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   Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 21, 1934, Acton, Massachusetts                                WEN FEBRUARY 1934 tr Miss Rideout Directs which Re yeals Talent and Charm and jt Delight in Two Plays of the best act lug ever seen on a Concord stage charmed and delighted the autli ence which gathered in the Con cord High school auditorium Fri evening to see two Two and A Lady by Eugene and Two EiHaaueths by Netta Syriett presented by Concoid High school under the rectlon of Miss Gertrude Ride put of the v Crooks and A Lady is a Harvard 47 Workshop Mil ler the Hawk William enters the apartments of Olive Orierne a help less confined to a wheel and unable to except iqturn her eyes and His is a valuable string of fSv monds supposed to be 33 in num accomplice is Lucille Vanes compan Is Miss Jones Sally Jones is called put by a ruse arid the helpless invalid is at the vmercy of the two but by her I wits and strength of character plays one crook against the other jrito their SimsVane JAis to torce her to reveal i ithe hiding place the diamonds when Lucille is y i upon Miller and actually allcws him to take the diamonds him to keep his aion secret from by piay y ing on his Jealousy and arousing his She playsthe same with wuo m a jealous at discovering Millers V treachery and suspecting another vwpman shoots him The vpolice Thomas and Frwi Meyliger enter and the V eachof which has shown further of MllUr by stealing a gold the agreement had been and Lucille by trying to retainone of are carried Grleme off her vtoiy without a Never close observation did she a muscle and her though to all appearances made with the difficulty of paralyzed had an expression which of her resolute Rlzzitairo played the maid a convincing portrayal of 1 and of flaming and yet with a fern mine at the sight of She iu her part from start William Delaney did tine as Miller and Sally Weadock a high and mighty Miss and Fred Heyll MK were entirely uor memories this part Is story of iSaye beloved of Will Neville Fritz WJmblad supposedto be an In pecunlous sir Henry ye James tor these financial reasons y opposes the suit and the He sets upon her many wealthy of 1m own choslng vigorously eludes his for Elizabeth dreams ol the days of greater freedom and of her lover coming on an air Her lover wuu has been in foreign parts does made his toriutte and of course now acceptable to Sir quaint pertect understanding of her loveliness in the bewitcQin glances and fleeting expression 01 iier eyes and Miss Lavinia Willis was a picture we shall neve1 ana when have we such We are Indeed grate ful tor our Jane Daniels as her mala companion was a dainty counter part and second only to Elizabeth in her charm and Fritz Wittblad a stalwart and man yet tender and a perlect and the love making as sincere anu convincing as any we have Youth must be served and youth was James Poweis was a handsome figure and clever and convincing In In Part the same old story waa enacted in modern times by Elizabeth Neville Mary Chase a descendant of the earlier her friend Joan Mary Murray her Bob Jack Ed mamis and her lover Will Stretum Lauren S tret ton also appears as without money or posi but wins success oy an air plane He actually arrives by air to carry out the dream of the early To make the final Impression mope mysjtlc the etuiy characters come baick at the cloi and the later events become a part of their prophetic Mary Chase is the ni tural dashing modern girl and Mary Murray able Lauren Kingman the and handsome lover and Jack ICd nmndS the handsome a sight for sore eyes Once more were we attracted by the naturalness of the love often so stiff and perfunctory on the amateur Again we thanU these young people for tho delight ful evening they gave Talented young Claire violin and Elsa piano added their large sliare to our pleasure with their Bouquets were given the fem vf the cast at tho curtain call and to Miss Hideout who has such wonderful ability to draw and develop such Grand Opera IP Singer Here ton formerly of the Philadelphia id delighted and guests of Co n F A M wjth numlbers in the Ibanquet Masonic tfollow ping the chicken supper served un direction of Duncan We was accom iby Bidbert Charles of Weather its All Records aero temperatures successive mornings make c6rd never before reached in 4S observations made by tfower of the Weath for this period