Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - April 26

Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA

1879  In 1818, thirteen men gathered together, thirteen prayers were said, and thirteen dollars subscribed for the establishment of a place of learning for Baptists.

To-day Madison University, at Clinton, N. Y., owns all its buildings and 160 acres of land in a beautiful part of the country. It has a fine library, no debts and more than $400,000 drawing interest.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 26, 1879
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Hamilton, New York, USA

1879  Madison University

In 1818, thirteen men gathered together, thirteen prayers were said, and thirteen dollars subscribed for the establishment of a place of learning for Baptists. To-day Madison University, at Clinton, N. Y., owns all its buildings and 160 acres of land in a beautiful part of the country. It has a fine library, no debts and more than $400,000 drawing interest.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 26, 1879
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Butte County, California, USA

1913 - CHILD RISES FROM COFFIN. Shock of Temporary Resuscitation Kills Aged Grandmother.
Butte, Ca., April 25. - While members of the family and relatives were grouped about the open coffin of Mrs. J. R. Burney's 3-year-old son yesterday listening to the funeral service, the body moved and presently the child, clad in its shroud, sat up and gazed about the room. His eyes caught those of his grandmother, Mrs. L. P. Smith, 81 years old. The aged woman stared at the child as if... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, District of Columbia -  April 26, 1913
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New Haven, Connecticut, USA

1915 - HISTORIC THEATRE BURNS. Grand Opera House in New Haven Destroyed, with Loss of $80,000.
NEW HAVEN, April 25.- The Grand Opera House in Crown Street, the oldest playhouse in New Haven, was destroyed by fire early today, and the entire fire-fighting force of the city had a hard time to prevent the blaze from spreading to near-by buildings.

Various office buildings were endangered for a time. The loss is $80,000. The fire started in a cafe on the first floor, from an unknown... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 26, 1915
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Middletown, Rhode Island, USA (Green's End)

1919 - A Bad Accident
MIDDLETOWN

As Mr. Russell Morgan Peckham, accompanied by Mr. Lewis Plummer, Miss Ethel Plummer and the Misses Helen and Katherine Bronson, was driving his Dodge touring car from Wyatt Road on to East Main Road his machine was struck from the rear by a Hudson speedster driven by Mr. Habib of Newport. Both cars were proceeding toward Newport Mr. Peckham asserts that he was going about ten miles... Read MORE...

Newport Mercury -  Newport, Rhode Island -  April 26, 1919
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Naperville, Illinois, USA

1946 - TRAIN WRECK DEATH TOLL AT 43. ENGINEER CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER.
Naperville, Ill., (AP) - Weary rescue workers Friday counted at least 43 dead in a terrific rear-end collision of the Burlington railroad's westbound fast Exposition Flyer and Advance Flyer Thursday.

Of 125 persons injured when the Exposition Flyer, speeding at more than 60 miles an hour toward San Francisco, rammed the stopped Advance Flyer, 31 remained in hospitals, some in critical... Read MORE...

Mason City Globe-Gazette -  Iowa -  April 26, 1946
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1921 April 26, 1921: First U.S. weather report broadcast, by WEW in St. Louis, Missouri

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