Thursday, January 2, 2020

1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

Patton's Sun-Proof Paint

Jas. E. Patton Co., Milwaukee, Wis., U.S.A.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Ansonia, Connecticut, USA

1869  "Sharpshooter"

An Ansonia, Conn., "sharpshooter" recently fired at a squirrel that was being pursued by his ferret and a $30 dog, and succeeded in killing both dog and ferret and in scaring the squirrel.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 2, 1869

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Strawberry Sponge Cake - Beat the yolks of six eggs with half a pound of powderes sugar...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Sherbrooke, Qu├ębec, Canada

1891 - Gas Works Explosion
SHERBROOKE, Que., Jan. 1. - There was a serious explosion a the gas works here late last night. The force of the explosion tore out one side of the building and the structure took fire. Charles... Read MORE...

The Sandusky Register -  Sandusky, Ohio -  January 2, 1891

Who has the Oldest Sewing Machine?
A new "Singer" given in exchange for it

The Singer Manufacturing Co.
New York City

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city today settled down on Ellis Island in the harbor and the barge office is known to them no more. The... Read MORE...

The Saint Paul Globe -  Saint Paul, Minnesota -  January 2, 1892

Huntsville, Alabama, USA

1897 - END OF A QUEER FEUD - Ashford Killed as He Rode Past Brown's Home. IT BEGAN WITH A WOMAN.
Two Men Live on Opposite Sides of a Street and Have Been Watching Each Other for Months.

Huntsville, Ala., January 1. - (Special.) - The killing of Fred Ashford by Felix Brown in Courtland... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  January 2, 1897

Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

1899 - BIG FIRE IN EXETER. Goodwin Block on Front Street Entirely Destroyed. The Loss to Owners and Tenants Will Reach $29,000.
Exeter, N. H. Jan. 1 - The Goodwin block on Front street was visited by fire early this morning. Loss $28,000 to block and tenants. The occupants of the upper floor barely escaped with their lives,... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  January 2, 1899

1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and ...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
Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1900 - Blaze at Greensboro, N. C.
Charlotte, N. C., Jan. 1. - Fire at Greensboro, N. C. yesterday caused losses aggregating nearly $100,000, partly covered by insurance. The fire originated in the elevator shaft of the Hague-McCorkle ... Read MORE...

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  January 2, 1900

1839  January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

1869  A dog recently followed the stage from North Troy to Newport, N. H., and on the way he entered twelve yards and killed a sheep in each.
He barely seized his victims, but them through the throat, and hurried to keep up with the stage.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Count Chorinsky, who poisoned his wife some time back in Munich, for which he was imprisoned in the fortress of Rosenberg, has gone mad, and has to be kept in a strait-jacket.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1882  The Standard Oil Trust (monopoly) is secretly created in the United States to control multiple corporations set up by John D. Rockefeller and his associates.

America - Did you know? 1822: Denmark Vesey, an enslaved African American carpenter who had purchased his freedom, plans a...Read MORE...

Quebec - Did you know? In early Quebec, French-Canadian women were dressed in a mantua, and an elegant headdress known as...Read MORE...

French-Canadian Culture ( /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
Picture of the Day

Visit Sebring, Florida, USA!

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

Lake Sebring Casino

Yellow Dock Root
put up by Allaire-Woodward & Co., Peoria, Ill.
Died January 2


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