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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 22, 1924, Acton, Massachusetts CONCORD ENTERPRISE yOLUME XXXIV SINGLE COPIES FOUR CENTS THE ENTERPRISE, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22,1924. NUMBER 8 [ SOUTH ACTON Jr ami Mrs 'Harold Roynoldn j jlr and .Mrs. Clcorge Hay ward ■ spending a weok's vacation in ¡it,.., a» the guests of Mr. nooM''h itlHlor Mra J Siilllvnn. jr and Mrit Stanloy W Colo of icslnny. 1,ro 1,10 P'ond pnronta i baliy hoy horn on Oct l!). Mr ia die eldost son of Mrs. lomas Coin of Main st. jllss Sophia Taylor spent lao rt villi at tho homo of Dor -Mbcr. Mr» by man Taylor, luily Ciinipboll roturnod to tho lilkner homostoad on High at., i Friday aftor enjoying a vary «sunt visit with rolatlvos In ffltrcal, Cnnnda. "Wiilio thoro. ilmd i|l(' pleasure of attending , annual meeting of tho Mon-Association for tho Blind, fifty-two register Ifliero wero flfty-two mon and \incn registered ,at the sc hool Bsc on Thursday ovontiig of lust (tit, TIiIh iiumhor showH tho nilriR interest of tlioso who aro rililc to vote, an tho tlmo of *|luit draws near. FE - KEEPING SERVICE Let us cut your coupons for you A safe, reliable bank (or mora .than 90 yeara CONCORD NATIONAL BANK Telephone 28SUDBURY William Taunton has pu v ao:i u now Ford Hedun. ■. Mrs. Walter Piper a Mb,:, Mary havo returned fr/ Boverul months stay l:i Knglai»'' o Mrs. Walt or Sionc l:<oiUcrt;iiu-Ing her aim-., Mih. ivnmu Mcore of LeominHtoF. Mra. William Taunton Is toacli-Ing sowing in sclim.!* succeeding Mrs .Leonard Stile» who resigned. Itopalra are being made on the liouao of Mr. Shlppiti now occupied by Rev. Ida Hultin and MIks Mary Jowott. Mr. and .Mrs. Loring Puffer of Everett, wore week-end guests of W M I'armenter. William K Bowun of Konneliuiil; well known former resident here, Is roported very 111 at his home. Tho Urango entertained tho Central Pomona lust Wednesday even lug. There waa a largo attendance. Tho Woman's Club held a Komi Solo on State road at Legion a lull, Saturday afternoon, when a good sum was netted. Tho committee in charge wore: S. J. White, .Mra. Henry N. Eaton, Mrs. Melvln Uup-tol. An interesting meeting of Woman's Club was hold last week. The speakor of tho afternoon was Mr. MaoDonald, who spoke on Koter-omlum 3. The suhjeci una Inter ostlng. Mrs. Viola Harper gave piano solos. PAY TRIBUTE TOCOUPLEON ANNIVERSARY Townspeople Congratu late Mr. and Mrs. Wil liam H. Gutteridge on Their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Out-restan In Business Eighty-Eight Yeara The Middlesex Institution for* Saving Concord, Massachusetts Incorporated 1835 HARVE8T DINNER AND SALE A SUCCESS Tho Harvest sale and dinner of tho Uliltnrlnn Society called out tho usual large gathering. Two hundred and IIfly dinner ticket» wore sold during the noon hour. The dinner wa„ a iirst-class Harvest dinner ns advertised. Tho several booths netted good sums also, A largo display of ferns and flowers, aprons,- candy and fancy articles with handsome braided rugs us specialties. The sum netted will bo announced later. & Mutual|§avlngB Bang" No Stockholders | The profits aro for tho boneflt of the deposltora Loam to save regularly Deposits commonco to draw Interest on tho first day at caoli month.The Village Shop Antiques — Art Needle Work Gifts CAPITOLA R. WILLARD Commonwealth Ave., Concord JunctionAre You a Member of the"I Am Thrifty" Class? START SAVING NOW AND STICK TO IT Patronize your Home Mutual Savings Bank Aosets over $1,500,000.00A88abet Institution for Sa rngs MAYNARD, MASS. MAYi.NAItD, Oct. 