Sunday, January 3, 2021

1897 - END OF A QUEER FEUD - Ashford Killed as He Rode Past Brown's Home. IT BEGAN WITH A WOMAN.

Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city today settled down on Ellis Island in the harbor and the barge office is known to them no more. The... Read MORE...

The Saint Paul Globe -  Saint Paul, Minnesota -  January 2, 1892

1890's ad
Dr. Kilmer & Co.
Binghamton, New York

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Huntsville, Alabama, USA

1897 - END OF A QUEER FEUD - Ashford Killed as He Rode Past Brown's Home. IT BEGAN WITH A WOMAN.
Two Men Live on Opposite Sides of a Street and Have Been Watching Each Other for Months.

Huntsville, Ala., January 1. - (Special.) - The killing of Fred Ashford by Felix Brown in Courtland... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  January 2, 1897

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Ginger Drops - One half cup of butter, one cup of molasses, one cup of sugar, one cup of...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., December 10, 1879

1890's ad
O. A. Miller Treeing Machine Co.
Brockton, Mass.

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Ansonia, Connecticut, USA

1869  "Sharpshooter"

An Ansonia, Conn., "sharpshooter" recently fired at a squirrel that was being pursued by his ferret and a $30 dog, and succeeded in killing both dog and ferret and in scaring the squirrel.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 2, 1869

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphia, Jan. 2. - Two negro firemen were killed and seven other men injured in an explosion at the Philadelphia navy yard.
Report of the accident was made public by the navy department at... Read MORE...

Tyrone Daily Herald -  Tyrone, Pennsylvania -  January 2, 1918

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1900 - Blaze at Greensboro, N. C.
Charlotte, N. C., Jan. 1. - Fire at Greensboro, N. C. yesterday caused losses aggregating nearly $100,000, partly covered by insurance. The fire originated in the elevator shaft of the Hague-McCorkle ... Read MORE...

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  January 2, 1900

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind. The best cure is to try to have ...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
Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

1899 - BIG FIRE IN EXETER. Goodwin Block on Front Street Entirely Destroyed. The Loss to Owners and Tenants Will Reach $29,000.
Exeter, N. H. Jan. 1 - The Goodwin block on Front street was visited by fire early this morning. Loss $28,000 to block and tenants. The occupants of the upper floor barely escaped with their lives,... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  January 2, 1899

1882  The Standard Oil Trust (monopoly) is secretly created in the United States to control multiple corporations set up by John D. Rockefeller and his associates.

1839  January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

1871  Count Chorinsky, who poisoned his wife some time back in Munich, for which he was imprisoned in the fortress of Rosenberg, has gone mad, and has to be kept in a strait-jacket.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A dog recently followed the stage from North Troy to Newport, N. H., and on the way he entered twelve yards and killed a sheep in each.
He barely seized his victims, but them through the throat, and hurried to keep up with the stage.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Punkin Chuckin: Each year, as corn stalks tower toward the sky and leaves turn yellow, orange and...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Women wore shirts and skirts made of linen, cotton and hemp. Men wore knee breeches (pants that...Read MORE... ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx
 Picture of the Day

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Southworth Library, Padanaram, South Dartmouth, Mass.

1890's ad
New Home Sewing Machine Co.
Orange, Mass.

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