The Biddeford (Me.) woman who advertised for and married a man last July, to have some one to control her property, has succeeded beyond all reasonable expectations, as the fellow has run off with ten thousand dollars of it, and she finds has two wives beside herself.
St Joseph Herald -
Saint Joseph, Michigan -
November 26, 1870
The Munsing Plated Underwear The Northwest Knitting Co., Minneapolis
Wethersfield, Conn., sometimes called Onion-town, derived its nickname from the fact that a church bell hung in 1775 was paid for by contributions of onions from the parishioners.
Jamestown Journal -
New York -
November 26, 1875
1889 ANOTHER FATAL EXPLOSION.
Pittsburg, Nov. 26. - By an explosion at the Allegheny Bessemer Steel Works at Duquesne this morning WILLIAM MARSHALL, night superintendent of the wire mill, and a man named COOPER were killed and a number of others injured.
Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette -
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -
November 26, 1889
Providence, Rhode Island, Nov. 26. - Robert Knight, owner of more cotton mills than any other individual in the world, died today, aged eighty-six. Knight controlled twenty-two spinning, weaving and finishing establishments, employing seven thousand operatives.
The Wilmington Dispatch -
Wilmington, North Carolina -
November 26, 1912
1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes
Fish Cakes - Cold boiled codfish, either fresh or salt, remove the bones and mince the meat; take two-thirds as much warm mashed potatoes as fish, add a little butter and sufficient beaten eggs or milk to make the whole into a smooth paste, season with pepper, make into cakes about an inch thick; sprinkle them with flour and fry brown in butter.
The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 2, 1881
Augusta, Ga., Nov. 26. - At 5:45 today firemen succeeded in bringing under control the most disastrous fire in the history of Augusta. The harrison building and the Johnson building, two big steel and masonry modern buildings, had been gutted by the flames, which started at 2 o'clock in the Harrison building. The Augusta...
Lumberton, North Carolina -
November 26, 1921
Rubifoam is a cleansing, fragrant, antiseptic, liquid dentifrice, entirely free from grit or acid.
As firemen played hoses on the flames, croupiers hurriedly removed stacks of chips and silver dollars. Money and chips were loaded into a police car and taken for safe keeping to the adjoining Horseshoe club.
The Bridgeport Post -
Bridgeport, Connecticut -
November 26, 1956
1870 A young man named George Heffran, of Pottsville, Pa., surrendered himself at Randolph, Mass., on the 15th, as the murderer of Benjamin Nathan. He proved to be insane.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan
1950 November 25-26 - Wind gusts to 110 mph recorded at Concord NH
The Weather Channel
America - Did you know?1774: First Continental Congressmeets in Philadelphia, with 56 delegates representing every colony except Georgia. Delegates include Patrick Henry, George Washington, and Samuel Adams.
Quebec - Did you know?The habitant was inordinately fond of sour milk. Tea was scarce and costly. Brandy was imported in huge quantities. Every parish in the colony had its grog-shop; in 1725 the King ordered that no parish should have more than two. Quebec had a dozen or more, and complaint was made that the people flocked to these resorts early in the morning, thus rendering themselves unfit for work during most of the day, and soon ruining their health into the bargain.
Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)