Thursday, July 23, 2020

1882 - Good Coffee

Saint-Sulpice, Qu├ębec, Canada

1816 - Ate Hemlock
A Quebec paper of the 21st ult. says - On the 15th instant, two men, returning from Montreal, as they were passing along the river near St. Sulpice, eat some hemlock, which they mistook for another... Read MORE...

New-Jersey Journal -  New Jersey -  July 23, 1816
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The Computing Scale Co.
Dayton, Ohio
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Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1858 - Shoe Business Flourishing
The shoe business at Webster, Mass., has been in a very flourishing condition for the last few months, affording good wages and plenty of work for all who could make a shoe. The operatives in the... Read MORE...

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Lowell Daily Citizen and News -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  July 23, 1858
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Springfield, Vermont, USA

1870  In Memory of the Soldiers

A lady, 70 years of age, has erected a monument in Union Cemetery, Springfield, Vt., to the memory of the revolutionary soldiers, and paid for it in knitting with her own hands.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 23, 1870
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Canandaigua, New York, USA

1870  At Canandaigua, N. Y., on the 13th, the juries in the cases of General Starr and Colonel Thompson,

tried for violation of the Neutrality laws, for being connected with the Fenians, rendered verdicts of guilty on two counts of the indictments, with a recommendation to mercy.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 23, 1870
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Good Coffee - Put a sufficient quantity of coffee in the pot and pour boiling water on it;...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 12, 1882

The A-86 Ajax Drill Sharpener
T. H. Proske, Denver, Colorado

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North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1880 - The Water Responsible
Some time ago a mysterious epidemic broke out at North Adams, Massachusetts, and for several weeks everybody was wondering what it could be caused by. The pious were a good deal disposed to hold that ... Read MORE...

The Record-Union -  Sacramento, California -  July 23, 1880
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Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1903 - TORNADO SWEEPS OVER PATERSON. FOUR ARE KILLED AND MANY HOUSES WRECKED. MISSILES HURT SCORES. SMALL BUILDINGS CARRIED GREAT DISTANCE -- DEVASTATION IN SECTION THAT ESCAPED DAMAGE BY GREAT FIRE AND FLOOD.
Paterson, N.J., July 22 - A dense black cloud, assuming the shape of a cone, and whirling with furious rapidity, loomed up over the top of Garrett Mountain, just southeast of Paterson, at 3 o'clock... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 23, 1903
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Binghamton, New York, USA

1913 - 50 GIRLS DIE AS FACTORY IS BURNED. SCORE MORTALLY HURT IN HOSPITALS. DIG RUINS FOR BODIES. WHEN ALARM RUNG THOUGHT IT FIRE DRILL; BURNING WALLS COLLAPSE.
VICTIMS HURLED TO DEATH WHILE SPECTATORS ARE HELPLESS - PITIFUL SCENES AS RELATIVES SEEK LOVED ONES.

Binghamton, N. Y., July 23 - Thousands came from surrounding towns and villages today and... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Times-Press -  Middletown, New York -  July 23, 1913
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1870  A man recently drove his horse from Millbury to Worcester, seven miles, in twenty one minutes for $25, and the animal died shortly afterwards in great agony after entering the stable.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  A new barge, called the C. G. King, was to be launched at South Saginaw last week.
Her carrying capacity is 500,000 feet of lumber, and she is built by Thomas Arnold, of Marine City.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? January 24, 1848 - Gold is discovered at Sutter"s Mill in California.

 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, New France had a population of about 4 million. 1/ 2 were Catholic. 1/ 2 were...Read MORE...



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Bathers on the Beach, Winthrop, Mass.

1888 Colt's Lightning Magazine Rifles
Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Connecticut

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died July 23

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