Tuesday, June 12, 2018

1871 - A TORNADO. HOUSES, BARNS AND TREES PROSTRATED IN MASSACHUSETTS - DESTRUCTION IN ITS PATH - SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.


C. H. Foote,
Jobber and Wholesale Dealer in
Groceries and Provisions,
35 Bridge Street
Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1869  Worth the Pie?

An apprentice boy in Pittsfield, Mass., who was exceedingly fond of mince pies, was told by a lady that she would give him one if he would sit upon the stove while she counted 100. He got the pie and two big blisters besides.

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Minnesotian-Herald -  Minnesota -  June 12, 1869
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Apple Omelet - Separate four eggs; beat the whites to a very stiff froth; then add the yolks and beat again, adding gradually two tablespooonfuls of powdered sugar. have read and omelet-pan, in which you have melted a tablespoonful of butter; put in the mixture; when it begins to thicken spread over a layer of apple sauce. Fodl, turn out and serve at once with powdered sugar.

The Ladies" Home Journal, February 1898
Holden, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - A TORNADO. HOUSES, BARNS AND TREES PROSTRATED IN MASSACHUSETTS - DESTRUCTION IN ITS PATH - SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
Worcester, Mass., June 11. - A sweeping tornado passed through the towns of Paxton, Holden and West Boyleston this afternoon at 4 1/ 2 o'clock, demolishing every building in its track and tearing up trees by the roots. The first account of it received here was of its appearance in the town of Paxton, where it demolished the barn of L. N. PARKHURST, and blew off one gable of his house. From there... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 12, 1871
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A. K. Hawkes Company glasses
found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida
1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never criticise a companion"s dress, or indeed make any remark whatever upon it. If a near friend, you may, if sincere, admire any article, but with a mere acquaintance let it pass unnoticed. If, however, any accident has happened to the dress, of which she is ignorant, tell her of it, and assist her in repairing the mischief.

The Ladies" Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Beloit, Wisconsin, USA

1893  Fatally Burned.

BELOIT, Wis., June 12. - Miss Maggie Pollard was fatally burned by a gasoline fire which she accidentally started while lighting a gasoline stove. There was some gasoline in a pan near the stove and she threw the match in it.

Daily Citizen -  Iowa City, Iowa -  June 12, 1893
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Spokane, Washington, USA

1898 - FLAG DAY, Tuesday, June 14.
Over 10,000,000 flags have been sold in the United States since April 21st.

June 14, 1777, the Congress of the United States adopted our present flag. Celebrate the day by hanging out the Stars and Stripes.

And do not forget to lay in your Fourth of July goods early. Largest stock of fireworks, Flags, Balloons, etc., ever in the city.

John W. Graham & Company.
Flags, Fireworks,... Read MORE...

The Spokesman-Review -  Spokane, Washington -  Sunday Morning, June 12, 1898
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Sarasota, Florida, USA

1942 - EIGHT ARMY MEN DEAD IN CRASH OF THEIR PLANE.
Sarasota, Fla., June 12. - (AP) - Eight army fliers were killed and two injured early today when a four-engined bomber crashed into Sarasota Bay.

Maj. Gardiner Fiske, Sarasota air base intelligence officer, said the heavy ship had cleared the runway on a pre-dawn training flight and gone about a mile when it went out of control. It landed on its back in a foot and a half of water about 200... Read MORE...

The Daily Times News -  Burlington, North Carolina -  June 12, 1942
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1838  June 12 - Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass

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1849  June 12 - Gas mask patented by Lewis Haslett (Louisville Ky)

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1869  A daughter of Sheriff Lyman Powers, of Rutland, Vt, has been insane ever since the accidental death, some weeks ago, of a railroad conductor named Cook, who was to have been her husband in a few days.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  Two and a half million barrels of lime are made in Rockland, Maine, each year. It sells for one dollar a barrel.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1881  June 12 - Severe thunderstorms spawned more than half a dozen tornadoes in the Lower Missouri Valley. Five of the tornadoes touched down near Saint Joseph MO.

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1890  June 12 – In Michigan, the wooden steamer Ryan is lost near Thunder Bay Island.

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1899  June 12 – New Richmond Tornado completely destroys the town of New Richmond, Wisconsin, killing 117 and injuring more than 200.

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1967  June 12 - Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)

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1983  June 12 - The state of Utah was besieged by floods and mudslides. Streets in downtown Salt Lake City were sandbagged and turned into rivers of relief. The town of Thistle was completely inundated as a mudslide made a natural dam.

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1987  June 12 - President Reagan gave the famous “Tear Down This Wall” speech, Berlin

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America - Did you know? 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe"s novel, Uncle Tom"s Cabin is published. It becomes one of the most influential works to stir anti-slavery sentiments.

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Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active agent in making the colony grow. He was expected to live on his land, to level the forest, to clear fields, and to make two blades of grass grow where one grew before. He was expected to have his seigneury surveyed into farms, or en censive holdings, and to procure, as quickly as might be, settlers for these farms. It was highly desirable, of course, that the seigneurs should lend a hand in encouraging the immigration of people from their old homes in France.

The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922

Ask Your Druggist for Tyrian Rubber Goods
Because They Are Best
Tyer Rubber Company, Andover, Mass.

Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Died June 12

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