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Slack Tide: Mother's Day: It's more than Capri pants and guilt

...inexplicable opposition, even to seemingly apolitical initiatives like recognizing American moms. In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson officially proclaimed Mother's Day the second Sunday in May. Interestingly enough, the holiday's commercialization...
My Turn: University of Alaska celebrates centennial milestone

...its university, last week marked a milestone born out of grit and determination.One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act reserving land for the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, but it wasn't without opposition...
Today in History

...New York Theater.In 1914, jazz singer and bandleader Billy Eckstine was born in Pittsburgh.In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson received a tumultuous welcome in New York City after his return from the Versailles (vehr-SY') Peace Conference...
Home at last: Red Sox hope to win title at Fenway

...lasting impressions," Edward F. Martin wrote the following day in the Boston Globe.That was so long ago that Woodrow Wilson was president of the United States, television hadn't been invented and the designated hitter didn't exist...
Accumulated fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 3

...Smith (elected Governor of New York five times and lost to Herbert Hoover in the 1928 Presidential elections), the Woodrow Wilson family and J.P. Morgan. Hasselborg took John Holzworth, and friends, out several times. Although Hasselborg did...
Outside editorial: America needs devastating weapons and a strong defense for the cyber battle to come

...dropped, the blueprints for how to make it immediately follow."Kemp, a global security specialist at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, argues that the U.S. should prepare to defend itself, but not to...
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...President Taft; split the Republican party into two great factions; defeated Taft for re-election in 1912; elected Woodrow Wilson President of the U. S.; and changed the course of history of our country. Taft, in a special message to Congress...
This Day in History

...cost of living allowances paid to Federal employees to be declared nontaxable. In the nation In 1917, President Woodrow Wilson pleaded for an end to war in Europe, calling for "peace without victory." (By April, however, America also...
Neighbors mailbox

...4th to help make a super holiday in Douglas. Flag Day was officially established by the proclamation of President Woodrow Wilson on May 30, 1916. It was not until Aug. 3, 1949, that President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June...
Once on the fringe, critics of the Federal Reserve are now mainstream

...a Nazi sympathizer in 1941) and Eustace Mullins (an associate of Sen. Joseph McCarthy) charged that President Woodrow Wilson and his aide "Colonel" House conspired with Jewish financiers to establish the central bank in 1913. The Rev...


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