Tuesday, December 15, 2020

1898 - Charm of Farm Life. The Rural Habitation is the Place Where Home Ties Are Strongest and Purest.

1898 - Charm of Farm Life. The Rural Habitation is the Place Where Home Ties Are Strongest and Purest.
No one pretends that farmers are making money rapidly; they have their vexations and discouragements as do others, but they have several things to be very thankful for. They have good homes, in... Read MORE...

Daily Herald -  Mississippi -  December 15, 1898
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Sen-Sen
Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

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

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1890 - THE BIG PROVIDENCE FIRE. THOUSANDS OF CURIOUS PERSONS WATCHING THE RUINS.
PROVIDENCE, R. I., Dec. 14. - Thousands of spectators flocked around the scene of Saturday's half-million-dollar fire to-day. Chief of Police Child ordered the circle of the ropes contracted to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 15, 1890
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Ithaca, New York, USA

1888  Fell Through Ice

At Ithaca, N.Y., on the 12th E. S. Nevins, of Orange, N.J., a student and Maggie Sullivan, a teacher, broke through the ice while skating and were drowned.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  December 15, 1888
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia

1931 - FIRE AT HOSPITAL FOR INSANE KILLS THREE, 300 PATIENTS DRIVEN INTO COLD OF NIGHT.
Charlottetown, P.E.I., Dec. 15 - With two known dead and three missing persons believed also to have lost their lives in the flames, the Falconwood hospital for the insane was in ashes today after a... Read MORE...

Stevens Point Daily Journal -  Stevens Point, Wisconsin -  December 15, 1931
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Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

1958 - SIX KILLED BY ALLENTOWN GAS BLASTS. FIRE SPECTATORS ARE VICTIMS OF HOTEL EXPLOSION.
Allentown, Pa. (UPI) - A series of gas explosions destroyed the Mountainville Inn Sunday, killing six persons including a newspaper employe apparently trying to photograph the incident.

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Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  December 15, 1958
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Lemon Cream Pie - One teacup of pulverized sugar, one tablespoonful butter, one egg, one...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Dunkirk, New York, USA

1900 - SEVEN WERE KILLED IN NORMAL SCHOOL FIRE. SIX OF THE VICTIMS GIRL STUDENTS OF THE FREDONIA INSTITUTION.
Wire Window Screens Prevented Easy Access to the Fire Escapes - Nothing Saved from the Building.

Dunkirk, N. Y., Dec. 14 - From the smoldering ruins of the Fredonia State Normal and Training... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 15, 1900
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Utica (N.Y.) Conservatory of Music

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July 1898

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1885 - A FATAL WRECK. FEARFUL ACCIDENT ON THE GEORGIA RAILROAD. FIFTEEN PERSONS KILLED OR FATALLY INJURED. A TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 15. - One of the most terrible railroad accidents ever known in Georgia, occurred last night at midnight, fifteen miles from this city on the Georgia Pacific road. The East... Read MORE...

Daily Iowa Capital -  Des Moines, Iowa -  December 15, 1885
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1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the... Read MORE...

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December 15, 1791
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Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA*

1869 - A Morocco Factory in Charlestown, Mass., Burned.
BOSTON, Dec. 14. - The morocco factory of C. C. PERKINS, in Charlestown, including the machinery and a portion of the stock, was destroyed by fire last night. The loss in 20,000, which is partially... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 15, 1869
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - Our Frozen Possessions - A Sea Captain's Opinion About Mr. Seward's Purchase - The North-West Pasasge.
We make the following extracts from a letter recently written to the Titusville Herald by Capt. LEONARD HARTWELL, of New-Bedford, Mass.:

"Having spent the past four years on whaling voyages in the ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 15, 1870
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 America - Did you know? January 12, 1932 - Hattie Wyatt Caraway of Arkansas is the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate,...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? French-Canadian couples getting married are not supposed to wear new shoes at the wedding. Grains,...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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Scene at the Beach, San Francisco, Cal.

Bicycles and Watches Given Away
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Royal Tea Co.
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

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July 1898

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Died December 15

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