Tuesday, July 28, 2020

1869 - Alcohol from Soap Grease and Garbage


1892 advertisement

The Finest Musical Event of the Season.
Roumania Quintette Club, of Boston

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 24, 1892

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Chicago, Illinois, USA

1869 - Alcohol from Soap Grease and Garbage
A company has been formed in Chicago, and will soon be in operation, for distilling alcohol and extracting soap grease from ordinary city garbage. It is estimated that each barrel of garbage will... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 28, 1869
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Oneonta, New York, USA

1881 - A GREAT FIRE IN A SMALL TOWN. ONEONTA'S PRINCIPAL BUSINESS HOUSES DESTROYED - THE LOSS $50,000.
ONEONTA, N. Y., July 27. - The largest conflagration which has been seen in Oneonta for years broke out at 3:45 this morning in the drug store of N. J. Ford, at No. 162 Main-street. A prompt alarm... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 28, 1881
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1886 - July 28 - CENT'L DIST. COURT - Woodward, J.
Tuesday, July 27th. - Frances Poland, an herb doctress, was in court for committing an assault on Mrs. Jane Baker in Sutton. The defendant, who is quite a wanderer, is now living in Sutton. A few... Read MORE...

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Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  July 28, 1886
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Spinach Soup - This is one of the very palatable and slightly green soups. Pick the ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

1909 advertisement

The House of Quality
Pianos
Fred W. Peabody
16 Main St.
Amesbury, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

1899 - NEW COTTON BALE PLANT. An Industry to Cost $2,000,000 Near Tuscaloosa, Ala.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala., July 21. - A. R. Nininger, president of the Huntsville Cotton Mill company, has closed a deal with Hon. Frank S. Moody, president of the Tuscaloosa Land company, for six lots on the ... Read MORE...

The Asheville Register -  Asheville, North Carolina -  July 28, 1899
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Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)

1907 - BIG STEAMER BURNS; NINE LIVES LOST. THE FRONTENAC WAS AN OLD SIDE WHEELER CARRYING CREW OF TWELVE.
PASSENGERS LOST LIVES.

VICTIMS WERE ALL WOMEN AND CHILDREN - OTHER PASSENGERS BADLY BURNED BEFORE BOAT WAS BEACHED.

(Associated Press.)
Auburn, N.Y., July 27. -- The steamboat Frontenac was... Read MORE...

Waterloo Times-Tribune -  Iowa -  July 28, 1907
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Covington, Kentucky, USA

1920 - Brothers' Greetings Bring Death to Both!
Train Lurch Finds Men On Car Off Guard and They Fall Under Wheels.

Special to The Courier-Journal dated Wednesday morning, July 28, 1920

Covington, Ky., July 27 - The exchange of greetings... Read MORE...

The Courier-Journal -  Kentucky -  July 28, 1920
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

1872 - Dinner Party Rules for Women - Coffee follows the dessert, and when this enters, if...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
1854  July 28 - Joseph Emery, lately the Postmaster at New Vineyard, has been sentenced to the State prison for ten years, for purloining letters from the mail.


The Athens Post
Athens, Tennessee

1888  The wife, daughter and two grandchildren of W. B. Jones were drowned by the upsetting of a boat on the 21st on a pond at Brookfield, Mass.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  Four saloon-keepers at Trenton, N. J., were sent to jail for six months each on the 25th for selling liquor on Sunday.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1945 July 28, 1945: A U.S. bomber flying through thick fog at about 200 mph crashed into the 79th floor of New York's Empire State Building, killing 14 people

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com

 America - Did you know? March 30, 1870 - U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million.

 Quebec - Did you know? In early Quebec, French-Canadian women were dressed in a mantua, and an elegant headdress known as...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Partridge Inn

"The Partridge Inn began as a two-story house, built in 1816. The home originally belonged to George Walton, the governor of Georgia and one of the state's three signers of the Declaration of Independence. The home was later acquired by Daniel and Elizabeth Meigs, who came to Augusta from Connecticut. The history of the current building dates back to 1836 when it was originally constructed as a private residence called Three Oaks for the Meigs family. In 1892, New York hotelier, Morris Partridge purchased Three Oaks to serve as his personal home as well as operate as a small hotel by offering guest accommodations in the old Meigs house during Augusta’s winter season.

The business venture proved successful, and he opened The Partridge Inn, a 60-room upscale hotel on January 8, 1910..."

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1909 advertisement

Wheelocks's Department Store
Amesbury, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Died July 28

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