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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 16, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 1917 NUMBER 38 Tie Lfli^^Gsf • Tires and Stock Tube: are of the firm opinion that the price of nearly all the standard makes of tires and tubes Will Advance- Again * « * The Proposed United States G®w®rii-mmt War Tax Ml calls for a large tax on retail prices of all tires and tubes and may be enacted into law about June 1st, 1917, which if passed will undoubtedly make a further advance in ail tire prices to the consumer of around « « » » « « « « o « « « « « dûs «8» « MAYNARD Frank Flake of Acton Center was the guest of friends here Sunday. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ledgard, Nason st., Thursday. Miss Emma Forman, Pleasant at., has moved, and now resides at Maiden. Dorothy Banford spent; the week end as the guest of relatives at Hudson. William lawlor Is working as clerk at the stOTG of John Brown at Marlboro. Mr. and' Mrs. Arnold Lincoln were the Sunday guests of friends at Marlboro. A daughter was born to 'Mr. and Mrs. John Christofer, Pine st., Wednesday. Rolfe Kilby of Norwich, Ct., was the guest of friends in town over the week end. Mrs. Fred Bamford left today for an extended; visit with relatives at Portland, Me. Henry Hodges piwcliasei' a 1917 roadster the past woslc from the W. A. Haynes Co. Mrs. Ida Kidnt Waltham was the week end gueh Mr. and Mrs. Albert Randall. Irving Hayward and John Walsh of Boston are the guest? of Mrs. Elias Downey. Parker st. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Priest and children were the Sunday guests of relatives at Waltham. James Burns of Worcester, a former resident here, was the guest of friends here Saturday. Arthur Sullivan of the postofllce clerical force was the week end guest of relatives at Maiden. Daniel C. Lincoln (if Wrentham visited his> son, Arnold Lincoln, Concord st., over the week end. William May of Boston spent Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Julia May, Summer st. David Leithead was confined a few days at the Mass. General . hospital for treatment of his knee. !Mr. and Mrs. Archie Livingston and children were the week end guests of Mr. and Mlrs. Hiram Parkin. Mr. and 'Mrs. Watford Miattson were guests of fiends at 1 jston Saturday and viewed the Joffre parade. Mrs. Thomas ICelley, Percival st., was taken to the Framingham hospital Wednesday by Dr. Flaherty. V. Frank Taylor and Albert Murphy viewed the parade in honor of the French commissioners at Boston Saturday. < The building now occupied as a. store' on Nason st. by Mrs. Ada podges, will be moved this week to a lot at Assa-bet park. Supervisor of Music George H. Woods has been reelected as supervisor of the public schools of Stow for -next year. Every room in the Summer st. dchool building is equipped with a flag 1 ,f.x4 feet, with staff and socket, installed Friday. A number of young ladies from here attended the closing exercises of the women's mission at St. Michael's church, Hudson, Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Sheehan and children of Forest Hills was the guest of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Howes during the week. Fred Whittaker, who has been W'O-king at Worcester, has returned here and is working in the spinning room of the Strathmore Woolen Co. at Westvale. Miss Louise Bordeau of Gilbertville has accepted a position in the weave room here, and will reside with Mr. and Mirs. Walter White, Garfield st. K. A. Merriman, editor of The Enterprise, attended' the meeting and banquet of the Mass. Press association, held at the United States hotel, Boston, Monday. A number from here attended the annual reunion of Help of Christians church at Concord Junction Friday evening. The Colonial orchestra furnished the music. The Colonial orchestra furnished the music at the dancing party at Littleton Thursday evening, and for the dance held under the auspices of the S. M. K. S. C. club at Exchange hall, South Acton, Saturday night.CONCORD JUNCTION CONCORD Louis McCaffroy has purchased an Overland car. Mrs. William Douglas spent Sunday with relatives in Lynn. Michael Fox of Natick is visiting Mr. and Mrs. James Naglo. (Mrs. R. H. Damon has purchased a now 7 passenger Imperial car. Jamos Hanloy of Bridgeport, Ct., called on friends in town Friday. Eric Judgo left Friday for tlio Naval Reserve training camp at Marblehead. Miod Nellie Burns of Boston is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Stoinman. Miss May Curloy has returned from a week's visit with friends in Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Jamos O'lfallornn were Sunday guests of relatives in Dorchester. Mrs Thomas Shaughnessy of Belmont was a week end guest of friends in town. William Reilley . returned Sunday night from a visit with relatives in Gray, Me. . 