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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 6, 1918, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXX. 4c PER COPY,WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1918 NUMBER 28 Pi 9Notice of Àuto Show w PE EXTEND AN INVITATION to all our patrons and friends to visit us at the AUTOMOBILE SjHOW held in Boston this week and our representatives will constantly be found at the following agencies in the show — Cadillac, Hudson, Oldsmobile; Dodge and G. M. C. 0 O # 0 MAYNARDDODGE BROTHERSCLOSED CAR % The convertible sedan adjusts itself to all | seasons and all weathers, and to every J purpose—business or social—-of the entire household. 4 ♦ ♦ CONCORD ♦ ♦It will pay you to visit us aud examine this carThe gasoline consumption is unusually lowThe tire mileage is unusually highWinter Touring Car or Roadster, §1050 Sedan or Coupe, $1350Touring Car, Roadster or Commercial Car, $885(All prices f. o. b, Detroit) C. J. Mahonoy of Brooklino was a week end visitor of relatives in town. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Barllone, Butler ave., Wednesday. Miss Olive Smith of Concord was the recent guest of Miss Marion Gault, Haynes st James Dewire of Nasonville was the week end guest of P. J. Sullivan and family, Maple st. Frank Tuttle of Danvers was tile Sunday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Taylor, Maple ct. Mary Hansen, Glendale st., spent the week end with lior son at the' State hospital,' /Westboro. Arthur Millington has been Co. B,. Ammunition Tnki Camp Greene, Charlotte, N. C. s The Misses Comeau, Main st., attended tlie spring millinery opening at Boston Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur White moved tlieir household furniture to a house on Percival st. during the week. Privates Ralph Lingley and JIans Elickson of Camp Devens, Ayer, were the weolc end guests of relatives here. Mrs. John H. Bamford and children, Dorothea and Harriett, returned Sunday from a week's visit with relativos in Lawrence. Miss Clemmie Sullivan was the guest of her sister, Miss Marion Sul livan, teacher in the public schools of Nasonville, It. I. Mrs. P. II. »Card, recently engaged as a teacher at the high school, was unable to report here owing to the illness of her mother. Daniel Conilors, Charles Dyson, Everett Toop and Carl Stockbridge were among those seen at the automobile show at Boston Saturday. John Gibbons of the U. S. Naval Reserve force at Commonwealth Pier was the week end guest of his mother, Mrs. Margaret Gibbons, Summer st. Mr. and Mrs. Edward McPherson the former munition, inspector at Par-lin, N. J., were the recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. John McPherson, Par ker st.. Miss Nellie May, Summer st., teacher in the Sumer st. school, spent part of her vacation as the guest of her sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Enright at Springfield. Ralph Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Jones, Great rd„ left Tuesday for the Medical corps, National, army, stationed at Fort Ethan Allen, Burlington, Vt. Joseph Dalil, Dana Jones, Earl Brierly and Ralph Newton of the U S. Naval Reserve force at Newport, R. I., visited, relatives and frienis here "over the weeli end. Carl D. Parsons, son of Rev. and Mrs. Charles F. Parsons, Brooks st., a i has been transferred from Ft. Slocum, J N. Y., to Camp Grant, Rockford, 111., ^ Railroad Transportation corps. Seaman Raymond Smith of the U ^ IS. Naval Réserve force, Common-A wealth Pier, Boston, was the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Smith, McKinley st. over the week end. Miss Mary Hodges returned to her studies at the Fitchburg Normal school Monday, after spending the midwinter vacation the home of her mother, Mrs. Ada Hodges, Ma-plo st ENROLLED 37 Nearly all of tlio Concord men of tho draft age have been examined. The W. C. T. U. met at tho home of Mrs. H. C. Rolfe Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. George Wheeler were called to Rockland last week to attend the funeral of a relative. Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Barry are winter visitors stopping in Tampa from Concord, Mass.