Acton Enterprise, December 12, 1917

Acton Enterprise

December 12, 1917

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Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 12, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts .    m    *    A    ft    M    *    A    *    •    «    «    *»*<?«    *».*mr '    *ACTON ENTERPRISE VOLUME XXX. 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1917 NU1 / I I I I Dodge Brothers motor, car I .ll as A Christmas gift with an everlasting pleasant memory of the donor and always a financial asset* It is a first mortgage on health for your wife and children. V'U lilt IS ••lf • •AA ifez. Built to appeal to the class of biders who ask the price last ratlur than first. ii c« *• '/J Orr'ers placed now will have preference on our reservation schedule, and will insure delivery on Christmas morning of the car, or a gift certificate entitling the holder to descry later. fiji rn •st* ;.v< It will pay you to visit us and examine this car The gasoline consumption is unusually low. Tho tiro mileag* i? unusually high Sedan or Conpe. Si .‘550: Winter Touring Car or R adster, SI050; Touring Car, Roadster or Commercial Car, 8885 (All price? f. o. h, Detroit) Torrey & Vialle, Inc. •ti DISTRIBUTORS -Main and Walden Streets Concord, Mass. TELEPHONE 245-R or 8622 Agents for Maynard, Concord, The Actons, Boxboro and Stow ic MW w I; lilt® a MAYNARD 111 IU /v i\ Do your shopping early and have the first selection Mrs Chirl Stockbridge spent the week end with relatives at Lowell. Jeremiah Bradley is decorating tile Interior or the fire department h3ad* garters. Mr. and Mr.. Harry lihiXa were the guests of friends at I .yurt over the week end. Percy Taylor, storekeeper I'. S. navy. Charlestown, was horns over tile veek end At the next regular meeting of I^o-\al union TTI, tho annual election of fl'cers will he held. John Temple, a resident of Acton, nd well know n here. dl< d at his '■mc Sunday even dig. Mrs. Henry MeCormack and dough tor Margaret spent the week end with relatives at Lowell. Miss Margaret Conley spent the week end as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Claflin at Roxbury. Mrs. Caroline Philips, Great rd., is making an extended visit w itll relatives at Cambeliford, Can. Mr. and Mrs. John Keegan, Maple :t.. were the Sunday guests of the ’otter’s mother at Hudson James Dewire of Nasonville, R. I.. was the week end guest of I’. J Sullivan and family, Maple st Private Harry Ham, Camp Devens, was the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. breathier, Brooks st. The household furnishings of Mr. nd Mrs. Hermon Shea-er. Harriman t. were sold Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Alice Joyce and son William were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McNally at Medway Miss Avis Barlow is assisting as clerk during the Christmas rush at the store of A. T. Haynes, Main st. Warren Merrick of Uxbridge was at ”n> home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. •corge Merrick, Maple st, over th? veek -Sid. Kden Tohjn, cook in the I”. F. Naval Reserves, stationed at Common-wealth Pier, Boston, was homo over ’he week end. Ralph Newton. Newport Naval Reserves. was at tile home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Newton, for the week end. ('apt. Joseph Sheehan and Lieut. George O’Brien, recent Plattsburg ap-oointees, were the guests of James J. ' or] ira rd. Monday. Stanley Domin of the Newport Naval Reserve foree, was the guest the latter part of the week of Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, Great rd. The sore of Finney & Holt, South \eton, is displaying an unusually large variety of useful and appropri-ito Christmas presents this season. The Grange Dramatic club is re-Honrating to two aet play which will ' e presented