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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 31, 1924, Acton, Massachusetts SINGLE COPIES FOUR CENTS AL LOCTUS THE ENTERPRISE, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31. 1924. NUMBER 17 Thirteen Escape Death When House Is Totally Destroyed by Fire. »—— ■ I'll« large two family farmhouse in l.exlngton road occupied by Sul-vului'o Albano aud Jotiopli Albano »ml tnolr families, 13 persona In all »n't lotully destroyed 1>y Arc last night. All thirteen fortunately escaped death, but were driven to the street In their night attire. A barn l. ..Mining three hordes and eleven tows was also destroyed together Willi the horses. The neighbor« succeeded in Having the cows, The lire started about ten'minutes at-tor two Tuesday morning and lasted rmtr and one halt hours. The Are started In an 1, on the first floor and the flames Jind soon minified tiie entire structure. Al-I.»litis who was on his way<home (run'. Lowell saw the blaze and art ivetf on the- spot close «tier the liremen. Into the" house he rushed ami helped in getting t'he occu-ir.mts out safely. After. It was ilu'iught Hint nil were out, A1 heard ilu- cries of n small child nnd back into the linuKo ho dashed, through the front door and up the stairs to •He second Poor where he found Miic of the children in a back room. In the rush Al lost his cap and'his' eye brows and hair were singed before he could cover hi» nead ;iK'>in. Before he could escape to tin> street a portion or the wall iiiilapsed striking him on the head j ami cutting his hands nnd head alul. face. \ AI was later «treated by Dr.1 Kreilerick R. Shaw and his Injuries while painful will not prove serious Neighbors lead by Frank L. Drain", and Judson Atherton rushed to the barn and «ucecedcd in saving the cows. During the height of tlii- lire members of the State Constabulary resetted two Liberty «mills valued at $(!IK1 from under a ■ f.'irpct tif: Umj living roont,on the .■Orel, nuwiftof 'tlie . blatluB: houao. -It Is said that two 100 gallon Continued on Page Eight.TO RECTOR OF ST. GEORGE'S Prominent Dignitaries Of Church Pay High Tribute To Rev. Arthur B. Papineau On 25th Anniversary Of Ordination. •MAY.MAUD, Doc. :n — A testimonial will lu- ......lured this evening to itev. Aitimi- »rad-ford Papineau. rector of st. In business eighty-nine years The Middlesex Institution For Saving «Concord, Manachuietta Incorporated 183S A Mutual Savings Bank No Stockholders The prollts are for tho benoUt of the depositors Learn to save regularly Deposits comuionco to draw Interest on tho first day of cach month. REV. ARTHUR B. PAPINEAU George's parlsi. i;. honor or his twonty.flfi.h anniversary as rector, of the parish. Tho ci'iemon'oiF will be held at Mnsonls hall. Dignitaries of the church.. members or the parish, and townspeople will gather to pay tribute to Rev. Mr. Papineau. Continued on Pago Eight +m+m<>m+m+m+mS.E.McCleary 93 Main St., Maynard 48c Fine Creamery DEATH CLAIMS MUCH BUSINESS TEACHER James F. O'Halloran Was Head of Commercial Dept. Nine Years — Was Exceptional Teacher and Beloved By All. MEETING Selectmen To Appoint Town Accountant -*-S e v e r a 1 Important Appropriations Made Honey..........pkg. 38c in Comb Peas..............can 18c Extra Quality Corn............. can 22c Golden Bantam Tomatoes, Ige. can 19c Solid Pack RELIABLE and SAFE This bank has been thoroughly reliable and safe for morr t 92 years. CONCORD NATIONAL BANK Telephon« 28 Spinach..........can 25c Hatchet Brand The drive for a flGO.OOO Emerson Hospital Sustaining Pund Is drawing close to its goal and perhaps has even now ublalned It us the old year ends. It is cxpected that tho main hospital building will lie ready for use by Jan. 9. With tho nnncx only upon, til ere have been 33 patlcirts in three weeks inèludlng tho