100 years ago, 1910

G. W. Hill, representing the U.M.C. and Remington Arms Company, gave a fine exhibition of shooting Friday afternoon at the fair grounds. The exhibition was attended by only a few spectators, but all were greatly pleased. Mr. Hill, who is one of the best shots in the country, did many wonderful things with a rifle and shot gun.

50 years ago, 1960

A radar check on Minot Avenue Saturday night and early Sunday morning resulted in 13 drivers receiving summonses from Auburn and State Police on traffic violation charges. Twelve of those ordered into court or arrested are charged with speeding on Minot Avenue.

The radar check was made at the request of Auburn police by State Police Sgt. George Buzzell and Troopers Jamison and Ladd.

25 years ago 1985

Lewiston’s 8th District Court will continue to hold evening small claims sessions throughout the summer, even though the legal mandate for such proceedings has elapsed.

District Court Judge Damon L. Scales said Monday that the Lewiston court will hold its small claims sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.

Scales said the 1983 statute calling for such sessions expired Monday, but the most recent legislature voted to extend the period. However, this extension does not go into effect until 90 days after the close of the legislative session, said Scales.



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