Wednesday, June 3, 2020

1889 - May 31 - Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn

Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug)

1830 - 100th Birthday
The celebration of the hundreth birthday of a venerable citizen named Melatiah Mason, of Thompson, Connecticut, took place on the 30th ultimo. A sermon was preached on the occasion, and a collection... Read MORE...

Weekly Raleigh Register -  Raleigh, North Carolina -  June 3, 1830
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A Taffeta Silk Petticoat at $7.50
John Taylor, Dry Goods, Kansas City, Mo.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Rochester, New York, USA

1848 - Arose from the Dead
At Rochester, New York, on Thursday, a man was taken from the canal who was thought to be drowned. The coroner was sent for, who proceeded to call a jury and ascertain the facts in the case; but,... Read MORE...

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Trenton State Gazette -  Trenton, New Jersey -  June 3, 1848
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1869 - Extensive Fire in Woonsocket, R. I., - Estimated Loss $100,000.
WOONSOCKET, Wednesday, June 2. The most extensive fire that ever occurred in this village took place last evening at Elliott's Mills, breaking out in the room occupied by W. E. Hubbard, carpenter and ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 3, 1869
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Adding Fruit to Cake - Currants, raisins and citrus will not settle to the bottom of either...Read MORE...



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Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA

1887 - SINGULAR ACCIDENT. THE BREAKING OF A CAR WHEEL ON THE PENNSYLVANIA ROAD RESULTS IN THE KILLING OF FOUR PASSENGERS.
Altoona, Pa., May 28. - Last night as the fast line west was nearing Kittanning Point the wheel of a car on a train cast burst and the car crashed into two passenger coaches with terrible effect,... Read MORE...

The Iola Register -  Kansas -  June 3, 1887
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Dr. Raub's Egg White Soap
The Grandest toilet Soap Made
Nothing Else Like It
10 Cents a Cake
$1.00 a Dozen

Charles F. Miller, Lancaster, Pa.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA

1889 - May 31 - Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn
South Fork Dam burst, town of Johnstown destroyed, over 2000 deaths
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The Newark Daily Advocate -  Ohio -  June 3, 1889
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Columbia, South Carolina, USA

1897 - FIRE IN AN INSANE ASYLUM. ATTENDANTS AT COLUMBIA, S. C., AT FIRST REFUSED TO ADMIT FIREMEN TO THE BURNING BUILDING.
Columbia, S. C., June 2. - A few minutes after 1 P.M. fire was discovered in the laundry of the State Insane Asylum, where nearly 1,000 patients are confined. The local appliances were unequal to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 3, 1897
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you are ever caught in a shower, and meet a gentleman friend who offers an umbrella, accept it,...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
Meriden, Connecticut, USA

1897 - Thrown From His Wagon and Killed
Meriden, Conn., June 3. - Laughlin Stretch, employed by W. C. Twiss, lumber dealer, was killed in a runaway accident. Stretch was driving down a hill when lumber slipped upon the horse's hind... Read MORE...

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  June 3, 1897
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1869  The Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity have elected Chief Justice Chase and James Russell Lowell to deliver the oration and poem before their next convention,
which will be held in 1870, at Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1879  The oldest ex-representative of congress living is Mr. Austin Hale, of Bridgewater, Mass., who is ninety-six years old.

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Kalamazoo Gazette
Kalamazoo, Michigan

1889  June 3 – The first long distance electric power transmission line in the United States is completed, running 14 miles (23 km) between a generator at Willamette Falls and downtown Portland, Oregon.

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 America - Did you know? June 15, 1846 - Oregon Treaty fixes U.S.-Canadian border at 49th parallel; U.S. acquires Oregon...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Children in New France had many chores. Small children might bring in the wood for the fireplace....Read MORE...



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Visit Westbrook, Maine, USA (Saccarappa) (Cumberland Mills)!

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


R. R. & Foot Bridge. Cumberland Mills, Me.

500,000 Ladies are using The Rushforth Hair Curling Pins
The Rushforth Pin Co., Lawrence, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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