Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Monday, September 6, 2021
"Fatmen and Leanmen assembled following their charity (town band) baseball game on the Susq Univ diamond (pre-Warner). The "Fats" captained by Charles Erdley bested the Kid Kessler led "Leans" by a score of 28 to 13, on September 23, 1898. The men wearing the stars are presumed to be the game's umpires."
Sunday, September 5, 2021
In 1949, a new "three lane highway connecting Bloomsburg to Briar Creek", route 11, was being constructed, alongside the railroad tracks. On June 7th, one of the construction trucks was on the tracks when Locomotive 1199 of the Delaware Lackawanna & Western came through. The locomotive, tender, and five cars collided with the construction truck.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
In 1924, a regular column titled "Thrifty Tips For The Home, by Flo", ran in newspapers across the nation. It appears to have only run that one year. I've found them to be interesting reading. A separate column, Etiquette By Flo, ran under a nearly identical heading, on other weeks.
"This newspaper will publish "Thrifty Tips" in this form at regular intervals. We suggest you clip this column and paste it in your recipe book."
May 8 1924
To prevent damp salt corroding the top of salt shakers heat paraffine and spread it inside the top. While the paraffine is cooling open the soles with a toothpick through which the salt will pass easily.
Warm water and soap is the best thing to use in cleaning tiled floors. After drying well with a soft cloth, rub with a cloth which has been dampened with linseed oil. An old piece of silk is better than cotton material
If, instead of greasing your bread after taking it out of the oven, it is greased before baking, it will be much softer.
To remove automobile grease, tar or any ordinary grease spot soak the material in gasoline and then wash with soap in the usual way.
When mixing mustard add a drop of salad oil to it. This will greatly improve the flavor and' it will mix more readily.
Never wash lamp chimneys in soapy water. Hold the chimney over steam and polish with a cloth. Then rub with a cloth which has been sprinkled with powdered whiting.
To remove iron rust put salt on the stain and squeeze a little lemon juice on it. Leave article in the sun. If it does come off the first time, repeat treatment.