100 Years Ago: 1924

Much comment and some complaints have been made about the cold weather of last Saturday.

Here is a case where commendation is proper. Two Minot lumbermen were coming out of the woods with their last load of logs late Saturday night and one of the horses became sick. The temperature was 20 below, but the men worked with the horse and did everything they could from about 6 o’clock until nine. They got the horse up and he was able to walk to the barn, but both men and horses suffered considerably.

50 Years Ago: 1974

The name of Alice Stonebreaker is among the top of the list of contemporary Maine artists. Today she hung approximately 30 of her watercolors at St. Mary’s General Hospital where they will remain on display for a month. The Topsham artist still uses Stonebreaker for her painting although since last September she has been the wife of Judge John P.  Connarn.

25 Years Ago: 1999

Robert Allison, associate professor of religion at Bates College, will discuss “Recovering from Addiction:” One family’s Spiritual Journey” from 4:30 to 6 pm Thursday in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge.

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