Ladies’ Missionary Society hears about medical missions to India. The library observes the 100th anniversary of George Eliot’s birth with display of her works & biographies. Abbot Worsted soccer team loses by one goal in second round of the national cup.
Congregational Church holds its annual supper, with 140 attending. Car runs off Stony Brook Rd. into a ditch & another is hit by a train at the West Graniteville crossing; neither driver is hurt. Abbot Worsted soccer team beats Methuen 1-0.
Westford Guardsman, still on duty in Boston, are getting equipped for winter. Town nurse gives talk on her nursing services overseas. Abbot Worsted making improvements at Brookside Mill.
Tax collector reports the best collection of the town’s taxes to date: $40,893.52. Abbot Worsted soccer football team defeats Lynn Hibernians in first round of national championship. Halloween night passes quietly in Center but there are reports of damage in Graniteville.
Half of Westford’s State Guard released from duty after 6 weeks patrolling Boston. Local ‘soccer football’ team beats Andover before large crowd in Forge Village. Graniteville men warned about ‘shooting crap.’
Local State Guard unit in seventh week of policing duty in Boston. Business at Fletcher quarry is brisk. North Chelmsford bowling team beats Graniteville but Forge Village soccer team overpowers Lawrence.
Practically every Westford man joins newly organized American Legion post. Apple picking is in full swing. with reports of who’s the champion apple picker. Work progresses on enlarging Abbot’s Hall.
In uncomfortable quarters in Boston, members of local State Guard at least have spring beds with mattresses. “Soccer football” game draws large crowd in Forge Village.
Despite 74 Westford Guardsmen still on police duty in Boston, Congregational Church’s agricultural fair is a great success. Thieves steal 40 bushels of apples off a farm’s trees. Movie series on “safety first” shown in Abbot Clubhouse.
Men doing State Guard duty in Boston get a day’s furlough to come home. Railroad employee foils attempt to wreck train in Graniteville.
Members of Westford’s State Guard company re-enlist to continue serving during police strike in Boston. A committee of young men hold a “gala day” in Graniteville, including a ball game between married & single men & a dance in the evening.
67 students are enrolled at WA. Local state guard called to Boston for duty during police strike. Abbot Worsted sponsors its first annual field day for 2000 people at Forge Village playground.