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   Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 11, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts                                VOLUME XXIX 4c PER COPY JULY NUMI I VIALLE INCORPORATED DODGEBROTHERS ROADSTER t I I Only the owner HT T knows how rugged the car really is I Its Lightness and grace are deceptive until you put it to the test of hardest work and roughest going MAYNARD and Max Blatt and family motored to Revere beach and Wallace Priest mo tored to rence on the George Carmlchaei of Orange was the recent guest of relatives All who had peaa grown In then own garden for dinner on the stand up George Swanton of Waltham was ths Sunday guest ot his Julia Robert Pleasant has ac cepted a position as braketaan on the Rutland Miss Mary Smith of Chicopee Is of tho Misses Mabel and Grace Slimmer and John of Waltham were the recent guests of Nellie Henry Rclloy of Boston was the holiday guest cf his Mary Pina Edward Grady of Uxbridge wan the guest during the week of and Thomas Nathan a former resident was the guest of Ernest Rey nard during the Kdward Leckie of was the holiday guest of and Robert Maple Kdward Powers of Slough ton was tho holiday guest of and Richard Sudbury Charles Sweeney of for merly a resident was tho holiday guest of Bernard Amos Lister of is the guest of her and John Pereival Misses Barbara and Anna Nea are employed during tho summer at tho Kiibian Miss Amy who has boon vlsltins and Harold Edwards at ictiirned and Charles Weaving were the holiday guests of the lattors moth Mary Glendalo Eugene Dawson and family of Bev erly visited Arthur Dawson and fam Linden over the week and John Peterson and party of friends visited tho site of the cantonment at Ayer the Frank Smith Is enjoying a tw weeks vacation from his duties as clerk at the Haynes furnturo John Shea OL Ilttslield spent the holiday and week end as the guest ot and Krank Jon cord Mias Jennie Naylor left Saturday Agents The Sudbury write or phone TORREY V1ALLE INCORPORATED Main and Walden Streets 22 for Now York where she will ai tond tho summer school at Columbia Ralph Jamieson of the Vir ginia spent the holiday as the guest of his and George The members of tho Glendalo church held a very successful lawn party on the church grounds Fourth of July Charles McGllI and family of Low ell were entertained at tho homo of Bridget Sudbury over the and Jean Dawson and fam ily of Beverly were tho recent guests of their Arthur Dawson and fam Linden fcillian Ramsey of visited her and George Hillside over the weok alid William Tiarlow and Family have engaged a camp at Lake where they will spend a and Lin coln entertained tho lattors par and Haynes of Gardner during the Miss Kathleen who was the recent eucst of and Thomas Lincoln returned to her home at Ayer and Kdward Sheridan of Worcester were Iho holiday guests ol tho formers and James Thompson and John Coughlln and children of Leominstcr were the guests of and Albert Syl Maple over the and Ernest Crowoll of Swampscott spent tho holiday and week end as tho guest of tho lattors Mary Glondalo Misses Kalhcrino and Blanche Mc Carthy and Joseph Manning of Mar boro were entertained at the home of and George Lynch over the Walter former pas tor of Bridgets was given u hearty reception at the annual pic nic of Bridgets which ho attended the Miss Madeline Wall and Miss Sarah student nurses at the Framing ham were the holiday guests of the formers Mary Dartmouth Miss Ada Cuttell of who Is convalescing following a recent opera tion at tho General is visiting at the home of and Wilson Walnut Tho four children of find Michael Mill were operated upon for tho removal of adenoids ami tonsils at tho home The op erations woro performed by of Annie Hartln of Ig the guest this month of hffr Robert Hartln and Acton HU Mils Ada Hartln of Ed It tlio nut thlil CONCORD Fred Hart is the new Frank Plerco was a Sunday visitor at Lake Dorothy and Klla Dons more are visiting relatives In Lynn Privates mid Gar rett wero Sunday visitors in Ole Thorpe and family motored I to Marblhoad Nock for tho Daniel Henncssy and children have been visiting relatives in Blllor SOUTH ACTON Miss Cora Whitney visited with friends at Lynn a couple of days re Asparagus