100 Years Ago This Week ~ Bedford News in the Concord Enterprise ~ November 6, 1918

November 2, 2018

 Selected and transcribed by Dennis Ahern

Editor’s Note: The thirteenth in our Friday series examining the news about Bedford that was published in the Concord Enterprise 100 years ago this week; to contact the author, please email [email protected]


  • Mr. and Mrs. Munroe and family are now enjoying their new residence on Crescent Ave.
  • Sunday school classes will be opened in St. Michael’s church at 9 o’clock Sunday morning.
  • Word has been received from Corp. Stephen E. Tackney, by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Tackney, Concord rd., that he was feeling fit, after having participated in the recent drive at Chateau Thierry.


The first regular meeting of the Bedford Parent Teacher Association will be held in the Assembly Hall of the Bedford Union School at 2:30 p.m., on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 14. A very interesting program is promised and one that will be especially instructive to prospective members. It is, therefore, urged that all who are interested in any way in our school life may be present and also lend their aid to the association by becoming members.


Among the 18 New England men recommended as eligible for appointments as second lieutenants in the Field Artillery, United States Army, after having completed the course in the Officers’ Training School, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., appears the name of Franklin Harwood Canlett of this town.


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