Tag Archives: economy

1961: More Farmers Are Taking Town Jobs

More farmers were getting jobs in town, the Daily Globe reported in 1961.

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1961: In Shocking Development, We Complain About Taxes

The more history I read, the more I realize nothing changes. Here we are complaining about taxes in 1961; this editorial draws heavily from a Fairmont Sentinel piece.

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1986: The Cost of Living

What causes the extra costs, wondered this 1986 Pea Pod.

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1986: Timely Pea Pod

This Pea Pod from 1986 is pretty timely.

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1960: Employment Gains in Worthington

Employment in Worthington was on the rise in 1960, as this article notes.

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1939: War Baby Booms

Don’t panic, urged the Daily Globe in 1939.

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1945: Cartoon Blasts Anti-Rationing Opinions

This 1945 political cartoon criticised people who were stating rationing and price control wasn’t needed anymore.

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1935: Current Events Pass in Review

President Roosevelt declared they were on the unmistakable march toward recovery in 1935.  It struck me how familiar this sounded and how similiar it is to what politicians have been saying for a year or more about the Great Recession. Next … Continue reading

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1935: Cantankerous Business Advice

Plenty of business advice and opinion from the 1935 Nobles County Times here, and it sounds like it was written by a stereotypically ornery 90-year-old waving a cane around. Next post at 11 a.m.

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1935: Worthington Wants a Piece of the CWA Pie

Worthington should try to get some of the CWA money, this 1935 Nobles County Times editorial stated.  Next post at 11 a.m.

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