Saturday, July 24, 2021

1903 - ACROSS THE CONTINENT IN AN AUTOMOBILE

Altona, New York, USA

1902 - Cut His Throat With a Scythe.
Michael Kennedy, a well-known farmer of Altona, Clinton County, N.Y., committed suicide while insane by cutting his throat with a scythe in a barn on his own premises. He was about fifty-five years... Read MORE...

The North Carolinian -  Elizabeth City, North Carolina -  July 24, 1902
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The Clinton Safety Pin
The Oakville Company
Waterbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Galveston, Texas, USA

1909 - SLOOP'S MASTER MEETS DEATH. Capt. Matthews of the Ellen, Fishing Craft, Struck by Loosened Boom and Swept Overboard.
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.

Galveston, Tex., July 22. - The dead body of Capt. D. T. Matthews, master of the sloop Ellen, was found on Friday morning at San Luis Pass, at the western extremity of the... Read MORE...

The Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  July 24, 1909
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1903 - ACROSS THE CONTINENT IN AN AUTOMOBILE
Two Men Travel from San Francisco to New York - Have Reached Syracuse.

Special to the New York Times.

SYRACUSE. July 23. - Dr H. Nelson Jackson of Burlington, Vt., and Sewall K. Crocker of... Read MORE...

New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 24, 1903
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snaps - Take one cup of molasses, three-quarters of a cup of sugar, one tablespoon each of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Easton, Pennsylvania, USA

1845 - STAGE ACCIDENT IN EASTON.
As the Reading Mail Stage was passing down Ponfret (?) Street on Wednesday afternoon last, it ran over a little boy, son of MR. SIDNEY DOWN, of this place, aged about three years and a half, who at... Read MORE...

Jeffersonian Republican -  Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania -  July 24, 1845
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Folding Bath-Tub with Heater
Diogenes Bath-Tub Co., Ionis, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898

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Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

1906 - Engineer Killed.
Shreveport, La., July 23. - The engine of a local freight train on the Kansas City Southern overturned in a collision with a herd of cattle just outside the local yards this morning, Engineer Frank... Read MORE...

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun -  Columbus, Georgia -  July 24, 1906
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Peoria, Illinois, USA

1935 - EXPLOSION AT DISTILLERY TAKES LIFE OF ONE MAN.
Peoria, Ill. - (AP) - The ruins cooled, workmen Wednesday sought to extricate the body of JOHN BARDON, 38, the single victim of an explosion and fire at the Hiram Walker distillery here.

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La Crosse Tribune -  La Crosse, Wisconsin -  July 24, 1935
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Detroit, Michigan, USA

1880 - RIVER RACING -- SAD RESULT OF THE PRACTICE ON DETROIT RIVER.
A PLEASURE YACHT LOADED WITH CATHOLIC EXCURSIONISTS RUN INTO - THE YACHT CUT IN TWO AND SUNK, SIXTEEN OF THE OCCUPANTS GOING DOWN WITH HER.

Detroit, July 23. - A terrible accident occurred about... Read MORE...

Daily Globe -  St. Paul, Minnesota -  July 24, 1880
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1869  A correspondent of the New England Farmer says the town of Barre maybe considered the banner town in Massachusetts cheese making.
There are three cheese factories, having 875 cows; receiving 25,800 pounds of milk daily, manufacturing 2,900 pounds of cheese daily.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  Woman Pastor
Miss Mary Graves has pastoral charge of the Universalist church at North Reading, Mass.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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The Village Church

Rich's Patent
Julia Marlowe Shoes
The Most Perfect Fitting Foot Wear Ever Made

The Rich Shoe Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

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April 1898

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Friday, July 23, 2021

1816 - Ate Hemlock


E. O. Abbott
Fruit, Confectionery, Holiday Goods, Wax Flowers, Fancy Goods.
989 Elm Street, Manchester, N.H.

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Canandaigua, New York, USA

1870  At Canandaigua, N. Y., on the 13th, the juries in the cases of General Starr and Colonel Thompson,

tried for violation of the Neutrality laws, for being connected with the Fenians, rendered verdicts of guilty on two counts of the indictments, with a recommendation to mercy.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 23, 1870
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Springfield, Vermont, USA

1870  In Memory of the Soldiers

A lady, 70 years of age, has erected a monument in Union Cemetery, Springfield, Vt., to the memory of the revolutionary soldiers, and paid for it in knitting with her own hands.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 23, 1870
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Binghamton, New York, USA

1913 - 50 GIRLS DIE AS FACTORY IS BURNED. SCORE MORTALLY HURT IN HOSPITALS. DIG RUINS FOR BODIES. WHEN ALARM RUNG THOUGHT IT FIRE DRILL; BURNING WALLS COLLAPSE.
VICTIMS HURLED TO DEATH WHILE SPECTATORS ARE HELPLESS - PITIFUL SCENES AS RELATIVES SEEK LOVED ONES.

