Monday, August 23, 2021

1885 - MARY FOLHART'S STORY. Why a Brooklyn Girl was Arrested for Theft.

Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

1889 - A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION. Three Men Killed by an Accident to a Threshing Machine.
A terrible accident occurred about noon at the farm of CHARLES DINSMORE, eighteen miles southwest of Aberdeen, Dakota. Three men were killed and several others seriously injured by the explosion of a ... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  August 23, 1889
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1880s
Vacuum Harness Oil
M. Haberbush
Lancaster, PA

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Saratoga County, New York, USA

1885 - MARY FOLHART'S STORY. Why a Brooklyn Girl was Arrested for Theft.
She Visits a Female Friend to Attend Her Through Illness and Receives a Proposal of Marriage from a Married Man - Going to Saratoga County to Face Her Accuser.

A lank, knowing looking countryman... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  August 23, 1885
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Saratoga County, New York, USA

1882 - A MURDERER CAPTURED
Arrest of James Conroy for Killing Peter M'Cann, of Saratoga County.

PITTSBURG, Aug. 22. - Several weeks ago a circular was received at Police Head-quarters, in this city, offering a reward of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 23, 1882
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Rochester, Minnesota, USA

1883 - DEATH-DEALING CYCLONE. GREAT DESTRUCTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY IN MINNESOTA. A TRAIN LIFTED FROM THE RAILS AND MANY OF ITS PASSENGERS EITHER KILLED OR FEARFULLY WOUNDED.
Winona, Aug. 22 - A cyclone struck Rochester about 7 o'clock last evening, and one-third of the city is in ruins. All north of the track is devastated, including the Methodist church, Horton's... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 23, 1883
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pig's Foot Cheese - Boil the hocks and feet of equal quantity loose in a pot till the meat...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881

1880s
Glenwood Range
W. W. Keene & Son.
Damariscotta, ME

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Sharon, Massachusetts, USA

1898 - ONLY FOUR KILLED IN WRECK.
CASUALTIES AT SHARON NOT SO NUMEROUS AS AT FIRST REPORTED - TWO MAY NOT RECOVER.

Sharon, Mass., Aug. 22. - In the excitement and confusion attending the clearing away of the wreckage caused by... Read MORE...

Omaha Daily Bee -  Omaha, Nebraska -  August 23, 1898
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Bakersfield, California, USA

1952 - NEW QUAKE JARS SOUTHLAND, BAKERSFIELD LOSS IN MILLIONS. 2 DEAD, 32 HURT, BUSINESS AREA LEFT SHAMBLES. RESCUERS DIG INTO WRECKAGE, MORE TEMBLORS FEARED.
Bakersfield, Calif. (UP) - Another earthquake rattled windows in Southern California today as Bakersfield dug out of the debris left by the bomblike earth shock that caused the deaths of two persons... Read MORE...

San Mateo Times -  San Mateo, California -  August 23, 1952
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Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1841 - Boat upset by steamer
On the 16th inst. a small boat crossing from Batiscan to St. Pierre les Becquet, Quebec, was upset by a steamer - three females were drowned; Mrs Radeau, Mrs Cote and Miss Mailbat. They were going to ... Read MORE...

Daily Atlas -  Massachusetts -  August 23, 1841
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1884  Harvey Wakefield, who died recently in Colebrook, Conn, at the age of eighty-two, had a passion for saving all sorts of articles that people generally threw away.
In his barn is a huge pile of newspapers, an it is said that every newspaper he had received in sixty years lies in that heap. - Hartford Post.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1894  All the members of the school board in Tiverton, R. I., are women; and the superintendent says the schools of that town are the best conducted in the state.


Fayette County Leader
Fayette, Iowa

 America - Did you know? July 26, 1908 - Bureau of Investigation, forerunner of the FBI, is established.

 Quebec - Did you know? Tourtière is a traditional Quebecois meat pie. The filling varies from region to region, but it...Read MORE...



Top 10 Foods to Eat in Quebec (travel.nationalgeographic.com/ travel/ top-10/ foods-to-eat-in-quebec/)
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1880s
Pillsbury Flour
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