The habit of truth-telling had gained ground.
The duty of reverence was strongly urged in the report of 1845,—reverence to parents, to one's self, to teachers, to magistrates, and to all superiors in years and goodness.
Classes were still too large for the teachers.
Cambridge was still outstripped by twenty-three towns and cities of the Commonwealth in the amount of money raised per child for schooling, Somerville raising $7.64, Boston $6.76, Chelsea $5.58, Charlestown $5.09, Newton $4.26, and Cambridge $3.95.
Still, Cambridge had risen from the thirty-fifth place the proceding year to the twenty-fourth, and that was cause for congratulation.
The committee, however, did not think it should be an object of ambition what town will expend the most money, but what town can produce the best schools.
Here the records must be dropped.
Even in their fullness, the story they tell is somewhat meagre; and it is only a snatch or two from that story that is given here.
in quantity to every quarter of the globe, and ranges in size from pumps of a few hundred pounds weight to the highest grade of water-works pumping engines weighing over one million pounds each.
Among the prominent American cities using the Blake water-works engines may be mentioned: Boston, New York, Washington, Camden, New Orleans, Cleveland, Mobile, Toronto, Shreveport, Helena, Birmingham, Racine, La Crosse, Mc-Keesport, etc. A partial list of places in Massachusetts includes: Cambridge, Newton, Brookline, Woburn, Natick, Hyde Park, Dedham, Needham, Wakefield, Malden, Arlington, Belmont, Walpole, Lexington, Gloucester, Marlboro, Weymouth, North Adams, Maynard, Mansfield, Randolph, Foxboro, Cohasset, Lenox, Chelsea, Brockton, Franklin, Provincetown, Canton, Stoughton, Braintree, and Wellesley.
These engines are also in use in foreign water-works, as for instance at St. Petersburg, Honolulu, and Sydney.
The new United States Navy is practically fitted out with Blake pumps, a par
t and Trust Co., 307-309.
Cambridge Savings Bank, 309-311.
Cambridge School for Girls, 214-217.
Cambridge Town, 1750-1846, 14-34.
Cambridge Village, now Newton, 8.
Cambridge Water-Works, 113-118.
Cambridge Wharf Company, 109.
Canals: Broad, 30, 31, 109, 110, 127; West Dock, 30; South Dock, 30; Cross, 30.
Cannon18; Chronicle, 221; Press, 221; Tribune, 222; News, 222; Crimson, 223; Lampoon, 223; Advocate, 223; Harvard Graduates' Magazine, 223; Sacred Heart Review, 223.
Newton, formerly Cambridge Village and New Cambridge, 8, 9; set off from Cambridge, 236; First Church organized, 236.
New Town, erection of, 2; form, 2; intended for ; election on the Common, 7, 47, 48, 235; Mrs. Hutchinson sentenced at, 7; the college placed in, 8; name changed to Cambridge, 8.
Newtown. See Newton.
Newtowne Club, 295.
No-license vote, its effect upon the city, 316.
Nonantum, John Eliot preaches to the Indians at, 10; within Cambridge limits, 10.