Wednesday, February 26, 2020

1879 - HAVOC IN A CROWD. TERRIBLE LOSS OF LIFE CAUSED BY A CALIFORNIAN ENGINEER'S STUPIDITY.


The Reid & Hughes Dry Goods Co., 1907 ad

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fish Cakes - Cold boiled codfish, either fresh or salt, remove the bones and mince the meat; ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 2, 1881

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Stockton, California, USA

1879 - HAVOC IN A CROWD. TERRIBLE LOSS OF LIFE CAUSED BY A CALIFORNIAN ENGINEER'S STUPIDITY.
San Francisco, February 22. - A terrific explosion took place today of El Dorado Street, Stockton. A crowd of more than two hundred people had assembled to witness the trial of a new propeller pump... Read MORE...

The World -  New York, New York -  February 26, 1879
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St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1884 - FIRE AT ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA.
St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 26. - A most disastrous fire has occurred here. The building destroyed was a large four-story warehouse at the corner of Pine and Prince streets, west end. The building was... Read MORE...

The Evening Gazette -  Cedar Rapids, Iowa -  February 26, 1884
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Jackson, Michigan, USA

1884 - THE WORK OF DEATH. FOUR LIVES LOST AT A FIRE IN JACKSON, MICHIGAN. SURROUNDED BY FLAMES THE VICTIMS JUMP FOR THEIR LIVES.
Jackson, Mich., Feb. 26. - A conflagration swept away the Union Hall block, a four-story building, costing $125,000 in 1864, and containing four stores, a bank, a hotel and a theatre, and also burned ... Read MORE...

The Evening Gazette -  Cedar Rapids, Iowa -  February 26, 1884
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Pueblo, Colorado, USA

1892 - Newsboy Run Over and Killed
Last Friday evening as two Lake cars were passing at D street in Pueblo, a newsboy dodged behind one and in coming in front of the other was struck by it and instantly killed. He was taken to McMahon ... Read MORE...

Akron Pioneer Press -  Akron, Ohio -  February 26, 1892
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1732  February 26 - 1st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, St Joseph's, Philadelphia

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1870  At a recent celebration of the Lord's Supper, in Bradford, Mass., the silver goblets used by the church in 1730, 140 years ago, were made use of.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  There are 226,000 children in Maine between the ages of four and twenty-one, and only fifty per cent of these attend school.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  The Congregational church at Townsend Centre, Mass., have discontinued the use of fermented wines at their communion services, using instead the expressed juice of raisins.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  John Goold was recently released from the State Prison at Thomaston, Maine,
on account of a dying confession of a man who, years before, had committed a murder for which Goold suffered imprisonment.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  An Amsterdam (N. Y.) man has invented a patent glass coffin, which can be hermetically sealed after the air is exhausted, thus preserving bodies perfectly without embalming.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1850 - The continuing debate whether territory gained in the Mexican War should be open to slavery...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, children of fur traders and their Indian wives were known as Metis.
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