Friday, June 5, 2020

1880 - German Puffs

Elyria, Ohio, USA

It becomes our painful duty to announce that a must lamentable accident occurred in our village on Monday evening of this week. While the Artillery company were firing a salute on the occasion of the ... Read MORE...

Lorain Republican -  Elyria, Ohio -  June 5, 1844

Highland Brand Evaporated Cream
Highland, Ill.

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1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet Beecher Stowe's story first appeared on June 5, 1851, in serial form, a chapter at a time, in a weekly ... Read MORE...
June 5, 1851

San Antonio, Texas, USA

The San Antonio Express, of May 21, gives the following particulars of the late disastrous hail-storm:

"Our city is a perfect wreck; every house in it has received some damage; many are in... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 5, 1868

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

German Puffs - One pint of milk, four eggs; five spoonful of flour; bake in cups fifteen or...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Peekskill, New York, USA

1869  At Peekskill, N. Y., a man attempted to chastise his wife with the poker, when the child interceded and he hurled the weapon at her.

It stuck in her head, and she ran screaming into the street, where a passing man pulled it out. She died a few days ago. The murderer is under arrest.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 5, 1869

Clipper Mower
Chadborn & Coldwell Mfg. Co.
Newburgh, N.Y.

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Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

NEW-HAVEN, Conn., June 4. - If matters keep on as they have been going lately half the voting population of Wallingford will be under arrest for arson. The latest capture is Henry Strauss, senior... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 5, 1886

Lynn, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - SEIZED BY A LEOPARD. Lynn Boy Goes too Near the Cages at the Circus.
The next time the Forepaugh-Sells Brothers circus visits Lynn, Mass., Frank Ducey, a 10 year old boy, will not be so much interested in getting a near view of the leopard.

Frank was gazing at the...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  June 5, 1899

Bennington, Vermont, USA

Eleven Bennington People Doze While House Burns.
(Special to The Messenger.)

Bennington, June 5. — The boarding house of Mrs. D. A. Healey, on South st., had a narrow escape from being burned... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  June 5, 1900

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Be careful always that the details of your dress are perfectly finished in every point. The small...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
1869  One of the Friars at the Convent of Presburg, Hungary, was recently poisoned while partaking of the sacrament.
A servant had poured sulphuric acid in his cup.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  The reformed Presbyterian Synod, in session at Newburgh, N. Y.,
recently passed resolutions deploring the desecration of the Sabath by the Postoffice Department.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1917  June 5 - Residents near Topeka KS reported disk-shaped hailstones six to ten inches in diameter, and two to three inches thick. The hailstorm was accompanied by a tornado.

The Weather Channel

 America - Did you know? In 1620, the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts was established by Pilgrims from England. Before...Read MORE...

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

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Maine, Looking up Oms Island showing Harpswell Sound

Heinz's Keystone Brand Sweet Pickles
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