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   Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 28, 1934, Acton, Massachusetts                                MRUARY 1934 and Guests Enjoy Delightful Pro gram in Girl Scout House Much Praise for Those Taking Part f ItS s mi The Concord Womans Club pre eented three amusing in tne Olrl Scout House to gouu audiences Monday afternoon and plays were well cnosen auu exceedingly well done ana gave tne members and of me club delightful A Between the Soup ana tne Savory was given wuu Stedman as cook Mrs Farnham Smitn as kitchen maid and Josepu Richardson as The siceiie was in The piay way coached by Ray mono Balu with Narntan Aibee prompter and Kobert Bowser Waiter Bora en in ciuarge ttf a Russian was given Charles Scheu Nataska Wallace Oonant as Mary Samuel Kent as Olga Albert Hen as Trovska Rodney Pratt as and Miss Olive Root as Uhe scene was in a peasants Hollls Blake coach tne piay Henry Tnroie Vey was in charge of The Knave of Hearts had Miss Maitha Chase manager Vialle as Knave George hjuwlieln as Robert Bowser as Counsellor Mies Helen Peterson as Violetta Burleigh Pratt as lysuia Cook Blue Hose was Kay jnond Smith and they were a j 1Jie Hearlus were Miss Barbara Marjury Allen The Juaitii rialiie Jane Juan btwain and ine Bcene wus in me itoyal Ueorge coached this by ivuss Leon Foss was Piumpier and Cnaiies in cliarge of S Ihlitp jonn Hans kaymond Lunodra Al Laiger Auten Russeil were in charge coatumes ana make aitiraiouve muaic was by Edward Dfed Sunday In Bedford was a to the Sown Ito learn of the death of Ar WHr Old Billerica Bunday Although in poor tor some itime Cew realized se was born in Chelsea He lived in and Arlington for some and for tie past 13 years made tola home in president of Ihe New Vinegar Company in j to survtved his Mrs OHargley Rowsc three iRalph Rowse of Arthur of Lexing and James of Bedford Mrs Liewls of Mrs Louis of and Redman of Peabody nine Burial Ibe nut servJcos will at tjxe Church of Christ Thursday af DIED SUDDENLY Had Been a Resident of This Section for Half a Century Maynard Niels Peter Powder Mill died suddenly at his home Saturday He was born in Denmark and had been in this Country 50 most which he liveu In Acton and May He is survived by two Airred Walter Olsen and Peter Ol sen Jr and one daughter Olsen was in the employ of the American Powder or many He was a member of Con cord Lodge The funeral was held Monday at Services at the home at two oclock were conducted by Rev Mathew pastor of the Union Congregational Hymns were sung by Arthur Jordan and James There was an abundance of beau tiful Burial was in uieuwoou Benjamin Gruber and Miss Zelda Weinfeld United In Marriage Zelda the daughter of Esther Wein 31 Chester Allston and Benjamin the son of Gertrude 29 Summer street were married Saturday The ceremony was performed af the Beacon Boston by Rabbi Epstein in the presence of numer ous relatives and 1 They were attended by Tillie matron of honor and George best broth er of the bf A reception fol lowed the ceremony at which 75 guests were Following dinner there was They received numerous beautiful and valuable On their return from a wedding trip to Washington they will re side in Haverhlll where the groom Is the manager of a Gruber is a graduate of Maynard High school class of 1924 and of Bates College of He is a member of Charles Welch Lodge and of Maynard Lodge Elks BOARD OF JRADE The Concord Board of Trade held an interesting meeting in the Colonial Monday President iFred Jones In tne Chairman Oanforth Comins of the Concord Finance Committee went over the articles hi the Town Warrant to explain Che Finance Committees report in iHe showed the re turns from the State had orctog the 1wn to ruora There Vns a dlacuetrfon in regard to the advis ability of transferring from the electric light surplus to the gen eral reskxurces of the in iwbleh Richard MqSweeney of Electric Light and others took tRex Morgan spoke in regard to plans for a gymnasium from itihe Wunt and Leon Foss of the Committee outlined llans for reducing the cost of truusporUiig school Society Gets Rare Record very rare dated June in the first reign of King has been presented to Hudson Historical Society and has been placed in the museum in the public It is a grant which conveyed land from Obediah of to John of This vital record was presented to the society by Henry who Is a descendant of Obediah Wheel The land named in the record was part of the original Sudbury Grant that was made by the Massachusetts Bay DRISCOLL REAPPOINTED Drlscoll was re appointed superintendent of streets and highways ait a meeting of the Selectmen EY HILL IN STOW of Auto and PaMenger Are Hurt Both From ville Driver Later Taken To Marlboro