Lewiston Evening Journal for March 8, 2023

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100 Years Ago: 1923

Owing to the severe storm yesterday, no session of Androscoggin Pomona Grange was held. A few members of Lake View grange who were to be the hosts gathered at the hall where an informal program was carried out and  dinner was enjoyed.

50 Years Ago: 1973

(From an AP wire photo) Navy Lt. Cmdr. Carpenter of Springvale, Maine, accompanied by his wife Caroline, waves to a crowd at Logan International Airport Wednesday night in Boston. Carpenter after six years of captivity In a North Vietnam prison camp said, “There’s no place like home. I feel just great. It’s wonderful to be home.” He was driven to the naval hospital at Chelsea, Mass., for medical tests and debriefing.

25 Years Ago: 1998

(from a SunJournal photo) More than 200 youngsters showed up at the Great Falls auditorium Saturday to audition for one of the 30 munchkin parts in the Community Little Theater’s Production of the Wizard of Oz. From left to right are Ellin Gallagher, Emily Staszak, Kathrin Gallick and Sonia Ritter.

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