Monday, January 28, 2019

1871 - Oyster Can Explodes

Springfield, Vermont, USA

1853 - Fire at Springfield, Vermont.
SPRINGFIELD, Vt., Monday, Jan. 26. A large Grist and Saw Mill, two miles south of Centre Village, Springfield, Vt., belonging to William Gould, was destroyed by fire this morning. Insured for $2,300... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 28, 1853
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The New Game
Conette
Sold Everywhere
Two Styles 25 & 50 Cts.
Milton Bradley Co., Springfield, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Hinsdale, Massachusetts, USA

1871  Boiler Explodes

A locomotive exploded its boiler near Hinsdale, on the Boston & Albany Railroad a few nights ago, scalding five men, two of whom, Engineer Hustard and Joseph H. Eustace, of Boston, have since died.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1871
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Sacramento, California, USA

1871  Sophisticated Young Criminals

In Sacramento, Cal., a band of nine boys has just been broken up, which had all the signs, passwords, etc., of an organized robber band, and within two years had committed many crimes.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1871
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Munich, Bavaria, Germany

1871 - The King of Bavaria came near drowning last December.
He was skating in the neighborhood of Munich, when the ice broke and he fell in. A private soldier who was near saved the King's life with great difficulty at the risk of his own life. The King... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1871
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Old Town, Maine, USA

1871 - Clock Accident
A few days ago, while the clock on the St. James Episcopal Church, in Old-town, Me., was being wound up, the chain attached to one of the wights parted, and the ponderous iron weight went crushing... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1871
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Celery on Toast - Trim the roots and cut to the same length (about six inches) three heads...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., February 1, 1882
Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA

1871 - Double Tragedy
A young married woman, apparently in good health, fell dead in Coatesville, Chester Co., Pa., a few days ago, while preparing dinner, and her aged mother, hastening down stairs on being summoned,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald  -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1871
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Philadelphia Botanic Co.
Pennyroyal Leaves
Philadelphia, Pa.
Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA

1871  Killed by a Pencil

A Mr. Bonacher, of Sharon, Penn., recently slipped and fell, and the point of a lead pencil which he carried in his pocket penetrated his side, causing almost instant death.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1871
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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1871 - Oyster Can Explodes
A sealed can of oysters carelessly left on the embers in a store at Lexington, Ky., the other day, exploded with tremendous force, bursting the grate to atoms, shaking the house, and severely... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1871
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Revolver Maker Leaves Large Fortune
Ethan Allen, who recently died in Worcester, Mass., at the age of sixty-four, preceded Colt in the manufacture of revolvers. One of his earliest inventions was the "pepper-box revolver," produced in... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1871
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best...Read MORE...



The Ladies" Home Journal, June 1898
Burlington, Vermont, USA

1882 - WORK OF A SEVERE GALE.
BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 27. - At 7 o'clock this morning this city was visited by the severest gale for many years, doing great damage to property. One wall of the Burlington and Lamville Railroad... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 28, 1882
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, USA

1888 - In Wisconsin spirit thermometers on the 21st registered 68 degrees below zero at Chippewa Falls,
36 below at Janesville, 55 at Hudson, 52 at Dartford, 53 at Princeton, 50 at Sparta, 52 at Green Lake, and extreme cold was reported in other portions of the State. In the northern portions of... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 28, 1888
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Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA

1907 - SCHOOLHOUSE BURNED.
Boston, Jan. 28. - The Pauline street grammar school at Winthrop was destroyed by fire and three firemen were injured by falling timbers. The loss is about $40,000. The firemen were considerably... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  January 28, 1907
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1924 - GAS EXPLOSION KILLS FIFTEEN
Man Strikes Match in Gas-Filled Room of Tenement House; Family Dies

(By Tribune's Special Leased Wire)
CUMBERLAND, R.I., Jan. 28 - Fifteen persons met death in a terrific gas explosion that early ... Read MORE...

The Winnipeg Tribune -  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada -  January 28, 1924
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Niagara Falls, New York, USA

1938 - "HONEYMOON BRIDGE" COLLAPSES WITH LOSS OF MILLION DOLLARS.
Niagara Falls, N. Y., Jan. 28 - (AP) - An international crowd of several thousand lined the lofty banks of Niagara Gorge today for a glimpse of twisted steel and concrete on the icy carpet far below... Read MORE...

The Lima News -  Lima, Ohio -  January 28, 1938
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Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

1957 - Fire
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (UP) - A fire apparently started by an oil burner explosion raged through a downtown block of this famous resort city for five hours Sunday, killing one person, injuring four... Read MORE...

Long Beach Independent -  Long Beach, California -  January 28, 1957
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1888  The doors of the First National Bank of Auburn, N.Y., were closed on the 23d, the result of a defalcation of $200,000 on the part of its cashier, Charles O'Brien, who had fled.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  A portion of the Holyoke (Mass.) Envelope Company;s mill was burned on the 22d. Loss, $325,000.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  In portions of Vermont and New Hampshire the mercury registered 30 degrees below zero on the 21st.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  An Apache Indian at San Carlos, A. T., got drunk on the 21st, killed his wife and child, and was shot by a sergeant of the guard.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  Governor Martin, of Kansas, authorized the statement on the 23d that great distress prevailed in the extreme southwestern part of the State, owing to the failure of the crops last year and the rigor of the winter.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  In Western Nebraska a coal famine existed on the 21st, and coal trains on the Union Pacific were being stopped and robbed.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  At Victoria, B. C., the discovery was made on the 24th of a powerful Chinese society whose object was to murder at $500 a head.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  Brewere Arsendorf, who was twice tried at Sioux City, Ia., for the Haddock murder, spent a fortune. His defense cost him over $175,000 and he is now reduced to traveling for a Milwaukee concern.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  A fire on the 25th in Barber & Co.'s thread-mill at Allentown, Pa., caused a loss of $250,000.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  An epidemic of meningitis was on the 20th depopulating Asheville, N. C., at the rate of a dozen deaths a day,
all attempts to check it proving futile. Many inhabitants were leaving town.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  Near Dunkirk, N. Y., a gas well was yielding one million feet per day on the 21st.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  On the 21st Oscar F. Beckwith, the Austerlitz murderer was sentenced to be hanged March 1, at Hudson, N. Y. This was the sixth time he had been sentenced.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  Three earthquake shocks occurred on the morning of the 23d at Newburyport, Mass., and houses four miles from town were violently shaken.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1902  January 28 – The Carnegie Institution is founded in Washington, DC with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie.

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Made in Detroit, MI

The label boasts it to be "a positive cure for blood rheumatism, blood disorders, stomach troubles, liver and kidney complaint, sick headache, malaria, indigestion, dyspepsia, constipation, catarrah of the stomach, nervousness, skin diseases, salt rheum, scrofula and neuralgia."

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