New York, 1895
The cottage of the Rev. Henry Grandleinard at Hicksville caught fire Saturday night and was damaged $500. The family claim that the fire was started by rats and matches.
—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, July 5, 1895, p. 1.
Antique humor and clippings, randomly discovered ephemera and interesting things! A lot of the things here are from before 1950, maybe way before. There will be things not politically correct today, ethnic humor, and enemies called names. The past is very messy.