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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 22, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXIX 4<MER COPK WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 1917 NUMBER 52 TORREY & VIALLE ! INCORPORATED The Carload of Dodge Brothers MotorCars which arrived last week are nearly all sold BUY NOW Only the owner knows ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ * ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ MAYNARD Daniel C. Lincoln visited friends at ÍYamlngkam Sunday. • CONCORD Miss Marlon Petersen is working in the Chippendale shop. the car really is | 0 its Lightness and grace are deceptive until you put it to the test of hardest work and roughest ♦ t <2> Y ♦ o 4 going ♦ Agents Maynard, Concord, The Actons * ♦ f Boxboro, Stow Call, write or phone TORREY & VI ALL] INCORPORATED ♦ Main and Waiden Streets » Concord, Mass* Telephone 245-R or 8622 Mabel Comeau, Linden at., is visiting friends at Mystic, Ct. Mr. and Mrs. John Ooineau and son Leo motored to Providence Sunday. Mir. and Mrs. A. H. Lincoln are on a vacation at Newburyport this week. Andrew McDonald was the week end guest of James Carney, Lincoln St. Miss Marion Townsend assisted as librarian at the public library this week. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Coughlan, Rummer at., recently visited friends at Springflsld. James Dewire of Nasonville, R. I., was the week end guest of P. J. Sullivan and' family. John Bamford and Frank Archer attended the game at Braves park, Boston Saturday afternoon. Miss Mildred Comeau, Linden st., is on a vacation with ifriends at Littleton, N. H., for two weeks. John T. Oarnett of Lawrence was the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spenee, Elm fit. Ralph Lawton of New York city was the week end guest of his mother, Mrs. Samuel Lawton, Linden st. Mrs. Hattie Fislce and granddaughter, Marion Lester, were the Sunday guests of friends at Lowell. Ass't Postmaster t. B. Moynlhan is on vacation this week and is visiting points of interest in his motor car. Ralph Kiershaw of New York a former resident here enlisted in the Naval Reserve at New York, recently. Miss Madeline Wall of Framing-ham was the Sunday guest of her mother, Mrs. Mary Wall, Dartmouth St. Mrs. C. N. Canfield of Lowell spent the week end as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stockbridge, Linden St. Rev. George Driver of c: ¿»paaqua, N. Y., occupied the pulpit at the Congregational church 1 Sunday morning service. Miss Julia Creighton of Woonsock-et, R. I., was the guest this week of Mr. and Mrs. George H." Creighton, Summer st. Mrs. George Howes and grandson George Brayden visited the former'^ daughter, Mrs. Mark Kelley at Fay-ville the past week. Rev. H. A. Hall of Stow occupied pulpit at the imorning service at the ai. E. church Sundayi morning. Lind' sey Smith was solotet. Mr. and Mrs. John H. Winkley of New York city were the Sunday guests of the former's mother, Mrs. Rose Winkley, Linden st. Night Patrolman Samuel G. King is on vacation for two weeks which he spending visiting friends at Swamps-cott and Intervale, N. H. Mrs. John Winkley attended the wedding of Lieut. Daniel W. Gibbs and Miss Nancy Cardew Alcock at Waltham Thursday afternoon. Mrs. James Coughlan and son Burton, Mrs. Maty Powers, and Mrs. Thomas Fox motored to Nantasket and Revert beaches Wednesday. Mrs. George Smith and. "daughter Gladys and son Ralph spent the week as"the guests of Mtrs. Smith's brother, George Bower and family at Hartford, Ct. Charles Ryan son of Mr. and Mrs, Charles Ryan who enlisted in the U. S. Cavalry a few months ago is somewhere in Texas on the Mexican border. William Ullrick of Providnce, R. I., formerly employed at the James O. Eaton market, Nason st., was the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Eaton. (Miss Jennie Naylor returned the latter part of the week after completing a six weeks' course at the Columbia University summer school, New York city. Lieut. James Mansfield of Concord, who won his commission at iPlatts-burg is under orders to report at Hoboken, N. J., Aug. 29 on the way to France . Many members of the local Christian Endeavor society attended the .picnic held under the auspices of the Middlesex C. E. society at Long Pond Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. S