Thursday evening March 25 is the date for the next meeting of the Woman’s Literary Union. This is to be a stereopticon lecture and Dr. Estes Nichols of the Maine Sanitorium, at Hebron, is to be the speaker. Tuberculosis is the subject. Those who are interested in the work of preventing the spread of tuberculosis in Maine will wish to hear this lecture by one who has, and is still making a study of the best methods for treating the disease.

50 years ago, 1959

Temperatures rose to 48 degrees yesterday in the Twin Cities on the 23rd anniversary of the catastrophic flood of 1936.

The bright sunny sky over Lewiston and Auburn was much in contrast to the 1936 peak-flood day when a heavy overcast and fog shrouded the Twin City area and the rest of the state. The flood in ’36 brought heartbreak and misery with it, including deaths, millions of dollars of damage and leaving many homeless.

25 years ago, 1984

GREENE – It was “appointments night” Monday at the weekly Selectmen’s session at the Municipal Building, as people were named or re-named to various municipal posts. Roger Jewett was reappointed as building inspector and code enforcement officer, and Robert Kilkenney and Linda Harrington were re-named, respectively, as animal control officer and assistant.

Bernard Parker was appointed plumbing inspector, with George Courbron Jr. as his assistant. Michael Randolph and Robert Webster were named to fill in the two alternates vacancies on the Board of Appeals.

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