From The Sun April 26-May 2, 1842APRIL 26: We understand...

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April 26, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun April 26-May 2, 1842

APRIL 26: We understand that a collection, to the amount of about $85, was taken up Sunday last, in St. Patrick's Church, Fells Point, in behalf of the surviving sufferers by the explosion of the Medora, whose condition and circumstances are such as to require the exercise of pecuniary aid.

MAY 2: There is no material alteration in the price of stocks -- most descriptions are well sustained.

From The Sun April 26-May 2, 1892

APRIL 29: Mr. Edward Winslow Wyatt, a well-known society man of Baltimore, was found by Patrolman Crawford at 2:30 o'clock this morning unconscious and bleeding in the alley in the rear of the Mount Vernon Hotel on Monument Street, near Cathedral. He wore only his underclothes.

APRIL 30: Some joker fired two giant fire-crackers in the back yard of an East Pratt St. dwelling last night. The Hebrew families in the neighborhood thought the recent threats against them were being carried out.

From The Sun April 26-May 2, 1942

APRIL 28: Sugar purchases will be denied the ordinary consumer today as thousands of city retailers, wholesalers, representatives institutions, and other commercial users begin registration this afternoon for new stocks under the rationing program designed by the Office of Price Administration.

APRIL 30: Robert R. Marhenke, Eastern district police magistrate, yesterday urged the proposal and passage of legislation to keep Baltimore's saloons closed Sundays in order to prevent eventual "disgrace to our city."

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