Saturday, June 15, 2019

1875 - A Useful Sort of Pastor


500,000 Ladies are using The Rushforth Hair Curling Pins
The Rushforth Pin Co., Lawrence, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Arlington, Virginia, USA

1864  June 15 – Arlington National Cemetery is established in the United States

when 200 acres (0.81 km2) of the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home Arlington House are officially set aside as a military cemetery by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.

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June 15, 1864
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Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1866 - Snake Prank
In Webster, Mass., recently, some young man placed two small brown snakes in a kind of fancy paper basket, filled the opening with flowers so that the reptiles could not crawl out, and hung the... Read MORE...

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Flake's Bulletin -  Galveston, Texas -  June 15, 1866
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

1875 - A Useful Sort of Pastor
The Boston Traveller tells a story on Mr. Williams, the ancient pastor of Dudley, Massachusetts, who was a practical christian. One sultry summer Sunday, says the legend, the sound of distant thunder ... Read MORE...

Williamsport Sun-Gazette -  Williamsport, Pennsylvania -  June 15, 1875
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Pittsfield, New Hampshire, USA

1880  Tornado

PITTSFIELD, N. H., June 14 - A whirlwind, last night in Barnstead and Gilmanton, destroyed about a dozen barns, unroofed many more, and also was moved several feet. A lot of timber was blown down.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 15, 1880
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Apple Jam - Peel and core the apples, cut in thin slices and put them in a preserving kettle ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 24, 1880
Chicago, Illinois, USA

1893 - ACCIDENT AT THE FAIR. A RAILWAY SLED AT MIDWAY PLAISANCE JUMPS THE TRACK KILLING ONE MAN AND INJURING FIVE OTHER PEOPLE.
Special to the Record-Union.
Chicago, June 14. - One man was killed and five other people badly injured by an accident that occurred on the ice railway at Midway Plaisance this evening.
The dead... Read MORE...

Record Union -  Sacramento, California -  June 15, 1893
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"1847 Rogers Bros."
The Meriden Britannia Co., Meriden, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Warwick Neck) (Nausauket)

1900 - FATAL TROLLEY COLLISION. Four Persons Killed and Twenty-six Hurt at Warwick, R. I.
Providence, R. I. [Special]. - Four persons were killed and twenty-six injured in a collision on the Oakland Beach Electric Railroad. There were two cars on the collision, which took place on a sharp ... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press  -  New Jersey -  June 15, 1900
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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
Alton, Illinois, USA

1926 - FOUR MEN KILLED, FIVE INJURED, IN REFINERY BLAST. EXPLOSION, CAUSE OF WHICH IS UNKNOWN, OCCURS IN LIQUID ASPHALT MIXING TANK OF PLANT.
Alton, Illinois, June 14. - (AP) - Four men were killed and five injured in an explosion and fire at the refinery of the Standard Oil Company of Indiana at Wood River, near here, today. According to... Read MORE...

Joplin Globe -  Missouri -  June 15, 1926
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1826  Two barns, a shoemaker's shop, &c. were destroyed by fire in Bedford, Mass. on Wednesday 31st ult. - the fire was occasioned by boys firing at swallows on the barns.

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Bangor Weekly Register
Bangor, Maine

1904  June 15 – A fire aboard the steamboat General Slocum in New York City's East River kills 1,021.

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1920  June 15 - Duluth lynchings in Minnesota

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1953  June 15 - Dust devils are usually rather benign weather phenomena, however, two boys were injured by one near Prescott AZ. One of the boys suffered a black eye, and the other boy had two vertebrae fractured by wind-blown debris.

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America - Did you know? In 1565, Saint Augustine, Florida, settled by the Spanish, became the first permanent European...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Black cats have always had a rather suspicious reputation as associates of sorceresses and witches, ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Visit Killingly, Connecticut, USA!

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


Wildwood Park, Killingly, Conn.

"Wildwood Park was a popular summer resort on the east side of Alexander's Lake in the early 1900s. The area was originally owned by the Alexander family who were involved in many of Killingly's mills..." www.killinglyconservation.org

1909 ad
Atherton-Byard Furniture Co.
16 Washington Sq., Haverhill, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
Died June 15

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