110 YEARS AGO
Thursday, July 22, 1909
from the Mathews Journal
Wanted: Young man of some mechanical ability to join me in establishing a small marine railway and machine shop on the Millford Haven or adjacent waters. Have an excellent proposition to offer to the right party, state age and experience in answering. No applications will be considered other than those who talk business. Address: Marine Care, Journal Office.
100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, July 24, 1919
from the Gloucester Gazette
Lt. Charles Potter, pilot of an eight-cylinder land type ship, bearing the No. 5 and name “Cootie,” en route from Washington to Langley Field, was forced to land during the rain and electrical storm on Wednesday in Mr. Albert Carmine’s field. Lt. Potter, in speaking of his experience on the way, said he passed through six storms and encountered snow and hail. Despite inclement weather, a large crowd gathered to see “the wonderful tame bird.” Owing to the unfavorable we...
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