Four advertisements of real estate, and one of T. W. Savage, 1 and 2 American Block, next followed.
Mr. Savage sold dry goods, millinery, clothing, boots and shoes.
Davis & Wright (over B. & M. station in Boston) advertised carpets.
C. C. P. Moody, 52 Washington street, Boston, advertised printing of all kinds.
It was probably there the Journal was printed; and creditable work it was.
One marriage notice there was; On Christmas eve, by Rev. Theodore Parker, Wm. Mumford to Caroline Griffin, of East Medford.
One death; Lizzie Rich (14 years), of Malden.
This was followed by three verses of sympathy, sent by a friend.
The last item was the quarterly list of letters remaining in the Medford Post Office, and advertised by Postmaster James C. Winnek.
There were 131 of them.
Such was the first venture in Medford journalism, and certainly Editor Morgan and Publisher Moody made a creditable showing, and deserved success.
Possibly the readers of the Register may inqu
espectable meeting of the citizens.
Though our proposed railroad down Riverside avenue has not yet materialized, that one did, but through Main street.
There was a fire at West Medford,—a servant-girl took a hot brick into bed, setting the bed-clothes afire.
The names and tonnage of eight vessels built in Medford the previous year were given, and the Bunker Hill (one thousand tons) was in building.
There was but one death notice (of Malden) and one marriage notice—Wm. Mumford to Caroline Griffin, by Rev. Theodore Parker.
The latter was in East Medford, and we are told that it does not appear on the town record.
There were but few advertisements, but one gives clue as to where the paper was printed: C. C. P. Moody, 52 Washington street, Boston.
He did creditable work.
There were Foreign Affairs, Domestic Intelligence, The World as it is, various miscellany, Chips from a dry stick (the latter amusing).
Its closing item was the quarterly list of uncalled-for letters at