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   Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 11, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts                                 TORREY & YÍALLE !  INCORPORATED  O  Dodge Brothers !  ROADSTER ■ I  Only the owner I  knows : how rugged  the oar really is  are deceptive utitil you put it. to the test of hardest work and roughest going  Agents Maynard, Bedford, Concord, | Carlisle, The Actons, Sudbury %  o  0  Call, write or phone  ITORREY &  INCORPORATED  % Telephone * 245-R or 8622  and Waiden Streets  1  Concord, Mass.  Mr. and Mrs. Max Blatt and family motored to Revere beach Sunday.  Mr. and Mrs. Wallace C. Priest motored to Laurence on tbe holiday.  George Carmlchaei of Orange was the recent guest of relatives here.  All who had peas grown In their own garden ior dinner on the Fourth, stand up!  George Swanton oi Waltliam wasr the Sunday guest of his sister, Mrs. Julia Lynch.  Robert Cleary, Pleasant st., has accepted a position as brakfenan on the Rutland railroad.  Miss Mary Smith of Chicopee 19 tho guett of tho Misses Mabel and Grace Bishop, Summer s .  Mr. and Mrs. John UVicNamara of Waltham were the recent guests of Mrs. Nellie Hannon.  Dr. Henry Itelley of Boston was the holiday guest of his mother, Mira. Mary Kelley, Pine st.  Mira. Edward Grady of Uxbridge was the guest during tho week of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cuddy.  Nathan Sheldon, a former resident here, was the guest of Ernest Reynard during the weelt.  Edward Lecltie of Pawtucket,  r T  , was the holiday guest of Mr. ar Robert LoBter, Maplo St.  Edward Powers of Stoughton v. „ the holiday guest of Mr. and Mr Rie' \rd King, Sudbury st.  Cnarles Sweeney of Fitcliburg, formerly a resident here, was the holiday guest of Bernard Garrigan.  Mrs. Amos Lister of Terryvillo, Ct., is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John White, Percival st.  Misses Barbara and Anna Nee are employed during the summer at tho Fabian House, Fabian, N. H.  Miss Amy Petersen, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harold Edwards at Maldon, returned Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weaving were the holiday guests of the latter's mother, Mrs. Mary Shea, Glendale et.  Eugene Dawson and family of Beverly visited Arthur Dawson and family, Linden &t., over the week end.  Mi id Mrs. John Peterson and a party of friends visited the site of tli6 U. S. cantonment at Ayer the Fourth.  Frank Smith is enjoying a twi weeks' vacation from his duties as clerk at the A T. Haynes iurn'turo store.  Jotii\ Shea of Pittstteld spent the holiday and- week end as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frauk McCarron, Ooa cord Bt.  Miss Jennie Naylor left Saturday for New York city, where she will attend the summer school at Columbia college.  Ralph Jamleson o£ the U. S. S. Virginia spent the holiday as the guest Of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Jamleson,  The -members of the Glendale st. church held a very successful lawn party on the church grounds Fourth o£ July night.  v   Charles McGlll and family of Lowell "were entertained at the home of Mrs. Bridget Olafiin, Sudbury st., over the holiday.  Mr. and Mrs. Jean Dawson and family of Beverly were the recent guests of their son, Arthur Dawson and family, Linden st.  Mora. Lillian Ramsey of Providenco, R. I., visite ¡r parents, Mr. and Mrs. George aae, Hillside st., over the week end.  Mr. and Mrs. William Barlow and family have engaged a camp at Lake Warren, Littleton, w. jre they will spend a vacation.  Mr. and Mrs. A. E. McCleary, Lincoln st., entertained the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Haynes of Gardner during the weelr.  Miss Kathleen Rouse, who was the recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. Thonias Sweeney, Lincoln st., returnee to her home at Ayer Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sheridan of Worcester were the holiday guests ol the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Sheridan, Thompson st.  Mr. and Mrs. John Coughlln and children of Leominster were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Syl vester, Mantle ct. over the holiday.  Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Crowell of Swampscott spent the holiday an£ week end as the guést of the latter's mother, Mrs. Mary Shea, Glendale st.  Misses Katherine and Blanche McCarthy and Joseph Manning of Mar boro were entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs; George Lynch over the holiday.  Rev. Walter J. Browne, former pas tor of St. Bridget's parish, was given a hearty reception at the annual ¡picnic of St. Bridget's parish, which he attended the Fourth.  Miss Madeline Wall and Miss Sarah Lamb, student nurses at the Framing-ham hospital, were the holiday guests of the former's mother, Mrs. Mary Wall, Dartmouth st.  Miss Ada Cuttell of Acton, who is convalescing following a recent operation at the Mass. General hospital, is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs Wilson Cuttell, Walnut st.  The four children of M?r. and Mrs. Michael Nee, Mill st, were operated upon for the removal of adenoids and tonsils at the home Friday. The operations were performed by Dr. Brady of Lowell.  Mrs. Annie Hartin of Auburn, Me., is the guest this month of îiSt eon, Robert Hartin and family, Acton pt. His sister, Miss Ada Hartin of Edmonton, Can., is also a guest this month,  Fred Hart is tho now policeman.  Frank Plorco was a Sunday visitor at Lake Baboosic.  Eleanor, Dorothy and Elta Dons-more are visiting relatives in Lynn.  Privates Mara, Dee, Haze and Garrett were Sunday visitors in town.  Ole O. Thoj-pe and family motored to Manblhead Neck for the holiday.  Mrs. Daniel Hennessy'and children have been visiting relatives in Biller-lca.  Miss Gertrudo Towle is spending a vacation with friends in Washington, D. C.  Francis Hughes has entered tho employment of (Mrs. Samuel Hoar as chauffeur.  Mrs. Richard F. Wood and fai ha>ve gone to thei!- summer homo ji Plymouth.  Mrs. Everett Birce was a week end visitor at tho home of her parents in Marlboro.  Mrs. Jttmes O. Porter and daughter Elise are spending the summer at Hingham.  Edward Parker and family have gone to New Falmsworth for tho si Timer months.  George M. Clough of Boston lias taken the H. S. Townsend house for 'he summen,  Earle Rlcketts and family have moved from Union Bt. to Main st., Con-Icord Junction.  A sowing class for young Italian girla is being conducted in the new Red CrosB rooms.  Miss Ella Whitney of Sherborne was a recent guest at the home of Mrs. Prescott Hosmer.  John H. Whitney and family have been enjoying an automobile, trip through the White Mountains.  Mrs. J. W. 'Miilibury has returned to her home after spending a few days with relatives in Chester, N. H.  Mrs. J. W. Raymond and daughter Hilda have 'gone to their summer camp at (Lake Baboosic, Amherst, N. H.  Rev. Edward E. Bradley of Lincoln exchanged pulpits with Rev. George A. Tewldabury of the Trinitarian church Sunday.  Mr. and Mrs. James O'Connell and daughter Elnor of Auburn are spending a two weeks' vacation with Mr. O'Connell'a parents.  Mips Mary Flavin was operated on for appendicitis at the Deaconess-hospital last week. Her friends hope for a speedy recovery.  The Fourth passed off very quietly here in Concord, with little excltempr.t except for an occasional cracker fired oft or the ringing of the church bell.  Miss Maria Glblin >f ■Aflingtdii and Miss Maria Clark of Cambridge, both former residents of this town, were week end -guests of friends In town.  Mias Cora Whitnoy visited with friends at iLynn a eouplo of dayB ro-cently.  Asparagus has gono for tills year and the big rod strawberries liavo b J-gun to flood the markets.  Mr. and Mrs. Sam Montzer of Bolton visited with Mrs. S. A. Clough and Mrs. Cora Whitnoy recently.  The A. Men-lam Piano Stool Co. shut down Saturday, Juno 30, for a vacation until Thursday, July 5.  Will Huntoon of the U. S. N. tugboat Suo was homo for a 24 hour leavo of absonco Sunday of last wook.  Walter Young of the A. Merriam Co. has gono to Livermoro Falls, Me., for a two weeks' visit with relatives.  John 'McCrossin has given up his "spinners" Job in the American mill nt Maynard and will devote his tlmf, to farm work.  Roland Willis has givon up auto re-i—'ring at Iho Maynard St. Garage . i has begun work In tho grocery store of H. W. Lewis.  Miriam and Low is Whitney are at home after having a weok's outing at the home of their uncle, A. G. Ziog-ler at Concord Junction.  Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. C. Campbell of Columbia, O., camo to South Acton Saturday, June 30, to moot his mother, Lady Campbell.  Charles Davis has had a new trito-matic Standard Oil tank installed ai his block on Exchange sq., also a public pay station for N. E. telephone.  Mrs., Glines and Mrs. Christie went to Lynn Tuesday, July 3, to see William and Harry Brackett, tho children of F. Wardwell Brackett, a former supervisor of -drawing in our schools.  ■Mrs. Walter Taylor and littlo son of Warren, Conn., visited with her parents, Mr. aud Mrs. H. E. WilliB. Mr. Taylor came yesterday for the holiday.  Harvey, Troup, who was on the U. S. S. Nebraska with Will Huntoon, came out from Boston Sunday, July 1, to enjoy the day with his former shipmate.  Hugh Hodgen, who was in the naval hospital at Portsmouth, N. H., with an attack of German measles, was forced to stay several weeks longer in quarantine because of a case of infantile paralysis that had attacked one of the men.  Waltor Morse was a translont visitor in town recently.  Miss Charlotto Conant reports that tho lied Cross contributions for Product 1 now total $170.  Mrs. Charles E. Baker and two sons of Now Boston, N. H., woro tho guosta of Mr. and Mrs. Millaii rocontly.  Leonard Whito will study at tho Harvard summer school In preparation for his next year's -work at Clark university. ,  Miss Carolyn Stoarns lias gono to Pike, N. H., for tho summor, to accept a position a3 musical councillor at a girl's vacation camp.  (Miss Sara Wood of Wrentham. spont a fow days in this village before going to visit hor Bistor, Mr a. Helen Wood dominions of Cloveland, O.  Mr. and Mrs. Albion Mlllan started Saturday, Juno 30, for their summar homo in West Donnis. During their absonco Mr. Millan's slstor, Mrs Child» or Arlington, wlU lceop house for tho son Hollis.  Tho auction at tlio Wheoler placo waa well at.tendod and attracted a large crowd of strangors who competed for possession of tho rolica and antique furnituro from tho famous Capt. iBaac Davis homestead.  OPEN MEETING  NEW LIMIT  Maynard  Chautauqua  July 28-Aug. 2  Big Musical Feature*  Instrumental and Vo«.  Oratory by public speaker known from coast to coast  Tickets now on sale  Many of our people wondered'what was the meaning of the white bands with the black rings on the top and bottom that were painted on the poles at-long intervals along the road.. Some said it was an auto guide to mark the way from one city to another at a distance, others thought they were to havo the telephone company's name painted on, hut the truth came out when it was found that they were mile posts to mark the limit of the two cent fare on the electric road that went into effect Sunday, July 1.  Fine Program Presented at Grange-Collection Amounted to $22.37 Tho Grango meeting Tuesday, Juno 26, was opon to tho public in tho interests of Preparedness. Tho entertainment was in tho form of a muBl-calo in charge of Mrs. E. A. Plialen and as a result of her efforts a very fine assemblage of talent was presented. Moreover tho amount of $22.37 was taken up in collection at the end of the program.  The nuiabers were well chosen and tlnely rendered. The committee desires to express its thanks to those of the west and south villages who took part and also the friends from Concord who .presented two vocal numbers.  As a whole the evening w <? very enjoyable and many were the rds of •pràlse and satisfaction heard an all sides.  Tho program was as follows: Piano -solo, Mrs. Holland; reading, James Tuttle; tenor solo, "Keep the Home Fires Burning," Frank Merriam; reading, Miss Jennie Durkeo; vocal duet, "Red, White and Blue," Mrs. Hall and Mrs.. Morris ; readings, Mrs. E. C. Page; vocal duet, "The Jolly Blacksmiths," Mr. Phalen and Mr. Merriam; reading. Miss Durkqe; bass solo, "My Own United 'States," Frederick Taylor; reading, James Tuttle; soprano solo, ''Look Down Dear Eyes," Miss Cass; piano solo, Miss Carolyn Stearns; bass solo, "Song of Hybrias the Cretan," Harold Phalen.  The proceeds of this entertainment when added to the previous prepared' ness fund, raises the total to $275.  BEDFORD  Arthur Carson has Joined tho Cavalry.  Howard Davis has purchased a now Ford touring car.  Mísb Ellen O'Dowd is onjoyinu a fow woolcs' vacation.  