Wednesday, June 5, 2019

1919 - SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25 Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

Elyria, Ohio, USA

1844 - MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT.
It becomes our painful duty to announce that a must lamentable accident occurred in our village on Monday evening of this week. While the Artillery company were firing a salute on the occasion of the ... Read MORE...

Lorain Republican -  Elyria, Ohio -  June 5, 1844
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Chicago Tribune
September 29, 1872
1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet Beecher Stowe's story first appeared on June 5, 1851, in serial form, a chapter at a time, in a weekly ... Read MORE...

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June 5, 1851
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San Antonio, Texas, USA

1868 - THE TERRIBLE HAIL-STORM IN TEXAS - LOSS $500,000.
The San Antonio Express, of May 21, gives the following particulars of the late disastrous hail-storm:

"Our city is a perfect wreck; every house in it has received some damage; many are in... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 5, 1868
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Peekskill, New York, USA

1869  At Peekskill, N. Y., a man attempted to chastise his wife with the poker, when the child interceded and he hurled the weapon at her.

It stuck in her head, and she ran screaming into the street, where a passing man pulled it out. She died a few days ago. The murderer is under arrest.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 5, 1869
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Cabbage - Cut a head of cabbage into small slices, put it into a two or three quart...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880

For Christmas Nothing More Appropriate Than Our Brilliant Cut Glass
S.C. Johnson Manufacturer, Racine Junction, Wis.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898
Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

1886 - INCENDIARIES IN WALLINGFORD.
NEW-HAVEN, Conn., June 4. - If matters keep on as they have been going lately half the voting population of Wallingford will be under arrest for arson. The latest capture is Henry Strauss, senior... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 5, 1886
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Lynn, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - SEIZED BY A LEOPARD. Lynn Boy Goes too Near the Cages at the Circus.
The next time the Forepaugh-Sells Brothers circus visits Lynn, Mass., Frank Ducey, a 10 year old boy, will not be so much interested in getting a near view of the leopard.

Frank was gazing at the... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  June 5, 1899
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Bennington, Vermont, USA

1900 - MUST HAVE SLEPT TIGHT.
Eleven Bennington People Doze While House Burns.
(Special to The Messenger.)

Bennington, June 5. — The boarding house of Mrs. D. A. Healey, on South st., had a narrow escape from being burned... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  June 5, 1900
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never criticise a companion"s dress, or indeed make any remark whatever upon it. If a near friend,...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
1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25
Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5. - Action by Congress on equal suffrage - subject of... Read MORE...

The Daily Notes -  Canonsburg, Pennsylvania -  June 5, 1919
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Norman, Oklahoma, USA

1934 - SEVEN KILLED IN DYNAMITE BLAST NEAR NORMAN, OK.
Norman, Ok., June 5 - (AP) - The mangled bodies of seven men lay in funeral homes here today, victims of an accidental explosion of dynamite intended for use in seismograph explorations for petroleum ... Read MORE...

Denton Record-Chronicle -  Texas -  June 5, 1934
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Denver, Colorado, USA

1934 - SECOND MAN KILLED IN FALL DENVER HOTEL.
(Associated Press)
Denver, June 4. - Marking the second fatal accident of its kind at the same place in two days a man, about 30, who had registered as
"R. J. GADDY, Atlanta, Ga.," leaped or fell... Read MORE...

Greeley Daily Tribune -  Greeley, Colorado -  June 5, 1934
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Stockton, California, USA

1942 - EXPLOSION, FIRE IN U.S. ARMY PLANT KILLS 11, INJURES NINE. MIDVALE MAN LISTED AMONG THOSE SERIOUSLY BURNED; INQUIRY BOARD TO STUDY CAUSE.
Stockton, Cal., June 4 (AP) - Fire, preceded by an explosion, swept quickly through an army building and left 11 dead and another nine severely burned Thursday.

The nature of the explosion... Read MORE...

The Salt Lake Tribune -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  June 5, 1942
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1869  The reformed Presbyterian Synod, in session at Newburgh, N. Y.,
recently passed resolutions deploring the desecration of the Sabath by the Postoffice Department.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  One of the Friars at the Convent of Presburg, Hungary, was recently poisoned while partaking of the sacrament.
A servant had poured sulphuric acid in his cup.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1917  June 5 - Residents near Topeka KS reported disk-shaped hailstones six to ten inches in diameter, and two to three inches thick. The hailstorm was accompanied by a tornado.

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1940  June 5 - 1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited (Akron Ohio)

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1942  June 5 - Elwood Ordnance Plant near Joliet Illinois kills 54

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1942  June 5 – The United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary & Romania.

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America - Did you know? S&H Green Stamps were trading stamps popular in the United States from the 1930s until the late...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? French Canadians have their own way of speaking French. That’s something that sets them apart from...Read MORE...



6 Things You May Not Know About French Canadians (www.amontrealerabroad.com)
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Visit Acton, Massachusetts, USA (Nagog Woods) (South Acton)!

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


Congregational Church

"Dueber Grand" Ladies' and Gentlemen's Riding Wheel
The Only Strictly High-Grade Bicycle Made in America
Price, $55.00 Net Cash

The Dueber Watch Works
Canton, Ohio, U.S.A.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Died June 5

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