Saturday, October 3, 2020

1921 - Two Could Play That Game

Alkalol is a nasal wash and oral rinse. Alkalol dissolves mucus, cleans and moisturizes the nasal airways, and provides relief to agitated sinus, nasal passage and throat tissue. It is an alkaline saline solution that includes a mix of menthol, camphor, eucalyptol, thymol, benzoin, and oils of wintergreen, spearmint, pine, and cinnamon, as well as potassium and sodium salts. First formulated by James P. Whitters in 1896 in a small laboratory above the A.J. Barker pharmacy in Taunton, Massachusetts, Alkalol is one of the oldest over-the-counter pharmaceutical products sold in the United States.

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1893 - FIRE AT OMAHA. Farnam Street Theater Completely Destroyed. TOTAL LOSS ESTIMATED AT $250,000.
Five Firemen Injured, Two Fatally - Detailed Statement of the Losses and a List of the Names of the Losers - Origin of the Fire Unknown, But Supposed to Have Been Caused by the Falling of an Arc... Read MORE...

The Racine Daily Journal -  Racine, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1893

Antigo, Wisconsin, USA

1942 - Army Flier Killed In Antigo Crash
Antigo, Wis. - (UP) - The first serious accident since a preliminary glider training school was established here June 1, resulted in the death of Pvt. C. W. Stanford, Farmersville, Tex., this... Read MORE...

The Sheboygan Press -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1942

Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) (Lonsdale)

1921 - Two Could Play That Game.
A hundred years ago a wealthy bachelor, named Paige, who lived near Albion, R. I., gave a party; one of the young ladies left a glove. Mr. Paige returned it with the following note: "If from your... Read MORE...

Alton Evening Telegraph -  Alton, Illinois -  October 3, 1921

Manchester, Connecticut, USA

1878  Guided by a Spirit

In a paper mill in Manchester, Connecticut, is in use an improved machine, in building which the maker says that he followed the directions given by the spirit of his dead brother.

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  October 3, 1878

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Clear Tomato Soup - Add a pint of water to a quart of stewed tomatoes. Add a slice of onion, ...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange)

Albany, September 28. - Early this morning the boiler in the steamer J.S. Robinson, which lay at the foot of Waterloo Street, exploded with frightful force, instantly killing Capt. GEO. S. WARNER and ... Read MORE...

Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  October 3, 1883

1841  October 3 - An October gale, the worst of record for Nantucket, MA, caught the Cape Cod fishing fleet at sea. Forty ships were driven ashore on Cape Cod, and 57 men perished from the town of Truro alone.

 America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: In America, there are "Flags everywhere. EVERYWHERE."

 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, the average couple in New France had 6 to 8 children, with one or more lost to...Read MORE...

Canada: A People"s History ( history/)
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Visit Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA (Lackawanna)!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Pa.

Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic
Made in Paris, Tennessee

Edwin Wiley Grove (1850–1927) was a self-made millionaire most famous for his "Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic." In this chill tonic, which came out 1878, Grove found a way to bottle a quinine mixture that would eliminate the bitter taste. The tasteless chill tonic, which some claimed was not all that tasteless, was an improvement over taking straight quinine for fevers and chills caused by malaria. A sweet syrup and lemon flavor was added to Quinine, cinchonine and cinchonidine, which were the main ingredients in crystal form in the tonic. Some sources claim that by 1890 more bottles of Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic were sold than bottles of Coca-Cola. wikipedia

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died October 3