Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - May 2

Portland, Oregon, USA

1903 - Laid Low By Fire. Mills on Water Front Destroyed. Total Loss Is $260,000. Flames Spread From Their Origin in a Dry Kiln. Firemen Hurt-No Lives Lost
Easter & Western Lumber Co., J.A. Martin & Co. and Portland Union Stockyards Are the Heaviest Losers.

Loss - Insurance
Easter & Western Lumber Company - $100,000 $40,000
J.A. Martin Co - $25,000 $10,000
J.A. Martin - $30,000 $4,000
J.A. Martin and E. Martin - $25,000 $5,000
Portland Union Stock Yards - $10,000 $3,000
Oregon Sash & Door Company - $3,000 $3,000
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Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  May 2, 1903
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Lyons, New York, USA

1907 - FELL BETWEEN CENTRAL TRACKS
Lyons Man Escapes Being Run Down by a Train.

LYONS, May 1. - Patrick Murphy, a New York Central engine fire cleaner, had a narrow escape from being ground up by the Fast Mail this afternoon. Murphy had hoed out an engine and was crossing track No. 2 when he happened to see the Fast Mail almost upon him. He gave a jump, caught his foot, stumbled and fell between tracks 1 and 2, fracturing his... Read MORE...

The Post Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  May 2, 1907
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1967 - MINNEAPOLIS HOTEL BLAZE FATAL TO FOUR.
Minneapolis, Minn. (AP) - Four persons died Monday night when fire raced through two upper floors of a four-story hotel on the south edge of the Minneapolis loop.

Identified by the medical examiner's office as two of the victims were ADOLPH GILBERTSON, 58, and THORNTON POPE, 57, both residents of the Kenesaw Hotel.

The other two victims were tentatively identified as CARL ECKLUND, about 50, ... Read MORE...

The Post-Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  May 2, 1967
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1868  Bethel, Conn., has eighty septuagenarians in a population of 2,000.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1920  May 2 – The first game of Negro National League baseball is played in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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1947  May 2 – The movie Miracle on 34th Street, a Christmastime classic, is first shown in theaters.

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