100 Years Ago: 1921

A meeting of the Degree of Pocahontas was held last night with many attendants. The next meeting will be Feb. 9 when the degree will be worked on with a large class of candidates. Refreshments will be served. The following committee will be in charge, K.H. Gammon, Walter Pitcher and Albert Manley.

50 Years Ago: 1971

Mrs. Margaret Larock, attorney, will be the instructor for two sessions for the topic of “Wills and their Importance” which is being sponsored by the YWCA. The sessions will be held on two consceutive Monday evenings in the Pine Street YWCA at 7:30 p.m. and the public is welcome to attend. The series will include such answers to questions as When Do I need a Will? How do I go about it? How do I make my wishes known? Also discussed will be point tenantry — guardianship — conservatorship thinking of children under 20  years and older parents. Basic questions will be answers.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Hal Dutch, a 31-year Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club member, has been named Rotarian of the Year, receiving a plaque from Dominique Tardif, 1953-54 club president. Dutch joined the Rotary April 1, 1964, in the category of broadcasting station services and has served on the board of directors, edited the Rotary’s Spindle newsletter for many years and has served on various club committees. Dutch served as president in 1985-86. He is also a Paul Harris Fellow. Tricked by a speech commitment to assure his presence for the presentation, Dutch gave an entertaining talk about radio in the 1940s before television and earphones.

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