Thursday, April 8, 2021

1927 - TELEVISION SEEING OVER PHONES, SUCCEEDS

Madison, Indiana, USA

1844 - DREADFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
A melancholy accident occurred at Madison, Indiana, on the 28th of March, which is thus described in a letter to the editor of the Cincinnati Chronicle:

On Thursday afternoon at 4 P.M., when the... Read MORE...

The Republican Compiler -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  April 8, 1844
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The Beautiful New Game of The Spider and The Flies
The Fuller Mfg. Co., Makers, Kalamazoo, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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1927 - April 7 – Bell Telephone Co. transmits an image of Herbert Hoover (then the Secretary of Commerce), which becomes the first successful long distance demonstration of television
TELEVISION SEEING OVER PHONES, SUCCEEDS
Hoover Observed in Gotham As He Talks in Capital
That's Not all - Radio Program is Also Heard While the Performers Are Seen
Years of Research Culminate... Read MORE...

The Waco News-Tribune -  Waco, Texas -  April 8, 1927
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Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

1873 - Terrible Explosion in Wilmington.
WILMINGTON, N. C., April 2. - The boilers at the steam saw mill of Colville & Co., exploded at twenty minutes to six o'clock this morning. Two men were killed, and one woman was severely wounded; all ... Read MORE...

Georgia Weekly Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  April 8, 1873
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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1936 - BOY'S DROWNED BODY FOUND.
Charlotte, April 8. - (AP) - The body of D. C. Kiser, Jr., 13 year old boy who was drowned in Sugar Creek yesterday, was recovered this morning.

The body was about half a mile down stream from the ... Read MORE...

The Daily Times-News -  Burlington, North Carolina -  April 8, 1936
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Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

1909 - LOSS IS $100,000 - ONE LIFE LOST AT A FIRE IN MANCHESTER TODAY.
Manchester, N. H., April 8. - All the worldly possessions of 2000 Greeks, Armenians, French-Canadians and Irish people, many of them either shoe shop or cotton mill employes, were wiped out by a fire ... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  April 8, 1909
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Nuremberg Pudding

Three cups of flour, two-thirds of a cup of suet chopped fine, one cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, June 9, 1880
Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada

1947 - ONTARIO FLOODS CLAIM SIX LIVES Chatham Is Under Water
Peak Anxiously Awaited as Thames River Carries Boiling Waters to Lake St. Clair--River 19 2-3 Feet Above Normal and Millions of Dollars in Devastation Results.

(By George Ronald, Canadian Press... Read MORE...

The Lethbridge Herald -  Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada -  April 8, 1947
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A Taffeta Silk Petticoat at $7.50
John Taylor, Dry Goods, Kansas City, Mo.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Rockingham, Vermont, USA (Bellows Falls) (Saxton's River)

1888 - AN EXPRESS TRAIN WRECKED. AND BOTH THE ENGINEER AND FIREMAN WERE KILLED.
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt., April 7. - The night express train on the Vermont Central Railroad which left Boston at 7 o'clock last night was wrecked about 10:40 o'clock by a washout near Rockingham, five... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 8, 1888
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Shelburne, Massachusetts, USA (Shelburne Falls)

1886 - A Passenger Train in Massachusetts Plunges 200 Feet Down an Embankment.
The Cars Take Fire and a Passenger is Roasted Alive Without the Chance of Succor.

Probably a Hundred Passengers on Board, and only Three Found Uninjured

The Rails Spread.

A Dozen Dead Bodies ... Read MORE...

Decatur Daily Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  April 8, 1886
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Time is precious, life short, and consequently not a single moment should be lost . Sensible men...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
La Pocatière, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere)

1826 - 26th Child!
Quebec, March 25.
We understand that the wife of one Andre Ouellet dit Rochette, of the parish of Ste. Anne, (la Pocatiere) is on the point of giving her husband a twenty-sixth child; but the parish ... Read MORE...

Berks and Schuylkill Journal -  Pennsylvania -  April 8, 1826
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1873  Providence, Rhode Island, has a big gasometer, and the city papers are confident its dome is the largest in the world, it being 140 feet in diameter, or one foot larger than the dome of St. Peter's in Rome.
It holds, above the top of the tank, 1,540,000 cubic feet.

The Indianapolis News
Indianapolis, Indiana

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



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 Quebec - Did you know? Have you ever wondered why there are often no very old tombstones in the cemteries of Canada/ New...Read MORE...



La Nativité de Notre-Dame du Vieux-Beauport (www.fabriquelanativite.com)
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Visit St Paul, Minnesota, USA!

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


Ruins of Fey Hotel, St. Paul, Minn.
Burned Night of Jan. 29, 09.

Dr. Raub's Egg White Soap
The Grandest toilet Soap Made
Nothing Else Like It
10 Cents a Cake
$1.00 a Dozen

Charles F. Miller, Lancaster, Pa.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

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Died April 8

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