Binghamton, N. Y., July 23 - Thousands came from surrounding towns and villages today and... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Times-Press -  Middletown, New York -  July 23, 1913
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

California Cake

One pint of flour, one pint of Indian meal, one pint of milk, two eggs, one...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, August 18, 1880
North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1880 - The Water Responsible
Some time ago a mysterious epidemic broke out at North Adams, Massachusetts, and for several weeks everybody was wondering what it could be caused by. The pious were a good deal disposed to hold that ... Read MORE...

The Record-Union -  Sacramento, California -  July 23, 1880
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W. H. Jennings & Co.
Lapeer, Mich.

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Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1903 - TORNADO SWEEPS OVER PATERSON. FOUR ARE KILLED AND MANY HOUSES WRECKED. MISSILES HURT SCORES. SMALL BUILDINGS CARRIED GREAT DISTANCE -- DEVASTATION IN SECTION THAT ESCAPED DAMAGE BY GREAT FIRE AND FLOOD.
Paterson, N.J., July 22 - A dense black cloud, assuming the shape of a cone, and whirling with furious rapidity, loomed up over the top of Garrett Mountain, just southeast of Paterson, at 3 o'clock... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 23, 1903
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Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada

1816 - Ate Hemlock
A Quebec paper of the 21st ult. says - On the 15th instant, two men, returning from Montreal, as they were passing along the river near St. Sulpice, eat some hemlock, which they mistook for another... Read MORE...

New-Jersey Journal -  New Jersey -  July 23, 1816
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Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1858 - Shoe Business Flourishing
The shoe business at Webster, Mass., has been in a very flourishing condition for the last few months, affording good wages and plenty of work for all who could make a shoe. The operatives in the... Read MORE...

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1870  A new barge, called the C. G. King, was to be launched at South Saginaw last week.
Her carrying capacity is 500,000 feet of lumber, and she is built by Thomas Arnold, of Marine City.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  A man recently drove his horse from Millbury to Worcester, seven miles, in twenty one minutes for $25, and the animal died shortly afterwards in great agony after entering the stable.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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Old Wood Burner Locomotive in Waterfront Park

Deming & Gundlach, Jewelers and Opticians, 20 State Street, Hartford, Conn.

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

1930 - Scotch tape is invented (Richard Drew (3M), United States)

Geneva, New York, USA

1842 - MELANCHOLY CASUALTY.
It becomes our painful duty to record, in connection with the festivities of the fourth, one of the most melancholy accidents which has for many years befallen our village. In the evening after the... Read MORE...

Vermont Telegraph -  Brandon, Vermont -  July 20, 1842
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Buckingham's Dye for the Whiskers
R.P. Hall & Co., Proprietors, Nashua, N.H.

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Bronx, New York, USA

1908 - TOSSED BY A BULL DEER.
While hundreds of spectators looked on, helpless to interfere, Ajax, an Asiatic bull deer in the Bronx park zoo, New York, becoming suddenly enraged, crept up behind Keeper William C. Reardon while... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  July 20, 1908
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Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

1824 - MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT.
Baltimore, July 15.
The New York papers received this morning, furnish an account of another unfortunate accident occasioned by the explosion of a steam boiler - The Editor of the Commercial... Read MORE...

The Torch Light And Public Advertiser -  Hagerstown, Maryland -  July 20, 1824
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New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1866  Stole Money from Letters

A lad seventeen years of age, employed as a clerk in the postoffice at New Bedford, Massachusetts, has been arrested for opening letters and purloining money from them. He confesses his guilt.

