Wednesday, January 12, 2022

1932 - January 12 – Hattie W. Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate.

Berthierville, Québec, Canada (Berthier-en-Haut) (Ste-Genevieve-de-Berthier)

1889 - FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.
...A land-slide occurred near Berthier-en-Haut, Que., on the 7th, and what was a high bank along the river disappeared, leaving in its place an enormous cavity some five or six acres in extent.... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 12, 1889
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The Reid & Hughes Dry Goods Co., 1907 ad

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1932 - January 12 – Hattie W. Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
Hattie Wyatt Caraway served for 14 years in the U.S. Senate and established a number of "firsts," including her 1932 feat of winning election to the upper chamber of Congress in her own right.... Read MORE...

http://history.house.gov
January 12, 1932
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Warsaw, New York, USA

1907 - HEAD ON COLLISION. ONE MAN KILLED IN ACCIDENT NEAR WARSAW, N. Y.
(By Associated Press.)
Rochester, N. Y., Jan. 12. - Two freight trains were wrecked on the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad, near Warsaw, early today, in a head on collision.

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Middletown Daily Times-Press -  Middletown, New York -  January 12, 1907
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Plattsburgh, New York, USA

1887 - A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION. NITRO-GLYCERINE QUICKLY DEMOLISHES A POWDER FACTORY.
PLATTSBURG, N. Y., Jan. 11. - The people of this village were startled at 8:45 o'clock this morning by a terrific report followed by long-continued rumbling and the smashing of windows. Fully 1,200... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 12, 1887
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Kingston, Ulster County, New York, USA (Esopus)

1894 - A FATAL EXPLOSION - Four Men Killed and Three Buildings Blown to Pieces.
An explosion that shook nearly every house in Kingston N. Y., and in all directions within a radius of ten miles from Rifton occurred at 7.55 o'clock, a. m. The explosion occurred in the works of the ... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  January 12, 1894
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Old-Fashioned Brown Betty - Sprinkle a layer of sugar between the layers of apples and...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, February 1898
Los Angeles, California, USA

1920 - BIG AUDITORIUM IN LOS ANGELES BURNED DOWN.
Los Angeles, Jan. 12. - Shrine auditorium, the largest hall here, was completely destroyed by fire yesterday.

Six firemen, one policeman and one civilian were more or less seriously injured. OTTO... Read MORE...

Modesto Evening News -  Modesto, California -  January 12, 1920
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New Victoria Sewing Machines and Supplies
A. R. Acly, Jeweler, Afton, N.Y.

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Meriden, Connecticut, USA

1888  Fire

The barns of the horse railroad company at Meriden, Conn., were burned Tuesday night. Fourteen cars were consumed and eighty horses perished in the flames.

The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  January 12, 1888
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 America - Did you know? Bite the Bullet

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Mormon Station State Historic Park. Genoa, Nevada


 Quebec - Did you know? Christmas Eve with its atmosphere of wonder offers infinite possibilities to people’s imagination....Read MORE...



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City Hall & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

The Larkin Factories, Buffalo, N.Y.
Over Fifty Acres of Floor Space. Visitors Welcome.

The Larkin Company are the World's Largest Manufacturers of Soaps and Toilet Preparations and are important Food Specialists. The entire output of the Larkin Factories goes direct from the Factory to Family, thus saving for customers the expenses and profits of wholesalers and retailers.

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