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May 23 a red-serge letter day

May 23, 1873, the Dominion of Canada created the North West Mounted Police. Many were misfits. Quite a number of the first recruits were sent home, some went home when they saw the conditions. 207 more words

THE NATION'S DARLING (1873)

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The Autumn Walk by Alexander Anderson

I walk through, the golden autumn wood
When the leaves are in their decay:
And my heart leaps into its solemn mood
As they wither and drop away. 225 more words

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PISSARRO AND SPRINGTIME IN PONTOISE

This painting is one of Pissarro’s most famous and well-loved paintings. Fortunately, it lives at the wonderful Clark Art Institute and can be seen by the public. 195 more words

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April 12 in San Antonio history...

1793
Mission San Antonio de Valero (today known as “The Alamo”) is secularized by decree.

1873
Construction of First Baptist Church is begun.

1965
Although it has not yet be officially announced, the $12.9-million federal grant has been approved for construction of the $27-million University of Texas South Texas Medical School and teaching hospital to be located here.   51 more words

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The Belly of Paris, by Émile Zola, translated by Brian Nelson

As regular readers know, I’m a bit of a ‘foodie’ so I was expecting to really enjoy The Belly of Paris, (Le Ventre de Paris… 701 more words

Émile Zola

Ilkely are well know for the sometimes unusual but chareristically different takes on traditional British brewing techniques. Originally founded in 1873 as the “Ilkley Brewery and Aerated Water Company’’, … 117 more words

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