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1950

WMAR-TV News (WMAR)

Series I. 1948-1981


1950

Cut Number General Subject Matter Date(s) Can Number
1 Rats infest polar bear pit February 16-A
2 Unfinished pool hazard February 16-A
3 Chinchilla February 16-A
4 Change of command at Pikesvi11e February 16-A
5 New school February 16-A
6 Remember the big snow? February 16-A
7 Martin vs. administration February 16-A
8 Hospital gets Peru melon February 16-A
9 Bard-Avon fencers February 16-A
10 Operation televised February 16-A
11 Chaplain's Day February 16-A
12 Off-street parking site February 16-A
13 State Police bumper signs February 16-A
14 Loyola holds 1OOth graduation February 16-A
15 Black swan lays egg February 16-A
16 Legislators & budget February 16-A
17 J A C's February 16-A
18 Adrian Burk February 16-A
19 WAC chief February 16-A
20 Students study Expressway plans February 16-A
21 Boy trapped in cave-in February 16-A
22 Times were tough - idle, no coal February 16-A
23 Slum town February 16-A
24 Homeland car-bus crash February 16-A
25 D'A1essandro February 16-A
26 Linco1n flag on exhibit February 16-A
1 Continuation of mayor talking (from 16A) February 16-B
2 Oriental Valentines February 16-B
3 Cartoonist Entertains at Happy Mills February 16-B
4 Fog Covers Harbor Area February 16-B
5 Monument for Veteran's Dedication-just the title, no footage February 16-B
6 Shipment of Wild Fowl February 16-B
7 Funds Lacking for Playground February 16-B
8 Junkyard Soon to be Park February 16-B
9 H.L. Mencken Receives Award February 16-B
10 Colts sign Radio, TV Contract February 16-B
11 Levi Jackson Addresses Urban League February 16-B
12 Art Exhibit At Institute February 16-B
13 Reservists Leave on Cruise February 16-B
14 Millner Signs With Colts February 16-B
15 Free Potatoes-Too Costly February 16-B
16 Local Dog Wins Gotham Honors February 16-B
17 Cold Wave Hits City February 16-B
18 Lent Begins February 16-B
19 Jack Carson Visits Perry Point Veterans February 16-B
20 City Promises Action On Smog February 16-B
21 New Police Officers Sworn In February 16-B
22 Stadium Progress February 16-B
23 Vandals at Smith's Grave February 16-B
24 Gayety Closes February 16-B
25 Dog Saves Family From Fire February 16-B
26 New Engine for County Fire Dept February 16-B
27 Polish Chicks at Zoo February 16-B
28 Horse Radish Foils Bandit February 16-B
29 One Injured in Ferry Slip Mishap February 16-B
30 Guard Unit Sited February 16-B
31 Salvation Army General Visits Here February 16-B
32 In Like a Lion February 16-B
33 Light Snow in City February 16-B
34 Reservists Back From Cruise February 16-B
1 Overturned Truck April 19-A
2 Railway Express Award April 19-A
3 Councilmen Convene April 19-A
4 Schoo1astic Baseball Opens April 19-A
5 Record Crowd at Laurel April 19-A
6 Sam Smith Park April 19-A
7 B & 0 Workers Hold Fire Drill April 19-A
8 McCarthy Assails Living 'Buddha'-NO FOOTAGE April 19-A
9 Child Dies, 4 Injured April 19-A
10 Cattle on Block April 19-A
11 Ship Compressor Circuits Port April 19-A
12 Ten Hills Ceramics Exhibit April 19-A
13 Easter Seals Aid Therapy Work April 19-A
14 Downtown Shopping Crowds April 19-A
15 Mercury Nears Record of 81 Degrees April 19-A
16 Work Starts on Waterfront Park April 19-A
17 Truck Overturns, Driver Uninjured April 19-A
18 Flying Boat Scrapped April 19-A
19 Harness Track Nears Completion April 19-A
