional space was taken in School
                    •                           speak. ~'b('n excited by passion,
                                                which Is not infrequent, be break8 and OFFICE EQUIPlIIENT fountain which ebanges coolswelter-
                                                Into the most disgusting profanity-
                                                                                                     ADDING lIlACHlNES
                                                                                                                                           Ing summer day lnlr a
                                                                                                                                                                               one '
                                                                                                                                                                                                tel', more regular heat bS or- street for storage purposes and tor
                                                                                                                                                                                                derlnO'" ."our winter's fuel needs
                                                                                                                                                                                                from '"   U~.                            the druing hou!ie~.
                                                and has been know to utter a string                                                           The union ot the Webster stores                                                                In 1931 the decision was reached

KII.                                                                                                                                                                                       Hieoa1 & eke o.
                                                or oaths Ihat would confound a                      -All Makes Repaired-                   pcrmits thcm to offer quality mer-                                                            to move from the location in Du!-
                                                pirate. With thp E'xception of pm-                                                         chandist' at R. r('asonable cost, and           ea y      e                    0              ton street. at Fletcher ~treet to
                                            I   (I\nity tht': prIvate chflrA.('trr of Geu.
                                               .If\rkp:nn if! now, we br!1('\'e without
                                                                                                  rUE BONi', CARBON and
                                                                                                                                                k      l       bl t
                                                                                                                                           rna es I po.'l~lI e 0 catTy near y
                                                                                                                                           pvel·ything in slock 01' ~eCU1"e qUlck-
                                                                                                                                                                                             :\0. f'hf"tm'iCord, IUa... ~. Tf"l. 7lOl
                                                                                                                                                                                                    616 Gorham-Tel. 5216
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         School Rlrcel, at the head of Wrllt-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         pm avenue.        A mod_l'n Rtructure
                                                                                                                                           Iy drug'S that most ston's do not , .                                                   -JI walt ('I'ecte<! to house the show
                                                                                                                                                                                     T ... y ....y"l:'   ""   1

                    City' History Reflecte In Names of Its treets
               Centennial of Lowell's Township Noted                                                                                                            11:.-1          Ayer Home Originally Old Stone Tavern                               _

                                                                                                                                                                         The AyeI' Home in Pawt.ucket street was once a flourishillg tavern, where. historians say, Lowell folk made merry till the
                                                                                                                                                                         wee hours of the morn' long before the city started its mush room growth.

                                                                                                                                                                    \What-Lowell Looked Like to Settlers In 18251
    Th. pl..tfol"lll of the Mem.rial Auditorium is ShOWll here, pre pared for the .bservance ill 1926 of the incorporation of the
                                                                                                                                                                           -                                                                             ~

    Town of Lowell.

             Crowds Celebrating Century of Progress                                                                                                    -l

                                                                                                                                                                         This view, apparently from what is now upper First street or thereabouts, shows what is now the centre of Lowell.
                                                                                                                                                                     -        --------------------------------
                                                                                                                                                                    ell had a River street-the present
                                                                                                                                                                    Lawrence street
                                                                                                                                                                        WhencQ St.acl{pc.le street got ltd
                                                                                                                                                                    name is not kIlown althoug-h a mill
                                                                                                                                                                    worker did live there. but not in lts
                                                                                                                                                                    earher day" The Abbott house
                                                                                                                                                                    thel'e Is said to be 02 years old and
                                                                                                                                                                    in all probabIlity the street was
                                                                                                                                                                     bUlIt on as ~arly as 1835.
                                                                                                                                                                        The present Park street was
                                                                                                                                                                     Washlngton street. NesmIth street,
                                                                                                                                                                     nam~1 tor the ~ Tcsmith (or Nail.
                                                                                                                                                                     I'Imith) family b('ld to its present
                                                                                                                                                                     lines,    Chesnut street was on ~l1c
                                                                                                                                                                     northerly sIde at a rectangular
                                                                                                                                                                     park. and Andover atreet--or road
                                                                                                                                                                     -on the southerly. And that park
                                                                                                                                                                     plot was k own as \"VMain,;-tonn
   Crowds are shown in the Memorial Auditonum in 1926 for the formal exercises of the centennial of the town.                                                           :MOl street was probably the con-
                                                                                                                                                                     nectfag link between Howe and Da·
                                                                                                                                                                     vidson streets. Fayette street con-
                                                                                   say. made Lowell:     Warrell Dutton. Sutrolk mills. for It was a short           tinued eoutherly from East MO;!rn-
 Names of Lowell Streets                                                            the late Frank E. Dunbar u~ed to thoroughfare leading to the mUl en~
                                                                                   ot !!oston. who put his money into trance, just aa Tremont street t.
