Lewiston Evening Journal for April 24, 1923

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100 Years Ago: 1923

Local marathon dancers are doomed to be disappointed Tuesday night if they expect to dance on and on for hours and even days. No records will be smashed, at least in Auburn, inasmuch as the city authorities will allow no dancing after 12 o’clock Tuesday night. Manager Haskell said Tuesday afternoon. Manager Haskell said that the promoters by paying another $20 and hiring the hall for another day, could resume the dancing at 8 o’clock.

This means there will be no marathon.

The promoters have plastered the city with posters announcing regular dancing in vogue from 8 until 11, at which hour the marathon dancing is to start.

According to the city officials ruling, this is allowed only until midnight when the doors will be closed. The promoters have made no attempt to hire the shall for any later period than 12 o’clock. There has been considerable indignation among business men and church people in Auburn concerning the announcement that a marathon dance will be held in Auburn Hall.


50 Years Ago: 1973

Mrs. Robert D. Mercier, and Mrs. Phillip L. Levesque are supervising the reservations for the noon luncheon which will be served at the meeting of the Androscoggin District of the Garden Club Federation of Maine which will take place May 1 at the Woman’s Literary Union clubhouse, 19 Elm St., Auburn.

25 Years Ago: 1998

Young at Heart Fellowship will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Court Street Baptist Church. Devotions will be led by the Rev. Richard Cullen, pastor of the Auburn Methodist Church.

A potluck luncheon will be held at noon and members should bring the items signed up for as well as a place setting.

The program will be presented by the Edward Little High School Singers directed by Beth Labrie.

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