22:— Mr. and Mrs. William II. tcridgc, highly respected old dents colobrated tho golden nlv'crsnry of thoir wedding at their home on Drook„ streot, Tuesday. The homo was crowded in tho afternoon mid again in tho ovoning with old frlonds, neighbors, and townspeople who dropped In to pay their trlbuto to this worthy couple. Tho homo was transformed with fresh llowors of varied hues the tributes of friends. Hundreds of cards, dispatclios and telephone calls came pouriug in during the day from friendB far and near. Though it had been requested that gifts be omitted a delegation of neighbors brought a gift of gold as a special memento of the occasion. Other golden gifts were pressed upon them by groupB of associates In church and town also a» tokens to bring memories of the 50th anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Ciutterldge were married at Vas-salboro, Mo., Oc t. 21, 1874. Their two sons, Qeorgo H. Gutteridge of Maynard and Clarence Gutteridge of Lawrence, assisted their purentq at the annlversay observance. Mr. Gutteridge, 72 years of ago, was born at Freomont, N. Y„ and for 61 years a resident of Maynard, is hale and hearty and as ho was told Tuesday "getting younger." iHo la a devotte of golf and is fnst' getting to tho front it the Country Club. Ho did tho course tliia week in 56. Mrs. Out-torldgo Is well - and about, but of recent months has not enjoyed the best of health. However, she enjoyed the pleasantries of tho Negotiating For Parmenter Garrison Estate Purchase of Former Includes Historic Two and a Half Story House, Barn and 60 Acres of Land—Small Area Surrounded by Ford Possessions May Soon Fall Into Flivver King's Hands. Negotiations for the purchase of tlie historic Parmenter Garrison Farm property, a sinnll estate in South Sudbury, entirely surrounded by the Henry Ford possessions, and tlie approaches to it for somo two and ono halt miles, have lioon going on for some lime, it became known today. It is also learned that the sale of real estate owned by tho McLaughlin heirs on Parmenter Garrison Road, just oft the (State Road, consisting of n two and one half story houso with a two storyoil. a big ham and about GO acre3 of land running from Parmenter Garrison Ilond and Dutton Road easterly to Peakham Road, took place some weeks ago and be Pnrnientor, son of John Parinentor, one of the original settler» of Sudbury, and was sltuntod In tho south west part of tho town, then known as the Now Grant, a few hundred feH north of the present Boston Post Road and nhout one-quarter of a mile east of Wayside Inn. - Tho connection betwooh tho Way aide Inn, or Red Ilorao Inn, as it was at ono time called, and tho Parmenter Garrison Is revealad by (documents which state that tho garrison was used nights, by tho Workmen of Duvid How, who was building the "Red Horse Inr." in 1702 now known as Wayside Inn, since Longfellow's famous poem, to gavo their scalps from tho Indians who became tr-juhUsoinu came known today. Tho usuul so- ,iarkni>m full In tho»« crecy of the Ford agents has ^Z^^n^ the proceedings from tho public (Continued on Page Eight) until now Tho latter property Is mostly adjacent to the other holdings of Mr. Ford on the north and east. With this purchase he owns In solid blocks on both 8lde3 of the state road on the South Sudbury part of his possessions, with tho exception of the Parmenter Garrison Farm property, two nnd one half miles In one direction and about one third of a mile in the other direction. The small estate known ns the Parmenter Garrison property, which is now surrounded by the Ford holdings had miicli to