Sunday, March 31, 2019

1876 - THE MAD WATERS. Giving Way of the Dam at Worcester, Mass. A GRAPHIC SKETCH OF THE SCENE.


Folding Bath-Tub with Heater
Diogenes Bath-Tub Co., Ionis, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA

1845 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN CARLISLE.
We learn by a slip from the office of the Carlisle Herald, that about one o'clock on Monday morning last, a fire was discovered in the council house of the borough of Carlisle, in the basement story... Read MORE...

Republican Compiler -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  March 31, 1845
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Independence, Missouri, USA

1860 - EXTENSIVE CONFLAGRATION AT INDEPENDENCE, MO. HOTELS, STORES, AND DWELLINGS CONSUMED.
Independence, Mo., Friday, March 30 - 2 A.M.
A fire broke out here at about 11 o'clock last night, which thus far has consumed nearly the whole south side of the City, and should the wind continue... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 31, 1860
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Cambridge, New York, USA

1873 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT Two Men Killed and Eleven Wounded Near Cambridge, N. Y.
Special Dispatch to the New-York Times.

CAMBRIDGE, N. Y., March 30. - The New York and Montreal express-train, on the Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad, consisting of an engine, and express... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 31, 1873
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1876 - THE MAD WATERS. Giving Way of the Dam at Worcester, Mass. A GRAPHIC SKETCH OF THE SCENE.
WORCESTER, March 30. - Later advices from the broken dam are of a more assuring character. Large tree trunks, bales of hay and loads of dirt are being thrown into the gap and the rush of water is... Read MORE...

Decatur Daily Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  March 31, 1876
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Doughnuts - Heat one quart of new milk, but do not let it boil; add two teacupfuls of lard...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 27, 1880
Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA

1879 - BREWERY BURNED. Total Destruction of Horn & Schwain's Brewery.
About five o'clock Sunday morning the brewery on Duty street just south of 16th street owned by A. Horn and Leonard Schwain estate was totally destroyed by fire. It seems that a fire broke out in the ... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  March 31, 1879
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What Tooth Brush? The Prophylactic of Course
Florence Manufacturing Company
110 Pine Street, Florence, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

1879 - A MADISON BLAZE. One of the Finest Blocks in the City Gutted
Soon after one o'clock this afternoon the third and upper story of the great stone building at the southwest corner of Main and Pinckney streets, and owned the Fairchild estate, was discovered to be... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  March 31, 1879
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year
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The Ladies' Home Journal, February 1898
Evansville, Indiana, USA

1890 - Tornado
IN INDIANA.
Later Reports Show the Loss of Life and Property Increasing.

EVANSVILLE, Ind., March 31. - Every hour brings additional news of the dreadful results of the tornado which passed over... Read MORE...

Newark Daily Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  March 31, 1890
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Evansville, Indiana, USA

1902 - Lightning Destroys a Fine Evansville Church. FINE CHURCH RUINED. Lightning Causes Fire That Destroyed Structure.
Evansville, Ind., March 31 - St. Boniface Catholic church, located in the western suburbs of this city, was struck by lightning at an early hour Sunday morning. The structure took fire, and the... Read MORE...

The Daily Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  March 31, 1902
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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1902 - FIRE AT COLONEL GIBSON'S.
The residence of Colonel Hart Gibson on the Harrodsburg pike was saved from burning by quick work on the part of the fire department early yesterday morning.

The roof was on fire when the chemical ... Read MORE...

The Morning Herald -  Lexington, Kentucky -  March 31, 1902
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Middletown, Connecticut, USA

1913 - FLOOD FIRE BURNS DEPOT. Connecticut River Wets Lime, Setting Building Ablaze.
Special to The New York Times.

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., March 30--The rising waters of the Connecticut River reached the freight depot of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad Company in Water... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 31, 1913
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1736  March 31 - Belleuve Hospital founded in a New York City almshouse - 1st public hospital in the US

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1880  March 31 - Illuminated by Electricity
1880: Wabash, Indiana, became first incorporated community to be completely illuminated by electricity.
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1888  In the Blanchard and Sandusky rivers at Findlay and Tiffin, O, high water had on the 27th driven many families from their homes.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1890  March 31 - Saint Louis, MO, received 20 inches of snow in 24 hours.

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1899  Socialist Labor Party. E. W. Theinert of Providence Was the Orator of the Evening


Pawtucket Times
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

1943  March 31 – Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! opens on Broadway

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America - Did you know? Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women...Read MORE...



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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...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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New Grunewald Hotel. Audubon Building and Maison Blanche. New Orleans, La.

"The Roosevelt New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a 504-room hotel owned by Dimension Development and managed by Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. The hotel was originally built by Louis Grunewald, a German immigrant, and opened in 1893 as "The Hotel Grunewald."

The original hotel building was six stories tall and faced Baronne Street. It was built after Grunewald's Music Hall was destroyed by fire in 1862. The building housed 200 rooms and opened in December 1893 to be ready for the 1894 New Orleans Mardi Gras season. The decision to build a hotel proved to be very sound as the other major hotel in the city, the St. Charles Hotel, was destroyed by fire soon after the Grunewald opened..." wikipedia

Rexpirin Brand Tablets
United Drug Company
Boston - St. Louis, USA
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Died March 31

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