Thursday, January 14, 2021

1871 - 8 Year Journey


"My Health is My Fortune"
Ralston Health Club Breakfast Food
Breakfast for a 2 Cent Stamp
Purina Mills, St. Louis, Mo.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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Bath, Maine, USA

1871 - 8 Year Journey
A lady in Bath, Maine, has just had returned to her by the Post-Office Department a letter which she mailed eight years and six months ago. It was covered with post-marks, but it is difficult to... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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Berkley, Massachusetts, USA (Berkeley)

1871  Industrious Females

Although the town of Berkeley, Mass., contains only 800 inhabitants, its female inhabitants have earned $6,000 during the past year at straw sewing.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Adding Fruit to Cake - Currants, raisins and citrus will not settle to the bottom of either...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Milton, Massachusetts, USA

1871  New Public Library

The town of Milton, Mass., with a population of less than 3,000, has voted $5,000 to establish a public library, and an equal amount has been raised by subscription.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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$9.00 Fur Colarets
E. Albrecht & Son, St. Paul, Minn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Sticky Situation
During the services of a prayer meeting at Fall River, Massachusetts, a messenger came to summon an M. D., who was present, to attend a little boy who appeared to be suddenly attacked, after a short... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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Bangor, Maine, USA

1871 - Snapped Like Threads
The Bangor (Me.) Whig reports that, owing to the intense cold, the wires of the Western Union Telegraph line, between that city and Lewiston, were recently broken in nearly fifty places. The wires... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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Corry, Pennsylvania, USA

1871  Dear Meat

Mayor Wilson, of Corry, Pa, went deer hunting and at the first shot brought down a $200 colt. He paid the owner and owns the carcass. It is dear meat to him, but it is not venison.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you expect a friend to meet you at the end of your journey, sit near the door of the steam-boat...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
Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA

1910 - Father and Child Nearly Drowned.
Herbert Hedrick, of Burlington, and Allee, his 3 year old daughter, were rescued from the icy waters of the Delaware river on Monday night. The baby was saved by Stanley Page, of Burlington, and... Read MORE...

Bucks County Courier -  Bristol, Pennsylvania -  January 14, 1910
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1888  In the Ohio Legislature a bill was introduced on the 9th fixing passenger rates at two cents per mile on all railroads in the State.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Pittsburgh Factories
Pittsburgh has thirty-two iron, nine steel, and two copper mills.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Sweden and Norway Tops in Education
Official reports show that in Sweden and Norway, 97 out of every 100 children between 5 and 15 attend school, a larger percentage than anywhere else.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe"s novel, Uncle Tom"s Cabin is published. It becomes one of the most...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit Joliette, Québec, Canada (Industry Village) (Saint-Charles-Borromée) (Saint-Paul-de-Lavaltrie)!

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


La Cathedrale
Cathédrale Saint-Charles-Borromée, built 1892
2, rue Saint-Charles-Borromée Nord, Joliette, QUÉBEC J6E 6H6

Klok-Lax
The Swift-Specific Company
Atlanta, Georgia
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died January 14

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