Friday, November 8, 2019

1853 - Great Fire at Green Bay, Wis. - Half the Town Destroyed.


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East Windsor, Connecticut, USA

1851 - The Water Company
I have noticed in your paper and the Courant, that the Water Company will commence operations in the spring. Having in my peregrinations become acquainted with the locale of the water, distance to... Read MORE...

Hartford Weekly Times -  Hartford, Connecticut -  November 8, 1851
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

1853 - Great Fire at Green Bay, Wis. - Half the Town Destroyed.
ALBANY, Monday, Nov. 7.

The town of Green Bay, Wis., was visited by a destructive fire on Monday night, which consumed some thirty buildings, including three warehouses, the United States Hotel,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 8, 1853
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1865 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT MEADVILLE - Loss from $75,000 to $100,000
A destructive fire occurred at Meadville on Thursday night, resulting in the destruction of property to the amount of between $75,000 and $100,000. The fire broke out in the extensive woolen factory... Read MORE...

The Franklin Repository -  Chambersburg, Pennsylvania -  November 8, 1865
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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA (Flanders) (Niantic)

1874 - Never Gets Out of Bed
There is a man in East Lyme who has kept his bed for six years because he was once disappointed in love. He isn't sick, but simply chronically sorry that he didn't get that girl. His mother waits... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 8, 1874
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hard Sauce - Beat one-fourth of a poiund of butter to a cream, adding gradually one cup of...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

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Lowell, Mass.
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

1897 - MIDNIGHT FIRE AT LOUISVILLE. DAMAGE DONE IN THE WHOLESALE DISTRICT TO THE AMOUNT OF $150,000.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 7. - A fire broke out at midnight tonight on Main Street, in the wholesale business district.

The flames originated on the top floor of the four-story building occupied by... Read MORE...

Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  November 8, 1897
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St Augustine, Florida, USA

1897 - BIG HOTEL BURNED. INCENDIARIES CAUSE A FIRE AT ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA.
St. Augustine, Fla., Nov. 7. - The Hotel San Marco one of the finest and most commodious hotel properties in this city, was burned to the ground this morning, entailing a loss of about $250,000, with ... Read MORE...

Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  November 8, 1897
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Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA

1911 - TRAIN KILLS FREEHOLDER
GLOUCESTER, N. J., Nov. 8. - Thomas Cunningham, member of the Board of Freeholders of Gloucester County, was struck and instantly killed by an express train at the Pennsylvania Railroad crossing in... Read MORE...

Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  November 8, 1911
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Finger Nails - if they are inclined to be stiff and brittle, should be annointed each night...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Laramie, Wyoming, USA

1920 - MAIL PILOT KILLED. BODY OF FLYER IS FOUND IN WRECKAGE OF PLANE.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 8. - The body of JOHN P. WOODWARD, an air mail pilot was found in the wreckage of his plane at the siding 40 miles west of Cheyenne and fifteen miles southeast of Laramie, Wyo.,... Read MORE...

San Antonio Light -  San Antonio, Texas -  November 8, 1920
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1731  November 8 - In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin opens 1st US library

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1883  Stamps Stolen
The Haverhill, Massachusetts, post office was burglarized on Wednesday night and $500 in money and $7,000 worth of stamps stolen.

The Weekly Hawk
Burlington, Iowa

1933  November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

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America - Did you know? June 18, 1812 - War of 1812: U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? In early Quebec, French-Canadian women were dressed in a mantua, and an elegant headdress known as...Read MORE...



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Highest Price For Eggs
Mann's New Bone Cutter
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The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Died November 8

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