Wednesday, December 1, 2021

1875 - A Fast Train Accident

Elmira, New York, USA

1892 - TO ETERNITY ! FOUR PEOPLE KILLED INSTANTLY BY TRAIN NO. 5. A CROSSING HORROR. AN ACCIDENT THE ENGINEER DID NOT SEE. THREE CORPSES ON THE ENGINE PILOT. THE GHASTLY DISCOVERY MADE WHEN THE TRAIN REACHED THE DEPOT.
WHAT THE ENGINEER SAYS.
HE WAS GETTING HIS DINNER PAIL OUT WHEN THE TRAIN PASSED OVER THE CROSSING - THE VICTIMS, RESIDENTS OF THE COUNTY - ONE YOUNG MAN INJURED BUT WILL PROBABLY... Read MORE...

Star Gazette -  Elmira, New York -  December 1, 1892
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The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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1888  President of Switzerland Dead.

BERNE, Nov. 28. - M. Hertenstein, President of Switzerland, who underwent the amputation of his right leg last week because of disease of the arteries, is dead.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  December 1, 1888
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

A crookneck, or winter squash pudding.

Core, boil and skin a good squash, and bruise it well;...Read MORE...



Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814

Pillsbury's Soy Golden Bake Mix

Exciting Muffin with SOY!

The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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Oil City, Pennsylvania, USA

1889 - A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION. A NITRO-GLYCERINE MAGAZINE BLOWN UP - SEVERAL DEATHS.
Oil City, Pa., Nov. 30. - An explosion of nitro-glycerine occurred in a suburb at two o'clock this afternoon in which two brothers, sons of a widow named FISHER -- JAMES, aged eighteen, and CHARLES,... Read MORE...

Burlington Hawk-Eye -  Iowa -  December 1, 1889
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Portland, Oregon, USA

1922 - FOUR ARE DEAD IN HOTEL FIRE.
Portland, Oregon, Dec. 1. - Four men lost their lives in a fire today in the Ben Hur Hotel formerly known as the Oak Hotel in the business district here. None of the dead had been identified several... Read MORE...

The Newark Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  December 1, 1922
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Denver, Colorado, USA

1901 - DENVER CITY HALL BURNS. Large Number of Valuable Records Supposed to Have Been Consumed.
Denver, Col., Nov. 30. - Fire, tonight destroyed the Denver city hall, including, probably, a large amount of valuable records. The fire is supposed to have been caused by defective electric wiring.... Read MORE...

Davenport Daily Republican -  Davenport, Iowa -  December 1, 1901
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 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
Charlton, Massachusetts, USA (Charlton City) (Charlton Depot)

1875 - A Fast Train Accident.
A remarkable accident occurred to a passenger on the fast train from Boston on Monday. The Springfield Union says that soon after the train passed Charlton, he attempted to go from one car to... Read MORE...

Hartford Daily Courant -  Hartford, Connecticut -  December 1, 1875
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1888  Jewet Dargenton, proprietor of a boarding house at Amesbury, Mass., shot his wife on the 27th and then killed himself. Jealousy prompted the act.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  The wire works of Morse & Whyte at Brookline, Mass., burned on the 24th. Loss $50,000; covered by insurance.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  On the 24th John Roche and Patrick Cavanaugh, while at work on the chimney of the new Pacific mills at Lawrence, Mass., fell 120 feet with the elevator. Neither was killed but both are seriously injured.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1909  December 1 - 1st Christmas Club payment made, to Carlisle Trust Co, Pa

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 America - Did you know? The United States’ current 50-star flag was designed as a school project by 17-year-old Robert G....Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The Ch√Ęteau Frontenac in Quebec City is the most photographed hotel in the world.
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The Berkshire Evening Eagle
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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Died December 1

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