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Acton Concord Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 26, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1917 NUMBER 5 MAYNARD Dodge Brothers ars O o BUY NOW <i> [email protected] i 1 knows how fugged 0 + 0 0 and grace are deceptive unti you put i to the est of hardest work and roughest going CONCORD Agents Maynard, Concord, The Actons % Boxboro, Stow Call, write or phone + I ♦ ♦ J ! TORREY & VI ALLE | Main and Waiden Streets + X Telephone + 245-R or 8622 INCORPORATED ♦ O Concord, Mass» | .... I Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weaving of Boston spent Sunday with relatives in town. Florence and Grace Wilder visited their brother Frank at Camp Doyens, Ayer, Sunday. > Miss Mabel Taylor, Walnut st., passed the week as the guest of friendB at Bridgewater. Mrs. Frank Readel of Norwood was the recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Wilson, Pleasant st. Charles Rice, formerly a ïesident here on Maple st., died at Worcester during the month of August. Dr. and Mrs. Edward Flaherty ?nd son John were the Sundav guests of the former's mother at Marlboro. 'Mr. and Mrs. Albert Day of Providence, R. I., were the recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Wentworth, Acton St. Roll up this copy of The Enterprise and send, it to one of the hoys in the service. It will be greatly appreciated by him. 'Miss Josephine McNamara of Rox-bury was entertained over the week end at the home of the Misses Murphy, High st. Miss Ruth Stevens, teacher at the high school, entertained her sister, Miss Frances Stevens of Lynn, a few days of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Bradley and Miss Agnes Malioney were week end guests of Lieut, and Mrs. Thomas Mansfield at Westfield. The Graham sisters, Katherine and Elizabeth, will take part in a concert conducted by the Hudson Brass band at Hudson, Tuesday, Oct. 2. Postcards were recently received from Philip Dwinell from Cork, Ire. He is on duty with American destroyers off the coast of Ireland. Mr. and Mrs. Irving Howe and Mrs. Fronces Hawkes attended the meeting of Middlesex Central Pomona held at Weston, Thursday afternoon and evening. Albert Goettler, formerly assistant overseer of the dyeing department, Ab-sabet mills, reported at Ayer Wednesday with the National army men from Hartford, Ct. Judge and Mrs. H. A. Wilson, Brooks st., visited a relative at Camp Devens, who is with the Connecticut National Army division. At a recent meeting of the Campfire girls, the first of this season, the following officers were elected : Miss Anna Couglilan, pres.; Miss Aila Peterson, sec.; Miss Pearl Lerer, treas. Corp. John Killonen, Co. M, 5th IT. 'S. Inf., at Framingham, jammed two fingers of his right hand at the camp the latter part of the week. He was home Friday on a short furlough. Mrs. Edith Gustafson, who is teaching in the public schools of Winclien-don, was the recent guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wolfen-den. East St. Tho Priscilla club' was entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Astwood, Concord st., Friday evening. After a period of sewing refreshments were served. Thomas Smith, Parker st., was elected as delegate of Local union 947, to tTie convention of Textile Workers of America held at Lowell the -week of Oct. 15 at a meeting held during the week. Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Higgins and daughters Patrice and Florence, attended the funeral of the former's father, Timothy Higgins, at Clinton. Thursday. Private John Nordberg, Co. "D, 104th TJ. S. Inf., in camp at Westfield, spent a few days of the week at the home of his parents, 'Mr. and Mrs. John Nordberg, Glendale st. Miss Hilja Tuilcka and Alina Ra-manen will attend a convention of the Christian Endeavor societies at All-ston Sunday, 'as thé delegates of the C. B. society of the Glendale st. Lutheran church. ' John Grogan of North Andover installed two sets of cards in