Friday, May 1, 2020

1874 - The Caraquet Murder. Confession of the Murderer

"My Health is My Fortune"
Ralston Health Club Breakfast Food
Breakfast for a 2 Cent Stamp
Purina Mills, St. Louis, Mo.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

Visit St Louis, Missouri, USA!

White Plains, New York, USA

1869 - Advices from Eastern New York and the New England States, on the 22d, represent the spring freshets to be the most severe since 1857.
The New York Central and Hudson River Railways were under water for miles, and travel was suspended. Great damage had been inflicted on the low lands. Two persons were drowned by the freshet near... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 1, 1869

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Maple Icing - For maple icing boil together half a cup of cream, one cup scraped maple sugar ...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

1874 - The Caraquet Murder. Confession of the Murderer.
BATHURST, New-Brunswick, April 30. - Gallian, who murdered Poulin in Caraquet, has made a confession. He says he was incited to the act by Poulin's wife, who importuned him to kill her husband that... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 1, 1874

$9.00 Fur Colarets
E. Albrecht & Son, St. Paul, Minn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

Visit St Paul, Minnesota, USA!

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the western hemisphere. ... Read MORE... pages/ h2286.html
May 1, 1893

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, ...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
1776  May - 10,000 British and German troops arrive in May and drive the Continental Army out of the province of Qu├ębec

1841  May 1 - 1st emigrant wagon train leaves Independence, Missouri for Calif

1860  May 1 – A Chondrite-type meteorite falls to earth in Muskingum County, Ohio near the town of New Concord.

1869  On the 8th inst., the snow drifts on the main streets of Vergennes, Vt., were from four to six feet.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1884  May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

1894  The May Day Riots (against unemployment) break out in Cleveland, Ohio.

1900  May 1 – An explosion of blasting powder in a coal mine in Scofield, Utah kills 200.

 America - Did you know? In 1607, Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America, was established by the...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
 Picture of the Day

Visit Hillsdale, New Jersey, USA!

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

Erie Station (1916)

The Swift-Specific Company
Atlanta, Georgia
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

Visit Atlanta, Georgia, USA!

Died May 1