Tuesday, January 14, 2020

1871 - Sticky Situation

1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up in Paris. Under the terms of the treaty, the United States was granted territory as far west as the ... Read MORE...

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January 14, 1784
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The Spokesman Review, Spokane, Washington, November 4, 1931
Corning, New York, USA

1859 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN CORNING, N. Y.
CORNING, Thursday, Jan. 13. The large stone building, owned by R. E. Robinson & Co., and occupied by several persons as a flouring mill, furniture wareroom, confectionary and bakery, &c., was totally ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 14, 1859
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Troy, New York, USA

1859 - BURNING OF THE TROY HOSPITAL.
TROY, N. Y., Thursday, Jan. 13. About 6 o'clock this evening a fire broke out in the Troy Hospital, which, owing the scarcity of water, was partially consumed. The patients were all rescued in... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 14, 1859
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Corry, Pennsylvania, USA

1871  Dear Meat

Mayor Wilson, of Corry, Pa, went deer hunting and at the first shot brought down a $200 colt. He paid the owner and owns the carcass. It is dear meat to him, but it is not venison.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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Bangor, Maine, USA

1871 - Snapped Like Threads
The Bangor (Me.) Whig reports that, owing to the intense cold, the wires of the Western Union Telegraph line, between that city and Lewiston, were recently broken in nearly fifty places. The wires... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Green Corn Pudding - Grate a dozen ears of corn; season with a teaspoonful of white pepper;...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 28, 1881
Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Sticky Situation
During the services of a prayer meeting at Fall River, Massachusetts, a messenger came to summon an M. D., who was present, to attend a little boy who appeared to be suddenly attacked, after a short... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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Milwaukee Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 16, 1917
Milton, Massachusetts, USA

1871  New Public Library

The town of Milton, Mass., with a population of less than 3,000, has voted $5,000 to establish a public library, and an equal amount has been raised by subscription.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a funeral, enter the church quietly, and, unless you belong to the mourners, wait until they...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
Berkley, Massachusetts, USA (Berkeley)

1871  Industrious Females

Although the town of Berkeley, Mass., contains only 800 inhabitants, its female inhabitants have earned $6,000 during the past year at straw sewing.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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1871  Sweden and Norway Tops in Education
Official reports show that in Sweden and Norway, 97 out of every 100 children between 5 and 15 attend school, a larger percentage than anywhere else.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Pittsburgh Factories
Pittsburgh has thirty-two iron, nine steel, and two copper mills.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

America - Did you know? Punkin Chuckin: Each year, as corn stalks tower toward the sky and leaves turn yellow, orange and...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, the average couple in New France had 6 to 8 children, with one or more lost to...Read MORE...



Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)
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Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 14, 1920
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