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February 9, 1979

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Page 18 THE QUODDY TIDES AIRMAN PERCY R. BISHOP News of Area Servicemen EASTPORT Senior Airman Brian C. Murphy, son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Murphy of Eastport, has arrived for duty at Elmen- dor AFB, Alaska. The airman, an electronic power pro- duction specialist with a unit of the Alas- kan Air Command, previously served at England AFB, La. ROBBINSTON Airman Percy R. Bishop, Jr., son of Percy R. Bishop Sr. of Rt. 1, Robbinston, has been selected for technical training at Sheppard AFB, Tex., in theAir Force aircraft maintenance field The airman recently completed basic training at Lacldand AFB, Tex., and stud- ied the Air Force mission, organization and customs and received special instruc- tion in human relations. Completion of this training earned the individual credits towards an associate in applied science degree through the Community College off.he Air Force. Airman Timothy H. Whalen THE NEW 1979&apos;s . <. . : ON DISPLAY r + Log Splitters 4 Homelite Chain Saws , <> . + Ariens Snow Blowers 4 ".. .:. # Mercury Outboards 4 < Ski Doo Snowmobiles + <> Fold A-Sleds ; <> . 4" . +, + + ++ '1 <, +, ++ A.t. BROWN + < 4. + PERRY, MAINE + , <> + 853-4378 + PERRY Sympathy is being extended to Mr. and Mrs. Gates Johnson on the recent death of Fern's brother, Ross Loring, who was a prominent businessman in Fredericton. Mrs. Barbara Pottle was the Cystic- Fibrosis Chairman for Perry this year doing a phone pledge telethon. Ronald Johnson has returned home after attending a Retired Teachers Con- vention in Washington, D.C. Congratulations are being extended to Mr. and Mrs Raymond Brown (nee Bren- da Ritchie) upon their recent marriage. Congratulations are going out to Mr. and Mrs. Gary Kinney of Passademkeg on the birth of their baby girl, Amanda Vesta. A sister for Alice. Get well wishes go out this week to Mr. Howard Kendall who is not well at home, and to Mrs. Dolly Derby who suf- fered a fall while shopping in Eastport. The Perry Town Budget meeting drew out a much larger crowd of interested citizens than usual. They had a chance to voice their opinions and get an outline of what the Warrant would carry for the annual town meeting. Mrs. Mary Metcalf, Heart Fund Chair- man for Perry for February Heart Month, has listed her volunteers for the collec- tions as follows: Mrs. Barbara Pottle, Mrs. Edna Ferson, Mrs. Catherine Camick, Mrs. Marilyn Phinney, Mrs. Polly Humph- ties, Miss Roberta Gove and Mrs. Metcalf. Please welcome the canvassers when they come to your door. The library at Clark School is open on Tuesdays for all classes. The committee is still in need of volunteers, so if you should have a couple of hours free on any Tuesday, please call Mrs. Marilyn Phinney so she can schedule you for a day. The Room Mothers for each class at Clark School will hold a Valentine party for the students. They will be calling for help from some Of the other mothers. Shawn Phinney, Mike Brown, Dale Lincoln and Scott Gove are attending Boy Scout Pack 121 in Eastport. So far not enough interest to form a pack in Perry, but in a few weeks Mrs. Ellen Brown will become a Den Mother for Pack 121 and will hold meetings in Perry. Each boy must be 8 years old or have finished the second grade to join. A friendly gathering at the home of Mrs. Evelyn Pottle brought together old friends and neighbours one day last week. Those ladies who enjoyed the afternoon were Mrs. Cora Kinney of Calais, former- ly of Perry; Mrs. Louise Mahar, Mrs. Evelyn Brown, Mrs. Ethel Corbett, Mrs. Margaret Atwood, Mrs. Gladys Johnson. Mrs. Pottle welcomed these ladies some ranging in age from 84 to 90 years young. The Women's Fellowship of the Perry Congregational Church met in January at the home of Mrs. Elaine Morrison. Plans are also being made for a foodless food sale in the near future, with receipts to be given to the General Fund of the church. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Catherine Camick on February 21 or on the 22nd if it storms. Ann Spinney Tel. 853-2388 Mrs. Helen Kendall Hall is at home visiting with her father, Howard, and with her mother-in-law, Mrs. Babe Hall, who is ill in the Eastport Memorial Hospital. Get well wishes go out to Master Mat- thew Raye, who recently suffered a fall and sprained his wrist. Mrs. Linda Newcomb has suffered a sprained foot and Del Phinney has been filling in driving her bus route. Mr. and Mrs. Colon Morrison, Jr. and Mrs. John Ingersoll visited friends in Houlton on Saturday past. Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Smith and sons, Jason and Ryan, visited in Harrington on Sunday of last week as Arlo's mother is sick. Get well wishes go out to her. Mike Brown will be teaching wood- working in the Industrial Arts section for the next nine weeks ranking period at the Calais High School. The Quarterly Meeting of the Perry Congregational Church will be held on Friday night, February 9th at 7 p.m. at the church. Meeting called by Clerk Fern Johnson. William Kendall of Calais, the son of Mrs. Leona Kendall, is assuming the responsibilities of Superintendent of Planning and Development, a newly created position designed to deal with major changes in harvesting techniques that are being developed at Georgia- Pacific's Forest Resources Department. He was formerly the Operating Superin- tendent for Maine Operations. Good to see Mrs. Flora Humphries out and about again after having her sec- ond eye operation. Get well wishes go out this week to Mrs. Mattie Hibbard of Eastport, formerly of Perry, as she has undergone surgery at the Calais Regional Hospital. Congratulations are being extended this week to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bishop, Jr. (nee Mary Lee Lucas) upon their recent marriage. The Memorial Lights on the Perry Congregational Church are burning this month of February for Mrs. Katie John- son from the Women's Fellowship and for Sarah Patterson Gallagher from her grand-daughter, M. Margaret Gallagher of Akron, Ohio. Mrs. Gallagher has been a loyal friend of the church for many years, and her grandmother lived in Perry many years ago. There were quite a number of Perry folk who attended the musical concert by the Gospelaires at the Washington Street Baptist Church on Sunday past. The most recent fire that called out the Perry Volunteer Firemen was at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Guisinger on Tuesday night. A week ago Dick Gore had a chimney fire and they also attended the fire at the home of Lamont Cookson. SULLIVAN'S Floor Coverings Carpeting No Wax Vinyl Free Estimates 454 2656 i ! ! ! ! ! + i ! + + ! !! ! + + ! i ! TTTTT --= 00Aiiit'00M ........ I LI Lltlll" L I LLL V I1.11 LI V I L- REPAIRS & PARTS call "Bart" Scott 853-2731 SCOTT CO. KEY ST. EASTPORT,ME. Skating party, game nights and other recreation in Perry The Perry Recreation contrary to some reports, is and they have a seres ed for all ages over the next few Beginning in March on noons there will be movies for dren. Dates and times will be through the school and posters film date confirmations can be Beginning on Saturday, at 7:30 PM there will be a series, Nights for adults at the Municipal ] ing. Card games of 63, hearts, ete,, other games such as checkers will also be c asked to bring along their boards, 1 cards will be provided. may be organized or maybe high score in the evening, these will be made at the time the organized. Anyone, with how to make the evening asked to let any member of the tee know-Mary Pottle, hol, Gary Guisinger or Door prizes featured. Admission of $1.00 will charged to help cover the costs, t if anyone has a card table that used that night please at 4818 or Gary pick up and deliver interested in coming portation call the above numbers. Weather permitting, a planned for area children at the pond on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 1:00 to 3:00 PM, games, races ments will be provided. Recreation nights are for students during school Friday nights in the future if there b enough interest. There will be musiel games and refreshments. A small fee will be charged to help cover If any with the committee on events please contact Mary or Gary. The lease with the State the use of Gleason's Point for a area has been finalized and plans are l ing made for activities in fully, a ball diamond area, picnic area nature trails will be son. Area citizens, young and old a t ed to contribute ide for the use area. Keep in mind also the successfully Harvest Fair last year, ready some plans are being put for a bigger and better fair this, Tentative date for this year's August 25th. , B. DR POTTLE Excavation Septic Tank Systems Light Commercial and' Residential CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS by the Simplex Forms System Estimates Given PERRY 8534818