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9 November, 1984 THE QUODDY TIDES Page 35 Presented life memberships On Friday, October 5th at 2 p.m. a group of fifteen ladies, members of the Grand Manan Branch Legion Ladies Aux- iliary, gathered at the Grand Manan Nurs- ing Home to honour two Charter mem- bers of the Auxiliary with Life Member- ships. Bertha Boynton, age 87, and Edith Dakin, age 90, now residents of the home joined the Auxiliary in 1968 when it was granted its Charter. Both were active in Auxiliary work, whose main purpose is to raise funds for their Legion, until ill health forced them to become inactive. But their interest remains with their Auxiliary and thus they were honoured. Life Membership Certificates were given each by President Eileen Somers and Life Membership Pins were pinned on each by Bernice Thomas, Chairman of the Honours and Awards Committee. Members of their families were present for the presentations. WELSHPOOL (from page 34) Charlotte'County Hospital last week. Emma has had a long illness. She was a resident of Ocean View Nursing Home in Lubec for a few years, then was trans- ferred to the CampobeUo Nursing Home where she has been for a year or mor". Her funeral service was held .q,,,day, October 28th at the c,k,stian Temple Church, Lub , ,ulth Rev. Francis Mabey offic;,+.-,g. A very suitable and lovely . ,met was sung by Helen Brown and Rev. Mabey, "God Will Take Care of You". To aU the shut-ins and those confined to hospitals, sincere good wishes and a speedy return to good health. CANADIAN LEGION A UXILIAR Y members with Mrs. Edith Dakin (left) and Mrs. Bertha Boynton (right), who were presented life membership pins. GRAND MANAN+ BICENTENNIAL CHRISTMAS PARTY PLANNED A bicentennial party is planned for December 1 at the Elementary School for all ages. Santa is likely to appear and the Farmers Market will be set up for the final time for 1984. Come and buy your Christmas gifts and enjoy the festivities. The time is 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. WHITE HEAD by Mrs. Carl Small Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Small spent a recent weekend as guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Connolly and family of Quispamsis. "Marty", young son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Morse, recently suffered the mis- fortune of having the little finger of his left hand cut off by accident. Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Zwicker are receiving congratulations upon the arri- val of a daughter, Megan Virginia, a sister for Stephen. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Johnson are ex- tended congratulations upon the birth of a son, Benjamin Tyler. Mr. Claude Smith is at home after medical attention at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Randy Ossinger and daughter of Bangor were recent guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mabury Ossinger. It is good to see that Mr. Linwood Carroll's health has improved. He has at- tended church services lately. THE NEW BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB on Grand Manan. The clubhouse building officially opened on September 8th, when the club hosted the Regional Council meeting of the Boys and Girls Clubs of New Brunswick. CLOSING SUPPER On Thursday, October 25, a pot luck supper was held in the Town Hall, North Head for the vendors who had participat- ed in the Farmers Market this bicentennial summer. The supper included their famil- ies as well. After the supper a general meeting was held, and was generally agreed that the Farmers Market had been a hugh success, for both Islanders and visitors alike. Tentative plans were made for next summer, with another meeting to be held early in the New Year. Forty to fifty at- tended and a fine time was had by all. SENIORS BENEFITTED BY FOOD SALE Avery successful Island-wide partici- pating food sale was held on Saturday afternoon, November 3, at the Boys and Girls Club, Grand Harbour. The funds raised will go towards fur- nishings for the lounge of the Seniors Rotary Isles Estates Apartments in North Head. $1,000 was realized from this sale. Thanks go out to everyone who made this such a success. MEETING HELD The concern of Islanders over the ar- rival of several members of the Unifica- tion Church in our midst, was shown with a "full house" of four hundred or more at a public meeting held on Saturday evening, November 3 at the Senior High School. Mr. lan Haworth, president of the Canadian Council on Mind Abuse and specialist on this subject, was brought in as special speaker. He was introduced at this meeting by Eric Allaby, chairman of the Island Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Haworth was to be special speaker at three other meetings over the Island and was available for some individual counselling and information sessions dur- ing his stay on the Island. SENIOR CITIZENS MEETING The Happy Hour Club of Senior Citi- zens met at the Grand Harbour United Baptist Church Vestry on Wednesday, October 17 with about thirty attending. The devotional was given by Rev. Shanks. There were entertained with read- ings and with Vera Green at the peano. Younger ladies of the church provided the luncheon. AROUND AND ABOUT Almeda Nason and Alta Cunningham of Grand Harbour enjoyed the company of relatives from Lubec, Me. over the weekend of October 20. Harold and Ruth (Green) Wasson; Cora (Green) Young; Helen Kent; Paul and Gwen Wasson. On Saturday evening, a surprise birthday get- Mrs. Murray Tatton Tel. 662-8142 together for cora-was held at the old homestead, where she was born 70 years ago. This home has been purchased by Patricia Cunningham, R.N., grand-daugh- ter of Hillman and Phoebe Green. On Sunday evening, Almeda was the guest of honour at a dinner at Griff-Inn, to cele- brate her 78th year. On Monday evening, a surprise visit, dressed in bicentennial dresses, was paid to our neighbor of many years, Gleason Green. The evening ended playing our favorite game of Shang-hai, with the "homers" winning, and a promise to return again. Rev. John Hammond of North Head is vacationing in his home province of Newfoundland. Mrs. Frances Johnston of North Head visited Mrs. Clifford Stanley in Saint John for a few days. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jon Stanley (Rhonda McDowell) of North Head on the birth of a daughter, Sarah Doreen at the Saint John Regional Hos- pital. Mrs. Harley Richardson has returned from a visit to Woodstock and Frederic- ton. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Middleton of Geary, N.B, are visiting on the Island with their motor home during the hunt- ing season. Congratulations to Danny Linton and Wendy Neves who were united in marriage on Saturday, October 20 in the North Head Wesleyan Church with reception following at the new Boys and Girls Club in Grand Harbour. Linda Harvey of Grand Harbour won the smaller jackpot at Legion Bingo last week. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest lngalls of Saint John visited their son and wife, Mr. and t Mrs. Leonard Ingalls and ifamily, Grand Harbour. Mrs. Leon Small, Castalia, has return- ed from a motor trip around Nova Scotia and also visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Ver- non Eastwood, New Glasgow. Congratulations to Barry and Kim (Guptill) Walton, formerly of Grand Manan, of Woodstock on the birth of a boy, Graham Harding on October 13. Mrs. Sydney Guptill is visiting her daughter and son-in-law, Barry and Kim Walton in Woodstock. Mr. and Mrs, Ralph Maker, Lepreau, visited his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Leigh Maker, North Head " Mr. and Mrs. Ray Guptill o;:-the Unit- ed States, formerly of Grand Manan, hage moved back to Grand Manan and into the Rotary Isle Estate Apartments in North Head. Lawrence Flags of Maine is spending some time visiting friends in Castalia. Mr. and Mrs. Murray Tatton, Castalia, have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Maker of t.epreau. Edison Green of Grand Harbour and Cont. on page 36