the -mill the vast week. This makes 1S8 sets of cards in operation; the largest card room in the country. Edward Mahoney -was examined for the National Army at Rockland, Me., on a transfer. He passed and did not flle claim for exemption. He will be called with the men from this division. Miss Grace 'Maley enters on her second year at the Fitchburg Normal school this month and Miss Elizabeth Sweeney, Main st., enters upon her second year at the College of the Assumption, Wellesley. Mrs. Frank Binks, wife of Selectman Frank Binks, who has been confined in the Homeopathic hospital the past three weeks, following an operation, is. expected homo the latter part of thi3 week. Her husband visited her Sunday. Members of Mavnard Grange who wish to make application to take the .fifth degree must flle their applications at the October meeting of Pomona held in Acton. The degree will be worked at Maynard during the month of November. A. O. Dunham of the committee in charge of the Grange Potato club garden expects to have the crop harvested this week if the necessary help can be secured. He hopes for a good yield, though he does not care to make any predictions. Get ready for the next Liberty loan soon to be placed. With a war bill to he paid before the 30th of next June amounting to about $21,000,000,-000, Uncle Sam will need your assistance, even though he will lend his allies a trifle like $7,000,000,000. At a meeting of Maynard lodge, T. O. O. F., held Wednesday evening, Robert Lester, Thomas Denniston and Arthur Champagne were appointed a committee to secure a picture and record of every member of the lodge >/iu) is is tliQ service oi tile aatioa, _ Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Wilson were tho guests of relatives in Hopkinton Sunday. Mrs. Everett Pierce spent tho week end with her husband, Sergt. Pierce, at Westfield. William H. Deo is enjoying a two weeks' vacation from his duties as letter carrier. ■ Miss Ruth Wood left Wednesday for Northampton, whore sho is to enter Smith college. Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniol P. How, Wood st., were the guests of friends in Lowell Sunday. Mrs. James Garland and daughter Louise have returned from a summer spent at Pocasset. Miss Marjorie Proctor of Nashua, N. H., was the guest of Miss M. I. Houghton, Thursday. Frank M. Cleveland of Lynn was a week end guest at the homo of George W. Hunt, Thoreau st. Mr! and Mrs. Harold Thompkins are receiving congratulations on the birth oi a son, last Friday. MrB. Elmer Ellis of Chatham has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. Walter N. How, Hubbard st. Herbert Hunt of Lynn was a week end guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hunt, Thoreau st. Mr. and Mrs. Ira F. Penniman Qf Roslindale were guests at the home of J. W. Milbury, Sunday. Miss Gladys Ps Cook,. Sudbury rd., is spending a few weeks' vacation with friends in Weld, Me. Miss Josephine Love, a teacher in the Newton schools, spent the week end at her home on Main st. Co. I, 19th Regt., M. S. G„ held an outdoor extended order drill on the old golf grounds Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Lang of Cambridge were the guests of Gardner Lawrence and family, Monument st., Sunday. Mrs. Bernard Cornell of Belmont, spent several days the past week with her daughter, Mrs. George R. Sliepard, Willow st. Mr. and Mrs. Cliauncey Leonard of Chelsea and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Watts of Everett spent Sunday with relatives in Concord. Misses Grace Keyes and Elizabeth W. Roberts have returned to their home here after a summer spent at Annisquam. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Blanchard and family have returned to their home on Nashawtuc hill, after a summer spent at Marbleliead. Mr. and Mrs. R. Edwards Annis and family have returned to their home on Fairhaven /d., ajtar a vacation spent in Richirioml ' District Deputy Grand Master Jones of Lowell will make the annual official visitation of Corinthian lodge, Monday evening, Oct. S. Owing to tho new domitory which lias just been completed by R. L. Wilson Co., Middiesex school has been able to enroll 41 more pupilB than last year. The 1916 enrolment was 125 pupils. WEST ACTON George Weaver le driving a now Ford car. !L®vi Perkins' family 1b camping for a few woks at Fort Pond. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bernier ,avo tho happy parents of a 9 pound son. Acton Grongo will bo tho guests of Isaac Davis Relief corps G2, Oct. 1. Winona Rebekali lodgo wil hold a fair and supper at I. O. O. F. hall Oct. IS. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Moore spent n few days last week in New York city. ' Mr. and Mrs. Noal Feltus returned Saturday after touring in Quebec tl'.o past two weeks. Mrs. Mary L. Brown will dispose oC Castle.CONCORD JUNCTION MAYNARD v. ' ! W ' John Donovan has accoptod a position as bakor in Ayer. Miss Nellio Cottor visited friends in Cochituato Sunitay. George M. Rowkor visited relatives in Fitchburg Wednesday. Miss Ruth Leighton has entered tho employ of the Bluino Mfg. Co. 'Miss Mildred Gorrity was a weolc end guest of frienCs in Westfield. Mi^. Alan Abbott returnod Sunday from a visit with relatives in Gardner. Albert Carter of Holliston was a Sunday guest of his sister, Mrs. John her household goods at prlvato sale Friday Sept. 28. Harry Fronch. while playing football with the boys, tho past week, broke his collar bone. 'Mrs. Ella Burroughs of Somervillo spent several days of the week at the home of her father, W. H. Teele. Miss Elinor Weeks, -who has been substituting ns bookkeeper at A. T. Hr.ynes store, Maynard, has accepted a position as bookkeeper at the Ferule, glioi), South Acton. Mrs. William J. Benere received word recently that a nephew from Marlboro, who was in the hospital of the Harvard unit which was bombarded bv the Germans, lost both his legs. 1-Ie was living at last accounts. ATTENDED REUNION Mr. and Mrs. D. H Hall, their son Eugene and daughter Ruth with Samuel R. Burroughs and Edgar II. Hall attended tho annual reunion of the 26th Mass. Regimental association held at the Quinev house, Boston, Sept. 19, the 53d annlversarv of the battle of Winchester. Mr. Hall was elected president of the association last year and reelected for the ensuing year. Five members were reported to have passed away during the yenr, Albert B. Brown of this village being one of the nunrber. A most excellent and bountiful dinner was served, after which the com-nony assembled for speeches and entertainment and social time! At tho business meeting Mr. Hall extendeil an invitation to the association to meet here in 1918. It was unanimous-lv voted to accept the Invitation so cordially extended. A royal good time was reported l)y those present. NARROW ESCAPE Wilbur Steele of Boxboro, who drives his father's auto truck to Boston nights with apples and garden truck, had a very narrnw escape Wednesday night, Sept. 19, at Arlington. He stopped near the fire station to fl\: his gasoline tank, which was leaking and was under the truck with a lantern working, when the truck took Are and burned him quite badly. Th3 firo department was quickly on the scene and saved the truck from burning and also saved the life of tho young man. He was brought homo and will be out again soon. Frank Dousette of Waltham was a Sunday guest of his aunt, Miss L. G. Dousette. Miss Esther Riley returned Sunday from a few days' visit with relatives in Marlboro. Mr. and 'MVs. Harvey Stone have returned from a week's visit with friends at Wintlirop. Mr. and Mrs. I-Iafry Thomas were week end guests of the formor's mother at her homo in Lowoll. Mh-s. Edward Grimwold and daughter .Ruth of Detroit, Mich., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Guy Elmes. Miss Nollie Ryan was homo from Boston to spend tho week end with her mother, Mrs. George Ryan. Clarence Dixon of Worcester and William G'ibhs (if SttTem spent Sunday with 'Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cousins. Mr. and