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 20, 1866
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Horse Radish Sauce - Two teaspoonfuls of made mustard, two of white sugar, half a...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 12, 1881
1930 - Scotch tape is invented (Richard Drew (3M), United States)
"...Back in the ’20s, Scotch was a synonym for 'cheap.' Richard Drew, a 23-year-old research assistant at Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, was trying to create a sticky-but-not-too-sticky adhesive ... Read MORE...

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E. O. Abbott
Fruit, Confectionery, Holiday Goods, Wax Flowers, Fancy Goods.
989 Elm Street, Manchester, N.H.

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Palmer, Massachusetts, USA (Bondsville) (Three Rivers)

1908 - PALMER. FREIGHT WRECK MAKES TROUBLE
Cars Derailed at Bad Place Saturday Morning.

Traffic was tied up on the Boston and Albany, railroad for over three hours, Saturday morning on account of two freight cars being derailed under the... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  July 20, 1908
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Dedham, Massachusetts, USA

1849 - Fire in Dedham. Loss of Life.
About 2 o'clock on Saturday morning, fire broke out in a house (formerly the alms-house) in Dedham, owned by Mr. J. F. Richards, which, together with another house and barn, was entirely destroyed.... Read MORE...

Liberator -  Boston, Massachusetts -  July 20, 1849
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Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

1902 - MISSING HEIRS LOCATED - Bible Assists in Revealing Dead California Resident's Identity - The Relatives of Salem Charles, Who Left $142,000 Are Discovered in New England.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., July 19. - The mystery surrounding the identity of the man known as "Charles Hill," who died at the Good Samaritan Hospital here on May 17, leaving $142,000 in cash, has been... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 20, 1902
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Responsibilities of Wealthy Women
Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)

1844 - Crushed by Wheel
Yesterday Captain Doyen of St. Ours, a Canadian gentleman of respectability in that parish, was struck on the breast by the shaft of caleche No. 149, belonging to one Milton, and driven by a little... Read MORE...

Spectator -  New York -  July 20, 1844
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1953  July 20 - Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson, ND.

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Monday, July 19, 2021

1866 - A NARROW ESCAPE.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

1889 - HOTEL FIRE IN MILWAUKEE. Firemen Fighting Flames on the Roof of Grace Hotel Fall with the Walls - Five of Them May Die.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 18. - Fire to-night destroyed the Grace Hotel, a four-story brick structure, at the corner of Park and Reed Streets, on the South Side. About twenty-five firemen were injured,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 19, 1889
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"Frozen Dainties" FREE
The White Mountain Freezer Co., Nashua, N.H.

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May 1898

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Akron, Ohio, USA

1897 - OPERA HOUSE BURNED.
Akron, O., July 19. - The Academy of Music block, containing the local opera house, was almost destroyed by fire Sunday. The loss on the block, owned by SYLVESTER T. EVERETT, of Cleveland, is... Read MORE...

Stevens Point Daily Journal -  Stevens Point, Wisconsin -  July 19, 1897
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Bronx, New York, USA

1909 - BOY KILLED IN A RUNAWAY. THROWN FROM A PONY AT CLASON'S POINT AMUSEMENT PARK.
MICHAEL KELLEY of 316 East 143rd Street took his seven-year-old son MICHAEL up to Clason's Point, an amusement park on the Sound, yesterday afternoon. The boy begged to be allowed to ride the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 19, 1909
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West Milford, New Jersey, USA

1976 - PLANE CRASH KILLS 5.
West Milford, N.J. (AP) - Five persons were killed when a single-engine private plane crashed 700 feet short of a runway and exploded into flames near a drive-through animal park.

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North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  July 19, 1976
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Des Moines, Iowa, USA

1929 - PILOT KILLED IN REFUEL TEST. PLANE GOES INTO NOSE DIVE, FLIER IS UNABLE TO RIGHT IT; PAL SAVED.
Des Moines, Ia., July 19. - (AP) - ROSS ARNOLD, pilot of the endurance monopane, "Greater Des Moines," was killed late yesterday when the plane crashed nine miles southeast of here. The crash... Read MORE...

Oakland Tribune -  Oakland, California -  July 19, 1929
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Bird's Nest Pudding

Pare and halve tart mellow apples, scoop out the cores, put a little flour...Read MORE...



