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Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 4, 1934, Acton, Massachusetts ri i Old APRIL 1934 Joyous Note Sounded in Local Churches as Capacity Crowds Attend Divine Worship Special Programs Feature All Services Maynard Tho local churches were lllled to capacity at the Bus iter Sunday The joyous note of Ewster was sounded in the eloquefA Easter Horinons and tin chumps bright with Easier lilies potted plaiUH and masses at Bridgets were by large Tho masses were Celebrated by Waiter Roche John as Blatant Hev John McCar thy and Fallon a Redemp torist There was a pro gram of Easter music by the regu lar choir directed by Hlliertj It was announced that masses Friday o the will be at and oclock and confessions will be on Thursday afternooc and K MAYNARD CHURCH The Alabaster an Easter play by Anna Harnwell and Isa belle was given in the auditorium Easter Sunday The sceue was laid the home of Martha and in and the three scenes were the three days from the crucifixion to the The following play took part Erwin Burwood Martha Iva Burwood Mary Miss Gates Bartimueus Walter Denniston Judas Albert Foster John Mark John MacPherson Simon Charles The play was directed by Committees were as follows properties Archie Mac Pherson and Joseph Foster cos Elizabeth Bertha and Grace Burnham Richard M who preached at the Palm Sunday and Easter services in the Illness of the Is asslHtautpreteBow of church history In Boston Uni He Is a member of the Pittsburg Conference of the Metho dist He lives Barrett MU1 During the remaining Sunday mornings in the pastor will preach a series of sermons on the general theme Apostolic Gifts and The subjects will be as follows Christian Christian The Chris tian and Christian Sunday evening services dining April will be featured as follows April Outward story of a shipload of life bound for immortality pictures on the screen taken from the stage April dramatic book sor The Splendor of the story of the Roman converted the who took Chris llanity to as told by John April illustrated ad on the Way April a Hoth Parker full announcement Official Board meets nesday evening of this week at The C Mens Class will hold mens guest night next at with tho Albert The speaker will be Iceland of There will be music and a collation fol Class will conduct a bean supper at the Saturday April CURRIER PASSED AWAY South Acton Postmaster And Enterprise Reporter Well Known Here South ActoiL Walter Cuiirier poetnnaaiter of South Ac died Monday Ho had ibeen in faiillng health for some time and gradually grew weaker the end Currier born in and Jio survived by lids tteee Donald of Lionis oif and Walter B Currier oif New York ailso by a WEDDING IN NEW YORK CITY Walter For mer Maynard Man Weds Miss Alice Curran Walter Mul llu of Fordham the son of Catherine Ml Main street and Alice Marie Cur ran or 118 West 90th New York were married Monday morning at a nuptial mass at New Tlie ceremony was performed by John puts tor of Ietcrs church of brother of the Leo teacher in Maynard High a graduate of iord bain and brother of the groom was man and Tneodora Pur cell of New York City was is teacher ii the public schools of New York City and is ii niece Hev Michael Maginn of Philadelphi and of the late James Maginn Professor Mullin is a graduate of Maynard High Tutti EASTER Large Congregations Worship in Song and Pageantry and Sermon School Pupils Heard in Special Programs college and attended Harvard col lege and New York Universlly His her daughters Mullin of Mildred and son a student at at tended the Professoi C P Mills of and a i Mullin is well likcl hi his lionii Eugene Currier of Shirtown in which lie has been KJohn Arthur Magurn Concord 404 and 1033 CLEARANCE SALE BY AUCTION the shop of Herbert Grant i April 1934 at 10 oclock and Modern Furniture entire contenta of AVlheelright Antiques consist of 2 Oldi Lo of Old And and Map of Hloston Revere Modern fur of all and Organ with 300 Large Counter with draws for store or An and 1 Currier was graduated from Harvard Dental bcliool in 187i He