Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Acton Concord Enterprise Newspaper Archive: May 23, 1917 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Acton Concord Enterprise

Location: Acton, Massachusetts

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 23, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts                                 VOLUME XXIX  ite PER COPI}  WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 1917  NUMBER 39  MAYNARD  ♦  # * ♦ ♦  * ♦  ♦  0 ♦  ♦  ♦ ♦  ♦  AGENCY  TftRREY & VIALLE  ♦ ♦  t  $  ♦ ♦ ♦  INCORPORATED  CONCORD  ♦  ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ #  Beg to inform their many customers and friends that they have fust taken on the Buick Agency for  ♦  ♦  incoili  Way land'  and are now prepared to give  Pemmsfrdfions ' at any time  in both the  t "FOUR"  ♦ ♦ ♦ * ♦ ♦  I  :  #  +  and "LITTLE SIX" $  Give us a chance to demonstrate these wonderful cars to you  Call, write or phone  TORREY & VIALLE ?  0  f Telephone ♦ 45.R or 8622  t  +  O  O *  o ♦  o ♦  ♦  ♦  INCORPORATED  Main and Waiden Streets  Mass. I  ♦  Miss Mary Driscoll was a visitor at Boston Saturday.  Miss Theresa Malono was the week end guest of irienda at Boston.  Edward Ledgard of Co. I was home Friday on a 24 hour furlough.  Mrs. Flossie Randell was the guest of friends at Waltham over the week end.  Mrs. William McAuslan has been confined to her home with illness the past week.  Charles Abbott of Keene, N. H„ was the guest of his mother, Mrs. Maria Abbott, Acton st., Thursday.  Chief (iutteridge attended tho meeting of the Mass. Fire Chiefs' association at Boston the past week.  T. W. West of Stamford, Ct„ has been assigned as government in lector at the-Assabet Manufacturing >Jo.  Mrs. Frank Underwood of Keene, N. H., was the recent guest of her brother, Charles Crossley, Concord  St.  Miss Ella Champagne of Northampton is spending the week as the gu«Bt of Mr. and Mrs. John Brayden, Sudbury St.  The payroll at the Assabet milla Friday was the largest in the history of the woolen mills here, reaching figures near $45,000.  William Taylor, proprietor of the Jersey Butter store, Main St., one of a chain of stores owned by him, was a visitor here Friday.  Mrs. Irvin Howe and Mrs. Gilbert M. Hawkes attended the meeting of Middlesex Worcester Pomona held at Fitchburg Thursday.  Joseph White, who is working at Leominster, spent the week end at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert White, Great rd.  The regular meeting of Maynard Grange will be held next Tuesday evening. Spe business will toe considered at in« meeting. '  The Colonial orchestra furnished the music at the dance held at the Concord armory Thursday evening, under the auspices of Co. I.  The son recently born to Dr. and Mrs. Edward Flaherty was baptized at St. Bridget's church Sunday. John Flaherty was the baptismal name.  Whitney Bent, who has been employed in New York city, arrived home Sunday and will spend this summer assisting his father, James R. Bent.  Ralph Jamieson, son of Mir. and Mrs. George Jamieson, enlisted in the U. S. navy Wednesday, and has been assigned to the U. S. battleship Virginia.  Andrew Karkos left here Saturday for a visit at the home of his parents at-Obisbon Fn.l«, j:e., -wlierQ he-intenda to stay a few days, after which he will enlist as a yeoman in the U. S. navy.  Speak up. Did you think before you started that garden that it quired so much knowledge to till the aoil and make two potatoes grow weher formerly there was ne'er one?  Children's day of the Sunday school of the Congregational church will be observed the (Second Sunday in June and the committee in charge is arranging a special program for the occasion.  Mrs. James Donahue and daughter Theresa, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Donahue and Misses Bessie and Eva Mor-iton attended the funeral of Miss Mary Scanlon, a, relative at Lowell Wednesday.  The lot of land'on Thompson St., th.o property" of the American Woolen Co., known as the pond lot, haa been divided into 67 garden plots and fje gardeners were busy Saturday •»lanting.  The Maynard Grange Potato club's three a.„re plot on Great rd. has been plowed and harrowed, the seed treated and cut, and it is expected that the work of planting will be completed before the end of this week.  Charles H. Persons, Linden st., sub mltted to a slight operation for the removal of an abscess near the eye at the Bay State hospital the past week. He was confined at the hospital for two days, and is recovering rapidly.  Mrs. George Coggswell had an op oration for the removal of adenoids and tonsils performed Thursday morn-}ng, at her home here. The operation was performed by Dr. Edward, Salmon and Dr. McGrath or Hudson.  The 67 home gardens situated the Thompson st. lot of the American Woolen Co.'s land was the busiest spot in town Saturday afternoon, Whole families including the children in carriages were engaged In planting and cultivating.  O. C. Dreschler, agent of the Assabet Mfg. Co., accompanied by Morris Herbert, John O'Brien, George Merrick, motored to Boston Friday evening and attended the annual meeting and banquet of the Home Market club at the Copley Plaza.  