Monday, June 15, 2020

1875 - A Useful Sort of Pastor


Brooms, Dusters & Brushes
Cass & Smurr Stove Co.
224 & 226 Sou. Spring St.
Los Angeles, Cal.

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Arlington, Virginia, USA

1864  June 15 – Arlington National Cemetery is established in the United States

when 200 acres (0.81 km2) of the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home Arlington House are officially set aside as a military cemetery by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.

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June 15, 1864
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Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1866 - Snake Prank
In Webster, Mass., recently, some young man placed two small brown snakes in a kind of fancy paper basket, filled the opening with flowers so that the reptiles could not crawl out, and hung the... Read MORE...

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Flake's Bulletin -  Galveston, Texas -  June 15, 1866
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

1875 - A Useful Sort of Pastor
The Boston Traveller tells a story on Mr. Williams, the ancient pastor of Dudley, Massachusetts, who was a practical christian. One sultry summer Sunday, says the legend, the sound of distant thunder ... Read MORE...

Williamsport Sun-Gazette -  Williamsport, Pennsylvania -  June 15, 1875
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Pittsfield, New Hampshire, USA

1880  Tornado

PITTSFIELD, N. H., June 14 - A whirlwind, last night in Barnstead and Gilmanton, destroyed about a dozen barns, unroofed many more, and also was moved several feet. A lot of timber was blown down.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 15, 1880
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Old-Fashioned Molasses Candy - First secure old-fashioned New Orleans molasses. This is far...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Chicago, Illinois, USA

1893 - ACCIDENT AT THE FAIR. A RAILWAY SLED AT MIDWAY PLAISANCE JUMPS THE TRACK KILLING ONE MAN AND INJURING FIVE OTHER PEOPLE.
Special to the Record-Union.
Chicago, June 14. - One man was killed and five other people badly injured by an accident that occurred on the ice railway at Midway Plaisance this evening.
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Record Union -  Sacramento, California -  June 15, 1893
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Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
for the cure of coughs, colds, asthma, croup, bronchitis, whooping-cough, and consumption
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass., U.S.A.


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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Warwick Neck) (Nausauket)

1900 - FATAL TROLLEY COLLISION. Four Persons Killed and Twenty-six Hurt at Warwick, R. I.
Providence, R. I. [Special]. - Four persons were killed and twenty-six injured in a collision on the Oakland Beach Electric Railroad. There were two cars on the collision, which took place on a sharp ... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press  -  New Jersey -  June 15, 1900
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, ...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
Alton, Illinois, USA

1926 - FOUR MEN KILLED, FIVE INJURED, IN REFINERY BLAST. EXPLOSION, CAUSE OF WHICH IS UNKNOWN, OCCURS IN LIQUID ASPHALT MIXING TANK OF PLANT.
Alton, Illinois, June 14. - (AP) - Four men were killed and five injured in an explosion and fire at the refinery of the Standard Oil Company of Indiana at Wood River, near here, today. According to... Read MORE...

Joplin Globe -  Missouri -  June 15, 1926
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1826  Two barns, a shoemaker's shop, &c. were destroyed by fire in Bedford, Mass. on Wednesday 31st ult. - the fire was occasioned by boys firing at swallows on the barns.

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Bangor Weekly Register
Bangor, Maine

1904  June 15 – A fire aboard the steamboat General Slocum in New York City's East River kills 1,021.

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1920  June 15 - Duluth lynchings in Minnesota

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 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? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to do many things for people. ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Hood's Sarsaparilla
C. I. Hood Co.
Lowell, Mass., U.S.A.

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