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by Niner
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago
Replies: 56
Views: 4411

Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

The Great War being over all the allies decided they needed to give the troops of their respective countries a victory medal. All the medals looked somewhat alike with an image of winged victory on one side and some country names on the back. In the US it was, like elsewhere, an afterthought and the...
by Niner
Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago
Replies: 56
Views: 4411

Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn ... d-1/seq-1/

Just when you think wonders will never cease and then there is this discovery of French 1920 medical science.
by Niner
Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago
Replies: 56
Views: 4411

Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

In 1920 on this date the America's Cup sailing race was the front page news. The race was all tied up and the final lap was about to begin. In the same paper a cartoon contrasting the yachtsman edicate vs the current political campaign for the 1920 Presidential election. https://chroniclingamerica.l...
by Niner
Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago
Replies: 56
Views: 4411

Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

Back a hundred years ago there were doctors that became specialists after prohibition came in. Nowadays we have pill pushing doctors who sometimes end up in jail.

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn ... d-1/seq-1/
by Niner
Sat Jul 18, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: The Millsurp After Hours Gourmet
Topic: Sunday backyard grilling
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Sunday backyard grilling

It's not all that hot outside late in the early evening. A little charcoal grill supper.
by Niner
Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Photography and other Hobbies
Topic: Olympus XA3
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Olympus XA3

Glad you got it going. I'd put some film in it and try it out. Those Olympus XA models are in high demand with enthusiasts. They tend to bring more than $100 in working condition and surprising to me amounts advertised only as parts. Let us know how it does if you run some film through it and get th...
by Niner
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago
Replies: 56
Views: 4411

Re: I read it in a newspaper from a hundred years ago

An ad from a hundred years ago when beer had to be non alcoholic. Not exactly inspiring advertisement..... a good point is that it won't give you gas. The glass rooms with filtered air sounds... scientific in a weird way. However, filtering it through wood pulp brings back the gag response.
by Niner
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Classic British Firearms
Topic: L1A1 SLR (FAL)
Replies: 63
Views: 6280

Re: L1A1 SLR (FAL)

:FRA: Good shooting. Glad you got your range open again. :GBR:
by Niner
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: The Millsurp After Hours Gourmet
Topic: Japanese Beer?
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Japanese Beer?

Kirin Ichiban. The commercial description of Kirin Ichiban beer describes it as finest barley malt, premium hops, smooth finish and no bitter aftertaste. It is also noted that Anheuser-Busch, a brewing company based in USA, began brewing Kirin Lager, Kirin Light and Kirin Ichiban at its Los Angeles ...