150 years ago in The SunDec. 7: Root Beer -- Pat Dorsey...

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December 01, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

Dec. 7: Root Beer -- Pat Dorsey, alias Root Beer, was arrested by officer Bardall, charged with assaulting and beating John Dunnigan, with a loaded whip.

100 years ago in The Sun

Dec. 2: The system of informing the public of the presence of infectious disease by means of placards placed before houses where such diseases prevail, as is practiced in Washington, where a number of cases of diphtheria and scarlet fever have recently occurred, has been discussed by many Baltimoreans interested in the general welfare of the city.

50 years ago in The Sun

Dec. 3: Christmas trees which will be unloaded today in Camden Station are the first to reach Baltimore this year.

Pub Date: 12/01/96

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