Monday, November 26, 2018

1870 - Bad Advertisment

Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)

1870  Bad Advertisment

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
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The Munsing
Plated Underwear
The Northwest Knitting Co., Minneapolis

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA

1875  "Onion-Town"

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.

genealogybank.com
Jamestown Journal -  New York -  November 26, 1875
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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
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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1912  Cotton Mill King Dead

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
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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, Georgia, USA

1921 - BIG FIRE LOSS IN AUGUSTA, GA. BUSINESS HOUSES GUTTED BY BLAZE; HOTEL DESTROYED. CAUSE OF BLAZE STARTING IN HARRISON BUILDING IS NOT DETERMINED. HOTEL GUESTS FLEE IN NIGHT CLOTHES.
PLATE GLASS WINDOWS MELTED BY HEAT - NO LIVES REPORTED AS LOST.

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... Read MORE...

Robsonian -  Lumberton, North Carolina  -  November 26, 1921
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Rubifoam is a cleansing, fragrant, antiseptic, liquid dentifrice, entirely free from grit or acid.

E. W. Hoyt & Co.
Lowell, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Juneau, Alaska, USA

1936 - BODIES OF 10 ARE FOUND AT JUNEAU. SIX PERSONS STILL ARE ON MISSING LIST AFTER LANDSLIDE.
Juneau, Alaska, Nov. 25. - (AP) - Mud and ruins of Sunday's great landslide surrendered two more bodies to rescue crews tonight, raising the known deaths to ten and leaving six remaining on the missing list.
One other body was recovered earlier in the day.

MRS. GEORGE LEE was found dead among the debris of the demolished Nickinovich Apartments and OSCAR LAITO, Sitka, Alaska, in the... Read MORE...

The Modesto Bee and News-Herald -  Modesto, California -  November 26, 1936
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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

1956 - $200,000 FIRE SWEEPS VEGAS' BOULDER CLUB
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 26 - (AP) - One of Nevada's oldest casinos, the Boulder Club, was gutted by fire last night at a loss estimated by Fire Chief Elmer Gates, at $200,000.

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.

One of an... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Post -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  November 26, 1956
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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.

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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)

Putnam Nail Co., Boston, Mass.
Died November 26

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