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August 15, 1998

150 years ago in The Sun

August 19: Whig Mass Meeting at Cockeysville -- A grand mass meeting of the Whigs of Baltimore County is to be held at Cockeysville to-day, to be addressed by a member of distinguished members of Congress. A train of cars will leave the Susquehanna depot at 9 o'clock this morning to convey a large number of our citizens to Cockeysville, who have expressed a desire to attend the meeting.

100 years ago in The Sun

August 17: CARLISLE, Pa., Aug. 16 -- Three prominent young ladies of Baltimore, now at Mount Holly Springs, near this city, were arrested yesterday for riding on the pavement on their bicycles. The chief burgess at the hearing did not fine them, but let them off with a reprimand.

50 years ago in The Sun

August 15: For the third successive year residents of the 1700, 1800 and 1900 blocks of Light Street last night held their annual block party celebrating the surrender of Japan. Bunting decorated each of the houses in the 1800 block Light Street, where the party was held. A peanut scramble, pie-eating contest, bag races and waltzing and jitterbugging contests were included in the festivities.

Pub Date: 8/15/98

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