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Monday, November 1, 2010

January 21 News - German Toast - an 1858 Breakfast Treat! Roosevelt Suggests Whipping Post for Wife Beaters

    Durham, New Hampshire, USA

    1905 - STUDENTS RUSH TO RESCUE. Turn Out of New Hampshire College to Aid Train Wreck Victims.

    DURHAM, N. H., Jan. 20. - The "Sunrise" express, from Halifax and St. John, over the Western Division of the Boston and Main Railroad, was wrecked by a broken rail a short distance west of the Druham station to-day. Four cars were thrown from the track and a score or more persons were injured, four ... Read MORE...

    New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 21, 1905

    Dr. Raub's Egg White Soap
    The Grandest toilet Soap Made
    Nothing Else Like It
    10 Cents a Cake
    $1.00 a Dozen

    Charles F. Miller, Lancaster, Pa.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    December 1898

    Visit Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA!

    1905 - Whipping Post for Wife Beaters

    President Roosevelt's suggestion, in his recent Congressional message, that "some form of corporal punishment" is desirable in dealing with wife-beaters and other "offenders whose criminality takes the shape of brutality and cruelty toward the weak," has led to efforts to establish a whipping-post... Read MORE...

    The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  January 21, 1905


    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

    California Cake

    One pint of flour, one pint of Indian meal, one pint of milk, two eggs, one teaspoonful of soda, two spoonfuls of cream of tartar, four tablespoonfuls of sugar, small piece of butter. Mix the eggs and milk together, add sugar and...Read MORE...

    The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, August 18, 1880

    500,000 Ladies are using The Rushforth Hair Curling Pins
    The Rushforth Pin Co., Lawrence, Mass.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    November 1898

    Visit Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA!

    Wilmington, North Carolina, USA


    Wilmington, Jan. 21. - (AP) - Fire roared through a 100-room hotel and destroyed six adjacent stores here early today. Loss was estimated at more than $1,000,000.

    MRS. HORACE T. KING of Wilmington, reported that her uncle, J. R. MALLARD of Charlotte, had occupied a room in the hotel and that he... Read MORE...

    Robesonian -  Lumberton, North Carolina  -  January 21, 1949


    1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

    Past is very much "past" with children. Let them begin every day as fresh as the morning itself, with no clouds lingering from the previous day. -...Read MORE...

    Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
    Norfolk, Virginia, USA


    Spark From a Locomotive Started Disastrous Conflagration
    Burning Oil Covers Acres of Property

    NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 20. - The most spectacular fire in the history of the city occurred today when a spark from a locomotive of the Norfolk and Western Railway set fire to grass near the plant of the... Read MORE...

    The Macon Daily Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  January 21, 1907

    Louisville, Kentucky, USA


    Louisville, Ky., Jan. 20. - With the Ohio relentlessly pouring its flood southward and maintaining a steady rise of an inch an hour. Kentucky streams contributing their volumes from the mountain regions, a high wind blowing up stream all day... Read MORE...

    Morning World-Herald -  Omaha, Nebraska -  January 21, 1907

    1871  32 Churches
    Fort Wayne, Ind., has thirty-two churches.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

    Visit Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA!

    1871  Long-term Subsrciber
    David Osborne, of Windsor Ct., has taken the Hartford Courant for 79 years.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

    Visit Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Poquonock)!

    1871  Long-term Letter Carrier
    Manchester, N.H., boasts of a letter-carrier who has been such in that city for twenty two years, and is still at it.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

    Visit Manchester, New Hampshire, USA !

    1871  Canned Meat
    A single factory in Prussia sends to the army 80,000 cans of preserved meats daily.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

    Visit , Prussia (Germany)!

    1880  January 21 - 1st US sewage disposal system separate from storm drains, Memphis, Tennessee

    Visit Memphis, Tennessee, USA!

    1858 "German Toast" - An 1858 Breakfast Treat!
    Two eggs, one pint of milk, and flour enough to make a thick batter; cut wheat bread into very thin slices, and soak them in sweetened water; cover each side successively with the batter, and fry brown in lard. Eat while hot, with butter and white powdered or brown sugar.

    Pittsfield Sun
    Pittsfield, Massachusetts

    Visit , Germany (German States) (German Empire)!

    1890  Shoemakers Return to Work
    The shoemakers' troubles at Haverhill, Massachusetts, were settled yesterday and 3,000 men returned to work.

    Tyrone Daily Herald
    Tyrone, Pennsylvania

    Visit Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA (Ayers Village)!


    America - Did you know?

     January 24, 1848 - Gold is discovered at Sutter's Mill in California.


    Quebec - Did you know?

     In New France, boys who were married at age 20 or younger and girls who were married at age 16 or younger were awarded the sum of 20 pounds each on their wedding day.

    Picture of the Day

    Visit Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA (Annisquam)!

    Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

    Stacey Blvd. and Fisherman's Monument

    Omo Dress Shield
    The Omo Mfg. Co., Middletown, Ct.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    October 1898

    Visit Middletown, Connecticut, USA!

    Died January 21


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