Friday, July 29, 2022

1920 - BLAME FIRE ON MICE AND MATCHES; LOSS $300

Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada

1854 - Cholera
CHOLERA

We learn from Fredericton that the steamers Anna Augusta and John Waring left Saint John with a party of some 500 or 600 (principally Roman Catholics) to attend a meeting in Fredericton on ... Read MORE...

Carleton Sentinel -  Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada -  July 29, 1854
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1892 advertisement

No Mosquitoes
Will Bite You!
If you use freely HARLOW'S 'COMFORT' for Sportsmen, Anglers, or others who frequent the woods at this season.
This has been used and approved for years. There is no better preparation in the market. Wholesale or retail.

N.S. Harlow
4 Smith Block
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 30, 1892

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Alpena, Michigan, USA

1903 - BAD WIND STORM FOLLOWED BY HAIL. SWEPT OVER NORTHERN MICHIGAN LAST NIGHT AND WROUGHT MUCH DESTRUCTION. FARMER INSTANTLY KILLED DURING STORM.
Alpena, Mich., July 29. - A terrific wind and rain storm accompanied by hail, passed over Alpena county, last night, and wrought much destruction.

Orchards were leveled and crops in the fields... Read MORE...

Lima Times Democrat -  Ohio -  July 29, 1903
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Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

1920 - 1 KILLED, 12 HURT IN TROLLEY WRECK. Freight and Passenger Cars Meet In Head-On Collision on Northwestern Line Near Erie
Erie, July 28. - William Zimmer, a track laborer of Edinboro, was killed and twelve persons were injured when a passenger and a freight car met in head-on collision on the Northwestern Pennsylvania... Read MORE...

Patriot -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 29, 1920
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1920 - BLAME FIRE ON MICE AND MATCHES; LOSS $300
A fire, apparently caused by mice gnawing matches, occurred at the home of H. C. Felker, 1529 North Fourth street, yesterday about 4:30 p.m.

Mrs. Felker who was in the yard, noticed flames in the... Read MORE...

Patriot -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 29, 1920
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hard Sauce - Beat one-fourth of a poiund of butter to a cream, adding gradually one cup of...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

Weedsport Skirt & Dress Co. 1887 advertisement

Security Corset.
Elegance, Comfort, Economy, Durability
Manufactured by Weedsport Shirt & Dress, Co.
Weedsport, N.Y.




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Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA (Aldenville) (Chicopee Falls)

1854 - Fire at Chicopee - Four Lives Lost.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Friday, July 28. A dwelling-house, belonging to A. Bullens and occupied by two Irish families, near the Junction Depot, at Chicopee, was destroyed by fire about 1 o'clock this... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 29, 1854
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Richmond, Virginia, USA

1892 - KILLED BY LIGHTNING
A Man, His Wife and Three Children Found Dead at Richmond, Va.

A family of five persons were killed by lightning a few nights ago at Richmond, Va. They were asleep in their two-story residence,... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  July 29, 1892
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Boiling hot water should not be poured on china, or other dishes, as it cracks the enamel, and in...Read MORE...



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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1899 - CALL OUT TROOPS. The Strike Situation in Cleveland is Becoming Quite Serious. POLICE CANNOT CONTROL. Cars Are Stoned and Dynamite Bombs Placed on the Tracks.
Cleveland, O., July 22 - Orders were issued today for the assembling of four companies of the Fifth regiment, O. N. G., located at Cleveland, to do strike duty in the streets of the city during the... Read MORE...

The Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  July 29, 1899
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1914  July 29 – In Massachusetts, the new Cape Cod Canal opens; it shortens the trip between New York and Boston by 66 miles, but also turns Cape Cod into an island

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1905  July 29 - Heavy rain in southwestern Connecticut caused a dam break, and the resulting flood caused a quarter of a million dollars damage at Bridgeport. As much as eleven inches of rain fell prior to the flood.

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1916  July 29 – In Ontario, Canada, a lightning strike ignites a forest fire that destroys the towns of Cochrane and Matheson, killing 233.

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1868 advertisement

Herring & Leyden
Clothing House

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Atlanta, Georgia
July 5, 1868

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

1869 - Alcohol from Soap Grease and Garbage

Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1913 - Does Anyone Know William Marcik? Instance of How at Least Two New Editors Bit in Going After Story.
William Marcik, who probably never existed, killed himself fictitiously near Webster, Mass., last Saturday and at least two Illinois cities are claiming to have been his early home. Also, thereby, a... Read MORE...

