Thursday, October 8, 2020

1904 - An interesting request

1904 - An interesting request
A Michigan woman who has had a husband in the state penitentiary for about five years is evidently getting lonely. She wrote to the governor as follows: "Pleeze your majesty let him cum home, if for... Read MORE...

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  October 8, 1904
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I come in sizes
large and small,
I hold in calm
or bluster weather.
I fasten fabrics
canvas tough
And hook the finest
lace together.
See that hump?

The DeLong Hook and Eye

Richardson & DeLong Bros., Mfgs.
Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

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July 1898

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Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

1904 - Is the City Water Safe?
The Montreal aldermen who wish to keep the result of any analysis of the city water secret, show more acquaintance with than faith in the water. Just what good it will do the tax-payers to pay for an ... Read MORE...

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  October 8, 1904
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1904 - Pledge to Not Drink Liquor
It is announced from Toronto that seven hundred children have recently taken the pledge not to drink liquor. It is a nice ethical question whether such pledges should be put to children. We do not... Read MORE...

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  October 8, 1904
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Conway, Massachusetts, USA

1906 - October 8 - Kills His Hunting Companion.
Conway, Mass., Oct. 8. - After remaining reticent for twelve hours over the tragic death in Conway woods of a hunting companion, Charles Pair, seventeen years of age, guided the officers to the body... Read MORE...

Pittston Gazette -  Pittston, Pennsylvania -  October 8, 1906
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Cabbage - Cut a head of cabbage into small slices, put it into a two or three quart...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880

Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soups
Curtice Bothers Co., Rochester, N.Y.

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April 1898

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Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

1888 - A TERRIBLE CALAMITY. THE FLOOR OF A NEWLY BUILT CHURCH GIVES WAY. OVER ONE HUNDRED PEOPLE INJURED, SOME FATALLY.
THE WILDEST EXCITEMENT PREVAILS AND FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE BECOME PANIC STRICKEN BUT COOLER HEADS FINALLY RESCUE THE UNFORTUNATE MEN, WOMAN AND CHILDREN FROM THE WRECK - THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT -... Read MORE...

Norwalk Daily Advocate -  Norwalk, Ohio -  October 8, 1888
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

1884 - AN OPERA HOUSE BURNED. THE FIREMEN GET DRUNK AND UNFIT TO BATTLE WITH THE FLAMES.
South Bethlehem, Penn., Oct. 7. - A fire broke out this morning under the stage of the Grand Opera House. When the alarm was given the flames had gained much headway, and it was at once seen that it... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 8, 1884
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind. The best cure is to try to have ...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
Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1890 - Dupont Powder Works Explosion
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7. - The shock of the explosion at Wilmington this afternoon was plainly felt in many sections of this city. To those indoors it resembled the rumbling of distant thunder or the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 8, 1890
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1944  October 8 – The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet radio show debuts in the United States.

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1921  October 8 – The first Sweetest Day is staged in Cleveland, Ohio.

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1901  October 8 - A deluge at Galveston, TX, produced nearly twelve inches of rain in about a six hour period. The rains came precisely thirteen months after the day of the famous Galveston hurricane disaster.

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 America - Did you know? 1786: Shays"s Rebellion erupts - Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina take up arms to...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Between 1714 and 1754, approximately 4,500 immigrants settled in New France. They included...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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New Reservoir

Sen-Sen
Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

Sen-Sen Co., Rochester, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Died October 8

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