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   Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 2, 1924, Acton, Massachusetts                                 single copies four cents  weekly enterprise, wednesday, april 2, 1924  number 31  MAYNARD  Xlfiiit will li" i)l)Hi'i'V( (l |(lie Men's l''i'.n'';'ii.il Iru^uo HIy jiiy t'venln/T. April S. '«hen jjni|Ui't w|II In serv'.-l hi V |> in je'Om»i ,, ''K i ' 1  chiircW. W i Scott  r f m>t"'l :\f  _L cr  Hpi'iikt'i' will I." 1  ¡Ik* o: , ■the Evening. - \y  Ubert Murphy mid .lulin Snyder Its printing llrni of Murphy & Ider coinldnt'd business mid art Wednesday . In tloHton. j llic.v purchused now equip-»tor their plant In tho morning ftfulidcd in the celebrating tlie «nth birthday or BUI Calluhan - afternoon. Mr Cnlluhun was ¡■e.tlmo tlio printers devil ot firm.  COJ> *ORD JCT.  / -----  IVr«;' <^A"*orniii-K Iiiih pui;j'liii:<ei|  a n^' /swell sedan.  } M. Tripp Is spending n  w ¿with her ilniiKhtor. Mrs. Karl at her home In (iroton. Vlie April meeting of the West Word hrutu-h <.f llie W.t'.T.l'j ¡\ill lie held Thiirsdtfy afternoon ; at the Ikiiiii- nf .Mrs. .1. H. Itlihle. J, Central Street .Mrs. (i. O. Korniild. president. will preilde.  CONCORD  ¿FE - KEEPING SERVICE  ' Let us cut your coupons for'you  A safe, reliable bank (or more than 90 years  CONCORD NATIONAL BANK  Telephone 28  PARENT-tEACHER'S  ASSOCIATION MEETS  •The Went Concord Parent-Teach-er'n Association held a very successful meeting on Thursday evening In'Harvey Wheeler School hall, with the President. Mr«. Carrie Derby in chaw, Pimf. (i. 13. .lohiiHon, of the llarviiril School of ICdm-a-tloii, wan the speaker anil nave u most Instructive talk on the various pluiHeH of ehlld'H life (lining Its school days.  Mrs. Durlty and Mrs. Otis For-Imsh flint; several delightful duel.».  Refreshments were served and a social hour followed when teachers and parents had a chance to tall: over school ulTuins.  IF. PARKER Ì 32 YEARS IR THOMAS E. TODD  OLD PRINTER  —o—  Hardware Dealer Has Witnessed Steady Growth of Town. — First Merchant to Install Telephone.  John W. Mara  20 Main St. Concord Two Telephones 52 & 53  lili Business Eighty-Eight M Years  Butter 50c lb.  Vermont Creamery  Campbell's Soups  All Kinds  10c a can  The Middlesex Institution For Saving  Concord, Massachusetts Incorporated 1S3G  jAUiUutil Havings IluiiU No Stockholders - .  Mirolltx are for tho lienelH of tho (le|H)HltorB  iLeuru to save regularly  »poults eoniuietice lo draw Itcrcst oil tho lirut day of ch month.  Florida Oranges.  Thin Skin Sweet and Juicy  35c doz.  Gebott's Frykakes  Fresh Daily  25c doz. Sugar 9»/ 2 c lb.  Flne„ <3rrnulntcd ... -  Coffee 36c lb.  S. S. Pierce Stanzalone Brand  Swamdown Flour  The Best Bread Maker  Some people buy QUICKS on REPUTATION Some people buy BlSlCKS on PERFORMANCE Some people buy BUICKS on"APPEARANCE Thrf wise buyer considers nil these. g Investigate the remarkable new 1924 BUICK ' MODELS by fhoiiliiij Mr. Ross either-at Brighton 300, Lexinuton 980 or G. M. Ross—Lexington and Concord Representative  loyes - Buick Co, Boston  ^Authorized Service at MacLeod Garage, Lexington; Manz'er Garage, Concord  MAYNAIID, Mims., April 2nd— A record of .12 years In business ut the same stand uud still fond of tho businoBs Is a record equalled by but few In this town. Thomas K. Parker, well known hardware  dealer, sin Tuesday, April .....  completed his thirty .second year in business iu Amory block. Alain street.  