From The Sun July 31-Aug. 6, 1844July 31: In taking down...

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July 31, 1994|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun July 31-Aug. 6, 1844

July 31: In taking down the old Theatre Tavern, adjoining the Holliday Street Theater, the corner stone, which was laid, with considerable ceremony, in 1830, was taken up and the precious contents examined.

Aug. 3: Michael Murray was committed to jail, in default of payment of a fine, for persisting in the use of profane language in the office of Justice Tate.

From The Sun July 31-Aug. 6, 1894

July 31: Large crowds again visited the excursion resorts yesterday. Many persons went on the steamer B.S. Ford to Centreville and Lankford's Bay. At the Bay Ridge wharf, 2,000 persons went aboard the steamer Columbia for her trip.

Aug. 1: The Cold Spring Hotel, which for nearly a century has been one of the prominent landmarks along the York Road, is being demolished to make way for a row of dwellings.

From The Sun July 31-Aug. 6, 1944

Aug. 1: Five new cases of poliomyelitis were reported in Baltimore to the Municipal Health Department over the weekend, Dr. Huntington Williams, Health Commissioner, said yesterday.

Aug. 4: Replying to charges of industrial discrimination in the hiring of Negroes made to him by a delegation of civic, religious and labor leaders, Lawrence B. Fenneman, State director of the War Manpower Commission, said the State WMC will stand on its record; which, he said, is the best in the country.

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