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Tuesday, December 28, 1971
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.1 I Counlcrs V Sight Over ; 1572 Birds fr t' PRESQUE ISLE -In the : . annual Christmas bird count, sponsored by the National Aud- ubon Society and the Northeast Audubon Society, over 1,672 .'birds o f 2G species were sighted ' with 1,138 starlings dominating 5 T the search. r Participating In the event i"' vi ere oight observers in four I ' partieg plus seven feeder re- ports covering an area of 240 I miles, including Presque Isle, F Easton, Fort Fairfield,, "Mapleton. The sighters f, were out from 8 am. to 4 p.m. on the cold sunny day. Mary E. f Holmes, President of NAS and the Court Compiler co-ordinated Ythe search. f v I - Among the observers were: Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Colbath, Mrs. Charles Hurst, Mrs, Edward Little, Mrs. Ted Thompson, Mrs. Norman Vamum and - Mrs. And Mrs. Richard Holmes. Feeder reporters Were: Mrs. William Haskell, Mrs. Richard Eishop, Mrs. Oscar Taggctt, Mrs. Mark Trafton, Mrs. Hazen Stetson and Mrs. Albert Hartley. There were several sightings -of one bird of certain species 'including a robin, a Common Merganser, a Hooded Merganser, a Ruffed Grouse, a Cardinal, a Ring-necked Pheasant and a Belted Kingfisher. Other birds sighted were: two Black Ducks, 10 Hairy Woodpeckers, seven Downy Woodpeckers, thfee Northern Horned Larks and 81 Blue Jays. Also, 56 Ravens, 109 Common Crow-, 103 Black-capped Chickadee, four Boreal Chickadee, three White-breasted Nuthatchs and t wo . Red-breasted Nut-hatchs. , And 904 English sparrows, three Common Grackles, two Brown-headed Cow birds. 43 Evening Grosbeaks, 30 Pine-Grosbeaks, 15 Common Redpolls and 30 Pine Siskins. D Of I Circle y Sends Gifts To Homes MADAWASKA - Mrs. Rose Michaud, chairman of the annual Christmas project of the St. Thomas Circle of Daughters of Isabella, announced that 82 gifts were delivered to St. John Valley Security Home in Mada-waska and 41 to the St. Josephs . Nursing Home in Upper Frenchville. Those who volunteered to pack these parcels were Mrs. Adeline Levesque aad Miss Annette Levesque both of Frenchville; -Mrs. Blanche D. Albert "and Mrs. Marie Michaud. Mrs. Rollande Levesque acted as Santa Claus for the delivery of these gifts. One Divorce GranedAt Madawaska 1 f MADAWASKA One divorce was granted in Madawaska-" District Court Dec. 9 by Judge Arthur J. Nadeau Jr. Muriel Guerrette, plaintiff, Fort Kent from Arnold. "Guerrette, defendant, Caribou, granted to plaintiff on the grounds of cruel and abusive treatment. Custody of four min-- or children was granted to the plaintiff. The couple married at Caribou Dec. 1, 1962. AT PRESQUE ISLE The Rev. John J. Harris Council, Knights of Columbus, will hold a New Years party and dance Friday at the K of C hall. Social hour will be from 8 to 9 p.m., and dancing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. to the music of the Country Squires. There" will be breakfast, favors and noisemakers. U Young People 1 Lead Service j' j PRESQUE ISLE - College young people, home for the 1' holidays, together with some of W the younger people of the Bet-'j hany Baptist Church group, conducted the service at Bethany Baptist Church Sunday evening. Daryl Lavway, a student at Baptist College in Moncton, N.B., delivered the message. Linda Norsworthy, who is presently employed in Cape Elizabeth, was at the piano. Church organist Ronald Dow presided at the organ. Randy Norsworthy played the guitar. A choir of young people sang. Other speakers on the program were Dale Haskell, Nancy15 Jordan, Lynn Anderson and Carolyn Hitchcock. Jeff and Pete Norsworthy also sang. The Bethany Home interest work committee will meet at 1:20 p.m. -Tuesday. The Bethany impact meeting will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. Open house will be held New Years Eve at the Bethany parsonage. Guests are to be welcome at any time after 7 p.m. and may leave when they wish. Refreshments will be served. Services next Sunday will begin wih Sunday Church School at 9:43 a.m. and feature morning workshop at 11 oclock. BYF . groups will meet at 5:45 p.m.,; "and evening workshop will be held at 7 oclock. r.OiJWH' OF JFHCTI WF" if ii - 1 1 1 - V ' 1 t I Y s ' , Y f Learning With a three dimenaiAn wall mural fifth graders at Champlain School In School Administrative District 24 in Van Buren showed parents part of their in-depth study of pollution. Left to right, Arthur