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.

The Ladies' Home Journal
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.

LOUIS FABER, 52, ... Read MORE...

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

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
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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 America - Did you know? 1822: Denmark Vesey, an enslaved African American carpenter who had purchased his freedom, plans a...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? America once invaded Quebec.

The Battle of Chateauguay took place on October 26, 1813, during...Read MORE...



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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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