Thursday, June 4, 2020

1857 - The Kiss as an Elevator

Salem, Massachusetts, USA

1822 - Fire
The Cotton Factory, situate near Watertown Bridge, on Thursday morning last, about half past 7 o'clock, was, in the short space of about two hours, almost wholly destroyed. The fire originated in the ... Read MORE...

The Salem Gazette -  Salem, Massachusetts -  June 4, 1822
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Gold Medal Cough Medicine
Blackberry Root, Ginger, Cinnamon, Clove, Anise Compound
Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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1857 - The Kiss as an Elevator
In a German tale, published some time since, is a description of 'The First Kiss' in the following sensation style -

'Am I really dear to you, Sophia?' I whispered, and pressed my burning lips to ... Read MORE...

Pittsfield Sun -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  June 4, 1857
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Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA

1863 - GREAT HAIL STORM IN SHEFFIELD.
The town of Sheffield was visited on Sunday afternoon with a terrific hail storm, commencing about 3 o'clock and raging with great fury for nearly three-quarters of an hour, breaking windows,... Read MORE...

The Berkshire County Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  June 4, 1863
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Putnam, Connecticut, USA

1870  Interesting Marriage

A clergyman of Putnam, Conn., recently married a couple on the cars, without the other passengers having any knowledge or suspicion of the transaction.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 4, 1870
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cranberry Sauce - Wash and pick over the cranberries; put on to cook in a tin or porcelain...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., December 7, 1881
Malone, New York, USA

1870 - A Malone, N. Y., dispatch of the 29th says the Fenian movement there had collapsed.
General Gleason, Dr. Donnelly, Colonel Cullen, and Captain Mannox, of the Fenian army, had been arrested by United States Marshal Quimby. About fifteen hundred Fenians were scattered all over the... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 4, 1870
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Various medicinal remedies from St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

Rexall Iron, Liver and Bone Marrow Compound
Trio-Carb Tablets
Dr. J. H. McLean's Cordial

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year
1860  June 4 - Iowa's Commanche Tornado , with wind speeds estimated in excess of 300 mph, was unquestionably one of the worst experienced by early settlers, with nearly a million dollars damage.

The Weather Channel

1870  The hair dressers' shops of Madrid are crowded with girls anxious to sell their hair - so much misery there is in Spain.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  Twenty four thousand emigrants left Germany during the first four months of the present year.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  A sexton in Middlesex, England, while digging a grave, found twenty-five silver coins, dating back to the Stuart period.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  The British House of Lords has officially decided that a man cannot marry his widow's sister.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Groundhog Day Prognosticating: Leave it to Americans to make their warm weather travel plans based...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Most of the men in New France were farmers. Life was very hard for the farmer. He was the one who...Read MORE...



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Visit Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA!

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


Main Street, looking W. Southbridge, Mass.

Rid-A-Pain
S. Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died June 4

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