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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 10, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXllf 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1917 NUMBER 20 Every Moment a Pleasanter Moment Every Mile a Smoother, Steadier Mile Every Hour an Hour of Greater EaseTorrey & ViaUe, Inc. Are the Cadillac agents for [Concord, ,Framing-ham, Lincoln, Sudbury and the Actons, and now have a type 55,19 f 7 model Cadillac touring car on exhibition at their show rooms, cor. Main and Walden Streets. This car should be seen to be appreciated. Call, write or phone 245-R or 8622 for a demonstration Torrey Viale,'Inc.. Concord, Mass. Vialle & Torrey, Inc. Framingham, Mass. F1 UM PROOF GARAGEMTTENTÊm 11 us up or see ás Us tell you about theSECOND ■ mm CARS we have for sale. We know we can interest youGIVE US A TRÊALTORREY &V MAIN & WALDEN STREETS CONCORD, MASS Tel. 245-HR or 8622 MAYNARD CONCORD Torrey & Vialle, Inc. are theDodge Agents For Concord, Maynard, Sudbury, Boxboro, Stow, ¡Bedford, Carlisle and the Actons and are now prepared to give demonstrations at any time in the above territory A demonstrator always on hand. Write or phone Concord 245-R, 8622TORREY & VIALLE, Inc. MAIN & WALDEN STREETS CONCORD, MASS. Did you witness the oclipse of the moon Sunday night? ' The girls of the high school plan to organize a glee club. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Alv bert Priest Thursday. Miss Julia Sheehan was the Sunday guest of relatives at Dorchester. John Snyder of West Acton has entered the employ of F. E. Taylor Co. Miss Helia Tuilcka was housed with a cold a few days o£ the past week. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Herman 'Shearer, Harrlman ct., Thursday. Royal Wilson of Springfield was the guest of his grandfather, Samuel Wilson, the past week. Miss Mary ¡Sweeney is assisting as clerk at the Maynard Trust Co. during the New Year's rush. Miss Inez May Bell spent the week end as the guest of Miss Margaret McNair at New Bedford. S. Rubenstein of New York city was the guest of his daughter, Mrs. David Bander, the past week. Thomas King, who has been ill the past two weeks, resumed his duties as driver for the OR. C. A. Monday. Harry Cook, motorman on the C. M. & H., is ill with pneumonia at the home of Mr. and Mrs: James Mullln. Miss Rose Mahoney was absent during the week from her duties at the A. T. Haynes store because of nines f Mr. and Mrs. Charles Whitney of Uxbridge were the recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wright, Acton St. George Murphy, overseer of the steam fitters at the Assabet mills, is absent from his duties owing to illness. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hatch are to occupy the house on Summer st. recently vacated by George Thane and family. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur King attended the performance of Miss Springtime at the Tremont theatre, Boston, this afternoon. Rep. Rowland P. Harriman of Stow has been appointed as a member of the committee on towns of the general court. Mrs. John Connors and daughter Mildred witnessed the performance of Chin Chin at the Tremont theatre, Boston, Thursday. Mrs. George Siswick Is spending a 10 days' vacation as the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Emmatt at Philadelphia, Pa. The annual meeting of the Congre Rational church Sunday school was held Sunday afternoon. The reports pf the officers were read and accepted. Ralph Newton, who has been seriously ill at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Newton, for the past two weeks, is rapidly improving. A. D. Holt attended the quarterly Ki<?etlng of the Middlesex county G. A. R- at Arlington Wednesday, as a Relegate from Isaac Davis post of Wast Acton. Oliver P. French returned to his home at Rjimford Palls the latter part pf the week. During the past two months he has been engaged as car-pepter at the Assabet mills. jPobert Hill, Harrison st., was operate^ upon for appendicitis at the Mass. General hospital Wednesday afternoon. The operation was success Jul and the patient reported as doing Mies Edith FoRter returned to her duties as student nurse at the Union five.' hospital, Framingham, after an enforced vacation spent with her sister. Mrs. William Scully, due to ill-npss. Miss Delma 1>. Fullonton leaves the lattpr part of this week for Jacksonville, tFla., where she will enjoy a six weeks' vacation. During her absence her millinery business will be conflicted by Miss Jennie Deane. The regular monthly meeting and collation of the Masonic social club was held at the rooms at I. O. O. <F. building Saturday evening. A chal \eng? from the Odd Fellows' social Club was received . for a whist and pool tournament. s Arrangements are being made for tlie observance of the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Methodist Episcopal church in Maynard, during the week from Sunday, Feb. 4, to gupday, Feb. 11. The program will appear later. Charles Warren, who has been the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Warren, Concord st., for the paqt two weeks, left Sunday night for New York, where he will attend a conference at the headquarters of the National Cigar Stands Co., previous to resuming his duties of agent for I the company through the South. WEST ACTON Mrs. George Williams was a recent guest of relatives in Peabody. • Benjamin Moody was in Chicago last week on a business trip. Oliver Pierce of Watertown was a recent guest of friends in town. Mathew B. Harrington and Eben Ford have been drawn on the jury. Frank Cleveland of Lynn was a week end guest at the home of George Hunt. Lewis Elliott of Northport, L. I., was a recent guest of relatives In town. John Starvick, Lowell rd., is sick In the Deaconess hospital with pneumonia. Miss Woodhull's school for girla opened Monday after its Christmas vacation. Miss Edith Childs of Waban was the week end guest of Miss Ruth Bachelder. The Are truck was called out Wednesday for a chimney Are at the home of Wilson Hannas. