Wednesday, March 4, 2020

1871 - Mary's Little Lamb


The Folding Pocket Kodak
Loads in Daylight
Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Monroe, Michigan, USA

1871 - Near Monroe, Mich., the other night, a crowd, of young men assembled to charivari a newly married couple at the residence of Mr. Mordecai Kelley.
Mr. Kelley, hearing the noise, arouse, and, taking an old, unused gun, snapped it at the crowd, when it went off, instantly killing a brother of the bride, named Garton, and seriously wounding two... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 4, 1871
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Old Town, Maine, USA

1871 - Social Party
At a social party in the Town Hall of Oldtown, Me., a few nights ago, a young lady, who wished to get a better view of the dancers, attempted to lift herself by a lamp-bracket affixed to the gallery, ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 4, 1871
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Newton, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Express Delivery
At Denver, Col., a few days ago, a man tried to have himself sent by express to Newtown Corners, Mass., by securing himself in a box expressly manufactured by himself for that purpose. The box was... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 4, 1871
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

White Mountain Rolls - Sixteen cups of flour, half cup of sugar, cup of butter, cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 26, 1881

A College Education
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International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, Pa.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Mary's Little Lamb
The Worcester Gazette has become nauseated by the many recent effusions concerning "Mary's Little Lamb," and disposes of the animal in this way:

"Mary had a little lamb,"
We've heard it o'er and... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 4, 1871
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Danbury, Connecticut, USA

1896 - $150,000 BLAZE IN DANBURY.
Fifteen Buildings Destroyed - Firemen, Hatter, and Woman Hurt.

DANBURY, Conn., March 3. - The Fire Department battled for four hours this morning with a fire in the centre of the city. Property... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 4, 1896
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Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA

1896 - Big Hosiery Mill Burned.
Bristol, Pa., March 4. - The loss by the burning of the Providence Hosiery mill yesterday is now estimated at $125,000, but this is fully covered by insurance. About 400 hands are thrown out of work... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Argus -  Middletown, New York -  March 4, 1896
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a funeral, enter the church quietly, and, unless you belong to the mourners, wait until they...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
Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1903 - BURGLARS TURN INCENDIARIES.
In Blowing Open Canaan (Conn.) Post Office Safe They Start a $10,000 Fire and Escape.

Special to The New York Times.

DERBY, Conn., March 3. - In a bold raid by burglars at 3 o'clock this... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 4, 1903
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1871  Ice Boat Race
A race between ice-boats came off at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on the 21st. The winner ran twelve miles in eleven minutes.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  It is stated that ninety-six out of every hundred Prussian soldiers, upon the average, are able to read and write.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? August 15, 1914 - Panama Canal opens to traffic.

 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, New France had a population of about 4 million. 1/ 2 were Catholic. 1/ 2 were...Read MORE...



Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)
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Visit Brandon, Vermont, USA!

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


Brandon Inn Coach, Brandon, Vt.

"The Leading Tourist's Line"
Lake George, Lake Champlain, Sharon Springs, Saratoga, Adirondacks, etc., etc.

J. W Burdick, General Pass. Agt.
Delaware & Hudson, R.R., Albany, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898

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Died March 4

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