Hospital None Hurt In But D peraons were yeral oliaken when wHta flve Ijound Lo veil bus ooWck this r the ton of Kersey cpwMttons caused are blamed for as Injured In lit the home of Whitney Ferguaon In The latter two are not Gilbert at the injured and took Iauth to the The driver of the Lovell 4ua He reported to talk no one in the hug shaken The Liquor License Goes Begging In Maynard Selectmen grant ed a tavern to Albert Ki ley toad a ibeer and wine censed place at the corner of Wialtham and Parker Two fulJ liquor other than package atore licenses were avail alble following the recent town At the time this is written iRiley was the only applicant for a There are it wo four restau rants and one licensed to sell all besides other iplates that eell beer and flit was the itime in Maynard that an opportunity to get into ithe liquor business failed to have numerous appllcamts for a U Wiat not very in with exception of a few A Ifee of was chaavjed for the itavern licensei Battle Storm To Hear Talk on Call of North elements did best to make Arthur Mer rill feel last Tuesday when he came to Concord to lecture on Call of the North and trough many would have responded to the call the worst snow storm and blizzard the town has known for blocked the highways and kcplthem lo their Over one hundred neverUieless fouglu their way through the drilits and reaped a rich reward for their daring and The lecturewas given in Veter ans Building under the auspices cf the I vivid de wonderful pictures of wonderful combined to carry thu listeners over the same trulls the lecturerhud traveled and for a time ufter the talk was over it wus hard for the hearer to real be he had not shared physically as well as In sipiril ill these en trancing This hardy hundred saw with Jus per National They sailed With him up the adian and Alaskan They tiuvelud by railroad over the White Horse IVUOJH and liiirteen miles doiwn lite Yukon to Then by boat and rail the voyage was continued to the coast to Victoria and Seattle in the U brilliant gorgeous of the sun within the Ar ctic McKlnloy and other giant peaks buthod In sunlight or Kircakttl with the of the ris ing immense glaciers dyed by Minfcet filoiulh hanging like inanities from the mountain Such are the stories these for tunate and hfttve are telling and if to Concord again wliUit auditorium can hold the throng who gather to hear and 10 SUDflURY jSCHOOL NEWS PlJiMp a senior In the Sudtwry iHtgili lian chosen as second alternativefor West Point the district of Ooagroaaman IFmanlr IHe Tanked third on the Wst of those fittm the 3rd OongreMional Ws tiiot who took the examinations toe to the Lee Repeats His Victory at Caucus But One Quarter of Concord Voters Braved Storm To Cast ITheir Ballots In tlie only contest in the Con cord town election Wil liam Lee ot Mill tott repeated his victory at Uie by polling 432 notes to 361 Her bert Hosmer running on nomiB ation About one quarter Ot the voting strength of 3212 the storm to come to the pe Again the WestConcord Civic Lea gue has won a smashing The figures are i 1 2 William Lee 201 Henbert Hosmer 318 49 Sijif The other officers chosen weip Selectman one year Kdwiard JB Caiger Toiwn Clerk one yelto1 Wiilliaim Cuoss Assessoi 3 years George Jones Board lot Public Welfare 3 years David Sheehan Town Treaiurer one year Townsettd Auditor one year Chilton Cabot Coillecalor of Taxes year Heiibert Townisend Cone year Siks John James William Ryan Road Commissioner 3S years Theodore Committee 3 years Angle Minnie Leon iFoss Water and iSewer Commte sion 3 years Buweigh Pratt Board of Health 3 years Philip Flavin Municipal Light Board 3 yen re Floyd Verrili Trustee Town Uonalions 9 years Wisner GAVEL GIVEN AUXILIARY Historical Gift Presented To Match Civil War Mementoes annual inspection of Auxiliary Sons of Union Vet erans was held last night in the Grand Army Memorial Home on High The Ing officer was Flora of national presi The local unit was given a lot percent score for Proceeding the inspection a pub lic supper was served at in charge of Iva Elimbeth Klia Fannie Peters and Harvey One wl the toUewini lite was the tion a special gavel to the aux iliary by the inspecting It was obtained from Lookout Moun and was made to maUdi with the arch pe and cannon ball which had been nreVioiHly presented by the 8xMCoiigr3ssman whose name is insfriibed on the As Good As Tony One ot the most promising of the diamond rookies is Al brother of Tony itar second saeker of Brooklyn DISQUALIFIED AS CANDIDATES Find Insufficient Number of Qualified Voters On Two Papers au anelder and a mean Maynard CWA Projects Are Given Extension ICharles assistant CWA reports that all brush cutting projects will cease this which will put about lifty men out of If new