Friday, February 26, 2021

1900 - BY A FAST EXPRESS. SIX MEMBERS OF A FAMILY ARE HURLED TO INSTANT DEATH. DISASTER OCCURRED ON A CROSSING. DIN OF A WINTER'S GALE DROWNED THE THUNDER OF THE APPROACHING TRAIN, AND THE HORSE WAS DRIVEN INTO THE VERY JAWS OF DEATH. GRUESOME FEATURES OF THE ACCIDENT.

Geneva, New York, USA

1900 - BY A FAST EXPRESS. SIX MEMBERS OF A FAMILY ARE HURLED TO INSTANT DEATH. DISASTER OCCURRED ON A CROSSING. DIN OF A WINTER'S GALE DROWNED THE THUNDER OF THE APPROACHING TRAIN, AND THE HORSE WAS DRIVEN INTO THE VERY JAWS OF DEATH
GRUESOME FEATURES OF THE ACCIDENT.

Geneva, N.Y., Feb. 26. - A carriage containing seven persons was struck by an express train on the Lehigh Valley Railroad at Tuttle's crossing.
The dead - MRS.... Read MORE...

The Daily Herald -  Delphos, Ohio -  February 26, 1900
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Drawing-Room Candles
The Will & Baumer Company
Syracuse, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

Visit Syracuse, New York, USA!

Jackson, Michigan, USA

1884 - THE WORK OF DEATH. FOUR LIVES LOST AT A FIRE IN JACKSON, MICHIGAN. SURROUNDED BY FLAMES THE VICTIMS JUMP FOR THEIR LIVES.
Jackson, Mich., Feb. 26. - A conflagration swept away the Union Hall block, a four-story building, costing $125,000 in 1864, and containing four stores, a bank, a hotel and a theatre, and also burned ... Read MORE...

The Evening Gazette -  Cedar Rapids, Iowa -  February 26, 1884
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Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

1934 - COLLEGE STUDENTS GAS VICTIMS WHEN FURNACE EXPLODED. NINE MEN PERISH TOGETHER WITH DOG IN FRATERNITY HOUSE AT HANOVER - ALL WERE POPULAR.
Hanover, N. H., Feb. 26. - (UP) - Nine Dartmouth college students who had gone to bed in their fraternity house early Sunday after an evening of gaiety, were dead today, suffocated in their sleep by... Read MORE...

Piqua Daily Call -  Ohio -  February 26, 1934
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February 26, 1972 - The Buffalo Creek disaster occurred in the Buffalo Creek Hollow of Logan County in West Virginia.
A coal slag dam on the Middle Fork of Buffalo Creek burst sending a fifty foot wall of water down a narrow valley killing 125 persons and causing 51 million dollars damage. Three days of rain atop a... Read MORE...

WeatherForYou.com
February 26, 1972
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Jelly Cake

Stir together half a pound of sugar, and six ounces of butter, beat seven eggs to a...Read MORE...



The New England Cook Book, 1836

Women Know the vital importance of pure food and drink. That accounts for the success of

Blanke's Kofeko
The original malted grain coffee

C. F. Blanke & Co., St. Louis, U.S.A.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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 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
1929  February 26 – The Grand Teton National Park is established by the United States Congress.

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1870  An Amsterdam (N. Y.) man has invented a patent glass coffin, which can be hermetically sealed after the air is exhausted, thus preserving bodies perfectly without embalming.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  John Goold was recently released from the State Prison at Thomaston, Maine,
on account of a dying confession of a man who, years before, had committed a murder for which Goold suffered imprisonment.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  The Congregational church at Townsend Centre, Mass., have discontinued the use of fermented wines at their communion services, using instead the expressed juice of raisins.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  There are 226,000 children in Maine between the ages of four and twenty-one, and only fifty per cent of these attend school.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  At a recent celebration of the Lord's Supper, in Bradford, Mass., the silver goblets used by the church in 1730, 140 years ago, were made use of.


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...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec has a rich, distinctive French-Canadian cuisine. Popular dishes include tourtière (a meat...Read MORE...



Countries and Their Cultures - French-Canadians (www.everyculture.com)
 Picture of the Day

Visit Stonington, Connecticut, USA (Pawcatuck)!

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


Steamboat Landing

"Dueber Grand" Ladies' and Gentlemen's Riding Wheel
The Only Strictly High-Grade Bicycle Made in America
Price, $55.00 Net Cash

The Dueber Watch Works
Canton, Ohio, U.S.A.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Died February 26

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