50 Years Ago* About 2,000 residents of Anne Arundel County...


November 07, 1993|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

50 Years Ago

* About 2,000 residents of Anne Arundel County failed to register for War Ration Book 4, county war price and rationing board officials disclosed. -- The Sun, Nov. 3, 1943.

* Oysters are bringing a price on the market which is perhaps the highest in history. A survey of packers and retail seafood dealers in Annapolis show that the oystermen are receiving between $1.75 and $2.25 a bushel. -- The Sun, Nov. 19, 1943.

* Anne Arundel County Commissioners announced today that they were making application to build a new bridge at Eastport. -- The Sun, Nov. 27, 1943.

* A great wartime football season came to an end with Notre Dame winning the mythical championship of the gridiron in the final Associated Press poll. After defeating Army 13-0 in the last game of the season, Navy was ranked fourth among the 10 best. -- The Sun, Nov. 30, 1943.

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