Tuesday, January 15, 2019

1870 - Forbidden to Read Bible


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Egremont, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - A worthy farmer in Egremont, Mass., sitting at his fireside the other evening, was disturbed by a heavy, suspicious movement outside, and came to the conclusion it was a bear.
Peering through the darkness he saw a large black object, and he set his dogs on it, but the supposed bear beat them off. Getting his gun he leveled the animal, and found on handling the carcass that ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870
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Russell, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - Forbidden to Read Bible
The Irish Catholics at Russell, Mass., have forbidden their children to read the Bible in the schools, and demanded that the teachers shall not oblige them to do so. So the Catholic children merely... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870
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Hadley, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - They reach [sic] astounding arithmetic at North Hadley, Mass., juding from a recent illustration in Postmaster Cooley's store.
A twelve year old pupil in a school there tried a pair of skates, worth 67 cents, for a day, and liked them so well he offered to buy them, paying Mr. Cooley the six cents then and then the seven in... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of butter in the frying pan; when hot turn the whole in and bake in a very hot oven; to be served as soon as done.

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA

1887 - South Hadley Seminary, one of the earliest of the collegiate institutions for women in this country,
and one which has done incalculable service in promoting Christian education, both hear and abroad, by its work, is preparing to hold a semi-centennial next summer. All the graduates of the seminary... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1887
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September 1898
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1894 - Both Are Now Dead
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14. - Mrs. John Heard, who was shot by her jealous husband on the night of Jan. 2 at her mother's home in this city, died Friday night. Her husband, who, after shooting his wife,... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  January 15, 1894
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Randolph, Massachusetts, USA

1894 - FACTORY DESTROYED. Large Boot and Shoe Concern in Randolph Goes Up in Smoke.
RANDOLPH, Mass., Jan. 14. - The boot and shoe factory of William Gibbons on Cottage street, with contents, was totally destroyed by fire at 8 o'clock Saturday morning. The factory was supplied with... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  January 15, 1894
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never criticise a companion"s dress, or indeed make any remark whatever upon it. If a near friend, you may, if sincere, admire any article, but with a mere acquaintance let it pass unnoticed. If, however, any accident has happened to the dress, of which she is ignorant, tell her of it, and assist her in repairing the mischief.

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
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

1894 - WOOLEN MILL GONE. Harrisville, R.I., Suffers a Loss of $445,000 by Devouring Flames.
HARRISVILLE, R.I., Jan. 14. - The large woolen mill owned by William Tinkham and operated by William Tinkham & Son, was destroyed by fire Saturday morning soon after midnight.

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The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  January 15, 1894
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

1894 - Digging For a Fortune
MILWAUKEE, Jan. 14. - Dr. J. Kasten, son-in-law of Mrs. Schrum, who was burned to death in the Cream City hotel Friday, put in the entire night digging the charred ruins of her room searching for a... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  January 15, 1894
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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

1894 - FLAMES FANNED BY THE WIND. Firemen of Ipswich, Mass., Struggle to Save Their Town.
Three Blocks Totally Destroyed and Several Dwellings Burned.

Fire Fighters Suffered From the Bitter Cold - Sparks Carried a Half Mile.

IPSWICH, Mass., Jan. 14. - This town was visited Saturday... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  January 15, 1894
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Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA (Ayers Village)

1894 - Sunday Morning Fire
HAVERHILL, Mass., Jan. 14. - The two story double house at North Groveland, occupied by Charles E Brown, was burned with its contents this morning. Loss on house, $2500, furniture, $800; insurance,... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  January 15, 1894
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St Louis, Missouri, USA

1904 - TEN DROP TO THEIR DEATH - EMPLOYES OF THE BROWN SHOE COMPANY AT ST. LOUIS CROWD AT ELEVATOR. BREAK DOWN THE GUARDS
And Shove Those Next to the Carriage Into the Shaft and To a Fatal Fall of Six Stories.

St. Louis, Jan. 13 – A crowd of employes pressing against an elevator gate tonight on the sixth floor of the ... Read MORE...

