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March 08, 1998|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

March 8: Departure of the Remains of Ex-President John Quincy Adams -- In accordance with a previous arrangement, the honored remains of the late John Q. Adams were yesterday morning, removed from the rotunda of the Exchange. The Independent Blues, Captain Shutt, who had been on duty all night, were on the ground at nine o'clock to act as escort. At half-past nine o'clock, the train started for Philadelphia.

March 14: CHINESE CONVERTS -- Rev. Mr. Dean, of the mission of Hong Kong mentions in a recent letter that he had baptized a Chinese woman. The husband had united with the church some months previous. These now afford an example of a Christian family in the midst of heathenism.

100 years ago in The Sun

March 8: The vague training in the household arts -- for girls of all classes -- and its part in an all-around education, was discussed at the meeting of the Household Science Section of the Arundell Club yesterday, and reports were read of what is being done in this direction in Baltimore.

March 14: FAREWELL ORIOLES -- Tonight the Orioles fly southward. Manager Hanlon will gather his players today and start on the Southern Railway fast train from Union Station at 9: 20 for Macon, Ga., where he has trained the four great teams that have represented Baltimore in the last four years.

50 years ago in The Sun

March 8: Seven barrels of oysters and fifteen half-barrels of beer were served up yesterday afternoon at the Govans Democratic Club in the grand manner of a political oyster roast. The beer coils were on the front porch of the clubhouse, the old Craig mansion, at the east end of Tunbridge Road.

March 9: A "Save-the-Colts Committee," appointed by Mayor D'Alesandro yesterday, will meet this afternoon to discuss plans for refinancing the local professional franchise.

Pub Date: 3/08/98

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