150 years ago in The SunFeb. 19: EMIGRANTS TO CALIFORNIA...

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February 13, 1999|By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN

150 years ago in The Sun

Feb. 19: EMIGRANTS TO CALIFORNIA -- There have left the United States for California within the last ten weeks, about 9,000 persons, viz: from New York about 5,000 from Boston about 1300, from Philadelphia 166, from Baltimore 361, from New Orleans about 500, from other ports about 1500.

100 years ago in The Sun

Feb. 13: Baltimore is buried under the greatest depth of snow here since the weather bureau was established, in 1873. During the eight days ending at 8 o'clock last night the total amount of snowfall was 16.6 inches. The successive snowfalls have made travel disagreeable and difficult. Street car companies have had a hard struggle to keep their lines in operation, and their employees have suffered keenly.

50 years ago in The Sun

Feb. 15: It is our pleasant duty this morning to report that road company which presented "Make Mine Manhattan" at Fords Theater last night is superior to the one which we saw in the same show on Broadway a year ago. Rarely does a producer succeed in thus gilding the lily, but Joseph M. Hyman has done it in this case, and somebody should give him a large key to the city.

Pub Date: 2/13/99

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