Thursday, June 7, 2018

1908 - First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford

1897 Sears, Roebuck and Co.

A New Scientific Help to Nature. Combined with the use of the bust cream or food, forms a full, firm, well developed bust. It is designed to build up and fill out shrunken and undeveloped tissues, form a rounded, plump, perfectly developed bust, producing a beautiful figure.

If nature has not favored you with that greatest charm, a symmetrically rounded bosom, full and perfect, send for the Princess Bust Developer and you will be pleased over the result in a few weeks use. The Princess Developer will produce the desired result in nearly every case.
Seattle, Washington, USA

Seattle, June 7. - The city is a scene of wreck and ruins. Yesterday afternoon the entire business portion of the city was burned to the ground, and, for the lack of a proper supply of water and assistance, the place has suffered a loss of nearly $10,000,000 worth of property.

The people have joined with the militia in protecting property from a gang of thieves. Relief committees are supplying ... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  June 7, 1889

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1902 - A Massachusetts Man's Big Luck - Gate Tender on a Railroad to Get a Large Slice.
The Times Special Service.
WORCESTER, Mass., Saturday, June 7. - Family records expected daily from the parish priest at Lanoraie in Quebec are expected to establish the claim of Joseph A. Demars, a gate tender of the Boston & Albany Railroad to a share of the $8,000,000 which has been in possession of the city authorities of Cleveland, O., since 1864.

Mr. and Mrs. Demars, in case they are...

Seattle Daily Times -  Seattle, Washington -  June 7, 1902

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.

The Ladies" Home Journal, June 1898
1908 - First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford (United States)
The Ford Motor Company from now until July will manufacture in quantities only the four-cylinder Rumble Seat Runabout, Model "S," and the six-cylinder Runabout Model K. By cutting down the variety of models their factory can put its best energy toward bringing out the Model "T" Touring Car and Taxicab on schedule time. The Model "T" four-cylinder Touring Car will be... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  June 7, 1908

Hemaboloids Arseniated
Made by The Palisade Manufacturing Company, Yonkers, NY

Hemaboloids arseniated (with strychnia) was a patent medicine used to treat people with anaemia (low red blood cell count). It contained 17% alcohol, and small amounts of arsenious acid (which contained arsenic) and strychnia (also known as strychnine), both of which were highly toxic in larger doses.
Thomaston, Maine, USA

Burns Thomaston's Only Hotel--Incendiaries Suspected.

THOMASTON, Me., June 6. - The Knox House, the only hotel here, the Watts Block, owned by the town, a livery stable and a mercantile block containing four stores were burned early today. The loss is approximately $100,000, more than half of which is covered by insurance. W. L. Catland, owner of the stable where the fire began, believes that... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 7, 1915

Canaan, Connecticut, USA


CANAAN, Conn. June 6 - Nicholas Mathias, 30, a brakeman on the Central New England railroad was killed today on a siding near the Connecticut Lime Co plant. He was climbing to the roof of a box car when he fell under the wheels. He leaves a wife and a child.

The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  June 7, 1923

1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A lady will always dress plainly when traveling. A gay dress, or finery of any sort, when in a boat, stage, or car, lays a woman open to the most severe misconstruction.

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
1816  June 7 - A famous June snow occurred in the northeastern U.S. Danville VT reported drifts of snow and sleet twenty inches deep. The Highlands were white all day, and flurries were observed as far south as Boston MA.

1904 1904
Mrs. Walter Davis of Lisbon Falls was in Lewiston yesterday.

The Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine

1942  June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

Naval History and Heritage Command (

1972  June 7 - Richmond VA experienced its worst flood of record as rains from Hurricane Agnes pushed the water level at the city locks to a height of 36.5 feet, easily topping the previous record of thirty feet set in 1771.

The Weather Channel

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? In New France, a seigneur"s home was sometimes built of timber but more often of stone, with dimensions rarely exceeding twenty feet by forty, it was not much more pretentious than the homes of the more prosperous and thrifty among the seigneur"s dependents. Its three or four spacious rooms were, however, more comfortably equipped with furniture which in many cases had been brought from France.

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)

Knox's Gelatine
C. B. Knox, Johnstown, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898
Died June 7


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