Sunday, February 5, 2023

THE HARTFORD DISASTER, FEB. 5, 1887

Hartford, Vermont, USA (White River Junction) (Quechee) (Wilder)

1887 - THE HARTFORD DISASTER, FEB. 5, 1887
The writer was personally cognizant of the history of this horrible railway disaster. He visited the scent of the wreck about day light on the morning of the accident; visited and conversed with the... Read MORE...

February 5, 1887
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Carson City, Nevada, USA

1870 - California Roughs. By Mark Twain.
...Sam Brown, of Nevada, killed sixteen men in his time, and was journeying toward Esmeralda to kill a seventeenth, who had stopped the breath of a friend of his, when a party of law-abiding citizens ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  February 5, 1870
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

THANKSGIVING PUDDING

Pound 20 crackers fine, add 5 cups milk and let swell.
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"The Woodbury Soap Company is an American manufacturer of personal care products such as cold cream, facial cream, facial powder, after-shave talc and ear swabs. Founded in Albany, New York in 1870, the company was sponsor to popular radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s.

The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New York by a dermatologist. The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrew Jergens Company (now a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio." wikipedia

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Having made your choice, and obtained the object of your desire, let it be your ambition that both...Read MORE...



The Young Husband’s Book, 1837
1952  February 5 - The first “Don’t Walk” sign was installed in New York City. The installation of this sign was inspired by the growing number of deaths resulting from pedestrian accidents.

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1870  A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.


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1870  A great demand is springing up in Hungary for Protestant Bibles and tracts.


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1887  The great international bridge to be erected next summer of the rapids of Sault Ste. Marie will be 2,500 feet in length with 350 feet spans. It is to be ready for trains to pass over Jan. 1, 1888.


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1870  Mrs. George Smith, of Townsend, Vt., has braided and sold the past year 1,000 straw hats.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1870  Iowa plants every year a forest of 5,000,000 trees. Within considerably less than half a dozen years, 25,000,000 forest trees have been planted, and are now growing in the Northwest.


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1870  It is stated on high authority, of actual statistics, that the people of Vermont - a State almost exclusively devoted to agriculture -
hold more money and other property per capita than the people of any other State in the Union.

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1870  Samuel Richmond, of Randolph, Vt., gathered six hundred bushels of apples from his orchard last fall, and one tree of natural fruit yielded seventy-bushels. The same tree has averaged thirty-two bushels for the past three years.


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 America - Did you know? February 22, 1819 - Spain agrees to cede Florida to the United States.

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The Mitchell Military Boys School

The Mitchell Military Boys School was opened in Billerica in 1879 by Professor Moses C. Mitchell, an 1862 graduate of Waterville College, now Colby, in Waterville, Maine. Professor Mitchell had taught at a number of academies in Maine before becoming proprietor of a private boy’s school in Edgartown, MA. After eleven years on Martha’s Vineyard, he moved his school to its impressive location on the corner of Andover Road and Boston Road in Billerica. Initial enrollment was limited to twenty-four residential students but that number soon grew. Tuition was $400 per year at this time and thirty years later, in 1909, it was $600 plus approximately $75 in mandatory expenses. By 1929 the cost of the school had climbed to about $1300.

A fire on January 11, 1888 demolished this grand building...

Professor M.C. Mitchell had previously bought a large tract of land on “the Bedford road” (Concord Road) just outside the town’s center. It was on this acreage that he rebuilt his school. This new location boasted handsome buildings and over 60 beautiful acres of gardens, riding trails and athletic fields. It is believed to have been a first in New England; a private property expressly planned and erected as a home school for boys. Other such schools utilized pre-existing buildings that were remodeled to act as schools. Due to a lot of drive and hard work, on October 8, 1888 the new term began at this glorious, new, fully modern, Mitchell Boys School...
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Thursday, February 2, 2023

1881 - Scotch Cake

Green Valley, Arizona, USA

1982 - Students Located
GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. (UPI) - Searchers early today found 10 high school students who became lost on a hiking trip in the Santa Rita mountains south of Tucson.

