100 years ago, 1910

A big house will greet the actors of the Musical and Literary Club this Thursday evening at the Empire Theatre when they will present to the theatregoers of Lewiston and Auburn the three-act comedy drama to be given in French, entitled “Le Testament de Cesar Girordot.” The play will be a continuous laugh from the rise of the curtain until the finale.

50 years ago, 1960

Manager John R. Kelvie of J.C. Penney Co. of Main Street, Lewiston, yesterday described as “ridiculous” reports that the company would vacate its present quarters and move to the outskirts of the city. In fact, he said, the store about Feb. 1 will start a big remodeling project that will take about six weeks to finish.

25 years ago, 1985

Lincoln Street’s Club Cairo is expected to generate strong debate at Tuesday’s Lewiston City Council meeting when the club’s owners seek to ease restrictions on live music.

City Clerk Gerald P. Berube said the club’s treasurer and manager wants to throw out portions of an agreement struck with neighbors less than a year ago controlling when live music can be played.

Last February, Club Cairo and the neighbors reached the agreement following sometimes heated debate between attorneys for the club, as well as a lengthy council discussion.


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