Thursday, November 11, 2021

1898 - SLAIN BY A FALLING ROOF - Its Collapse on a New Theatre In Detroit Buries Workmen. - OVER HALF A SCORE KILLED.

Detroit, Michigan, USA

1898 - SLAIN BY A FALLING ROOF - Its Collapse on a New Theatre In Detroit Buries Workmen. - OVER HALF A SCORE KILLED.
Nearly Twenty Men Are Injured – The Roof Fell Without Warning and Buried the Workmen Beneath the Ruins – Not a Man Escaped Unwounded – The Building Was Uncompleted.

DETROIT, Mich. (Special). - The ...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  November 11, 1898

Rhea, Smalley & Co.,
Wholesale Dealers in All Kinds of Farm Machinery
226 S. Washington and 120 Liberty Sts., Peoria, Ill.

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Napierville, Québec, Canada (Saint-Cyprien) (Saint-Édouard)

By International News Service
MONTREAL, Nov. 10. - Louis Cyr, aged forty-nine, born at St. Cyprien, Quebec, the world's champion weight lifter, died here today at his daughter's residence after a... Read MORE...

The Salt Lake Tribune -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  November 11, 1912

1926 - November 11 – U.S. Route 66 is established.
U.S. Route 66, also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System. US 66 was established on November ... Read MORE...
November 11, 1926

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hard Sauce - Beat one-fourth of a poiund of butter to a cream, adding gradually one cup of...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

Jos. A. Morrison
Dealer in Gold & Silver Watches,
Fine Jewelry,
Silver and Plated Ware, Clocks, Spectacles, Eye Glasses, &c,
Main St., Pittsfield, Me.

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

1976 - Century-old twins
CUMBERLAND, R.I. (AP) - Emmanuel and Samuel Lussier's relatives are planning a centennial celebration of their own next year when the twin brothers reach a landmark birthday.

Emmanuel and Samuel...

The Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  November 11, 1976

Marlow, New Hampshire, USA

1885 - Runaway

A few days since, as William L. Abbott was driving in his lumber wagon on the Symondsville road, he was overtaken and run into by a runaway team. He was thrown under the body of his wagon, ... Read MORE...

New-Hampshire Sentinel -  Keene, New Hampshire -  November 11, 1885

North Bay, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

North Bay, Ontario, Nov. 10. - The steamer TEMISKAMING was approaching the landing at Temiskaming at 6 o'clock to-night when the boiler exploded, wrecking the steamer and causing the death of at... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 11, 1908

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dress for Morning Visits — A lady should never receive her morning callers in a wrapper, unless...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
Auburn, New York, USA

1854  Convicts and Religion

Examinations made at Auburn, New York, showed that out of nine hundred convicts, only forty-seven had ever been in a Sabbath School, and that of these only seventeen had been regular scholars.

Daily Free Democrat -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  November 11, 1854

1933  November 11 – Dust Bowl: In South Dakota, a very strong dust storm strips topsoil from desiccated farmlands

1911  November 11 - Oklahoma City established a record high of 83 degrees and record low of 17 degrees that same day.

1871  The town of Ashfield, Mass., was recently obliged to pay $19,135.81 to a lady who was injured by falling through a defective bridge.
Before the commencement of the suit the lady offered to settle for $1,000; but the Selectmen of the town were obstinate and preferred the suit.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? December 2, 1899 - U.S. acquires American Samoa by treaty with Great Britain and Germany.

 Quebec - Did you know? Tobacco was used freely in New France. Nearly every farmer planted tobacco near his home. Men and...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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The Water Users' Buildings

Description: Phoenix Water Users Building
Address: Van Buren and Second Avenue, near site of Y.M.C.A. Building
Type: commercial
Date: ca. 1912
Condition: demolished
Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost

C. H. Foote,
Jobber and Wholesale Dealer in
Groceries and Provisions,
35 Bridge Street
Plattsburgh, N.Y.

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Died November 11