"They're all OK," a sheriff's... Read MORE...

Logansport Pharos - Tribune -  Logansport, Indiana -  February 3, 1982
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Van Houtens Cocoa
Best & Goes Farthest
Largest Sale in the World


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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1897 - STATE'S BIG LOSS. FIRE AT HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. CAPITOL DESTROYED. PENNSYLVANIA LEGISLATIVE HALLS IN RUINS. LOSS ESTIMATED AT $1,500,000.
INEFFICIENCY OF THE HARRISBURG VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT BLAMED - MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE SAVED ALL THEY COULD - INSURANCE ONLY $100,000.

Harrisburg, Feb. 3. - The Pennsylvania state capitol... Read MORE...

Salem Daily News -  Salem, Ohio -  February 3, 1897
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Trenton, New Jersey, USA

1900 - School Fire Causes Panic. Flames Cut Off Escape by Stairway and Many Children Are Hurt at Trenton, N. J.
Trenton, N. J., Feb. 2. – Flames broke out in the cellar of the Livingston Public School to-day when the afternoon session was partly over and the alarm was not given until after the fire had... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 3, 1900
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Scotch Cake

Stir to a cream one pound sugar, three-fourths pound butter; add the grated rind and ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, April 27, 1881
Bowie, Maryland, USA

1961 - Train Wreck Kills Six. 130 Race Fans Hurt; 7 Cars Jump Tracks.
BOWIE, Md., (AP) - Six persons were killed and about 130 injured Thursday when a special train carrying some 300 passengers derailed near Bowie Race Course.

Rescue workers searched the seven... Read MORE...

The Post-Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  February 3, 1961
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Fine Carriages a Specialty
220 and 222 Washington Ave. South
Minneapolis, Minn.


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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1908 - SOUTH BROADWAY INN IS DAMAGED BY FIRE
Fire that might have attained serious proportions in the second floor of the South Broadway Inn, at 343 South Broadway, at 8 o'clock last night, was extinguished by the Fire Department before great... Read MORE...

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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1908 - CHRIS. LILLARD HURT IN FALL FROM A CAR. Knocked Unconscious While Attempting to Alight From Moving Car.
Chris. Lillard, who resides at 141 East Fourth street, met with an accident about noon yesterday which will no doubt confine him to his home for some time. While attempting to alight from a moving... Read MORE...

The Lexington Herald -  Lexington, Kentucky -  February 3, 1908
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Gainesville, Florida, USA

1964 - 10 DIE IN GAINESVILLE AIR CRASH, SOUTH CENTRAL LINE.
Gainesville (AP) - A South Central Airline twin-engine passenger plane burst into flames immediately after takeoff today, killing at least ten persons when it plunged onto the edge of the... Read MORE...

The News Tribune -  Fort Pierce, Florida -  February 3, 1964
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a funeral, enter the church quietly, and, unless you belong to the mourners, wait until they...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
Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1928 - FALL RIVER BUSINESS AREA BURNS. SIX BLOCKS DESTROYED WITH LOSS EXCEEDING $15 MILLION. ENTIRE CITY MENACED. FIREMEN FROM AS FAR AS PROVIDENCE, BOSTON AID FIGHT.
Fall River, Mass., Feb. 3. (AP) - The business district of this city, one of New England's greatest mill centers, lays in ruins today. Only a few gaunt walls stood in an area of five blocks which was ... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  February 3, 1928
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1872  H. T. Rumsey, a prominent citizen of LaCrosse, Wis., died at Chippewa Falls a few days ago, from an over-dose of laudanum, taken to produce sleep, while suffering from a severe nervous affection.


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1743  February 3 - Philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants

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PAAS Egg Dyes
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Newark, N.J.


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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

1890 - Why They Were Not Married

Grand Isle, Vermont, USA (Middle Hero)

1920 - 20 HURT IN WRECK OF MONTREAL FLIER Train from New York Derailed Near Burlington - One Car Plunges Into Lake Champlain
TWO GIRLS AID IN RESCUE

Passengers in Wet Night Clothing Pulled Through Windows In Cold 30 Degrees Below Zero.

