50 Years Ago* The Carroll County Rationing Board announces...


October 16, 1994|By Compiled from the archives of the Historical Society of Carroll County

50 Years Ago

* The Carroll County Rationing Board announces that fourth-quarter gasoline rations for trucks are ready for distribution and may be called for at the Rationing Board in Westminster on and after Friday, Sept. 29. -- Democratic Advocate, Oct. 6, 1944.

75 Years Ago

* Dr. Richard Lynch Garner announced his intention of establishing a colony of chimpanzees and gorillas in the United States to uplift the entire ape race. The professor said he believes apes, if given the advantage of modern education, would develop into a race that would sow and reap and toil. -- Union Bridge Pilot, Oct. 3, 1919.

100 Years Ago

* The arrangements for the bicycle meet and races on the grounds of the Carroll County Trotting, Riding and Pleasure Association today are about completed. -- American Sentinel, Sept. 29, 1894.

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