Acton Enterprise, May 5, 1937

Acton Enterprise

May 05, 1937

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Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 5, 1937, Acton, Massachusetts Preieftt fiiid tait very gray uiually wearing a gray ac companied by another old man who la itone walks up broadway to the None of the hurrying main aisle crowds pay the slightest attention to either When the two old men enter the very thing Greetings fly thick and fast and when they are many come to their table to ex change a few That noonday Broadway stroll dates back 25 When it was many spoke to the two many turned to stare after The smaller one Joe of the famous com edy team of Webber His companion is his brother Elusive Winter Jane Froman was chosen queen of the winter sports carnival at Lake At her New Years there wasnlt even a snowflake on the ground so her swagger ski equip ment went A short time she received an invitation to return to Lake Use for her skiing outfit was promised since there was plenty of Delay ensued before Miss Froman re ceived the Invitation as it had to be forwarded to She was down in Florida basking in the warm sun City Scene An old law tenement being remodeled to comply with fire laws Mortar being mixed in a basement Colored hod carriers wearily plodding their way up stone their backs bowing their burdens darker than his grinning as he fellows the line On his right a heavy hod On his a little black Cow Hands there was reference to a job in early youth one that ended with being fired after Writes Dallas As a my first job was driving cow from town to The pay was 50 cents a month and I worked one But there the parallel I didnt get New York is one of my dream London is the I have never visited either but hope to some And Id like to be down in Dallas enjoying a Texas Commuting Joys After a long hard day in the a Mamaro neck resident stopped for a few revivers before boarding his The car was hot and he promptly dropped oft to The next thing he he was in Annoyed no he boarded the next train only to go to sleep again and slumber until he reached he didnt have to wait iMgfbr another Once more he fell asleep and when he the train was just about to leave what he thought was his After he hit the he discovered that he was in New He gave up then and took a Moving Trees Hundreds of trees within a hundred miles of New York have been photographed and care fully The Worlds Fair is the Recently bids were opened for 500 large trees to be moved to the site of the In cluded are American elms with trunks 18 inches in diameter and heights of from 48 to 55 with a spread of from 34 to 40 Since the requisition calls for earth balls of unusual size to pro tect the the total weight of some of the larger specimens will run up to 25 tons The big fellows will come to the on flat cars and Others will be transported by trucks at hours when traffic is extra Night Alarm A lesser known sing er who aspires to the heights sud denly lost his Try as he he could not make a Gripped with he summoned all his energies and endeavored to burst into a mighty At that a loud knocking caused him to leap from bed and rush to the he found a com pany of excited Then he learned that in his he had been screaming like a Looking much like a clothing he stood at Fortysecond and Broad way waiting for the traffic signal o A sudden gust of wind whisked his stylish soft hat from his carried it high in the air and laid it right in the path of a trolley With a wave of a graygloved hand and a he turned into the nearest mens Nonchalance 0 Bill VOLUME IXL 49 Old MAY PRICE PLAINTIFF IN TAX Ml CASE Alleges Unlawful Arrest Brought By Deputy Collector Youman Lawrence J residing at 462 Lincoln1 and employed in is plaintiff in a suit brought against Morris a deputy tax collector for the city of charging unlawful im prisonment on June for refusing to pay alleged exorbitant charges on overdue poll and ex cise aseesed by the City of Conrod In Ma declaration states the defendant unlawfully and against the will of the plain tiff unjustifiably imprisoned the The amount of the alleged bill for ipoll and excise taxes owed the df Marlboro was approxim ately With interest and other charges added the total bill is al leged to foe about Mr Conrod was taken from his place of busi ness Westboro and brought to the county jail in He has engaged the services of Attor ney John J Girnetti of this city and the caae is to coma to trial iu Worcester Urge Use of Garlic as Spice for Peace New International sit uations and probably wart art caused by too many cooks pre paring too