Special to The New York Times.

BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 31. - More than a score of ... Read MORE...

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Sleighs.
For Speeding a Specialty;
For the Family;
For the Road;
Correct in style;
Half the regular price;
Harness, Horse Blankets, Sleigh Bells, Sleigh Robes, etc., etc.

E. N. Heney Co., Limited.
333-335 St. Paul Street, Montreal

Montreal Argus
December 31, 1904

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New Haven, Connecticut, USA (Westville)

1890 - Why They Were Not Married.
That the hand of the law extends over all the land dawned sadly but unmistakably on Fred N. Smith, aged eighteen and Miss Jennie Dean, aged sixteen of New Haven, last night. They left that city in... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  February 1, 1890
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Norfolk, Virginia, USA

1902 - NORFOLK'S DISASTROUS FIRE - Virginia Town Suffered $500,000 Loss in Destruction of Main Hotel and Business Block
NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 31 — The Atlantic Hotel, the Columbia Office Building, which adjoined the hotel, the Albemarle Flats and a block of stores in the centre of the city were destroyed early this... Read MORE...

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Fort Worth, Texas, USA

1903 - Dear Miss Fairfax
Dear Miss Fairfax: – I am a young girl nineteen years old and met a young man of about twenty-two years old, six months ago, and had been keeping company with him until about a month ago, when I met... Read MORE...

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1900 - Washing and Drying the Hair
Once a month at the very least, the head should be washed. Borax makes the best cleanser. Plenty of warm water is needed after the process of cleansing has been gone through. The warm water should be ... Read MORE...

National Labor Tribune -  Pennsylvania -  February 1, 1900
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Lemon Cream Pie - One teacup of pulverized sugar, one tablespoonful butter, one egg, one...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880

The St. James Hotel, Jacksonville, Florida

Boston Evening Transcript
Boston, Massachusetts
January 30, 1890


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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A sensible woman, to preserve the peace and secure the affections of her husband, will often...Read MORE...



Letters to Young Ladies on Their Entrance into the World, by Elizabeth Lanfear, 1824
February 1, 1951 - The greatest ice storm of record in the U.S.
produced glaze up to four inches thick from Texas to Pennsylvania causing twenty-five deaths, 500 serious injuries, and 100 million dollars damage. Tennessee was hardest hit by the storm.... Read MORE...

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1926  February 1 – Land on Broadway and Wall Street in New York City is sold at a record $7 per sq inch.

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1913  February 1 – New York City's Grand Central Terminal, having been rebuilt, reopens as the world's largest railroad station.

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1862  February 1 – American Civil War: Julia Ward Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic is published for the first time in the Atlantic Monthly.

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1868  A cow in West Brattleboro, Vt., recently lost a large portion of her tongue by it being bitten off by a horse standing in an adjoining stall.
The cow was accustomed to steal the hay of her neighbor, who showed his resentment by depriving the culprit of the "unruly member."

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 America - Did you know? Every second, Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate.

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State Teachers College, Dickinson, N.D.

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Canute Water

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
March 14, 1944

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

1890 - Burglars

Holliston, Massachusetts, USA (Metcalf)

1890  Burglars

Burglars blew open the office safe at the Boston & Albany Railroad depot at Holliston this morning but obtained less than one dollar in money for their trouble.

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  January 31, 1890
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Johnny's Motor Sales
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Mooers, New York, USA

1881 - January 31 - A Mother's Fatal Error.
ALTONA, N.Y., Jan. 31. - Mrs Barcomb, of Mooers, locked her four children, the eldest being but seven years of age, in the house on Friday evening, while she went to the store for kerosene. After... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  January 31, 1881
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Adding Fruit to Cake - Currants, raisins and citrus will not settle to the bottom of either...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

Hayfield of Joshua T. Durfee, Tiverton, R.I., which was seeded down four years ago with Hubbard's "Bone Base" Fertilizers. Last Spring it cut, first crop, over four tons of hay per acre. Remember, it was dry.