proposed by department approved it may make work for some orthose Jaid Proj ects for which an extension lias been granted include the Great Road extended three weeks and Wallham street extend ed for two Painting the Roosevelt school continues unti May as does the as sewer and Alumni Held The water department pipe lino work has an extension of three Tfao iRconrploynienl of which Gavin TayJor was lias been closed and the rewords arc to be tent or have Ibeen sent to CWA headquarters ait Taylor open ed the iReenvployment otlico lii weeks go and for 10 weeks wus 1n tine employ of tlio Federal gov The Jast three woekn he was employed by the The records of this office shown 2S2 men and 170 unem ployed when the ollioe Ap plicants for work on tlio CWA must apply to William Kcully who will filo the applications with CEe Framingham according to the first time In the history of the town as far as the nomination papers of two candidates lor office In the itawa elections to take place next March were declared null and voil by the board of as who on checking the names on the papers found that less than the required number of local voters had There were many names that the registrars could not find on the One of the a was tunning for the vacancy on the board of public welfare in place of George who is not a candidate for The only candidate for the office is Porcival Dad Jones the other wns a candidate for highway opposing Marian who is the present in cumbent in that Nomination papers have been filed by Ralph Stone and he is Both Thompson and Noyes have held offlice for long terms and their services were faithfiijjy given to tne Chairman Harvey Faiiibank of the board of whose term expires is unopposed for re as are the other members of the town Appropriations in the town war rant Itall for a tcial sum of and the finance committee lias recommended minor reductions bring the total down to The election and business meeting will be held the afternoon March 5 in the new town Finance Committee Recommends Cutting Transportation Appropriation From to Voters Will Decide Question Concord school chlldren wilto now ride to and from school on the school busses will have to walk In the unless thu Town Meeting next Monday votes to raise the recommended by the Finance Committee for trans porUtitixHi to the aunount of appropriated last If the Finance CommMlee recom mendation goos all pupllu living a mile or lews from the Peter Bulkeley or the Harvey Wheeler West Conioord schools will have to walk the year round and those between one mile and one mile ami a half will lie transported only dti tI UK the win tor in The School Commit it tee In a note attached to tlio Town Report takes a neutralstand 1m the matter and willing to leave the question entirely In the handw of the voters The Finance Committee report stuitfl that Town employees will cQutriibuto 5 per cent of their sal aries restored to the 1V38 to the those by the dep The Finance CotiimHUiwill not be to report niuil town meeting Its retrininmuiidiition in gatd to building a with the William Hunt The cotiHitittue also postpones Its reconimeiuliatlon on the of uxxiitiring land Ior a new of the Itoad and Urldgus Atticlc proposes reducing Hit number of the School a to If this rudui tion were made It would be impossible to re tain the present ratio of 2 to 1 In the iiQpresoiiUiilUm of Precinct 1 Concord and Irecinct 2 Wtwt There would either be one comiiililteutiiati from Wosl Concord to four from Coiucord Cen tre or two from West Concord to three from the Matters whkih by hiW require twothirds as dismissal of teuchurd ou would need 4 voles out of lo to propoialto jon artmeuta ASKVETSTO SEEK PENSIONS McKenzie Declares Awards Made by Execu tive Order McKenzie senior viinicoinmanti er of the Veterans of Foreign of this in a statement urged all veterans of the American Boxer rebellion and ths PhiUlpine who believe they are 50 pur cent disabled aiil served DO days or more and are not receiving to write to the pension bureau askinp for a uwaided by a recent executive lie also nas asked ploy us receiving a month to ro jiiost by letter to the regional xf the full amount of the pcn wion accorded by the executive order and urged World War vel eimis enUilliMi to pension increase to request I rum their regional of thu iiicrLasud allowance ac that tills will benefit all men with service connected who are rated and or all veterans latod according to rating Firemen In Fine Concert In Sudbury South SudburyThe second an nual coticift and dance of the Sud liury Firemens Association was liiild the evening of leb ruary LUml in the Town In spite or cold Hcalher and the bad condition Ihe there approximately Mil was runtIshod by liowens In dian I lend featuring Harry