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Barron lifts West Morris; Morris Knolls, Whippany Park triumph

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Senior guard Conor Barron scored 23 points including his 1,000th career point in West Morris’ 59-53 win over Delbarton in boys basketball action on Tuesday. 267 more words

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Samuel Jackson Joins the Cast of the Adaptation of 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

Great news for the fans of Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of the adaptation. Samuel L. 82 more words

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1928: Republican Kingmakers vs the Historians

From They Told Barron:

New York, January 25, 1928

Mr. Schwab  feels very kindly toward Hoover, knows him very well, and has crossed the country with him, and thinks he would make an admirable president, but he doubts if he can be elected against Al Smith. 249 more words

Misplaced History

The Great War postponed in 1905

From They Told Barron:

New York, Wednesday, January 16, 1924. At dinner given by Mrs. Herbert Straus, Bunau-Varila said:

” I was with the Assistant Secretary of State Loomis and Senator Lodge in 1905 and declared to them that a great war was impending as Germany had already made two war declarations–one in respect to Algiers and the other regarding the putting out of the cabinet of Delcasse . 121 more words

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Rags to Riches to Rags - Speculation in the 1870s

January 16, 1922. On Knickerbocker train to New York. Ex-Governor McCall of Massachusetts said:

“Thomas W. Lawson told me once that he was worth $30,000,000 of which $17,000,000 was in government and municipal securities and I think he was telling me the truth. 296 more words

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The Trouble with Harvard

From They Told Barron:

Boston, January 3, 1922. Robert Bradley said:

 

“The trouble with Harvard University is that a man is not taught to do anything thoroughly. 171 more words

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Herbert Hoover: Most Dangerous Man in the Cabinet

From They Told Barron:

About January 3, 1923.  S. Davies Warfield tells me:

“The case of the railroads is getting stronger every day, but getting worse in politics and at Washington. 91 more words

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