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  • Date contains "1908"

January 4, 1908

Secretary of War William Howard Taft discusses the reliability of the current administration and serving as Roosevelt’s successor in his address before Boston ministers.

January 4, 1908

President Roosevelt provokes controversy with his actions against black troops stationed in Texas.

January 4, 1908

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Two tramps in Philadelphia take up residence in a wealthy family’s closed home, and when they depart steal hundreds of dollars worth of clothing and leave behind damaged property.

January 4, 1908

A sarcastic account of a man who gets into an altercation with machinery at work but is able to save himself by sewing up the injury.

January 11, 1908

The Home Protecting League of Oklahoma speaks on the “evils” of those unfairly taking their land and people. They plea for support from the government and African American newspapers.

January 11, 1908

Reverend G.B. Howard presents a letter to the Virginia Seminary and College for the training of black ministers about his election for the presidency, requesting postponement of his acceptance.

January 18, 1908

The Southern Educational Association puts forward a statement about “Negro colleges” but does not go far enough in the opinion of The Planet.

January 18, 1908

A mad dash for better seats at an event in England causes hundreds of innocent children to get trampled.

January 18, 1908

Count von Kanitz of Berlin places blame on President Roosevelt for their economic crisis, alleging that Roosevelt does not allow trusts.

January 18, 1908

A sad poem about a couple’s love growing old, and both doing nothing to save or confront it.
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