Monday, January 9, 2023

1800s - Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year

San Francisco, California, USA

1956 - January 9 - First "Dear Abby" column appears in San Francisco Chronicle
How Dear Abby column started at The Chronicle
TODAY'S EXTRA: Her column of sage advice started at The Chronicle
By Peter Hartlaub Published 4:00 am, Saturday, January 24, 2009

Pauline Phillips...
January 9, 1956

Women Know the vital importance of pure food and drink. That accounts for the success of

Blanke's Kofeko
The original malted grain coffee

C. F. Blanke & Co., St. Louis, U.S.A.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Huntington, West Virginia, USA

C. & O. Freight Train Plunges Through Temporary Bridge at Huntington, W. Va. - Many Hurt

Huntington, W. Va. Jan. 3 - The Chesapeake & Ohio railroad had one of the greatest disasters in its history ... Read MORE...

The Tribune -  Hicksville, Ohio -  January 9, 1913

Millbury, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - After Five-Year Shutdown,
Millbury, Mass., Jan. 9. - The big woolen factory at Blackstone, known as No. 1 mill, is resuming business after a shutdown of five years and will soon be in full operation. The mill is one of the... Read MORE...

The North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  January 9, 1899

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes


Turn a bowl on the dish, and put on it regular rings, beginning at the bottom, the...Read MORE...

The Virginia Housewife or Methodical Cook, 1828

"Dueber Grand" Ladies' and Gentlemen's Riding Wheel
The Only Strictly High-Grade Bicycle Made in America
Price, $55.00 Net Cash

The Dueber Watch Works
Canton, Ohio, U.S.A.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year
Batavia, New York, USA

Batavia, N. Y., Jan. 8. - At 2 o'clock this morning the St. James Hotel, the leading hotel in town, a large four-story brick building containing 80 rooms, was discovered to be in flames. The fire had ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 9, 1886

1920  January 9 – Thousands of onlookers watch as "The Human Fly" George Polley climbs the Woolworth Building in New York City. He reaches the 30th floor before being arrested.

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1918  January 9 – U.S troops engage Yaqui Indian warriors in the Battle of Bear Valley in Arizona, a minor skirmish and the last battle between the United States and American Indians. The very end of the American Indian Wars.

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1857  January 9 – Fort Tejon earthquake: An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.9 strikes near Parkfield, California.

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1888 January 9, 1888 - Severe cold gripped much of the western U.S. At Portland OR the Columbia River was frozen for two weeks, and in southern California temperatures dipped below freezing in some of the citrus growing areas.

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1869  A large six-horse wagon containing thirteen persons, returning on the night of the 30th ult. from a festival at Pelham to Lawrence, Mass., upset and severely injured five of the passengers, two it was feared fatally.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1793  January 9 - 1st hot-air balloon flight in the US lifts off in Philadelphia, piloted by Jean Pierre Blanchard

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 America - Did you know? Ford Motor Company paid auto workers $5 per day in 1914.

 Quebec - Did you know? In Quebec, sit straight with your legs crossed at the knee, or with your knees together. Don't sit...Read MORE...
 Picture of the Day

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

Post Office

Carpets by Mail
The Russell Carpet Co.
Chicago, Ill.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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Died January 9