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I come in sizes
large and small,
I hold in calm
or bluster weather.
I fasten fabrics
canvas tough
And hook the finest
lace together.
See that hump?

The DeLong Hook and Eye

Richardson & DeLong Bros., Mfgs.
Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.

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July 1898

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

1899 - NEW COTTON BALE PLANT. An Industry to Cost $2,000,000 Near Tuscaloosa, Ala.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala., July 21. - A. R. Nininger, president of the Huntsville Cotton Mill company, has closed a deal with Hon. Frank S. Moody, president of the Tuscaloosa Land company, for six lots on the ... Read MORE...

The Asheville Register -  Asheville, North Carolina -  July 28, 1899
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Brown Bread

Three cups of Indian Meal, one cup of rye, half cup of molasses, one teaspoonful of...Read MORE...



The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, April 18, 1873

Curtice Brothers Blue Label Soups
Curtice Bothers Co., Rochester, N.Y.

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April 1898

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Oneonta, New York, USA

1881 - A GREAT FIRE IN A SMALL TOWN. ONEONTA'S PRINCIPAL BUSINESS HOUSES DESTROYED - THE LOSS $50,000.
ONEONTA, N. Y., July 27. - The largest conflagration which has been seen in Oneonta for years broke out at 3:45 this morning in the drug store of N. J. Ford, at No. 162 Main-street. A prompt alarm... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 28, 1881
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

1869 - Alcohol from Soap Grease and Garbage
A company has been formed in Chicago, and will soon be in operation, for distilling alcohol and extracting soap grease from ordinary city garbage. It is estimated that each barrel of garbage will... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 28, 1869
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Covington, Kentucky, USA

1920 - Brothers' Greetings Bring Death to Both!
Train Lurch Finds Men On Car Off Guard and They Fall Under Wheels.

Special to The Courier-Journal dated Wednesday morning, July 28, 1920

Covington, Ky., July 27 - The exchange of greetings... Read MORE...

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid making any noise in eating, even if each meal is eaten in solitary state. It is a disgusting...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
1886 - July 28 - CENT'L DIST. COURT - Woodward, J.
Tuesday, July 27th. - Frances Poland, an herb doctress, was in court for committing an assault on Mrs. Jane Baker in Sutton. The defendant, who is quite a wanderer, is now living in Sutton. A few... Read MORE...

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Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  July 28, 1886
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1854  July 28 - Joseph Emery, lately the Postmaster at New Vineyard, has been sentenced to the State prison for ten years, for purloining letters from the mail.


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1888  Four saloon-keepers at Trenton, N. J., were sent to jail for six months each on the 25th for selling liquor on Sunday.


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1888  The wife, daughter and two grandchildren of W. B. Jones were drowned by the upsetting of a boat on the 21st on a pond at Brookfield, Mass.


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1945 July 28, 1945: A U.S. bomber flying through thick fog at about 200 mph crashed into the 79th floor of New York's Empire State Building, killing 14 people

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Sen-Sen
Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

Sen-Sen Co., Rochester, N.Y.

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May 1898

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Monday, July 25, 2022

1893 - Two Sisters Struck and Killed by Lightning

Clarence Creek, Ontario, Canada (Rockland)

1893 - Two Sisters Struck and Killed by Lightning
Ottawa, July 25. - ...Word has reached the city of a shocking fatality at Clarence Creek, back in Russell county, in Saturday's thundertorm, by lightning striking the house of J. B. Landry and... Read MORE...

The Daily Telegraph -  Quebec, Canada -  Tuesday, July 25, 1893
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Hardwood Floors
Smooth as Glass
"Old English" Floor Wax
Barron, Boyle & Co., Cincinnati, O.

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January 1898

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Savannah, Georgia, USA

1890 - FALLING WALLS. A SAVANNAH BOARDING HOUSE EITHER BLOWN UP OR COLLAPSED - THREE KILLED AND SIX INJURED.
Savannah, Ga., July 24. - W. J. Bullard's three-story brick boarding house, 203 Congress Street, was blown up early this morning. Three people were killed and six injured. There were twelve... Read MORE...

The Decatur Herald -  Decatur, Illinois -  July 25, 1890
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Gorham, Maine, USA

1828 - Shocking Accident.
An explosion took place in one of the Powder Mills in Gorham, July 19th which occasioned the death of six of the workmen, viz: Wm. Moses, Noah Babb and James Green, of Standish - Josiah Clark, Jr.,... Read MORE...