                                                                                                                          named for s. mill.
                                                                                                                                                                     mack street as far 88 Andover
                                                                                                                                                                     street. Bevond that It was known
                                                                                                                                                                     as Water street The present Wil-
                                                                                   tounding the Merrimack Mfg. Co.,          In the older sectlon ot the Old         low street was known u             Elm
   Had Interesting Origins                                                          unquesuonably gave his name to Lowell is one street. FenW1c:k, which
                                                                                   Dutton street. while ~'orthen (or was not called tor a mill man. It
                                                                                                                                                                        The HIghlands of toda)' were
                                                                                    \Vorthing) street "1la named tor ",as named for Bishop Fenwick••to·              farmlands in the earller times.
                                                                                   ElI!;ha Worthmg. one at the earlier man Catholic prelate. ~bo conse·              "l'"estlord street was one of the first
Pion~~r       Te. tile :\Ien Conunemorated--                                       mill men ot this city. The Bosbn crated the first Cathollc church
                                                                                   GOtbams gave their name to Gor- here. on be alte of the present
                                                                                                                                                                     thoroughfares there. so-called pro-
                                                                                                                                                                     bably because a rough road bor'! ocr
                                                                                   ham ~treet. as tbey did to Gorham. St. Patrick'! church. Many of the              Chelmsford road tn the general di-
        Ilmel'OIl Indian. amc ~lill Re-                                            Me, and DUll mer street was named parishioners lived in the immediate
                                                                                   tor John Dummer, of Old Newbury, RetioD. and when a new .Rtreet was
                                                                                                                                                                     rection of Westford.
                                                                                                                                                                        The prelle.:lt Broadway W88 known
                                                                                   who built waterwheels and pen_ cut throu~b they named it in han Ir                tor many years as Pleasant atreet.
         tailled-E"en Joffre Is Honored.                                           stocks for the mms bere. It W88 at the bishop.                                   It connected w1th School street,
                                                                                                                                                                     which waa sometimes called Sale:n
                                                                                   another branch of his tamIly which       Fletcher street iJ; obviously calteJ.
                                                                                   gave its name to Dummer academy, tor the Fletchers-Chelmsford and                 road and whlcb led to a settlement
                                                                                   ncar Newburyport.                      \Vestlord families. much of whose         at Pawtucket falla.
    Have you ever consi<1ered where        roughlv paralleled. Central Btre t         Middle: ex .street was tor many work In on~ way or another W8J!l                  A few Indian names have been
the name. t man)' ot the streets           waa literally the bl~ae(Ung tho-        years only Middlesex. road. a C("T._ I concerned With Lowell.                     retatned tn the street lIst at Lowen,
in Lowell came tram or       A little      roughfare 'Jt the earUer town a         neeting thoroughfare between Sa.         Early mayors have lett their             Wannalanclt street, for the cbief at
work will quickly prove to you that        Lowell. and Bridge street carried to    lem and the settlement now known names on Btreets. Lawrence street                the Pawtuckets, was laid out in the
names of many of the street5 go            the old Bradley ferry. where later      8S Middlesex Vlllage. Later, when was named for Hon. Samuel Law~                 late' '60's by Jonathan Bowers.
back to the men, families, responsi-       a bridge was erected acrosa the         the Hamilton MlUs brought interest renee, Huntington street for Han,             \Vames1t street, tor the Wamesit
ble tor ma.king Lowell essentially         Merrimack river to Centralvtlle--       to the section. the street trom Cen. Ellsba Huntington and Bartlett              Indians, was a thoroughtare cut in
& textile city.                            tben Dracut.                            tral street 8.8 far as Branch street street for Hon. EUsha Bartlett.              the '50's from Central street to                      Just 75 years ago this month, after the bodies of Luther C. Ladd wd Addison O. Whitney,
   To be sure a few streets are obvi·         And ~Iarket street was so-calIi'd    was called Hamilton street. The Since those days a few mayors have               Lawrence street, and Pawtucket
ously named lIot tor families, but boo     because at Its lntenectlon v.ilh Cen-   mUls-·and the street-were named had their names placed 011 Rtrcets,              street. from Merrtmack .etreet be-                     mortally wounded at the Baltimore Massacre while marchinl:" through with "The Old
cause they occup! d certain Mtrate-                                                                                                                                 yond School street, obvlously named
g:1c pomtl In the city. Merrimack          tral street there was Cammer-dill       for Alexander Hamilton. It 1s such 8S Palmer street, for Hon. C.
