From The Sun March 31-April 6, 1846April 2: On Saturday...

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March 31, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun March 31-April 6, 1846

April 2: On Saturday last, near Hagerstown, a German woman by the name of Manybraker, committed an assault upon Henry Caldwell, by striking him on the head with the sharp part of an axe.

April 4: We yesterday received from the farm of Mr. George Campbell, Fort Road, near Fort McHenry, a mess of new mercer potatoes about the size of walnuts. They may, undoubtedly be set down as the very first of the season, and hard to beat at that.

From The Sun March 31-April 6, 1896

April 1: Mayor Hooper has again taken up the question of removing the overhead wires.

April 6: The delightful weather of yesterday is customary for Easter in Baltimore. According to the weather records only twice in 13 years has Easter morning failed to dawn full of promise.

From The Sun March 31-April 6, 1946

April 2: Appearing in Baltimore for its first postwar performance, the Metropolitan Opera Company last night presented Ponchiell's "La Gioconda," before the most elaborately garbed audience this city has seen since 1939.

April 4: In connection with the observance of Negro Health Week here this week, Miss Ann B. Ward, executive secretary of the Council of Social Agencies, yesterday said Baltimore has not enough welfare facilities for Negroes "even in proportion to the population let alone in proportion to their needs."

Pub Date: 3/31/96

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