Sunday, August 4, 2019

1871 - Advertised His Wife

Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1855 - POWDER MILL EXPLOSION AT WILMINGTON, DEL. - SIX PERSONS KILLED AND FIVE WOUNDED.
Philadelphia, Friday, Aug. 3.
Three of Gareshe's powder mills, near Wilmington, Del., exploded this morning, about 8 o'clock, with most disastrous consequences, six persons having been killed and... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 4, 1855
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1909 advertisement

The House of Quality
Pianos
Fred W. Peabody
16 Main St.
Amesbury, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
Schaghticoke, New York, USA

1859 - TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT NEAR TROY, N. Y. - A Bridge on the Northern Railroad Gives Way.
A TRAIN PLUNGED INTO THE STREAM.

THIRTEEN PERSONS KILLED.

MANY DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED.

Statement of a Passenger.

ALBANY, Aug. 3. - A terrible accident occurred on the Northern Railroad, Near ... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Press -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  August 4, 1859
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Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro)

1871 - Advertised His Wife
A Brattleboro, Vermont, husband who had posted his wife took it all back. 'Having advertised my wife last week while under the influence of intoxicating drink and advice of others, I hereby give... Read MORE...

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Cincinnati Daily Enquirer -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  August 4, 1871
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Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia

1880 - FIRE RECORD. Nova Scotia Town in Flames.
HALIFAX, N. S., August 3 .- The upper end of the town of Annapolis is in flames, extending from J. B. Wilson's to R. S. Hardwick's and back to No. 10 Victoria street. The wardens have telegraphed to... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  August 4, 1880
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A Simple Apple Sauce

Embroidery Lessons with Colored Studies for 1899
The Brainerd & Armstrong Co.
No. 6 Union Street, New London, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Hartford, Connecticut, USA

1894 - CHILDREN ASPHYXIATED. IMPRISONED IN A FREIGHT CABOOSE BY A SPRING LOCK AT HARTFORD, CONN.
Hartford, Conn., July 30. - RAYMOND, aged 9; LEROY, aged 7; and FREDDIE, aged 4, the children of James W. Ganlon, a locomotive engineer on the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, who have been... Read MORE...

Perrysburg Journal -  Ohio -  August 4, 1894
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Elgin, Illinois, USA

1902 - Switch Left Open.
Elgin, Ills., Aug. 4 - In a streetcar collision here two cars were telescoped and several persons seriously injured. A switch to a siding upon which stood three empty cars was left open, and the car... Read MORE...

Mansfield News -  Mansfield, Ohio -  August 4, 1902
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Denver, Colorado, USA

1933 - DAM BREAK CAUSES HEAVY LOSS IN DENVER. WALL OF WATER CAUSES DAMAGE OF $1,000,000. MOUNTAIN CLOUDBURST CAUSES DISASTER IN COLORADO; TWO DEAD AND OTHERS MISSING.
ANOTHER STORM CLAIMS A LIFE.
TORRENT RIPS AWAY SIX BRIDGES WHEN IT REACHES METROPOLIS; BUSINESS HARD HIT.

Denver, Aug. 3. - (AP) - Crumbling under the terrific pressure a mountain cloudburst... Read MORE...

Billings Gazette -  Billings, Montana -  August 4, 1933
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never sit down to the piano uninvited, unless you are alone in the parlor. Do not take any book you ...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
St Joseph, Michigan, USA

1945 - St. Joseph Child Dies Of Burns. Victim's Father Is Marine On Okinawa.
Patricia Ann Randall, three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ora Randall, 504 Lake street, died early this morning at the St. Joseph sanitarium of third degree burns suffered early yesterday morning ... Read MORE...

News-Palladium -  Benton Harbor, Michigan -  August 4, 1945
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Preston, Connecticut, USA

1954 - Plane Crash-lands, Burns in Conn.
PRESTON, Conn., Aug. 3 - (INS) - A skillful, heroic Air France pilot brought 37 persons, 29 of them passengers, to safety Tuesday when he crash-landed a transatlantic Super-Constellation in a potato... Read MORE...

The Milwaukee Sentinel -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  August 4, 1954
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1888  Paper Mill Fire
The paper-mill of John De Varennes, at East Lee, Mass., was burned on the 29th. Loss, $100,000.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1892  August 4 - Sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden arrested in Fall River, Mass
The father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden are found murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts home.
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1961  August 4 - Spokane, WA, reached an all-time record high of 108 degrees.

The Weather Channel

March 3, 1931 - The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Quebec - Did you know? On Sunday mornings, residents of New France attended Mass. The rest of the day was spent playing...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit Santa Rosa, California, USA!

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


Southern Pacific Depot, Santa Rosa, Cal.

Delicious Bromose
The New Nut Food
A Perfect Food for Children

Sanitas Nut Food Co., Battle Creek, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898
Died August 4

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