Thursday, March 7, 2019

1896 - Dead Cinch for Men.

Chester, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Hiram Smith, and eccentric old bachelor at Chester, Mass., is having his sepulcher hewn in a large rock in that town.
He pays a man $700 to do the work, and by the stipulation the cave is to be seven feet long, four wide, and four deep, and after his coffin is put in, the aperture will be sealed up with a marble... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 7, 1868
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Burpee Farm Annual for 1898
The Leading American Seed Catalogue
W. Atlee Burpee & Co., Philadelpha

Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898
Binghamton, New York, USA

1870 - THE INEBRIATE ASYLUM FIRE. THE REAR BUILDING BURNED - THE MAIN EDIFICE UNINJURED - LOSS $75,000 - SCENES AND INCIDENTS.
From the Binghamton Republican, March 5.
At between 11 and 12 o'clock last night, a fire caught in the rear of the New York State Inebriate Asylum, and in three quarters of an hour the entire rear... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 7, 1870
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Greenfield, New York, USA

1883 - 27 pounds of wool mittens
Avis Porter, a Friend, residing in Greenfield, N. Y., who is now in her ninety-fourth year, has, during the present year, purchased twenty-seven pounds of wool, had it carded, and not only has spun... Read MORE...

The Columbus Journal -  Columbus, Nebraska -  March 7, 1883
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Decatur, Michigan, USA

1896 - Dead Cinch for Men.
Decatur, Michigan, presents a combination. Its population is 1500. The president of the council is a woman. The leading doctor is a woman. Mrs. Rev. Gregg preaches at the Advent church and Mrs.... Read MORE...

The Daily Herald -  Delphos, Ohio -  March 7, 1896
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Brown Bread Biscuit - One pound of coarse brown flour or oatmeal flour, two ounces of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 3, 1882
El Paso, Texas, USA

1916 - GASOLINE EXPLOSION IN EL PASO JAIL IS CAUSE OF 18 DEATHS. SEVERAL MORE TO DIE AS RESULT OF INJURIES. LIGHTED MATCH TO VAPORS IS THE CAUSE.
(By Associated Press)
El Paso, Texas, March 7. - Although the death list remains at eighteen in the jail explosion here last night, several more prisoners are expected to die. The explosion occurred ... Read MORE...

Brownsville Herald -  Brownsville, Texas -  March 7, 1916
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Stamped Shawknit on the Toe
Knitted to the Shape of the Human Foot

Shaw Stocking Co., Lowell, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898
Stuart, Florida, USA (Potsdam)

1942 - 7 ARMY FLIERS LOSE LIVES IN PLANE CRASH. RIVER SEARCHED FOR BODIES OF VICTIMS OF CRAFT WRECKED DURING STORM.
Stuart, Fla., March 7. - (AP) - A wide stretch of the tide-swept St. Lucie River was being searched by army men today for the bodies of seven military fliers who plunged to their death in a... Read MORE...

The Bee -  Danville, Virginia -  March 7, 1942
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1908  March 7 - Cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council & announces that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles"

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1917  March 7 - 1st jazz record "Dixie Jazz Band One Step," recorded by Nick LaRocca Original Dixieland Jazz Band, released by RCA Victor in Camden NJ

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1932  March 7 – Four people are killed when police fire upon 3,000 unemployed autoworkers marching outside the Ford River Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan.

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July 4, 1776: Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

Quebec - Did you know? In New France, begging is forbidden, as it encourages laziness and idleness. New France suffered a...Read MORE...



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Griet's Hotel

Brooms, Dusters & Brushes
Cass & Smurr Stove Co.
224 & 226 Sou. Spring St.
Los Angeles, Cal.
Died March 7

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