A Look Back
200 Years Ago
∎ Lost, on Sunday last, a gold bracelet, with the initials W.B. The finder will confer a favor by sending it to this office, and receive a generous compensation for all trouble.
∎ Attention! “Pay what thou owest!” is the sincere supplication of Oliver Gould, who is compelled by the debt he has contracted for this paper (in supplying his customers with news) to call on all indebted to make immediate payment.
100 Years Ago
∎ Two 17 lb. coons hung in the Public Market window today, shot by Martin Powers and Ollie Cole of West Farms, in Westhampton Saturday night. They were treed by Mr. Cole’s famous coon dog “Spot.”
∎ The newly-formed Northampton orchestral club will meet for rehearsals on the third floor of Carnegie Hall every Wednesday evening, the first coming this week. Dr. F. E. Dow will be leader, and during the winter concerts will be given.
50 Years Ago
∎ The Elks’ will continue a tradition of nearly a half century Tuesday night at their club. The affair will be the annual “Peanut Party” when members gather to listen to the election returns.
∎ Miss Eunice Way, assistant professor of physical education at Smith College, has been named vice president-elect of the Eastern Assn. for Physical Education of College Women. A native of Lincoln, Neb., Miss Way graduated from the University of Nebraska.