do with the early history of Sudbury. It was built about lfiOD by benjaminDo You Need a Delivery Truck In Your Business or On Your Farm?WE HAVE ONEDodge Bros. ScreenTruckIN EXCELLENT REPAIRAlso One 1923 Reo Truck with panel body, tires like neiv, car out of paint shop two «veeks. In fine mechanical condition.The best buys offered this year A telephone call or personal inspect)11 will convince you.Vialle Motor Co. 18 Waiden St., Concord Tel. 335-R OUR NEW LOCATION Walden Hall, 21 Ma'" 8t- FIFTH AVE. TAILORING CO. ri. C. FAZAR, Prop. Exclusive First Class Ladies' and Gent's Custom Tailor Cleaning, Pressing, Dyeing and Repairing Artlstio Remodeling Coats, Dresses, Skirts and Furs Tel. Con. 572-W Concord, Mass. DON'T FORGET TO HAVE YOUR Chimney, Heater and Furnace Cleaned We Cloan Them The Proper Way, From The Bottom Up. Joseph Lombardor Successor to Luige dl Cicco Tel. 673-M 11 Davis Court Concord. Mass. References Given — Reasonable Prices days. The Parmenter CnrrlAon was torn (low n in 1>:PS ,imi nio.n of the largo stones wora used In the cellar under tlu< now part of tin dwelling houso now on tills famous place, willed is locnted about 150 feet from tho slto of tho eld garrison. Tho site of the garrison is now marked only by a large stone. Tho Parmon'tor Garrison seams to be best known as a refuge of safety during Indian uprising, but It has a far groater claim" to fame, having been the home of Abel Parmenter, a direct descendant of the original builder and fain'ous Indian lighter. Abel Parmenter waa a renowned Boldlor In the Revolution ury War having had tho distinction of being in tho battle of Concord April ID, 1775, the Battle of Dunk er Hill, the following Juno 17th, and in three campaigns In New Jorsey, under Washington. He wao un-Jjer arms from 1775 to 1784. "Abel Parmenter died in the Garrison in 1839. Ho and his wife nrs buried in tho old part of Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Sudbury Con tcr, in a prominent location just hack of tho MotliodiHt Church, thoir graves being marked with what was elaborate stones In thoso days, The stars and strlpos still decorate their last resting placo. Tho large farm has long since boon divided up among tho helm and consists of only a fow acres entirely surrounded by tho property of Ford. One of tho barns and a shed havo been in existence since the early days of tho fort. Tho prop orty remained In tho PaririSiter family for more than 200 years, Dana Parmenter, the last owner of tho namo having Bold his holdings In 1881. A permanent momoriul of the Garrison in the form of a granite monument waa oreoted about 20 years ago on tho stato road at tho head of tho drlvoway loading to tho site, by tho Waysldo Inn Chapter of tho Daughters of tho American Revolution.MOVING PICTURES B. P. O. E. BENEFIT"HALF A DOLLAR BILL"Buster Keaton in "The Navigator" VETERAN'S BUILDING, CONCORD MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 27th. 1924 Proceeds for Children's Xmas Tree FORD The Universal Car Lincoln Cars'— Fordson Tractors USED CARS 1922 Sedan 1921 Touring, 3 to pick from 1923 Coupe 1922Ton Truck With Body 1923 Runabout These cars have all been reconditioned in our shop and bear new car guarantees. Come in and look them over. Easy Terms. Middlesex Motor Company Telephone 210 Concord, Mass CONCORD JCT. his Or. W. F. Davis will closo annual two weoks vacation. Mrs. H. W. Tripp was a weekend guest of friendH 1« Dorchestor. Mr. and Mrs. Ailier*. Achorn spent tho woek-end und holiday at Rockland, Me. CONCORD JUNCT. •'Kiwi ftVulto jshot a licuutlful red fox Saturduy, weighing about 12 ponnds. Mr. aud