Friday, February 12, 2021

1930 - MEETS WITH PECULIAR ACCIDENT


I come in sizes
large and small,
I hold in calm
or bluster weather.
I fasten fabrics
canvas tough
And hook the finest
lace together.
See that hump?

The DeLong Hook and Eye

Richardson & DeLong Bros., Mfgs.
Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1907 - WHOLE FAMILY ASPHYXIATED. MAN, WIFE AND CHILD FOUND DEAD IN WILMINGTON, DEL.
Wilmington, Del., Feb. 12. - MICHAEL RYAN, aged 35 years; his wife, MAMIE, aged 25, and their infant, MARY A., aged 4 months, who lived at 233 Connell street, were asphyxiated by illuminating gas.... Read MORE...

Tyrone Daily Herald -  Pennsylvania -  February 12, 1907
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Strawberry Sponge Cake - Beat the yolks of six eggs with half a pound of powderes sugar...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Rutland, Vermont, USA

1893 - SEVEN KILLED AND MANY INJURED. A DISASTROUS AND FATAL QUARRY ACCIDENT AT WEST RUTLAND.
RUTLAND, Vt., Feb. 11. - One of the worst disasters in the history of marble quarrying occurred at West Rutland a little after 1 o'clock this afternoon in a quarry operated by the Vermont Marble... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 12, 1893
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Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soups
Curtice Bothers Co., Rochester, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

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Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA

1930 - MEETS WITH PECULIAR ACCIDENT
Chief Electrician Alfred R. Ubanks, USN, for the past six months inspector of government at the Henchel Manufacturing Company, Amesbury, Mass., recently met with a peculiar accident and on the... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  February 12, 1930
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Franklin, Massachusetts, USA

1880 - Beet Sugar Company
A beet sugar company has been formed at Franklin, Mass., and the machinery is already ordered. The works will be nearly as extensive as those of the Maine Beet Sugar company. A paper called the Sugar ... Read MORE...

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New Hampshire Patriot -  New Hampshire -  February 12, 1880
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1915  February 12 – In Washington, D.C., the first stone of the Lincoln Memorial is put into place.

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1973  February 12 – Ohio becomes the first U.S. state to post distance in metric on signs



1899 February 12, 1899 - The temperature at Camp Clarke NE plunged to 47 degrees below zero to establish a record for the state.

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1899 February 12, 1899 - The temperature dropped to 22 degrees below zero at Kansas City MO.

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1892  It is stated that the Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company, of Worcester, Massachusetts, is making absolutely perfect diamond dies producing copper wire as fine as two one-thousandths of an inch, by a special process.


Iron
London, Greater London, England

 America - Did you know? December 2, 1899 - U.S. acquires American Samoa by treaty with Great Britain and Germany.

 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

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Emerson's Shoe Factory

Sen-Sen
Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

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

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Died February 12

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