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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 12, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXX. 4c PER COPYWEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1917 NUMBER 16MAYNARD CONCORD MOTOR. CAR M A Christmas gift with an everlasting |j M pleasant memory of the donor and always ^ H a financial asset* It is a first mortgage | H on health for your wife 3"d children» | m . % Built to appeal to the olass p H of buyers who ask the price f§ 4 last rather than first. 1 My. ^ ^ Orders placed, uo^ vv.ill have 11 m ........ ......... ...... 1 ^ prerereuce on our reservation ^ 6 schedule, and will insure de- S§ ^ livery on Christmas morning H M of the car, or a gift certificate H entitling the holder to delivery iio© later. It will pay you to visit us and examine this car The gasoline consumption is unusually low. The tire mileage is unusually high Sedan or Coupe, $1350; Winter Touring Car or Roadster, $1050; Touring Car, Roadster or Commercial Car, $885 (All prices f. o. b. Detroit) & Viali DISTRIBUTORS I Hain and Waiden Streets Concord, lass. f TELEPHONE 245-R or 8622 g: Agents for Maynard, Concord, The Actons, Boxboro and Stow Do your shopping early and liavo tlie first selection Mrs Carl Stockbridge spent the week end with relatives at Lowell. Jeremiah Bradley is decorating the interior of the fire department headquarters. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bute., were the guests of friends at Lynn over the week end. Percy Taylor, storekeeper U. S. navy, Clinrlestown, was home over the week end ^ At the next regma.- meeting of Local union 771, the annual election of officers will be he' 1. John Temple, a resilient of Acton, and well known here, died at his home Sunday evening. Mrs. Henry McCormaclc and daugh ter Margaret spent the week end with relatives at Lowell. M'Isb Margaret Conley spent tho week end as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. James Claflin at RoxDury. Mrs. Caroline Philips, Great rd., Is making an extended visit with relatives at Cambellford, Can. Mr. and Mrs. John Keegan, Maple st., were the Sunday guests of the latter's mother at Hudson James Dewire of Nasonyille, R. I., was the week end guest of P. J. Sullivan and family, Maple st. Private Harry Flam, Camp Devens, was the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Dreschler, Brooks st. The household furnishings of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Shearer, Harriman ct., were sold Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Alice Joyce and son William were the week end quests of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McNally at Medway Miss Avis Barlow is assisting as clerk during t1, - Christmas rush at the store of A. Haynes, Main st. Warren Merrick of Uxbridge was at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Merrick, Maple st, over the week end. Eden Tobin, cook in the TJ. S. Naval Reserves, stationed at Commonwealth Pier, Boston, was home over the week end. Ralph Newton, Newport Naval Reserves, was at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Newton, for the week end. Capt. Joseph Sheehan and Lieut. Oeorge O'Brien, recent Plattsburg appointees, were the guests of Jamen J. T.edgard. Monday. Stanley Domin of the Newport Naval Reserve force, was the guest the latter part of the week of Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, Great rd. The sore of Finney & Holt, South A.cton, is displaying an unusually large variety of useful and appropriate Christmas presents this season. The Grange Dramatic club is rehearsing to two act play which will be presented at-tile meeting of May-•ard Grange next Tuesday evening. Mrs. Bert Howard, Miss Irene O'Donnell and Mrs. Mary Archer are •lssisting at the Ftorp of W. B. Case S<>ns elm-ins: the Ohrictmns rii«h. Mrs. Srisnn Porter and granddaughter, Pearl Grey, of Joggins Mines, N. S., are visiting the former's daughter, Mrs. Thomas Usher, Lincoln st. A- number of members of Knights of Columbus from here attended a public mass meeting «or the benefit of the K. of C. fund held at Hudson Sun- dav. Mrs Bessie Creighton and son James of Warren, Me., are visiting relatives until after the holidays. They are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Bradley, Maple st., this week. At the meeting of Loyal Assabet lodge, M. U., to be held Wednesday-evening, Dec 19, the initiatory degree will be worked on a class of candidates whic' will be followed by a collation. The Priscilla club met at the home .'ss- Fannie Harwood, Concord st.. Friuay evlning. The usual sewing of fancy articles was followed by m social hour, during which refreshments were served. A meeting of the Holy Name society was held at the rooms in Darling block Sunday evening. The club is rapidly growing in membership, more than 30 names being added to the rolls this month. Mrs. A. E. McCIeary, president, and Mrs. Gilbert M. Hawkes, secreta""' of