While on her way to work in the Dingley Foss shoe shop Wednesday noon Miss Flora Bailey of Manley Street, Auburn, was hit in the right temple by a baseball thrown by one of the young men playing ball in the street in front of the shop. It was purely an accident and the young man was in no way to blame.

Miss Bailey was knocked unconscious. She was carried into the shop and restoratives applied but as she did not recover she was placed in a carriage and taken to her home. Dr. B. G. W. Cushman was summoned and attended her. He stated last night that although seriously injured, Miss Bailey would recover.

50 years ago, 1959

Lewiston city building offices will close at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, and members of the Lewiston Municipal Administration Association will go to Martha Washington Inn at Winthrop for their annual outing.

Permission to close early that day was granted last night by the Board of Finance. A request was presented by H. George Poulin and Georges Rancourt on behalf of the association. This is an annual event.

25 years ago, 1984

Maine Human Services Commissioner Michael Petit has approved a certificate of need application submitted by Greene Acres Manor Inc. to build a $444,000 24-bed addition to its Bolster Heights Health Care Facility on Bolster Street in Auburn.

The new construction, when completed, will add to the present 70-bed building and at the same time bring about the closing of the firm’s High Street Health Care Facility in Auburn.

Greene Acres Manor administrates 303 nursing home beds in several homes in the Lewiston-Auburn area as well as a 27-bed facility in Patten.

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