Sunday, May 28, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - May 28

1830 - May 28 – The Indian Removal Act marks the beginning of the forced relocation of five tribes of native Americans, known as Trail of Tears
The Indian Removal Act was a law passed by Congress on May 28, 1830, during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. It authorized the president to negotiate with Indian tribes in the Southern United States for their removal to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for their homelands.

The act was strongly supported by non-native people of the South, who were eager to gain... Read MORE...

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May 28, 1830
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Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA (Housatonic)

1863 - Drowning
DROWNED.
A son of Mr. George Pinnco, a soldier in the 37th regiment, whose family live in the cottage on the grounds of David Leavitt, Esq., of Gt. Barrington, was drowned in the pond on the same promises, on Saturday afternoon the 16th inst. Mrs. Pinnco had not missed the child five minutes, when it was brought in a corpse. He was discovered by a passer-by, who at first thought some clothes had ... Read MORE...

The Berkshire County Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  May 28, 1863
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Worthington, Massachusetts, USA

1863 - SAD AFFAIR AT WEST WORTHINGTON
Three Young Ladies Drowned
We learn the particulars of a most painful accident at West Worthington, yesterday. It appears that Mr. Duane Beals, his young wife, Miss Cornelia Brown, and a boy of 14 and a girl of 11 years, named Jones, all of Worthington, and Miss Laura Beals of Hinsdale, were rowing in a boat on the pond in Worthington, when it was swamped from being too heavily loaded and the... Read MORE...

The Berkshire County Eagle -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  May 28, 1863
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1878  PERSONAL.

Dr. Horatio Robinson, an uncle of Mr. E. N. Robinson of this village, delivered a very interesting address before the Cayuga County Historical Society May 15, on the introduction of homeopathy in Cayuga county. He was the first man to practice homeopathy in that county. He is aged 80 years, and as sprightly as many young men.

The Evening Gazette -  Port Jervis, New York -  May 28, 1878
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1891 - The motion picture camera is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, William K.L. Dickson, United States)
LIGHT AND SOUND UNITED
EDISON OUTDOES HIMSELF IN THE KINETOGRAPH.
It is to Reproduce a Picture of What Passes Before the Mechanical Eye - With the Phonograph the Invention Will Serve to Take the Opera Into the Parlor - A Rapid-Transit Road Under Broadway - General New York News.
NEW YORK, May 27. - (Special.) - From the laboratory of the Wizard of Menlo Park there is coming an invention which... Read MORE...

Chicago Daily Tribune -  Chicago, Illinois -  May 28, 1891
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Dayton, Ohio, USA

1898 - FOUGHT THE FLAMES FOR HOURS.
Twenty Thousand Dollars’ Worth of Property Destroyed in Dayton.
Special to the Plain Dealer.

DAYTON, May 27.—A fire, which was fought for several hours by the firemen last night, was finally put out at 4 o’clock this morning. It was in the large four-story building, owned by Fred Beaver, at the corner of Fourth and St. Clair streets. The building was occupied by the Dayton Machine & Tool Co., ... Read MORE...

Plain Dealer -  Cleveland, Ohio -  May 28, 1898
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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1898 - Struck by a Motor.
Had it not been for the rude action of a horrid, old, Big Consolidated motor Martin Wing of Rhodes avenue would not have been carried to Charity hospital in McGorray’s ambulance last night. There was a sort of ambulance men’s convention on the Superior street viaduct shortly after Wing tried to drive in front of the moving motor in his new spring wagon at about 5:30 p. m.

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Plain Dealer -  Cleveland, Ohio -  May 28, 1898
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Camden, New Jersey, USA

1904 - 3 DEAD, 9 INJURED BY EXPLOSION. FIREWORKS PLANT AT CAMDEN, N.J., BLOWN TO ATOMS. COMPANY OFFICIALS ARRESTED.
Camden, N.J., May 24. - Three persons were killed and 10 others were injured, two of them probably fatally, by an explosion in the factory of the Independent Fireworks Company, on the outskirts of this city.

The dead are:
SIMON PERADAZZO, aged 18 years.
JOSEPH LOGOLLA, aged 16 years.
ANDRAE ORVILLA, aged 17 years.

Those believed to be fatally injured are MICHAEL SCALONA, aged 52 years,... Read MORE...

Richmond Planet -  Richmond, Virginia -  May 28, 1904
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Norton, Massachusetts, USA

1909  $100,000 Fire in Norton, Mass.

NORTON, Mass., May 27. - Three wool storehouses, connected with the George A. Talbot & Sons mill here, were burned to the ground to-day, causing a loss of $100,000. Each storehouse was afire when the flames were discovered, and this fact leads the police to believe that the blaze was of incendiary origin. The wool burned was owned by twenty firms, located in all parts of the country.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 28, 1909
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Bakersfield, California, USA

1929  Man Chokes to Death on Cigar Butt

Bakersfield, Cal. - Steven W. Marshall, 35, chief clerk of a petroleum securities company here, choked to death Sunday night on the butt of a cigar which he was chewing. While bending over a safe, he coughed heavily and fell to the floor gasping. He died a few minutes after reaching a hospital. Physicians removed a two-inch cigar stub from the man's throat.

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  May 28, 1929
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Dayton, Ohio, USA

1945 - OFFICER IS KILLED AT AVIATION SHOW. ARMY PILOTED EXPERIMENTAL PLANE CRASHES ON CIVILIAN AUTO.
Dayton, Ohio, May 27 (AP) - Capt. WILLIAM GLASGOW of Niagara Falls, N.Y., a veteran of 80 combat missions over Germany, was killed and five civilians were injured critically as an experimental plane crashed and struck an automobile today within sight of more than 70,000 persons watching a war bond aviation show at Wright Field here.
Capt. GLASGOW was the son of William Cook Glasgow of Niagara... Read MORE...

Morning Herald -  Hagerstown, Maryland -  May 28, 1945
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Cortland, New York, USA

1946 - CIRCUS LION ATTACKS TRAINER AT CORTLAND
CORTLAND, (AP). - The lion tamer with the James M. Cole circus was attacked last night during his act by one of his lions.

The tamer, Eugene Christie, was putting five lions through their paces, in a large cage set up in a tent. Suddenly he slipped on the wet grass, and one of the lions leaped on him.

An attendant fired a volley of blanks into the cage. The lion retreated, and other... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald Journal -  Syracuse, New York -  May 28, 1946
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1863  May 28 – American Civil War – The 54th Massachusetts, the first African-American regiment, leaves Boston to fight for the Union.

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