FROM THE PAST
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. * * *