Old News – Charity

More news from the past. This time an editorial about Catholic charities. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, May 22, 1914 Catholic Charities Without any reflection whatever upon the splendid work accomplished by United Charities, we feel assured that the organization of the Catholic Charity Guild is a necessary work. While we may avail ourselves of United …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Charity’ »

Old News – May Festival at Brockport

More news from the past. This time a festival at Brockport Normal school, now SUNY Brockport. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, May 14, 1914 ANNUAL COLOR DAY TOMORROW TO BE GALA EVENT > The Color Day Special on Friday, the 15th, has the right of way. This is the running order for this week. Every one …

Continue reading ‘Old News – May Festival at Brockport’ »

Old News – Fairport Schools

THE FAIRPORT HERALD Fairport, NY Wednesday, May 6, 1914 IN THE SCHOOLS The schools were closed Friday and teachers were in Brockport attending a meeting of the Monroe County Teachers’ association, as guests of Brockport Normal school. The teachers of Orleans county were guests of the Monroe County teachers at that time and place. Those …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Fairport Schools’ »

Old News – Penfield

THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Fairport, NY Thursday, April 30, 1914 PENFIELD PERSONALS AND NEWS ITEMS OF INTEREST This week Saturday evening, May the 2nd, will occur the regular meeting of the Penfield Grange. The evening will be in charge of Mrs. C. B. Rogers, Rev. James Moss will give an address on “Our Obligations.” On …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Penfield’ »

Old News – Items for the Ladies

THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Rochester, NY Friday, April 24, 1914 HELPFUL HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES. Pivoted Teapot That Swings For Brewing. A practical novelty is a pivoting teapot with an upper compartment to hold the tea leaves and an alcohol lamp beneath the pot, with which the water is boiled. At the instant of boiling the flame …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Items for the Ladies’ »

Old News – Erie Canal

More news from the past. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Thursday, April 16, 1914 Canal Opening May Be Delayed May 15th is the date officially set for the opening of navigation on the Erie canal, but there is doubt whether through traffic from Buffalo to Albany can open at that time, as there may be delays …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Erie Canal’ »

Old News – Small Items

More old news. This time just some small news items. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, April 9, 1914 LOCAL AND VICINITY NOTES Items of General Interest Gathered from our Newsy Exchanges Rochester has acquired a motion picture studio which was incorporated last week with a capitalization of $50,000 and which is the only one between New …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Small Items’ »

Old News – Lady’s Motoring Coats

More old news. This time from the “Woman’s Page” when most all automobiles were open. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, April 3, 1914 Rochester, NY OUTING COATS. The Correct Wrap For the Woman Who is Devoted to Motoring With the return of spring and its many possibilities in the way of out-door sports, the woman who …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Lady’s Motoring Coats’ »

Old News – East Rochester Fire, 1914

More news from the past. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Thursday, March 26, 1914 LARGE EAST ROCHESTER BLOCK ENTIRELY DESTROYED BY FIRE Eyer Building Containing Fryattt Department Store and Other Firms a Total Loss — To Be Rebuilt Immediately East Rochester, March 24,—Fire causing a loss of nearly $200,000, occurred in this village, Tuesday  night. The …

Continue reading ‘Old News – East Rochester Fire, 1914’ »

Old News – Death of Westinghouse

More news from the past. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, March 18, 1914 WESTINGHOUSE RIVAL TO EDISON Invented His Famous Air Brake When a Youth. FIFTY YEARS IN PUBLIC EYE Engineer, Dead at Sixty-seven, Was One of the Most Remarkable of Nation’s Great Men—Introduced and Developed Alternating Current System For Electric Light and Power. The late …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Death of Westinghouse’ »