From The Sun March 15-21, 1842MARCH 15: Resigned -- Samuel...

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March 15, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun March 15-21, 1842

MARCH 15: Resigned -- Samuel Brady, Mayor of Baltimore. He says to the effect that the Common Council were too great a set of boobies for a man of sense to get along with. No doubt. These alderman eat so much their brains become too fat to attend to their duties.

MARCH 21: The circulation of the city banks on the morning of the 17th inst. was $880,000.

From The Sun March 15-21, 1892

MARCH 18: Every Irishman yesterday was proud that he was an Irishman by birth or descent, proud that it was St. Patrick's Day and proud of the distinction with which the glorious feast of his native green isle was celebrated.

MARCH 19: George W. Cobb, the California pitcher, whom Van Haltern signed for the Baltimore Base-Ball Club, is the first of the Oriole team for 1892 to report for duty.

From The Sun March 15-21, 1942

MARCH 16: Katharine Hepburn's week in Baltimore in the Philip Barry comedy, "Without Love," was a record breaker, John Little, manager of Ford's Theater, declared last night.

MARCH 17: Ensign Frank Wolfsheimer, USNR, 26-year-old graduate of Polytechnic and a former resident of this city, is in the hands of the Japanese, according to word reaching his friends here.

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