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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 27, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts TERPRISE affla» gaB^M««» fll wnlvNUMBER 44 * TORREY& INCORPORATED # # t 4> 0 0 ♦ ♦ # I ♦ t +DODB&BrothersROADSTER Only the owner knows how rugged the car really is Its Lightness : and grace are deceptive until you put it . to the test of hardest work \ and. roughest going 4> Ô O o ó MAYNARD CONCORD ?pont Agents Maynard, Bedford, Concord, Carlisle, The Actons, Sudbury Callt write or phone 'am» TORREY & V1ALLE INCORPORATED Main and Waiden Streets Concord« Mass. Telephone 245-R or 8622 ♦ ♦ ♦ 4> ❖ $ ♦ 0 1 + $ ♦ ♦ ♦ •Mr. and Mrs. James TolMn Suifday at Revere beach. A. son was recently born to Mr. and Mrs. Benedetto Tulio. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cleary, Glen-dale st., spent 'Sunday at Loxington parlc. Fred Taylor purchased a Koehler truck for delivery service in bis ico business. Misses Viola Binks pnd Ellen Morris were the week end fiuests of friends at Lowell. Jo'-n Marsden of Co. I spent. Sunday at tli j home oE his mother, Mrs. Marsden, McKinley st. t ■Mr1, and Mrs. William Gutteridgo were visitors at Camp Darling, Fram-ingham, Saturday. Gavin Taylor jr. spent the week end as the guest of friends at Bridgewat-er and Brant Rock. Mrs.. Frank Fearns and children were the guests of relatives at Marlboro during the week. Mr. ahd Mrs. John Bamford and two children spent Saturday and Sunday at Nantasket beach. Miss Clara Bell Warren spent Sunday as the guest of her mother, Mrs. Joseph Clark at Cambridge. Mrs. John Connors and daughters, Alice and Gertrude, were the guests of friends at Boston Saturday. Miss Florence Merrick of Lawrence was the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. George Merrick, Brooks st. Mrs. C. M'. Can'fleld of Lowell spent Sunday i the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles BtockbrMge, Linden st. Mr. and Mrs. James J. Ledgard witnessed the Boston-Washington game at Fenway pari! Saturday afternoon. Walter Reynard of Waltham was the guest- the past week of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Reynard. Cornelius Mahoney of Boston spent the week end as the g:iests of his brother, John Mahoney, Waltham. st. Mrs.' Edgar Steward of Worcester spent the week end as the guest of Mr and Mrs. Joseph Downey, Naylor ct. Mrs. Thomas Smith. Parker st., spent the week end as the guest oft Mr. and Mrs. William Smith, Dorchester. This is the time of the potato 'bug. Get ready with the arsenate of lead, or other substance and spray the plants. A delegation from here attended tho exemplification of the third degree of Concord council, K. of C., Thursday evening. , A number from Maynard attended the exemplification of the degree of the Clinton, K. of C„ held Sunday afternoon. Miss Mildred Lesure, classmate of Miss Grace Parkin at the Fitchburg Normal school, was the latter's guest during the week. The Maynard brass band has been engaged to furnish the music at the field day of the Maynard Cricket club to be held July 14. The regular monthly meeting of the W. C. T. U. is scheduled to. be held at the home of Mrs. Hiram Parkin, Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Underwood of Keene, N. H., were the week end guests of the latter's brother, Charles Crossley, Concord st. , Mr. and Mrs Joseph Lesage and son Michael and Miss Bessie Johnson motored ' to Nashua, N. H., Sunday and visited relatives there. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lester and two children and Mrs. Hattie Flsk were the Sunday guests of relatives at Melrose Highlands. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goettler and daughter Mirna, Albert Goettler and Miss Ida Francis of Boston motored to Revere beach Saturday. Textile Workers' union 771 held a regular meeting Friday evening. Forty two new members were admitted. The total membership to date is 770 members. A party of young ladies- from Maynard visited Camp Darling at Fram-ingham Wednesday evening. Tho trip was made in the auto truck of J. Leo Comeau. Mr. and MYs. James Coulter, East st., visited their son William, who is confined at the Mass. General hospital following an operation for, hernia. He is reported as improving. John Nordberg, Arthur Brereton and Harold Hanson, members of,. Co. I, 0th Mass. Inf., stationed at Camp Darling, Framingham, were home on a short furlough Saturday. 