Thursday, April 29, 2021

1851 - Snuff and Longevity

Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton)

1851 - Execution of Clough
Clough, the murderer, was executed in the jail yard at Taunton yesterday forenoon. The New Bedford Standard says: At 11 o'clock, the religious services having been completed, the prisoner was taken... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  April 29, 1851
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Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Corinth, Maine, USA

1851 - Snuff and Longevity
There is now living in the town of Corinth, in this county, a woman who has attained the remarkable age of 112 years. She is a pauper and an inveterate snuff taker, using on a average three boxes... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  April 29, 1851
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Jamaica, New York, USA

1869 - RAILROAD DISASTER. TERRIBLE ACCIDENT ON THE LONG ISLAND RAILROAD - SIX PERSONS KILLED AND FIFTEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED.
New York, April 23. - A horrible accident is reported on the Long Island Railroad. The train which left Hunter's Point at 10 o'clock this morning, when about one mile east of Jamaica, ran off the... Read MORE...

Eau Claire Weekly Free Press -  Eau Claire, Wisconsin -  April 29, 1869
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1896 - April 29 - CENTRAL DISTRICT COURT. UTLEY, J. - TUESDAY, APRIL 28.
The greater portion of Tuesday's session was taken up with the continued case of Charles T. Aldrich, Jr., of Sutton, charged with the shooting of Albert Baker, Feb. 22.

Charles M. Thayer, Esq.,... Read MORE...

Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  April 29, 1896
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1905 - DEATH IS MET IN MINE EXPLOSION. A TERRIBLE DISASTER OCCURS NEAR DUBOIS, PA. A DOZEN MEN ARE KILLED.
ONLY ONE IS INJURED, BUT HE MAY DIE - OFFICIAL INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO DETERMINE CAUSE.

Dubois, Pa., April 29. - The mine disaster that occurred at Eleanora shaft Thursday night is the... Read MORE...

Logansport Reporter -  Logansport, Indiana -  April 29, 1905
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Brown Bread Biscuit - One pound of coarse brown flour or oatmeal flour, two ounces of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 3, 1882
Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1900 - TRAPPISTS ARE TO MOVE. Monastery in Nova Scotia to Be Removed to Cumberland in Rhode Island.
St. John, N. B., April 28. - The trappist monastery at Tracadie, N. S., is soon to be removed to a far near Cumberland, R. I., and the farm at Tracadie abandoned. It was established in 1814. It was... Read MORE...

Chicago Daily Tribune -  Chicago, Illinois -  April 29, 1900
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Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Middletown, New York, USA

1929 - NINE KILLED AT RAILWAY CROSSING IN NEW YORK.
Middletown, N.Y., April 29. - (INS) - Nine persons, all but one of a family of 10, are dead today and the other so seriously injured he may die, as the result of a train-auto crash at a grade... Read MORE...

The Bee -  Danville, Virginia -  April 29, 1929
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Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

1907 - GRAND STAND CAVES IN. ONE KILLED AND MANY HURT AT JERSEY CITY BASEBALL GAME.
One boy was killed, another had his right leg broken and several persons received scratches and bruises when a grandstand on the St. John's baseball grounds, at Seeman Avenue and Larch Street, Jersey ... Read MORE...

New York Tribune -  New York, New York -  April 29, 1907
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Lansing, Michigan, USA

1904 - FOUR DEAD AS THE RESULT OF A HOTEL FIRE IN LANSING, MICHIGAN, ON THURSDAY NIGHT.
Lansing, Mich., April 29 - Four men are dead as the result of a fire that destroyed the Bryan block on Michigan avenue, this city, last night. The dead are:
JEROME STILES.
JOHN VOLLIN.
RANSOM... Read MORE...

The Newark Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  April 29, 1904
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Let your dress be conformable to the customs of the age you live in, and suitable to your...Read MORE...



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

1900 - FALLING BUILDING KILLS TWO. Eleven Others Injured, Two Mortally, in an Accident at Birmingham, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala., April 28. - By the collapse of the framework of the main building of the Dimmick Pipe and Foundry Company, in course of construction at North Birmingham, this morning, two men are... Read MORE...

Brooklyn Eagle -  New York, New York -  April 29, 1900
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 America - Did you know? 150 residences in New York City got the first televisions in 1936.

 Quebec - Did you know? In 1977, a law was passed in Quebec, Law 101, the charter of the French language. This law defined...Read MORE...



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Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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