Friday, August 13, 2021

1869 - A resident of Hallowell, Me., died recently, after having been confined to his house over twenty years.

Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

1911 - FOUR DIE IN WRECK - EIGHTEEN HOUR FLYER LEAPS OFF RAILS NEAR FORT WAYNE.
30 PERSONS ARE INJURED.

SEVERAL VICTIMS OF CRASH ARE NOT EXPECTED TO SURVIVE.

SPEEDING AT 50 MILES AN HOUR, CHICAGO TO NEW YORK EXPRESS LEAVES TRACK AT SWITCH AND CRASHES INTO FREIGHT... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  August 14, 1911
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Putnam Nail Co., Boston, Mass.

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Hallowell, Maine, USA

1869 - A resident of Hallowell, Me., died recently, after having been confined to his house over twenty years.
His sickness was caused by painting window blinds in the winter season, using green paint, and keeping them in the room where he worked. He inhaled so much of the poisonous vapor that all efforts to... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  August 14, 1869
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Apple Jam - Peel and core the apples, cut in thin slices and put them in a preserving kettle ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 24, 1880

Fairbanks' Celebrate Scales
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Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 25, 1857

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

1882 - INSANE ASYLUM BURNS.
Lancaster, Pa., August, 14 - While SAMUEL METZELL'S barn was burning today the County Insane Asylum was discovered to be on fire.

There were 114 inmates all of whom were saved after great... Read MORE...

Syracuse Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  August 14, 1882
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Kingston, Ulster County, New York, USA (Esopus)

1926 - Seriously Hurt In a Runaway
May Kantrowitz of 92 Broadway Hurled From Wagon as Horse Ran Away on Andrew Street - In Unconscious Condition at Kingston City Hospital.

Max Kantrowitz, 43 years old, a shoemaker located at No. 92 ... Read MORE...

The Kingston Daily Freeman -  Kingston, New York -  August 14, 1926
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North Branford, Connecticut, USA

1917 - INQUIRY INTO TROLLEY CRASH. 19 PERSONS KILLED AND TWO SCORE INJURED IN COLLISION AT NO. BRANFORD, CONN.
SLEEPY MOTORMAN SAID TO HAVE RUN PAST SWITCH - WORKED 16 HOURS.

New Haven, Conn., Aug. 14. - Inquiry into the collision of trolley cars on the Shore Line electric railway at North Branford late... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  August 14, 1917
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Never walk fast in the
streets, which is a mark of vulgarity, ill befitting the character of a...Read MORE...



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

1909 - LENOX. Big Barn Destroyed by Fire.
Fire destroyed the large barn on the Ford farm, owned by Leonard C. Peters and Isaac J. Newton yesterday afternoon. The barn was 50 by 100 feet in size and contained 70 tons of hay. It is thought... Read MORE...

Springfield Daily Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  August 14, 1909
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1936  August 14 - 1936 Summer Olympics (Berlin): The United States men's national basketball team wins the first Olympic basketball tournament in the final game over Canada, 19–8.

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1869  A Rev. House married a Rev. Noon to a Miss Cook, at the residence of Philo Gates, on June 29, at Waterford, Conn.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  The law against cruelty to animals is being quite strenuously enforced in Franklin county, Mass. Recently a resident of Northfield was fined $45 and costs, about $60 in all, for excessively driving and whipping a horse.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1846  August 14 - The Cape Girardeau meteorite, a 2.3 kg chondrite-type meteorite strikes near the town of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.

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 America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: In America, there are "Flags everywhere. EVERYWHERE."

 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec has a rich, distinctive French-Canadian cuisine. Popular dishes include tourtière (a meat...Read MORE...



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Hotel and Holt's Store, Londonderry, Vt.

Patterson Organ
manufactured by James T. Patterson
Bridgeport, Conn.

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Died August 14

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