Thursday, October 3, 2019

1921 - Two Could Play That Game

The Goshen Sweeper Co.
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Manchester, Connecticut, USA

1878  Guided by a Spirit

In a paper mill in Manchester, Connecticut, is in use an improved machine, in building which the maker says that he followed the directions given by the spirit of his dead brother.

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  October 3, 1878

Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange)

Albany, September 28. - Early this morning the boiler in the steamer J.S. Robinson, which lay at the foot of Waterloo Street, exploded with frightful force, instantly killing Capt. GEO. S. WARNER and ... Read MORE...

Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1883

Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1893 - FIRE AT OMAHA. Farnam Street Theater Completely Destroyed. TOTAL LOSS ESTIMATED AT $250,000.
Five Firemen Injured, Two Fatally - Detailed Statement of the Losses and a List of the Names of the Losers - Origin of the Fire Unknown, But Supposed to Have Been Caused by the Falling of an Arc... Read MORE...

The Racine Daily Journal -  Racine, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1893

Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn)

1921 - Two Could Play That Game.
A hundred years ago a wealthy bachelor, named Paige, who lived near Albion, R. I., gave a party; one of the young ladies left a glove. Mr. Paige returned it with the following note: "If from your... Read MORE...

Alton Evening Telegraph -  Alton, Illinois -  October 3, 1921

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Apple Jam - Peel and core the apples, cut in thin slices and put them in a preserving kettle ...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 24, 1880
Antigo, Wisconsin, USA

1942 - Army Flier Killed In Antigo Crash
Antigo, Wis. - (UP) - The first serious accident since a preliminary glider training school was established here June 1, resulted in the death of Pvt. C. W. Stanford, Farmersville, Tex., this... Read MORE...

The Sheboygan Press -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1942

1841  October 3 - An October gale, the worst of record for Nantucket, MA, caught the Cape Cod fishing fleet at sea. Forty ships were driven ashore on Cape Cod, and 57 men perished from the town of Truro alone.

America - Did you know? February 4, 1789 - George Washington is unanimously elected president of the United States in a...Read MORE...

Quebec - Did you know? Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they ...Read MORE...

Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
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Visit Hackensack, New Jersey, USA!

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

Euclid Avenue, cor. Main Street, Hackensack, N.J.

E. Trudeau's Dairy bottle
Died October 3


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