trout, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Whitney and Mr. and Mirs. Clarence Ha«stlngs spent the week end at the Hastings homestead at Warwick. Thomas Lawlor is registered as an electrician in Class 2 Naval Reserves. This class is subject to service where-eve'r assigned either în home or foreign service. The girls of the Alku Temperance society held an entertainment, and fair at the hall on Main st., Saturday evening. A dancing party was held after the eale. Miss Rose and Agnes Mahoney left for Warren, Me., the latter part of the week where they will be the guests of their sister, Mrs. Fred Creighton the rest of this month. Miss Dorothy King and 1 Lucille Filer of Boston and Miss Gertrude Ald-ermass of Weymouth spent the week end as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Kaler, Sudbury st. iEx-Mayor and Mrs. Walter B. Morse of Marlboro and Mr. and Mrs. Bron-son of Amherst were the guests of ex-Selectman and Mrs. James Mahoney, Main st., the latter part of the week. The Rev. and Mrs. A. Morrill Osgood, formerly of this town visited at the former's home at Raymond, N. H., this week. They plan to attend the campmeeting at Sterling, held Ang. 9.5, Sept, 2, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Friend wero recent visitors in Framingham. The musical plays at the park are drawing large crowds from this town. Ernest Ciough is enjoying a vaca-The Concord Gown shop has been closed for its annual summer vacation. Miss Esther Davis has returned to her home aftor a vacation spent in Maine. Mrs. Norman Murphy of East Lexington was a recent guest of relatives in town. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Martell are the proud parents of a baby girl, born last week. Elmer Joslin Is in town returning from Ohio where l;o nns been for several months. Edward Brennan \va« a Sunday visitor in Ayer making Hie trip with his motor cycle. Albert James of the ship Virginia was a recent guest at the home of Martin Fewrey. Miss Etta Carrol lias resumed her work at W. D. Cross's after a two weeks' vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Edward L.'Munroe, former residents or this town, were Sunday visitors herv. Mtrs. George Perkins of Cambridge has been visiting at the home of Mr. and iMrs. F E. Powers. Dr. Chamberlain and two sons have been enjoying aqr automobile trip through New Hampshire. Miss Mattee Tebo ¡has returneu to her work in the insurance office, after a two weeks' vacation. Miss Dorothy Flavin has returned to her Lexington rd. home after a short vacation spent in Maynard. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Petersen of Arlington were recent guests at the home of Nicholas Jacobson. The Inside of the Congregational church is receiving a coat of paint. Stephen Murray is doing the work. John P. Hunt left for Fort Ethan Allen last week Wednesday, where he is stationed with the Medical corps. Mrs. J. W. Cjase is enjoying a va-tion from his work at H. S. Howe's, cation which is being spent in Beverley. The three day lawn party of the St. Btidgot's Oath :lc church, Maynard, attracted many from this town last week. iMr. and Mrs. Benlamin Moody and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cutter wero Sunday visitors at Clinton, making the trip by automobile. Mr. evnd Mrs. 1>. Han3U>y of Mil-ford. N. H., and M'.ss Winnie Corning of (Manchester, N. H., were recent guests of friends in town. Rev. Frank A. Gilmore of Madison, Wis., will occupy the pulpit of th First Parish church next Sunday' in the absence of Rev. L. B. Macdonaid. The many friend^, of Mrs. John Dug-gan were sorry to liear of her operation which took place in the Deaconess hospital last week. A speedy recovery is hoped for. All were glad to see the boys who arrived home from Plattsburg last Wednesday. They expect to be called away again next Wednesday, the 29th, some going to New Jersey and the others to Ayer. CONCORD JUNCTION tlio BEDFORD (Harry Cook of Boston spent week end with Richard Connell. George Durkin of Roxbury ia visiting iMr. and Mrs. Patrick Durkin. Miss Emily Dixon of Worcester is the guest of Miss Grace Donovan. Miss Regina Connell left Monday for a two weeks' visit at York Beach, Me. Mrs. F. C. Leigliton and Mrs. Alan Kennedy spent Sunday with relatives in Hopkinton. Leonard Connolly of Medford la spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hogan. Joseph