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Page 6 Mrs. Tibbetts Receives Boston Post Cane At the Cobscook Senior Citizens Meet- ing in Pembroke on July 27th, the Presi- dent, Mrs. Doris Sadler, presented the eldest citizen of the town, Mrs. Belle Tibbetts, who is 91 years young, with the Boston Post gold headed cane and a corsage. A delicious luncheon was served to the forty members and guests present and Mrs. Tibbetts was seated at the head table with her two nieces, Mrs. Harlow and Mrs. Hewitt. The tables were decor- ated with flowers from the gardens of some of the members. The history of how and when the Boston Post cane presentation began was read by Evelyn Harris. MR. AND MRS. WAYNE ASHBY Burns- Ashby Miss Pamela Jean Burns, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Burns, and Wayne F. Ashby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bertrand Ashby, were united in marriage August 1 at the Christian Temple Church with the Rev. Donald Stockford officiating. Mrs. Donald Stockford was the organist. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown she had made of bonded crepe with leg of mutton sleeves trimmed with lace. Her shoulder length veil fell from an organza bow trim- med with pearls and her bouquet was pink roses and white carnations. For something old, she wore a pair of pearl earrings that had been her great-grandmother's. The maid of honor, Miss Debra Brown, wore a gown of blue brocade and carried a nosegay of white carnations. Miss Julie and Miss Peggy Burns, sisters of the bride, were the bridesmaids and they wore gowns of peach brocade and pale green brocade and carried nosegays of white carnations. The Junior bridesmaids, also sisters of the bride, were Miss Martha and Miss Cathy Burns, whose gowns matched those of the bridesmaids. They carried nosegays of white carnations. The flower girl was Miss Heather Burns. Her dress was blue brocade and she carried a basket of pink rose petals. The gowns worn by the bride's attendants were made by the bride, the bride's mother and the bridesmaids, The best man was Josiah B. Mahar, Jr.. and the ushers were Clyde Wallace, Jr., and Craigi Ashby. Bracey Ashby was the ring bearer, Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the American Legion Hall. The couple left on a wedding trip to Nova Scotia. They will reside at 2 Cedar Street, Brunswick. The bride graduated from Lubec High School in 1969 and from the Cinderella Career and Finishing School, Boston, Mass., in June. The bridegroom is a 1966 graduate of Lubec High School and !s employed by Stone and Webster Construction Co. in Wiscasset. Say You Saw It In THE QUODDY TIDES l, THE QUODDY TIDES, Eastport, Maine Celebrates 104th Birthday. Mrs. J. Naylor Hawkins of Beaver Harbour celebrated her 104th birthday quietly at her home among a profusion of flowers that she had received as gifts. A two-tier birthday cake was a gift of the congregation of the Beaver Harbour Baptist Church. Friends and relatives called at her home and she was the reci- pient of many cards and messages. Mrs. Hawkins has two daughters, Miss Violet Hawkins and Mrs. George (Geneva) Clarke, both of Beaver Harbour and a brother, Jesse Johnson, who lives at the family homestead at Dead.man's MR. AND MRS. LARR Y FOSTER McMurtry - Foster On July 4th a pretty wedding was held in the Immaculate Conception Church, Calais, when Father Arseneau united in marriage Kathleen Ann McMurtry, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. David McMurtry, of Calais, formerly of Pleasant Point, to Larry Wayne Foster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Foster of St. Andrew's, N.B. The double ring ceremony was performed. Organist was Miss Marie McGarrigle. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor-length gown of white taffeta and lace with pearl trim featuring a high neckline and long sleeves. The panel of the gown was embroidered with roses with a matching detachable train. :gae carried a bouquet of yellow carnations. Her shoulder length veil was of rayon satin trimmed with pearl-like buds. Mrs. Jeanette Johnson was matron of honor and Miss Brenda McMurtry, sister of the bride, was bridesmaid. They wore street-length gowns of pink. Daryle Johnson of St. Andrews served as best man. Franklin Leavitt, Dick Frost and David McMurtry of Calais were ushers. The mother of the bride chose a yellow dress with a corsage of white carnations. The bridegroom's mother was wearing a navy dress with a white carnation corsage. A reception was held in the Wandlyn Motel in St. Stephen after the ceremony with Miss Mary McMurtry assisting. For their wedding trip, the bride chose a yellow dress with white accessories. The bride is a 1970 graduate of Calais High School. The groom is employed by Conley Lab Limited in St. Andrews. They will reside at the Wheaton Lade cottage for the summer months. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Miller, who attended their niece's wedding, also observed their 25th wedding anniversary. MR. AND MRS. ERROL TRECARTIN 60th Wedding Anniversary Observed Mr. and Mrs. Errol Trecartin of Need- ham Heights, Mass., observed their 60th wedding anniversary, on July 7th, when approximately 1 O0 relatives and friends greeted them at an Open House held in their home. Mr. and Mrs. Trecartin were married July 2, 1910, on Grand Manan, N.B., at a small home wedding. Mr. Trecartin, now 88, was born on Deer Island, N.B., wnet to school there, and was a boatman before coming to the U.S. Mrs. Trecartin, 84, was born on Grand Manan, educated there, then graduated from Teachers College, Fredericton, N.B. They went to Needham in 1926 and have lived there since then. Mr. Trecartin retired in 1962 from the Wm. Carter Co., where he was employed for twenty-four years. Mrs. Trecartin retired in 1965 from Calvert's Inc., after thirty-five years. Both are members of the Carter Memorial United Methodist Church, she being still active in the Women's Society and various church committees. He has been a member of the Men's Club Bowling League until two years ago. He still bowls occasionally with friends. They have one son, Roy, living in Needham; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Dcorations for their party were carried out in pink and white, including the anniversary cake which centered the buffet table. Many lovely gifts including money and beautiful flowers were received. Among their guests were relatives from Canada, and friends from New Hampshire and surrounding towns. SCOTT CO. 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Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor length gown of au" de sole, accented by a full panel of cha-v tilly lace. The sleeves were of silk org htt Her fingertip veil of bridal illusion w.aS P in place by a head piece of chantilly la. over peau de sole. She carried a colo nose gay of white carnations and pir rosebuds. Miss Judi Reynolds, sister of the bd was maid of honor. She wore a sleeVCl" floor length gown of pink flocked vo/.t I ] trimmed with white daisy lace and cffs./l I a single white rose. Attendants were '; I Ploeg of Rockford, Mich., classmate oI ,u I the bride, and Rebecca Schad, sister ,Ii; I groom. They wore light pink gownS, *" ! trimmed with white daisy lace. EaCh f,,dj carried a single white carnation. MisSy" Frail, daughter of Mr and Mrs BurtO Frail of New Bedford, Mass., was the ..,, flower girl. She wore a floor length g0w,- of pink flocked voile. Best man was Douglas Secker of  ton, I11. Groomsmen were Robert K s of Albion, Mich., and Howard ReylaOJ brother of the bride Ushers were 1  Seeley and Rev. David L. McClintic ts Grand Rapids, Mich. David CharltOn, of Rev. and Mrs. Robert P. CharltOlt0 ring bearer. Mr. and Mrs. Donald tta,' were master and mistress of cerenaOOier The bride's mother was attired  a., t turquoise costume ensemble with 1.o accessories and wore a corsage of wl carnations. The groom's mother wore pink satin suit with matching hat a corsage of white carnations. -t# The reception was held at the Ve.,, of Foreign Wars Hall in Lubec. AsslS. at the gift table were Valerie lngalls _ Mary McClintic. Debra Charlton cirt"dl the guest book. Refreshments were'..t by Julie Miller, Bonnie Charlton, Clal Johnson, Pamela Green Claudia K ' 11 jl-- and Dorothy Widmer. Miss Mauree and Miss Julie Schad passed out favo The couple left on a trip to BostOn,, Niagara Falls, and Grand Rapids, " where they will reside after July 2: The bride is a graduate of LubeY' School and has received her B.S. de le from Bob Jones University of Sou : Carolina. The groom graduated ft,'a Byron Center High School in Michel" and received his B.S. degree fro lllt Jones University also. He is departS' manager at Meijers stores in Michig"