much food ac cording to Ford Maddox He told the Gourmat lociety that people cannot be amiable as in dividuals or as nations it they art not properly The solu lie is a wider use of ROTARIANS TO ATTEND CONFERENCE District Meeting Fram ingham Tomorrow Plans For 15th Anniversary Members of the Marlboro Rotary Club will attend the spring confer ence to be held tomorrow in Fram where the session opens at Kevins Memorial building at 0 oclock and continues into the af ternoon and Those unable to go will meet as usual at the Wlldwood At the Frainiiighani meeting the election of the district governor will take The offi Bert Emard will give his re Raymond L Buell will be the A week from tomorrow thn Marl boro club will ofbserve its 15th an niversary i reunion of present and former members The speake will 1je first president of the Tho committee in charge comprises Raymond John Russell James Golden and Dusllii S Largest Catch Of The Season South of the finest Hulling of this or any other SIMI BOII was enjoyed recently by two out of town fishermen at large pool on Route 2 near Wheelers Observing some fish ward ens emptying trout into the stream they awaited their departure and then joyully cast their lines among the One ofl them bag ged thirteen and the oilier twelve All of the trout measured ten inches or over and two of sixteen and a half Later on four other fishermen of the same class appeared and finished It Is reported that 128 trout of the 1180 liberated were caught In an hour after the ward ens had The trout hud been emptied to stock the streams of Nashdba Brook and other small streams in the The best laid plans of and fish gang aft leather medals should be pre sented to all concerned in this travesty of so called Local anglers who prefer their fish to give them some sport wonder what enjoylmeiit men sot out of their slaughter and why they did not use nets instead of ACTON SCHOOL NOTES Honor rolls in the elementary Center school Grade Hobart Herbert Phillips Grades I and Virginia Nancy Clirlstonerson As and Doris Bairbimi Mildred Pauline Grade Phyllis Arlcno McAvenia Donald Grade Edgar Wlllett South school Grade wnimm Cobleigh le nor Frances Allen U U John Henrietta Grade Jones Walter Clare Walther Grade John BettyLee Violet Eleanor Sh rley John Altlieu Ward Grade Ida Grade Elea Lorlaii Puyllw Charles West school Grade Shirley Robert Dorothy Betty RayLee Frances Janice Grade lene Frances Leveroni Richard Dorothy Schnuir Donald Grade Fralivk Wlllium Mabel Nancy Durkiii Hlchard Herbert Doris Barbara Stephen Ralph Arthur Grade Grade Jean Robert Marlon Perfect Center school Margaret George Albert John South school Barbara Ronald Charles Catherine Ruesell Elizabeth Bradford Eliza beth WilHaim West school Betty Marion Betty Betty SOUTH ACTON antf Fred for merly of Maynard are occupying the cottage of Piper Award Prizes At May Party Fellows hull was filled to capacity on Saturday eve ning at a May Day parly and dance given by and Arthur Rob bins and and Harold The many beautiful and original cost times anil the iiiijly decorated hnll made the scene oni long tr remembered by nil at Just before intermission tin dancers worn formed for n manl around HIP hall for the li chose tlo lies dressed ladv am gentleman thn most original cos for most original foi men and tho most The jmlgeK awarded the lirs two mentioned prizes to Bur Glover and Miss Hunt of who wore dressei to represent Spanish seuor anr The moHt origiiiil cos finlady went to Miss Iren Rtirt of Lynn whtmo gown was clever Queen of Thomas liurke of Old Bedford Con was the choice of the judges for the most original Mis gel up resem1led Hnokle Berry Finn fishpolo and John W tooke of Rovere drew the awjiij for the funniest Well Child Conference Acton children of presehool age may have a health examination in a Well Child on fBrunei to be held the week of May 17 ill the Acton Womans Cliili Miss the public health nursing from the Massachusetts Department of Pub lic Health for this county has com pleted filial arrangements with thn loeal Board of Health and con1 mil A permanent health survey committee composed of local or ganizations was organized and will In preparation for the con This health survey of preschool chPdren Is made posHiblethrough Social Security Funds under the direction of the Massachusetts De partment of PuliHc A health examination consists of a careful phvskil and dental exam ination and a chance for tlw Pneiit to food mid nutrition nrob with a trained Upon Ihn first years of life de pends tho future health of tbes Meeting Daily Needs EVERYONE has dally