Monday, June 8, 2020

1908 - YOUNG AERONAUT KILLED. Skull Crushed Against Tree as Balloon Arises.

Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

1852 - GREAT FIRE IN MONTREAL AND LOSS OF LIFE - LOSS ESTIMATED AT $1,000,000.
Montreal, Monday, June 7.
We were yesterday visited with a most destructive conflagration, which has laid in ashes a considerable number of buildings in the business part of our city. It commenced... Read MORE...

The New York Times  -  New York, New York -  June 8, 1852
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Reno Brewing Company, Inc.
Reno, Nevada

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Gardiner, Maine, USA

1886 - A BIG FIRE IN MAINE
ICEHOUSES AND OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED - LOSS $250,000.

GARDINER, Me., June 7. - A most disastrous fire, causing the loss of nearly $250,000 worth of property broke out in an elevator connected with ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 8, 1886
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Fargo, North Dakota, USA

1893 - FARGO'S SAD DISASTER. ALMOST THE ENTIRE BUSINESS PORTION OF FARGO WIPED OUT BY FIRE. FOUR FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARE UNABLE TO COPE WITH THE RAGING ELEMENT.
THE WORST AND MOST DESTRUCTIVE DISASTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE STATE.

OVER A MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY MELTS AWAY IN THIN AIR.

FLAMES RAGE ALMOST UNCHECKED FROM 2 O'CLOCK UNTIL 11 LAST... Read MORE...

Bismarck Daily Tribune -  Bismarck, North Dakota -  June 8, 1893
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

1901 - Boy Drowned at Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs, Colo., June 7. - Leonard Greely of Denver, aged 15, was drowned at Broadmor Casino lake this afternoon, while swimming with five other boys. He got into water over his depth and... Read MORE...

The Durango Democrat -  Durango, Colorado -  June 8, 1901
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Springfield, Illinois, USA

1908 - YOUNG AERONAUT KILLED. Skull Crushed Against Tree as Balloon Arises.
SPRINGFIELD, ILL, June 7. - Luther Edward Jones, a 22 year old balloonist, was killed at Mildred Park this afternoon. At the balloon rose the parachute swung Jones through the air, his head striking... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  June 8, 1908
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Potato Soup - Pare three good-sized potatoes; cover them in boiling water; boil...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Presque Isle, Maine, USA (Maysville)

1909 - MANY HOUSES BURNED DOWN. THOUSAND PEOPLE HOMELESS AT PRESQUE ISLE, ME. RAVAGES RESIDENCE SECTION. FIRE DESTROYS ONE HUNDRED DWELLINGS, THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, THE MASONIC HALL AND SEVERAL OTHER STRUCTURES
HIGH WIND LARGELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EXTENT OF THE DISASTER. SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.

Presque Isle, Me., June 8. - The entire northeasterly section of this village, comprising the district where... Read MORE...

Austin Daily Herald -  Minnesota -  June 8, 1909
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Mayr's Laxative Powder No. 2
Berosol Products, Distributors
Rockaway Beach, N.Y.

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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

1911 - TRIPLE WRECK IS DEADLY
Four Freight Trains Demolished and Five Men Killed.

FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 7. - One of the most, disastrous freight wrecks in the history of the New Haven railroad occurred near here early today,... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  June 8, 1911
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA

1925 - Two Girls Perish In An Aeroplane
Cape Girardeau, Mo., June 8. - Pearl Bayfinger, 20, and Grace Lamer, 25, both of Cobden, Ill., were burned to death and John Hunter, St. Louis, was injured when an airplane in which they were riding... Read MORE...

The Gettysburg Times -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  June 8, 1925
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Norfolk, Virginia, USA

1931 - WATERFRONT FIRE CAUSES DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT $3,000,000
NORFOLK, Va., June 8. - (AP) - Norfolk spent last night fighting a three million dollar waterfront fire.

Started by an explosion on an oil barge at the Buxton Line piers, the fire rode a strong... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  June 8, 1931
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you expect a friend to meet you at the end of your journey, sit near the door of the steam-boat...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
Michigan City, Indiana, USA

1937 - $25,000 Fire At Prison
Michigan City, Ind., June 7. – (U.P.) – Fire of unknown origin late yesterday destroyed six buildings at the state prison honor farm, causing damage estimated at $25,000, state prison officials... Read MORE...

Hammond Times -  Hammond, Indiana -  June 8, 1937
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 America - Did you know? July 7, 1898 - U.S. annexes Hawaii by an act of Congress.

 Quebec - Did you know? Seigneuries in North America were granted to military officers, some were owned by the Catholic...Read MORE...



Seigneurs and the seigneurial system of New France (www.apointinhistory.net/ feudal-system.php)
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Moody Road

Cresta Gold Rum
Bennett Distilling Co., San Francisco, California

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