Wednesday, December 15, 2021

1898 - Charm of Farm Life. The Rural Habitation is the Place Where Home Ties Are Strongest and Purest

1898 - Charm of Farm Life. The Rural Habitation is the Place Where Home Ties Are Strongest and Purest.
No one pretends that farmers are making money rapidly; they have their vexations and discouragements as do others, but they have several things to be very thankful for. They have good homes, in... Read MORE...

Daily Herald -  Mississippi -  December 15, 1898
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Suredone Pure Medicated Powder
Made in Norwich, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1890 - THE BIG PROVIDENCE FIRE. THOUSANDS OF CURIOUS PERSONS WATCHING THE RUINS.
PROVIDENCE, R. I., Dec. 14. - Thousands of spectators flocked around the scene of Saturday's half-million-dollar fire to-day. Chief of Police Child ordered the circle of the ropes contracted to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 15, 1890
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Ithaca, New York, USA

1888  Fell Through Ice

At Ithaca, N.Y., on the 12th E. S. Nevins, of Orange, N.J., a student and Maggie Sullivan, a teacher, broke through the ice while skating and were drowned.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  December 15, 1888
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada (Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia)

1931 - FIRE AT HOSPITAL FOR INSANE KILLS THREE, 300 PATIENTS DRIVEN INTO COLD OF NIGHT.
Charlottetown, P.E.I., Dec. 15 - With two known dead and three missing persons believed also to have lost their lives in the flames, the Falconwood hospital for the insane was in ashes today after a... Read MORE...

Stevens Point Daily Journal -  Stevens Point, Wisconsin -  December 15, 1931
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Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

1958 - SIX KILLED BY ALLENTOWN GAS BLASTS. FIRE SPECTATORS ARE VICTIMS OF HOTEL EXPLOSION.
Allentown, Pa. (UPI) - A series of gas explosions destroyed the Mountainville Inn Sunday, killing six persons including a newspaper employe apparently trying to photograph the incident.

Some 24... Read MORE...

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  December 15, 1958
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Digestibility of Raisins - Yes, raisins are excellent, and quite digestible providing they...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Dunkirk, New York, USA

1900 - SEVEN WERE KILLED IN NORMAL SCHOOL FIRE. SIX OF THE VICTIMS GIRL STUDENTS OF THE FREDONIA INSTITUTION.
Wire Window Screens Prevented Easy Access to the Fire Escapes - Nothing Saved from the Building.

Dunkirk, N. Y., Dec. 14 - From the smoldering ruins of the Fredonia State Normal and Training... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 15, 1900
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Vaseline Petroleum Jelly
Made in New York, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1885 - A FATAL WRECK. FEARFUL ACCIDENT ON THE GEORGIA RAILROAD. FIFTEEN PERSONS KILLED OR FATALLY INJURED. A TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 15. - One of the most terrible railroad accidents ever known in Georgia, occurred last night at midnight, fifteen miles from this city on the Georgia Pacific road. The East... Read MORE...

Daily Iowa Capital -  Des Moines, Iowa -  December 15, 1885
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1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the... Read MORE...

www.americaslibrary.gov
December 15, 1791
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Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA*

1869 - A Morocco Factory in Charlestown, Mass., Burned.
BOSTON, Dec. 14. - The morocco factory of C. C. PERKINS, in Charlestown, including the machinery and a portion of the stock, was destroyed by fire last night. The loss in 20,000, which is partially... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 15, 1869
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

A seeming ignorance is very often a most neces
sary part of worldly knowledge. It is , for...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - Our Frozen Possessions - A Sea Captain's Opinion About Mr. Seward's Purchase - The North-West Pasasge.
We make the following extracts from a letter recently written to the Titusville Herald by Capt. LEONARD HARTWELL, of New-Bedford, Mass.:

"Having spent the past four years on whaling voyages in the ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 15, 1870
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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? In New France, socially, the seigneur and his family did not stand apart from his neighbors. All...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Y.M.C.A. Building, Beloit, Wis.

Wa-Hoo Blood and Nerve Tonic
Made in Detroit, MI

The label boasts it to be "a positive cure for blood rheumatism, blood disorders, stomach troubles, liver and kidney complaint, sick headache, malaria, indigestion, dyspepsia, constipation, catarrah of the stomach, nervousness, skin diseases, salt rheum, scrofula and neuralgia."

The label also says, "Also female weakness and irregularities are promptly relieved and permanently cured." http://newsok.com/article/2134619


Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died December 15

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