If you work for the railroad you can’t drink liquor - at all
By Gene Miller
150 Years Ago
Teacher Wanted - A teacher is wanted to teach the Greenwood Center School, Greenwood Tp., for which $30 a month will be paid, term to commence September 2d and continue seven months. Must be competent to give instructions in the rudiments of singing. Apply to Samuel Sands, Sub-Director.
Try to describe the use of a burn barrel to city kids today, and you are likely going to get some strange looks — and maybe even a citation. For many of us, burning “stuff” in barrels was a common practice. These 55-gallon drums were regularly seen in the backyards and alleyways in many Iowa towns and cities. In some places, they still are.
Remember when cycling was a high school track event? Me either. Here’s a look at cycling enthusiasts from Algona in the early 1900s. I wonder when this event was eliminated from track meets. Does anyone remember?
Oh, it’s finger pointing. Why should we blame oil companies for high prices?
The U.S. has 286 million gas burning vehicles registered in 2020. On average 17 million gas burning vehicles sales per year. With 2 million electric vehicles being sold. At this rate we would only have 13% by 2035. I say yes we need investment and incentives from Congress.