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Biddeford Journal (Newspaper) - August 22, 1980, Biddeford, Maine Arl In OOB In Weekender In York County a report on ' and schools new at your thit What day doet open f It there anything yon thould know about the 1980-81 The antwert to all thete and more can be found the Journal annual report on Everything you need to know can be found in the today's In addition next week the Journal Tribune will publish but to make tare your child gett to on Don't mitt in next Journal Tribune for everything you need to know about tending your child back to Jenny and at the Acton Pair - Page 3 CITY EDITION une FRIDAY Aug. 22, 1980 282-1535 324-4444 985-3118 25 cents 293 Days MAINE ' Commissioners defendants in suit The pull goes on at Acton Fair Horse and oxen pulling will continue through at least 20,000 people to pass through the gates food and day at the 115th annual Acton ex- to the sprawling assembly of agricultural and by Paul By Sanford Bureau ALFRED - York County Commissioners have been named as defendants in a law suit filed by a former sheriff's department Robert fired two years ago by Sheriff C. Wesley for alleged has filed a suit in York County Superior Court asking for in actual damages for wages lost and other alleged harm caused by the commissioners and another in punitive The filed last week in York County Superior asks the court to reinstate Colby as a deputy sheriff in addition to awarding him damages and lost Colby alleges the commissioners violated his right to a fair hearing after ordering him dismissed on Sept. 5,1978. County Clerk B. Frederick Ayer says civil papers in the case were handed to commissioners J. Peter Paul Reny and Andrew Frechette at the Aug. 12 District Attorney G. Arthur Brennan will be looking into the suit for commissioners but could not be reached for comment on the Colby was fired June 19, 1978 by the interim Sheriff C. Wesley Phinney on the grounds of alleged insubordination stemming from Colby's alleged failure to comply with departmental a six-year veteran of the Sheriff's had been suspended without pay from October 1977 to April 1978 while he pleaded innocent to charges of assault on a Lebanon teen-age Colby was acquitted of these charges and when he returned to the sheriff's department in April 1978, Phinney suggested what he termed period of one During Colby's the jury heard testimony on the alleged friction between members of the Lebanon Police Department and at that said he told Colby not to respond to complaints telephoned to his home but instead to the proper chain of channeling local complaints to the sheriff's department which would in turn contact local police In September 1978, then led by Guy turned down an appeal to reinstate The dismissal followed a session on Colby's despite his request that the hearing be Neither Colby nor the public were allowed into the August 1978 hearing at which commissioners discussed charges of Page 14, Col. 4) Suit Mama's granddaughter Librarian adds her chapter to family chronicle By MELINDA Staff Writer OCEAN PARK - A child in a sweatshirt counts out change to pay for the rental of books in the Ocean Park summer as Carolyn the The rate is two cents a day for kids and the place is with comfy where one woman reads to a a fireplace and as well as moving quietly to sort out their fancies among a world of They they choose and they with Barstow telling one nothing I'd rather buy than She purchases volumes that her mother That who died in 1975, produced a series of volumes about what one jacket bills as chronicle of happy family lit by love and a limitless trust in Barstow is a feature of the Writer's which closes today in Ocean and she talks about her Thyra Ferre born in a small village in Swedish She was the daughter of a Baptist pastor who after some more or less subtle the woman who had been his Mama and Barstow's were the subject of her mother's Burns defines role on eve of leaving All booked up Carolyn the Ocean Park Ferre as part of has her mother's books on this years Writers display among ike rest of the by Ben Barstow gave a talk about her By GARY L. BOBBINS Staff Writer SACO - Eight months on a blustery City Councilor Bruce Burns and Mayor J. Haley Booth nearly eyeball to arguing in front of several hundred The as has often been the case between these two took place at City Hall and centered upon to be The Saco Senior Citizens organization had come before the seeking the funds to keep its organization It had always received the money in the past and Booth saw no reason why that should Burns He that the council couldn't provide the Senior Citizens organization with the money immediately because the funds had inadvertently been left out of the municipal Burns and the who dislike one another crossed swords over the matter for several Burns won the argument as a majority of the council's members agreed that the funds in been left out of the Just as the argument was the Senior Citizens representative who'd come before the settled back in bis chair and under his the hell does Burns think he He has no right to withhold money from old That as much as anything sums up how people often respond to Bruce Although he more often than been on the right side of the and exhibited considerable he is perceived by many as cold and City Councilor Stanley Kozloff has in the that Burns is perceived this way because he's Other such as Linda have always seems to think that his opinion is the right Valentino said he loses out on an he'll stick to his rather than unifying with the rest of the who'll step down from the council Sept. 6 because the workload is threatening to interfere with his business and family has heard these assessments Most of the they've been to his during the the council frequently holds at the Three thieves Restaurant following its they don't said the Page 14 Col. 1) t Burns and the with titles such as and Home Has a have been reprinted in both hardcover and paperback in a number of A table in the library displays the editions and Barstow calls her mother born even though she only started publishing after the age of 50. She was a dynamic Barstow and own best carrying books in back of her as she traveled around the Her she of her and that fictionalized voice apparently was a popular with speaking engagements still on schedule when she a good Barstow says of the and the reading is with a style that gives the impression of someone talking to In for the housekeeper finally marries her pastor confirmed as Barstow and a man twice her As the housekeeper left Lapland for the United States and series of Barstow his in this His was upset and all his furniture was she the only way she would go back was as his She's talking about her as told in her mother's and the grandparents did come back to the United in 1924. They had eight five of whom are still A span of 18 years extended between the youngest and the something Barstow says is Bom in 1938 in Barstow is one of two Her Robert lives in Her she came from era when a foreign language was spoken quickly so no one could even though her mother was 18 when she came to America and her father also is a Swedish think they met at she says of her parents and adds her mother's family Page 14 Col. 1) Barstow si J INSIDE THE une Almanac Cartoons Classifieds County Crossword Puzzle Dear Abby Editorials Horoscope Jumble today's 38 pages Plus Supplement 2 Movies 12 11 New England 6 Sports 7-8-8-10 3 Television 4W-8W Weather 2 13 5 11 12 4 11 11 Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your
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