Lewiston Evening Journal for Dec. 30, 1922

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100 Years Ago: 1922

Daniel Chapin, superintendent of the Norway Town Farm, is proud of a fine family of White Chester pigs, the father, mother and 13 little ones, writes a Norway correspondent.

50 Years Ago: 1972

For 35-year-old Attorney Robert W. Clifford the first of the new year will bring the end of his two years as mayor of Lewiston and take him within days of a new political adventure, his time in the Maine Senate.

‘‘A fantastic experience,” Clifford says of his two terms as mayor. “It was very time consuming, but still a fantastic experience.”


Although Clifford, who was elected state senator in the November election, is looking forward to serving in state government for a while for a while, he still thinks city government “is where the action is.”

The out-going mayor recently took a few minutes with this Journal reporter to glance back at his term of office.

“What I’m probably the proudest of are my appointments to the boards and commissions,” he said.

25 Years Ago: 1997

(from a Sun Journal photo) Gladys Chapman is pictured here with some of the children of the United Methodist Church of Auburn as they donate stuffed animals to the Day Surgery Unit at Central Maine Medical Center. These animals will be given to children who go in for surgery to help make their experiences less frightening. About 75 stuffed animals were donated to the cause.

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