                                                                                                                                                                    for the Pa.wtucket Indians.                            Sixth," had been brought to Lowell and buried at Monument Square, all residents of the city
.treet-orIg1na.lly Merrimac - WB.8        Square, a gathellng polut tor thuljl3l   8a1d that many of the backers at D. Palmer. Brown street tor Han.
Jlamed after the river which it            who sold goods at many kinds. and       the Hamilton M1l1s were Federalisu G. H. Brown and Bennett street for                Mansur .treet, in Belvidere. was                   out to participate in the dedication of the magnificent monument, at which on each Memo-
                                          which extended to the area DOW oc~       who revered the name of HamUton. Han. James C, Bennett.                          narned tor Stephen l1anBurt mer·
                                          cupied by the police etation. In Ita        PatrIck Tracy Jackson and Paul        In the Belvidere section-in Us          chant; Hank_ street for an early                       rial day, members of the G. A. R., gather to pay tribute to departed comrades. On the
                                          earlier days, however, this street       Moody have left their namel on early days a portion of the town ot               Lowen clergman. and Durant street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           day of the dedication, June 17, 1865, a huge parade of 13 divisioDll, with approximately
   BRADY BOYS                             was called Lowell 8treet. There ap·
                                          peal'll to have bfoen aome dUference
                                                                                   streets to remind us of tbeir early Tewksbury-there were few streets.
                                                                                   mill lntluence, Both were very Merrimack street ran easterly to
                                                                                                                                                                    for the founder ot Wellesdey col.
                                                                                                                                                                    lege. Presldent' names are given                       4500 persoDll in line, opened the ceremonies. Principal address, given by Governor An-
                                          of opinion about caHlng thia street      prominently connected wIth the the Concord river, and on the Eaet                to the following struta: WUhJngton,
                                          Lowell str et. for a portion ot it       early mill life here. Kirk Boott, an~ Blde ot the bridge it came to be           AdamI, Madi.'IOn. Tyler. Harrison,                     drews, lasted for more than an hour. The exercises, included prayers by prominent cler-
              TR(;(;KI. G                                                                                                                                           Roosevelt and
                                          W1UI named. Salem street. and that       other 8talwart ot the mill days, has known aa East Merrimack street.
                                      I j .ccllon be-anJ the name to thJ    day.   given Ws name to KIrk street-and 'nit. '90'&8 U far as Nemnith .treet.               And there ta It Jotrre street of re-               gymen; an ode IJunl by the Otto Club, and music by the American Brass Band of Provi-
  165 Chul'<'h St.        7,.1. D7S-W Ii and backers of the mtllll wWch, a.a
                                             But to the namf'.8 of the founder8    to the Boott mills. Suffolk street From there on it was called River             cent vlnt&g..-aned for the J'rencll
....                                    I
                                                                                   wu undoubtedly called alter the street, although in early days Low-              hero of the Marne,                                     dence, R. I.
                                                                                                                                 LOWELL CENTENNIAL EDITION - JUNE 30, 1936.
                        ( )lci                    Strnrt~lrp~                                                      rr~Stor'T ill~Ci±'T''S lilgr]~'T n~                                                                                                                                           T~~=_

       uzldzngs :::SUll :::standing                                                lillt I liU.     ~     !l
       Traceable to Indian Days                                                          ESTABLISHED FIRM I Lo~ell's ~.!rpo~t ·and ~ying Field~in                                                                                                                     South Lowell
                                                                                   Carbouiziug Company Pro\"ides
 Sites of Old Bowers House, Garrison                                                  Indispensable Service to
                                                                                         Textile IndlLstry.
   House and Ford Residence Arouse
                                                                                     InteIWoven with the history ot in~
        Memories of Early Town                                                     dust.rial Lowell and the history of
                                                                           carbonizing in New England Is the
      By WARREN       ~l.   POWER.       is now the intersection of School career of James Gilet, the founder
      Out of the descdptlve beauties and Westford streets, we cannot and present owner of the Gilet Car.
   of long ago I draw that gripping but contrast our palatial school bonizing Co., Inc.. in Warren street.
