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Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 11, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXIX 4c PER COPT* WEDNESDAY, JULY ll, 1917 NUMBER 46 TORREY & YIALLE INCORPORATED Dodge Brothers ROADSTER ♦ I Only the owner knows * ♦ : ♦ ♦ ♦ how rugged the car really is I ♦ ♦ : ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ I i \ Its Lightness and grace are deceptive until you put it to the test of hardest work and roughest going Agents Maynard, Bedford, Concord, Carlisle, The Actons, Sudbury Call, write or phone ♦ ♦ TORREY & YIALLE I MAYNARD INCORPORATED Main and Walden Streets ♦ Telephone 245-R or 8622 Concord, Mass. J I Mr. and Mrs. Max Watt an.I family motored to Revere beach Sunday. Mr. and Mrs, Wallace C. Priest motored to Lrv rence on tl»o holiday. George Carmichael of Orange, was the ret cnt guest of relatives hero. All who had peas grown In their own garden tor dinner on the fourth. stand up! , George Swanton of Waltham was tim Sunday guest of his sister, Mrs. Julia Lynch. Robert (’leary, Pleasant st., has accepted a position as brak din a ii on tho Rutland railroad. Miss Mary Smith of Chicopee bt Hip guest of the* .Misses Mabel and Grace Bishop, Bummel st. Mr. and Mrs. John McNamara of Waltham were the r cent guests of Mrs. Nellie Hannon, Dr. Henry Kelley of Boston was the holiday guest cf his mother, .Mrs. Mary Kelley, Pins st. Mrs. Edward Grady of Uxbridge was tho guest during the week Of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cuddy. Nathan Sheldon, a former resident here, was the guest ol Ernest Reynard during tin* week, Edward Heckle of Pawtucket, It. I., was the holiday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lester, Maple st. Edward Powers of Stoughton was the holiday guest of Mr. and Mr?, Richard King. Sudbury st. Charles Sweeney of Fitchburg, for merly a resident here, was tho holiday guest of Herns rd Garrigan. Mrs. Amos Lister of Terryville, Ct., is the guest of lier parents, Mr. and Mrs. John White, Pereivnl st. Misses Barbara and Anna Nee aro employed during tho summer at tho Fabian House, Fabian, N. If. Miss Amy Petersen, who bas been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harold Edwards at Malden, inturned Wednesday, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weaving were the holiday guests of the Jutter's motlier, Mrs. Mary Bima, Glendale sr. Eugene Dawson and family of Beverly visited Arthur Dawson and family, Linden Et., over tho week end. Mr. and Mrs. John Peterson and a party of friends visited the site of the IT. S. cantonment at Ayer the Fourth. Frank Smith is enjoying a tw weeks’ vacation from his duties as clerk at the A. T. Haynes furn'turo btl)! 0. John Bima of 1‘ittsiield spent the lioiiduy and week end as tho guest cl Mr. and Mrs. Frank Met'arron, Concur d bt. Miss Jennie Naylor loft Saturday lur New York city, where she will attend the su iii mer school ut Columbia (allege Ralph Jamieson ut tho I*. S. S. Virginia spent tim holiday as the guest of bis parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Jamieson. Tho members of tho Glendale st. church held a very successful lawn party on the church grounds Fourth of July night. Charles McGill and family of Lowell wore entertained at tho homo of Mrs. Bridget Claflin, Sudbury st., over the holiday. Mr. and Mrs. Jean Dawson and family of Beverly were tho recent guests of tlioir son, Arthur Dawson and family, Linden st. Mrs. killian Ramsey of Providence, R. I., visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Meade, Hillside st., over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. William Barlow and family have engaged a camp at Lake Warren, Littleton, where they will spend a vacation. Mr. and Mrs. A. K. McCleary. Lincoln st., entertained the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Haynes of Gardner during tho week. Miss Kathleen Rouse, who was the recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sweeney, Lincoln st., returned to her home at Ayer Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sheridan of Worcester wore the holiday guests of the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs .Tames Sheridan, Thompson st. Mr. and Mrs. John Coughlin