The Dorcas society met at the home of Mrs. F. E. Sanderson, Lincoln st., Friday afternoon. Friday afternoon they will meet at the home of Mrs. Allle Martin, Concord st., and it is expected to be the closing meeting of this Beason.  The banns of marriage were announced for the first time at St. Bridget's church Sunday, between Florence Trainor of this town and Edward Hayes of Framingham, and between Francis A. Bennett of this town and Elma Leavitt of South Acton:  The local directors of the Middlesex Farm Bureau, H. LinWood White, Edmund Whitney, Mrs. A. O. Dunham, Miss Mabel" Bishop and Mrs. G. M. Hawkes, made a survey this week of the acreage of crops under cultivation of the farms of Maynard this year and last year.  Mr. and Mrs. F. ;L. Gilo and family of Allston have moved to their summer home on Lexington rd.  This Wednesday arternoon Concord high school and Framingham play their annual baseball game.  Because of lack of interest in the sport, track and field athletics have been dropped at the high Bchool.  The third and fourth degrees will bo worked on several candidates at the next meeting of the Grange June 5.  The local fire department held its first practice under the new officers on the playgrounds last Wednesday night.  A number from this town are planning to attend the social dance which is to be held in Union hall Friday evening.  A number from this to\ i attended the play, "Cranberry CornerB," which was given in Association hall Friday night.  Bishop Lawrence conducted a confirmation service for 17 young people in Trinity church last Wednesday evening.  At the next meeting of the Concord Grange, which will be held Tuesday evening, June 5, the third and fourth degrees will be worked.  A number from this town are attending a series of meetings which are being held in Boston this week, which ia Unitarian anniversary week  Next Saturday; Pomfret school plays Middlesex school at Concord, and on the following 'Wednesday, May 30, Middlesex plays Rindge Technical school.  The second tbaseball nine of St. Mark's school . defeated Middlesex school second 6 to 4 Saturday afternoon, W. Carey and Griston of St, Mark's! driving ¡home runs.  A very successful social dance was given by Co. I in the armory Thursday evening and was well attended. The Colonial orchestra of .Maynard furnished their usual fine music.  Final arrangements have been made for the play entitled "Professor Pepp which is to be given by members of the Alpha Sigma Mu club Friday evening, June 1, In Monument hall.  Many are planning to attend the May festival, which is to be given in Monument hall Friday evening. The program includes a May polo dance and ' other fancy dancing. Following the entertainment a dance will be held.  CONCORD JUNCTION  Mrs. J. F. King spent Thursday with friends in Marlboro.  Miss Mary Christian spent Sunday with friends in Lowell.  Mrs. William Ingham spent Sunday with relatives in Winthrop.  Clarence Dixon of Worcester was a week end guest of friends in town.  Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Fisher aro entertaining Mrs. Guy Newell of Gardner.  Mrs. R. O. Helsher spent Thursday with her son Wilfred in Attleboro.  Charles Googin of Ellsworth, Me., is visiting his brother, M. H. Googin.  Mrs. Maynard Ford of Stow was the guest of Mrs. M. H. Googin during the week.  Charles McConnell of Waverly, formerly of this town, called on friends here Friday.  Charles Hibbard and Harry Deane of Everett were Sundhy guests of Chester Sawyer.  Mrs. E. M. Comery left Saturday for Pepperell, where she will spend tlio summer with relatives.  Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Stone entertained Mr. and Mrs. Julius Stone of Clinton : over the week end.  Mrs. A. J. Sweeney of Holliston and Mj-s. George Gautliier of Marlboro were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Riley.  Miss Mildred Gerrity has returned to town from Dorchester and will make her home with her sister, Mrs. Thomas Flynn.  Ernest Carroll is home from Attleboro on a few days' furlough whilo recuperating from a serious attack of acute indigestion." ,  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Flynn and family have moved to town from Dorchester, and are occupying the Harvest house on Main st.  Miss Margaret Brown has concluded her services with the Allen Chair Co., and started Friday to work at W, C. Aker's lunch room.  Chester Elmes and John O'Grady, with several other Concord members of Co. I, were over froih Attleboro Thursday night to attend the dance given in the armory at Concord.  Twepty-two members of Willow Rebelcah lodge enjoyed a trip to Gro-ton Saturday night where they were the guests of the Rebelcah lodge of that town. The trip was made by automobile and a most enjoyable' time was the report of all who went.  Mrs. Vose entertained company over Sunday.  James Coburn is slowly gaining and ablo to walk out.  Joseph Furbush Is off duty with the walking grippe.  Mr. and Mrs. George V. Moad spent Sunday at their bungalow.  