Friday, October 12, 2018

1909 - MAY BE MURDER CASE - Severed Legs of A Woman in a Dress Suit Case

Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA

1860 - Hanging of Horse Thieves in Arkansas.
FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 4.
This afternoon a man named Martin H. Gilliam, alias Wm. Owen, formerly of Johnstown, Bates county, Missouri, was hung for horse stealing in the presence of a large concourse of citizens. - He was arrested some weeks since, and an effort made to hang him, during which he broke away from the rope, and was shot down while in the act of escaping. He escaped from jail, last ... Read MORE...

The Tiffin Tribune -  Tiffin, Ohio -  October 12, 1860
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Ithaca Conservatory of Music
Ithaca, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Somerville, Massachusetts, USA

1870  Death by Falling into a Kettle of Boiling Fat

BOSTON, Oct. 11. - In Somerville, last evening, H. C. LINCOLN, of the firm of LINCOLN & CHAMBERLAIN, lard manufacturers, fell into a large kettle of boiling fat. He was immediately taken out and lived one hour.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 12, 1870
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Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA

1870  FIRE IN PLYMOUTH.

About 9 o'clock Sunday evening a fire broke out in a jewelry store under Cook's Hall Plymouth, and that store and another were destroyed, but the Hall in the second story and the Masonic Hall in the third were saved by the energetic efforts of the citizens who formed a line and passed buckets of water from a fish pond some forty rods distant. We have no further particulars.

The New Hampshire Patriot -  Concord, New Hampshire -  October 12, 1870
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Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA (Annisquam)

1885 - At Gloucester - An Incendiary Caught.
GLOUCESTER, Mass., Oct. 12 - A stable on Pine street belonging to Bennett Griffin & Son, lumber dealers, was destroyed by fire at half past three o'clock this morning, together with all contents including seven horses, a number of carriages, a large quantity of hay, etc. Loss $5000, insured for $2800. This firm have suffered loss by three incendiary fires during the past two years. John... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  October 12, 1885
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Orono, Maine, USA

1892 - EXPLOSION IN A PAPER MILL. THREE MEN KILLED, SIX INJURED, AND TWO DIGESTERS DESTROYED.
Orono, Me., Oct. 11. - Two large digesters in the Bangor Pulp and Paper Company's mill exploded this morning at 7:30 o'clock, causing the loss of three lives and the injury, more or less seriously, of six persons. The explosion was without apparent cause, as the digesters were inspected two weeks ago and repeated to be in perfect condition.

KILLED.
RICHARD SEINAGERMAN, single, head and one... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 12, 1892
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Clear Tomato Soup - Add a pint of water to a quart of stewed tomatoes. Add a slice of onion, a bay leaf, a teaspoonful of celery salt, or a little celery seed, or a sprig of celery, whichever is most convenient, a teasponful of salt and a dash of red pepper. Add two tablespoonfuls of butter; bring to boiling point, press through fine sieve, return to the fire, and add three tablespoonfuls of cornstartch moistened in cold water; cook until transparent, and serve with squares of toasted bread.

The Ladies" Home Journal, June 1898
Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1895 - Lost His Life in a Burning Theater.
Kansas City, Mo., Oct 10. - Fire which started from an unknown cause on the stage of the old Comique theater yesterday resulted in the complete destruction of the building. $8,000 damage to an adjacent building occupied by Mrs. John Hughes as a saloon, and the death of Alvin E Canaday, brother-in-law of Chief Hale and a member of fire company No. 1. The loss on the theater is $12,000, on scenery... Read MORE...

Lorain County Reporter -  Elyria, Ohio -  October 12, 1895
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Burpee Farm Annual for 1898
The Leading American Seed Catalogue
W. Atlee Burpee & Co., Philadelpha

Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898
Union Grove, Wisconsin, USA

1901 - EVAN EVANS IS KILLED. Falls Between Cars at Union Grove and Dies of Injuries.
CONDUCTOR'S SAD FATE.

Recently Returned from Visit to Parents in Wales and Last Thoughts Were of Them.

Union Grove, Wis., Oct. 5. - {Special.} - EVAN EVANS, a conductor on a way freight on the Milwaukee road, running between Milwaukee and Freeport, Ill., was run over and killed this morning at Union Grove station. Evans had left his caboose to "go up ahead" to confer with the engineer.... Read MORE...

The Grand Rapids Tribune -  Grand Rapids, Wisconsin -  October 12, 1901
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Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA (Marlboro)

1902 - LEAVES ON RAILS CAUSE BAD WRECK. FORCE TWO ELECTRIC CARS TO COLLIDE, TWELVE OF THE PASSENGERS BEING INJURED.
Marlboro, Mass., Oct. 11. - Slippery rails on which leaves had fallen is given as the cause of a collision of electric cars in Monument Square this afternoon, the outcome being the injury of a dozen passengers.

A car on the Worcester and Marlboro divisions of the Consolidated Street Railroad ran into one of the Marlboro Street Railway Company's cars. Motorman CHARLES WHITNEY, of the former,... Read MORE...

The Post-Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  October 12, 1902
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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

1909 - MAY BE MURDER CASE
Severed Legs of A Woman in a Dress Suit Case
It Was Found Among Some Bushes in an Outlying Section of Tiverton, R. I.
Tiverton, R. I., Oct. 12. - The finding of the severed legs of a woman in a dress suit case among some bushes in an outlying section of this town has brought to light what the authorities are convinced is a case of murder. The discovery of a New Bedford newspaper of October 10... Read MORE...

The Chronicle-Telegram -  Elyria, Ohio -  October 12, 1909
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid carefully any allusion to the age or personal defects of your companion, or any one who may be in the room, and be very careful in your language when speaking of a stranger to another person.

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
San Diego, California, USA

1915 - ARMY AVIATOR FALLS 1,800 FEET AND DROWNS. LIEUT. TALIAFERRO, WHO HELD RECORD FOR LONG FLIGHT, LOSES LIFE AT SAN DIEGO.
San Diego, Cal., Oct. 11. - Lieutenant WALTER R. TALIAFERRO, stationed at the United States army aviation corps school at North Island, fell 1,800 feet into San Diego Bay today and was killed.

TALIAFERRO ascended from the army hangars on North Island early today and had been almost continuously in the air, when about 11:30
o'clock his machine suddenly became unmanageable. The machine came... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 12, 1915
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1962  October 12 - The "Columbus Day Big Blow" occurred in the Pacific Northwest.

It was probably the most damaging windstorm of record west of the Cascade Mountains. Winds reached hurricane force, with gusts above 100 mph. More than 3.5 billion board feet of timber were blown down, and communications were severely disrupted due to downed power lines. The storm claimed 48 lives, and caused 210 million dollars damage.

WeatherForYou.com
October 12, 1962
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1914  Theinert Nominated by State Socialists Lincoln Man Named for Governor in State Convention of Party


Pawtucket Times
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

1918  October 12 - Forest fires ravaged parts of Minnesota from the Duluth area northeastward, claiming the lives of 600 persons.

The Weather Channel

1918  October 12 – Cloquet Fire: The city of Cloquet, Minnesota, and nearby areas are destroyed in a fire, killing 453.

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America - Did you know? November 7, 1916 - Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Quebec - Did you know? Throughout 17th century Quebec, it was not uncommon to see older men marrying young girls. Such unions were auhtorized because women were, for a long time, far less numerous than men in the colony.

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

1909 advertisement

Wheelocks's Department Store
Amesbury, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
Died October 12

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