and in many cases they are everywhere people are engaged In deviling ways and means of meeting these and shelter are generally considered to be the most Important daily Throughout the humanity has worked to cultivate the soil for to weave material Ior to build homes for shel and repose and ships lor trans These and other meth ods of supplying the needs of man kind are constantly being increased In In their turn the worlds busy workers receive payment with which to buy these neces BO that the socalled law of demand and supply may be carried But sometimes this socalled law does not seem to be working prop On the one hand there pears to be stagna tion of poverty and on the such a surplus of food that there is no longer any demand and little return for a sudden decrease in value of stocks and or rents from houses or may bring a sense of In security and at lack to the one who lias relied on a settled income for the supply with which to meet his In this maelstrom of material living ev eryone needs to find a reliable source of one which can not possibly because its basis is neither material nor lim In that most wonderful of aH the Sermon on the our Christ said Matthew No man can serve two clear ly showing that we cannot put our reliance on matter and material methods and still avail ourselves of the true and enduring substance which does not Illustrating th need for simple trust in ho said Matthew Behold the fowls of the air for they sow neither do they nor gather into barns yet your heav enly Father feedeth Evi dently the Master discerned hu manitys fear of limitation and the consequent anxious hoarding of material He Seek ye first the kingdom of diid his rightetousness and all these things shall be added unto SOUTH ACTON FIRE MEN TO GIVE DANCE What to be one of the Boclnl events of the spring HiinKon In Acton Is the Old Folks dancing party to le held in Acton town hall next Momlny spun sored the South Acton Flri com Tho comniltlee In charge will he Ijyle lioynolds chairman Yetimin and Hcibert Mer In iiddltlon to mitring every ef fort for tho sociiil of Ihlf the comnilttoe In deter mined that It shall be u llnanclal Hiipcnss Much of tho porsomil equlpinen1 of a small town fire miiKt hn 1111 obligation of thn Individual member and It Is for thin purpose that the fund being dames and nqulp inont for tiro station Is also an oxpeilse assumed liy Tho ready rosnonso with which thn sale of tlrihets him mot fore oiHtH another suceeHsful ovont hv tliln men who urn nt tlu Hnrvlce of nil at all of day and night The kingdom of the reign of harmony for each Is ever at because our Father the only source of real Is omnipotent and om No need anxiety or fear assail us regarding the necessity of meeting or tomorrows When we turn wholeheartedly to and realize mans inseparable onenesi with with all we can be certain that our need will ba We shall begin to sea that our real need is to know and demonstrate more and more of our Qodglven and Encouraging us along this pathway of right Mary Baker Eddy says In The First Church of and Miscellany Rest assured that He In whom dwell eth all and will supply all your needs accord ing to His riches in What unspeakable what a loosening of heavy bur for all those whose or career needs daily care When one seeks first the constant supply ot spiritual of loving and through unselfed contem plation of the spiritual nature ol man as the child of every right endeavor will be abundantly blessed for the benefit of such a one there is no able barrier of unemploy or stagnation for he ia proving the truth that each idea of Mind Is ever engaged in true where the enduring qualities of Mind are being Joy ously Then let us array our whole thought on the side ot of nnd not waste lime thinking or talking of since It has neither place nor opportu nity for expression In Gods har monious plan for each of His chil No one Is left out of the Fathers loving With joy and gratitude we can prove the truth of Eddys tender words on page HOT of Miscellaneous God gives you His and In they give you dally Never ask for tomorroW H Is enough that divine Love Is an everpresent help and If you never doubt you will have all you need every The Christian Science PASSED AWAY Widow of Walter Cur rier Died In Worcester Market Fire Damages Set at In Acton West caused from a probable smouldering cigaretto stub did damage estimated about at midnight Saturday to the store of tho ket on iMassachusetts The fire wus discovered at Sunday morning by Ktlward Hurloy of Kinsley road who was the On arrival oC Chief Stuart the South and Center companies were