75 years agoMembers of the board of visitors and governors...

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April 18, 1999|By Robert M. Pennington from the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 years ago

Members of the board of visitors and governors of St. John's College, Annapolis, upheld the policies of President Enoch Garey, whose differences with the faculty has caused four members to resign. -- The Sun, April 15, 1924.

* All plans of the Navy alumni rowing crew training for the Olympic tryouts were completed with the arrival of coach Richard Glendon. The Midshipmen crew won the world championship at the 1920 Olympics. -- The Sun, April 17, 1924.

* In Annapolis, orchids for Easter will be selling at $5 each. Lillies of the Valley for $2 a dozen. Sweet peas, popular for corsages, sell for $2 to $6, depending on size. -- The Sun, April 18, 1924.

* Col. Robert Thompson, chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee, drove from Washington to Annapolis for the Olympic swimming tryouts at the new U.S. Naval Academy pool. -- The Sun, April 20, 1924.

* The steamer City of Atlanta, of the Chesapeake Line, has been chartered for the third annual cruise of the Southern Maryland Society which will include a stop at Annapolis. -- The Sun, April 21, 1924.

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