Sunday, March 15, 2020

1906 - OPERATE DESPITE FIRE. Umbrellas Held Over Patient In a Maine Burning Hospital

Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

1769 - COLONEL MOULTON'S BUILDINGS BURNED.
On the 15th of March, 1769, town-meeting day, occurred the most destructive fire with which the town had ever been visited. The following account of it is taken from the Boston Chronicle of March 20, ... Read MORE...

History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire: From Its Settlement in 1638 to Autumn of 1892, page 215 -  March 15, 1769
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1892 advertisement

No Mosquitoes
Will Bite You!
If you use freely HARLOW'S 'COMFORT' for Sportsmen, Anglers, or others who frequent the woods at this season.
This has been used and approved for years. There is no better preparation in the market. Wholesale or retail.

N.S. Harlow
4 Smith Block
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 30, 1892

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Augusta, Maine, USA

1867  A Cotton Mill Destroyed at Augusta, Me.

AUGUSTA, Me., Thursday, March 14. The cotton-batting mill in this city was destroyed by fire at noon to-day. The machinery and a large quantity of cotton were destroyed. Loss $20,000.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 15, 1867
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Elmira, New York, USA

1888 - Fire
Another One.
Elmira, N. Y., March 10. – The explosion of a lamp in the press room of the Elmira Gazette at 8 o’clock yesterday evening, followed by the ignition and explosion of a can of benzine,... Read MORE...

The Ohio Democrat -  New Philadelphia, Ohio -  March 15, 1888
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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
Lewiston, Maine, USA

1892 - Justice?
James Reiker, who hasn't got a red, has been in jail nearly four years in Lewiston, Maine, for a debt of $117.15, which he couldn't pay. But he has the satisfaction of knowing that under the law of... Read MORE...

The Wilmington Morning Star -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  March 15, 1892
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Weedsport Skirt & Dress Co. 1887 advertisement

Security Corset.
Elegance, Comfort, Economy, Durability
Manufactured by Weedsport Shirt & Dress, Co.
Weedsport, N.Y.




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Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

1893 - EXETER MILLS BURNED. Loss $250,000-Two Hundred and Forty Hands Made Idle.
Exeter, N. H., March 15. - Fire broke out in the Exeter cotton mills about 4 a.m. It started in the basement, and burned up through the building, destroying the engine room and the older part of the... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Press -  Middletown, New York -  March 15, 1893
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1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress, defining and fixing the standard of value, maintaining the parity of all forms of money issued or... Read MORE...

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  March 15, 1900
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Deposit, New York, USA

1903 - FIRE DID $50,000 DAMAGE. HOTEL, OPERA HOUSE, AND OTHER STRUCTURES BURNED IN DEPOSIT, N. Y.
Special to The New York Times.
Deposit, N. Y., March 14. - A disastrous fire started in the Oquaga House here at 4:20 o'clock this morning and destroyed property to the value of $50,000. The first... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 15, 1903
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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
Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)

1906 - OPERATE DESPITE FIRE. Umbrellas Held Over Patient In a Maine Burning Hospital.
BIDDEFORD, Me., March 14 - Seventeen patients at the Trull Hospital in May Street, this city, were removed from their beds today during a fire which destroyed a portion of the building, and the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 15, 1906
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1879  At Georgetown, Mass., the son of a widow married a girl whose brother married the widow, and a child born to the first couple has an uncle and a grandfather and a grandmother and an aunt in the same persons.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1879  Denmark prohibits importation of cattle from the United States into that kingdom.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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

 Quebec - Did you know? Tobacco was used freely in New France. Nearly every farmer planted tobacco near his home. Men and...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) (Pascoag)!

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


Main St., Mapleville, R.I.

1868 advertisement

Herring & Leyden
Clothing House

The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia
July 5, 1868

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Died March 15

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