1910 FordMake sure you read all the statistics under the photo. Show this to your friends, children and/or grandchildren!The year is 1910, over one hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the Year 1910:****************************** *****The average life expectancy for men was 47 years.Fuel for this car was sold in drug stores only.Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub.Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone.There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved roads.The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph.The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower!The average US wage in 1910 was 22 cents per hour.The average US worker made between $200 and $400 per year.A competent accountant could expect to earn $2000 per year, a dentist $2,500 per year, a veterinarian between $1,500 and $4,000 per year, and a mechanical engineer about $5,000 per year.More than 95 percent of all births took place at HOME.Ninety percent of all Doctors had NO COLLEGE EDUCATION!Instead, they attended so-called medical schools, many of which were condemned in the press AND the government as ‘substandard.’Sugar cost four cents a pound.Eggs were fourteen cents a dozen.Coffee was fifteen cents a pound.Most women only washed their hair once a month, and used Borax or egg yolks for shampoo.Canada passed a law that prohibited poor people from entering into their country for any reason.The five leading causes of death were:1. Pneumonia and influenza2, Tuberculosis3. Diarrhea4. Heart disease5. StrokeThe American flag had 45 stars.The population of Las Vegas Nevada was only 30!Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and iced tea hadn’t been invented yet.There was no Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.Two out of every 10 adults couldn’t read or write and only 6 percent of all Americans had graduated from high school.Eighteen percent of households had at least one full-time servant or domestic help.There were about 230 reported murders in the ENTIRE U.S.A.!I am now going to forward this to someone else without typing it myself.From there, it will be sent to others all over the WORLD… all in a matter of seconds!Try to imagine what it may be like in another 100 years. YESTERYEAR: 109 YEARS AGOBY RONALD RIECKEN FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail
View Comments Disenchanted Tickets are now available for Disenchanted! off-Broadway. The fairy tale musical lampoon will begin performances on November 26 at the Theatre at St. Clement’s, where it will play a nine-week limited engagement. Opening night is set for December 4. The cast of Disenchanted! includes Michelle Knight as Snow White, Becky Gulsvig as Cinderella, Jen Bechter as Sleeping Beauty, Lulu Picart as Hua Mulan/Pocahontas/Princess Badroulbadour, Alison Burns as Belle/The Little Mermaid/Rapunzel and Soara-Joye Ross as The Princess Who Kissed the Frog. The production features scenic design by Gentry Akens, costume design by Vanessa Leuck and lighting design by Graham Kindred Related Shows Featuring a book, music and lyrics by Dennis T. Giacino and directed by Fiely A. Matias, the musical features your typical “princess posse” in a show that’s anything-but-typical. Snow White, Cinderella, Belle and more toss off the tiaras and get real in a not-for-kids musical where fairy tales will never be the same. The show premiered at Orlando’s International Fringe Festival in 2011 and has been licensed nationwide since. Show Closed This production ended its run on June 14, 2015
The ATP tries to return to regular after the announcement this Monday of the suspension of the BNP Paribas Open, the 1,000 Masters of Indian Wells, after the native authorities introduced a optimistic for coronavirus in the space of the Coachella Valley, close to the space the place the occasion was to be performed.Hours after listening to the information of the suspension, the president of the ATP, Andrea Gaudenzi, issued an announcement wherein he introduced that the calendar is maintained despite what occurred in Indian Wells. “Whereas we remorse that the BNP Paribas Open can’t be celebrated, the Indian Wells Masters 1,000, the ATP Tour calendar, despite what occurred in Indian Wells, will preserve its typical state. We’ll proceed to observe the state of affairs every day, working carefully with the gamers and organizers of tournaments realizing that the tips will likely be taken by native well being authorities. We’re dedicated to exploring all choices for the subsequent tournaments, as the well being and security of our gamers and members of the ATP circuit stay our high precedence. “ One of the first indicators of returning to regular in tennis was the announcement made by the Miami Masters 1,000, confirming that its match, scheduled between March 25 and April 5, will likely be held on the scheduled date despite the 15 infections that have been detected in the state of Florida (167 have been detected in California and two folks have already died trigger of the illness).