j When he llrjit opened as u watch maker and jeweler til his present store the llrst occupant or tho store .Miiyuurd hud n population of approximately 2700 -people. Win. 11. Case, Charles H Persons and 1» .1 Kulllvun are the only oiicb still In business in town who were In Ims-InesH here at that distant date. Today Mr I'urker said: "I have seen the town «row, have from my rront step« witnessed tho erection' of most of the building of the Assubet Mills, and through it all I have enjoyed my business.  "Some customer« or the first year are still customers of our store. Every season .brings tho name customer for pulut In the spring, screens iu the (summer, and allow shovels in the winter. I now sell Kkates to 'boys whose filth i or» houRht their llrst skates' rrom us. I, saw the C. M & II railway come and. go and rode on tho llrst ear that run over the trauks.  "I was tho first subscriber for a telephone for mercantile purposes. This »tor® was . the llrst or at least, among the first to sell hicy-clcd-und I well remember .'111 years ago when Fred Triylor won a bicycle race from Muynurd to Concord and return rilling" u I'urker bicycle. "The automobile was also handled iby \is us early as any merchant in Muynrd. At one time we had a live and ten cent huHcment before the days of Woolworth."  Mr I'urker Is still actively attending to business every dny and lie says "he would bo lost without it." His Bon Bradford Purkor is assistant und learning the business but T. T. still bus Ills bunds on the  helm.  Mr Parker In a reminiscent recalled "happenings of the three score iind more yeans. Most of all lie derives satisfaction and pleasure from what he terms, "the little I was privileged to do in the ■war days." Mr Parker served lis chairman of the Victory Loan drive cliainnun of a Iteil Cross drive, and ulso of n Salvation Army drive tind was chairman of the Muynard Overseus Committee, a committee that raised funds and sent tobacco and otlipr things to tlio flidys jit the front. He lias a «mull library of letters on file at his ofllco from the boys In servlco as well us certificates for servlco . well done iu the drives. ,  Mr Parker wan aniong tho prime movers for the establishment of tho Assabet Institution for Savings und has served us u director and member of tho investment board since It wus chartered.  He Is chalrinun of tlio Finance committee, a public duty lio attends to us a service to tlio town rather tlinn as a pursuit of choico. lie Is a member of tlio Congregational church In which ho is active ly Interacted. He Is ulao a member or Charles A. Welch lodge, A. F & A. M.  The rullerai of Thomas Toilil. j I" ¡»tei-, I limoni iv l.ilv Member of j the filiteli' Typotlietae <>l" America, incinliei' or longesi standltiK of | Corintlilan lodge. A. V ami A ,M„ c.lllivycr meuVhev ol \Vald<"l c.Hap-ter of lloyal Ardi iSasnns. sènior deucou of the Trlniiarlin c' nrcli, unii l'or llfty live yeai-r; n-.-iideii. of Concord, was liciti Kriday after-noon In the Trluliui'i.'ii i-liurcli. The servlee was comim : 'd hy the pastor Uev. (Jail Cl»liiiid.  The music was hy .1. (¡artici;) Stone. tenor sololst or ili« IOIiot CoiigreKatlonal eli li idi. . Newton, ami Arthur Limili or jt'oncoid, organisi. The bearers were llcnjani-in .Moody and Charles 11 Tiiwle of Concordt doucons of the clnucli, Itolfe Ci.'lilolgh of Newton High-llilids aitil Dr. William IC Htrong of Newtonville. reiirc.Ke.ntln^ the Con-gregationill House, Boston, and Albert W Fliilay of nrookllne and Henry l*. l'orter of Maldeu. lepre-scntiiig the Dostou Typuthetae, The printlng house of 'l^iomiis  FOHMER OWNER OF »  WAYSIDE INN DEAD '  , o  Horace C Seymour, former °  ly proprietor of the Wayside  0   Inn Is dead In South 8udbury  0  • ' Mr. Seymour was born In | '' Sudbury 72,^ years ago and ®>'-j j. lived there the greatrr part  | ** of his life. In 1899 with his °  ' ' wife, he assumed the man-  a   | " agement of the Wayside Inn, ^  whpre he remained until  0   1907. Within trie year they  0   celebrated the 52nd anniv-  0   ersary of their marriage. Bi-  0   sides his widow, Mr Seymour  5   Ir. survived by three sons, '  three daughters, 23 grand-  0   children and five great grand '  cnildren.  