Thursday, March 23, 2023

1903 - U-No Beer

Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada

1907 - FOUR FROZEN TO DEATH IN BLIZZARD IN EAST.
Bathurst, N. B,, March 23. - Word was received here yesterday of the loss of four lives in the severe blizzard which swept over the eastern provinces Wednesday night. Mrs. John Comeau and three of... Read MORE...

Duluth MN Evening Herald -  Duluth, Minnesota -  March 23, 1907
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Kid Gloves Cost Money

Hudson Rubber Company, Dayton, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

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Lewiston, Maine, USA

1903 - U-No Beer
Sheriff Cummings has ordered the U-No beer joints with lunch rooms combined to sell nothing between the hours of twelve Saturday night and twelve Sunday night, save food, coffee or tea. The... Read MORE...

The Lewiston Daily Sun -  Lewiston, Maine -  Monday morning, March 23, 1903
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1857  March 23 – Elisha Otis' first elevator is installed (at 488 Broadway, New York City).

On March 23, 1857, the first passenger elevator was installed in the retail establishment of the New York porcelain and glass dealer Haughwout and Company.

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Cohoes, New York, USA

1878  A firm of cotton brokers which supplies two-thirds of the raw material used in the knitting mills of Cohoes, N. Y.,

report an excess of sales of $200,000 for the past nine months over the entire last year's trade, showing the prospects of the manufacturers to be most flattering.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 23, 1878
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

To make a Cheshire Pork Pie for Sea.

Take some salt pork that has been boiled, cut it into thin...Read MORE...



The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy, 1796
Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1913  Tornado

March 23, 1913 - Devastating tornadoes marched across east, northeast and west Iowa. The deadliest tornado struck Omaha, Neb., killing 94 and injuring 350. More than 600 homes were lost.

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March 23, 1913
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Harderfold Red Star Brand Hygienic Underwear
Harderfold Fabric Company
Troy, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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Augusta, Georgia, USA

1916 - MILLIONS GO UP IN FLAMES AT AUGUSTA AS BUSINESS DISTRICT IS BURNED. WIND MAKES FIREMEN HELPLESS. SEVEN HUNDRED HOMES ARE DESTROYED. MILITIA PATROLS STREET.
FIRE IS CONTROLLED WHEN DIES OUT - COMPANIES FROM OTHER CITIES HELP OVERWORKED FIREMEN IN AUGUSTA

Augusta, Ga., March 23. - Twenty blocks in the residence section of Augusta in charred ruins, the... Read MORE...

The Newark Advocate -  Ohio -  March 23, 1916
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Montpelier, Vermont, USA

1900 - TO-DAY'S FIRES. Langdon Block, Montpelier, Gutted Early This Morning. IGNITED FROM AN ELECTRIC WIRE.
Was Ready for Occupancy of Savings Bank and Insurance Company.
(Special to the Messenger.)

Montpelier, March 23. - The new brick and granite block, at the corner of Main and State streets, that... Read MORE...

Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  March 23, 1900
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1908 - KILLS HERSELF AND TWO SMALL CHILDREN
Mother Turns on Gas in Kitchen of Home While Husband is Asleep Up Stairs.

FALL RIVER, Mass., March 22. - Mrs. Joseph Terrien, twenty-five years of age, killed herself and her two small children... Read MORE...

The Scranton Republican -  Scranton, Pennsylvania -  March 23, 1908
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Make yourself absolute master of your temper and your countenance; so far, at least, as that no...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Hinesburg, Vermont, USA

1868 - Loss by the Fire in Hinesburg, Vt.
From the Burlington Free Press, March 20.

The woolen mill of DOW & BOYNTON, Hinesburg, was destroyed by fire yesterday. The fire broke out while all hands were gone to dinner, and in very few... Read MORE...

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1839  March 23 – The Boston Morning Post first records the use of "OK" (oll korrect).

