100 Years Ago
At noon today at the office of Sheriff Fagan it was announced that the two prisoners who escaped from jail on Sunday morning, Raymond Kendall and Harry Jones, are still at large. The sheriff is still guarding a considerable section around Lewistown in hope that he may be able to get some trace of Kendall, who has evidently been in that section and whose wife is now with him, as was told in the News yesterday. While Mr. David Shull was driving along Water street last night in a runabout shortly after nine oclock, his horse took fright at the steam roller, which was standing along the street near Patrick street. Giving a lunge, the jolt threw Mr. Shull out into the street.
50 Years Ago
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) A 72-year-old man died in Montgomery County General Hospital Monday about 12 hours after police found him suffering from malnutrition in a home shared with his twin daughters and 18 dogs. Mrs. Thelma H. Weber, 157 W. Patrick Street, was acquitted on a charge of assault and battery on Mrs. Elizabeth M. Tobery in Magistrates Court last night. Mrs. Weber was charged by Mrs. Tobery after an alleged fight in the Weber residence July 7.
20 Years Ago
At the Draft Perot headquarters on East Patrick Street in Frederick, the red, white and blue banner inviting people to sign petitions for Ross Perots now defunct presidential campaign still wafts in the hot summer breeze, and the phone has been ringing off the hook. UNION BRIDGE Lehigh Portland Cement Co. announced Thursday that it hopes to use scrap tires as a fuel source for its cement kilns and will apply next week to be part of the states scrap tire recycling system.