Tuesday, June 16, 2020

1887 - MCARTHY’S FATAL NAP. While Intoxicated He Falls Asleep on the Railroad at Derby and is Run Over.

Canandaigua, New York, USA

1867 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT ON THE CENTRAL RAILROAD.
From the Albany Journal, June 15.

The second steamboat express train from the West, due here at 9:20 last evening, met with a serious accident about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at Canandaigua by ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 16, 1867
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"My Health is My Fortune"
Ralston Health Club Breakfast Food
Breakfast for a 2 Cent Stamp
Purina Mills, St. Louis, Mo.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1867 - FIREWORK EXPLOSION - THREE MEN SERIOUSLY INJURED.
Yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock, as EDWARD KENNY, a porter in the employ of Messrs. Purdy & Co., dealers in fireworks, at No. 34 Maiden Lane, was engaged in nailing the lid of a case... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 16, 1867
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Shelton, Connecticut, USA (Huntington)

1887 - MCARTHY’S FATAL NAP. While Intoxicated He Falls Asleep on the Railroad at Derby and is Run Over.
John McCarthy a moulder employed at DeForest’s iron works at Shelton, while asleep on the track of the Naugatuck railroad at Derby last night was struck by the south bound train which passes that... Read MORE...

New Haven Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  June 16, 1887
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hard Sauce - Beat one-fourth of a poiund of butter to a cream, adding gradually one cup of...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

$9.00 Fur Colarets
E. Albrecht & Son, St. Paul, Minn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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Sainte-Rose, Laval, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Rose-de-Lima)

1892 TERRIBLE STORM IN QUEBEC. A VILLAGE ANNIHILATED AND THREE CHILDREN KILLED.
Montreal, June 16. - The village of St. Rose, a fashionable summer resort, was entirely annihilated yesterday by a cyclone, the debris being deposited in the fields around about.

WILFRED ONIMET, ... Read MORE...

Davenport Daily Leader -  Davenport, Iowa -  June 16, 1892
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Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA

1898 - COULD NOT FIND THE BODY.
Diver Hurley was in Amesbury, Mass., on Wednesday, the 15th, inst., called there by the authorities to try and recover the body of a man named Hughes, who was drowned there on Friday last.

The man ... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  June 16, 1898
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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - Lightning Strikes Steeple
Ipswich, Mass., June 16. - During a heavy storm last night lightning struck the steeple on the South Congregational church and soon the entire building was in flames. The firemen saved the main... Read MORE...

The North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  June 16, 1899
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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
Oneida, New York, USA

1901 - Bicycle Accident.
ONEIDA, June 15. - Miss Bertha Smith, a daughter of Mrs. Perry Smith of Oneida Castle, was seriously injured in a bicycle accident last night. Miss Smith is employed at Kenwood. She was coming home... Read MORE...

Post Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  June 16, 1901
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1882 Sold after her death?
Friday, June 16, 1882 Land in East Aurora, Charlotte M. Smith to C. I. Hamlin.

Buffalo Express
Buffalo, New York

1888  About five thousand immigrants arrived in New York on the 9th, about one-half the number coming from Ireland.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  On the 12th Frank Donovan, aged ten years, was shot and killed at Oswego, N. Y. by Lewis Clark, aged thirteen years, while playing with a gun.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? The last shot of the Civil War was fired in the remote region of the Bering Sea. The Confederate...Read MORE...



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


 Quebec - Did you know? In Quebec, it is regarded unlucky to present a gift of 13 flowers. Avoid giving chrysanthemums and...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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Dance Hall, Island Park, Portsmouth, R.I.

Klok-Lax
The Swift-Specific Company
Atlanta, Georgia
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died June 16

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