From The Sun Dec. 5-11, 1843Dec. 5: We are requested to...

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December 05, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Dec. 5-11, 1843

Dec. 5: We are requested to call the attention of the benevolent and humane to the destitute and suffering condition of a family named Caughlin, consisting of a man, who has several weeks been disabled by sickness, his wife and two or three children, resident in Wolf, near Alice Anna Street.

Dec. 9: The Governor of Maryland has offered a reward of five hundred dollars for the apprehension and surrender to the sheriff of Montgomery County, the villains who murdered a woman near Middlebrook, in said county, in October last.

From The Sun Dec. 5-11, 1893

Dec. 6: Last winter's record is broken! The first genuine snowstorm of the season of 1893-94 dropped upon Baltimore yesterday morning, fifteen days ahead of the first snowstorm of last year. This snow was not only earlier but of better quality.

Dec. 7: The new flags were hoisted over the Pimlico Clubhouse at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, and then followed in the spacious halls beneath the grandstand the first Pimlico oyster roast.

From The Sun Dec. 5-11, 1943

Dec. 5: Major John I. Turnbull, son of Mrs. Douglas C. Turnbull, of 1921 Sulgrave Avenue, received a bronze oak leaf cluster to the Air Medal, which was given last April for more than 250 hours flight duty between Jan. and Sept. 1942.

Dec. 8: The closing of the upper area of the Chesapeake Bay to oyster dredging because of what the Tidewater Fisheries Commission termed "a high mortality rate among the oysters," was described today by dredge-boat captains as "unfair to commercial oystermen."

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