Saturday, June 5, 2021

1919 - SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25 Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet Beecher Stowe's story first appeared on June 5, 1851, in serial form, a chapter at a time, in a weekly ... Read MORE...
June 5, 1851

George H. Hartwell
Druggist and Apothecary
Cor. Main and Central Sts., Southbridge, Mass.

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1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5. - Action by Congress on equal suffrage - subject of... Read MORE...

The Daily Notes -  Canonsburg, Pennsylvania -  June 5, 1919

Peekskill, New York, USA

1869  At Peekskill, N. Y., a man attempted to chastise his wife with the poker, when the child interceded and he hurled the weapon at her.

It stuck in her head, and she ran screaming into the street, where a passing man pulled it out. She died a few days ago. The murderer is under arrest.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 5, 1869

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Potato Soup - Pare three good-sized potatoes; cover them in boiling water; boil...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

Hyde Manufacturing Co.
Southbridge, Mass.

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Every man who has the use of his eyes and his right hand can write whatever hand he pleases....Read MORE...

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

The San Antonio Express, of May 21, gives the following particulars of the late disastrous hail-storm:

"Our city is a perfect wreck; every house in it has received some damage; many are in... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 5, 1868

1942  June 5 – The United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary & Romania.

1917  June 5 - Residents near Topeka KS reported disk-shaped hailstones six to ten inches in diameter, and two to three inches thick. The hailstorm was accompanied by a tornado.

The Weather Channel

1869  The reformed Presbyterian Synod, in session at Newburgh, N. Y.,
recently passed resolutions deploring the desecration of the Sabath by the Postoffice Department.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  One of the Friars at the Convent of Presburg, Hungary, was recently poisoned while partaking of the sacrament.
A servant had poured sulphuric acid in his cup.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1940  June 5 - 1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited (Akron Ohio)

1942  June 5 - Elwood Ordnance Plant near Joliet Illinois kills 54

 America - Did you know? April 22, 1889 - Oklahoma is opened to settlers.

 Quebec - Did you know? The life of the French-Canadians in Quebec was largely agrarian. It was a system where each...Read MORE...

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

Vacation House

E. D. Reynolds & Co.
Dealers in Men's, Youths' and Boys' Ready-Made Clothing,
Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes and Gent's Furnishing Goods.
Also, Trunks, Bags, Valises and Lap Robes.
Children's Clothing a Specialty.

Hotel Block
Southbridge, Mass.

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