From The Sun Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 1846* Jan. 29: The city...

THIS WEEK

January 28, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 1846

* Jan. 29: The city commissioners yesterday reported to the council that the probable cost of railing the Jones' Falls from Lombard Street south would be $1600.

* Feb. 3: The colored persons belonging to the Asbury and Sharp Street Stations in this city intend holding a meeting tonight at Warfield's Church on Courtland St., for the purpose of raising funds for the relief of the poor.

From The Sun Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 1896

* Jan. 30: The Wagner opera season is to be followed at Harris's Academy of Music tonight and the rest of the week by James J. Corbett, the pugilist-actor.

* Feb. 3: George A. Pfeifer was released on bail for court by Justice Kirkland yesterday to answer the charge of having one more wife than the law allows.

From The Sun Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 1946

* Jan. 28: An accordion-pleated State tourist road map, so easy to fold and unfold that motorists probably will wonder why the idea hasn't been adopted before, soon will be available for distribution, it was learned yesterday.

* Jan. 29: Washington, Jan. 28 -- Senator Tydings today called for world disarmament, lest there be a third world war with survival for none.

* Feb. 3: After a month of intensive patching, the city's streets still are pitted with holes and new ones appearing daily, perhaps faster than the old ones can be filled.

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