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Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

1921 - 12 DEAD IN HOTEL FIRE; TWO INQUIRIES BEGUN IN HOBOKEN. POLICE SEEK CAUSE OF BLAZE WHILE PROSECUTER INVESTIGATES CONDUCT OF HOSTELRY. SEVEN BODIES IDENTIFIED.
SHOES, RINGS AND SCORCHED REMNANTS OF CLOTHING GIVE CLUES IN SEVERAL CASES.
WOMAN DIES IN HOSPITAL.
FLAMES BELIEVED TO HAVE STARTED IN ROOM SHORTLY AFTER COUPLE HAD GIVEN IT UP.

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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 31, 1921
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Milledgeville, Georgia, USA

1889 - The Camp Creek Wreck. Cars Wrecked And Passengers Injured. The Rails and the Train Rushes Down Into Disaster - The Number of Casualties Noted.
Milledgeville, Ga., January 30. [Special.] - The Central railroad train due here at 2:20 this afternoon, happened to an accident about five miles below this city, in which several cars were badly... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  January 31, 1889
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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
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1978 - LOEW'S TOP THREE FLOORS MOSTLY DESTROYED IN FIRE.
Atlanta (AP) - Flames billowed Monday where Hollywood's spotlight's once played on the ornate facade of LOEW'S Grand Theater, the site of the glamorous 1939 premiere of "Gone With The Wind." Awed... Read MORE...

Aiken Standard -  South Carolina -  January 31, 1978
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1949  January 31 - First TV Soap Opera Debuts. On Jan. 31, 1949, an NBC station in Chicago aired the first episode of Irna Phillips' “These Are My Children,” the first daytime soap opera on a major television network.

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1950  January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

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1949 January 31, 1949 - Helena MT reached 42 degrees below zero.

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1949 January 31, 1949 - The temperature at San Antonio, TX, plunged to a record low of one degree below zero.

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1911 January 31, 1911 - Tamarack, CA, was without snow the first eight days of the month, but by the end of January had been buried under 390 inches of snow, a record monthly total for the U.S.

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 America - Did you know? May 2, 1803 - Louisiana Purchase: United States agrees to pay France $15 million for the Louisiana...Read MORE...



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Fort Neilson - Fortified Camp of the American Army at Bemis Heights. From here the Army moved to victory of Oct. 7th, 1777.

Home of Slater Trust Company, Main St., cor. East Ave., Pawtucket, R.I.
Over 50 years Conservative Banking. Many Larger, Few Stronger. Visitors and Inquiries Welcome.

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Monday, January 30, 2023

1719 - The Best Orange Pudding that ever was tasted

Greenland, New Hampshire, USA

1899 - FIRE IN GREENLAND.
House, Barn and Outbuildings of Daniel Mahoney Burned This Morning.

Shortly after 9 o'clock this morning the barn of Daniel Mahoney in Greenland was discovered to be on fire and an hour later the... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  January 30, 1899
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Our Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of Orchids on application

Lager & Hurrell, Orchid Growers and Importers, Summit, N.J.
1905

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Reno, Nevada, USA

1890 - Three Miles to Go - Then the Central Pacific Railroad will be Clear if the Falling Snow does not Block it Again.
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL., Jan. 30. The following despatch was received from Truckee this morning:

Cascade Cut was opened yesterday morning by five hundred snow shovellers, raising the blockade from... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  January 30, 1890
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA

1909 - Engineer Warner Killed - Meets Instant Death in Head End Freight Collision Wednesday Afternoon.
Horace O. Warner of this city was instantly killed in a head-end collision between a southbound work train and a northbound coal special at Oshkosh at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Warner was... Read MORE...

The Stevens Point Journal -  Stevens Point, Wisconsin -  January 30, 1909
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

The Best Orange Pudding that ever was tasted

PARE the Yellow Rind of two fair Sevil- Oranges, so ...Read MORE...



‘A Collection of above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick and Surgery.’ Kettilby, 1719

Brain Salt

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and ...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
1847  January 30 – Yerba Buena, California is renamed San Francisco.

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1869  More than fifteen hundred deaths occur in London every week.


