Categories Newspapers and Newsies Uncategorized Happy Independence Day — insane or otherwise! Post author By Bowery Boys Post date July 4, 2013 No Comments on Happy Independence Day — insane or otherwise! A Wrigley’s Spearmint chewing gum ad from a 1911 New York Tribune advises you to choose gum, not explosives. From the New-York tribune. (New York [N.Y.]), 25 June 1911. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. Tags Uncategorized ← New York City and the birth of the television industry, experimental broadcasts from the city’s greatest landmarks → History in the making: Book worms and comic books edition Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.