100 Years Ago: 1924

The Lewiston Post of the American Legion started rehearsals Friday night for the three-act comedy which will be presented in the Empire Theatre February 21 and 22.

The play is “Suzette” and one of the best casts of local amateurs has been selected to fill the roles. From all appearances the production will go over in a “big style.”

Tickets have been on sale for a few days and are selling like hotcakes according to the committee in charge.

50 Years Ago: 1974

The 26-year-old furnace at City Hall, which broke down over a week ago, when the boiler developed leaks, will be fixed and fired up again this week — and it won’t cost the city a cent.


The good word that the boiler troubles would be covered by insurance reached city officials today, and repair work has already begun.

This morning the old coke-burner was in pieces, as the Auburn plumbing firm of Robert C. Ford Inc. took steps to replace the damaged parts.

25 Years Ago: 1999

The Woman’s Literary Union will meet  Thursday, Jan 14 at the clubhouse at 19 Elm Street in Auburn. Local author Mona Letourneau will be the speaker. She will describe the life of a working writer. Phyllis Mixer and Lois Rousseau will be in charge of hospitality and Mary Greaton in charge of decorations. Members and guests are invited.

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