and children of Leominster were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sylvester, Maple ct. over tile holiday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Crowell of Swampscott spout the holiday and week end as the guest of tho latter’s mother, Mrs. Mary Shea, Glendale st. Misses Katherine and Blanche McCarthy and Joseph Manning of Mar boro wore entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Lynch over the holiday. Rev. Walter J. Browne, former pastor of St. Bridget's parish, was given a hearty reception at the annual picnic of St. Bridget’s parish, which lie attended the Fourth. Miss Madeline Wall and Miss Sarah Lamb, student nurses at the Framingham hospital, were the holiday guests of the former’s mother, Mrs. Mary Wall, Dartmouth st. Miss Ada Cutten of Acton, who is convalescing following a recent opera-lion at the Mass. General hospital, is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Cutten. Walnut st. The four children of Aft*, and Mrs. Michael Nee, MIU st., were operated upon for tho removal of adenoids and tonsils at the home Friday. The operations were performed by Dr. Brady of Lowell. Mrs. Annie TTartin of Auburn, Me.. is the guest this month of her son, Robert Hartin and family, Acton st. His sister, Miss Ada Hartin of Edmonton, Can., is also a guest this month. CONCORD Fred Hart is the new policeman. Frank Pierce was a Sunday visitor at Lake Baboosic. Eleanor, Dorothy and Kila Dens-more are visiting relatives in Lynn. Privates Mara, Dee, 11 axe and Gar rett were Sunday visitors in town. Ole O. Thorpe and family motored to Ma rill head Neck for the holiday, Mrs. Daniel Hornless}’ an,I children have been visiting relatives in Biller lea. Miss Gertrude Towle Is spending a vacation with friends in Washington I). C. Francis Hughes has entered the em-piedmont or Mrs. .Samuel Hoar as chauffeur. Mrs. Richard F. Wood and fundi', have gone lo llieir summer homo iii Plj moil th. Mrs. Everett Iii rec was a week end visitor at the home of her parents In Marlboro. Mrs. James (). Polder and daughter Elise are spending the inturn r at Hingham. Edward Parker and family have gone to New Ful ms worth for the summer months. George NI, Clough of Boston ha-taken the ll. S. Townsend house for the summer. Earle Rieketts and family have moved from Fnion st. to Main t., Concord Junction. A sewing class for young Italian girls is being conducted in the new Red ( toss rooms. Miss Kila Whitney of Sherborne was a recent guest at the home of Mrs. Prescott Hosmer. John ll. Whitney and family have been enjoying an automobile trip through the White Mountains. Mrs. J. W. MiUuirj bas returned to her home after spending a few days with relatives in Chester. N. IT. Mrs. J. W. Raymond and daughter Hilda have gone to their summer ump at Lake Baboosic, Amherst. N. II. Rev. Edward E. Bradley of Lincoln * exchanged pulpits with Rev. George A. Tewksbury of the Trinitarian church Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. .Tallies O’Connell and daughter Elnor of Auburn are spending a two weeks’ vacation with Mr O’Connell’s parents. Miss 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 excitement except for an occasional cracker fired off or the ringing of the church bell. Miss Maria Ct i Ll iii of Arlington and Miss Maria Clark of Cambridge, both former residents of this town, were week end guests of friends iii town. SOUTH ACTON Cora Whitney visited with at I jim a couple of days r«>- Miss irlends coldly. Asparagus lias gone for this vc.u and tin; big red strawberries how- ii • gun to flood tile markets. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Meat zee of Bol ton visited with Mrs. S. A. Clough and Mrs. Corn Whitney recently. The A. Merriam Piano Stool Co. hut down Saturday, June I,ct, for a Va cation until Thursday, July r>. Will Huntoon of tho P. S. N. tug boat Sue was home for a ’JI hour leave Of absence Sun lay of las! Week, Walter Young of the A. .Merriam Co. has gone to Livermore Falls, Me . tor a two weeks’ visit with relatives. John MeCrossin has given up his "spinner:-" job in the American mill ;.t Ma-nard and will devote his ti nil to farm Work. Roland Willis has given tip auto repairing .at tin* Maynard st. Garage and tias ting un work In the