From The Sun July 28-Aug. 3, 1841July 30: The Mayor of...

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July 28, 1991|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun July 28-Aug. 3, 1841

July 30: The Mayor of Frederick has issued a proclamation declaring war against the dogs and the work of destruction has )) commenced. Oh, that we could say as much of Baltimore.

Aug. 3: Three women and two men of the genus loafer, to whose shame no addition would be made by the publication of their names, were yesterday sent to the alms-house by Justice Pennington as vagrants.

From The Sun July 28-Aug. 3, 1891

July 31: The corner-stone of the new Odd Fellows' Hall, corner Saratoga and Cathedral Streets, was laid in the presence of 2,000 persons yesterday afternoon.

Aug. 1: The Maryland Steel Company has nearly-completed a boat-house for the Sparrow's Point Cruising Club. The members intend to dedicate the house next week and to have a lantern parade.

From The Sun July 28-Aug. 3, 1941

July 28: Edward B. McLean, 55, former publisher of the Washington Post and reputed at one time to be heir to $250,000,000, died yesterday at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital, on Charles Street Avenue Extended. He was declared to be of unsound mind by a Towson jury of inquisition in November, 1933.

July 30: The closing of filling stations overnight -- one way the Federal Government may ration gasoline -- yesterday was described by officials of gasoline companies here as "one of the best possible" checks of the impending shortage of gasoline.

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