From The Sun Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 1842AUG. 30: Edward Hogan...

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August 30, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 1842

AUG. 30: Edward Hogan and Wm. Stokes were arrested yesterday morning, charged with playing cards upon the Sabbath and disturbing the peace.

SEPT. 2: Under the new tariff in England, Maryland tobacco is subject to a duty of three shillings sterling -- 66 2/5 cents, per pound. Estimating tobacco at six cents here, this is only eleven times its value.

From The Sun Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 1892

AUG. 30: Fall River, Mass. -- A sensation was created today in the Borden case, in which Miss Lizzie Borden is having a preliminary hearing on the charge of murdering her father and her step-mother, who were found dead in their residence, with their bodies chopped by a hatchet.

SEPT. 1: When the managers of the Baltimore County Fair at Timonium saw 10,000 people crowded within the grounds yesterday they congratulated one another on the success of their enterprise.

From The Sun Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 1942

AUG. 30: Baltimore's theatrical season, it was announced yesterday, will open a week earlier than expected, with Ford's Theater presenting Noel Coward's "Private Lives," on September 7. Ruth Chatterton, stage, radio and screen star, will have the leading role in the production.

SEPT. 3: Arunah Shepherdson Abell 3d, the son of the late Arunah Shepherdson Abell 2nd and Anna Schley Abell, and a great-grandson of Arunah Shepherdson Abell, founder of The Sun, died at his home, Locust Hill, Ruxton, yesterday.

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