25 years ago:Banking on revenue-sharing money to help...


March 08, 1998|By Compiled from the archives of the Historical Society of Carroll County.

25 years ago:

Banking on revenue-sharing money to help upgrade the town water system, the New Windsor Town Council on Tuesday voted to construct a new $118,000 standpipe water tower. -- the Carroll Record, March 8, 1973.

50 years ago:

The Carroll County commissioners, in cooperation with the Maryland Veterans Housing Commission, will sponsor a survey of veterans' housing conditions in Carroll. James P. Lazziti, executive director of the Maryland Veterans Housing Commission, explained that the commission was created to compile information on the housing shortage and veterans' housing conditions and needs. -- Democratic Advocate, March 12, 1948.

75 years ago: A force of men is busily engaged moving its residence and storeroom adjoining the Star Picture Theatre to make space for the erection of an up-to-date theater by W. H. Davis. -- Democratic Advocate, March 2, 1923.

100 years ago: In no case in this county since the trial of Joe Davis for the murder of Abraham Lynn more than a quarter of a century ago was greater interest manifested than in the prosecution of Louis H. Haley, the so-called "Indian Herb Doctor," of Freedom District. He was indicted for shooting, with intent to kill, Charles H. Buckingham. The trial was concluded in the Circuit Court on Tuesday last, when the jury rendered a verdict of guilty on both counts of the indictment. The verdict was rendered in less than an hour. The courthouse was crowded throughout the trial. -- American Sentinel, March 5, 1898.

Pub Date: 3/08/98

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