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970 25 December, 1970 THE QUODDY TIDES, Eastport, Maine Page 9 )ns ice ri- Robbinston-News Miss Clara Stoner - Tel. 454-3155 Apologies to Sally Carlow whose name was inadvertently omitted from the Honors List given us by the Calais High School two weeks ago. Lewis and Arlene Johnson and Florence Johnson were guests of the Happy Gang Senior Citizens in Calais on Tuesday, Dec. 8th. Arlene and Florence were asked to give a skit, for which they chose, "Two Dumb Doras", and which was very well received. Our townspeople report a delic- ious dinner and a delightful time ending in a Christmas party with Santa, a tree and gifts for all. Senior Citizens welcome anyone over fifty-five to their semi-month- ly meetings. Mr. and Mrs. William B. Johnston and son, Tucker, were among a number of guests who took Thanksgiving dinner with Mr. and Mrs. William F. Johnston in Calais. The Women's Activity Committee of the local Grange held a very successful Christmas sale on Saturday, Dec. 12. They sold almost all the items offered and real- ized forty-five dollars on their effort. A few left-over gift items may be seen and purchased any Monday evening at the Grange Hall. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Phee of ttartford, Conn., arrived at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Bishop last Friday afternoon for a weekend visit. Week before last Mrs. William Johnston with her son, Tucker, visited her parents, Captain "'Pat" and Mrs. Tucker in St. George, N.B. Past Masters' Association met at Char- lotte Grange ttall Tuesday evening, Dec. 15. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Johnson, John Malona and Florence Johnson from here attended the meeting, which featured, among other entertainment, a Christmas party. Florence and Arlene contributed to the fun with a skit, "'ttusband Hunter". Christmas window boxes, wreaths, Santa Claus figures, and lights in myriad arrangements, are brightening the wintry scene, more of them every day. Especially appreciation to those who got their decor- ' ations up early. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Enger arrived in town from Bremerton, Wash., last August. After spending some time with their daugh- ter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Cham- bers, they moved into a commodious trailer on the site of the former Charles Robinson home. We welcome them and wish them happiness in their new home. In the last few weeks the tlolmes fish factory in Eastport has increased activity so much that all the "'girls" are back at work. Robbinston (;range reports a delightful time Monday, Dec. 14, with a delicious turkey dinner, a Christmas party with gift exchange, carols, music, and every- body happy. Under the direction of Lena Stanhope, the Sunday School children at the Ridge Methodist Church, gave a Christmas pro- gram on December 20. Mr. George Freeman returned to the Calais Regional Hospital on Monday, the 14th. He is improving slowly. Many wishes to him and his family for a better report soon. Mrs. Leonora Harvell continues pretty well at her home here. At the end of a month's leave for the funeral of his grandmother, Michael Moholland, went to Virginia, where his wife and young son have joined him. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Moholland, and his brother, "Babe" accompanied Michael to Virginia and stayed there for a few days. Marie MacNichol is employed at the Indian Office in Calais. Mrs. William McCarthy is in the hospital temporarily. For those of her many friends who may wish to drop a line, her address is Room l, Ward J., Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, Maine. 04401. Sgt. Kenneth Brooks, son of Mr. and Mrs. John K. Brooks, who is stationed at Castle Air Force Base in Merced, Calif., arrived in Robbinston in the early morn- ing of Friday, Dec. 18, for his first Christ- mas home in four years, tte reports four and a half hours by air from the west coast to Boston, eleven hours by bus from Bos- ton to Bangor, seven and a half hours (part of it waiting) from Bangor to Robbinston. Clara Stoner is glad to be at home these days, after an unexpectedly long stay in southern California. Marcellus MacDonald reports that the S.A.D. 69 board meeting, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17, had to be postponed on accout of the storm, and was held Monday, Dec. 21. (;regg Carter, son of Mrs. Earle Stanhopc, Sr., is home from Husson College in Ban- gor for the Christmas vacation. Gary Carter, also a son of Mrs. Stanhope, is ex- pected home soon, and will return to Beals College in Bangor after the holidays. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Moore in St. Stephen was the scene of a happy family supper, when her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John K. Brooks and her brother, Sgt. Kenneth Brooks, visited the Moore's last Friday. Mr. Earle Stanhope, Sr., has finished delivery of Christmas trees and wreaths to Boston for this season, tie made seven trips, all told, some of them in very severe weather. Kelly Galligan and the Brooks' girls, who call themselves, "The Sixlets", took part a week ago Sunday night in a variety show given by the Woodland Mothers" Club for the benefit of needy children. Ethel Clark went to visit her son, Bill Clark in Woodland last week, and plans to stay until Christmas day. Mrs. Earle Stanhope Jr., is home from Teachers College at Fredericton, N.B., for the Christmas vacation. Mary and Martha Brooks attended a Christmas party at Mrs. McKinley's home on High Street in Calais last l:riday night. On Wednesday night, Dec. 2, the Valley of the Pines4 tt Club held their Christmas party with refreshments at the Fire Hall. No 4-H meetings will be held during January. We Wish to Thapk Our Friends and Customers For Their Business During 1970 JOHNSON Co. Main St. - Caliis, Me. A. L. BROWN _EV-DY I T PERRY. MAINE "SNO-JET" SNOWMOBI LES RUPP SNOWMOBILES Single and Double Snowmobile Trailers Accessories and Equipment Be Aware of Pollution We Have W r MOCO G AS ]'he only unleaded Gas ! tYJRR Y CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH at night this winter. The church was first fit with flood lights at night when Perry celebrated their Sesquicentennial in 1968 and has been lit ever since. It is a pleasant sight for all of those who journey on Route No. 1 at night. (Quoddy Tides Photo) Perry News 1 Ann Spinney - Tel. 853-6673 WOMEN'S FE LLOWSHIP PARTY The Women's Fellowship of the Perry Congregational Church held their Christ- mas party at the home of Mrs. Alton Sullivan on Thursday, Dec. 17th, The ladies exchanged Christmas gifts and a birthday gift for December was presented to Mrs. Lilly Lurchin. Ten boxes for shut-ins were made up and delivered to those known to be unable to be out. A delicious luncheon was served by Mrs. Sullivan, assisted by Mrs. Ann Spinney and Mrs. Betty Ramsdell. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL PROGRAM On Sunday, Dec. 20th, at 3 p.m., the Annual Sunday School Christmas Concert was held at the Perry Congregational Church. The theme this year being, "'Christmas is Jesus' Birthday". Special recitations, readings and pantomine scenes were done by the Sunday School members, with selections by the Church Choir. This was followed by a Christmas party and lunch. At this time the ,children and teachers were presented with gifts and treats. To help make this party a success, donations were received by the Sunday School, from Mr. and Mrs. Colon Morri- son Sr. and from Mrs. Olive ((?lark) Wagner in memory of her mother, Mrs. Ruth Clark, who for many years took a great interest in the children and Sunday Schools in the area. As they have in most recent years, the Sunday School members turned over the offering received at this service to the Church to show their appreciation for all services given to them during the past year. S.A.D. No. 69 CONCERT The first Concert of Chorus and Band of S.A.D. No. 69 was held at the Pembroke School, Wednesday, Dec. 16th. Two Christmas Carols were done by Grades 3 and 4 from Pembroke. On flutophones was "Jingle Bells" and "Away In A Manger" by a Quintet. Grades 5 and 6 from Pembroke sang, "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer" and "' it Came Upon A Midnight Clear". A quartet sang "O Little Town of Bethlehem". The S.A.D. No. 69 Band played a series of band selections, titled "An Old Fashioned Christmas". The Chorus sang four selections, "High Upon A Mountain", "Silent Night", "Shepherds' Rejoice", and "Deck the Halls". Accompanist for the Chorus was 00ea00on'00 (greeting00 BERMAN'S STORE :lo::/nfortheE:::;Fam Mrs. Phyllis Patten. The Band and Cho, as was directed by Mr. Ted Blackington. Community Christmas Caroling was held on Wednesday evening, led by Rev. Robert Simon. Children, teenagers and adults visited many of the Perry shut-ins singing festive Christmas music. Special get-well wishes are being extend- ed to little Bessie Gove, who was hurt in an accident last week. Friends and neighbours of Mr. Frank Beale, will be sorry to hear he has broken his ankle. A speedy recovery is wished him. Mr. and Mrs. Richard 'Foal of St. Stephen, N.B., will spend Christmas with their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Spinney and Karen. Mr. and Mrs. Colon Morrison Sr. will spend Christmas holidays with their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. hldon Morrison of Yarmouth. Mr. and Mrw. Rendall ltoward and daughter, Cheryl, will spend the Christmas holiday with Mrs. ltoward's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Loring. Major R. Lee Corbett, 1st C.A. Bn. returned to Okinawa Dec. llth. This will be major Corbett's ninth year in the Pacific area. The members of the Perry Grange are holding food sales and other activities to raise money to put a furnace in the hall. The hall is used for many gatherings other than Grange meetings. Perry Grange was organized May 5th, 1895. Mr. and Mrs. William Lancaster (nee Jane O'Dell) and daughter, Naomi, have returned to Norwich, Conn., after spend- ing some time with Mrs. Lancaster's grand- mother, Mrs. Emma O'Malley. Scotty Brown is able to be back to school but is still under the doctor's care. Miss Becky Titcomb has been confined to her home for over two weeks. Get welt wishes are being extended to her. Sympathy is being extended to the family of Edgar Gove. Friends and neigh- bours were saddened by his tragic death. All area residents will be pleased to know the Perry Skating Rink winterizing has been completed by many interested parents, and friends. The ground is in the prepara- tion stages to be flooded. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all my friends and neighbours. 00ea00ort'00 00reeting00 To my Friends and Customers Potties' Garage PERRY, ME. Open 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. -- Closed all day Sunday