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December 28, 1997|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

Dec. 29: The Telegraph to York -- The work of putting up the wires on this new line of telegraph was commenced on Monday. The wire is a twisted cord, of iron, and will, no doubt, be most durable.

Jan. 1: NEW YEAR'S DAY -- A happy new year to the readers of the Sun. And let not our salutation enter thy household most courteous reader as a thing of course, a mere customary expression; nor imagine for a moment that we bid thee a happy new year, because we could hardly do no less and be decently polite.

100 years ago in The Sun

Dec. 28: Arrangements were perfected yesterday for the individual championship bowling contests, to be decided at Electric Park Friday, under the management of Mr. William Herzog.

Jan. 1: Yesterday afternoon the work of compiling the returns of the police census was completed in the offices of the supervisors of election and the population of Baltimore was found to be 500,723.

50 years ago in The Sun

Chicago, Dec. 29 -- Henry A. Wallace announced here tonight that he will run as a third party candidate for President of the United States in 1948.

Jan. 2: The stork outdid himself early yesterday and probably set an unofficial holiday record as seven babies were born in Baltimore hospitals by the time the New Year was a full minute old.

Pub Date: 12/28/97

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