are Maximum Minimum 24 above below t 19 21 10 24 0 4 26 5 Zero iverage temperature for the was 3 above i degrees below the nov HOWE Distinguished Masons Visit Concord Lodge the distinguish ed Masons who honored Corin thian Lodge vwtn tner presence Monday evening were Harold Dale of of the Lowell 12th Masonic Dis trict John of the Melrose 7th Ma sonic District Worx Floyd Swift of Senior Grand Steward of the Grand Lodge Benjamin of Hollia Hollloton QQarl Master of Alpha Framingham Mi of John Warren Hopkin ton Charles Master of John Warren Lodge of John Warren t Worshipful J W of Alpha Lodge Harold Mer Master of Charles Welch Maynard Samuel of Belmont Lodge George of Oscar Parker Waltham George of Isaac Parker Lodge Arthur of Parker Lodge George of Isaac Parker Carlton Master of Isaac Parker Lodge Barle WTrue of Thomas Talbot Lodge of Blllerica and Eugene Viu ing v Warren Goddard for the officers of the Lodge presented the Steward Walter t who was married last a handspme electric Will Tender Reception To and Bam iord Tonight and John Bamlord observed the stiver an niversary of marriage i hey were tenaered an anniversary ceieoration by friends and relaTTves at Grange hail A reception to tue of ivonor will be fol lowea oy an danc ing games and refreshments were Forrest Nelson lias his or chestra all tuned up and other menus puns to see to It tnat me occasion is fittingly and Bamtord weie married in The cere mony was poitormed by Eugene Kunt tlien pastor of the Union Congregational They nave two Kennoin ivierstead and Ford Lyon and tnree granu Bain Iord Is a past president of Lady Warwick lodge Daughters of bt Sne is a mtmber of tlie Congregationat and is a member of tlie Ladies Benevolent Society and the Visitors tee ol the bamtord is a member of Charles Walca Louse and and May irara Lodge He is em ployed as a spiivner in tlie Assaoet Sales Show Monthly Increase Nearly 1000 Monthly OverThose of Rebate Coining to Customers The annual meeting of the United Cooperative Society of Maynard was held at the Barker street hall on Febru ary 1934 with approximately 200 members The financial statement shows that the total business trans acted in 1933 amounted to an increase in sales of or an average increase of per month over the receipts of The net profit accured during 1933 will result in an approximate 3 per cent sales rebate to be paid to the customers in proportion to their Carr Is Scout Speaker Award Badges special Boy Scout service held Sunday night at the Union Congregational church was attended by a large congregation including the Boy Scoutsof superintendent of schools in the guest was introduced by James superintendent of schools of Music was provided by the Boy Scout Band of Marl investiture service was exemplitled by Maynard Boy Scoucs led by Charles A class badge Uwas awarded to Roger a second class badge to James Eaton and a tenderfoot badge to Al fred Piano soloa were con tributed by Elmer Church Visitors Serve Supper parish supper at tho Union Congiegatioiiail churci Friday night under the auspices of the church visitors wai attended by more than 200 people iimi was a In every The supper served at was followed by an entertainment that included a mu sical by the Keene Tno Df relatives of charier chairman olL tho committee in Eleanor Keene was violinst and Miss Barbara Bachelor of Sutton cntertatnml with The committee charge was composed of Charles Eliza Nellie Mabel Maude Mary Mrs Esther Kadie Agnci Nellie Henrietta Bamtord Mrs Nel lie Cowles Heads Health Board a meeting of the board of Health tho Board organiz ed as follows Lester chairman Jolin and Frank The following appointments were George Plumbing In spector William assist ant plumbing Inspector Henry collector of garbage Mary public health nurse Ralph inspector oi1 slaughtering Miss Veino graduate of Maynard high school and valedictorian of the clans of will serve an an advisory nurse of a child health There is no salary to this Concord Town Election On February 26th Tho Town election will come next and poils wili open at 12 noon close at In Precinct 1 at the Veterans Building in pre cinct at the Harvey WUeolcr So far as we know there Is to be but one where William tne caucus nominee will be opposed by Herbert running on nomination Results of Vote Unchanged In Recount The cast for Selectmen and Puollc Welfare com imisttioner in tlie recent town elec wiire recounted Saturday at rooms Iby thb