75 Years Ago* Dr. Albert Fell, president of St. John's...


February 28, 1993|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 Years Ago

* Dr. Albert Fell, president of St. John's College in Annapolis, announced that the college has contributed over 300 officers to the military and naval services in the present war. -- The Sun, Feb. 8, 1918.

* The new jail at Brooklyn, Anne Arundel County, erected at a cost of nearly $15,000, has been formally opened but has no cells due to war-time embargoes on steel. Prisoners will be held in the old jail. -- The Sun, Feb. 18, 1918.

* Rooms for rent are desperately needed in Anne Arundel County. Increasingly families of soldiers and sailors at Camp Meade are visiting their men before they embark for overseas. Rooms are also needed for construction workers engaged in the large-scale construction being performed at the Naval Academy. The Sun, Feb. 19, 1918.

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