From The Sun Sept. 6-12, 1842Sept. 6: On Friday night...

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September 06, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Sept. 6-12, 1842

Sept. 6: On Friday night last, at about eight o'clock, a very beautiful meteor darted from the zenith towards the north, and at about midway to the horizon exploded with a smart report, diffusing for several moments a tinge of red and orange, like the colors of a variegated rocket.

Sept. 9: Seven thousand three hundred and forty-one husbands may be had in the Wisconsin Territory -- such is the surplus of NTC the male population over the female. What single lady of thirty-two and upwards would not emigrate?

From The Sun Sept. 6-12, 1892

Sept. 6: T. V. Powderly, general master workman of the Knights of Labor, came over from Philadelphia yesterday afternoon to address the members of the labor organizations who celebrated Labor Day at Eastern Schuetzen Park.

Sept. 8: Mr. Enoch Pratt, president of the Farmers and Planters' National Bank, will celebrate his eighty-fourth birthday on Saturday.

From The Sun Sept. 6-12, 1942

Sept. 8: "Women are undoubtedly going to supply a lot of labor required in the shipyards," it was predicted yesterday by John Green, president of the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America, at Labor Day ceremonies at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards.

Sept. 10: All-time passenger traffic records over the Baltimore-New York line of the Pennsylvania Railroad were surpassed during the Labor Day weekend, spokesmen for the road here said yesterday.

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