   SlOl'y at "Historic Points and Byw houses of today with their very \Vhen the preRident of the company
   ways" by Sara S. Griffin appearing obscut,p and humble parentage; for
   ill The Lowell Book. Evel')' line the little school house that ~tood that bears hi~ name landed in New
   thrills with memol'i('8 of long ago there in 1767 was the fiut school York on Sept. 18. 1897, he came
   and they &1'e m) beautifully set forth building erected in what is now with a. broad experience in the te.x~
   that we would not tOUch it at an Lowell. One of tile pupns in the tile indu!ttries of Verners, Belgium,
  for the purpose for which it is in- school house WQ.q Benjamin Pierce, the textile centre of that country.
   tended, lest we might b1'eak the after'ward governor of New Hamp- It was thenl that he had begun
   pearls that conatitute the chain of shtre. and father at Fl'&llkUIl Pierce, learnhlg the trade 01 scouring and
  evenbl t(!lling the story of the Low- prt:sident ot' the United StateR.                   carbonlzmg wool. Hoping to gain
  ell of long ago, and while I am con-                                                                      better business
                                                      School street. which takes its broader and emigraled to this oppor-
  scious of the fact that many ot name from this "ancient seat of tunities, he                                                    coun-
  our readers Rre acquainted with it, learning," winds along by the old try.
  I cnnnot forego the plea."'Iurt" of pre- cemetery, over the hill to Pawlucket                After seven yean" e.xpel"ience tn-
  senting the treMure again to be street, new: where once stood the res- stalling and managing scouring 8.Dd
  reviewed by the early and late his- idence of Capt. Ford, famous in our
   torian and now to the beautiful Revolutionary struggle, \Vhen the
  :.tory:                                          alarm gun sounded April 19, 1775,
      The spot on which Uu' city of Capt. Ford was at work in his saw
  IJOwell 110W ~tnll{l~ i~ not without mill which was near his home.
  histOl'lc interest; the wi~ns of Hastening to his house for the DPC~
 IncUans or the scattered homes of eSl'lary eqUipment!", he Btarted at
  the early EngliElh settlers at one once for the centre of the tOWD, to
  time Btood where now ate almos:t join the company that went from
  mnumerable industries or ~pacjoU8 there, Capt Ford acrved at Bunker
 l'Itreets and residences.          We mU$t Hill, Ticonderoga, and marched
 not think of this chal'ming plac6 against BU1'goyne, After the war
 as once a solitUde; for our beautiful had eloRed he resumed his nusiness
 strl'ama havE" ever mirrored human and residt"c! during the subsequent
 forms tbat glided softly along their years of hi1 life at the house In
 bank~, and human voices have ever Pawtucket street whcJ'e he ended
 mingled with their waterfalls.                   his days.
     'f}{i~hwa~rs to the Merrimack,"                 Ne."t below the Ford house is the
      Carlyle has said, HW'e cannot old Spa.lding homestead. purchased
 study, however imperfectly, a great in 1790 by Mr. Joel Spalding. a
 man without gaining something member ot one of lhe most influcnw
 from him." So perhaps a few les- tial families in thill section. and who
 MOS may be gainpd for treading had served with bravery in Lhe R(:'v-
 for a brief space in the nea.tly o~Ut­ olutionary war. The old house ia a
 E'rated footsteps of some of the pleaBant reminder of the genUe
 eartier white settler~ tn Lowell, and flight of time. It wa.q the birth-
 with the "Old Highways to lhe Mer- place and home ot Dr, Joel Spald~
 rimack" aft a starting point, let us mg, one ')f Lowell's most eminent             ,          .-;.;.
 make in fancy the circuit of our physicians.
 cily, b1'ushing cobwel)s from old                                                                       JA1UE!i; GILET
 forgotten doorways and wreath-                      Following the Menimack along
 ing thereon gadands of fragrant itft restless way for about a mile.
