From The Sun March 24-30, 1846March 25: BALTIMORE AND...

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March 24, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun March 24-30, 1846

March 25: BALTIMORE AND PHILADELPHIA TELEGRAPH -- We learn from the Philadelphia Ledger that the Philadelphia and Baltimore line of the magnetic telegraph is progressing rapidly to completion. All the poles and most of the wire between Philadelphia and Wilmington have been set.

March 27: ICE -- By an ordinance recently passed by the City Council, ice is required to be hereafter sold by weight instead of dry measure, as heretofore.

From The Sun March 24-30, 1896

March 24: The ordinance of Dr. J. Marcus Cargill, colored republican city councilman from the eleventh ward, providing for the gradual elimination of white teachers from colored schools, passed the council last night in an amended form.

March 25: A baby was born on the Northern Central Railway train which left Harrisburg, Pa., early yesterday morning for Baltimore. The train arrived at Calvert Station a short time before 7 a.m.

From The Sun March 24-30, 1946

March 28: Melvyn Douglas, the screen star, has returned to his first love, the stage, and will come to Baltimore the week of April 8 in a new guise, that of producer.

Pub Date: 3/24/96

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