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The Frederick News-Post
The Frederick News-Post
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Description: Important Local Events of the Year - November 1925

Date: November Various 1925

Newspaper published in: Frederick, Maryland

[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 - November 1925

Nov 3: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. BAKER give $50,000 to Home for the Aged.

Nov 10: Walter M. A. BARNES, 22, of near McKaig, accidentally shot and killed by own gun while hunting.

Nov. 13: Campaign to raise $500,000 endowment for Hood College opens.

Nov 18: $30,000 fire sweeps RAMSBURG warehouse and barn at Harmony Grove.

Nov 19: E. A. GITTINGER, 91, dies.

Nov 19: Mrs. Walter MORT, of near Unionville, commits suicide after adopted child is taken.

Nov. 24. Knights of Pythias get 530 new members in drive.

Nov 24: Frederick city and county exceed quota in Hood College drive with $100,541 pledged.

Nov 24: $8,000 loss after West Sixth street fire; woman dies from heart attack caused by excitement.

Nov 25: Gifts of $100,000 by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. BAKER and $50,000 by Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. SHANK, Middletown, to City Hospital, announced.

Nov 27: Luther C. Derr, 80, dies.

Nov 28: $3,700 fire destroys barn of S. A. LEWIS.

Submitted: 09/03/07

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