Tuesday, August 6, 2019

1867 - Argued to Death

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1844 - FRIGHTFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
We learn from the Philadelphia Gazette of Saturday that the bridge on the Reading Railroad over Mill Creek near Manayunk, gave way on Friday morning as an upward train of thirty-five burden cars were ... Read MORE...

Racine Advocate -  Racine, Wisconsin -  August 6, 1844
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Great Roman Hippodrome Ad, 1875
Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Esmond) (Georgiaville)

1867 - Argued to Death
While a young clerk in the Dexter line company, at Smithfield, Rhode Island, named George Steward, and an elderly man named Lemuel Alexander, were engaged in an angry scuffle on Sunday of last week,... Read MORE...

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Albany Evening Journal -  Albany, New York -  August 6, 1867
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Augusta, Maine, USA

1868 - Destruction of a Government Building by Fire at Augusta, Me.
AUGUSTA, Me., Wednesday, Aug. 5. A building, one hundred and thirty feet long, situated on the United States Arsenal grounds, used as a stable, wood house and hospital, was destroyed this morning by... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 6, 1868
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Newport, Rhode Island, USA

1876 - Masonic Temple?
Two Newport, Rhode Island, antiquaries have been working away at the Old Stone null in hopes of finding a new theory. They are of opinion that it was built by Norse Freemasons as a Masonic Temple,... Read MORE...

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Cincinnati Daily Enquirer -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  August 6, 1876
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Michigan City, Indiana, USA

1897 - FLAMES DO BAD WORK.
Michigan City, Ind., July 29. - At 11 o'clock Wednesday morning three men went into the oil house of the Michigan Sash & Blind company's factory bearing a lighted lantern. A quantity of benzine was... Read MORE...

Iowa Postal Card -  Fayette, Iowa -  August 6, 1897
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Green Corn Pudding - Grate a dozen ears of corn; season with a teaspoonful of white pepper;...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 28, 1881
Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1906 - CYCLONE STRIKES OTTAWA.
Churches Partially Unroofed and Windows Broken.

Ottawa, Aug. 6. - A cyclone struck Ottawa at 6 o'clock last night and left thousands of dollars of damage in its wake.

The day was very hot and... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  August 6, 1906
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1927 advertisement

A Bit of New England in New York
Prince George Hotel
Fifth Ave. & 28th St.
A. M. Gutterson, Mgr.
1000 Rooms with Bath $3.0 and up
A Home in the Heart of Things
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1936 - BLOWOUT CAUSES BUS TO CRASH.
Greensburg, Pa., Aug. 6 - (UP) - A Great Eastern Lines bus, thrown out of control by a tire blowout, crashed off the Lincoln Highway east of here yesterday and injured its driver and 13... Read MORE...

Daily Republican -  Monongahela, Pennsylvania -  August 6, 1936
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America - Did you know? 1822: Denmark Vesey, an enslaved African American carpenter who had purchased his freedom, plans a...Read MORE...



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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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