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Sunday, November 5, 2023

October 27 News - 1917 - Record Moose Head

Welcome to our blog, where we embark on a captivating journey through time, exploring the rich tapestry of history and genealogy.  In this edition, we'll delve into the treasure trove of historical news articles dated October 27, unearthing stories that resonate with genealogists and history enthusiasts alike.  From local happenings to global events, we'll uncover the stories that shaped the lives of our ancestors, providing valuable insights for those on a quest to discover their roots.  So, grab your magnifying glass and step into the past as we unravel the October 27 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.
    Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada (Tracadie-Sheila)

    1917 - Record Moose Head

    The record moose head taken in the province of New Brunswick was taken a few days ago near Bathurst Lake by L.A. Russell of Tracadie, Gloucester county, word to that effect being brought to Fredericton by Charles Cremin, the guide near whose camp the animal was killed. The spread of horns is 72 inches, beting the widest spread previously recorded by 3 1/ 2 inches. Dr. W. L. Munro of Providence, R.I., held the record for getting the largest spread of horns in New Brunswick until the kill of Mr.... Read MORE...

    Daily Kennebec Journal -  Augusta, Maine -  October 27, 1917

    Ask Your Druggist for Tyrian Rubber Goods
    Because They Are Best
    Tyer Rubber Company, Andover, Mass.

    Ladies' Home Journal
    April 1898

    Visit Andover, Massachusetts, USA!

    1938 - October 27 - Du Pont announces a name for its new synthetic yarn: "nylon".

    The invention of nylon in 1938 ushered in a textile revolution for consumers and the military alike, ultimately helping the Allies win World War II...

    Nylon’s characteristics made for an ideal material to suit any number of uses, but DuPont decided early on that it would focus on a single market: ladies’ full-fashioned hosiery...

    Before DuPont could take its new miracle fiber to the public, however, its leaders had to decide what to call it... According to Ernest Gladding, manager of the ... Read MORE...
    October 27, 1938

    Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA

    1921 - SOUTH FLORIDA COUNTS LOSSES. Gulf Hurricane Does Great Damage. TAMPA SUFFERS MOST. Gale Wipes Out Small Obstacles in Path but Few Lives Are Lost.

    ...Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 26. - The entire waterfront of St. Petersburg was wiped out by the gulf storm yesterday, the worst gale the city has ever expressed, according to a message received by the Times-Union tonight from Thomas W. Parking of St. Petersburg, deputy license collector of Pinellas county.

    Passagrille was reported as wiped out, he said. His telegram follows.
    "Came from St. Petersburg to Brooksville in Ford car; only means get wire connections. The city badly damaged and... Read MORE...

    The State -  Columbia, South Carolina -  October 27, 1921


    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

    Chicken Mayonnaise - Cut up some chickens and fry them nicely in butter. Let them get cold, then trim into good shape and put them in a covered dish with salt, pepper, oil and vinegar as for salad; add a few pieces of onion and a little...Read MORE...

    The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 17, 1880

    Lowney's Chocolate Bonbons

    The Walter M. Lowney Company
    89 Pearl Street

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    April 1898

    "The Walter M. Lowney Company, an American candy and chocolate manufacturer, renowned especially for the Cherry Blossom, was founded in 1883 in Boston. The company operated a series of chocolate stores and also published cookbooks..."

    Visit Boston, Massachusetts, USA!

    1904  October 27 – The first underground line of the New York City Subway opens.

    Visit Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)!

    1838  October 27 - Governor Lilburn Boggs issued the "Extermination Order" against Mormons living in Missouri, demanding that members of the Mormon church leave the state webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ motimeln.htm

    Visit , Missouri, USA!

    1893  Mrs. Parkhurst not guilty
    The trial of Mrs. Hanna Mary Parkhurst, of Greenfield, N. Y., who was charged with murdering her 3-year-old son, ended yesterday in a verdict of not guilty.

    The Times
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Visit Greenfield, Saratoga, New York, USA!


    America - Did you know?

     1927 - No Billboards Allowed

    Hawaii’s natural beauty is an advertisement unto itself. To keep it that way, the state has officially outlawed billboards (with some exceptions) and aerial advertising, part of an “urban beautification” initiative...Read MORE...


    Quebec - Did you know?

     Quebec “unofficially” got rid of Slavery in 1798, 35 years before it was abolished because the Chief of Justice couldn’t find any laws to punish an escaped slave named Charlotte who refused to return to her master- so he set her free. Other slaves...Read MORE...

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    Visit Newton, Massachusetts, USA!

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


    Home Dressmaking
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    Wells, Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vt.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    May 1898

    Visit Burlington, Vermont, USA!

    Died October 27


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