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Community Hospital

Stuttgartger Sanitary Woolen Underwear

The T. Eaton Co., Toronto, Agts. in Canada

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November 1898

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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

1905 - School for Child Wives

Braintree, Vermont, USA (Peth) (Snowsville) (Braintree Hill)

1882 - The Small Pox in Braintree
Ross Ford, on of the Braintree small pox victims, died Friday night. His wife and two children are sick with the disease. The selectmen have ordered the compulsory vaccination of the town's people.... Read MORE...

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1918 advertisement

Bridgeport Horse Auction

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
June 27, 1918

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1913 - POLICE ARREST MAN FOR ATTEMPT TO MURDER WIFE
Lukasz Luczkewiz Captured in Worcester Last Night for Woonsocket Office

Also Being Held on Bigamy Charge, the Police Declare Today

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The Evening News -  Providence, Rhode Island -  March 18, 1913
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

1905  School for Child Wives

Chicago is actually discussing the question of establishing a school for child wives, more than a score of wives under compulsory school age (fourteen years) having been found in one Italian district.

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  March 18, 1905
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Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USA

1905 - Comedian Blunder
A comedian at Hazleton, Pennsylvania, tried to amuse an audience composed entirely of women, but some bitter gibes at old maids, and no doubt to his great astonishment was hissed off the stage.

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The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  March 18, 1905
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1937 - March 18 – New London School explosion:
In the worst school disaster in American history in terms of lives lost, the New London School in New London, Texas, suffers a catastrophic natural gas explosion, killing in excess of 295 students... Read MORE...

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March 18, 1937
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spring Bean Succotash

Take two quarts of beans, string, cut fine; boil two hours with water...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, August 11, 1880

1908 advertisement

M. A. Baker & Co. Manufacturers
Seamless Turpentine Stills
Pensacola, Fla.

The Pensacola Journal
Pensacola, Florida
July 4, 1908

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Springfield, Vermont, USA

1871 - Healthy Place
Springfield, Vt., must be a healthy place in which to locate. There are, in that town, ninety persons between the age of seventy and eighty years, and forty-two between eighty and one hundred. Of the ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 18, 1871
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Queens, New York, USA

1910 - TRAGIC DEATH OF ASHFIELD MAN. Fred R. Church Killed on the Long Island Railroad Yesterday.
Word was received at Shelburne Falls yesterday morning of the accidental death at the Queens station of the Long Island railroad of Fred R. Church, so of George B. Church in the Baptist Corner... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  March 18, 1910
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

She who weds with one of an inferior rank in life has no right to expect that her friends will...Read MORE...



Letters to Young Ladies on Their Entrance into the World, by Elizabeth Lanfear, 1824
1871  An attempt was made to shoot King Christian, of Denmark, the other day, and the shooter was arrested and brought before the King.
Christian told him he could not praise his skill as a marksman, and advised him to practice before he repeated the shot, and then released him.

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1871  Runs in the family
Royal Briggs, who committed suicide at Sherman, Conn., the other day, was the last of six brothers who have made way with themselves.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1866  Large Fire in Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Friday, March 17. A fire here last night destroyed twenty buildings from First to Davis street. Loss $100,000.

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New York, New York

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 America - Did you know? Going to see the Elephant. (1860s)

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Congregational Church, 1912

1908 ad

Fords Sensational Car
3000 Ford Model T Touring Cars Sold in 48 Hours
Price only $850.00 F.O.B. Factory
Conrad Bros.
No. 245 Wyoing Ave.
No. 318-20 Linden Street.
Scranton

The Scranton Truth
Scranton, Pennsylvania
September 15, 1908

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Tuesday, March 14, 2023

1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

Rockingham, Vermont, USA (Bellows Falls) (Saxton's River)

1920 - SIX DEAD IN RUTLAND WRECK IN VERMONT Boston-Montreal Express and Freight Train Crash Head-On - Several Passengers Injured.
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt., March 14. - Five men were killed, one died later, four were severely injured and several suffered lesser injuries in a head-on collision late today between the Boston and Montreal ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 15, 1920
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Quaker Oats

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

1769 - COLONEL MOULTON'S BUILDINGS BURNED.
On the 15th of March, 1769, town-meeting day, occurred the most destructive fire with which the town had ever been visited. The following account of it is taken from the Boston Chronicle of March 20, ... Read MORE...

