Friday, September 15, 2023

1862 - Avoiding the Civil War Draft

Elyria, Ohio, USA

1871 - DEATH FROM A CIGAR
DEATH FROM A CIGAR. The Elyria Constitutionalist records the death of Mr. L. D. Boynton, an old and respected citizen of that place, as follows:

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Grindstone City Advertiser -  September 15, 1871
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POINT BEACH CAMPING GROUND

Electric Light, Spring Water, Courteous Service, Filling Station, Garage Service

Sanitary Individual Bungalows

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POINTE DU LAC, QUE.

On Montreal-Quebec Highway, 9 miles west of Three Rivers.

Sandy bathing beach. Wonderful view on St. Peter's Lake. Fresh dairy and farm products.

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Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

1904 - FIRE SWEEPS DAWSON.
SEATTLE, Washington, Sept. 24. - The largest fire since 1899 occurred at Dawson last night. The loss is estimated at a quarter of a million dollars, with no insurance. The fire originated in the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 15, 1904
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Arcadia, California, USA

1903 - Chief of Police Madden, of Arcadia, Cal.
ARCADIA, Cal., Sept. 15. - "Billy" Madden, manager of scrappers, aspires to be a chief of police under the wizard of Santa Anita. Billy has just filed his application with "Lucky" Baldwin of Arcadia... Read MORE...

Fort Wayne Daily News -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  September 15, 1903
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1955 - Industrial Blaze Ends 2,000 Jobs in Rhode Island
CUMBERLAND, R.I., Sept. 13 - (INS) - Two thousand persons were left jobless today by a $5 million fire which destroyed five buildings of the Manville Mills on the banks of the Blackstone... Read MORE...

Corsicana Daily Sun -  Corsicana, Texas -  September 15, 1955
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Potato Chips - Peel a raw potato as apples are peeled, let the parings be as near as...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 11, 1881

Abenakis Springs Hotel

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Sherman, Connecticut, USA

1862  Avoiding the Civil War Draft

A man named Hoag, belonging to Sherman, Conn., purposely cut his hand with a scythe, to avoid being drafted. The wound bled profusely, and he shortly afterwards died.

San Francisco Bulletin -  San Francisco, California -  September 15, 1862
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Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

1892 - Three Killed In A Wreck. Train men Crushed to Death in a Collision With a Sand Bank.
Special to The Inquirer.
Hagerstown, Sept. 14. - The north bound passenger vestibule limited from New Orleans to Washington consisting of engine, baggage express, day coach, dining and three... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  September 15, 1892
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Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA

1944  HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.

...The main street of Provincetown, Mass., on the tip of Cape Cod, was under water and civilian defense forces evacuated 23 persons from the Cape Cod town of Yarmouth...

The Troy Record -  Troy, New York -  September 15, 1944
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year
1888  Mrs. Bromley, of Middletown, N.Y., has lived in her own house in good health for twelve years without going out or seeing anybody but her husband.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1947  September 15 - First 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Ohio

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 America - Did you know? January 1, 1892 - Ellis Island becomes chief immigration station of the U.S.

 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1600s, pro-birth measures were put in place to encourage population growth in New...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Roby School, Saugus, Mass.

J. J. Foster & Co.
123 North St., Pittsfield, Mass.

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Died September 15

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