1834 - Unusual Murder
A murder of the most barbarous nature was lately committed at L'Assomption under unusual circumstances. Two brothers, Raymond and Oliver Brien dit Dessochers were enamored of and paying their addresses at the same time to the deceased Domithile Perrault. Oliver, however, soon discovered that his brother Raymond was the favored swain, and under the influence of jealousy notified his brother, that...Read MORE...
Southern Patriot - South Carolina - April 11, 1834 Comments
1868 Sixty thousand Chinamen live in California.
Of these, about 10,000 are employed on the Central Pacific Railroad, and 4,000 manage to find work in San Francisco. The mines give employment to a large number, and the rest are scattered throughout the State.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - April 11, 1868 Comments
WAYLAND, Mass., April 10. - A freight train over the Massachusetts Central Division of the Boston and Maine Railroad, which ran into an open switch here early to-day, jumped the track, and, striking a small freight house, pushed it from its position and two men were killed, one was injured, and eight cars were demolished.
Edwin Morgan, the newly appointed minister to Korea, was at the State Department this morning getting his final instructions. He will leave tomorrow to visit his home at Aurora, New York, and expects to sail for Korea on May 3rd.
Alexandria Gazette - Alexandria, Virginia - April 11, 1905 Comments
1938 - COLLEGE DORMITORY WRECKED BY BLAZE.
Ames, Iowa, April 11. - Eighty-one Iowa State College co-eds who lost their wardrobes and books when Margaret Hall, ornate women's dormitory, burned Saturday were housed temporarily in other halls and in the college hospital.
M. D. HEISER, junior college dean, said officials estimated the loss of $141,000 and that the replacement cost would be about $225,000.
1945 - BOX FACTORY AT WATERTOWN IS DESTROYED.
Watertown, Wis. - (UP) - Firemen battled for five and one-half hours before extinguishing a fire which started early today and destroyed the IRA L. HENRY Paper Box manufacturing concern.
The company's three-story main plant building burned to the ground, as did two warehouses containing large supplies of paper board used in production, several company trucks, all plant machinery and office... Read MORE...
Sheboygan Journal - Sheboygan, Wisconsin - April 11, 1945 Comments
1868 The citizens of Wenham, Mass., have resolved that no bees shall be kept in that town.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan 1868 The manufacture of cotton batting will soon be commenced in Aurora, Ill., by a party from the East.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan 1868 The LaCrosse (Wis.) Republican reports that in all parts of that city new buildings are being erected, and enumerates a large number that are being built.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan
1868 The Legislature of Massachusetts, during its late session, incorporated twenty-five manufacturing companies, with an aggregate capital of $4,375,000.