Monday, March 11, 2019

1871 - Washing Recipe


Putnam Nail Co., Boston, Mass.
Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

1871 - Care for Sick Sheep. - James Smith, of Saratoga Springs, N. Y., says:
"I believe it is not generally known to farmers what to do for sheep when their ears lop, and they stand with their feet together, and their eyes run; the disease is just commencing. Catch the... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 11, 1871
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Windsor, Connecticut, USA

1871 - Tried to Poison Her Sister
Mrs. Stiles, of Windsor, Conn., is under arrest fro sending poisoned confectionery to her sister, Mrs. E. R. Pitkin, of South Windsor, a few weeks ago. Investigation is said to prove that she was... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 11, 1871
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Bachelor"s Pudding - Beat up three eggs, flavor with essence of lemon and grated nutmeg, and ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 3, 1882
1871 - Washing Recipe.
A correspondent furnishes the following to the Western Rural: "For two tubs of clothes, take one half tea-cup of coal-oil, and mix it thoroughly with enough soap to form a suds. Separate the white... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 11, 1871
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Gold Medal Cough Medicine
Blackberry Root, Ginger, Cinnamon, Clove, Anise Compound
Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
1871 - To Fry Sweetbreads.
Let them soak a few minutes in water. Take them out, and wipe them perfectly dry. Do not cut them or split them. Put on pepper and salt. Let the pan get hot, with a very little butter or perfectly... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 11, 1871
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1871 - To Clean Black Silk and Ribbons
Take an equal quantity of alcohol, molasses and soft-soap. Mix them thoroughly together. Spread the ribbons or silk on the table, and rub some of the mixture well in, using a small, clean cloth. When ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 11, 1871
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Syracuse, New York, USA

1873 - Fortune from Shoplifting
A female shoplifter in Syracuse, New York, who has recently been pardoned out of jail, is said to have accumulated a fortune of $80,000 by stealing. It was securely invested and could not be... Read MORE...

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Macon Weekly Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  March 11, 1873
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, ...Read MORE...



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
St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1881 - A Disastrous Fire - The Minnesota State House Burned.
St. Paul, Minn., March 1. - Members of the legislature were "fired out" literally to-night in a summary manner. At 9 o'clock while both houses were in session, fire was discovered in the dome of the... Read MORE...

The Emporia Weekly News -  Emporia, Kansas -  March 11, 1881
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Montréal, Québec, Canada

1886 - Montreal Fire
LARGE FIRE IN MONTREAL
DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AMOUNTING TO NEARLY $200.000.
MONTREAL, Quebec, March 10 - The largest fire in Montreal for a long time occurred this afternoon, and destroyed the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 11, 1886
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Olean, New York, USA

1903 - OIL TANKS EXPLODED WITH AWFUL RESULTS. OVER TWENTY DEAD AND HALF A HUNDRED FATALLY INJURED AT OLEAN N.Y. CROWDS GATHERED TO SEE THE TRAIN WRECK WHEN THE BURNING OIL EXPLODED CAUSING A FEARFUL LOSS OF LIFE.
The Dead:
NORMAN BROWN, aged 18 years, Olean.
JOHNNY TOBIN, aged 15 years, Olean.
JOHN McCREADY, aged 13 years, Olean.
JOHN McMAHON, aged 19 years, Olean.
MICHAEL V. DRISCOLL, aged 22 years,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 11, 1903
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Jamestown, New York, USA

1910 - JAMESTOWN HAS A MILLION DOLLAR FIRE - THE GOKEY BUILDING AND SHERMAN HOUSE TOTALLY DESTROYED AND TWENTY FIRMS SUFFER LOSSES.
Fire Started From Flying Embers in a Blaze on Saturday, and Continued Until Eight O'clock This Morning.

Jamestown, March 14 - Shortly after one o'clock this morning a fire broke out anew in the... Read MORE...

The Olean Evening Times -  New York -  March 11, 1910
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Long Beach, California, USA

1933 - March 10 - Major earthquake in Long Beach, Calif
1933: A 6.4 earthquake killed 120 people and caused $50 million in damages, Long Beach, California. (The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com)


2,000 HURT, PROPERTY LOSS UP TO 35 MILLION.
LONG... Read MORE...

Moberly Monitor Index -  Missouri -  March 11, 1933
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1871  Dennis, Mass., has elected four ladies upon its School Board.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  The Presbyterian Church of Truro Nova Scotia, has had but three pastors in one hundred years.
The present pastor was installed in 1838. One of the elders has held office for sixty-seven years.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1927  March 11 - 1st armored commercial car hold-up in US, Pittsburgh
The first armored car robbery is committed by the Flatheads Gang near Pittsburgh.
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America - Did you know? 1918-1920 - Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes; by 1920, nearly 20 million are dead. In U.S.,...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? The seigneurial system was a form of land settlement modelled on the French feudal system. It began ...Read MORE...



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Rexpirin Brand Tablets
United Drug Company
Boston - St. Louis, USA
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Died March 11

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