150 years ago in The SunSept. 1: Fined -- Shadrack Hart...

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September 01, 1996|By FRED RASMUSSEN

150 years ago in The Sun

Sept. 1: Fined -- Shadrack Hart was arrested by officers Chisholmn and Fleishell, for riotous conduct and throwing a brick in the street. Justice Showacre fined him $1 and costs.

Sept. 3: The paving of Bond Street, from East Baltimore to Thames Street, has been completed, and a finer paved street cannot be found anywhere within the limits of the city.

Sept. 7: The association of "Old Defenders of Baltimore" will meet this evening at the City Hall, for the purpose of completing their arrangements for the approaching anniversary of the Battle of North Point.

100 years ago in The Sun

Sept. 1: Mount Royal Station, the up-town depot of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, will be opened today. All trains between this city, Philadelphia and New York will stop at the new station. Rapid-transit lines pass within a short distance of the station, which is at the junction of Mount Royal Avenue and Cathedral Street.

Sept. 3: Who Lost a Mule? -- A black mule has been tied in the yard of the southern police station since Sunday last and is enjoying his long rest and good feed. The animal was taken to the station Sunday night by some boys.

Sept. 5: With the setting of the sun next Monday will begin a new year in the Hebrew calendar, and the members of that faith, both orthodox and reformed, will gather in their temples and synagogues to observe the day with music, sermons and special ceremonials.

50 years ago in The Sun

Sept.1: Moving of the Battle Monument from its Calvert Street site, proposed as an aid to the movement of downtown traffic, is vigorously opposed by the Maryland branch of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812.

Sept. 3: Philadelphia police last night warned Baltimore police to be on the lookout for a 1941 sedan bearing South Carolina tags believed to be carrying either narcotics or a large sum of money for the purchase of narcotics.

Sept. 4: For the first time since 1922, Maryland experienced no fatal traffic accidents during the Labor Day week end.

Pub Date: 9/01/96

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