Monday, October 25, 2021

1905 - PIRATE DRUGGED HIM. Arrested Shipmate Tells Strange Story of Sloop Dorado

1940 - Engine House Interior is Being Redecorated
E. C. Feige of Clement street, who was given the contract for painting both the exterior and the interior of the engine house on State street, is decorating the entire interior. Yesterday both pieces ... Read MORE...

The North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  Fri., October 25, 1940
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The Marco Polo, 1550 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, Conn., Route 44


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Elmira, New York, USA

1884 - Mr. P. Sexton, of Elmira, N.Y., will soon have a new eyelid.
Mr. Sexton, as will be remembered, was the engineer of the train that rain through a sea of burning oil near Bradford, Pa., last January. He was severely burned. Parts of his nose and ears are gone,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  October 25, 1884
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1842 - COPPER MINE IN RHODE ISLAND
A rich Copper Mine has been opened at Cumberland, R. I. - Within the last week fifteen tons of ore have been shipped for Boston, from the mine, commenced this season, and worked by four men only. The ... Read MORE...

The Evening Post -  New York, New York -  October 25, 1842
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA

1906 - SEVEN DEAD, TWO INJURED. EXPLOSION IN COAL MINE OF CAMBRIA STEEL CO. MANAGEMENT BELIEVES GAS WAS FIRED BY THE SETTING OFF OF A BLAST.
Johnstown, Pa., Oct. 25. - An explosion occurred in the Cambria Steel Co.'s coal mine here, in which seven men were killed and two severely injured.

The management of the company says in an... Read MORE...

Daily Free Press -  Carbondale, Illinois -  October 25, 1906
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hot Cross Buns - Take two cups of milk, three of sugar, two eggs, half teaspoonful soda,...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., August 25, 1880
Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada (Assumption) (Sandwich) (Walkerville)

1960 - BLAST TOPPLES WALL OF STORE; SIX ARE KILLED.
Windsor, Ont. - AP - Six persons were reported killed and at least 50 injured in an explosion that collapsed a department store in downtown Windsor today.

One rescuer said, "There's lots of bodies ... Read MORE...

The Modesto Bee and News-Herald -  Modesto, California -  October 25, 1960
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David L. Moore, President

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Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA

1890 - EAST PEPPERELLS BIG FIRE. A SHOE FACTORY AND A NUMBER OF SMALLER BUILDINGS BURNED.
EAST PEPPERELL, Mass., Oct.24. - A big fire was discovered this morning at 2 o'clock in the shoe factory of Leighton Brothers, and soon the whole building was ablaze. A high wind was blowing and the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 25, 1890
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Hyde Park, Massachusetts, USA*

1895 - RAILROAD WRECKS. FOUR MEN WERE KILLED AND MANY INJURED.
The Engineer Responsible For the N. Y. N. H. and H. Road Accident - A Broken Axle Causes the Wreck on the Pennsylvania Road.

Hyde Park, Mass., Oct. 25 - A rear end collision occurred here on the... Read MORE...

Ticonderoga Sentinel  -  New York -  October 25, 1895
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Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam)

A reporter visits Westport in 1900 investigating the Jessie Cobb murder
Westport lies between Bath and Boothbay Harbor, and is the
first stopping place out of the former city. When the little
steamboat drew up to the wharf there was no human being, and
only two houses ... Read MORE...

Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  October 25, 1900
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never eat every morsel that is upon your plate; and surely no lady will ever scrape her plate, or...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
Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1905 - PIRATE DRUGGED HIM. Arrested Shipmate Tells Strange Story of Sloop Dorado.
Special to The New York Times.

NEWPORT, Oct. 24. - The arrest of Otto Steifel in Providence to-day proved of great importance in clearing up the mystery about the sloop Dorado and the plunder... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 25, 1905
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1868  Kerosene Explosion
Mary Cannon and a daughter of John Eagan, of Windsor Locks, Connecticut, were burned to death on the 15th by the explosion of kerosene.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? The first program NBC broadcast was a cartoon of Felix The Cat!

 Quebec - Did you know? America once invaded Quebec.

The Battle of Chateauguay took place on October 26, 1813, during...Read MORE...



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West Springfield, Mass.

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