Tuesday, November 5, 2019

1831 - Fell from Steeple

Grafton, Massachusetts, USA

1831 - Fell from Steeple
Ronald Hapgood, being at work on the steeple of a new meeting house in Grafton, Mass. fell from a staging 70 feet from the ground, struck upon the roof, and was thrown thence 36 feet to the ground,... Read MORE...

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Brattleboro Messenger -  Brattleboro, Vermont -  November 5, 1831
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Carpets by Mail
The Russell Carpet Co.
Chicago, Ill.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898
New Milford, Connecticut, USA

1860 - FIRE IN NEW-MILFORD, CONN.
Danbury, Conn., Saturday, Nov. 3. There was a large fire in New-Milford last night. It is reported that ten buildings were destroyed, including the Bank, Housatonic House, six stores and two... Read MORE...

New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 5, 1860
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New Haven, Connecticut, USA

1860 - The Late Boiler Explosion - Body Recovered - Serious Affray.
New-Haven, Saturday, Nov. 3

The boy, HENRY RICE, who was killed by the steam-boiler explosion at DANN & BROTHERS' coach factory, yesterday, was found under the ruins last night; nearly all his... Read MORE...

New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 5, 1860
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fish Cakes - Cold boiled codfish, either fresh or salt, remove the bones and mince the meat; ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 2, 1881
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA

1889 - ANOTHER FURNACE HORROR. EIGHT MEN CAUGHT IN A RUSH OF MOLTEN METAL.
Lebanon, Pa., Nov. 5. - By the breaking out of molten iron in the stack of the Colebrook Furnace No. 1 yesterday HARVEY BOHER, HENRY FARTIG, ISAAC SIEGRIST, WILLIAM SNYDER and HARVEY BECK were... Read MORE...

Logansport Pharos Tribune -  Logansport, Indiana -  November 5, 1889
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Gold Medal Antacid Powder
S. Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

1894 - FIVE FIREMEN BADLY HURT. SERIOUS CASUALTY AT THE BURNING OF A BUILDING AT LOUISVILLE.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 5. - Fire broke out in the building occupied by the Louisville branch of the Singer Sewing Machine Manufacturing company, at 552 Fourth Avenue, and before the flames could be... Read MORE...

Logansport Pharos  -  Logansport, Indiana -  November 5, 1894
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Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA (Marlboro)

1897 - $150,000 FIRE LOSS.
Marlboro, Mass., Nov. 5. - Fire broke out at 1:30 a.m. Thursday in the three-story wooden block occupied by the Central Hotel and spread to the Corey block adjoining, which it completely destroyed,... Read MORE...

Massillon Item -  Ohio -  November 5, 1897
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Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

1910 - ASYLUM BURNS, INMATES SHIVER. INSANE PATIENTS FORCED TO FIND SHELTER IN BARNS AND SHEDS. BUILDING REDUCED TO MASS OF ASHES.
NUMBER OF PEOPLE ARE BURNED IN ESCAPING BUT IT IS BELIEVED NONE OF THE INJURIES WILL PROVE FATAL.

Brandon, Man., Nov. 5. - In the piercing cold of a chilly November night 600 patients of the... Read MORE...

The Evening Telegram -  Elyria, Ohio -  November 5, 1910
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, ...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
Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

1918 - WILLIAMS COLLEGE HAS $50,000 FIRE.
Williamstown, Nov. 5. - Damage estimated at close to $50,000 was done to Jessup hall, one of the Williams college buildings, by a fire today that is supposed to be due to defective wiring. The... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  November 5, 1918
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1868  Five thousand dollars insurance was paid last week by a Hartford Company on a single sheep, which died in Middlebury, Vermont.

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Cincinnati Daily Gazette
Cincinnati, Ohio

1870  A farmer at Scipio, N. Y., has a turkey that has laid one hundred eggs in one hundred days, never missing a day on account of sickness or a circus in town, or anything.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1935  November 5 – Parker Brothers releases the board game Monopoly in the United States.

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America - Did you know? May 28, 1830 - President Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act, which authorizes the forced removal...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to bring woe upon the people. ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Elks Home, Everett, Mass.

Chicago Tribune
September 29, 1872
Died November 5

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