FIVE FACTS IX

Your morning facts!
  1. Abraham Lincoln’s son was once saved from a nasty railroad accident by John Wilkes Booth’s brother.
  2. In 1943, Philip Morris ran an ad acknowledging “smokers’ cough.” They claimed it was caused by smoking brands other than Philip Morris.
  3. 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.”
  4. Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for voting in the 1872 election. She never paid the fine.
  5. 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.”