Here is a brief history about the life of William H. Meers. I was looking at some old newspapers, when I came across a story about two men being traded in a prisoner exchange; one man was from USA and was in a Mexican jail and the other was a Mexican man who was in... Continue Reading →
Shot in Texas
Sometimes a small story in a newspaper will have a relative's name. Here is one small item from Gonzales, Texas in the Jan 2, 1930 Warsaw, Indiana newspaper. This little piece gives us three names, their occupations, where they worked and the date they lived there. J. F. Tate, city night watchman A. C. Strickling,... Continue Reading →
Headlines can distort the story!
Mug Shots of Spies? Look closer. How would you like to be the guy running for the school board? I wrote about Advertisement placement and I guess that also applies to headlines. Thank You. Jose from Clarkston, Michigan The newspaper shown is: The Victoria Advocate - Apr 5, 1951