has gone for this year and the big red strawberries have b gun to Hood tho and Sam of Bol Miss Gertrude Towlo is spending a vacation with friends in Washington Francis Hughes has entered I lie em ployment of Samuel Hour as Richard Wood and fanillv have gone to their summer homo in Everett Birce was a week end visitor at tho home of her parents In James Porter and daughter ise are spending tin summer at Edward Parker and family have gone to Now Fulmsworth for Iho sum mer George dough of Boston IKIS tnken the Townsoml houso for the Karle Rlcketts and family have moved from Union to Main Con cord A sewing class for young Italian girls is being conducted In the now Red Cross Miss Ella Whitney of Shorborne was a recent guest at tho homo of Prescott John Whitney and family have boen enjoying an automobile trip through the Whito Milbury has returned to iier homo after spending a few days with relatives in Raymond and daughter Hilda have gone to their summer camp at Lake Edward Bradley of Lincoln exchanged pulpits with Goorgo Tewhsbury of tho Trinitarian church and James 0ConneII and daughter Efrior of Auburn are spend ing a two weeks vacation with Mr OConnells Miss Mary Flavin was operated on for appendicitis at the Deaconess hos pital last Her friends hope for a speedy The Fourth passed off very quietly here in with excitement for an occasional cracker flrotJ off nr the ringing of the chureM jton visited with dough and Cora Whitney Tho Merriam Piano Stool shut down June for a va cation until July Will Huntoon of Iho tug boat Sue was homo for a hour leave of rtbscnco Sunday of last Walter Young of tho Merriam has gone to Llvermore for a two weeks visit with John McCrossiu has given up bis spinners job In the American mill lit Mavnanl and will devote his to farm Roland Willis has given up auto re pairing at the Maynnrd Garage and has begun work In the grocery store of Miriam and Lewis Whitney are al home after having a weeks Miss Maria Glblln of Arlington and Miss Maria Clark of both former residents of this woro week end guests of friends In Maynard Chautauqua July 2 Big Musical Features Instrumental and Vocal Oratory by public speaker known from coast to coast Tickets now on sale the home of their ler Concord ami Charles Camp bell of to South Acton Juno to meet lite Lady Charles Davis has had a new auto matic Standard Oil tank installed a his block on ICxcliange also a pub lic pay station for Glities and Christie went to Lynn July to see Wil liam and Harry the children of AVardwoll a former supervisor of drawing in our Walter Taylor and little son of visited with her and Taylor came yesterday for tho Harvey who was on the S Nebraska with Will cajno out from Boston July to enjoy the day with his former ship Hugh who was in the naval hospital with an attack of Gorman was forcer to stay several weeks longer In quar iintlno because of a ease of infantile paralysis that had attacked one of the NEW LIMIT Many of our people wondered what was tlio meaning of the white bands with the black rings on the top and bottom that wero painted on the pole at long intervals along the Some said it was auto guide to mark way from one city to another at a others thomsht they wore to luivo tho telephone companys namo painted the truth came out when it was found that they wero mile posts to mark the limit of the two cent fare on electric road that wont into effect July FUNERAL HELD Tho funeral services for lie William were hold at her homo on A lov ing and eloriuent tribute was paid to the deceased by tho olllcialing Tho Lotus of Boston sang inv prossively Beautiful Isle of Some Perfect Day and In tha Banks of rare and beauti ful flowers all around told In their si lent way the sweet and loving the friends had for the young life that had heon like a choice low nt the time when that lifo mount so much to the Sympa thy for tho bereaved husband and lit tle daughter is expressed by TABLE CLASSES JELLY GLASSES FRUIT JARS JAR RUBBERS CLOTHES LINE water proof CLOTHES PINS KETTLES Drop in and look over our stock of crockery and groceries ANDERSON SON 30 Main 118 Auctioneer 150 MAIN STREET Auction Sale I will soil for tha Maynaxl Upholstering 41 Main May July at 7 A lino lot of uptodate nowly uphol stered ami All in first class Uo sum to