From The Sun Oct. 6-12, 1841
OCT. 7: The gentleman who informed us that he had seen Barney Manley walking the streets of Baltimore on Tuesday was in error, and must have mistaken some other individual for him. Manley is still in jail in Washington.
OCT. 8: The late Nicholas Brown, of Providence, R.I., whose death, at an advanced age, we recently noticed, has bequeathed thirty thousand dollars to the endowment of a retreat for the insane, to be erected in or near Providence.
From The Sun Oct. 6-12, 1891
OCT. 6: The Industrial Home for Colored Girls at Melvale has become so crowded that the directors decided yesterday that no more can be received at present. The home now has accomodations for 100 girls.
OCT. 7: A Western Maryland passenger train ran into a gang of ten workmen in the Baltimore and Potomac tunnel yesterday afternoon. Two of the men were killed outright and four were injured.
From The Sun Oct. 6-12, 1941
OCT. 6: "Navy Blues," now at the Stanley, is a wacky song-and-dance farce with a nautical background, plenty of oompish girls, some lively tunes and a good deal of funny business. With Jack Oakie and Jack Haley and Martha Raye handling the slapstick.
OCT. 7: The Merchants and Miners Transportation Company, for seventy-five years operators of a steamship line between Baltimore, Boston, Southern ports, is contemplating suspension of all service to Boston.