Board of Registrars ol H was a long starting at 2 in the afternoon and finishing ajboui at There were Though the recount showed ah In crease in the total vote of all can didates for Selectman it did change the result the vote announced election that Frank Donald iLent and Patrick were elected The recount allowed an unusual There were 54 votea ori ginally counted blanks that in the recount were given to somo of the These 54 ballots wer3 not marked in the square opposite the names of the The oross was placed immediately fol lowing the name of the In the original count that part the ballot was In the re count oach Individual ballot is opened and spread out and these were found and creditoil to the or whom they were Thus blanks 54 votes that went to the variouu iFrank iMiuCarron led the re count with a total of 1147 a gain of 3 Donald Lent came next with a gain of a and Patrick A MoHrath iwas third wiMi 91G a gain of three John Zaniow ski next in order had 886 a gain of Samuel iLcrer 552 a gilin ol 13 Auguat Saarela 531 a gain of 8 and John 105 a of For Publlc Welfare Commission er Thomas Wright had 569 in the recount 564 for William Kaies and won by live The origi nal count had Wright winner three Charles Manly a sticker candidate gained 5 Joseph Hanna gained a while John Croft Willliuni Ed wards and Ray Loija Stolen Car Is Recovered A 11134 Chevrolet se Ttan iby Charles local Chevrolet dealer which was stolen in Boston ten dayu ago recovered and returned to Mi Taylor last The car was stolen from a open air parking where Taylor left it While he attended a Legion ban It was found last Sunday by the In the Vicinity from Boy Scouts Will Collect Clothing Maynard Boy Scouts In coopera tion with President Roosevelts suggestion are to make a canvas to gather or any other articles that may be used to help needy The Maynurd Citi zens Committee and Maynard Branch of Red Cross uro assisting the boys In this worthy Any who have any or other articles that they would likie to give that sonic other person might be arc re quested to notify Guyor Scout James Cougluan or Mathew Vance ol the citizens committee or William chairman of Maynurd Cross The Scouts will call for the DEXTER ADDRESSES WOMENS ASSOCIATION Robert head of thb department of Social American Unitarian the speaker at the meeting of Womens 19 at 3 an able speaker and onn of the In the movement for Social was well Qualified and The report of the Board of Directors listed the activities of the year pointing out the various Improvements that have been Ad ditional space had to be viaed at the gralnary In order to take care of the increase In The construction of a storage plant in the base ment ot the main store will adequately insure the safe preservation of large quanti ties of vegetables and thus make it possible to sell these at a more favorable Various other constructions and improvements stresses the the healthy condition of the Oil Business Tlie general manager listed many iiueresxiiig statistics In his He pointed out How the range oil a newly instituted brauth of undertaking tor the been a gallons of oil nave been sold in a period of three and one halt The society handled 110 canloads of produce during the Coal and gram outiput increased The society 28 time workers witih the addition of many others in time Tlie nuancial status of the so ciety is Actually the socie tys indebtedness is less than with assets amounting to constating of Real estate ma t The societys ability to pay cash for its produce makes it possibly to goods at a smaller margin than the ordinary merchant and thus insuring a great saving to the The board of directors also stressed in their report that thi time was fast approaching when the activities and meetings of the organization will to be con ducted in the English With this ultimate result in people other than the FinnUh speaking people are to bo encour aged in taking an active part in the activities uf the Meeting Continued Due to the lateness of the hour the raeoting voted to continue the busiiHifii at tliu Parkier street hall on Saturday February 24 at 8 The board of directors will be at this meeting and other important mabters will be brought up for and i i The directors wish to encourage the nonFinnish speaking members of the United Cooperative Society to be present alt this The United In addition to its regular lino ot business has shown a fine spirit of couperation in local welfare