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Description: Important Local Events of the Year - April 1925

Date: April Various 1925

Newspaper published in: Frederick, MD

[Transcriber's Note: In 1926, The Frederick News and Post issued a yearbook that republished a brief summarization of local events that they reported during the year. This transcription does not include all items selected by the News and Post for republication. It does, however, include those items that mention individuals or businesses, that are historically significant, or otherwise worthy of mention.]

Important Local Events of the Year - April 1925

Apr 3: John THOMPSON dies in Frederick City Hospital as result of injuries sustained in automobile accident on April 2.

Apr 8: Governor RITCHIE and John N. MACKALL, chairman of State Roads Commission, speakers at Rotary Club Meeting.

Apr 9: Construction started on $30,000 infirmary at Hood College.

Apr 9: Young Men's Republican Club formed.

Apr 11: County Commissioner David OLAND found dead in machine shed on farm at Licksville.

Apr. 14: Virginia Benton, 18, on visit to new-found mother at Avon-by-the-sea, N.J., refuses to return to Middletown.

Apr 14: Between 1,500 and 2,000 acres timberland burned in Catoctin mountains.

Apr 21: Archbishop Michael J. CURLEY, of Baltimore, confirms 150 persons at St. John's Catholic Church.

Apr 26: Henry P. NUSBAUM, 85, Civil War veteran, dies at his home, East Patrick Street.

Apr 27: National Society, United Daughters of 1812, meeting in Washington, make pilgrimage to grave of Francis Scott Key.

Apr 27: Harry A. (Hoppy) GROVE's sentence of one year in Federal Penitentiary holds; Supreme Court revuses to hear petition.

Apr 27: Portrait of Francis Scott Key presented by Frederick Kiwanis Club to Francis Scott Key Hotel.

Apr 27: Retail Merchants' Bureau organized with Sam W. MAPLES president.

Apr 28: Commencement exercise of St. John's Literary Institute held.

Submitted: 08/25/07 (Edited 08/25/07)

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