Aquarium Permit Being Reviewed: The Army Corps of Engineers has under consideration an application by officials of Atlantic Aquarium for a permit to conduct off-shore excavation and pipe inlets and outlets for the proposed aquarium to be built on Atlantic Rocks, Nantasket. A news release states that the application from Atlantic Aquarium Realty Trust seeks to excavate about 650 cubic yards to be used as backfill, with about 10 cubic yards of special silica sand placed as an overlay. “The decision as to whether a permit will be issued will be based on an evaluation of the impact of the proposed work on the public interest,” stated F.W. Moehle, chief of the Permits Branch, Operations Division, Army Engineers in Waltham.
Closed Session of Registrars: The Hull Board of Registrars met in closed session Monday afternoon on an undisclosed matter. Candidates for selectmen at the Dec. 13 election were asked to stand by for possible consultation but were not called into the session. Town Clerk Darcy said later that he and the registrars had “no comment,” either on the subject of the meeting or whether there would be further developments.
Legion Election Results: Recently elected by the Oscar Smith Mitchell Post of the American Legion of Hull were: Cmdr. Louis DiTullio, SVC Edward MacIver, JVC Rita Bowes, Adjutant Irene Chapman, Finance Officer Milton Cooper, Sergeant-at-Arms John Greene.
Garden Club at Work on Bazaar, Workshop: With Dec. 3 the date, Hull Garden Club members are hard at work on the many beautiful and novel decorations and gifts to be offered for sale at the Holiday Bazaar and Workshop, starting at 10 a.m. The Boy Scout Building on Nantasket Avenue will become, for the day, Hull’s finest Christmas gift shop. Featured will be a tree decorated with handmade items; a table of needlecraft and gifts, including stocking stuffer toys for the children; a food table (buy now and freeze for the holidays); a booth of handcrafted candles for seasonal decorating or for the unusual in a gift; and numerous wreaths, candle holders, wall decorations, and others from pine cones.
Church Fair: The holiday fair hosted by the United Methodist Church will be Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Gould Hall. Many Christmas gift items for people of all ages will be on sale. There will also be a fine variety of handmade articles, food, jewelry, candy, and more.
Historical Society’s Antique Exhibit: In the spirit of the coming holiday season, the first annual Hull Historical Society antique exhibit and sale will be held on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 5 and 6, at the K of C Hall, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. It will feature a wide array of one-of-a-kind antique gifts and a colorful Christmas display on the arts and crafts table. Dealers from Kennebunkport, Maine, to East Providence, R.I., will exhibit and offer for sale antiques for gift items that cannot be duplicated. Glass, china, silver, brass, and some choice pieces of furniture will be among the items on exhibit.
Girl Scout News: Girl Scout troops are now underway, thanks to many new faces that responded to our request for help. Uniforms are coming in. Please remember to call Mrs. Charles P. Adams, of P Street, if you have a uniform or are in need of one. Troop No. 310, with leaders Florence Adams and Barbara Paine, hiked to Fort Revere and learned its history. They visited the Historical Society room where Vice President Daniel Short told the girls of Hull’s beginning and explained the many pictures and paintings that are mounted on the walls.
Sports Breakfast to Honor HHS Team: The eighth annual Lou Cohen Memorial Sports Breakfast honoring the Hull High School football team will be held at the Temple Center on Sunday, Nov. 28, at 9:30 a.m. Also honored at this affair will be the coaches, cheerleaders, and majorettes. The Lou Cohen Trophy will be awarded to the Most Valuable Player of the Hull team in the Thanksgiving Day Game against Holbrook.
Hull Meets Holbrook in Holiday Clash: Hull and Holbrook will seek to salvage a mediocre season with a victory in the Thanksgiving Day game at Hull. A crowd of 3,000 is expected to watch the game, with opening kickoff at 10 a.m. Hull, with a two-six win-loss record for the season, is really “up” for this game and could upset forecasters who favor Holbrook, which has won four and lost four games this year. The Hull Times, after a quick glance in a cloudy crystal ball, predicts that Hull will win by six points.