'Miss Mildred Gerrity of Aslimont was a week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. John Hughes. Miss Mary Boylan of Dorchester was a week end guest of her father, James Boylan. Mrs. Harry Parker and children have returned from a visit with relatives in Winchendon. Robert Wood of Littleton, formerly ■of this town, renewed acquaintances here during the week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank White and son of Lowell were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Christian. Mrs. Guy Elmes and children have returned from a week's visit with relatives in Providence, R. I. Mrs. George Nelson and her baby daughter of Palmer are the guests of lier father, Gordon Wilson. Mr.' and Mrs. Martin Gillegan entertained Mr. and Mrs. Edward Perkins of Plymouth the past week. Ernest Carroll, who is at A '.tloboro with Co. I, was home on a 24 hour furlough the latter part of the week. Sidney Bennett has returned from the Deaconess hospital, and is gaining rapidly after his recent operation. George Lauderville and family of Somerville have moved to town and taken up their residence at 2 Elm pi. Sylvester Sullivan of Maynard has received his appointment as- officer in the Reformatory, and began his new duties Monday. Miss Christine Kennedy lias left the employ of the Waltham Watch Co. and has gone to work at the Assahet mills in Maynard. Miss Isa Kelley has concluded her services at the Mlarlboro laundry, and has entered the employ of the Assa-bet mills in Maynard. For the .first time in 15 years the immense lawn in front of the Reformatory has been plowed up and is to be planted with potatoes. Miss Sadie Burke with Miss Mary Quinlan of Boston, who has been her guest for the past few days, spenr. Sunday with friends" in Rutland. Lea Smith, son of Mir. and Mrs. Joseph Smith of this town is at the Plattsburg training camp, having left Friday with a New York company. Dorothy Olsen, the eight year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Olsen, is in the Deaconess hospital, where she was operated on Friday for appendicitis. Mrs. Kenneth Blood and Ray Rob-bins arrived the latter part of the week from New York, called home by tilie Berious illness: of their father, Webster C. Robbing. Ole Peterson and family have moved to the old Fitzpatrick house on tae road to Nine Acre corner. This estate has recently been purchased by Harry Keefe, who is making extensive alterations and re; airs. During the absence of John Garvey, the day scho. i f the Reformatory has been discontinued, and the pupils ■placed in the evening school until the end of the session in July. Mrs. Edna Tait of Somerville was the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Anderson Thursday coming up to attend the Colpitt-Nel-son wedding which took place in Concord Thursday evening. ■Ralph Gerou left Friday and will join the Naval Resorve. Miss Helen Cliamberlin was a ro-ccnt visitor in Andovor. IMIss Edith Freeman haa rontod tlio studio of Miss Richardson on Lowell rd. Edward B. Caiger fias concluded his services as organist, at the Bnptlst church, West Acton. All aro busy planting the ground which has boon given thei by tlio town in tlio playgrounds. Mrs. John McPlioraon of Adams Shore was a recent guest at tlio homo of Mrs. Granville Ilolden. A number from this town attended the entertainment and dance !u Association hall Friday evening. { A collection was taken up iii tlio public schools last week for the, Joffre fund, and a good sum netted. The annual tennis match between the high school and Manchester, N. H., is scheduled to bo played June 9. John Dolan and James J. Mansflold left last week for Plattsburg, having boon chosen to represent the 6th Regt. The Assabot Campfire girls held a ceremonial meeting at the liome of Miss Margaret Whitney Thursday afternoon. J' hn Giles, C. H. S. '10, has concluded his year at Amherst Agricultural college to work at fariping, receiving credit for work thus done. -The Punlcatassett Campfire girls' met in the Trinity church rooms Friday