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Greenerpasture Daily News - April 29

Longueuil, Québec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

1830  Very Large Swan

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
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Jamaica, New York, USA

1869 - RAILROAD DISASTER. TERRIBLE ACCIDENT ON THE LONG ISLAND RAILROAD - SIX PERSONS KILLED AND FIFTEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED.
New York, April 23. - A horrible accident is reported on the Long Island Railroad. The train which left Hunter's Point at 10 o'clock this morning, when about one mile east of Jamaica, ran off the track when going at the rate of twenty miles an hour. Six passengers were instantly killed, fifteen others seriously injured, two or three mortally. Every person in the rear car was either killed or... Read MORE...

Eau Claire Weekly Free Press -  Eau Claire, Wisconsin -  April 29, 1869
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1896 - April 29 - CENTRAL DISTRICT COURT. UTLEY, J. - TUESDAY, APRIL 28.
The greater portion of Tuesday's session was taken up with the continued case of Charles T. Aldrich, Jr., of Sutton, charged with the shooting of Albert Baker, Feb. 22.

Charles M. Thayer, Esq., appeared for the prosecution and F. L. Brown, Esq. of Brown & Hopkins, for the defendant.

Mr. Thayer stated that the government proposed to show that Mrs. Baker, mother of the complainant, went to... Read MORE...

Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  April 29, 1896
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1900 - TRAPPISTS ARE TO MOVE. Monastery in Nova Scotia to Be Removed to Cumberland in Rhode Island.
St. John, N. B., April 28. - The trappist monastery at Tracadie, N. S., is soon to be removed to a far near Cumberland, R. I., and the farm at Tracadie abandoned. It was established in 1814. It was founded by members after the house in France was broken up by the Emperor, Napoleon. There are twenty-five monks at Tracadie. The discipline is rigorous. Bread and water constitutes their diet, eleven... Read MORE...

Chicago Daily Tribune -  Chicago, Illinois -  April 29, 1900
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Birmingham, Alabama, USA

1900 - FALLING BUILDING KILLS TWO. Eleven Others Injured, Two Mortally, in an Accident at Birmingham, Ala.
Birmingham, Ala., April 28. - By the collapse of the framework of the main building of the Dimmick Pipe and Foundry Company, in course of construction at North Birmingham, this morning, two men are dead and eleven injured, at least two of whom will die.

The dead are: JAMES McWHORTER and DAVIS WHITE. The injured are: WILLIAM McWHORTER, head crushed and internally injured, will die; D. O.... Read MORE...

Brooklyn Eagle -  New York, New York -  April 29, 1900
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Lansing, Michigan, USA

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... Read MORE...

The Newark Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  April 29, 1904
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1905 - DEATH IS MET IN MINE EXPLOSION. A TERRIBLE DISASTER OCCURS NEAR DUBOIS, PA. A DOZEN MEN ARE KILLED.
ONLY ONE IS INJURED, BUT HE MAY DIE - OFFICIAL INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO DETERMINE CAUSE.

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 ... Read MORE...

Logansport Reporter -  Logansport, Indiana -  April 29, 1905
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Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

1907 - GRAND STAND CAVES IN. ONE KILLED AND MANY HURT AT JERSEY CITY BASEBALL GAME.
One boy was killed, another had his right leg broken and several persons received scratches and bruises when a grandstand on the St. John's baseball grounds, at Seeman Avenue and Larch Street, Jersey City, caved in yesterday afternoon.

The boy killed was RUSSEL NIELSON, of No. 270 Van Winkle Street. ALEXANDER POPPEWESKI, of No. 1012 Newark Avenue, had his leg broken.
The grandstand was... Read MORE...

New York Tribune -  New York, New York -  April 29, 1907
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Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

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... Read MORE...

Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  April 29, 1909
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Palmer, Massachusetts, USA (Bondsville) (Three Rivers)

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... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun  -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  April 29, 1909
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Middletown, New York, USA

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 ... Read MORE...

The Bee -  Danville, Virginia -  April 29, 1929
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