Tuesday, May 23, 2023

1882 - Traveled in a Box A Young Man's Trip from Chippewa Falls to Montreal.

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

1917 - Baseball Losing Popularity Because Commercialism Has Stepped In, Says Corbett
by James J. Corbett

Was Fred Clarke right when he said that the trouble with baseball is that "it has degenerated into a pink-tea affair?" Or has baseball slipped from its once lofty heights of... Read MORE...

Deseret Evening News -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  Wednesday, May 23, 1917

1909 advertisement

Take Notice
When you are in need of any kind of building material, windows, doors, blinds, clap-boards, shingles, etc., or Paroid or Grenasco Roofing, go to Edwin Janvin, Hampton Falls, N.H.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Rockland, Maine, USA

1853 - Destructive Fire at Rockland. FIFTY THREE BUILDINGS DESTROYED.
We learn from Capt. LAMBERT of HODGMAN & Co's. Express, and MR. MITCHELL of LIBBEY'S Express, who came up yesterday in the Penobscot, that a fire broke out in Rockland on Sunday morning at 2 o'clock, ... Read MORE...

Bangor Daily Whig And Courier -  Bangor, Maine -  May 23, 1853

Wichita, Kansas, USA

1923 - Tornado
Wichita., Kan., May 23. - . . . When the storm struck Wichita three persons were seriously injured and a dozen bruised. . . .
Mrs. Charles Minor, 70, who lived in a small frame building near here,... Read MORE...

The Chillicothe Constitution Tribune -  Chillicothe, Missouri -  May 23, 1923

 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
Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

Fort Wayne, May 22. - A serious runaway accident occurred here this morning during the Ringling Brothers' circus parade. About twenty persons, mostly women and children, were injured and two will... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 23, 1895

1909 Advertisments

Dressmaking and Plain Sewing
Mary A. Tilton, Kensington, N.H.

Maple Grove Farm
Kensington, N.H.

F. A. Mace, Dealer in Milk, Cream and Farm Produce
Kensington, N.H.

Maple Shade Farm
Kensington, N.H.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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San Mateo, California, USA

1907 - Autoist Is Killed By A San Jose Train
The train that leaves San Jose for San Francisco at 4:10 p. m. killed A. H. WHITNEY, a mile south of San Mateo about five o'clock last evening. The victim was crossing the track in an automobile... Read MORE...

The Evening News -  San Jose, California -  May 23, 1907

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, USA

1882 - Traveled in a Box
A Young Man's Trip from Chippewa Falls to Montreal.

Montreal Star: There arrived at the Hochelaga Depot this morning enroute for Sorel, a queer looking box about six feet long, two wide, and... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  May 23, 1882

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1927 - Andrew de Giorgis Slips from Sewer Pipe While Trying to Cross Housatonic River on It.
Pittsfield, May 22.— Andrew de Giorgis, 42, of 3 Naples avenue, was drowned in the east branch of the Housatonic river near the Newell-street bridge early this morning. The police have evidence that... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  May 23, 1927

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

It is very rude, when at the table, to scratch any part of your body. It is also very indecent to...Read MORE...

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

1942 - Flood
In Tioga County, to the north, swiftly-moving waters inundated cellars and homes in Wellsboro.

Weissport, Carbon County, reported 10 feet of water in the streets covering houses to the second... Read MORE...

Clearfield Progress -  Clearfield, Pennsylvania -  May 23, 1942

1904  Geo. H. Cardiff of Butte, Cal., will bring his automobile with him when he comes to Santa Cruz this summer.

Evening Sentinel
Santa Cruz, California

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1939  May 23 - Submarine Squalis sank off Portsmouth NH, 26 die


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 America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America:

They Sure Love Their Cheese

Many foreigners have ...


 Quebec - Did you know? New France was born and nurtured in an atmosphere of religious devotion. To the habitant the Church ...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
 Picture of the Day

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

Main Street, Looking North, Salamanca, N.Y.

Daily Herald
June 23, 1900

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