afternoon. A drill was held for the purpose of marking the mombers. Mrs. J. M Howard has moved back to her home on Hubbard .St., which has been undor repairs from the fire wjileh partly destroyed it this winter. The annual field day and horse show of Red Acre farm will be held Saturday afternoon, May 2G, and is sure to attract a number from this town. The tonnis matcli. scheduled for Saturday betwoen Concord high school tonnis team and the Boston English high school racket players, at Concord, was postponed. IMany are planning to attend the play, "Cranberry Corners," -which is to be given in Association hall Con-ord Junction, Friday evening, under the ausaices of the Eastern Star, tho players coming from Carlisle. Concord is well represented at tho Plattsburg camp. Among those from this town attending are Henry and Frank Coolldge, Chilton Cabot, Endl-cott Lovell, Ernest Dustan, Irvin Puffer, B. L. Pratt, Lawrence Rlchard-in. A special meeting of the Concord Grange was held Friday evening. It was voted to hold an extra meeting on Tuesday evening, MOay 22,' at which time the first and second degrees will be worked. SO BUY Cali and see our Full line of Tires and Tubes Buy Now for ©asli ani Save money « % « « 4» « SIDNEY Eo McCLEARV GROCER—BAKER 71 MAIN ST. MAYNARDBUTTER Fine Creamery, lbCOFFEE Best Santos TEAINCORPORATED $ Main and Waiden Streets ConcordTELEPHONE 45-R or 8622Best Oolong 35c WEST ACTON Harry Grimes toMc a short trip to Vermont Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Thomas Downle is confined at home, having had a fall recently. Mr. Tobln and family aro occupying tlio tenement of W. H. Rudolph. A. H. Gllmore and family moved up to the Littleton trotting park Thursday. Roger Urown, a pupu of tho Concord high school, lias gone to work for Goo. F. Mead. Allen Kennedy of Concord Junction has tho work of painting tho house and barn of E. L. Hall. MIsbcs Edith and Grace Wlnslow of Waltham visited ovor Sunday at tho homo of Mrs. J. E. Richardson. Tho btores of C. H. Mead & Co. and \V. E. Whitcomb started closing oarly Friday night, during the summer. iMIss Ml W. Folsom enjoyed an. auto trip to New Hampshire and Dartmouth college a few days tho past, week. Mrs. W. S. Kelley, Mrs. C. D. Cram and Mrs. Ella Burroughs ot Winona lodge recently attended tho Rebekah assembly at Boston. Tho body of Geo. H. Watson was brought from Lowell Saturday for burial here. Prayer was offered at the grave by Rev. C. L. Pierce. Mrs. John T. McNiff entertained over Sunday her sister, Miss Anna G. Cotter of Boston, and MIbb Alice G, Morrissey, a niece, of Arlington. Miss Jennie F, Brown, who haa been 111 the paBt week with a hard cold, was carod for by Mrs. L. W. Sylvester at tho latter's home. F. W. Grcjen has concluded his work on tho State highway after several years of efficient work, and Is looking after his work at tho cemetery. Mrs. W. H. RudoiDTi and her niece, Miss .Susie Poultnoy of B n, are spending three weeks vlsiti tie former's two rJsters and brothers at Wilmington, Del. Miss Bortha Cram, attended part of tho graduation exercises at the Emerson College of Oratory the past week, when Miss Helen Reed was among the graduates. iLyman Wetherbee, who went to New York recently with the National Guard, had the choice of either going to Alaska or Texas to drill He preferred the latter place, Where he was sent. The grand pageant carnival, under the auspices of the Red Cross Community club, will be held Friday and Saturday evenings of this week at I, O. 0. F. hall, and prpmlses to bo one of the best entertainments ever given in this town. Miss Alice L. Stone, a professional nurse, who was formerly a resident ia this village and well known here, has recently left with the Harvard unit oi nurses and doctors, ror France, to join the Red Cross nurses, and is said to be going near the firing line. J. A. FIN1GAN »o A. A. MA6URN m®Bm SL mamm* mñm* Toh 13 C - ..IMI' 'llill . ] AL WATt .his space for Auction Sales JOHN A. FINIGAN ) Auctioneers, Concord, Mass ARTHUR A. Ma . I,URN J Telephone......13 Smart SPRING FASHIONS In Pumps an4 Summer Boots COCOAHershey's * « « <0> POST TOASTSPackage C Dull finish Black Glace Kid Genuine White Buck Finest White Sea Island Cloth Grey Kid and Pat. Leather White Reignskin Lace Bright Kid Fox Lace Grey Kid Lace Brown Kid Lace White Washable Kid Lace Special This Week-Men's Oxfords $4.00 P. H. Murphy 'The Home of Quality Footwear" Main St. All Cau Stop at our Door Maynard ;