Wednesday, May 6, 2020

1886 - History of a Pill Box - Found in the Drawer of a Lewiston Sewing Machine

Rochester, New York, USA

1846 - DESTRUCTIVE CONFLAGRATION AT ROCHESTER.
A fire broke out at Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday morning in the billiard room of Geo. W. Hall, adjoining the office of the Democrat, and in a short time the whole block, from the Arcade on Buffalo... Read MORE...

American Republican and Baltimore Daily Clipper -  Baltimore, Maryland -  May 6, 1846
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Lewiston, Maine, USA

1886 - History of a Pill Box - Found in the Drawer of a Lewiston Sewing Machine
“Hello, what's this!” exclaimed a Lewiston sewing-machine agent, as he picked a pill-box out of the drawer of a sewing-machine, Thursday morning, and unscrewing the lid disclosed a very pretty gold... Read MORE...

Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  May 6, 1886
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Tucson, Arizona, USA

1887 - TERRIFIC UPHEAVAL. REMARKABLE EFFECT OF AN EARTHQUAKE IN ARIZONA. SEVERAL MOUNTAIN PEAKS CRUMBLE NEATH THE SHOCK - OTHERS SUDDENLY DEVELOP INTO BLAZING VOLCANOES - MUCH DAMAGE TO PROPERTY.
Swallowed Up.
Tucson, A.T., May 6. - This place was shaken by an earthquake at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday. No one was injured, but considerable damage was done to buildings. Goods were thrown from the... Read MORE...

The Decatur Daily Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  May 6, 1887
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Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1896 - ONE KILLED AND A DOZEN INJURED. RESULT OF A RUNAWAY ACCIDENT IN PATERSON, N. J.
Paterson, N. J., May 5. - One child was killed, another probably fatally hurt, and a dozen adults more or less bruised by a frightened team on Main Street, near Market, this morning.

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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 6, 1896
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

An Appetizing Dish - One of the most appetizing dishes that can be placed before a hungry...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., February 1, 1882
Greenville, North Carolina, USA

1899 - DISASTROUS FIRE IN GREENVILLE, N. C.
Greenville, N. C., May 5. - Fire started at 10 o'clock last night in the upper floor of the two-story building occupied by E. M. CHEEK as a bar room. An entertainment was in progress at the Opera... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 6, 1899
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) (Pascoag)

1899 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
WOONSOCKET, R. I., May 5. - Part of the plant of the Mapleville Woolen Mills, near Harrisville, in the town of Burrillville, was burned to-day, causing a loss estimated at $23,000, covered by... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 6, 1899
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Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

1907 - MET DEATH IN WRECK - LAKE SHORE FIREMAN A. L. WENGER LOSES LIFE
At Kalamazoo - Others Injured -- Train Struck Street Sweeper - Eighteen Cars Piled Up.

Lake Shore Fireman A. L. Wenger was scalded to death in a freight wreck at the Portage street crossing in... Read MORE...

Elkhart Daily Review -  Elkhart, Indiana -  May 6, 1907
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A lady will always dress plainly when traveling. A gay dress, or finery of any sort, when in a...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
1877  May 6 - The famed Indian warrior Crazy Horse surrendered, along with 1,000 of his followers near Camp Robinson. He was later killed.

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1933  May 6 - Charleston, SC, was deluged with 10.57 inches of rain, an all- time 24 hour record for that location.

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1941  May 6 – At California's March Field, entertainer Bob Hope performs his first USO Show.

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 America - Did you know? October 28, 1886 - Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

 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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