20 Pilings Driven for Apartment House April 19-A
21 National batmitten Tournement April 19-A
22 Bunnyvil1e and Children April 19-A
23 Easter Corsages April 19-A
24 Yacht Club to Give Up Park Site April 19-A
25 Damaged Ship Here for Repair April 19-A
1 Another TV first for Baltimore (T.D'Alesandro, Jr.) September 1-30 30-A
2 Marylanders listed as casualties (Korea September 30-A
3 Yearling show at Timonium September 30-A
4 Baltimorean hits quiz jackpot September 30-A
5 Visiting officials study airport September 30-A
6 Timonium horse show September 30-A
7 Escaped Monkey still missing September 30-A
8 British City sends plaque to Baltimore September 30-A
9 Hamburg official tours Harbor September 30-A
10 Livestock arrives at Timonium September 30-A
11 Local florist grows bananas September 30-A
12 Car overturns in Wyman Park September 30-A
13 Ground broken for new school September 30-A
14 Baltimore's Pilgrims leave for Rome September 30-A
15 Brazilian admiral visits Naval Academy September 30-A
16 Sun snapshot winners September 30-A
17 Health Exhibit wins. fair award (Timonium Fair) September 30-A
18 Food Show to have U. N. theme September 30-A
19 State Police get new headquarters September 30-A
20 Ground broken for Northwood school September 30-A
21 New pool planned for Druid Park (ground breaking) September 30-A
22 Battle Monument or Sam Smith September 30-A
23 Korean War Casualties September 30-A
24 Family leaves Chicken Coop home September 30-A
25 Work to begin on People's Court - Titles Only - No Footage September 30-A
26 Mrs. Maryland of 1950 - Titles Only - No Footage September 30-A
27 Patrolman injured in crash September 30-A
28 Adolph Berle starts drive here September 30-A
29 Korean War Casualties September 30-A
30 Father Murray named Loyola president September 30-A
31 Train hits truck on Holabird Avenue September 30-A
32 Annual Garden Winners September 30-A
33 New Art Class scheduled September 30-A
34 School dental clinics open September 30-A
35 Local nurse joins Army September 30-A
1 Poly trounces Southern September 30-B
2 Lane Wins nomination (title only no footage) September 30-B
3 Heiser wins truck "roader" September 30-B
4 County firemen hold convention September 30-B
5 Blind minister raises dahlias September 30-B
6 Women voters Urge merit system September 30-B
7 Next week - National Dog Week September 30-B
8 Miss Maryland at work September 30-B
9 Feline Champs at home September 30-B
10 Old trolley line passes (title only no footage) September 30-B
11 Remember! Set your clock September 30-B
12 Maryland tobacco queen chosen September 30-B
13 Pennsylvania Avenue - building collapses September 30-B
14 Federal Agents seize bogus bills September 30-B
15 200 lb. turtle "arrested" September 30-B
16 Blue Sun -A Songwriters Dream (title only no footage) September 30-B
17 Q.M. Units leave for active duty September 30-B
18 Indian (American) garments on display" September 30-B
19 Field trials September 30-B
20 332nd engineer's Called to duty September 30-B
21 Crusade Freedom Campaign September 30-B
22 City Budget Cut September 30-B
23 Telephone Service to Expand September 30-B
24 Paul Griffith at Ad Club September 30-B
25 Community Chest Campaign Begins September 30-B
26 Freedom Scrolls Turned over to Legion September 30-B
27 Fire Prevention Program Set September 30-B
1 First Unitarian Church

