Wednesday, December 29, 2021

1893 - HUNDRED LIVES IN DANGER. Ice In the River at Haverhill Breaks Up While People Are Crossing.

York, Pennsylvania, USA (Yorktown)

1888  Hall Collapses

A Hall at York, Pa., collapsed on the 26th during an entertainment, burying three hundred persons in the ruins, and large number were seriously injured.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  December 29, 1888
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1851 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN PHILADELPHIA.
Philadelphia, Saturday, Dec. 27.
A destructive fire broke out at 1 o'clock this morning, in HART'S Building, corner of Sixth and Chestnut streets. The flames spread with great rapidity, destroying... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York -  December 29, 1851
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cooking Chickens - A new way of cooing chickens is to parboil them and then drop them into...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Bismarck, North Dakota, USA

1930 - CAPITOL BUILDING AT BISMARCK, N. DAKOTA, BURNED TO THE GROUND. FIRE STARTS IN STATE ENGINEER'S OFFICE; FLAMES RACING THROUGH STRUCTURE WHEN FIREMEN ARRIVE.
LOSS OF STATE PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS SO GREAT, CALL ISSUED FOR LEGISLATURE TO MEET AT ONCE.

INSURANCE POLICIES ON BUILDING TOTAL $600,000; LOSS ESTIMATE AT FEW THOUSAND DOLLARS MORE.

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Winnipeg Free Press -  Winnpeg, Manitoba -  December 29, 1930
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"The Woodbury Soap Company is an American manufacturer of personal care products such as cold cream, facial cream, facial powder, after-shave talc and ear swabs. Founded in Albany, New York in 1870, the company was sponsor to popular radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s.

The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New York by a dermatologist. The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrew Jergens Company (now a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio." wikipedia

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Lake Placid, New York, USA

1966 - FIVE PRESUMED DEAD IN BLAZE AT LAKE PLACID'S MARCY HOTEL.
Special to The Post-Standard.
Lake Placid - A search of ice-sheathed debris will begin Thursday in an effort to recover the bodies of five men missing and presumed dead after a fire Wednesday which... Read MORE...

The Post-Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  December 29, 1966
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Sebring, Florida, USA

1943 - SIX DIE WHEN BOMBER CRASHES IN HEAVY FOG.
Hendricks Field, Sebring, Fla., Dec. 29 - (AP) -
Heavy fog which came up unexpectedly was given as the cause of the crash of a heavy bomber hear here Monday night in which six fliers were killed,... Read MORE...

Panama City News-Herald -  Panama City, Florida -  December 29, 1943
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1835 - AWFUL CONFLAGRATION !!
Our city has just been the theatre and the victim of the most disastrous visitation ever known to this Continent !! The heart of her business, her commerce, and her wealth, is now a blackened mass of ... Read MORE...

Huron Reflector  -  Norwalk, Ohio -  December 29, 1835
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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
Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA (Ayers Village)

1893 - HUNDRED LIVES IN DANGER. Ice In the River at Haverhill Breaks Up While People Are Crossing.
HAVERHILL, Mass., Dec. 28. - Special Telegram - The Merrimac River was the scene this noon of a narrow escape from a frightful accident. More than 100 men, women, and children were on the ice. Since... Read MORE...

The Daily Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  December 29, 1893
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1830  December 29 - A very heavy snowstorm ushered in the "winter of the deep snow." The storm produced 30 inches of snow at Peoria IL and 36 inches at Kansas City MO.

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1890  December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

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1852  December 29 - Emma Snodgrass arrested in Boston for wearing pants

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 America - Did you know? The U.S. government owns 80% of the land in Nevada.

 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec has the oldest English language newspaper in North America.

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Kickemuit Road looking South

A. K. Hawkes Company glasses
found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died December 29

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