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...

Journal Gazette -  Mattoon, Illinois -  July 28, 1913

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.

The Ladies' Home Journal
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

 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.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

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Oneonta, New York, USA

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

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

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...

The Courier-Journal -  Kentucky -  July 28, 1920

 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...
Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  July 28, 1886

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.

The Athens Post
Athens, Tennessee

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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.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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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.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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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

The Old Farmer's Almanac

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 America - Did you know? President Abraham Lincoln created the Secret Service on the very day of his assassination,

 Quebec - Did you know? The Loup-Garou
A staple of Quebecois folklore, the story of the loup-garou AKA werewolf goes...Read MORE...
 Picture of the Day

Visit Hudson, Lenawee, Michigan, USA!

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

Will Carleton Home, Hudson, Mich.

Throat Ease
Breath Perfume

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

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Died July 28