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Boston Evening American EXTRA Tuesday, October 16, 1934 Headline: ""Hauptmann's Own Story"

Boston, MA: N.E. Newspaper Publishing Co, 1934. 42 x 55 cm. Headlne story: Bruno Richard Hauptmann denied on the witness stand this afternoon that he had killed litle Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. on the night of March 1, 1932. Also: ""F.H. Tarr, Jr. Shot By Woman Client"" in Gloucester, MA. ""Revenge Clues are Sought in Stolls' Bride Kidnapping"". Dorothy Thompson, wife of Sinclair Lewis, spoke at Northampton last night about Germany and Hitlerism. Expelled from Germany for her articles on Hitler, she told students at Northampton that the greatest menace to his rule in Germany was a ""petering out"" of the war-like spirit there, due in part to the fact that there were no wars to fight. Newspaper, quite brittle, edges chipped, poor. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$17.00

Boston Evening American Wednesday, October 17, 1934 Sport Flash Edition. Headline: ""Kidnap Trio to Face Death"

Boston, MA: N.E. Newspaper Publishing Co, 1934. 42 x 55 cm. Headlne story: A new outbreak of kidnap threats upon safe return of Mrs. Alice Stoll, 26-year-old Kentucky socialite. Federal agents revealed a $5000 death letter threat which was sent to Edsel Ford. Edward Lickwala has confessed to sending the letter. Boston police are searching for Thomas H. Robinson, alleged crazed kidnaper of Mrs. Stoll. In this issue: U.S. Agents tell inside story of Stoll kidnapping. Harry Pierpont, the ""brains"" of the Dillinger gang, was executed today in Ohio Penitentiary. Hauptmann appeals from extradition set for Friday. Story includes enlarged samples of his handwriting, in discussion over whether he wrote ransom note in Lindbergh kidnapping and killing. Newspaper, quite brittle, edges chipped, poor. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$18.70

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, January 27, 1972

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1972. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features report of Special Town Meeting held Jan. 20th, chaired by Moderator Judge H. Lawrence Jodrey. Meeting was to decide upon purchase of Lumber Wharf by the Town. Richard McGlauflin (McLauflen) spoke on behalf of the Lumber Wharf Committee. Town Meeting voted 348 to 1 to buy. Front page photo of Patty Knowlton of the Cape Ann Youth Symphony, playing violin. Symphony will play Sunday in Gloucester. Letter to Editor against wanton killing of animals by boys with guns by Ingeborg Lauterstein of Pleasant St. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, January 13, 1972

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1972. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features report of First Arrival of '72--Robert Wayne Muise was born Jan. 1 at 10:02 a.m. to Robert Nicholas Muise and Jacquelyn Almeida. Photo shows father, grand father and great grandfathers, including George N. Mackey. ""Women's Lib--1889"" Selectmen on Dec. 30 1971 voted to accept the low bid of Richard Poole for the Sanitary Land Fill operation from Jan. 3 to July 1, 1972 for $500 per week.Lumber Wharf Committee members Gene Lesch, Richard McGlauflin and James Curtis discuss proposal for the Town to buy Lumber Wharf. Lawrence E. Swan requested a ""taxicab"" renewal for Kate to continue her tripping from Dock Square via Old Garden Road to the Coast Guard Station. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, January 20, 1972

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1972. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features ""Youthful Artists"" story by Elizabeth O'Toole, about young artists Mark Linguri, Barbara Garlich, Peter Lee, Edward Locke and Tom Fitzgerald, taught by artist John Terelak. Report of Selectmen's Meeting Jan 14 includes discussion of petition brought by Michael Kelley to ban hunting in Rockport. Selectman Nicola Barletta expressed sentiment of many gun-owners in town in decrying lack of training of young people in gun use. Selectman Carlson suggested forthcoming loss of railroad service to Rockport, suggested town contact Sen. Saltonstall and Rep. Silva. Brian Carr in ""Carr's Comments"" complained about making Main St. one-way from Dock Square to Five Corners, calling this move ""Provincetown Syndrome."" ""Early Gloucester"" by Mary Baptiste gives interesting details about early times. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, September 30, 1971

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1971. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features story and photo of Harry D. Hoey, chairman of the newly formed Council on Aging in Rockport. They live in a unique stone house on Woodbury Hill in Folly Cove. ""My Love Affair with the B&M"" by Mary Baptiste, writing about riding the train since the 1940s. Big problem discussed at Selectmen's meeting was what to do with demolished house at Long Beach. Richard Poole says he is willing to bury it in the dump or in a hole on his Thatcher Road land. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, September 23, 1971

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1971. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features story about Schooner Catherine, built in 1915 by Arthur D. Story of Essex. She distinguished herself with several at sea rescues, then sank after piling up on rocks at Bald Rock Shoal the last day of 1933. The crew of 29 left the ship in nine dories, and after battling drift ice for three hours, landed at Canso, N.S. Selectmen approved a request from McNiff-Dominick for tax rebate on a piece of land deeded to the town in exchange for graveling rights. Ron Harnish, Phil Chalmers, Don Burbankj and John Hendrickson came before the Board of Selectmen to request a spot at Evans Field for a permanent hockey rink. Elizabeth O'Toole writes about the new Cape Ann Medical Center in Blackburn Park. Newspaper, tear at fold on front page, fair. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 29, 1970