—{Tampa (Fla.) Dally Times. The I. O. O. F. worked the initiatory degree on candidates at their last meeting held Thursday night. A fine supper was served. A nuniber of the members of the Church club attended a meeting of the South Lincoln Trinity church club held Saturday evening. New Englanders here include Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Barry of Concord, Mass., who were callers at the information bureau yesterday.—Tampa (Fla Morning Tribune. The Junior class of the Concord high school gave a hop in Eaton hall Friday afternoon. Miss Elizabeth Whitney furnic'ied the music for the dancing. Tin. matrons were the Misses Reese, Boynton and Dyer. MEN'S CLUB ENTERTAINED SUDBURY DIED FEB. 20 The Men's club of the Trinity church, Elm st., held, their meeting in the church parlors Thursday evening with a large attendance, 69 being present. The Men's club of Lincoln were the guests of the evening. A line supper was served which was in charge of Mrs. Richardson, Mrs. Dexter, Mrs. Williams, Mrs. Herbert Smith , and Mrs. Towers, tlie menu including beef loaf, escalloped atoes, pickles, jollies, pies and cofi^e. Howard K. Barton, the chaplain of Camp Devens, was the speaker and proved a most interesting one. There was also singing of songs ta which all responded most heartily. Charles Hunt Well Known Here.— Funeral Held on Sunday Charles S. Hunt passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, at South Sudbury. Ho was the son of James Hunt and Eliza Gerry, born in Sudbury and spent the greater part of his life here. For over 20 years ho acted in the capacity of gato tender. Ho was the lirst station agent at Sudbury Centre, later went to Framingham, then to Fitchburg and back to South Sudbury station for several years. His health failed him and ho took the less arduous position of gate tender. He had been in very poor health for many years. He leaves a wife, a daughter, two sisters and a brother to mourn his less. He was a most devoted husband and father. He was a member of the Congregational church and a Mason for over 40 years. Funeral services were hold from his home at South Sudbury, Sunday afternoon. The services were conducted by the Masons and Rev. George H. Clarke. There were many beautiful floral tributes. A large delegation of Masons and relatives were present to pay their.respects to him. TO CANVASS TOWN BEDFORD was a CONCORD JUNCTION DEATH OF MRS SANBORN The committeo appointed to canvass the town in the interests of subscriptions for the M. E. church for the next year includes Mrs. Fair-bank, Mrs. Lem Hawes, E. A. Powers, Mrs. E. P. Stiles, Mrs. Guptil and Walter Stone. They will go in couples as above stated and make a thorough canvass of all connected in any way with the M. E. church, so that bills may be sent in a systematic manner. This is Autocultural week. Miss Winifred McNamara week end visitor in town. Miss Mario Hentz of Billerica was a recent guest of Bedford friends. A number from here attonded tho Loxington theatre Saturday evening. Miss Cecelia O'Neil of Loxington spent tho week end witU Bedford relatives, Lenten services will be held In St. Michael's church Friday evening at S o'clock. Miss „ Margaret IWallaney of Cambridge was the guest of Bedford" relatives Sunday. Rev. Dr. Garton is conducting the services at tlio Congregational church for the present. Tho boys of tho seventh and eighth grades are looking forward to attending tho town meeting. Tho high school, and "feramniar school scholars have resumed school duties after a pleasant week's vacation. A party of friends attended a performance of "Tho Rainbow Girl" at tho Colonial theatre during the past week. John McGrath jr. is suffering with pneumonia at his home on North rd. His many friends wish him a speedy recovery. Mr. Johnson of Hampton Falls, N. H., has been spending a vacation with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Temple, on fcprlngs rd. Tho new R. F. D. mall carrier is now occupying tho residence on Main St., recently vacated by Mr. and Mrs Daniel J. Perkins. closed AGED COUPLE Word was received in Concord last week of the death of Mrs. Louisa Leavitt Sanborn, widow of the late Frank B. Sanborn, the "Sage of Concord," who died just a year ago. Mrs. Sanborn died last Tuesday in the home of her son, Francis Sanborn, in West-field, N. J. She was married to Mr. Sanborn at Woburn, July 1G, 1862, and she shared her husband's intimacy with Emerson, Tlioreau and Hawthorne. She leaves besides the son mentioned,, another son, Victor of Chicago, 111., and two sisters, the Misses