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1869  Prussia has lent a number of farmers near Insterburg from $1,500 to $3,500 each, to enable them to improve their farms.


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1869  A Christmas goose, sent to two prisoners in a Canada jail, was stuffed with files and steel saws. They appreciated the stuffing.


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1869  Ladies are to be admitted to Cornell University next fall.


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1869  It is estimated that not one-eighth of the people of the United States attend public worship on Sunday.


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1869  The New York Sun says: "Four hours of good hard study in the morning is as much as should be required of any child under fourteen years of age, girls especially."


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 America - Did you know? 1857 - Dred Scott v. Sanford: Landmark Supreme Court decision holds that Congress does not have the ...Read MORE...



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Sunday, January 29, 2023

1899 - CANDELEMAS DAY AT HAND


Grand Trunk Railway, Passenger Ticket Offices

Corner of Front and Scott Streets, Toronto

Parties going East or West in the United States or Canada, will find the Cheapest Tickets at the above offices.

Toronto, May 1, 1867

The Irish Canadian, Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, March 30, 1870

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1921 January 29, 1921 - A small but intense windstorm resulted in the "Great Olympic Blowdown" in the Pacific Northwest.

Hurricane force winds, funneled along the mountains, downed vast expanses of Douglas fir trees, and the storm destroyed eight billion board feet of timber. Winds at North Head WA gusted to 113 mph.

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1887 - Mrs. Joseph Farrell, of Winnipeg, is famed as the first white woman married in the Canadian Northwest.
The ceremony took place at Fort Whoop-Up in 1877. It was the occasion of a big blowout on the part of the Blood and Blackfeet Indians, who turned out in great numbers in holiday garb, firing guns,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 29, 1887
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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880

UNDERTAKING
John Solleder & Co.

NEW DOUBLE HEARSE

Toronto

January 18, 1870

The Irish Canadian, Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, March 30, 1870

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Whatever language a person uses, he should speak it in its greatest purity , and according to the...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
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1899 - CANDELEMAS DAY AT HAND.
Something About That Day and the Practices and Beliefs Popularly Associated with It.

The careless, everyday reader, who is too busy to trouble himself about musty historic matters and exact dates, ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 29, 1899
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1886  January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

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1870  We see it stated that a farmer near Waterloo, N. Y., has two hens which lay two eggs each every day, and have done so for some time past.


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1870  The practice of torturing prisoners in order to make them confess, which has been abolished by most civilized nations, still exists in Switzerland.


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1870  The number of emigrants that left Switzerland for over sea in 1868 numbered 9,752, of whom 4,755 came to America.


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1870  At Bennington, Vt., a physician gave a man up to die, but going home he broke his leg, and his patient was the one who made him a crutch to hobble about on.


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1870  Maine has a mail carrier, now 76 years of age, who has carried the mail daily from North Monmouth to Monmouth Centre for twenty-one years, and has missed but one trip during that time.


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1870  Mr. David S. Draper, of Great Barrington, Mass., refuses to be qualified as Representative elect, on the ground that he was elected without his consent.


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 America - Did you know? The world’s largest silver nugget was found in Colorado in 1894. It was 1,800-2,000 pounds!

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(Fort Whiting) Brookley Field Recreational Center, Mobile, Alabama

"The exterior of Fort Whiting Armory, located at Brookley Field in Mobile, Alabama. Construction of the armory was paid for by the federal government during the Great Depression. Completed in 1938, the armory is named for Julian Wythe Whiting, a Confederate general during the Civil War who fought in the Battle of Mobile Bay. It is now one of the locations where soldiers with the Alabama National Guard train."
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Ossawn Mills Co., Norwich, Conn., 1898
Manufacturers of Bicycle Lacing Cord and Dress Guard Nets, Crown Hangers, Franklin Hooks, Brass and Steel Picture Hooks, Picture Wire, Shade Cords, Solid Braided Cords, Clothes-lines, Chalk-lines, Picture and Shade Hardware, Drapery Pins, Gilt Nails, Bright Wire Goods, Spool Wire, Flower Wire, &c., &c.
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Died January 29

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