Statistics for the Year 1911:
*The average life expectancy for men was 47 years.
*Fuel for cars was sold in drug stores only.
*Only 14% of the homes had a bathtub, just 8% had a telephone.
*There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved roads.
*The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph.
*The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower
*The average US wage in 1910 was 22 cents per hour while 18% of all households
had at least one full-time servant or domestic help
*More than 95% of all births took place at home and 90% of all Doctors had
NO COLLEGE EDUCATION. Instead, they attended so-called medical schools, many
of which were condemned in the press AND the government as "substandard."
Sugar cost $.04 a pound, Eggs $.14 a dozen, Coffee $.15 a pound.
*Most women only bathed once a week and washed their hair just once a month
and used Borax or egg yolks for shampoo.
*Canada passed a law that prohibited poor people from entering into their country
for any reason.
*The Five leading causes of death were:
1.Pneumonia and influenza 2.Tuberculosis 3.Diarrhea 4.Heart disease 5.Stroke
*The American flag had 45 stars & the population of Las Vegas, Nevad was 30.
*Crossword puzzles, canned beer, iced tea and Mother's Day hadn't been invented yet.
*Only 6% of all Americans graduated from high school.
*Marijuana, heroin, and morphine were all available over the counter at the local
corner drugstores. Pharmacists said, "Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy
to the mind, Regulates the stomach and bowels, and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of health!"
*There were about 230 reported murders in the ENTIRE U.S.A.
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all over the WORLD in a matter of seconds! Imagine what it may be like in another 100 years.