100 Years Ago: 1921

Charles Marshall of Lewiston and Portland, Maine, is looked upon by many leaders In operatic circles as the successor to Enrico Caruso, the world’s foremost tenor, who died in Naples today. Since returning to this country from abroad, Marshall has appeared on the operatic stage and critics have said that his voice bids fair to equal that of the famous son of Italy. Mr. Marshall, who was a choir singer in Lewiston, where his parents reside, studied abroad and gained laurels wherever he sang.

50 Years Ago: 1971

State Senator Donald J. Bernard (D) of Auburn is the author of an article which appears with pictures in the August issue of the National Diver Magazine. The story and pictures are about a fishing dragger that sank off the tip of Bailey Island.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Sue Kelley, director of the Farmington Story Camp, passes out book packs for the children to take home on the final day of camp at the Mallett School. Receiving their gifts are Brittany Shardlow, Ryan Cushman, Kristina White,  Cassie White, Sara Tracy and Megan Maguire. The theme for the camp was Around the World. Through the use of books and photos, the children visited India, Australia, Africa, Ireland, Mexico, China and America. The camp was  sponsored by the Franklin County Literacy Volunteers.

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