75 years agoAnne Arundel will participate with other...

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February 28, 1999|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 years ago

Anne Arundel will participate with other counties in a War Memorial Building in Baltimore. Each county panel will be 4-feet tall by 6-feet wide with an honor roll of the county in a symbolic setting. -- The Sun, Feb. 9, 1924.

The Navy appropriation bill reported by the House will decrease the number of midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy. Three midshipmen will be appointed by each senator and representative, instead of the present five. -- The Sun, Feb. 10, 1924.

Nine students at St. John's College have been dropped because of low scholastic standing and 10 others withdrew after being advised they were not fit for college work by President Enoch B. Garey. -- The Sun, Feb. 10, 1924.

Nearly 3,000 guests in the balcony watched as the regiment of midshipmen staged their annual "gymkhana" entertainment in the Naval Academy gym last night. -- The Sun, Feb. 11, 1924.

Rear-Admiral James J. Wilson announced that 114 mids have been forced to resign following examinations, including 77 plebes. There were no delinquents in the senior class. -- The Sun, Feb. 11, 1924.

Construction of a railroad from Drum Point or Solomon Island to Millersville to join the Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railway was voted down at an Annapolis meeting by a vote of 124-80. -- The Sun, Feb. 20, 1924.

Pub Date: 2/28/99

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