Friday, January 3, 2020

1871 - Hotel Fire Results in Bridge Disaster


1880s
Bradley's Super-Phosphate of Lime
Bradley Fertilzer Co.
Boston, Mass.
Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA

1845 - The Gale at Easthampton, Mass.
It is a matter of astonishment that no injury to person or life was the consequence of the disaster to the new seminary building at Easthampton. The upper story of the main building was occupied by... Read MORE...

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Republican Farmer -  Connecticut -  January 7, 1845
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Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA

1871 - Hotel Fire Results in Bridge Disaster
A hotel at Franklin, Pa., was burned the other day, and the flames set fire to the wood work of a wire bridge over the Allegheny river, and the cables, soon becoming red hot, parted from their... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 7, 1871
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Old-Fashioned Molasses Candy - First secure old-fashioned New Orleans molasses. This is far...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

1880s
Crown Sewing Machines and Florence Oil Stoves
The Florence Machine Co.
Florence, Mass.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

1871 - Woman Chief Engineer of Fire Department
At Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Miss S. C. Gardner has made such timely discoveries of fires, and has rendered assistance thereat so coolly and efficiently, that the City Council is about to appoint her Chief ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 7, 1871
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

No lady should drink wine at dinner. Even if her head is strong enough to bear it, she will find...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
1714  January 7 - Typewriter patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later)

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1782  January 7 - 1st US commercial bank, Bank of North America, opens in Philadelphia

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1871  A girl of sixteen, near Montreal, recently took arsenic to whiten her complexion. None could question her success as she lay in her coffin the following day.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Too Much Snow
Bangor, Me., has had eleven snow storms this season before Christmas.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Growing like a weed
Salt Lake City has gained more than 5,000 inhabitants since the year 1860.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Thanksgiving
Mr. Patrick Rogers, of Cohoes, N. Y., on Thanksgiving Day, made a present of a barrel of flour to every poor woman in the city.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Lincoln monument progress
The Lincoln monument, at Springfield, Ill., is about half done, and will be completed and dedicated on the 4th of next July.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

America - Did you know? July 4, 1828: Construction is begun on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the first public railroad...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? 1840s - As American factories in New England offered good jobs, thousands of French Canadians...Read MORE...



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1880s
Vacuum Harness Oil
M. Haberbush
Lancaster, PA
Died January 7

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