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Portland Press Herald (Newspaper) - August 2, 1950, Portland, Maine Eight. Portland Herald, Wednesday Morning, Augutt 2, 1950 Maine Writers To Open Session With Reception At Ocean Park Orean Park Auf 1 Among known authors who have ac- cepted to the reception which opens the Maine Writers Confrreruf Thursday ari1 Ralph Ooulcl MadlAon ErU Kelly Dart- mouth C ollege and Chebeague Island David Wooclburv Onun- qult Darcy Blddefprd Nathaniel Hasenhus Five Islands Elizabeth Foster Cumberland Dr Marion John Bradshaw Bangor Dan Kelly Aimiista Milton Luf- kln South Wlndham Albert Tol- man Portland Sarah Oiaves SaCo Rosemary Iron Freepoit and Floise Jordan I Lsbon The re evening for 6 45 Supper p m will be callec Mis Gilbert Cox and her daugh- tei Joyce leturned Monday eve- ning from a visit of two weeks with Mrs Coxs mother at Lubec. The Rev Alr-ert Galsford will have the month of August for his vacation Mr and Mr are spending this week wich R I During thtlr absence Dlfkey Lombard of Noith Gor- ham called on his aunt, Mrs and Mis Guy Wcstcott Steep Falls Now haII Photo Miss Mkkoy Conned Skowhegan Aug 1 Mickey :onnett Maine s 1949 Potato Blossom Queen has announced that she will enter the Miss Maine contest at the Skowhegan State Kali AUK 14-11) Mloi onnHI who iccr-ntlv took puil In I he pnliilo feitlvitl at F'oit 1'aiifXld Ls the daimlilei of Mr and Mis Fiank Connett of East Llwood Avenue Caiibou She is a graduate of Caribou High School and has .been attend- ing Ricker College at Houlton This Fall she plans to enter the University of Maine to take further courses in a five-year nurstng program As Potato Blossom Queen Miss Tonnrtt was ambassador of good will foi the Maine Potato Inrlus- liv and wan sonl to the Hwcel Potato Ftsllval at New and to the potato convention In Now York Citv also to the East- tern States Exhibition at Spring- field Mass. Mis Gaisford s mother is at the parsonage keeping housje for Rich- ard Gals! Old Soouth Hiram South Hiram, AUK and Mis Rupoit Farnswoi'.h and son Bill have letumed to their home In Poquonnock Bridge Conn after spending some time with her bi other and sistci -in-ljiw Mr and Mrs Haiold J Burgejs Mrs Harry Wadswoith is 111 In her home on the Cornish Road Mr and Mrs Irvin Merrifteld passed the week end a here The Cheeifiil Workeis 4-H Club will golon a pUnlc at Long Pond Thui sclay J Biuce Nason Qujnset Point R I was a week-end mothei Mrs Floia Nason Mr and Mrs Milton speaker ,ei owner ys camp Mrs. Edith Helkkinen Norway, Aug. 1 Edith M Heikklnen 58 wife of Otto Helk- kinen died at tue Central Maine General Hospital Lewiston short- ly before midnight Monday follow- ing leg surgery She was born in Finland May 14 1392 daughter of Johanes and Sanna Polvlnen Helkkinen She came to this Country 40 years ago and was married in 1911 After living for a time in the Young Hill District Greenwood she and her husband came to Norway Surviving besides her husband are three tons Amos and H Ray- mond of this town and Ena of Fal- mouth a daughter Mrs Fannie Truman of this town 13 grandchil- dren a sister Mrs Esther Suom- ula of Finland and a half-sister Reekka Helttunen of Finland Funeral services will be held at 2pm Thursday from the Fin- nish Cemetery there Mrs Emma P Dore Brunswick Aug 1 Emma P Dore died early Monday at a Topsham nursing home, following a lingering Illness A native of Woonsocket R I. she was born Nov 27 1881, the daughter Of George and Famy Soyles Phillips She was educated in Boston attending East Boston Brldjrton. 1 Rev Fer- gus Lea pastor of trie Bridgton Methodist Church is taking month of August for his vacation, and will be away through Aug 27 The guest preacher next Sundav will be the Rev Eunice Buck of Naples At the First Congregational Church next Sunday the new Pil- grim Hymnals will be dedicated At the Sweden Community Church there will be a picnic supper at 6 30 the home of Mrs Mary Chandler followed by the annual business meeting of the church and then the regular devotional service closing with colored of the Monroes western trip last February The North Bridgton Women I Club will hold the annual sum- mer Thursday at Ingalls Hall Doort open at 10 a m with the president Mrs Muriel Byram In charge _ Fined For Speeding Rockland. Am 1 Hav- ener of Rockland pleaded guilty before Judge Zelma M Dwinal in Municipal Court here today to a the Kl- Galfiford at Green- School and served as a practical nurse for 12 years In the Boston area She moved to Brunswick In March to reside with her daugh- tcr Mrs Eugene Babson Haw- thorne Stieet Surviving are two daughters Mrs Babson and Mrs Lewis A Sweet of Colmar. Pa and three grandchildren Funeral services will be held at 8 p m, Wednesday from the Stetson Funeral Home Federal Street with the Rev Thompson E Ashby officiating Interment will be at Norwell Mass, on Thursday _____ harje of speeding on Route One at Rockport July 31 He paid a fine and cost of Conrad J Cyr Of Fort Kent failed to appear to answer a charge of speeding M) an hour on July 31 and warrant was kept open by local police _______ The 01 igin of the dollar mark Is unknown ______ the week end at their home Neola Council D of P. will hold its annual picnic Sunday weather permitting All are asked to meet at the High School at 9 30 a m Arrangements are in charge of Mis Iiene Richardson Mrs Vel- ma White and Mrs Annie Hunt- RS Game Warden Murray Gilpat- rlck who has been slaving with his patents Mr and Mrs Leon Gilpatrlck while his wife was away has returned to his home at Kezar Falls ____ their home guest of his Llbby spen THE ST. RiGIS HOTEU I'M MIDDIE and Italian POM! 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