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   Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 17, 1934, Acton, Massachusetts                                s THIS WEEK The Cup Stays Percy Rockefeller Never Ii Long Word Money Ii Useful Jtalnbow has won the fourth race and the Americas cup stays In Both yachts came In flying pro test but SopwiMi later with drew his Next our patriotic Instead of building a toy will get this govern ment a good example by building a really fast and powerful flying ship and go over and show Europe that the country that Invented the air plane does not propose to remain forever last In the Percy second son of the late William who was John Rockefellers died only fiftysix years He was a highly Intelligent nifcn and a hard Wke oilier men of great Rockefeller suffered heavy losses In the shrinkage of val losses so grout that he de scribed them to the senate exchange us perfectly The strain and anxiety of de pression with values tum may have hud something to do with Rockefellers Illness and not because of any love for of which he had plenty but because of the strain In fighting financial Professor Mlllikau thinks that no man will ever go twenty miles lip Into the The pres ent record of about twelve mllos probably will stiind said Forever is the longest word In any and one that rare ly is If men want to go up Hvs hun dred miles above I lie and look around outside of our at lliey will do Twelve thousand years men living In the late Stone age had no weapons but sharp Hints and bows and ar They have ahead of them hundreds of millions of years on this as Professor Milllkan Von cannot limit I heir ac complishments with any forever or Too but what can yoi do about It The great Samuel John son said no man ever wrote well except for and it is certain that many brilliant minds have gone to waste because their own ers happened lint to need Byron probably wouldnt have written It he had not had a club Vanity made him work With two good feet hard work would not have been Marcus Aurelius would probably have made it shorter and snappi er and more Interesting it lie had not been At first work for When once they start working am bition takes I lie place of money and they continue until the grave swallows which means Independence uf other mens the only freedom in is useml in and a useful Incentive to hard Hying from New York to writes Flying would be easier II a prominent root was marked in each Cham bers of commerce should discuss It Is an important kind of ad vertising now neglected ami the national government slum Id do something about providing air road signs for llyers and huge ar rows This north to This way to This way to New This way to Key James President lloosu velts housing pre dicts that new homes will be and will put of private funds Into new construc employing Three mil lion new houses will arouse serious thinking In landlords of houses al ready especially those that have let their properties run The base cruelty of human be ings pusseg all When you read of tin horrible tortures that representatives of various re ligions have Inflicted upon each other In the nil for the glory ot you are At Is more horrible to read of modern criminals fastening to a tree an old man sup posed to have saved reports the The old mftng hands were shot through the with bis feet burned a redhot all to ex tort Life Insurance experts find that poets do not dle They live as long as You toidtlmt you must not compare glitatlstlcg on modern poets with tton at nineteen Shel Keats nt at Burns nt thirtyseven you cannot com nioderh poetry with prod t Of those dead King Atton Covermgil Bedford VOLUME Years Old OCTOBER 1934 TO PURCHASE THE ME HOUSE PROPERTY Decision Reached at Special Town Meeting of to Inves tigate Electric Light Rates OFFICERS ARE INSTALLED Marion Whitney Noble Grand of Willow Re bekah Lodge West the presence of members of tne Order inviteu the new OL otucers of Willow Kebekau Ledge wcic installed into otiice m udd Fellows hall West Cuii Monday by tlie Dis trict President Wat tin ceremoirial a de ikious aim satisfying supper WHS served in the banquet hal by a committee of which and luaiik Lelgnton were chaii Hitceremonies of installation were coauucieti with dignity ilid beauty ny tne Presi assisted by Miss Viola M Coie as Uepuiy Grand Marion timiiam as Sicry as Helen as ti Agnes Williamson as U