attend thin TERMS CASH ACTON CENTRE Walter Morse was a transient vlsi in town Miss Charlotte Conant reports that he Red Cross contributions for iru Inct 1 now total Charles Baker and two sons New were the guusU I and Mlllan Leonard White will study at the larvard summer school in prepara ion for his next years work at Clark Miss Carolyn Stearns has gone to for the to accept position ns musical councillor at a girls vacation Sara Wood of Wrentham spent few days In this village before go g to visit her Helen tor In Wood Clnnnncns of and Albion Mlllan started June for their simimsr omr in West During their lisence Mlllans Mrs CliiMs of keep house or the son Tho auction the Wheeler piano was well attended and attracted largo crowd of strangers who com peted for possession of the relics and niUiuo furniture from the famous Isaac Davis OPEN MEETING Fine Program Presented at Collection Amounted to Tho Grange meeting June wiiK open to the public in the in terests of The enter tainment was In tho form of a miisi Allies in charge of Ihalen itnd as a of her efforts a very lino assemblage of talent was pre Moreover I lie amount of was taken up in a collection at the end of the The numbers were well chosen and finely The committee do sires to express its thanks to those jf the west and south villages who took part and also friends from Concord who presented two vocal As a whole the evening was very and many were the words of praise and satisfaction hoard on all The program was as folows Piano Holland Tames Ttittlc tenor Keep tho Homo Fires Frank Merrl am Miss Jennie Durkee vo cal White and Hall and Morris Page vocal The Jolly Phalen and Merriam Miss Purkee bass MY Own tnileil Freil orick Taylor Tntlle soprano Look Down Dear Miss Cass piano Miss Carolyn Stearns bass Song of TTybrlas the Harold The proceeds of this when added to the previous prepared ness raises the total to BEDFORD Arthur Carson has joined Howard Davis has purchased Ford touring Miss mien ODowd is tew weeks Hennessey of Lexington was a recent visitor in tf Ralph McKec has accepted a tion with tho road Several vegetable stands have their appearance on the North Winfield Brown has taken up t residence for the summer on The streets in tne centre of town nave been treated to Clifford Challis Is breaking in to librini a niotorman on the Middlesex BoT and Ralph Marshall of iiedford relallves McKeo and family are now cupying the Lucy Hartwell estate on Klin Friday afternoon of this week there will Kids Karnlval at Lexing ton Miss Helta Shea has accepted a po sition at Lexington park for the Bum mer William McLaughlln of AllBton spent the week end with her and Weeks on Hartford K Hurley has arranged to have a mass said for the campers Wtrt Hertford at Sunday moi Many from this town witnesseJ jtne royal reception afforded the con1 tion of Elks which arrived in Boston and Thomas McN and family are spending a few vacation with relatives and friends In this It was necessary to shut off the water for a short time Saturday after owing to a slight accident which occurred on the North Miss Katharine Hodgan entertained a party of young friends at her home on Crescent Tuesday the occasion being her fifth There will be a tax collectors sate if real estate for nonpayment of es at the collectors In hall at oclock in the There will bo a baby show at Lex1 ington park Friday Babiesand children ranging from three to six years receiving the TBOsV from tho audience will bo awarded of which there arj i tho first prize being In The A Good Fellow was I he offering by the Lexington players tho first of this which Dorothy Beardsley and John Dntran stood out In tho 1 daiicine pavilion this evening lovers of modern and glide dancing will com pete for SIDNEY McCLEARV GROCERBAKER 71 MAIN MAYNARD SfcJfl BUTTER Fine Ib 43c LARD Swifts 25c COFFEE Best TEA Best Ib White Cf AT ID Fine Bread Sponge per Bag JOHN Auctioneer Mala STANDING GRASS BY AUCTION JULY 19 AT 2 I will sell for Brennan at his farm located on the Gf South 75 Acres of first qualitjj Standing Red Timothy and Four fields were newly seeded last year and there is an heavy crop The farm had plenty of fertl land is smooth an4 all haying can be done by Sale rain or Terms   

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