From The Sun Jan. 3-9, 1843Jan. 3: A woman named Kirkland...

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January 03, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Jan. 3-9, 1843

Jan. 3: A woman named Kirkland , about 50 years of age, was discovered at a late hour on Sunday night lying upon the broad step before the door of Mrs. Hack's boarding house in Pratt above Hanover. The family, being apprised of the fact, humanely received the miserable creature into the house.

Jan. 7: Mrs. Swan, a respectable lady of Philadelphia, came to her death a day or two since from having got a small bone in her throat, which prevented her from swallowing food.

From The Sun Jan. 3-9, 1893

Jan. 3: Time was when the New York custom of keeping open house on New Year's Day was followed to some extent in Baltimore, but it never became popular here, and of late years only a few receptions have been held in private houses.

Jan. 4: The report of the police department for the year ended December 31 shows a total of 31,781 arrests.

From The Sun Jan. 3-9, 1943

Jan. 3: Mrs. Anne Glushakow Seligson will join her sister, brother and husband in the armed service Thursday when she takes the oath of office as a United States Army nurse.

Jan. 4: Charles S. Garland, a member of the banking firm of Alexander Brown and Sons, will succeed the late Dr. J. M. T. Finney as president of the board of trustees of Gilman Country School.

Jan. 5: Ford's Theater, on West Fayette Street, one of the city's landmarks, has been closed by Joseph A. Clarke, Municipal Buildings Engineer, for safety reasons, it was announced yesterday at the City Hall.

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