Dear Sun Spots: You have helped me in the past. Both my wife and myself check your column every day. We are hoping you can please help us again. In Aug. 2005, we bought a pot-and-pan set from JCPenney in Auburn. Along with it was a rebate coupon for $20. I filled it out and sent in all the proper papers they had requested. I sent those in Sept. 1. As of this date I’ve not heard a reply from them, even in response to my correspondence in January. Can you please help? – Robert Walder, Sumner.

Answer: Sun Spots spoke with Lucy in the Rebate Department, who says you missed one step when submitting your request for a rebate. You omitted a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Lucy says you and others who’ve not received rebates can call the rebate department to ensure your requests are processed. She states the rebates are not held, but certain procedures have to be followed before they can be processed.

You will need to mail in a self-addressed, stamped envelope. It is important that you mark it to the attention of “Lucy” and also include the following order number on the outside of the envelope: 7054184. Be sure you address it to the Rebate Department, 23000 South Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90745. Should you encounter further problems, you can reach the company at 310-549-6000.

Dear Sun Spots: In response to the letter on June 23 from Ellie in Bryant Pond: The name of the lady is Nancy Greene at Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston. The phone number is 800-482-7412. I have been making shawls for her and have just completed number 60. I hope this helps and happy knitting. – Mary, Rumford.

Dear Sun Spots: What is the address for the soap opera “Days of Our Lives”? What is the address for Jerry Lewis? – Anita Lagrange, No Town.

Answer: Contact “Days of Our Lives” through NBC at NBC Viewer Relations, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112; Jerry Lewis at 151 El Camino Beverly Hills, CA 90211 or at 1701 Waldman Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102.

Dear Sun Spots: You have helped me before, and I appreciated it.

Now, I’m looking for a Tex Ritter cassette or a CD that has the song “God Bless America Again.” If anyone out there knows, could you please let me know. I’d like to know his address so that I can write to him.

Also, if someone has this CD or cassette to sell at a reasonable price, I’d love to hear from you. I can be reached at 783-8698. I have an answering machine. Please leave a message. – No Name, Sabattus.

Answer: Sun Spots has discovered that this particular song appears to be included on the album “Green, Green Valley.” It can be downloaded from The other songs contained on this album include “Okie from Muskogee,” “Legend of Shenandoah,” “Make Friends,” “Papa,” “Green, Green Valley,” “Drink Up and Go Home,” “My Elusive Dreams,” “Jeremiah Jones” and “Detroit City.”

In addition to responses from readers, you might check with Bill Cartmel and Bill O’Neil’s House of Rock and Roll to see if they have this album among their collections. You can reach Cartmel at 783-1378 and O’Neil at 283-1966.

• The Cheaper by the Dozen inquiry featured in Monday’s column incorrectly identified one of the actors in the original 1950 picture. The original movie starred Clifton Webb and Myrna Loy as Frank and Lillian Gilbreth. Sun Spots thanks alert readers for noticing her error.

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