Gcorgo V. Moad lias a fine now work liorso for his rarm work.  The many friends of W. C. Robbins of East Acton were sorry to learn of his death Thursday.  J. ft.  AND  ft. MAGURN  Main \€MMG@MB P : MASS*  T®i„m  AUCTION SALE OF ANTIQUES  THURSDAY, MAY 31, 1917  or  c» -  I will Bell for Dudley Hartford, Bedford, Mass.—Rain e, Sale Begins at 10 A. M.—Mahogany Bureaus, Ma jauy Card Tables, Chairs, RockerB, Secretaries, Grand mothersfDesk, High Boy, Low Boy, Clocks, Crockery, Pic ;ures, Mirrors, 2 Window Settees, and over a thousand arti clea not mentioned here. Mr. Hartford will sell every antique article in his colleoliou. The store house which he occupied for years is now being remodeled and he is forced to vacate. Terms-Cash.  WEST ACTON  BEDFORD  John Walsh loft Friday to Join tha cavalry.  Have you bought a "Liberty Loan" Bond yet?  Mr. and Mrs. Forest Blake aro anticipating a trip to tho West.  Miss Lila Stone, formerly of this town, was a recent visitor hero.  Mrs. Donnls Koeto of South Blller-ica visited friends in town Sunday.  Miss Floronco Hnrtwoll of Concord visited frlonds hero last Wednesday. John McM'ahon is Bponding a fow  A card from Lyman Wethorbee from weeks' vacation at his homo on Con-  IV \voor omtn Mint f lin ^<tln M»... _ *  Key West says that the trip from Now York to Texas was made by boat.  Waldo Littlefiold camo'liomo from the Concord hospital Friday, and is much improved and ablo to walk out.  W. C. Gardner is riding around in a new Studebaker touring car, purchased of W. A. Haynes & Co., May-nar' 1 .  1W.8S Httttio Whitcomb spent several days tho past week at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Anderson at Nashua, N. H.  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Manson of Boston will return to the house of tho late Charles Morris, which they havo leased for a yoar.  Sunday afternoon 160 cars passed Central sq. in 60 minutes. What will tho number be when the war camp is started at Ayer later?  Invitations wore received during the week to tho wedding of Glen Gould to Miss Ruth Knowlton at the Baptist church, June 7 at 7 o'clock.  Acton lodge, I. O. O. F., No. 203, will observe Memorial Sunday Juno 10 by attending church service at tho Universalist church at South Acton.  Mrs. Thomas Downie was called to Waltham the past week to the home of heV daughter, Mrs. Cora Slack, to care for her grandson, who has scarlet fever.  A big brush fire near S. L. Richardson's place Monday caused an alarm for help, which was responded to by many from both South and West villages.  Although help is scarce, the people manage to find someono to plow their gardens and all are busy these days preparing the the ground. S. R. Burroughs and Allen B. Parlcor are to plant their front lawns.  cord rd.  Miss Anna McDormott of Wcst'Som ervllle was a guest of Bedford friends Wednosday.  Miss Annio McGovern is suffering from pneumonia at her home on Hnrtwoll rd.  Tho now flro truck hns arrived and is nndor tho tho supervision of Flro Clilof John Q. felako.  Miss Christina MacDonald lias been visiting with friends and relatives iti> town during the paBt wook.  Mr. and Mrs. William Fitzgerald t>t Concord Junction visited Bedford relatives during tho past week.  Mr. and Mrs. Cotter and family of Winthrop, aro now occupying thq bungalow on Springs rd. owned by J. H. Brown.  Jesse Halladay Pliilbln of Now York and Miss Elizabeth Parker of this town will be married in St. Michael's church at high noon next Saturday.  The Oblate Fathers of Lowell will open a -mission in St. Michael's church Thursday evening of this week, for the women of tho parish and next week one will open for the men,  MUCH GARDENING  Intensive gardening Is in full swing. A largo number are talcing advantage of tho law allowing gardening on Sunday. A large increase in tho acreage of new planted home products is evident. Tho fruit trees aro showing a bloom wnich promises a good return this fall. The seasonable weather ia very encouraging. Altogether conditions are such as to glvo confidence in the flnat crop results next fall. *  SIDNEY E. McCLEARv\  71  GROCER-  lYs&ify ¿tv -  -BAKER     BUTTER Fine Creamery, lb . . .42C      THA Best Oolong............    39c      COFFEE 1 SBest Santos ........ 23C      COCOA In Bulk..............    25c     JOHN A. FINIGAN ARTHUR A. MAGURN;  Auctioneers, Concord, Mass Telephone......13  POST TOASTIES  Package.  8c  :  Every Real American  Will want to subscribe for the  Liberty War Loan of 1917  Subscriptions taken at this Bank for all denominations  ¡1 *50.00  $ 100  $ 200 $ 1000  $ 5000.00  ♦ ' [  All can Buy a Liberty Bond Application blanks can be secured at this bank Do Your Share Subscribe Now  WHITE SHOES  In a Score of Novelty Designs  Safe Deposit Boxes Only $5.00 per Year  P3ay the game safo and rent one today  ii/lfoa^narfc timet  HOURS  Maynard, Mass.  j 9 A. M. to 3 P.M. daily  Saturday 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. and 7 to 9 P. M.  Built to Look Well and Wear Well  P* H. Murphy  "The Home of Quality Footwear"  Main St. All Cars Stop at our Door  Maynard   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication