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February 9, 1979

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February, 1979 THE QUODDY TIDES Page 13 & FLOODED DRIVEWA Y between R. J. Peacock Canning Co. Buildings at high tide lanuary 30th. (Photo by Shirley MorongJ LUBEC (Continued) Following the meeting there was a aining session on the use of the Air-Pac. The next regular meeting will be held I Feb. 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the town of- :e building. REMEN'S AUXILIARY FORMED Twelve women met at the home of rs. Mary Stuart Wednesday evening to rm an Auxiliary to the Lubec Fire De- xtment. Officers elected were: president, Mary uart; vice president, Sherfill Townsend; :retary-treasurer, Jolene Scovflle. Other members are Pat Perkins, Gayle islam, Beverly McCaslin, Wanda Varney, ella Porter, Karen Huntley, Mary Rier, ula Tinker, Elizabeth Gardner. Plans for food sales, raffles and ppers were discussed for future activi- 'S. It was voted to hold meetings every :and Wednesday of each month at the ,me of Mary Stuart at 7:00 p.m. "COGNITION DAY FOR SUNDAY :HOOL The Sunday School classes of the tbec Congregational Christian Church 3k part in the morning church service, nday, Jan. 28. They sang an anthem, :ompanied by Mrs. Dorothy Fletcher the piano Under the supervision of the superin- Ident, Margaret Brown, the following 'ards were presented to the children: rtificates for perfect attendance were en to Carey Gross, Patty Gross, Billie m Gross, Jalene Dinsmore, Linsley nsmore, Lisa Dinsmore. Certificates for faithful attendance: ncy McLean, Tammy Murray, Lisa dey, Nathan Brown, Bethany Brown, aa Mulholland, Allison Brown, Shawn dholland and Dickie Huntley. They ldren were also presented Bibles by fir respective teachers. Also receiving Bibles were: Heather :lver, Dickie Murray, J. P. Simmonds, ronica Simmonds, Brad Chenille, Todd tier, Joseph Chenille, Kelly Fitzsim- !rods, Carla Border, Jody Fitzsimmonds, . radon Varney, Dickie Munson, Susette nson, Stacy McLean, Janet McLean, ;rri Tinker, Patty Brown, Jan'tie Hunt- , Meredith Huntley and Nancy Hatch. Teachers making the presentations to their classes were Mary Dodge, Paula Mathews, Ellen Huntley, Marianne Mclver, Margaret Brown and Frances Varney. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY MEETING The monthly meeting of Stuart-Green Unit 65, American Legion Auxiliary, was held at the Legion Hall in West Lubec Wednesday evening with president, Han- nah Scholfield presiding. Meetings are held on the fourth Wed- nesday of every month and members are urged to write this date on their calend- ars. It was reported that at Christmas the Auxiliary gave four cheer baskets, and also gave a donation to the Ocean View Nursing Home. It was announced that the patients at the Veterans Hospital in Togus would like to have paper back books. Anyone in the area who have some they would like to donate, please contact Hannah Schol- field, Betty Case, Marie Dinsmore, Shirley Morong or some other member of the Auxiliary and they will be glad to pick them up. The mystery prize was won by Shirley Morong. Refreshments were served follow- ing the meeting. A pot luck supper and Scotch auction will be held at the next meeting on February 28. AMERICAN LEGION MEETING A stated meeting of Stuart-Green Post 65, American Legion, was held at the Legion hall Wednesday evening. Commander John Appleby conducted Cont. on page 14 =:::==: ...... ox. COFFIN REALTY 5 High St., Lubec, Me. 04652 IONA COFFIN, Broker If you wish to buy or sell a home, cottage or acreage, let me help you. Personalized Real Estate Service Tel. (AC 207) 733-5560 TWO FREE CHAINS . . With All New PARTNER Chain Saw Sales * 1 Free Chain with All New HUSQUVARNA Chain Saw Sales. * Eddie's Logging and Chain i Saw Supplies . .-.. Maehias, ME. 255 - 8273 ' GOING ACROSS THE LUBEC BREAKWA TER-and into the Lubec Channel dur- ing high tide the morning of January 29th are Butch Huntley and Sharley Fitz- simmons-they reached their destination below the bridge without mishap. (Photo by Shirley Morong) Lubec mushroom farm planned After a year of research, two men from Lubec, Iley Walstonand Jim Simmonds are ready to try and establish a mushroom farm in North Lubec. It is hoped that the annual crop might exceed 300,000 pounds of mushrooms. Harold Wilson, also of Lubec, will assist in the manage- ment of the farm. A conference was held at the Eastern Maine Development District Office in Bangor on January 11 th with representa- tives from the State Development Office, the Eastern Maine Development District, the University of Maine Extension Ser- vice, the Soil Conservation Service, Down- east RC & D, the University of Maine Botany Department and the New Enter- prise Institute. 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