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Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 16, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts VOLUME XXIX 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 1917 The Largest Tires and Stock Tubes of BETWEEN BOSTON & FITCHBURG ALWAYS ON HAND T or r ey 6 V ialle MAYNARD CONCORD JUNCTION INCORPORATED are of the firm price of nearly opinion all the makes of tires and tubes that the standard O' 0 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 •e* ♦ 4 4 4 4 <3» Frank Fisko of Afton Outer was the guest of friends here Sunday, A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ledgard, Nason st., Thursday. Miss Emma Forman,, Pleasant st., has moved, and now resides at Malden. Dorothy Hanford spelt the week end as tile guest of relatives al Mud son. William I.awlor is working as clerk at the store of John Drown at Marlboro. Mr. and Mrs, Arnold Lincoln were tho Sunday guests of friends at Marlboro. A daughter was born to .Mr. and Mrs. J olm Christofer, Fine st., Wednesday. Rolfe Kilby of Norwich, Ct., was the guest of friends in town over the week end. Mrs. Fred Bamford left today for an extended visit with relatives at Portland, Mo. Henry Hodges purchased a lh 17 roadster the past weik from tile VV. A. Haynes (lo, Mrs. Ida Kidney of Waltham was the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Randall. Irving Hayward aud John Walsh of Boston are, the guests of Mrs. Elias Downey* Parker st. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Priest and children were the Sunday guests of relatives at Waltham. James Burns of Worcester, a former resident here. was the guest ut friends hero Saturday. Arthur Sullivan of the postoffice clerical force was the week end guest of relatives at Malden. Daniel Cl. Lincoln cf Wrentham visited his son, Arnold Lincoln, Concord st., over the week end. William May of Boston spent. Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Juiia May, Summer st. David Lelthead was confined a few days at the Mass. General hospital for treatment of his knee. Mr. and Mrs, Arc hie Livingston and children were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Parkin. Mr. and Mrs. Walford Mattson were guests of friends at Boston Saturday and viewed the Joffre parade. Mrs. Thomas Kelley, Porcivnl st., was taken to the Framingham hos-Flaherty. Louis McCaffrey has purchased un Overland ear. Mrs. William Douglas spent. Sunday with relatives in Lynn. Michael Fox of Natick is visiting Mr. and Mrs. James Nagle. Mrs. It. H. Damon has purchased a new 7 passenger Imperial ear. James Hanley of Bridgeport, Ct., called on friends in town Friday. Erie Judge left Friday for the Naval Reserve training t amp at Marblehead. Miss Nellie Burns of Boston is visiting Mr, and Mrs. .Matthew Kteinman. Miss May Curley has returned from a week’s visit with friends in Boston. Mr. and Mrs. James O’Halloran were Sunday guests of relatives in Lurches tor. Mrs Thomas Shatlghnessy of Belmont was a week end guest of friends iff town. William Dei Hey returned Sunday night, from a visit with relatives in Gray, Me. Miss Mildred (lenity of Ashmont was a week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. John Hughes. Miss Mary Boylftn of Dorchester was a week end guest of hor father, James Boykin. Mrs. Marty Parker aud children have returned from a visit with relatives in Winchendon. Robert Wood of Littleton, formerly of thin town, renewed acquaintances hero during t Im; week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank White aud son of Lowell were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Christian, Mrs. Guy Elmos and children have returned from a week’s visit with relatives in Providence, R. I, Mrs. George Nelson and hor baby daughter of Palmer are the guests of her father, Gordon Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gillegan entertained Mr. and Mrs. Edward Perkins of Plymouth tho past week. Ernest Carroll, who is at Attleboro with Co. I, was home on a -I hour furlough tho latter part of tho week. Sidney Bennett has returned from the Deaconess hospital, and is gain lug rapidly after his recent operation. George Lauderville and family of Somerville have moved to town and taken up their residence at i Elm pl. Sylvester Sullivan of Maynard has received his appointment as officer In an his now CONCORD number ml baa WEST ACTON ground by the Adams Will Advance Again Within the Next Few Days The Proposed United States Government War Tax bill calls for a large tax on retail prices of all tires and tubes and may be enacted into law about June 1st, \ 1917, which if passed will undoubtedly 3 * make a further advance in all tire prices to J the consumer of around -    < 20% SO BUY NOW Call and see our Full line of Tires and Tubes Buy Now for Cash and Save Money T or r ey 6 V ialle INCORPORATED Main and Walden Streets Concord, Mass. TELEPHONE 45-R or 8622 pital Wednesday by Dr. .  ....... Frank Taylor and Albert. Murphy. the Reformatory, and bi viewed the parade In honor of the duties Monday. French commissioners at Boston Sat* unlay, Tim building now occupied as a store on Nason st. by Mrs. Ada Hodges, will be moved this week to a lot at Assn-bet park. Supervisor of Music George ll. Woods has been reelected as supervisor of the public schools Of Stow for next year. Every room in the Summer st. school * building is equipped with a Hag 2'/2x4 feet. with staff and socket, installed Friday. A number of young ladies from here attended tho closing exorcises of the women’s mission at St. Michael’s church. Hudson, Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Sheehan and children of Forest. Hills was tho guest of the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs George Howes during the week. Fred Whit taker, who has been working at Worcester, has ret nm od hero and is working in the spinning room of the Strathmore Woolen Co. at Westvale. Miss Louise Bordeau of Gilbertville has accepted a position in the weave room here, and will reside with Mr. and Mrs. Walter White, Garfield sL K. A. Merrimac editor of Tho Enterprise, attended tho meeting and banquet of the Mass. Press association. held at the United States hotel, Boston, Monday. \ number from here attended tile annual reunion of Help of Christians church at Concord Junction Friday evening. Tho Colonial orchestra furnished tho music. Tile Colonial orchestra furnished the music at the dancing party at Littleton Thursday evening, and for tho dance held under the auspices of the S M. K. S. C. club at Exchange hall, South Acton, Saturday night, Miss Christine Kennedy has left th employ of the Waltham Watch Co. and has gone to work at the Assabot mills in Maynard. .Miss Isa Kelley has concluded bet services at the Marlboro laundry, and has entered the employ of tile Assn bet mills in Maynard, For the first time in 15 years the immense lawn in front of tho Reformatory has been plowed iii) and is to he planted with potatoes. Miss Sadie Burke with Miss Mary Quinlan of Boston, who has been her guest for the past few days, spear Sunday with friends in Rutland. 1*00 Smith, son of Mr. and Mr Joseph Smith of this town is ut tilt Plattsburg training camp, having left Fridav with a New York company. Dorothy Olsen, the eight year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles OI sen, Is in the Deaconess hospital, where she was operated on Friday for appendicitis. Mrs. Kenneth Blood and Ray Robbins arrived the latter part of tho week from New York, called home h\ fille serious illness of their father Webster C. Robbins. Ole Peterson and family have moved to Hie old Fitzpatrick house on the road to Nine Acre corner. This estate has recently been purchased by Harry Keefe, who is making extensive alterations and repairs. During the absence of John Garvey, the day school at the Reformatory has been discontinued, and the pupils placed in the evening school until th end of Hie session in July. Mrs. Edna Tail of Somerville was tho guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Anderson Thursday, coming up to attend tho Oolpitt-Nel son wedding which took place in Concord Thursday evening. Ralph Gerou left Fri lay and will join the Naval Reserve. Miss Helen Chamberlin was a recent visitor in Andover, Miss Edith Freeman has rented the studio of Miss Richardson on Jewell rd. Edward B. Calgor Vias concluded his services as organist at tho Baptist church, West Acton. All are busy planting tho which has been given them town in the playgrounds. Mrs. John McPherson of Shore was a recent guest at the home of Mrs. Granville Holden. A number from this town attended the entertainment and dance ut Anociation hall Friday evening. A collection was taken up in the public schools last week for tho Joffre' fund, and a good sum netted. The nnnuaf tennis match between the high school and Manchester, N. ll., is scheduled to be played June 9, John Dolan and James J. Mansfield left last Week f >r Plattsburg, having been chosen to represent tho Gtb Itcgt. The A .