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1904 - SLIPPERY SIDEWALKS - City Ordinance Does Not Appear to Be Effective


1890s
New Process Soap
Gowans & Stover
Buffalo, N.Y.

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Newburgh, New York, USA

1868 - A little boy three years of age, son of Mrs. William Locke, of Newburgh, N. Y.,
while in the garden a few days ago was pursued by a large skunk. The animal fastened itself on the child's arm, and commenced chewing away at its fingers. The mother of the terrified boy, hearing his ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  December 12, 1868
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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1904 - SLIPPERY SIDEWALKS - City Ordinance Does Not Appear to Be Effective.
The sidewalks in the city of Providence are beginning to assume the same condition as last winter, many of them being already covered with snow and ice sufficient to make the walking quite a little... Read MORE...

The Evening Telegraph -  Providence, Rhode Island -  Monday, December 12, 1904
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Milk Soup

Wash, pare, slice and parboil one pound of potatoes; pour away the water; skin and...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, March 9, 1881
Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1925 - THEATER RIGGING LOFT COLLAPSES; 12 INJURED. SEVERAL MEMBERS OF CHORUS HURT WHEN PIECES OF MASONRY, SCENERY AND LIGHTS BEGIN TO FALL WITH ROAR LIKE AN EXPLOSION
PANIC AMONG AUDIENCE PROBABLY AVERTED WHEN MEMBER OF CAST APPEARS ON STAGE AND BEGINS TO SING.

Wilmington, Del., Dec. 11. - (AP) - The roof of the rigging loft of the Playhouse here collapsed... Read MORE...

Joplin Globe -  Missouri -  December 12, 1925
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1890s
White Sewing Machine Co.
Cleveland, O.

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Sherbrooke, Qu├ębec, Canada

1890 - Hanged
William Wallace Blanchard Hanged at Sherbrooke, Quebec

Sherbrooke, Que., Dec. 12. - William Wallace Blanchard was hanged here this morning for the murder of Chas. A. Clakins on the eighteenth of... Read MORE...

Grand Forks Herald -  Grand Forks, North Dakota -  December 12, 1890
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Burlington, Vermont, USA

1868 - Making Shoe Pegs
The largest manufactory of shoe pegs in this country is said to be at Burlington, Vermont, where one factory is accustomed to transform every day four cords of wood into four hundred bushels of shoe... Read MORE...

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Idaho Statesman -  Idaho -  December 12, 1868
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Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1836 - Deacon George Galusha
Deacon George Galusha, says a letter from Shaftsbury, Vermont, dated Nov. 21st, 'in a state of ill health and mental derangement, destroyed himself by hanging.' Mr Galusha was formerly Governor of... Read MORE...

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New Bedford Gazette -  New Bedford, Massachusetts -  December 12, 1836
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1914  December 12 – The New York Stock Exchange re-opens, having been closed since August 1 except for bond trading.

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1913  December 12 – Vincenzo Perugia tries to sell the Mona Lisa in Florence and is arrested.

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1885  Daniel Fogg, of Cape Elizabeth, Me., has raised a Hubbard squash which weighs two hundred and twenty pounds.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? February 3, 1870 - Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, giving blacks the right to...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! in Quebec, Canada, is the only town in the world with two exclamation points ...Read MORE...



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"Goin Shearin" Main Street, Nantucket, Mass.

1890s
Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Bradford's Millinery Store
Jackman's Block
Barre, Vt.

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Died December 12

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