Moments in Time, July 19

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 19, 1918 — Secretary of War Newton D. Baker rules that the national pastime of “base ball” is non-essential ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 18, 1918 — America has fed the world this year with 3,011,100,000 pounds of meats and fats and 840,800,000 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 17, 1918 — Lieut. Quentin Roosevelt, the youngest son of former President Roosevelt, was killed while flying ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 16, 1918 — That strange situations develop during war times was brought to light in an unusual occurrence ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 14, 1918 — A boy robs the drawer of the post office building at Alida in this county, and is brought to the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 13, 1918 — In the year ending July first, the British had destroyed 2,150 enemy airplanes on the western front. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 12, 1918 — Secretary Oakes of the local draft board has a list of 52 men who will leave LaPorte on a special ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 11, 1918 — Italian troops cooperating with the French in the Albanian offensive capture four towns and 1,300 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 10, 1918 — There were 103 casualties in the U.S. forces today in the Great War. Twenty-one were killed in ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 9, 1918 — Dr. Edward A. Rumely, former official of the M. Rumely Company and promoter of the 32 million dollar ... Continue Reading →