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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 26, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXX. 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1917 NUMBER 18SIDMEW E® McGIEMKW 71 GROGER—BAKER MAIN ST. ft BUTTER, fine creamery lb* ♦ ♦ 49© HONEY, in Comb .... 29c COFFEE, best Santos, lb. . . 23c BRAN, Dr. Johnson's, pkg ♦ 15c FLOUR, Gold Medal, bag . . $1.69 MIX NUTS> all new nuts, lb. . 23c ORANGES, good size, pet* doz ♦ 33c COCOA, Wan-Eta, \ lb. can . 2ScWEST ACTON Miss Thelma McGregor was ill the past week with measles. Chas Twitchell is nursing a frac- CONCORD Ernest Clough was a recent guest of relatives In. Lowell. Miss Edna Petrle of Arlington wasSEE FELTUS tured bone in his wrist, the result of a recent guest at the home of Geprge a fall recently. Williams. H. H. Perkins assisted Freeman Mrs. Fred C. Rockwood spent the Robblns at East Acton In filling his Christmas holiday with her daughter ice houses last week. in Easthampton. Hall Bros. Co. have added a good Miss Ruth Baclielder .is spending number of extra help at their mill for the Christmas holiday with her par- their winter's work. Frank Chapman and a part of his family have returned to his former home here from Franklin, N. H. Mrs. Ethel Allls and two children, left the first of the week for Harris-ville, N. H., where they will live. Joseph H. Reed arrived home the week end from' the South, where he has been the past three months. John Coughlin expects to be called to Camp Devens any day," having received his final notice last week. Geo. H. Reed received a car of nut coal the week end, which was quickly delivered to many homes, which were In heed of same. The family of J. L. Richardson at Boxboro were released from quarantine the past week. Miss Athea is recovering from scarlet fever. Jack Sclsson came home from Allen-town, Pa., the week end for a 10 days' furlough, having enlisted as an ambulance driver. He expects to go to France In 'January.Eyes Examined Impaired Vision CorrectedHeadache Stopped with perfectly fitted glasses byFELTUS-a SON OPTOMETRIST BRANCH OFFICES—Concord Junction, Mass., Association Hall Office IT ara, Friday 10 to 12, 2 to 4, 7 to 9 Maynard, Mass. with Dr. Christie, cor.. Naeon&Summer Sts Office Hours, Saturday 10 to 12, 2 to 4, 7 to 9 HOME OFFICE—West Acton, Maaa. CHRISTMAS TREE The members of Winona Rebekah lodge, after their regulati meeting Wednesday night, enjoyed a Christmas tree, when each member present received a gift of some kind. A comic sketch by Walter A. Tuttle was listened to with delight, after which a light lunch was served in the banquet room. ents In Maine. Miss Amle Clark of New Bedford was a recent guest at the home o£ her father on'(Lowell rd. Miss Agnes Dunning if Freeport, Me., Is visiting at the home of E. L. Tuttle and F. J., Tuttle. Miss Hilda Raymond of Campbell, N, Y., is enjoying a iwt feelcs' vacation at the home of her parents. Barrett Wood of' the Norwich university Js spending his Christmas vacation with his parents» on Main at. Mr'.'and Mrs. John E. Lawrenc^ 'announce the engagement of their daughter, Gertrude, to Jesse Pay Baker of Weston. ' .rk Mrs. N. S. Daniels has closed her Hubbard st. - home and gone-to Washington for a several months' stay with relatives. Ralph Rockwood left last week for Virginia, where he he^ entered; the employment of the Converse Construction Co. in that place. The first Ice hockey game of the season for the Middlesex school come3 off Wednesday, Jan, 9, and Is to be played with the Stone school. The Christmas party for the Trinity church was held Saturday afternoon from 3.30 to 5 In the Parish house A most enjoyable afternoon was spent by all. MAYNARD The estimated amount of coal used daily at the mills Is between 125 'and 130 tons. Mark Archer of Chester, Pa., was the Christmas guest of Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Parmenter. Miss Géraldine Rideout, teacher of the high school, spent the Christmas vacation at her home in Beverly. Dr. and Mrs. Edward Flaherty were entertained Christmas at the home of the former's parents at Marlboro. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Merry of Brighton were Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Richardson, Parker st. Mr. and Mrs. Walter P. Taylor and son Junior of Warren, R. I., wore the Christmas guests of Mrs. Albert Taylor, Maple st. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harvey of Norwich, Ct., were the end and Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Djreschler, Brooks st. MAYNARD SOUTH ACTON VD.&H«--ALL RAILTHE KIND THAT BURNS USUAL FAIR PRICES Honest Weight—Prompt Service Supplying Coal to Concord Homes for 50 YearsB, Phone HOW Office, opp. Fitchburg Depot Boys IN SERVICE Our boys who started to do their bit and have gone to be "Sammies", are scattered all oyer this country/ part; of Europe .and the Atlantic "ocean. Henry, B. Bu^ke has been (¿ailed to active BewflctT"' "domewlUftl^'.fcafoTd2 Coolldge Is in France; J. Madison Fairbanks, Italy; Dive Foley, Camp DeveriB; Tom Foley, Galveston, Tex.; Crandall' Forbes, iiomewhere on the ocean; Charles Gallagher, Jacksonville, Fla; Frank. Giannoni, Ft.. An draws, Boston; Frank Greenougli, Ard-gay, Scotland; Will Hayes, Ft. Logan, Tex.; Harry Heath, Camp DevenB; Hugh Hodgen, Newport, R. I.; Will Huntoon, U. S. N. somewhere; Har-land Lawrence, West Virginia; Ther-on lLowden, Ft Slocum; Buchanan Nims, Georgia; Pliny NIms, South Carolina; Edward Pendergast, New Mexlc. Everett Reed. Camp Devens and SL,l' . West in the U. S. N. at Charlestown. Twelve "C's" were awarded the members of the varsity football team and 13 "C. H. S." monograms were accorded the players on the second eleven at the high sgjiool Friday by the athletic council of the school,;' The names of the boys winning the letters were as follows: first eleven/.Captain Herbert Pickjird, Captain-elect Ralph Hetaenway, Manager Harry Clark, William Cabot, Purlton JMarrs, William Heeks, Thomas -Frawley, Allen Christofferson, David Hayps, Thomas Kelley, Mahlon Foley .'and Frank Qer-rity. Second eleven—Captain Frederick Taylor, Francis Wetherbe'e, %es-ter Stiles, - Joseph Eaton, Walter Wheeler, Gordon Love, Robert Charles. Philip Lawden, John Mullaney, Alfred Piokard, . Charles Carr, Sidney Regnier and' John Hutchinson. ORDER NOW Have that monument or. headstone in place for the sparing* MAYNARD MARBLE and GRANITE WORKS SUMMER ST. MAYNARD REMEMBER WE care of your sick batteries for your Automobile w an store them for you and recharge them V A : They will be O- K. forS use LETTERS AWARDED ¡Supt. Dreschler says there is only I evening, a limited amount of coal on hand, and William Sweeney and James and unless more is received soon a shut Albert Whalen vJBiiea at Camp Dey-down. Is bound to come. ens Sunday and met many of the May Mr. and Mrs. H. Lin wood White and nard soldiers soifof West Springfield were with her Miss Mildred Sullivan, who is work-p&rentB, Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, lng at Webster, was at the-home of Nason st^over Yuletide ■ her father, P. ' J. ' Sullivan, for the Mr. and Mrs, Arnold Lincoln, and Christmas holidays. Miss Anna Lester visited relatives in Mr nn(i Mrs_ jo^ Schofield o£ Fltchburg Sunday. Miss Lester I Fitchburg were entertained over the stayed oyer. Christmas. I week end and holiday as the guests of Mr. an_d-'Mrs. Frank Underwood of I jyjr and Mrs. John Comeau, Linden Keene, N. H., were the guests Christ-|st mas week of the latter's . brother, Clarence Gutterldge o£ Lawrence Charles Crossley, Concord st.. Was at the home of hls par6nts, Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Creighton of and Mrs. William' H. Gutterldge, Warren, Me., were the Christmas Broolw 8t over ,the week end and hoi guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. jday8 Ma?'e St „ Mr.' and Mrs. George' Howes and ^ Mlss Marlon Flagg: is spending the famU the guests of Mr. and J?C* krs Timothy Sheehan at Dorchester CHRISTMAS PARTY A Christmas party was givea the children of the Concord Grange Tues1 day evening, Dec. IB, which was in charge of the literary committee. The program was a most enjoyable one and' included selections on the piano by the-Messrs. Petersen and d' <v by the Misse3 Fuller This was 1 ved by singing of Scotch songs uy Mr; Md.nnis of Maynard. After the on-te^ti&i'nment.presents were given- out and'apples and1 bags of pop corn and candy" served. At the business meeting it was voted to change the. meeting night to Wednesday. The next meeting comes Jan. 8, and is the installation of officers. Charles Fales of Attleboro was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Gutterldge, Brooks st, over the week end. Principal Horace fiates attended a meeting of the Sohoolmasters' club at the City club, Boston, Saturday. Joseph Dahl, Concord Bt., Is on vacation this week from his studies at Bryant & Stratton'B business college. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Sullivan, Ac-'ton st., spent the holidays as the guests of Miss Mary Supple at T*op-lcinton. Mr. and' Mrs. William May of Boston were the holiflay guests of the former's mother, Mrs. Julia May, Summer st. Lieut. Thomas Manscfield, Co. M, 104th Inf., Am. Ex. Force, is attending a school for officers behind the line in1 France. The A. M. O. Philathea class will meet at the parsonage of the Methodist church on Brdoks st,, Thursday CONCORD PASSED AWAY Harvey Wheeler In Poor Health for A Long Time In the death of Harvey Wheeler, . Concord lost a most valuable c'.tizon, one whose death will be greatly felt. Mr. Wheeler has been In poor health over a month, fhe funeral services were held from his Elm st. home Monday afternoon, Rev. Loren B. Maqdon-ald being in charge. Mr. Wheeler was born in Concord, Nov. 5, 1867, at N. A. C. After completing his schooling the first years of his life were spent working on his father's farm, after which he worked at Brighton in a packing house as foreman. After this he went to Cafirornla, returning to Concord in 1891, where he started the,-¿harness business at Concord Juncran. Mr. Wheeler was selectman of th«£town from 1895 to 1898, arid a méittror of the house of representa-tives in 1904, 1905 and 1906.. He has been president of toe Middlesex Institution for Savings, and a member oí the First Parish churcrl, ra Wnich he always took an active part Mr. Wheeler is survived by his wife, a 'eon1 Berkley and a daughter, Mrs. Charles Willis of Framlngham. at Wellesley with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. F. P. Flagg, Main st. over the week end. A daughter of ,,, ______ , . „„,„„,___ ,,„„„ .Mr. and Mrs. Sheehan was christened Waino Kauppi is enjoying a vaca-1 q ., w/intr (V/vm Vilo JnHnn n.ifV, I ^UUUtiy. Roy Millington, student at Mast,. Agricultural college, AmherBt, was at tion this week from his duties with McEnelly's orchestra, which he is spendingi with his mother here. i,. ___ „ .. _ , „ . . Miss Grace Parkin, teacher in the °L ,F,ar®ntS' „an„d schools of Rldgeway, N. J., is spend-.. . , . , ing the Christmas: vacation with her for,tlle Christmas holidays, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Parkin. L^f0 Ho^es jr" of ,Mr: and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hartin and frs" ?e°rg® How®8' Tro®ont 8t- ,re, children left Saturday, for Colrain, tu™ed Monday after a three weeks' where they will spend the holidays as confinement at the Homeopathic hos-the guests of Mrs. Hartln's parents. « at Boston with scarlet fever The work oh the foundations of the G'acf w°°d> teacher in the new mill will start this week, and it publlc s<*ools ,at HulI> ^ OIi)C,hrlf is. exacted that„th9 brick, cpnstruc- fas ^cation of one week, which she it5nr will be1 staffSa- ^ ffi'^r-S^te-»®^?,^^^^^84» Bprlng [Mrs, William Gutterldge, Brooks st Treasurer George Merrick of the MIf3S Mary Simons received word Assabet Mills Liberty Loan club, re- the paBt week that her brother Hen-ports that he has 175 convertible 4's. has been promoted to the rank of to be delivered to members of the sergeant of the U. S. Marines. He is club on call. I at present in camp at Guantanamo, The coal situation is growing acute, I Cuba, and unless a supply is received im- Ralph Jamieson, U. S. S. Virginia, mediately it may be the cause of the was the guest of his parents, Mr. .and large plant of the American Woolen Mrs- George Jamieson, over the holi-Co. here closing for a short period, days. He reports that _ he received the Christmas package sent by tho Maynard Overseas committee, and was very glad to be remembered. Mrs. Wm. H Millington, Bent ave., TRINITARIAN CHURCH Sunday, Dec. 30, will begin the. annual "Week of Prayer." The week will be observed as in former years In daily union meetings. The pastor's subject next Sunday morning,* introductory to the week, will be "Thi Eternal Things " It is expected that a special uninn Anjerlcan and Scandinavian so will he held in the auditorium day evening, which will be the opening meeting of the week of prayer. The music, vocal and instrumental, will be that of the Scandinavian meetings. All are invited. The subject of the Friday evening meeting will be The Unexpected in Jesus" at 7.45. DEPARTMENT CALLED OUT The local fire department was called out Saturday night for a chimney. Are at the home of Alvah Wheeler, N.