s   JOHN A. FINIGAN  AUCTIONEER Concord, Mass. Tel. 404-W  MAYNARD  •Mrs, Cluxton Monro; Taft avenue was the guest ot relatives at Burlington Vt„ tluv past week.  A son was born t 0  Mr.anil Mrs Ueorgo Tliompsou duftig the past week.  Krud Akroyd of Marlboro a Tor-iner resident of this town visited Ills mother hero during the week. A -pie social will he u fr-ui nri i,f  ,„ ,, „ .... ...... .. ,.,.. . . the social at. the regular meeting  •I odd Co 14 Heacon «t.. ol which |  ()f M , ,,,„  Ke | )okuh  b  ,„,, „  lo   Mr. I'odd was the l.eiul closed held Tliursdav Wcnlmr this week.  Auction Sale of Personal Property For Winslow Eaton, Lincoln, Maes.  1  At the well-known Whoelwrlght i Kstutc, located at the corner of Winter unii .Lincoln Stnecls Saturday, April. 5, al 10 A. M. I 2 Cows, 1 Horse  Cow Stanchions. Sleigh, Wliifll-trees, lown oinwer, grindstone. II harnesses, riding saddles, lot of pnuntry wire, chains, aiid many other articles around the stable.  Household Goods Several chairs and rockurs. walnut wardrobe, bookcases, htri'uus, beds, springs, refrigerator, basket eliiilr, kitchen ut'Mlslls. toilet, sets, commodes, wusli stunds, cushions, carpets, rugs, mirrors, several pictures, hooks, dishes,- luundry table«. Ironing liourds, stoVe and Iro.is. Ornaments Candle sticks, vases, stallino', plates, etc.  Antiques* »j, Old plcturc mirror, iiialiogauy six-leg drop leaf fuhlo, low hoy. high-post lied, old cliosth, very old pine desk, Windsor cltulrs, lire tongs, very old rush seated cliiilr, andirons lots of old books, Puuibrook table, Sheraton table, und many other articles of Interest.  Hale rain or slilne. Tenuis cash. Lunch served hy u caterer.  lly order of WINSLOW EATON, Lincoln, Mass.  for the afternoon and large delega lions from this and other printing houses, and.' from the Masonic bodies attended the services.'  As Mrs. Todd was loo ill to go to tho church lluv. Mr (MeUinil offered prayers at tlio Todd residence for her beiielU. Hurlal was in Sleepy Hollow cemetery, Mr. CleUmds words follows: My beloved Friends: It is with lieart-ache and with hciirt-hretil; that we come hero today.. One who filled a very largo,  Continued on page five  held Thursday evening this week.  A regulur meeting  t ,f the Ladles' Uonevolent society will bo held. Thursday at the parlors of the Congregational church at the i.suai hour.  Mis« Loretta. Mullin. Maynard student at Fitchburg Normal school was recently elected edltor-in-chier or the Normal-Lite tho F. N. S. school paper.  Mr and ,'Mrs. William 11. tint-terldgo left St Petersburg, Flu., on Hiinduy for a leisurely ' roturn home with a stopovér at Washington and other places. They hav«j been in Florida since December «net. y. «If  t  Â Carload of  C".  CONCORD  Motor Co.  Walter Vialle, Treas. and Mgr. Dèalere in  e Bros. Motor Cars  len St., Concord, Tel. 335-R  Alfred Hoberls Is enjoyinp a week's vucutiun from Lawreuco Academy, Groton.  A Kcqiileiu High M«ss was celebrated by Itev. Mlcbiiel P. Million, for Miss Kathleen F. Mullaney on Wednesday morning. Mrs. James .1. Loiighlin «ting "O Salutjirls" at. I lie offertory, accompanied by the organist, Mrs. Leo IJouohiie.  