The way we were (Feb. 10)

Feb. 14,1996

25 Years Ago
Sumo at the Waltham Carnival: The winter carnival season in Pontiac got underway in a big way last weekend with celebrations in Otter Lake, Luskville and Waltham.
In Otter Lake Friday night, carnival queens from the past 25 years were reunited for a pageant celebrating the anniverssary of the event.
Joan Dubeau, Queen of the 1974 carnival was picked as the anniversary queen. She passed her crown over to one of the elder contestants, Elizabeth Lafleur (the original Miss 1984) who was also chosen Miss Congeniality.
Sunday afternoon’s “sumo wrestling” competition drew a good crowd into the community hall. From the safety of padded sumo suits, volunteers from the audience went . . .

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