Friday, June 4, 2021

1896 - Bicycles and Business. Hard Times Attributed in Part to the Wheeling Craze.

Lewiston, Maine, USA

1909 - Prisoner Escaped.
During the breakfast hour at the Lewiston police station, Monday, J. J. McKenney, jr., told Officer Tuttle that he wanted to telephone friends to get him out. Mr. Tuttle, who is always obliging, took ... Read MORE...

Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  June 4, 1909

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Lewiston, Maine, USA

1896 - Bicycles and Business. Hard Times Attributed in Part to the Wheeling Craze.
Now the bicycle is accused of responsibility for a lot of hard times in various lines of business. The theatrical man stands in front of his showhouse and swears as he sees the men and maidens... Read MORE...

Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  June 4, 1896

Detroit, Michigan, USA

1896  June 4 – The Ford Quadricycle, the first Ford vehicle ever developed, is completed, eventually leading Henry Ford to build the empire that "put America on wheels".

At approximately 4:00 a.m. on June 4, 1896, in the shed behind his home on Bagley Avenue in Detroit, Henry Ford unveils the "Quadricycle," the first automobile he ever designed or drove.
June 4, 1896

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fried Sausages.

Take a half a pound of sausages and six apples, slice four about as thick as a...Read MORE...

The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, 1796

The Marco Polo, 1550 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, Conn., Route 44

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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
1887  The story of Ireland is best told by the following figures furnished by Mulhall, one of the most reliable statisticians of the day.

He says that during Victoria's reign there have died of starvation in Ireland 1,255,000 people; there have been evicted for non-payment of rent, 3,365,000; and there emigrated, 4,185,000.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 4, 1887

1860  June 4 - Iowa's Commanche Tornado , with wind speeds estimated in excess of 300 mph, was unquestionably one of the worst experienced by early settlers, with nearly a million dollars damage.

The Weather Channel

1870  The King of Sweden intends to make a journey round the world.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  The British House of Lords has officially decided that a man cannot marry his widow's sister.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  A sexton in Middlesex, England, while digging a grave, found twenty-five silver coins, dating back to the Stuart period.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  Twenty four thousand emigrants left Germany during the first four months of the present year.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  The hair dressers' shops of Madrid are crowded with girls anxious to sell their hair - so much misery there is in Spain.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1927 - No Billboards Allowed

Hawaii’s natural beauty is an advertisement unto itself. To keep it ...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? On February 5, 1663, a great earthquake was felt throughout Northeastern North America. No deaths...Read MORE...

History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
 Picture of the Day

Visit Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Sun Life Building, Sherbrooke, Que.

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David L. Moore, President

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