50 years ago: Eighty-eight Maryland World War II dead are...

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September 06, 1998|By Compiled from the archives of the Historical Society of Carroll County.

50 years ago: Eighty-eight Maryland World War II dead are among the 5,864 American dead who have been returned to the United States from Europe. Among the arrivals are two brothers, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hooper, East Main Street. They are Cpl. Edward L. Hooper and Pfc. Robert L. Hooper. Also, 2nd Lt. Richard S. Brown, Army, son of John L. Brown, Westminster, and Irvin S. Schaeffer, Army, son of George L. Schaeffer, Westminster. -- Democratic Advocate, Aug. 27, 1948.

75 years ago: The soil special which was put on by the B&O Railroad in cooperation with the University of Maryland and the American Lime Association was well attended at its stops in Carroll County. The purpose of the train was to improve the soils through the use of lime. -- Democratic Advocate, Aug. 31, 1923.

100 years ago: A fishing party of four gay couples left this place last Wednesday at 7 a.m., for Monocacy Bridge, where they succeeded in catching 13 minnows and spending quite a pleasant day. Those who went were Misses Lizzie and Emmas Spielman, Grace Arthur and Stella Mathai, of Baltimore; Messrs. Wm. Bowers, Jas. Waltz, Leonard Gilbert and Robert Arthur, Jr. -- Democratic Advocate, Aug. 27, 1898.

Pub Date: 9/06/98

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