100 Years Ago
Three natives of Egypt, headed by David Zadek are stopping at the Arlington hotel, and will remain here a few days in an effort to raise funds for an orphanage which is being conducted by the Christians in Egypt, 150 miles from Cairo. The three are converts to the Christian religion and feel that they can be of better service by coming to this country and raising funds for the orphanage, where the children will be taught Christianity, and will be drawn from Mohammedism, which is the prevailing religion in that country.
Austin Mantz leaves this afternoon on a bicycle trip to Philadelphia and may possibly go on to New York.
Mr. Edward Herring, Jr., of Washington, who has been spending his vacation with his parents, on East Church street, is quite sick and threatened with typhoid.
50 Years Ago
This date was a Sunday. At that time, The Frederick Post did not publish a Sunday edition.
20 Years Ago
BALTIMORE The State Board of Education voted Tuesday to require local school systems to test the states 8,000 public school bus drivers for drugs, a move Frederick School Board employees and school bus drivers said was inevitable.
Laurie Zimmerman of Frederick was crowned 31st Maryland Dairy Princess at ceremonies Tuesday evening held at the Francis Scott Key Holiday Inn in Frederick.
The Frederick County Board of Appeals on Monday granted approval for a Wolfsville resident to convert a hayfield into an airstrip. The 1,200 foot airstrip will be located on Richard Harps 59-acre farm, between Brandenburg Hollow Road and John Cline Road.