Saturday, January 11, 2020

1889 - AT NIAGARA FALLS. The Suspension Foot Bridge Gone and Other Damage Done.

Strathmore Deckle Edge Writing Paper

Mittineague Paper Company, Mittineague, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
Springfield, Illinois, USA

Chicago, Ill., Jan. 10. - The St. Nicholas Hotel, of Springfield, was damaged by fire, last night, to the extent of $80,000. The loss on furniture by fire and waster is about $6,000. The building was ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 11, 1873

Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

1879 - The End of the Whistle
Locomotive whistling is to be superseded at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., by a bell worked by electricity which will be set up in the depot. When the train arrives within a mile of the station, the bell will... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 11, 1879

Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Wilmington, Del., January 10. - Friday night's snow storm caused the most serious block on the railroad track here that has occurred for years, suspending travel for hours. About 7:45 yesterday... Read MORE...

Alton Daily Telegraph -  Alton, Illinois -  January 11, 1886

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cooking Chickens - A new way of cooing chickens is to parboil them and then drop them into...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA (Annisquam)

1889 - Schooner Wreck
GLOUCESTER, Mass., Jan. 11. - The schooner wrecked on Bass Rocks was the forty ton Juliette, of Belfast, Me., from Rockland, Me., with lime ashes for Beverly, Mass. Eben Holmes, the captain and... Read MORE...

The News -  Frederick, Maryland -  January 11, 1889

When Baby is About to Walk
Procure a pair of ANKLE SUPPORTERS

R. H. Golden
South Norwalk, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

1889 - AT NIAGARA FALLS. The Suspension Foot Bridge Gone and Other Damage Done.
NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y., Jan 11. - The storm raged here with great fury. The suspension foot bridge spanning the Niagara river below the falls was torn from its gables at 3 o'clock this morning and a... Read MORE...

The News -  Frederick, Maryland -  January 11, 1889

Manchester, Connecticut, USA

1894 - Intelligent Puss
A young woman bookkeeper employed in an office at South Manchester, Connecticut, has been in the habit for some time past of giving the office cat a piece of meat for its lunch every day. Precaution... Read MORE...

The Indiana Democrat -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  January 11, 1894

Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange)

Albany, N.Y., Jan. 11. - SUSAN ROSNA, aged eight years, was struck by the Montreal express train on the Delaware & Hudson railroad entering this city at 5:40 Saturday night and her body was horribly... Read MORE...

Daily Iowa Capital -  Des Moines, Iowa -  January 11, 1897

1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Be careful always that the details of your dress are perfectly finished in every point. The small...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
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1897  A $200,000 Fire In Minneapolis.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 10. - Fire this morning destroyed the packing house of the Anchor Flour Mill, owned by the Pillsbury-Washburn Milling Company. The loss is $200,000, fully insured.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 11, 1897

1759  January 11 - 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia

1803  January 11 - Monroe & Livingston sail for Paris to buy New Orleans; they buy La
December 20 - French flag lowered in New Orleans to mark formal transfer of Louisiana Purchase from France to US for $27M

America - Did you know? 1831 - William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the Liberator, a weekly paper that advocates the...Read MORE...

Quebec - Did you know? Among Catholics, It is said that reciting one thousand Hail Marys on December 24 would ensure...Read MORE...
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Visit Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada!

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Broadway Ave. looking East, Winnipeg.

Silver Plate
Wm. Rogers, Eagle Brand
Made only by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co., Wallingford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Died January 11


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