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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Old News – March Snowstorm 1914

More news from the past. THE BROCKPORT REBUBLIC Thurs. March 5, 1914 BIGGEST STORM SINCE 1888 Brockport streets were never in more impassable condition than on Monday morning after the heavy storm on Sunday night had piled them high with drifts in some places so high that entrance to buildings was impossible until three or …

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Old News – Hit and Run

More news from the past. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Thurs. February 26, 1914 Autoist Guilty of Manslaughter George H. Williamson, secretary of the Oswego Auto club was convicted of manslaughter in the second degree by a jury in Justice Hubb’s court in Oswego. A previous jury disagreed. Williamson was charged with running down Mrs. Theresa …

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Old News – Edison

More news from the past. THE FAIRPORT HERALD, Wed., February 19, 1914 EDISON AT 67, JUST LIKE A BOY Ten Ounces of Food Fill Him For Fifteen Hour Work Day. DON’T OVEREAT, HIS ADVICE Thomas A. Edison, beginning his sixty-eighth year brimful of health and vigor, says that people eat too much and that’s why …

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