Friday, January 15, 2021

1870 - Forbidden to Read Bible

Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) (Pascoag) (Mapleville)

1894 - WOOLEN MILL GONE. Harrisville, R.I., Suffers a Loss of $445,000 by Devouring Flames.
HARRISVILLE, R.I., Jan. 14. - The large woolen mill owned by William Tinkham and operated by William Tinkham & Son, was destroyed by fire Saturday morning soon after midnight.

The buildings...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  January 15, 1894

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

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

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Killingly, Connecticut, USA (Danielson) (Dayville) (East Killingly)

1904 - Hot From The Wires
By Associated Press.
Washington, D.C. - The Windham County National Bank, of Danielsonville, Danielson, Conn., which closed its doors on December 22, to-day was authorized by the Comptroller of the... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  January 15, 1904

South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA

1887 - South Hadley Seminary, one of the earliest of the collegiate institutions for women in this country,
and one which has done incalculable service in promoting Christian education, both hear and abroad, by its work, is preparing to hold a semi-centennial next summer. All the graduates of the seminary... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1887

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fried Egg Plant - elect the large purple kind and one which feels firm; cut it crosswise...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 12, 1881
Egremont, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - A worthy farmer in Egremont, Mass., sitting at his fireside the other evening, was disturbed by a heavy, suspicious movement outside, and came to the conclusion it was a bear.
Peering through the darkness he saw a large black object, and he set his dogs on it, but the supposed bear beat them off. Getting his gun he leveled the animal, and found on handling the carcass that ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870

Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

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

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Hadley, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - They reach [sic] astounding arithmetic at North Hadley, Mass., juding from a recent illustration in Postmaster Cooley's store.
A twelve year old pupil in a school there tried a pair of skates, worth 67 cents, for a day, and liked them so well he offered to buy them, paying Mr. Cooley the six cents then and then the seven in... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870

St Louis, Missouri, USA

And Shove Those Next to the Carriage Into the Shaft and To a Fatal Fall of Six Stories.

St. Louis, Jan. 13 – A crowd of employes pressing against an elevator gate tonight on the sixth floor of the ... Read MORE...

Decatur Herald -  Decatur, Illinois -  January 15, 1904

Russell, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - Forbidden to Read Bible
The Irish Catholics at Russell, Mass., have forbidden their children to read the Bible in the schools, and demanded that the teachers shall not oblige them to do so. So the Catholic children merely... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you are ever caught in a shower, and meet a gentleman friend who offers an umbrella, accept it,...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
1943  January 15 - The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

1892  January 15 – James Naismith's rules for basketball are published for the first time in the Springfield YMCA International Training School's newspaper, in an article titled "A New Game."

1863  January 15 - 1st US newspaper printed on wood-pulp paper, Boston Morning Journal

 America - Did you know? March 3, 1820 - Missouri Compromise: In an effort to maintain the balance between free and slave...Read MORE...

 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.
 Picture of the Day

Visit Saco, Maine, USA!

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

York Mills, Saco, Me.

Utica (N.Y.) Conservatory of Music

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Died January 15


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