Thursday, October 10, 2019

1890 - FISHING FOR TURTLES. When the Shell-Backed Monster Bites Run Like a Steer.

Lewiston, Maine, USA

1869 - TELEGRAMS. TERRIFIC HURRICANE AT EASTPORT, ME. Great Destruction of Property and Life. THE STORM IN MAINE.
...LEWISTON, Me., Oct.9.---The Evening Journal has a report of a great freshet on Swift River, in Oxford County, showing a rise of thirty-six feet in twelve hours in that stream, which is a tributary ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 10, 1869
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Miss Agnes L Goddard, Principal, Ashland, Ky.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Chicago, Illinois, USA

1871 - October 8-10 - Fire Destroys 18,000 Buildings in Chicago

The Chicago Fire - "YOU ARE THERE"
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www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ illinois.html
October 10, 1871
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Woodbridge, Connecticut, USA (Amity)

1878 - Strange Fire
The wife of a hard working German farmer at Woodbridge, Conn., during her husband's absence last Saturday, accidentally set her clothes on fire. She rushed to the stable and threw herself on to the... Read MORE...

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New Hampshire Sentinel -  New Hampshire -  October 10, 1878
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1890 - FISHING FOR TURTLES. When the Shell-Backed Monster Bites Run Like a Steer.
Terrapin or turtle farms are run in the South and on the Pacific coast, but the business has only been tried in New England as an experiment. As experiments, many of these have been failures, so far... Read MORE...

Hornellsville Weekly Tribune -  Hornellsville, New York -  October 10, 1890
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Beef - For ten or twelve pounds of beef take one tablespoonful of allspice, six...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 16, 1881

Hausman's Blue Pills
A Stimulant Diuretic
Trinidad, Colorado

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Westerly, Rhode Island, USA (Watch Hill) (Misquamicut)

1897 - Died at 108
Mrs. Charlotte Leclair of Westerly, R. I., died yesterday morning at the age of 108 years and six months. She was born in La Prairie, a small town in Quebec. Five generations of her descendants are... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  October 10, 1897
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Newtown, Connecticut, USA

1902 - ONE DEAD IN TRAIN COLLISION
DANBURY, Conn., Oct. 9. - One person dead and more than a score injured is the result of a head-on collision of the Highland division of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad at 7:25 this... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 10, 1902
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Catskill, New York, USA

1903 - CATSKILL BRIDGE COLLAPSES. FIVE MEN GO DOWN WITH THE WRECK AND TWO OF THEM DROWN.
Catskill, Oct. 9 - While a hundred spectators were on the lower village bridge to-day watching the most destructive freshet seen here in thirty years a brick barge broke from its fastenings and... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 10, 1903
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A lady will always dress plainly when traveling. A gay dress, or finery of any sort, when in a...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
1893  October 10 – The first car number plates appear in Paris, France.

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1928  October 10 - The temperature at Minneapolis, MN, reached 90 degrees, their latest such reading of record.

The Weather Channel

America - Did you know? 1918-1920 - Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes; by 1920, nearly 20 million are dead. In U.S.,...Read MORE...



www.infoplease.com


Quebec - Did you know? French-Canadian couples getting married are not supposed to wear new shoes at the wedding. Grains,...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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The Delicious New Dessert
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Xenia, Ohio

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Died October 10

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