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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 13, 1918, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXX. 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1918 NUMBER 29 <? O 0 0 0 0 0 0 o o o o <r> O e Û è- è o o o o o. o o o o o o <? o 4> O o o o o <ï> 4» <5> o o o o o o o o <$> o o o o o o o o o o o 0 O <> o o o <v <> o Ò <> • <> ■ <-> o <> <> v> <> o o o <>• <> o o o o o <> o o ❖ o o o o o o <> 0 0 ❖ 0 o in the rain and snow and biting winds this all-weather car h snug and tight. For business and social calls it is indispensable. The windows are of crystal-plate and may be easily lowered or raised. » The tops are attractively lined with high grade cloth; and the appointments are distinctive. Inside and out the "Winter Gars are splendid examples of the man-ufadturing carefulness for which Dodge Brothers have become so favorably known.It will pay you to visit us and examine this carThe gasoline consumption is unusually lowThe tire mileage is unusually highWinter Touring Car or Roadster, $1050 Sedan or Coupe, ft"!-'>50Touring Car, Roadster or Commercial Car, § e(All prices f. o. b, Detroit)MAYNARDCONCORD ¡916 Dodge Touring Car $550In good mechanical condition 1916 Ford Touring Car with 1917 body . $275.00This car is in A1 ahape anil a fine driver 1915 Dodge Touring Car $4 75A good running car 1913 Ford Touring CarA lot of car for the money 1914 Maxwell Touring CarBig value for a small price 1914 Ford Touting CarRepainted and in good shape 4> in and Waiden Streets Concord, Mass. TELEPHONE 245R or 8622 Hello Girls—Congratulations. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hartin, Acton St., visited the Auto show at Boston Wednesday. ^ The two weeks' old son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Iloughton, Glendale si. died Sunday. Svanto Kukkula was appointed corporal in his company at Camp Devens during the week. Daniel Oineen, Wallham st., was confined to his home with a severe cold the past week. Walter Courtney was the recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. S. Ravniond Kitcliin at Moosup, Ct. Private William Oates play e.I at the Auto show as a member of the Ammunition Train band. Iimil Boeskc purchased a Federal truck from the W. A. Ilaynes Co. the latter part, of the week. James Beat sold a. house 011 Perei-val st. to William Bukrcn, Pino st.,. the early part of the Week. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ilaynes, Maple; st., and William Scully attended the iuto show at Boston Friday. William O'jL-eary, Great rd., returned Wednesday after two weeks spent at Palm beach, Florida. Leon Fryo. son of Mrs. Eva Frye, Brown st., was on the sick list during the week with a severe cold. Emmanuel Taylor, Everett St., received word Friday that his son John, O. S. Marine corp, Machine Gun Co., had arrived safely in France. Mrs. Mary Wall, Dartmouth st.,, bought a new cottage on Brown-st. from Haynes & Woodward during the week. Loyal Assabet lodge, M. II., has 17 members in the various branches of the service in the British and American armies. F. E. Taylor, treasurer of the May-nard Trust Co., bougnt a bungalow 011 Brown st. from Haynes <& Woodward the past. week. Miss Olive Morgan, Thompson St., was the guest for a vew weclts recently of Mr. and Mrs. William Morrison at Enfield, N. H. Dr. Edward Salmon was unable to attend to his practice the past week, owing to a severe cold which confinod him to his rooms. Kenneth H. Damren attended the funeral of former Senator Charles E. Burbank. which was held at Boston Wednesday afternoon. A three-act eqihedy, "The Time of His Life," will bo presented at Colonial hall, April 4, for the benelit of the Maynard lied Cross. