Looking Back on January 14


100 years ago, 1913

The large store in the National Shoe and Leather Bank at 15 Turner St., Auburn, has been hired by locals people who are organizing a company to deal in automobiles and accessories. They will handle the Cole car and several of them arrived at the Auburn station yesterday. Among them was a model 60, six cylinder, 60 horse power, 5 passenger with seats convertible to holding seven. These cars are self-starting and fully equipped with electric lights, etc.

50 years ago, 1963

The Pine Tree Warriors color guard of Lewiston yesterday placed first in the Class B closed competition of a color guard contest at Leicester, Mass. In the Class A closed competition, the Crimson Lancers color guard of Auburn placed sixth. Miss Jeannine Denis of the Pine Tree Warriors placed second in the Class B competition for best captain.

25 years ago, 1988

Local eighth-graders will have the opportunity to step into the world of work this April. Through “Doorways to the Future,” a new project sponsored by the local branch of the American Association of University Women, 30 eighth-graders from Lewiston Junior High School and 30 from Auburn Middle School will “job shadow” local professionals for a day.