'Myrtle Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Phillips, Powder Mill rd., who has been ill at Providence, R. I., with diphtheria, has suffered a relapse and is ill at the home of her parents. Among those present at the Saturday afternoon Boston-Washington, game at Fenway park were B. J. Coughlin, William Sweeney, Dan Con nors, Edward Fowler, Hans Killonen and Everett Wilson. Marion Sullivan, teacher in the public schools at Mapleville, R. I., has completed her duties there for this year and will spend the summer vacation at the home of her father, P. J. Sullivan, Maple st. Ex-Selectman Ralph Whitehead was home over the week end on a visit. He is Textile Inspector of the U. S quartermaster's department, and is in charge of the inspection of the production of seven mills at Lowell. Harlow Lawrence, cleric at the store of Daniel Foley, Summer st., enlisted in the IT. S. Marine corp3 the past week and is stationed at Philadelphia, p., Thorn Toley of South Acton r.lso enlisti d is at the same barracks, BEDFORD CONCORD William Flavin is visiting In Salem, N. II. John Macone was a recent visitor in Burlington, Vt. Leslie ICeese of Attleboro was a recent visitor in town. John Walcott of New York is visiting friends in town. Samuel Lufldn is the owner of a new Pierce Arrow truck. Mrs. J. W. Milbury was a week end guest of friends in Haverhill. Miss Annie Olsen lias gone to Non-nuid for the summer months. Mrs:' F. L. Gilè and daughter Emily are visiting friends in Sterling. Extensive repairs are being mado 'ij the electric road on Main st. Miss Wilhelmina Olsen is spending her summer vactlon at Nonquid. Miss Ruth Sliepley is spending the summer at the home of her parents. Miss Arlenè Little of Brookline was a week end guest of friends in town. William Smith of Amherst was a recent visitor at the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Davis and family are.spending the summer at Catamit. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Percy Philbrook of Laconia, N. II., were recent visitors in town. Miss Josephine Love numbered among a week end, house .party in Gloucester. Miss Edna Helsner has gone to Non-quid, where she will spend the summer . months. Miss Lilian Olsen has gone to Buzzard's Bay, where she will spend her summer vacation. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Holbrook of Portland Me., are visiting at the home of Mrs. Anson Wlieeler. Mrs. Philip T. Flavin is spending the summer at Hough's Neck. Dr. Flavin spent the week end there. The Sunday school department of the Congregational church closed Sunday for the annual summer vacation. The Concord Union Bible society will meet at the home of Mrs. Abram Hoffecker Thursday afternoon at 2. Harry Tuttle,. George Holden and J. W. Milbury made up a fishing party that went to Skinner, Me., last week. Stedman Buttericlc jr. has returned to his home for the summer, having completed his year's work at Exeter. The Kings' Daughters held a very interesting meeting at the home of Miss Frances Hall Tuesday afternoon. A stereopticon lecture on Dr. Livingstone was given at .the Young Peoples' Christian Endeavor meeting Sunday night. •Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Peabody of Squth Bethlehem, Pa., are spending the summer at the home of Mrs. Pea-body's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Granville Holden. A number from this town attende! a field amonstration in the alfalfa field on the reformatory land, which was given Monday afternoon under the auspices of the Middlesex County farm bureau. The -public schools closed Friday at noon for their annual summer vacation. Many of the barges were decorated with daisy chains and other 'flowers in honor of the occasion, making very attractive pictures. red cross week President Wilson