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September 28, 1997|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

Sept. 29: Progress of the Bel Air Market -- The work of extending this market appears to be progressing at a rapid rate, already more than half the iron pillars between Gay and Ensor streets are up.

Oct. 4: FROM GEN. SCOTT'S ARMY -- The Armistice Terminated -- Correspondence between Gen. Scott and Santa Anna -- Our "pony" express team, as if in anticipation of the great excitement prevailing in the city on Saturday evening, came flying up to the stopping post with the most thrilling and important intelligence yet received from the seat of war, full twenty-four hours in advance of locomotives, steamboats and even the telegraph.

100 years ago in The Sun

Sept. 28: It was a collossal affair in all its horrible, heart rending features. The excitement was stupendous, the interest so big as to roll like a tidal wave all over the land, the expectations were huge on both sides, the throng was enormous and even the score of 19 to 10 was big, while the difference by which the Boston Baseball Club walloped the champion Orioles, of Baltimore, was too large for comprehension -- in this latitude.

Oct. 2: One of the huge 38-ton monoliths that is to adorn the front of the new courthouse rested all day yesterday on Lexington Street, in front of the City Hall.

50 years ago in The Sun

Sept. 28: After serving for generations as a backdrop for the almost unnoticed grave of William Fell, founder of Fells Point who kept alive memories of his native England by the names he gave streets in the area, an old ramshackle house is about to be razed by the city, which took it over for taxes years ago.

Oct. 1: New York, Sept. 30 (Special) -- Theodore R. McKeldin, former Republican Mayor of Baltimore, told a conference on government here today that "if anyone believes we are going back to the days of Coolidge or Harding, he's crazy."

Pub Date: 9/28/97

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