75 Years Ago* The South River Tomato Growers Association...


March 20, 1994|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 Years Ago

* The South River Tomato Growers Association of Anne Arundel County has reached the conclusion that tomatoes could not be produced this year for less than $25 a ton to the packers. Pre-war prices were $12 to $15 a ton. -- The Sun, April 1, 1919.

* Jack Dunn's young Baltimore Orioles defeated the Annapolis Midshipmen this afternoon by a score of 8-2. It was a practice game for both teams. -- The Sun, April 2, 1919.

* Fire partially destroyed the paint shop of Edward Hutton on Drake and Gloucester streets in Annapolis tonight with damage of $1,500. The home of City Commissioner William Van Sant, along with two other houses, was slightly damaged. -- The Sun, April 28, 1919.

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