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mu­si­cians, known as “The Il­lu­sion,” will per­form dur­ing the Clam Chow­der con­test on Satur­day, Aug.

The af­fair for­mally opens at 11:45 a.m. Aug. 11, by Gover­nor Agnew and all Clam Fes­ti­val Queen can­di­dates will be on hand at 3 p.m. to be wel­comed by Miss Mary­land of 1966, Linda Peluzzo.

* * * A pickup truck, ap­par­ently driven by van­dals, early Satur­day morn­ing knocked over 11 mail boxes in Spa­niard’s Neck and dam­aged four signs at Camp Pe­cometh.

State Po­lice said they are look­ing for an old model truck be­lieved to have green and or­ange primer paint on it. A camper at Pe­cometh re­ported see­ing a truck on the grounds about 6 a.m.

The truck started at the lane of Mrs. Tem­ple Black­wood, knocked down two boxes here, drove on to Pos­sum Point Farm, smash­ing down three more, north to the en­trance of Camp Pe­cometh where they struck two more and fin­ished up by hit­ting four at North West Point Farm. * * * Queen Anne’s County guards­men re­turned from riot duty in Cam­bridge on Sun­day af­ter be­ing called out Tues­day morn­ing, July 25.

Com­pany C, 2nd Bat­tal­ion, 175th In­fantry, was com­manded by Capt. Phil Jack­son and in­cluded men from Kent and Caro­line coun­ties.

The Mary­land Na­tional Guard sent 750 troops into Cam­bridge Tues­day in the wake of a night of gun­fire and ar­son. Fires raged out of con­trol for hours, de­stroy­ing nearly two blocks of the city’s Ne­gro sec­tion in the Dorch­ester com­mu­nity of 15,000 per­sons, 4,000 of them Ne­groes. * * *

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