Mrs. Mary Whiting, an aged lady of nearly 90 years, was burned to death in Sutton, Massachusetts, on Sabbath evening. She was alone in the house, the other members of the family being absent at an evening meeting.
The Adams Sentinel -
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -
December 5, 1853
1890's ad New Home Sewing Machine Co. Orange, Mass.
1889 - The Whole Party Drowned.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Wellington Hart, of North Smithfield, and R. A. Smith of Monegan, well known farmer, each sixty years of age, started to drive home from Woonsocket about nightfall, on Saturday, in Smith's wagon, after spending the day in town. The barway leading from the road at the turn was open and the horse evidently entered it without their knowledge. The day following the horse was found...
The Carthage Blade -
Carthage, North Carolina -
December 5, 1889
Logansport Reporter -
Logansport, Indiana -
December 5, 1890
1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes
Spiced Cabbage - Cut a head of cabbage into small slices, put it into a two or three quart saucepan with a tablespoonful of butter, same of sugar, a gill of vinegar, half a dozen white cloves, a teaspoonful of salt, a saltspoonful of pepper, and gently simmer all together until the cabbage is tender.
The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
PROVIDENCE, R. I., Dec. 4. - The worst wreck ever experienced by the New-York and New-England Railroad occurred at East Thompson, Conn, at 6:30 o'clock this morning. Four trains collided with each other, killing three men and injuring four others.
1908 SCHOOL FOR HELPLESS CHILDREN IS BURNED BUT ALL ESCAPED.
Boise, Idaho, Dec. 4. - The Central school building, temporarily occupied by the Idaho State School for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind, was partially destroyed by fire early this morning. Forty children, inmates of the institution, were being marched to breakfast when the alarm was given and they were taken out of the building in perfect order. The loss is $10,000.
The Fresno Morning Republican -
Fresno, California -
December 5, 1908