American Advocate -  Hallowell, Maine -  July 25, 1828
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pig's Foot Cheese - Boil the hocks and feet of equal quantity loose in a pot till the meat...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881

Witch Hazel Leaves
Parke, Davis & Co.
Detroit, Mich., U.S.A.

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1892 - THE EXPLOSION. ONLY ONE MAN ESCAPED TO TELL THE STORY. THE TERRIBLE CALAMITY AT THE YORK COLLIERY - THE DEAD NOW NUMBER FIFTEEN PEOPLE - A SHOT FROM THE BATTERY CAUSED THE ACCIDENT - A FULL AND COMPLETE LIST OF THE VICTIMS.
Pottsville, Pa., July 25. - The list of victims of Saturday's explosion of gas at York Farm colliery has increased to fifteen dead and one momentarily expected to breathe his last. Thus not one of... Read MORE...

Hamilton Daily Republican -  Ohio -  July 25, 1892
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Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA

1956  July 25 - The Andrea Doria sank in dense fog near Nantucket Lightship, MA.

The ship was rammed by the Swedish-American liner, Stockholm, forty-five miles off the coast of Massachusetts. Fifty-two persons drowned, or were killed by the impact.

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July 25, 1956
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Elmira, New York, USA

1885 - Mrs. Loper, aged ninety-seven years, is still living at Elmira, N. Y.
When she first settled in that vicinity the county contained only six families, and animals indigenous to that part of the United States were found there in countless numbers. Mrs. Loper is a... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 25, 1885
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

When you are in company, talk often, but never long; in that case, if you do not please,
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
1722  July 25 - The Three Years War begins along the Maine and Massachusetts border.

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1946  July 25 - At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.

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1888  July 25 – Frank Edward McGurrin, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City, Utah, purportedly the only person using touch typing at this time, wins a decisive victory over Louis Traub in a typing contest held in Cincinnati, Ohio.
This date can be called the birthday of the touch typing method that is widely used now.
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1868  Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, N. Y., has 1,700 members; the First Church of Oberlin, Ohio, has 1,400 members -
the two largest Congregational churches in the country.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1898 Free Fairy Calendar

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January 1898

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Saturday, July 23, 2022

1816 - Ate Hemlock


Chicken Tamale
"A Unique Mexican Dish"
Armour Packing Co.
Kansas City, Mo., U.S.A.

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April 1898

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Canandaigua, New York, USA

1870  At Canandaigua, N. Y., on the 13th, the juries in the cases of General Starr and Colonel Thompson,

tried for violation of the Neutrality laws, for being connected with the Fenians, rendered verdicts of guilty on two counts of the indictments, with a recommendation to mercy.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 23, 1870
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Springfield, Vermont, USA

1870  In Memory of the Soldiers

A lady, 70 years of age, has erected a monument in Union Cemetery, Springfield, Vt., to the memory of the revolutionary soldiers, and paid for it in knitting with her own hands.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 23, 1870
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Binghamton, New York, USA

1913 - 50 GIRLS DIE AS FACTORY IS BURNED. SCORE MORTALLY HURT IN HOSPITALS. DIG RUINS FOR BODIES. WHEN ALARM RUNG THOUGHT IT FIRE DRILL; BURNING WALLS COLLAPSE.
VICTIMS HURLED TO DEATH WHILE SPECTATORS ARE HELPLESS - PITIFUL SCENES AS RELATIVES SEEK LOVED ONES.

Binghamton, N. Y., July 23 - Thousands came from surrounding towns and villages today and... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Times-Press -  Middletown, New York -  July 23, 1913
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Indian Slap Jacks

Mix a quart of milk with a pint of Indian meal, four table spoonsful of flour, ...Read MORE...



The New England Cook Book, 1836
North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1880 - The Water Responsible
Some time ago a mysterious epidemic broke out at North Adams, Massachusetts, and for several weeks everybody was wondering what it could be caused by. The pious were a good deal disposed to hold that ... Read MORE...

The Record-Union -  Sacramento, California -  July 23, 1880
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Rubifoam is a cleansing, fragrant, antiseptic, liquid dentifrice, entirely free from grit or acid.