at the meeting of Mayan! Grange next Tuesday evening. Mrs. Bert Howard, Miss Irene O'Donnell and Mrs. Mary Archer are Wisting at the store of W. B. Case $ Sms dnrine the Christmas rush. Mrs. Pusan Porter and granddaughter, Pearl Grey, of Joggins Mines, N. P.. are visiting the former’s daughter, Mrs. Thomas Usher, Lincoln st. A number of members of Knights "f Columbus from here attended a pub Me mass meeting *or the benefit of the K. of C. fund held at Hudson Punta'’. Mrs Bessie Creighton and son James of Warren, Me., are visiting relatives until after the holidays. They are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Bradley, Maple st., this week. At the meeting of T/iyal Assabet ’odee. M. IT., to he held Wednesday evening, Dec 19, the initiatory degree will be worked on a class of candidates which will be followed by a col-’ntim. The Priscilla club met at the home af MBs Fannie Harwood, Concord st., Frldav evening. The usual sowing cf fancy articles was followed by * soc'al hour, during which refreshments were served. A moct'ne of the Holy Name soci-*v was he’d at the rooms in Dari-■rig block Sunday evening. The club ta rapidly growing in membership, more than lift names being added to Pm rolls this month. Mrs V F McCleary, president, an I 'Trs. Gilbert M. Hawkes, secretary of ’ho Ma-nard Woman’s club, were the cuesta Monday of the West Acton Woman’s club at the annual observances of nresfdent’s day. Tho Maynard Marble and Granite Works recently erected a hand-nine ■mr-piero Reotheh granite monument with tour nests and 'Mop en the int of Mrs. Thomas Cleary at St. Bridg cemetery Main st. MBs Marion Townsend is working "s bookkeeper at the store of hor father. Benjamin Townsend, the pus it’on formerly held by Christopher Wilson. The latter is working in the machine shop of the Assabet mills. On guard duty Saturday night at Camp Devens during the blustering snow storm was netting do«e to th * real thing in army life. Two Maynard mon. James Rvan and Michael Lynch, were among the guardsmen for the night The regular weekly meeting of the Maynard Red Cross will be held a? the Summer st school building Wednesday afternoon at I o’clock. A Red Cross nurse from Boston will give instructions to the members In preparing surgical dressings. A public installation of officers of lord Kitchener lodge, Sons of St. Ceorge, followed by initiation of candidates, will be held at Masonic bal! Saturday, Dec. 29. The degree team of Worcester lodge will be present aud officiate as Installing officers. CONCORD LOST BO''Tv:    Til    accordance    with Chapter .TOO, Section 40 of Acts of ions Mass. Legislature and amendments thereto. Notice is hereby given' that Book numbered 27502 has been lost and payment on the same stopped The Middlesex Institution for Savings Charles E. Brown, Treasurer. Concord, Mass., Nov. 21. 1017.    n28-3t officiate aa I The Annual Meeting of the stockholders of the Concord National bank of Concord, will be held at their banking house on Tuesday, Tan. 8. 1918, at 3.45 o’clock p. rn., for the choice of directors and the transaction of any other business that may legally come before said meeting. C. PAY HEYWOOD, Cashier. I, Mass., Deo. 5,1817. BEDFORD Preston Rankins bas enlisted in tho Marines. Ernest Clough spent Sunday with friends in Lowell. F. E. Powers was a Week end guest of friends in Roxbury. Miss Gertrude Holden visiting relatives In Marlboro. Mrs. Harvey Hopkins bas cone to New York for the wino r. Earl JTckham was a "■••ck end guest of frien is in Provider e J, Hanlon is sick at tho Deaconess hospital with appendicitis. Joseph Hayes has entered the employment of Wilfred Wheeler. Robert Nichols of Salem was a recent guest of friends in town Mr. and Mrs. T M. P i r> have von-' to Florida Tor the winter months. c. lf. Pepper has