Lewiston Evening Journal for May 1, 1923

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100 Years Ago: 1923

Rhubarb is quoted at 20 cents per pound in a Main street grocery, cukes 23 cents each; parsnips, 9 cents per pound; new potatoes, two pounds for 25 cents; sweet potatoes three pounds for 25 cents.

50 Years Ago: 1973

Henry E. Ford II said Sunday the Watergate scandal is keeping the U.S. government from dealing with such major problems as inflation, the deterioration of the inner cities and pursuing better relations with the Soviet Union and China. “The attention of the government is centered on Watergate and not on other problems that are facing this country,” he said when asked what effect he thought the scandal was having out on business.

25 Years Ago: 1998

A wildflower lecture and slide show will be presented by Michael Murphy, horticultural director of the McLaughlin Foundation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at the Waterford Library. This event is free and open to the public Refreshments will be served.

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