What was creating information in our spot in the course of this 7 days in several years previous? The Record Museum features these newspaper excerpts to give you an thought.
Feb. 27, 1909: “Announcement that a South Bend organization of common contractors, H. G. Christman & Enterprise, 125 South St. Joseph street, will create the new J. M. Studebaker skyscraper on the Major-Washington road corner was produced yesterday. The contract is the 2nd biggest ever let in St. Joseph county and provides that the enormous building shall be in readiness for occupancy by Dec. 1.” — The South Bend Tribune
Feb. 28, 1919: “In direct line with the industrial impetus which has come to South Bend within just the previous number of months is the announcement designed to-working day by the Automatic Dump Car or truck company, a person of the city’s most promising producing considerations, that the demand for their product or service is forcing them to use each out there facility to equip their plant with equipment and materials to provide the sector.” — The South Bend Tribune
March 1, 1922: “A little fire in the downtown district, about 7 o’clock Tuesday night, at the corner of Main road and Colfax avenue, in the Talbot setting up captivated a crowd of about 200 people today. The fireplace originated in a pile of straw and excelsior in the harness store of Edward B. Haver. The store is in the rear of the constructing and the flames burned a gap through the ground into the lodge place of the Buy of Owls right before the firemen finally extinguished it.” — The South Bend Tribune
March 2, 1936: “South Bend members of the Baha’i local community these days enter a 19-working day period of time of fasting throughout which they abstain from meals and consume from dawn to sunset as a period of devotion, purification and prayer. The quickly is noticed by users of the movement about the entire world.” — The South Bend Tribune
March 3, 1947: “Construction of a 4-lane freeway with a centre divider strip on U.S. highway No. 31 in between Eire highway and Lakeville at a expense of $1,117,663 will begin immediately, the condition highway commission has announced.” — The South Bend Tribune
March 4, 1952: “A South Shore train severed a area of fireplace hose but did not interfere with South Bend firemen’s dealing with of a $2,000-loss blaze Monday night time at 2508 West Lawton avenue.” — The South Bend Tribune
March 5, 1968: “The opening of the county’s first park to the normal general public appears to hinge on how quickly federal support arrives. A late summertime opening of the Bendix Reward Park has been hoped for, but a time bind may well be creating.” — The South Bend Tribune