birth of six babies In the maternity ward. There have been seven accident cases, including liVe outpatients «where injured l>erSons were Heated and then disohurgetl. The hospital corporation, made up of residents or Concord and nearby towns, has. been greatly helped iby various organizations and Individuals who have refurnished and equipped the various rooms hiMle annex and main build ing and Tn most Instances these rooms will be maintained by the same parties. Miss Margaret Lobhrop, who is an instructor at Leland Stanford University 1s equipping the dellv ery room in the maternity ward In honor of lier father and notner, the late Mr and Mrs. Daniel Loth rop. The Church Aid Society of Trin ity Church, a group of children of Concord, the Women's Pariah Association of tho First Parish, the Woman's Auxiliary of Jantes J. Mansllelil Post, 158, Ameutean Legion. Miss Mary Thomas and Mrs. SHAWSHEEN .VILLAGE, Mass— Andrew G Pierce of N6w Bedford, was elected pre sident of the American Wool.. en Co. yesterday following the'* resignation of William Wood» who will remain at a director of the Company. Mr. Wood will take a long rest to recuperate Cornelius A. Wood, a son of the retiring president of the Company was elected vice - president and John W. Burrows aB selling agent, sue ceedlng Mr. Wood. ACTON SAVOY GET SARGEANTRY Charles Savoy has lieon promoted from the position of corporal •to that of sergeant to All tho vacancy causcd by tho honorable discharge of Sergt William Cava-natigli In Co K., 181st Infantr,". Henry A. IjauKlilin, have tarnished the scvoral rooms in >the annex. Rooms in the maternity ward of the main hospital building have been refurnished by women of St. Uornard's Church, by Miss Charlotte Conunl of Acton. Mrs. Mark H. Wentworth of Concord, and Mrs. Hrnest W. Dustan ot Concord. Mrs. Margaret (Tltcoinli) Urqu-liart has presented . the hospital wjth the medical library of her rather, the Ipte Dr. George K. Tit-comb, and Kho will also give his surgical instrupients. The Union Congregational. Church or Maynard has given to the 'hospital a part or the collection of parcels of nrov.islons and preserves contributed by tlio church people during the "while gift Sun-day" at that chinch. BOSTON POULTRY SHOW . Close u> 200 poultry club mem-born from Middlesex County will attend tho HoBton Poultry Show this week. A number of club members arc exhibiting and -twelve club boys, trained by tile Middlesex County Extension Servlco, will ■take part In the Junior and Senior Poultry Judging Contest in competition with boy» from all parts of the state. If is the 75th anniversary of the Show and special efforts have been made to have it largct< and better than ever. Tho Junior Department will have nioro birds cxnlbl-tod than over before. One of tilie feature exhibits will, bo the story of Illchurd Uuvls, Arlington, a poultry club iiitmlni who Ims an unusually line record covering a period of three years, in the iiutm Howard F. Jones of South Acton will take pan in the Uoston Poultry Show.Buick Motor CarSales Noyes-Bulck Co, Boston G. M.. Ross., Local Rep Lex. 0986 SERVICE McLeod Garage, Lexington Manzer Garage, Concord Look What's In Santa's Bag Such a present is welcomed by everyone, man, woman or child. It becomes more valuable every day because It is constantly accumulating interest. A gift of a Savings Account in this Bank always Is appreciated* Open one for those near or dear to you.Assabet Institution For SavingsTURKEYS FANCY AO A 1L FRESH QUALITY TOP YOUNGNOW VERY REASONABLE NASHOBA FRUIT GROWERS ASSOCIATION The second winter meeting ot tli6 Nashuba Fruit (Jrowers Association will meet in Hardy's Hull, Ayor on Wednesday, December 31 at 2 o'clock. • Tho speakers -will lie Prof. S. I). Haskell, pirccton of the Massachusetts Agricultural Experimental Station, ttiid Prof. W. E. Doran, Experimental