Thursday, June 18, 2020

1866 - A Noble Act of Heroism


Dewitt's D & C Expectorant
For Coughs Due to Colds
E. C. Dewitt & Co., Chicago, Illinois
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Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

1853 - Destructive Fires in Lowell-Merrimack Mill Burnt.
A slip from the office of the Lowell Vox Populi states that a destructive fire occurred at Mechanics' Mills, in that city on Wednesday night, which destroyed property to the amount of from $12,000 to ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 18, 1853
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Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)

1866 - A Noble Act of Heroism
One night last week while a train on the Grand Trunk line was passing through St. Hyacinthe, C. W., a young gentleman, Mr. Bachand, noticed that a house was on fire, while the people seemed not to be ... Read MORE...

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier -  Bangor, Maine -  June 18, 1866
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Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Walking Match at Bedford, Mass.
Boston, Wednesday, June 17.
A walking match of 100 miles, for a purse of $1,000 and the championship of New-England, between a young man named McEtterick and T. A. Scott, commenced yesterday at... Read MORE...

The New York Times  -  New York, New York -  June 18, 1868
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Groton, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - 17 Pound Tumor
Mr. Luther Shattuck, of Groton, Mass., had a tumor removed from his neck, on the 11th inst., 16 inches long, 11 inches wide, 7 inches thick, weighing 17 pounds. The operation was skillfully performed ... Read MORE...

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The Farmers' Cabinet -  New Hampshire -  June 18, 1868
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fish Cakes - Cold boiled codfish, either fresh or salt, remove the bones and mince the meat; ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 2, 1881
Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1868 - Sinking of an American Barge Near Batiscan - The Captain Impaled on an Anchor Fluke
The steamship Hibernian, when outward bound, near Batiscan, ran into an American barge loaded with sugar ans sunk her yesterday. The loss will be $12,000. The fluke of the anchor penetrated the... Read MORE...

The New York Herald -  New York, New York -  June 18, 1868
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Foley Cathartic Tablets
Foley & Co., Chicago, Illinois
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1882 - Tornado
KANSAS CITY, June 17. - This city was visited last night by a terrific tornado, which unroofed and overturned houses, blew down trees and fences and worked general havoc. Fowler Brother's cooper were ... Read MORE...

The Macon Telegraph and Messenger -  Macon, Georgia -  June 18, 1882
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Rutland, Vermont, USA

1900 - RUTLAND RAILROAD TRAINS COLLIDE. Freight Wreck on Rutland Railroad.
Owing to a mix-up in train orders two freight trains collided near Gassetts on the Rutland railroad about noon Saturday. No one was injured, but the front ends of both engines were smashed in and... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  June 18, 1900
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Schenectady, New York, USA

1900 - MRS. ROGERS'S DEATH.
She Lived But Twenty Minutes After the Accident.

Providence, June 27 - Details have been received of the tragic death in Schenectady Monday evening of Mrs. H. T. Rogers, wife of a well-known... Read MORE...

Pawtucket Times -  Pawtucket, Rhode Island -  June 18, 1900
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Aged People Should Eat Very Little Meat
Columbus, Ohio, USA

1907 - BIG FOUR TRAIN WRECK. ONE OF THE FASTEST TRAINS ON NEW YORK CENTRAL WENT THRU OPEN SWITCH AT COLUMBUS, O. MANY PASSENGERS ARE INJURED.
Columbus, O., June 18 - Big Four passenger train No. 19, one of the fastest trains on the New York Central lines, went thru an open switch today in the northern part of the city and is now lying on... Read MORE...

Winona Republican Herald -  Minnesota -  June 18, 1907
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1682  June 18 - Philadelphia is founded by William Penn

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 America - Did you know? June 15, 1800 - The U.S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington, DC.

 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, New France had a population of about 4 million. 1/ 2 were Catholic. 1/ 2 were...Read MORE...



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Metaphen in Oil
Abbott Laboratories
Chicago, Illinois
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