Warden Ham mond as Inside Graham as Cuisine Guardian Maude Graham us Outside Giurdian and Mar garet Gibbon ad Chap each of which inducted tne corresponding ofiicer of tlie Marion Whitney installed Noble Grand Luel Id ituntoon vice grand Ger trude Recording toecretaiy Millicent Ben son X Financial Secretary Evelina uivr Kslher Hortense Coi ductor KKsio Helen P N Ms Agnes P N Presiident and p N Miss Lillian K Miss PioKard Guardian and Alfred Outside special town meet ing held Monday night at Cooper ative hull was attended by more than 200 Tile meeting vot ed lo purchase Uhe Assabet House for town The 01 the purchase was set at plus taxes of The meul voted to tane from the water supply fund aid to have the town issue notes not to exceed so that the whole may bfc paid in not more Mian six The transaction is to be made by thu Selectmen and town treasur The voted that a com mittee of seven be appointed ny the Selectmen to investigate tin electric light rales and also UK advisability of establishing a mti plant An article relating to the issuance of a proi erty valuation book voted at llu meeting was laid in the table and another article rj lating to the iution of for house cjiinectioiiij to the sew er was passed OFFICIALS District Deputy Grand Mas ter and Staff Visits Corin thian Lodge lllsiiu Whitnuy Parker Moves To Main Street lias moved his hardware business ficim Main Direct lo a store on iSusou Parker has been in business in Maynard for 42 in the store opposite the nail us headvertised its location lie one of the deans of local William and Parker are iinong thu longest in Inislnesri of all the local mer The Johnson Pharmacy is one of the oldest business in millions in thu Started by Johnson it was operat ed by the family for Charles Wan one of the Known in the drug business in Kcclion is now ihu manager of the venerable Johnson Requiem Mass For Haggerty services for Paitrick one of Ibis oldest were held Wednesduy at tihe aesi dnce of Ms Mrs on iFairliiaven A high of was cele ibrated in BeOTiards the William H Fin The paUlbearers were these of John A chin Thomas D iHintcli J all oif ly of West and Kd Mwrtcll of Burial in Ihe lot in this Sudbury Artist Shows Portraits SiuMniiry folks in in HKJ oil portraits by Florence Amies for niuny years K aclier of art in puhlic now exhiibited in tho of Olty fuiinily have lived in town more than yeairs and she owns brick house in the wquure in the Mdss HOismcir from inig few ago tho Town omul lo cul Ihe school iHhe also exhiibtls a giiouj of ipiotuires in which tlie iNew Kng Colonial spirit and atmo sphere very well 1t is a worth while FUNERAL SATURDAY funeral of An Main held Saturday Services held at the W Twombly undci laking were conducted by Jacob of the Fin Congregational Burial in ilunwood Silvonen foil from a window in I liehouse In which lie was room and received injuries which insulted in his death ut the Mas iachusetts General Harold District Deputy Grand Mas ter of the Twelflh Masonic Dis made his Official visit to Co rinChian A iF and A on Monday Octdber He was accompanied iby a large retin ue of distinguished iSirpper was served in the ban quet hall at 7 oclock Iby Page of Will A Charles of South Acton as chairman of the recep tion commiuee ot Past Masters ol the presented the visiting to William E J the recently installed Master of the The District Depuly was assist ed in the ceremonial by Ku gene Vining of D D G Andrew G Jenkins of D D G Senior James A Grant of D D G Junior William iLiddell of D D G Treasur and Harry Priestly of D D i Among the distinguished iMasoivs present Past District Deqnity Harold D iMayDonald ol Lowell and his Paul L Per Among the Concord was Oliver Barnes of Bie of the oldest Masons In Ihe Tihe Dislricl Deputy presented a iPasl Masters diploma to William ill the juior iPaat Both the speech of pres entation and the response were heartltelt and William Graham made especial to the presence of Herbert Hos who has a Mason lor 54 years and wiho served liis first term as of the Lodge in Hosmer and observed their SOlli wed ding anniversary on Monday ol this and on October iHosmer will mark his own 80th Dirnmay Hosmw was given an Concord Artists To Exhibit Work and Norman Hudxi pcth who have just returned from i havi a number of water colors of southern iKuropu and lliinls on exhibition at tho new art showing at the Arl Center opening this There are