- A. C. ;Later a second alarm was sent in, as the fire had got in between the petitions and was burning the wood work. 1 DIED IN HYDE PARK CAROLS WERE SUNG In Hyde Park Monday, Dec. 17, occurred the death of Mrs. Nellie F. Morrill. The funeral services were held from the residence of her sister, Mrs. R J. Sherman Thursday afternoon, and were attended by a number from this town. Mrs. Morrill will be remembered as a late resident of Devens st., the widow of G'eorge G. Morrill, who was the town treasurer for many years. Mrs: Morrill had many friends here who will miss her. Special ELECTION OF OFFICERS CLA88 DANCE Invitations are out for the junior class dance, which is to be held in the town hall Friday evening, Dec. 28. The matrons are to be Mrs Frank Hewitt, Miss Gertrude Rideout, Miss Esther Wheeleir and Miss Marjorle Bunker. The annual baseball game between the Middlesex school nine and the Boston English high school team will be staged on the Middlesex diamond, April 10. This will be the opening game for both teams. DIED MONDAY The many friends of Mrs. Mary A. Cullinane were Sorry to hear of her death, which occurred or Monday, Dec. 17, at her residence on Belknap st. Mrs. Cullinane nad been in poor health for some time. The funeral service was held from her late residence Wednesday morning, with requiem high mass at the St. Bernard's church following. Burial was in St Bernard's cemetery. Mis. Cullinane was the. widow of the late Daniel J. Cullinane. GAVE CONCERT' The W. A. Haynes Co Nasoii St. INCORPORATED Tel* 118-3 :; Maynard i ■ The annual Christmas concert was given by the primary and junior departments of the Congregational church Sunday night. The program which included singing and recitations, was a most pleasing one, and in charge of Miss LI"'an Thorpe and Thomas Todd jr. LAST MEETING The: First Parish Men's club1 held its last meeting in the cnurch vestry on Thursday evening. At,7 o'clock a supper was served, after which all listened to a most interesting talk given by Leonard Metcalf, on "A Trip Through the Sierras," which was accompanied by stereopticon views. Music at Congregational Church Rev. Frederick N. Rutan deliver« an excellent Christmas sermtfn at the. , , ^ , _ services held Sunday morning in the , „The annual election of officers of Union Congregational church, when ^Pah nebekah lodge waB held at a large congregation gathered to cele- 0 hal1 Thursday evening. The brate'the birth of Christ.. The church I fo!I°wing were elected for the ensu-was decorated with wreaths, moun- mS year: Mrs. Gertrude Prescott, N. tain laurel and a brilliant golden'star : Mrs. Rhoda Smith, V. G.; Mrs. A, was set on the organ. A service flag M- Morris, R. S.; Mrs. Josle Eaton,, with 22 stars representing the men of p- S.; Lucy J. Case, treas.; Lydia the church in the service, was hUngl Hart; trustee for three years, and Miss for the first time and it lent a patriot- Marion Jones, pianist. Following the ic flavor to the surroundings of Christ- business meeting there was a short en-mas cheer. Itertalnment, at which the program Mr. and Mrs. Ross H. Maynard of was: piano solo, Marion Jones; reud Boston were the soloists and they ing, Mrs. Annie Lawton; vocal duet, were well received. • They also sang a Mrs, Rhoda Smith and Amy Ar her; duet that was excellent. The regular reading, Miss Mary Lelthead; reading, cliolr under the direction of Principal Mrs. Mary Smallwood. Horace F. Bates rendered an anthem Christmas gifts were distributed appropriate to the occasion. The morn-lfrotti ajarge Christmas tree,»by Frank lng program was: service prelude,IRand as Santa Claus. call to worship, doxology, Lord's] The committee in charge was com-Prayer, carol by choir, scripture les- posed of George Smith, J Fay Gra-son, tenor solo, hymn, announcements I ham, A. O. Dunham, Edwin Toop and and offertory, soprano and tenor duett, | Charles Keene. sermon, soprano solo, anthem by the choir, benediction, service postlude. | HAVING VACATION Herbert Lawton was organist. In the evening tl'- congregation as- Gavin Taylor, jr., is on three weeks' sembled to hear U. singing of the I vacation from his studies at Tufts col-young folks. The numbers were lege. Harold Sullivan and Raymond sweet and clear and drew