designated, tho past week as Red Cross week, and ordered tho vast numbor of committees organized throughout the country to collect $100,000,000 during tho week. Tho work of tho Red Cross as shown by our local chapter is familiar to all of us. We all know of the suffering that has been alleviated and the lives that havo been savod. The Red Cross depends entirely upon contributions. In past times wo have never failed to do our duty to the Red Cross nnd we surely will not at this time. What Bedford did in tho 'Liberty Loan campaign sho repeitod in the Red Cross1 campaign. The Bedford committee consisted of Mrs. Henry D. Lyons of the Bedford Red Cross chapter, chairman, Sherman G. Rich and Nathail H. Daniels. Tho correct total of contributions was not known at the time of-tills writing, but it will undoubtedly exceed $7,009. grammar school graduation Tho Bedford grammar school hehf its graduation in the Assembly hall of the schoolhouse last Thursday evening. The program was as icllows: March, led by Allison Fornald aiut Marjorie Beals; America, sung by the school chorus; invocation, Rev. Geo. Piper; "Flag Tribute in »Poetry," by Miss Hester Rich, "We Meot Again tonight Boys," sung by tho school chorus; Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech, by Benjamin Day; "Tho Marseillaise," by the school; "Pilgrim Fathers," by Miss Dagney Nelson; "The Whistler" by the school, distribution of diplomas, by Ross K. Whiton, chairman of the School committee; "The Star Spangled Banner," by the school. Tho graduates were as follows: Francis MacNamee, Benjamin Day, Percy Gray, Daniel Kelley, Volkert Iiicren. broodspot,. Cora Albani, Eleanor Crowe, Hester Rich, Dagney Nelson, Alizabeth Oertel, Dora WlUuii, Mabal Fife. John Shepley of Exoter is spending tho summer months at tho home of his parents. Frank Pierco was a recent visitor at tho homo of his parents, coming up from Newport. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Collins of Laconia, N. H., were roccnt guests of friends in town. Mr. and Mrs. Robert , Wonwrlelit have gono to York Harbor for tho summer months. Mrs. B. C, Cornell o£ Boston Is visiting at tho homo of lior dauglitor, Mrs. Georgo Shepherd. At tho moving pictures last Saturday night a subscription was taken up | for the Red Cross movement. The Ladles' Missionary society held a very enjoyable meeting In the Trinitarian church Thursday .afternoon. Mrs. J. C. Woodsome and daughter Martha of Tampa, Fla„ are visiting at the home of Mrs. Ralph B. Petersen. Rev. and Mrs. D. C. Garrett of Iowa City are spending the summer months at the home of their son on BarrettB Mill rd. A very attractive illustrated edition of the firemen's standard of the Concord fire department Is in circulation about town. Mrs. John E. Lawrence, accompanied by hor mother, Mrs. Hopkins, have returned to Concord after a visit with relatives in Flushing, N. Y. WINNER OF MEDAL PLAYgraduation at high school Miss Margaret Kelley and Miss Frances Whittaker graduated from Lexington high school Wednesday of last week. The program consisted of several slections by the high school orchestra, an invocation by the Rev. George L. Thurlow, an address by Lemuel H. Murlln, LL. D., president of Boston university, Robert L. Ryder of the school committee awarded the prizes and presented the diplomas, after which followed an informal reception to the benefit for 9th regt. SIVNEY £. McGLEURY GROCER-BAKER 7 Í MAIN ST. MAYNARD BUTTER Fine Creamery, lb .. 43c BUTTER 5-pound boxes — 2.15 White U| Afm Fine Bread OA FLUUI\ Flour, per Bag 1«027 Sponge M Best Oolong, lb . —...... 