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.
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,...

The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  July 14, 1901

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

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

Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA

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

 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

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

Washington, DC, USA

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

 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

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.

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 America - Did you know? The state of Rhode Island could fit into Alaska 425 times!

 Quebec - Did you know? It is said that on the stroke of midnight, farm animals acquired the marvellous and unusual gift of ...Read MORE...
 Picture of the Day

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Church Street and Presbyterian Church, Esperance, N.Y.

Quaker Oats

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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