Three of England's armored cruisers, Aboukir, Hogue and Cressy, have been sunk by German submarines in the North Sea.
“The way for a young man to rise, is to improve himself every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.” - Abraham Lincoln, July 10, 1848.
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A storm devastated all of southern Porter County in 1917. This photo is of the Catholic Church in Kouts. Hebron and everthing in between was flattened.
The Standard Oil Co. was threatened with a very bad fire when a tank of naphtha in the treating department caught fire yesterday.
“Writing … is the great invention of the world.” - Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 11, 1859.
As we approach mid-term elections nationwide, we would do well to remember that in spite of events, the work of a democracy must go on.
Powerful evidence that the prosperity of the Calumet region goes undaunted by wars and rumors of wars is seen as Edward's Manufacturing, making machine parts, plans to construct a factory building in East Chicago.
(Editor' note: This is the second part of a column about the newly-discovered diary of a 1914-18 Whiting High School student.)
“Half finished work generally proves to be labor lost.” - Abraham Lincoln, March 9, 1832.
For five days, the French and British have failed to break through the strong German fortified lines. The Germans have vainly tried to assume the offensive, but the situation remains unchanged.
“If all that has been said by orators and poets since the creation of the world in praise of women were applied to the women of America, it would not do them justice for their conduct during this war.” -Abraham Lincoln, March 18, 1864.
Good news for Hammond, as the S. R. Feil Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, will locate a plant in the old packing house. They manufacture Salvete, medicated cattle feed. Thirty carloads of product are put out a day.
Secretary Carroll Woods of the Hammond Chamber of Commerce prepared a statement for the State Commission on Working Women. "Our industries and business enterprises are extensive employers of women. The general condition under which women work in Hammond are good."
On Henry Clay: “His will was indomitable; but this quality often secures to its owner nothing better than a character for useless obstinacy.” - Abraham Lincoln, July 6, 1852.
“I happen temporarily to occupy this big White House. I am a living witness that any one of your children may look to come here as my father’s child has.” - Abraham Lincoln, Aug. 22, 1864.
“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
“I am glad to know that there is a system of labor where the laborer can strike if he wants to! I would to God that such a system prevailed all over the world.” - Abraham Lincoln, March 5, 1860
Are diaries a thing of the past? Today we call them "journals" and that word itself has become a verb, as in "I journal every night."
“Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion … and you allow him to make war at pleasure.” - Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 15, 1848
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