-sabot Campfire girls held a ceremonial meeting at the home of Miss Margaret Whitney Thursday afternoon. John (Hies. C. ll. S. ’in. has concluded his year at Amherst Agricultural college to work at farming, receiving credit, for work thus done. 'rho Punkatassett Campfire girls met in tho Trinity cMirch rooms Friday afternoon. A drill was held for the purpose of marking the members. Mrs. J. M Howard has moved back to her home on Hubbard st, which has been under repairs from the fire which    partly destroyed it    this    winter. Tile    annual    field day    and    bor-ie show of Red Aire farm will be held Saturday afternoon. May 2(1, and is sure to attract a number trom this town, The    tennis    match scheduled for Saturday between    Concord    high school    tennis    team and    the    Boston English high school racket players, al Concord, was postponed. Many are planning to attend the play, "Cranberry Corners,” which is t t be given in Association hall Con cord Junction, Friday evening, under tho auspices of the Eastern Star, the players coming from Carlisle Concord is well represented at tho Pb ttsbufig camp. Among those front this town attending on1 Henry and Frank Coolidge, Chilton Cabot, Endi colt Lovell, Ernest Dustan. Irvin Put fer. B. L. Pratt, Lawrence Richard son. A special meeting of the Concord Grange was held Friday evening. It was voted to hold an extra meeting on Tuesday evening, May 22, at which time the first and second degrees will he worked. Harry Grimes tot** a short trig Vermont Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Thomas Downie Is confined »t home, having had a fall recently, Mr. Tobin and family are occupying the tenement of VZ. H. Rudolph. A. H. Gilmore and family moved Up to the Littleton trotting park Thor* (lay. Roger Brown, a pupil of the Con* cord high school, has gone to work for Geo, F. Mead. Allen Kennedy of Concord Junction has the work of painting the hOUM and barn of E. L. Hall. Misses Edith and Grace Winslow of Waltham visited over Sunday at tho home uf Mrs. J. E. Richardton. The stores of C. H. Mead A Co. and W. E. Whitcomb started dosing early Friday night, during the WB* mer. Miss Ar. W. Folsom enjoyed an no* to trip to New Hampshire and Dart* mouth college a few days the pact week. Mrs. W. 8. Kelley, Mrs, C. D. Cram and Mrs, Kila Burroughs of Winona ledge recently attended the Rebekak issembly at Boston. The body of Geo. H. Watson was brought from Lowell Saturday for bur-ial here. Prayer was offered at the grave by Rev. C. I*. Pierce. Mrs. John T. McNiff entertained over Sunday her sister, Mise Anna G. Cotter of Boston, and Miss Alice G. Morrissey, a niece, of Arlington. Miss Jennie F. Brown, who bas been ill tho past week with a hard, cold, was cared for by Mrs. L. W# Sylvester at the latter’s home._ F. AV. Green has concluded his work on tho State highway after several years of efficient work, and Is looking arter his work at the cemetery. Mrs. AV. H. Rudolph and her niece, MBs Susie Poultney of Boston, are .-.pending three weeks visiting the former s two risters and brothers at Wilmington, Del. Miss Bertha Cram attended part of the graduation exercises at the Emerson College of Oratory the past week. when Miss Helen Reed was among the graduates. Lyman AA’etherbee. who went to New York recently with the National Guard, had the choice of either going to Alaska or Texas to drill Ho preferred tho latter place, where be wan sent. The grand pageant carnival, under the auspices of the Red Cross Conn* biunity club, will be held Prldnjr pud Saturday evenings of this weak Ct I O. O. F. hall, and promisee ‘ of the best entertainment* ever in this town. Miss Alice L. Stone, a prof nurse, who wras formerly a resident kl this village and well known here, bas recently left with the Harvard Wit of nurses and doctors, for France, to Join the Red Cross nurses, and ie Bald to ho going near the firing lino. ). A. FINIGAN -w A. A. MAGOUN Main St. CONCORD, MASS. Tai. IS Real Estate WATCH THIS SPACE FOR Auction Sales JOHN A. FINIGAN ARTHUR A. MAGURN Auctioneers, Concord, MMI Telephone 13 Smart SPRING FASHIONS In Pumps and. Summer Boots Sidney e. McCleary GROCER—BAKER 71 MAIN ST. MAYNARD BUTTER nae Creamer,, lb . . .43C| I COFFEE a..,*™,.. 23c || I TEA Best Oolong 35c I I COCOA Hershey’s1 OO o I POSIT PASTIES r.ckhSe 8c I Dull finish Black Glace Kid Genuine White Buck Finest White Sea Island Cloth Grey Kid and Pat. Leather White Reignekin Lace Bright Kid Fox Lace Grey Kid Lace Brown Kid Lace White Washable Kid Lace Special This Week-Men’s Oxfords $4.00 P. H. Murphy “The Home of Quality Footwear’* Main St. All Care Stop at our Door ;