alno water colors of other Concord by Russell i from Yucatan by Thomas j Wood from and there an oils by Miss Mary from and besides by a number of other Peter Whyte has only Iwo pieces not previously exhibited for she is now on her way home will the bulk of her recent Diluting and expects to arrive on tin Kullclls etchingts will con tinue on exhibition through tb3 presenl showing which continues until Ihe end ot Concord Chapter Meeting mm OF THE TOWNS HELD OUTING AT STOW U Over I 10 Take Part in Program of Fol lowed by Banquet and Entertainment in Evening Prizes were Awarded iSo successful was the that the named a milieu to arrange lo have joint outing a permanent Tlie committee conelsls of Agues Sweeney of Elizabeth Teehan of Muynard and Lewis Lovett of The af fair was held jointly by the Hud Marlboio and Mayuard teach ers with teaclieia of Bcliools In tSJeasou Ktow and oilier towns in ibchool officials of the various lowun were Included in The program vocal so lict ons by Charles Manly and ti duet by and Edward Leo president of the Maynaivi ciub iavorod with vocal numbers and dance speclu wero given uy Cladys and lit ward The following wore announced as gjlf winners HeIon Kaiii 01 luw womens score Miss Alice Gaudier of second low Jamea low men s score and Jeromo low scorefor Hudson Order of the met in iMasonic Wed nesday the Worthy Ma Cora piv assisied by the Patron Theodoru lleyligur Worlhy It was decided that it the next tin Chapter entertain its Pasl Mai rolls and Past IVjllowing tin formal meiiiir tberu was novelty whist party with Ida Hicks in There were fifteen tables at iMisi Gertrude Ieaicu won lao ladys first prixe and lOlea nor Clubb Lawrence tlie secon with tlie consolation prize goins to Florence The men s prizes went to Arthur a munis ixirtl HIM to 1rank wItll George Blake also taking mans parl receiving thu consola lion Refreshments were served un der the of belh chairman of Ihe in DUOEVENT IS OBSERVED Mary Derkas Becomes on Parents Silver Anniversary one of the most picturesque weddings of the color ful autumn Miss Mary fFJlizaibetih daughter of and Jolui Pleasant became the bride of Alex ander Walter son of Mr and Mrs John Pleasant at ten oclock Sunday morn ing in Casimirs The ceremony solemnized in the presence of large number of relatives and friends that filled fche church to at a sol emn high at which the pas John Dziok was cele L D Chadbourne was sub deacon and Alan Palmer lAla donna Luokika were The ceremony was of a double observance as the of the Mr and Mrs John Kule renewed their wedding on their twentyiiflh wedding an Tlie bride was exquisitely gown ed in a dress of French with u to and wore a tri con tulle veil and carried the Ibrides bouquet of calla The maid of honor was Amelia Pasakarnis of John brother of tlie was was attired in a dress of nist chiffon velvet with a tricon hat to and carried a of garnet The bride was also attended by live Misses Kva Gud ilIelen Malvi na Gladys and Josephine The brides maids were all gowned alike in orchid chiffon velvet with tricon hats to and carried bou quets of yellow The ushers were Paul Kendra of Frank Al bert Joseph Szicik of Roxibury and Nicholas mother of the worea gown of ibrown chiffon wilh a corsage of and worta hat to matcJh her alUir of the church was ibeautKully decorated with chrys the choir Ifurnishcd the musical A reception followed the cere moiiy in the hall v pn fiom Worces Provi Sateni and The hall was tastefully decorated in an or ichid color with pine branches a pretty Anthony Ilatyna and ibis broadcasting or oheslra the music for the The hrido received her educa tion in the local schools and is an in She is in the main ollice of tho Assabet Tho groom is a of Maynard llligli class of He is of Ihe Younger financial secretary of Our Ladys Aid financial socrej tary of the PolishAmerican Cilij lie is the proprietor of j the Beacon Shoe Sheippc on Alain Tho young couple are popular and their home was tilled with many beautiful and useful The wedding I rip will include Washington and Allan tic On their return they will Ibo home on Pleasant Tho brides gifts to her attendants were and the grooms gift to the befit man was a FRANK PIERCE 85 YEARS OLD Dean of Concord Business 69 Years In Shoe Store Doan of Concord extends to IFratik of Concord business its heartiest greet congratulations and best wishes on Uhe occasion of his 85th