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Underwood of Keene. N. H., were the guests of. f./ie latter's brother, Charles Crossley, CoiRioi'd st, t'fiis week. ' Frank ;L»wton, reporter on The West.field Journal, spent the week end at the homo of his mother, Mrs. Catherine Law ton, Great rd. Waino ICauppi, cornetist, who toured Connecticut: with McEnelly's orchestra the past week, spent the week end with his mother. John Hartin, who has been em ployed at. the Maynard Marble works, is on vacation which he is spending with liis mother at Auburn, Me. Atty. Alfred E. McCleary attended the funeral of former Senator and Supervisor of Administration Charles E, Burbank, held at Boston Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Kearns and two children of Sufileld, Ct., were the guests this week of Mrs. ICearns' par ents, Mr. and Mrs. AVilliam Heffernan, Maple st. Mrs. Clarence Bodfish and son Sumner ol: Pittsfield, AIo., were the guests this week of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Haynes, Brooks st. Dr. Howard Hamblen resigned (luring the week as medical examinor for the Metroplitan Life Insurance Co. and Dr. Edward Flaherty has been appointed to 1111 his place. Loyal Assabet lodge, I O. O. If., M*. U., appointed William Holt, Fred Ax-ford and F. Graham a committee on Thrift stamps to acr with Postmaster A. J. Couglilan in the sale o£ Thrift stamps. Mrs. Marohant, Hawes submitted to an operation for appendicitis at. the Deaconess hospital, Concord, Saturday. The operation was successful and the patient is reported to he doing as well as can be expected. The Medical Advisory board examined ¡!0 registrants of this district at the Deaconess hospital Friday. Dr. Howard Hamblen mid Dr. Edward Flaherty of MaynanT are members o£ this hoard. Arthur Carleton, Elmer Cook and Ralph Jones, who reported at Ft. Williams, Portland, lie., last week as members o the U. S. Medical corps, have been transferred to Ft. Probble, Portland harbor. Comrades A. D. Holt and William Priest attended the funeral of Hiiam W. Jones of Concord Friday. Comrade Jones was a veteran of the Civil war. a member of Isaac Davis post, A. R„ and was 93 years of age. Ralph Jamieson, quartermaster, TJ. 0. S. Virginia, stationed at Boston was at the homo of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Jamieson, over the week end. George Jamieson o" Worcester was also home ever the week ond. Georgo Meade sold his liouso and lot on Hillside st. to Mr. and Mrs. James Sheridan, Sudbury st., during the past week. A parcel of land on Oak and Summitt sts. belonging to Mr. Meade was bought by Frank Sheridan, proprietor of the Smoke Shop. Emmanuel Taylor, who is recovering from an illness of many months' duration, has accepted the agency of a portable bath appliance and accessories that, may be used , in any rootn of any house.. Ho reports that hn is meeting with much success in liis new business. ' ..... / Concord is being well represented at the Boston auto show liiis year. George Nelson has concluded his services with the road department. Mrs. Benjamin I'opo and daughter Mildred are sojourning in California. Miss Elizabeth Wheeler was a- recent guest of friends in West Bridge-water. Maeone Bros, recently sold a 1II1S Maxwell louring car to Frederick W. Eaton. One party was heard to remark that the storm of Sunday was like that of 1S88. Arthur Jones has been confined to his home for several days with ail attack of the grippe. The Charitable society met. at the home of Mrs. Harry P. Richradson, Wednesday afternoon. Miss Mildredl Reading of Saugus was a recent guest at the homo of Airs. .u)hn! II. Whitney. Harold Tompkins is seen about town in a Maxwell touring car. purchased of Macone Bros. The public schools opened again Monday after a week's vacation which seemed to be greatly appreciated by the young people. , Lester Tompkins attended a reception held in the Quiney house last Saturday evening in honor of A. Geoffrey Smith of Milton, a well known poultry judge. Many are planning to attend the talk on "Facts From the Front," which is to be given in the town hall Thursday evening for the benelit of the Y. M. C. A. War Work funds. The next meeting of the Women's Parish association comes Monday afternoon. March 18, when Miss Abbie L. Perry of the North End ITnion will give an address on "Social Service." CONCORD JUNCTION of Franklin sister, Mrs. Mrs. Martha Feeley spent Sunday with hit John Castle. Napoleon Couture of Marlboro, formerly of this town, called on friends here Sunday. Mrs. E. M. Comery is visiting her daughter. Mrs. E. j. Alley, at. her home in Billerica. - Mrs. Charles Sylvester spent a lew-days of the past week as (lie guest of relatives in Boston. Mrs. Fred Greene and children have returned from a visit, with relatives in Beverly and Salem. Mrs. A. .1. Hicks and son Hurl have returned from a week's visit, with relatives