From The Sun Oct. 22-28, 1845* Oct. 27: A new paper has...

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October 22, 1995|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Oct. 22-28, 1845

* Oct. 27: A new paper has been started in Baltimore, the first number of which is before us, entitled the "Baltimore Mechanic and Literary Gazette."

* Oct. 28: Officer Knighton yesterday arrested a free colored man named Samuel Paschal on the charge of carrying a gun contrary to the Act of Assembly providing against free Negroes or mulattoes carrying fire arms &c.

From The Sun Oct. 22-28, 1895

* Oct. 23: A party of Baltimoreans went to York, Pa., yesterday and made an inspection trip over the York Southern Railroad, that extends from York to Peach Bottom. This marked the formal opening of the York Southern as a standard gauge line.

* Oct. 26: Victor Herbert and Gilmore's Band gave the opening concert of the season last night at the Music Hall.

From The Sun Oct. 22-28, 1945

* Oct. 22: A mass meeting of groups and individuals interested in the permanent maintenance of war nursery schools and child-care centers in Baltimore will be held at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

* Oct. 24: Montreal, Oct. 23 (AP) -- The first Negro player ever to be admitted to organized baseball was signed tonight by the Brooklyn Dodgers for their International League farm club, the Montreal Royals. Jackie Robinson put his signature on a contract.

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