Saturday, October 5, 2019

1900 - STILL A MYSTERY. Jessie Cobb's Murderer and His Motive Are Not Yet Revealed. LEWISTON POLICE ON THE ALERT. Several of Dead Girls Friends In Sabbattus Interviewed. WHERE IS FRED BROOKS?


1880s
Bradley's Super-Phosphate of Lime
Bradley Fertilzer Co.
Boston, Mass.
Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA (East Sandwich) (Forestdale)

1883 - An Old Lady Burned to Death.
SANDWICH, Mass., Oct. 4.- Mrs. Sally Ransted, widow of the late John Ransted, aged 80, and an invalid, was burned to death today, her clothing taking fire from an open grate. She was alone in the... Read MORE...

Daily Evening Bulletin -  Haverhill, Massachusetts -  October 5, 1883
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Bradford, Massachusetts, USA

1883 - BROKEN LEG - Accident at the Paper Mill, Bradford.
On Thursday afternoon, T. M. Smith of So. Boston, while adjusting an iron crane at the paper mill, Bradford, fell a distance of several feet, breaking his left leg below the knee. The bone was set by ... Read MORE...

Daily Evening Bulletin -  Haverhill, Massachusetts -  October 5, 1883
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Georgetown, Massachusetts, USA

1883 - Injured His Eye
While the Georgetown steamer was playing, Henry Mack, who was assisting in holding the nozzle, for a moment had his attentions called off, during which in some way the hose turned bringing the stream ... Read MORE...

Daily Evening Bulletin -  Haverhill, Massachusetts -  October 5, 1883
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Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA (Ayers Village)

1883 - Serious Accident
While the steamers were playing at Washington square, Thursday, Herbert Swett, a lad 15 years of age, in climbing down from the building occupied by W. E. Morse, stove dealer, Merrimac street, had... Read MORE...

Daily Evening Bulletin -  Haverhill, Massachusetts -  October 5, 1883
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Lemon Cream Pie - One teacup of pulverized sugar, one tablespoonful butter, one egg, one...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880

Cowan's Swiss Milk Chocolate
The Cowan Co., Ltd., Toronto

St. John Daily Sun, St. John, New Brunswick - June 29, 1904
Boise, Idaho, USA

1899 - BASEMENT FIRE THREATENS THE ODD FELLOWS BLOCK
Another of the best business blocks of the city was threatened with destruction from a basement fire. It was the Odd Fellow block. A fire was started in some unknown manner in the basement under the... Read MORE...

Idaho Daily Statesman -  Boise, Idaho -  October 5, 1899
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Lewiston, Maine, USA

1900 - STILL A MYSTERY. Jessie Cobb's Murderer and His Motive Are Not Yet Revealed. LEWISTON POLICE ON THE ALERT. Several of Dead Girls Friends In Sabbattus Interviewed. WHERE IS FRED BROOKS?
The veil which covers the crime connected with the Jessie Cobb case, has not yet been raised. There is no longer any doubt but that it was murder, but now the people are interested to know who the... Read MORE...

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The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  Friday Morning, October 5, 1900
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1786  October 5 - The famous "Pumpkin Flood" occurred on the Delaware and Susquehanna Rivers. Harrisburg PA reported a river stage of twenty-two feet. The heavy rains culminated a wet season.

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1892  October 5 - The Dalton Gang, attempting to rob 2 banks in Coffeyville, Kansas, is shot by the townspeople; only Emmett Dalton, with 23 wounds, survives, to spend 14 years in prison.

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

Quebec - Did you know? It is the old custom in French Canada (originating in Europe) to bury the dead in the church...Read MORE...



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Town Hall Building, Northboro, Mass.

Folding Bath-Tub with Heater
Diogenes Bath-Tub Co., Ionis, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898
Died October 5

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