at. Winthrop Highlands. s Mrs. Fdward Louglilin entertained her sister, Miss ltuth Sweeney of Dorchester, over the week end. Miss May Reillc.y spent Sunday with friends in lioxliury and while there, witnessed the performance of "Pilate's Daughter." Mr. and Mrs. A'hm Kennedy and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pxingle motored to Boston Thursday, where tliey attended the auto show. 'Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Joslin have gone to Concord where for the present they will snake their homo with Mr. !.loslin's parents at Lexington rd.BEDFORD PASSED AWAY FRIDAY Mrs. Mary A. Conatit of Stow passed away at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Arthur Jones, Friday, after a short illness. Mrs. Conant was operated on in the Deaconess hospital some time ago and had gone to her daughter's home to recuperate, where she died. The funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Stow. Mrs. Conant is survived by one son Charles, and one daughter, Mrs. Jones. "had SUPPER Co. 1 had a supper at. its meeting held Friday night. It was in charge of the company cooks who served a very oyster stew supper with all .its fixings. A number of the officers from t'amp Devens were present-Berkley Wheeler told some, of his interesting experiences while over there. WAS 96 YEARS OLD 111 Lincoln last Thursday occurred the of Mrs. Avigail Proseot.t. Smith, widow of the late Francis Smith. Burial was Sunday. Mrs. Smith was i)G years old. BODY BROUGHT HERE Word was' received in town during the week of the death of Mary King, the two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas King of Franklin. Mr. King is well known here, having been for several years local agent for the Metropolitan Insurance Co. The body^was brought to . Concord Saturday, where the burial was in St. Bernard's cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. King have the sympathy of their many friends in their sad bereavement. FOR SALE—Autocar truck, l'Jlli one and % tons, to settle estate."Apply to Mrs. Dexter >L. Spinney, Concord Junction R. D.. Mass. Tel. W. Acton 107-4. m 111-21 Miss Elizabeth Tygavt. concluded her services at, lluyler's Saturday. Lenten services will be held in St. .Michael's church Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Mrs. Benjamin Freeman has concluded her services with lilodgett, Ordway & Webber, Kingston st., Boston. At the Congregational church services Sunday morning, Rev. Dr. Gar-toil spoke on "A Nation's True Greatness." The choir from the Church of Christ met at the homo of Mr. and Airs. Georgo Thompson Saturday ove-ning. A large number attended tho entertainment and supper at. tho Congregational church Tuesday evening of last week. Word lias been received that Private Hugh I. Hunt of this town has been severely wounded at the battle-front, "somowhero in France." A number of tl young folks of the town attended the birthday given at. Miss Barbara Lydiard's Saturday afternoon in honor or her fourth birthday. Miss Doris'Thompson entertained a number of young friends at nor home on Crescent ave. Friday afternoon, the occasion being Jn honor of her third birthday. Miss .Mary Parker and Airs. Edward Piekman of this town will be volmi' tcer workers in the flack Bay district for the Young Women's Christian association to raise money for its work.MAYNARD LARGELY ATTENDED Auction Sales coining on soon by Otis II. Forbush as auctioneer, are , in Walt.ham Saturday, March 2!!, at 9,:!0 a. in., cattle, horses, hogs, hens,-tools, etc., for J. A. Laurie, Concord ave. Monday, March 25, at Hast Acton, tho personal property ol the late Dexter Spinney. Saturday, March "0. a large personal property sale in Dedham, Mass., for E. E. Smith. Posters of the above will be out in duo season and sent, on application. Also another sale on the Essex County Agricultural farm, Topstield, Mass., at 10 a. m. Cattle, horses, all tools, wagons, sleds, harnesses, hay, etc., milcfrom Topsiield station, on B. &. M. road. (Georgetown and Allies-bury branch.) adv A large number of tho townspeople attended tho entertainment given in the town hall Tuesday evening of this week. Hastings Russell, the well known humorist and ventriloquist, kept, tho audience in laughter during the entire evoning. On the whole the entertainment was a surprise and delight to all who attended. ■ Victor Rilliilouma. Main St., recent' ly enlisted In tho Naval Reserves. Margaret McCormack is confined to her homo on Sudbury st. with a severo cold. Bradford Parker and Edmund Hooper attended the Auto show at Boston Thursday. Sergt. Frank Parks, bayonet instructor at Camp Devens, was homo over tho week end. Agnes Campbell of Newton was the .week end guest, of Mr. anil Mrs. George Kalor, Sudbury st,. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Carney of Franklin wore the guests over tho week end of Mrs. Duggnn, Sudbury st. Rev. Frodcriclc Reeves of Weston will exchango pulpits with tho Rov, A. 1!. I'apineau of St. George's church Sunday. lElizabeth Sullivan, Spring lano, was called to .Rockvillo, Ct., the latter part of tho week, owing to the serious illness of his mother. The spring opening of millinery at tho Fullonton hat shop, as ndvertisod in Tho Enterprise of last week, .vas attended by record breaking numbers. Mrs. Thomas McNalloy of Medwav was the guest at the homo of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Scully, Dartmouth st., for a few days of tho past week. A. T. Haynes and daughter, Mrs. Claronce Bodfish of Pittsilold, Me., visited tho former's daughter, ^Irs. Charles Wilcox ut Nashua, N. II., tho first of this week. Tho overseers of the poor organized for tho ye-ir at a meeting hold during the week. "Thomas Wright was elected chairman, James Mullili secretary and William Scully treasurer. George Blnns, fleltf cleric at tho gon-eral headquarters in France, expects to spend a short vacation in Paris the lattor part of this month. He recently mot Private Harry Croft of Maynard, who is in Franco with tho 101st Regt. J0Ü A.. MAN- - - AUCTIONEER Res. Tel. 404-w Concord, Mass. Office Tel. 13 —. J . —™ ..jrr . .. ■......:...-.....GROCER-BAKER BUTTER, line creamery lb* . . TOMATOES, Solid pack, large cans 17© PEAS, Good quality, can - - - 14c OLEOMARGARINE, best quality 37c , MARCH 15, ¡918 at. 2 p. m. and continued in the evening at 7 p. m„ closing out sale of tho harness and specialty store on the mill dam in Concord, Mass. This salo •includes stock and ilxtures, compieto set of tools for harness making and repairing, counters, bbnehes, scales, stove, safe, 2 roll top desks, chairs, suit cases, stable supplies, parts of harness, bits, brushes, glassware, pictures, books, bookcase, high desk with cash drawer, several antiques and many small articles not mentioned. This i- tlio closing salo. On account of other business we have decided to vacate at once. Purity Nut Oleomargarine KARO-SYRUP, can V. ♦ QUAKER OATS, 12c value PEACHES, Fancy Sliced, can . 35c 15cust Be Sold Before April 1 st i1 set A1 2 inch Brass Boston team hand made \ 1 set A1 2 inch Jap Boston team hand made 1 set A! 2 1=4 Brass Boston .2am hand madeiiavb been used a short time but are better than new—a good judge can see after an inspection 1 light Express Harness 2 inch chain end traceAll of these harnesses are hand made and warranted in every respect. All made by the undersigned who will stand back of them.I Old Bridge Road Concord June,, Mass AUCTION SALE IN WOBURN, MASS. , MARCH 18, 1918 AT I O'CLOCK ; 'will sell for French Bros. Co. at their stable, 2G- Beach St., Woburn, Mass., 1C horses, varying in weight from 1100 lbs. to lGtW^lbs., on6 extra nico spotted horse, work in any harness and a fshow horse; single and double wagons and caravans, 5 set of team harnesses, 10 set of 5 and C inch saddle express harness, blankets,, robes, halters, 3 double dump,- carts built by McLean, 3 single carts, one and two horse plows, disk harrow, mowing machine, horse ralte, all the farm tools were new last year. The owners have decided to carry on their business by " auto trucks and aro disposing of their horses and teaming < .iuipment by auction. There aro numerous articles to bo sold not mentioned hero. For further information see the iarge poster, or inquire of tho auctioneer. Send your name to the auctiono er "for poBter of this-sale and others lo follow. Torms Cash. Sale regardless of weather. FINIGAN AND A. A. MaSn Si. CONCORD, MASS. MAGURN rel. 13 JERSEY BUTTER CO. Best Butter Baker's Cocoa -Brunswick Raisins Parlor Matches -Mild Cheese - 52c lit 18c m 12k box 5k lb 30c JERSEY BUTTER CO. é0 Main Street Maynard, Mass. ;