From The Sun Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 1840Oct. 30: Rain commenced...

THIS WEEK

October 28, 1990|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 1840

Oct. 30: Rain commenced falling on Wednesday night aabout 12 o'clock, and continued to fall almost incessantly, and at Etimes very heavily, up to the time of our going to press last night.

Nov. 3: We leave the gentleman to take care of themselves in this regard -- but ladies, with all due respect for your own knowledge of what is suitable for you, permit us to become advocates at once of thick shoes and your health.

From The Sun Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 1890

Oct. 31: Bartlett, Hayward & Co. have just completed a boileweighing twenty-one tons for the War, State and Navy Departments building at Washington. The boiler is said to be the largest ever made in Baltimore.

Nov. 1: The young men of the Princeton and University of Virginia foot-ball teams will show off their athletic forms at Oriole Park this afternoon, and all the girls who admire the students of one institution or the other can clap their hands and look on.

From The Sun Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 1940

Oct. 29: Thousands of young Maryland men will have their attention directed toward Washington today as the country's first peacetime draft lottery is held.

Nov. 1: Baltimore let its hair down last night. And put on funnier faces, yelled and whooped, jammed traffic to immobility and had a rousing good time. It was the proper dress and proper action, for it was Halloween.

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