Wednesday, March 31, 2021

1903 - GIVES UP $15,000 SALARY. Because He Belongs to a Church With Strict Laws.

Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

1902 - FIRE RAVAGES ATLANTIC CITY - A Dozen Hotels and Over a Score of Small Buildings Gone LOSS MAY EXCEED $1,000,000
Crowd Cut Off by Flames on Pier Rescued by Boats
Firemen and Engines Sent from Philadelphia and Camden — Troops and Police Guard Burned Area — Many Looters Arrested
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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 1, 1902
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1893 - A MINE HORROR. FIFTEEN PERSONS LOSE THEIR LIVES IN A MINE DISASTER AT SHAMOKIN, PA. A MINER'S LAMP CAUSES AN EXPLOSION OF THE DEADLY FIRE.
Shamokin, Pa., April 1. - A miners lamp caused an explosion in the Noilson shaft operated by Langdon & Co. this morning. Many miners were in the mine at the time, and all escaped but twelve or... Read MORE...

Racine Daily Journal -  Racine, Wisconsin -  April 1, 1893
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pig's Foot Cheese - Boil the hocks and feet of equal quantity loose in a pot till the meat...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Riverside, California, USA

1919 - AVIATOR KILLED BY FALL.
Riverside, Cal., March 31. - Lieutenant C. M. RIPPERGER of Moline, Ill., was killed today when the airplane in which he was flying over March Field near here fell 1000 feet. Cadet PACKARD of... Read MORE...

Ogden Examinier -  Ogden, Utah -  April 1, 1919
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Auburn, Maine, USA

1878 - Bank Problems
A Lewiston, Maine, telegram says the Auburn Savings Bank has called a meeting of the depositors to decide what action shall be taken regarding the affairs of the institution, unusually heavy drafts... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  April 1, 1878
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Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug)

1903 - GIVES UP $15,000 SALARY. Because He Belongs to a Church With Strict Laws.
WEBSTER, Mass., April 1. - Agent Messenger, of the Grosvenordale cotton mills at North Grosvenordale, Conn., will today give up his place on account of his religious activity and with it a salary of... Read MORE...

Fort Wayne Daily News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  April 1, 1903
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Brooklyn, Connecticut, USA

1903 - BAD WRECK ON N. H. ROAD.
TWO KILLED, SIXTEEN INJURED BY HEAD-ON COLLISION NEAR WATERBURY.

Waterbury, Conn., March 31. - Two people were killed and sixteen were injured in a head-on collision on the Naugatuck division of... Read MORE...

Gouverneur Free Press -  Gouverneur, New York -  April 1, 1903
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1891  April 1 - The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago.

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1912  April 1 - A tornado with incredible velocity ripped into downtown Houston, TX, breaking the water table and giving the city its first natural waterspout.

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1853  April 1 - Cincinnati became 1st US city to pay fire fighters a regular salary

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1778  April 1 - Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, creates "$" symbol

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 America - Did you know? Cherry Pit Spitting - Michigan - 2018 will be the 45th year of the International Cherry Pit...Read MORE...



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