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See page 75. Aaron Sargent was next presented, and in his opening remarks expressed his great desire that a creditable Somerville history should be shortly produced. He then read a paper on The First Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. See page 18. Mr. Hawes then called upon Charles D. Elliot to act as toastmaster. Mr. Elliot proved himself most adept in his introduction of the various speakers, and first referred to the letters of regret received from Admiral Merry, President Hamilton, of Tufts College, Professors Dolbear, Bolles, and Maulsby, and others who were expected. The first toast proposed by him was: Somerville, like Rome, sits on her seven hills, each crowned with an historic halo. See page 80. This was responded to by Mayor Charles A. Grimmons, who was warmly applauded at the close. He was followed by Major Edward Glines, whose toast was: Massachusetts, the brightest star in the national constellation. See page 82. Mr. Glines brought the congr
Aaron Sargent (search for this): chapter 11
was not as large as anticipated, on account of the weather, many representative people of the city were in attendance. Chief amongst the evening's guests was Aaron Sargent, who was eighty-five years of age on the day of the celebration, and who found himself the recipient of numerous congratulations. The banquet hall was adornf greeting to the tenth anniversary celebration, and called upon William B. Holmes, treasurer of the organization, for a sketch of the society. See page 75. Aaron Sargent was next presented, and in his opening remarks expressed his great desire that a creditable Somerville history should be shortly produced. He then read a pape Leon M. Conwell, editor of the Somerville Journal, was the last speaker called upon, and made brief remarks upon The Press—the Preserver of Passing Events and Moulder of Public Opinion. After the speeches the president presented the basket of flowers from the head table to Mr. Sargent, and then brought the exercises to a clos
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teen stars, also several other colonial flags, graced the walls, and were objects of much interest. The various tables were strewn with pinks and ferns, and a large basket of flowers ornamented the head table. While the banquet, one of Hicks' excellent affairs, was being served, Green's orchestra discoursed a delightful programme of music. Frank M. Hawes, president of the society, opened the speech-making with words of greeting to the tenth anniversary celebration, and called upon William B. Holmes, treasurer of the organization, for a sketch of the society. See page 75. Aaron Sargent was next presented, and in his opening remarks expressed his great desire that a creditable Somerville history should be shortly produced. He then read a paper on The First Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. See page 18. Mr. Hawes then called upon Charles D. Elliot to act as toastmaster. Mr. Elliot proved himself most adept in his introduction of the various speakers, and first re
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t presented, and in his opening remarks expressed his great desire that a creditable Somerville history should be shortly produced. He then read a paper on The First Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. See page 18. Mr. Hawes then called upon Charles D. Elliot to act as toastmaster. Mr. Elliot proved himself most adept in his introduction of the various speakers, and first referred to the letters of regret received from Admiral Merry, President Hamilton, of Tufts College, Professors Dolbear, Bolles, and Maulsby, and others who were expected. The first toast proposed by him was: Somerville, like Rome, sits on her seven hills, each crowned with an historic halo. See page 80. This was responded to by Mayor Charles A. Grimmons, who was warmly applauded at the close. He was followed by Major Edward Glines, whose toast was: Massachusetts, the brightest star in the national constellation. See page 82. Mr. Glines brought the congratulations of Governor Guild as he spo
William A. Perry (search for this): chapter 11
, was called upon as the bard of Wakefield to speak for the League, and opened his remarks by reading a rhyme merrily dedicated to Mr. Elliot. Chief James R. Hopkins was asked to speak for The Blessing of the Bay, the First Ship of Our Navy, and much interest was created in his remarks as he produced a large piece of log from the old wharf or way in the Mystic River, where the Blessing of the Bay was launched in 1631. In May, 1892, he remarked, I left the Central fire station with William A. Perry and William A. Burbank, both members of the fire department. We called at the Forster School for the master, John S. Hayes. Together we went to the shore of the Mystic, near the Wellington Bridge. The time selected was when the tide was low. Getting down to the edge of the water, the mud was scraped from the logs and the axe driven in. The wood was soft, almost pulp, and had a strong odor of marsh gas. After getting all that was wanted, we returned to the Central fire station. There
