Thursday, February 6, 2020

1898 - Mock Oyster Soup


Friends Kiln Dried Rolled White Oats
Muscatine Oat-Meal Co., Muscatine, Iowa
1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Mock Oyster Soup - Scrape twelve good-szied roots of oyster plants or salsify and throw them ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)

1873 - MASSACHUSETTS. A TERRIBLE FIRE RAGING---THE SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN OFFICE DAMAGED.
SPRINGFIELD, Feb. 5. - A fire broke out this evening in the block occupied by the Merchants' Union Express and Massachusetts. Mutual Life Insurance Company, and in a short time the flames enveloped... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis Sentinel -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  February 6, 1873
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Brooms, Dusters & Brushes
Cass & Smurr Stove Co.
224 & 226 Sou. Spring St.
Los Angeles, Cal.
Juneau, Alaska, USA

1898 - Jail Delivery At Juneau.
Tacoma, Washington, Feb. 5. - Fire destroyed the Court House and jail at Juneau Sunday night. All records were lost. No one was injured. Fourteen prisoners had to be released and made their escape.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 6, 1898
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Goshen, Connecticut, USA

1907  Mrs. Mary A. Hunt of Beloit, Wis. who recently reached the age of 105 years, was born at Goshen, Conn., and remembers well the War of 1812.

She has been a widow for fifty-four years, and her son, Daniel H. Hunt of Chicago, seventy-five years old, visits his mother yearly on the Fourth of July and the anniversary of her birth.

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  February 6, 1907
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Norwich, New York, USA (White Store)

1911 - $100,000 NORWICH FIRE DESTROYS 5 BUILDINGS; DAMAGES BANK BLOCK. FLAMES SWEEP BUSINESS SECTION - SUPREME COURT JUSTICE GLADDING LOSES VALUABLE LIBRARY - BUT HALF OF LOSS COVERED BY INSURANCE.
Norwich, Feb. 5. - Fire which started in the H. S. STARK 5 and 10-cent store in Broad street at 3 o'clock this morning destroyed that and four other wooden structures at a loss of $100,000. A brick... Read MORE...

The Post Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  February 6, 1911
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

1872 - Dinner Party Rules for Women - Coffee follows the dessert, and when this enters, if...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
Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

1917 - LEAVE BURNING SCHOOL
Hagerstown, Md., Feb. 6. - The Washington County boy's High School building here was damaged by fire yesterday afternoon. A thousand pupils, trained in fire drills, left the building as it filled... Read MORE...

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader -  Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania -  February 6, 1917
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1778 February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.



1807 February 6, 1807 - It was the famous "Cold Friday" in the Midwest and South. The temperature did not rise above zero in Ohio and Kentucky.

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1869  Not one death occurred last year among the ninety families of West Hartford, Conn.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A stone at Methuen, Mass., is situated in two States, Massachusetts and New Hampshire,
three counties, Rockingham and Hillsborough, N. H., and Essex, Mass., and three towns, Salem and Pelham, N. H., and Methuen, Mass.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  The Congregationalists of this country have six theological seminaries,
in which are two hundred and forty-five students. Andover, Massachusetts, has the largest, and Oberlin, Ohio, the smallest.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

In 1664, the English seized New Amsterdam (city and colony) from the Dutch and renamed it New York.

Quebec - Did you know? It is said that on the stroke of midnight, farm animals acquired the marvellous and unusual gift of ...Read MORE...



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Visit Billerica, Massachusetts, USA (North Billerica)!

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


Riverhurst Boat House on Concord River (1910)

Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
for the cure of coughs, colds, asthma, croup, bronchitis, whooping-cough, and consumption
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass., U.S.A.
Died February 6

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