Saturday, July 22, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - July 22

Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)

1868 - Medical Experiment
Dr. Richardson, of Springport, New York, made an interesting statement at the Medical Convention, recently held in Rochester. In investigating the causes and nature of eruptive diseases he made the following experiment: 'He took a piece of fresh beef and put it under pure water, where he let it remain seventy hours. By this time the meat had begun to decompose, and was far from being agreeable... Read MORE...

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Cincinnati Daily Gazette -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  July 22, 1868
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Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

1873  Railway Accident.

PROVIDENCE, July 21. - To-day a passenger train on the Bristol Railroad ran into a head of cattle two miles this side of Bristol. The engine and one car were thrown from the track, and the engineer, RUFUS SHIPPEE, killed. None of the passengers were injured.

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  July 22, 1873
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Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (Sts-Anges-de-Lachine)

1876  Fatal Fire at Lachine, Quebec.

LACHINE, July 21. - A large building used by Mr. Stouge for boat-building, burned last night, with boats of the Lachine Boating Club and several steam and sailing yachts. A child of the proprietor perished in the flames, and two mean endeavoring to save their tools were so badly burned they died this morning. Loss, $50,000.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  July 22, 1876
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Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (St-Enfant-Jésus)

1879 - The Pointe Aux Trembles Disaster
Searching for the Victims Still Going On - Affecting Services in the Parish Church

Quebec, July 21, 1879
Dr. A. G. Belleau, the district coroner, returned to town last night where he held an inquest on the bodies of M. Lefebvre, a school teacher, and M. Gauvin, a gentleman of private means, victims of the late yachting accident. No other bodies have as yet been recorded, although twenty boats ... Read MORE...

New York Herald -  New York, New York -  July 22, 1879
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Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

1901 - KILLED AT GRADE CROSSING. FOUR MEN STRUCK BY MONTREAL EXPRESS AT LEBANON, N. H., WITH FATAL RESULT.
Lebanon, N. H., July 21. - A carriage containing JAMES GOODWIN, of Hinsdale, Mass.; WILLIAM THURSTON, of Percy, N. H.; THOMAS BURNS, of Winooski, Vt.; and EDDIE McCABE, of Lebanon, was struck by the Montreal express on the Boston and Maine Railroad shortly after midnight and all four were instantly killed. The horse escaped with slight bruises.
GOODWIN and BURNS were weavers employed by the... Read MORE...

New York Tribune -  New York -  July 22, 1901
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Meriden, Connecticut, USA

1912 - Acid in Holy Water Fatal
Woman Found in Confessional Box at Meriden (Conn.) With Fatal Draught Near.

Meriden, Conn., July 22. - The body of Miss Cora Dessureau, 30 years old, daughter of Joseph A. Dessureau, was found by the caretaker in a confessional box at St. Joseph's church. There was a glass near her containing what is supposed to have been a mixture of carbolic acid and holy water, and her lips were badly... Read MORE...

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Belleville News Democrat -  Belleville, Illinois -  July 22, 1912
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Jackson, Mississippi, USA

1913 - TRAPPED BY FLAMES 35 PERISH. NEGRO CONVICTS BURNED TO DEATH IN FIRE AT THE OAKLEY CONVICT FARM. RESCUERS DRIVEN BACK. BY INTENSE HEAT AS THEY ATTEMPTED TO LIBERATE THE FRANTIC MEN - HAD NO FIRE-FIGHTING APPARATUS ON HAND.
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Jackson, Miss., July 22. - Trapped by flames in the second floor in an antiquated convict cage, 35 negro prisoners were burned to death at the Oakley convict farm, 20 miles from here last night.

The flames rapidly ate away the only stairway leading to the second floor. The prisoners frantically tore at the heavy bars that covered the jail windows but to no avail.... Read MORE...

Newark Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  July 22, 1913
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Hamden, Connecticut, USA

1922  Acid Test

Hamden, Conn. - Literal application of the 'acid test' was made by burglars who ransacked the house of J. A. Gilles while the family was absent. The burglars carried acid with which to test the quality of the family plate and after discarding such silverware as did not measure up to the standards, took tableware valued at $3,000. Fur coats and seal skin garments were taken at face value.

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Aberdeen American -  South Dakota -  July 22, 1922
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Salamanca, New York, USA

1923 - FIRE LEAVES PATH OF RUINS IN SALAMANCA. BUSINESS AREA AND RESIDENCES BURNED; 5 HURT. MANY OVERCOME BY SMOKE AND HEAT AS CONFLAGRATION SWEEPS SALAMANCA, BLASTS SPREAD FLAMES.
3 FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARE CALLED TO SCENE.

CITY HALL, THEATERS AND BIG BUILDINGS LAID WASTE; DAMAGE PLACED AT BETWEEN $500,000 AND $1,000,000.

Salamanca, July 21. - Following a trail of flaring oil and gasoline and urged on its way by a strong west wind, the most disastrous fire in the history of the city swept through business and residential districts today, to subside only after having... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  July 22, 1923
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Laurel, Maryland, USA

1929  TWO KILLED IN SKIDDING AUTO

Laurel, Md., July 22 (AP) - One man was killed instantly and another was fatally injured near here today in an automobile accident when their car skidded and crashed into a telephone pole. Robert Brown, 25, of Washington, was instantly killed and John Wilson, 28, of Hyattville, Md., was injured so seriously he died in a hospital.

The Gettysburg Times -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania  -  July 22, 1929
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1915  A South Westport (Mass.) couple, married fifty-two years, have not spoken to each other in fifty years and are reported to have lived together happily all that time nevertheless.


The Princeton Union
Princeton, Minnesota

1916  July 22 – In San Francisco, California, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a Preparedness Day parade, killing 10 injuring 40

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