Thieves gained entrance to a vault in a department store at Westview on Dec. 28 and escaped with eight mink stoles, two mink jackets and two mink capes valued at $6, 695. Heavy mesh screen was pried loose to let the thief down into the fur vault.
Midshipman Donald Clay MacLaughlin, Jr., son of Dr. and Mrs. D. C. MacLaughlin of 303 North Rolling road, spent his Christmas leave with his family. A graduate of Catonsville High School, Donald is in his third year at the United States Naval Academy.
Captain Asbury Coward, director of athletics at the Academy, recently announced the election of Donald as captain of the 1962 soccer team. He plays half-back on the soccer team and also plays midfield on the Navy lacrosse team.
A special "Parent Night" will be held in the Johnnycake Junior High School next Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 8 P.M. to acquaint the parents of all ninth graders with the registration and scheduling for senior high school.
The meeting will consist of two parts, a general meeting held in the cafeteria and group meetings held in each ninth grade core teacher's classroom. During the general meeting, Robert J. Krabbe, guidance counselor, will explain the Baltimore county testing program; Samuel F. Clopper, principal of Milford Mill Senior High School and Taylor F. Johnston, principal of Woodlawn Senior High School, will speak about the senior high school program. Samuel G. Brown, principal of Johnnycake Junior High School, will preside the meeting.
Following the general meeting, the parents will adjourn to the classrooms where each core teacher will explain the senior high school program in detail.
The annual School of Missions will be held in Halethorpe Methodist Church on the following Sunday evenings: January 7, 14, 21 and 28. The study topic will be "Latin America." Miss Florence Hooper, well known Baltimore Conference missionary, will speak about the present-day situation in several parts of Latin America.
Material courtesy of the archives of Catonsville Historical Society.