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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 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 Oct 100 Years Ago in October, 1917

October 2-7 More than 600 saloons in New York have refused to renew their licenses. One hundred fifty more men will be examined to give service to the country before the close of this week. Count von Bernstorff, the German ambassador, spent the enormous total of $27,000,000 in...

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01 Sep 100 Years Ago in September, 1917

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in September, 1917. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. September 1-9 The City and Carnival bands march down town, closing the county...

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01 Aug 100 Years Ago in August, 1916

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in August, 1916. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. August 1-6 A Chicago physician performed a successful operation on a seven-year-old girl...

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01 Jul 100 Years Ago in July, 1916

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in July, 1916. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. July 1-9 St. Peter’s Catholic church’s building committee decides to erect a new...

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24 Mar Sharing Indiana Memories

Every day we hear stories. We talk with people of different occupations and different persuasions. In any given day, we may hear a woeful tale of a relative's family ruckus, a funny event that happened to a friend, a colleague's political views--complete with personal story to support viewpoint--or the replay of a local team's exciting game. Stories...

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