Thursday, January 3, 2019

1820 - Newspapers in Schools

Saratoga, New York, USA

1820 - Newspapers in Schools
The Saratoga (New-York) Sentinel says, 'we are happy to learn that in many school districts in the neighbouring towns, the teachers have adopted the judicious plan of introducing newspapers into... Read MORE...

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Manufacturers' and Farmers' Journal -  Rhode Island -  January 3, 1820
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Fairbanks' Celebrate Scales
34 Kilby Street, Boston

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 25, 1857
Westport, Massachusetts, USA (North Westport)

1851  Among the petitions in the House on Monday, were two by Mr. Fowler, on of B. B. Sisson, C. A. Church, and 204 other citizens of Westport, Massachusetts,

praying for the repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law, and another of Mrs. Lydia Winslow and 172 other females of the same town, praying for the repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law.

The Liberator -  Boston, Massachusetts -  January 3, 1851
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Westport, Connecticut, USA

1874 - ANOTHER FIRE IN WESTPORT
Thursday morning, at half-past two o’clock, fire was discovered issuing from the large farm barn on the premises of Mr. Stephen H. Alden in Westport. An alarm was sounded and the firemen promptly... Read MORE...

Hartford Daily Courant -  Hartford, Connecticut -  January 3, 1874
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snaps - Take one cup of molasses, three-quarters of a cup of sugar, one tablespoon each of powdered cloves, cinnamon and allspice. Add these to one-half cup of melted butter and beat in two teaspoons soda, and flour enough to roll. Roll very thin, cut out with a tin cutter and bake in pans in a hot oven.

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Ayer, Massachusetts, USA

1908  Skated On Thin Ice.

Ayer, Mass., Jan. 3. - While skating on Sandy pond, William Baker, sixteen years old, and Howard Reynolds, aged fourteen years, broke through the ice and were drowned.

The News -  Frederick, Maryland -  January 3, 1908
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Who has the Oldest Sewing Machine?
A new "Singer" given in exchange for it

The Singer Manufacturing Co.
New York City

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

1910 - FIRE IN SALT LAKE HOTEL. GUESTS OF WINDSOR DRIVEN TO STREETS.
Flee In Various stages of undress poured out of the new Windsor hotel on Main Street at 5 o'clock this morning under the impression that the building was on fire. It transpired that the smoke with... Read MORE...

The Idaho Daily Statesman -  Boise, Idaho -  January 3, 1910
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Pensacola, Florida, USA

1926 - Five Believed Buried Under Factory Ruins Firemen Continue to battle $200,000 Blaze Started by Blast
Ten Are Injured In Mystery Accident
Cause of Tragedy Undetermined by Heads of Business

Pensacola, Fla., Jan. 2.-(AP)-With the known dead numbering twelve, ten injured in hospitals and five... Read MORE...

Nevada State Journal -  Reno, Nevada -  January 3, 1926
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and converse, let it be in a tone of voice sufficiently loud for him to hear, but not loud enough to reach ears for which the remarks are not intended. A boisterous, loud voice, loud laughter, and bold deportment, at a hotel, are sure signs of vulgar breeding.

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
1938 - January 3 – The March of Dimes is established by Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
"Franklin Delano Roosevelt, an adult victim of polio, founds the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, which he later renamed the March of Dimes Foundation, on this day in 1938. A... Read MORE...

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January 3, 1938
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Walpole, Massachusetts, USA

1957 - Mother, Child Die In Fire
Walpole, Mass - January 3

"My God, the house is on fire. I'm trapped."

A few moments after shouting that frantic alarm into the telephone, Mrs. Doris DANEHEY, 30, and her only child, James 4... Read MORE...

Madison Courier -  Madison, Indiana -  Thursday, January 3, 1957
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1870  January 3 - Construction begins on Brooklyn Bridge in New York; completed May 24, 1883

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1871  January 3 - Oleomargarine patented by Henry Bradley, Binghamton, NY

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1935  January 3 – The trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, accused of the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., begins in Flemington, New Jersey.

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1957  January 3 - 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster Pa

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America - Did you know? When the laconic President Calvin Coolidge died, columnist Dorothy Parker wrote: "How could they tell?"

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


Quebec - Did you know? On February 5, 1663, a great earthquake was felt throughout Northeastern North America. No deaths were recorded, but some people got the scare of their lives. For the clergy in New France, the cause was obvious. The earthquake was a sign of devine anger. For a time, this put a stop to the liquor trade between the settlers and the Native people.

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

Reno Brewing Company, Inc.
Reno, Nevada

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Died January 3

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