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20-50-100 Years Ago — Oct. 31

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By Susan Guynn

100 Years Ago

Oct. 31, 1918

Schools of Frederick county closed October 9, because of the Spanish influenza outbreak, will not be opened on Monday of next week but the following Monday, November 11. This announcement was made yesterday by Superintendent G. Lloyd Palmer after a conference with the Board of Education.

The rabbit hunting season in Frederick county will open on November 10 and not on November 1 as many people have supposed. Inasmuch as the tenth falls on Sunday and it is unlawful to hunt on the Sabbath, the first day of the season will not arrive until Monday, November 11.

The Great Frederick Fair was not held this year. This has left on our hands an immense stock of Fine Pianos and Players which we had ordered for our exhibit at Frederick and Hagerstown. We bought this lot of Pianos at a Special Low Figure and as the Fairs were cut out, we have decided to have a “special advertising sale.” (Advertisement for Cramer’s Palace of Music, The Old Reliable Piano House, Ammon E. Cramer, Proprietor.

50 Years Ago

Oct. 31, 1968

The archives for The Frederick News-Post on this date are not available.

20 Years Ago

Oct. 31, 1998

The archives for The Frederick News-Post on this date are not available.

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