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Jacob Harvey Mason

Jacob Harvey Mason
b. 6 July 1856, Ervin Township, Howard County, Indiana, to Simon Peter and Elizabeth (White) Mason
d. 7 March 1903, southeastern Woods County, Oklahoma Territory (now Major County) 184 more words

Howard County

Should Illinois Have A State Pie?

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)- Pumpkins are big business in Illinois. A state lawmaker has a sweet idea for making sure people know it: he wants to make pumpkin pie the official state pie. 249 more words

News

The Scout

The Scout ends 10 days away from Scotland over the weekend (I wonder if he missed anything?). It’s good news for The Tenner Bet since I no longer have to write these tortuous third-person entries or, then again, he did just point out to me in his latest missive that’s moving to the other side of the country which, given what’s been happening in Scotland recently, might not be such a bad idea. 49 more words

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Quote for the Week

“Each generation takes the earth as trustees. We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests and orchards as we have exhausted and consumed.”

    Julius Sterling Morton, newspaper editor
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Morton, Pirates blank Red Sox in series opener


After spending the past month on the disabled list with a sports hernia that’s still giving him trouble, Charlie Morton tossed five scoreless innings Tuesday … 8 more words

Leonard Crosby

Leonard Crosby
b. 1786, Chester County, South Carolina, to John and Sarah (Jeter) Crosby
d. 7 November 1844, Monroe County, Mississippi

m. 16 March 1814, Knox County, Indiana… 90 more words

Knox County