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July 28, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

July 28: The stealing of the wagon, belonging to the Alms House, was noticed yesterday, as having taken place on Saturday morning.

Aug. 1: Indians About -- We yesterday saw traversing the streets a live Indian, followed by troops of boys. He was dressed off in a uniform with plenty of ribbons, &c. From a page in his possession, we learned that his name is Kebucco, a chief of the Kansas tribe, and that he is on his way to Washington.

100 years ago in The Sun

July 28: The "emancipation" of woman and her now unchallenged right to enter the field of gainful labor has made it no longer necessary for thousands of females to look to marriage as a means of support. To what extent and in what respect society will be affected by the changed conditions cannot be estimated in the early stages of this remarkable revolution.

July 29: Mr. James Gregg, who died at his residence, 408 Cathedral Street, on Monday, was one of the best known but most retiring citizens of Baltimore. He always dressed plainly in black, wore a high silk hat and the old-fashioned stocks of his youthful days.

50 years ago in The Sun

July 28: Paris, July 27 (AP) -- Gertrude Stein, 72, the beloved but puzzling American writer who opened her home to hundreds of American soldiers during World War II, died tonight in the American Hospital at Neuilly, a Paris suburb.

Aug. 2: Baltimore's homer-hammering hombres will take up the thread of their playoffs adventure in a double-header with the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Stadium this evening.

Pub Date: 7/28/96

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