Friday, June 7, 2019

1889 - June 7 - THE SEATTLE FIRE. NEARLY ALL OF THE BUSINESS PORTION IN ASHES. SEATTLE IN ASHES.


Mayr's Laxative Powder No. 2
Berosol Products, Distributors
Rockaway Beach, N.Y.

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Seattle, Washington, USA

1889 - THE SEATTLE FIRE. NEARLY ALL OF THE BUSINESS PORTION IN ASHES. SEATTLE IN ASHES.
Seattle, June 7. - The city is a scene of wreck and ruins. Yesterday afternoon the entire business portion of the city was burned to the ground, and, for the lack of a proper supply of water and... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  June 7, 1889
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1902 - A Massachusetts Man's Big Luck - Gate Tender on a Railroad to Get a Large Slice.
The Times Special Service.
WORCESTER, Mass., Saturday, June 7. - Family records expected daily from the parish priest at Lanoraie in Quebec are expected to establish the claim of Joseph A. Demars, a ... Read MORE...

Seattle Daily Times -  Seattle, Washington -  June 7, 1902
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Potatoes - Raw potatoes pared and sliced very thin, put into a pudding dish and...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 9, 1881
1908 - First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford (United States)
FORD FACTORY CLEVERNESS
The Ford Motor Company from now until July will manufacture in quantities only the four-cylinder Rumble Seat Runabout, Model "S," and the six-cylinder Runabout Model K. By... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  June 7, 1908
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1890s
New Process Soap
Gowans & Stover
Buffalo, N.Y.
Thomaston, Maine, USA

1915 - FIRE SWEEPS MAINE TOWN
Burns Thomaston's Only Hotel--Incendiaries Suspected.

THOMASTON, Me., June 6. - The Knox House, the only hotel here, the Watts Block, owned by the town, a livery stable and a mercantile block... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 7, 1915
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Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1923 - BRAKEMAN FALLS TO HIS DEATH IN CANAAN, CONN.
CANAAN, Conn. June 6 - Nicholas Mathias, 30, a brakeman on the Central New England railroad was killed today on a siding near the Connecticut Lime Co plant. He was climbing to the roof of a box car... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  June 7, 1923
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

No lady should drink wine at dinner. Even if her head is strong enough to bear it, she will find...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
1816  June 7 - A famous June snow occurred in the northeastern U.S. Danville VT reported drifts of snow and sleet twenty inches deep. The Highlands were white all day, and flurries were observed as far south as Boston MA.

WeatherForYou.com

1904 1904
Mrs. Walter Davis of Lisbon Falls was in Lewiston yesterday.

The Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine

1942  June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

Naval History and Heritage Command (www.youtube.com)

1972  June 7 - Richmond VA experienced its worst flood of record as rains from Hurricane Agnes pushed the water level at the city locks to a height of 36.5 feet, easily topping the previous record of thirty feet set in 1771.

The Weather Channel

America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: "Advertising prescription drugs. That was the weirdest ...Read MORE...



thoughtcatalog.com


Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1600s, pro-birth measures were put in place to encourage population growth in New...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Visit Parsonsfield, Maine, USA (Kezar Falls)!

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


Hotel Malvern

1890's ad
Trafton & Anthony
Fall River, Mass.
Died June 7

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