practiced his profession in Maymaird anid then went to Lynn where ilie a dentist for 23 Later In life he came to Acton where he Ho had positigasiter of South Aoton tor 16 He was a past master of Charles A Welch A F A of Cur rier was one the organizers and lie was a director of the Auton Agricultural and a senlor oif the Aoton Con gregationail For many years he was correspondent for the AotCiii Years ago he wan ietportor in Maynard for the Boston Through his many activities Dr Currier was widely known In Ac Uuii and in aH tlie surrounding He was a good citizen and good ever reudy to lend a helping hand for tie good of his community or for ttie good of his He well de derved tho esteem and reaped in ho was hdld by the people ot the An aoundance ot floral triibutes and of sympathy tendered the bereaved famiJy by wiho called the well evi denced the love and estedin of tliaso who know The tuueral will be held There will be a Hcrvico ait tho liodne feJllowed by a soniU service at Hie Congrega tional Buriail will bo in The Kiitenpniae extends its syimpaitihy to tjho family aud cx its for eflloiont aTWl faithful uGrvlccs oiver a period of Criticism of CWA Officials Hampers Action Muynard The CWA projects April 1 are continoitng under the direction of the OWA uinittl the dlrootor la The Selectmen luive Donaild the for tills wlilch is An Tlie bride was attired In ivory satin and wore a veil of till in halo effect with a coronet ot She carried calla The bridesmaid wore tur blue net over taffeta slioew and hat to She car ried talisman On their rd turn from a wedding trip to Wasli ington and Virginia Reach they will reside on Bedford Park Honk The bride a gradu ate of All Siilnts Academy the College of New is exipected ito bo mado illuiniors are current that local politicians feel they have boon in blocking the nomin atlou made by the matured men giving their time and service for the good of the town as they see oiro amazed ait die scorching lieut of tllio petty personal iiolltlcs that seek to luimpor the action of some of the public officluis at albout every They tenm this and peevish but It Is the persistency that la Irritating and Uhls may load to open statement on the CEREMONY AT SIBRIGETS MUs Rose Bride of Anthony Dora in Eas ter Wedding Rose Angelina llio daughter of and i Thompson street became the bride of Anthony John the son and John 13 Warren Sun The ceremony was perform ed at Ilridgots church at two oclock by John McCarthy in the presence of a large number of relatives and They were attended by Klinabelli Nellie William Joyce and Raymond Little Mary Corey flower The bride was utlired in white Princess style and wore a Juliet She carried calla Tlie bridesmaid wore pink taffeta witli picture hat to nuilih and she carried pink The maid of honor wore blue to match and carried pink A reception at tlie home of the groorn following the ceremony was attended by Brockton and Hudson Hoth bride and groom have u of friends as was evidenced by a large array of beautiful wedding On Ihelr return from a wedding trip they will reside al 111 Warren Of 5 new wheel bar horse 1 low down C nearly i new hand 1 new harness s gas engine 2 shop fl Marks Triple Observance Sum mer street had a triple celebra tion on It wau his 6411 and he joined the cele hto birthday with an DthDerVantoe of Eaater and also UUvt It watt April mid it was the iflwt time felntee 1884 that birth and Avrlil Fools day were on the wane by tbe now Is one Glee Club Is Host to Singers Anchor and Aik gleo clul host to the group two comprising Law Metluien and tlie locals at a banquet and songfest In tho building Saturday The group sing Ing was under the direction of Gavin Taylor who iiiiccessiiilly conducted I he Anchor and Ark club to the competitive champion ship at Symphony hull last Tho local club will join with Uev erly in presenting a concert at Heverly on April A Is planned to be offered here in the early part of Ueverly will assist in the program while a prominent guest soloist will be The Alaynard club with lleveiiy linvn been Invit ed to participate In a national con