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Monday, November 1, 2010

September 7 News - Preserving the Flavor of Butter - 1871

Welcome to our blog, where we embark on a captivating journey through time, exploring the rich tapestry of history and genealogy.  In this edition, we'll delve into the treasure trove of historical news articles dated September 7, unearthing stories that resonate with genealogists and history enthusiasts alike.  From local happenings to global events, we'll uncover the stories that shaped the lives of our ancestors, providing valuable insights for those on a quest to discover their roots.  So, grab your magnifying glass and step into the past as we unravel the September 7 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.
    Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

    Preserving the Flavor of Butter - 1871


    The German Agriculturalist says that a great portion of the fine flavor of fresh butter is destroyed by the usual mode of washing and he recommends a thorough kneading for the removal of the buttermilk, and a subsequent pressing in a linen cloth. Butter thus prepared, according to our authority, is pre-eminent for its sweetness of taste and flavor, qualities which are retained a long time. To improve manufactured butter we are advised by the same authority to work it thoroughly with fresh cold... Read MORE...

    Pittsfield Sun -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  September 7, 1871
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    Bolton, Vermont, USA

    1898 - ATTEMPTED MURDER. Two Bolton Young Men Disagree on a Ball Game.


    BOLTON, Sept. 7. - There was great excitement in this quiety town yesterday when it wa know that Edward Lackyard, 24, had stabbed James McCabe, 22, in a dispute over a game of ball at West Bolton. The affair took place at the town meeting.

    Little groups of voters were gathered shortly after dinner discussing politics. McCabe and Lackyard were in one group and are said to have disagreed alhtouhg no one thought of serious trouble. Sheriff Hall, who was close by, had turned to walk away when he ... Read MORE...

    St Albans Daily Messenger -  St Albans, Vermont -  September 7, 1898
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    Pelham, New Hampshire, USA

    1903 - KILLED IN TROLLEY WRECK. SIX PERSONS DEAD AND MANY BADLY HURT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.


    Pelham, N.H., Sept. 6. -- Through a head-on collision today between two electric cars, each running, it is said, at a rate of more than twenty-five miles an hour, six persons were killed and over a score seriously injured that they are under physicians' care, and some of these may die.
    There were seventy persons on the two cars, and every one received cuts and minor wounds, which, however, did not prevent their reaching their homes.
    The accident occurred just before noon on the line which... Read MORE...

    The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 7, 1903
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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    1943 - REPORT 150 DEAD IN WRECKED TRAIN.


    Philadelphia, Sept. 6 (AP) - One hundred and fifty persons were reported killed and more than 90 injured in the wreck of the Congressional Limited, fastest train of the Pennsylvania Railroad, in northeast Philadelphia tonight.

    The estimate was made two hours after the accident by MATTHEW A. ROSS, chief deputy coroner.

    A priest who entered on of the cars to administer last rites to the dying, said there were 75 persons in the car and he believed at least half of them were dead.

    Many... Read MORE...

    Amarillo Daily News -  Amarillo, Texas -  September 7, 1943
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    Hingham, Massachusetts, USA

    1865 - ANOTHER RAILWAY MURDER.


    Boston, September 1.

    Yesterday afternoon, at one o'clock, a stage coach, with a party of twelve ladies and gentlemen, neighbors, was on its way from Lovell's Corner, South Weymouth, where they all resided, to the beach at Cohasset, the party proposing to stay some days at the last named place. In crossing the South Shore railroad track, at West Hingham, where the country road and railroad cross each other obliquely, running almost parallel, the two horses slewed a little at the approach of a ... Read MORE...

    Mexico Independent -  Mexico, New York -  September 7, 1865
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    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes



    GRAHAM BREAD

    Sift together one and a half pints of Graham flour, half pint wheat flour, one teaspoon salt, one teaspoon sugar and two teaspoons of baking powder.

    Stir in one and a quarter pints of milk until it becomes a soft dough.

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    1871 - Preserving the Flavor of Butter


    The German Agriculturalist says that a great portion of the fine flavor of fresh butter is destroyed by the usual mode of washing and he recommends a thorough kneading for the removal of the buttermilk, and a subsequent pressing in a linen cloth. Butter thus prepared, according to our authority, is pre-eminent for its sweetness of taste and flavor, qualities which are retained a long time. To improve manufactured butter we are advised by the same authority to work it thoroughly with fresh cold... Read MORE...

    Pittsfield Sun -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  September 7, 1871
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    Niagara Falls, New York, USA

    1920 - THREE KILLED BY ROCKS IN CAVE OF THE WINDS.


    Niagara Falls, N.Y., Sept. 6. - Two women and a man were crushed to death and two men were injured this afternoon when a slide of shale rock forced out a bridge leading to one of the stairways in the Cave of the Winds under Niagara Falls. A hundred or more tourists who were in the cave at the time had narrow escapes, many being bruised and cut by the falling rock.

    The dead and injured were members of a party of tourists just completing a tour of the cave. It is the first accident since the... Read MORE...

    The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  September 7, 1920
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    1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men



    Having made your choice, and obtained the object of your desire, let it be your ambition that both she and those who gave her to you may ever find increasing cause to rejoice in the...Read MORE...



    The Young Husband’s Book, 1837
    Denver, Colorado, USA

    1902 - WRECK OF BIGGEST BALLOON.


    The remarkable ascent of "Big Glory", the largest balloon ever built, sent up from Denver, Col., Monday, resulted in the wreck of the machine and the narrow escape from death of its three occupants. When the balloon left it caught the eastern surface current and sailed toward the rising sun, but when it reached a greater altitude it suddenly veered and hung around the mountains, proving the theory of scientists that the cold air of the mountains acts as a suction for air currents within fifty... Read MORE...

    The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  September 7, 1902
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    Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

    1838 - FIRE AT BROOKLINE.


    On Sunday, between the hours of worship, the house owned and occupied by Capt. Benj. Bradlee, on the Worcester turnpike, in Brookline, with all the outbuildings, excepting the barn, were totally destroyed by fire, the furniture being practically saved. The fire took from one of the chimneys, and when first discovered, were wrapped in flames. This house was situated on one of the loftiest eminences in the vicinity of Boston, and to the difficulty of access to it, a deficiency in water, and the... Read MORE...

    The Farmers' Cabinet -  Amherst, New Hampshire -  September 7, 1838
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    1942  YOUNG ARVADA GIRL IS KILLED.
    Denver, Sept. 7. - A frightened horse bolted into the side of a moving tramway car today, killing the 15 year old rider, JANET LaMOURE of Arvada. Ned B. McGuire, operator of a Denver to Golden interurban told highway patrolmen he sounded the car's whistle at a crossing and the horse, frightened by the noise shied directly into the car.

    Greeley Daily Times
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    1943  September 7 – Gulf Hotel fire: A fire at the Gulf Hotel in Houston, Texas, kills 55.

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    America - Did you know?

     The first face on The $1 bill was not George Washington. First issued during the Civil War in 1862, it was the face of Salmon P. Chase, who was Secretary of Treasury at that time and was also the designer of the country’s first banknotes.

     

    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.
     

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