[Rushtalk] 1910 Ford Car

Carl Spitzer {C Juno} cwsiv at juno.com
Fri Jun 25 08:38:50 MDT 2021


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From: Scott D 
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                1910
                                                                Ford 
                                                                
                                                                Make
                                                                sure you
                                                                read all
                                                                the
                                                                statistics under the photo.
                                                                
                                                                This has
                                                                only
                                                                been 111
                                                                years
                                                                agoâ
                                                                €¦Amazing
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                Show
                                                                this to
                                                                your
                                                                friends,
                                                                children
                                                                and/or
                                                                grandchildren!
                                                                
                                                                The year
                                                                is 1910,
                                                                over one
                                                                hundred
                                                                years
                                                                ago.
                                                                What a
                                                                difference a century makes! 
                                                                
                                                                Here are
                                                                some
                                                                statistics for the Year 1910:
                                                                
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                                                                The
                                                                average
                                                                life
                                                                expectancy for men was 47 years.
                                                                
                                                                Fuel for
                                                                this car
                                                                was sold
                                                                in drug
                                                                stores
                                                                only.
                                                                
                                                                Only 14
                                                                percent
                                                                of the
                                                                homes
                                                                had a
                                                                bathtub.
                                                                
                                                                Only 8
                                                                percent
                                                                of the
                                                                homes
                                                                had a
                                                                telephone.
                                                                
                                                                There
                                                                were
                                                                only
                                                                8,000
                                                                cars and
                                                                only 144
                                                                miles of
                                                                paved
                                                                roads.
                                                                
                                                                The
                                                                maximum
                                                                speed
                                                                limit in
                                                                most
                                                                cities
                                                                was 10
                                                                mph.
                                                                
                                                                The
                                                                tallest
                                                                structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower !
                                                                
                                                                The
                                                                average
                                                                US wage
                                                                in 1910
                                                                was 22
                                                                cents
                                                                per
                                                                hour.
                                                                
                                                                The
                                                                average
                                                                US
                                                                worker
                                                                made
                                                                between
                                                                $200 and
                                                                $400 per
                                                                year.
                                                                
                                                                A
                                                                competent accountant could expect to earn $2000 per year, a dentist $2,500 per year, a veterinarian 
                                                                
                                                                Between
                                                                $1,500
                                                                and
                                                                $4,000
                                                                per
                                                                year,
                                                                and a
                                                                mechanical engineer about $5,000 per year.
                                                                
                                                                More
                                                                than 95
                                                                percent
                                                                of all
                                                                births
                                                                took
                                                                place at
                                                                HOME.
                                                                
                                                                Ninety
                                                                percent
                                                                of all
                                                                Doctors
                                                                had NO
                                                                COLLEGE
                                                                EDUCATION!
                                                                
                                                                Instead,
                                                                they
                                                                attended
                                                                so-called medical schools, many of which were condemned in the press AND the government as 'substandard.'
                                                                
                                                                Sugar
                                                                cost
                                                                four
                                                                cents a
                                                                pound.
                                                                
                                                                Eggs
                                                                were
                                                                fourteen
                                                                cents a
                                                                dozen.
                                                                
                                                                Coffee
                                                                was
                                                                fifteen
                                                                cents a
                                                                pound.
                                                                
                                                                Most
                                                                women
                                                                only
                                                                washed
                                                                their
                                                                hair
                                                                once a
                                                                month,
                                                                and used
                                                                Borax or
                                                                egg
                                                                yolks
                                                                for
                                                                shampoo.
                                                                
                                                                The Five
                                                                leading
                                                                causes
                                                                of death
                                                                were:
                                                                1.
                                                                Pneumonia and influenza
                                                                2.
                                                                Tuberculosis
                                                                3.
                                                                Diarrhea
                                                                4. Heart
                                                                disease
                                                                5.
                                                                Stroke
                                                                
                                                                The
                                                                American
                                                                flag had
                                                                45
                                                                stars.
                                                                
                                                                The
                                                                population of Las Vegas , Nevada was only 30!
                                                                
                                                                Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and iced tea hadn't been invented yet.
                                                                
                                                                There
                                                                was no
                                                                Mother's
                                                                Day or
                                                                Father's
                                                                Day.
                                                                
                                                                Two out
                                                                of every
                                                                10
                                                                adults
                                                                couldn't
                                                                read or
                                                                write
                                                                and only
                                                                6
                                                                percent
                                                                of all
                                                                Americans had graduated from high school.
                                                                
                                                                Marijuana, heroin, and morphine were all available over the counter at the local corner drugstores. 
                                                                
                                                                Back
                                                                then
                                                                pharmacists said, 'Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the mind,
                                                                
                                                                Regulates the stomach and bowels, and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of health'
                                                                
                                                                Eighteen
                                                                percent
                                                                of
                                                                households had at least one full-time servant or domestic help.
                                                                
                                                                There
                                                                were
                                                                about
                                                                230
                                                                reported
                                                                murders
                                                                in the
                                                                ENTIRE
                                                                U.S.A. !
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                !
                                                                Try to
                                                                imagine
                                                                what it
                                                                may be
                                                                like in
                                                                another
                                                                100
                                                                years. 
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                
                                                                
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                                                                If
                                                                democrats manage to kill Trump and keep power in ten years it will be the political climate change which will kill off Americans and leave the world to the tyrants.
                                                                CWSIV
                                                                


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