Saturday, November 27, 2021

1888 - No Longer a Showman. Barnum Turns Over His Interests and Retires to Private Life.

1890 - Foot Race
Peter Teirney and Henry Feige, two heavyweights ran a foot race on Onota street Saturday for a purse of $5. The distance was 100 yards, and Tierney won by less that a foot in 10 3/ 4 seconds. Each man ... Read MORE...

The Berkshire County Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  Thurs., November 27, 1890
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Kapseals Ambodryl Hydrochloride
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1869 - A handbill, of which the following is a copy, was lately posted in sundry places in London:
"TO ALL FENIANS.
"Vive la Republique!
"The Queen will visit the city in state on Saturday, and on that day she will be shot. She seldom gives a chance. The opportunity won't be lost!
"GOD SAVE... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 27, 1869
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Lisbon, Connecticut, USA

1869 - Isaac S Geer, of Lisbon, Conn., in making some changes in a water pipe, found it needful to extend one through an under drain that ran several feet below the surface.
How to get the pipe through without taking up the drain was a problem. But Mr. Geer studied upon it, and after a while hit upon this admirable plan: He opened the lower end of the drain, and then... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 27, 1869
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
St Albans, Vermont, USA

1891 - MANY BUILDINGS DESTROYED. FIRE DOES MUCH DAMAGE IN THE BUSINESS PART OF ST. ALBANS, VT.
St. Albans, Vt., Nov. 26. - A fire, which broke out about 12:30 o'clock this morning, proved to be the most disastrous that St. Albans has known for many years. The total loss is estimated at... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 27, 1891
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King of Malaria
Chill Tonic
Made in Chicago, IL

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)

1877 - Avid Reader
Publishers of newspapers seldom meet with such conscientious subscribers as one Mrs. Butts, of Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Although seventy-five years old, she is reported to have recently walked from... Read MORE...

Delaware County Daily Times -  Chester, Pennsylvania -  November 27, 1877
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1884 - Horse Led to Chapel
Some students in the Industrial institute at Worcester, Massachusetts, recently led a horse up two flights of stairs to the chapel. Twenty-eight members or the classes have been suspended for... Read MORE...

The Belleville Telescope -  Belleville, Kansas -  November 27, 1884
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Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

1888 - No Longer a Showman. Barnum Turns Over His Interests and Retires to Private Life.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 27. - P. T. Barnum, the showman, is a thing of the past. He has settled up his business, and announced that he had turned his whole circus over to Mr. Bailey, who will own and ... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  November 27, 1888
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and ...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
Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)

1888 - Steamer Frozen
The steamer Pomeranian, bound for Liverpool, which grounded at Sorel, attempted to reach Quebec Sunday with the aid of four tugs. Yesterday not only the steamer but the tugs, too, were frozen in... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  November 27, 1888
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1924  November 27 – In New York City the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held

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1926  November 27 - Restoration of Williamsburg, Virginia, begins

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 America - Did you know? George Washington was a savvy businessman who owned one of the largest distilleries in 18th century ...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In Francophone Quebec stop signs have “Arrêt” written on them although “Stop” is a valid word in...Read MORE...



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The Surfside

666 Malarial Preparation
Made in Jacksonville, FL

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died November 27

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