Sunday, November 24, 2019

1880 - A novel way of catching a swarm of bees

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1845 - A Horrible Death
We learn from the Worcester (Mass.) Transcript, that Mr. ASA MASON, manufacturer of tacks and brads, while adjusting his machinery, was caught by the skirts of his coat by the belt, and drawn up... Read MORE...

Louisville Morning Courier and American Democrat -  Louisville, Kentucky -  Monday, November 24, 1845

"Commercial wooden boatbuilding thrived in St. Augustine with the advent of the shrimping industry in the 1920s and over the following decades expanded exponentially with the success of commercial boatbuilding outfits such as DESCO and St. Augustine Trawlers. DESCO (Diesel Engine Sales Company), in particular, built trawlers in such prodigious quantities for the world market that their motto became "The Sun Never Sets on a DESCO Boat." " LAMP/ Hertiage_Boatbuilding/ Boatbuilding_History

Found at St Augustine Lighthouse
Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

We stop the press to announce a frightful accident that occurred near this city, on the Central Railroad, about 1 - o'clock this afternoon, on Drew & Hopkins gravel train.

JOHN G GOTHAM, a young...

New Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette -  Concord, New Hampshire -  November 24, 1858

Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


TORONTO, Nov. 23 — The following particulars have been received regarding the Anglo-American cable steamer Robert Lowe from the surviving... Read MORE...

New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 24, 1872

Concord, New Hampshire, USA

1875 - Accident.
On Tuesday last Mr. Harry Bartlett was loading a heavy trunk upon his baggage express wagon, when, by a little start of the horse, the trunk fell back, striking him upon the shoulder and dislocating... Read MORE...

The New Hampshire Patriot -  Concord, New Hampshire -  November 24, 1875

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Corn Soup - Score down the grains and press out the pulp from six good-sized ears...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Decatur, Michigan, USA

1880 - A novel way of catching a swarm of bees was unintentionally tried at Decatur, Michigan, the other day by a young man, who is not likely to repeat the experiment if he can help it.
He ran toward the swarm with a green bush in his hand, over which the queen bee poised and then alighted upon his hat. In a twinkling the others followed and completely covered him being so closely... Read MORE...

Indiana Weekly Messenger -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  November 24, 1880

1908 advertisement

M. A. Baker & Co. Manufacturers
Seamless Turpentine Stills
Pensacola, Fla.

The Pensacola Journal
Pensacola, Florida
July 4, 1908
Brooklyn, New York, USA (Flatlands) (Flatbush) (Coney Island)

1888  America for Americans

BROOKLYN, N. Y., Nov. 24 - "Deacon" Richardson has given notice that hereafter only American citizens, native or naturalized, will be employed on his street car lines as conductors or drivers.

The Daily City News -  New Castle, Pennsylvania -  November 24, 1888

Augusta, Maine, USA

1888 - Schooners Fast in the Ice
AUGUSTA, Me., Nov. 24. - The Kennebec river closed to navigation Thursday night, ten days earlier than usual. It is solidly frozen over between Gardiner and Brown's Island. There are seven schooners... Read MORE...

The Daily City News -  New Castle, Pennsylvania -  November 24, 1888

Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)

1888 - Railroad Ticket Office Burglarized
BIDDEFORD, Me., Nov. 24. - Thursday night burglars broke into the Boston & Maine railroad ticket office at Pine Point, blew open the safe and secured the week's wages of the station men and section... Read MORE...

The Daily City News -  New Castle, Pennsylvania -  November 24, 1888

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
Jamestown, New York, USA

Jamestown, N. Y., Nov. 23 - Three women and a boy were burned to death between 1 and 2 o'clock this morning in a fire which gutted the Old Homestead Hotel, at Third and Pine Streets. They were MRS.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 24, 1891

Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

1910  Signed "Wife"

Up in Sutton, Massachusetts, a young woman organist wrote a preacher and signed herself "wife." And the organist's play-ful ways caused the deuce of a domestic discord.

The Wilmington Dispatch -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  November 24, 1910

Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1910 - Parents of 23 Have Ten Children
New York Tribune.
Race suicide is not fashionable in Batiscan, a small town in the Province of Quebec. Edouard Jolicoeur, of Batiscan reached Montreal a few days ago with his wife and 10 children.... Read MORE...

Oregonian -  Oregon -  November 24, 1910

1875  Fatal Accident.
EDWARD McCRAW, foreman of a gang in the Little Tunnel at North Adams, Mass., was crushed to death on Thursday night while shackling corn.

The New Hampshire Patriot
Concord, New Hampshire

1888  On the 19th Mrs. Elizabeth Worth White, of Newburyport, Mass., celebrated her one hundredth birthday.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1917  November 24 – In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9 members of the Milwaukee Police Department are killed by a bomb

1949  November 24 – The ski resort in Squaw Valley, California officially opens.

America - Did you know? May 2, 1803 - Louisiana Purchase: United States agrees to pay France $15 million for the Louisiana...Read MORE...

Quebec - Did you know? The Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses...Read MORE...

The Story of the Canadian Horse ( breed.htm)
Picture of the Day

Visit Saint-Hugues, Québec, Canada!

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

Souvenir de St Hugues

Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soups
Curtice Bothers Co., Rochester, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Died November 24


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