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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 31, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXX. rL"".......................................................... 4c PER COPYWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1917 NUMBER 10 Deposits made from now until Nov. 15th start on interest on that date in our Savings department All recent dividends at the rate of 4% Safe deposit boxes for rent $5.00 a year hours IH A- t0-3 Saturday 9 A.M. to Ì P.M. and 7 to 9 P. M. ilbav Maynard, Mass. Tel. 135 ADVERTISE IN THE ENTERPRISE MAYNARD Henry McCormaclc, Front Bt„ was the guest of relatives at Lowell over the week end. Miss Rideout, supervisor of drawing of the public schools, spent tlie week end at Tier home in Beverly. (Miss Margaret Dunn, Forks st., witnessed the performance of "Tho Passing Show" at the, Shubert theatre, Boston, Saturday evening. The Ladies' Benevolent society will meet at the vestry of the Congregational cliurcli Thursday afternoon at 2. . . The Three Johnnies will conduct another of their popular dancing parties at Cooperative hall next Tuesday evening: Mrs. R. A'. Dbdson of Methuen -was entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Merrick, Maple st., during the week. William Bishop, Summer st., lias announced thei engagement of his daughter, Grace Elizabeth, and Orville Pollard. Tucker, iSummer st. Miss Anna Downey is on a three weeks' vacation from her duties as bookkeeper which she is spending with her mother, Mrs. Mary Downey, Parker st. MAYNARD Is assisting at CONCORD O odge Brothers # ♦ ♦ 4 o <> ¿S Women drive the convertible sedan as easily as men do, and invariably choose it when choice is left to them» o ó o The convertible features—practical yet unobtrusive-maximum of comfort the year 'round* It will pay you to visit us and examine this car The gasoline consumption is unusually low The tire mileage is unusually high ♦ .....t " -.'■■ .....® -afford the ✓ f I * <s> o Sedan or Goupe, $1265; Touring Car or Roadster, (AH prices f. o. b. Detroit) O 4> Agents for Maynard, Concord,'.The;Actons, Boxborj and Stow Call, write or phone TOïlREY Ô VI ALLE, ! Mail o DISTRIBUTORS Waiden TELEPHONE 245-R or 862J3 Mass. ♦ Walter Courtney Woolwortli's store. B. J. Coughlin and family motored to Worcester Sunday. Private frank Binks has been transferred to the Base Hospital corps. James Whalen, Rivor st., was a visitor at Camp Devens, Ayer, Sunday. Fred Bamford of Lawrence visited 1' is family here over tho -week ©lid. Myles Tierney has gone to work on a contract job in the State of Maine. Paul Lulcer and Fred E. Fairbanks saw "The Follies" In Boston Saturday. Miss Alice Peterson assisted at May-nard Trust Co. during tho Liberty Loan driver-; Mr. and Mrs. William Dallack of Fitcli'burg were the Sunday guests of relatives here. Percy Dunlop witnessed the matinee performance of "The Follies" in Boston Saturday. Joel Butterwortli of Barre was home with his family on Summer St., over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Distaaio motored to Medford Sunday and spent •the day with relatives. Lloyd Walker and Everett Toop witnessed the performance of "Oh Boy" at Boston Thursday evening. ! Ray Smith, wlio is employed toy the ijcy Construction Co. at Camp Devens, was home for the /oek end. Miss Genevieve Coughlin, Summor Rt., was the guest :>f the Misses Coon-an at Worcester over the week end. Robert Jackson of Watertown spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jackson, Maple at. Misses Sadie Mallinson and- Grace Wilder witnessed the parade of Boston's Olwn regiment in Boston Saturday. Misses Fidelia Callahan, May and Irene O'Donnell visited relatives and friends in Dorchester over the week end. John Lake of Greenfield, traveling agent of the National Express Co., was in town Thursday on official business. - Joseph Din eon and Leo Lowney attended the Hallowe'en party at the Twilight club, Lake Boon, Saturday night. ■ Miss Nettie Balrd of South Acton has been engaged