Tuesday, July 21, 2020

1881 - Bigger than stones in Egypt

Boucherville, Qu├ębec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville)

1834  94 Degrees

At Boucherville, the fashionable watering place of Lower Canada, fifteen miles from Montreal, the mercury, on Sunday last stood in the shade, at 94 degrees.

Spectator -  New York -  July 21, 1834

V. M. Dunn
540 and 542 Main Street, Charlestown, Mass.

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Westerly, Rhode Island, USA (Watch Hill) (Misquamicut)

1881 - Bigger than stones in Egypt
At the Westerly quarries, Rhode Island, a single stone 150 feet long, ten feet wide and eight feet thick, weighing more than 1,000 tons, has been loosened from the ledge. This is a bigger stone that... Read MORE...

Indianapolis Sentinel -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  July 21, 1881

Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

1887 - Woman kills her child with spoon
An unmarried woman, named Ross, has been arrested at Caraquet, New Brunswick, for infanticide. It is
charged that she murdered her infant by forcing a spoon down its throat. It is suspected that... Read MORE...

The Daily Republican -  Wilmington, Delaware -  July 21, 1887

White Plains, New York, USA

1888  A fire destroyed the old Ben Holiday stone mansion on the 14th three miles from White Plains, N.Y.,

now owned by Whitelaw Reid, of the New York Tribune. The building was one of the famous landmarks in Westchester County, having been standing for over two hundred years. Loss, $300,000.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 21, 1888

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Mock Oyster Soup - Scrape twelve good-szied roots of oyster plants or salsify and throw them ...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

Oberne Hosick & Cos
White Velvet Soap
Chicago, Ill.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

1894 - House Will Be Destroyed
IPSWICH, Mass., July 21. - The black diphtheria has broken out in Ipswich. Already two children in the family of Thomas Began have died from this disease and the mother is seriously sick with it.... Read MORE...

The Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  July 21, 1894

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Nine Were Drowned in the Harbor by the Capsizing of Boats--The Damage is Heavy.

Baltimore, July 21. - A fierce tornado characterized by a windstorm of extraordinary fury, thunder, vivid lighting... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  July 21, 1902

Pueblo, Colorado, USA

1903 - Fatally Burned In Furnace Explosion. Five Men Injured at the Minnequa Steel Works in Pueblo, Two of Whom May Die.
Pueblo, Colo., July 21. - In an explosion that occurred at the blast furnace "E" at the Minnequa steel works yesterday at 2 o’clock, five men were burned, two of whom will probably die.... Read MORE...

Salt Lake Telegram -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  July 21, 1903

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year
1865  July 21 - In the market square of Springfield, Missouri, Wild Bill Hickok shoots and kills Davis Tutt in what is regarded as the first true western showdown.


1888  Fire swept away the principal portion of Avon, Mass., on the 14th.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1907  July 21 – The SS Columbia sinks after colliding with the lumber schooner San Pedro off Shelter Cove, California, U.S.A., resulting in 88 deaths.


 America - Did you know? Inches, Teaspoons and a Ton of Bricks: It"s perfectly acceptable to use the metric system in the...Read MORE...


 Quebec - Did you know? The habitant was inordinately fond of sour milk. Tea was scarce and costly. Brandy was imported in...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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