A large white Swan was shot last week at Longueuil, in the St. Lawrence, which measured eight feet between the extremities of the wings, five feet from the tail to the beak, and weighed between thirty and forty pounds.
Baltimore Gazette and Daily Advertiser -
Baltimore, Maryland -
April 29, 1830
1904 - FOUR DEAD AS THE RESULT OF A HOTEL FIRE IN LANSING, MICHIGAN, ON THURSDAY NIGHT.
Lansing, Mich., April 29 - Four men are dead as the result of a fire that destroyed the Bryan block on Michigan avenue, this city, last night. The dead are: JEROME STILES. JOHN VOLLIN. RANSOM DINGMAN. JOHN ROY. All were laborers who occupied rooms in the hotel on the upper floors of the building. STILES fell from a window on the top floor, where he was waiting for rescuers to reach him. He...
The Newark Advocate -
Newark, Ohio -
April 29, 1904
Dubois, Pa., April 29. - The mine disaster that occurred at Eleanora shaft Thursday night is the worst that has taken place in this region since 1896, when 12 men were killed in the Berwind-White shaft, near this city. Twelve were killed and one had both legs and both arms broken. He will probably ...
Logansport Reporter -
Logansport, Indiana -
April 29, 1905
1909 - MODOC EXPRESS WRECKED
SPRINGFIELD, MASS., April 29 - The Modoc Express from the West, on the Boston and Albany, was wrecked today near North Wilbraham, the engine, five coaches and a sleeper going down an embankment. One man is reported kill outright and many injured. A special wrecking train, with doctors and nurses, has been sent from this city. The train left Chicago yesterday on the Lake Shore, passing through...
Trenton Evening Times -
Trenton, New Jersey -
April 29, 1909
1909 - CHICAGO EXPRESS. HAD SERIOUS MISHAP AT PALMER TODAY.
Palmer, April 29. - Passengers on three sleepers, the diner and a passenger coach on the east-bound Chicago express on the Boston & Albany division of the New York Central railroad were severely shaken up and half a dozen sustained cuts and bruises when a broken rail sent five of the eight cars off the track about a mile west of the station at 8:20 a.m. today. The derailed cars came to a stop...
Lowell Sun -
Lowell, Massachusetts -
April 29, 1909
1929 - NINE KILLED AT RAILWAY CROSSING IN NEW YORK.
Middletown, N.Y., April 29. - (INS) - Nine persons, all but one of a family of 10, are dead today and the other so seriously injured he may die, as the result of a train-auto crash at a grade crossing last night.
The dead: ANTONIO BIANCHI, 42. ROSE BIANCHI, 32, his wife. And their children: LUCY, 16. MARION, 14. MINNIE, 10. GEORGE, 8. LOUISE, 6. ANTOINETTE, 3. HELEN, 8 months. FRANK ...
The Bee -
Danville, Virginia -
April 29, 1929