as stenographer at the local office of the National Express. /. ' Miyond Mru. tfiCar'&y of Fram-ingham were the guests during the week of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hilferty, Bent ave. iSergt. Frank Parks and Privates James Ryan and John Hardy of Camp Devens, Ayer, was home over the week end. Mrs. Albert Mortimer of Rochester, N. H., visited her cousin, Mrs. Caroline Phillips, Great rd., a few days of this week. William C. Taylor of Brookline, proprietor of the Jersey Butter Co., made an Inspection of his store here the past week. Mrs. Fred Bamford has returned from an extended visit in Portland and is staying with her son, John, and family, Elm st. Hubert R. Rodway of Gray '&' Davis Co., Boston, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry ¡Rodway, Great rd., the first of this week. Mrs. O. S. Fowler and Mrs. A'. L. Morse returned Friday from the D. A. R. convention, which was 1< aid last week at Springfield, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Taylor and son Walter jr. of "Warren, R. I., visited the former's sister, Mrs. Alberta Taylor, over Sunday. Harold Hollawell, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hollawell, Pine St., fell from a tree near his home Saturday and dislocated his elbow. Warren Merrick of the paymaster's office at TJxbridge, was the week end guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George H. Merrick, Brooks st. A large number from here attended the whist party in Concord Junction Friday night, for the' benefit of the soldiers at Camp Devens, Ayer. Selectman Frank S. Binks, Isaac Binks, Frank Wilder, sr., Olga Erick-son and Mary Nelson visited relatives among the boys at Camp Devens, Ayer, Sunday. The Maynard soldiers transferred to Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Ga., last week, were William Fornier, Elmer Mattson, Fred iLemoine, John Nokelalnen and Frank Wilder. Misses Mildred Miller and Myrtle! O'ConnelJ, Arthur Oates and William Morrill visited William Oates of the Ammunition train at Camp Devens, Ayer, Sunday. Corp. John All of Co. M, 5th Regt., Framingham, and Miss Faith Finner-ty of Hudson were the Sunday guests of the Misses Grace and Mary Sweeney, Lincoln st. Privates Sidney Scott and Bert Doel of the Canadian army, stationed at Camp Borden, Toronto, were the guests of friends here during the week. It is reported they expect to go to France at once, Hartwell Flood and Guyor Fowler, who are jointly operating an ambulance for the French government, are within sight and sound of the big guns of both armies, carrying wounded to the base hospital. Frank Taylor and Russell Grahill, two cooks in the Depot Brigade at Camp Devens, Ayer, visited friends here Sunday, with the Stow quota and Cook Grab-ill was sent from Lawrence. George Anelons, Herbert Moynihan, Harold Dockerty and Elmer \Cook. were present at the football game Saturday between Concord high and Tech Sophomores at Concord. The latter team won by the score of 6 to 1. Elmer Mclnnts of Somervilla .was a recent guest of Mrs. Andrew Murphy. : Frank Pierce is seen about town after his operation in tho Deaconess hospital. The grammar schools wore closed Friday on account of the teachers' convention. Saturday, Nov. 3, Middlesex school is scheduled to play the St. George's school at Concord. The Concord Union Biblo society mot at the home of Mrs. Thomas Todd Tuesday afternoon. Norman Holbrook of tl\e U. S. naval reserve spent the week end as the guest of Alden Wheeler. ■Next Saturday, Concord high school football team goes to Framingham to play the Framingham high school. Mr. and Mrs. John Webber of Swampscott were woelc end guests at the home of Rudolph Petersen. The fire department was called out Saturday morning for a bad chimney fire at the home of Martin Williams The second degree was worked at the last meeting of the I. O. O. F. held in Association hall last Thurs day evening. The next meeting of the Concord Woman's Parish association on Nov 19 has for its program, "The Alliance Travelogue." Faculty