Decatur Herald -  Decatur, Illinois -  January 15, 1904
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Danielson, Connecticut, USA

1904 - Hot From The Wires
By Associated Press.
Washington, D.C. - The Windham County National Bank, of Danielsonville, Danielson, Conn., which closed its doors on December 22, to-day was authorized by the Comptroller of the... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  January 15, 1904
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Topeka, Kansas, USA

1909 - RESCUE MANY IN HOTEL FIRE. State Senator STEWART Drops Guests from Windows - I. E. LAMBERT Perishes.
Topeka, Kan., Jan. 14 - The body of ISAAC E. LAMBERT, an Emporia attorney and politician, was found to-night in the ruins of the Copeland Hotel, with the head missing. When last seen, LAMBERT stood... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 15, 1909
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Springfield, Missouri, USA

1909 - BIG FIRE STAMPEDES 200 FROM HOTEL. THEATER IN SPRINGFIELD, MO., BURNED AND HOTEL DAMAGED. OPIE REED FORCED TO FLEE. BLAZE STARTING IN OPERA HOUSE SOON AFTER LECTURE DOES $200,000 DAMAGES - FIRE STARTED BY LEAKING GAS.
Springfield, Mo. - One of the most disastrous conflagrations in the history of Springfield, between 1 and 3 o'clock Wednesday morning, destroyed the Baldwin theater building and the Dr. J. H. Dixon... Read MORE...

Muldrow Press -  Oklahoma -  January 15, 1909
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Batavia, New York, USA

1929 - TRUCK DRIVER KILLED BY TRAIN
Batavia, Jan. 15 (AP). - Roy McIntyre 28 of Holly was almost instantly killed and his brother, Albert was seriously injured here today when their truck was struck by a freight train on the West Shore ... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  January 15, 1929
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Jamestown, New York, USA

1929 - CITY HALL ROCKED BY BOMB BLAST.
Jamestown, Jan. 15, (AP) - A bomb planted in a public rest room of the City Hall late yesterday badly damaged the interior of the room and injured two men slightly. There have been seven previous... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  January 15, 1929
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Modesto, California, USA

1937 - THREE DIE WHEN TRAIN HITS AUTO LEAVING RANCH NEAR MODESTO; CAR IS DEMOLISHED. THIRD VICTIM OF AUTOMOBILE COLLISION SUCCUMBS TO INJURIES.
Modesto, Calif. - FRANK G. BORGES, 45, driver of the car; MIKE SEQUERIA, 47 and MRS. EMILY FRANCIS, about 38, were killed yesterday when a Southern Pacific passenger train struck the automobile as it ... Read MORE...

Oakland Tribune -  Oakland, California -  January 15, 1937
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Saranac Lake, New York, USA

1964 - 14 HURT IN $200,000 HOTEL FIRE AT SARANAC LAKE. GUESTS LEAP, CLIMB DOWN FIRE LADDERS.
Saranac Lake - Fire and smoke shot like lightning through the Hotel St. Regis here Tuesday, destroying the five story, brick building and injuring at least 14 persons as guests leaped from windows... Read MORE...

The Post-Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  January 15, 1964
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1980 - Making Eyes
In the days of old, someone who lost an eye wore an eye patch. That was replaced by getting a glass eye: now, American Optical of Southbridge, Mass. uses a light-weight plastic eye that can be... Read MORE...

The Citizen -  Auburn, New York -  Tuesday, January 15, 1980
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1863  January 15 - 1st US newspaper printed on wood-pulp paper, Boston Morning Journal

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1882  January 15 - 1st US ski club forms (Berlin NH)

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1892  January 15 – James Naismith's rules for basketball are published for the first time in the Springfield YMCA International Training School's newspaper, in an article titled "A New Game."

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1943  January 15 - The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

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America - Did you know? In 1664, the English seized New Amsterdam (city and colony) from the Dutch and renamed it New York.

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Quebec - Did you know? In early Quebec, French-Canadian women were dressed in a mantua, and an elegant headdress known as a "fontange", whereas men wore breeches and waist-length jackets, while voyageurs wore high-crowned felt hats decorated with ostrich feathers.

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