The Board of Un secretary and members of Citizens committee say tho United has been generous iu aiding local welfare relief finan cially and also in service and oilier Director Is Honor Guest of Concord Club Thu Wast Concord Womans mot in Warner Hal Friday President Ches ter Adaiins A guewl of honor was District Director William Taylor of West Taylor is a woman of unusual charm of personality and an and delightful speaker and she spake In a most interest ing way on topics of In terest and timely lyric with Prescott tenor in sung tolos and duets from pinafore and gave u descrip tion of Gilbert and Sulllvana op era before and bulwoen the num They alternated and played each others Dainty and delicious refresh ments and tea were with Charles Borden un chair wan ol the committee in At next meeting of the Cluib in Warner hall un March Oliarlea Gill will sipeak on Ten Year Health Program in Piiihllc Schools of Alfred Stone will Guy tfentald Held This Morning at Win throp Church Burial In Maynard DIED ON SUNDAY Pastor of John The Evan geliit Was Born In Concord Jamos Albert pastor ot the ot Joan ihe Evangelist In Win died morning at the paiociiuu sao Urcwley haU m ipoor health tor many mouths aim had oeeu a sulterer from ab douiiai trouiuie and early this year lie contracted a slignt attack of influenza He a plucky ngnt anu seemed to ioe on the road to recovery iuut was torced to take to ibeu uwo ago and in tue unu his heart Fatuer Ciowiey was born in Feu He moved Witu his patents when a child to Tlis tamily came to Maynard in 1887 where they have since Father Crowley was a graduate of the class and studied tor tliu priesthood at Johns He was ordained in 1JOl by the late ArcUblshop feather Crowley celebrated IHG first mass in hies home itridgets of James now grand knjght ol Maynard assisted at that mass as an altar served as a curate in Cecelias m also at Wakefield and South Boston and wae chaplain Uie Academy 01 the Assumption Wellesley Hills for 17 Hd was apiMjinted pastor of Peters churcu June and remained there until 1U31 when he was transferred to Wid th iFather Crowley was always in terested in iMaymird where he waa well Until his recent ill ness he made regular weekly vis its to his home Wlhen ho was a young man he was ipronii ueut In tbe social and lite of the town andwasitt leader in all movement for the good of the He will be rememibered by many of the older residents o the town as one or Uie organizers of Bridgets Temperance Society oj which ho was president for Under his guidance this so ciety not only promoted the causa of temperance it was a forte for good in civic affairs of tlir Father Crowley then as in Iris many years am a priest was tolerant and under standing and lie had thegood wll and love of all denominations in lie is survived 1y out1 brother Ediward and a El len Crow ley of 7 Lincoln The ibody was brought to tlie Church of John the Evangelist in Wlnthroip yesterday afternoon where it lay In state after the of fice of the dead had been Members of Bishop Chevrus Ais ceinlbly 4th degree K of C acted as a guard of Thefuneral services were held this morning and a solemn high mass of re quiem celebrated at ton Dennis pastor of the Church of Mary Im maculate al Newton Up per Falls iwas celeibraut John Powers pastor ot Raphaels West deacon and William Lyons of Theresas ohurci West Roxbury sulb Father Powers preached the eulogy and Interment was in tho family lot in Bridgets cemetery in Many Maynard friends attended the funeral tiervices at Wlnthrop and there was a large number at the services at he May nard Council K of C was repre sented by delegation led 1y grand Plows Battle Against Elements Attached to Si Plows Become Exhausl BUSSES AN AUTOMOBILES Si Horse Drops Dead on River Woman in Stalled Bus Taken 111 Removed to Nearby Rebekahs To Visit Marlboro Rebokah lodge will 1e at a mooting of Star of Hope Lodge in Marl boro on Thursday The en tertainment will be provided toy tho Maynard Ixxlge with In charge of Aftblo a former liable grand of iMizpah lodge and iwho Is deputy of of Hope The Wedding of and Reibkah will be given toy a cast composed of iMar guerlte Preucott tho Bride Ralph Jones the Groom Doris maid of honor Frank best man iBeulab Mildred Ernest Fred George manors Mary Jones and Howard grand Rolbent Lester and Jean nelte parents and Wins Mary the The Present Noble Orandi Night supper will feature a meet ing of Mlipah lodge on