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August 01, 1998|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

August 2: The new Western Telegraph, building by the Messers. Townsend, intended to connect Baltimore direct with Wheeling and the entire West, has been completed as far as Frederick, Md., the following dispatch, from our correspondent, being the first that came over the line: (Telegraphed for the Baltimore Sun) Frederick sends her first affectionate telegraphic greeting to the Monumental City, through the columns of the Baltimore Sun.

100 years ago in The Sun

August 1: FRIEDRICHSRUHE, July 31 -- Bismarck died of congestion of the lungs last night at 11 o'clock. His end was peaceful. His last words were, "I thank you, my child," addressed to his daughter, Countess Rantzaw, who wiped the perspiration from his forehead.

50 years ago in The Sun

August 1: Miss Ruth Breckinridge Warfield will head the Girls' Latin School in Roland Park when it opens for its fifty-eighth fall term in September, the board of directors announced yesterday.

Pub Date: 8/01/98

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