Wednesday, June 30, 2021

1896 - An Aeronaut Killed


Foley Cathartic Tablets
Foley & Co., Chicago, Illinois
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream Cheese - Put three pints of milk to a half pint of cream, warm and put in a little...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 12, 1882
Watertown, New York, USA

1918 - CHILD RESCUED FROM FIRE WITH MUCH DIFFICULTY - Fireman Goes Up Three Flights for Third Time to Save Baby.
Watertown, June 29. - A fire which broke out about 10:30 this evening among the boxes in the basement of the Cooperative store, a stock concern that occupies the ground floor of the Britton block in... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  June 30, 1918
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Metaphen in Oil
Abbott Laboratories
Chicago, Illinois
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Rensselaer, New York, USA

1949 - MOTHER AND CHILD BURNED TO DEATH.
Rensselaer, N.Y. - (U.P.) - A young mother and her two-year old daughter were burned to death in a fire that swept their two-story home here early today.

Police identified the victims as JEANNINE... Read MORE...

Dunkirk Evening Observer -  Dunkirk, New York -  June 30, 1949
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Houston, Texas, USA

1896 - BOILER EXPLODES Disaster in a Texas Newspaper Office - Three Lives Lost
Houston, Tex., June 30 - Shortly after three o'clock Monday afternoon the boiler in the office of the Daily Age exploded, killing Engineer Henry Lyons, Miss Mattie Loeb, a stenographer in the office... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 30, 1896
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Sharon, Massachusetts, USA

1896 - FOUND WATERY GRAVES
Sharon, Mass., June 30. - What was intended to be a week’s enjoyable outing was brought to an abrupt and sad close at Lake Massapoag Monday afternoon. Assistant Pastor Rev. Joseph Maxwell, Choir... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 30, 1896
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you are ever caught in a shower, and meet a gentleman friend who offers an umbrella, accept it,...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
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

1896 - An Aeronaut Killed
Grand Rapids, Mich., June 29. - Hiram Cole, twenty-six years old, a professional aeronaut, living in Big Rapids, Mich., fell thirty feet from his balloon while making an ascension at a surburban... Read MORE...

Courier Journal -  Louisville, Kentucky -  June 30, 1896
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1897  The Prescott Electric Company
expects to get their street lamps in position in time to turn the current on and test them on Monday evening.

Weekly Journal-Miner
Prescott, Arizona

1972  June 30 - The entire state of Pennsylvania was declared a disaster area as a result of the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Agnes, which claimed 48 lives, and caused 2.1 billion dollars damage.

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1942  June 30 - The temperature at Portland, OR, hit 102 degrees, an all-time record for that location.

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1886  June 30 - The second destructive hurricane in nine days hit the Apalachicola-Tallahassee area.

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1859  June 30 - Charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope

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 America - Did you know? The first gold rush in the United States happened in Dahlonega, Georgia, in 1828.

 Quebec - Did you know? French Canadians have their own way of speaking French. That’s something that sets them apart from...Read MORE...



6 Things You May Not Know About French Canadians (www.amontrealerabroad.com)
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Gore Bridge, Victoria, B.C.

The A-86 Ajax Drill Sharpener
T. H. Proske, Denver, Colorado

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died June 30

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