Mrs. Russoll Ilncon nnd llttlo son, spoilt tho week-end und holldny in Winthrop. Misses Margaret Browne nnd Ag lies O'Grady wore weok end guests of frlonds in Somorvllk;. Several members of Annurstinc Grange attended supper nnd degree work of Wnltliain Grange Monday evening. Misses Molyneux nnd Marceua Ring,wero guests over the weekend nnd holiday of their Blstor, Mrs. iluynard Connoy, at her homo at Stilton Island, N. Y. Mr. aud Mrs. Thomns Ilellly, with Mr. and Mrs. J. IS. Mahonev enjoyed a motors-trip to Albany nitd other points in Now York ovor tho wook-end. Mr and Mrs. Albert MncWUllams arc rojolciug ovor the arrival of little dnughlor born last woek at tliol homo on Main Ht. Mothor nnd baby aro doing well. Allan Stevenson, Roy Wood worth nnd Rohort Charles motored down to New Hnven Saturday where they attended the I)art mouth Calu game nnd spent tho week <>nd with friondn. Rchenrsals aro lioing hold on Tuesday and Thursday ovenings at tho Stato Armory, Concord for minstrel show to be staged in iDocemhor by Co. H, undor the por-sonnl direction of the Messrs Dom and George ICeegan of lloston. Mnjor and Mrs. Frank Spencer of lx>ng Island, N. Y., arc visiting the lattorH mothers, Mrs. Allim Abbott. Major Sponcor who la commanding ofllcor at Fort Hamilton 1b on a six woeks vacation and with Mrs. Spencer has boon motoring through the Adirondack Mountains and Canada. Tho American Legion Auxiliary of James J Mansfield post, AIL had a very good attendance at their motion picture featuring Betty iCompson in "Ramshackle House" on Wednesday evening in Association Hall. Miss Paulino Bod-mnn was in chargo. Miss Madeline Ryan was chairman of the ticket Qommitteo and was assisted by Mrs B L Pratt and Miss O. C iConnell. TOTAL VOTING STRENGTH OF MAYNARD 2053 At a meeting of tho Rnglnlrarft of Vol ors hold Monday night Iti now million were added to tho list of which 2.1 worn tunics nnd 21 f<: mules. On Wednesdny of lust weok 7(i names worn added. Tho total voting Ml rem;! li at the closo Mou day night was 2l>r>:i or which H7!i were ladies. This afternoon und ovouing Ih tho last chalice for registration. Tho Registrars are in session trom Noon today until 10 P. M. wli.n registration for lliiu election closes. It Is now estliunted that 100 inor; names will bo added to tho list bnforo tho c|0Sn thin evening. Al roiuiy Maynnrd bus ltB lurgest num her of enrolled votors and It In os tlimited that when tl»s> registration cloxos the list will nt least contain 200 more names than ever in Its history. It was noted that the males exceeded. tho femnloB on Monday night which was contrary to expectations- iib nil oxtra large enrollment of women was expected. With the registration over, tlu campaign will sottlo Into its llnal stages. Until now tulk has bad its sway. From this on the vote will crystullzo. Tho voters deluged with talk and literature will reach it final dcclHlon aud dotorniiimtlon. Tho rush for Ilia Imnd wagon generally break« in tho lust week ot tho cnmpulgn. Tho same urgu ADVERTISING NOTICE The rate for classified advertising Is 10 cents a line, counting five words to the line. The minimum charge will be 25 cents. As It Is expensive to collect these small amounts and envoives a vast amount of bookkeeping, cash should accompany all orders, addressed to En- * terprlie Press, inc., Marl- * boro, Masc. " CONCORD JCT. The iihuIdii liarnojm Factory has climid for ten diiyB to opeu October 27th. mIhk Agnes O'Grndy Is having a wuek vacation from the Mlddlo-so\ litiiuranco Company office. Sit«;» Mary Coniiortoii hun loft tlm employ of tho M I) Jones Co. and lias accepted li position in tho o IT fen of tlie Allen Chair Co. Continued on page eight HEALTH NUR8E8' REPORT Tho report of tho Rod Cross l'ubile Health Nurso for tho monili ending Septoinbor 30. 