Looking Back


100 years ago

A man who couldn’t sink tried to commit suicide by jumping into the lake from the stern of a launch at Chicago but failed dismally despite his frantic efforts to keep under water.

The coldest weather ever recorded durning June in the middle Atlantic and New England states, the Ohio valley and the Great Lakes region was reported on the 9th to the weather bureau. The gulf states region was the only territory east of the rockies to escape an unseasonable drop.

A promise made twenty-four years ago was fulfilled when Charles Blonde received a check for $10,000 from his brother,...

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