cert to bo presented in New York on April Is Classmate Of Roosevelt BodHsh of a of PreBldent e tas West There was a spirit of rejoicing tlmuikfulness ait Emter servic es ot Ulie Wesit Concord Union tor the Alfred was txick in his pulpit after being confined to his houao for several Although the skies were and and tiho weaitlier raw and the ooingco gathered in fulleeit num and overflowed the large auditorium into tho Church Sobool room iMlss Gentinde Itldeout at tho organ played The Heavens Are Tolling from Haydns I Know That My iledoemer Ltv from Handels for and llallolujuih Chorus from Handels for Poat Tho Mildred sang O Death Where Tiny Siting by and Tihc Lord of Life by Wool rile minister preached an earn and forceful sermon on 1 IBe liove in the Life coucluding his series on A crn MjfMis Evening La step Service Another viurge cosgregaition gaitnered for tlie evening service under the auspices ot une Ciivoicti Sniperintendeiit George ilauter read the Lenten records lor peitfect atiteiidance in tne va rious ciatsses and in tine Senior Departments ithose present every ciuirca ser vice tmoiigli Lent with their pa rents were Harcid liibibo Al ien and the otners wuu had a penicct attendance record church and churcli school Dorontty Jean Frances iliyllid Ruth Dorothy Altreda How Siauley Ge William itolberi Robert Carter and Daniel William tlod days class of giiils had tho high est jiercenlage ol Ju Junior Department present ev ery Sunday waili tliear parents were Muriel Doris Agues McAiiley and Carl Ander Priscilla Patricia BinDara and Lily of EUitice AHllers which hud luu percent attend and Vcrna Margar et Sylvia Joan Pi ilenbert Blodgett aud Pctoiucn bud at tendance iln Prlnuwy CiKirles Liiiljius was present every aunday witih his parents and with perfect records wore Richard itoy Richard Doris Gerow and Patricia of tho most beautiful and iimivressivo Easter Pageants ever soon iu the West Concord church Tlio Challenge of the Cross ly A with Miss U11 Ian F Miner in charge and Miss Gertrude Jl Hideout as the sjiecial coach ol tlie UaviiUu who showed so iiucih charm and talent tlio re cent Concord High School an exiiuisitely beautiful por of sixth ready to take ip heir cross and LMiss Elizabeth ouLstandlng as the Tho others in the cast who played their with uu dersUuidlnig and success were tobort Christine McAu tJlttra ban re u A made up ut George Mau Miss Theodora Waldo MacWillliuns aud John II sang rloh har inonies and impressive Mrs Howard V and Oscar lent theJr taileni to the grand Rldoout VLS again at UUe The HgULiiUi was iu charge of Wendell F ilay and Richaiixl The beautiful Easter ibetuilUlully arranged wore the direction df Miss Laura A very pleasing feature of tlio day tne presentution of an Easiter Lily to the Alfred iby tho Young Peoiplos Soeleity of Christian En Trinitarian Church A large congregation gathered tbo Trinitarian CongregatloniiJ Easter Sunday When tho Joyoumyxs of the MCJI son was the splrii oif ihO in IKS Ic and J he churoh Miss Mar guerite L and was asftlftted by Mlsu Hope vtoUn eoloUt ot The choir nang Hlcw1 Adagio non Troppo for Tcihaikowskys Melodic for and Dubois Allolu for la the full spirit of the tho George Tihur on the subject Raster Comes At the morning Church School session there was an interesting under tho direction ol ItMward Miss Ysobel Hutchinson readings and there were vi olin solos by Miss Dorothy Cald At the Hood Friday services the following new members were received iuto the church By Miss Ysobel Mise Doris Miss Elsie lloiiande Charies S Robinson and Roger and on comfesslon of Ubiarlcs S Baibara Cbjistenson and Jean First Parish Easter Service The Easter service at the Parish Meeting House unday was marked by a sermon In the spirit of the season by theminis Ediward on Tihe Endless The chorus Miss Angle M or gave an Easter program with Grand and Tho as or gan prelude the anthems Praise God in ills Shaw An lOaster Vulpins Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones German Melody Mailings East er Morning for organ The annual gift of tno Ohurch School to Uio Childrens