Pathologist. Fred E. Cole, Manager of tUe Nashoba Associations will conduct an open round table discussion at wJiich fruit growers will have un opportunity to get cleared up any questions that may have been bothering them. President Stephen W. Sabine of tiroton will be in charge of this meeting. Associate County Agent JaméB W. Dayton or the Middle sex County Extension Service will be -present to teprescnt that organisation. PRECAUTION 8HOULD BE TAKEN ON FOWL PLAGUE While Middlesex County Is at {present free from infection of the Kturopean fowl plague, every pre caution should be taken, snid a representative of the Middlesex County Extension Lhis morning to CONCOllD, Dec. 31— James Francis O'Halloran, head of the Commercial Department of Concord High School for the past nine years, died early Christmas day morning at his home, 33 Wal-tiinm street, Loxlngton, or pneumonia. Mr. O'Halloran had conducted his classes as usual Friday, but dnrlng the night wa„ attacked 'by the dread disease, lie lost consciousness Sunday and never rallied. . , Mr. OWalloran wns boilW in Boston. March 28. 1886, son or Michael and Mury ^nn O'Halloran anil was graduated at Hie Soutli Boston High School where he was a football player of note, lie studied at the Rochestor 'Business institute at Rochestor, N. Y„ and tor several yours taught ponmun-«hip at Syracuse, N. Y., From Syracuse ho went to Waterbury, 'Conn., where lie becamo supsr-vlsor ot penmanship in the puii-llc schools ot that city. In 19Ki lie was nppolnted head ot the Conunorcial Department ot Concord High fiahool. For -a number ot years Mr. O'Halloran had taught commercial subjectil in the Charlestown Evening High School. Ho had also been an instructor at the Massachusetts Reformatory. In addition to his work as teacher lie had for several years iieen taking college couqses at Boston University from which he was soon to receive his degee. ... Mr. O'-Hullorntl lived. In. Concord Junction for «thrfeo yeaiw after Ills appointment here. Iio then acquired property In Lexington where he has resided for the past six years. He was a member of the Catholic Club of Loxlngfonv and the Lexington Council Knights of Columbus." In August, 1913, Mr. O'Halloran married Mary R. .Thocmmol who survives him, together with three sons, James Francis, Jr., Arthur Richard, and Edwin Cyril. Ho is also survived by -his father and mother. His funeral Saturday , morning at his home was attended by members of the faculty and tne student body ot Concord High School as well as or tho School Committee. There was a mass ot floral offerings «fnom teachers, pupils, and friends testifying to the deep esteem and love in which he was held. Solemn H4gh Mass ot lie-qulcm was eolobrated at St. Bridget's Cliurch 'by itho pastor, Rev. William J. McCarthy. The bearers were former ipuplls, Richard J. Lottus, John J. Mullaney, Jolm .F. Dec, John A. Hutchinson, and William J. Hopkins of Concord; and James MacDonougli of Lexington. The burlul was In Westvlow Cemetery, North Lexington. Mr. O'Halloran was an exceptional teacher, an untiring worker, devoted to 'his work and to his' pupils. He had to a marked degree the ability to hold his pupils up to the Jiest taat was In- them, to drive the lazy, strengthen the weak, encourage the disheartened. The graduation and business suo cess or many ot his pupils was due to Ills devoted efforts. He won •.he love ot h<% impils, because.they knew he had their best Interests at heart. His memory will live in tho hearts of tho many who owe so much to him. "Well done, good and faithful servant; enter thou into tho joy of thy Lord." A special town meeting was bold Monday evening at Cooperative hall, attended by forty citizens Including tho ^ inoderatoi) Alfred E. \McCleary anil clork, Frank E. Sanderson. Appropriations made included $3000 f«r streets