Thursday, May 16, 2019

1909 - CIRCUS SEATS FALL. Multitude of People Carried Down at Corry. Tent Catches Fire. A Panic Ensues an Several are Seriously Injured.

Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

1862 - Brothers Drown
Two young men, brothers, by the name of Wilcox, belonging in Tiverton, while crossing the river in a leaky old boat, from Rhode Island to Tiverton, at a late hour Saturday night, the 26th ult., were... Read MORE...

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Barre Gazette -  Barre, Massachusetts -  May 16, 1862
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Highest Price For Eggs
Mann's New Bone Cutter
F. W. Mann Company, Milford, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Hornell, New York, USA (Hornellsville)

1895 - FAST FREIGHT WRECKED - Three Men and Ten Valuable Horses Were Killed.
Hornellsville, N. Y., May 13 - A bad wreck took place on the western division of the Erie three miles west of here. Fast freight No. 92 was thrown in the ditch by a broken wheel, and ten cars were... Read MORE...

Ticonderoga Sentinel -  New York -  May 16, 1895
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - A Millionaire of Worchester, Massachusetts Is Missing.
New York, May 16. - Chas. A Richardson, a millionaire manufacturer of Worcester, Massachusetts has been missing for five weeks. The police have searched for him everywhere without success. The story... Read MORE...

The Marion Star -  Marion, Ohio -  May 16, 1900
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Corry, Pennsylvania, USA

1909 - CIRCUS SEATS FALL. Multitude of People Carried Down at Corry. Tent Catches Fire. A Panic Ensues an Several are Seriously Injured.
Spectators at Cole Brothers' Show Plunged Down When Benches Collapse

Babies and Women Lost in Confusion and List of Casualties May be Very Long

N. Y. Sun-Syracuse Herald - Special

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Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  May 16, 1909
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Placerville, California, USA (Hangtown)

1910  PLACERVILLE, CAL., FIRE.

Placerville, Cal., May 16. - Fire which broke out in a barn in the center of town last night, destroyed the courthouse, and several business houses, entailing a loss of about $100,000.

The Ogden Standard -  Ogden, Utah -  May 16, 1910
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Potato Soup - Pare three good-sized potatoes; cover them in boiling water; boil...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1918 - May 16 - White Mountain National Forest is established as a result of the Weeks Act of 1911.
"Exploration of the White Mountains by Europeans began in the mid-17th century. In the late 18th century, after the Revolutionary War, settlers cleared forests for mixed agriculture and grazing,... Read MORE...

www.fs.usda.gov
May 16, 1918
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Carpets by Mail
The Russell Carpet Co.
Chicago, Ill.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1929 - Is Blamed For Clinic Tragedy at Cleveland
City Investigating Commission and State Fire Wardens Indicate Disaster Might Have Been Averted if the X-Ray Room Had Been Closed Off

Cleveland, O. - (AP) - The explosion that ripped through... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  May 16, 1929
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Auburn, Maine, USA

1933 - 1500 HOMELESS AT AUBURN; FLAMES DESTROY 248 BUILDINGS IN MAINE CITY
Auburn, Me., May 16. (AP) - Restoration of a gaping hole in its New Auburn section where 248 buildings including the homes of one-twelfth of the city's population were destroyed by fire yesterday... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  May 16, 1933
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Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA

1934 - SEVEN SAILORS PERISH IN COLLISION OF LINER WITH LIGHTSHIP DURING THICK FOG.
Nantucket, Mass., May 16. - The 43,000-ton liner Olympic, groping its way through a heavy fog, crashed broadside into the Nantucket Lightship Tuesday. Seven of the lightship's crew were either killed ... Read MORE...

Winnipeg Free Press -  Winnipeg, Manitoba -  May 16, 1934
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Be careful always that the details of your dress are perfectly finished in every point. The small...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
1985 - May 16 - Hole in Ozone layer is discovered by British scientists
The discovery of the annual depletion of ozone above the Antarctic was first announced in a paper by Joe Farman, Brian Gardiner and Jonathan Shanklin which appeared in Nature (magazine) on May 16th... Read MORE...

www.wikipedia.org
May 16, 1985
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America - Did you know? During the Civil War, John H. Wisdom became known as the Paul Revere of the South, afte rhe...Read MORE...



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


Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active...Read MORE...



The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922
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The Delicious New Dessert
Cream of Cereal
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Cream Cereal Co.
Xenia, Ohio

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Died May 16

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