Sunday, October 18, 2020

1880 - Baked Eggs

Gorham, Maine, USA

1855 - VIOLENT TORNADO IN GORHAM, MAINE.
From the Portland Advertiser.
A violent tornado was experienced in Gorham on Sunday night. The dwelling house of MR. NILES, a frame building, one and a half stories in height, was moved from its... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 18, 1855
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1890s
Peek, Frean & Co., Biscuit Manufacturers
London, England

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Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA

1897 - FOREST FIRES IN PENNSYLVANIA.
Bradford, Pa., Oct. 18. - Forest fires are raging all around this city and last night Bradford was enveloped in a cloud of smoke, the woods surrounding the town being in flames. At Rice Brook, in the ... Read MORE...

Evening Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  October 18, 1897
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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)

1889 - FATAL TRAIN WRECK Most Appalling Accident of its Kind Ever Known
Cincinnati, Oct. 15. - Ten persons are reported killed by the breaking loose of a car on the Auburn incline plane. The rope broke just as the car reached the top and it went crashing down and ran... Read MORE...

Daily Enquirer -  Utah -  October 18, 1889
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia

1897 - BIG FIRE IN WINDSOR, N.S. - Territory a Mile Square Swept by Flames and Barely Half a Dozen Buildings Left Standing.
LOSS ESTIMATED AT $3,000,000

Practically All the Inhabitants of the Town Homeless - Conflagration Started at 3 o'Clock in the Morning.

WINDSOR, N. S., Oct. 17. - Historic Windsor, one of the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 18, 1897
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1890s
New Process Soap
Gowans & Stover
Buffalo, N.Y.

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Syracuse, New York, USA

1890 - FATAL HOTEL FIRE.
SYRACUSE, Oct. 15. - The Leland hotel, the finest in the city, was totally destroyed by fire last night and it is feared there has been loss of life.

TWENTY-FIVE LIVES LOST.
NEW YORK, OCT. 15. -... Read MORE...

Aspen Weekly Times -  Aspen, Colorado -  October 18, 1890
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Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - FIRE DESTROYS THE SUMMIT HOUSE ATOP MOUNT TOM.
Holyoke, Mass., Oct. 18 - The Summit House on the peak of Mount Tom, near Holyoke, Mass., was totally destroyed by a blaze that could be seen for many miles throughout the valley.

The loss was... Read MORE...

The News-Democrat  -  Uhrichsville, Ohio -  October 18, 1900
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Newport, Rhode Island, USA

1877 - Musings
An old lady at Newport, Rhode Island, talking of old times, told the following of a former belle of Newport, Miss Sally Champlin: 'She was a great beauty. She had rejected a great many fine offers,... Read MORE...

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Augusta Chronicle -  Augusta, Georgia -  October 18, 1877
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1931  October 18 - Thomas Edison dies in West Orange, New Jersey, USA



1930  October 18 - A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Gouverneur NY and 48 inches just south of Buffalo.

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



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 Quebec - Did you know? The chief festivities in New France occurred at Michaelmas, Christmas, Easter, and May Day. On...Read MORE...



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1890s
White Sewing Machine Co.
Cleveland, O.

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