Sunday, August 22, 2021

1868 - Mention was made some time since of the resident of Watertown, N. Y., who wheeled his wife on a wheelbarrow from that place to Saratoga...

Rochester, New York, USA

1899 - HORSES ELECTROCUTED. Team Attached to Sprinkling Cart Killed by Lightning Bolt.
As one of the results of yesterday's severe storm. Charles W. Hartung, a liveryman, with stables at No. 70 Ontario street, is minus two valuable horses. They were attached to a sprinkling cart and... Read MORE...

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle -  Rochester, New York -  August 22, 1899
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Pillsbury's Soy Golden Bake Mix

Exciting Muffin with SOY!

The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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Saginaw, Michigan, USA

1866 - TERRIFIC TORNADO. THREE BUILDINGS BLOWN DOWN - ONE MAN KILLED AND THREE SEVERELY INJURED BY THE FALLING WALLS.
From the Saginaw (Mich.) Enterprise, Aug. 13.
About 2 1/ 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon a small black cloud passed over this city, and almost in an instant, without the least warning, a terrific gale... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 22, 1866
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South Hero, Vermont, USA

1960 - 7 HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATES KILLED IN VERMONT CRASH.
South Hero, Vt. (UPI) - Gov. Robert T. Stafford has asked for a report on a crash that killed seven youths who graduated from high school together two months ago.

The youths, all from Winooski,... Read MORE...

The Daily Times -  New Philadelphia, Ohio -  August 22, 1960
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Sallie's Biscuits - Three good-sized potatoes, boiled and mashed fine, one tablespoon sugar, ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., June 2, 1880
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1899 - July 19 – The Newsboys Strike takes place when the Newsies of New York go on strike (until August 2).
Only a Partial Concession.

The newsboys strike against the New York Journal and World has been settled. The newsies wanted the daily editions of the papers at the rate of a penny each, instead of... Read MORE...

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle -  Rochester, New York -  August 22, 1899
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The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1904 - SIXTEEN PEOPLE KILLED - The Tornado at Twin Cities Wrought Devastation.
It Cut a Pathway Eight Miles Long Through the Business District - Hundreds of Fine Shade Trees Ruined.

St. Paul, Minn., August 22. - The tornado which Saturday night struck this city cut a pathway ... Read MORE...

The Sun -  Chanute, Kansas -  August 22, 1904
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Watertown, New York, USA

1868 - Mention was made some time since of the resident of Watertown, N. Y., who wheeled his wife on a wheelbarrow from that place to Saratoga.
The trip was undertaken, on the advice of a physician, for the benefit of the wife's health. Recently the couple passed through Utica on their way home, the woman restored to health, and walking... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  August 22, 1868
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind. The best cure is to try to have ...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
1911  August 22 – The theft of the Mona Lisa is discovered in the Louvre.

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1902  August 22 – Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first American President to ride in an automobile when he rides in a Columbia Electric Victoria through Hartford, Connecticut.

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1868  In digging a foundation in San Francisco, a heavy barrel was exhumed, and great was the excitement when it became rumored that a barrel of gold dust had been hidden there some twenty years ago.
When opened, it proved to be full of very putrid flour.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1885  Mrs Smith of Moultonborough, N. H., took her first dose of medicine at the age of ninety-six. - Boston Globe


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? The Library of Congress is keeping an archive of every tweet ever tweeted.

 Quebec - Did you know? The Ch√Ęteau Frontenac in Quebec City is the most photographed hotel in the world.
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G. D. Bates, Fine Boots and Shoes, Eddy Block, Webster, Mass.

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1868 - Mention was made some time since of the resident of Watertown, N. Y., who wheeled his wife on a wheelbarrow from that place to Saratoga.