6 to 0 doesn’t look very big on paper, but it took a rip-roaring, busting big game to produce that score. And Bates had the biggest end of that score from start to finish. The game was played on Garcelon Field Saturday afternoon in the presence of nearly 2000 spectators. University of Maine sent its varsity team, a brass band and three hundred supporters on a special train to Lewiston to take the starch out of the garnet boys. But it was a valiant attempt and successful failure. U. of M. has a good team, but Bates has a better one as was fully demonstrated in Saturday’s game. Offensive, defensive, line and backs, Bates exceeded in all.

50 Years Ago, 1954

Were flying saucers hovering over the Twin Cities last night? Ray and Robert Sennett of Turner reported seeing strange lights in the sky over Lewiston while they were driving to the Edward Little and St. Dom’s football game about 7 o’clock. Miss Irene O’Brien of Jefferson St., Auburn, claimed she saw the lights about 8 o’clock. Both parties said there “were nine or 10 lights” in a semi-circular arrangement and that they “seemed to revolve occasionally.” Flying saucers?

25 Years Ago, 1979

Joining the ranks of “tennis elbow” and “jogger’s knee” is a new “in” injury…”disco foot,” reports the Health Insurance Institute. “Twenty five percent of the dancer related injuries we see are attributable to weekend disco-dancing and the proportion is increasing.” says Dr. Joseph D’Amico at New York College of Podiatric Medicine. “This takes into account ballet, as well as modern and show dancing, which are strenuous forms of dancing.” he added. A host of problems are brought on by disco dancing, which are strenuous forms of dancing.” he added. A host of problems are brought on by disco dancing, according to Dr. D’Amico, from bursitis and sprained ankles to aggravation of latent foot and leg disorders.


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