Tuesday, March 16, 2021

1954 - Tax Payments - And Humor Gone March 15

1872 - Found Gold
J. A. Sutter, the California pioneer who made the first discovery of gold, is now living in Litiz, Lancaster County, Pa., poor, and crippled with inflammatory rheumatism. He is sixty-nine years of... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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1890s
Clipper Mower
Chadborn & Coldwell Mfg. Co.
Newburgh, N.Y.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1872 - Buried in Pittsfield
The Pittsfield (Mass.) Eagle says that a South Berkshire father, whose child recently died of small pox, being anxious to bury it in a Pittsfield cemetery, and knowing the authorities would not allow ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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Racine, Wisconsin, USA

1872 - Returned Interest
Seven years ago, a man living near Racine, Wis., lost a pocket-book, containing $70 in cash. The other day he received by mail the interest on the $70 for seven years, a piece of the pocket-book, and ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

To make a Cheshire Pork Pie for Sea.

Take some salt pork that has been boiled, cut it into thin...Read MORE...



The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, 1796
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

1872 - Bad Game
Mr. S. Levi, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently held a pistol in his hands, and in a playful manner, pointed it towards his body, saying, "Here goes my life!" It proved to be loaded, and the ball... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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1890s
Heinz's Keystone Brand Sweet Pickles
Pittsburgh, Penn.

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Bangor, Maine, USA

1872  90 Years in the Penobscot

A cannon recovered from the bed of the Penobscot, after being submerged for ninety years, was used to fire a salute at Bangor on Washington's birthday.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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1872 - Saloon Licenses in Sweden
In Sweden only a limited number of saloon licenses are granted, and these are sold at auction. The saloons must close at a fixed hour, no liquor may be sold to a child or a drunkard, and no money can ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

1872 - Dead?
A Wilmington (N.C.) dispatch of the 7th says it was not known there whether the reports of the death of Henry Berry Lowery, the notorious swamp outlaw, were unfounded. Additional reports were current ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 16, 1872
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Make yourself absolute master of your temper and your countenance; so far, at least, as that no...Read MORE...



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

1954 - Tax Payments - And Humor Gone March 15
By Jack Leland
News and Courier Staff Writer

Memorandum to the Editor:
You said to write a funny story about Income Tax day having come and gone.

Well, it's gone and with it has gone most of... Read MORE...

The News and Courier -  Charleston, South Carolina -  March 16, 1954
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1872  Boston pays its female teachers an average of $67.92 per month, and Newton $65.54.
These are the highest in the State. The lowest is the town of New Ashford, which pays only $16.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1872  Admitted to Public School
The Newark (N.J.) Board of Education has decided to admit colored children into public schools by a vote of 21 to 1.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 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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 Quebec - Did you know? About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number,...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Municipal Building and Center Congregational Church, Manchester, Conn.

1890s
w. D. Chandler, Photographer
St. Albans, Vt.

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Died March 16

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