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Page 10 Dennysville News Jeffrey Suddy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Suddy of Veazie, has spent two weeks with his grandmother, Mrs. Ruby Sylvia in Edmunds. Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Adams of Windsor, Conn. have been guests of her mother, Mrs. Marne Hallowell in Edmunds. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Suddy and son Scott of Chickopee Falls, Mass., are at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Damon. Douglas Damon was also there for a week-end. Pvt. First Class Richard Curtis and P.F.C. Bruce Francis will soon be home for a 21 day furlough and then are scheduled to leave for Viet Nam in October. Mr. and Mrs. George Ward Jr. and family of Webster, N.Y., are vacationing with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Ward Sr. on Milwaukee Road. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sylvia recently celebrated their thirty-third wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Pinkham will re- side in Machias this year while Mr. Pinkharn completes his fourth year at the college. Mrs. Pinkham will be a Junior but will not enter until the second semester. Carroll Lyons, son of Lewis Lyons, fell from his motorcycle last week when a small dog ran at the motorcycle and Carroll swerved to avoid him. He was scratched and bumped badly, but not seriously hurt fortunately. Rev. and Mrs. Carl Kingsbury, former residents of Dennysville, have been visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mahar. David Hodgdon of Bucksport is visiting at his grandfather's home in Dennysville. At this writing, Gerald Lund of Plantat- ion No. 14 is still in the Downcast Com- munity Hospital in Machias, butis re- covering. Paul Smith has returned home from the Downcast Community Hospital. The Washington County Chapter of Retired Teachers met at Helen's Restau- rant in Machias. Mrs. Mabel Truell of Dennysvill is the president. Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Mahar I1 were visit- ors at the cottage of Dwight Mahar I at Cathance Lake in Cooper. Twenty boys and girls packed away their rakes and baskets after an eight day work period at Blueberry Hill in Marion. The field boss for the project was Malcolm Fenderson, a sophomore at Shead Memor- ial High School in Eastport. Mr. and Mrs John Griffin and family of Moody, have been guests of his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James Stevens. Mr. Griffin's mother, Mrs. Mary Griffin of Lubec, who had been his guest, accompan- ied him. Other guests of the Stevens' were Mr. and Mrs. Lee Alfonso of Tampa, Florida. THE QUODDY TIDES, Eastport, Maine Miss Marjorie Leighton of Waterville, spent the Labor Day holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leigh Leighton. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lakin, who pur- chased the former Lewis Sprague residence, are now living there and have rhade exten- sive repairs and additions. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mahar have been visiting the Edward O'.Connells in Fall River, Mass. Area students who are leaving for college are Donald Curtis and Ruth Mahar to the University of Maine and Gaff Lingley for Washington State College. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Gamett and child- ren are touting Canada in their new travel- trailer after a trip to the White Mountains. Judy Townsend of Wallingford, Conn. has joined her parents at their summer cottage in Marion. Rev. and Mrs. John Boone and sons James and Timothy, of New Britain, Conn., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kent. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Lyons of Waterville on the birth of a daughter, Cheryl Ann. Mrs. Milton Lyons and niece, Michelle Lyons have been to see her new granddaughter for ten days. Miss Linda Lyons and friend, William St. Louis, of Freeport, spent the Labor Day week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Lyons. Fred Kent is painting Marie Mahar's house in Pembroke. Mrs. Lydia Mahar has gone to visit her son, Milton Mahar in Pettsfield, Mass. Mrs. Norman Clark has gone to Hampden to be with her daughter, Mrs. Ruth Smith. Visitors a Lower Edmunds are Mrs. Eleanor Fox at her mother's home (Mrs. Sophrina Rogers) and Maxwell Hallowell and wife at the home of his mother, Mrs. Mame Hallowell. Dr. and Mrs. Merle E. Legg, who pur- chased the former Ritchie Mattheson farm, have been vacationing there recently. Their son, James, was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Blair Ward. Mrs. Beatrice (Wilder) McNair tele- phoned that they survived the recent hurricane after being evacuated from Mississippi City (a part of Gulfport). Their house received only minor damages while others in the area were flattened. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Curtis are eiajoying a trip through Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Spec. 4 David Curtis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Curtis, has been moved to the 7th Maintenance Batallion in Thailand. Mr. and Mrs. James Robinson and daughter Stacey spent a week at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Raymond Robinson. On August 29, the Dennys River Grange served a supper for the Maine State Employees Assoc. There were forty present, and after supper, a business meet- ing was held in the upper hall. Phyllis and Walter Sylvia have their new cottage at Cathance Lake completed. Mr. and Mrs. Gladys Allan had guests from Prince Edward Island, Canada. The Criscos are at their summer home in Dennysville, the former Albert Lincoln home. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Hodgdon Sr. attended the 50th anniversary of his brother and wife Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hodgdon at Mt. Desert. There were about 100 guests for the occasion. Mrs. Alfreda Blackwood has returned to Edmunds after a visit with Mrs. Maud Gordon in Skowhegan. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Munson of Mile have been visiting at their home in Dennysville. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Munson of Phila- delphia, Pa. are at his mother's home here. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Hodgdon Jr. and family of Waldoboro have been Labor Day weekend guests of his father. Also BLUEBERRY WORKERS - Some of the finest rakers are the younger child- ren. Shown is a group working on Blue- berry Hill in Marion to earn their school clothing. {Grant photo) 12 September, CAMPOBELLO LIBRARY ASSOCIATION MEETS The Annual Meeting Library Association was held at the on August 29th. The minutes of the meeting were read, also reports of the Treasurer, the Activities Committee, the Nominating Committee. The for this year are: Miss Frances Pres; Mrs. Franklin Calder, I st dent; Mrs. Joseph Gough, 2nd ident; Mrs. Evelyn Morrell, Miss Elsie Tucker, Treasurer; Calder, Custodian, Miss Porter resi as Librarian and Mrs Franklin Calder appointed to that office, with Mrs. Jol Gallagher as assistant Librarian. Three additional Directors were nominated: ld Burton Matthews of Wilson's Beach, Mt Durrell Chute of the North Road, and Mrs. Mary Maclnnes of New York. Pleasant Point News Sympathy is extended to the family of Miss Doris Francis, who died at the East- port Hospital on Aug. 18. Her two brot- hers, Mr. Donald Francis, and Mr. and Mrs. John Francis from Cambridge, Mass., at- tended the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Francis and John Bailey recently took a trip to Canada. They toed the Deer Island ferry and then motored to St. John, Kingsclear, and Fred- ericton. Also making the trip, was Mrs. Josephine Bailey and Mrs. Eva Moulton. On August 23, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Newell were guests of honor at a farewell party given jointly by Mrs. Mary Moore and the St. Ann's Women's Club. They received many useful gifts which they will use at their residence in Lawrence, Kansas. Bobby will be attending Haskell College for two years. The Newell's have four children. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Dorn (nee Sonja Socotomah) of Malden, Mass., are the parents of a baby boy, born on Aug. 16, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. School opened on Sept. 3 at St. Ann's School. There are fou : Sisters of Mercy teaching this year and two teacher's aides and Mr. Richard Emmert. There are three pupils attending the Grammer School at Eastport. Mrs. Adelaide Newell, who has been a patient at the Calais Regional Hospital, is back home again much improved. Those attending the funeral of Percy Moore from out of town were, Mr. Rodney Scribner, Mrs. Vergie Johnson, Mrs. Flor- ence Moore. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Moore, Mrs. Hazel Dana, Mrs. Matilda Mahar. Mrs. Susie Mac. Mrs. Elizabeth Gabriel, Mrs. Edith Sappier, and Miss Hazel Socobasin. On Friday evening, Father Nicknair was honored at a farewell party by the parish- oners at St. Ann's, St. John's of Pembroke, and St. Joseph's of Eastport. Father Kane spoke of Father Nicknair's two years at Pleasant Point and Joseph Nicholas spoke hi behalf of the Indians. Wayne Newell was master of ceremonies and beat the drum while some members of the dance troupe pertbrmed the traditional dances. Father Nicknair received a money tree, cards and gifts. His new parish will be in St. Francis, 18 miles from Fort Kent. Father Kane will be administrator of St. Ann's until a chaplin can be placed here. He is presently pastor of St. Joseph's in Eastport. Miss Lorene Dana, the daughter of Mrs. Grace Dana, was a patient at Eastport Hospital last week. visiting at the Hodgdon home and at his Many folks celebrated Labor Day by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Cook, have been travelling to Tobique, N.B., where they Mr. and Mrs. Dale Cook and son Duane. had a 3 day long celebration. The weather Mrs. Howard McFadden will be a special was very favorable for travelling. Others reading teacher in the unorganized town- went to Woodland to view the parade and ships of Edmunds, Brookton and Kingman. enjoy the midway there. Mrs. Wayne Spear will teach in East Mrs. Pauline Gabriel and daughter, Maehias this year rather than Whiting. Betty, of Medford, Mass., visited friends and relatives over the Labor Day week Miss Nancy Gibson has returned to Malden, Mass., after spending a month visiting Miss Paula Altvater. Mrs. Jane Carr and her children ford, Conn., have been visiting Mrs. Seraphine Stevens, for a few weekS, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nicholas and faaY travelled through Aroostook County d New Brunswick over the weekend. They visited Father Stephen Rice in Fort Fair" field, who is still quite active with his priestly duties. Alberta also visited her former classmate, Miss Ruth Marshall.  Presque Isle they visited Mr. and Mrs. , Lund. Making the trip with the NicholSS was Mr. Melvin Francis. Any Passamaquoddy can travel thro gtr out Maine and New Brunswick and not . run out of places to visit where folks sP " the language. There is the Strip in Pri ton, Peter Dana Point, Tobique ReserVe in N.B., Woodstock, Kingsclear, and St. Mary's in Fredericton. Miss Geraldine Dana has returned after spending the summer visiting Mr. and Idr Victor Bassett in Cambridge, Mass. Miss Frances Neptune, 6 year ter of Mr. and Mrs. Moses Neptune, ed a broken collar bone when she her bike last week. Miss Rita and lnez Nicholas returned to St. Joseph Academy in Berwick on Su day. Rita will enter her Senior year 0 lnez is a Sophomore. M. David Francis will be returning t0 NMVTI in Presque Isle for his second year in carpentry and masone y. Mrs. Geneveive Neptune shop on Project Mainstream in Whitirlg last week. Miss Virginia Francis is living with Idt, and Mrs. Louis Doyle, while attendhag High School in Bangor. John Bailey is employed as a cons ultt and interpeter to Mr. Peter Terry, the Project Director of Adult Education it1 Calais. During the summer, Sister Judith attended St. Michael's College in Vt. She received an E.P.D.A. aids in the teaching of English to spe of other landuages. The program specialized study in the teachin to children whose Mother tongue is a -'t language other than English. Sister Judld had a clinic composed of high school a0 college age boys from Thailand. tO Sister Ellen Turner has been added , , I the teaching staff at St. Ann s School  year. Mary Josephine Newell Left bridge Friday to babysit for her Mrs. Mary Creighton. She and are motoring to Kentucky to visit Idt. Creighton's parents. Friends of Mrs. Valerie Roy of Pc will be sorry to learn that her completely to the ground and that she her faithful dog, "Kelly" in the fire.