Brisette, James Limestone Bomb Result in Court LIMESTONE Two teenagers have been convicted and two others will face court charges in connection with false bomb scares that have plagued schools in this town and at Lormg Air Force Base, Lime-s'one Police Chief Ronald Sheridan said Monday. Within the past month, there have been seven phone calls warning of bombs planted at Limestone High School and three more at the Damon School at the Air Force Base. No bombs were found. Chief Sheridan said the apparent reason for the bomb scares is that teenagers wanted the day off from school. Limestone High School operates on a double session while construction of a new Workers Ready For Dimes Drive v j r t ' COLUMBIA FALLS - Letters for the 1972, National Foundation, March of Dimes, will be in the mail next week, according to Mrs. Ulmer Davis . of Columbia Falls, West Washington County March of Dimek chairman. ' The annual campaign now supports approximately 10i birth defects treatment search centers throughout the country in which March of Dimes Scientists are studying causes of defects and the means" of prevention, as well as im- proving diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitation techniques. i . I Besides supporting these birth defects centers, the March of -Dimes asists. on a county basis, families with birth defect children needing care, Mrs. Davis said. She noted that any parents of g birth defect child needing assistance should report the name of the child to ' their local town chairman, who in turn would take the neces-' sary steps to help them. Mrs. Davis also announced Monday the names of the town chairmen for West Washington County, they are as follows: Addison. Mrs Richard Look; Beals. Mrs. Earlon Beal; Centerville. Mrs. Julia Gaudette; Cherryfield. Mrs. Hollis Fickett; Columbia Falls and Columbia. Mrs. Richard Bailey; Cutler, Mrs. David Hinerman; East Machias, Mrs. Aubrey D w e 1 1 e y ; Harrington, Mrs. Eugene Fletcher; Jonesboro, Mrs. Daniel Lhok; Jonesport, Mrs. Leeman Alley, Jr.; Lubec, Mrs. Donald Stockford; Ma- ehias. - Mrs. Alton Bridgham; Machiasport, Mrs. Thomas Ma-loy; Marshfield, Mrs. Avis Bowker; Milbridge, Mrs. Virginia Pinkham; Roque Bluffs, Miss Delia Houghton;' Steuben, Mrs. Llovd Colson; Whiting, Whiting. Mrs. Llewellyn Maker and Whitneyville, Mrs. Imogene Leighton. Eastport Hospital Gets Grant NEWS Washington Bureau WASHINGTON, D.C. - East-port Memorial Hospital, East-port, Monday received a $100,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration for additions and alterations to the complex, the office of Sen Margaret Chase Smith R-Me. was advised. Approved under- the Public Works and Economic Develop-riient Act which authorized grants to provide immediate jobs in area sof high unemployment, the funds will employ nine skilled and three unskilled workers. Work, which will begin within 60 days, will be funded additionally by $27,500 supplied by Eastport Memorial. - j.- v'v 'Nxj 1 i y X 1,- i ' , ; vw - , . . 'Vt . j.- - i,H.. 6 Scare Calls Convictions school is being completed. Each time a bomb scare has been made the school is closed the remainder of the day, but makeup sessions are scheduled for the following Saturdavs. The police chief said he believes all but one of the bomb snares have been accounted for. The latest bomb threat was made Dec. 9 at Limestone High, and no one has been arrested in connection with it. Serving a 30-day jail sentence on a charge of making a false bomb report is John Williams III, 17, an LAFB dependent. He pleaded innocent, was found guilty and sentenced to 90 days in jail with two months of the sentence suspended. He was also placed on proba-' tion for one year. Committed to the Stevcm: School for girls in Hallowell was a 14-year-old LAFB girl. She entered no plea but was found guilty Dec. 21 of making a false bomb report at Limestone High School, Nov. 16. Chief Sheridan said two other juveniles will appear in Juvenile Court Jan. 4 on similar charges. Town Manager Roger Foster said Monday that he could not accurately estimate the cost occurring to the town each time a telephone bomb threat is made. But' he pointed out that the expense of policing the building after a scare, as well as certain costs in connection with makeup school days would be considerable for the 10 scares here and at the Damon School. Calais Man-Injured In Fire CALAIS A 76-year-oid Calais man was reported still in critical condition at the Calais Re-" gional Hospital Monday, after