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Day: April 4, 2012

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pool hall in the early 1900s (source unknown)

Pool Hall Contest Ends in Riot

Anytime you throw men, booze and pool into an equation, with a little competition on the side, you’re asking for trouble. This hypothesis is tested and proven true according to an article in the Washington Post from October 30th, 1900.

Old Masonic Temple building (via Jacqueline Drayer)

A “Bomb” is Found and Officer Sprinkle Saves the Day

Once again, our favorite hero has come to the rescue. This tale from the annals of Officer Sprinkle dates back to July 1st, 1914. The Washington Post reported a story about an explosive device found in a telephone box near the Old Masonic Temple.

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