Leavitt. MET AT CHURCH One of the oldest couples in town are Mr. and Mrs. John Duvey. Mrs. Duvey celebrated her 80tli birthday last week and Mr. Duvey was 87 years old several weeks ago. They are both hale and hearty enough to attend to daily duties and can perform more work today than many younger people. Mr. Duvey is lame from rheumatism, but youthful in appearance and looks and might be. taken for 20 years younger. »There are several Individ nals as old but no couples ave aged as Mr. and Mrs. Duvey. The Church Aid society of the Trinity church held their regular meeting in the church parlors Friday afternoon. After the business meeting and sewing, refreshments were served, Mrs. William Weeden and Mrs. Harry Richardson wore the hostesses. The cases of measles are lessening in number. Mrs. Chester Preoy entertained her mother last week. The Red Cross will repeat the play, "The Arrival of Kittie," at the town hall, March 9. - SIDNEY Eo McCLEARY O O m 7 Dodge Touring CarSK f $650 In line condition andean Al'driver «■•WW $550 $150 A # « $ + ♦ O ♦ + 0 ♦ ♦ X ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ 1 ♦ ♦ ♦ t ♦ ♦ ♦ I Slain and Waiden Streets Concord, Mass. % 1 ♦ m® o # 1916 Dodge Touring Car In good mechanical condition 1912 Ford Touring Car An old car h'^t still "in tho ring J916 5 *->ass»-Chevrolet Touring Car $350.00 A light, strong car .uilar to a Ford J9J5 Ford Touring Car overhauled $250.00 A good driver and lots of power 1916 Ford Touring Car with 1917 body $275 This car is in A1 Bhapo aud a fine driver Torrey & Vialle, Inc. TELEPHONE 245R or 8622 Supt. of Schools Wm.H. Millington enrolling agent of the U. S. Shipyard volunteers, enrolled 37 names of May-nard volunteers and sent three more to jobs at the Fore River yards at Qitincy. William Hietanen, John Ter-vo and William Keto were the men sent to Quincy and they started work Monday morning. The superintendent has been appointed by the U. S. authorities to assist in the food production, and Monday with tho assistance of tlie pupils he began a survey of the number of acres that will be used for food production in "Maynard this year. Questionnaires will be sent among the farmers and gardeners for the purpose of gathering this data. DEMONSTRATION GIVEN By Proprietor of Garden Royal Farm of Sanitary Methods of Preparing Milk for Market A demonstration of the latest scientific sanitary methods of cooling and prep lg milk for the market was givei j iturday and Monday evenings in Maynartl s block, Main St., and will be giver, again Friday evening by Agostimo Visocclii, proprietor of Garden Royal farm, Sudbury. The latest equipment for the production of sanitary conditions in caring for millc from cow to customer have been installed and set up in the store, and Mr, Visocchi and his assistants are on band each evening explaining their methods. Pamphlets on the food value of milk Issued by the Mass. Dairy Bureau are at hand and passed out to the public. The Garden Royal farm, one of the largo dairy farms of this ipart of the State, has long held a State wide reputation as a model dairy farm with, up to date equipment for Uie production of clean milk. -ven prizes liave been awarded to the Garden Royal by the Mass. Dairy buroau for clean milking, and the 'best protection in tlie dairy against flies during the past four years. Class A for cleanliness of the barn has been the award of the same bureau every year. r "Clean milk meeting'all tie requirements of the highest standards produced' by the best sanitary methods yet devised _is our aim," said Mr. Visocchi, "and we would be pleased to have tho peoplo como and seo our farm." GROCER-BAKER HELD RALLY Thursday evening a rally under the auspices of tho Bedford Grange was held in the town hall at 8 o'clock. The meeting was opened by Dr. Garton. Edward E. Chapman, past master of tho Mass. State Grange, addressod tho meeting on "No License and Food Conservation." SCOUTS GIVE ENTERTAINMENT The Boy Scouts furnished an ex' ceedingly interesting entertainment in the town hall Saturday afternoon and evening. An illustrated lecture entitled "From Mine to Molder," was given by Horace W. FGrnald. Mrs John Q. Blake played several selections on tho piano. Tho entertain ment was vgry unir 'e and was most certai». . apnreciatou by all who were in attendance. ENTERTAINMENT MARCH 12 BUTTER, fine creamery lb. . . 