Thursday, April 15, 2021

1928 - 5 PERISH AS FLAMES SWEEP ENTIRE BLOCK OF WINNIPEG STORES. MANY INJURED, OTHERS OVERCOME BY SMOKE - WOMEN LEAP FROM FLAMING WINDOWS. 12 ARE INJURED.

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1898 - The Largest Stockyards in the world
are in Chicago, Illinois. The combined plants represent and investment of over $10,000,000. The yards contain 20 miles of streets, 20 miles of water-troughs, 50 miles of feeding-troughs, and 75 miles ... Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal -  April 15, 1898
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Johnny's Motor Sales
196 Main St.

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Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

1895 - Flood
HANOVER, N. H., April 14. - For forty-two hours rain has fallen here steadily. Every stream has overflowed its banks, and is bringing down ice, logs, and debris, and submerging fields and meadows... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 15, 1895
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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

1897 - Fire
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 8. – Never in the history of Knoxville has the city suffered such a loss by fire as it did today. The very heart of the city, including some of the largest wholesale and... Read MORE...

The County Record -  Tennessee -  April 15, 1897
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cooking Chickens - A new way of cooing chickens is to parboil them and then drop them into...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880

Hayfield of Joshua T. Durfee, Tiverton, R.I., which was seeded down four years ago with Hubbard's "Bone Base" Fertilizers. Last Spring it cut, first crop, over four tons of hay per acre. Remember, it was dry.

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Laramie, Wyoming, USA

1948 - BLAZE AT LARAMIE RAZES ENTIRE BLOCK.
Laramie, Wyo., April 14. (AP) - A fast spreading fire crackled through an entire business block early today in the downtown section of Laramie, site of the University of Wyoming.

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Amarillo Daily News -  Amarillo, Texas -  April 15, 1948
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Binghamton, New York, USA

1941 - THREE DIE IN PLANE CRASH.
Binghamton, N.Y. - DAN McNALLY, a Baltimore evangelist, his wife and four-year-old daughter, KITTY were killed when their private airplane crashed at Tri-Cities airport and burst into flames on a... Read MORE...

Olean Times-Herald -  New York -  April 15, 1941
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

1928 - 5 PERISH AS FLAMES SWEEP ENTIRE BLOCK OF WINNIPEG STORES. MANY INJURED, OTHERS OVERCOME BY SMOKE - WOMEN LEAP FROM FLAMING WINDOWS. 12 ARE INJURED.
THREE BODIES FOUND ON FLOOR OF APARTMENTS - TWO DIE AT HOSPITAL FOLLOWING RESCUE.

Winnipeg, Man., April 14. - (AP) - Five dead, four women and a man, a dozen injured, with many others overcome by... Read MORE...

Billings Gazette -  Billings, Montana -  April 15, 1928
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Upon all occasions avoid speaking of yourself, if it be possible. Some abruptly speak...Read MORE...



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

1872 - DESTRUCTIVE CONFLAGRATION AT AYER. ALL THE BUSINESS PART OF THE PLACE DESTROYED.
Ayer, Mass., April 14.
A fire broke out in the building owned by SAMUEL REED, at 11:30 last evening, destroying all the buildings on the north side of Main street between the Worcester and Nashua... Read MORE...

Newport Daily News -  Newport, Rhode Island -  April 15, 1872
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1892  April 15 – The General Electric Company is established through the merger of the Thomson-Houston Company and the Edison General Electric Company.

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1949  April 15 - A hailstone five inches by five and a half inches in size, and weighing four pounds, was measured at Troy NY.

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1927  April 15 - New Orleans LA was drenched with 14.01 inches of rain, which established a 24 hour rainfall record for the state.

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 America - Did you know? The last person to receive a Civil War pension from the United States government was Irene...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The Assomption (or arrow) sash is a symbolic piece of clothing central to the culture of the...Read MORE...



Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America www.ameriquefrancaise.org
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State Capitol, Austin, Texas

Home of Slater Trust Company, Main St., cor. East Ave., Pawtucket, R.I.
Over 50 years Conservative Banking. Many Larger, Few Stronger. Visitors and Inquiries Welcome.

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