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1970. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features story about angry parents objecting to new plan by School Committee to relocate Rockport students according to age groups. Selectmen received petition about Richard Poole's violation of Residence A by-law by storing junked vehicles at his property on Frank Street and Thatcher Road. Column, ""Tongues & Cheeks"" by Frenchy Hilliard uses part of his column to advertise for a new secretary for John Krenn and the Planning Board. She should have more than a nodding acquaintance with a Smith-Corona; doesn't have to be 38-28-38 but it won't hurt her chances for employment. Photo and story about ""Master of Scouts"", Alvin S. Brown, by Elizabeth O'Toole. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, September 16, 1971

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1971. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features front page photo of three kids on their way back to school: Anne and Susan Weld and Scott Weller. Story about Marie Murray, Activities Director at Den-Mar, by Elizabeth O'toole. Story about Schooner A. Piatt Andrew, named for a distinguised Gloucester citizen who was Secretary of the Treasury in 1912. Ship was captured and sunk by German U-Boat in 1918. Report of Selectmen's Meeting Sept. 9 states that Harbormaster has the right to move lobster pots which are interfering with navigation. Mrs. Elsa Danielson came in with complaint about noise from Camp Springfield, on former Burns Farm property. Overall Economic Development Committee of Cape Ann has appointees Robert Rapp, James Quinn and Frederick Tarr III. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, September 2, 1971

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1971. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features story about Many-faceted artist, Allan A. Davidson by Elizabeth O'Toole. Column by Frenchy Hilliard remarks about strangeness of President Nixon visiting the land of the ping pong champs.Aldro Hibbard became 85 on Aug. 25. Selectwoman Ann Fisk reported on the most recent paper drive, which collected 21,040 lbs. and earned a check of $31.56. Report of R.A.A. Fashion Show--Isabelle LaFreniere was assistant director and stage manager, Gerry Platt, publicity, Martha Blanchet, props, other members included Ruth Jewell and Betty Lou Schlemm. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 24, 1970

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1970. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features photo of lobster shack loaded with floats, and story about Marie Patfoort, who had lived in Rockport while attending Gordon College. Originally from Gomberi, Congo, she was first Congolese woman to receive a bachelor's degree in education, and the first to return to the Congo with a bachelor's degree in any field. Photo and story of Rockport's first postmen, in 1911. Photo and story about Gene (Shorty) Lesch, local craftsman and harbor master, by Elizabeth O'Toole. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 1, 1970

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1970. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features photo of George Smith of Pigeon Cove readying his boat, Beaver, at Yacht Club. Chairman Ernest R. Poole returned to Selectmen's meeting Sept. 24. Board heard request of William Dixon for used car dealer's license at his Mobil filling station at 225 Main Street. Board denied request. Photo and story about David Platt, Cape Ann Craftsman. Column, ""Tongues & Cheeks"" by Frenchy Hilliard discusses senseless killing of patrolman Walter Schroeder in Hub bank heist. Salty language. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 8, 1970

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1970. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features photo from Bygone Days of Rockport Granite Company's Wharves, and facsimile of old ad for Granite from company. Mrs. Ann Fisk chaired Board of Selectmen's meeting Oct. 1. Introduced new Town Engineer, George A. Robertson, who will earn $9000 a year. Column, ""Tongues & Cheeks"" by Frenchy Hilliard discusses opening of new Granite Savings Bank on Broadway, moving from old ""stone jug"" downtown. Kudos to officer Anthony Gamradt, able and conscientious policeman. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Rockport Eagle, The, Rockport, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 22, 1970

By Hurnowicz, Frank and Betty J., editors

Rockport, MA: The Rockport Eagle Newspaper Co, 1970. 29.5 x 44 cm. Weekly edition features photo and story about Clarence Waddell, boat builder. Selectmen focused attention on Commonwealth's plan for reconstructing Rt. 127 at Nugent's Stretch, and criticism of Representative Harrison for his apparently taking over citizens' petition organized by Ted Tarr. Column, ""Tongues & Cheeks"" by Frenchy Hilliard attacks Selectmen Nick Barletta and G. Herbert Carlson about their criticism of his earlier remarks about Town Engineer and fence at the Granite Savings Bank. Newspaper, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$12.75

Boston Courier, Semi-Weekly, Monday, December 24, 1829

By Buckingham, J.T., Editor

Boston, MA: Adams & Holden, Printers, 1829. 39 x 50 cm. Editor's Correspondence from Washington is tart and spicy, loaded with sarcasm against the Jackson administration, and twitting Boston political appointees under the John Quincy Adams administration who now are probably on their way back north. Rep. Edward Everett of Massachusetts has been demoted in the Foreign Affairs Committee. Column is dripping with anti-Jackson sarcasm. ""At a time when to be an illiterate booby is no obstacle to advancement."" Whig cynicism seems to match Democratic sarcasm about George W. Bush in a later century. Advertisement with illustration for Christmas & New Year's Presents-- E.V. Ashton of Washington street has just rerceived 100 rich Boston carved shell combs, from $5 to $16 each, and 300 India carved shell combs, from $2 to $10 each, also tortoise shell combs and neck shell combs. Newspaper, small holes in folds, good. Inscription on top of page one ""G. Wilkinson"". . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$32.30

