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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 14, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts ENTERPRISE ^OOOOOOOOOÍKXK^OOOOO© ^^ ^<XK>OOO0OOOO<>OO<>OOOOOO<>O<><><>O You: TORREY & VIALLE, Inc/haveevery rea-son to believe that the price of nearly all the standard makes of Tires will ADVANCE about APRIL 1st and strongly advise the IMMEDIATE purchase of your entire Season's requirements NOW We are Agents for and keep constantly in stock all sizes of the following standard makes, prices on application.GOODYEAR ELLY—Springfi AJAX INCORPORATEDaldei Telephone 245-R or 8622 proof garage maynard WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 1917 concord NUMBER 29the following used cars for sale atlowest prices, on application1916 Cadillac 7-passeuger Touring Car W3 Cadillac 7-passenger Touring Car1912 Cadillac 5-passenger Touring Car 1916 Overland 5-pass. Touring Car1915 Overland, light delivery, panel body truck HALF TON1916 Dodge 5-passenger Touring Car1915 Saxon 6 cyl. 5-pass, Touring Car1913 Case "40" 5-pass. Touring Car 1913 Reo 5-passenger Touring Car 1913 Rambler 5-pass, Touring Car 1912 Pullman 5-pass. Touring Car1911 Packard 7-passenger Touring Car1912 Paige-Detroit 5-pass. Touring Car1916 Hudson 6 cyl. "54" 7-pass. Touring Car1913 Loaer 6 cyl. 7-pass. Limousine (standard) 1915 Velie 2 ton Truck with stake body 1909 Hudson "20" RunaboutTORREY & VIALLE, Inc. ^AIN & WALDEN STREETS CONCORD, MASS Tel. 2S45-R or 8622 iß Div. 44 hold a regular meeting at Masonic hall, Friday evening. Mrs. Harry Bates was tlio guest of friends at Lynn during the woolc. Miss Grace Holbrook spont the week end at her home at Ashland. Sadie Snarl has entered the employ of the spooling room at the Assabet mills. Mr. Pratt of Melrose was the Sunday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Green. George Porter of Newton spent the week end as the guest of Raymond Hooper. William May of Boston spent Sunday as the guest of his mother, Mr Julia May. Ida Kidney of Waltliam was the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Randell. Mr. and Mrs. David Rander entertained friends from r,owell over the week end. A new office headquarters has been installed at the A. T. Haynes furniture store. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sheridan are rejoicing in the arrival of a baby boy, born Thursday. Charles Erwin, Leonard Smith and Edward Reading attended the Auto show Thursday. Jere Ingham of Chicago, 111., was the week end guest of his sister, Mrs. William Hooper. Walter Peterson was entertained at the home of friends at Keene, N. H„ over the week end. Frank McC.orma,ck was at the auto show Friday, looking over the latest models of this season. Edward Carlton, Summer st„ wa3 confined to his home a few days of the week with the grippe. Div. 44, A. O. H„ will hold its annual dance St. Patrick's night, Saturday, March 17, at Cooperative hall. The Sunday services of the Holy Name society wero held at St. Bridget's church Sunday evening. Mrs. J^hn Nordberg, who recently submitter to an operation at the Marlboro hospital,' is conyaiescent, Thomas McCormack shipped some of his nerve and Sidney remedy to Port Washington, L. I., the past week. The Holy Name club is planning to occupy new quarters in the building at the corner of Nason and Summer sts. The Epworth league will hold a food sale at. the store of W. X. Macurda on Nason St., next Saturday afternoon. James Boulden, who lias been housed the past week with illness, was about town the latter part of the week. George Brown, Concord st., attended the Saturday afternoon performance of- "Miss Springtime" at the Tremont theatre. The many friends of John Brayden were pleased to see him about town again Thursday, following his recent illness. Have you purchased your garden tools yet for that potato patch you are going to preside and sweat over this summer? Miss Ella Schnair attended the afternoon performance of "Miss Springtime" at the Tremont