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Friday, June 27, 2014

October 30 News -1886 - LIBERTY'S LIGHT. The Great Torch of the Goddess We Love. Imposing Ceremonies Attending the Unveiling of the Bartholdi Statue on Liberty Island.

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 October 30, 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 October 30 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.

    The Folding Pocket Kodak
    Loads in Daylight
    Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y.

    Ladies' Home Journal
    February 1898

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    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

    Adding Fruit to Cake - Currants, raisins and citrus will not settle to the bottom of either cake or pudding if they are thorougly floured and the batters are of proper consistency. When the batters are too thin, of course they will settle.

    1886 - LIBERTY'S LIGHT. The Great Torch of the Goddess We Love. Imposing Ceremonies Attending the Unveiling of the Bartholdi Statue on Liberty Island.

    The Colossal Gift of a Sister Republic Gracefully Accepted by an Appreciative People.

    The Metropolis of the Nation Overwhelmed by Throngs of Visitors.

    A Mammoth Parade Reviewed by the President and His Cabinet and Our French Guests.

    The Grand Naval Procession - Ceremonies at the Statue - Liberty Unveiled - Grand Pyrotechnic Display

    NEW YORK, Oct. 28., - The rain, which fell almost continuously for thirty-six hours, did not cease until about daylight this morning. The sky did not... Read MORE...

    The Herald-Dispatch -  Decatur, Illinois -  October 30, 1886

    A College Education
    50 Cents a Week
    International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, Pa.

    Ladies' Home Journal
    February 1898

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    1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

    Pleasure is the rock which most young people split upon ; they launch out with crowded sails in quest of it, but without a compass to direct their course, or reason sufficient to steer the vessel ; therefore pain and shame, instead of pleasure, are the returns of their voyage .
    Kansas City, Kansas, USA


    Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 29. - A fire which threatened to destroy the mammoth packing houses of Armour & Co. in Kansas City, Kan., was discovered in the fertilizer at 3 o'clock this morning. The fertilizer was the last of the buildings to the north, and was separated from the refinery works by only a narrow alley.

    The fire started in the south end of the building and spread with amazing rapidity amid the inflammable contents. The firemen of Armour were quickly on the scene, and were soon... Read MORE...

    New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 30, 1889

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA



    By The Associated Press.
    MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 29. - In the great fire which swept over this city for ten hours last night forty-six acres of business and residence property, valued at $6,000,000, were burned, upward of 3,000 persons were made homeless, and four lives were lost...

    At 3 o'clock this morning the fire was under control and practically ... Read MORE...

    The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 30, 1892

    Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

    1822 - Woman Thief

    Many robberies have lately been committed in the Parishes of St. Foy and Cap Rouge, in Canada, and one or two buildings have been burnt. These depreditions are attributed to a notorious woman named Marie Lapointe, who leads a gipsey life, depending upon theft, and sometimes upon begging for subsistence. She is a very short, dark and sharp featured woman, generally habited in man's clothes, with a sash round her body; she is supposed to be aided by other offenders. A warrant has been obtained... Read MORE...

    City Gazette -  South Carolina -  October 30, 1822

    1890  D.M. Davis of Northfield, a member of the Washington county bar, was severely injured on Thursday, being thrown from a wagon while getting in farm produce.

    St Albans Daily Messenger
    St Albans, Vermont

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    1890  The barns and out buildings belonging to Geo. Armstrong of Jay were burned the 22d. The fire was caused by the explosion of a lantern. Insurance $600.

    St Albans Daily Messenger
    St Albans, Vermont

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    1890  An Old Man Badly Burned
    Cecil Graves of Waterbury, and old man quite deef and feeble was badly burned Friday by his clothing taking fire from an overturned kerosene lamp. His life was saved only by the great exertions of Henry Coburn and wife, who rushed into the roomjust in the nick of time and put out the fire. Mr. Graves is confined to his bed, but there is hope of his recover.

