From The Sun Oct. 2-8, 1844Oct. 5: The funeral of John...

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October 02, 1994|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Oct. 2-8, 1844

Oct. 5: The funeral of John Henry Krager, who was inhumanly murdered by a set of ruffians on Thursday night, will take place this afternoon at 4 o'clock from his late residence in Bond Street, Fell's Point.

Oct. 8: A portion of the Democratic procession on Friday night was saluted, at the corner of Twelfth and Lombard streets, by a shower of bricks from a gang of ruffians, and Mr. Alexander Brown, of the Northern Liberties, was struck in the head and nearly knocked from his horse.

From The Sun Oct. 2-8, 1894

Oct. 3: The registration of voters in Baltimore for 1894 closed last night with 97,681 names on the books. Nearly 18,000 persons who were entitled to register, failed to do so.

Oct. 5: An exciting cross-country race with spirited and plucky riding was given yesterday by the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club. The course was long and rough, the time made was splendid and the attendance large.

From The Sun Oct. 2-8, 1944

Oct. 2: Diana Barrymore, who will make her first appearance on a Baltimore stage at Ford's tonight in "Rebecca," is thoroughly disillusioned about Hollywood. Acting out there, she says, reminds her of the assembly line at Lockheed.

Oct. 3: Baltimore was cited today as an example of what can be done in helping solve the Negro housing problem by private financing in an address by John B. Blandford Jr., administrator of the National Housing Agency, at the annual conference of the National Urban League.

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