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Acton Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 5, 1917, Acton, Massachusetts ENTERPRISE "iii iv VOLUME XXX. 4c PER COPY WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1917 NUMBER S I TORREY & VI ALLE I ♦    INCORPORATED j _ ^    ^    _ I Dodge Brothers Motor Cars BUY NOW . Only the owner knows how rugged the car really is Its Lightness and grace are deceptive until you put it to the test of hardest work and roughest going I Agents Maynard, Concord, The Actons Boxboro, Stow Call, write or phone MAYNARD CONCORD ITORREY & V1ALLE INCORPORATED * Main and Walden Streets Concord, Mass. ?++++♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦< Telephone 245-R or 8622 Lieut. Thomas Mansfield, Co. I, was homo over tile week end. Thomas Siswick is visiting relatives at Mystic, Ct., this week. Miss Mary Leithend is spending this week at Revere beach. Miss Mary Biens is the guest this week of friends at Falmouth. Marry Ledyard, popcorn king, is at-ending the Worcester fair this week. Principal Horace Bates and family durned Friday after a vacation spent t Quincy, Miss Kila O’Day was the guest over he holiday ol Miss Agues Gibbons, Summer st. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Sullivan were the week end guests of relatives t Hopkinton. L. Everett Wilson is on a vacation rom his duties in the office of the As-abet Woolen Co. Mrs. Fred Schofield of Leominster was the recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. Cmmanucl Taylor. Information wanted as to what part if Maynard was known in ye olden lines as Tuckervillc. John Gibbons enlisted Wednesday ii tile Quartermaster's department of lie I', s. Navy at Boston. Dennis Waldron of Franklin visited lls fattier, Michael Waldron, Mill st., he latter part of the week. Mrs. John Wink ley and son John of Waltham were the guests Thursday of Hrs. Hose Winkle/, Linden st. Miss Grace Malcy, Thompson st., was tile guest of friends at Somerville for a few days of the week. James Mahan of Chelsea was the guest over the holiday of Edward Mahan and family. Thompson st. Henry Norton, truck driver with he Engineers' Corps at Ayer, was louie on a short furlough Saturday. Miss Gertrude Akerman of New-luryporf is the guest this week of Mr. and Mrs. James Eaton, Nason st. Mrs, Thomas Farcy spent the1 latter >art of the week and holiday at the tuost of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bedung. Mrs. Ernest Moistening, New Lonion, Ct., was the' guest of her parents, Vlr. and Mrs. Emmanuel Taylor, dur-ng the weak. Mr. and Mrs. Janies Coughlin and son Burton and Mrs. Mary Powers attended the Worcester fair at Worcester Labor day. Mrs. John Patched and daughter of Rock Ville, Ct., were the week end and holiday guests of Mrs. Katherine Cook, Brooks st. Mr. and Mrs, Frank Goettlor and daughter Myrua spent the week end as tile guests of tile former’s parents at Hartford. Ct. Supt, of Schools Win. Ii. Millington and family returned Friday from Hy-annis where they have spent the month of August. Mr. and Mrs. George Merrick and family have engaged a cottage at Lake Boon, where they recently entertained many friends. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Doherty of Dorchester were entertained over the week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Punch jr.. Powder Mill rd. Mrs. Conley and daughter Margaret. Thompson st., spent the week end and holiday as the guests of the former’s daughter, Mrs. James Claflin, Boston. Dr. Edward Flaherty performed an operation for the removal of adenoids and tonsils on Paul Greene, son of Mr. ami Mrs. Harlow Greene, Wednesday. Mizpah Hebekah lodge will hold a regular meeting Thursday evening. This is the first of the regular meetings following the regular summer intermission. William Lemolne, a former resident and Harry Ross of Holyoke were the guests the latter part of the week of the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Lemoine, Acton st. Tho Ladies’ Benevolent society of tho Congregational church will hold the tirst meeting of Hie winter season in the parlors of tho church Thursday afternoon at 2.HO o’clock. Daniel Colbert, who has been working iii Ayer as carpenter