Too many clothes, little closet space

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Dear Sun Spots: I am hoping that one or more of your readers can help me on this toughie!

I am looking for an industrial-type-clothes hanger. They remind me of the garment district in New York where clothes are hung on the heavy duty hanger that has wheels. I don’t care if it’s straight, round, with wheels or without. It just must be quite sturdy! I have very little closet space and way too many clothes. Any help anyone can provide would be most appreciated. You can reach me via e-mail at missusadams2005@yahoo.com. – No Name, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: I hope you can help me. I have a Singer Sewing Machine model 301, slant needle. I also have a buttonhole maker that fits on this sewing machine. I do have a part missing and can’t make buttonholes without it. If you know of anyone who has a buttonhole maker and could let me borrow it for at least one day, I would appreciate it very much. Thank you very much. My name is Rita Morency and my telephone is 782-1889. – Rita Morency, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: For D.K. of Norway: Medical records from Dr. Russell Morrissette’s practice were forwarded to Pediatric Associates, 185 Webster St., Lewiston. It’s phone number is 784-5782. – D. Gagne, Bowdoin.

Dear Sun Spots: There is a local Hyla vacuum cleaner sales person in Lisbon, as I have purchased one from him about four years ago. The contact is R.T. Enterprises, Richard Tremblay, 353-1613. I hope this helps. – Diana Sullivan, Lisbon Falls.

Dear Sun Spots: I have a book that was published before books were copyrighted. It is “The Last of Pompeii” by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. I saw online that it has been republished several times so I was wondering if my copy might have some value. Where can I get an honest appraisal of it? It was published by J.H. Sears & Co. Inc., Printed and Bound by Kingsport Press of Tennessee. Any help you can give me will be appreciated. – R. C., Auburn.

Answer: In addition to responses from readers, try contacting:

ABCD Books, 23 Bay View St., Camden, ME 04843, 236-3903, or toll free at (888) 236-3903. or via their Web site at www.abcdbooks.com. They are open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and are continually looking for new sources of books.

James Arsenault Rare Books, 10 Old Stage Road, Arrowsic, ME 04530, 443-1510, contact James E. Arsenault, or online at www.jamesarsenault.com. They are open by appointment.

The Reynolds, 352 Front St., Bath, ME 04530-2749, 443-8812. While they no longer have a shop, they still collect and deal with books on food, wine and cocktails only. Will welcome telephone inquiries on one or two books. Charges if he needs to make a house call book estimate.

Sumner & Stillman, P.O. Box 973, Yarmouth, ME 04096, 846-6070, or via their Web site at www.sumnerandstillman.com.

Twice-Sold Tales, 155 Main St., Farmington, ME 04938, 778-4411.

Open Door Books, 178 Front St., Bath, 443-8689.

Dear Sun Spots: We are organizing our class reunion and are trying to locate some classmates. We are missing the following classmates:

Tim McNamara, Mike Francis-Simpson, Archie Hodgdon, Larry Holman, Armand LeBlanc, Joseph Gormley, Nancy Sessions, Hiram Booth, Matt Davis, Lisa Garand, Tim Holman, John Glendenning, Mike Armmed and June Holt-Holman.

Anyone with a contact phone number and address for any of the above can please contact us at Class Reunion Committee, c/o Kathleen Thibault, P.O. Box 286, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. Thank you. – No Name, No Town.

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