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13 January, 1984 THE QUODDY TIDES Page 13 Art classes suspended in Eastport for the winter Art classes which have been presented for the past seven years by artist and teacher, Scottie Boyle, at the Element. ary School in Eastport have been tempor- arily suspended. Due to illness by both Scottie and Ereda Meredith, classes will not be scheduled. If the situation im- proves, classes will be held in late spring or early summer, dates to be announced. The teachers are gratified, however, by the fact that regular school art classes have been instituted in the curriculum at the school Private instruction will be available by prior appointment after April 1, 1984. Students are advised to secure a copy of "The Natural Way to Draw" by K. Nickolaides, noted late teacher at the Art Students League in New York. It is an excellent guide to discovering your own unique way of expressing the world around you creatively in the arts. It can be ordered through any art store or book store. It will take the place of a teacher till classes can be resumed. The Peavey Memorial Library has an art shelf with many new books for borrowing. New art exhibits, which are an educa- tion in themselves, will continue to be mounted on the walls of the chapel of Unitarian Church, 16 Shackford St. Works by new artists and new works by old artists will be announced to the pub- lic. The roster for the new season will in- clude shows by Gillian Gatto of Machias, Helen Brigham of St. Stephen, N.B., Oran Suta of Robbinston, Hesse Schnei- der of Bangor, Diana Young of Bangor, Cheri Walton of Bangor, Freda Meredith, Dixmont and Eastport, Mary Livingstone of Calais, Philip Walton of Bangor, Judy Colemann of Eastport, and others. Li brary offers guide to fight drunk driving by Susan Esposito Anyone who wishes to have an impact on the drunk driving problem in their hometown can now get help at the Pea- vey Memorial Library. 4 COA TED WITH ICE berries hana a tenaciously to a branch on Back Lane in Eastport. (Quoddy Tides Photo) Applications now State Trooper positions For the first time in more than a year the state police is processing applications for the position of Maine State Trooper. "The state police needs capable, dedi- cated men and women to become Troop- ers. We plan a Maine State Police School to start August 27, 1984, but the appli- cation process must be completed by January 28; thus, individuals-including women and minority members-are en- couraged toapply now," said Col. Allan H. Weeks, chief of the Maine State Police. The 16-week Maine State Police School (i.e. training troop) will be held at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Waterville. Weeks said the minimum qualifications for applicants are graduation from high being processed for school or equivalent with no criminal or extensive motor vehicle record, and be at least 20 years of age. Selected men and women will earn a salary of $237 while at the Academy, $288 upon graduation, $300 upon completion of a probabtion- ary period, and annual increments until reaching top Trooper salary of $389 weekly. Trooper responsibilities involve a non- standard work week, with assignments made depending on need. Applications should be submitted to the Personnel Office, Maine Dept. of Public Safety, 36 Hospital St., Augusta, ME 04333. Further information may be obtained by calling 289-3498 or 289- 2053. Nat'l History Day Contest- May 12 The second annual National History Day Content for Maine students, grades six through twelve, will be sponsored by University of Maine at Farmington, Sat- urday, May 12, 1984, National History Day is a program that encourages stu- dents to research and prepare papers, pro- jects, performances and media presenta- tions on a historical theme and to have them judged by history professionals. The theme for National History Day 1984, is "Family and Community in History". Top winners from the Maine competition will compete in Washington, D.C., June 13 to 16, 1984. Information packets on the program have been mail- ed to Maine schools. The deadline for registration is March 1, 1984. Additional contest rules and registra- tion forms are available through the of- Librarian Catherine Miliano announc- . . ,-,il v-v "  a''ta''  a'''   " j rice of the Co-ordinator of National His- ed that "A Citizen ,a, ctivist Guide to Fight  , ,  tory Day in Maine: Dr. Rod Farmer, Drunk Driving'hasbeenmadeavailable SUtZFLSe SatZ#WLC Sop   University ofMaineatFarmington, to the Peavey Memorial Library by the  , Serving our delicious Subs, plus Hot Dogs, Chili Dogs, i .7)  Franklin Hall, Farmington, Maine 04938. 00aco00e00cat00rce00to.e00ou (NHTSA), which published the document. an agency of the U.S. Depart- WATCH FOR OUR SPECIALS . ment of Transportation, disseminated the  Try our new Italian Cold Cut Sub with - Activist Guide in co-operation with All.. _ three kinds of cold cuts. state Insurance Company and the Ameri-  Call ahead and your order will be waiting - 853-2303 can Library Association.  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