birthday on Coluiu bus October Despite his years Mr Pierce is in good and each workday still walks to his shoe store on the Old Mill now Alain in the of tlho towns busi ness where August rounded out a remarkably career of iJ years of contin uous life Pierce is the sole survivor of storekeepers of Civil Wai days in among his many in the were Concords leading liter ary Waldo Emer Nathaniel Louisa May Frank B the sage of Concord and Professor was head of the Con cord School oil He sold shoes to soldiers ot three wars SpanishAmerican and World Registrations Close Tonight session of the of Voters from until In oclock loniglu is the last opportunity to register to vole at the coming state Voters who will become of between today and i may register to Nearly Til new voters been added to the voting list two sessioiiri and a large regis tration is expected When registration closes the number of registered voters will be rec ord high for all time according o The interest in the slate contest has stirred registra tion but more important to in crease the registration locally has been the Interest in Representa tive Frank the local candidate for reelection as repre sentative of the lutli New voters added at the last session of the registrars were Kllen 111 Brown slreel Michael 411 Wai tliam slreel Alary Kelley Pumping Stalion road r lei Waltham street Veron ica 4i streel Albert ir Nason slreel Alphonse 41 street Kdith Wai tliam street Helen 7 Crane avenue Margaret John HI Thompson streel Onnl 11 iurfleld streel An thony L Sudbury couri Klma Ii Ilird slreel Irene lli Glendale street Paul 111 lair field street Lena Wallliam street John Concord si reel Charles IIS street Har old Hayes utreil JdMpIl I7 Aclon James 7l Summer street Herbert S1 Sum mer street Caktlla llemlale iilrect Raymond Me Js Xasoii slnii llugn Ill Douglas sivilim Alary River street Klsie Jl street l Naylor Court natil Alaple Anna 17 Railroad Nursery School Lodge Marked Now Operating Columbus Day Concord Elks Plan Busy Season iConcurd Lodge ol iBlks lUlanis ifur a Ibimy Fall at its last week Tuesday In There was a reheareal for theInitiation to he held of the m whm tour Th Tsursery School ul the Roosevelt school is now 014111 and operating under Ihe expeii direction of the Mistvtw Cole and The chil dren are taught of all Parts of the thiMr and all pollls They are rfivell with crackers in tho for one wei cliocolale mill the Kach afternoon Ihe coOperation ul local FUA Don and Welfare Asent P II Murpliy ttley given juice frimi wliich were in tiho ilORA gardens and canned in the raliiii projects can ning A lias been seit up with to allow Ihe children rest eadh Hvciry ITliunsday froiu p in to p in Is set visiting hours the Break Into Maynard Store j annual Colum t bus Day celebralloli under llu auspices of Roma Lodne Sons ot Italy was a success as a large atlendance enjoyed a day of social A parade led the Famous Rossini Hand of Xa licli and with the Legion partici pating titan ed l be A coiicon followed in thu Parker hull with vocal and in strumental Speakers in cludi d a representative of the grand lodge ttnd local officials who remarked of the significance of the day to the Italian Dancing followed the program ut Rlnaldo Mariano is thn newly elected president of tlio Roma The committee in charge of Ihe program as follows Vinceiizo Mi chael and He Lore to Donunilc Car lo Silvostro An thony Alexander Poz Louis Di ivqvrvird The stwe of Baobragh on Nason street was 4nto ilaat night iby way of FUNERAL HELD TUESDAY rici Sunday He was horn in Russia and had been a dent of Maynurd for 20 The funeral waa held yesterday trom the borne of kind Joseph Batulin 17 Rathold at Marys nducted Officiates at Public Installation of James Mansfield American LiBj His Native Town n RETURNS TO OLD HAUNTS Major Sidney Coulter And Family Move To South Acton Home Sidney Goal ie has retired and ivitri bis wife and tiirep childnii seltled in the Barker louse inSouth This is ot special inlet cst to Ihe lomc town of the major who won liiii spurs overseas with the Coulter went across with lie lirsl of Ihe Kxpedillonary lie was one ot a group 01 ol ticera who were tho irst to step on the shores of the advance guard of tlie army thai He Mitered 1ranee as a lieutenant in he Army and he came back i winning his promotions n active service with the When peace returned Coulter continued in tho army and has