The New England Cook Book, 1836
Northampton, Massachusetts, USA (Florence)

1870 - Fire
The Warner House, at Northampton, Massachusetts, with ten stores and saloons adjacent, were burned early yesterday morning. The inmates of the hotel barely escaped. The total loss is about $125,000;... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis News -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  July 19, 1870
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It Bears the Brunt of Wash-Day work
The Peoria Washer
Clark, Quien & Morse
401 Commercial Street
Peoria, Ill.

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May 1898

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Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

1903 - SERIOUS FIRE IN LOWELL. Merrimack Print Works Damaged to the Extent of $200,000.
LOWELL, Mass., July 18. - For a long time to-night the Merrimack Print Works here were in danger of complete destruction by a fire which had broken out in the company's immense coal sheds. The print... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 19, 1903
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Hudson, New Hampshire, USA

1866 - A NARROW ESCAPE.
During the shower on Sunday evening, the 8th inst., the lightning struck the house of Mr. J. W. Wallace, in Hudson, and passed through into the barn. In its passage through the house it struck Mrs.... Read MORE...

The Farmers' Cabinet -  Amherst, New Hampshire -  July 19, 1866
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Meriden, Connecticut, USA

1913 - SCARE ON NEW HAVEN ENGINE JUMPS TRACK - Cars Enveloped in Steam, but Passengers Escape Injury - Driving Rods Broke.
Special to The New York Times.

MERIDEN, Conn., July 18. - The eastbound express train on the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, which left New York at 5 o'clock this afternoon, was wrecked a ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 19, 1913
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

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Concord, New Hampshire, USA

1866 - LARGE FIRE AT CONCORD.
Concord has had a narrow escape from a disastrous conflagration, but fortunately there was little wind and the steam fire engine companies assisted by the Concord Railroad force pumps succeeded in... Read MORE...

The Farmers' Cabinet -  Amherst, New Hampshire -  July 19, 1866
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Looking West from Wales Road

I come in sizes
large and small,
I hold in calm
or bluster weather.
I fasten fabrics
canvas tough
And hook the finest
lace together.
See that hump?

The DeLong Hook and Eye

Richardson & DeLong Bros., Mfgs.
Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Sunday, July 18, 2021

1899 - SUSPENDER SAVED HIS LIFE - Discharged Soldier Attempts to Kill a Bank Runner

1924 - Carl Adler Hurt in Auto Collision
Motorcycle Meets Car at Hawley Curve

Carl Adler, son of Charles Adler, met with a serious accident Thursday night when riding his motorcycle towards Hawley. Ed Feige, Jr. and Fred March were... Read MORE...

The North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  Fri., July 18, 1924
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1890s
Clipper Mower
Chadborn & Coldwell Mfg. Co.
Newburgh, N.Y.

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Marietta, Ohio, USA

1907 - HEAVY DAMAGE BY A STORM.
Marietta,O., July 18. - Marietta was the center of a storm Wednesday afternoon which did $50,000 damage in Washington county. Half a mile back of town there was a cloudburst flooding the suburb of... Read MORE...

Repository -  Canton, Ohio -  July 18, 1907
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Sabattus, Maine, USA (Webster)

1911 - Lake View Park Bathers
SABATIS, Me. - Frank Lombard who has done so much toward making Lake View Park a pleasant spot, is now building a bath house for the benefit of those who may care to take advantage of the fine... Read MORE...

Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  July 18, 1911
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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1901 - Bath Tub Famine is the Latest. Plumbers Are Entirely Unable to Supply the Demand. Extensive Building Operations Cause the Scarcity.
There is a crying need of bath tubs in Cleveland. In fact a bath tub famine has been in progress in this city for some time and also in almost every city in the United States, where building... Read MORE...

Plain Dealer -  Ohio -  July 18, 1901
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Beef Olives.

Cut slices from a fat rump of beef six inches long and half an inch thick, beat...Read MORE...



The Virginia Housewife or Methodical Cook, 1828

1890s
Heinz's Keystone Brand Sweet Pickles
Pittsburgh, Penn.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1899 - SUSPENDER SAVED HIS LIFE - Discharged Soldier Attempts to Kill a Bank Runner
New Orleans, July 17. - Charles E. Rockel, runner for the Metropolitan bank, had just entered the bank today to begin his duties, when Englehart Biber, a discharged soldier, slipped up behind him,... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  July 18, 1899
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1867 - Why Do German Women Make Good Wives
The culinary art forms a part of the education of women in Germany. The well-to-do tradesman, like the mechanic, takes pride in seeing his daughters good housekeepers. - To effect this, the girl on... Read MORE...

