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October 12, 1997|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

Oct. 14: The ceremony of laying the corner-stone of the new church in South Sharp Street took place yesterday afternoon. As before stated, the church is to be occupied by the colored congregation recently worshiping in the old Wesley Chapel.

Oct. 16: SICKNESS IN WORCESTER COUNTY -- The Snowhill Shield, of Tuesday, says: -- "The Fall disease seems to have commenced, even at this late period, in good earnest hereabouts. The doctors are riding in all directions, both night and day. In our village, with a population of 1,000, it is computed there has been 12 deaths within the last two months."

100 years ago in The Sun

Oct. 12: Mr. Edward O'Donnell, secretary of the Boston Central Labor Union, contributes an article to the American Federationist which is worth considering. "Is it a pleasing indication of progress," asks the writer, "to see the father, the brother and the son displaced as bread-winners by the mother, sister and daughter?"

Oct. 14: Bowling, one of the oldest, as well as one of the most innocent and healthful of indoor sports, is rapidly growing in popularity in Baltimore.

50 years ago in The Sun

Oct. 12: Baltimore may be conducting a campaign to become the cleanest city in the nation but, according to the property man at Ford's Theater, the street behind the theater is in the filthiest condition he has seen it since he started working there in 1908.

Oct. 15: Officials of the A.S. Abell Company yesterday formally took title to the site of the old Calvert Station and the adjacent area, which is to be the location of a modern publishing plant for the production of the Baltimore Sunpapers.

Pub Date: 10/12/97

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