From The Sun May 30-June 5, 1843May 30: The Northern...

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May 30, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun May 30-June 5, 1843

May 30: The Northern cities are making great preparations for the celebration of the coming anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence. What is Baltimore going to do? That is the question.

June 2: Balloon ascension -- Mr. Wise, the aeronaut, made a beautiful ascension from Carlisle, Pa., on Saturday. He traveled fifty-four miles in less than two hours and a half; and descended near Lancaster, Pa.

From The Sun May 30-June 5, 1893

May 30: "Home Rule for Ireland" was the call which drew together about two thousand Irishmen in Harris's Academy of Music last night where enthusiasm found vent in ringing cheers and sympathy showed itself in liberal contributions for the cause.

May 31: What promises to be the most successful tournament of the Southern Lawn Tennis Association began yesterday at Mt. Washington. Fashionable folk were present in good numbers.

From The Sun May 30-June 5, 1943

June 2: More than 10,000 copies of War Ration Book 3 were

mailed yesterday to Baltimore residents as the State OPA began distribution of the books in Maryland.

June 4: A Gay Nineties picnic supper, with a period dance and floor show, will be held in the parish house of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. A horse and carriage will meet the trains at Ruxton to bring patrons to the affair.

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