admiration Hooper of the Medical school are to from those present. The program have a two weeks' vacation. Both was: prelude, hymn, invocation, "Holy schools prolonged the usual length of Night," choir, scripture lesson,. carol, the Christmas vacation period on ac-"NavelV choir, announcements, count of shortage or coal, hymn, "Joy of the World," offertory, I Mrs. Anna Hartin and son John and prayer, organ itesponse, solo, "Sleep daughter Nina of Holyoke left the lat-Holy Babe," sermon, trio, "Now the tef part of.the week for Auburn. Me, Day is O'er," benediction, service where they will bo the Christmas postjude. | guests of relatives. Miss Madeline Flagg accompanied the singing on the violin. Miss Ethel Carlson and Mrs. V. E. Lillikovich,, . . , .. ... v.'ife of the pastor of the Russian Orth-LJf L wT S hisJce odox church, were the soloists. They TO iB8?bet J !er REPORT OF1N8PECTOR ¿i. Concord, Dec. 18, 1917. ;-i Jiereby certify that I have analysed and obtained these results front the milk marked as follows: Solids Fat GbJ. B. Clark Jer. 12.66 4.10 clean Geo B. Clark Hoi. Punkatasset Maplewood Wm. McCarthy Geo. Graves Chas Moulton J. P. Cossar 11.90 3.75 11.38j 3.50 11.48 3.50 12.18 12.36 12.73 12.03 3.75 4.30 4.00 3.90 clean clean clean clean clean jan clean H. E. Tuttle, Inspector. MEETING OF FORUM "Does Man Progress?" was the topic of the Forum meeting Sunday afternoon 'and proved a most interesting one, Dr. James J. Walsh being a most pleasing speaker. Following the address several took the opportunity of asking questions. This' was followed by community singtng in charge of Thomas W. Surette. HARVESTING ICE were exceedingly sweet and clear. sell bridge, and is cutting good, clear After the services a number of'the « n,n^oes Th'VB "nTaJ congregation gathered on the church |ffi^ in„^7^t.<lr'l.anduiA_the..,ilrst steps and sang Christmas carols. ELECTED OFFICERS At the laBt meeting of the Willow Rebekah lodge held Monday evening. Dec. 17,. there was the electionjof officers: Miss Caroline' Kingman, Noble Grand; Mrs. Harry Parker, vice grand; Miss lunor, rec..sec.; Mrs. Johnston, fin. sec.; Mrs. Donovan, treas. time that the crop has been out so I early for many years. A crew ot 15 men started tq work Saturday, and I soon had the cakes sliding lu o the ___I house at' the rate of 14 a minute. Mr. A service flag 4x6, containing 23 ,expects to harves,t a of SERVICE FLAG 2000 cakes. The primary and junior departments of the Trinitarian Congregational church will hold its annual Christmas party Thursday afternoon from 4 to 6 In the church vestry. There will be an entertainment followed by the serving of refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Darby O'Connell and daughter May spent the Christmas holiday with relatives in Woburn. Miss Olga Olsen was a recent guest at the home of her parents, -t- BLACKSMITH SHOP SOLD stars, was unfurled at the Congrega tional church Sunday evening. The flag is the gift of the Ladles' Benevo lent society, Y. P. S. C. E„ the Sunday I The blacksmith shop of John Mc school and members of the church. 1 Pherson, Glendale st., changed hands The ceremony of unfurling was brief [last week. It was purchased by Mar-and was under the direction of a com-1 tin Mosher who has been employed mittee representing the various spcie- by Mr. McPherson for some time. Mr. ties with Mrs. F. E. Sanderson, chair- McPherson has been engaged in the man. The flag will be place£ in the ibuisengs here for the past 25 years, window of .the., church except during, l and was recognized as an expert in his services, when it will be in the audi- line. For some time past he has been torium. It is to honor the 22''m6m- ill, but is able to be about town again bers of the parish -who are in active'and is rapidly on the road to full re-eervice. covery. The Annual Meeting of the stockholders of the Concord National bank of Concord, will be held. -at their banking house on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 1918, at 3.45 o'clock p. m., for ^ the choice of directors and the transaction of any other bu&iness that may legally come before said meeting. C. FAY HEYWOOD, Cashier. Concord, Mass., Dec. 5,1917. d5-3t HardWood For Sale ||VILI,IAM WHEELER Nllhawtuc Farm, Concor«} Apply to W. S. COOPER, Mgr. Telephone .... Concord 459-W ANTIQUES BOUGHT AND 80LD Write Me What You Havo to Offer U P. GOULDINQ 8outh Sudbury, Man. ;