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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 11, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXIX f • OOOOOOO^OO^OOiX KL 4c PER COPY OO^OOOOOC'OOOOOOOOOOOOO^OOOOOOOOC-Last Spring many thousands of ca,r buyers delayed their choice too long« Don't wait as they did. It means long regret to say, "I might have had a Hudson Super-Six.n The Super-Six motor is patented. No other ear offers anything like it. The difference is enormous. This invention added 80% to motor ciency. It almost doubled endurance The Super-Six holds all the worthwhile records. [In speed, in hill-climbing, in long distance performance, nothing has ever matched it But it excels above all in endurance. It >v broke the 24-hour record by 52 It twice broke the ocean-to-ocean record in one continuous 7000-mile trip. one effi- The thing we fight is friction. That Wastes the power, and it causes wear. It Is friction that destroys machinery. In the Super-Six motor friction is almost ended. After thousands of miles tinder top-speed strain, this motor has shown no evidence of wear. Again and again it has performed feats which would break other motors to pieces. Yet not a part or bearing was affected. That's Its supreme advantage. The Hudson Super-Six will outlive, probably, any man who drives it. Phaeton, 7-passenger......$1725 delivered •r* Main < LJ INCORPORATED aldest Telephone 45-R or 8622 lS> Mass.MAYNARD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 1917 CONCORD NUMBER 33 Ralph Lingley of Royalston was the guest of relatives here over tlio week end. Gordon S. Bent and George R. Manning of Marlboro visited friends here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Irving visited friends at Somerville and Boston during tlie week. Mrs. George Hart, Walnut St., is seriously ill at lier lióme with pneumonia. Carl Marsh, student at Tufts college^, was the Easter guest of John Gibbons, Summer st. Mrs. Margaret McGrath, McKinley St., was the guest of friends at Melrose during the week. John Beck of Woonsocket was the guest of his sister, Mrs. Thomas French, the past week. Mrs. Belle W. Carey of'Framinfi-ham was. the Easter guest of Mr. and Mrs.. A. A. Hilferty, Bent ave. Miss Irene Slieelian of Providence was the week end guest of her cousin, Miss Julia Slieelian, Glendale st. The Assabet Woolen Co. received an order for 250,000 blankets for the U. S. government the past week. Mrs. Bl'idget Claflin was- the guest of her son, Inspector James Claflin, and family at Boston during the week. John Gibbons has been appointed to take the schc census and is expected to start on his duties this week. M.r. and Mrs. Thomas Parker, Walnut st., were entertained over the week end at the home of relatives at Everett.' Miss Beatrice Fletcher of LdOi_..n-ster was the Easter gueBt of Miss Iua May Bell. Mrs. Catherine Lawton, Great ra., spent tlie week as the guest of (her sons, Frank and John Lawton, at Westfleld. Andrew McEwan of Pittsfield, a former resident here, was the guest of friends in Maynard the latter part of the week. Mrs. Ellen Palmer of Providence and Fred Meade of Worcester -were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Meade. Mrs. S. R. Kitchin and daughter of Moosup, Ct., -were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Courtney, Broolra St., the past week. Charles McGill of (Lowell spent Easter with his wife and children who' are visiting the latter's mother, Mrs. B. Claflin, Sudbury st. C. E. Moore and nephew Lloyci Moore of Winthrop, Me., were the Easter guests of the former's daughter, Mrs. M. B. Church. Thomas McCormack reports the sale of a large order of his nerve and kidney remedy to a large drug company at New York city. Frank Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thopias Smith, Parker st., has been called to the colors as a member of the Masse Naval reserves. Joseph Lesage, who has been confined to his home with diphtheria the past three weeks, is much improved and able to he about the house. Miss Grace Woods, who is teaching in the public schools of Hull, spent the spring vacation at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Gutteridge. Miss Madeline A. Tselialler of Dorchester has been engaged as substitute teacher at the high school to fl'.l the vacancy caused by the resignation of Miss Grace Holbrooke. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harvey and two children and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Stélzner of Norwich, Ct., weri> entertained over the week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Dreschler, Maple st. .Miss Eunice Peckham has resigned as a teacher of the primary grade of the Stow public schools and Miss Wentworth of Cambridge has been appointed as a substitute fOr the balance of the school year. The Colonial orchestra furnished the music at the dance held under the auspices of the Ladies' auxiliary, A. O. H., at Concord Monday night, and again at the dance held by Co. I at the Concord armory • Tuesday evening. The pupils of the evening school held a patriotic celebration at the Summer st. school building following the regular session one night during the past week. All-the national aira were surg in chorus. Miss Clcmmie Sullivan was pianist. Miss Helen Reynard was operated on-at the Homeopathic hospital, Boston, Thursday, for appendicitis. The operation was successful and the patient is doing as well as can be expected. Her sister, Mis--> Nettie Rey-inard, visited her Sunday., Miss Josephine Love was a recent guost of friends in Fitchburg. Jarvis Derby is enjoying a vacatici from his studies at Durham college. The Misses Fletcher of Littleton were recent guests of friends in town. Royden A. Bass has been o.uite ill Cor the past week at his Hubbard st. home. The Charitable society will meet with Mrs. Abram Hoffeckor this afternoon at 2. William Smith of Amherst was a recent visitor at tlie home of liis parents on Monument st. The Concord high school cadets, being formed by Supt. Wells A. Hall, were organized last week. Missi Emma Trail of Dorchester, formerly of this town, was a "recent, guest of friends in town. James J. Mara left Tuesday, Mar. 3, for a business trip to iLafayette, Ind., where lie is to spend the week. An engagement of interest to many is that of Miss Ruth Elidridge of Hop-kinton to John P. Hunt of tliis town. Concord, Mass., April 7, 1917. Born to Mr, and Mrs. Roger Sherman Hoar, a son, Sherman Hoar. Weight, seven pounds. The K company of Clinton, which is camping on 'the old cattle show grounds, has li/ad stoves added to its tents. Rev. D. N. Beach, D. D., gave a very interesting address in the Trinitarian church last Friday evening at their Good Friday meeting. Stedman Buttrick presented the Gth Rent, with a Fiat automobile last week. The car will be used for duty work by the officers of thè company. Oscar Olsen made a short visit at the home of his parents one day last week, coming up from Newport navy-yards, where he is now stationed. L. P. George and family have moved to the house formerly occupied by Iver iLarsen on Lowell rd., Mr. George having entered the empjoyment of Alfred Curtis. Misg Helen'To wlo is enjoying a spring vacation from her studies at Mt. Holyolce college, which she 'is spending at the! home of her parents on Hubbard st. Six fires In 10 hours was the fire record for Concord Thursday. Most, of tLese were for brush fires, and one a chimney fire at the home of ... . in Diskin, Falrhave™ ^d. . A very interesting I nesting of the Concord auxilia.^ he Woman's Board of Missions oi the Trinitarian church was held Thursday afternoon. Mrs. George E. White of Marsovan, Turkey, gave a most pleasing address.CONCORD JUNCTION Harold Coolidge has concluded his services with Adams & Bridge. April 20, tho Men's club will liavo its annual meeting and olection of ofiicors. W. B. Goddard has purchased a Ford automobile through the agency of E. W. Ford. Miss Ruth Ingalls of rrovincetown was the recent guest of Mrs. William Rodday. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Smith. Tho Ladies' union is to hold a rummage sale in Lapham's block Thursday, April 12. Miss Sarah Derby is driving an Oldsmobilo machine which she recently purchased. The military maneuvers in Concord Sunday afternoon were witnessed by many from here. Irving Duren, jr., tho little son of Mr. and Mrs. I. S. Duren, Central st., is recovering after an attack of pneumonia. The Old Folks' dance which took place Monday evening in Concord, was attended by a large number of Concord Junction residents. The next meeting of tho West Concord Woman's club will take place on Friday afternoon, April 20, and will be the annual meeting of tlie club. The play under the auspices of Concord council, K. of C., which is to be held Th jday and Friday of this week, will attract many from this part of the town. The fire department • was called Wednesday evening of last week for a fire in a summer house owned by Richard McSweeney, Highland St., which was extinguished, however, before their arrival. The advance sale of tickets for the Catholic club minstrel show has been extremely large, and practically evory. seat has already been sold for the! second performance.' From all indications a capacity house will greet, the performers on both evenings.DIFFICULT FEAT WEST ACTON Richard Downs of Lynn was a Sunday visitor with relatives horo. Six young ladies roceived tho ordinance of baptism at tho Baptist church Sunday morning. There was a largo attendance at tho three local churches for tho Easter services Sunday. Miss Emma Voso of Cambridge has been spending tho past week at tho homo of Mrs. Mary Clark. Edward B. Caigor of Concord will conclude his services as organist at the Baptist church May 1. B. A. King, electrician, has tho work of wiring tho now school house to bo built this summer at Maynard. Waldo Littlofield Is at the Concord hospital, whero ho has had an operation performed and Is gotting along well. Mrs. Hall Staples Is much Improved from her illness, and did not go to tho Concord hospital as reported last week. Miss Ruth Pierce has terminated lier work at tho telephone exchange and is succeeded by Miss Lizzie Sennlon. Charles NeWsham was off duty from his work at W. J. Costello's paint shop a few days of tho woelc, with an injured thumb. Mrs. Moan and son Frank of Au-burndalo were guests in town with friends Monday, to attend the funeral of Jerry McCarthy. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hayward of Vinton, la., who have been living In Boston few months past, are, keeping house upstairs to the house of his sister, Mrs. S. R. Burroughs. — ■■, ■■ —- — — VISITING HERE BEDFORD Quite an engineering feat was performed* last woelc by E. A. Comeau,' .vlien he removed the Chaplin stable from tl-3 spot where it has stood for, many years to its new location on Common »vealth ave. To make the move it was necessary to ease it down a steep incline, to cross the railroad tracks and to cut innumerable wires. However, Mr. Comeau proved equal to the task as usual and brought it through to a successful conclusion. Sergt. Charles E. Richardson of >the 8th Ohio Inf., Akron, O., medicfil department, who has just returned from the Mexican border after several months' stay there, has been at home tho past two weeks visiting his father, S. L. Richardson, and family. Edward Manning lias purchased an Indian motorcycle. Miss Agnes Daly of Hyde Parle spent Sunday with Bedford friends. Georgo Peterson lias offered tho ubo of his motorcycle to Co. I of Con« cord. Harold Rieso has enlisted in Co. I, which will probably seo somo guard duty soon. . groat majority of tho residences in tho centro of the town are diaj playing tho flag. A theatre party from hero witnessed a performance of "Joan the Woman" ,-at the Colonial Wednesday evening. Gerald Monroe and William Brian-brrodsport are enrolled in the Concord high school cadets, a company being formed for homo guard purposes; Preparedness Is tho motto liero among farmors. A great Increaso In the amount of land devoted to the cultivation of foodstuffs will bo booh '' this year. ; Philip Wall Is one of the (Lexington bigh school cadetB who will participate in tho throe day program thn observance of the 19tll of-At -in, that town.' ■ ■ ... ■ . William Brinnbr&o,deport;., Ia„.boing commented favorably upon by tlio Boston papors as a promising youne pitcher. If tho Concord high nlnfe plays out their schedule he will prob- * ably figure -in a number of games.MATCHE8 NEXT WINTER DIED SUDDENLY Deacon William H. Clark of .Stow-died suddenly while ho was in Boston Thursday. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Union church. His passing away was learned with regret by friends here. Next winter will probably see soma good bowling matcheB with Bedford teams participating. Besides . the present town team captained, by Geo. H. Woods, tho Lexington alleys are uncovering some promising material. Joseph AlbanI, Gerald Monroe and Edward O'Dowd are rolling some pretty good scores. . . ' .GARDEN 'PLOTS'' The sub-committee on food production and conservation can probably arrange for free garden plots near the centre of the town, to the extent of Vi- acre or less for each person, if a sufficient number desire use of land for such purpose. At 2 p. m., I will sell in Walden hall auction room, Main St., Concord, Mass., Dining Chairs, Kitchen Chairs, Tubs, Dislfes, Fire Screen, Glassware, Refrigerator, Pictures, Mirrors, Brass Bed, Bureaus, Desk and many other articles not mentioned here. Cash Sale. AT ONE O'CLOCK P. M. I will sell for Mr. P. W. White, Main st., Concord, Mass., Blacksmith Tools, Carriages, New Spokes, Rims, Hubs, Wheels, Nails, Screws, Bolts, Nuts, Road Cart. Everything used in carrying on the blacksmith business and wagon and carriage business. Terms Cash. At 3 p. m., I will sell for Fred W. Mason, Walden st., Concord, Mass., Real Estate, 5 acre farm, cottage house, barn 22x32, electric lights. Sale rain or shine, on the premises. For further information see the auctioneer. A mortgage will be taken if desired by the purchaser. HÖST PEOPLE At : % a. m., I will sell for George E. Macomber, Goodale road, Hudson, Mass., administrator, to settle the estate of his mother, Clara J. Macomber, late of Hudson. Clearance Sale, farm tools, two horses, household goods, including antique and modern furniture. The estate has been in the family over 4<) years. For further particulars see next week's Enterprise. <3 " At 1 p. m., I will sell for Mrs. Martin Tuttle, Hubbard st., Concord, Mass., all the household goods at her home. An extra nice lot in first class condition. Notice posters for full description. Two days' sale in Lexington, Mass. Antique and modern furniture. Watch for the date. Send in your address and we will get it on tho mailing list for auctions. Have More Money Because They Save More Start now with a small deposit and it will soon become a habit- Don't delay ¡¡Deposits Go On Interest April 15th Safe Deposit Boxes Only $5.00 per Tear Play the game safe and rent one today Aa^itarb .-Urnet Maynard, Mass. JOHN A. FINIGAN ARTHUR A. MAGURN Auctioneers, Concord, Mass Telephone......13 HOURS 19 A.M. to 3 P.M. daily Saturday 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. and 7 to 9 P. M. ;