The Dow Jones Industrial Average was first published. The average price of the 12 initial stocks was 40.94. #1-General Electric The only company still in existence and trading under original name. #2-American Cotton Oil Company, now part of Unilever. #3-American Sugar Company, now Amstar Holdings. #4-American Tobacco Company, Broken Up. #5-Chicago Gas Company, now part of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. #6-Distilling & Cattle Feeding Company, now part of Lyondell Chemical Company. #7-Laclede Gas Light Company, still in operation as The Laclede Group. #8-National Lead Company, now NL Industries. #9-North American Company, Broken Up. #10-Tennessee Coal part of U.S. Steel. #11.U.S. Leather Company Gone. #12-United States Rubber Company part of Michelin.
PUBLIC HOUSING BUILDING PROGRAM
May 26, 1948 - United States
1948 U.S.A. Public Housing Building Program 26th May 1948 : A major bill is before congress to provide additional Public Housing from federal funding , currently there are major problems and many of the homes built to put a roof over the head of poorer families are being rented to affluent single bachelors. So many of these projects that were designed to help the most needy are now in the hands of some of those who are in the high income bracket of $4,000 to $6,000 per year and a full reform is needed including the administration of these projects.
A Change is Gonna Come
by Meredith Grey
"...Change; we don't like it, we fear it, but we can't stop it from coming. We either adapt to change, or we get left behind. It hurts to grow, anybody who tells you it doesn't is lying. But here's the truth: Sometimes the more things change, the more they stay the same. And sometimes, oh, sometimes change is good. Sometimes change is everything...."
Rules for Happiness
by Immanuel Kant
"...Rules for Happiness: Something to do, Someone to love, Something to hope for...."
about Stolen On New Year's
More vehicles are stolen on New Year's Day than any other holiday throughout the year. (So does that mean thieves are having their last fling before changing their ways or are they trying for a big score to start the New Year?)
Cancer Facts & Figures
about Besides Lung Cancer
Besides lung cancer, tobacco use also increases the risk for cancers of the mouth, lips, nasal cavity (nose) and sinuses, larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, uterus, cervix, colon/rectum, ovary (mucinous), and acute myeloid leukemia.
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Friendship poems happen to be just the best medium of expressing eternal friendship to that special friend. You can let all the love and affection you possess flow out, right onto the paper lying in front of you, through a sweet little friendship.