In celebration of the 90th Birthday of Helen H. Hansen:
Photo that was supposed to run in The Stoughton Journal article, May 11, 2007
The Adams School on Central Street. This is where Helen H. Hansen was first taught in Stoughton as a substitute teacher. This school was located behind where the AMVETS headquarters are today. Photo courtesy of David Allen Lambert.
Looking Back - News items from
The Stoughton News-Sentinel
May 11, 1917
News about town
Stoughton High School baseball team defeated Canton High
by a score of 6 to 2 in a very interesting Interscholastic League game on the
and Music at Chicatabut. The
Ladies Chicatabut Club held is regular social afternoon on Thursday at
and for the occasion the hostesses were Mrs.
Channing Willis, Mrs. John W. Wood, Mrs. M.J. Ziner, Mrs. George E. Belcher
and Miss Gertrude Belcher. The
entertainment was novel. There were
some exhibition dances by members of Miss Mollie Hurley’s dancing class, the
Misses Colby and Mahoney of Brockton, and by little Miss Geraldine Henrietta
Carleton also of Brockton.
Degree Team for M.C.O.F. Works. The
initiation of a class of thirty new members into Stoughton Lodge, Massachusetts
Catholic Order of Foresters, will be the occasion for some spectacular
initiatory and floor work on the evening of Thursday May 17, in Foresters Hall.
Nurse Work Increases.
The work of the Stoughton Visiting Nurses has grown to such proportions
that the Visiting Nurse Association by which she is employed has taken favorable
action on a recommendation made by the Nurse committee of the the association
that the salary of the nurse be increased five dollars a month.
The regular monthly meeting of the association was held in the historical
room of the Stoughton Public Library on Tuesday night and the vote to make the
increase was passed at that time. The
nurse committee reported that the nurse had made during April 203 nursing visits
and 39 advisory visits. The nurse
has put to a very practical use in taking care of a tuberculosis case the money
which came to the association through the sale of Red Cross stamps at Christmas
Trust Co. Grounds Improvements. At
the monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stoughton Trust Co. on
Monday night it was decided to have the grounds about the new building improved
immediately. Plans submitted by Chester
B. Turner, landscape gardener, were
approved and a committee to have the work done was appointed, consisting of George
Berry, Thomas Stretton and Dr. W.O. Faxon.
The improvements contemplate a six foot sidewalk all around the street
sides of the building, the front, and the
The third case is brought by Robert
M. Malone against Dr. Miller and James Sullivan, and the
fourth is R. Sullivan. He is the
husband of the first named plaintiff and sues in each case for the loss of the
wife’s services and expenses of nursing and medical treatment.
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