History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire: From Its Settlement in 1638 to Autumn of 1892, page 215 -  March 15, 1769
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1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress, defining and fixing the standard of value, maintaining the parity of all forms of money issued or... Read MORE...

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  March 15, 1900
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Browned Mince-Meat

Mince cold roast beef very fine; add salt, pepper, chopped onion and a little ...Read MORE...



The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, April 18, 1873

Wm. H. Wiley & Son, Hartford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1933 - Nashville Counts Ten Dead, Pruden Eight. Several Other Communities Lashed. LIST GROWS.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Mar. 15 (AP) - The mad caprice of a tornado which lashed the Tennessee-Kentucky border last night left a toll of 35 known dead and more than 200 injured in the wreckage of homes... Read MORE...

The Kingsport Times -  Tennessee -  March 15, 1933
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Butler, Pennsylvania, USA

1907 - Civil War Veteran Struck by Train
Butler, Pa., March 15. - Oliver Conklin deaf and 80 years of age, a veteran of the civil war, who had one eye destroyed at Spottsylvania Court House, was run down and killed by a Baltimore & Ohio... Read MORE...

Indiana Evening Gazette -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  March 15, 1907
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Elmira, New York, USA

1888 - Fire
Another One.
Elmira, N. Y., March 10. – The explosion of a lamp in the press room of the Elmira Gazette at 8 o’clock yesterday evening, followed by the ignition and explosion of a can of benzine,... Read MORE...

The Ohio Democrat -  New Philadelphia, Ohio -  March 15, 1888
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Upon all occasions avoid speaking of yourself, if it be possible. Some abruptly speak...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Deposit, New York, USA

1903 - FIRE DID $50,000 DAMAGE. HOTEL, OPERA HOUSE, AND OTHER STRUCTURES BURNED IN DEPOSIT, N. Y.
Special to The New York Times.
Deposit, N. Y., March 14. - A disastrous fire started in the Oquaga House here at 4:20 o'clock this morning and destroyed property to the value of $50,000. The first... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 15, 1903
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1933  March 15 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises from 53.84 to 62.10. The day's gain of 15.34%, achieved during the depths of the Great Depression, remains to date as the largest 1-day percentage gain for the index.

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1879  Denmark prohibits importation of cattle from the United States into that kingdom.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1879  At Georgetown, Mass., the son of a widow married a girl whose brother married the widow, and a child born to the first couple has an uncle and a grandfather and a grandmother and an aunt in the same persons.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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 America - Did you know? November 7, 1916 - Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to the U.S. House of...Read MORE...



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Reptile Zoo and Gift Shop, Alton Bay, N.H.

The Hartford Rubber Works Co., Hartford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

The Hartford Rubber Works Co. was established by John W. Gray, a Hartford rubber goods merchant, in 1881. The company’s initial plant was built on the south side of Park Street shortly after the firm was organized. The original factory measured just 50’ x 60’ and Gray’s entire workforce numbered just 20 hands. By the early 1890s, however, the firm had expanded to become one of the largest and best equipped manufacturers of rubber goods in the country, positioning itself as the primary supplier of bicycle tires to the Pope Manufacturing Co., also based in Hartford. In 1892, a Hartford Courant article announced Pope’s acquisition of majority control of the Hartford Rubber Works, which at that time employed about 170 employees and operated 24 hours a day. In 1899 the Hartford Rubber Works was absorbed into one of Pope’s various holding companies, the Rubber Goods Manufacturing Co., and then in 1905 was purchased by another conglomerate, the U.S. Rubber Co... connecticutmills.org

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Monday, March 13, 2023

1944 - Dental Decay Not Caused by Sugar

1944 - Black-out Will Be March 26
The next black out will not be next Sunday as stated yesterday but March 26. The state committee gave two weeks advance notice instead of one - with commendable foresight inasmuch as the event will... Read MORE...

