Saturday, August 10, 2019

1871 - Quite a Mean Man


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The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Bangor, Maine, USA

1871 - RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
Bangor, Maine, August 9. - As a passenger train on the Maine Central Railway was entering the city tonight, the bridge over the Hampden Road gave way, causing a general smash-up, which killed one... Read MORE...

Janesville Gazette -  Wisconsin -  August 10, 1871
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1871 - Quite a Mean Man
The Pittsfield Mass., Eagle has unearthed the mean man of that village. He is 50 years old, worth $15,000, has driven all his four boys away from home by his stinginess and general cussedness, and... Read MORE...

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New Hampshire Sentinel -  New Hampshire -  August 10, 1871
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pancakes - Beat up three eggs and a quart of milk; make it up into a batter with flour, a...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 7, 1881

Hemaboloids Arseniated
Made by The Palisade Manufacturing Company, Yonkers, NY

Hemaboloids arseniated (with strychnia) was a patent medicine used to treat people with anaemia (low red blood cell count). It contained 17% alcohol, and small amounts of arsenious acid (which contained arsenic) and strychnia (also known as strychnine), both of which were highly toxic in larger doses.
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1884 - FIRE RECORD. AT SOUTHBRIDGE.
Worcester, August 9. - The Columbian mill at Southbridge, with a boarding house and tenement, burned this morning. The mill had 9,000 spindles and employed 60 hands. It was owned by Providence... Read MORE...

Fort Scott Daily Monitor -  Fort Scott, Kansas -  August 10, 1884
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Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

1888 - WELLS COLLEGE DESTROYED. A FIRE SWEEPS THE MAIN BUILDING, CAUSING A LOSS OF $130,000.
Auburn, N. Y., Aug. 9. - Fire was discovered in the library of the main building of Wells Female College - MRS. GROVER CLEVELAND'S Alma Mater - Aurora, at 1:30 o'clock this morning by PATRICK GRAY,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 10, 1888
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never eat every morsel that is upon your plate; and surely no lady will ever scrape her plate, or...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
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

1888 - A BIG FIRE AT LITCHFIELD. THE NEW COURT HOUSE AND A NUMBER OF OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED.
WATERBURY, Conn., Aug. 9. - For the second time in three years Litchfield suffered the loss of a large portion of her business blocks this morning. At 1 A. M. flames were discovered breaking was... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 10, 1888
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Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA

1891 - SIX LIVES LOST. A PLEASURE PARTY THROWN INTO THE WATER BY THE VESSEL OVERTURNING.
Boston, Aug. 10. - A sad accident occurred on Dorchester Bay yesterday afternoon by which six persons lost their lives. The yacht Nay, owned and sailed by Captain J. M. BURKE, started on a cruise... Read MORE...

The Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  August 10, 1891
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Pensacola, Florida, USA

1893 - Yellow Jack
Its Appearance at Pensacola, Fla., Officially Reported

PENSACOLA, Fla., Aug. 9. - The Escambia county board of health issued the following official paper: 'The board of health regrets to announce... Read MORE...

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Idaho Statesman -  Idaho -  August 10, 1893
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1894 - Wages Reduced
The effect of two years of democratic ascendency has materialized in the great manufacturing city of Fall River, Mass. The Cotton Manufacturers' Association, of that city, voted almost unanimously to ... Read MORE...

The Daily Democrat -  Huntington, Indiana -  August 10, 1894
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Newtown, Pennsylvania, USA

1917 - FIRE AT NEWTOWN. LODGE HOUSE ON THE RUSSELL ESTATE DESTROYED, CAUSING A LOSS OF $3,000.
Newtown, Penn. - Fire, originating in the boiler room, destroyed the lodge house on the RUSSELL estate at Newtown Square last midnight. An alarm was telephoned to the Media Fire Company, who... Read MORE...

Chester Times -  Chester, Pennsylvania -  August 10, 1917
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Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

1926 - FIREWORKS BLAST KILLS FOUR IN R. I.
SCORE OF OTHER HURT AT BRISTOL PLANT; 4 BUILDINGS WRECKED.
OWNER, HIS WIFE, SON AND SON-IN-LAW DEATH VICTIMS - BODIES BADLY MANGLED - HOUSES NEARBY DAMAGED - WINDOWS SHATTERED IN DISTANT PARTS OF... Read MORE...

Daily Kennebec Journal  -  Maine -  August 10, 1926
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Great Falls, Montana, USA

1946 - ARMY PLANE HITS CROWDED STABLE AT MONTANA FAIR. TWO BOMBERS IN MID-AIR COLLISION; 8 DEAD, AT LEAST TEN HURT.
Great Falls, Mont. - Police said today at least eight persons were killed and ten hurt when two Army bombers collided over the State Fair grounds yesterday and one of them crashed in flames into a... Read MORE...

Middletown Times Herald -  New York -  August 10, 1946
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1826  At Concord, (Mass.) there is a female, not yet eighteen years old, who is a widow for the second time!

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Baltimore Patriot
Baltimore, Maryland

1827  August 10 - Race riots in Cincinnati (1,000 blacks leave for Canada)

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1856  August 10 – A hurricane destroys Last Island, Louisiana, leaving 400 dead. The whole island is broken up into several smaller islands by the storm.

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1878  Ogdensburg, N. Y., supports two Boat Liveries, one of some forty boats, and the other half that number.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1884  August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland.

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1924  August 10 - Colorado's deadliest tornado killed a woman and nine children in one house along its twenty-mile path east southeast of Thurman.
Mennonite men had left the farm to provide possible aid, as the 200-yard wide storm was first seen while far away.
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America - Did you know? 1857 - Dred Scott v. Sanford: Landmark Supreme Court decision holds that Congress does not have the ...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? It is said that on the stroke of midnight, farm animals acquired the marvellous and unusual gift of ...Read MORE...



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The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898
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