53c COFFEE, best Santos, lb. . . g3© WAR TIME SYküP, bottle . 30c OLEOMARGARINE, best grade 37c Purity Nut Oleomargarine . . 35c SARDINES, good quality . . . 15? PRUNES, extra fine, lb. ... 15c 1 I On Tuesday evening, March 12, in the town hall will occur an entertainment of especial interest. In these days of home leaving, suspense, sor row and death, we need to see the bright and cheerful things of life. The fun makers and the laugh provokers have their' mission. Hastings Itus sell furnishes, an entertainment of clean wit and pure sport. Ho will and convulse you with laughter. His and convluso you with laughter. His impersonr.i'in of art Irish lad and his dialogue iuniish free play to hi» wit and ventriloquism.' Through tho generosity of friends this meeting ìb free to all and everybody is cordially Invited to attend. Town hall, Tuesday evening, March 12, at 8 o'clock. Tho West Concord school Friday for a week's vacation. Mrs. I. It. i>oimij.Vu was a rocont guest of relntivos in Fitcliburg. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Joslin wero week end guests of friends in Fall River. Mrs. John Collins entertained hor sistor, Miss Anna- Marshall of Wal-tliam Friday. Mr. and Mrs. John II. Adams welcomed a 10^ lb. baby boy to their homo on Monday. Mrs. J. R. McICenzlo and son Ronald aro spending tho week with relatives in Fitchburg. Miss Mary Macone has returned from a week's visit with relatives In Watertown and Beverly. Misses May Curley and Isabella Reilley have entered tho employ of tho Boston Harness Co. Mrs. Fred Green entertained Mr. and Mrs, Horbo'rt Norwood of Wollas-ton over tho week end. Miss Catherine Scanlou has returned from a week's1 visit with friends in Lawrenco nnd Lowell. Mr. and Mrs. Irvlns Marshall and daughtor Virginia of Boston spent the weok end with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Pillings. ■Mr. and Mrs. Perley Thurston aro ejoicing ovor tho arrival of a little daughtor born the past week in tho Deaconess1 hospital. Mrs. John Connorton was -called to Somervillo Monday by tho death of hor sister, Mrs. Jo..n Pondorgast, formerly of Concord. William ICeefo, John Condon and Ralph Woodworth saw "Tho Man Who Camo Back" at tho Plymouth theatre, Boston, Wednesday. Little Barbara Hatch returned to her home in Waltliam Thursday, after a week's visit with her grandpiyonts, Mr. and xtlrs. E. H. Hatch. David DryBdalo and family have moved from Main st. to the cottago on Baker ave., formerly occupicd by Chester Sawyer and family. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph King aro rejoicing over tho arrival of a little daughter born the past week. Both mother and daughter aro doing well. The Concord Junction Catholic club is making preparations for an Old Folks' Dance," to be hold in Association hall Friday evening, April 5. William Rogister was called to Woonsocltet, R. I„ Monday, 'by tho death of his mother. Mr. Register has tho sympathy of his many friends in his bereavement. Mr. and Mrs. .T. F. King and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Le^.iton wltnosscd tho Wednesday night performance of "Fotasli and Porlmuttor in Society," at the Park ¡Sq. theatre, Eighteen automobiles containing members of Cambridge council, K. of C., went through town Friday on their way to Ayer, where tliey wero to furnish an entortainment for tho Boldlens at Camp Devens. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Stone, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Googin and Mrs. Maynard Ford of Stow, who lias boon vlBlting Mrs. Googin, enioyed a trip to Boston Saturday and in tho evening witnessed tho performance of "Tho Rainbow Girl" at tho Colonial t'hoi»-tro. Harry Jacobs, living Ring, W. S. Allen, John Snow, Louis Sprowl, Robert Marrs and Dr, W. F. Davis attonded the annual meeting, entortainment and banquet of the Middlesex Sports« man's association, held Wednesday evening In Newtown© hall, Cambridge, and all report a splendid time. A Savings Account in your home savings bank is money deposited where you can get it quickly when needed ONE DOLLAR STARTS AN ACCOUNT All recent dividends at the rate of 4% O O Q © © © BUY Fire, Life, Accident and Health INSURANCE m®fm°e it Ss Too Laie of Your Locai Agent ■ George E. Hack Successor to A. J. Oouglilan Co. Roo^n 17 Tel. No. 124-3 Maynard Block Main Street MAYNARD, MASS. 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