seen service in va rioiki parts of the world includ ing Panama and Honolulu from Inbut recently Old residents have a warm wel come for tinMajor in his re to his native He is and has slood the wear and tear of battle und army life a One cold bleak night when the Division was on the way n the front liiie trenches the troon stopped and hot coffee was to the Major Coul then was a He spied i familiar one that remind oil him ol his native He the who forgot reg illations and exclaimed Sid Coul The captain and the privHle fraternized as though army regu lations were Then the naiii pulled out and the soldier and the captain went into Hit vital battle 01 Cantigny whore ilm Americans showed tlie stuff they arc famous for on I lie soldier and the captain mo oil in afterwards as they scrveu wiih thu lamoiis Finst Tinsoldier was Michael 01 who brought back tlu word to his home town thai joi oiler was a soldier and off cei ulio ranked with the best ol the A K MaynardMalden Game Wednesday Hie Held hockey horde will continue their hard schedule this woeIt when they journey to den for I heir annual contest l win he uii with the blue and gold this afler This contest has developed into a hotllo that is as hard and as rough in rivalry as any school football and the fur will fly in all directions of the wind on the Pearl Last year won by the over whelming margin in both are for this will packed of Anothir game has been added lo thelust of contests tor Coach Ruth Finn and her lAlamift ii Johnston lias scheduled l oncord for a game with school on the Concord giouuds for Service For Bezanson West Acton David Harris lle an and respected resi dent of tills village passed away al bis liomr here lay after a lonn in his eightieth RezHiison was born in Wind Nova May and came to this lown years ago and had resided hero ever He was a keen home de voted lo his family and had made many In his cheery per For many years he had been em ployed at the Hall Brothers mill here where lie had been a IuHhful and trusted On September 1SSS he mar ried Ida Foote at who survives him with four Kriust Banks and Thomas Newsham of village and Miss Mabel Bed ford and Cecil Roberts of Wellesley There are seven Brandchildren and two Fun eral services were at the family wamtor Concord was proud to back a distinguished and Robert al Chaplain of the Ame gion wasgiven a royal rthen he arrived on his on the special occasion lie installation of the newj of Mansfleld can where he die guest of This great event ned for Columbus arijjs poned because the steanie which White was this country from abroad walh layed in its arrival by at was the biggest kinl ever held Stores were bedecked and gold the LegiOii in honor of WhlttsS held many posts of imoortaic the Legion before becoming tional He was taken to where he was tenderejljji ceution and dinner by Fifty were seated at the including a number of lectman Whittemore Brbjf chairman of the mittee for the Kdward Sh of the Board of ly welcomed WEI on behalf of while William or of Bernards chuircl which parish White extended greetings of his parlf the national After the a headed by cord Legion marchedti State Armory for the which was wiinessed by number of the townspeop Department Vice John Walsh of installing He ed by the Watertown White was an mander of tlie Watertown Many Legion Posts in M County were number of county Legion o were formerly served as county later becoming cl of the and finally national Russell Parsons of 60 can who was commander the pasl w stalled as commander of succeeding John officers installed were Jarae John Macone George Landini Peterson Robert Hat The members of the exeott board elected were Alcott Winsiow Damon and Joh as the prlncl made a stirring att Others who spoke were Jack lepartmenl commander of and Commander Harris Sj iVatertown DIEDSUNDA INHOSPl Charles In Had Live In West Concord Maynard Jdiarles the nun of M Lincoln iunday night at the dene al was born in and by his cmebfc Waller whliman and aB John SiuRthiirsl of Mayi The was held tlUt U from Sin Wesl Concord where man had lived ulnco a ohilt graiiupuic nts the lateMfcvji John lied pastor off Inion conducted the Burial was in cCinelery ParentTea Meet In The limit iueetafng of Teacher iMoiulay evening hi Ihe Mis iBmtlw ipraslded and oumiltug xmduuled a ibirli a nneiviail wtudlea tn on the   

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