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McWalter, Grant st., are the proud parents of a baby girl, born Jan. 4. The snow of Wednesday and the rain Friday stopped the cutting of the ice by the Mason Ice Co. The third annual dance for the benefit of the Middlesex Rifle club will be held in Bemls hall Wednesday evening, Jan. 24. The Ladies' Benevolent society of the Congregational church hold a meeting in the church parlors Thursday afternoon. In spite of the rain, a number from this town attended the Dramatic entertainment, giveni by the West Concord's Woman's club Friday, evening. The question as to who will be the next selectman from Concord Junction is causing much discussion. Already three or four candidates have filed intentions. Owing to the quick response of the fire department, little damage was done to the Ford car of Russell Parsons, which caught fire in front of his home on Thoreau st. Friday night. The Travel class held a very interesting meeting in the .yestry of the Trinitarian , Congrigsitional cliuijch Friday afternoon. Miss Ellen Emerson gave a most interesting^ talk on the Philippines. Strenuous practice has been carried on by the Middlesex school ice hockey seven this past week, in preparation for the opening game with the Stone school of Boston, which is to be played this -afternoon. Under the direction of Faculty Coach Peckham, a series of practice games between the four teams composed of the high school ice hockey candidates, started practice on the Concord river last week. Arrangements have t>^en completed for the annual baseball game between the Middlesex school nine and the Noble and Greenough school team of Boston, to be (played at Middlesex Saturday afternoon, April 28. At the next meeting of the Concord Grange, which will be held Tuesday evening, Jan. 1G, the program is in charge of Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Barry. Members of 10 years standing in the Grange will assist in the program. The next meeting of the Woman's Parish association will be held in the vestry of the First Parish church Monday afternoon, Jan. 15. The program will be given by Miss Anna M. Bancroft, who will have as her subject My Opportunity to My Branch. Miss Ruby Greer visited last week with relatives in Newton. Mr. and Mrs. John R. Feltus are spending the winter at Greenfield.. The installation of officers of Winona Rebekah lodge will be held Jan. 17. Miss Alico Earl of Fitcliburg was a recent visitor at the home of B. E. Hall. Mrs. E. C. Stevens of Medford spent the day Wednesday at tho home of S. A. Guilford. E. C. Page of South Acton was around during the week, reading the water meters. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Beach have gone to Shirley to the homo of their son, John Beach. Miss Stevens of Woburn visited the past week at the home of her grandfather, Edwin Stevens. E. T. Swift of this village, manager of the Atlantic Tea Co. at Maynard, reports a very fine holiday trade. Frank McDonald of Boston came home for over Sunday with his sister and aunt, Miss Nellie Sullivan. Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Holt of West Somerville wero Sunday visitors at the home of Mrs. Clara E. Biolt. Mrs. Ella Hovey of Ayer visited several days of the weolc at the home of her sister, Mrs. H. H. Gardner. Miss Bertha Cram was a recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. Neal Feltus, who are spending the winter at Somerville. Dr. Fred Pierce of Worcester, who came home Wednesday night and returned Thursday morning, roports a fine dentist trade. The Men's forum, supper and entertainment at South Acton Universalist church Thursday evening of this week may attract a number from here. O. H. Geers of Stow has made a little pond with a good dam and during the week has cut Ice enough to supply several farmers and has more to sell. Friends in this village of George Champagne of Maynard are glad to know that he won the Ford roadster in the great trade contest conducted by A. T. Haynes & Co. at Maynard. A social dance for young and old will be held at I. O. O. F. hall, Jan. 16, under the direction of Constable John T. McNiff and A. H. Gilmore: The Colonial orchestra will furnish the music. BEDFORD Tho Bedford library has issued new cards to its patrons. Miss Florence Murray was a recent guest of rolatlves in Chelsea. Manning Goddard, formerly of Bedford, was a recent visitor hero. D. L. Pickman is making an extensive tour in tho southern countries. There will be a prizo drill and dance in the armory' at Concoid Thursday evening. Miss Mabel KIrkegaard has again resumed her musical studies at the conservatory. Mrs. George Hill has returned from the Deaconess hospital to her homo on Crescent ave. Mr. and Mrs. William Henderson are occupying the house on Main at. recently vacated by Mrs. Cy. Wood. