Friday, September 14, 2018

1830 - Water Snakes

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1830  Water Snakes

Mr. Ephraim Wheelock, of Southbridge, Mass. while mowing, came in contact with a large water snake, measuring 3 feet 9 inches. After killing it, he cut it open, and found it to contain 43 live ones.

Huron Reflector -  Norwalk, Ohio -  September 14, 1830
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Daily Herald
Mississippi
June 23, 1900
1864 - Pasteurization is invented (Louis Pasteur, France)
Perfect Pasteurization Means Perfect Protection

Pasturization is simply heating milk - not boiling it.

By raising the temperature of the milk to 145 degrees Fahrenheit and keeping it at that point for thirty minutes, all harmful germs are destroyed, by the milk is not changed.


After heating, the milk, is immediately cooled to 40 degrees or less and flows to the bottling machine and is ... Read MORE...

The Evening Herald -  Klamath Falls, Oregon -  September 14, 1925
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Bangor, Maine, USA

1889 - FOREST FIRES IN MAINE.
County Roads Impossible on Account of the Heat - Blazes Elsewhere.

Bangor, Me., Sept. 13. - It has now been more than a month since a single drop of rain fell in this section. Yesterday Bangor, which is miles from the center of the vast belt of forest fires now raging, felt their effect severely. The city was enveloped in a dense, heavy cloud of smoke, which found its way into the houses and... Read MORE...

The Sunday Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  September 14, 1889
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

An Appetizing Dish - One of the most appetizing dishes that can be placed before a hungry family, and which may tempt the appetite of one who isn"t hungry, is made in this way: Take one dozen ears of corn, grate it, stir in four eggs, one fourth of a cup of flour, a little salt, and fry in hot lard; if the corn is not milky, add a little milk or cream.

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., February 1, 1882
Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

1895 - THE USUAL RESULT. Green Bay Young Man Injured While Alighting from a Train.
Green Bay, Wis., Sept. 9. - [Special.] - David Anderson and two companions jumped from a slowly moving Chicago & North-Western train Saturday night. Anderson missed his footing and fell, striking his head a terrific blow on the rail. He was rendered unconscious and his companions had barely time to drag him from the track and prevent the wheels of the car passing over him. At it is, the physician ... Read MORE...

Centralia Enterprise and Tribune -  Centralia, Wisconsin -  September 14, 1895
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Elastic Stockings

Curtis & Spindell Co.
38 Wyman Block
Lynn, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

1902 - ACCIDENT AFTER THE CIRCUS. PRESIDENT TRUESDALE'S SON'S PONY THROWS A BOY, FATALLY INJURING HIM.
Special to The New York Times.

Greenwich, Conn., Sept. 13. - JIMMIE MEEHAN, aged fourteen, is dying at his home, next door to the Summer residence of WILLIAM H. TRUESDALE, President of the Lackawanna Road, owing to his desire to ride a circus pony.

JIMMIE was one of the lemonade boys at the amateur circus this afternoon, and afterward volunteered to lead MR. TRUESDALE'S son's pony, DAN, to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 14, 1902
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Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1913 - BOAT TRAIN WRECKED.
One Woman Badly Injured in Accident Near Norwich.

Special to The New York Times.

NEW LONDON, Conn., Sept. 13. - Central Vermont train running from Brattleboro to New London to connect with a boat for New York, was derailed near Norwich, at 9 o'clock to-night. The locomotive left the rails and plunged down an embankment, but the cars remained on the track.

Only one passenger was badly... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 14, 1913
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Sioux City, Iowa, USA

1916 - SIOUX CITY BOY BURNS TO DEATH PROTEGE OF CONGRESSMAN LATTA LOSES LIFE WHEN HOUSE IS SET ON FIRE.
Sioux City, Sept. 14. - An arson gang seeking revenge for some unknown reason is suspected of having set fire to the residence of the late Congressman J. B. Latta at 3 a. m. today causing the death of Elmer Moore, 17, protege of Latta. When the firemen dragged Moore out it was found that oil had been sprinkled both in the house and barn which also burned. In the last few years Latta ranch... Read MORE...

Iowa City Daily Citizen -  Iowa City, Iowa -  September 14, 1916
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

1872 - Dinner Party Rules for Women - Coffee follows the dessert, and when this enters, if your guests are gentlemen only, your duty is at an end. You may then rise, leave the room, and need not re-appear. If you have lady guests, you give the signal for rising after coffee, and lead the way to the parlor, where, in a few moments, the gentlemen will again join you.

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
Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1934  Communist Plot Rumored To Dynamite Water Supply

CUMBERLAND, R.I., Sept. 14. - (UP) - Unconfirmed rumors of a communist plot to dynamite Pawtucket's water supply spread today and police guards were assigned to the reservoir at Diamond Hill in this town. Neither state nor local police would admit having received tips indicating such a plot, however.

The Evening Standard -  Uniontown, Pennsylvania -  September 14, 1934
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Columbia, South Carolina, USA

1942 - SEVEN KILLED WHEN BIG ARMY BOMBER CRASHES. PLANE PLUNGES INTO GROUND WHILE LANDING.
Columbia, S.C., Sept. 13 (AP) - Four officers and three enlisted men were killed in the crash of an Army bomber Sunday a mile from the Columbia Army Air Base.

The plane, stationed at the base, was returning from a routine training flight and crashed on landing.

The dead, listed by Second Lieut. D. R. Moore, public relations officer:
Second Lieut. FRANCIS W. SPARKS, 27, the pilot, Columbia, ... Read MORE...

Albuquerque Journal -  Albuquerque, New Mexico -  September 14, 1942
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

Thursday, September 14, 2006 - Officials: Fire set on purpose
Benning W. De La Mater
Thursday, September 14 PITTSFIELD -- Fire investigators determined the fire that scorched a condemned house at 363 Columbus Ave. Tuesday night was an act of arson.

"We found more than one point of origin," said Pittsfield Deputy Chief Mark Cancilla. "It looks to have been intentionally set."

Investigators were on scene yesterday and learned from combing through the... Read MORE...

The Berkshire Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  September 14, 2006
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1876  September 14 - A little girl died at Barnard, Vermont, the other day by paralysis caused by the poison in colored stockings which she had been in the habit of wearing.


Juniata Sentinel and Republican
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania

1886  September 14 - George K Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee patents typewriter ribbon

historyorb.com

1937  September 14 - The mercury soared to 92 degrees at Seattle, WA, a record for September.

The Weather Channel

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.

www.infoplease.com


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.

Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)

The New Game
Conette
Sold Everywhere
Two Styles 25 & 50 Cts.
Milton Bradley Co., Springfield, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Died September 14

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