The clouds of smoko from building left a pall over the flec tion for several The fire burned a hole in the floor in the rear of the store and worked up through send ing into the restaurant of John McNiff and tho store U The Town The firemen hindered in their work by the fumes from fiulphur dioxide from a broken Irigeratiug plant in the The department went at the fire in a cautious manner as little fin1 was lu being confined almost entirely between the puiti When the heart of the fir the walls weiv opunid and water poured Af ter this the fire was under con trol u time with bin little damage from touring down of Most of the duniago WHS dono to the rear of the where the building and stock was destroyixl by smoke the The building is own oil by lledersledt of READY MADE FAMILY The Young group of mil u Id Hie piny IleadyMiide n Hie parlors on Wednrs duy hnforc a brgigiilli ering of The complicai which arise from the romance marriage of a widow and brings out some line talent In In young lleluctunt te break the news to their llrst aiinounee their enirajfenie and by degrees the The cust of characters in lulled The newly Henry and Agnes nlayed by Forrest nd Vesta Bulsor Spinster Gladys liiigen Olivia Wood George Raymond Minim Ruth Horlon Avis Hugen Helen Pedersnn Charles Taylor and Walter Tim proceeds will Iw applied to the Durham Service In Manchester ACTON Chief Harvey re covered from his recent Illness Harvey from a slight uccl West Young MnS Class from the IMplist Chnrcl went to MamhcstcrbytheKea or Sunday evening as the gnrsis of Jilfries and At the i litirch where Jeflros is now pastor they are i Christian Kndcavor Society and the young people from West Act or anil conduiled the veniiu A song service was held on the beach there and all walked to the Gordon Tale led the song service was led by Kussell who also tsant a solo ac companiwt al the piano by his mother Jesse Johi Smith also salin ii solo after which lie and Russell sang i Mil lierl Wamboldl iiccnnipiinieil John An oichistru composed of hoys of the class played hymns aiul all joined in the praise service Albert read from the The visilojs were invited In re freshments hetonsiartiim loi home at Among the adtill nicnbeix ot the local church In tic young men anil Arthur and Danlei MacIJougal and fainily md Mrs Lillian anil All reported a most enjnyabli and profitable WEST ACTON and Waldo Flinl are this happy parents of i hiiby born last week a I the Bnkei Memoriul Hospital in Mothinand buby nndniiiK nicely ill tiliolr home ni Cliurch Friends of Rev Andrew Tor are pleased In sec nut again afleibeing cnnlimd to ibod for siveral days received in an accident I Rev TnrslotT prtach oil the sermon al Ihe Midfnrd I Illl side Vniversiilisl Church on Sun day but returned aftei the service to mil part in any ot the other activltii during the His lirsl day out found tho geniiil clergyman vldt lug among tin sick and Ills formei parishioners in the CARLOS CLARK VISITS SISTER and Andrew ontertalned TorsbMfs broth or Carlos and family on last Clark lectured at the Harvard on the Ilislor and Romance of instigated tha contest amour ihe senior class three ugo and presented a flno silver shield to tho school Uhe winner of the contest each year lias his or her namr intcrfced on the Clark I a native of Acton and was able old frlendi South has been re ceived hero of the passing on Thursday at Worcester of Emma widow of the late Walter former post master and corrEHpondeiit of paper tor several Cur rier had been In poor Tiealth for several and before taking up 1er residence In Worcester niadi her home after her husbands deatli with Ellen MacKensie on Funeral service were held at Ver iiont on Womans Club May Luncheon And Tour 1775 House on the Concord Lexing was the place selected for the annual May luncheon of the West Acton Womans Fiftyimp menbers and friends enjoyed the chicken Kliortcake A group of the members then en joyed a trip to the Museum at Harvard where they viewed theglass Mowers and the precious and the Perfect weather the event most enjoyable The next im Vvomans Club event will tho three day conference at The Mrs Leroy Strong will makiiiu her lieadiinarters at the New House and talking part in the presi Others are nlaimiiit to attend but mostly for but one NATIONAL HOSPITAL DAY The ICireraon Hospital in Con cord extends a cordinl invitation to every one to visit the liopit i1 on National Hospital Wednes May in the afternoon and cike will be sol ved ill the nurses home Irrrii foul until six oclock and toy bilumn are expected to be available fur all children who accompany