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September 28, 1997|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

50 years ago

Reduced appropriations have forced a cut of 40 civilian employees at the North Severn naval engineering station. The workers, all shop employees, will be transferred to jobs at the Naval Academy. -- The Sun, Sept. 22, 1947.

Judge William J. McWilliams told Anne Arundel County police today, "You can't take citizens and hold them incommunicado," and not warn them of their rights to counsel or that statements taken can be used against them. -- The Sun, Sept. 24, 1947.

The Citizens Protective League has called on Anne Arundel County commissioners to put a stop to a "wave of burglaries, thefts and violations of numerous state laws" in the county. -- The Sun, Sept. 25, 1947.

Judge James Clark said in Circuit Court today he would hand down a decision next week in a suit to force the Anne Arundel County commissioners to re-examine 47 property assessments allegedly "grossly undervalued." -- The Sun, Sept. 26, 1947.

Pub Date: 9/28/97

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