Stewart NT Athol, formerly of thi: town, renewed acquaintances here during the week. Miss Natalie Chapman has returned from a week's visit with her sister, nt her home in Somerville. Florence King is having a two weeks' vacation from her duties at the Allen Chair Co. office. Mrs. George Montague left Friday for Nova Scotia called thero by the serious illness of her sister. Misfs Maud Robinson has returned from a few days' visit with her sister, Mrs. Perkins at her home in Westboro. Miss Miary Sullivan is an Inmate of the Deaconess hospital where she was operated on Tuesday for appendicitis. iMr and Mrs. C. X. O'Connell are entertaining the former's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth O'Connell of Somerville. Mrs. George Guilford of Boston spent several days of the past week as the guest of her father, C. S. Robinson. Misses Leona Dye and Molly ¡Ring left Sunday for Peak's Island, Me., where they will spend the next, two weeks. Miss Louise Williams is enjoying a vacation from her duties in Boston which, with friends, she is si ling at 'Oak Bluffs. Miss Helen King is enjoying a two weeks' vacation from her duties at the office of the Middlesex Insurance Co., Boston, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Simpson, who were recently married in Lowell have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Robert MlacDonald. Miss Florence (Wilson left Friday for her home in Fordham, N. Y., after a week's visit with Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Connell, jr. iMiss Nellie Hayes resumed her duties Monday av the Allen Chair Co., after a two weeks' vacation spent at Ham'pton Beach, N. H. Wm. Rogister is having a vacation from his duties at the Strathmore mills and left Saturday for a trip to New York and Atlantic City, N. J. Miss Miary O. Connell Rev. Ambrose Dore and Clement Dore motored up from Somerville Tuesday to spend the day with Mr. and Mrs. C. X. O'Qonnell. Frank Crowley has concluded his services at Foley's market and has accepted a position in Maynard. Chester Foley will be in charge of the store here. Col. C. B. Adam» and daughter Catherine were the guests of friends in town Friday, coming"to attend the wedding of Miss Ruth Allen and Burleigh Pratt. The Hartwell houso has Mrs. Julia I. McKeo for a tenant at the present time. Mrs. Roger V/. Brown spent the week end with relatives in| New Hampshire. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Ford have been to Camp Devens at Ayer to visit their son, Milton. Georgo Thompson 1b enjoying a week's vacation from his duties with the B. & M. Miss Frances Kelley and Miss Winifred McNamara spent Tuesday at Nantasket beach. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Bagley of Cambridge spent the week end with relatives on Loomia st. Miss Frances Predergast of Concord Is enjoying a short vacation with el-atlves on Crescent ave. The Cowlpy cottage lian been enlarged and repaired thoroughly and will be occupied by M!rs. M. L. Williams. D. E. Perkins Is enlarging tlio tenement which ho recently purchased of Mrs. It. F. Mudge and will occupy it liter. The now granolithic walk and the completion of the grading adds much to the beauty of St. Michael's'church on ^iain st. Many from this town witnessed the splendid parade which was held in honor of the G. A. R. in Boston on Tuesday morning. Miss Rebecca F. Mudge for many years a moat respected resident of Bedford will make her 'home in Dan-vers, among relatives. Herbert Hoover, national food »administrator, has appointed C. W. Willis, of Bodford, a member of the advisory committee, United States Food Administration. WEST ACTON LIGHTNING STRUCK STOlVE ! Mr. and Mrs. J.. L. Jewett are passing the summer in camp at Groton. Mrs. Jewett's sister, Mrs. Edwar.1 Bean and family have a camp also near by. The weeks have passed .pleasantly except for the too familiar freak of lightning which struck Mrs. Bean's cook stove in one of the recent heavy showers. / TO HAVE LAWN PARTY W. B. Holt visited Camp Devens at Ayor Saturday afternoon. Nelson Willis who recontly enlisted is now located at Fort Slocum, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Aelsehlegel are the happy parents of a baby daughter. Mrs. Honrletta Gates returned home last week from a visit from Maine. Raymond Wright of Co. I, at Camp Devens, Ayor, visited friends liore Sunday. Miss Virginia Sanderson has been spending the past 10 days at Kenne-bunkport, Mp. Ma\ and Mrs. Jesse Brigga of New Bedford wero Sunday guests of relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Holt, of West Somerville spent Sunday at the home of Mrs. Clara Holt. William Joy of Salem, N. H., ha» been visiting his brother, Alonzo Joy the past two weeks. R. B. Mooro has a new six cylinder Studebakor car purchasod of W. A. Hnynes Co., Maynard. Mrs. Artiliur H. Wethorboo visited 1 the week And at the cottage of S. J., Foster at Baker's Island. " Miss Irma Durlcee la spending tho week camping at (Lake Nagog wlth S. J. White's, family of North Acton. Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Littlefle^d and son, Donald, enjoyed a trip to the. White Mountains during, the ipast week. John Littlefleld and family oi Dorchester are staying for a two weeks' vacation at the tenement of Mrs. Nellie Leveroni. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dudley and Mrs. William Smiley attended the funeral of Mrs. Minnie Kempton at Baldwinsville Thursday. The Missea Jessie, Efelen, Evelyn Knowlton with their sister, Mrs. Ruth Gould have returned home Saturday after several days' spent at their cottage at Five Islands, Me. The members of St. Michael's hurch are now busy planning for ..air annual*lawn piirty for the beno-of f he church, which Will -be held early in September. The time and place will be announced definitely during the coming week. As in past years a variety of wholesome amusement will provided for those who attend and many exciting contests-will be held both in the afternoon and in the evening. DIED AT H08PITAL WILL HOLD DEMONSTRATION Miss Halbower of the Middlesex ^arm Bureau will give a demonstration on the drying and evaporating of fruits and »vegetables at the home of Mrs. Roger W. Brown, North rd., Thursday, Aug. 23, at 2.30 o'clock In the afternoon Miss Halbower recently gave a most interesting and practicable lecture which was greatly appreciated by all who were present. All are cordially invited to attend the coming demonstration. Mrs. Kempton Passed Away Last Week Mrs. Kempton,. wife of John M. Kempton, passed away at the Clinton hospital last Tuesday. Düring the day she failed fast and at near noon . her husband; .was called ;by telephone to come At once alid 'left Iby auto and was there when-the endr came.. - Mrs Kempton was a true Christian woman and was ever trying to help oth'ers by deed and act of kindness and often In a financial way. • She had 1 done a lot of good work this summer for the Red Cross. Her sweet voice was often heard in song at the Bäptl&t church of which she was a member. The body was taken to Baldwinville from the hospital where funeral was held Thursday. Funeral service was held at tho home of her cousin, Mrs. Fred L. Hager Thursday afternoon. Floral tributes wero sent "by the Baptist church and Bible class of which she was a member, also a beautiful expression of love from the village people. Besides a husband she leaves one sister, Mrs. Miary E. Nichols of Darby, Penn. ♦ ♦ i # t ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ # ♦ ♦ i ♦ Why Be Embarrassed? No disagreeable sound of rushing water comes from the bathroom that has a Si-wel-clo Kon 1 jel Clor This closet was designed first of all to be noioeicos, yet no sanitary feature has been neglected; it rinses perfectly, has deep water seal, preventing the escape of sewer gas, and complies in every particular with health codes. Let us put one in your bathroom. We are scientific plumbers and can offer at all times the services of highly skilled, intelligent ■workmen. Estimates made on new work or repairs. Prices in reason, based upon honest service and modem methods. SIDNEY E. McCLEARY 71 GROCER-BAKER MAIN ST. MAYNARD BUTTER Fine Creamery, lb TEA Best Oolong, lb T Best Santos, lb. RICE Best Carolina............lb. PINEAPPLE Large cans.. Notice We have decided to discontinue the variety store, article in the store will be sold at cut prices Every OpenEvenings Now is your chance if we have anything you want J. A. FM A. A. MAGURN Main St. CONCORD, MASS. Tot. 13 National Bisey it Cookies ON THURSDAY we will have some Parcel post packages of ASSORTED COOKIES — suitable for sending to soldiers and sailors. The assortment is good. L. ANDERSON & SON WIAIN 8TREET CONCORD
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