Coach Earl Peckham' has filled« the open date for Saturday afternoon, Nov. 10, with a game with the Norwood high school eleven at Norwood. On account of the rain the football game scheduled for last Wednesday afternoon between the Mill Brook school eleven and ' the Middlesex school second team was cancelled The next meeting of the Brotherhood of the Trinitarian church will be held Tuesday evening, Nov. 13, and will be an address by Allen French, who will tell of "Plattsburg Experiences." The scheme proposed several weeks ago was successfully tried out at the Concord high school, where each of the pupils gave lc for the benefit of the athletic fund for the soldiers at Camp Devens, Ayer.WEST ACTON M. S. Dixon of Woonsoclcot, R. I., spent Sunday at home. Charles Hayward of Boxboro la doing jury duty- at Camlbrldge. B. D. Holt has haS his house slated during tho wcok by trio Edwards Slate Co. of Fitchburg. Rov. ,S. J. Willis and family of Bath, Me., were visitors in town with friends during the week. Carl Hoar of Camp Devens, Ayer, came home Friday night to attend the Baptist church roll call and ¿upper. JE. B. Coolidgo left during the week for Rochester, N. H., for a vacation and may not return to work at Hall Bros. Co. mill. Dr. Fred G. Pierce has received the appointment ns teacher in prosthetics and will spend eac<i Monday at Harvard dental school. Mrs. Ora Willis and daughter Mabel attf lort a funeral of a relative at Fit'chbnrg Thursday. - Li'and Campbell has accepted a po sition with the Signal department of the Boston & Maine road, between South Acton and Ayer. Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Foster of Beverly came up Friday, in their auto to attend the Baptist church roll call and supper and were the guests at the home of Rev. C. L. Pierce. Alfred Richardson, with his uncle, L. W. Richardson of Boxboro, left tho first of the week for New Hampshire, to get a lot of cattle that had been out to pasture all season.PRETTY WEDDING IN FAVOR OF DEFENDANT At the superior court at Lowell Tuesday morning of last week, tho jury in the West Acton casea returned a sealed verdict in favor of the dff fendant, the Boston & Maine Railroad Co. The plaintiffs in the three cases were George W. Burroughs, Orville D. Fessenden and Orville D. Fessen-den and another. The action was to recover for the loss of ..buildings and contents by fire at the big Are July 22, 1913. The jury was out nine hours. SUDBURY Mrs. Jennie Shaw Is stopping at F. E. Bent's. The old Darn on the Wolbaclc place has been torn down. Mr. and Mrs. Lorlng Puffer wero weolc end guests at W. M. Parmen-ter's. Several from hero attended the Masonic meoting at Maynard Thursday evening. Mrs. H. E. Rice and Harry jr. enjoyed a visit with friends in Jamaica T^ain the week end. Miss Laura Kendrlclc has closed her summer home and will make only short visits until another season., Mr. and Mrs. Williams will occupy the houso vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Davis, known as the E. A. Powers place at the Centre. The best of wishes are extended to Mrl Davis in his now field of laljor, and it is hoped the congregation will lend all the aid possible by attondanco to the now pastor, Mr. Williams.MEMBERSHIP INCREASING Sudibury Grange is still adding new members to the large number enrolled. Thirteen candidates were initiated In the first and second degrees at the last regular meeting. There were several visitors présent, and a good Grange attendance. Fourteen from here attended tho Borough Pomona at Southboro. Several more had planned on going, tout were detained on account of the fair in progress here during the afternoon. We still hold an Interest in the Borough Pomona, to which we have been allied since our Grange started.^ UNION SERVICE The three churches of Sudbury will unite in a union service to be held in the First Parish church on the Sunday next preceding Thanksgiving day. at 2.30 o'clock In the afternoon. The music will be under the direction of the choir of the Memorial church. All are cordially invited. 