Friday, April 9, 2021

1886 - "Egg Sociables"

Kingston, Ulster County, New York, USA (Esopus)

1886 - "Egg Sociables"
are now prevalent in Kingston, N.Y. Every young lady brings an egg along, writing her name on it. Each young man draws one of these eggs out of a bag, and must act as an escort for the young lady... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 10, 1886
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East Hampton, Suffolk, New York, USA

1869 - Fire
A New York telegram, of the 2d, states that a large fire had been raging for a few days previous in the woods between Sag Harbor and East Hampton, Long Island. It has burned over five hundred acres,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 10, 1869
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Calais, Maine, USA

1899 - DEMAND AN INCREASE
Calais, Me., April 9. - The employes of the dye room at the St Croix cotton mills in St. Stephen are on strike. The strikers say that their wages have been gradually cut to $1 a day, and when an... Read MORE...

The Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  April 10, 1899
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

To make a diet loaf

Bake six eggs yolks and whites put in 10 unces of well beaten sugar and cast ...Read MORE...



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Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - SHOPLIFTER CAPTURED
Lowell, Mass., April 9. - Mary Kershaw, the alleged notorious shoplifted, whose default was announced in Boston about three weeks ago, where she was out on bail, was captured in this city by... Read MORE...

The Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  April 10, 1899
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North Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Forestdale) (Slatersville)

1899 - SLATERVILLE MILLS CLOSED
Woonsocket, R. I., April 9. - The Slate cotton mills at Slaterville, North Smithfield, has been shut down as the result of the strike of 150 weavers for an increase of wages. The striking weavers and ... Read MORE...

The Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  April 10, 1899
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London, England

1912 - THE TITANIC SAILS TO-DAY. Largest Vessel In World to Bring Many Well-Known Persons Here.
Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES.

LONDON, April, 9. - The White Star liner Titanic, the largest vessel in the world, will sail at noon to-morrow from Southampton on her maiden voyage to New... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 10, 1912
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Roanoke, Virginia, USA (Big Lick) (Gainsboro)

1890 - VISITED BY A TORNADO.
Roanoke, Va., April 10. - The greatest tornado for many years passed over this city last evening.

The cast house at the Crozier Iron Furnace was blown down and three laborers were killed and one... Read MORE...

Bradford Era -  Pennsylvania -  April 10, 1890
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid making any noise in eating, even if each meal is eaten in solitary state. It is a disgusting...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
Derby, Connecticut, USA

1908 - SPEEDING MOGUL BLOWS UP.
Trainmen Hurt, Locomotive and Cars Wrecked, and Tracks Torn Up.
Special to The New York Times.

DERBY, Conn., April 9. - When making a trip from Bridgeport to Waterbury early to-day over the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 10, 1908
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1869  The floor of the Episcopal Church, of Thomaston, Maine, gave way on the night of March 28th,
precipitating the congregation into the basement below. Two persons were seriously and several slightly injured.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1864  October 4 - New Orleans Tribune, 1st black daily newspaper, forms

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 Quebec - Did you know? Saint-Jean-Vianney was originally created as a parish municipality in 1935, and became a village on ...Read MORE...



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