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Thompson and family are occupying tho tenement over G. A. 'Skelton's stores on Main st. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Willard have returned from their wedding trip and have taken up their residence on Fletcher ave. Many new features will be added to the entertainment following the ban-quot Wednesday evening. About 300 will be present. C. W. O'Dowd has completed his ork on the church on Main; U^'^la planning this work Mr. O'Dowd drew the original designs which the committee accepted. Mgr. Hiurley has been untiring In his efforts to accomplish this improvement which lias\ now reached a successful conclusion." . The 12th annual midwinter meet of the New England Fox Hunters' association opened Monday and is now in full swing. The annual banquet for the members will be given In the Bedford town hall this evening at G.30. The meet will continue until Saturday night of this week and judging from past years, very few foxes will be seen In this vicinity after that time. There were 120 dogs counted in the chase Monday. CAME THURSDAY Abram White of Rindge, N'. H., came to the home of his son, E. L. White, Thursday afternoon. Mr. White had just come from the hospital at Winchendon, where he had been five weeks, having fallen down the stairs at his home, receiving very bad bruises about the head and body and escaping serious Injury. T?}ie trip here for Mr. White was a hard one, coming alone. He was carried to his son's home in a sleigh and is still rather weak. HORSE BROKE LEG Thursday morning as John H. Coffey of Boxboro was driving to hl8 work at Stow, when at the farm of H. H. Warren, the horse, having a hard footing in the heavy enow, slipped and broke a leg. The horse did not fall to the ground, but went a short way limping before it was seen what had happened. The bay horse which Mr. Coffey has had about nine years, had to be killed, much to the regret of the owner. SIDNEY E. McCLEARV 71 MAIN ST„ MAYNARD Four Big Values WEEK COMMENCING, JAN. 10th Armour's Pure, lb. 19c BUTTER Fine Vermont lb. 39c SEEDED RAISINS 12c PINEAPPLE 25c. value 19c CONCORD JUNCTION MEET OPENED Tho iLadles' sodality of Help of Christians' church met Tuesday evening. Matthow atelnman Is onco more able to bo out after his recent serious illness. Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Beelc havo taken up tholr residence on Commonwealth avo. Allen Kennedy has returned to his duties at the bluino factory after his recent illnoBS. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Berry havo moyed from Commonwealth avo. to Central st. Prof, and Mrs. Farnham Damon of Amhorat spent the week end with Mrs. Ralph Hi. ftamon. Misses Margaret O'Grady, Isa Kelly and Isabella Kelly have takon positions in Marlboro. Tho, Allen Chair Co. has resumed evening work three nights of the week on account of press of business. The next meeting or the Men's club of the Union church is scheduled for Jan. 19, when an illustrated lecture over the scenic highway will be the feature. A whist party In aid of Help of Christians church is to be hold next Friday ovening in Warner hall. Refreshments will bo served and dancing will follow. Tho Holy Name society of Help of Christians church received communion in a body Sunday morning. About 100 members were present at a special mafls which was said at 7 o'clock. The annual ball of Concord lodge 212, is scheduled to take place Jan. 26. The committee is making every effort to make the affair,the best ever, and a great deal of enthusiasm is be.-ing aroused. A large delegation of Christian En-deavorors from this town attended the services at the Billy Sunday tabernacle 'Saturday evening. A special car on the 11.40 train was attached for their convenience. Friday afternoon, Jan. 19, the members of the West Concord Woman's club will listen to a lecture hy Mra. JeBBle D. Hodder, superintendent of the reformatory for -women, Sherborn. The meeting is in charge of the Philanthropic committee, of which Mrs. Winifred Adams is chairman. FINIGAN ™ A. A. MAGURN maim mB ßmeom* üMm Tei* 13 Clearance Sale Every Article in Our Store Following are only a few of the numerous bargains Milk Fails, regular price $2.25............. NOW50c anterns, regular price 50c............— .NOW 35c Btorse Blankets, regular price $2.50..... .NOW $1.75 Street Blankets, regular price $6.00......NOW $4.25 Stationery, regular price 35c...............NOW 20c Wash Boards, regular price 35c —#.......... — 20c Selling Out Tnat Is the Story Above mentioned Goods and prices are good only till we are sold out New Line of Goods After'Feb. 1st 1917 FINIGAN and A. A. MAGURN Telephone 13 CONCORD, MA88. TO BE WELL SHOD Is an Insurance against Colds, Grippe and Pneumonia at this time of the year in Rubber Goods Qur line includes Gaiters, Stormshoes, Rubbers, etc. We've a Just«RSgM Fair of Shoes For every member of the family You will do your feet and purse a good turn by looking over <mt line Shoes and Rubber Goods for Everybody P. H « Murphy iMaln Street ' All Gars Stop at our door Maynard ;