Thursday, March 4, 2021

1871 - Express Delivery

1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.
Bank Holiday Causes Flood of Freak News
Church Calls Moratorium; Movies on Credit; Lucky San Pedro
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The Salt Lake Tribune -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  March 4, 1933
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Rexall Acid-Dyspesia Tablets
United Drug Company, Boston - St. Louis, USA
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Mary's Little Lamb
The Worcester Gazette has become nauseated by the many recent effusions concerning "Mary's Little Lamb," and disposes of the animal in this way:

"Mary had a little lamb,"
We've heard it o'er and... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 4, 1871
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Coffee Cake - This is one of the best of plain cakes, and is very easily made. Take one cup...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
Denver, Colorado, USA

1871 - Express Delivery
At Denver, Col., a few days ago, a man tried to have himself sent by express to Newtown Corners, Mass., by securing himself in a box expressly manufactured by himself for that purpose. The box was... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 4, 1871
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Rexpirin Brand Tablets
United Drug Company
Boston - St. Louis, USA
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Old Town, Maine, USA

1871 - Social Party
At a social party in the Town Hall of Oldtown, Me., a few nights ago, a young lady, who wished to get a better view of the dancers, attempted to lift herself by a lamp-bracket affixed to the gallery, ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 4, 1871
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Monroe, Michigan, USA

1871 - Near Monroe, Mich., the other night, a crowd, of young men assembled to charivari a newly married couple at the residence of Mr. Mordecai Kelley.
Mr. Kelley, hearing the noise, arouse, and, taking an old, unused gun, snapped it at the crowd, when it went off, instantly killing a brother of the bride, named Garton, and seriously wounding two... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 4, 1871
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never eat every morsel that is upon your plate; and surely no lady will ever scrape her plate, or...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
1917  March 4 - Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first woman member of the United States House of Representatives.

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1908  March 4 – The Collinwood School Fire, near Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., kills 174.

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1871  It is stated that ninety-six out of every hundred Prussian soldiers, upon the average, are able to read and write.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Ice Boat Race
A race between ice-boats came off at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on the 21st. The winner ran twelve miles in eleven minutes.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Presidential Turkey Pardons: Thanksgiving in general seems to mystify those not steeped in American ...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? French Canadians have their own way of speaking French. That’s something that sets them apart from...Read MORE...



6 Things You May Not Know About French Canadians (www.amontrealerabroad.com)
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Gold Medal Antacid Powder
S. Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died March 4

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