Tuesday, October 12, 2021

1962 - October 12 - The "Columbus Day Big Blow" occurred in the Pacific Northwest


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The Fred Macey Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.

Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA

1860 - Hanging of Horse Thieves in Arkansas.
FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 4.
This afternoon a man named Martin H. Gilliam, alias Wm. Owen, formerly of Johnstown, Bates county, Missouri, was hung for horse stealing in the presence of a large... Read MORE...

The Tiffin Tribune -  Tiffin, Ohio -  October 12, 1860
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1962 - October 12 - The "Columbus Day Big Blow" occurred in the Pacific Northwest.
It was probably the most damaging windstorm of record west of the Cascade Mountains. Winds reached hurricane force, with gusts above 100 mph. More than 3.5 billion board feet of timber were blown... Read MORE...

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October 12, 1962
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Union Grove, Wisconsin, USA

1901 - EVAN EVANS IS KILLED. Falls Between Cars at Union Grove and Dies of Injuries.
CONDUCTOR'S SAD FATE.

Recently Returned from Visit to Parents in Wales and Last Thoughts Were of Them.

Union Grove, Wis., Oct. 5. - {Special.} - EVAN EVANS, a conductor on a way freight on the... Read MORE...

The Grand Rapids Tribune -  Grand Rapids, Wisconsin -  October 12, 1901
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Doughnuts - Heat one quart of new milk, but do not let it boil; add two teacupfuls of lard...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 27, 1880
Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA

1870 - FIRE IN PLYMOUTH.
About 9 o'clock Sunday evening a fire broke out in a jewelry store under Cook's Hall Plymouth, and that store and another were destroyed, but the Hall in the second story and the Masonic Hall in the... Read MORE...

The New Hampshire Patriot -  Concord, New Hampshire -  October 12, 1870
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Gresco
There is nothing in Corset-dom to compare with it

Michigan Corset Co., Jackson, Mich.

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February 1898

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1895 - Lost His Life in a Burning Theater.
Kansas City, Mo., Oct 10. - Fire which started from an unknown cause on the stage of the old Comique theater yesterday resulted in the complete destruction of the building. $8,000 damage to an... Read MORE...

Lorain County Reporter -  Elyria, Ohio -  October 12, 1895
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San Diego, California, USA

1915 - ARMY AVIATOR FALLS 1,800 FEET AND DROWNS. LIEUT. TALIAFERRO, WHO HELD RECORD FOR LONG FLIGHT, LOSES LIFE AT SAN DIEGO.
San Diego, Cal., Oct. 11. - Lieutenant WALTER R. TALIAFERRO, stationed at the United States army aviation corps school at North Island, fell 1,800 feet into San Diego Bay today and was... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 12, 1915
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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA (Tiverton, Massachusetts)

1909 - MAY BE MURDER CASE
Severed Legs of A Woman in a Dress Suit Case
It Was Found Among Some Bushes in an Outlying Section of Tiverton, R. I.
Tiverton, R. I., Oct. 12. - The finding of the severed legs of a woman in a... Read MORE...

The Chronicle-Telegram -  Elyria, Ohio -  October 12, 1909
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best taste for...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Orono, Maine, USA

1892 - EXPLOSION IN A PAPER MILL. THREE MEN KILLED, SIX INJURED, AND TWO DIGESTERS DESTROYED.
Orono, Me., Oct. 11. - Two large digesters in the Bangor Pulp and Paper Company's mill exploded this morning at 7:30 o'clock, causing the loss of three lives and the injury, more or less seriously,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 12, 1892
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1918  October 12 – Cloquet Fire: The city of Cloquet, Minnesota, and nearby areas are destroyed in a fire, killing 453.

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1918  October 12 - Forest fires ravaged parts of Minnesota from the Duluth area northeastward, claiming the lives of 600 persons.

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 America - Did you know? 1850 - The continuing debate whether territory gained in the Mexican War should be open to slavery...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? French Canadians celebrate Dollard Day on the Monday preceding May 25. The day honors a...Read MORE...



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The Lovers and Wearers of "BLACK CAT"
Triple Knee "Leather" Stockings for Boys, 25 cents a pair

Chicago-Rockford Hosiery Company, Kenosha, Wis.

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January 1898

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