A LOOK BACK

By JIM BRIDGMAN

Published: 12-08-2023 11:00 PM

200 Years Ago

George W. Lucas, of Northampton, wishes to employ for a few months an assistant in teaching Sacred Music. A young man who would like to devote a part of the time to the study of the higher branches of music would be preferred.

Lost, on the 2nd inst., between Hosford’s Tavern in Canton, Ct., and Phelps’ in Northampton, Mass., a cloth pocketbook containing a string of gold beads, a penknife, a letter of recommendation to the church in Walden, Vt., etc. Any person who may find said pocketbook will confer a favor on the undersigned by directing it to her through the post office at Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont – Elizabeth Robinson.

100 Years Ago

The first definite step taken by the Northampton Hotel company, toward the location of the proposed hotel on the site at Court and King streets, was made late yesterday afternoon when deeds for the purchase of the Hampshire Marble Works were filed in the registry of deeds.

All the tickets have been given out for the lecture by Christopher Morley at the Hampshire Bookshop this evening. He will preside at the annual Christmas tree and speak on books as well as give advice on Christmas shopping.

50 Years Ago

The 1973 DAR Good Citizen from Northampton High School is Doreen Walsh. Miss Walsh, a senior, was among three selected by a vote of the senior class. She was selected as the student whose qualities of dependability, leadership, service, and patriotism were outstanding.

David A. Rogers of 81 Nonotuck St., has been selected “Employee of the Month” for November by the University of Massachusetts physical plant department. An electrician in the physical plant electrical shop, Rogers was honored for his “outstanding work performance.”

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