An advertisement: Roosevelt, Taft or Bryan never heard of such a craze for real estate. Property is advancing. Now is the time to buy. We have a cottage of nine rooms with all hard wood floors throughout, bath room, fireplace and two acres of land, five minutes walk to the electrics, all for $1650. Come early. This will not be on the market long for this price. This cottage is located in Lewiston in a pleasant location.

RUMFORD FALLS – A special town meeting is called for this morning at the Wigwam at 10 a.m. to act upon the proposition contained in the warrant concerning the building of a new bridge across the Androscoggin River in place of the footbridge now in use. This new bridge, it is understood, will accommodate both carriage and foot passengers.

50 years ago, 1958

The Maine Turnpike Authority has reported a decrease in revenues for the first four months of 1958 as compared to collections in 1957. The MTA also has announced a 13 percent increase in tolls which became effective on June 19. The full distance toll for passenger cars, Augusta to Kittery, has risen from $1.95 to $2.15, and the charge between Kittery and South Portland is now 90 cents, an increase from 75 cents.

25 years ago, 1983

LIVERMORE – 1983 marks the 100th anniversary of construction of the Washburn Library at the Norlands. A brief rededication ceremony will take place during Heritage Days at 3 p.m. Saturday, with Earle G. Shuttleworth Jr., director of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, speaking. Elihu B. Washburn’s granddaughter, Sally Reyburn of Hyannis Port, Mass, and other Washburn descendants are expected to be present. Arnold Sturtevant, president the of Washburn-Norlands Foundation, is in charge of the ceremony.


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