Friday, May 22, 2020

1899 - DAWSON CITY BURNED. Entire Business Section Destroyed on April 21. 111 BUILDINGS IN ASHES.


When Baby is About to Walk
Procure a pair of ANKLE SUPPORTERS

R. H. Golden
South Norwalk, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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1880 - Ladies who wear sealskin sacques are very liable to not wear them,
for in Belgium rabbit skins are successfully prepared to resemble sealskin, and thousands of rabbits are annually killed in England whose pelts go to Belgium, and leave that country as genuine... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 22, 1880
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1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those actively interested in beneficent organizations, a constitution was adopted as a basis of an... Read MORE...

Lawrence Daily Journal -  Lawrence, Kansas -  May 22, 1881
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Epping, New Hampshire, USA

1890 - Robbin's Circus Wrecked in a Smash Up.
NASHUA, N. H., May 22. At 3 a. m. today, the Robbins circus train, en route to Epping where it was to have showed today was wrecked near the junction of the Nashua, Rochester and Lowell roads. One... Read MORE...

The Daily Herald -  Grand Forks, North Dakota -  May 22, 1890
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Greenburgh, New York, USA (Tarrytown) (Hartsdale)

1891 - DYNAMITE DISASTER - Frightful Explosion of Blasting Powder on the Hudson. -A Car Containing Thirty Laborers Blown of Atoms.
A flat car loaded with dynamite and drawn by a construction engine was blown to atoms shortly before noon a few days ago, at a place about one and a quarter miles south of Tarrytown, N. Y., on the... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  May 22, 1891
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Ham Balls - Take cold-boiled or baked ham, chop fine, add as many eggs as there are persons...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 26, 1881
Buffalo, New York, USA

1896 - BUILDING COLLAPSED. A NUMBER OF PEOPLE KILLED AT BUFFALO, N.Y. ALMOST CRIMINAL CARELESSNESS.
THE OLD STRUCTURE WAS PROPPED UP FOR REPAIRS, WHEN THE PROPS SUDDENLY GAVE WAY AND A SCORE OR MORE PEOPLE WERE CAUGHT IN THE TRAP.

NAMES OF THE VICTIMS.

Buffalo, May 22. - Yesterday morning the ... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  May 22, 1896
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Silver Plate
Wm. Rogers, Eagle Brand
Made only by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co., Wallingford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

1899 - DAWSON CITY BURNED. Entire Business Section Destroyed on April 21. 111 BUILDINGS IN ASHES.
Loss Variously Estimated at From One to Four Millions.

City Helpless Till Navigation Can Be Resumed - People in a State of Panic After the Fire.

SEATTLE, Washington, May 21. - The long-expected ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 22, 1899
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Reno, Nevada, USA

1902 - SOUTHERN PACIFIC TRAIN DERAILED AT RENO
Reno, Nev, May 21.-The east-bound flyer on the Southern Pacific jumped the frog at Chestnut street crossing in this city. The engine and the baggage and mail cars were derailed. The engine ploughed... Read MORE...

Idaho Daily Statesman -  Boise City, Idaho -  May 22, 1902
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Oneonta, New York, USA

1906 - BIG FIRE IN ONEONTA. TWO BUSINESS BUILDINGS DESTROYED AND TWO FIREMEN HURT.
Utica, May 22. - Fire which broke out in Oneonta at 5:30 this morning and was not controlled until 8 o'clock, destroyed two business buildings, one of which included the Wilber bank, owned by G. I.... Read MORE...

The Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  May 22, 1906
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never try to outshine your guests in dress. It is vulgar in the extreme. A hostess should be...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
Long Beach, California, USA

1909 - Baby Incubator Kills Child.
A baby incubator proved fatal to the two-months-old infant of Richard De Spain, a young inventor of Long Beach, Cal. Soon after the baby had been placed in the incubator a cork blew out of a hot... Read MORE...

Adams County News -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  May 22, 1909
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1843  May 22 – The first major wagon train headed for the American Northwest sets out with one thousand pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri on the Oregon Trail.

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 America - Did you know? Self-emptying Lake George (Alaska) is the best known curiosity of its kind. A dam of ice forms each ...Read MORE...



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


 Quebec - Did you know? Christmas Eve with its atmosphere of wonder offers infinite possibilities to people’s imagination....Read MORE...



www.museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca
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Visit Lake George, New York, USA (Caldwell)!

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


Twin Mountains on Lake George, N.Y.

The Clinton Safety Pin
The Oakville Company
Waterbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Died May 22

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