Thursday, April 25, 2019

1891 - DASHED INTO ETERNITY - A SERIOUS COLLISION AT ROCK POINT ON THE P. & L. E. R. R.

1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over whether Texas ended at the Nueces River (Mexican claim) or the Rio Grande (U.S. claim), resulted in the... Read MORE...

www.britannica.com
April 25, 1846
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Kid Gloves Cost Money

Hudson Rubber Company, Dayton, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Auburn, Maine, USA

1868  Shoe Business Thriving

The shoe business in Auburn, Me., is said to be now far more lively than it has been at any time for six months. All the manufacturers are busy, and pressing to fill orders by working extra hours.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 25, 1868
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Shelton, Connecticut, USA (Huntington)

1890 - A FATAL CONNECTICUT FIRE.
Shelton, Conn., April 25. - Fire was discovered in the Birmingham Bone Comb manufactory on Division Street, yesterday. The flames spread to the Housatonic Brass Company's building, then to the... Read MORE...

Trenton Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  April 25, 1890
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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA

1891 - DASHED INTO ETERNITY - A SERIOUS COLLISION AT ROCK POINT ON THE P. & L. E. R. R.
One man killed and four others badly injured - A train crowded with laborers runs into a freight - A brakeman said to have given the wrong signal - the killed and injured.

BEAVER FALLS, PA, April... Read MORE...

The Salem Daily News -  Salem, Ohio -  April 25, 1891
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hard Sauce - Beat one-fourth of a poiund of butter to a cream, adding gradually one cup of...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).
...On April 11, 1898, President William McKinley asked Congress for authorization to end the fighting in Cuba between the rebels and Spanish forces, and to establish a “stable government” that would... Read MORE...

history.state.gov
April 25, 1898
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E. Trudeau's Dairy bottle
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

1910 - FIRE IN FAMOUS HOTEL. House In Which Lafayette Was Entertained Damaged $10,000.
Special to The New York Times.

WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 23. - The old United States Hotel in Litchfield, built about 130 years ago and the scene of a ball in honor of Marquis Lafayette when he visited ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 25, 1910
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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
Bronx, New York, USA

1910 - Leaps From Blazing Hotel. Roomer Trapped by the Flames Goes Out a Third Floor Window - Unhurt.
Finding his escape cut off by flames JOHN MUGLER, an expressman, jumped from a window on the third floor of the Elton Hotel, at 769 Elton Avenue, the Bronx, last night to the sidewalk, a distance of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 25, 1910
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1868  Cheese factories, or associated dairies, first organized at Rome, N.Y., about seven years ago, now number twelve hundred, involving in their outlay $3,500,000.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1901  April 25 – New York State becomes the first to require automobile license plates.

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1903  April 25 - Two cases of smallpox were found at Conway, Mass., and the board of health is puzzled to account for the appearance of the disease.


Newport Mercury
Newport, Rhode Island

April 22, 1889 - Oklahoma is opened to settlers.

Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit Easton, Pennsylvania, USA!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Pavilion, Bushkill Park, Easton, Pa.

Fine Special Liquor
Blackstone
A Blend of Straight Whiskey
Jos. S. Finch & Co., Inc.
Schenley, Pa.

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Died April 25

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