Sunday, January 20, 2019

1907 - CINCINNATI SUFFERS HEAVY LOSS BY FLOOD FIFTEEN THOUSAND PERSONS DRIVEN TO HIGHER LAND.

Westport, Massachusetts, USA (North Westport)

1864 - A LONG ABSENCE
Nathaniel Woodell, of Westport, Massachusetts, who mysteriously disappeared in 1816, has returned after an absence of forty seven and a half years looking hale and rugged though more than eighty... Read MORE...

Semi-Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  January 20, 1864
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Cresta Gold Rum
Bennett Distilling Co., San Francisco, California

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Southwick, Massachusetts, USA

1872 - OLD APPLE TREES. - The New England Homestead says:
An old apple tree, more than a hundred years old, is standing on the farm of L. A. Lamson, Southwick, which produced apples for more than seven barrels of cider, last year. This tree is fifteen feet... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 20, 1872
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Westborough, Massachusetts, USA (Westboro)

1885 - Men of Brains - Some of the Distinguished American Inventors
Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin; born at Westborough, Massachusetts, 1765; died 1825; went to Georgia in 1792 as teacher; in 1793 invents the cotton gin, prior to which a full day's work of... Read MORE...

The Daily Republican -  Monogahela, Pennsylvania -  January 20, 1885
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Potato Cakes for Breakfast - Save from dinner a soup-plate of mashed potatoes, add to it a half a saltspoonful of pepper, the same of nutmeg, a little salt and the yolk of an egg; form into small cakes, put in a buttered baking pan, brush the top with the white of an egg, and brown in a quick oven.

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., April 27, 1881

Pease Round Head Venetian Blinds
The Pease Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Bangor, Maine, USA

1896 - FIRE IN A BANGOR BLOCK.
A fire, apparently of incendiary origin, broke out in the brick block owned by J. P. Bass at the foot of Main street in Bangor, Me., Saturday evening. The flames started in a closet on the third... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  January 20, 1896
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, and tho material, excepting when the winter weather requires woolen goods, should be of chintz, gingham, brilliante, or muslin. A lady who has children, or one accustomed to perform for herself light household duties, will soon find the advantage of wearing materials that will wash.

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
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

1907 - CINCINNATI SUFFERS HEAVY LOSS BY FLOOD FIFTEEN THOUSAND PERSONS DRIVEN TO HIGHER LAND.
CINCINNATI, O., Jan. 19. - With the crest of the flood water in the Ohio river not yet in sight the financial loss in Cincinnati and vicinity, due to high water, is $500,000 up to tonight. The loss... Read MORE...

The Macon Daily Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  January 20, 1907
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1909 - FIRE WIPES OUT A LANDMARK.
Parkinson's in Whitehall Street Destroyed and Several Persons Burned.

An aged scrubwoman was seriously burned and three men, one a fireman, were slightly injured yesterday in a fire which... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 20, 1909
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1954 January 20, 1954 - The temperature at Rogers Pass, MT, plunged to 70 degrees below zero to establish a new record for the continental U.S.

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1955  January 20 - 1st atomic sub, USS Nautilus, launched at Groton Conn

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America - Did you know? 1898 - Spanish-American War: USS Maine is blown up in Havana harbor (Feb. 15), prompting U.S. to declare war on Spain (April 25).

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Quebec - Did you know? In the typical habitant dwelling-house, often reached by a ladder, was a loft or attic running the full area of the house, but so low that one could touch, the rafters everywhere. Here the children, often a dozen or more of them, were stowed away at night on mattresses of straw or feathers laid along the floor. As the windows were securely fastened, even in the coldest weather this attic was warm.

Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Odol Tooth Powder
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