The Berkshire Evening Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  March 14, 1944
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"Commercial wooden boatbuilding thrived in St. Augustine with the advent of the shrimping industry in the 1920s and over the following decades expanded exponentially with the success of commercial boatbuilding outfits such as DESCO and St. Augustine Trawlers. DESCO (Diesel Engine Sales Company), in particular, built trawlers in such prodigious quantities for the world market that their motto became "The Sun Never Sets on a DESCO Boat." " www.lampmaritime.org/ LAMP/ Hertiage_Boatbuilding/ Boatbuilding_History


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London, England

1944 - Italian Prisoners Strike for Beer
LONDON (AP) - Italian prisoners of war went on strike today at camp in southern England because their beer ration of half a pint daily was stopped. The prisoners refused to go to work in the fields,... Read MORE...

The Berkshire Evening Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  March 14, 1944
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1944 - Extinction of Man Deemed Unlikely
NEW YORK - Knowledge will probably save mankind from eventual extinction like that which overtook the dinosaur and other creatures of past ages. This is the opinion of Dr Alex Hidricka noted... Read MORE...

The Berkshire Evening Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  March 14, 1944
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1944 - Dental Decay Not Caused by Sugar
NEW YORK - One of the greatest deterrents to the use of sugar and sugar-containing products is the popular misconception that sugar harms the teeth of both children and adults.

Recent scientific... Read MORE...

The Berkshire Evening Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  March 14, 1944
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Feather Cake

One cup of sugar, one tablespoonful of butter, one egg, one cup of sweet milk, two...Read MORE...



The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885

Alkalol
Alkalol is a nasal wash and oral rinse. Alkalol dissolves mucus, cleans and moisturizes the nasal airways, and provides relief to agitated sinus, nasal passage and throat tissue. It is an alkaline saline solution that includes a mix of menthol, camphor, eucalyptol, thymol, benzoin, and oils of wintergreen, spearmint, pine, and cinnamon, as well as potassium and sodium salts. First formulated by James P. Whitters in 1896 in a small laboratory above the A.J. Barker pharmacy in Taunton, Massachusetts, Alkalol is one of the oldest over-the-counter pharmaceutical products sold in the United States.
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

1889 - Largest Spectacle Factory in the World
Southbridge, Mass., has the largest spectacle factory in the world. More than 3/ 4 of the gold spectacles and eyeglasses made in this country are made in Southbridge, one company alone in that town... Read MORE...

The Indiana Democrat -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  March 14, 1889
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, ...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
Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1895 - FIRE AT KANSAS CITY. Property to the Value of $300,000 or $350,000 Go Up in the Flames. WAS AIDED BY A HIGH WIND.
In One Hour Nothing but Walls and Burning Debris Remained to Mark the Place Where the Building Stood - Western Newspaper Union and the Western Type Foundry Principal Sufferers.

KANSAS CITY, March... Read MORE...

Fort Wayne News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  March 14, 1895
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1932  March 14 – George Eastman, founder of Kodak, commits suicide.

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1891  March 14 – In New Orleans, a lynch mob storms the Old Parish Prison and lynches 11 Italians arrested but found innocent of the murder of Police Chief David Hennessy.

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1964  March 14 - Dallas, Texas; Jack Ruby sentenced to death for Lee Harvey Oswald's murder

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1960  March 14 - 14 die in a train crash in Bakersfield Calif

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 America - Did you know? Self-emptying Lake George (Alaska) is the best known curiosity of its kind. A dam of ice forms each ...Read MORE...



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Cross Roads Tavern and Meeting House

Dr. A. Boschee's German Syrup
Made in Woodbury, New Jersey

Boschee’s German Syrup was a common remedy for coughs, colds and consumption. It was most popular for its claim to "cure" consumption and any disease of the throat and lungs. http://www.herbmuseum.ca

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

1835 - Bird's Nest Pudding


When Baby is About to Walk
Procure a pair of ANKLE SUPPORTERS

R. H. Golden
South Norwalk, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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1936 - SAY DUBOIS MINER DEAD AS RESCUERS WORK IN CAVE-IN.
DUBOIS, PA., Mar. 12. - Rescue workers reported Lee Selner, 32-year-old miner, died today - nearly 18 hours after he had been trapped under tons of slate in a mine.

