150 years ago in The SunJuly 6: We mentioned yesterday...


July 07, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

July 6: We mentioned yesterday that Charles Barker had been dangerously stabbed on Saturday night, at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Exeter Street. He still lies very low, and is scarcely expected to recover.

July 9: The steamer Columbus will leave Light Street Wharf this afternoon, at half-past three o'clock, for an excursion to Annapolis, with the Independent Blues Band, who will play cotillon music.

July 10: We notice daily in the watch reports of the night watch, where the watchman has found store doors and windows open, which have been left unsecured by those whose duty it was to see them fastened. It is no wonder that robbers sometimes get into houses easily.

100 years ago in The Sun

July 7: The tall forest trees, cultivated shrubbery, long, rambling walks, fragrant flower beds and smooth, cool lawns of Sudbrook Park suggest a repose and refreshment that make it one of the most attractive of the many suburban communities.

July 8: State Treasurer Thomas J. Shyrock and Mr. John Carter Sr., presented to the county commissioners a protest from the residents of Mount Washington against the use of avenues of the village or those leading to it for electric car tracks, except North Avenue from the Northern Central Railroad tracks and Kelly Avenue to the limits of the village.

July 11: "To The Sun: I have read with much interest the article in reference to women cyclists. If not carried to excess I think it is proved that the wheel is a healthful exercise." -- N. Moore Paret.

50 years ago in The Sun

July 7: Syracuse, N.Y., July 6 -- The Syracuse Chiefs did a war dance around the prostrate form of the Orioles here today as they brandished their war clubs and pounded out a 13-to-5 victory.

July 10: A barber, charged with assaulting a bartender early yesterday morning, later received a suspended sentence because his dental plates had been broken in the fracas.

Pub Date: 7/7/96

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