Charles Young, 35, of Oregon Avenue, reported to Baltimore County police that two hitchhikers to whom he gave a ride robbed him of $6.50 at pistol point, and then disappeared into some woods off Leeds Avenue.

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Terrance Rogers, aged six, was struck by an automobile in the 3700 block of Old Frederick Road. He was taken to St. Agnes' Hospital, where it was reported he is suffering from a possible fracture of the skull. The boy lives in the first block of South Augusta Avenue, Irvington.

Harry Slingluff of the 100 block Beaumont Avenue, Catonsville, alleged to be the driver of the machine that struck the boy, was charged by police with reckless driving.


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An article in the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian on Feb. 21, 1963, recognized a local teen honored by a community group.

A senior at Catonsville Senior High School, Miss Patricia Godwin, has been selected by Mary Carroll Caton Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, as Good Citizen for 1963. Miss Godwin has received a pin from Mrs. Vivian T. Douglas, Regent of the chapter and a certificate from the National Society.

On Feb. 22, Miss Godwin will join other recipients of the pin and award on a Good Citizen Pilgrimage of historic Annapolis with luncheon at Carvel Hall and tea at Government House. Each girl will be the guest of the chapter that sponsored her.

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Mrs. Charles Bell, of Hammonds Ferry road, president of the Christian Women's Fellowship of the Lansdowne Christian Church (Hull Memorial), has had a relapse of influenza and is confined to her home.

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Colts Corral No. 6 of Arbutus invited Frank Hennessy to present his program and slides on the "Land of Pleasant Living" at Firemen's Hall in Arbutus on Feb. 7. Members were permitted to bring guests and refreshments were served.

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The Cardinal Gibbons High School, Wilkens and Caton avenues, is organizing a Mothers' Guild, the purpose of which is to bring into a closer relationship the mothers and the teaching staff of the high school for cooperation in promoting the welfare of the students.

The moderator of this organization is Brother Carroll Wentker, S.M. A preparatory committee of twelve mothers has been working with Brother Carroll for the past month discussing a proposed constitution and outlining the procedure to be followed in organizing the Guild.

Material courtesy of the archives of the Catonsville Historical Society.