25 Years Ago
* Westminster Mayor Joseph H. Hahn, Jr. and Councilman Donald E. Freeman, Sr., have released financial statements of their respective mayoral campaigns, showing Freeman spent a total of $587.75 and Hahn a total of $426.49. Both filed financial statements with court officials showing their expenditures for the May 12 election in which write-in candidate Freeman challenged incumbent Mayor Hahn, and lost. -- Democratic Advocate, July 7, 1969.
50 Years Ago
* Dr. William R. S. Denner passed away at his residence in Manchester Monday evening in his 62nd year. -- Democratic Advocate, July 7, 1944.
75 Years Ago
* The numerous heavy rains has had the effect of washing trash into the streets and lodging in the gutters. This should be looked JTC after by the town authorities but owing to the great scarcity of labor at this time, there is considerable delay in getting the work done. A special meeting of the Town Council was held on Tuesday night to consider a new ordinance making secure the collection of fines for the throwing of ashes, paper, etc., on the streets, as well as running dirty liquids or sweeping leaves and dirt on the streets. -- Union Bridge Pilot, July 4, 1919.
100 Years Ago
* Gov. Frank Brown, who was recently elected president of the Baltimore Traction Company, alleges that he has under consideration several country lines to connect with the city system. Of these projects, the Baltimore Sun of Tuesday says: "Perhaps the most extensive improvement contemplated by President Brown in reaching out for new territory and new business for his railway company is the building of a suburban line to Westminster and even into Pennsylvania. -- American Sentinel, July 7, 1894.