Tomorrow occurs the 10th anniversary of Mechanics Row Mission, at which time Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Edwards will retire from active work in the mission after 10 years of consecrated service. Mr. Edwards, as Mrs. Edward’s health is not good, feels it is his active duty to turn over the management of the work to someone who is better able to look after the various needs both spiritual and temporal.

50 years ago, 1958

• Elton Fay, Associated Press military affairs reporter, has just returned from a cruise aboard the atomic submarine Seawolf. The cruise was to have been part of a routine training maneuver along the East Coast. A suspected Russian submarine contract reported after the Seawolf had put out to sea quickly ripped away the routine training category. It became a deadly serious game of hide and seek played in the ocean depths. It was the first time a reporter ever had participated in such a venture.

• With spring less than a week away, a windy Northeaster swept into the Twin Cities yesterday and dropped more than 2 inches of wet snow.

25 years ago, 1983

RANGELEY – Saddleback Ski Area, Inc. has announced an agreement to buy from Georgia Pacific Corp more than 11,000 acres of timberland that surround the ski area. The timberland area lies in a natural bowl, bounded on the east by a semicircle of mountain ranges, including Saddleback, The Horn and Potato Nubble.

STRATTON – Dorothy Lloyd and her son, Erwin, served vine-ripened tomatoes as part of their Christmas dinner this year, harvest from a flourishing patio tomato plant which stands in the livingroom of Mrs. Floyd’s Stratton condominium. Since then, Mrs. Lloyd has eaten four more tomatoes, and there are at least another 20 coming on the vine.

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