The victim called to his... Read MORE...

Clearfield Progress -  Clearfield, Pennsylvania -  March 12, 1936
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1887  The Prince of Wales has granted a warrant for a new Masonic lodge to be called the "Anglo-American."

The lodge is formed with a view of affording facilities for American residents in England meeting their brethren of the English Grand Lodge under the constitutions of the latter body.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 12, 1887
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Bird's Nest Pudding

Pare and halve tart mellow apples, scoop out the cores, put a little flour...Read MORE...



The New England Cook Book, 1836
Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

1917 - DIES OF BURNS. Mrs. Loraine Succumbs to Terrible Injuries Sustained Thursday.
Mrs. John Loraine, 462 Elizabeth street, is dead following four days of terrible suffering, as a result of burns, sustained Thursday morning when in attempting to revive a fire she mistook a can of... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  March 12, 1917
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Silver Plate
Wm. Rogers, Eagle Brand
Made only by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co., Wallingford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. was a cutlery and silver hollowware manufacturer in Wallingford, Connecticut, founded in 1866. By c. 1895, the company operated large factories in Wallingford and Montreal, Canada.

In 1898, Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. became part of the International Silver Company headquartered in neighboring Meriden.
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

1927 - CHICAGO FIREMEN IN DEATH TRAP, EXPLOSION IN A CHEMICAL PLANT.
Chicago, March 11 - (AP) - The ranks of engine companies numbers three and six were depleted late today when an explosion killed one fireman and seriously injured ten other, two probably... Read MORE...

Independent -  Helena, Montana -  March 12, 1927
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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)

1917 - 3 KILLED, 30 HOUSES WRECKED IN RESIDENCE SUBERB OF CINCINNATI.
Cincinnati, Ohio, March 11. - Three persons are known to have lost their lives, four others are probably fatally seriously injured as the result of a tornado which wrecked about 30 houses in the... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  March 12, 1917
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1894  March 12 – For the first time, Coca-Cola is sold in bottles.

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1888  March 12 - A blizzard paralyzed southeastern New York State and western New England. Albany NY reported 46.7 inches of snow.

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1887  Samuel K. Wilson, the wealthiest citizen of Trenton, N. J., has startled his friends by suddenly marrying a second wife,
Miss Conway, of Boston, and sailing for Europe before congratulations could be offered. His wealth is put at $12,000,000. - N. Y. Tribune.

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Luke's Lodge of Newport
Middletown, Rhode Island

The Clinton Safety Pin
The Oakville Company
Waterbury, Conn.

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May 1898

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Friday, March 10, 2023

1911 - AUTO BUCKS INTO STORE - Salem Councilman's Car Darts Back Through Window - Damage Heavy.


Union Pacific Tea Co.
Oswego, New York

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Arlington, Texas, USA

1909 - Arlington Fire Burns 3 Stores - Total Loss on Buildings and Contents Will Approximate $15,000 - Carlisle Students Aid Fire Fighters
Rush From Academy and Begin Systematic Efforts to Save Property.

Fire, starting from a defective flue, leading from the Home cafe, caused a loss of approximately $15,000 at Arlington Wednesday... Read MORE...

Fort Worth Star-Telegram -  Fort Worth, Texas -  March 10, 1909
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Salem, Oregon, USA

1911 - AUTO BUCKS INTO STORE - Salem Councilman's Car Darts Back Through Window - Damage Heavy.
SALEM, Or., March 9. - (Special.) - Councilman W. H. Eldridge in attempting to crank a recently purchased automobile, which was standing in front of C. M. Eppley's store on East State street, was... Read MORE...

The Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  March 10, 1911
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Hempstead, New York, USA

1910 - INMATES CAUGHT IN BLAZING POORHOUSE. OLD MAN DEAD, FIVE PERSONS IN HOSPITAL AFTER MIDNIGHT FIRE IN HEMPSTEAD. PANIC ON STEEP STAIRWAYS.
HAND GRENADES KEPT THE FLAMES BACK AND SAVED MANY LIVES, BUT SOME OF THE INJURED MAY DIE.

Hempstead, L. I., March 10. - The Hempstead Poorhouse, about two miles from this village, burned to the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 10, 1910
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Cortland, New York, USA

1906 - IN A SHEET OF FLAMES. Mrs. Mary Bassett, 80 Years Old, Horribly Burned. DISCOVERED BY A NEIGHBOR.
John P Murray Went to Her Assistance - It is Thought That a Lamp Must Have Exploded and Set Her Clothing on Fire - Taken to the Hospital.

Cortland, March 10 - Mrs. Mary Bassett, an old lady living ... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  March 10, 1906
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

White Cake

Two cups of pulverized sugar, one cup of butter beaten together, four cups of flour,...Read MORE...



The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

1912 - FIVE DIE WHEN WALL FALLS DURING WAREHOUSE BLAZE. WINNIPEG (MANITOBA) FIRE SWEEPS INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER BUILDING AND SPREADS TO ADJOINING STRUCTURES.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 9. - Five persons were killed and many injured during the progress of a fire which started in the immense brick warehouse of the International Harvester Company tonight. The ... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis Star -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  March 10, 1912
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Buckingham's Dye for the Whiskers
R.P. Hall & Co., Proprietors, Nashua, N.H.

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Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

1936 - Fog Blankets New England, Due to Thaw - Woman Killed at R. R. Crossing; Mist Causes Accidents
BOSTON, March 10 (AP) - Fog blanketed New England today caused one death at a grade crossing, contributed to automobile accidents, halted airplane travel, and slowed shipping in harbors and in... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  March 10, 1936
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Bennington, Vermont, USA (North Bennington)

1902 - Unity Collar and Cuff Co. Fire
Bennington, Vt. March 9. - The most disastrous fire in the history of North Bennington broke out in the cutting room of the Unity Collar and Cuff Co., at 3 o'clock this morning completely destroying... Read MORE...

Daily Kennebec Journal -  Augusta, Maine -  March 10, 1902
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Brockton, Massachusetts, USA (North Bridgewater)

1941 - TWELVE FIREMEN DIE AT BROCKTON. 16 OTHERS ARE HURT WHEN ROOF CAVES IN DURING THEATER FIRE. PRIEST TRAVERSES BURNING BUILDING IN BORROWED HELMET AND COAT TO GIVE DOOMED MEN LAST RITES.
Brockton, March 10 (AP) - Twelve firemen were killed and 16 injured early today when the snow-laden roof of the 30-year-old Strand theater collapsed during a fire which destroyed the... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  March 10, 1941
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never try to outshine your guests in dress. It is vulgar in the extreme. A hostess should be...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
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) (Lonsdale) (Saylesville)

1881  Crushed by Train

Wednesday night, at Albion, R. I., Geo. Gordon, a brakeman on the Worcester freight train, fell and four cars passed over his body. He leaves a wife and two children.

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New Hampshire Patriot -  New Hampshire -  March 10, 1881
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1888  A severe shock of earthquake was felt at Pasadena, Cal, on the morning of the 7th. Brick buildings were shaken, but no damage was done. A shock was also felt at Los Angeles.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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 America - Did you know? The Great Smoky Mountains is the most visited national park, drawing more than 10 million...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? When the Montréal metro was built, all the earth that was taken out was used to enlarge the Île...Read MORE...



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Visit Berthier-sur-Mer, Québec, Canada (Berthier-en-Bas) (Berthier)!

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


Motel La Plage, Berthier-en-Bas, Quebec

E. O. Abbott
Fruit, Confectionery, Holiday Goods, Wax Flowers, Fancy Goods.
989 Elm Street, Manchester, N.H.

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Died March 10

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