100 Years Ago: 1921

The sale of bulbs at the Wallace School Friday afternoon under the direction of the principal, Miss Grace Teague, was a great success. Before the afternoon was over the supply of hyacinths, Chinese lilies. mixed tulips and paper-white narcissus was exhausted, and orders were taken for more. The children are greatly interested in flower-growing and the proceeds of the sale will go toward securing bulbs for the school.

50 Years Ago: 1971

Several members of the Perryville Extension Group will demonstrate flower arranging at a meeting to be held tonight at the home of Mrs. Carl O. Heathco on Park Avenue, Auburn.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Kids from the Tri-County Mental Health boat-building program sail their remote-controlled sailboats at Bates College’s Lake Andrews Thursday afternoon. Russell Arbol, 11, Dean Mercure, 11,
Tobin Morris, 12, and advisor Rick Caron watch the boats make their maiden voyage after months of building them.

The material used in Looking Back is produced exactly as it originally appeared although misspellings and errors may be corrected.


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