Saturday, March 14, 2020

1889 - Largest Spectacle Factory in the World

Saco, Maine, USA

1870 - Fatal Railroad Accident at Saco, Maine.
SACO, Me., March 12. As the 12 o'clock train from Boston for Portland was passing a crossing in this city this afternoon the engine struck a sleigh containing J. J. Sawyer of Buxton, Oliver Tracy,... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 14, 1870
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G. Stammann
One Price Clothing House
Custom Clothes a Specialty
62 & 64 Michigan Ave., Detroit, Mich.

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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1889 - Largest Spectacle Factory in the World
Southbridge, Mass., has the largest spectacle factory in the world. More than 3/ 4 of the gold spectacles and eyeglasses made in this country are made in Southbridge, one company alone in that town... Read MORE...

The Indiana Democrat -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  March 14, 1889
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1895 - FIRE AT KANSAS CITY. Property to the Value of $300,000 or $350,000 Go Up in the Flames. WAS AIDED BY A HIGH WIND.
In One Hour Nothing but Walls and Burning Debris Remained to Mark the Place Where the Building Stood - Western Newspaper Union and the Western Type Foundry Principal Sufferers.

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Fort Wayne News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  March 14, 1895
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Daytona Beach, Florida, USA

1929 - BIBLE DEATH PUTS END TO SPEED TESTS. WHITE GIVES AWAY CAR AND SEGRAVE IS RETIRING.
Daytona Beach, Fla., March 14. (I.N.S.) - The tragic climax of the international speed tests, which resulted in death to LEE BIBLE, racing driver, and CHARLES TRAUB, a camerman, today plunged... Read MORE...

Olean Times -  New York -  March 14, 1929
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Bachelor"s Pudding - Beat up three eggs, flavor with essence of lemon and grated nutmeg, and ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 3, 1882

C. R. Ferguson & Son,
Dealers in Furniture and Furnishing Undertakers,
Dover, Delaware

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1891  March 14 – In New Orleans, a lynch mob storms the Old Parish Prison and lynches 11 Italians arrested but found innocent of the murder of Police Chief David Hennessy.

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1932  March 14 – George Eastman, founder of Kodak, commits suicide.

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1960  March 14 - 14 die in a train crash in Bakersfield Calif

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1964  March 14 - Dallas, Texas; Jack Ruby sentenced to death for Lee Harvey Oswald's murder

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 America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: In America, there are "Flags everywhere. EVERYWHERE."

 Quebec - Did you know? If they wished to marry French-Canadians, Protestants were obliged to obtain a dispensation from...Read MORE...



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Battle Ship Rhode Island At Fore River Iron Works Quincy, Mass. (1906)

Hargraves Mfg. Co., Soap Makers, Fall River, Mass.

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Died March 14

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