Mission to Chlldiron was made at tbe school and at the morn iwg service tho annual collection for the Silent Poor of the Town and was CONCORD METHOOIbT thlSCOPAL bAblbK SERVICES Tlicic a spcciul Jiuster morning semice at ihe Mctnoilisi lupiacopal when me Aiiiuster I1 rank Lieland pieaciied strong Jiiistcj seimon on i ne This service took tiii loiiu of i laniily in Memoriam and many families icmeiiiliercd ihelr loved ones Gone on Before with in card and Tlie toloifit for tills ser vice was Ethel Itondulil of ilie church was beautifully dec orated with the approprlato Easi er Lilies and other In the evening there wero reel by members of tlie Primary lioi W Pnyllis Cati Frederick Jean An Edgar ptoss and John Ross and songs by Doris IMcturcH were sliown of the of There were congregalions both MARKS 94th ANNIVERSARY Cyrus Richardson Received Many Gifts From Friends Div Cyrus for many yeai a of up to ast when he and moved to way yuatvi old rri Ho passd the day in 07 Paul and OWIIK to his en feebled healWi no niaiking of the occasion was Ule was rememlbered with of a flowers aud other iRov Mdliafdsou is pastor emeritus of the First itionail Church of some years TO TOWN New Street Light Schedule in Effect to Reduce Expenses AppropriaS Made for E A Project aitter itroin the aotivo minisitry he sup iplied a wuimber of includ ing the Trimltarian Congregational church in has three Neville of Wollesilcy Harry Thorny of and Harry Gregg of N two Walter D Richardson of and pwiip Richardson of WawMagiton 15 grand ehildiren and four greax grand was born in and prepared for college it Phillips Me was graduated from Dartmouth College in with the degree He studied for tlio niin isitry ait Mio Andover Theological Maynard Frank town lias notified several citizens that in accordance with the vote taken at a town meeting on March the moderator has appointed the following committee under Article is to with tho Selectmen to revise and bring up to date the town The committee Arthur Thomas Parker Patrick William Nay James Herbert and the Hoard of This makes a committee of Jhe street lights are turned off at mornings and some of large lights on Uie White Way the bridges have been discontinued This new wenl into effect on April It Is an experiment to see if some money may be waved to the town on street The Selectmen decided to try out arrangement after a conference with a consulting engineer of the Edison Tlie Selectmen wanl the cooperation of the towns people in testing this new If it proves unsatisfactory and im of Imdhelor of Twenty years later ho took a special course at was given the degree of doctor of di Ho was ordained 1n aaid preached until in Ply Kcene and New Formerly ho was trustee of Daiitineulai of all nigh The 6 reduced about now schedule It may b keep within that practical an addition Lion will be nocossaryJc to the old Tlie session of I own meeting held tea at Cooperative An approt was made lion of sidewalks 1arker Brown Walnut Tie to supplied by FB An appropriation I lie water sinking for replacing with larger done by F10RA or school committee obtal propriation of for work to be done by An fi07 was made to bulWl Jlenwood The Selectmen the lifjuor license of un on Great Thai was convicted on several violation of the law 150 was TELLS HOW TO GET Rid PEOPLE DB SUDDENLY LAST NT John Desmond Was Sister to Shaughnessy TRINITY CHURCH OBSERVES EASTER and beautiful Blister services at Trinity Cliurcli marked the coming of the There weie obsei vanecs of Holy Communion al seven and nine ocluck in Hie morning and a rich in the spirit tni day liy the Iteclor Cliarlcs Russell Peek at the eleven oclock service with special Baslir miiHic by tliechoir Katherlii Tlie joyous spirit of the day was again swelling uid bursting forli Into melody and htirmonies at the Church School carol Hervice in tlii afternoon when clear fresh young voicfts were uplifted and the thrill of tho comet Klizu beth Marion breathed the spirit of Cbrittt MAYNARD MAN TAKES BRIDE Percy Dunlop Weds Miss Bernice Smith In Milton IMS Bernice Evelyn the daughter of Emily Smith