Monday, March 16, 2020

1872 - Bad Game

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1846 - TERRIBLE EXPLOSION AT HARRISBURG.
The boiler of the steam-engine by which the presses in the "Democratic Union" office at Harrisburg, are worked, burst on Monday last, with an awful explosion. The engine was situated in the basement... Read MORE...

Republican Compiler -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  March 16, 1846
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Suredone Pure Medicated Powder
Made in Norwich, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

Visit Norwich, New York, USA (White Store)!

Buffalo, New York, USA

1850 - TREMENDOUS FIRE ! - OVER $100,000 OF PROPERTY DESTROYED !
From the Buffalo Daily Courier.

It becomes out painful duty to record the most disastrous conflagration, which has ever visited our city. The American Hotel, the Park Church, and numerous stores... Read MORE...

The Erie Observer -  Pennsylvania -  March 16, 1850
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Schaghticoke, New York, USA

1867 - Fire
A fire at Schaghticoke, New York, on Thursday morning destroyed the cordage works of Spicer & Meeley and the twine factory of Tibbitts Briggs. The building was owned by L. B. Baker. Loss, $12,000 to... Read MORE...

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Daily National Intelligencer -  Washington, D.C. -  March 16, 1867
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Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

1872 - Dead?
A Wilmington (N.C.) dispatch of the 7th says it was not known there whether the reports of the death of Henry Berry Lowery, the notorious swamp outlaw, were unfounded. Additional reports were current ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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1872 - Saloon Licenses in Sweden
In Sweden only a limited number of saloon licenses are granted, and these are sold at auction. The saloons must close at a fixed hour, no liquor may be sold to a child or a drunkard, and no money can ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Artichoke Soup - Take four medium-sized fresh artichokes; wash, boil until tender,...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Bangor, Maine, USA

1872  90 Years in the Penobscot

A cannon recovered from the bed of the Penobscot, after being submerged for ninety years, was used to fire a salute at Bangor on Washington's birthday.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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Vaseline Petroleum Jelly
Made in New York, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

Visit Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)!

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

1872 - Bad Game
Mr. S. Levi, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently held a pistol in his hands, and in a playful manner, pointed it towards his body, saying, "Here goes my life!" It proved to be loaded, and the ball... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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Racine, Wisconsin, USA

1872 - Returned Interest
Seven years ago, a man living near Racine, Wis., lost a pocket-book, containing $70 in cash. The other day he received by mail the interest on the $70 for seven years, a piece of the pocket-book, and ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1872 - Buried in Pittsfield
The Pittsfield (Mass.) Eagle says that a South Berkshire father, whose child recently died of small pox, being anxious to bury it in a Pittsfield cemetery, and knowing the authorities would not allow ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year
1872  Admitted to Public School
The Newark (N.J.) Board of Education has decided to admit colored children into public schools by a vote of 21 to 1.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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



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 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec has a rich, distinctive French-Canadian cuisine. Popular dishes include tourtière (a meat...Read MORE...



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Visit Steele, North Dakota, USA!

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


1910

Wa-Hoo Blood and Nerve Tonic
Made in Detroit, MI

The label boasts it to be "a positive cure for blood rheumatism, blood disorders, stomach troubles, liver and kidney complaint, sick headache, malaria, indigestion, dyspepsia, constipation, catarrah of the stomach, nervousness, skin diseases, salt rheum, scrofula and neuralgia."

The label also says, "Also female weakness and irregularities are promptly relieved and permanently cured." http://newsok.com/article/2134619


Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

Visit Detroit, Michigan, USA!

Died March 16

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