and highways; $1200 for general government and $175 for the lire department, The sohool committee was Instructed to sell -tho Culleii house on Glendale street. A motion that the monc/ raised by the salo be used for grading the lot was ruled out of oi<der on a point raised by Herbert H. Young secertary of the IFInatico Committee. Mr. Young rinsed the point -that the article liad not been submitted to tho Finance Committee hofore being placed upon the warrant as called for by the town by law uiidor which the Finance committee wns established. < The Board of Seloctmcn wore instructed to appoint a toyvu accountant, a now ofllco created by tho new state accounting system ■u-hlch Is to'go into offftct next yea^. It is understood that the new system will he In operation* somotimn WEST ACTON u(id/Mrs. Ucorgc T. Wc.ivuíí Christmus at lirookllnc. Mr. spent Chi'lHtmiiH at lirookllnt (leorgo Hornier -tilio well ikiinwii tenor, was tho soloist At Ell/.almth's Church. ChrlstmiiM. 4 Miss Paulliie Mead of Baltimore Mil.. Hpent ChrlMtmas w.ith -li'jsr paiv ems. iMr. and Mrs. II. E. Mead. • Burton H. Honr of Boston sp'int Christmas with his parontH, Mr.; and Mrs. John S. Hoar. -, Mr. and Mrs. Harry lloll or Somervlllo wero holiday guest» of Mr. Holt's mother. William Bramnn was slightly injured on Monday wlien tho liorsó Which he was driving fyocamo rrigbtened and ran away, throwing him to' the street. ' T' Teelo Bros, aro planning to flit* their Ico house this week. , Vrank' Tulo will <>pon a dru{^ »tore lu Pcpporell the first ot tlm, year. J- E. E. Gray Co ¿ m¡ Tel. 17 Waiden Street Ït 2B2-W Concord, Mass.! W. G. White, Mgr. NEW YEAR 8PECIAL8 i ' Watch our 8p«clal Prices Each V. ' '/ Wetk ; -J fi Rice, fanoy. blue rose.....3 lb. 28«S Macaroni and Spaghetti, Grayeo brand ....... 3 8-oz.. pkga. 26ei Granulated Meal ........ 6 .lbs. 2BÒ Prunes, 60-70 count .... 3 lbs. 25^' Matches, Pirsatone brand 6 bxs. 28^ Evaporated Milk, Dafrylea J^rand 'u 3 cans fór 28^ Sweet Corn, M. A F. W. Brand 2^cani:".flir 28p Pancake Flour, Aunt Jemima Jn January. Under the Instiluc-1 b^nd ' • • • * pVq». 25«' nl tlons of'the meeting tho Selectmen I F«ney Florida OrangM .. 29c do«,, are to appoint an accountant at ata Where you get the most tor you^' early date that ho may bo Instruct* money, oil by. the experts from tho »tate coinmlssino in cliargo of Installing the new system. 17 Waiden 8kreet ÉÉ keep tills dangerous pestilence out of this county and the State. \\r|!th the Poultry Show starting Dec. 30 and contimiiug through the wcok, tills subject is very keen and interesting. ■ , 'ff; * •.,<»■: We are entering upon our twelfth yegf liqp business in Concòrdi. A continuous, steàdy growth which we have enjoyed %as héeiv very gratifying and we sincerely appreciate that patronage and loyalty of old friends* and value that of new friends. It is our purpose to give eVen/better service in 1925. With grateful appreciatioij óf past favors we heartily Wish to'all e •A A'Hàppy and Prosperous New Year ..ii't A. D. MacRae 24 Main St., Concord Special Winter ClearanceSAUSAGE 32c lb. 8QUIRE&—ALL PORK BACON 32c lb. SQUIRES—MILD HAMS SQUIRES—^-MI LO WHOLE OR HALF 30c lb.Condon's Market TWO 8TORE8 Concord Jet., — Two Stores — West Acton Fancy Turkey, 8 to 10 lbs.............48c lb. 21b. pkg. Prunes...................... 25c Butter....... .......................... lb. 47 Ft. I-car-de Dressing...........................43c Other Bargains 1924 Dodge Bros. Business Coupes (June delivery ) cost $1180.00 (2 to pick from) $775.00 1921 Dodge Bros. Roadster with winter top..........................................$175.00 1922 Dodge Bros. Roadster ..:'..... $300.00 1923 Dodge Bros. Roadster ......... $400.00L. Anderson & Son f | Meats, Groceries and Provisions Main St., Concord Vialle Motor Co. Framingham Tel. 856 Concor<Jj| Tel 3a ouL WJá hx ;