From The Sun Oct. 24-30, 1843Oct. 25: About a dozen ducks...

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October 24, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Oct. 24-30, 1843

Oct. 25: About a dozen ducks, belonging to Anastarus Deter, residing in Fell's Point, died yesterday morning, with evident symptoms of being poisoned.

Oct. 28: We see it stated in a number of papers that Daniel Webster intends to pay a visit to the South, this winter. He will doubtless be received with the respect due so eminent a man.

From The Sun Oct. 24-30, 1893

Oct. 25: Architect Jackson C. Gott has prepared plans for the new Maryland Penitentiary. The plans contemplate the occupation of the entire block from Madison Street on the south to Eager Street on the north, and from Forrest Street on the east to Concord Street and the jail premises on the west.

Oct. 28: The cotton mill at Phoenix, operated by the Mount Vernon Company, which has been working four days a week, started Monday to work full time.

From The Sun Oct. 24-30, 1943

Oct. 25: Three of the four Negro housing sites proposed by the Baltimore Housing Authority as a substitute for the Moore's Run-Philadelphia Road tract have been disapproved by the Baltimore Urban League, J. Harvey Kerns, its executive secretary, announced yesterday.

Oct. 26: Olsen and Johnson again turned Ford's Theater into a rumpus room last night with a new jamboree called "Sons of Fun." As in "Hellzapoppin," they enlisted the audience in their cast, emptied the old corn bin, shook the ancient chestnut tree, hauled the Mayor on stage, revived vaudeville, burlesque and the traveling salesman joke.

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