Pipe  Just Arrived  All Sizes Promptly Delivered  Alvin H. Fletcher  Plumbing & Heating  /  49 Nason St., Tel. 224 Maynard  Carrie D. Marks, Chiropractor  Residence and dlfice 7 Bedford St., Concord, Mass. Hours 2-t p. in.—Pi-one tOI-R—Other Hours by Appointment  CHIROPRACTIC  cap get you well.  Say It With Flowers and Plants  [FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  Whether it be for the Sick Room, Weddings Funerals or Parties  Flowers Telegraphed to All Parte of the United Mates  LEONARD COUSINS, JR.  Teli 8Z-W  PUBLIC MEETING  The Maynard Local Union of C arpenters, will hold a Labor Forward Movement Meeting, in the interest of the craft on  in  Masonic Hall, Main St, Maynard  A cordial invitation is extended to all, whether Union or not, to attend this meeting which is for the betterment of wages and living conditions. Prominent Labor speakers will address the meeting in Finnish and English language.  Adction Sal« Monday, April 7. 1924.  At Ten o'clock A. M. I will sell for M. TANKLIO. Sun .Street ofT Prospect Si.. Wultham. Having sold Ills real estate, must  vucnto ut once. , Horses, Cows, Trucks, Farm Tiiols, Etc.  Throo good farm or business horses, 'I cows, Koril one ton touck, Koebler truck. sIiikIo and doublu sleds, two-horse (lump curt, mowing machine, caruvuii, lot ot extra wug-on und curt* wheels, front two-horse gear, sIiikIu dump curts, single und double wugons, ¡1 sots of double team, harness, <1 burgage trucks, PacKnrd und Kco wheels, llttlngs for horse stulls, runge und b,ot water tauk, 2slcc clicsts, cross cut sinvs. horse clipper, General Rlcctrlc :! horse power motor, wheel harrow, ,3 cultivators, 4 plows, tractor plows, lot of planks und sills, 100 feet of four-inch pipe, lot of two-lncl* pipe, forgo und blower,, Hiife, curt tires, wagon body, truck body uud cub, liuy wagon, 10 cords of liiaiiuro, stump puller und liun-drudivof.Qtluic,usofuV4irticlos, which, «re not hientloned, will also he sold. Tlio. sale'will bo hold regardless of tlio weather. All tho Personul prop erty must ho moved at once!  Terms are Cash.  By order of M. TANKLE  Sun Street off Prospect Street.  Walthum, Muss.  Personal Property -by Auction for Mrs. 6. L. Gleason, No. 14 North Hancock 8tree»i, North Lexington.  On Tuesday, April 8» 1024 At One o'clook P. M. ('learanci! Hulo. The real estate Is sold and tho personul property will he sold huU moved uway at once.  Household Goods  Itunge. walnut ¿hatnbor set. 2 curputs, cliutrs, rockors, dishes, pic-wulnut writing dosks, bookcase, lures, niutiresBCH, stoue jars, t stoves, dlnlug table und cbuirs, couch, stutuury, h|irouii, secretary, sewing muchluc: and many other articles. <  f   Farm Tool«, etc. Sluglo dump curt, 3 slolglis, buggy, huvrow, Koril truck body, taur-> ncsses, horse rako, grain box, 2 plows, cultivator, grlndutonò, buy lumber, buy. wugoii, ate. cutteiN wIikIowh, blinds; lot of Terms Cash. Hulo jegurdleas of the weather.  HEWETT'S TIRE SHOP  TIRES — VULCANIZING — TUBES  Auto Accessories of All Kinds  Agency for Moclite Storage Batteries Goodyear Service Station  C. H. HEWITT, Prop. ®  Tel. Concord 63 7 W * Elm St. Concord J  Auction Sale of Personal Property Cows, Heiferv Ducks, Hens, Farm  Tools, Etc.' Thursday, April'10, 1924' At Ten o'colek A. M. For Joseph A. Macone, art his farm located on Strawberry Hilt* Road;  Concord, Mass. About one half miles from Concord Ccnt.pi closing out the ipllk  . Musliiesu Five Extra Good Cows On" pure bred registered Hoi-stein. t;rade bolHteiliB and 'i guernsey untile. Three lire fresh cows and tln-y are all young und Iu good condition, giving from 10 to '¿2 ipmrts n day. Two llolstein Heifers They an- 1 extra nlco holfars, 3 years old this Spring, good size and Ui llii" I'nnilliioil, ln;ed to freslinn, iu Jim«.  