Saturday, March 2, 2019

1872 - Bad Disguise


1909 ad
Atherton-Byard Furniture Co.
16 Washington Sq., Haverhill, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

1872 - Physician Proposition
A physician in St. Catharines, Ont., has made an innovation which has driven his copractitioners of the healing art almost crazy. He has offered to take charge of the health of the town, or as many... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 2, 1872
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North East, New York, USA (Millerton)

1872 - Bad Disguise
The hotel-keeper at Millerton, N. Y., was recently going to a masquerade ball and made an unannounced call on his aged mother to see if his disguise was a good one. She gave one scream, broke a blood ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 2, 1872
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Ogdensburg, New York, USA

1872 - No School
The citizens of Ogdensburgh, N.Y., having refused to vote the money required for schools, the Board of Education has determined to close the public schools at the end of the present term, dispensing... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 2, 1872
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hot Cross Buns - Take two cups of milk, three of sugar, two eggs, half teaspoonful soda,...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., August 25, 1880
Bayonne, New Jersey, USA

1895 - BROKEN AXLE. TWO MEN KILLED AND ANOTHER BADLY INJURED IN A RAILROAD WRECK.
Bayonne, N.J., March 2. - The breaking of an axle of a gondola attached to a coal train on the Central railroad of New Jersey caused a serious wreck and the loss of two lives at Forty-sixth Street,... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  March 2, 1895
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Murray & Lanman's Florida Water

To the rich and to the poor,
To all people of taste,
at home,
on ship board,
at the seaside,
in the mountains.

No article will afford so much pleasure or contribute so largely to comfort as Murray & Lanman's Florida Water...
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1895 - BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION COLLAPSES.
New York, March 2. - The accident occurred about 3:55 o'clock in the afternoon. Without the slightest sound that might have warned the 50 men that worked near it, the central wall to the four double... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  March 2, 1895
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Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

1896 - Dam and Bridge Gone.
Manchester, N. H., March 2. - The Merrimac and Piscataquog rivers, swelled by the continued rain of the past 36 hours, have risen nearly to the highest mark. The Kelly’s Falls dam broke yesterday... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  March 2, 1896
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Westbrook, Maine, USA (Saccarappa) (Cumberland Mills)

1896 - Carried All Before It.
WESTBROOK, Me., March 8. - There was a foot of snow on the ground here, and this melting caused the Presumpscot river to rise very rapidly. The ice in the river began to go out yesterday, and in an... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  March 2, 1896
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never eat every morsel that is upon your plate; and surely no lady will ever scrape her plate, or...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
Calais, Maine, USA

1902 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
CALAIS, Me., March 1. - A fire in the Calais National Bank Building early today destroyed the upper story, while the entire building was damaged by smoke and water, the total loss aggregating... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 2, 1902
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Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1902 - HUNDREDS HOMELESS IN PATTERSON FLOOD - Armory Opened and 110 Families Sheltered There
Mrs. Garret A. Hobart at Head of Relief Committee
One Life Lost
Water Starts to Recede

PATTERSON. N. J., March 2 — This city, so recently swept by fire, is now overwhelmed by flood. Three... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 2, 1902
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Tampa, Florida, USA

1908 - TAMPA FLAME SWEPT; LOSS $600,000. MILLIONS OF CIGARS MAKE AROMATIC BLAZE.
Blaze Fanned by Strong Wind Wipes Out Many Buildings; Cuban Woman Drops Dead From Excitement

[By Morning Journal Special Leased Wire.]

Tampa, Fla., March 1.—The entire extreme northeastern... Read MORE...

Albuquerque Journal -  Albuquerque, New Mexico -  March 2, 1908
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Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

1915 - Lowell Loses Memorial Hall. $100,000 Fire in Lowell
Fire started at noon yesterday in the Memorial Hall Building, Lowell. A geenral [sic] alarm called out every piece of fire fighting apparatus in the city, but the building was almost wholly destroyed ... Read MORE...

Boston Morning Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 2, 1915
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Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

1915 - BROOKLINE WOMAN RUN OVER BY CAR Quick Work of Motorman Saves Life of Mrs. D. P. Lovejoy.
Mrs. D. P. Lovejoy, an elderly woman residing at 1589 Beacon street, Brookline, is suffering from severe injuries sustained yesterday when she was struck by an inward bound car on Beacon street,... Read MORE...

Boston Morning Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 2, 1915
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Woburn, Massachusetts, USA

1915 - Woburn Chemical Works Burned
The greatest property damage was done at a fire that destroyed the Merrimac Chemical Company's plant in North Woburn, late yesterday afternoon, the company suffering a loss of $200,000. One young man ... Read MORE...

Boston Morning Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 2, 1915
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

1917 - Fire in Oklahoma City Courthouse [sic]
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 2. - Water which flooded the city hall building while a fire burned through the hallways did $10,000 damage early today. Records of the city treasurer, city clerk and other... Read MORE...

The Kansas City Star -  Kansas City, Missouri -  March 2, 1917
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Pueblo, Colorado, USA

1922  OVER MILLION LOST IN FIRE. PUEBLO OPERA HOUSE IS DESTROYED WITH LOSS OF $700,000.

By The Associated Press. Pueblo, Colo., March 2. - The Grand Opera house block, one of Pueblo's landmarks, was destroyed by fire early yesterday. The loss was $700,000.

The Davenport Democrat And Leader -  Davenport, Iowa -  March 2, 1922
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Long Beach, California, USA

1931  Oil Blast Kills Three

LONG BEACH, Cal., March 1 (AP) - Three oil workers were dead Sunday victims of an oil well gas explosion in the Signal Hill district. The dead were E. H. and H. H. Hanley, brothers, and H. S. Clark.

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  March 2, 1931
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1846  March 2 - A great storm hit Virginia and the Carolinas. The storm caused half a million dollars damage, and in North Carolina drowned fifty families and a thousand cattle on Notts Island.

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1872  German
Of the 7,000 school children in Milwaukee, 2,761 are of German parentage, and 3,585 are studying German.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1899  March 2 - Mount Rainier National Park established

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1903  March 2 – In New York City, the Martha Washington Hotel, the first hotel exclusively for women, opens.

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1923  March 2 – Time Magazine hits newsstands in the United States for the first time.

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1927  March 2 - Raleigh, NC, was buried under 17.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for that location.

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1929  March 2 – The longest bridge in the world at this time, the San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge, opens.

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1938  March 2 - Landslides & floods cause over 200 deaths (Los Angeles California)

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America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: "Advertising prescription drugs. That was the weirdest ...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Seigneuries in North America were granted to military officers, some were owned by the Catholic...Read MORE...



Seigneurs and the seigneurial system of New France (www.apointinhistory.net/ feudal-system.php)
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