From The Sun Feb. 27-March 5, 1844* Feb. 28: Young Rowdies...

THIS WEEK

February 27, 1994|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Feb. 27-March 5, 1844

* Feb. 28: Young Rowdies -- A party of half grown lads have been in the habit of assembling about the neighborhood of the Front Street Theater, pitching cents and insulting by most abusive and vulgar language all passers by.

* March 2: Large flocks of wild geese passed over the city on

Saturday and yesterday, wending their way to the north. This is regarded by most people as an unerring sign of the breaking up of winter.

From The Sun Feb. 27-March 5, 1894

* Feb. 27: The question whether street railway companies using cables are responsible for the damage caused when a carriage wheel slips into the cable slot is raised by a suit of Joseph E. Baker against the Traction Company.

* Feb. 28: A new style of canceling stamp used by the postmaster of New Windsor, Carroll County, Md., has attracted attention because of the business-like arrangement and legibility the words and figures used.

From The Sun Feb. 27-March 5, 1944

* March 1: There were 70 Leap Year babies born yesterday, with the boys out-numbering the girls 45 to 25, a survey of 16 hospitals last midnight showed.

* March 3: Funeral services for Sam W. Pattison, dean of Baltimore auctioneers and former clerk of the Criminal Court who died yesterday at the Union Memorial Hospital after a month's illness, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at funeral parlors at North Avenue and Broadway.

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