Tuesday, June 8, 2021

1887 - Educational Advice

1887 - Educational Advice
The average age of those who enter college is now seventeen. One hundred years ago it was fourteen, and it will be doubtless nineteen ere long, for our wisest educators affirm that a youth of sixteen ... Read MORE...

Wilcox Progressive Era -  Camden, Alabama -  Wed., June 8, 1887
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Bicycles and Watches Given Away
Do You Want One?
Royal Tea Co.
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Fargo, North Dakota, USA

1893 - FARGO'S SAD DISASTER. ALMOST THE ENTIRE BUSINESS PORTION OF FARGO WIPED OUT BY FIRE. FOUR FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARE UNABLE TO COPE WITH THE RAGING ELEMENT.
THE WORST AND MOST DESTRUCTIVE DISASTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE STATE.

OVER A MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY MELTS AWAY IN THIN AIR.

FLAMES RAGE ALMOST UNCHECKED FROM 2 O'CLOCK UNTIL 11 LAST... Read MORE...

Bismarck Daily Tribune -  Bismarck, North Dakota -  June 8, 1893
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA

1925 - Two Girls Perish In An Aeroplane
Cape Girardeau, Mo., June 8. - Pearl Bayfinger, 20, and Grace Lamer, 25, both of Cobden, Ill., were burned to death and John Hunter, St. Louis, was injured when an airplane in which they were riding... Read MORE...

The Gettysburg Times -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  June 8, 1925
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Michigan City, Indiana, USA

1937 - $25,000 Fire At Prison
Michigan City, Ind., June 7. – (U.P.) – Fire of unknown origin late yesterday destroyed six buildings at the state prison honor farm, causing damage estimated at $25,000, state prison officials... Read MORE...

Hammond Times -  Hammond, Indiana -  June 8, 1937
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Vermicelli Pudding

Two ounces of vermicelli, three-quarters of a pint of milk, quarter of a pint ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, November 9, 1881
Springfield, Illinois, USA

1908 - YOUNG AERONAUT KILLED. Skull Crushed Against Tree as Balloon Arises.
SPRINGFIELD, ILL, June 7. - Luther Edward Jones, a 22 year old balloonist, was killed at Mildred Park this afternoon. At the balloon rose the parachute swung Jones through the air, his head striking... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  June 8, 1908
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The Delicious New Dessert
Cream of Cereal
FREE
Made from Popcorn
Needs No Cooking
Ready for Immediate Use

Cream Cereal Co.
Xenia, Ohio

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

1901 - Boy Drowned at Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs, Colo., June 7. - Leonard Greely of Denver, aged 15, was drowned at Broadmor Casino lake this afternoon, while swimming with five other boys. He got into water over his depth and... Read MORE...

The Durango Democrat -  Durango, Colorado -  June 8, 1901
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Norfolk, Virginia, USA

1931 - WATERFRONT FIRE CAUSES DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT $3,000,000
NORFOLK, Va., June 8. - (AP) - Norfolk spent last night fighting a three million dollar waterfront fire.

Started by an explosion on an oil barge at the Buxton Line piers, the fire rode a strong... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  June 8, 1931
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Presque Isle, Maine, USA (Maysville)

1909 - MANY HOUSES BURNED DOWN. THOUSAND PEOPLE HOMELESS AT PRESQUE ISLE, ME. RAVAGES RESIDENCE SECTION. FIRE DESTROYS ONE HUNDRED DWELLINGS, THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, THE MASONIC HALL AND SEVERAL OTHER STRUCTURES
HIGH WIND LARGELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EXTENT OF THE DISASTER. SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.

Presque Isle, Me., June 8. - The entire northeasterly section of this village, comprising the district where... Read MORE...

Austin Daily Herald -  Minnesota -  June 8, 1909
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you expect a friend to meet you at the end of your journey, sit near the door of the steam-boat...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

1911 - TRIPLE WRECK IS DEADLY
Four Freight Trains Demolished and Five Men Killed.

FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 7. - One of the most, disastrous freight wrecks in the history of the New Haven railroad occurred near here early today,... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  June 8, 1911
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1966  June 8 - Topeka, Kansas is devastated by a tornado that registers as an "F5" on the Fujita Scale: the first to exceed US$100 million in damages. Sixteen people are killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed.

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 America - Did you know? May 30, 1854 - Congress passes the Kansas-Nebraska Act, establishing the territories of Kansas and...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active...Read MORE...



The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922
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Gregg Lake

T. C. Tanke
Cor. Main and Eagle Streets
Buffalo, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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