Wednesday, July 29, 2020

1899 - CALL OUT TROOPS. The Strike Situation in Cleveland is Becoming Quite Serious. POLICE CANNOT CONTROL. Cars Are Stoned and Dynamite Bombs Placed on the Tracks.

Alpena, Michigan, USA

1903 - BAD WIND STORM FOLLOWED BY HAIL. SWEPT OVER NORTHERN MICHIGAN LAST NIGHT AND WROUGHT MUCH DESTRUCTION. FARMER INSTANTLY KILLED DURING STORM.
Alpena, Mich., July 29. - A terrific wind and rain storm accompanied by hail, passed over Alpena county, last night, and wrought much destruction.

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Lima Times Democrat -  Ohio -  July 29, 1903
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Originated and Made Only By
Roberts, Johnson & Rand Shoe Co.
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Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

1920 - 1 KILLED, 12 HURT IN TROLLEY WRECK. Freight and Passenger Cars Meet In Head-On Collision on Northwestern Line Near Erie
Erie, July 28. - William Zimmer, a track laborer of Edinboro, was killed and twelve persons were injured when a passenger and a freight car met in head-on collision on the Northwestern Pennsylvania... Read MORE...

Patriot -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 29, 1920
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1920 - BLAME FIRE ON MICE AND MATCHES; LOSS $300
A fire, apparently caused by mice gnawing matches, occurred at the home of H. C. Felker, 1529 North Fourth street, yesterday about 4:30 p.m.

Mrs. Felker who was in the yard, noticed flames in the... Read MORE...

Patriot -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 29, 1920
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Old-Fashioned Brown Betty - Sprinkle a layer of sugar between the layers of apples and...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, February 1898

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Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA (Aldenville) (Chicopee Falls)

1854 - Fire at Chicopee - Four Lives Lost.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Friday, July 28. A dwelling-house, belonging to A. Bullens and occupied by two Irish families, near the Junction Depot, at Chicopee, was destroyed by fire about 1 o'clock this... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 29, 1854
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Richmond, Virginia, USA

1892 - KILLED BY LIGHTNING
A Man, His Wife and Three Children Found Dead at Richmond, Va.

A family of five persons were killed by lightning a few nights ago at Richmond, Va. They were asleep in their two-story residence,... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  July 29, 1892
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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1899 - CALL OUT TROOPS. The Strike Situation in Cleveland is Becoming Quite Serious. POLICE CANNOT CONTROL. Cars Are Stoned and Dynamite Bombs Placed on the Tracks.
Cleveland, O., July 22 - Orders were issued today for the assembling of four companies of the Fifth regiment, O. N. G., located at Cleveland, to do strike duty in the streets of the city during the... Read MORE...

The Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  July 29, 1899
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Storm Dresses — A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both a...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
Tewksbury, Massachusetts, USA

1903 - FACTORIES AND HOMES WRECKED AND MANY LIVES LOST. AS RESULT OF DYNAMITE AND POWDER EXPLOSIONS NEAR LOWELL, MASS.
TWENTY-FIVE PEOPLE ARE DEAD AND THE NUMBER OF INJURED ESTIMATED AT FIFTY OR MORE - EXPLOSIONS OCCURRED AT MILLS OF UNITED STATES CARTRIDGE CO. - MILITIA CALLED OUT.

Lowell, Mass., July 29. - An... Read MORE...

The Lima Times Democrat -  Lima, Ohio -  July 29, 1903
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1914  July 29 – In Massachusetts, the new Cape Cod Canal opens; it shortens the trip between New York and Boston by 66 miles, but also turns Cape Cod into an island

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1905  July 29 - Heavy rain in southwestern Connecticut caused a dam break, and the resulting flood caused a quarter of a million dollars damage at Bridgeport. As much as eleven inches of rain fell prior to the flood.

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1916  July 29 – In Ontario, Canada, a lightning strike ignites a forest fire that destroys the towns of Cochrane and Matheson, killing 233.

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 America - Did you know? President and Mrs. Benjamin Harrison were so afraid of the electric lights that had been newly...Read MORE...



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


 Quebec - Did you know? Most of the men in New France were farmers. Life was very hard for the farmer. He was the one who...Read MORE...



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Hawley Armory, C. A. C.

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Atherton-Byard Furniture Co.
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Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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