 memories,                                        we reach the mouUl of the Concord
                                                                                           carbonizing plants for firml'l in Nor-
     In 1659 we find thp term "High- dver, near which tor many years wood, SL Louis and Las Vegas,
 wav to the Merrimack" 8r8t men- walJ maintained a. ferl'Y, known as N, M., and after a retum trip to
 tioned In certain old Chelmsford Bradly's Ferry, and in usc as early Belglum to acquaint himself with
deeds, It was no dou bt the old &..1 1737 and probably many years Ule improvements that had been
 road to Golden Cove, but the Low- previous to that The ancient high- made 1n thl: business, Ml'. GtJet re-
ell end is now caUed Steadman way Cram what is now Bridge street turned to America in 1906 to help
street, About 1655 we find the first to Clark's Fert')' can be easily traced form the Woonsocket Scouring &
 record of any English inhabi taut! today, but WP must turn aside from Carbollizing Co, in Woonsocket,
of what is now the city of Lowell, the beaten paths to vialt some old R. I.
seven or eight families have settled hearthstones upon which the moss
in this vicinity, attracted to the at forgetfulness has thickly gaUl-                                   Founded ill 1909.
~pot by its pro),,1m.ity to the liver ered,                                                   The GUet Carbonizing Co. was
                                                     More than 100 years ago, a few founded in July 1909, when he start-
and the fact that land had been
cleared here by the Indians. Rude steps tram what is now Kearney ed in business alone. At first he
as were the surroundings of these Square, stood the Nathan Tyler leased the scouring and carbonizing
first settlers and as adverse as were hom~e, surrounded by far spreading department ot the River Spinning
                                                                                                                                                                                and. 15,000 citi£'s and tOlh"ll!", TIle list of communities !OlO long and r.O of them in :l year of continuous from Cape Cod to Burlington, Vet

                                                                                                                                                                                Kimball System alone bOa.1tS a widely cxtendcli lhnt grandad could traVf~-l. The Cl.'ntcrs Ilerved by the mont, and frnm the Connecticl1\
tbe circumstances under which they and ferUle fields, The farm was a Co. in Woonaocket, but in 1911 the                                                                         coverage ot 1:-\ cilie8 and towns, a not have hitched his "hoss" at an Kimball compllny extend toltf{nly vallpj' to Bangor. Maine.
labored, they yet foun,d time to l'e w large extent, embT11.cing land occu- business was moved to its present
 member "tbe beginnmga of wis- pied by the Carpet mitis and reach- location in Warren au'eet where the
dam" for as eal'ly as 1699 we find ing beyond Palmer street It is Gtlet Carbonizing Co" Inc" was 01'-
that' the wife ot John Wright, liVing diWcult to transform the Reene ot ganized to do a commission business
in thi1'1 neighborhood, was author- Lowell's greatest activity today, in scourIng, carbonizing and de-                                        Han~ Bet"n in Busiuf"!"is
ized to hold at her house a "d81ne into the quiet of the "green pas- painting WOOl and noUs,
scbool," to "learne young persons                 lures and still wat 1'l'1" that the         In the early days this company Outdoor Acl\'ertlsin/:;
to Reed and write,"                               same sun shone down upon a cen- occupied far less flpace than it does
     A 5ho1't distance from the "Old tury ago, The hou~e, which was now and employed but 13 people.
                                                                                                                                                       38 YeaN<
Highway" is the Sewall Bowers one ot the mo....t pretentious of its whet'eal'l it now employs 140 people
house, whiCh is doubtless the old- time. WB8 built by Mr. Nathan Tyler and occupi£'s most of the Middlesex
pst buIlding in our city, The farm from lumber prepared by him in yard. Toward the end of 1931 the                                         When gral1l1l'H-l walll<~1 sigll~ he
has been in possession of the Bowers hiEl l'Iaw-mill at Pawtucket Falls, Gilet Co. had added to its operations hitched his "hoss" to the hitChillb'1
family since the first settlement of Here Mr. Tyler, with his goodly the garnettlng o( 'Wools, worsted post at the door of the Kimball Sys-
Chclml'!fol'd, and is mentioned in the family of seven !iOOl'! and three threlld~ and cUps, blending, pick- tem at 194 },:Hddle ~tr'eet. Today, on I
old records as having been & rendez- daughters, dwelt tor a number of ering carding:. batting, cutting off the 38th anniVel'l'lal'Y of the fOWld~
VOU8 for the eal'ly :;;ettlel's in time years; anJ today his numerous de- tops. and other operations. It now
of danger, Bnd for neighborly con- scendants aloe among LoweU's most some 10 buildings of the iog at the firm, the cilizens 0,( four
ference. Also as eady as 1686 a honored citizens,                          " , Aiter the Middlesex Co, bp!ddE'."4 the new mill New En~land Mtatt"!' hitch their
"still" was lIceD8ed at. this place purchase of the Nathan Tyler houae number On(' in the Middlesex yard gasoline "buggies" at that same
for the making of "lrtrong·watel's" by the Merrimack Company. the old which the Gilet Co. t'ecently pur- door.