preparing the cantonment for the National Army, was among tho hundreds that have been laid off this week. Dr. and Mrs. S. It. Garland returned during the week after a vacation spent in Maine. The genial doctor has a healthy coat of tan and reports the fishing this year as the best over. Mrs. Daniel Carroll and Miss Nora Carroll of Worcester, Mrs. John Silva, Mrs. Thomas Malloy and Thomas Scanlon of Lowell were Hie guests during tho week of Mr. and Mrs. James Donahue, Main st. Walter Deemston and William Taylor of Co. B, mounted police in camp at Ayer, wore homo on a short furlough Saturday, returning early Sunday morning. They expected to move to tin' big camp at Westfield early in this week. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Merrill and children of Lawrence were entertained over the holiday at the home of Mrs. Laura Bowers. Acton st. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marsden and daughter of Concord Junction were also guests of Hie latter. Michael Luker, Charles Irwin, Pat rick Kane, Earl Foster and William O’Leary motored through the western part of the State Sunday, stopping at the camp at Westfield and spent the night at Springfield. On their return fthey attended the Worcester fair, Labor day. Most of tho Maynard boys who were members of what was formerly Co. ti, in camp at Westfield, were home over the week end on short furloughs. fTho boys have been scattered through several regiments. Tho breaking up of the company was unexpected and tieingWEST ACTON Let’s all move to Lincoln v h taxo rate Is on'y $1<1 The new poll tax bonks ar* distributed around town. Burt Dang was In Portsmouth last week on a business trip. A number of the company boys were down from Westfield Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. F, E. Powers were Sunday visitors at Revere. Concord was well represented at Ayer Sunday and Labor day. Second Lieut. Chilton Cahot left last week for For! Ethan Allen. Miss J‘side Ray OI Linden was a recent guest of Lowell rd. friends. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Whitney wore recent guests of friends in Revere. A good sized audience saw {he pictures iii the armory Labor day night. Mrs Sarah Perkins of Greenwood is visiting ut Hie home of Cyrus Benjamin. Matthew Hammond left last week for New Jersey where he will join the Signal corps. Mrs. Mary Taylor of Chelsea bas been visiting at the home of Mrs. Andrew Murphy. Gordon Love lins resumed ,bis work at Richardson’s after a week silent ill Gloucester. Leslie Anderson left last week for Fort Ethan Allen where lie joined Hie Hospital corps. Miss Dorothy Roche of Lexington is visiting at th! Ii nile of her cousin, Dorothy Clavi i. Mrs. J. W. Parsons of Waltham is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs, Frank Harris. Every Saturday afternoon hereafter the office of the Whitney Foal A- Grain Co. will close at 12.30. Richard It. Wood entertained Homer Allen of the Junction at his Plymouth home over the week end. Mrs. Agnes Potter of l/mell is spending I he week as the guest of hor sister, Miss C. E. Barrett. Miss Blanche Young of West Bridgewater is visiting at the home of Miss Elizabeth Wheeler. The Sunday school of the Trinitarian church will be " Sept it, after the summer vacation. John M. Keyes and family have re turned to their home arter spending the month at Kennebunkport. Ralph Rockwood spent the week end at his home, coming up fruit Plymouth where ha is now working. Mrs. Prescott Hosmer and Edward ('aiger wi re week end visitors* in Vermont. making the trip by automobile, Mrs. Anson Wheeler and family have returned to their home after spending the summer at Peak's Island, Me. Mrs. leonard Robinson and chil dren have returned to their Hubbai st. home after several weeks’ stay in Maine. Miss Amie Clark returned to New . Bedford Monday to begin her year iii the New Bedford k for Staples called is entertaining in Loren B. Macdonald returned to their after a month spent work as teacher schools. Rev. and Mrs. and family hav» Unveil rd. home in Maine. Miss Edith W heeler was a week end guest at the borne of her mother, com lug iii) from Belchertown, where s he is now teaching. Inspection and initiation will be held at the next meeting of the Eastern Star, which will be held Wednesday night, the 10th. Miss Hilda Raymond left the first of the week for Campbell, N. V . where she is employed as physical instructor in the public schools Mrs. George Towle and daughter. Miss Margaret, bd’ last week for an automobile nip through New Hump shire aud Vermont. Rev. and Mrs. George A. Tewksbury and family have returned to their Walden st. home. after a month spent at Contoocook, N. IL Miss Marion Moody left Wednesday for South Duxbury, where she will spend the next two weeks as tho guest of Mrs. J. M. I Toward Miss Priscilla Wheeler has returned to lier Cambridge Turnpike rd. bomi after several weeks spent at Sargent s camp, Peterboro, N. II Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rockwood of Lynn are spending a two weeks’ vacation at the home of Mr. Rockwood s parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Rockwood.    , anil Mrs. George A. Tewksbury tho engagement of their Dorothy to Kenneth N. J., anil of this ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Rev. announce daughter, Cook, of Newark town. Much interest week when it wa George Present* was displayed la? learned that Lieut who bas been with the supply company. had peen given commission as major. Much interest was displayed in moving Of what used to bo the L of the public library by E. A. Corneal, The building will bo attached to the manual training building. A roll call wns enjoyed at the last meet eg or the Concord Grange be' I last Tuesday At nm next meeting a reception will be lichi to the school committee, superintendent and all school touche!s. A. Stanley Hall left last w Florida. Mrs, Lucy K friends Sunday. F. C. Nash of Newton called on friends rec ently. Mrs. Alfred Dow nil friends from Lynm ll. A. Reid jr. has been visiting Newton far a few days. Edgar Ii. Hall and son Henry arc' enjoying a trip in Maine. Miss Mildred Moore is visiting friends in Antrim. N. II William Modi arles of Nashua pent Labor chiv vv it ti his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Mott are visiting Mrs. Mott’s brother in Vermont. Miss Angie Knowlton of Lowell is visiting af Mrs. Edith Watson's. Fred Grenier is to occupy the house recently Vacated by Win. Costello. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Reach of Foghorn were holiday guests of relatives. The Middlesex Y. I’ S. C. E. had an ll day si anion at Groton Labor day. Mrs. Ida Comm! bas gone- to Acton Centre to keep house for M. E. Toy lor. Mrs. (*. E. Holt and B. S, Holt are visiting relatives in Lowell and Sum erville. Miss Rebel i a Cameron of Tewhs bury was a ret cut guest of Miss Ruth Pierce, Mrs. .Susie Deli ii is! oil bas returned from ii title e week. trip to Nova Scotia. Arthur Gelding is enjoying a two weeks’ Vacation from his duties in Boston. Mr. and Mrs Edward M. Holton cif Homerville wire recent guests at c. J. Holton’s. Mrs. (ira Willis has returned from three weeks’ v is?! ui'h friends ill Wa 11 tole, N. I I. Ii. S. Holt bas returned to work af tora I" clays* vacation from hi Pities •It c. II. Meads Mrs. S. A. Guilford visited lier son, George M. Guilford, iii Boston the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Slack and children of Waltham were week end visitors at T. Dow,lies, Miss Grace Bliss is enjoying a va cation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Bliss. Miss Rose Granger of Brooklyn, N. Y„ was a recent guest of her cousin, Mrs. Ha rah Richardson. Willian Sraiilon lias left ploy of F. It. Knowlton am work for George Weaver. Miss Grace Winslow of spent Labor clay with her g cr, Mrs. Sarah Richardson. Miss Cotter has returned home at tor a several weeks’ visit with her sister. Mrs. John T. MeNiff. Miss Etta Clark entertained til Misses Dearborn, Smith and Redial, of Somerville during Hie week. Mrs. William Medulla!hall of South Ashburnham is visiting lier sister- blaw, Mrs. Du tie MeClenathan. Mrs. Geo. Y. Hutchins and son of Stoneham were week end guests of Mrs. Parker’# father. G I!. Parker. Mr. and Mrs. (J. E. Holton. Mrs. Colson, Miss Katie- Brestli anc! Harry Breath took a trip to Nantasket last \ week. Mrs. Minnie Dodder and daughters Marilla and Millettn returned Monday from a vacation spent