Thursday, July 2, 2020

1896 - MRS. STOWE IS DEAD - Author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" Passes Away. A VICTIM OF PARALYSIS. Had Been in Feeble Health for Many Years. Her Master Work Has been Read in Every Language and is Immortal.


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Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1874 - LOSSES BY FIRE. DESTRUCTION OF THE SOCIAL MILLS IN RHODE ISLAND - LOSS $700,00 TO $800,000.
The Social Mills, in Woonsocket, R. I., running 50,000 spindles and 1,000 looms on cotton goods, was entirely destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. The fire caught at 3 o'clock from the friction of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 2, 1874
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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

1883 - LARGE FIRE IN PAWTUCKET. SEVERAL BUILDINGS DESTROYED, CAUSING A LOSS OF OVER $100,000.
PROVIDENCE, R. I., July 1. - Pawtucket was visited this morning by the most destructive fire for many years. The flames were discovered at 5:30 o'clock by a new-vendor in an unoccupied building known ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 2, 1883
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Seymour, Connecticut, USA

1889 - THE NAUGATUCK BLOCKED WRECK OF A NEW HAVEN FREIGHT.
Eleven Loaded Cars Piled Up End Over End Near Seymour - As Imperfect Wheel Probably the Cause - No One Hurt - Some of the Train Hands Narrowly Escape Injury.

WATERBURY, Conn., July 2. - In... Read MORE...

The New Haven Evening Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  July 2, 1889
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Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1889 - A SACRIFICE TO MAMMON. Coroner Park's Idea of New Freight Cars Should be Constricted.
NORWICH, Conn., July 2. - Coroner Park has filed another unique verdict in the case of John Pender of New London, a brakeman, who met his death by falling from a car one night last week. After... Read MORE...

The New Haven Evening Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  July 2, 1889
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream Cheese - Put three pints of milk to a half pint of cream, warm and put in a little...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 12, 1882
1896 - MRS. STOWE IS DEAD - Author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" Passes Away. A VICTIM OF PARALYSIS. Had Been in Feeble Health for Many Years.
Her Master Work Has been Read in Every Language and is Immortal.

Hartford, Conn., July 1. - Special Telegram. - Harriet Beecher Stowe passed away at 12:10 o'clock at her home on Forest street.... Read MORE...

The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  July 2, 1896
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Niagara Falls, New York, USA

1917 - 8 PERSONS KILLED IN NIAGARA PLUNGE. MORE THAN A SCORE INJURED AS A CROWDED CAR OVERTURNS INTO WHIRLPOOL RAPIDS. WASHOUT CAUSED DISASTER.
CAR TURNED TURTLE IN 10 FEET OF WATER - MANY PINNED DOWN BY SEATS - REPORT SOME MISSING.

Niagara Falls, N. Y., July 1. - A Belt Line car on the Great Gorge Route left the rails, plunged down a... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 2, 1917
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Responsibilities of Wealthy Women
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)

1926 - BOILER OF FREIGHT ENGINE EXPLODED
By Associated Press.
Kingston, R. I., June 26. - Three railroad employees were killed today when the boiler of a locomotive hauling 60 cars exploded while passing over marshland near here. The... Read MORE...

Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light -  Texas -  July 2, 1926
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1843  July 2 - An alligator reportedly fell from the sky onto Anson Street in Charleston, SC, during a thunderstorm.

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1898  HOTEL AT ROANOKE BURNED.
Roanoke, Va., July 1. -- The Hotel Roanoke was destroyed by fire this afternoon. Loss, $100,000.

The Daily Review
Decatur, Illinois

 America - Did you know? In 1811, Chief Tecumseh met with Creek Indian leaders in Tuckabatchee, Alabama, and tried to...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, begging is forbidden, as it encourages laziness and idleness. New France suffered a...Read MORE...



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