Pittsfield Sun -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  July 18, 1867
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Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

1889 - FATAL CISTERN GASES. SUCCESSIVE RESCUERS DROP IN AND DROWN WITH FIRST VICTIM.
Lincoln, Neb., July 17. - This afternoon four men lost their lives in this city under peculiar circumstances. A watch was dropped into cesspool and the men were endeavoring to recover it. They dug a... Read MORE...

Boston Daily Globe -  Boston, Massachusetts -  July 18, 1889
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

When in the car if you find the exertion of talking painful, say so frankly; your escort cannot be...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
Michigan City, Indiana, USA

1913 - FIRE PERILS TOWN. MICHIGAN CITY, IND., IS THREATENED BEFORE BLAZE IS UNDER CONTROL. LOSS PLACED AT $1,000,000.
Flames Rage in Huge Lumber Yards - Dynamite and Salt Used to Stop Spread of Flames - Aid Summoned From Nearby Cities.

Michigan City, Ind., July 15 - This city suffered a property loss of over... Read MORE...

The Hamburg Reporter -  Iowa -  July 18, 1913
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1908 July 18, 1908: Fireworks banned in Cleveland, Ohio

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1968  July 18 - The Intel Corporation is founded in Santa Clara, California

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Steamer Plymouth at Fox Point

1890s
w. D. Chandler, Photographer
St. Albans, Vt.

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Friday, July 16, 2021

1870 - Wild Balloon Ride

1857 - An Anti-Vegitarian Virgin
One of our north country-pitmen, who had turned vegetarian, went a courting to a pluncky lass in the colliery village; and 'popped the question!' 'Oh!' said she, 'go along with you! Do you think I'm... Read MORE...

Elmwood Advertiser -  Elmwood, Kansas -  Thursday, July 16, 1857
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1890s
New Process Soap
Gowans & Stover
Buffalo, N.Y.

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1890 - Gen. John C. Fremont died at the home of his adopted daughter, in New York, at 3:30 Sunday afternoon, of inflammation of the bowels.
John C. Freemont in 1842 led the first expedition of exploration into the Rocky Mountains and by his actions won the sobriquet of "Pathfinder." He was born in 1813. He was the first candidate of the... Read MORE...

The Algona Republican -  Algona, Iowa -  July 16, 1890
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St Louis, Missouri, USA

1877 - July 16 – Great railroad strike of 1877:
Riots by Baltimore and Ohio Railroad railroad workers in Baltimore, Maryland lead to a sympathy strike and rioting in Pittsburgh, and a full-scale worker's rebellion in St. Louis, briefly... Read MORE...

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Apple Fritters.

Pare some apples and cut them in thin slices - put them in a bowl, with a glass...Read MORE...



The Virginia Housewife or Methodical Cook, 1828

1890s
White Sewing Machine Co.
Cleveland, O.

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Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

1870 - Wild Balloon Ride
A man named Bard, at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on the 4th made his first balloon ascension, but lost control of the balloon, which descended rapidly. He escaped unhurt. The balloon again rose, and landed... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 16, 1870
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Upon all occasions avoid speaking of yourself, if it be possible. Some abruptly speak...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
1975  July 16 - An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson, AZ, with gale force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes.
A thirteen year old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before being rescued.
The Weather Channel

1870  A young man in New York bet that he could drink six glasses of ice water. He did, and he died.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  A New Hampshire shoemaker and his wife were both found dead in their bed, a few mornings ago.
An examination showed that the husband had died of apoplexy, and the wife of heart disease.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  At Racine, Wis, on the 4th, a boy rammed a gravel into a pistol, which, on firing, burst the barrel, the stone entering his thigh and severing the femoral artery, so that he soon bled to death.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  In Lawrence, Mass,. a few days since, some one threw a torpedo into the mouth of a little girl as she was returning from school, and the torpedo exploded and lacerated her tongue and mouth severely.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1935  July 16 - 1st automatic parking meter in US installed (Oklahoma City, Ok)

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Gruss aus Berlin Unter den Linden

1890s
Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Bradford's Millinery Store
Jackman's Block
Barre, Vt.

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