lh ACTON SCHOOL NOTES the Thursday fmn well trained from I In New Knglaiid Conservatory of Mn is entertained the sliidents of th High school for o an The program was entireh classical and hnu with the mils appreciation Walter Damrotch I Mil the IWA orchestra from Newton one month any ambitious at tempt In creale a love fnr the he ter irusic and a desire to perform The four New Knglaiid Cnnservii lory musicians opened with an in struinental ensemble and proceed ed with sevevil vocal and piano tbr pianist is a very talented perform er from tie vocalist from the soon Ir study in London on i fellowsliip Iowa and the violinist from GROUP PICTURES FOR TORCH On pictures of Hie fol lowing were taken by a plinln sraplier Tor b stn delit girls basketball boys basketbill and iic turns wen1 taken previously of i he football and girls hncikey All together with individual pictures of the will be in lh tinal number of the Torch in ACCIDENT VICTIMS ARE IMPROVING Many Favor On Protestant Ch Centrally L Advantages Worthy of Note Are Set Acton Pastor to Consolidate ReJligipf Bodies and Increase Strength by of the advantages being offered in favor of a propos ed centrally located Protestant to be erected in the future near the of the present High school and llic Posposcd new con solidated elementary svhool at Kellys cornet1 arc worthy of note increase of Unity central organization could br In Union there Is One stronger than four weak er Admittedly Soull1 Acton is Menibeni of each church havesaid the same to the ilenn W Douglass IMvre not H one church wherenow then an Acton fares much belter in having but one Church Acton Center bus a umall constitu about IrotesUint people in I IIP It is said by inthor tties that then ought no to be loss than people to a If the people of all these separati churches would pool their uniting in worship and it is pnclnhle I hat the town as a whole wouUI In more united than it now be an increase in practical a Kiln If all the pupils of four schools were in one school we could get better leadership This is no reflection on the lenl worl now beiiic done bv leadership in the several chools it religion as in oilier kinds of men have to he siomilly trained in order to be prepared to render the ficient Even pastor is not well qualified By uniting her forces Acton could have u tor of religiquB education larger churches now have advantage of all their puj b In the Ministry of and of Preaching it that a stronger man could tainetl for one Central the Actons than can be su by any one of the separate i CB for any considerable our best recollection the in the Roman Catholic Ohtl less than compar for the Protestant Otai The Catholic Church people and many the same while entirelies have few people church with more grading in In the smaller is too a range In i there are not enough puplli same age to form one cla difficulty would be ohvlati larger Pending such possslble ment in years to the es should seek to cry way A union vacation school is suggested from our reader the idea of one central church are Let us tell you how cheaply we cut dry c ski COATS RELINED Let us demonstrate our guaranteed system of moth Insured fur storage in bonded BEARDSELL DRY CLEANING West Concord Post Office Free call and delivery service in Concord and surrounding towns WILLIAMS Miss Mary who with live others was seriously i several weeks ago at returned lasl week from the Kmkiiuhain KalU where sbe had been conlilHd since the Miss Johnson is ripiiied by Orina Chirk Im is attending her as improving steadily and hopes for her lull re covery in a short Kandcll chair man i f the Acton School Cnmmil tee ViabiHll home fur two HIwas conlined with the al thi His injuries sihted n several fraclnred ribs and liis inline was on the danger list for several days after Hie accident Wnodworcht and iinn Jason were only slightly and iraham Murray of Davis Acton who were Hie others in the party are recovering from their Injuries whMi wflre tnictured i tin and Vhe many friends of all are hop ing for full recovery in a I i WEST ACTON French and family and Jennie liad for visitors during the past Allen Martin of Nova her daughter Jacob Bsacfli of Camlbrtdfie Fred Lyonhurst presents May Andrews his Old Timcifc featuring Two One Step Waltzes May Hopkins Americas Leading Colored Pianist with Beverly Voei Dancing until I Gentlemen Ladiei 60c May Instruction High School Class Social Night 1 Al and His Staff of Lady Instructors Teaching All Latest by BUDDY TRA8K Beginners Class Dancing 9 until Admission 4Oc to all May And His Orchestra Admission 50c plus tax ;