    St Albans Daily Messenger
    St Albans, Vermont

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    1890  Discouraged Farmers
    At North Pawlet farmers are almost discouraged in trying to secure crops. There has been so much wet weather that nearly one-quarter of the potato crop in town is affected with the dry rot. Some who put the tubers into the cellar apparently sound for winter use have been compelled to remove the potatoes to the starch mills.

    St Albans Daily Messenger
    St Albans, Vermont

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    1893  October 30 – The 1893 World's Fair, also known as the World's Columbian Exposition, closes.

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    1869  It is said that 121 vessels were sunk or beached on the coat of new Brunswick and Nova Scotia by the recent tidal wave.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1869  Detroit is the residence of an enterprising boy of six years, who can hardly speak, but has run away eight or ten times during the present year.
    Several times he has reached a distance of one hundred miles from home, and was sent back by conductors.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1869  In 1868 there were 2,208 books published in the United States.
    107 of them imported in editions. Ninety-one of these were subscription books, and thirteen were books of American genealogy.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1869  A well-known physician who had an extensive practice in Gloucester, (Mass.,) some forty years since,
    used to say that roast beef, serenity of mind, cold water bath, and an amiable and pretty wife would make almost any man healthy, wealthy and wise.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1869  To do the thing properly in New York at a wedding, the bride must have eight bridesmaids, and a hundred-dollar poodle beside the one she marries.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1869  The total amount of sugar now consumed by all nations may be estimated at 2,500,000 tons. America consumes about 530,000 tons.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1869  The recent earthquake at the East was very severe at Newburyport, Mass.,
    shaking the doors and windows and many movable things in the houses. The people generally were awakened by the commotion. An old brick mansion, built seventy years ago, having the thick massive walls so common in those days, was shaken from the roof to the cellar, rattling the doors and windows and creating general alarm among its occupants. The people in their beds were very sensible of a vibrating motion beneath them.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1922  NEWS OF STATE What Is Going On in and About Old Vermont FACTORY DAMAGED BY FIRE Estimated Loss Not Yet Known
    The Burlington fire department responded Saturday morning to an alarm from box 56, at the junction of South Union and Howard st., sent in because of a blaze in the factory of Henry Johnson and Lord in the rear of 204 Howard st. Four lines of hose were used in extinguishing the fire and the Seagrave pump was brought into action to furnish water to the top floor of the building. Frank P. Lord, treasurer and general manager of the concern, stated last evening that no estimate of the damage had...

    St. Albans Daily Messenger
    St. Albans, Vermont

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    HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 29. - The village of New-Hartford, in Litchfield County, suffered severely from a fire which broke out in Patrick Myer's saloon at 4 o'clock yesterday morning. This building was totally and speedily destroyed, the fire then communicating with an adjoining wood structure occupied as a saloon and market with tenements overhead. The occupants lost substantially everything. The flames meanwhile swept north and south, destroying two dwelling houses north and enveloping the...

    The New York Times
    New York, New York

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    1874  New Railway
    The new Sherbrooke (Canada), Eastern Townships and Kennebec railway shortens the distance from Quebec to Boston 39 miles, and from Quebec to New York, in comparison with the shortest existing line, 58 miles. The president of the new road is J. R. Robertson. The cost so far has been about $200,000 and the completed road will probably require an outlay of $1,906,500.

    Lowell Daily Citizen and News
    Lowell, Massachusetts

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    America - Did you know?

     The oldest public school was opened in 1635 in Boston, Massachusetts.


    Quebec - Did you know?

     In the mid 1800s, New France had a population of about 4 million. 1/2 were Catholic. 1/2 were Protestant. 1/3 of the population was French speaking.

    Picture of the Day

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

    Irving House

    "The Leading Tourist's Line"
    Lake George, Lake Champlain, Sharon Springs, Saratoga, Adirondacks, etc., etc.

    J. W Burdick, General Pass. Agt.
    Delaware & Hudson, R.R., Albany, N.Y.

    Ladies' Home Journal
    June 1898

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    Died October 30


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