From The Sun Oct. 4-10, 1842Oct. 5: We regret to learn...

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October 04, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Oct. 4-10, 1842

Oct. 5: We regret to learn that there has been very large sums of money bet on the result of the election of Sheriff from Baltimore County. This is a ruinous practice and a violation of the law of the state.

Oct. 8: George Peal, alias Tom Smith, was brought up yesterday before Justice Pennington on a charge of stealing three pigs, the property of Lydia Chase.

Oct. 10: The fine barque James Rider was launched on Saturday morning from the shipyard of Messers. Abrahams & Cooper, builders, Fells Point.

From The Sun Oct. 4-10, 1892

Oct. 5: A club for newsboys and bootblacks was formed last night at the Hope Institute of the First Presbyterian Church, Hillen and East streets.

Oct. 6: The Berlitz School of Language, at 413 North Charles Street, one of the branches of the parent school in New York, has opened for the season in charge of Messers. T. J. and E. O. von Schwerdtner-Eynard.

From The Sun Oct. 4-10, 1942

Oct. 7: Seventy-five ancient burial vaults, the last remaining trace of a once familiar Baltimore landmark, have been discovered at Howard and Centre streets, where the new Greyhound Bus Terminal is being constructed on the site of the old Visitation Convent and Academy.

Oct. 8: Legislation to regulate and restrict the sale of firearms yesterday was advocated by J. Bernard Wells, State's Attorney, as the means of putting a stop to the increased number of deadly weapons cases arising in the city.

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