75 years ago: A bronze 7-foot high memorial tablet to the...

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January 07, 1996|By Robert M. Pennington from the files of the Anne Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 years ago: A bronze 7-foot high memorial tablet to the seven members of the bar of Maryland who lost their lives in the World War is now being placed in position in the Court of Appeals Building in Annapolis. -- The Sun, Jan. 6, 1921.

Judge and Mrs. Maynard Carr, of The Hermitage, near Annapolis, announce the engagement of their daughter Eva Dorsey Carr to Francis Gasperich, a South Dakota rancher. Her published writings during the war caused him to write and their relationship grew through letters. -- The Sun, Jan. 7, 1921.

The Post Office Department has announced that the post office at Camp Meade has been raised to a second-class post office. The salary of the postmaster will be $2,300. -- The Sun, Jan. 10, 1921.

Lt. Col. Grosvenor L. Townsend, of the 3rd Army Corps, was appointed commandant of St. John's College, Annapolis, to succeed Maj. S. J. Leasure with the full approval of Dr. Thomas Fell, president. -- The Sun, Jan. 19, 1921.

John De Peyster Douw, former mayor of Annapolis, today married Miss Anne Norris Olyphant of New York. His first wife, before marriage, was Miss Harriet Tate. -- The Sun, Jan. 26, 1921.

The Naval Academy basketball team, with 11 straight victories behind it, fell unexpectedly to Delaware College by a score of 21-19. McKee of Navy scored all but four of his team's points. -- The Sun, Jan. 30, 1921.

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, accompanied by Mrs. Daniels, came to Annapolis yesterday to deliver an address before the Midshipmen's Young Men's Christian Association tonight. -- The Sun, Jan. 30, 1921.

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