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Description: Important Local Events of the Year - June 1925

Date: June 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 - June 1925

Jun 4: $200,000 fire sweeps through business section of Mt. Airy.

Jun 8: Potomac Edison Company buys BOTELER property, West Patrick street, for offices and for Blue Ridge Transportation Company Headquarters.

Jun 8: Mayor Lloyd C. CULLER and Aldermen Elmer F. MUNSHOWER, John S. RENN, Charles T. BUTCHER, G. William SHIPLEY, and Lorenzo E. MULLINIX elected in tri-ennial city election. City Register Aubrey A. NICODEMUS unopposed.

Jun 9: Degrees conferred at commencement at Hood College; Glenn FRANK, president-elect of University of Wisconsin, addresses class.

Jun 10: People's Fire Insurance Company sells holdings to new York Fire Insurance Company.

Jun 15: Members of National Editorial Association on educational tour, arrive in Frederick for two-day visit.

Jun 15: Mayor and new Board of Aldermen hold first meeting.

Jun 16: N. E. A. caravan on sight-seeing tour of city.

Jun 18: One hundred and thirty Frederick High School graduates receive diplomas at commencement exercises; Dr. A. E. WINSHIP, Boston, Speaker.

Jun 20: Hugh still in Sugar Loaf mountains raided by Sheriff ALBAUGH and deputies; 15,000 gallons mash destroyed and one man jailed.

June 24: Blue Ridge Transportation Company buys bus lines of Frank SHEFFIELD.

Jun 27: County tax rate set at $1.30.

Jun 29: John THOMPSON, 60, commits suicide by taking poison at his boarding house on West Patrick street.

Jun 30: Abraham HAMBURGER buys Malone Building from Mrs. David LOWENSTEIN for $40,000.

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

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