From The Sun Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 1843Jan. 31: We have no...

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January 31, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 1843

Jan. 31: We have no confirmation of the rumor that a large portion of the Texas army has been captured by the Mexicans.

Feb. 3: Three-fifths of all the insane persons in the lunatic asylums in the United States are said to be bachelors and old maids.

From The Sun Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 1893

Feb. 3: All the wells except two on Lyman Avenue, Govanstown, have gone dry on account of the long dry spell in the fall and early part of the winter.

Feb. 6: The new buildings of the Home of the Feeble-Minded, at Owings Mills, Md., have been so far extended and equipped as to be capable of accomodating about seventy-five children.

From The Sun Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 1943

Feb. 1: Raymond Gram Swing, news analyst and commentator, yesterday warned that government neglect of liberal education will be a "dangerous impairment of . . . civilized life" in the post-war world. The occasion was Loyola's first commencement since the college adopted a wartime, accelerated program.

Feb. 3: Spokesmen for two war plants in the Baltimore area yesterday urged that night banking hours be established here in order that war workers who labor all day might cash their pay checks without paying the service charges required by "neighborhood bars" or by companies organized for the sole purpose of cashing checks.

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