Dear Sun Spots: Poland Regional High School’s Class of 2004 Project Graduation Committee will be fund-raising for our third annual live auction/dinner to be held at Poland Regional High School on Saturday, April 3rd.

Project Graduation is an alcohol/drug/tobacco-free event established to give graduating seniors a place to come together for a safe and fun graduation celebration. Project Graduation is also accepting individual contributions from anyone in the community wishing to help in the form of cash, gift certificates, services and any other auction items, which are greatly appreciated. Please contact Kathy Attwood at home (207) 784-4527 or work (207) 783-2039, or Carol Plourde at home (207) 998-2468 or work (207) 782-6827. – Carol Plourde, Project Graduation Committee.


Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for information for a bottle that I got from my grandmother. It’s a brown, clay bottle that has the name L. Beard 1853 on it. It’s about 10 inches high. I cannot find any information on the Web and thought you might be able to help me. I believe it had whiskey in it at one time. Any information would be helpful. Thank you. – Lucille of No Town.

Answer:
Perhaps other readers out there are familiar with this name and may be able to assist you. Sun Spots did not locate anything in her search.

Dear Sun Spots: Regarding a question about an Ashley stove on Jan. 26: The Ashley company was acquired by U.S. Stove Co. some time ago. The Paris Farmers Union stores are dealers. The writer may contact the nearest Paris Farmers Union store for more information.- Alan Gates, No Town.


Dear Sun Spots: In answer to previous requests, “The Waltons” shows are on Channel 59 (Hallmark) at 10 a.m. weekdays in Lewiston-Auburn. “Little House on the Prairie” is also on Channel 59, at 11 a.m. weekdays. – No Name, Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for a remote to my VCR. Sun Spots has helped me before, and I am hoping you can again. I have a Sharp VCR model VC-A400U. Could Sun Spots locate an address or phone number to Sharp so I can see about ordering another remote? Thank for your help. – G.M.M., Auburn.

Answer:
Contact Portland Appliance Service Center, which says they can order any remote control for you. You can reach them at 73 Portland St., Portland, ME 04101, (207) 773-0269.

Dear Sun Spots: For the person who was looking for twin-size, long sheets. They can be found at West Point Stevens Inc. in the Biddeford Mill Store for $16.99 a set. – Sandra in Poland.

Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for directions to a poncho for a child that can be knit on one round needle. The neck is ribbed and the poncho goes over the head without any opening.- Grace St. Hilaire, Lewiston.

Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for some information that would help me find a yard ornament that many people had years ago. They were geese on top of a metal post. These are not exactly like the ones that you can buy today. These were made out of a light material. When the wind flew inside them, the bird fluttered and the wings seemed to send the appearance of the bird was actually flying. I would love to purchase a few; however, I can’t find any around. I was hoping your readers could help me out. – Betty Nadeau, Livermore Falls.

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