Monday, April 26, 2021

1898 - A Hint To Husbands

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1898 - A Hint To Husbands
A Nashville man was taken with cramps a few days ago while assisting his wife to lay a carpet, and his agony was so great that it was feared he would not recover, according to the News of that place... Read MORE...

Detroit Free Press -  Detroit, Michigan -  Tues., April 26, 1898

C. H. Foote,
Jobber and Wholesale Dealer in
Groceries and Provisions,
35 Bridge Street
Plattsburgh, N.Y.

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Stanbridge East, Qu├ębec, Canada (Stanbridge Station)

ST. ALBANS, Vt., April 25. - Stanbridge, Providence of Quebec, just across the Canadian line, was visited by a disastrous fire about 2:30 o'clock this morning, resulting in the destruction of the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 26, 1889

Butte County, California, USA

1913 - CHILD RISES FROM COFFIN. Shock of Temporary Resuscitation Kills Aged Grandmother.
Butte, Ca., April 25. - While members of the family and relatives were grouped about the open coffin of Mrs. J. R. Burney's 3-year-old son yesterday listening to the funeral service, the body moved... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, District of Columbia -  April 26, 1913

Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA

1879 - Madison University
In 1818, thirteen men gathered together, thirteen prayers were said, and thirteen dollars subscribed for the establishment of a place of learning for Baptists. To-day Madison University, at Clinton,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 26, 1879

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Old-Fashioned Molasses Candy - First secure old-fashioned New Orleans molasses. This is far...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Naperville, Illinois, USA

Naperville, Ill., (AP) - Weary rescue workers Friday counted at least 43 dead in a terrific rear-end collision of the Burlington railroad's westbound fast Exposition Flyer and Advance Flyer... Read MORE...

Mason City Globe-Gazette -  Iowa -  April 26, 1946

A. M. Parker
Wholesale & Retail Dealer in
Boots, Shoes & Rubbers
Houghton's Block
Putnam, Conn.

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Middletown, Rhode Island, USA (Green's End)

1919 - A Bad Accident

As Mr. Russell Morgan Peckham, accompanied by Mr. Lewis Plummer, Miss Ethel Plummer and the Misses Helen and Katherine Bronson, was driving his Dodge touring car from Wyatt Road on to... Read MORE...

Newport Mercury -  Newport, Rhode Island -  April 26, 1919

New Haven, Connecticut, USA

1915 - HISTORIC THEATRE BURNS. Grand Opera House in New Haven Destroyed, with Loss of $80,000.
NEW HAVEN, April 25.- The Grand Opera House in Crown Street, the oldest playhouse in New Haven, was destroyed by fire early today, and the entire fire-fighting force of the city had a hard time to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 26, 1915

1921 April 26, 1921: First U.S. weather report broadcast, by WEW in St. Louis, Missouri

The Old Farmer's Almanac

 America - Did you know? November 7, 1916 - Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to the U.S. House of...Read MORE...

 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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Camp Opechee, Wequaquet Lake, Centerville, Mass.

C. C. C.
Connecticut Clothing Co.
Bates & Lindsey
Putnam, Conn.
Southbridge, Mass.

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Died April 26