Thursday, April 11, 2019

1868 - Sixty thousand Chinamen live in California

L'Assomption, Qu├ębec, Canada

1834 - Unusual Murder
A murder of the most barbarous nature was lately committed at L'Assomption under unusual circumstances. Two brothers, Raymond and Oliver Brien dit Dessochers were enamored of and paying their... Read MORE...

Southern Patriot -  South Carolina -  April 11, 1834
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The Genuine Dr. C. McLane's Liver Pills
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W. R. Peck
Chemist & Druggist
203 S. Madison St.
Peoria, Ill.
1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Celery on Toast - Trim the roots and cut to the same length (about six inches) three heads...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., February 1, 1882
1868 - Sixty thousand Chinamen live in California.
Of these, about 10,000 are employed on the Central Pacific Railroad, and 4,000 manage to find work in San Francisco. The mines give employment to a large number, and the rest are scattered throughout ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 11, 1868
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Ansonia, Connecticut, USA

1883 - A CONNECTICUT HOTEL BURNED. A THIEVING ACTOR, SUPPOSED TO HAVE SET FIRE TO THE ANSONIA HOUSE.
New Haven, April 10. - At an early hour this morning the west end of the Ansonia Hotel, Ansonia, Conn., was found to be on fire. The building was of wood and five stories high. W. H. DAYTON, the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 11, 1883
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Wayland, Massachusetts, USA

1902 - ENGINEER AND BRAKEMAN DEAD.
Freight Train Ran Into Open Switch on Boston and Maine Railroad.

WAYLAND, Mass., April 10. - A freight train over the Massachusetts Central Division of the Boston and Maine Railroad, which ran... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 11, 1902
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Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

1905 - Minister to Korea
Edwin Morgan, the newly appointed minister to Korea, was at the State Department this morning getting his final instructions. He will leave tomorrow to visit his home at Aurora, New York, and expects ... Read MORE...

Alexandria Gazette -  Alexandria, Virginia -  April 11, 1905
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and ...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
Ames, Iowa, USA

1938 - COLLEGE DORMITORY WRECKED BY BLAZE.
Ames, Iowa, April 11. - Eighty-one Iowa State College co-eds who lost their wardrobes and books when Margaret Hall, ornate women's dormitory, burned Saturday were housed temporarily in other halls... Read MORE...

The Daily Mail -  Hagerstown, Maryland -  April 11, 1938
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Watertown, Wisconsin, USA

1945 - BOX FACTORY AT WATERTOWN IS DESTROYED.
Watertown, Wis. - (UP) - Firemen battled for five and one-half hours before extinguishing a fire which started early today and destroyed the IRA L. HENRY Paper Box manufacturing concern.

The... Read MORE...

Sheboygan Journal -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  April 11, 1945
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1868  The citizens of Wenham, Mass., have resolved that no bees shall be kept in that town.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1868  The LaCrosse (Wis.) Republican reports that in all parts of that city new buildings are being erected, and enumerates a large number that are being built.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1868  The manufacture of cotton batting will soon be commenced in Aurora, Ill., by a party from the East.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1868  The Legislature of Massachusetts, during its late session, incorporated twenty-five manufacturing companies, with an aggregate capital of $4,375,000.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

America - Did you know? May 13, 1846 - Mexican War: U.S. declares war on Mexico in effort to gain California and other...Read MORE...



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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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July 1898
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