'Was That of Burton Stone and MissLilian Williams'A-Wm Reside In Cleveland, O. One of the pretties' weddings of the season took place in the Trinity church Saturday evening, when Miss Lilian .May Williams was united In marriage to Burton Mark Stone of Cleveland, O., by Rev. Smith Owen Dexter, before relatives and immediate friends. Promptly at 8, the bridal party, consisting of the four ushers, Edwin and Fred Williams, brothers of the bride, John Webber of Swampscott and Andrew Raymond; the bridesmaid, Miss Edith Williams, sister of the bride, and little Miss Dorothy Noyes .of Bristol, N. H., as §pwer girls. They were closely followed by girls entered. They were closely. followed by the bride leaning on the arm of her father, who marched up the aisle of the church, and at the altar were met by Mr. Stone with the best man, Edward C. Williams of Dorchester. Here the double ring service was performed. After the. ceremony a reception was held in the church parlors, which were attractively decorated in autumn leaves, greenery and carnations, and here the newly married couple received their friends, assisted by the bridesmaid, best man and Mr. and Mrs. George Williams, parents of the bride. During the enjtlre evening music was furnished by Charles P. Lamar of Marlboro. Hardy of Wal-tham was the caterer and served a very attractive lunch. Mr. and Mrs. Stone left that night by automobile for a wedding tour, after which they will make their home in Cleveland, O., where they have the best wishes of their many friends. Mrs. Stone is a graduate of the Concord high school, class of 1908. For several years she worked in Boston, and also studied music there. Since that time she has worked in Concord at the Alcott House and the Concord Gown shop. She is a past noble grand of the Willow Rebekah lodge, a Granger and sang in the Trinity church choir. About six years ago Mr. Stone made his home here in Concord for several years, where he became acquainted with Miss Williams. He is now employed as a construction engineer for the Boston & Albany R. R. Mrs. Stone made a most attractive bride in a beautiful gown of cream satin with crepe chiffon and trimmed with lace and pearls with court train. Miss Edith Williams was in pink georgette crepe trimmed with blue satin. Guests were present from Jamaica Plain, Dorchester, New Hampshire and Peabody.WON TOURNAMENT Arthur B.- Brooks won the Ihree-qua'ters handicap vs. bogey tournament which marked the close of the golf tournament at the Concord Country club Saturday afternoon, and also captured the turkey which was offered as the prize. Dr. R. H. Howe jr. was elected president of the club for the next year, succeeding Henry S. Cook Tajlor' was sent Thompson. The vice president was " Frederick W. Eaton, secretary Edwin D. Brooks and Herbert W. Townsend. Arthur B. Brooks 5 up, Herhert Townsend 2 up, Andrew H. Hepburn 2 . up, Morgan K. Smith 1 up, L. P. Sewell 1 up, J. M. Eaton 1 up, E. R. Howard 1 down, George N. White 1 down, Dr. H. H. Braley 5 down. CAPITAL S100,000SURPLUS S100,000 00M0 NATIONAL BANK CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS Chartered 1832 Results of 2nd Liberty Loan Campaign AMOUNT LOANED Through This Bank Concord $1,374,350 Maynard $73,500 Concord Through Boston ♦ . Total » « * . $339,650 $$,787,500 Much More Than 4 Times MImimum Allotment of $398,000 Almost 3 Times Maximum Allotment of 8688,000 The Directors of the Bank desire to Thank the canvassers for their cooperation in making so good a showing for Concord, and the bond bnyers for loaning their money to back up the men in the treaches. PRESCOTT KEYES C. FAY HEYWOOD President Vice-President and Cashier HAROLD E. ORENDORFF Manager Bond Department SIDNEY E, McCLEARY GROCER—BAKER 7 I MAIN ST. MAYNARD BUTTER, fine creamery lb* . * 49c OLEOMARGARINE, cream of nut lb. 33c OLEOMARGARINE, Oak Grove, best quality lb. 36c TEA, best Oolong, lb. * * COFFEE, best Santos, lb» COCOA, Hershey's, 1-2 lb. can HONEY, in Comb MACKEREL, can. 42c 23c 18c 25c 14C ;