Tuesday, March 23, 2021

1903 - U-No Beer

Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

1907 - FOUR FROZEN TO DEATH IN BLIZZARD IN EAST.
Bathurst, N. B,, March 23. - Word was received here yesterday of the loss of four lives in the severe blizzard which swept over the eastern provinces Wednesday night. Mrs. John Comeau and three of... Read MORE...

Duluth MN Evening Herald -  Duluth, Minnesota -  March 23, 1907
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The Computing Scale Co.
Dayton, Ohio
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Lewiston, Maine, USA

1903 - U-No Beer
Sheriff Cummings has ordered the U-No beer joints with lunch rooms combined to sell nothing between the hours of twelve Saturday night and twelve Sunday night, save food, coffee or tea. The... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  Monday morning, March 23, 1903
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Cohoes, New York, USA

1878  A firm of cotton brokers which supplies two-thirds of the raw material used in the knitting mills of Cohoes, N. Y.,

report an excess of sales of $200,000 for the past nine months over the entire last year's trade, showing the prospects of the manufacturers to be most flattering.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 23, 1878
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hot Cross Buns - Take two cups of milk, three of sugar, two eggs, half teaspoonful soda,...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., August 25, 1880
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1913  Tornado

March 23, 1913 - Devastating tornadoes marched across east, northeast and west Iowa. The deadliest tornado struck Omaha, Neb., killing 94 and injuring 350. More than 600 homes were lost.

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March 23, 1913
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The A-86 Ajax Drill Sharpener
T. H. Proske, Denver, Colorado

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Augusta, Georgia, USA

1916 - MILLIONS GO UP IN FLAMES AT AUGUSTA AS BUSINESS DISTRICT IS BURNED. WIND MAKES FIREMEN HELPLESS. SEVEN HUNDRED HOMES ARE DESTROYED. MILITIA PATROLS STREET.
FIRE IS CONTROLLED WHEN DIES OUT - COMPANIES FROM OTHER CITIES HELP OVERWORKED FIREMEN IN AUGUSTA

Augusta, Ga., March 23. - Twenty blocks in the residence section of Augusta in charred ruins, the... Read MORE...

The Newark Advocate -  Ohio -  March 23, 1916
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Montpelier, Vermont, USA

1900 - TO-DAY'S FIRES. Langdon Block, Montpelier, Gutted Early This Morning. IGNITED FROM AN ELECTRIC WIRE.
Was Ready for Occupancy of Savings Bank and Insurance Company.
(Special to the Messenger.)

Montpelier, March 23. - The new brick and granite block, at the corner of Main and State streets, that... Read MORE...

Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  March 23, 1900
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1908 - KILLS HERSELF AND TWO SMALL CHILDREN
Mother Turns on Gas in Kitchen of Home While Husband is Asleep Up Stairs.

FALL RIVER, Mass., March 22. - Mrs. Joseph Terrien, twenty-five years of age, killed herself and her two small children... Read MORE...

The Scranton Republican -  Scranton, Pennsylvania -  March 23, 1908
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never try to outshine your guests in dress. It is vulgar in the extreme. A hostess should be...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
Hinesburg, Vermont, USA

1868 - Loss by the Fire in Hinesburg, Vt.
From the Burlington Free Press, March 20.

The woolen mill of DOW & BOYNTON, Hinesburg, was destroyed by fire yesterday. The fire broke out while all hands were gone to dinner, and in very few... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 23, 1868
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1857  March 23 – Elisha Otis' first elevator is installed (at 488 Broadway, New York City).

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1839  March 23 – The Boston Morning Post first records the use of "OK" (oll korrect).

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 America - Did you know? January 1, 1863 - Homestead Act becomes law, allowing settlers to claim land (160 acres) after they ...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, New France had a population of about 4 million. 1/ 2 were Catholic. 1/ 2 were...Read MORE...



Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)
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Huntington, Mass., in the Berkshires

1888 Colt's Lightning Magazine Rifles
Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Connecticut

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Died March 23

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