Tuesday, May 5, 2020

1889 - The Hidden Treasure


Casca-Laxative
H. K. Mulford Co., Philadelphia, Pa., 1907

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Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange)

1852 - Fire at Albany
ALBANY, Tuesday, May 4. The Dye House, Bathing House and Infirmary of Dr. DEAN, on Norton-street, was destroyed by fire this morning. Loss $4,000. Insured for $2,300 in the Empire State Mutual Co.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 5, 1852
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

1871 - A TERRIFIC TORNADO EXPERIENCED IN LOUISIANA. THE TORNADO IN LOUISIANA. GREAT DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY - TWO NEGROES KILLED AND MANY INJURED --DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AND BOATS $400,000.
New Orleans, May 4. - A tornado swept over Baton Rouge and vicinity on Tuesday, causing great destruction of property. Trees were uprooted, and bricks and planks were whirled in the air. The north... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 5, 1871
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Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)

1873 - Accident on the Grand Trunk
Friday morning, at 5:30 o'clock, as the Portland express on the Grand Trunk Railway was passing the 27th mile post, near Soixante, the three last cars, a Pullman and two others, left the track from... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  May 5, 1873
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Digestibility of Raisins - Yes, raisins are excellent,a nd quite digestible providing they...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Gainesville, Florida, USA

1884 - Varnum House Fire
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., May 3. - The Times-Union Gainesville special says: A fire starting in the Varnum House spread thence across the entire square west of the court house, destroying every building in ... Read MORE...

Evening Observer -  Dunkirk, New York -  May 5, 1884
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Taylax - Relief of Constipation

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Wichita, Kansas, USA

1884 - Wichita Fires
Wichita, Kan., May 3. - Kirby Chapel, belonging to the Methodist denomination of this city, burned last night. Fire has also been kindled at the base of the steeple of the Presbyterian Church. It is... Read MORE...

Evening Observer -  Dunkirk, New York -  May 5, 1884
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Charlesbourg, Québec, Québec, Canada (Bourg Royal)

1889 - The Hidden Treasure
Quebec, May 4. - Another complication has risen in connection with the supposed hidden treasure on Madeline street, old citizens now recalling that shortly after the great fire of 1845 a report was... Read MORE...

Grand Forks Herald -  Grand Forks, North Dakota -  May 5, 1889
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never eat every morsel that is upon your plate; and surely no lady will ever scrape her plate, or...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
1809  On May 5, 1809, Mrs. Mary Kies of South Killingly was the first woman in the United States to receive a patent.
Her patent was for a new way to braid straw with silk and other threads in the making of women’s bonnets...
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1877  Only 68 Chinese shoemakers remain at North Adams, Massachusetts.


The Indianapolis News
Indianapolis, Indiana

1888  On the 30th ult. the Tweedy Manufacturing Company's hat factory at Danbury, Conn., the largest in America, shut down for the first time in twenty years.
Eleven hundred employes were thrown out of work.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1891  May 5 – The Music Hall in New York (now known as Carnegie Hall) has its grand opening and first public performance, with maestro Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky as the guest conductor.

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 America - Did you know? Harry S Truman had only the initial S as his middle name, without a period. It was the result of a...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


 Quebec - Did you know? Very few children went to school in New France. Schools were usually only in the larger towns and...Read MORE...



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Acidine
Health Laboratories Inc, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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Died May 5

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