that "may be sold to Christian~, but home was converted Into a hotft], ehased and now occupies, with the
not to InCuans." Perhap3 the many and known as the "Old Mansion I E'xception of two floors,                                                So 8ucccs3,fui and cumpletli" a ser-
ancient footpaths that can be traced House,"                                                 The firm was reincorporated on vice has been given by the Kimball
to the old Bowers house an due                           The Lil't'rmore !\-l1lIl!')ioll   April 10, 1922 and Mr', Gilet has company during the 38 yenr~ of its
to the klndly wish of our fOl'etathers               Farther up the hill, on the site mnce lJeen president lUld treasurer. existence that it bas outlast('d or
to preserve the Indians from the which St, John's bospital now occu- 1'hl!if Lowell firm is a recognized bought out at one time or another
 banerul influence of the "Rtrong- piel'l, was a slatply structure in the leader in turning out work of the duting its long carE'er more than 25
wate11l."                                         early days of L.o\\-ell, which at ctifw highest 'tl:ade and is patronized by rival sign-painting concerns. While
               Ga.rri~n Bouhe.                    ferent epochs 1n its history, \Va., the leading wool companieR in the others have fallen by the wayBiile,
     Opposite the fool of V\'ood sheet, called tlt(' "Gedney House," the "Old eonnt.t'y.                                                the Kimball Sy~tem has constantly
on the bank of thl?' river, was erect- Yellow House," and the "Livermore                     Mr. Gllct married'lS Hortense extended its area of business, Toua..,
pd in 1675, by Maj. Hinchman, a Mansion."                       The land on which it Bauer. of Vivier~. Belmum, who died hundreds of billboards and outdoor
"Garrison House," which was used stood was pm't Of the original grant I recently, F'our children, three of advertisementl'l in the four northern
as 0. place of safety tor the fa.milies to Madame Winthl0p. wife of Gov- ,which have ltnportant pomtlonlt in New England states are the worK
til this sectioll during King Philip'S ernor \V~nU1rop of MIlSSllChlisetts, I the firm, were born of the union. of the Low(>l1 concr'l'll founded way
war and the later skirmishes with                   Retracmg our stepR aCt'oss the Albert GilE"t. who Is a graduate of back in 1898 by Ernest L. Kimball,
 the Indians, Not a trace Is left or COJ.'l.cord, woe stop a. moment to gaze, the Lowell high Nchool a.nd the Low- the pr~Rellt head of the company,
the old log et,,'ucture; bul memory on lis plaCid .!'furface, trying to pic- ell Textile lORttlute, Rtudied in Bel-                        Eve1'.vthing from "Safety FirRL"
still retains tile sto)'~' of how the ~ure to oU1'selves the period when giUlll lo I'rain a more compre1lenw signs, eJ:ected for the state, to race
neighboring fanners, with their tts .banks were the rendezvous of givE" kJlowle-dge of the trade and is tl'ack bulletins on highway~ leading
wives and lit.tle ones, hastened to Indtans, who came in trib{'R to gath- now a.~~ociated wIth his father. My- to Salem N. H" is al'1loltg the handi~
 the old house for sheltet, when ('or fish from it.., generouR bosom. riam, a grnduatr of the Lowen hiJ{h wOl'k of the 40 or more expe1't sIgn
rumo~ of the attacks of Indians tn Not only the [mUn.ns, but the Eng- foWhool. t~ now Recretary, and the paintel s who work under the colors
the adjoining towns filled thE'ir llsh settlers, found in the \vater~ youngf'Rt of th(' CHets. Ed~ar, t~ of the K.tmball System. GrRndad,
 heal:ts with horrOl' and dismay. Re~ of Ule Conconl and Memmaclt an {'mplo\'f"c] f\~ lll'l!'li"tani liunerintend- and even thoRe ot' j<·oung-er g-enel'Q.-
 maim, of an old well have been abundant supply of fi~1t. the rivers' ent.                                                              tions. can remember thl" great open
lound nelLl' this site. am.I tl'Q.l"lition at the timp t~£"UlinJ:{ with sa.lmon,             Tht' oldest daughter, Irene. now book siglUJ that dotted the high ..
