Thursday, May 13, 2021

1909 - NORTHWEST HAS EARTHQUAKE - Tremor Believed to be an "Echo" from South America


A Merry Meal Makes Good Digestion
There's delight and health in a dish of Van Camp's Boston Baked Pork and Beans

Van Camp Packing Co., Indianapolis, Ind.

The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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Akron, Ohio, USA

1890 - TORNADO AT AKRON, OHIO. A PATH CUT THROUGH THE CITY AND MANY BUILDINGS DEMOLISHED.
Akron, Ohio, May 12. - Saturday was a bad day for this city. A terrible cyclone moved down upon us, causing great damage. Professor Egbert, of Buchtel College, who was out in the storm, calculated... Read MORE...

Decatur Morning Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  May 13, 1890
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Joliet, Illinois, USA

1886 - The Storm at Joliet
JOLIET, Ill., May 13. - One of the most severe storms ever known here struck Joliet about 6:30 p. m. yesterday evening. A deluge of rain, thunder and hail were deafening and the electric display... Read MORE...

Decatur Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  May 13, 1886
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

1909 - NORTHWEST HAS EARTHQUAKE - Tremor Believed to be an "Echo" from South America.
Winnipeg, Man., May 17. - When the earthquake shocks were felt here Saturday evening efforts were immediately put forth to ascertain the extent of the territory covered by the tremors and the amount... Read MORE...

Turtle Mountain Star -  Rolla, North Dakota -  May 13, 1909
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Alexandria, Virginia, USA

1909 - FIRE IN ALEXANDRIA. Three Blocks in Blaze With a Loss of $500,000.
By United Press.
Washington, D. C. May 13 - A big fire is raging in Alexandria, Va., just across the river from Washington. It started in the lumber yards of Smoot & Co., and spread to H. K. Fields' ... Read MORE...

Evening Times -  Cumberland, Maryland -  May 13, 1909
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Scotch Cake

Stir to a cream one pound sugar, three-fourths pound butter; add the grated rind and ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, April 27, 1881
Xenia, Ohio, USA

1886 - The Cyclone. Destruction of Life and Property. Greatest Similar Calamity Ever Known in Ohio. Thirty Dead Bodies Recovered at Xenia.
Last night there was another electrical storm with wind, rain and hail. The Xenia storm, however, was much more furious.

Xenia was situated so as to meet the worse results. Shawnee creek traverses ... Read MORE...

Newark Daily Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  May 13, 1886
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Old Mother Hubbard she went to the cupboard and there made a find very nice. She said "with great ease Macaroni and Cheese - Van Camp's makes a meal in a trice."

Van Camp Packing Co., 302 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis, Ind.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Seattle, Washington, USA

1889 - THE FIRST CABLE ROAD ACCIDENT AT SEATTLE. A WOMAN THROWN OFF AND KILLED.
Seattle, W. A. May 12. - This afternoon at 5:30 o'clock a terrible accident occurred on the Front Street cable road on the corner of Pine and Second Streets. As dummy No. 2 came down the Second... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  May 13, 1889
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1930  May 13 - A man was killed when caught in an open field during a hailstorm northwest of Lubbock TX. It was the first, and perhaps the only, authentic death by hail in U.S. weather records.

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Visit Wolcott, Connecticut, USA (Farmingbury)!

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Bridge at Pritchard's Mill, Wolcott, 1907

"1847 Rogers Bros."
The Meriden Britannia Co., Meriden, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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