of Milton became the bride of Percy the ton of and Andrew 17 Brown street yesterday afternoon Tlie coremony was porlurnied at the home of the bride iiy of the Muttaixiu Bpls Qppftl rlMiey al by Brett Small of in a sister of the and Aunin widow of John Desmond for many proprietor of itho Old Mayoiaid House in died suddenly last night ait homo of her Shaugli 110 Irosipeot Sho bad enjoyol her good hoaltJi and hor parsing came as a severe shock to her She her home heav wilili hor slHter for more than a ywir aud during tluu time had made many friends in Desmond was born in In land years ago but to thin country when small ot her life was jiikssed In Maynard where Desmond was lotor of tlie Old Illouso and later mauaged the yiilrley tillio leaves unrec Dtwnoud and oif and of also two IMiss Bositon City Miss illeJen Dcmnoiid of She al so lestves a ibiroLber sister in Ireland besides E I Shaugh of this Thu wfll be itakon to homo of hor Desmond In today and will held from with mass on JViday 0 oclock at the Shirley Catholic In terment will be iu til Marys cem Ctery In Ayor Charles Castle Died Suddenly In Concord vet eran employe of the Boston Maine died suddenly Monday in his 51 Helknap street of ti heart He born In June and came to Con cord as a He was of the freight houses of tho ton Matne itoston and was connected iwlth the road foili He was a niemlier of Railroad Ho leaves u itarot Hosoy whom hi niHrried 31 years ago a ibrother John Castlo of West and throe George tireer of Mrs Noia MoCullagh of Medford and Bonijaimlu Mullen of The funeral Lewis Johnson Tells of Trade of Modern System Effecthf in Several Cilies with Good Re Open Emerson Hospital Drive Next Week DiliJus October u muss meeliliiig that taxed the capacity tluv Iuwn was in rc siponwe to an by tlie doc tofrf of tlie Tne dca foness Association was closing Hie Concord Jid the cil jf Concord and adjoining towns care enough for the facili ties the hospital afforded to years cl sustained effort on the part of many luy ami medical the hospital tho successive of the vari ous boards and the inclined individuals wlio consistently In accord their time and lias resulted in a record oif ac coiirpliHiliinent of whkh tho conn niiinilAneed not be The meinibeishlip rull in that body iluus off from upwards of six hundred to hardly moro Lluui a tblixl IJIuut ibango giiits are ways lint ovon more to ibt are large namibers of reHeulliiig the sentiment of ilho The con wass of a ixuvluige of flower a twen tylive cent cniUlcH Hi1 to tho rank of a at the given in a spirit of eifcourugfinonl and Jill The weeik of April Uilh linri been wet asils cs Drive Week Ylii will I Im a contrllHiUo You sluml us a ivyinouiil obll for alter idl it ii iliospiUiil slioiHU umurguucy ACTON SERVICE An impressive lOasler servce was held Sunday morning in the Acton Jeuter Congroga lional Church at May preached a very Her What IB Beyond the Crave with a largo Phyllis Jean the billiy daughter of and Karl Anderson was Sunday School was held ut and a ispeclal llCuster progrum was given in charge of Marguerite Intermediate ASSESSORS START SURVEY lOuucord Board of Arthur Tiho Concord held a meeting of est in Colonial Pwtrfdeut in the Lewis Jo Engincrfogr hus made an government J tho subject Modwn Getting the Right With getting the beet city government thain In office att i services prove valu Johnson has offedtlvo of incre Uut ac in or cities and He cited tho onilty contest in Bogtorfl Iho candidate CS of the ibo obnooixiotis to J2 the voters ot the Johnsons method by which and third may od and all the votes weight In determining PrdfesHoir Ji a olear IlilustratloUilby among tl present of tlio The meu present ougtoty Interested aud tlie propounded fewsor Johnson to all he unequivocal SOUTH A very successful ait tlho Qiomo ot C C Su of ipuinly of finlcndiB were there very enjoyulMo OVOM ineails were Bonved broke ui at a tote The womens WM day March 111 and u population of Ihey will probably wore wontalnig on tills pi aild are oiiy sorry Flunk minister otf the Mt pal Is httt homo dnrlles as Theological IN At HlOIK ;