connects them with the old "Garli· shad and aJeWlve~                                       Ule wife of Attorney Paul R. Foisy, ways a decadl" or !'IO ago announ-
son House." Farther tlown on. the                    Nearly a roUe Jt'Olll the old Con- former assistant diAlrict attol"'1ev cing' "You Are Entering Such and
bank of the Merrimack, with it!'4 cord Fprry. fotlOwing the line of for Middle-sex counh.. was bet' fath'- Such a 'fown," On the opposite page
grounds gently sloping to the l'ive1".s what is now Central stl'eet. waR an er's thst a.sml'ltant'ln thl' office ot were presenled R fe-w hrief noles
E'dge (not forgetting that this stOl'.V anclrnt watenvay now known as the company, After her classes at about the hi.<rt.ory llnd significance
wa.~ written over 40 years ago), Hale's brOOk. On its banks in 1790 : the LowpU high school. Ahe did the of the town about to be entered,
~tands whal if4 called thE' "Middle- was erected by Mosel'! Hale the first stenography and t:vpewl:Iting work This novel mannpr of advertising,
sex Hotel," but in the early Colonial woolen mill ev('r Joltnrted JIl Middle- of the conCN'n amI did her school not only the cities and tOWD.'i so
(lays bore the title of "C1al'k'S l'ex county. Tl'iil'l small building was work at night, ShE" graduated in served, but also a wen known auto-
'ravel"n."                                        ~he nU~lew~ ~t lw:gft and Pl'OSPE"f'OUS second placl" in a class of 400 stu- moblle producl which ~ubMidized the
     The tave1n was neat' CltL1'k'R mclustrlea, mclUcling the wooien dE"ll.ts, \'o-inning one of the Carney advel'li"emetttll. was a creation of
                                                                                                                                                                                    Congratulations to Lowell
Ferry. and was a. popular resort mills, a lumbel' bn&ne.!"l.!"l and thE' nledal:-; ~he wa>l the 8rRt stut:lent the Kimball System and fUlly a
:Oor the !uhionahle and diRtinguished manUfacture of gunpowdPl'.
people of the day. , .. Neal' "Clark's
                                                                                           to r('('('ivt' a medal awarded annu~ bundl'Oi:I such gigm; etoo(} at the
                                                     The Ruthol men Cleals with Par- ally to an olltntanding pupil In the gates at an equal number of citie.s
Tavem" was the head of the "Old ker street, one of thp- olde!it high- American hiRtOt'Y coursf'.                                        and towns in New Enp;l3-ntL Today
                                                                                                                                                                                        from the Market on the Square
}.Utldlese.x CanaI." For its time ways within tb~ bOl1nrlalit"'N or Low-                           "od(~rJl :l-ftl('bin('x:r l'~d       the late!'lt thing ill outdoor a.dver-
 this enterpriRe wa~ 8. wOlluel'rul ell aud the "Olel Mal',o:;hall T~l\'ern."                TIH' ma.chinely uSf>u'ln this cou- tising. e\·tm to neon lights, iM carried              AlthOIll1;h we luu'e been here olll~ a (ew ~'ears compared               c'itizclIs they haw learued to depend on us for "Quality"
teat of engineellng, and 'Y."8.S the She vlsuatize.q tlll' ('ounlJ'~' ll-ams cern il'l modern and the best of it.~ by Ule Middlt> stl'f'et company.
first canal in the Ullileu SlateR landed \yiUl produce and dl'iven by kim.1. Thp depaintE'l', for example,                                 The Kimball System for many
                                                                                                                                                                                      with the ci~·,s 100 Jears, we too, feel that we should join
                                                                                                                                                                                      witb tho"" who haw faith in the continned growth of our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               at prices that are alwa~·s consistent with their purse.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Proor of tbis statement has attested it elf many times
openeo. for the b'ansportation of atw'dy Jarmer8, who bad ieet th~il' a machin~ that is uRed to remove years ha" been an outstanding                                                  citro In fact, ollly this year, we announced to tlle public              and we pledl1;e onr""I\'es a~ain to continue to offer tlle
 travelers. Not far from" hf"acl New Hampshirto bom",s wt'ary hours paint and pilch from ihe fleece fl'Om membpl' ot the Outdoor Adverti~erEl
ot the canal the "Old Highway" before, stopping a.t thE' bospltable I !'{1t{'ep il't Olll' at the two depainters Inc" an olganization of 888 profes-                                  a bill'ger and liner "Brockelmau's." This was further                    best in "Food Products" that bas been respon,Ul1e for
touches Middle~ex street.                         enU'811ce fa,· "l'f;'f1'eAlunent for man in tht' ~ountry, Thp machine used Rlonal adverUaer~ coveting 48 stateR                     evidence of our confideuce in the future progress of                     our many expaD.'>ions durin~ our bu~ille~, in our great
     On anothf"l' old road now known ~nd beast," ere tbey continue- theoir Iin neutl'aJizin'g l~ the largN't one in this brRllch of the textile iUdus-                                Lowell.                                                                  city.