39c COFFEE Best Santos» lb. 23c Special Price This Week Chelmsford Ginger Ale____$2.50 $1 rebate 011 return of bottles Clicquot Ginger Ale ...... $2.75 50c rebate rn return of bottles LEMONS FANCY SUrfKlST Prepare for Hot Weather L. ANDERSON & SON A. V. Galbraitli with an 87-10-77 card was the winner of the 18-hole handicap medal play, full handicap, with the golf ball sweepstakes, over tho links of the Concord Country club Saturday afternoon, defeating a field of 10 players. His cross score was also the best. David A. Baldwin with and 84, had the second best net score, and Murray Ballou's 100 was the sec-i ond low gross. FOR RED CROSS The Middlesex Fire Insurance Co have given the use of a room to the Red CrosB society, who will hold all day sewing meetings there on Fridays, beginning this Friday at 9.30. To these meetings every lady in Concord ! is urged to come. ADVERTISED LÈTTERS A party of friends from this town attended the benefit entertainment for the members of the 9th Regt., given in the Boston Opera house Tliursday< evening. Cardinal O'Oonnell and Col. Logan of the 9th Regt. were the speakers of the evening and John McCor-maclc, the noted singer, rendered several selections. Miss Frances Wh'ttaker entertained a party of friends at her home on Main st. Saturday evening. Frank Bottini, Wm.-M. Baker, Concord Dept. Store, Walter Cadoy, G. L. Howell, A. G. Marcin, Albert H. New all, Reyne M. Rice, IL. R. Vaughn, Mrs Henry Blodgett, Miss Amy B. Frost Miss Alice D. Goodwin, Miss Lillian ¡Gillette, Miss Edna Murray, Mrs. ;C. M. or M. B. Steeve, Miss Grace G. White, Miss Ruth Bugby.WEST ACTON M1S3 Katlo Breath has returned home from Chicago. Earl Randall of tho U. S. navy was homo on a furlough Sunday. E. T. Rice will movo Into tho tone-monV vacated by Arthur Wilbur. Mrs. W. E. Foltus spent the past week at the home of J. R. Foltus. Tho moving pictures In this town are to bo discontinued, owing to tho small attendance. Miss Isabel Greor and Miss Annie McCarthy nro tho graduates of tho Concord high school this week. The not proceeds of tho local ¡Red Cross campaign the past _ week In South Acton and this village were $410. , Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Holt ol West Somervllle aro spending tho wock on vacation at tho home ot Mrs. Clara E. Holt. Fred Cuttor of New York was among those attending the goWon wedding ot Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Hall Wednesday. Miss Marion L. Tuttle was one ot the young ladies to graduate from the Concord high school In the domeatlo artB class. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Blanchard and Miss Virginia Sanderson attended tho Stuart-WhltcomU -wedding and reception at Littleton Wednesday evening. Mr. Philbrook of Harvard ban bought the place of S. J. Foster, the sale being made by Arthur H. Wethorbee. The former will take possession at an early date. Card - Mr. and Mrs. Delette Hall wish to express their love and appreciation to the "Boys of '61," the "Woman's Be-lief Corps, No. G2," and the dear 'Neighbors and Friends" for the beautiful golden gifts that were showered upon us. It was truly a "Golden Letter Day" ever to be remembered. West Acton, June 20, 1917.MAYNARD JULY 28 lo AUG. 2 J. A. FINIGAN A. A. MAGURN Main Si. CONCORD, MASS, Teh Í3 s— ragr-.-i-g FRIDAY, June 29, i®<#, at 10.30 a.m. . will sell for Howard H. White, Washington road North Hanson, Mass. 18 horses, 4 cows, dump carta, lumber wagons, light and heavy harnesses, farm tools, 18 pigs and many other articles too numerous to, mention SATURDAY, June at % p.m. I will sell In Historic Hall, Lexington, Mass., for John L. Norris A full line of household goods embracing articles of every variety, in I good order and quality®— Beds, bedding, trunks, clothing, etc., also [ one square piano, 100 folding chairs, 100 ptraight back chairs, one buggy good repair. Sale starts promptly on time, John A. Finigan, Auctioneer Watch this space for auction sale of household goods in Maynard next week I JOHN A. FINIGAN ARTHUR A. MAGURN 1 Auctioneers, Concord, Mass Telephone......13 * * < * 30 Main St. Tel. 118 Concord, Mass. Acquiring Wealth There in no better place for idle money than in our Savings Department Systematic saving is not only a pleasurable habit, but it is a most profitable one The interest on your deposit in this bank is automatically added to the capital at interest periods—that means the continuous growth of the principal One dollar is required to make a start All recent dividends at rate of 4 per cent. i I d&a^navfc Uruet Ci Maynard, Mass. Tel. 135 rrrvrmo 5 9 A. M. to 3 P. M. daily HUUKb I Saturday 9 a.M. to 1 P.M. and 7 to 9 P. M. ;