Papers and Addresses.
The Medford Historical Society has been privileged during its thirteenth year, 1908-1909, with the following:— October 19.—‘Fisher Ames.’ Frank Gaylord Cook, Esq. November 16.—‘Around the Caribbean.’ Rosewell B. Lawrence, Esq. December 21.—‘The Cost of Municipal Government in Massachusetts.’ Charles F. Gettemy, Esq. January 18.—‘The Evolution of a New England Home.’ Mr. Frank Smith, of Dedham. February 15.—‘A Union Spy and Her Correspondents.’ Mr. John Albree, of Swampscott. April 19.—‘The First Inauguration of John Hancock.’ Francis Hurtubis, Jr., Esq., of Boston. May 17.—‘The West Medford Congregational Church.’ Deacon Herbert N. Ackerman. In the Saturday evening course the subjects and speakers were; December 5.—‘Shay's Rebellion.’ Mr. George S. Mann, of Brookline. January 2.—‘The Pump in the Market Place.’ Miss Eliza M. Gill. February 6.—‘From the Stage Coach to the Parlor Car.’ Mr. Charles E. Mann, of Malden. March 6.—‘The Water Supply of Medford.’ Mr. Fred L. Cushing, of Medford. April 3.—‘Some Ancient Law Suits in Upper Medford.’ Mr. Arthur Whitney, of Winchester. May 1.—‘Interoceanic Traffic of the Isthmus of Tehauntepec.’ Mr. George S. Delano.