Old Newspaper Collections Project

By Clayton, Deb, & Holice

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1871

 

Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for being such a trooper and typing a ton of old news articles! Without her this project wouldn't be here!

 

Brooklyn Daily Eagle-1871.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

Gerrit Smith is in Washington.

The steamship "Relief" sailed from Philadelphia, yesterday, with a cargo of good for France.

A schooner, with the body of Capt. Chas. W. Marshall on board, has arrived t Savannah.

The imports at the port of New York the past week were nearly $12,000,000, the largest ever received.

The Painters of Detroit, Mich., are on a strike to effect a reduction of working hours from sixty to fifty-nine per week.

Lester Wallack, Edwin Booth, Edwin Adams and J. W. Wallack will occupy their marine villas at Long Branch this Summer.

Thomas Carlyle usually walks several miles before breakfast, or at least before undertaking the labor of composition.

A Western music dealing firm reports that it has sold about a thousand miles of fiddle-strings since it has been in business.

Victor Hugo has been in ill health ever sine the surrender of the capitol, and this accounts for the small share he has taken in the revolution.

Mr. Turner, who was hunting in Illinois when the great tornado came on, was caught by a falling tree, and held three days till a passerby released him.

Copyright Clayton Betzing, 2001

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