Mrs. James Riley, William Kcefe and William Rogister spent the week end with friends in Marlboro. Miss L. G. Dousette enjoyed an auto trip to Newmarket, N. H., Sunday, where she was the guest of relatives. Henry Bergeron left Sunday for Camp Bartlett, Westfield, after a few days' visit with Mr. and rs. Peter Bergeron. Randall WoodwortTi was down from Camp Devens, Ayer, to enjoy a short visit with his parents Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Woodworth. Arthur Wood concluded his services at Adams & Bridges store Saturday night, and started Monday to work at the Strathmore mills. R. 0. Woodworth has been away from his duties at the Harness factory the past week, with a bad case of blood poisoning in his hand. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cousins witnessed the Saturday evening • performance of "Here Comes tho Bride/' at tho Hollis st. theatre, Boston. Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Tracey; Mrs: John Tracey and Mrs. Tracey Pope attended the funorM of a relative in New London, Ct., the past week, making the trip by auto. Mr. and 'Mrs. John Hughes entertained Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sullivan and daughters, Rosemary and Catherine of lLawrence over the week end. Mrs. C. L. Trufant, Mrs. John Allen, Miss Lilla Wetnerljee and J. G. Loririg and family enjoyed an auto trip to Greenville, N. H., Saturday, where they spent the week end as the guests of 'Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Upham. Tho Maynard Brass band has been engaged to play at Acton Centre, Oct. G. Albert Lodgard began work as clerk at tho Copley Plaza hotel, Boston, Sunday. Miss Lena IC. Sproul of Hanson is visiting Mrs. Horace F. Bates this week. James Mahoney Is assisting at tho P. H. Murphy shoo storo Friday audi Saturday evenings. Miss Theresa 'Malono' of Lowell ffpont tho week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Potor Malone, Concord st. Misses Nellie Dacey and Katherliw McCarthy of Marlboro spent the weok end as the guostB of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. 'Lynch, Great rd, Eugene M. Dawson of Beverly, "brother of Arthur Dawson, Linden st., and a former resident here? is a member of Battory F, 301st Regt., at Camp Devens, Ayer. Thomas Breck, president of Local Textile council, and Thomas Smith, Parker at., attended a conference with the Lowell Textile council officials at Lowoll Sunday. George H. Gutteridge, district deputy grand master of the 24th MaBonic district and suite, made an official visitation of Middlesex lodge, Framingham Tuesday evening. Many of the Maynard hoys from Camp Bartlett wore homo over the week end, including Guyer Sharpe, Walter Denniston, Harold Sheridan, William Murray and Albert Moynihau. TWO MODERN HOUSES NEARING COMPLETION.. WILL BE SOLD • ON EASY TERMS HAYNES & WOODWARD NASON STREET MAYNARD, MASS. TEL. 118-3 J. A. FINIGAN A. A. MAGURN Main Si. CONCORD, MASS. Teh 13 R Watch This Space For Auction Sales This Noiseless Closet Should Be i In Every Home Outside of its immei diate environment It Is not possible to hear the Hi 1 1 Noiselecs bi-wel-clo|?tejet Let us put one in your baithfoom u well as other of tho fine plumbing fixtures.mide by The Trenton Potteries Co, We are scientific plumbers and can offer at &H times the nervicca of highly eWled, intelligent workmen. Our price will be based upon cost plus a fair percentage for profit. Modem methods and honest servic*. mBUY A HOME YOUR OWN DO IT NOWHouses for Sale in all parts of Maynard on easy termsSEEBENI. C. BROWNReal Estate and Auctioneer ISO Main StreetMaynard, Mass.SIDNEY JE. McCUEARYGROCER-BAKER 71 M AIN ST. MAYNARDBUTTER, fine creamery lb. COFFEE. best Santos* lb. TEA, best Oolong, lb.MACARONI, pkg. . t 48c 13c 39c 11cFRUIT JARS, E. Z. Seal, pts. doz. 85c JOHN A. FINIGAN ) Auctioneers, Concord, Mass ARTHUR A. MAGURN ) Telephone......13KIPPERED SALMON, can COCOA, Hersheys, 1-2 lb. < SOAP, Flotella, 2 bars * 15c 18c 7c ;