From The Sun Aug. 9-15, 1842AUG. 9: Betton's Cabs are seen...

THIS WEEK

August 09, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Aug. 9-15, 1842

AUG. 9: Betton's Cabs are seen all about town now-a-days. Mr. B has "put on his list" a new four wheeled cab, said to be one of the most agreeable vehicles to ride in yet invented.

AUG. 11: Jacob Hess, one of the laborers on the Baltimore and Susquehanna Rail Road, was killed near York, on Saturday evening last, by being run over by a car, under which he was accidently thrown.

From The Sun Aug. 9-15, 1892

AUG. 9: Ocean City -- It is universally said that more people have been at Ocean City, Md., this summer than ever before in the memory of the oldest. Large numbers of people are here from Philadelphia and Washington.

AUG. 10: Mr. William L. Brown Sr., who at one time was one of the leading contractors and builders of Baltimore, died Monday at his home, 1510 East Baltimore Street, of apoplexy. Mr. Brown was the contractor who erected The Sun Iron Building, which was the first building of the kind in this country.

From The Sun Aug. 9-15, 1942

AUG. 10: Approximately seventy-five bookplates, including those of King Edward VIII of England and President James A. Garfield, have been presented to the Enoch Pratt Free Library by Mrs. William F. Bevan of Ruxton.

AUG. 12: Outstanding among the five new pictures to be shown here this week is "The Pride of the Yankees," which opens tonight at the Hippodrome Theater. For the occasion, all seats are reserved, tomorrow morning the regular engagement will begin.

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