the Maynard Woman's club, were the guests Monday of tue West ActoE Woman's club at the annual observance of president's day. The Maynard Marble and Granite Works recently erected a handsome four-piece Scothcli granite monument, with four posts and step on the lot of Mrs. Thomas Cleary at St. Bridget's cemetery. Main st. Miss Marion Townsend is working as bookkeeper at thé store of her father, Benjamin Townsend, the pos ition formerly held by Christopher Wilson. ' The latter is working in the machine shop of the Assabet mills. On guard duty Saturday night at Camp Devens during the blustering snow storm was getting close to the .real thing in army life. Two Ma!y-nard men, James Ryan and Michael Lynch, were among: the guardsmen Tor the night The regular weekly meeting of the Maynard Red Cross will be held at the Summer st school building Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. A Red Cross nurse from Boston will give instructions to the members in preparing surgical dressings. A public installation of officers of Lord Kitchener lodge. Sons of St. George, followed by initiation of candidates, will be held at Masonic hal! Saturday, Dec. 29. Tho degree team of Worcester lodge will be present and officiate as Installing officers. Preston Itankint) lias entlfltod in the Marines. Ernest Clough spent Sunday With friends in Lowell. F. E. Powers was a week end guest of friends In Roxbury. Miss Gertrude Holden is visiting relatives in Marlboro. Mrs. Harvey Hopkins has gone to New York for the winter. Earl Peckliam was a week end guest of friends in Providence J. Hanlon is sick "at tho Deaconess hospital with appendicitis. Joseph Hayes has entered the employment of Wilfred Wheeler. Robert Nichols of Salem was a ro-cent guest of friends in town Mr. and Mrs. T M. Barry have gone, to Florida for the winter months. C. H. Pepper has purchased a 1918 Maxwell roadster of Macone Bros. Mrs. George W. Wheeler was a recent guest of friends in Wollaston. Lars Andersen was a week end guest of his son, Leslie, in Washington, BEDFORD Miss Edna Tubman spent the. week end with relatives in Wollaston. Gerald Munroo has accepted a position with tho American Express Co., Boston. R. -F. Peterson has announced tt raise In the»flriCG of tnilk to bo effective this month. A number from this town attended the plays given by the Concord Dramatic club Friday ovenlng. The prompt action or tho road department in sanding tho streets after tho recent storm is to bo commended A party of friends attended a performance of "The Wanderer" at the Boston Opera house during the past week. An interesting public meeting which waB attended by several from this town was held in Cary hall, Lexington, Wednesday of last week. Tho subject under discussion was "Sugar and Its Substitutes and Sugarless Dos-serts " Bear the old adage in mind, "Food will win this war." Beginning on Mon SIIÌWEV E. McGLEARY GROCE-R 71 m Am sr. Mr. and Mrs. John Goulding are the | day of this week government regulations take, effect which reduco fats and sugar, making It "necessary for local bakers to put war bread on the market. The Middlesex & Boston Street Railway Co. announces that beginning Dec. 15 the operatioh of the following lines will be discontinued until further notice: Newton-Dedham town line to Needham Junction, and line running from Wellesley Sq. to Need proud parents of a baby, born last week. Miss Lillian McConneil of Cambridge called on old friends in town recently. Several of the stores have commenced decorating their windows for Christmas. Edward Penniman of Roslindale spent the week end as the guest of J. W. Milbury. Peverll Petersen left the first of | ham. the week for Fort Slocum, where he has enlisted. Philip Holden of he Naval Reserve was a week end guest at the home of bis father. ' ' Miss May O'Connell is substituting in Wheeler's dry goods store over tho Christmas holidays. The lire truck was called out Sunday for a' chimney fire at the home of Mark Mara, jr. Miss Cora Nash has gone to Washington, where she accepted a position with the government. The Charitable society meets at the home of Mrs. Edith Sellors, Lexington rd., this afternoon. Miss Kendall of Westboro and Mrs. Agnes Porter of Lowell were recent guests'of Miss''C. E. Barrett Subscriptions for Halifax sufferers are being taken ui> 'n town, and all are asked to do their hit Henry P. Thorpe left Fri-'n.v t<-New York, where he has enlisted in the quartermaster's (lenartment. Dr. R. E. Stone of Beverly and Samuel Staples of Somerville were recent guests at the home of H. B. Joslin. A crvntr'biitinn tn>en nt. the 0™ GAVE DANCE BUTTER, fine creamery lb. . COCOA, Wan-Eta, \ lb. can . HONEY, in Comb . COFFEE, best Santos, lb. TEA, best Oolong, lb/ MACARONI or Spaghetti, pkg FLOUR, Gold Medal, bag . BRAN, Dr. Tohnsun's, pkg . fr Miss Eleanor Parker of 199 Marlboro, Boston, gave a small dance for he" riece, Miss Marv Parker, the debutante daucbter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Parker