100 Years Ago: 1921

There are a few more season tickets for sale by the guarantors of the Chautauqua which will be available to the public for $2.50 until three o’clock this afternoon after which the price will be $3.30 at the tent of the Chautauqua. The program will open this afternoon with William Rainey Bennett as the first speaker. The Tuskegee singers will give several selections.

50 Years Ago: 1971

James B. Longley of 40 Robinson Gardens, president of the Million Dollar Round Table, an International organization of insurance underwriters, takes office. Qualifications for membership require that applicants must write $1 million worth of life insurance during the calendar year.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Makaila Conley, 17 months, of Rumford, will be appearing briefly on the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon on Monday, at 1:10 p.m. on Channel 13. Her dad, Adam Conley, said he won’t be surprised if she gets a chance to talk. “She does a lot of jibber-jabbering here at home,” Conley said. Makaila was the winner of the MDA Beautiful Baby Contest held at Ames Department Store on Route 2 last spring. The family will head for Channel 13 studios in Portland early Monday morning to prepare for Makaila’s debut.

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