in Weymouth. Mr. and Mrs. William Chisholm ami son of Boston aud Miss Margaret O'Connell were holiday guests at M. J. O'Connell’s. II. F. Stevens and family of Hyde ’ark visited during the week at the home of Mr. Stevens’ grandfather, H. A. Guilford. Mrs. Alice Weeks is to have charge of Hie Red Cross supplies for a few weeks while Mrs. Hay lies is away on a vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pain have returned to their home rn Somerville, after spending the summer at the Harriman farm. Mrs. Angie White, Mrs. Gertrude Leighton, with Mrs. Grace Dion anil son of Fitchburg spent Saturday at Revere beach Rev. aud Mrs Fred McDonald Westerly, R. I . were recent visitors at Mrs. McDonald's parents, Mr. and Mn John Feltus. Mrs. Lizzie Mead and son Edward, who lias recently received a commission at Plattsburg, were recent guests at C. (I. Durkee's. Miss Thelma McGregor bas returned after spending the summc,p at Suuam Lake, N. ID ami wilt start Tuesday her last year at Fitchburg Normal school. During the shower Wednesday eve Ming lightning struck the water plant at the greenhouss of S. F. Carlisle doing considerable damage and giving Mr. <'urlisle a shock. Mrs. It. A. Reid jr. and son Robert are guests at Dr. Reid’s summer home at North Scituate. Mrs. Reid's mo tiler. Mrs. L. Murky, is visiting reb fives in Watertown. George B. Parker celebrated Iii xutli birthday by entertaining bi friends and comrades of the ('. A Ii at his home Sunday afternoon, Sept Refreshments were served. ti I FIRST MEETING TAX RATE oi lie -mn tm T„„„ .......     cord    order    has    already    given left tho members somewhat resentful. I The meeting was a very pleasant one The first fall meeting of tho W. C. AN I* was held a* tho bo nu' ot the pres! dent, Mrs. Rolfe, last Tuesday afternoon. At this meeting candidates wore chosen to attend the Watertown convention which is to bo beld the* 26th. They also discussed the purchase of a ii oil se in Ayer for the use of tho soldiers, and to this the Con- 150. the the and Why be Embarrassed? THE noiselessness of the    Si-wel-clo Closet    19    an advantage which you cannot find in    any    other similar fixture. * That is why    it has been welcomed by refined people    who have long been embarrassed by the flushing of their old-style closets. Every sanitary feature has been perfected in the Si-wel-clo Noiseless Siphon Jet Closet. The water seal is deep, the flushing is perfect—but there is no noise in the noisy ; rn* Si-wel-clo NOISELESS SIPHON JET Closet We handle this and the other Solid China Plumbing Fixtures made by The Trenton Potteries Co. We will be glad to estimate upon your work, whether it be a repair job or a new contract. Such wares as we handle and recommend will improve your plumbing IOO' , . There is no more durable, beautiful nor economical material in the end than the all-clay product.    c. We are scientific plumbers and our price will be based upon cost plus a fair percentage for profit Highly skilled, intelligent workmen are always at your call. Austin D.MacRae * t Am*,. pm - I cl. ;r.r>-M < if lieu JUR-M Ile*. Ill Mu iii St rut t LA nee»i ii sidney e. McCleary GROCER—BAKER 71 MAIN ST. MAYNARD BUTTER Fine Creamery, lb 47c Best Oolong, lb 39c COFFEE Best Santos, lb 23c PINEAPPLE Sliced, Large cans 20c FRUIT JARS E-Z SEAL qts. per doz.........95c FRUIT JARS E-Z SEAL pts. per doz.........89c Auction Sale OF Household Articles and Modern Furniture DX WEDNESDAY, SEPT 5th, 1917 AT ONE O’CLOCK P. M. The assessor of Acton report 1917 tax rate will be $D 40 cm thousand. The1 rate ol Hie West Soutli Water distric t will be $2.SO and in addition to this the Centre district will pay $1.6tt. The town rate is made up in part approximately as follows: State tax, $2.44; State highway tax. 43c; county tax, $1.13; schools $8.71; library, 26e; roads and bridges, $1.98; hydrants, $1.09; street lighting, $1.30; moth tree warden 56c, ^    ,    _    ( JOHN A, FINIGAN, Auctioneer Main St. CONCORD, MASS. Tai. 13 ANTIQUES BOUGHT AND SOLD Write Me What You Have to Offer L. P. GOULDING 8outh Sudbury, Maw. TELEPHONE 1L-11 L. P. G OULDING PIANO TUNER Player Plano Work a Specialty Pianos Bought, Sold and Rtntad SOUTH SUDBURY, MAH, - ’til’ ;