Thursday, March 18, 2021

1905 - School for Child Wives

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1905  School for Child Wives

Chicago is actually discussing the question of establishing a school for child wives, more than a score of wives under compulsory school age (fourteen years) having been found in one Italian district.

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  March 18, 1905

For Christmas Nothing More Appropriate Than Our Brilliant Cut Glass
S.C. Johnson Manufacturer, Racine Junction, Wis.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

Visit Racine, Wisconsin, USA!

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USA

1905 - Comedian Blunder
A comedian at Hazleton, Pennsylvania, tried to amuse an audience composed entirely of women, but some bitter gibes at old maids, and no doubt to his great astonishment was hissed off the stage.

It ...

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  March 18, 1905

1937 - March 18 – New London School explosion:
In the worst school disaster in American history in terms of lives lost, the New London School in New London, Texas, suffers a catastrophic natural gas explosion, killing in excess of 295 students... Read MORE...
March 18, 1937

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Cabbage - Cut a head of cabbage into small slices, put it into a two or three quart...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
Springfield, Vermont, USA

1871 - Healthy Place
Springfield, Vt., must be a healthy place in which to locate. There are, in that town, ninety persons between the age of seventy and eighty years, and forty-two between eighty and one hundred. Of the ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 18, 1871

The Parker Games
For Merry Winter Evenings
Parker-Brothers, Salem, Mass, USA

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Queens, New York, USA

1910 - TRAGIC DEATH OF ASHFIELD MAN. Fred R. Church Killed on the Long Island Railroad Yesterday.
Word was received at Shelburne Falls yesterday morning of the accidental death at the Queens station of the Long Island railroad of Fred R. Church, so of George B. Church in the Baptist Corner... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  March 18, 1910

1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
...Probably the most important developments in the science of electricity started with the invention of the first battery in 1800 by Alessandro Volta. This battery gave the world its first... Read MORE...

Tucson Daily Citizen -  Tucson, Arizona -  March 18, 1960

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

To drink to any one, and tease him to pledge
you in larger glasses, against his inclination, is,...

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

Monroe was again the scene of a disastrous fire, Sunday morning, the new building just erected by MR. GEORGE REED, having been totally destroyed. A despatch came to Goshen at 2 o'clock, yesterday... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Argus -  Middletown, New York -  March 18, 1895

1871  An attempt was made to shoot King Christian, of Denmark, the other day, and the shooter was arrested and brought before the King.
Christian told him he could not praise his skill as a marksman, and advised him to practice before he repeated the shot, and then released him.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Runs in the family
Royal Briggs, who committed suicide at Sherman, Conn., the other day, was the last of six brothers who have made way with themselves.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1866  Large Fire in Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Friday, March 17. A fire here last night destroyed twenty buildings from First to Davis street. Loss $100,000.

The New York Times
New York, New York

 America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: "Guns... In Texas. At one end of the store the biggest ...Read MORE...

 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 (
 Picture of the Day

Visit Rowley, Massachusetts, USA!

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

Centre School

The Idea Food Cutter
The Peck, Stow & Wilcox Co.
Southington, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Died March 18


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