Lewiston Evening Journal for April 22, 1948

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100 Years Ago: 1923

Lewiston and Auburn mills and factories will go on daylight savings on April 30, remain on that time until September 10th when they will return to normalcy, according to a statement by a mill official to the Lewiston Journal Monday afternoon. The action was taken at a meeting of representatives of mills and factories.

50 Years Ago: 1973

About 25 vehicles of yesteryear were on display Saturday, at Bates College, as the second Spring Meet and Auto Show, sponsored by the Studebakers Drivers Club, Inc., a national organization which has a chapter on campus, took place.

Attorney John Griffin of Nottingham Road, Auburn, coordinator of the event, said today there were a “goodly number of spectators, and many people passed through (the parking lot) during the day.” Because of the “very good turnout,” it is contemplated the auto show will become an annual affair. Assisting Griffin with plans for the event was Richard Roy of Turner Road, Auburn.

25 Years Ago: 1998

Marilyn Brooks, of Pittsfielld woke up at midnight to what sounded like a prowler in her house. When she turned on the light the burglar disappeared into the woods, dragging a bird feeder. Police spotted the culprit a few days later peeking into the windows of a local church. It was a large black bear looking for handouts. Police suspect the fully grown bear is responsible for missing bird feeders and suet balls around town.

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