purchased a 1918 Maxwell roadster of Marone Bros. Mrs. George \\ . Wheeler Was a re-n nt guest of friends in Wollaston. Bars Andersen was a week end guest of his son, Leslie, in Washington. Mr. and Mrs. John Goulding are the proud parents of a baby. born las! week. Miss Lillian McConnell of Cambridge called (.ii old friends in town recently. Several of the store* have Com meneed decorating their windows for Christmas. Edward Uonniman of RosHndale spent tho week end as the guest of W Mir p-v. Peveril Peterson left the first of the week for Fort Slocum, where he has enlisted Philip Hidden of the Naval Reserve was a week end guest at the home of ’"is father. Miss May O’Connell is substituting in " i i.,irv goods store over the ChrLfni"s fvd’Vkiys. The fire tritrk was called out Sunday for a chimney fire at the homo of Mark .Mara, Jr. MBs Cera Nash |*MH gone to Washington, where she accepted a position with the government. Tho Charitable soeietv meets at th. homo of Mrs. Edith Sellers Lexington rd., tins afternoon. Miss Kendall of Westboro and Mrs. Agnes Porter of Jewell were recent guests of Miss C. E. Barrett Subscriptions for tho Halifax sr.f-foyers are being taken un in town, and all are asked to do their bit Henry P. T%oe*v left vh♦»<»<* p New York. "hc-o ho has enlisted in the coart#* pron star’? '’’o’’a rf men! Dr. R. E Stone of Beverly and Sam uel Staples of Somerville were recent guests at the homo of H. B. .Toslin '    .....*rU,Mtt - V ....    tho C .. groL-ational church Sunday for tile Halifax sufferers, amounted to $305. At the last meeting of t!v Willow Rehekah lodge held Mon’tax night. D"C. .2, tlser.. was the nomination O'" ofr Cory. Frank Pierce and Mr. Chelmers of Newport, R. I,, spent the week end at the home of Mr. Pierce'* parents on Hubbard st. The entertainment ami dance elven by the Concord Junction Wonian’-club Friday evening attracted a number from this town. Guest day observed Tiv Old Concord chapter. D. A. R, in tile Unitarian chur.-h vestry, attracted many rrotn rvi'-hh^r i*,r towns. I'rank Maguire had the misfortune to badly burn his face one day last week, when the gasoline tank of his automobile caught tire. T’v C'rB?:"n Fm’eavor soeiotv or the Congregational chureh is to hold i food sale in t’’o chureh chapel Saturdav afternoon Doe. La, Mr. and Mrs. Burt Joplin of Beverly were recept guests of Mr. and Mrs Henrv .Toslin, coming up to attend the wedding rf their brother. Mr. and Mrs George Honking ani! daughter Barbara of Flushing. L. I were recent guests at tho home of Mr. and Airs. John Lawrence. At the iv't meeting of the Wo men’s Parish association to he hold Monday afternoon. Dee, 17. there will ho home talent and tea will be served. As tho result of tho barn dunce .'un under the auspices of the Ladies’ auxiliar' of the Concord Grange for tim Rod Cross not long ago, $35.38 was turned over for tho use of tho Rod Cress nurse. The wodd'mi of Miso Bertha Wilson and FI mer lop Mn at (V.neord Junction Patnrdm night attracted many from this town I* ih ho!mr verv nonu!av boro Mr. .Toslin leaves town today to min Uivhvers’ corps. MB- o" Marion Moody an I T'hvlB-Penn'roil ■111' ’id"-! "Foun lo’-s do v| n' ’ho T.'mor '• ii S O'ool of Orator'- held ’n memory of Dr. Fmerson. at tho Dost n naive*1-iffy Saturday evening M’ss Dennison is a student of that school. Miss Edna Tubman spent tim week end "itll relatives in Wollaston Gerald Munroe ha* accepted a position with the American Express Co., I’.oston. ll. E. Peterson lias announced a raise in the price of milk to be effective this month. \ number from this town attend* e i the plays given by the Concord Dramatic club Friday evening. The prompt action of tho road department in sanding the streets after the recent storm is to he commended As party of friends attended a performance