Monday, January 23, 2012

Mrs Edward J. Scahill - Comments On Snowball Throwing At Cars - Historical Newspapers - Southtown Economist, Chicago, Illinois

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The SouthtownStar, previously known as The Daily Southtown, is a newspaper of the Chicago, Illinois metropolitan area that covers the south suburbs of Chicago and the South Side neighborhoods of the city - a wide region known as the Chicago Southland. Its popular slogan is "People Up North Just Don't Get It" (a pun). It is published by the Sun-Times Media Group.

Founded on September 11, 1906, the Southtown celebrated its 100th year as a paper in 2006. Originally called the Englewood Economist, it was retitled the Southtown Economist in 1924 and began publishing twice weekly.

Name: Mrs Edward J. Scahill, of Oak Lawn. Comments on the practice of youngsters throwing snowballs at cars. It's deadly for drivers.

Newspaper: Southtown Economist, Chicago, Illinois

Event: Pelting Cars Not Harmless Fun

Venue: Commentary

Date: 9 January 1972

Allan Scahill

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