Farm Tools, E»!c. Two-ln»rsi* dump cart, IIIUO feet of oak plunk, plows, smoothing, spring tooth mid disc harrows, ulso u one-horse spring tooth barrow, sulky plow, cultivators, potato digger, mowing machine, tedder, Iwo-horsr --li'd. 2 >ili<ighs. lot of hog wire, saw table, liorse fork, cross out suws, la«n iiiowor, boxes of gluss, liargi-l .spray pump, uiuntiru Spreader. an>l a variety of smull farm tools, chaim-. .-veiinrs, wbliTle-trees, spreaij'-i^. <-ti-. mi IJucks, 10 hens. I'onl luurim? car III good condition.  Household Goods Parlor sol. dining room furniture, cbuirs, rockers, etc.-.  Tlie entire personal property on this farm is in Niii-Vondlltuu, many of the tools wi-ri- used very little, ir you ure interested In any or the above mentioned be sure and ut-teud thlg sule. Ivverythlm; to be sold. No reserve or limit.  Terms Cash. A caterer will serve luuch at the turiu. • Stile ralu  or sbine, s Plenty-of room Inside If Hloriny.  Uy ordei) or JOSEPH ^ MACONE, .  Concord. Mass..  Cattle, Farm Tools, Wauons, Etc. By Auction Sale for Charles Derby at his farm,, corner of Liberty Street and Estabrook Road Concord,'Mass. Friday, April 11, 1921 At Ten o'clock A. M. Closing Out The Milk Business 15 Cows  A good herd of Iteuvy milkers iu ull stuges of milk; fresh cows and cows bred to freshen during the .Slimmer and Kail; good slue uud in good llcuh. giving from 1!> lo 2r> i|t». u iliiy, Guernsey uud Holstelu grudes. 1 Two-Yeur-Old Pure Hred llolstein Bull with I'upcrs.  Wagons, Etc. Single und double spring wagons, two-horse' platform wugon, sluglc und double low down wagons, two-swivel plows, two-horse sled, gun horse dump curt, riding cultivator, team 'harnesses, cultivators, liuiv-englno und pinup, set of double rows, and a great variety of smull tools used <in a farm. No reserve.  Terms Cusli. Kale regardless of |lie weutlier. Plenty of room In the largo burii. Lunch ut the farm. By prder of CHARLE8 DERBY,  Corner ui Llbeaty street and . Estabrook roud. Concord, Mass.  CONCORD  .lohn K. '¿foydir, C. If S. Bowtloln, .1927, is in Concord for his Spring Vacation.  - i i •, ,. i ' r. ■ -  CONCORD LODGE OF ELKS  The Concord Lodgo ol 'KlKu met Tiieadny evoDing of lust. week In Monument, hall, with Kxulted Itut er ftoorge P. a. MiiicAhoy, presid ing. .  Plans were made for inlliutiui: ccremuuies ut .Mouuinent Hull April 29. Tlio work will ho dam by Kruinlngham Lodge, 3-t cundi dates were elected.  District Deputy Crund Bxalter Itiiler hYedurlck T. Straclmiii o Arlington," will install the olUceri April 7th, in Moiiumcut Hall.  T'ho Lodgo will soon ef|iil|i It' new headquarters over tbc Pos'.-olllce on Wulden street.  LOUIS PEEL  MUD80N Dally Exuept Frldsyi  OPTOMETRIST ' For Byeglau 8srvlce 8eo Paal  The Concord Iligb School lia.st-liall loutn will open its «eason al tho playgrounds. PaUIut's I Jay ut'-teruoon, with tbu 'Winchester High Sclioon nino.  Tho Track teum will also open activities tho suine duy with AViu eHouter High as tboir opponent tho meet to start ut 1 p.m.  Saloni. High will' come to (.'on cord on April 30th. Tho gurne w ill Wttlt'hum. scheduled for June T will lio played June 6tb, so us no to conflict with the lutorecholuslit Track Meet ut tho Harvard Kt& ilium.  AN INTERNATIONAL DAILY  The Christian Science Mouitar uu internutiorial dully, carryiug tli» good uews of the world, is on sal< at tho Ulchurdsou Drug Store, urn ut tho Rexall Drug Store.   

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