From The Sun June 27-July 3, 1843June 29: It is stated...

THIS WEEK

June 27, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun June 27-July 3, 1843

June 29: It is stated that the locusts and the influenza visited us seventeen years ago in the same manner that they are now seen and felt.

July 3: Tomatoes -- This delicious vegetable made its first appearance in Center Market on Saturday last. They retailed at fifty cents per dozen.

From The Sun June 27-July 3, 1893

June 27: A wagon driven by Mr. Tracey, a huckster, of Cockeysville, was struck by an electric car at Waverly. The wagon was damaged and the contents thrown into the road.

June 28: The thirty-two car horses which were infected with glanders, at Govanstown, are to be rewarded for their lives of hard work and patience by being turned into fertilizer.

From The Sun June 27-July 3, 1943

June 27: George P. Spamer, who operated a Sunpaper route that had been in his family for sixty years, died early yesterday at the University Hospital.

June 28: Since Baltimore women started filling the home front jobs of men now in the armed forces, they also have shown a tendency to replace men in the city's criminal records, James M. Hepbron, chairman of the Criminal Justice Commission, stated yesterday.

June 30: "Stage Door Canteen," with its galaxy of stars, heads the list of this week's film openings. Built around the entertainment spot for servicemen in New York, the photoplay introduces forty eight big names of stage, screen, and radio. The picture will open tomorrow at the Century Theater.

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