of "The Wanderer’’ at tho Boston Opera house during tho past week. An Interesting public meeting which was attended by several from this town was held In Cary hall, Lexington, Wednesday of last week. The Mihie t under discussion wa "Sugar and Its Substitutes and Sugarless Desserts ” Bear tim old adage in in iud, "Food will win this war." Beginning on Monday of this week government regulations take effect which reduce fats ml sugar, making it necessary for local b.akers to put war bread on the market. Tho Middlesex & Boston Street Railway Go. announces that beginning rec. 15 the operation of tile following lines "ill be discontinued until further notice: New ton-ne (I It a rn town line to Needham .Turn thin an ! line running from Wellesley Sp. t > Need ham SIDNEY E. McCLEA CROCtR-BAKER 7 1 JVI A UM ST. MAYNARD CAVE DANCE BU I I ER, tine creamery lb. . COCOA, Wan-Eta, I lb. can . HONEY, in Comb .    .    . I COFFEE, best 'antes, lb. TEA, best Oolong, lb. .    . MACARONI or Spaghetti, pkg FLOUR, Gold Medal, bag BRAN, Dr. loans n’s, pkg 49e 25o 29e 23o 42o 12o $<69 15c (r Miss Eleanor Parker of 199 Mr.rlho-rr. Post'ii. gave a small dance for her • *e.e#*, Mf«s Mary t’urker ti e cebil* * ti n 1 ,11 tor of Vr. and 'Irs. Frederick Barker of ti town in the large ballroom of the H it* I Sower ■ et en last Sa tor ’n \ evejpn Th dance Was for the young !•«•'•• Ie but a f V older OU 1 - va a' ie ypf ’, T’ C ‘ Ushers were steuben Cr ’■■In Dear B rove lr., william Dexter. W. Bainbridge Frethinghain I.: T. Frauds Gnu an-! Clapt. Geolge von L. Meyer. HALIFAX FUND It is evident from all reverts on hand that thousands ar* in great dis tres as a result of the great catastrophe which has soread death and .a” Station in Halifax. G> nerotts oon-tributlon* will lie needed to carry on the work of re!ie\*-ig immediate distress and providing clothes, food, medicines and materials for the tem-■ orarv housing of the homeless and : uffering Gash will he required to do all tins and Massachusetts mav hi- called upon •or * I.ouu non. Everybody is called neon to subscribe genet*! ll sly and a" ouiekly as possible. Send all funds to Robert Wlnsor, freas., Kidder, Pp‘<hodj <v Co,. 15 "evonshire st.. Boston. GOAL D.&H -ALL RAIL Tttt. KIND THAT BURNS SUAI, FAIR PRICES Horn s! Weight Prompt S*rvic« Supplying Coal f a Concord Homes for 50 years James B. Wuod & Son office «ip|«. Fitchburg Depot SEE FELTUS W. C. T. U. MEETING Th(> regular meeting of tho Woman’s Christian Temperance union was held with Mrs. Sh A. Wood on Concord rd. Dec. ti, "itll eight members present \fter devotional axer-elses anil business 12 comfort hags were filled, which are to be sent to the Seamen's Friends' society in Bo? ten, the filling of which was like filling the children’s stockings at Christ mas time. We know the sailor boys will he phased with the gift and perhaps some time "hen they are homesick or tempted to do wrong, the thought of the bag and that some me, somewhere cared for them. "'ill help them to overcome. After tie* Mizpah benediction the meeting adjourned. Eyes Examined    Impaired    Vision    Corrected Headache Stopped with perfectly fitted glasses by FELTUS «Sr SON OPTOME.T KIST URAN. II    —Concord .Junction, Mass., Association Hall OI lief I lours, I-1 ilia\ IO to 12, 2 to 4, 7 to 9 Max nard, Mass with Dr. Christie, cor. Nasoii&Sunitner Sta (H'tioo I iours, Fat Urduy IO to 12, 2 to 4, 7 to 9 HOME OI I- ICE — NY cst Acton, Mas?. » '    ——■——<ii ♦ ♦ ❖ ♦ ❖ ❖ ♦ * <> ❖ Will there be aVICTROLA in your home this XPH wmm    apr > * o * ♦ ♦ ❖ 4 ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ HEADQUARTERS FOR Victrolas and Sonof; Talking Machines Victor records in Great Variety CA^rl OK' t I Ob KAL TLUKIS L. N. FOWLER CO, CONCORD JUNCTION, HASS. Also at Hiss Houghton’^ Store, Concord,. ;