Tuesday, May 25, 2021

1849 - TREMENDOUS CONFLAGRATION! 23 Steamboats Burned! SEVERAL SQUARES IN ASHES. LOSS OF LIFE!! Five Millions of Property Destroyed!!!

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1911 - Bank Cashier's Books Straight - E.D. Hamilton Drops Out of Sight
Suffered Temporary Loss of Memory Three Years Ago.

Hard Work of Removal May Have Renewed It.

GREENFIELD, May 25 - Ernest D. Hamilton, cashier of the Southbridge national bank of Southbridge,... Read MORE...

The Boston Globe -  Boston, Massachusetts -  May 25, 1911
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The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA

1861 - Important to Foot Soldiers
Important to Foot Soldiers - First, Blistering, burning, soreness and tenderness of the soles of the feet may almost invariably be prevented, even when marching for days together and over a heated... Read MORE...

The Sunbury Gazette -  Sunbury, Pennsylvania -  Saturday, May 25, 1861
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Long Beach, California, USA

1913 - 400 FALL AS PIER CRASHES; 33 DIE. CALIFORNIA CROWD PLUNGES FORTY FEET TO GROUND AS BEACH STRUCTURE COLLAPSES. 200 PERSONS ARE INJURED.
THRONG OF 25,000 THROWN INTO WILD PANIC AFTER DISASTER NEAR LOS ANGELES.

MOST OF VICTIMS WOMEN.

Tragedy Occurs at Celebration of "Empire Day" In Honor of Queen Victoria's... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 25, 1913
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cranberry Sauce - Wash and pick over the cranberries; put on to cook in a tin or porcelain...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., December 7, 1881
St Louis, Missouri, USA

1849 - May 17 – The St. Louis Fire starts when a steamboat catches fire and nearly burns down the entire city.
From the St. Louis Union.
TREMENDOUS CONFLAGRATION!
23 Steamboats Burned!
SEVERAL SQUARES IN ASHES.
LOSS OF LIFE!!
Five Millions of Property Destroyed!!!

About ten o'clock last night, the... Read MORE...

Liberty Weekly Tribune -  Missouri -  May 25, 1849
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Exciting Muffin with SOY!

The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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Butte County, California, USA

1869 - The editor of the Butte Cal., Recorder recently was present at a trial of the Locher Steam Plow.
Those present were much pleased with the performance. It plowed a strip twelve feet wide and 400 feet long in three minutes. Of course it is not to be expected that this rate could be maintained all... Read MORE...

The Belvidere Standard -  Belvidere, Illinois -  May 25, 1869
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Pasadena, California, USA

1878 - A Los Angeles paper states that the genuine Smyrna fig commerce has been introduced at Pasadena, Cal.,

where it is almost perpetually in fruit. Last year it fruited from June to January, and this year has already started fruiting and will probably ripen from May day to Christmas.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 25, 1878
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Whatever business you have, do it the first moment you can; never by halves, but finish it with out ...Read MORE...



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

1900 - CRUSHED UNDER LUMBER PILE.
Little 9 year old Johnny Arndt and his brother, while playing upon a pile of lumber Thursday evening under the new Sixteenth street viaduct, met with a painful accident which may prove serious for... Read MORE...

Omaha World Herald -  Omaha, Nebraska -  May 25, 1900
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1738  May 25 - A treaty between Pennsylvania and Maryland ends the Conojocular War with settlement of a boundary dispute and exchange of prisoners.

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1720  May 25 - The Ship "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, bringing Europe's last major plague outbreak. Kills around 100,000.

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1935 May 25, 1935: At Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Babe Ruth hit the 714th, and last, home run of his career

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 America - Did you know? January 1, 1892 - Ellis Island becomes chief immigration station of the U.S.

 Quebec - Did you know? The Headless Ghost of Mary Gallagher

Back in June 1879, two Montreal prostitutes, Susan Kennedy...Read MORE...



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The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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