88 Pine street is seen the Henry Journey to Boston. Her bl.'antiful ever macJe m t11(" United Stab's and
Parker hou!"le, opposite the Charlps story, con~lude!" a'" follows:                        of much intel'eRt to those who mlke and kept Ul step with imp1'ovements
\V. Morey !'lchoo!. No other family but             As we- follow the old, Y.-indJng a tOlll' or the industry,                             That the Gild Co. is one of the            This great store is Lowell's Food Heaclqu(lrters because                 In short at this time we desire to express our tbanks for
the Parkers have been in pDll:'iession Che-lmRlord road, we can almost Bee                   To understn.nd tlle indush~' it 1s valuable industriel( of Lowell can                    through the Jears of our business relations with the
ot thts estate since the 'Indians sold the "("mbattlecl farmers" al'l they necessary to have somE' idea of its scarcely be dOUbted; that it will go
their claims to 'Vamesit. yet it Is ~l~rrted ,alo":g its grassy way to rea~on fot' being. When wool bas do\m in tex-We history is strongly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               your generous patronage.

impo"siblf" to decide when the fu'st Jam theu' frIends and neighborl'l i been w~bed it still contains burrs indicated by the fact that they have
Parker set up his home there, But the great struggle for Jibe-rty; but and bils of vegetable matter which kept reasonably bUsy dUring the de-
one Benjamin Parker, the recol'd only for a short l'Ipace aN' we al- lll~ed to be removed by hand until a pression and e."'panded in a. prudent
('If whose bitlh !:;) given as 1663, is iowed to trace the track of their Belgian named Romain discove1'ed
hupposed to be the first member of histOric foot-pl'ints, fat o.~ we reach quite by accident wHile working future at Lowell it.c; confidence tn the
                                                                                                                                        way, exprel'lsing
the family to locate hel e. In the Golden Brook, tJw "Old Highway to with 9,/001 aud chemicals a method
early Indian sttug~le!f and also in the Merrimack" again glides across by which th{' burrs cou'ld be car-
the Revolutionary war, young men our path, and like a sentinel guard- bonized so that pl'e~sure would
have gone (otth from the hOme- ing tho f3t'Crets of the pa~t, l'Iileully CI'umble them to dust that could
~tead to perform theil' part with wl\l'n~ us that "'e mu~t ceal'tC our easily be I'emoved,
v8101' and brave!')',
        Lfttlt" Rt"d ~hool 1I01l:-.t"'.
                                                                                                                                            WAR PRICE>; lJIi LOWIi.'LL.
                                                                                                                                           Complaints of the high pl'ices
                                                                                                                         This was the caused in Loweli by the Civil war
                                                  Joul'ney, Old thin~8 inllt.'ed have birth of carboniZing, an indispensl. were frequent and plaintive, In No-
                                                  passed away. yet ·'they cannot he bll' proce~s at the preparinO' of wool vember, 1862, a wrtter for the Vox
     Following tilt" old lane over which quite forgotten: for, thou~h they for manufacture, Since then many PopUli bewailed the high cost of
                                                                                                                                                                                          Kearney Square                                                                                          Lowell, Ma511.
c-hil(Jll'lb f!.let pal'l!"lerl and l'E'pasl'If>d have no spe«'h nor lan~ag(', yrt inno\'attons have been introduced Thanksglvin~ dinner. You COUldn't
~o many yearl" a~o to the littl(' rcd are               their voiceR hfOnHI In the Aml t1w Gilpt CArbonizing Co hn.~ t hen get a. turkey Co[' less than 12
s('hl"lol hUlIRe that !ltood 1lC',ll what l'Ih'pet!'"                                      hrllf'htN) by thl:' advance of scicnce 1-2 c('nt~ a pnun(ll

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