Diaper dandies: Facts about disposable diapers as P&G celebrates 50 years in Cape County
(Business ~ 08/25/19)
Although people tend to think of disposable diapers as a relatively recent innovation dating back to the 1960s and first worn by "baby boomers" born in the 1960s, their history can be traced to the late 1800s. Between the 1880s and 1930s, the US Patent Office recorded applications for dozens of diaper innovations including fitted diaper designs, innovative fastening systems, absorbent inserts and moisture-proof covers...
Today in History
(National News ~ 08/25/19)
Today is Sunday, Aug. 25, the 237th day of 2019. There are 128 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 25, 1718, hundreds of French colonists arrived in Louisiana, with some settling in present-day New Orleans. On this date: In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed an act establishing the National Park Service within the Department of the Interior...
(Obituary ~ 08/25/19)
Ida Mae Hartle, 93, of Jackson died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
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