grocery HtOfe of Ii. W. I,ow is. Miriam am, Lewis Whitney are ai borne after having a week’s outing a* Hie home of their uncle. \. G. Zing b rat i one ot d lunet ion. Mr. rind Mrs. Charles C. c. Campbell of Columbin, f >. en Hie to South Acton Saturday, June ::n, to meet iii motlier. Lady Campbell, Charles Davis has had mat ie Standard Oil tank his block on Exchange su lie pay station for N. iv Mrs. G lines ti ml Mrs a new auto installed a , also a pub-I eleph* ne. Christie wejp Maynard Chautauqua July 28-Aug. 2 Big Musical Features Instrumental and Vocal Oratory by public speaker known from coast to coast Tickets now on sale to Lynn Tuesday, July to si e WH Ham and Harry Brackett, the children of F. Wardwell Brackett, a former supervisor of drawing in our schools. Mrs. Walter Taylor anil little' son of Warren, Colin.. visited av itll lier parents, Mr. Pud Mrs. ii. B. Willis. Mr. Taylor Came yesterday for the holiday, Harvey Troup, who was on the u. s S. Nehru skit with Will Huntoon. came out from Boston Sunday. July I, to enjoy the day with his former shipmate. Hugh Hod Hen, "ho was in the naval hospital tit Portsmouth. N. I!., with an attack of German measles, was forcer to stay several weeks longer in quat' Butine because of a ease of infantile paralysis that, had attacked tint' of tin men. NEW LIMIT Many of our people wondered wha’ was tile meaning of the white baud-witli tin 1 black rings on the top and bottom that were painted on the pole-at long intervals along the road. Some said it was an auto guide to mark tho way from one city t<> another at a distance, others thought they were to have the telephone company’s name painted on. but the truth came oat when it was found that they went mile posts to mark the limit of the two rent fart' on the electric road that went intl, effect Sunday. July L FUNERAL HELD The funeral services for the Ult Mrs. William Rawitz.er were held a her home on Friday, June 21b A lo* ins and eloquent tribute was paid t the deceased bv the oflieiating Raid) The Lotus quartet of Boston sang in press!vely "Beautiful Isle ot Sonv where," "Perfect Day" and “In th. Garden." Banks of rare and ben fill flowers all around told in their lent wax the sweet and loving reg: Hie friends hail for tho young life t cr. just at the time when that Rf meant so much to the home. Fytnp thv for the bereaved husband and Iii tie daughter is expressed by all. TABLE CLASSES JELLY CLASSES FRUIT JARS JAR RUBBERS CLOTHES LINE water proof CLOTHES PINS KETTLES Drop in and look over our stock of crockery and groceries L. ANDERSON & SON 30 Main St. Tel. 118 Concord, Mass. Benj. C. Brown, Auctioneer ISO MAIN STREET MAYNARD, MASS. Auction Sale I will sell for tho Mayna*d Upholstering Co., -ll Main st., Maynard, Mass., Friday, July 13, at 7 P. M. A large, flue lot of clean, up-to-date furniture, newly upholstered and refinished. All in first class condition. Be sure to attend this sale. TERMS CASH BENJ. C. BROWN, AUCTIONEER, MAYNARD, MASS. ACTON CENTRE Walter Morse was a transient visi-nt in town recently. Miss charlotte Honant reports that the Red Cross contributions tor 1’ro- < Iliff I now lot,-ii $ 17b. Mrs. I buries E. Baker and tiso sons < New Boston, N. If., were the guests el .Mr. anil Mrs. .Milton reeetitly. Leonard White will study at the Harvard summer school in preparation for bis next year's work at Clark university. Mi - Carolyn Stearns has gone to P lie. \. IP. for the summer, to accept a position as musical councillor at a Hi's vacation camp, Mi Sara Wood of Wrentham spent a few days In this village before go-Rig to .Pit her sis?cr, \in Iielett Wood ciemmens of cleveland, o. Mr. ;i11>I Mrs. Albion MHIan started s. 