theatre, Saturday afternoon. (Mr. and Mrs. George Jordan, former residents of this town, have taken up their residence at the Odd Fellows' home at Worcester. Mrs. C. Sidney Coulter and' daughter of Providence, R. I., are spending a short vacation as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Coulter, East st. Misses Theresa Carney and Mildred Comeau attended the auto show at Boston Wednesday afternoon, and attended the theatre in the evening. Tobey Mathews, -well known to basketball fans here a few years ago, Is still playing the game as a forward with the Mechanlcsvllle, N. Y. team. Several of the members of Co. I met Oscar Sawyer, formerly of this town, at Washington, D. C„ while there attending the' inauguration of President Wilson. About 15 members from here took part in a selected musical concert at the meeting of the Eastern Finnish Musical association, held at Quincy, Saturday. Brick Wilder, styled by the scribes at Hot Springs as the pride of May-nard, Is attracting considerable attention and receiving much favorable press notices In the metropolitan papers. James Johnson of Boston, formerly of this town, Is among the contractors who have submitted figures to thft Nason st. school building committee, for the erection of the school building. bedford west acton A daughter Nellie was horn to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Carton last woolc. Miss Lena De Lura of (Lexington spent the week end with friendo in town. E. W. Pratt and E. E. Williams were week end guests of John Hunt df Aii-ston. Henry Drew of Centre Harbor, Me., was a recent guest of Lowell rd. friends. Richard Swan was operated on for appendicitis in the Deaconess hospital last week. Mrs^ Anson Wheeler has returned to her home after a visit with, relatives in Belmont. Newton Gross has leased his saw mill on Barrett's mill road to Anton Hoff, who will coflitinue along the same line. Miss Marion Moody Is again able to be out after being conflned to her home for a week with tlio tonsilitis and grippe. The Assabet Campflre Girls will meet at the home of their new guardian, Mrs. Nathaniel P. Howe, next Friday afternoon. Clarence O. Tuttle was el d a member of the board of directors of Middlesex Sportsman's association at the last meeting. A minstrel show will be given at the next meeting of the Concord Grange Tuesday evening, March 20, which Is in charge of the lecturer, Mrs. Daniel Lothrop was the guest of honor at a large tea given In Santa Barbara, where she Is spending the winter at the Cozy Corner tea house. A very interesting meeting of the Ladies' auxiliary of the Grange was held at the home of Mrs. J. W. Chase, Tuesday afternoon. Refreshments were served. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Richards left Monday for Campello, where they will úiake their future home, Mr. Richards having secured a fine position In that town. Miss Dorothy Winsor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Winsor, en-tertaiiretf _th®; 1915--16 Bewing- circle irt luncheon at the Union club, Boston. Wednesday. Rowing at Middlesex school is well under way in the rowing room of the new $125,000 school gymnasium. There are about a dozen candidates trying out for positions on the first, eight. The piano recital of Thompson Stone, a former resident of this town, which was held at Stelnert hall Friday evening, March 9, attracted a number from this town. A fair at Thenford will be given at the Concord School for Girls on Friday afternoon, March 16, from 3 to C, for the benefit of the B. F. B. Permanent Blln "'ellef War fund. Tl. .nnual meeting of the Concord District Sunday school association which is being held in Maynard today at the Congregational church, drew a number from this town. : A Union Memorial service for Frank B. Sanborn will be held In the Trinitarian Congregational church 'Sunday evening, March 18, at 7 o'clock. A large attendance is expected. A pop corn social was given by the Christian Endeavor society in the Trinitarian church vestry Thursday