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1828 - Beef Olives

Daily Journal and Tribune
August 20, 1892

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Beef Olives.

Cut slices from a fat rump of beef six inches long and half an inch thick, beat...Read MORE...

The Virginia Housewife or Methodical Cook, 1828
Winchester, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - A man by the name of Wing, at work in the bottom of a well at Cutter village, in Winchester, Mass.,
suddenly found himself sinking in the quicksand to his knees, and with all his efforts he was unable to extricate himself. The well had been sunk to the depth of thirty feet, and Wing, being heavy,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 8, 1870

Washing and Drying the Hair

National Labor Tribune
February 1, 1900

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Canandaigua, New York, USA

1870 - A man gave himself into the custody of the Philadelphia police the other evening, representing that he had, on the 20th of November, killed his mother by a blow at Canandaigua, N.Y.
He was searched, as is usual, and put into a cell, and subsequently it was discovered that he had a razor, and was in the act of cutting his throat. On the day following the sister of the prisoner... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 8, 1870

Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA

1892 - FATAL RAILROAD ACCIDENT. Two Freight Trains Crash Together at Elizabeth.
A big smashup of freight cars occurred Saturday evening on the Pennsylvania Railroad at the Murray street crossing, Elizabeth, and was the indirect cause of the death of two men. The east bound... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  January 8, 1892

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

As to matters of little comparative moment – as to what shall be for dinner – as to how the house...Read MORE...

The Young Husband’s Book, 1837
Keene, New Hampshire, USA

1890 - Three Fingers Mangled.
While jointing some heavy two-inch planks upon the buzz planer at Nims, Whitney & Co.'s, Thursday morning, Oscar H. Fay let his left hand slip from the work which he was holding. The fingers struck... Read MORE...

New Hampshire Sentinel -  Keene, New Hampshire -  January 8, 1890

1902  January 8 – A train collision in the New York Central Railroad's Park Avenue Tunnel kills 17, injures 38, and leads to increased demand for electric trains and led to the banning of Steam locomotives in the state.

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1863  January 8 - Ground is broken in Sacramento, California, on the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.

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1870  In the new Lutheran church at Hagerstown, Md., a large hand is painted on the wall in the vestibule, pointing down to a spittoon with the inscription, "Please leave your tobacco there."

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1870  A tradesman of Portsmouth, N. H., has advertised in every issue of a paper of that city for the last twenty-two years.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1870  Some of the women school teachers of Randolph, Mass., are selling books to their scholars for twenty per cent more than the regular price,
alleging that their salary is too small to support them without this traffic.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1870  A man in Stockbridge, Mass., got a prescription for rheumatism the other day, and, with a sublime indifference to all directions, swallowed the whole at a dose. He died.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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 America - Did you know? December 2, 1823: Monroe Doctrine: In his annual address to Congress, President Monroe declares...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Canada produces about 70% of the world’s pure maple syrup. Out of that 70% about 90% is from the...Read MORE...
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Miss Agnes L Goddard, Principal, Ashland, Ky.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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