100 Years Ago
* Clerk A. K. Starlings, of the Anne Arundel County commissioner's board, is engaged in transcribing county property assessments into new books. The old records had become dilapidated and were not in condition to facilitate a hurried search. -- The Sun, Aug. 16, 1894.
* Preparations are being made for the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the founding of St. James' parish on Sept. 4. This parish is the most southern one in Anne Arundel County, lying between the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay. -- The Sun, Aug. 18, 1894.
* The steamer Emma Giles carried 300 boxes of Anne Arundel peaches to Baltimore today -- the largest shipment this season over the Annapolis and West river route. The steamer also carried 41 hogshead of Anne Arundel tobacco. -- The Sun, Aug. 28, 1894.