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The announcement was made by the Maryland Motor Machine Co., that town, of the purchase of the Victory Garage in Emmitsburg. The property will be operated as a first class garage and gas station with a full stock of accessories and parts for standard car brands. Additions will be made from time to time in a number of neighboring towns, and the station will be chain operated with the main offices at the current location, handling Nash and Chevrolet cars, as well as transport trucks.
The announcement was made on Saturday that Mountain City Garage, North Market Street, had been sold and that a new business would operate the garage in the future. D. Gay Thomas, secretary of the Mountain City Garage Company, said the garage had changed hands but could not provide any information about who would take over.
Several of the local stores are already stocked with bright Christmas decorations and baubles and small varieties of toys. Several counters are stacked with beautiful baubles and fragile, multi-colored ornaments with which it is customary for Americans to adorn their Christmas trees. For several years, local stores began to display Christmas products almost five months before the holiday season and with excellent results.
This date was a Sunday. The Frederick News-Post has not yet published a Sunday edition.
A demand for a raise in wages tops the “wish list” compiled by Frederick County commissioners, who forwarded their legislative demands to the county delegation on Tuesday. The Commissioners’ legislative package also includes offering the Human Relations Commission more possibilities to help victims of discrimination and a property tax credit for land placed in agricultural easements or preservation trusts.
Mayoral candidates Jim Grimes and Jennifer Dougherty on Tuesday night praised plans to redevelop Baker Park’s Culler Lake as a gathering place for the gardens, possibly with a lakeside cafe. The two expressed strong support for the city’s parks and the Friends of Baker Park, the group that envisioned the Culler Lake revival project and unveiled the artist renderings for the nominees on Tuesday night.
As part of the local effort to support victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Frederick Keys donated money and distributed American flags. A total of $ 1,000 raised by Keys management and staff was donated to Frederick’s Gift to the September 11 Fund, managed by the Community Foundation of Frederick Keys.