From The Sun June 19-25, 1844June 21: There is now...

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June 19, 1994|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun June 19-25, 1844

June 21: There is now exhibiting at the Baltimore Museum, a great curiosity in the shape of a small man. He bears the title of Colonel J. H. Chaffin, is from Virginia, and is 19 years old. He is only 27 inches high and weighs 28 lbs. The little Colonel will remain a few days longer.

June 25: The steamboat Pocahontas will leave Light Street Wharf this morning at 10 o'clock, on an excursion to Annapolis, having been chartered for this delightful trip by the German Guards and German Yagers.

From The Sun June 19-25, 1894

June 20: The tax rate of Carroll County has been fixed at 42 cents on $100 for county expenses. The county levy consists of 15 cents for school purposes.

June 21: The building which was formerly known as Hamilton's Hotel, on the York Road, near Chesapeake Avenue, is being torn down to make way for a new building. The structure is an old Towson landmark.

From The Sun June 19-25, 1944

June 22: With 1,500,000 miles of highway having passed under the tires of vehicles driven by him during the past 37 years, Robert A. Ward, 3401 Royston Avenue, is the dean of truck drivers of one of the largest trucking fleets here.

June 23: The Monumental and Chesapeake district of the Boy Scouts, which is composed of Negro troops, has exceeded its goal of $5,000 for the Memorial Camp Fund by six percent, Dr. J. M. T. Finney Jr., general chairman of the drive, announced yesterday.

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