Wednesday, November 14, 2018

1900 - Warning Notice

The Munsing
Plated Underwear
The Northwest Knitting Co., Minneapolis

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - 4-Year Old Saves Brother

A little four-year old girl, in Sudbury, Mass., saved the life of her brother, who had fallen into a cistern of water, by holding his head above the water until assistance arrived.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 14, 1868

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA

Three Men Killed and Several Others Injured in a Wreck.

A frightful wreck occurred on the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad, at seven o'clock a few nights ago, at a point in Pennsylvania between Carbondale and Mayfield.

An engine, while trying to make a switch, crashed into a passenger train going in an opposite direction at full speed.

The engineers and firemen escaped by jumping,...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  November 14, 1890

Prescott, Arizona, USA

1900 - Warning Notice
Prescott, Ariz., Oct. 29, 1900.

I Elizabeth Barrington do hereby protest against any person or persons cutting lumber or wood of any kind from said ranch located on Groom creek and owned by said Elizabeth Barrington.

I also forbid any person taking any lumber from house or building or anything from said ranch. I also forbid any person opening any gate or driving or making public roads or... Read MORE...

Weekly Journal-Miner -  Prescott, Arizona -  November 14, 1900

Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Des Moines - FRANK MERRIAM, aged 25, and E. R. CAMPBELL, aged 22, were asphyxiated by illuminating gas in their room at 1435 West Locust Street. The double tragedy, from all appearances, was accidental. The gas jet, which worked very loosely, had been left partly open, apparently in the act of turning it off carelessly.

The room occupied by CAMPBELL and MERRIAM was fifteen by twelve feet in... Read MORE...

Anita Republican -  Iowa -  November 14, 1906

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Coffee Cake - This is one of the best of plain cakes, and is very easily made. Take one cup of strong coffee infusion, one cup molasses, one cup sugar, one-half cup butter, one egg, and one teaspoonful saleratus. Add spice and raisins to suit the taste, and enough flour to make a reasonably thick batter. Bake rather slowly in tin pans lined with buttered paper.

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880

A. M. Parker
Wholesale & Retail Dealer in
Boobs, Shoes & Rubbers
Houghton's Block
Putnam, Conn.
1851  November 14 – Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick; or The Whale is published in the U.S. by Harper & Brothers, New York, after being first published on October 18 in London by Richard Bentley, in 3 volumes as The Whale.

1910  November 14 - 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship, Norfolk, Va

1922  November 14 – The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) begins radio service in the United Kingdom, broadcasting from station 2LO in London.

America - Did you know? 1858 - Abraham Lincoln comes to national attention in a series of seven debates with Sen. Stephen A. Douglas during Illinois state election campaign (Aug.–Oct.).

Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, the average couple in New France had 6 to 8 children, with one or more lost to disease during their childhood.

Canada: A People"s History ( history/)

Strathmore Deckle Edge Writing Paper

Mittineague Paper Company, Mittineague, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
Died November 14