Tuesday, November 8, 2022

1853 - Great Fire at Green Bay, Wis. - Half the Town Destroyed.

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

1912 - Litchfield Held in Poison Case - Indictment Follows Death of Whittier.
One Count Relates to His Actions for Six Months Past.

He is Related to Wealthy Southbridge Family.

Wilford J. Litchfield, 45 years old, was arrested yesterday in his apartment in Hotel Navarre... Read MORE...

The Boston Globe -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 8, 1912
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Hemaboloids Arseniated
Made by The Palisade Manufacturing Company, Yonkers, NY

Hemaboloids arseniated (with strychnia) was a patent medicine used to treat people with anaemia (low red blood cell count). It contained 17% alcohol, and small amounts of arsenious acid (which contained arsenic) and strychnia (also known as strychnine), both of which were highly toxic in larger doses.
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1865 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT MEADVILLE - Loss from $75,000 to $100,000
A destructive fire occurred at Meadville on Thursday night, resulting in the destruction of property to the amount of between $75,000 and $100,000. The fire broke out in the extensive woolen factory... Read MORE...

The Franklin Repository -  Chambersburg, Pennsylvania -  November 8, 1865
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

1853 - Great Fire at Green Bay, Wis. - Half the Town Destroyed.
ALBANY, Monday, Nov. 7.

The town of Green Bay, Wis., was visited by a destructive fire on Monday night, which consumed some thirty buildings, including three warehouses, the United States Hotel,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 8, 1853
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Mock Duck

Take a pound of beefsteak; salt and pepper; prepare a dressing as for turkey; lay in...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, March 16, 1881
Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA

1911 - TRAIN KILLS FREEHOLDER
GLOUCESTER, N. J., Nov. 8. - Thomas Cunningham, member of the Board of Freeholders of Gloucester County, was struck and instantly killed by an express train at the Pennsylvania Railroad crossing in... Read MORE...

Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  November 8, 1911
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Rose Imitation Vanilla Flavoring
Made in Memphis, TN

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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St Augustine, Florida, USA

1897 - BIG HOTEL BURNED. INCENDIARIES CAUSE A FIRE AT ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA.
St. Augustine, Fla., Nov. 7. - The Hotel San Marco one of the finest and most commodious hotel properties in this city, was burned to the ground this morning, entailing a loss of about $250,000, with ... Read MORE...

Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  November 8, 1897
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Laramie, Wyoming, USA

1920 - MAIL PILOT KILLED. BODY OF FLYER IS FOUND IN WRECKAGE OF PLANE.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 8. - The body of JOHN P. WOODWARD, an air mail pilot was found in the wreckage of his plane at the siding 40 miles west of Cheyenne and fifteen miles southeast of Laramie, Wyo.,... Read MORE...

San Antonio Light -  San Antonio, Texas -  November 8, 1920
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Children rejoice in noise. They appear to take a pleasure, both in noise itself and in the act of...Read MORE...



Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

1897 - MIDNIGHT FIRE AT LOUISVILLE. DAMAGE DONE IN THE WHOLESALE DISTRICT TO THE AMOUNT OF $150,000.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 7. - A fire broke out at midnight tonight on Main Street, in the wholesale business district.

The flames originated on the top floor of the four-story building occupied by... Read MORE...

Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  November 8, 1897
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1933  November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

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1731  November 8 - In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin opens 1st US library

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1883  Stamps Stolen
The Haverhill, Massachusetts, post office was burglarized on Wednesday night and $500 in money and $7,000 worth of stamps stolen.

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Burlington, Iowa

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 America - Did you know? Ulysses S. Grant was the first president to run against a woman candidate, Virginia Woodhull, the...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The Quebec’s electric wiring network is one of the longest of the North American continent? It is...Read MORE...



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Bliss Bros. Co., R.F. Simmons Co.

Suredone Pure Medicated Powder
Made in Norwich, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died November 8

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