Tuesday, December 8, 2020

1842 - Inmates Publish Newspaper

1859 - The Public Pulse
We copy a few throbs of the public pulse on John Brown's death as indicating the general public feeling on the subject. The first is the simple announcement from Charlestown.

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Berlin City Courant -  Berlin, Wisconsin -  December 8, 1859
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Stuttgartger Sanitary Woolen Underwear

The T. Eaton Co., Toronto, Agts. in Canada

Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Lewiston, Maine, USA

1903 - HILL TRAGEDY. The Son is Alive and Resting Comfortably - An Operation Will be Performed. THE OLD FATHER BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN INSANE.
The Details of the Sad Affair Which Caused a Sensation Yesterday Morning.

A most shocking double tragedy occurred in Barkerville yester-day morning at 6.35, when Daniel W. Hill shot his son and... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  Tuesday, December 8, 1903
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1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"
President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech" to a Joint session of the United States Congress at 12:30 p.m. EST (17.30 GMT). Transmitted live over all four major... Read MORE...

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December 8, 1941
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Trenton, New Jersey, USA

1889 - THRUST THROUGH WITH A RED HOT IRON.
Trenton, N. J., Dec. 8. - THOMAS HOTCHKISS, a "rougher" in Roeblings' rolling mill, met a shocking death today. He was stepping down to repair a break when a red hot iron rod from the rolls ran into... Read MORE...

Logansport Journal -  Logansport, Indiana -  December 8, 1889
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Guilford, Maine, USA

1902 - GUILFORD MEETS MISFORTUNE. The Principal Block Of The Town Destroyed By Fire.
Guilford, Me., Dec. 7. - Fire early today destroyed Guilford's principal business block, caused a financial loss of fully $22,000 and left five secret societies without a meeting place in this... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  December 8, 1902
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snaps - Take one cup of molasses, three-quarters of a cup of sugar, one tablespoon each of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Bakersfield, California, USA

1906 - SIX BURIED IN A TUNNEL. ENTOMBED IN KERN RIVER POWER CO.'S SHAFT. FOURTEEN SECTIONS COLLAPSED LIKE CARDS AND BODIES ARE FAR BEYOND REACH.
Bakersfield, Dec. 7. - Six miners were entombed this morning by the caving of a shaft leading to the big steel pipe conduit which passes through a mountain 2000 feet at a high angle in the Kern river ... Read MORE...

The Fresno Morning Republican -  Fresno, California -  December 8, 1906
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Sawyer & Wolf
Easthampton, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Ithaca, New York, USA

1906 - SEVEN DIE IN CORNELL FIRE. MRS. FISKE'S BEAUTIFUL CHAPTER MANSION BURNED. THREE FIREMEN VOLUNTEERS CRUSHED UNDER WALLS - STUDENTS ENTRAPPED.
Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 7. - Seven persons met death this morning in the worst disaster that ever befell Cornell university. Three of the victims were volunteer firemen and four were students. The... Read MORE...

The Fresno Morning Republican -  Fresno, California -  December 8, 1906
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Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro)

1842 - Inmates Publish Newspaper
The inmates of the Insane Asylum at Brattleboro, Vermont, have commenced the publication of a weekly newspaper, called the Asylum Journal. - They have got out a 'crazy man's ticket' - the candidates... Read MORE...

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Jamestown Journal -  New York -  December 8, 1842
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1879  NO BLACK FEVER IN SILLERY
QUEBEC, Dec. 7. - There is no truth to the rumors of a plague at Sillery. The deaths referred to in last night's dispatches were from typhoid fever.

New York Herald-Tribune
New York, New York

 America - Did you know? May 13, 1846 - Mexican War: U.S. declares war on Mexico in effort to gain California and other...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? If they wished to marry French-Canadians, Protestants were obliged to obtain a dispensation from...Read MORE...



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Gunn Memorial Library

Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

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Died December 8

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