evening. Games of all kinds were played, after which corn was popped and eaten. Miss Agnes Evans of Somorvlllo spent tho wcok end with Bedford friends. Lenten devotions will bo hold at St. Michael's church Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Mrs. J. A. Bacon is remodeling tlio stable on her estato for a residence. Main st. is becoming one of tho best built up sections of tho town. Frank J. McPeak, who recently purchased tho Fisher Ames potato on North rd., has completed repairs and alterations on the buiidingB. Town meeting will be held Friday evening. The town warrant promises an interesting meeting aa there are several articles offering a wide rango of opinion. Tho town oilicers wero sworn in Saturday evening in the selectmen's offlco. A touch of humor was provided by the "inauguration" of Randall A. Whittier as overseer of the poor. Bedford members of tho Lexington council of the K. of C. and A. O. H. will accompany their orders next Sunday at St. Bridget's church, where both orders ■ will receive communion in a body. Corporal Fred F. Sullivan and Privates George Peterson and C. L. Day of Co.' I, Concord, who returned from their inauguration trip Saturday, report a most enjoyable trip and the inaugural an experience to be remembered. ■•.. Miss Jonnio Durkuo attondod tho auto show at Boston Friday. W. E. Whitcomb has beon sick with tho griplm tho past woolc. W. B. Holt attended tho auto show at Boston Saturday aftornoon. Ralph Gilchrist of Fitchburg spent Sunday at tho homo of J. A. Coding. Miss Lizzlo Scanlon is learning to bo an operator at tho telophono exchange. Hall Bros Co. lias a big rush ordor for ice croam freozers and Is working nights. Mrs*. Gladys Park of Concord Junction attended tho funoral of Dr. Hall Staples Friday. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Parker of Stone-ham wero Sunday guostrt at tho homo of George B. Parker. ( Dr. Fred Plerco of Worcoster came down homo Friday to attend tho fun; eral of Dr. Hall Staples. GAVE READING Miss Holen Reed, a senior at Emerson College of Oratory, at a recent re-cltal before a largo audlonce of students and friends, road that masterful demand for self-realization and development, tho fifth act of Ibson's "Doll's House." concord junction INJURED HAND Prontico Blood was tho recent guest of his paronts, Mr, and Mrs. S. T. Blood. Tho Cathollo club Iras purchased a Victor talking machino for uso In tho club rooms. Tho O'Connoll lot on Contral at. changed hands last woolc. ■ Waldo P. Lapham wob tho purchaser. Jamos A. Hurloy of Lexington linn purchasod from Waldo P. Lapham, p lot of land on Contral st., having u 50 foot frontage. Tho mornbora of Co. I arrived homo from their Washington trip Saturday morning. All of them votod the trip to bo tho host over, from ovory point of view. 'Rehearsals for tho Cathollo club minstrel show are progressing rapidly, and tho affair promises to bo. one of tho most novol <wor staged In this vicinity. Noxt Friday Is to bo musical afternoon at tho Woat Concord Woman's club. A very interesting program has been arranged by tho committee in chargo. Club t?a will bo flerved. Thoro Is to bo an entertainment and demonstration by Troop 1, Boy Scouts, in Union church vestry noxt Friday evening. Tho advanco Bale of tickets has been largo and a capacity audience is oxpoctod. , , . IN SUBMARINE ZONE Edward A. Hunnewell, Main at., Is one of the few Americans to pass twice through the submarine zone. Bedford friends received postals from him last weolc from La Pallice, France. He sailed from Boston, Jan. 2G, on tho French Canadian Line S. S. "Alaskan," bound for St. Nazalre, France, and Genoa, Italy, with a cargo of steel and other contraband of war. She flew tho American flag. Heavy seas protected tho vessel from the submarine peril both going and coming. She will dock at New York either the latter-part of this' week or tho first of next. Two Arlington boys wero on the boat. WENT TO WASHINGTON Rev. C. L. Piorce, while coming down his cement walk, which