Week of April 18, 1954
The Washington County Historical Society, which sponsored the restoration of the home of Hagerstown's founder, has received a certificate or endorsement from the Department of the Interior attesting to the historical and architectural finds "as possessing exceptional historical and architectural interest and as being worthy of the most careful preservation for the benefit of future generations and that to this end a record of its present appearance and condition has been deposited for permanent reference in the Library of Congress."
Magistrate Evan Crossley made a proposal to the Board of County Commissioners this week that the Board buy trucks and authorize their use to haul beer cans and beer bottles that have been tossed along county roads.
He said he would attempt to work out a method of sentencing youth to work along the roads gathering those cans and bottles.
Fairchild Corporation won't be handing out bubble gum to the kiddies at this year's gigantic annual picnic.