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July 23, 1914: An armistice has been declared in Mexico in which "all fighting will cease at once."

July An armistice has been declared in Mexico in which "all fighting will cease at once.

July 10, 1913: If you think talking about sex in 2013 is awkward, you should have been there 100 years ago. On this date, Chicago approved sex curriculum for schools, with separate classes for boys and girls.

July 10, 1913: If you think talking about sex in 2013 is awkward, you should have been there 100 years ago. On this date, Chicago approved sex curriculum for schools, with separate classes for boys and girls.

April 15, 1914: Man drinks 34 whiskies in rapid succession to win a $25 bet. He did end up in the hospital, though.

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June 11, 1913: Call it the first form of radar. Some police officers set up a system where they would clock a car's speed by observing and then shouting. But some neighborhood kids caught wind of the trickery and alerted drivers. The drivers were so appreciative they gave the kids change as a reward.

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Nov. 28, 1913: A man canoeing in Lake Michigan off 35th Street Beach was rescued by an armless man. What a great story and happy ending.

A man canoeing in Lake Michigan off Street Beach was rescued by an armless man.

Oct. 15, 1913: "We will not reduce our rates at the order of City Council." This as a battle heated up over the rates for electricity in Chicago. Who said this? Why, a representative from the Commonwealth Edison company, of course. Some things really don't change.

"We will not reduce our rates at the order of City Council." This as a battle heated up over the rates for electricity in Chicago. Who said this? Why, a representative from the Commonwealth Edison company, of course.

May 22, 1914: May 22, 1914: A Chicago woman known in the social circles was found shot and robbed on a train in Italy. She was in critical condition and unconscious as of this newspaper's deadline.

May May A Chicago woman known in the social circles was found shot and robbed on a train in Italy. She was in critical condition and unconscious as of this newspaper's deadline.

Jan. 9, 1913: As the flu ravages Cook County in 2013, the problem 100 years ago was scarlet fever. 2,000 cases were reported and the city council sought 50,000 dollars in "emergency appropriations" to battle the problem. Also, just to show how much things have changed, Frank Chance signed a 3-year contract with the New York Yankees. His salary? 25,000.

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April 7, 1913: Dr. Cook, the man who says he discovered the North Pole, is kicked out of a San Diego hotel after being accused by a telephone girl (operator) of "undue familiarity."

Cook, the man who says he discovered the North Pole, is kicked out of a San Diego hotel after being accused by a telephone girl (operator) of "undue familiarity.

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