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October 19, 1997|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

Oct. 21: WINTERY -- The Boonsboro (Md.) Odd Fellow says that ice was found at that place, on Friday morning last, quarter of an inch thick, and there was also a frost equal to a young snow.

Oct. 25: We saw yesterday a counterfeit ten dollar note on the Chesapeake Bank of Baltimore, which had been passed on one of our citizens. It was a miserably executed affair.

100 years ago in The Sun

Oct. 19: Although less than a month has elapsed since the baseball season of 1897 came to a close, the astute club owners and managers are already making their plans for next season, reviewing their mistakes of the last season, taking stock of their players, pondering how to get $10,000 players for $500.

Oct. 23: Bernheimer Brothers have completed improvements at their department store, on West Lexington Street.

50 years ago in The Sun

Oct. 19: Margaret Truman, daughter of President Truman, will give a recital at the Lyric Theater on the evening of Dec. 19, Lillian Powell Bonney, Baltimore concert manager, announced yesterday.

Oct. 20: London, Oct. 19 (AP) -- Word has gotten around London that black marketeers have offered as much as 750 pounds ($3,000) each for invitations to the marriage of Princess Elizabeth to Lieut. Philip Mountbatten Nov. 20. Presumably they would wish to resell at a profit.

Pub Date: 10/19/97

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