100 Years Ago* The schooner Henry G. Ely, loaded with...


April 17, 1994|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

100 Years Ago

* The schooner Henry G. Ely, loaded with railroad ties and reported ashore on Brick House Bar, has been raised and towed into Annapolis by the tugs Sidney and Lauretta Spedden. -- The Sun, May 1, 1894.

* Farmers in lower Anne Arundel County have adopted a new scheme to get rid of the tobacco fly. Covering the plants with thin cotton cloth not only protects them from flies but helps their growth. -- The Sun, May 15, 1894.

* The commissioners of Anne Arundel County fixed the general tax rate for the levy of 1894 at 67 cents per $100. Last year, it was 56 cents. -- The Sun, May 19, 1894.

* Twenty-four physicians and surgeons in Anne Arundel County have compiled with the law requiring registration. There are 35 practicing physicians in the county, 15 of whom reside in Annapolis. -- The Sun, May 30, 1894.

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