receiving severe burns Sunday morning at his home. Roy Sadler of Swan StreetTin Calais was taken to the Calais Hospital by an unidentified neighbor, after he was found in the yadr of his home. lie suf- -fered severe burns on his legs,', back and arms, according to Calais Fire Chief Ernest Daye. The chief and four firemen re- , sponded to the 11:05 a.m. alarm, managing to contain a fire in the rear porch area of the dwelling. Officials investigating the fire call, theorized that Sadler may have been in the process of making a cup of coffee on a stove when his pajamas caught fire. Chief Daye. commented that Sadler caused the fire in his -clothing to spread rapidly by . running outside the home. . Too little of the elderly mans pajamas remained unburned to supply a material test for the state laboratory. ' Representatives Sister Carmela Belzile, home economic teacher and Charles Cote, industrial shop teacher at Van Burens SAD 24 represented the state at a Rhode Island seminar concerning working with the disadvantaged. (Levasseur Photo) AROOSTOOK v V r' f t m 1 j?' 4 '." D'.-.t- jfS: y fi , a Ii:-. , Y- It Early " Duplessis, Diane Cyr,' Brian Cormier, and Dianne Marquis, who designed and executed the mural. Mrs. Sandra Caldwell, fifth grade teacher directs the project at Van Buren. fLeVasseur Photo) I Tuesday, December 28, 1971 Formal Charges Expected In Frenchville Shootinsr FORT KENT Formal charges in connection with an alleged store break and subsequent shpoting in Frenchville more than a week ago will be made within the next couple of weeks," county Attorney Cecil H. Burleigh said Monday. Peter Marquis, 19, of Frenchville was injured by birdshot from a 16-gauge shotgun after a general store had been broken into early Sunday morning, Dec. 20. Attending physician, Dr. Robert Johnson, said Mondav Marquis was doing very well at Peoples Benevolent Hospital here and should be retufning home within a week. His name has been removed t from, the critical list, although 'he will continue to carry the SAD 24 Sends Delegates To Seminar On Handicapped VAN BUREN Orisson - Moody, director of vocational services, SAD 24, said that Sister Carmela Belzile Home Economic, teacher and Charles Cote, Shop teacher, participated in a Northeast Area Manpower Institute for Development of Staff (AMIDS) program entitled "C u r r i c u lum' Development Workshops for Vocational Personnel Working with Special Disadvantaged and Handicapped Population Groups. The seminar was held at Rhode Island during the week of the Dee, 12. The aim of this seminar is to train a nucleus of vocational educators in, each state in curriculum preparation and m o dification of instructional New Citizens', ' AT LORING AFB USAF Hospital ' To 1st Lt. and Mrs. Harvey Raduege, a son, Dec. 20. , To Sgt. and Mrs. Barry Mil-' ler, a daughter, Dec. 20. To Sgt. and Mrs. . Francis Herbstritt, a son, Dec. 21. ' f To Sgt. and Mrs. Earl King, a son, Dec. 22. . To Sgt. and Mrs. George Bushlack, a son, Dec. 23. ' y m' - . t ' o I cus on Aroostook Page 17 birdshot in his body, Dr. Johnson said. Police have declined to give precise details about the incident, including who fired the gun. But police did say there will likely be more than one arrest made in connection with it. Benoit Paradis and his wife were staying in his store nights following reports of three other breaks the previous week. They were at tne shooting scene at the time of the incident, police said. A fourth person, a Frenchville juvenile, also had been at the scene, police said. His name has been withheld because of his age. material to enable dis-ad-vantaged and handicapped students to achieve success in career preparation programs. This nucleus of trained teachers will be utilized as resource persons forcurrivulum development and modification for disadvantaged and handicapped persons in their local and state jobs. More of these students are being enrolled in vacations) education and there is a need to . upgrade the abilities of .'vocational education teachers to develop and modify instruct-- ional j medias which will bp -effective, for these target groups. . 