Greenfield (Mass.) Gazette & Franklin Herald, Greenfield, Mass., Tuesday, October 29, 1833

Greenfield, MA: Phelps & Ingersoll, 1833. 40 x 54 cm. Address to the National Republican Electors of Massachusetts presents John Davis as candidate for Governor. Article very critical of President Andrew Jackson and the very partisan way that he presides over the Union. Advertisements for boots and shoes; New York and Hartford Steamboats; Sheetings and shirtings, wadding, batting, wicking, knitting cotton, white thread, &c, &c. Eye water; Cure for Lame Horses; Approved school books. Newspaper, partly soiled, closed tears, small edges torn off, poor. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$10.20

Greenfield (Mass.) Gazette & Franklin Herald, Greenfield, Mass., Tuesday, June 2, 1835

By Phelps, A., Editor

Greenfield, MA: Phelps & Ingersoll, 1835. 40 x 54 cm. From the Baltimore Patriot: Lengthy discourse on ""The Van Buren Convention"", full of strife, bickering and ill-feeling. New York delegates unprincipaled; Virginians were laughed at, derided and insulted; Ther New York delegation found the New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maine Jacksonism so pliable that it could be moulded as New York pleased. The prospect of the Whigs is now a glorious one.... [Note: Van Buren was president, 1837-1841.] Washing Sheep. Many seem to think that they more dirt they can sell with the wool the more gain. Editorial on The Baltimore Convention: No one off the packed assemblage dared to vote contrary to the known will of Gen. Jackson (who was then President). Great Meeting at Faneuil Hall: A series of resolutions, approving of the nomination of Daniel Webster for the presidency. Mr. Clayton has recovered the balloon which left him dangling on a house top in his last attempted ascension. It was found on the bank of the Licking river, about 15 miles from Cincinnati. A trial of a locomotive engine was made on the Lowell Rail Road. A number of gentlemen made the passage from Boston to Lowell in an hour and fifteen minutes. Newspaper, worn, closed tears, fair. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$23.80

Weekly Bay State Democrat, Boston, Friday, February 17, 1843

By Wright, Isaac H., Editor

Boston, MA: Wright & Ballou, Proprietors, No. 14 Brazer's Building, 1843. 42 x 60 cm. Report on The Democratic Festival in Boston: On Thursday, 9th February the Council, Senators and Representatives formed in procession at the Doric Hall of the State House, under the direction of Col. Peter Dunbar, Chief Marshal, and, preceded by a brass band, marched from the State House to Faneuil Hall, passing through Park, Tremont, Court, State streets, and Merchants' Row, in a Grand Triumphal March. At 6 p.m. the Governor arrived, and there was a grand feast, but without any spiritous or fermented beverages. List of all the toasts, including several that twisted the tail of Federalists, or Whigs. Discussion on the Oregon bill in Congress at Washington. Death of Isaac Hull at Philadelphia. Laudatory letter to Massachusetts Democrats from Martin Van Buren. Newspaper, worn, fair. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$22.95

Bellows Falls Times, Bellows Falls, VT, Friday, February 27, 1874

Bellows Falls, VT: A.N. Swain, 1874. 46 x 60 cm. Republicans won in Philadelphia last week by over 10,000-- not because they were so good, but because their democratic and pretended ""reform"" opponents were so bad. Temperance Crusade in Ohio and other places continues with much success. An extensive liquor raid took place at Rutland last Saturday. Franklin B. Evans was executed in Concord, NH last week, for the murder of Georgiana Lovering in October, 1872. He also admitted murdering the Mills child at Derry in 1850 for the purpose of dissecting the body. Evans sold his body to the medical college at Hanover for $50, and was satisfied that he had made such a good bargain. Newspaper, fair. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$11.90

Watchman and Reflector, Boston, Thursday, October 18, 1870

Boston, MA: Watchman and Reflector, 1870. 42 x 64 cm. Boston Protestant newspaper. Mr. Beecher on spitting. Very descriptive article describes habit of ""gents"" to spit everywhere, as they chew tobacco and as they smoke. Siege of Paris, discussion of present state of events in France, with 800,000 or more German soldiers on French soil. Commentary on ""drunkardness"" in England. G.B.S. writes from Liverpool about ""men and women reeling under the effects of excessive drinking, their faces inhuman in expression. Some were too drunk for words. Some were fairly frothing at the mouth.....it is a rare thing (in America) to see women in this condition.... but here in England you are constantly meeting women who carry in their faces the marks of this fearful degradation, and you frequently see women who are disgustingly drunk."" Situation in Alabama where there is so much lawlessness that President Grant has felt it to be his duty to convert her into a special military district. Newspaper, uncut, slight tears in folds, good. . Catalogs: Newspapers.

$22.10

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