Wednesday, November 6, 2019

1899 - SERVANT GIRL VANISHES. Apparently Wore Nothing but a Nightrobe and a Picture Hat.

Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - A Noble Pair of Horses
Mr. Russell Wood, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, had a very narrow and miraculous escape from death last Tuesday. While coming down a mountain with a load of wood, he fell off, and was so paralyzed as to ... Read MORE...

The Wilmington Daily Herald -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  November 6, 1860
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1880s
Vacuum Harness Oil
M. Haberbush
Lancaster, PA
1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ran unopposed and was elected to serve for a six-year term. Davis had already been serving as the... Read MORE...

www.americaslibrary.gov
November 6, 1861
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Port Jervis, New York, USA

1869 - Locomotive Explosions
July 18. Explosion of locomotive No. 294, on the Erie Railway, at Port Jervis, New York. The engine house was partly blown down, the dome of the engine weighing several hundred pounds was thrown 200... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 6, 1869
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1885 - Atlanta, GA Blasting Powder Explosion, Nov 1885. Blown to Atoms.
Atlanta, Ga., November 5. – Two colored men, Wm. KENNEBREAD and Phil JOHNSON, well-diggers, were blown to atoms yesterday by an explosion of blasting powder. Thirty feet down they struck granite, and ... Read MORE...

Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  November 6, 1885
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cranberry Sauce - Wash and pick over the cranberries; put on to cook in a tin or porcelain...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., December 7, 1881
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1890 - Explosion of Dynamite at New Bedford.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 5 - Workmen engaged in the excavation of a sewer trench in Grape street to-day had a narrow escape from death. One man went to heat some water by an oil stove. The stove... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 6, 1890
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The Beautiful New Game of The Spider and The Flies
The Fuller Mfg. Co., Makers, Kalamazoo, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA (South Glastonbury)

1890 - Soap Factories Burned
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 5. Three units belonging to the J. B. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Conn., and used by them in the manufacture of their soap powder and ivorine, were burned to-night. The... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 6, 1890
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Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA

1890 - Fire
At Wilmington
An old landmark on this Lowell Divisions of the Boston and Maine Railroad at Wilmington was burned Wednesday afternoon. It was the wooden building formerly occupied below as the... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 6, 1890
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New Rochelle, New York, USA

1890 - LOSS $375,000. Destructive Fire at New Rochelle, N.Y.
NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y., Nov. 8, A fire this morning destroyed George Ferguson's grocery store, a large, building and other adjoining property in Ferguson's building were stored much furniture and... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 6, 1890
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you are ever caught in a shower, and meet a gentleman friend who offers an umbrella, accept it,...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
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA

1894 - BURNED TO DEATH.
Two Lives Lost in a Fire at Sault Ste. Marie.

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Nov. 6.- The tug Crusader was destroyed by fire at her dock here early this morning. Firemen Henry Billings, of this city,... Read MORE...

Fort Wayne News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  November 6, 1894
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1899 - SERVANT GIRL VANISHES. Apparently Wore Nothing but a Nightrobe and a Picture Hat.
(Special to the World.)
PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 5. - Cumberland Hill has a mystery which the town officers and others are trying to unravel. Walter Grant, who has a fine home at Diamond Hill, went to ... Read MORE...

The World -  New York, New York -  November 6, 1899
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1869  Troy, N.Y., is said to be the greatest potato market in this country.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1947  November 6 – The program Meet the Press makes its television debut on the NBC-TV network in the United States.

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America - Did you know? 1898 - Spanish-American War: USS Maine is blown up in Havana harbor (Feb. 15), prompting U.S. to...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? In the typical habitant dwelling-house, often reached by a ladder, was a loft or attic running the...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Court House, Barrie, Canada

Androscoggin One Price Clothing Co.
Blue Store
88 Lisbon St.
Lewiston, Me.
Died November 6

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