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31-A
2 Old Collier (Ship) here for scrapping

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31-A
3 U. N. Delegate speaks here

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4 Landmark demolished

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31-A
5 West Pointers visit USNA

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31-A
6 Postal holdup blocked (Linthicum Heights)

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31-A
7 Heart Campaign

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31-A
8 Cranes loaded for Europe (Ship Exiria?)

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31-A
9 Nead pins Leone (wrestling)

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31-A
10 Youths prep for derby (soapbox)

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31-A
11 New Flag at Fort (McHenry)

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31-A
12 Easterwood Park Playground

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31-A
13 Auto jumps off street

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31-A
14 Subchaser officially joins fireboat fleet (Cascade)

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31-A
15 Trash litters streets

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31-A
16 Health Department okays Snowballs

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31-A
17 Marine Reserves leave for Camp

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31-A
18 Beauty Parade

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31-A
19 Marines drill in post Uniforms at Fort McHenry

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20 Downtown roundup (Calf)

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21 Citizen aids Russian in entry appeal

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22 Lexington Market work progressing

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23 Rookie Colts arrive here

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24
City ordered to abate sewage nuisance

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31-A
25 China vessels leave City

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31-A
26 Vinegar Tree presented

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31-A
27 Super tanker launched at Sparrows Point

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28 Hopkins grads gather for home coming

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29 Auto accident

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30 Poly "Follies" in rehearsal

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31 Camping trips planned for summer

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32 Hugh battle changes skyline (McCormick's)

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33 Daumier exhibit at Walter's

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34 Package Contest (packaging design)

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35 Garden tour

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36 Oil Lab Opens

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31-A
1 Captured 'coon given to Zoo

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31-B
2 Pikesville Kiwanis hold annual horse show

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31-B
3 "Hams" across the sea (ham radio)

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31-B
4 Martin unveils radical jet bomber

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31-B
5 C&D Canal bridge formally opened

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6 Mrs. Fannie Reed celebrates 100th birthday

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31-B
7 Construction

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31-B
8 Phone rates troubles

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19 Fire damages City Pier

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31-B
10 Calvert Hall leaves for Cage tourney

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11 Towson resident prefers skunks to cats

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12 Estonian Couple seeks stage future

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13 Some fish prices more than double

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14 Truck "Roadeo"

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15 Store Closes, kids receive presents

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16 Patterson and Petersburg battle to scoreless tie (football)

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17 Deer deaths explained

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18 Cowan gets defensive post (football)

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19 N. J. group studies slum problems here

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20 Executive study city efficiency (including T. D'Alesdanro, Jr.)

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21 Woman leads drive to aid mentally ill

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22 Hardware show at Armory

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23 Farmers convene

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24 Group tours rail shop

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25 Island perplexes motorist

