Monday, May 4, 2020

1901 - One hundred and forty-eight city blocks laid waste. LOSS $15,000,000. BILLOWS OF FLAME SWEEP JACKSONVILLE, LEAVING ASHES AND DEATH IN THEIR WAKE.


1909 advertisement

Higgins Celebrated Ice Cream
Rates one of the Highest in the State
Exeter, N.H.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Syracuse, New York, USA

1882 - Within five and a half miles of Syracuse, New York, is an Indian reservation comprising 5,950 acres of the best land in the state.
Here the Onondagas live and keep up their traditions. They will not work and by the treaty by which they hold the land, they cannot sell it. The sight of the fertile but idle acres has set the New... Read MORE...

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Dallas Weekly Herald -  Dallas, Texas -  May 4, 1882
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Gouverneur, New York, USA

1884 - TERRIFIC BOILER EXPLOSION.
SIX MEN KILLED AND OTHERS INJURED NEAR GOUVERNEUR, N. Y.

GOUVERNEUR, N. Y., May 3. - At 11:30 o'clock this morning a terrible explosion occurred in the boiler room of the Whitney Marble Company's... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 4, 1884
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Cap-Rouge, Québec, Canada (Saint-Félix-du-Cap-Rouge)

1885  Blowing Up an Ice Bridge

Quebec, Ont., May 4. - The attempt to blow up the Cap Rouge ice bridge with 300 pounds of powder was unsuccessful. Another attempt will be made to day.

New Haven Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  May 4, 1885
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Doughnuts - Heat one quart of new milk, but do not let it boil; add two teacupfuls of lard...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 27, 1880
Acton, Massachusetts, USA (Nagog Woods) (South Acton)

1895 - FIVE DEAD IN POWDER MILL RUINS Three Buildings of the American Powder Company's Plant Near Concord, Mass., Blown to Pieces.
ACTON, Mass., May 3. - Three of the buildings belonging to the plant of the American Powder Company, near the boundary line of Acton and Concord, were blown up shortly after 9 o'clock this forenoon.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 4, 1895
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1942 advertisement

Reymond's is good Bread
Enriched with Vitamin -B, and other Vitamin B factors

Naugatuck Daily News
Naugatuck, Connecticut
July 2, 1942

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Jacksonville, Florida, USA

1901 - One hundred and forty-eight city blocks laid waste. LOSS $15,000,000. BILLOWS OF FLAME SWEEP JACKSONVILLE, LEAVING ASHES AND DEATH IN THEIR WAKE.
Jacksonville, Fla., May 3, 1901
Acres of Smoldering Ruins Mark the Site of Metropolis of Florida -
TEN THOUSAND PERSONS LEFT WITHOUT SHELTER

Mayor Bowden Estimates That at Least That Many Have... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  May 4, 1901
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Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

1903 - Injured in Ball Game
Andrew Pettingill 17 years old, and a member of the senior class of the Newburyport High school, was seriously injured in a ball game at the local grounds Saturday. Young Pettingill was at the bat... Read MORE...

Daily Kennebec Journal -  Augusta, Maine -  May 4, 1903
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1904 - ENDANGERS THOUSANDS - Mill Proprietors at Fall River, Mass., May Decide to Close their Mills - 40,000 Employees
Fall River, Mass., May 3. - Reports from many of the corporations which have been shutting down their cotton mills two days each week indicate that the curtailment of the past month has been largely... Read MORE...

Eau Claire Wisconsin Leader -  Eau Claire, Wisconsin -  May 4, 1904
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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
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1907 - FREQUENT FIRES IN AN ATLANTA HOTEL
Atlanta, Ga., May 3. - (Special) - A mysterious fire in the Arlington hotel at Marietta and Cone streets at 1 o'clock this morning as a result of which a white man, Walter Campbell, was overcome by... Read MORE...

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun -  Columbus, Georgia -  May 4, 1907
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1872  May 4 - The magazine Popular Science is first published in the U.S.

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1886 May 4, 1886: Haymarket Affair, Chicago, Illinois
A general strike begins in the United States, which escalates into the Haymarket Riot and eventually wins the eight-hour day for workers.
The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com

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

 Quebec - Did you know? In the typical habitant dwelling-house, often reached by a ladder, was a loft or attic running the...Read MORE...



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Visit Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)!

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


Eglise et Presbytere, Ste-Genevieve-de-Batiscan, P.Q. (Canada), est. 1833
51, rue Principale, Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan, QUÉBEC

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Hotel Whittier, Hampton, N.H.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Died May 4

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