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Description: Important Local Events of the Year - May 1925

Date: May 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 - May 1925

May 5: Chippewa Tribe, No. 19, Improved O. R. M., celebrates 75 anniversary of organization.

May 5: Mary SHANK, participant in Myersville tar case, paroled after serving six months in jail.

May 4 (6?): Rev Peter M. BOYDEN, New Market, dies at Frederick City Hospital after being struck by automobile at Ridgeville.

May 7: Frederick High School athletes lead field of 13 schools as 2,156 school children take part in annual field and track meet at Fairgrounds.

May 7: E. Austin JAMES elected chairman of New city Republican executive committee at organization meeting.

May 14: Holmes D. BAKER, president of Citizens National Bank, elected president of the Maryland Bankers' Association.

May 14: Albert A. SCHROEDER, present city tax collector, declines nomination.

May 15: Harvey WOOLARD, 47, Thurmont, struck by falling tree, dies at Frederick City Hospital.

May 18: Blue Ridge League opens for circuits ninth season.

May 18: Local branch of Maryland Tuberculosis Society founded.

May 18: Governor RITCHIE speaks at meeting of Maryland and District of Columbia Federation of labor here.

May 19: One thousand, seventy-two new voters registered in two registration days.

May 19: Memorial Park Commission accepts plans of Thomas W. SEARS, landscape architect of Philadelphia.

May 19: L. E. MULLINIX retires from firm of MULLINIX and BENTZ.

May 20: Aldermen accept Memorial Park plans submitted by Park Commission.

May 21: H. Noel HALLER elected district governor of Lions Club.

May 23: Prof. William K. KLINGAMAN, principal of Frederick High School, made third district supervisor of high schools of counties of Western Maryland.

May 25: Lutheran Synod of Maryland opens 106th convention here.

May 26: Zentz building sold to Mr. and Mrs. Reno S. HARP for $50,000.

May 28: New storage reservoir at Fishing Creek dedicated.

Submitted: 08/26/07 (Edited 08/26/07)

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