Sunday, August 11, 2019

1901 - HAT COST HIS LIFE. Richard P. Walker Jumped Into Bay and Became Exhausted.


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Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

1888 - FIRE AT CHATTANOOGA. DESTROYS BOTH LIFE AND PROPERTY - MANY BURNED TO DEATH.
WHILE STRIVING TO SAVE GOODS FROM THE FLAMES - THE LOSS TO PROPERTY WILL REACH $225,000 - COLLAPSE OF BUILDINGS.

Chattanooga, Tenn., August 10 - The ruin of last night's terrible fire is very... Read MORE...

Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  August 11, 1888
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Washington, DC, USA

1901 - HAT COST HIS LIFE. Richard P. Walker Jumped Into Bay and Became Exhausted.
Washington, Aug. 9. — While endeavoring to recover the hat of a friend, which had blown off into the bay, Richard P. Walker, a bricklayer, who lived at 135 Carroll Street southeast, in this city, was ... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  August 11, 1901
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Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

1901 - WORKMAN KILLED. Pasquale Paccillo Fell Down an Elevator Well in an Unfinished House on Beaconsfield Terrace.
While working on the third floor of the unfinished Beaconsfield Terraces, in the rear of Marguerite Circle, near Beacon Street, Brookline, early yesterday, Pasquale Paccillo, a laborer, fell down the ... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  August 11, 1901
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

White Mountain Rolls - Sixteen cups of flour, half cup of sugar, cup of butter, cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 26, 1881
Wayland, Massachusetts, USA

1901 - TO THE GRAVE TOGETHER.
Burials of Henry F. Canney and Charles Inman, Who Were Drowned at Wayland.

Roxbury has never seen a more impressive funeral procession than that of yesterday, when two of her young and promising... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  August 11, 1901
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The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Fiskdale)

1905 - Must Await Funeral
William Willard of Sturbridge, Mass., who painted the portraits of several of Massachusetts' Governors, was a collector of colonial furniture. He had an annoying experience with other collectors who... Read MORE...

The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  August 11, 1905
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1919 - STEEL KING PASSES AWAY - Andrew Carnegie Succumbs to Bronchial Pneumonia
By Associated Press
Lenox, Mass., Aug. 11 - Andrew Carnegie died today at his summer home of bronchial pneumonia.

Carnegie spent most of the summer here, coming from New York in May and up to a... Read MORE...

Corsicana Daily Sun -  Corsicana, Texas -  August 11, 1919
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Vergennes, Vermont, USA

1919 - Potato Spray Pump Exploded
R. L. Kingsland, of Vergennes, suffered a painful injury, when he started to retail a pump spray to use in a field of potatoes. As he unfastened one clamp which held the pump in place it exploded.... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  August 11, 1919
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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
Heflin, Alabama, USA

1940 - Something She Ate
For three years it was thought that six-year-old Bunnie Jean Morrow suffered from "asthma." Last week it was learned that it was cottonseed hulls in her lungs.

It was thought that the child drew... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  August 11, 1940
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1866  August 11 - World's 1st roller rink opens (Newport RI)

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1888  Prof. W. R. Brooks, of Smith Observatory, Geneva, N. Y., discovered a comet on the 7th.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1940  August 11 - A major hurricane struck Savannnah, GA, and Charleston, SC, causing the worst inland flooding since 1607.

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1944  August 11 - The temperature at Burlington, VT, soared to an all-time record high of 101 degrees.

The Weather Channel

America - Did you know? 1773: Boston Tea Party: Group of colonial patriots disguised as Mohawk Indians board three ships in ...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Visit Norton, Massachusetts, USA!

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


Town Hall (1910)

Perry Davis' cough medicine
New York, New York
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Died August 11

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