1 This activity is expected to result in more effective pro-. grams. for disadvantaged and handicapped persons in, creasing number of locatibns through Out each state in the ortheast-by reason of the effect the" teachers who have received this training will have the in-structional material modification and utilization. ' "The intent of this project is to provide, a scries of' workshops for vocational educateors' in each of the .seven Area Manpower Institutes for the Development , of Staff (AMIDS), service areas. Each workshop will be a'n intensive training s ession in which tne participant will be tuaght to modify and develop the curriculum to meet the needs of the individual students. Participants will learn about new materials and will, also, be taught how to prepare materials suitable. fop disadvantaged and handciapped' to meet an educational objective. In addition to the one-week workshops, they were provided with an on-going service of a c o n s u ltant. This individual works through the State Director of Vocational Education to provide assistance to trainees who have completed the workshop related to assisting other vocational teachers. Several follow-ups will be held in each AMIDS service area at the end of the school year for. all trainees who participated in' the workshops. Each workshop will be comprised of 40 participants from the eight states which make up the Northeast AMIDS service area. It is realized that each state has been working with programs for the disadvantaged and handicapped a rt d have reached different levels of success; Caribou Jobs Nearly Filled CARIBOU City Manager Charles Hatch said Monday that all but one of the 22 public jobs being funded under the Emergency Employment Act have been filled. The city has been granted a total of $113,700 for wages to create additional jobs in Caribou and help satisfy needed services. The city pays 10 per cent of the salaries. , Hatch 'said the jobs should serve as training grounds. for-the people involved, although there is hope the grants can be renewed. The act provides for payment up to 11 months and stipulates preference for veteraJis, unemployed or under- 1 employed people. William Johnson, who formerly was employed in the now-closed branch office of Liberty Loan- Company, began his new job Monday as industrial agent for the citv. He will work under the direction of Robert Forney, director of the Caribou Development Corporation. Deborah Thibodeau has been hired as a secretary for Forney. Ronald La Pointe, 27, a grad Surplus Food Delivery Set MACHIAS Charles Sheen-ban, Surplus Food Director for the Washington County Regional Action Agency said Monday the January schedule for the distribution of surplus foods. Jan. 3, Whitneyville, North-field, Marshfield and Jonesboro, 9 30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Baring, Alexander, Crawford and Wesley, 9.30 am to 1:30 pm.; Jan. 5, Milbridge, 10 to 11 a m. and Danforth from 10 a.m. to I p.m.; Jan 7. Machias, 9 to II a.m.; East Machias 1 to 3 pm. and Topsfield, Brookton, , Waite and Talmadge, 10 a m. to 12:30 p.m. ; Jan. 10, Columbia Falls, Centerville and Columbia 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Princeton, Plantation 21 and Grand Lake Stream, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Jan 12, Machiasnort. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Roque Bluffs, 11:30: Codville, Lambert Lake, and Vanceborb, 10:30 a m. to 1:30 p.m.; Jan. 14, Jonesport from 10 to 11:30 a m. Jan. 17, Cutler and Trescot from 9-30 to 11:30 a m.; Jan. 18, Robbinston and Pembroke, Arraignment Of Berwick Youth Slated CARIBOU A 19-year-old Berwick youth is expected to be arraigned in district court Tuesday on a charge of breaking, entering and larceny at a local church Dec. 23, and fugitive complaints are expected to be filed against the suspect in connection with car theft and breaks in southern Maine and New Hampshire, city police reported Monday. Police said they arrested Larry C. Hilton on a local street Dec. 23 and booked him at the police station on a , charge of breaking into a church here. Police sources allowed that a subsequent investigation revealed Hilton was wanted in Berwick and Sanford and in Dover N.H. and Somersworth, N.H., in connection with a number of breaks and car theft. Police stated that Hilton was being held at the county jail in Houlton in lieu of posting $1,000 hail on the church break charge 1 here. - Movie Planned To Help Group ELLSWORTH The Down Rast YMCA will sponsor a benefit 'movie at the Grand Theater in Ellsworth Tuesday at 2 p.m. ' The film Is The Four Clowns with Laurel And Hardy. - A cartoon is also planned. Proceeds from the film will go to YMCA World Service. The East Central District YMCA along with all the other YMCAs and districts in Maine along with the other 1.200 units across the country