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Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 27, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXIX 4c PER COPY TORREY & V1ALLEI INCORPORATED Dodge Brothers ROADSTER ♦ ♦ ♦ O * ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ * ♦ o ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ <# MAYNARD WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 1917 CONCORD NUMBER 44 Only the owner | knows how rugged I the car really Is | 4> ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Its Lightness and grace are deceptive until you put it to the test of hardest work and roughest going ♦ ♦ * O O ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ * ''T ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Mr. and Mrs. lame! Tobin spent Sunday at. Revere bouch. A son was recently born to Mr. and Mrs. Benedetto Tulio. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cleary, Glendale st., spent Sunday at Lexington park. Fred Taylor purchased a Koehler truck for delivery service In his ice business. Misses Viola Rinks and Kllen Morris were the week end guests Of friends at Lowell. John Marsden of Co. I spent Sunday at (lie home of Ids motlier, Mrs. Malden McKinley st. Mr, and Mrs. William (Sutteridge were visitors at Camp Darling, Framingham, Knturdas, Gavin Taylor jr. silent the week end as the guest el friends at Hridgewat-cr aud Grant Rock, Mrs. Frank Foams and children were tim guests of relatives at Marlboro (hiring the week. Mr. and Mrs. John Ram ford and two children spent Saturday and Sunday at Na musket beach. Miss Clara Bell Warren spent Sunday as the guest of her motlier, Mrs. Joseph Clark at Cunibri Igo. Mrs. John Connors and daughters, Alice and Gertrude, were tile guests of friends at Boston Saturday. Miss Florence Merrick of Lawrence was the week end <uest of Mr. and Mrs. George Merrit k. Brooks s*t. Mrs. C. M. Canfield of Lowell spent Sunday as tile guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stockton I go, Linden st. Mr. and Mrs. James J. Ledgard wit* nessed tile Boston-Wasbiiigton game at Conway park Saturday afternoon, Walter Reynard or Waltham was lite guest tile past week of Ids pal ids. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Rev nard. t ornelius Mahoney of Boston spent the week end as the gnosis of bis brother, lobo Mahoney, Waltham st. Mrs. Edgar Steward of Worcester lieut tile week end as tho guesi of Mr and Mrs. Joseph Downey, Naylor ct. Mrs. Thomas Smith. Parker st.. spent tho week end tis the guest of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith, Dorchester. This is the time of tile potato bug. Get ready with ti e arsenate of lead. or other substance and spray tho plants. A delegation from here attended the exemplification of the third degree of Concord council, K. of ( ., Thursday evening. A number I rom Maynard attended tho exemplification of the degree el the Clinton, K. of (’., lichi Sunday af ternoon. Miss Mildred Lcsure, classmate of Miss Grace Parkin at tho Fitchburg Normal school, was the latter’s vilest during the week. llu- Maynard brass band bas been engaged to furnish the music at the field day of the Maynard Cricket club to be beld July 1 I. The regular monthly meeting of th w. C. T. U. is scheduled to be beld at the homo of Mrs. Hiram Parkin, Thursday afternoon. Salem, visitor a re- BEDFORD CONCORD William Flavin is Visiting in N. IL Joint Macone was a rec < ut in Burlington, Vt. Leslie Keese of Attleboro wa cont visitor in town. John Walcott of New York is visiting friends in town. Samuel Lufkin is tile owner of a new Pierce Arrow truck. Mrs. J. W. Milbury was a Week end guest of friends in Haver! ill. Miss Annie Olsen has gone to Non fluid for the summer rn out bs. Mrs. F. I.. (Blo and daughter Lindy are visiting friends in Sterling. Extensive repairs are being made by tile electric road on Main t. Miss Wilhiltnlltt Olsen i speiidlne ber summer vnctbn at Nmiquii'. Miss Ruth Shepley is spending Hie summer at the home of her parent; Miss Arlene Little of Brookline Was a week (Mid guest et' friend* iii town, William Smith of \ inliers! was a recent \isit*>r tit the bottu >> bis parents. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Davis and family are spending the summer .it ('alantic Mr. and Mrs. Percy Philbrook of Laconia, N. IL, were recent visitors in town. Miss Josephine Love numbered among a week end house party ut Gloucester. Miss Edna Helslier lias gone to Non-{Hid. where she Mill spend tile summer months. Miss Lilian Olsen has gone lo Buz-/ani s Bay, where she will spend her summer vacation. Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Holbrook of Portland Me., are visiting at the home of Mrs. Anson Wheeler, Mrs. Philip 'I'. Flavin is spending he summer tit Hough's Neck. Dr. Flavin spent the week end there. The Sunday school department of the Congregational church closed Sunday tor die annual summer vacation. Tho Concord Onion Bible society will meet at t lit* home of Mrs. A lira rn Hoffeoker Thursday afternoon tit 2. Harry Tutti*', George Holden aud W. Milbury nm.Ie up a fishing party that went to Skinner, Me., last week. Stedman Butterlck jr. has returned to his home for the Bummer, having Mupleted his year’s work at Exeter. The Kings’ Daugliti rs held ti very interesting meeting at tile home of Miss Frances Hall Tuesday atte moon. A sterooptfron lo* titre on Dr. Livingstone was given at the Young Peoples’ Christian Endeavor meeting Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Peabody of South Bethlehem, Pa., are spending the summer at, the home of Mrs. Peabody’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Granville Holden. A number front this town attend*'f a field demonstration in the alfalfa field on tho reformatory land, which was given Monday afternoon tinder the auspices of th*' Middlesex County farm bureau. The public st heels closed Friday at noon for their annual summer \aea-tion. Many of the barges were der* I .orated with daisy chains and otliet I Plowers in honor of tho occasion, teak- j RED CROSS WEEK President Wilful designate*! ti e past Week as Red Cross Week, and ordered th* vast number of committees organized throughout th*1 country to collen $ I et 1.1 HK).out! during tit*' week. 'I'M*' work of th*; R*‘d Cross as shown bv our local chapter is familiar to all of n NY** till know et tin* suffering that has been alleviated and die lives that have been saved, The Red Cross depends entirely upon contribution . In pas* times we httV never failed to do our duty to the Red Cross and We surety will Hot at, fbi time. What Bedford did In th** Liberty Loan campaign she repealed i t th*1 Rod Cross carnelian. Tile Bedford committee eon*isled cif Mi . Henry lr Lyons of the Bedford Rod Cr*1 chapter, dt,airman, Sherman G Pie I and Nathan ii. Daniel*. The eerie total of contributions " I* not known at the time of this Writing, but it will undoubtedly exceed ?7.,'*,b grammar SCHOOL GRADUATION The Bedford grammar ch -*’ bel its graduation 111 the As > mid ha I of Mi*' s< boullents" la ■; Thur da <" ning. The prog rom was as R ’.I >w Man ll. ll'.I by Allison I’ 'maid an i Marjorie Beals; America, "tig by tit school chorus; invocation, Rev, Le Piper; "Fbi. Tribute in Poetry,” by Miss Hest et HI* ll. “We Me* t Wail Tonight Rey;.'' sung by the school cit ms- Lim Obi' Getty -.burg Sp*-* by Benjamin Hay; “The Mar■•<di lise.' by the school; “Pilgrim Fathers." by Miss I),aguey Nelson: "The Whistler by the si bool. dintt ibidem of nip!*' inns, tty It *-s K Whit rn. chairman of th*' achoo! committee; " fit® star tspau gird Banner,” by th** school.    Tin rraJuaC-s were Bs fellows:    I    rand MarNatnce, Beniamin Day.    Perry Gray, Daniel Kelley, \ -lk*>rt Bleren Pro odspot.    Cora Alban!,    Lieut! or Crow*. Hester Rich. Hammy Nelson MizabeCi Go riel, Dora WF ult. Mali Fife.    ______ GRADUATION AT HIGH SCHOOL Miss Margaret Kell*' and    Miss i Frances Whittaker graduated    fron Lexington high school Wednesday of last week. The program consisted of several slectkms by lite biali ne boo I orchestra, an invocation by th*' Re\ George L. Thurlow, tut address b; Lemuel ll. Merlin, LL. lh, president of Ruston university. Robert L. Ryder ot the scil *d committee awarded tic prizes and presented the diplomas, after which followed an informal recep lion to the graduates. AT BENEFIT FOR 9th REGT. WEST ACTON John Shepley of Exeter is spending tile summer months at th*' home of iii* parents. Frank Pierce was a recent visitor at tile home of his parents, coining up from Newport. Mr. and iMrs. Frank Collins of Laconia. N. IL, were recent guests of friends in town. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wenwright avo gone to York Harbor for the summer months. Mrs. II. C. Cornell of Boston is visiting at tit*' home of her daughter, Mrs. George Shepherd. At th*' moving pictures last Saturday night a subscription was taken up for Hi*' Red Cross movement. The Ladies’ Missionary society held a very enjoyable meeting in the Trinitarian church Thursday afternoon. Mr J. c. Wood some ami daughter Martha of Tampa, Fla., are visiting tit the borne of Mrs. Ralph IL Petersen. Rev. and Mrs. D. C, Garrett of Iowa City are spending th*' summer months at th** home of their son on Barretts Mill rd. A very att.raet.ive illustrated edition of th*' firemen’s standard Of the Concord fire department is in circulation about town. Mrs. John K. Lawrence, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Hopkins, have returned to Concord after a visit with relatives in Flushing. N. Y. WINNER OF MEDAL PLAY has •VIT | returned A. V. Galbraith with an 87 IO card was tho winner of the 18 hole I handicap medal play, full handicap, with Hi*1 golf i*all sweepstakes, over jill*' links of tim Concord Country club Saturday afternoon, defeating a field I of lo players. His cross score was liilso th*- b**st. David A. Baldwin with and 84, had the second best net score, and Murray Ballou's IOO wits tit*1 second low gross. FOR RED CROSS The Middlesex Fir** Insurance Co. have given til** use of a room to the Red Cross society, who will hold all •lay sewing meetings tiler** on Fridays, beginning this Friday at P.30. To these meetings every lady ut Concord urged to come. Miss Katie Breath home front Chicago. Earl Randall of the U. 8. navy wa* home on a furlough Sunday. L. T. Rice will move into the tenement vacated by Arthur Wilbur, Mrs. W. E. Feltus spent the peat week at the home of J. R. Feltui. The moving picture# In thi* are to be discontinued, owing to til® small attendance. Miss Isabel Omer and Mise Annie McCarthv are the graduates of tam Concord high school this week. The net proceed* of the local Eel Cross campaign the past week In dont* Acton and this village were Mr and Mrs. Harry E. Holt of West Horn or ii lie are spending the wreek^n vacation at the home of Mtb. Clara K. Holt. Fred Cutter of New York among those attending the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Ha I Wednesday.    # Miss Marion L. Tuttle was one of ,„„nK lr.files to graduate front Ow Concord high school in the domestic arts ( lass. Mr a,Mi Mr,. Arthur F. Blanda** and Miss Virginia Sanderson atten£ , (j tpe Stuart-Whitcomb wed«M and reception at. Littleton Wednesday evening.    . Mr int ii brook of Harvard baa bougnt the clare of S. J. Foster, the sale D®-ii Im'mIm hr Arthur H. Wether** The former will take possesaion M an early date. Card Mr. and Mrs. Boiette Hall wish to express their love and appreciation to the "Boys of ’61.” the “Woman's R®* lief Corps, No. 62,” and the dew-Neighbors and Friends” for tho beautiful golden gifts that were showers* upon us. It was truly a “Golden Latter Day” ever to be remembered. West Acton. June 20, 1917. ADVERTISED LETTERS Agents Maynard, Bedford, Concord, Carlisle, The Actons, Sudbury Call, write or phone ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ f ♦ NJ JJT3 ft , & V1ALLEI INCORPORATED Main and Walden Streets Concord, Mass. Telephone 245-R or 8622 ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦WH Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fndcrwood of J ing very attractive pictures. Keene, N. IL, were the week end guests of tho latter’s brother, Charles Crossley, Concord st. Mr. and Mrs Joseph Lesage and son Michael and Miss Bessie Johnson motored to Nashua, N. H., Sunday and visited relatives there. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lester and two children and Mrs. Hattie Fisk were the Sunday guests of relatives at Melrose Highlands. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goettler and daughter Mima, Albert Goettler and Miss Ida Francis of Boston motored to Revere beach Saturday. Textile Workers’ union 771 held a regular meeting Friday evening. For ty two new members were admitted The total membership to date is 770 members. A party of young ladies from Maynard visited Camp Darling at From in gh am Wednesday evening. Tho trip was made in the auto truck of J Lee) Comcau. Mr. and MYs. James Coulter, East st visited their son Mililani, who is confined at tho Mass. General hospital following an operation for hernia. He is reported as improving. John Nordberg, Arthur Brereton and Harold Hanson, members of Co. I, 6th Mass. Inf.. stationed at Camp Darling, Framingham, were home on a short furlough Saturday. Myrtle Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Phillips, Powder Mill rd who has been ill at Providence, R I with diphtheria, has suffered a relapse and is ill at tho home of her parents. Among those present at the Saturday afternoon Boston-Washington game at. Fenway park were B. J Coughlin, William Sweeney. Dan Connors, Edward Fowler, Hails Killonen and Everett Wilson. Marion Sullivan, teacher in the public schools at Mapleville, It. T-, has completed her duties there for this year and will spend the summer vacation at the homo of her father, P. J. Sullivan, Maple st. Ex-Selectman Ralph Whitehead was homo over tho week end on a visit. He is Textile inspector of the V. S. quartermaster’s department, and is in charge of the inspection of tho production of seven mills'at Lowell. Harlow Lawrence, clerk at the store of Daniel Foley, Summer st., enlisted in the IT. S. Marine corps the past week and is stationed at Philadelphia, Pa Thomas Foley of South Acton also enlisted and is at the same barrack!. _ , A party of friends front this town at tended the benefit en tor tai u merit for tho in r* ut bors ot tho lith IC*1 ut., u iv < Mi in til*- Boston Opera bouse Thursday evening. Cardinal O’Connell and Col Logan of til** fit Ii Heist, were the speak ors of the evening and John McCor mack, th*' noir I singer, rendered several selections. Miss Frames Wh’ttakor entertained a party of friends at her homo on Main st. Saturday evening. Frank I tot tin!, Win. M. Baker, Con cord Dept. Store. Walter Cadey, G. I-. Howell, A. (». Marcin, Albert IL Newell, Reyno M. Rice. L. R. Vaughn, Mrs Henry Blodgett, Miss Amy I). Frost Miss Alice D. Goodwin, Miss Lillian I Gillette, Miss Edna Murray. Mrs. C. M lor M. Ii. Steeve, Miss Grace G. White. Miss Ruth Rugby. MAYNARD CHAUTAUQl JULY 28 to AUG.! J. A. FINIGAN aho a. A. MCGURN Main Si. CONCORD, MASS. Tmh IS sidney e. McCleary GROCER—BAKER 71 MAIN ST. MAYNARD BUTTER Fine Creamery,lb 43c BUTTER M-.— 5 2.15 White Sponge ITI Af ID Fine Bread H iLl/lIu Flour, per Bag I OO co TEA Best Oolong, lb...........13 FRIDAY, June 29, 1917, at 10.30 a.m. I will sell for Howard H. White, Washington road North Hanson, Mass.    ^ IS horses, -I cows, dump carts, lumber wagons, light and heavy harnesses, farm tools, IS pigs and many other articles too numerous to mention SATURDAY, June 30, at 2 p.m. I will sell in Historic Hall, Lexington, Mass., for John L. Norris A full lino of household goods embracing articles of every variety, in good order and quality^— Beds, bedding, trunks, clothing, etc., alw one square piano, KH) folding chairs, IOO straight back chairs, on* buggy good repair.    Sale    starts    promptly    on    time, John A. Finigan, Auctioneer Watch this space for auction sale of household goods in Maynard next week COFFEE Best Santos, lb 23c Special Price This Week Chelmsford Ginger Ale $2.50 $1 rebate on return of bottles Clicquot Ginger Ale ......$2.75 50c rebate en return of bottles    _ VU v JOHN A. FINIGAN } Auctioneers, Concord, Man ARTHUR A. MAGURN >' Telephone 13 LEMONS FANCY SUNKIST Prepare for Hot Weather L. ANDERSON & SON 30 Main St. Tef. ■ 1X8 Concord, Mass. Acquiring Wealth There rn no better place for idle money than in our Savings Department Systematic saving is not only a pleasurable habit, but it isa most profitable one The interest on your deposit in this bank is automatically added to the capital at interest periods—that means the continuous growth of the principal One dollar is required to make a start All recent dividends at rate of 4 per cent. /Ifoavnat'h thrust (L Maynard, Mass. Tel. 135 TirtTTnc A* M. to 3 F.M -daily 11 OI j RS | Saturday 9 A.M. to I P-M. and 7 to 9 P.M. 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