From The Sun Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 1842Nov. 29: The Gas Light...

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November 29, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 1842

Nov. 29: The Gas Light Company of Baltimore has declared a half yearly dividend of three percent, payable at the Bank of Baltimore on and after the 1st of next month.

Nov. 30: On yesterday morning the ice was sufficiently thick to allow the amusement of skating about the edges of Jones' Falls but not to go ahead a great distance. The boys should be careful: "all that glitters is not gold."

From The Sun Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 1892

Dec. 2: Towson has a dog-poisoner. Every few months a raid is made upon offensive animals who interrupt slumber. A number of valuable dogs have been killed incidently.

Dec. 3: Mr. C. R. Baker yesterday exhibited at THE SUN office a wild turkey weighing thirty-two pounds, shot in the glades of Garrett County, Md. The big bird attracted great attention on account of its gorgeous plumage.

From The Sun Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 1942

Nov. 30: A young Baltimorean, Ensign Stephen H. Jones, was among the 440 persons reported killed in the flash fire which swept through Boston's Cocoanut Grove Night Club Saturday night.

Dec. 2: Representative Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., in a brief message to the Italian people by shortwave radio sponsored by the Office of War Information, urged the Italian people to overthrow Mussolini and his Fascist regime.

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