100 years ago, 1909

Master Pierre St. Pierre was discharged yesterday from the Auburn Municipal Court where he was arraigned for larceny of some hen feathers. Mrs. Minnie Petkins was the complainant but was unable to give strong enough testimony to warrant finding the boy guilty.

•The Maine delegation to the Elks convention in Los Angeles has returned and reported a fine time. They were royally entertained by Harry Andrews, formerly of this city, now managing editor of the Los Angeles Times. Mr. Andrews wished to be remembered to his old Lewiston friends.

50 years ago, 1959

Auburn police reported yesterday that a total of 18 windows were broken at two Auburn schools during the past weekend.

Joseph Curran, Auburn school department maintenance man, told police yesterday morning that 12 windows on the Manley Street side of Webster School, and six windows on the Fern Street side of Lake Street School, were broken over the weekend.

25 years ago, 1984

The Lewiston City Council will consider an ordinance intended to crack down on people who don’t return library books when it meets Tuesday evening.

The ordinance would subject those who fail to return Lewiston Public Library materials within 30 days of written notice to arrest on a charge of theft and up to a $500 fine.

According to the library, borrowers failed to return $10,000 worth of materials in 1983.Councilors will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A of City Hall.


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