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Woodstock, Connecticut, USA

1888 - Specifications Called For. Gen. Clinton B. Fisk, the Prohibition nominee for President is accredited with the following three sentences in his Fourth of July address at Woodstock, Conn.:
"He (the saloon keeper) sits supreme in the National Congress and makes laws in the country's capital.

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St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  August 18, 1888
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Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

1904 - Button Saved His Life
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READING, Pa., Aug. 17 - A button saved the life of Allen R. Dunkelberger when he and several friends were engaged in target practice with a .32-calibre revolver. As one of... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  August 18, 1904
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Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

1893 - BIG FIRE IN ATLANTIC CITY. THE CITY HALL, OPERA HOUSE, AND OTHER PROPERTY BURNED.
Atlantic City, N. J., Aug. 17. - The business portion of Atlantic City narrowly escaped destruction by fire at an early hour today. The fire destroyed $75,000 worth of property. One life is supposed... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 18, 1893
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Beverly, Massachusetts, USA

1892 - RAILROAD WRECK AT BEVERLY. A PASSENGER CRASHES INTO A FREIGHT - SEVERAL HURT.
BEVERLY, Mass., Aug. 17. - At 5:40 this afternoon Passenger Train No. 112, Rockport to Boston, met an extra freight at Paradise Crossing, on the Boston and Maine, Railroad at Beverly and a collision... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 18, 1892
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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
Norfolk, Virginia, USA

1905 - NUMBER OF DEAD MAY BE NEAR A HUNDRED. Twelve Bodies Recovered and 75 or 80 Persons Missing in Virginia Wreck.
Norfolk, Va., Aug 18 - So far only twelve known dead have been taken from the wreck of the Atlantic Coast Line railway's Kingston and Greenville, N. C., excursion train which went through an open... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel  -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  August 18, 1905
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Stamford, Connecticut, USA

1900 - LIGHTNING IN A MANSION Bolt Tears Two Great Holes In Roof of the Edifice
WHILE INMATES SLEEP SOUNDLY
Guests and Servants Unconscious of All Danger While the Electric Fluid
Was Ripping Things Up--Damage Amounts to [ineligible].

Stamford, Aug. 18. - Lightning struck... Read MORE...

New Haven Evening Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  August 18, 1900
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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

1890 - LARGE PRINT WORKS BURNED. THE DUNNELL ESTABLISHMENT AT PAWTUCKET DESTROYED BY FIRE.
PAWTUCKET, R. I. Aug. 16. - The Dunnell Print Works were destroyed by fire to-day. The loss is roughly estimated at from $150,000 to $200,000, and is fully covered by insurance in Manufacturer's... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 18, 1890
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La Pocatière, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere)

1866 - Bad Check
The Journal de Quebec states that a poor farmer of St. Anne de la Pocatiere, who had heard that a relative of this father in Europe had died, leaving a large fortune, and who had sent papers to claim ... Read MORE...

Macon Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  August 18, 1866
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Time is precious, life short, and consequently not a single moment should be lost . Sensible men...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange)

1848 - APPALLING CONFLAGRATION! 500 BUILDINGS BURNED!! $3,000,000 Property Lost!!
Fire, though a good servant, is indeed a fearful master! And fearfully did this mad element rage yesterday! Our city is desolate! The ruin is appalling! The spirit sinks and the heart sickens, in... Read MORE...

Albany Evening Journal -  Albany, New York -  August 18, 1848
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