Monday, January 13, 2020

1901 - TROLLEY DEAL IN CONNECTICUT: New Haven Road Purchases the Webster and Worcester System.


1890s
Holmes' Mills
No. Belfast, Maine
Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA

1898 - TORNADO AT FORT SMITH. About Forty People Were Killed and Scores Injured.
The Wind Swept Through the City, Clearing a Wide Path,

Crushing Dwellings, Churches and Big Business Blocks,

Burying the Inmates Under Piles of Brick and Timbers.

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The Times-Picayune -  New Orleans, Louisiana -  January 13, 1898
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Killingly, Connecticut, USA (Danielson) (Dayville) (East Killingly)

1901 - TROLLEY DEAL IN CONNECTICUT: New Haven Road Purchases the Webster and Worcester System.
NEW HAVEN, Jan. 12 - The New Haven Road has just purchased through the People's Tramway Company of Danielson, Conn., the Webster and Worcester Street Railway Company.

The purchase gives to the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 13, 1901
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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

1890s
Horsfords Acid Phosphate
Rumford Chemical Works
Providence, R.I.
Freetown, Massachusetts, USA (Assonet) (East Freetown)

1912 - STORM CAUSES TRAIN WRECK
New Haven Engineer Could Not See Signals - One Killed, Two Hurt.

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 12. - A New York, New Haven & Hartford train was wrecked at East Freetown Station this forenoon by... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 13, 1912
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

1913 - BURNS' ABATTOIR DESTROYED BY FIRE. BIG BLAZE AT CALGARY - LOSS IS OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS.
(W.A.P. Report.)
Calgary, Jan. 12. - One of the most disastrous fires in the history of Western Canada, occurred today when the large packing plant of P. Burns & Co. was totally destroyed by fire.... Read MORE...

Lethbridge Herald -  Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada -  January 13, 1913
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid making any noise in eating, even if each meal is eaten in solitary state. It is a disgusting...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
New London, Connecticut, USA

1923 - OLD YALE BREWERY DESTROYED BY FIRE; Loss is $100,000
New London, Jan. 12 - Fire tonight swept through the Old Yale Brewery now used as a storage building destroying the entire structure and its contents and causing a loss estimated at $100,000. Late... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  January 13, 1923
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1888 January 13, 1888 - The mercury plunged to 65 degrees below zero at Fort Keough, located near Miles City MT. The reading stood as a record for the continental U.S. for sixty-six years.

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1888  January 13 – The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C..

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1908  January 13 – A fire at the Rhoads Opera House in Boyertown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., kills 170.

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America - Did you know? December 2, 1823: Monroe Doctrine: In his annual address to Congress, President Monroe declares...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Seigneuries in North America were granted to military officers, some were owned by the Catholic...Read MORE...



Seigneurs and the seigneurial system of New France (www.apointinhistory.net/ feudal-system.php)
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St. james' Catholic Church and Rectory, Milton, N. Y.

1880s
The Goshen Sweeper Co.
Easiest Operated Carpet Sweepers Made
Died January 13

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