E. W. Hoyt & Co.
Lowell, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

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Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1903 - TORNADO SWEEPS OVER PATERSON. FOUR ARE KILLED AND MANY HOUSES WRECKED. MISSILES HURT SCORES. SMALL BUILDINGS CARRIED GREAT DISTANCE -- DEVASTATION IN SECTION THAT ESCAPED DAMAGE BY GREAT FIRE AND FLOOD.
Paterson, N.J., July 22 - A dense black cloud, assuming the shape of a cone, and whirling with furious rapidity, loomed up over the top of Garrett Mountain, just southeast of Paterson, at 3 o'clock... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 23, 1903
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Saint-Sulpice, Qu├ębec, Canada

1816 - Ate Hemlock
A Quebec paper of the 21st ult. says - On the 15th instant, two men, returning from Montreal, as they were passing along the river near St. Sulpice, eat some hemlock, which they mistook for another... Read MORE...

New-Jersey Journal -  New Jersey -  July 23, 1816
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Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1858 - Shoe Business Flourishing
The shoe business at Webster, Mass., has been in a very flourishing condition for the last few months, affording good wages and plenty of work for all who could make a shoe. The operatives in the... Read MORE...

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1870  A new barge, called the C. G. King, was to be launched at South Saginaw last week.
Her carrying capacity is 500,000 feet of lumber, and she is built by Thomas Arnold, of Marine City.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1870  A man recently drove his horse from Millbury to Worcester, seven miles, in twenty one minutes for $25, and the animal died shortly afterwards in great agony after entering the stable.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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Elastic Stockings

Curtis & Spindell Co.
38 Wyman Block
Lynn, Mass.

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April 1898

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

1893 - The United States Supreme Court legally declares the tomato to be a vegetable.

Conway, Massachusetts, USA

1901 - July 14 - FIELD LIBRARY IS DEDICATED. Chicago Merchant Delivers Keys of Memorial at Conway, Mass.
TOWN ON A HOLIDAY
Day Ends with Big Display of Pyrotechnics.
Gift Has Brought About a Boom in the Quiet New England Village - Cost Was $100,000.

Special Dispatch to the Inter Ocean.
CONWAY,... Read MORE...

The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  July 14, 1901
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Witch Hazel Leaves
Parke, Davis & Co.
Detroit, Mich., U.S.A.

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Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)

1882 - Bad Blasting
A Premature Explosion Sends Thirteen Persons to Eternity.

MILTON, New York, July 14. - By the premature explosion of a blast on the North Shore road yesterday, thirteen men where killed or... Read MORE...

Tucson Daily Citizen -  Tucson, Arizona -  July 14, 1882
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1893 - The United States Supreme Court legally declares the tomato to be a vegetable.
The question whether a tomato is a fruit or vegetable has finally been decided by the Supreme Court of the United States. Several years ago some imported tomatoes came through New York City, when the ... Read MORE...

The Charlotte Democrat -  Charlotte, North Carolina -  July 14, 1893
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Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA

1911 - PLAYED POOL WHILE FIRE BLAZED NEAR
Special to The Inquirer.

COATESVILLE, Pa., July 13. - While a fire burned in the business centre of the town and the fire whistle was giving the alarm, firemen at one engine house quietly... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  July 14, 1911
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream Cake

Beat two eggs in a cup, then fill the cup with sweet cream, one cup of sugar, two...Read MORE...



The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885

1898 Free Fairy Calendar

The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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The Dalles, Oregon, USA

1911 - Heat causes train wreck.
The Dalles, Ore. - The warping of the rails by heat on the Oregon trunk road Monday afternoon caused the wreck of a southbound passenger train. LOUIS RISING, storekeeper at the Warm Springs Indian... Read MORE...

Carbon County News -  Utah -  July 14, 1911
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Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

1897 - New Hampshire Hotel Burned.
Exeter, N. H., July 14. Fire broke out on the roof of the Swampscott House, the largest hotel in this town. Before the fire department could get in effective work the building was destroyed,... Read MORE...

Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  July 14, 1897
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Washington, DC, USA

1845 - SPLENDID FIREWORKS AT THE PRESIDENT'S. AWFUL ACCIDENT.
Washington, July 4, 10 o'clock, P.M.
Mr. Harper: - I have just returned from the scene of a sudden and terrible accident, and have seated myself, full of intense excitement, to give you a hasty... Read MORE...

The Adams Sentinel -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  July 14, 1845
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If muscles and nerves are over-strained, learn to shirk, somewhat judiciously, but surely. Let...Read MORE...



Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1904 - Wages to Be Reduced
Fall River, Mass., July 14. - It was practically settled today that a general reduction of wages in the cotton mills of fall River would be ordered to take effect July 25. It is expected the proposed ... Read MORE...

Lawrence Daily Journal -  Lawrence, Kansas -  July 14, 1904
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1881  July 14 – Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.

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1911  Wagon Accident
CARLISLE. - Matthew Lindsay, a well-known Cumberland county farmer, 72 years old, died as a result of being run down by a loaded hay wagon.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Quaker Oats

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February 1898

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

1724 - A pottile py

Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1898 - A French-Canadian Exodus. Mill Operative Scared Away from New England Villages by War Talk.
There has been a large exodus of French-Canadian families from the mill villages of New England from the mill villages of New England since the war talk began. It may not be the fear of war alone... Read MORE...

The Spencer Reporter -  Spencer, Iowa -  July 12, 1898
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Open Air Courtship

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Ohio
June 28, 1898

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Columbus, Ohio, USA

1899 - ENGINE KILLS SIX. SEVEN MEMBERS OF AN OHIO FAMILY RUN DOWN BY TRAIN.
At Columbus, Ohio, six members of a family of seven were killed at the Woodward Avenue crossing of the Big Four Railroad. The seventh lies in a critical condition at one of the city hospitals. MR.... Read MORE...

Angola Herald -  Indiana -  July 12, 1899
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Rochester, New Hampshire, USA

1914 - SIX PERSONS KILLED WHEN TRAIN STRIKES BUCKBOARD. SINGING "NEARER, MY GOD, TO THEE," AND DID NOT HEAR WHISTLE.
Rochester, N.H., July 11. - Six persons returning from a Sunday-school picnic were killed tonight when the buckboard wagon on which they were riding was hit by a freight train on the Boston & Maine... Read MORE...

The Courier-Journal -  Louisville, Kentucky -  July 12, 1914
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Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

1888 - A HOTEL ON FIRE. NARROW ESCAPE OF THE GUESTS - THE LOSS COVERED BY INSURANCE.
Hanover, N. H., July 11. - This old college town narrowly escaped a serious calamity early this morning. About 1:30 o'clock fire was discovered in a stable adjoining the large building known as South ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 12, 1888
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

A pottile py

Take as many pottates as you pleas and put them in boiling water let them boil till ...Read MORE...



Jean Brown’s Paistry Book 1724
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

1895 - While Two Hundred Were Injured Not One Was Killed. Accident At Atlantic City. A Miracle that There Was Not a Wholesale Slaughter.
Only One of the Injured in Danger of Death-A Rotten Wooden Pillar the Cause of the Catastrophe-Some Curious Incidents-The Collapse as Seen by an Eye Witness-Great Weight of the Crowd-List of the... Read MORE...

Sun -  Baltimore, Maryland -  July 12, 1895
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Love Lessons from the Lowly

Plain Dealer
Ohio
November 16, 1896

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Hannibal, Missouri, USA

1958 - SEVEN KILLED IN AUTO CRASH.
Hannibal, Mo. (AP) - A head-on highway collision during pounding rain took seven lives Friday, including four children.

The victims were in a car that was crumpled by a tractor-trailer on U.S. 36. ... Read MORE...

Morning Herald -  Hagerstown, Maryland -  July 12, 1958
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South Portland, Maine, USA

1944 - MANY DIE AS PLANE CRASHES INTO CAMP.
South Portland, Me., July 11 - (AP) - A medium Army bomber crashed and exploded in a 100-unit government trailer colony late today, spewing flaming oil and gasoline over the hoes of war workers,... Read MORE...

Morning Avalanche -  Lubbock, Texas -  July 12, 1944
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Dayton, Ohio, USA

1854 - TORNADO AT DAYTON - BUILDING BLOWN DOWN - MAN KILLED BY LIGHTNING - CORNFIELDS PROSTRATED.
On Saturday a heavy storm of wind and rain passed over Dayton, doing considerable damage in the way of destroying awnings, tearing off window shutters, ripping up shingles and overthrowing chimneys.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 12, 1854
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1878  July 12 - Fever epidemic in New Orleans begins, it will kill 4,500

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 America - Did you know? America’s oldest airport is located in Maryland. It was founded by the Wright brothers in 1909.

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Visit Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Maynesborough)!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Birds Eye View of Berlin, N.H., looking up the Grand Trunk

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Lewiston, Maine

Visit Lewiston, Maine, USA!

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