Sunday, March 24, 2019

1907 - RUNAWAY AT NORTHAMPTON - Horses Dash Along Railroad Tracks for a Mile and Scatter People at Union Station.

Milford, Massachusetts, USA

1882 - VALUABLE MACHINERY LOST. BURNING OF THE CLINCHING-SCREW FACTORY AT MILFORD, MASS.
MILFORD, Mass., Feb. 23. - The manufactory of Estabrook & Co., was burned last evening. The fire, the cause of which is unknown, broke out in the first story of the building, occupied by the owners... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 24, 1882
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500,000 Ladies are using The Rushforth Hair Curling Pins
The Rushforth Pin Co., Lawrence, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

1907 - RUNAWAY AT NORTHAMPTON - Horses Dash Along Railroad Tracks for a Mile and Scatter People at Union Station.
A sensational runaway, in which a span of horses scattered the people standing about the union station at Northampton and ran for a mile on the railroad tracks, took place yesterday noon. The horses... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  March 24, 1907
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Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1907 - MANY FINGERS CUT OFF. Two Accidents at Holyoke in Which These Valuable Members Were Lost.
Yesterday was a bad day for Holyoke fingers. Nine were lopped off, as reported last evening, with outlying districts to be heard from. Fred Joyall, a lad of 15, who has been employed at the Norman... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  March 24, 1907
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Plum Pudding - Boil and mash well one pound potatoes, one-half pound carrots; when cold and...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 14, 1880
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

1907 - $65,000 LOSS AT MEMPHIS. Freight House and Twenty-Five Car Loads of Merchandise Burned.
Memphis, Tenn., March 21. - A freight house of the Illinois Central Railroad, situated at the corner of Shelby and Calhoun streets in the southern part of this city, together with twenty-five car... Read MORE...

The Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  March 24, 1907
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Brooms, Dusters & Brushes
Cass & Smurr Stove Co.
224 & 226 Sou. Spring St.
Los Angeles, Cal.
Chico, California, USA

1908  THEATER BURNS.

Chico, Cal., March 24. - The Star theater here was gutted by fire this morning. The blaze started by a moving picture machine. Several stores in the vicinity were badly damaged.

San Jose Mercury News -  San Jose, California -  March 24, 1908
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Rockford, Illinois, USA

1908  FIRE AT ROCKFORD, ILL.

ROCKFORD, Ill., March 23. - Fire early today damaged the business block occupied by the Rockford & Interurban company and the W. Clark Printing company, to the extent of $75,000.

The Duluth News Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  March 24, 1908
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Stamford, Connecticut, USA

1908 - Saved From Fire
Stamford, Conn., March 24. - Curly is only a "husky" and until recently he trod the frozen Northwwest helping drag pack sleds. He came to Col. John I. Holly, a Stamford business man from Alaska, and... Read MORE...

San Jose Mercury News -  San Jose, California -  March 24, 1908
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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
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1911 - EXPLOSION WRECKS COURTHOUSE. New Million-Dollar Structure in Omaha Shattered by Blast of Unknown Origin Early This Morning.
[By Morning Journal Special Leased Wire]

Omaha, Neb., March 23. - Two explosions in the basement of the new million-dollar courthouse at Eighteenth and Farnum streets at 1 o'clock this morning... Read MORE...

The Albuquerque Morning Journal -  Albuquerque, New Mexico -  March 24, 1911
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Penn Yan, New York, USA

1949 - Gas Explosion Injures Plumber
Methodist Church Slightly Damaged

Lew Blakeslee of 231 Lake street, Penn Yan, was seriously injured at 11 a. m. Friday, March 18, in a gas boiler explosion.

Burned badly about the face, hands... Read MORE...

Chronicle Express -  Penn Yan, New York -  March 24, 1949
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1898  March 24 – Robert Allison of Port Carbon, Pennsylvania, becomes the first person to buy an American-built automobile when he buys a Winton automobile that had been advertised in Scientific American.

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1900  March 24 - New York City Mayor Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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America - Did you know? (Alaska) Juneau"s gold made prospector Joe Junea wealthy, but he felt that he had to spend all his...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


Quebec - Did you know? About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number,...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898
Died March 24

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