Mrlgham played and sang several of his old IncludliiK Laughing llolh modern and old fash lotted dancits wens The dance and concert wore planned and carried out hy the fol lowing conunlllee Lawrence Leonard Joseph Stephen Orders From the U S Army Regular Business Gives EmployL 1500 Textile Workers CWA PAYROLL IS Bad Weather and Discon tinuance of Some Projects Responsible for Decrease CWA payroll Sat uruay mounted to paid to IDG men and 41 Tins was Uie smallest payroll since the pro jects The decrease was partly due to bad weather and also to a decrease in work on some or which had useu up all funds An extension of time has been granted on most ot the local The Health de partment project cleaning up the oanks of tne river has ueen dis The number of men employed on all projects has been decreased ten William secretary of the Board of Public Welfare this week distributed 48 pair of double blan kets received from the Federal Emergency From this source to date the local Welfare has received and distributed 60U tons of 2200 pounds of 270 dozen of 108 bags of beans of five pounds 800 pounds of Some canned corned beef and canned roast beef lias been allotted to Maynard but has not yet In the product of the gardens of the welfare department have been dis tributed including much of the canned toma beets and other Male Choral Singing To Be Extended Announcement was made at the annual ibamjuet of the New Eng land Federation of Mens Cilee of a plain to raise a fund for lUlie extension of jnaJe choral singing in New as a part of the ntw leisure time The first donation of was presented ito the Fed oration by David Presi dent of the Andover Male Choir and accepted by Hti bert Jurnuy of founder of the FeJralion and au thor of the extension plan Three hundred representatives of the maio choruses holding membiTsnip in trc New England won present to witness the This first earned at it joint concent held in uo Washington Auditorium at Philips Andover Academy oa Javiiiary in wihicili seven glou paiti cipatcd and Is thjoint gitt of these iSinillar concerts will be held in live different locations in New In Maine or New Tlampahiro in llhodc Island in LMassairhusotts In Con and in the Greater Bos ton These group meetings be open to the public at a nominal tlio not proceeds be Jng used to promote glee club nwiKdo iln tlie The Federation itself now nuin ibots over waile 1t was founded in Boston dn a of four TRINITY CHURCH Massachusetts rector emeritus Charles rector iMairch i 3 Ohildrcns Trinity Ven trHKiulst iltussoll 4reaeintH John Miairclt a Holy a Church 11 a llloly Communion and ill 7 Holy 11 a iBtbte ICtaaa to Pmriuh House led toy SUDBURY WOMANS CLUB The art oniniititee of Sud ibury Womans Ciuib teve planned a very meeting for itho John iSupenyisor of Vocational Art Kd itoaifilon in Industry and Business for will give a taVk We Are All Ihe win Al cott Is a young man of wide ex perience in ithe fleld of and coiniiritteo 1eols sure Wmt club tnd him most inter Unde tests of a continued mere is a ray of maustrial iui is busy textile workers 8t and tne outlook is will continue with more added to tore Maynaid is apparently moie tne increased busli tile In order from the masters uepartment been booked from tliat warrants an look lor the done in two shitts from 4 to 12 at day the mill wort makeup for the An increase in ing and an increaqej at the mill is bright hue amid tt and Arctic Sc the snow will melt and ruriv with if the 4 tinues to do troubles of the moD ToOl tourth tain men t and a 0 The program te Mary attendanoe at ary whist party The ed to Ariiy Onace Miichael esa Dorothy ward Anote William Wdlitem Saturday ndgtht a party will be held auspices of the PASSED A IN MAI Funeral Sunday Matti Autio of Street Maynard Mattl 2t VValtham at Thursday at her home in the been in ioor healll for Uie end came quite sudd was born In fii a resident of Mayt She Is survived hand and one daughter The Iuncral se day afternoon at Parker I were attended by a tor or Mathew tin thiion Congregat officiated at the liyinns wore sung by Jordan and Them were many Intcrnient was in SUNDAY AT UNION CHURCH Wheeler min ister of the West Concord Union continued his Lenten ser ies of sermons and at tlio morning service O Believe In Christ was the subject in his sermon for and The Prayer in his talk to The ministers class for young people met In connection with the church school and the special top ic was Practical Christian Living My Harold Carlson led the meeting of the Christian Endeavor society at Grange In The Hedford regular meeting iform of a S Connie Poleao was several seleoUow ioorge OoodwtnJ Amotal Joyed and inresent In tpltai MISS DOROTHY ENGAGED TO and of l   

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