Lewiston Evening Journal for March 2, 1923

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100 Years Ago: 1923

The dancing and card party given at the Opera House in Norway, by the high school juniors, Wednesday evening was. largely attended. The center of the floor was reserved for dancing and card tables were arranged along the sides. A table of homemade candies was near the stage, and many boxes of these sweets were sold. A large party of Hebron guests arrived later in the evening. Shaw’s Orchestra played popular jazz music and dancing were enjoyed till a late hour. This Junior event was under the direction of Mrs. Mary Stone, who with the Junior girls welcomed all guests attending. Besides being a decided social success, a good sum was realized for the high school piano fund.

50 Years Ago: 1973

Once again, the Lewiston High School Key Club will arouse many ‘‘hee-haws’’ at the Lewiston Armory. Donkey Ball is going to be there, Sunday, March 4th. The faculty will attempt to seat themselves on the backs of some poor little donkey’s back and play some Key Clubbers in “donkey-ball.” It will be an opportunity for everyone to be on an equal level and full of many laughs.

At the end of the “donkey-ball game” the faculty will play the Lewiston Police department. All in all it will be a full afternoon of fun and laughter.


The L.HS. Key Club has been named as one of the ten most active Key Clubs in Maine.

25 Years Ago: 1980

Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway and the American Cancer Society will co-sponsor a cancer support program called “I Can Cope” on March 19. The program consists of six classes and is open to all people with cancer and their family and friends.

The “I Can Cope” program gives participants an opportunity to share their concerns with other cancer sufferers in a supportive atmosphere. Designed to help people with the challenges that arise from a cancer diagnosis. The program covers topics including: cancer diagnosis and treatment, side effects of chemotherapy, nutrition, stress management and more.

Classes begin Thursday, March 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Harper Conference Center at Stephens Memorial Hospital. There is no charge to participate in the program, but registration is required.

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