Thursday, August 19, 2021

1930 - Kick By A Dead Horse Puts Man In The Hospital

Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1853 - AWFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT. FOURTEEN LIVES LOST. THIRTY OR FORTY SERIOUSLY INJURED.
Disagreeable necessity obliges us to shock the sensibilities of our readers, by the recital of another horrible calamity from a collision of Railway trains.

At 8 o'clock, yesterday morning, a... Read MORE...

The Ohio Organ -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  August 19, 1853
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Oswego, New York, USA

1957 - GAS BLAST IN TUNNEL FATAL TO 4.
Oswego, N.Y. (AP) - An explosion tore through a tunnel cut in rock 100 feet below Lake Ontario and killed three construction workers yesterday. The blast turned the 6,250-foot tunnel into a... Read MORE...

Chester Times -  Chester, Pennsylvania -  August 19, 1957
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Maple Icing - For maple icing boil together half a cup of cream, one cup scraped maple sugar ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Davenport, Iowa, USA

1897 - EXPLOSION IN A SIRUP REFINERY. Causes a Fire and Loss of Life.
Davenport, Iowa - August 19 - An explosion of dust knocked out two walls of the elevator of the Davenport Sirup Refinery to day.

John RAPP and John RAHN, two men in the cupola, were forced to jump ... Read MORE...

Madison Courier -  Madison, Indiana -  August 19, 1897
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Murray & Lanman's Florida Water

To the rich and to the poor,
To all people of taste,
at home,
on ship board,
at the seaside,
in the mountains.

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Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

1929 - SIX LOSE THEIR LIVES IN BLAZE. SEVERAL OTHERS INJURED WHEN FIRE DESTROYS ROOMING HOUSE AT LITTLE ROCK.
Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 19 - (AP) - Six persons were burned to death and several others injured or burned in a fire in a rooming house here today.

Explosion of a gas cooking stove started the fire ... Read MORE...

Centralia Daily Journal -  Centralia, Washington -  August 19, 1929
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Torrington, Connecticut, USA

1955 - Hurricane Diane
...Connecticut Hit.
And in Connecticut, Gov. ABRAHAM RIBICOFF ordered units of the National Guard to Torrington where the Naugatuck River and its tributaries were swollen. Flash floods developed in... Read MORE...

Chester Times -  Pennsylvania -  August 19, 1955
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Plymouth, Wisconsin, USA

1930 - Kick By A Dead Horse Puts Man In The Hospital
Plymouth. - Paradoxical as it may seem, Walter Brickner was confined to the hospital here today as the result of being kicked by a dead horse.
Brickner, an employe of the Edward W. Bohnsack company... Read MORE...

The Sheboygan Press -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  August 19, 1930
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you expect a friend to meet you at the end of your journey, sit near the door of the steam-boat...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
1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)
Aspirin Discoverer Dies an Unknown Man

"CHICAGO (UPI) - In these days of deadlines and taxes and other headaches, offer a cheer for Felix Hoffmann, one of the world's great... Read MORE...

Simpson's Leader-Times -  Kittanning, Pennsylvania -  August 19, 1971
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1955  August 19-20 - Rivers throughout Central Massachusetts and Northeastern Connecticut overflow, causing millions of dollars damage.

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1895  August 19 - American frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas.

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1934  August 19 - The first All-American Soap Box Derby is held in Dayton, Ohio.

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 America - Did you know? You don’t need to travel out of the country to see one of Egypt’s ancient ruins. A 3,000-year-old...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The Montmorency Falls is located on the Montmorency River in Montmorency Park. It is roughly 7.5...Read MORE...



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Paramount Theater, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

"The Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a 6-story brick building located in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The theater is a restored example of a vaudeville/movie palace of the 1920s... The Paramount first opened on September 1, 1928, and was at the time called the Capitol Theater..." wikipedia

Nicoll the Tailor
9 South Illinois St.
Indianapolis, Ind.

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