Saturday, September 4, 2021

1869 - Not an Ordinary Church Service

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The Scranton Truth
Scranton, Pennsylvania
September 15, 1908

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St. Mary's, Pa. (UPI) - The two men pulled their car off the highway to watch the storm clouds gather.

"Suddenly we saw the twister," explained Tom Hauber. "It looked to be about 15 feet wide at... Read MORE...

The Valley Independent -  Monessen, Pennsylvania -  September 4, 1963

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fish Cakes - Cold boiled codfish, either fresh or salt, remove the bones and mince the meat; ...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 2, 1881
Leominster, Massachusetts, USA

1869 - Not an Ordinary Church Service
During the morning service at the Unitarian Church, in Leominster, Mass., on a recent Sunday, a lady went into a fit. Two other ladies immediately fainted, and before these were all disposed of, a... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 4, 1869

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Scituate, Massachusetts, USA

1880 - Best Butter Cow
The Jersey Belle, owned by a Mr. Ellms, of Scituate, Mass., is claimed to be the best "butter cow" living. She is described as being a beautiful animal of a rich yellow fawn-color, diversified with... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 4, 1880

Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA

Camden, N. J., Sept. 8. - A bad grade crossing accident at Gloucester City this evening resulted in one death, the severe injury of fifteen persons, and the slight injury of fifteen others, all... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 4, 1899

Damariscotta, Maine, USA

1870 - Fire at Damariscotta Mills, Me.
PORTLAND, Me., Sept. 3. - A saw-mill, foundry, match-factory, blacksmith-shop, dry-house, storehouse and some lumber, at Damariscotta Mills, were destroyed by fire last night. The loss is about... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 4, 1870

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never sit down to the piano uninvited, unless you are alone in the parlor. Do not take any book you ...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
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

1911 - Boy May Die From Burns
Lighting a match to find the stopper of a backyard gasoline tank nearly cost Charles Durgin, 12, of 171 Sherman street, Cambridge, his life last night. He was saved from burning to death by William... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  September 4, 1911

1923  September 4 – In Lakehurst, New Jersey, the first American airship, USS Shenandoah (ZR-1), takes to the sky for the first time.

1894  September 4 – In New York City, 12,000 tailors strike against sweatshop working conditions.

1886  September 4 – American Indian Wars: After almost 30 years of fighting, Apache leader Geronimo surrenders with his last band of warriors to General Nelson Miles at Skeleton Canyon in Arizona.

1882  September 4 - Thomas Edison flips the switch to the first commercial electrical power plant in history, lighting one square mile of lower Manhattan. This is considered by many as the day that began the electrical age.

 America - Did you know? The last person to receive a Civil War pension from the United States government was Irene...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec “unofficially” got rid of Slavery in 1798, 35 years before it was abolished because the...Read MORE...
 Picture of the Day

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Thurber's Store & Residence, Coventry, VT., 1915

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Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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