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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 1, 1918, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXX. 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1918 CONCORD NUMBER 36 <0> <> O o o o o <> 0 <ì> <s> o o o o o o o 0 0 0 <s> o o o o ❖ 0 0 0 o o o o tile our boys are going to the front, do your bit by buying Liberty Bonds at once and support the GovernmentBecause people think well of these cars, it is still impossible for Dodge Brothers to build enough of them.Seldom has there been a finer example of the force of friendly thoughts.It is an inspiration and an encouragement to build well—because the reward, in America, is so great and so sure.It will pay you to visit ua and examine this carThe gasoline consumption is unuBually lowThe tire mileage is unusually highWinter Touring Car or Roadster, $1050 Sedan or Coupe, $1350 Touring Car, Roadster or Commercial Car, $885 (All prices f. o. b, Detroit)Wanted took-keepers Two middle aged men with fair knowledge ox accounts to assist in office and on stocfc. Apply in person to Mr. Vialle 18 Walden Street, Concord, Mass. O $ 0 O o 0 * 0 0 <> 0 ❖ Four experienced Automobile repair men. Good pay, good conditions and short hours. Apply in person to Mr. Vialle, 18 Walden St., Concord, Mass.1917 Studebaker, 6 cyl. touring car (new)This oar has only been used a few times for demonstration purposes......$1050.001917 Ford touring car................$350.00In A-l condition, and a fine driver1912 Franklin 6 cyl. touring car......$375.00A good family car John Ingham, Broolts extension, spent the past week at Ware. • Mrs. Richard Kclsey was tho guest of friends at Boston Saturday. Mark ICelley of FayvlIIe visited his mother, Mrs. Mary Itelloy, Pine St., Sunday. Miss L. D. Fiillonton, proprietor of tho Fullonton Hat shop, is driving a new 1918, (¡-cylinder automobile. Private Peter Schultz, who is on duty at recruiting headquarters at Boston, was home over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. McCleary, Linden st., motored to Gardner Sunday, and visited the latter's parents. Charles and Henry Wollerscihied of Lynn spent the week end as the guests of Mr. and 'Mrs. Ernest Wollersclilel. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sulloway motored to Camp Devens during the week and visited Private Hans Erlck- S0I1. Old Concord Chapter, D. A. R„ will hold its May. meeting at the homo of Mrs. A. I). Messer, 3!)9 Broadway, Cambridge. A member of Troop 3, Boy Scouts, has u.e exceedingly fine record of selling more than $500 worth of war savings stamps. A large class of the children o£ St. Bridget's Sunlflay school received first communion at the S.30 mass Sunday morning. Miss Anna Shea of Brockton spent a few days of the week as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sweeney and family, Lincoln st. Dr. Carl Persons, St. Luke's hospital, New Bedford, was the guest over the week end of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Persons, Linden st. A. W. Clark of Lynn, business agent, of the fourth district carpenters' union, recently spoke on the Liberty loan at a. meeting of Maynard Carpenters' union. A child living at Block 1, Florida rd.," had t narrow escape from drowning Saturday afternoon. The little one went under twice before being rescued. Caleburn Captor, a Scotch collie owned by William Waterhouse, recently won a third and reserve prize at a show held at the Toy Kennels, Cambridge. Jeremiah Lynch, recently appointed second lieutenant at the officers' training school at Fort Oglethorpe, ,was the guest of 'friends here the lutter part of the week. Lindsey Smith was soloist at a pary tendered to the Rev. A. W. Stone, pastor of the Union Congregational church at Concord Junction, Wednesday evening1. George Stockwellj, DarjtmouHh st., recently resigned1 his position at the Concord Reformatory and has accepted work in the spinning department of the Assabet mills. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Connors and family of Worcester and Francis Connors of the U. S. navy, were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Felix Rainville, Summit st. Private William McGrath of 21st Co., U. S. A., Fort Slocum, New York, was the guest of his mother, Mrs. Margaret McGrath, McICinley St., a few days of the past week. Joseph Sullivan, fireman U. .S. navy, stationed at New London, Ct„ was the guest of friends here the latter part of the week. He was formerly a mule fixer at the Assabet mills. The regular meeting of the White Cross Guild will take place next Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock at Riverside lv,a . The "Rev. John J. McHugh will be the guest of the afternoon. R. Pease, postal examiner, made an inspection and examination of the local ipostofflce clerks during the week. The local force was found to be thoroughly efficient and all made high marks in the exams. The townspeople and school children of Stow held a Liberty loan celebration Friday, at which the Rev. Arthur Stroud of Hudson was the speaker. Lyman Priest was chairman of tho committee in charge. Harold Sullivan, Maple St., lias accepted a position as circulation agent for The Enterprise, and is canvassing the town for renewal of subscriptions and listing of new subscribers. He is meeting with very good success. Earl Kitichiner lodge, Sons of Sa. George, will give a moving picture show at Colonial hall Wednesday evening, May 8. 'Heading South" with Douglas Fairbanks as the star, has been engaged as the attraction. Mr. and Mrs. David Letin of Clinton were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson, Pleasant st., over the week end. MisB Thelma Veltch returned with them ana will spend this week as their guest at Clinton. ACCEPTED POSITIONTorrcv & Vialle, Ine Iain and Walden Streets Concord, Mass. TELEPHONE 245R or 8622 Samuel Luflcin and family spent Sunday in Plymouth. Lieut. Richard Cross is visiting at the home of his parents. Miss Hilda Nichols of Salem was a Sunday visitor In town. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Baldwin were recent visitors in Nonquld. Saturday Middlesex school is scheduled to play Milton academy. The Sons of. Norway hold thoir next meeting Monday evening, May 6; Mrs. Prescott Hosmer and Edward Caiger spent Sunday In Ashland. Roger Walcott resumed his duties on the U. S. S. Ranger Wednesday. The Men's club of the Trinity church meets this Wednesday night. The lower grade schools closed early Monday morning on account of the cold. Miss Marion Wheeler was a recent guest of her sister, Edith, in Belcher-town. Jarvis Derby left town Friday for Fort Warren, whore he has joined (lie Coast Artillery. Miss Melba Mersereau of West Somcrville was a week end guest, of friends In town. W. W. Taylor of Mount Vernon, N. V., was a recent guest at the home of H. S. Walcott. Charles Stenfanelli, David Feehan and Bernard McKenna left Monday for Camp Devens. William W. Wooden, jr. was a recent guest of his parents, coming on from Washington. Mrs. Edith Williams and Gone Campbell ?pent the woek end with friends in Swampscott. A small chimney fire at the home of Martlnus Hemenwa.v called out tho local fire department Friday. The Concord high school ni e has arranged a game with the Norwood high school for its open date this afternoon. The death of Father Crowe, which occurred in Boston Saturday morning, came as a great shock to the many townspeople. The movies lield in the armory Saturday niaht drew out a large attendance, toeing the first Held here for several weeks. Rev. and Mrs. D. €. Garrett have moved into their new home on Lowell rd., in Which there liave been made several new improvements. The Ladies' Aid met in the Trinity church parlors Friday afternoon with a good attendance. After the regular work afternoon, tea was served by Mrs. W. T. Hodges and Mrs. Hay den Whitney as hostages. Roy Millington, son of Supt. and Mrs. William H. Millington, has accepted a position on the farm of James J. Storrow at Lincoln for the summer. He is a student at Massachusetts Agricultural college which closed for the year Friday. He has been appointed to take the school census of Maynard this week. NEW SCHOOL TO OPEN The new school building on Nason st. will be open for inspection Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4 o'clock. Monday, May 6, the building will be occupied by the school children and all schools will be on full time from Hiat date. All schools with the exception o£ the Summer st. school will begin jit 8.45 hereafter. The new building is described as a modern, up-to-the-minute structure, and a credit to the town. 