'n bay, June fin, for their sumbr’f It en in West Dennis. During their a -o«nee Mr. Mutates <-i t< r, Mr 1 ill- of Arlington, WU! keep lions* tor the son Hollis. The amdion at the Wheeler place Was well attended and attracted a la "pc crowd of st,ranger* who mrr-petrd for pri'-session of the relic - and antique furniture from the famous Ca J. Dane Davis homestead. BEDFORD Arthur Carson has Joined the Cavail-\. Is enjoying a Howard Davis has purchased anew Ford touring ear. Miss Ellen O’Dowd tow weeks’ Vacation, William Hennessey of Lexington was a, recent visitor in town, Rail ii McKee has accepted a position with the road department. Several vegetable stands have made their appearance on the North rd. \\ infield Brown has taken up hi? residence for the summer on Main st. I tll* streets in me \; JO .ft .nd centro of the ,rly town nave been treated to turvia. jg at < lifford Challis is breaking in to Loring a motorman on the Middlesex & Bo land ) for* Ralph Marshall wereood- and Mrs of Bedford relatives Sun* OPEN MEETING Fine Program. Presented at Grange— Collection Amounted to $22.47 The Grange meeting Tim. day, June 2d, wa* Open to tile public III the ill terests of Preparedness. The entertainment was in the form ot a mush i ale. iii charge ol Mrs. Ii \ I• .alen Hint a; a result of her* efforts a very fine assemblage ol talent was precut*' I. Moreover t ho amount of 122.27 was taken up iii a collection Ut thf end of tile program. The number.* were well chosen and finely reed* red. Til** com mi Hee lie ires to ex pre-s its thanks to those of the west and south villages who took part and also the friends from Concord who presented two vocal numbers. \s i whole the evening was very en lovable ami many were the words of praise and satisfaction heard on all •ides. The program was as follows: Piano olo, Mrs. Holland: reading. .Tames Tuttle: tenor Solo, "Keep Hie Home Fires Burning." Frank Merriam reading. Miss Jennie Durkoo; to-eal duet. "Bed. White and Blue." Mrs Hall and Mrs. Morris; reading*. Mrs K, C. Pa se; vocal duet, "The Jolly Blae lo* til ii' Mr. Bladen aud .Mr. Merriam: r< tiding. Mis- Darken; has* Own Called Slates." Fred lor: reading, .Tames Tuttle; do, "Lock Down Dear Eye*,” piano solo. Miss Carolyn v.i-- solo, “Song of Tlyhrias the Cretan.” Harold Phnlen The proceeds of this entertainment when added to the previous preparedness fund, raises the total to $27a solo. "M cr ii k Tit sui ratio *■ Miss Cas Stearns; ton. Mr, gill st ria i Mr M< Keo and family are now oc-mi; ; Rig the Lucy Hartwell estate on Elm st Friday afternoon of this week there will be a "Kid*’ Kariilval” at Lexington park. Miss Betta Shea has accepted a position at Lexington park for the Bummer months. Mrs. William McLaughlin of AHston spent the week end with her parent*, Mr. ami Mr Weeks on Hartford st. M r. Id. F. Hurley has arranged to bai* a mass said for the camper* In Wer t Bedford at NMO Sunday mort?-i n g - ,• A!.any from this town witnessed the royal reception afforded Hie contention of Elks which arrived In Bolton Sat unlay. Mr. and Mr*. Thorn a* McNt and family are spending a few wdeks* vacation with relatives and frlenda In ibis town. it was necessary to shut off the water for a short time Saturday afternoon. owing to a slight accident which occurred on the North rd. Miss Katherine Hodgen entertained a party of young friend* at her home on Crescent ave. Tuesday afternoon, the occasion being lier fifth birthday. There will be a tax collector*’ sale of real estate for non-payment of taxes at the collector*’ office, In town. hall building, Saturday, Aug. 4, at • o'clock in the morning. There will bo a baby show at Lexington park Friday afternoon, July 20. Babies and children ranging from : Ii rec lo six years receiving the tnffstr applause from the audience will bo awarded prizes, of which there ara several, the first prize being In gold. The comedy, "A Good Fellow” wa* Hm> offering by the Lexington park players the first of this week, In which Dorothy Beardsley and John Bugan stood out prominently. In tho dancing pavilion this evening lover* of modern and glide dancing will compete for prizes. or- V *) sidney e. McCleary > I CROCER—BAKER 71 MAIN ST. MAYNARD . BUT TER Fine Creamery, lb —43C IAR D Swirls Pure..........lb. COFI ?EE Best Santos, lb.......23C TEA t mP Best Oolong, lb...........3dC White Sponge FLOUR ESS* ’1-85 * » rn JOHN H. FINIGAN, Auctioneer Main St. CONCORD, MASS, Tai. 13 STANDING GRASS BY AUCTION a ^ier the SATURDAY, JULY 14th, I9I7X AT 2 P. WI. jopy of/** I will sell for J. 1\ Brennan at his farm located on tile Great South Lincoln, Mass. 7r> Acres of first quality of Iloii d. Standing tlrass, 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 m&ohineryf Sale rain or shine. Terms cash. * » y m
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