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August 08, 1998|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun August 9: Bad Boys -- In the immediate neighborhood of Baltimore Street and Broadway,some mischievous boys are in the habit of scratching and defacing door plates &c., of houses. Some day or other they will be caught in the act and properly punished. There are some bad boys in this neighborhood.

100 years ago in The Sun August 8: Hardey L. Hammond, a farmer who lived on the Payne estate at Scott's Level, Baltimore County, was instantly killed late Friday afternoon by being run over by a hay wagon he was driving on the Seven Mile Lane, about two miles from Pikesville. The first intimation of the mishap was received by Mr. William Cox, who saw the team on its way home without a driver.

50 years ago in The Sun August 9: At The Stanley -- "Key Largo," a play by Maxwell Anderson which ran 106 times on Broadway just before the war, has been hacked to pieces and rebuilt to serve as a vehicle for Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall and Lionel Barrymore. This has been turned into a gangster melodrama in the film at the Stanley Theater and as such, has considerable popular appeal.

Pub Date: 8/08/98

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