Week of April 12, 1948
Two bicycles that remained unclaimed at police headquarters for more than a year were turned over to the Hagerstown Boys' Clubs. They will be awarded to two outstanding boys.
More than 500 women are seeking jobs in industries in Hagerstown, according to the office of Maryland State Compensation Board. Material shortages are plaguing local industry, resulting in more layoffs.
Fruit in the Hancock area, especially apples and peaches, suffered severe damage in yesterday morning's frost, concluded Charles Dunbar, University of Maryland horticulturist in Hancock.