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January 10, 2019

Twin City News

December 24, 1947

James Temple Editor

(Chicago Man) Still Goes By Name Of  "Basil "

By Lewis Keith Cook

"A Chicago citizen is troubled about the town (Basil) name. He had promised his mother to hold a re-christening ceremony when the name was changed (to Balt...

October 17, 2018

Writer's note: In Part 7, we learned that the decision as to whether the merger name of the annexation of Basil to Baltimore would be Baltimore or Baseball would not be known until November 12, 1947. Of course, both the "Citizens Committee To Retain Baltimore" and its...

September 13, 2018

Originally published in the

Cleveland Plain Dealer Magazine Section

July 29, 1934

Written by Lewis K. Cook

Basil and Baltimore, divided only by an imaginary line in Fairfield County, have warred over joint improvements but now they have to be satisfied with one water work...

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