William Honnossey of Loxlngton was a l'ocent visitor in town.  Ralph McKeo lias accopted a position with tho road department,  Several vogetablo stands havo mado tlielr appoaranco on tho North rd.  Winfleld Brown lias takon up hh reBldonco for tho summor on Muin st.  The stroets in tno contro of tho town have been troatod to tarvia.  Clifford Challis Is breaking in to bo a motorman on tho Middlosex & Uoh-ton.  Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Marshall woro guests of Bedford relatives Sunday.  Mrs. McKeo and family aro now occupying tho Liícy Hartwoll ostato on Elm at..  Friday afternoon of this wook tliero will bo a "Kids' Karnival" at Lexington park.  Miss Roita Shoa has accoptod a position at Lexington park for tho summer months.  Mrs. William McLaughlin of Allston spont tho week ond with her -parents, Mr. and Mrs. Woeks on Hartford 3t.  Mgr. E. F. Hurley has arranged to have a imass said for tho campers In West Bedford at 8.30 Sunday mornings.  Many from this town wltnesseJ the royal reception afforded the convention of Elks which arrived in Boston Saturday.  Mr. and Mr^. Thomas McNaraara and family are spending a few 1  weeks' vacation with relatives and friends In this town.  It was necessary to shut off the water for a. ehort time Saturday afternoon, owing to a slight accident wlilch occurred on the North rd.  Misa Kathorlne Hodgon entertained a party of young {rienda ather home on yérescent ave. Tuesday afternoon, the occasion being hor fifth birthday.  There will ho a tax collectors* sale of real estate tor non-payment of taxes at the collectors' office, In town: Hall, building, Saturday, Aug. 4, at 9 o'clock In the morning.  Tfyore will be a baby ehow at Lexington park Friday afternoon, July 20. Babies and) children ranging from three to alx years receiving the most applause from tho audlehce will ,bo awarded prizes, of which there ara several, /tUe. . flrat_, prla» being*, la. gold.' '....... • - '  Tho comedy, "A Good Fellow" was the offering by tho Lexington park players the first of this week, In which Dorothy Be&rdslf and. John Dugan stood out promlnencly. In tho dancing pavilion this evening lovers of modern and glide dancing will Compete for prizes..  FUNERAL HELD  t +  «  + ♦  «  0 +  1  The funeral services for the late Mrs. William Rawltzer were hold at her home on Friday, June 29. A loving and eloquent tribute was paid to tho deceased by the officiating Rabbi. Tho Lotus quartet of Boston sang impressively "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," "Perfect Day" and "In the Garden." Banks of rare and beautiful flowers all around told in their silt it way the sweet and loving regard the friends had for the young life that had been cut down, like a choice flower, Just at the time when that Ufa meant so much to the home. Sympathy for the bereaved husband and little daughter Is expressed by all.  TABLE GLASSES JELLY GLASSES  FRUIT JARS ........"JAR RUBBERS ~  CLOTHES LINE water proof  CLOTHES PINS KETTLES  i  Drop in and look over our stock of crockery and groceries  L ANDERSON & SON  30 Tain St. Tel. 118 Concord, Mass.  Benj. C. Brown, Auctioneer  MAYNARD, MA8S.  ISO MAIN STREET  Auction Sale  I will sell for the Mayna-d Upholstering Co., 41 Main Bt., May. nard, Mass.,  Friday, July 13, at 7 P. M  A large, fine lot of clean, up-to-date furniture, stered and refinished. All In first class condition, attend thla sale.  newly uphol-Be sure to  SIDNEY E. McGLEARY  GROCER-BAKER  71 MAIN ST 0  MAYNARD  BUTTER  Fine Creamery, lb  43 c  LARD  Swifts Pure..........lb.  COFFEE  Best Santos, lb.  23c  TEA  Best Oolong, lb .  39 c  White Sponge  FLOUR  Fine Bread $ Flour, per Bag  L85  JOHN  Main St.  . F'iNIGAN, Auctioneer  CONCORD, MASS. Tot. 13  TERMS CA8H  BENJ. C. BROWN, AUCTIONEER, MAYNARD, MASS.  STANDING GRASS BY AUCTION  SATURDAY, JULY 14th, 1917  AT 2 P. M.  I will sell for J. P. Brennan at hia farm located on the Great Road, South Lincoln, Mass. 75  r Acres of first quality of Standing Grraes, Red Top, Timothy and Clover, Four large fields were newly seeded last' year and there is an extra heavy crop] The farm has had plenty of fertilizer. The land is smooth and all haying can be done by machinery. Sale rain or shine. Terms cash.   

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