of this town in the ballroom of the Hotel Somer-pot on last Saturday evening. The dance was for the young people but a few older ones were invited. The ushers were Stephen Crosby. Henry B. Coxe jr., William Dexter, W. Bain-bridge Frothingham, Lieut. Francis Gray and Capt. G'eoige von L. Meyer. * HALIFAX FUNC Tt la evident from all reporta on hand that thousands are in great distress as a result of the great.catas-tropne which has spread death and devastation in Halifax. Generous contributions will be needed to carry on the work of relieving immediate distress and providing clothes, food, medicines and materials for the temporary housing of the homeless and ereeational church Sunday for the suffering Halifax sufferers, amounted to $305. At the last meeting of the Willow Rebekah 1ods?e held Monday night. Dec. ,1, there was the nomination of offers Frank Pierce and Mr. Clielmers of Newport, R. I., spent the week end at the home of Mr. Pierce's parents on ITubbard st. The entertainment and dance given by the Concord Junction Woman'« club Friday evening attracted a number from this town. Guest day observer; T)y Old Concoi.i chapter, D. A. R„ in the Unitarian church vestrv, attracted many rrom neighborins towns. Cäsh will be required to do all this and Massachusetts may be called upon for $1.000.000. Everybody is called upon to subscribe generously and as onickly as possible. Send all funds to Robert Winsor, treas., Kidder, Pe-xbody & Co., 15 Devonshire st., Boston. W. C. T. U. MEETING COAL -D.SH>-ALL RAIL THE KIND THAT BURNS < USUAL FAIR PRICES Honest Weight—Prompt Service Supplying Coal » > Concord Homes for 50 years amesB. Wood & Son Co, Phone IHMV Office opp. FitcliUirg Depot =0 •FELTUS firjpM' The regular meetipg of the Woman's Christian Temperance union was held with Mrs. S. A. Wood on Concord rd. Dec. G, with oight piem-bdrs present After devotional exercises and business. 12 comfort bags were filled, which are to be sent to Frank Maguire had the misfortune the Seamen's Friends' society in Bos-to badly burn his face one day last ton, the filling of which was like fill-week, when tha^gasollne tank of his lng the children's stockings at Chr'st-automobile caught Are. mas time. We know the sailor boys The Christian Ei-.cteavor society of will be pleased with the gift and per-the Congregational church is to hold a haps some time when they are home-food sale in the church 9hapel Satur- sick or tempted to do wrong, the day afternoon Dec. 15. thought of the bag and that some Mr. and Mrs. Burt Joslin of Beverly | one, somewhere cared for them, will Eyes Examined were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs, Henry Joslin, coming up to attend the wedding of their brother. Mr. and Mrs Gedrge Hopkins and daughter Barbara \of Flushing, L. I., were recent guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Lawrence. At thQ next meeting of the Women's Parish association to be held Moriday afternoon. Dec. 17, the vill be home talent and tea will be /ed. As the result of the bar j danpe run under the auspices of the Ladies' auxiliary of the Concord Grange for the Red Cross not long ago, $35.38 was turned over for the use of the Red Cross nurse. The wedding of Miss Bertha Wilson and Elmer Joslin at Qoncord Junction Saturday night attracted many from this town, both heing very' popular here. Mr. Joslin leaves town today to loin the Engineers' corps. Misses Marion Moody and Phylli; Dennison attended "Founders day" of the Emerson School of Oratory held in memory of Dr. Emerson, at the Boston university Saturday evening. Miss Dennison is a student of that school. help them to overcome. After the Mlzpah benediction the meeting adjourned. impaired Vision Corrected Headache Stopped with perfectly fitted glasses by OPTOMJLT KIST BRANCH OFKIOES—Concord Junction, Miikb.,' Association Hall''/ Oliiee Hours, Friday 10 to 12, 2 to 4, 7 to 9 ' Maynard, Mass. with Dr. Christip, cor. Nason&Sunimer Sta Office Hours, Saturday 10 to 12, 2 to 4, 7 to 9 HOME OFFICE—West Acton, Marie. I Will there be aVICTROLA in your home this XH AS? | LOST BOOK: In accordance with Chapter 590, Se^ o 40 of Acts of 1908 Mass. Let -iture and amendments thereto. Notice is hereby given that Book numbered 27502 has been lost and payment on the same stopped The Middlesex Institution for Savings Charles E. Brown, Treasurer. Concord, Mass., Nov. 21, 1917. n28-3t ° The Annual Meeting of the stockholders of the Concord National bank of Concord, will be held at their 'banking house on Tuesday, ■Tan. 8, 1918, at 3.45 o'clock p. m., for the choice of directors and the transaction of any other business that may legally come before said meçting. C. FAY HEYWOOD, Cashier. Concord, Mass., Dec. 5, 1917. d5-3t HEADQUARTERS FOR Victrolas and Sonora Talking Machines Victor Records in Great Variety t ♦ ♦ : > ♦ ♦ CASH OR LIBERAL TERNS N. FOWLER CO. | CONCORD JUNCTION, HAS5. t A Also at liss Houghton's Store, Concord, Mass. > < ;