From The Sun Aug. 8-14, 1843Aug. 8: A horse, with his...

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August 08, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Aug. 8-14, 1843

Aug. 8: A horse, with his harness on, broke from his line yesterday morning and ran at full speed down Camden Street.

Aug. 9: We are requested to mention, in order to quiet the fears of friends, that the Mr. Brown, U.S. Mail agent, who was injured in a fracas in Kentucky, is not James Brown, also a Mail agent, from Maryland.

Aug. 10: The Centreville (Queen Anne's County) Telescope of Wednesday states that the county was visited, on Saturday last, by two destructive tornadoes.

From The Sun Aug. 8-14, 1893

Aug. 8: August, with its midsummer frolics, is here. Through a dull July and a duller June, people have looked forward to this month of gayety, and now their hopes are being realized.

Aug. 14: Fairy Grove, on Back River, presented a scene that recalled a Sunday outing in the Fatherland. An excursion had been given by the Turnverein Vorwaerts and the Harmonie Singing Society, at which 2,500 persons were present.

From The Sun Aug. 8-14, 1943

Aug. 8: The citizens of Timonium are going to have their fair this year as they have done every year since 1878, even though the army has taken over the Timonium Fairgrounds.

Aug. 10: More than one tenth of the record number of new merchant vessels delivered by American shipyards in the first seven months of this year were turned out by two local yards, the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards Inc. and the Bethlehem Sparrows Point Shipyard.

Aug. 13: John M. O'Connor, organist and choirmaster of St. Ignatius' Catholic Church for many years and one of the outstanding authorities on Catholic liturgical music in the country, died at 3 p.m. yesterday at the Mercy Hospital.

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