March Reservations should be made by M to any memJber ot the committee which Is posed ot OwtfilNie DIED SUDDENLY IN CONCORD High Mass of Requiem Held For Mar garet McKenna A Ho gan oi Edward Mc Kenna for many years chairman of the Registrars of Voters of Con died suddenly early Friday morning at her home Lexington who liad been a resident or Concord since born in July the daughter of iMichael and Ellen Dee came to the United States when 3 years of She was a member of the Division 44 Ladies of McKenna was married in Besides her she is survived by four Charles and Edward both of and Joseph McKen na of all connected with the New England Telephone and Telegraph and Bernard iMeKenna of a clerk in tlie Concord tpoatofQce a Sister Venard Helen Riuth of Josephs who is a teacher in James high and 21 grand one or Louis Mc is a aludent at Holy McKenna a wonderful a devoted Wife and anoth and ibeloved by a host of The sons and daughter and grandchildren she leaves are a monument to her love and The funeral was held morning from hfi1 homo and mass js 01 neaiiliiiil fluwcivi wero i striking Witness to tlie esteem in which she was High iMass ol celebrated at Bernard Church by Leo Cull ol Providence and formerly ot Con a close friend of the The William Fin Father OlBrien of lluv crhill and Millley of irovolaml Hart of soloist at Marys Church of Boston and McLouslilin of Concord were thy Tho pall Ixuiicis tlleason of Leo Hurley ot Thomas flillii of Edward IMc Ilusli ol William Dec of and John FiUgerald of iConcurd relatives and cloji friends ol the The ijurial in IJtrnurds Cemotnry where and read the committal SPtOIAL SERVICE Edwin Shepler and William Jolimlon composed a quartet that sang at the sorvices at UK methodist church Sunday Russell pastor of tlio CongregatiDiial cliurch in Acton Center spoke on India at a meeting of the Class at the church Monday The Sui shine Singers of station WBSO will give a program at tlie church next Sunday On 26 the church school will give u reception to part officers and an entertainment at tho A Patriotic and Community night program will be held tonight with community special musliui numbers and a The wo men will debate on the That Washington was a greater inan than The men will That tho church as an organization shuuld participate in the civic and poli tical reforms of the Eighteen inches of level and drifts In places made the day morn Those who crave an kw had it with all John May dent of worst storm in the lias been on the tendent had five si six sidewalk storm from 1 oc It was a The snow was heavy were high and packed jale that continued The horses on the s became were stalled and stuck1 all sections of the the street while the storm the road open clearing snow from s after the storm subsidi Newspaper trucks and but one or two of papers EX of Maynard had his boys on hand and the ready to buck the dril delivery but was pasi the Globe was open and doing usual but the carrli get over the route Joe Farrell of to South Acton morning and got New York mail Joe has early SouthAol The Bus tractors and plows The service was kept open and busses did not run they did get Hudson was snowbou lie traffic getting th An early workers to Hudson snow bank In Stow woman from took She wasvll nearby house until the tfl out the road so a bus c After a three hour battle an was brought to her early morning trains Bright and early shovels appeared eagerj money shoveling forgot customers as they deal CWA officials sei Boston to get norm funds for employing removing snow but was A horse attached livery day on parently exhausted Ihn snow Thef driven by John Jaasl Worst Snow Alth snoiw a foot tin level and roads Ib 1ic almost at a storm of yesterday of the present However will be over sometiBtj siprlng be a wekome5 Hearing On Road METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH Frank Minister Chunch School it 10 Even Ing Service at IS will contlnue Ills services on Fac ing Jerusaleui with the uocond dlsuourse ou The Cost of DIs a iSociai iwill Jield at in the oldest miu Selectman up will be a hearing the office of the Co K I oners in East Call petition to Groat Road from Main street and Or Sudbury that the state andgi ready to give town gives a like this Seleiilineri wished t the record as one the Selectmen of ud tobetoro going ti SOUTH CONGREOATIQll Arthur iServlveti Su Sunday deajvor at at   

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