50 Years Ago* With a short limit placed on summer cruising...


July 03, 1994|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

50 Years Ago

* With a short limit placed on summer cruising by Annapolis midshipmen due to the war, the most extensive summer sport schedule ever will take its place. In the fall, four of the football games will be held in Baltimore. -- The Sun, July 16, 1944.

* Some 364 used army trucks were offered today to local farmers by the U.S. procurement office at Fort Meade. Farmers producing enough war foods to qualify for one of the trucks must apply through the Agricultural Adjustment Agency. -- The Sun, July 27, 1944.

* Last night, Maryland Governor O'Conor treated a Glen Burnie carnival crowd to a sample of Democratic horsemanship by riding a pony. The occasion was the opening of the 37th annual Anne Arundel County event. The sale of war bonds is being stressed at the carnival. -- The Sun, July 29, 1944.

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