FIVE FACTS IX
Your morning facts!
- •Abraham Lincoln’s son was once saved from a nasty railroad accident by John Wilkes Booth’s brother.
- •In 1943, Philip Morris ran an ad acknowledging “smokers’ cough.” They claimed it was caused by smoking brands other than Philip Morris.
- •Alice in Wonderland was banned in parts of China. “Bears, lions and other beasts cannot use a human language,” said General Ho Chien in 1931. “To attribute to them such a power is an insult to the human race.”
- •Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for voting in the 1872 election. She never paid the fine.
- •Elizabeth Brinton sold over $25,000 worth of Girl Scout Cookies in 1985. Her secret: “You look them in the eye and make them feel guilty.”