Friday, January 14, 2022

1871 - Sticky Situation


Old Mother Hubbard she went to the cupboard and there made a find very nice. She said "with great ease Macaroni and Cheese - Van Camp's makes a meal in a trice."

Van Camp Packing Co., 302 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis, Ind.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Bath, Maine, USA

1871 - 8 Year Journey
A lady in Bath, Maine, has just had returned to her by the Post-Office Department a letter which she mailed eight years and six months ago. It was covered with post-marks, but it is difficult to... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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Berkley, Massachusetts, USA (Berkeley)

1871  Industrious Females

Although the town of Berkeley, Mass., contains only 800 inhabitants, its female inhabitants have earned $6,000 during the past year at straw sewing.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Potato Salad

Take some cold boiled potatoes and slice very thin; add to them three hard-boiled...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, March 29, 1881
Milton, Massachusetts, USA

1871  New Public Library

The town of Milton, Mass., with a population of less than 3,000, has voted $5,000 to establish a public library, and an equal amount has been raised by subscription.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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"1847 Rogers Bros."
The Meriden Britannia Co., Meriden, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - Sticky Situation
During the services of a prayer meeting at Fall River, Massachusetts, a messenger came to summon an M. D., who was present, to attend a little boy who appeared to be suddenly attacked, after a short... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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Lewiston, Maine, USA

1871 - Snapped Like Threads
The Bangor (Me.) Whig reports that, owing to the intense cold, the wires of the Western Union Telegraph line, between that city and Lewiston, were recently broken in nearly fifty places. The wires... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Whatever business you have, do it the first moment you can; never by halves, but finish it with out ...Read MORE...



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

1871  Dear Meat

Mayor Wilson, of Corry, Pa, went deer hunting and at the first shot brought down a $200 colt. He paid the owner and owns the carcass. It is dear meat to him, but it is not venison.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 14, 1871
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1888  In the Ohio Legislature a bill was introduced on the 9th fixing passenger rates at two cents per mile on all railroads in the State.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Pittsburgh Factories
Pittsburgh has thirty-two iron, nine steel, and two copper mills.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Sweden and Norway Tops in Education
Official reports show that in Sweden and Norway, 97 out of every 100 children between 5 and 15 attend school, a larger percentage than anywhere else.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Boulder City, Nevada, is one of the few places left in the state where gambling is illegal. The...Read MORE...



legendsofamerica.com


 Quebec - Did you know? About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number,...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Middleton, Mass. - On the Ipswich River near Howes Station

Patton's Sun-Proof Paint

Jas. E. Patton Co., Milwaukee, Wis., U.S.A.

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February 1898

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Died January 14

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