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November 07, 1998|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

Nov. 7: TELEGRAPHIC RETURNS OF THE ELECTION -- We have been engaged for several weeks past in completing arrangements for telegraphic dispatches of the Presidential election; and as the means and mode of intercommunication are altogether different to what they heretofore have been and vastly enlarged, so are our arrangements. The utmost care and consideration have been bestowed upon this matter.

100 years ago in The Sun

Nov. 9: A ten days' fair was begun last night in the basement of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Poppleton and Hollins streets. The hall was brightly lighted and made beautiful with flowers, palms and bunting of different colors. On the church there exists a debt of several thousand dollars, and the money raised at the fair will be used to liquidate it.

50 years ago in The Sun

Nov. 12: Tokyo, Nov. 12 (AP) -- Hideki Tojo and all 24 of his co-defendants in Japan's major war crime trials were convicted today by the international tribunal. The bald-headed leader of Japan at the outset of the Pacific war stared directly over the head of the tribunal president, Sir William Webb, as the justice declared him guilty. He was sentenced to be hanged.

Pub Date: 11/07/98

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