One of the prettiest and most pleasant dancing parties of the winter was the one held by the teachers of the Dingley Training School in Wilson’s Dancing Academy last evening. Two hundred invitations had been sent out and there were about 150 present. The hall was decorated with the banners of a number of Maine schools and colleges. The ushers for the party were Fred W. Holmes, John J. Doyle and Alexander Mileau Jr. Music was furnished by Pettingill trio. Stevens and Robinson catered.

50 years ago, 1959

It’s bargains galore for Central Maine residents visiting the Twin Cities this weekend.

The sixth annual Winter Dollar Days will open Friday and continue through Saturday and Monday, William P. Tewhey, Chamber of Commerce executive vice president, said yesterday.

The Chamber’s member stores participating in the event will display yellow pennants with red lettering.

Thousands of Central Maine residents are expected to take advantage of the many bargains to be offered as they look forward to the Dollar Days each February.

Regular store hours will be in effect.

25 years ago, 1984

Sabattus selectmen took a tour of Uncle Moe’s Restaurant on Saturday, the day before the eating establishment formally opened its newly completed addition. Remodeling, which began in October, has more than doubled the seating capacity. The spot now includes natural pine paneling throughout, a short bar, office space and a modern food preparation area. With the completion of the $100,000 plus addition, Maurice says the image of the restaurant which he has been carrying around in his head since he and his wife, Lorraine, bought the place in 1977 has finally become a reality.

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