A Frye Street householder in Lewiston heard a discussion in his back hall Wednesday night between the cook and a husky-voiced intruder. Going out, he found the latter to be a bleary chap with a bleeding cut over his eye. His hat was dented and his voice was sprung, and what’s worse he wouldn’t go out the way he came or any other way. Finally the man of the house called his wife and told her to telephone the police. She did it. The quick ear of the intruder heard it, and the way he vamoosed was equal to a look at the rear end of a skidding automobile in a Vanderbilt cup race.

50 years ago, 1958

An ordinance designating one-way traffic on Washington Street’s north and south bound traffic lanes, on Chasse Street, which is a connecting street between the two lanes and another street known only as Connector No.1, was adopted last night by the Auburn City Council. The areas were set up for one-way traffic and the new ordinance was passed by a unanimous vote.

25 years ago, 1983

Two Auburn men have been elected to Central Maine Medical Center’s board of trustees. Dr. Frederick C. Holler and Dr. Edmund Claxton Jr. will serve three-year terms on the board of the Lewiston hospital.

Holler is president of the Maine Medical Association, a former president of the CMMC medical staff and a former chief of surgery. He also serves on the Finance Committee of the CMMC board. Claxton, a fellow of the American College of Family Practice, is chief of the family practice department at CMMC.

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