When the Lewiston Pilgrims and the Lewiston Independence meet on Garcelon Field next Saturday afternoon at 3:13, there will take place the most important amateur game of the season, and one which will decide the championship of the amateurs in this part of the state.

It is somewhat a case of settling an old grudge, and the rivalry is as great as that between Edward Little and Lewiston. Both teams claim victory.

Eddie Love will do the twirling for the Independents and Tommy Driscoll for the Pilgrims. The interest is so intense that there has been some betting, and whichever side wins there will be a celebration.

50 years ago, 1958

Mrs. Muriel Dutile of 243 East Avenue, Lewiston, was notified Wednesday that she is a winner of an electric window fan as a result of a suggestion she sent into the Beat the Clock program during their Beat the Clock Prop contest. The winning entry suggested use of a two-wheel bicycle.

•Fifteen underprivileged Lewiston children left yesterday for two weeks of fun, free of charge, at the Volunteers of America Camp at Pine Point. The youngsters were picked for the camp by Police Chief Roland C. Amnott and Health-Welfare Director Robert Y. Baillargeon. Nine boys and six girls made up the local delegation. Two beachwagons from the camp came to Lewiston to transport the excited youngsters to Pine Point.

25 years ago, 1983

LISBON-Police here handled a total of 554 complaints during July, according to a report prepared by Police Chief David Brooks. There were 13 motor vehicle accidents, three of which resulted in personal injury. 131 summonses issued. 97 warnings. Twenty-nine adults were arrested, 12 on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor. There were 17 juvenile contacts, one burglary and 17 larcenies, 10 of which were cleared. Police investigated 18 cases of vandalism and cleared five. One auto was reported stolen and one auto received.


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