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Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 1, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts ACTON ENTERPRISE VOLUME XXIX 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, AUGUST I, 1917 NUMBER 4* TORREY & VIALLE ♦    INCORPORATED 'W I : ♦ I Dodge Brothers ROADSTER I Only the owner - knows how rugged I the car really is ▼ i I ♦ I X ♦ I ♦ X I : Its Lightness and grace are deceptive until you put it to the test of hardest work and roughest going X Agents Maynard, Concord, The Actons Call, write or phone TORREY & VIALLE INCORPORATED Main and Walden Streets Concord, Mass. Telephone 245-R or 8622 MAYNARD - •. : \ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦a Mbr. Miriam Kempton is visiting latices at Lake Sunapee, N. Ii. Mrs. Fred Ax Torii ami daughter are siting relatives at Rockville, Ct. A boy was born to Mrs. Arthur .loran. Dorchester, Thursday, July lh. Joseph Haler returned Thursday af r a vacation si cut with friends at irtford, Ct. Mrs. James Powers of Boston was n Sunday guest of Mrs. Bridget f'laf-n, Sudbury st. Stephen Powers loft the Westboro lospital recently and is working iii factory at Westboro*    • Patrick Powers and Columbus Bainie distributed the summer tricorne directory this week. lobo W. Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. imnnuel Taylor, Everett st., enlisted n the Marine corps Friday. Miss Katherine Clark of Hudson is en ling tho week with her aunt, Mrs. amos Sheridan, Sudbury st. Mildred Uaudcll Is oil vacation for o weeks from lier duties at the Of-r of the Assailed mills. Frank Morris, who recently colistin the I'. S. Marine Corps, is stn-oned at Fort Hoyul, South Carolina. Mr. and Mrs. C, C. Murray, Mrs. ice Panton and Miss Sadie Flood bored to Salisbury beach, Sunday. Mrs. Fred Meade and daughter of oriester were week end guests of r. aud Mrs. George Meade, Hillside George O’Donnell and children of Iston were the recent guests of Mr. (I Mrs. George Ii. Creighton. Sum-•r st. Canning, preserving, drying is the ogan now. Tilts is the best prof crim against tho predicted pinch next liter. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goettler and lighter and Mr. and Mrs. Charles oekhridge motored to Nantasket inday. Alexander Pettigrew and daughter e on a two weeks’ vacation iroin mir duties at tile Ollie** of the Assart mills. Sigrid Snarl, Tyyne Snarl and Hat Ie rine Hendrickson attended the re-option given to the 2d Ilegt., at War-'ster Sunday. Tile Colonial orchestra has been en-mod to furnish tho music at a dance eld at Lake Baboosh1, Milford, N. IL, riday evening. Mrs. Edward Carlton and Mrs. Wil-am Mann and son were the guests ol ie former’s son, Lieut. Fred Carlton t. Boston, Sunday. Arthur I*ord with the I Itll Railroad ngineers corps, left Salem, N. Ii., ,’eduesday tor New ^ ork, whole th* J ai harked for Fraitee. Miss LUeilte Sims was Hi*1 guest ecentty of Mrs. William Mack, at toxhury. Mrs. Mack was Gertrude tovle before lier marriage. Mr and Mrs. William Baldwin loved their household furnishings to Bow Friday, aud are occupying tin Jeacon Clark homestead. George Swanton and granddaughter •Ivelyn Sutton of Waltham, were the Sunday guests of tho former’s sister, Mrs, J ilia Lynch. Elm st. Mrs. Alberta Taylor and daughter Gladys left tins wick for Bagwash, <. S., where they will make an ex ended visit with relatives. Ralph Whitehead, cloth inspector of IT. S. Quartermaster’s department, stationed at the mills at Bemls, was at home over the week end. Thomas King, the, genial clerk at the Riverside Co-operative association, is on vacation this week, which he la spending visiting points of interest. Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Reed, Mrs. vv. X. Macurda, Mrs. Samuel Lawton and Miss Dorothy Ballou motored to Nantasket Thursday and spent, the day. Misses Rose and Katherine Fitzpatrick, Rockville, Ct., and Miss Ellen McDowell are the guests this week of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Toop at Lake Boon.    ,    , Misses Margaret Tvamosh and Rose Tourville ar*1 on a 10 days’ vacation which they are spending as the guests of Mr. and Mrs, E. A. Crowell, at Swampscott. Mr. and Mrs. William Stokes of Dorchester were entertained over the week end as the guest ol the former s parents. Mr. and Mrs. William Stokes, McKinley st. Hartwell Flood and Gayer howler, recruits with the Harvard unit at Allentown. Pa., Visited Atlantic City and enjoyed tho surf bathing on a 24-hour furlough tho past week. Mrs. Daniel Downey and daughters, Mabel, Nora, Esther and Ethel, and son George, and Mrs. Henry McCormack and daughter Margaret motored to Revere beach Sunday. Among those seen at tilt' Ayer can tonment Sunday were Stanley Vodok-iys Arthur Laurrllle, Howard and John King. John Hanson, Henry Weir, Anthony Laker, the Misses Mao Nel son and Margaret Wagner. William Weir and George Perry enlisted in tho regular army the past week and are stationed at Ft. Slocum, N. Y. William McGrath, formerly a resident hero, is also at Fort Slocum William Gutteridge resumed his du ties Monday at the office of the Assa bet mills, after a two weeks’ vacation. \V itll Ii is wife he spent a week at Du-set and three days at Mt. Monad nock, N. H. Lloyd Walker, home from Ayer Mi day evening, where he is working in getting the immense camp in readiness for the army soon to ho raised thy draft, reports that the thermometer registered 112 degrees Monday of last week. A number from here are working la various capacities at the camp, including James O’Donnell, John Gibbons? Raymond Smith, William Lynch andjHoward Kin*.    _    ?-v CONCORD a recent vi , is visiting last week to Miss Kl Hoi Murphy is visiting rf tives In Waltham. Lester Tompkins was tor in Springfield. Miss Marion Denipse; relatives in Medford, Walter O’Connell Bn join the Hospital rorps. Hoyden Pass has Mitered the employment of White’s garage. Macone Bros. received another ear-load of Maxwells last week Mrs. Leonard Robinson and children are making a visit with relaliv Maine. number from this town attended the social dance held in Acton Centre Thursday evening. Rev. Loren B. Macdonald will pas-the month of \ugu. t at (heil home in Richmond, Me. Gordon Fuller is enjoying a weeks’ vaetlon from his duties Stone & Webster, Boston. Miss Marjorie Magtirn has been ap pointed teacher of Hi*' rah made iii the public schools of Mo und. Andrew Bagge** ii has rented tin Tuttle house on Hubbard st., former iv occupied by Mrs. Martin Tuttle, \ son, named William brightened the home of vt Milton Densmore Tuesdu Week. Tuesday, Aug. 7. the (Dame will hold its annual picnic ut Noniinbeg.i park. It is hoped flint a farce number will attend. The Concord fire department was ailed out Tuesday afternoon, July 21, by a had tiro which destroyed two buildings valued at $H*.0*Mi, at to New England Nursery Co. plant tit West Bedford. ve* in 'homier two with Fredei irk, and Mr of last CONCORD JUNCTION BEDFORD Mrs. Walter Harris of Milford, X, ll., is visiting Mrs. Beniamin Derby Clifford VI mil is having a two weeks’ vara Hon from his duties at th' Hexad store. Joe King has entered tile employ of Arthur Friz/.le at. Ins Main st. garage. Edward O' uteri y of this here Humbly. Mr. and Mr ing over tinhorn Thursday. Mrs. James Manti Of Malden wa: Irien of Holliston, for town. railed tnt friends a. Fred Miller are rejoin. arrival et a little son th. M r Matt hew . Pi ami has ■or cfi tor-t'atnily of returned (rip with and soli visit ha V-vv itll FIRST PARISH IN CONCORD During the vacation of the minister, Rey. Loren B. Macdonald, the follow* ing clergymen will preach: Aug. Rev. John I). Reid of Paul, Minn. Aug. 12, Rev. John Raitzly of I field, N. J. Aug. IP, Rev. Frank A. Gilmer* Madison, Win. Aug. 2d, Rev. Frank A. Gilmore, St, ain- ADVERTISED LETTERS Samuel Barton. Paul Cahot, Dick Miller, TOI man ll. Wheeler, Mrs. Harriet Ah-uii, Mrs. Will S. Fuller, Mrs. M. A. Macy, Mrs. Augustus L. Morse. Miss Harriet K. Prentice, Miss Johanna Schevenius. Mrs. Josie S. Whitney, Mrs. George ll. Yeomans. guest of her sister, Stcinman, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. f f tuined ll. II. Fisher Waltham Munday, Mrs. W. I). Wright from a pleasant au'oU'oMI friends to Cape Cod. Mrs. W. C. Ma* Donald a Frederick have been enjoying with relatives in Boston. y. r. ; ti ’ Mr I '.--a j. I>♦*rt ■ aud cl1 *1 iiren enjoyed an uiifomoi-ib trip to Milford, X. Ii., Hundav, Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Congius let arrn-d from a two week ’nit relative in MBs won!.. Me Mr. and Mrs. Win M u-ait of Low ell were guests of the former's moth cr. Mrs. Lydia Moreau. Monday. Miss Edith Hobbs left Monday tor Whit-] rop, where slut ill spend tie rn* nth of Angust with relatives, Mr. anti Mrs. William Hammond of Nrlingtotl wi lo week end cite ts of their daughter. Mrs. IC W. Howe. ,\ir. and Mt • John < ilhn ine ha1, e moved in til the house on Central st., recently purchased ny John Pol lins Mr. aud Mrs. Harvey Stone spent the Week end with Mr. ate! Mrs. (leo. Ha party at their cottage in Winthrop. Wuk Heck-; jr. has one ’*> Pawtucket, R. I . where In* will spend tin* remainder of the summer with r fives. Miss Ruth Abbott ha dupes at the Rexall two weeks’ vacation s Bluffs. Harold Shepard left Sunday night for the American university, Washington, D where lie is to join th*' nth* r members of the Huh Engineers Forestry Reg!. t Mr. aud Mrs. Angus Kenned I daughters, Gladys and Alice of I ,..... I      I    _____ Miss Edith Cudahy of ABDOU, was i week end visitor iii tow ti. Mi. s Frances Premie! mi. J v a a resit visitor with relatives in town, Thontn Butler has ace* pied a pm i on with the American Express Go ii Boston, < ' iff-ir I (* it a ll i s is ru -cf 'till- * p* rn ti rn* ears as ti motorman on the en and I Piston st. It, ti. Mi Edna Tubman of East Milton t ak* ti nil her residence with Mr. ad Mr John Bowers on Hartford st. Mrs. Walter King. formerly of (Iii' iwn. pent till’ pus* week with her ta r, Mi . Myron Waite nu <‘re tit ave. M /.clum Wefherliee has p, turned lur bonn on Crescent ave., atter a ca iii’ two weeks’ vacation in Wind* •r, X. II. * )e.- of tho most interest br.- » ' : •    -    !’ - a -un vv in    phi eil    ai I a via;-! oil irk    *lut iii ■ ’ a    entire    wet k,    < tit itll- ■ i ia I u ll (Tie t Th*- < 'n I ho! -■ Trill ii Guild will hold ii    * tm - * in.-,    in I It i-    tov, n V, clues es cuing - f    this w *    ck.    \ Jar-1 in, ‘ It r i e ; lee - , I ll, a ; a ■bi - resumed her ton*, atter a a ut at <Blk tree, have been spending th*1 week as the guests et Mrs Wright and Mr and Mrs. Alan I netty. and Brain-past Mary Kell- J. A. FINIGAN -*•*> A. A. MAGIIRN Main Si. CONCORD, MASS. Tel. 13 Watch This Space For Auction Sales JOHN A. FINIGAN | Auctioneers, Concord, Mass ARTHUR A. MAGUKN ( Telephone 13 The Mystery Film Play A Black Art” In Four Reels, the Most Elaborate and Costly Educational Motion Picture Ever Produced For responsible business men and farmers only* Never shown to the public Concord Town Hall Monday and Tuesday Ev’gs, Aug. 6-7 Two nights only    8.15 Any man having a Commercial Checking Account, and who did rot receive an invitation by mail, may secure one free from the cashier of hi own bank. Come and see “Jim the Penman’’ at work; “Scratcher” and , his gang of mail box thieves; see what happens to your checks after you give them to “responsible people.” See the wonderful “Closeups” of words and figures being changed by skillful forgers—something that has aroused the wonder of bankers and police officials in every big city from Boston to San Francisco. FI BF AT X. E. NURSERIES Til I I'M ut fire Mf the S nr st*i nu du-J royod the i,dn: hnlMlfU'- iitnl .M 1 rratmird t*» v ipe nut lh HH itll I.'I' limn flit iff mt un ii a ii mu •:    mil-    .!    *    •    11 ■•ii iv J nit ,'ttiil Coneord. Tliu firemen I Aph ii si lion Im lid!* up in hut , lug a suil'iinn W'.itnr -'ll pp! I it ■ • im' Rink* *- ii* kb i I'iHi/.n <• ( nuId m*1 bn ( iUlt rn! • -in I* -ii mig I urns ami lab : tam**1 arri,nil had IIM" 1 tin brooks arar th*1 M Go c Now England inirr-nr:* I f th* I 1 tim v hon as-ho - laid i rn farm. w it un- WEST ACTON Tim Woman’s Relief corps, No. 62, will hold its next meeting the first Monday in August instead of the third Monday. Business of importance la to rome before the meeting. E. J. Jewett has bought a Maxwell car for business purposes. r. if. Mead A- Go. are out with A new I hi 7 Ford delivery ear. Glum. S. Twill liell is having ills house alated by til*1 Edward Slate Co. of Fitchburg. Willie Smiley, Orland Spinney and Stuart MacGregor enjoyed last, week i amping in ti tent at Fort Pond, A ii Parker and family have a cottage af Lake Boon, where they are camping for two weeks, Mms Aminic Belier*1 of Leominster p at home on ii two weeks’ vacation. CAMPING OUT Til" \ .lint Gamp Fire girls of i m i,,j-| ai*1 camping out at the Hem-vi cr,(fag" ut g. g. Durkee at Fort pond Among the party are Mi sos \’er: Pierre, Helen Halloa,Lucy Hancock, AI vena Peterson, Muriel IP iv ti I.nills*' Whitney, Bernice Everett < ornelia lloff. Mary Olsen, Im va o. 'i', Jennie Driscoll and M irgarcf Whitney. Tin chaperons arc Mrs. Fred Hew-tt i Concord and Miss Irma Durkee ii! W a Acton. tlbifxllv rebuild the plan* aid ti as successful! v I I S. I'his dIsm trous ti ■*■ nva rn t in' n* ce - si ■ water mains on * prevent th** loss of X I, lack Of saffici.' emphnsi 's of extending mc,i •*! rd. and ai much prop-! ,su.1 iiiy in an •rgcncy til this kiln!. RIOT CALL j'lic riot call was sounded on the « alarm and ii lard* nu:, ber >>f * Pi* sear*-bed cl ill;1 cut t > 'ar tin* two ,'s supposed to he .vt from the me Which they wer • \i iting on : I lugs rd. The boys vvero iocat** I n Boston late ar night s* *> and sound in I moi.ntig had happen.1 I I" them. I c.\ failed t" tell 'he pneJ'1 "Pit shorn they were stalin (i at they in . nded to return home to Poston that night. COUNTY COURT NEWS Items of Interest to Acton, Bedford, Concerti and Maynard People TV| will of Lucinda J. Carr of Sxid-!iiir . who died July n, has been flied in th*' Probate court. It is dated Get 21, PJO?, ami names her sister, G!ut’ 'tie M. (’arr of Sudbury as exe-ittiix Th** estate is valued at $950; LMI" in real estate and $150 In personal property. All of the bequests are private. The heirs-at.-law are charlotte M. ('arr. a sister, and Mer-li.j ( arr. a brother, both of Sudbury. Th*1 will is returnable at East Cam-bridge Sept. th, Atty. Winfield Tem-!*> of Marlboro represents the exempt iv Hattie S. B. Denison of Boston has ut**i a petition in the Probate court, asking to la appointed as administratrix of the estate of her sister, Marietta Ii Thompson of Concord, who died May The estate is valued at $400, all in personal property. The beira-at Jaw are Caroline L*. Bishop of Fon-. nrd. Anna M. B, Tower of Concord. n<I Hattie S. B. Denison of Boston, bisters, The petition is returnable at East Cambridge Sept. ll. sidney e. McCleary CROCER—BAKER 71 MAIN ST. MAYNARD BUHER Fine Creamery, lb LARD Swifts 43c l25c TEA Best Oolong, lb COFFEE Best Santos, lb PINEAPPLE Fancy Sliced, can 39cl [23c Soc JOI Milk St. Todd Protectograph Co. Boston SAFETY FIRST BUY Fire — Life - - Accident — Health and Automobile Insurance NOW r "I George E. Hack I Successor to Arthur J. Coughlan Co,    I TeL J24-3' Maynard Block ;