Remembering the Dime Messenger Service boys who worked in Washington D.C. in 1912. Meet Eddie Tahoory and Earle Griffith, two young boys working at the headquarters at 1228 H St. NW. Discover the stories behind the faces of yesterday.
This article looks back to January 11th, 1892, when Frank Rowler, a messenger boy, was assaulted by a man named Howard. Michael McDonald, a bystander, was so angry that he hit Howard a terrible blow, leading to his arrest. This paints a picture of a rougher town in a rougher time, without the use of guns.