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26 Ye Schmoo

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27 Mercury hits record

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28 Duffers take to links

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1 Father's Day at Loyola High Oct. 1-16,1950 32
2 Officials Test Air Raid Siren Oct. 1-16,1950 32
3 Mayor Signs Freedom Scroll (includes T. D'Alesandro) Oct. 1-16,1950 32
4 Registration for General Election Oct. 1-16,1950 32
5 Ice Cream-NO FOOTAGE Oct. 1-16,1950 32
6 Fire Sweeps Two Plants Oct. 1-16,1950 32
7 Military Exhibition Oct. 1-16,1950 32
8 Community Chest Campaign Begins Oct. 1-16,1950 32
9 Reporter Raises Lion Cub Oct. 1-16,1950 32
10 1 Dies, 12 Hurt in Bus Crash Oct. 1-16,1950 32
11 Freedom Bell Rings in Baltimore (includes T. D'Alesandro) Oct. 1-16,1950 32
12 Korean War Equipment at Aberdeen Oct. 1-16,1950 32
13 Youth Convention at Towson Oct. 1-16,1950 32
14 Nurses Learn Fire Prevention Oct. 1-16,1950 32
15 Lumber Company Robbed Again Oct. 1-16,1950 32
16 Scouts Hold Victory Rally Oct. 1-16,1950 32
17 Zoo Population Increases By One Oct. 1-16,1950 32
18 City Schools Hold Fire Drills Oct. 1-16,1950 32
19 Poly Coach Saves Boy's Life Oct. 1-16,1950 32
20 Firemen Make Engine Models Oct. 1-16,1950 32
21 It's a Small World (reunion?) Oct. 1-16,1950 32
22 B & O supports crusade -NO FOOTAGE Oct. 1-16,1950 32
23 Play Safe (accident) Oct. 1-16,1950 32
24 Winds Topple Bridge Forms Oct. 1-16,1950 32
25 MacArthur Enters Seoul Oct. 1-16,1950 32
26 Ship Blast Injures Nine Here Oct. 1-16,1950 32
27 Cleanup Clubs Sweep to Victory (includes T. D'Alesandro) Oct. 1-16,1950 32
28 St. Joe Downs Southern 33-0 (football) Oct. 1-16,1950 32
29 Wayward Monkey Captured Oct. 1-16,1950 32
30 Birds of -a Feather Oct. 1-16,1950 32
31 Timid Sparrow Shuns Outside World Oct. 1-16,1950 32
32 Open Golf Gets Underway Oct. 1-16,1950 32
33 Democrats Hold Harmony-NO FOOTAGE Oct. 1-16,1950 32
34 Scout Units Embark on Cruise Oct. 1-16,1950 32
35 Patterson Trounces City 33-12 (football) Oct. 1-16,1950 32
36 Wheelchair Spectators See Colts Oct. 1-16,1950 32
1 16 persons flee 2 alarm fire Oct. 17-30,1950 33
2 Prize whippet Oct. 17-30,1950 33
3 Foreign Naval Attaches visit the academy Oct. 17-30,1950 33
4 Little Flower drum corps wins contest Oct. 17-30,1950 33
5 $100,000 tea set shown Oct. 17-30,1950 33
6 Catonsville P. T. A. holds harvest festival Oct. 17-30,1950 33
7 Poly tops Loyola 19-0(football) Oct. 17-30,1950 33
8 6 injured in Mt. Royal crash Oct. 17-30,1950 33
9 G I with wife, 4 dependents deferred Oct. 17-30,1950 33
10 Firemen, drill for defense Oct. 17-30,1950 33
11 Aunt Jinny wins Selima Stokes (horserace) Oct. 17-30,1950 33
12 Peale Museum exhibit Oct. 17-30,1950 33
13 Girl Scouts and Bullets feted (including T. D'Alesandro, Jr.) Oct. 17-30,1950 33
14 Loyola wins cross country match Oct. 17-30,1950 33
15 New Eagle moves into zoo Oct. 17-30,1950 33
16 Food Show opens at Armory Oct. 17-30,1950 33
17 European experts visit B&O shops Oct. 17-30,1950 33
18 Photographers Convene Oct. 17-30,1950 33
19 U. S. C. Arrives For Grid Battle Oct. 17-30,1950 33
20 Freedom scrolls off to Berlin Oct. 17-30,1950 33
21 Mrs. Stewart wins golf tournment Oct. 17-30,1950 33
22 Mt. St. Joe beats City 39-0 Oct. 17-30,1950 33
23 Boat runs aground off Ft. McHenry (Red Star?) Oct. 17-30,1950 33
24 Bethlehem carrier (PUNTA ARAMAYA) Oct. 17-30,1950 33
25 Couple celebrates 70th anniversary Oct. 17-30,1950 33
1 Prize Steer shown at Timonium November 1950 34-B
2 City harriers tie Patterson November 1950 34-B
3 4H Club active at livestock show November 1950 34-B
4 Judge Sherbow addresses youth group November 1950 34-B
5 Jungle Gypsy wins third at Pimlico November 1950 34-B
6 Livestock sales at Timonium November 1950 34-B
7 Culmone paces shoemaker for top honors (horse racing) November 1950 34-B
8 Services honor Dr. Weiglein November 1950 34-B
9 Big Stretch wins Pimlico futurity November 1950 34-B
