Norton, Massachusetts: A Century Ago
Norton news items from The Taunton Daily Gazette, August 27-29, 1911.
Miss Linda Geggenheimer has been visiting relatives in Worcester and in Pawtucket. She returned home last night.
Mrs. J.B. Page and daughter, who have been spending the past two weeks at Capitol Island, ME, are expected home Thursday.
Miss Grace King went to Dorchester, Sunday, where she will make her home with her sister. Mrs. Lester Thomas. Yesterday morning she resumed her duties at R.H. Steans Co., after a vacation of one month.
Mrs. Sanford Wetherell, who has been enjoying a vacation at Bristol Narrows, returned home yesterday. Her mother, Mrs. Chilson of Attleboro, accompanied her.
Mr. and Mrs. Melville Seaver of Mansfield are spending a few days with his sister here, Mrs. Charles Bruce.
Mrs. Harriet Dorr is seriously ill at her home on Main Street.
Homer Blandin is visiting his sister, Mrs. Madison Edwards at Vineyard Haven.
A party of neighbors and friends met at the home of Oscar Sweet Saturday evening to witness the opening of the blossom on a night blooming cereus.
Mrs. Clifford Smith has been entertaining Mrs. Peter Johnson of Jamaica Plain.
The Unitarian pulpit will be occupied next Sunday by Rev. L.B. Weeks of Dorchester.
G. Everett Lincoln of Taunton was in town yesterday, having taken ill while at work.
Miss S.W. Hall, bookkeeper at the Barrowsville Bleachery, has returned from a vacation spent at Causisset Point, Pocasset.
Howard Woodward was in Attleboro, Sunday, visiting friends.
Messrs. Hanscom and Symonds of the Hanscom Construction Co., were in town yesterday relative to the town water. They state that the water analysis from the present wells was not satisfactory to the state, although the quantity produced was abundant. They are are about to try another location, and assure the publiv that the work will go forward with the greatest possible expedition.
V.H. Leonard is having built a second silo in the rear of his barn, to meet the requirements of his increasing milk business. The capacity of the silo is 75 tons.
George Dufrense of Barrowsville has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dufrense in East Taunton.
Mrs. Margaret Rice of Wrentham, who has been assistant teacher at the Sturdy School for several years has resigned while in town she made many friends who will be very sorry to hear of her resignation.
There will be a band concert at the Center evening at 8 o’clock.
Miss Amy Felton has returned a visit with relatives in Providence.
The following attended the Antiquarian Bake at Rehoboth, yesterday : Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Danforth, C. T. Oldfield, Miss Ellen Carpenter, Dr. and Mrs. A.M. Round, Silas Cobb and Mrs. Ruel Robinson.
The following unclaimed letters are at the post office: Mrs. James M. Segan, Vincaiviro Pitassi, Dr. Charles M. Melden, Miss Margaret Hughes, Senor Antonio Faqeriun, Benito M. Easterbrook, D. Bates (2).