Monday, November 25, 2019

1875 - "Onion-Town"

Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)

1870 - Bad Advertisment
The Biddeford (Me.) woman who advertised for and married a man last July, to have some one to control her property, has succeeded beyond all reasonable expectations, as the fellow has run off with... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 26, 1870
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1890s
Heinz's Keystone Brand Sweet Pickles
Pittsburgh, Penn.
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA

1875  "Onion-Town"

Wethersfield, Conn., sometimes called Onion-town, derived its nickname from the fact that a church bell hung in 1775 was paid for by contributions of onions from the parishioners.

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Jamestown Journal -  New York -  November 26, 1875
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1889 - ANOTHER FATAL EXPLOSION.
Pittsburg, Nov. 26. - By an explosion at the Allegheny Bessemer Steel Works at Duquesne this morning WILLIAM MARSHALL, night superintendent of the wire mill, and a man named COOPER were killed and a... Read MORE...

Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette -  Cedar Rapids, Iowa -  November 26, 1889
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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1912 - Cotton Mill King Dead
Providence, Rhode Island, Nov. 26. - Robert Knight, owner of more cotton mills than any other individual in the world, died today, aged eighty-six. Knight controlled twenty-two spinning, weaving and... Read MORE...

The Wilmington Dispatch -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  November 26, 1912
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Spinach Soup - This is one of the very palatable and slightly green soups. Pick the ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Augusta, Georgia, USA

1921 - BIG FIRE LOSS IN AUGUSTA, GA. BUSINESS HOUSES GUTTED BY BLAZE; HOTEL DESTROYED. CAUSE OF BLAZE STARTING IN HARRISON BUILDING IS NOT DETERMINED. HOTEL GUESTS FLEE IN NIGHT CLOTHES.
PLATE GLASS WINDOWS MELTED BY HEAT - NO LIVES REPORTED AS LOST.

Augusta, Ga., Nov. 26. - At 5:45 today firemen succeeded in bringing under control the most disastrous fire in the history of... Read MORE...

Robsonian -  Lumberton, North Carolina  -  November 26, 1921
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Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Juneau, Alaska, USA

1936 - BODIES OF 10 ARE FOUND AT JUNEAU. SIX PERSONS STILL ARE ON MISSING LIST AFTER LANDSLIDE.
Juneau, Alaska, Nov. 25. - (AP) - Mud and ruins of Sunday's great landslide surrendered two more bodies to rescue crews tonight, raising the known deaths to ten and leaving six remaining on the... Read MORE...

The Modesto Bee and News-Herald -  Modesto, California -  November 26, 1936
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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

1956 - $200,000 FIRE SWEEPS VEGAS' BOULDER CLUB
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 26 - (AP) - One of Nevada's oldest casinos, the Boulder Club, was gutted by fire last night at a loss estimated by Fire Chief Elmer Gates, at $200,000.

As firemen played... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Post -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  November 26, 1956
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1870  A young man named George Heffran, of Pottsville, Pa., surrendered himself at Randolph, Mass., on the 15th, as the murderer of Benjamin Nathan. He proved to be insane.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1950  November 25-26 - Wind gusts to 110 mph recorded at Concord NH

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July 7, 1898 - U.S. annexes Hawaii by an act of Congress.

Quebec - Did you know? Tobacco was used freely in New France. Nearly every farmer planted tobacco near his home. Men and...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit Troy, New York, USA!

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Union Depot, Troy, N.Y.

Smith & Alford,
Dry Good, Boots and Shoes
Died November 26

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