will seek to raise over $2,000,000 for this missionary venture. Serving as co-chairwomen of the event are Mrs. Ronald Hanf and Mrs. Raymond Saunders. Program Given By, Youngsters SEDGWICK - A Christmas program has been presented at the North Sedgwick Baptist - Church. Christmas songs were sung and short recitations were presented by Lucy Ellen Leighton, Stacy Grindal, Debbie Ring, Trudy and R u t h i e Allen, Timothy Kemp and Timothy Ring. The youth group presented a playlet of. The Storv "of the Star- program was, followed by a color film, The Other Wise Man by i the Rev. Charles Reuell. Gifts were passed from a decorated tree by Mrs. Winni-fred Ring and distributed by the children. n uate of the University ef California with a degree in political science, has been named assistant city manager. Paula Harris has been employed as secretary to the tax assessor. James King and Allen La Fcrrier have been employed as police dispatchers. Fivq men have been hired by the public works department. They are Jack Beveridge Jr., Larry Adams, Larry Bennett, Roger Chapman, and Brian Jacobs., Richard McNeil has been hired as a chemistry laboratory aide at the high school. Three teachers aides have been retained. They are Joan Smith, Viola Peterson, and Marlon Harmon. R e g n a T odd and Mary Ouellette have been employed by the school department as library aides. Roger Cyr and Gary Malenfant have been hired for janitorial work in the School Department. Two of three positions in the Fire Department have been filled. Larry Pelletier and Rogis Keating have been hired. 9 30 to 11:30 a.m.; Jan. 19, Harrington, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Jan. 20, Beals, 10 to 11:30 a m ; Jan. 21, Cherryfield, Bedding-ton and Deblois, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and Edmunds, Marion and Plantation 14 from 9 30 to 12 noon. Jan. 25, Eastport from 9:30 a m. to 1 p.m.; Jan 27, Lubec, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon and Whiting at 12:30 pm.; Jan. 30, Steuben, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon Recipients should bring their own boxes. Houlton District Court HOULTON The following cases were disposed of Monday in Houlton District Court before Judge Julian Turner: Joseph Donovan, 22, of Houlton, operating after suspension on Nov. 24, in Houlton, case dismissed. Normand L. Poliquin, 38, of Lewiston, speeding, Dec. 3, in Island Falls, fined $25. David E. Gallison, 53, of Houlton, speeding Nov. 22, in Houlton, fined $15. Luthar J. Houy, 46, of Scarborough, speeding Dec. 15 in Ludlow, fined $25. Geneva V. Sawyer, 54, Mountainview, Calif., speeding Dec. 9 in Sherman, fined $25. Fred A. Corey, 57, of Monti-cello. failure to keep right when meeting, Dec. 11 in Monticello, fined $25.00. Choir Gives Holiday Concert EAST CORINTH-The United Baptist Church Choir and Sunday School gave its annual Christmas concert with the little ones doing their tiling in recitations and singing, Sunday evening. During this program the joung people of the church gave the Rev. Charles Bate an unusual Christmas gift when they presented him with a plane ticket to the Holy Land. I9st, Auxiliary Have Party EAST CORINTH - Corinth Post 115, American Legion and Auxiliary, has held its Christmas party at the Legion Hall Monday evening with 30 pres-ent. The auxiliary ladies made 12 lap robes which they sent to Togus and the group volunteered to remember three families with Christmas baskets. An exchange of gifts wai held. Coming Events AT BROOKSVILLE A meeting of Governor Brooks Lodge, I.O.O.F. will be held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of the noble grand, Eugene Snow. The Brooksville Library will be open Wednesday from 2 to 5 p.m. under the supervision of the librarian, hjrs. Gertrude Dalsgard. A. meeting of Rosier- Grange of Cape Rosier will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of the master, Malcolm Gray. There will be a meeting of Rainbow Grange of North Brooksville Thursday at 7:30 p.m. under -the supervision of -the master, Allen Lymburner. The municipal officers of Brooksville will be in session at the Town House Dec. 31 between noon and 4 p.m. to settle the town accounts for the year of 1971. All taxes unpaid as of Dec. 31 will be published in the annual town report. The monthly meeting of the Brooksville Volunteer Fire Department will be held Jan. at , 7 p.m. at the firehouse. West Brooksville. i-5 4, i i & ' 4 1 i : ( i

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