10 Gilman ties Calvert 6-6 (football) November 1950 34-B
11 U. S. holds arms for China November 1950 34-B
12 Students attend concert November 1950 34-B
13 retired postman honored by friends November 1950 34-B
14 High winds topple tree November 1950 34-B
15 Band rehearses for annual City-Poly game (football) November 1950 34-B
16 Catholic football championship November 1950 34-B
17 Conservation sculpture contest November 1950 34-B
18 Thanksgiving shoppers November 1950 34-B
19 Methodist Church launches drive (including T. D'Alesandro, Jr.) November 1950 34-B
20 Red Shield (Boys) Club leaves for game November 1950 34-B
21 4-H delegates. Chicago bound November 1950 34-B
22 Peggy Wood,General Clay visits city November 1950 34-B
23 Explosion rocks store/tree blocks road November 1950 34-B
24 Man, 95, takes long walks and swims November 1950 34-B
25 St. James holds Christmas Bazar November 1950 34-B
26 Buses damaged in 3 Alarm fire November 1950 34-B
27 Salvation Army sets up Xmas store November 1950 34-B
28 Power train on display at Camden Station November 1950 34-B
1 West Baltimore businessmen, Mayor (T.D, Jr.) meet December 1-20,1950 35-A
2 Sales Tax reduced December 1-20,1950 35-A
3 McDonongh holds 20th annual Christmas fete December 1-20,1950 35-A
4 Waverly dons Christmas finery December 1-20,1950 35-A
5 Diver December 1-20,1950 35-A
6 29th officers study field problem December 1-20,1950 35-A
7 Woman's Club holds annual holiday mart December 1-20,1950 35-A
8 Pylon ordinance hearings to Continue (see also Look Back) December 1-20,1950 35-A
9 Flying Bar/cars active in Korean War December 1-20,1950 35-A
10 Woman sunbathing (Mrs. Beverly Kasten of Catonsville)(see also Look Back) December 1-20,1950 35-A
11 Legion sends radios To Wounded G.I.' s. December 1-20,1950 35-A
12 "Book of Kells" presented to Pratt Library December 1-20,1950 35-A
13 OLd Allendale landmark being demolished December 1-20,1950 35-A
14 Polio Foundation lacks funds (including T. D'Alesandro, Jr.) December 1-20,1950 35-A
15 2 Alarm fire destroys lumber for cabinets December 1-20,1950 35-A
16 Santa Claus visits North Avenue December 1-20,1950 35-A
17 Unsung hero honored December 1-20,1950 35-A
18 Desk fax speeds telegraph and cable service December 1-20,1950 35-A
19 Santa Claus asking for help December 1-20,1950 35-A
20 Ship aground off North Point (REBECCA BOONE) December 1-20,1950 35-A
21 Berlin boy tells youths here to defend freedom December 1-20,1950 35-A
22 Boat Club becomes scrap yard December 1-20,1950 35-A
23 Blind to hold Christmas tree sale December 1-20,1950 35-A
24 strike limits yule mailing here December 1-20,1950 35-A
25 Empty stockings filled December 1-20,1950 35-A
26 Two injured in fire at bedding firm (Maryland Bedding December 1-20,1950 35-A
27 Santa surprises disabled vet and family December 1-20,1950 35-A
28 City Hall Christmas tree set up December 1-20,1950 35-A
29 Slums (no title) December 1-20,1950 35-A
30 Truck Driver burns to death in crash December 1-20,1950 35-A
31 Christmas trees sold for the blind December 1-20,1950 35-A
32 Two alarm blaze at fuel company (Enterprise Fuel) December 1-20,1950 35-A
33 Mercy Hospital creche December 1-20,1950 35-A
1 Iranian ship loads here Is not December 1950 35-B
2 Aberdeen Angus Airborne Is not December 1950 35-B
3 AFL president here for convention Is not December 1950 35-B
4 Ms. Nancy D'Alesandro launched (Mayor's boat) Is not December 1950 35-B
5 Orchids unbecoming? Is not December 1950 35-B
6 Blue gates at Goucher Is not December 1950 35-B
7 D-Day. .. Registration begins (draft?) Is not December 1950 35-B
8 Experts given war awards Is not December 1950 35-B
9 Mayor (T. D., Jr.) leaves for Europe Is not December 1950 35-B
10 Air parcel post service Inaugurated Is not December 1950 35-B
11 Convair (plane) inaugurated Is not December 1950 35-B
12 Workers prepare fairground Is not December 1950 35-B
13 Tars begin grid drills (football) Is not December 1950 35-B