#100yearsago Tag

01 Dec 100 Years Ago In December, 1918

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in December, 1918. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on microfilm in the...

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01 Nov 100 Years Ago In November 1918

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in November, 1918. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on microfilm in the...

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04 Oct 100 Years Ago in October, 1918

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in October, 1918. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on microfilm in the...

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01 Sep 100 Years Ago in September, 1918

September 3-8 The Germans are in retreat, amidst scenes of great confusion, opposite the Third British army to the south of the Somme where the English and Canadians smashed the Hindenburg switch line. A terrific bomb explosion in the federal building in Chicago shortly after 2 o’clock...

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21 Aug 100 Years Ago in August 1918

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in August 1918. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on microfilm in the...

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01 Mar 100 Years Ago in March, 1918

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in March,1918. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. March 1-10 A Lacrosse man ends his life by blowing off the top of...

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27 Feb 100 Years Ago in February, 1918

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in February, 2018. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. February 1-10 Mayor Sallwasser asks Fuel Administrator Redpath to get busy. He demands...

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01 Dec 100 Years Ago in December, 2017

December 1-9 The Germans captured 4,000 British soldiers on Friday. La Porte “grocerymen” receive word that their business will be governed under the food administration of Herbert Hoover. President Wilson re-states that the U. S. intends to win the war and must at once declare war on Austria-Hungary...

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01 Nov 100 Years Ago in November, 2017

November 1-4 The U. S. extends to Great Britain a credit of $435,000,000, the largest loan yet made by this country to any of its allies. There is nothing to the dispatches saying that Russia has quit the war. Germany’s potato and sugar crops are larger than those...

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01 Aug 100 Years Ago in August, 2017

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in August, 2017. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. August 1-5 1917 Two hundred and twelve deaths due to the heat wave have...

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01 Feb 100 Years Ago in February, 1917

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in February, 1917.  Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. February 1-4 Orders have been sent to the Panama canal authorities to guard...

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01 Apr 100 Years Ago in April, 2016

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in April, 1916. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. April 1-7 Producers divert over one million quarts of milk from the Chicago...

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