1021, Is as follows: Number of cases brought forward 'No. of canes Inoligli forward 10 No. of new caseB admitted 8 No. of readmitted cases 5 No. of casoB discharged . 5 Total number of oases .23 Total numbor of visits ill tile 62 Amount of feos collected $32-75. BEDFORD Mar havo Mr. and MrB. Guorgo W till and their six children moved from Bedford to Lexington, Mr. Martin is a Ford auto salesman for a Ulllerloa ilrni. TEN YEAR8 OLD ■Gwendolyn Lonlse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hunter, entertained a numbor^f her little frlonds at lior home recently in honor of hor tenth birthday anniversary. It was a merry party and the llttlo folkB had a delightful time with music and games of al! sots. Perhaps ...the most attractive placo In the house was tbo dining room, which was prettily decorated, the color schomo of bluo and whito being carried throughout, and whoro covors woro laid for twelve. Hero tho guests wero jsorved dainty refreshments and the birthday bake was cut by the little hostess. Sho was tho recipient of many pretty glft8 and tho best wishes ot her little friends for many happy roturns of tho day. John W. Mara20 Main St. Concord Two Telephones 52 & 53 genui t;: spring — extra fine quality boned and rolled if you WI8H PORK ROASt 35c lb. 8MALL, LEAN, FRESH FANCY CHICKENS 50c lb. NATIVE TO ROAST OYSTERS 45c pt. FRESH FOI* STEWING PORK SAUSAGE 32c lb. 8QUIRE8 ALL PORK Condon's 47 COMMONWEALTH AVE. Tel. 416-W Concord JunctionButter 46c lb. Vermont Creamery. Nothing better put up in a tub.Tabernacle Brand Economical, requires lest In the making. Pleases- the most particular coffee drinkers.Coffee 55c lb. JOHN A. F1NIGAN CONCORD, MASS., TEL.404-W SALE DAD'S WAYSIDE LUNCH (Trademark Registered) State Road South Sudbury, Kftass. The best place to eat on the road. Music ADMINISTRATOR'S by ,, . AUCTION 'T, At the home late DUDLEY! >D, Main Street, Bedford, Mass. Right In tho Ceiftre of the Town On Monday, Oct. 27th, 1924 at 10 a. m. This is a Clearance Sale .,f the entire household goods belonging to tho estate ot the Late Dudley P. Ladd. 2 Chamber Sots. Set of Dinner Dishes, Old English Ware. Somo Old Glass Ware, Pictures. Picture Mirror. Two Old Chairs. Hook Oa»o, Lot of Books. Walnut Dining Table and Chairs, Light Stands, Parlor Furniture. Bradcd Rugs. Stoves, Kitchen Furniture, and Utenclls, Bed Clothes. Carpels. Clocks, Bureaus, Scverail Chairs und Rockers, Old Packing fhest with Old Brasses, Mattresses. Feath er Beds and Pillows. Oil Heater. Tubs, Baskets, Toilet Set.s and Brooms. Variety of Garden Tools Rakes, Forks, «hovel«. Hose, Lawn Mower, Ash Barrels, Ham-m®"V Saws, and many articles which are not mentioned will be sold. By order of the Administrator Bedford, Mass. Beacon Brand Peas Early June Pea that is sweet and tender 19c can. $2.15 doz. Cider 65c gal. 8weet and Fresh Win's Crackers t you tried them yet7 They { fectly delicious, worth try< fng. ■ 50c box, $1 a caddy' Armour's Star Bacon Lean and sliced thin 35c lb. Swansdown Flour The Best Bread Maker Buick Motor Car Sales Noyes-Bulck Co, Boston G. M; Ross., Local Rep Lex. 0980 - SERVICE MoLeod Garage, Manzer Garage, Lexington ConcordSave On Your Fresh Foods On vegetables and fruits, when wanted fresh, you can make exceptional savings by getting your foods here. Special reductions to impress our low prices. iUNITEDSOCIETY 50-56 Main St., Maynard, Mass. ENTERPRISE ADS PAY BEST ;