Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1943 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
AMERICAN REFUGEES FLEEING TO SAFETY
A Band of"AmeHcanlS-jio Picked Up hat Belongings n
' w V MafleJilsUiick Get AWay to American, S61I."
' ' nn
WHAT DQ'YOUrIAW CIGAR?
They Could and
The SnanmTiouseholder of Co
lumbus' tiifie wasn't half as. much
worried about tihelJhapeof'the earth
or the discovery of a hew world as
he was about the destruction ot iis'
garden by. jSlgarxa or" grasshopper.
When CoJumbHl dfccp"vered Amejfca'
and brought tobacco back to jtfatff
at was plaiitfedTn the gardens "or
cigarrals, so i called' because that's
where the cigarraVswarined. When
offering asmeke,.tO a 'fnend the
Spaniard fd,' "Eerde mi'QigarnuV
or,v"It i&from mygaraen." Foreign
ersrmsundersfandui&'tlie use of the
word cigarraj, 'bejieyed it meant
the tobacco "they smbked, and the
rolled lea.yes Were caHe1 cigaro, anjl i
finally cigar and so it is the cigar
takes, its nam'e'from the Spanish
Ants have beep found in Dalmatia
that actually made bread by chewing
seeds into pulp, forming it in loaves,
baking them In the sun and then stor
ing them away for future use,