Saturday, May 30, 2020

1908 - PASSENGERS JUMP FROM RUN AWAY CAR. Panic Among Occupants of Vehicle Returning From Ball Game In Montgomery

Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)

1849 - Railroad Accident
The Rail Road train for Whitehall ran off the track this morning at a place called Tallmadge's Road, six miles South of Ballston. The train was under full headway. The locomotive ran some six rods up ... Read MORE...

Rutland County Herald -  Rutland, Vermont -  May 30, 1849

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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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Adding Fruit to Cake - Currants, raisins and citrus will not settle to the bottom of either...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA (Housatonic)

A Motorman Killed, and His Wife and Child and Several Passengers Injured in Vermont.

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., May 20. - By the derailing of a trolley car on the Berkshire Street Railway at a point ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 30, 1903

The Clinton Safety Pin
The Oakville Company
Waterbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

1906 - ALASKA TOWN IS DESTROYED. ONE WOMAN IS BURNED TO DEATH AT FAIRBANKS. Meager Report Leaves It to Be Inferred That Main Business Houses Are in Ashes.
Alameda, Cal. - The Northern Commercial company Wednesday received the following from its agents at Fairbanks: The entire town from Turner to Lacey street and back to Third, except, the Fairbanks... Read MORE...

The Grand Rapids Tribune -  Grand Rapids, Wisconsin -  May 30, 1906

Montgomery, Alabama, USA

1908 - PASSENGERS JUMP FROM RUN AWAY CAR. Panic Among Occupants of Vehicle Returning From Ball Game In Montgomery.
Montgomery, Ala., May 29. - A score or more of persons were injured in a panic late today on a crowded electric car returning from the baseball park, which ran away down a steep incline east of... Read MORE...

The State -  Columbia, South Carolina -  May 30, 1908

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Storm Dresses — A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both 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
1868  The man who now pays the largest income tax in Newburyport, Mass., began life by working in the Newburyport Herald office for two dollars and a half a week.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1879  May 30 – New York City's Gilmore's Garden is renamed Madison Square Garden by William Henry Vanderbilt, and is opened to the public at 26th Street and Madison Avenue.

1885  Two fishermen of Tampa, Fla., lately caputred a sawfish, said to be the largest ever caught in Tampa Bay.
It was sixteen feet three inches long, six feet wide, and weighed five hundred pounds. The saw was over four feet long.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1899  May 30 – Female outlaw Pearl Hart robs a stage coach 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Globe, Arizona.

1911  May 30 - 1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run
The very first Indianapolis 500, won by Ray Harroun at an average speed of 74.59 miles per hour.

1916  On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

 America - Did you know? When the laconic President Calvin Coolidge died, columnist Dorothy Parker wrote: "How could they...Read MORE...

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

 Quebec - Did you know? People of New France were rewarded for having large families - 10 children - 300 pounds per year;...Read MORE...

Canada: A People"s History ( history/)
 Picture of the Day

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Oswego Falls
Pulp and Paper Mills,
Fulton, N.Y.

Folding Bath-Tub with Heater
Diogenes Bath-Tub Co., Ionis, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898

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