was lco coated Thursday morning, slipped and tho handle of the bag which ho carried cut the back of his right hand so that It showed tho cords and bled froely. Dr. Shaw of Acton Centre was called and dressed the wound. ELOQUENT SERMON GUESTS HERE Mr. and Mrs. Frank Li. Brown of New York, tlio former being secretary of tho World's Sunday School Convention, were guests at tho homo of E. H. Hall over 8unday. Mr. and Mrs. Brown mado tho trip to tho Orient four years ago with Mr. and Mrp. E. IK Hall. FOR SALE—First clasd English and meadow hay. Phono Woat Acton, 52-12, John McCarthy.: Four Bedford members of the Lexington Minute Men accompanied the detachment representing that body in the inaugural parade in Washington Monday, Mar. 5. They were Capt. Fred F. Cook, Lieut. G. C. Strahan, 2d (Lieut. Martin F. McMahon and Corp Oscar Hayes of Co. C of this town This detachment was easily one of the most attractive features of the par ade, small as they were in numbers, the Colonial uniforms of the Lexington men associating so closely with the wave of patriotism that is now breaking over the country. The Bedford representatives report meeting two former Bedford boys at the inaugural. They were Manning Goddard and Stephen Whittaker, TO LET—Houso and barn at West Acton. Apply to Mr. Dlskin, Concord, Mass. Roy. M. J. Splalne delivered a most eloquent sermon at tho Lenten services in Help of Christiana churcii Tuesday evening. Fr. Scanlon was formerly connected with this parish, and aftor the services his many frienda were given an opportunity to meet him again. Fr. Scanlon Is at present tho director of Diocesan Char-ltlos in this State. , V i, Auction Sales Coming on soon by Otlo H. Forbuah, auctioneer aro these: Tho real estate of the late Mrs. A, D. Tarbell, South Acton, at 2.30 p. m., Saturday, March 31, Ajt 9 a, m„ tor D. Sherman,, South Lincoln, Mass.; April 3 and 4, cattle sale at Brattloboro, Vt.; April 7, Saturday at 1 p. m., cattle, horses, toolD, cart, sled and alelgh, harnesses, anil tor Luther F. Jewott, 495 Mala st„ Concord Junction, Mass. Seo posters for all particulars. f SIDNEY E. McCLEARY GROCER 71 MAIN ST. -BAKER MAYNARD RECEIVED COMPLIMENT Monsignor E. F. Hurley on Sunday I complimented the parishioners of St. Michael's church on their Interest and cooperation in the work of remodeling and enlarging the church, which has recently been completed. Reports ot | contributions and expenditures will be distributed as souvenirs of the successful campaign. . A, FINI6AN *«> LI Main SI. CONCORD, MASS. MAGURN Tel. 131 BUTTER Fine Creamery lb..... 42C PINEAPPLE !»8Uced 20c COFFEE Best Santos lb........ 23c TEA Best Oolong, lb............. 35c COCOA Bensdorp's 1-2 lb can... 32C Mortgagee's Sale by Auction ? The entire equipment of the largest Hack and Livery Stable in Middlesex County, the well-knpwn KIRWIN STABLE, established 28 years, located in Main st., in the heart of the city of Waltham, Mass. Friday, March 16,1917] At 9.30 A. M. beginning promptly on time, 16 Horses, 5 Hacks, 3 Barges, 3 Park -Wagons, 65 Carriages, 4 Express Wagons, Single and Double Dump Carts, 100 Blankets, 50 Robes, 35 Sleighs, 5 Pungs, 75 Harnesses, single and double, made by Forgle. Everything in first-class running order. Clearance sale, no reserve of limit. TERMS CASH. Sale positive regardless of the weather. Also great many s mall things used in a flrst-clasB stable, j FREDERICK H. KIRWIN, Mortgagee and Present Holder, Large Sale by Auction—Stock and Tools, one of the beat equipped Farms in Massachusetts, Watch for the ad and address later. ii Save a Few Dollars Each Week From Your Pay Start now Vith a'small deposit and it will soon become a habit Don't delay Deposits go on interest March 15th Safe Deposit Boxes Only $5.00 per Year PJay the game saf« and rent one today < > < ► JOHN A. FIMGAN ARTHUR A. MAGUEN Auctioneers, Concord, Mass. Telephone......13 ij/Ifta^narò tfruôt C: Maynard, Mass. tiattdq i 9 A- M. to 3 P.M. daily 11UUKÖ (Saturday 9 A.M. to 1 P. M. and 7 to 9 P. M. ;