'A WILL YOU HEP BRING BACK THE SOLDIER BOYS OF MAYNARD OUR BOYS, the boys from this town and this state, are fighting the Huns, They are in the trenches in France, they are sailing the U-boat infested seas, they are now going "over the top" in the face of German cannon and machine gun fire. They are giving their all They are prepared to die that our homes, our town, our nation, may escape the ravages of the Hun. Will you help to bring them back ? You can do it by buying Bonds of the Third Liberty Loan; by buying all these bonds you can; by making such sacrifices as are necessary to do this. 1881 residents of Maynard have subscribed for $130,550. Join the bondholders of the Third issue today. Get Into the Fight Get In Big Assabet Institution «or Savings ■KM CONGOR®, o fai MA6URN AUCTION SALE Personal Property OF GEORGE B. CLARK Lexington Road, AT TEN O'CLOCK A. M. Thursday,- May 2, 1918 Having decided to discontinue the retail milk business, I will dispose of all the Personal Property described below to the highest bidders for Cash. Nothing reserved or limited. My farm is located on 'Lexington Road (or State Road), miles east of the center of Concord, on the direct road between Concord and Lexington. On ly 1-2 mile from the electric car line on the Bedford Road. 4 HORSES One pair of Chestnuts, weight 300 0 lbs., C and 8 years old; an Extra Good Farm Team, or a good team fo r a contractor. Tli/y are young and sound; work in any harness, single or double. One black horse, 8 years old; an exceptionally good business h orse, weight 1200 lbs.; perfectly sound and fearless. One gray liorse, 9 ye ars old, weight 1250 lbs. This horse is sound1 and a good worker, single or double. Both of these horses have been worked in my retail milk wago ns, and they are as good horses as money can buy for general business; good drivers and stand anywhere on the street. Anyone interested in g ood horses can make no mistake in these. 40 COWS The cows will be sold promptly a t 11.30 o'clock. In this herd are several Pure Bred Ayrshires, also Grad e Holsteins and Jerseys. In thiB lot are cows giving from 1G quarts to 2 2 quarts a-day; 20 are due to freshen within the next two months; also se veral fall cows. Here is a tierd of cows worth the attention of anyon e interested in good cows. They were all carefully selected to produce mil k of the best quality for family trade. They are all young cows and in good condition. If I was to continue the retail milk business, money would n ot buy this herd of cows. This class of cows are not picked up in a day. One Pure Bred Ayrshire Bull. WAGONS, FARM TOOLS, ETC. One-horse market wagon, two-hor se platform wagon, 2 low down bay wagons (some of the wagons are almost new; two horse dump cart, manure spreader, 2 low down milk wagons, piano box buggy, B. L. K. Milking Machine, 3 H orse Power Motor. The farm tools are in good condit ion; 2 wheel harrows, 2 mowing machines, 8 plows, including single and double, 4 cultivators, 1 disc rldger, 1 deer two-horse corn planter, corn ha rvester, 2 hay rakes, 1 tedder, 1 doer wheel disc cultivator, smoothing harr ow, whiffletrees and eveners. HARNESS, SLEDS, AUTOS, ETC. Single and double heavy harnesse s, 2 light harnesses, 3 express harnesses, lot of collars, 2 two-horse sleds, 1 one-horse sled, 2 milk pungs; 3 Fords In first-class mechanical condition; 1 Ford delivery truck, 1 ton Htidford truck, 1 Ford touring car; small farm tools of all kinds; 220 egg Cyphers incubator as good as new. Good will of a 300 quart milk route. THE TERMS ARE CASH. Lunch at the Farm. GEORGE B. CLARK, Owner, Lexington Road, Concord, ilau^.STOP! Have you bought all the Liberty Bonds you can ? Have you really made a sacrifice ? Have you done all that you can to keep the Kaiser from this country 7 If you don't back up the Boys in the trenches, your homes will be burned and your families scattered Do you realize that there only remain three days to buy third issue Liberty Bonds. JOHN A. FINIGAN, Auctioneer CONCORD, MASS. Office 13—TELEPHONE—404W ResidenceBUYBONDSTODAY CONCORD NATIONAL BANK Concord, Mass. ;