Tuesday, September 8, 2020

1890 - TRAIN OF ILL-OMEN


1890s
White Sewing Machine Co.
Cleveland, O.

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Galveston, Texas, USA

1900 - More than 6,000 die after storm washes over Galveston
The nation's deadliest natural disaster, the storm struck with little warning late on Sept. 8. Storm tides of 8 to 15 feet inundated Galveston Island and portions of the nearby Texas coast. The tides ... Read MORE...

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Sun Sentinel -  Fort Lauderdale, Florida -  September 8, 1900
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St Augustine, Florida, USA

1565 - September 8 - Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established by Spanish Expedition
On September 8, 1565, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés landed on the shore of what is now called Matanzas Bay and began the founding of the Presidio of San Agustin. Later the settlement would be called St.... Read MORE...

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September 8, 1565
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Bachelor"s Pudding - Beat up three eggs, flavor with essence of lemon and grated nutmeg, and ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 3, 1882
Beloit, Wisconsin, USA

1949 - PLANT DESTROYED
BELOIT, Wis., (AP) - Fire swept through the main plant of an ice cream manufacturing plant late Wednesday night causing damage estimated by a company official at $500,000.

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The Walla Walla Union Bulletin -  Walla Walla, Washington -  September 8, 1949
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1890s
Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Bradford's Millinery Store
Jackman's Block
Barre, Vt.

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Batavia, New York, USA

1925 - FOUR KILLED IN WRECK AT R. R. CROSSING. BUFFALO FAMILIES WERE ON WAY TO PICNIC. MORE IN CAR SURVIVE.
Car Rolled Down Bank 300 Feet Two Women Carried With Wreckage.

Batavia, N. Y., Sept. 7 (A.P.) - Four Buffalo persons were killed shortly before one o'clock today when a west bound New York Central ... Read MORE...

Plattsburgh Sentinel -  Plattsburgh, New York -  September 8, 1925
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

1887 - Two Freights Collide.
ANN ARBOR, Sept. 7. - This morning a freight train going west on the Central drawn by engine No. 219, crashed into the rear end of a freight train standing on the main track about twenty rods east of ... Read MORE...

Saginaw News -  Saginaw, Michigan -  September 8, 1887
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Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

1890 - TRAIN OF ILL-OMEN.
South Norwalk, Conn., Sept. 8 - The express train due here from Boston at 5:20 Saturday evening ran into a Danbury and Norwalk railway commuters' train at the junction in this city.

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Evening Gazette -  Sterling, Illinois -  September 8, 1890
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid carefully any allusion to the age or personal defects of your companion, or any one who may...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
Chester, Massachusetts, USA

1893 - A TRAIN'S FATAL PLUNGE IT GOES THROUGH A BRIDGE IN MASSACHUSETTS
The Locomotive Got Across Safely, But Four Wagner Cars Plunged Into the Stream - Many Persons Killed or Injured - The Scene at the Wreck.

The Chicago limited express train for Boston broke through ... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  September 8, 1893
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1727  September 8 - A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.

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1934  September 8 – Off the New Jersey coast, a fire aboard the passenger liner S.S. Morro Castle kills 134 people.

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1888  Colonel George L. Perkins, aged one hundred years and one month, died in Groton, Conn., on the 5th of old age. He was treasurer of the Norwich & Worcester railroad for fifty years.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? During the Civil War, John H. Wisdom became known as the Paul Revere of the South, afte rhe...Read MORE...



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


 Quebec - Did you know? Tourtière is a traditional Quebecois meat pie. The filling varies from region to region, but it...Read MORE...



Top 10 Foods to Eat in Quebec (travel.nationalgeographic.com/ travel/ top-10/ foods-to-eat-in-quebec/)
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Bethel Inn

1890s
The Vermont Farm Machine Co.
Bellows Falls, Vt.

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Died September 8

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