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...



Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
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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 America - Did you know? It costs the government 1.7 Cents to mint a penny.

 Quebec - Did you know? Tobacco was used freely in New France. Nearly every farmer planted tobacco near his home. Men and...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Municipal Airport, 1941

1868 advertisement

Herring & Leyden
Clothing House

The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia
July 5, 1868

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Died July 29

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