Thursday, February 25, 2021

1871 - Proud of his accomplishment

Bakersfield, Vermont, USA

1870 - February 25 - Profits of the Dairy
A farmer in Bakersfield, Vermont, during the past dairy season, has made from fifteen cows 3,000 pounds of butter. He sold it for 45 cents a pound, realizing $1,350. He also raised ten calves, now... Read MORE...

Weekly Oregon Statesman -  Salem, Oregon -  February 25, 1870

New Home Sewing Machine Co.
Orange, Mass.

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New Vineyard, Maine, USA

1882  February 25 - Mrs. Stewart was alone and unarmed when two tramps took forcible possession of her house, at New Vineyard, Me.

While they were eating and drinking in the kitchen, she whittled a stick into the shape of a pistol, blackened it with soot, then made a fierce onslaught on the rascals, who fled precipitately.

The Lafayette Adviser -  Lafayette, Louisiana -  February 25, 1882

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

A crookneck, or winter squash pudding.

Core, boil and skin a good squash, and bruise it well;...Read MORE...

Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814

The Genuine Dr. C. McLane's Liver Pills
for sale by
W. R. Peck
Chemist & Druggist
203 S. Madison St.
Peoria, Ill.

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Portland, Oregon, USA

1916 - Funeral Is Halted While 14 Months Old Boy Is Carried Home.
Nick Falotico, the 14 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Rocco Falotico, 615 Fourth Street, was possibly fatally injured by being struck by Finley & Sons' Hearse during a funeral yesterday afternoon. The ... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  February 25, 1916

West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Proud of his accomplishment
An enterprising son of four years, in West Springfield, Massachusetts, told his mother in great glee the other morning that he had made a nice fire in a bureau drawer, and he had. Prompt action,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  February 25, 1871

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

An Afternoon Tea - A card should be left for or sent to each lady receiving. No after call is...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Superior, Wisconsin, USA

1925 - Workers Survive When Blast Blows Roof From Plant
Superior - George Murray and Carl Malyszeski, both of Washburn, are recovering at a Washburn hospital after a miraculous escape when the smokeless powder dryer house of the Dupont plant was blown to... Read MORE...

Sheboygan Press -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  February 25, 1925

1919  February 25 – Oregon places a one cent per US gallon (0.26¢/liter) tax on gasoline, becoming the first U.S. state to levy a gasoline tax.

1901  February 25 – U.S. Steel is incorporated by industrialist J. P. Morgan as the first billion-dollar corporation.

1936  February 24th - 25th - 1936 - Vermont and New Hampshire received brown snow due to dust from storms in the Great Plains Region. A muddy rain fell across parts of northern New York State.

The Weather Channel

1888  Charles Wingard and Annie Fox, his niece, who eloped from Monroe, Mich., and were captured an taken to Alliance O., committed suicide with pistols on the 22d.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  At Palmer, Mass., the Inabaug [sic] river overflowed on the 21st, flooding the town and doing great damage.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Groundhog Day Prognosticating: Leave it to Americans to make their warm weather travel plans based...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? The Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses...Read MORE...

The Story of the Canadian Horse ( breed.htm)
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Rhea, Smalley & Co.,
Wholesale Dealers in All Kinds of Farm Machinery
226 S. Washington and 120 Liberty Sts., Peoria, Ill.

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