Wednesday, July 8, 2020

1873 - Wrong Vaccine

St Louis, Missouri, USA

1870 - Fires
St. Louis, Mo., July 8. - The freight warehouses of the St. Louis and Vandalia, and Illinois Control Railroad Companies, on Second-street, between Spruce and Myrtle, containing a large quantity of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1870

Home Dressmaking
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Wells, Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vt.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

1870 - DISASTROUS FIRES. Six Acres of Buildings Burned in Manchester, N.H. -Two Hundred Families Rendered Homeless
Manchester, N.H., July 8. At 2 o’clock this morning a fire broke out in one of the buildings in the rear of the Merchants’ Exchange, and swept through the wooden buildings in that section and soon... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1870

New Hartford, Connecticut, USA

1871 - D. E. Hawley received an injury at Springfield, Mass., which paralyzed him.
His wife, at New Hartford, Ct., was notified of his misfortune by telegraph, and fell dead on reading the dispatch. Mr. Hawley reached home the next day, where, in a few hours, his only child died,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 8, 1871

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snaps - Take one cup of molasses, three-quarters of a cup of sugar, one tablespoon each of...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880

Needs no Washing out
The "Odorless" Refrigerator

The Keyser Mfg Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

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Spencer, Massachusetts, USA

1873  Wrong Vaccine

Doctor Fontaine, of Spencer, Mass, was held in $2,000 bonds yesterday for manslaughter in causing the death of a child by using small pox virus for vaccination instead of vaccine matter.

The Daily Milwaukee News -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  July 8, 1873

Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1873 - Explosion
Lat night, a patent gas machine at Danforth locomotive works, Paterson, N. J., was exploded by a watchman approaching too near it with a lantern. Two watchmen were seriously, and one dangerously... Read MORE...

The Daily Milwaukee News -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  July 8, 1873

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never sit down to the piano uninvited, unless you are alone in the parlor. Do not take any book you ...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
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1889 - July 8 – The Wall Street Journal is established.
"...The first issue of The Wall Street Journal appeared on July 8, 1889. It cost two cents per issue or five dollars for a one-year subscription. Dow was the editor and Jones managed the deskwork.... Read MORE...
July 8, 1889

1871  Poisoned by Water
A lady recently died in Attleboro, Mass., of poison taken, it is asserted, in small quantities by drinking water from a galvanized iron pipe.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  It is a curious fact, demonstrated by a recent British census, that the population of Ireland is actually less than the number of Irish who are now in the United States.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Prof. Watts, of Carlisle, Penn., has accepted the appointment of Commissioner of Agriculture.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1873  A French woman and child in Dudley, Massachusetts, were so badly burned by an explosion of kerosene oil, Saturday night that both died, another child cannot recover.

The Daily Milwaukee News
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 America - Did you know? 1831 - William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the Liberator, a weekly paper that advocates the...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In the French-speaking parishes of the Province of Quebec, lutins are considered as mischievous,...Read MORE...

The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
 Picture of the Day

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Presbyterian Church

The Sanitary Still
The Cuprigraph Co.
79 North Green Street
Chicago, Ill.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Died July 8


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