Wednesday, June 27, 2018

1868 - Interesting Marriage

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Sawyer & Wolf
Easthampton, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Topsfield, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Interesting Marriage
The Salem (Mass.) Gazette says: "On Tuesday of last week Mr. Wm. Blodgett, a resident of Topsfield, who severed creditably in the army in the late war, and is looking for a pension for support, called in at the public house of Mr. Parkinson, where a woman was staying who had been soliciting charity form the inhabitants. Blodgett said to her, in substance, 'I am going West. I have lost my wife,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 27, 1868

Bolton, Massachusetts, USA

1885  The fiftieth anniversary of the marriage of Samuel Brown Hayes and Miss Rebecca Hosmer was celebrated at their residence in Bolton, Mass.,

lately, where they have lived fifty years. Mrs. Hayes was the fourth daughter of the late Nathan David Hosmer, of Acton, and is the fourth child in the family who has celebrated a golden wedding.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 27, 1885

1889 - FRIGHTFUL WRECKS. Two Freight Trains on the Pennsylvania Railroad Reduced to Debris. A Large Number of Train-Hands and Passengers Killed and Wounded.
PITTSBURGH, PA., June 26. - At 2:20 a.m. today west-bound freight No. 1313 telescoped the extra west-bound freight No. 308 at Monastery Coke-works, near Latrobe station on the Pennsylvania railroad. Just as this collision occurred an east-bound freight train was passing on the other track. The wreck of the west-bound trains caught the last two cars of the east-bound train wrecking them. In all... Read MORE...

Daily Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 27, 1889

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Milk Toast - Cut your bread rather thick, about three-quarters of an inch, allowing a slice for each person; toast it quickly before a bright fire to a rich brown; dip lightly into boiling water; butter each slice and pile in the bowl it is to be served in; for five persons take a quart of milk, boil with a teaspoonful of salt, and when at the full boil add a heaping tablespoonful of butter, creamed with a light one of flour; stir the milk until it is as thick as cream; pour over the toast and serve immediately.

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Spooner, Wisconsin, USA

1908  FIRE AT SPOONER, WIS. Loss of Fifteen Thousand Dollars by Early Morning Blaze.

SPOONER, Wis., June 26. - Fire broke out in Tnen & Idean's saloon at 2 o'clock this morning, consuming the building and entire contents, as well as two adjoining buildings occupied by Charles Yep as a laundry and Thomas Cairns asa [sic] repair shop. The origin of the fire is unknown. Loss, $15,000, partly covered by insurance.

The Duluth News-Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  June 27, 1908

Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soups
Curtice Bothers Co., Rochester, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
1833  June 27 - Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury Conn

1901  June 27 - There was a rain of fish from the sky at Tiller's Ferry, SC. Hundreds of fish were swimming between cotton rows after a heavy shower.

1967  June 27 - Race riot in Buffalo NY (200 arrested)

America - Did you know? 1787: Constitutional Convention, made up of delegates from 12 of the original 13 colonies, meets in Philadelphia to draft the U.S. Constitution.

Quebec - Did you know? About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number, 27,000 arrived alive... All in all of the 27,000 immigrants, 14,000, or a little more than half, settled in New France.

History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.

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The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
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