50 YEARS AGO
The Queen Anne’s County 4-H camp opened last Monday with a scurry for more cots as a record 73 campers arrived for the week. The 46 new campers were assigned to the four Indian tribes — Choptank, Patuxent, Susquehanna, and Tuckahoe — around which many of the week’s activities wee centered.
Each morning craft sessions were held in the recreation hall. Club leaders, camp directors, and campers provided instructions and supervision in the making of trivets, medallions, lanyards, bracelets and comb cases.
After crafts, assembly programs were held centered around the camp theme of “Take a Peek at Nature.”
• • • At the morning service on Sunday at Marvin Memorial Church a lovely duet was presented by Mr. Charles Coppage and Mr. Earl Price accompanied by Mrs. Betty Nickerson, one of the church’s pianists.
The Rev. and Mrs. W.O. Hackett of Hillcrest, Del., visited Mrs. R.L. Booker who remains quite ill at this time. Mrs. Molly Pinder of Chestertown is spending some time at the Booker home.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Myer were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Larrimore and children of Greensboro last Sunday evening.
• • • Publications of a new geologic map of Maryland was announced today by the Maryland Geological Survey.
The map is a compilation of the current knowledge of the geology of the state and was prepared over the past three years bu Emery T. Cleaves, Jonathan Edwards Jr. and John D. Glaser of the survey staff.
Ninety-four vivid color patterns representing the geologic formations are depicted on the map which measures 58 by 42 inches and has a scale of one inch equal to four miles. The geologic patterns are superimposed on a base which shows roads, towns, railroads, streams and other important cultural and natural features.
• • • Last Friday evening Charles Zakarain relinquished the gavel of the office to newly installed President Jack Thompson at the Kent Island Lions Club’s annual instillation of officers held at the Kent Island Yacht Club.