Saturday, December 5, 2020

1891 - FOUR TRAINS SMASHED UP - DISASTROUS ACCIDENT ON THE NEW-ENGLAND ROAD. TWO FREIGHT TRAINS COLLIDED, THEN TWO PASSENGER TRAINS RAN INTO THE WRECK - THREE MEN KILLED AND SEVERAL INJURED.

Obituary
Mrs. A. E. Denison

The death of Mrs. A. E. Denison, a former resident of Williamstown, took place Thursday at her home in East Orange, N.J. She was born in Copake, N.Y., 64 years ago. Twelve years ... Read MORE...

The North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  Mon., December 5, 1910
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1880s New Home Sewing Machine Ad
Orange, Mass.

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Lynn, Massachusetts, USA

1889 - $10,000,000 FIRE! A CITY GOES UP IN FLAMES. Lynn, Mass. Desolated. - Boston Subscribes Nearly a Million Dollars For the Sufferers.
Lynn, Mass, the city of shoes, was visited Tuesday afternoon by the greatest fire in its history and with two exceptions the conflagration is the most disastrous which ever visited New England. The... Read MORE...

The Carthage Blade -  Carthage, North Carolina -  December 5, 1889
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North Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Forestdale) (Slatersville)

1889 - The Whole Party Drowned.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Wellington Hart, of North Smithfield, and R. A. Smith of Monegan, well known farmer, each sixty years of age, started to drive home from Woonsocket about nightfall, on Saturday, in ... Read MORE...

The Carthage Blade -  Carthage, North Carolina -  December 5, 1889
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Strawberry Sponge Cake - Beat the yolks of six eggs with half a pound of powderes sugar...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1919 - NEW ORLEANS' FRENCH OPERA HOUSE BURNED. FAMOUS STRUCTURE, BUILT IN 1859, IS COMPLETELY DESTROYED BY FIRE.
New Orleans, Dec. 5. - (United Press). - The Old French opera house, a landmark of old New Orleans, was burned to the ground Thursday in a fire which originated in the rear of the restaurant Cafe de... Read MORE...

The Star -  Anniston, Alabama -  December 5, 1919
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1800s A. B. Chase Organ Co.
Norwalk, O.

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Joliet, Illinois, USA

1890 - WORKMEN SLAIN. COLLAPSE OF A BIG BLAST FURNACE AT JOLIET, ILL. NINE MEN KILLED AND MANY HURT. THE VICTIMS CRUSHED TO DEATH BY PONDEROUS MASSES OR IRON.
Joliet, Ill., Dec. 5. - One of the most distressing calamities that have ever befallen Joliet occurred at the works of the Joliet Steel Company in this city at noon Thursday, resulting in the death... Read MORE...

Logansport Reporter -  Logansport, Indiana -  December 5, 1890
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Boise, Idaho, USA

1908 - SCHOOL FOR HELPLESS CHILDREN IS BURNED BUT ALL ESCAPED.
Boise, Idaho, Dec. 4. - The Central school building, temporarily occupied by the Idaho State School for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind, was partially destroyed by fire early this morning. Forty children,... Read MORE...

The Fresno Morning Republican -  Fresno, California -  December 5, 1908
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Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

1853 - Sad Occurrence
Mrs. Mary Whiting, an aged lady of nearly 90 years, was burned to death in Sutton, Massachusetts, on Sabbath evening. She was alone in the house, the other members of the family being absent at an... Read MORE...

The Adams Sentinel -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  December 5, 1853
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dress for Morning Visits — A lady should never receive her morning callers in a wrapper, unless...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
Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug)

1891 - FOUR TRAINS SMASHED UP - DISASTROUS ACCIDENT ON THE NEW-ENGLAND ROAD.
TWO FREIGHT TRAINS COLLIDED, THEN TWO PASSENGER TRAINS RAN INTO THE WRECK - THREE MEN KILLED AND SEVERAL INJURED.

PROVIDENCE, R. I., Dec. 4. - The worst wreck ever experienced by the New-York and... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 5, 1891
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1941  December 5 - The temperature at Enosburg Falls soared to 72 degrees to establish a state record for Vermont for the month of December.

The Weather Channel

1868  Slight shocks of earthquake were felt at Middleboro, Mass., a few days ago.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? February 3, 1870 - Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, giving blacks the right to...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Place d'Armes, Quebec, P.Q., Canada

1880s Wm. H. Zinn
Boston, Mass.

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Died December 5

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