Headlines in History: November 6, 1913

Another day, another dollar, another Headlines in History.

East Oregonian:

Though the Sterilization Bill was defeated by a narrow margin in 1913, Oregon began forced sterilizations in 1921 for those who were deemed “mentally feeble” or otherwise undesirable. Over the next 62 years, 2,341 individuals were sterilized in Oregon.

Sterilization

The Herald (New Orleans):

It has taken me years to realize this simple fact. The longer the feather, the greater the style. I always thought it was the other way around.

Feather

The Oklahoma Miner

I don’t know about you, but that Bank of Krebs sure sounds like a good bet for my money. They guarantee their deposits! Oh. Wait. It failed. In 1927. BEFORE the Great Depression. Dang it Krebs!!!

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The Ontario Argus:

Sometimes the groupings of articles in a paper are humorous, sometimes logical, sometimes sad. In this case, what do we see? Well, those men seem to be doing well in business. Taking over companies. Getting good prices for their apples. How about those women? Oh. Well, they only make $9 a week. Including the girls who are under the age of 18. 

Men vs women