Saturday, January 15, 2022

1870 - Forbidden to Read Bible

Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) (Pascoag) (Mapleville)

1894 - WOOLEN MILL GONE. Harrisville, R.I., Suffers a Loss of $445,000 by Devouring Flames.
HARRISVILLE, R.I., Jan. 14. - The large woolen mill owned by William Tinkham and operated by William Tinkham & Son, was destroyed by fire Saturday morning soon after midnight.

The buildings...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  January 15, 1894

Challenge Wind Mill and Feed Mill Co.
Manufacturers of Geared & Pumping Mills, Feed Mills, Horse Powers, ETC.
Batavia, Illinois

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Killingly, Connecticut, USA (Danielson) (Dayville) (East Killingly)

1904 - Hot From The Wires
By Associated Press.
Washington, D.C. - The Windham County National Bank, of Danielsonville, Danielson, Conn., which closed its doors on December 22, to-day was authorized by the Comptroller of the... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  January 15, 1904

South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA

1887 - South Hadley Seminary, one of the earliest of the collegiate institutions for women in this country,
and one which has done incalculable service in promoting Christian education, both hear and abroad, by its work, is preparing to hold a semi-centennial next summer. All the graduates of the seminary... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1887

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Old-Fashioned Molasses Candy - First secure old-fashioned New Orleans molasses. This is far...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Egremont, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - A worthy farmer in Egremont, Mass., sitting at his fireside the other evening, was disturbed by a heavy, suspicious movement outside, and came to the conclusion it was a bear.
Peering through the darkness he saw a large black object, and he set his dogs on it, but the supposed bear beat them off. Getting his gun he leveled the animal, and found on handling the carcass that ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870

Waterloo Organs
Best in the World.
For Sale by
Hopkins & Bond,
Bath, N.Y.

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Hadley, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - They reach [sic] astounding arithmetic at North Hadley, Mass., juding from a recent illustration in Postmaster Cooley's store.
A twelve year old pupil in a school there tried a pair of skates, worth 67 cents, for a day, and liked them so well he offered to buy them, paying Mr. Cooley the six cents then and then the seven in... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870

St Louis, Missouri, USA

And Shove Those Next to the Carriage Into the Shaft and To a Fatal Fall of Six Stories.

St. Louis, Jan. 13 – A crowd of employes pressing against an elevator gate tonight on the sixth floor of the ... Read MORE...

Decatur Herald -  Decatur, Illinois -  January 15, 1904

Russell, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - Forbidden to Read Bible
The Irish Catholics at Russell, Mass., have forbidden their children to read the Bible in the schools, and demanded that the teachers shall not oblige them to do so. So the Catholic children merely... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 15, 1870

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Finger Nails - if they are inclined to be stiff and brittle, should be annointed each night with a...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1943  January 15 - The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

1892  January 15 – James Naismith's rules for basketball are published for the first time in the Springfield YMCA International Training School's newspaper, in an article titled "A New Game."

1863  January 15 - 1st US newspaper printed on wood-pulp paper, Boston Morning Journal

 America - Did you know? Although Ohio is listed as the 17th state in the U.S., it is technically 47th because Congress...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Throughout 17th century Quebec, it was not uncommon to see older men marrying young girls. Such...Read MORE...

History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Etsey Organ Co.
Brattleboro, VT, U.S.A.

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