1910 October Footnotes

[1] Dr. Crippen, was an American homeopath, ear and eye specialist and medicine dispenser.  On 22 October 1910, the jury returned a verdict of guilty after only 27 minutes of consideration for the murder of his wife Cora Henrietta Crippen. The presiding judge, Lord Alverstone, sentenced Hawley Harvey Crippen to death by hanging and he was executed at Pentonville Prison on 23 November 1910.

[2] Marconigram: a message or telegram sent by radiotelegraphy.

[3] John Wanamaker Department Store was one of the first department stores in the United States. Founded by John Wanamaker in Philadelphia, it was influential in the development of the retail industry including as the first store to use price tags.

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