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various tables were strewn with pinks and ferns, and a large basket of flowers ornamented the head table. While the banquet, one of Hicks' excellent affairs, was being served, Green's orchestra discoursed a delightful programme of music. Frank M. Hawes, president of the society, opened the speech-making with words of greeting to the tenth anniversary celebration, and called upon William B. Holmes, treasurer of the organization, for a sketch of the society. See page 75. Aaron Sargent was next presented, and in his opening remarks expressed his great desire that a creditable Somerville history should be shortly produced. He then read a paper on The First Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. See page 18. Mr. Hawes then called upon Charles D. Elliot to act as toastmaster. Mr. Elliot proved himself most adept in his introduction of the various speakers, and first referred to the letters of regret received from Admiral Merry, President Hamilton, of Tufts College, Profe
Charles D. Elliot (search for this): chapter 11
story should be shortly produced. He then read a paper on The First Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. See page 18. Mr. Hawes then called upon Charles D. Elliot to act as toastmaster. Mr. Elliot proved himself most adept in his introduction of the various speakers, and first referred to the letters of regret receiveMr. Elliot proved himself most adept in his introduction of the various speakers, and first referred to the letters of regret received from Admiral Merry, President Hamilton, of Tufts College, Professors Dolbear, Bolles, and Maulsby, and others who were expected. The first toast proposed by him was: Somerville, like Rome, sits on her seven hills, each crowned with an historic halo. See page 80. This was responded to by Mayor Charles A. Grimmons, who was wounder of the Bay State League, was called upon as the bard of Wakefield to speak for the League, and opened his remarks by reading a rhyme merrily dedicated to Mr. Elliot. Chief James R. Hopkins was asked to speak for The Blessing of the Bay, the First Ship of Our Navy, and much interest was created in his remarks as he produc
h of the society. See page 75. Aaron Sargent was next presented, and in his opening remarks expressed his great desire that a creditable Somerville history should be shortly produced. He then read a paper on The First Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. See page 18. Mr. Hawes then called upon Charles D. Elliot to act as toastmaster. Mr. Elliot proved himself most adept in his introduction of the various speakers, and first referred to the letters of regret received from Admiral Merry, President Hamilton, of Tufts College, Professors Dolbear, Bolles, and Maulsby, and others who were expected. The first toast proposed by him was: Somerville, like Rome, sits on her seven hills, each crowned with an historic halo. See page 80. This was responded to by Mayor Charles A. Grimmons, who was warmly applauded at the close. He was followed by Major Edward Glines, whose toast was: Massachusetts, the brightest star in the national constellation. See page 82. Mr. Glines
who was eighty-five years of age on the day of the celebration, and who found himself the recipient of numerous congratulations. The banquet hall was adorned with flags, several of which are valued possessions of the society. A Betsey Ross flag, with thirteen stars, also several other colonial flags, graced the walls, and were objects of much interest. The various tables were strewn with pinks and ferns, and a large basket of flowers ornamented the head table. While the banquet, one of Hicks' excellent affairs, was being served, Green's orchestra discoursed a delightful programme of music. Frank M. Hawes, president of the society, opened the speech-making with words of greeting to the tenth anniversary celebration, and called upon William B. Holmes, treasurer of the organization, for a sketch of the society. See page 75. Aaron Sargent was next presented, and in his opening remarks expressed his great desire that a creditable Somerville history should be shortly produced.
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he incorporation of the town in 1842, and closed by quoting the toast of Mrs. Nancy Thorning Munroe upon that occasion: Somerville, her three hills, Spring Hill, Winter Hill, Prospect Hill. May her spring ever be fresh, her winter ever green, and her prospect ever glorious. Miss Elizabeth A. Waters spoke for the charities of Somerville, on account of her connection with the Somerville Samaritan Society, the precursor of the Associated Charities. Her toast was: The Good Samaritan. Will S. Eddy, president of the Bay State League, and ofthe Medford Historical Society, spoke for Medford, the Emerald of the Mystic, and Miss Mary E. Elliot spoke stirringly on Woman and Patriotism. Leon M. Conwell, editor of the Somerville Journal, was the last speaker called upon, and made brief remarks upon The Press—the Preserver of Passing Events and Moulder of Public Opinion. After the speeches the president presented the basket of flowers from the head table to Mr. Sargent, and then brought
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