From The Sun Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 1844Oct. 31: On Tuesday, the...

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October 30, 1994|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 1844

Oct. 31: On Tuesday, the steamer Joh Jay, having in tow eight canal boats, started from Havre de Grace to Chesapeake City. When near Spetulia Island, the machinery became disarranged by the breaking of a rod, rendering her unable to proceed.

Nov. 4: The Black Tongue -- This dangerous disease has appeared in the neighborhood of Cincinnati, and caused a number of deaths.

From The Sun Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 1894

Oct. 30: A reader of The Sun suggests that every bicycle rider be required to have a bell attached to his wheel and to have his wheel plainly numbered in order to lessen the danger of accidents.

Nov. 1: Mrs. Harriet Hebler, of Woodlawn, who is nearly 60-years-old, dressed herself last night in her son's best clothes and started out to have some Hallowe'n fun. She had not gone far when Patrolman Tankersley arrested her. Mrs. Hebler was taken to the central police station in the patrol wagon and locked up for the night.

From The Sun Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 1944

Nov. 1: Baltimore celebrated Halloween yesterday in uniform and costume, on foot and horseback and with pranks and phony fire alarms.

Nov. 2: A detail of 250 policemen has been assigned to handle the crowds and traffic along the route of Gov. Thomas E. Dewey's tour of Baltimore's downtown area today before the Republican candidate addresses a joint GOP-Democrats-for-Dewey rally at the Lyric Theater.

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