Sunday, June 11, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - June 11

Hannibal, Missouri, USA

Hannibal, Mo., June 10. - An error of Train Dispatcher DAVIDSON, of the St. Louis, Keokuk & Northwestern railroad, resulted in bringing a construction train in collision with a freight on a curve twelve miles south of this city yesterday morning about four o'clock. Twelve cars were wrecked.

Fireman ARTHUR THAYER was almost instantly killed. He was found dead between the boiler head of his... Read MORE...

Chillicothe Constitution -  Chillicothe, Missouri -  June 11, 1890

St Albans, Vermont, USA

House of James Lynch Badly Damaged This Morning.
Fire was discovered in the shed adjoining the house on Diamond st., owned by James Lynch, this morning at 7:30 o’clock. The fire had been burning some time before one of the neighbors saw the flames and gave the alarm from box 42.

The interior of the house was badly damaged by water and fire, and the roof was completely demolished. The loss... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  June 11, 1900

Lenox, Massachusetts, USA

1926  Deer Jumps Through Window

A deer from nearby mountains stalked through a paper mill at Lenox, Massachusetts, and jumped through a window into the Housatonic River, forty feet below, without injury.

The Van Nuys News -  Van Nuys, California -  June 11, 1926

Springfield, Missouri, USA

1938 - Tower, Support for Yule Star, Crashes on Classroom; 8 Hurt
Springfield, Mo., June 10 (AP).-Eight students at Southwest State Teachers’ College were injured Friday when a forty-right foot steel tower crashed through a skylight into a room where a class in architecture was in session. Thirty others escaped injury.

In a hospital here are Miss Edith Oliver, 40, a Neosho schoolteacher, who suffered a deep cut across the back; Miss Verna Lee Lunsford, 34,... Read MORE...

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  June 11, 1938

Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1943  Boy Drowns At Adams

Herman Olekskiewicz, jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Olekskiewicz, of Adams, Mass., was drowned Tuesday, his second birthday, in a small pond near his home. He is believed to have wandered away from home and fallen off a dam. Following the discovery of the body by Eugene Roulier, and overseer at the nearby Berkshire Mills, police and firemen unsuccessfully attempted to revive the child.

Troy Record -  Troy, New York -  June 11, 1943

1837  June 11 - The Broad Street Riot occurres in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between English-Americans and Irish-Americans.

1842  June 11 - A late season snowstorm struck New England. Snow fell during the morning and early afternoon, accumulating to a depth of ten to twelve inches at Irasburg VT. Berlin NH was blanketed with eleven inches of snow during the day.
Snow whitened the higher peaks of the Appalachians as far south as Maryland.

1870  An emigrant wagon passing through Rochester, Minnesota, the other day, bore the quaint inscription: "Don't inquire - North Pole or bust!"

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1877  June 11 - The temperature at Los Angeles, CA, reached 112 degrees during a heatwave. It would have been the all-time record for Los Angeles but official records did not begin until twenty days later.

The Weather Channel

1887  Ex-Vice President Wm. A. Wheeler died at his home in Malone, N. Y., on June 4. His age was 68 years.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1936  June 11 - Presbyterian Church of America founded at Philadelphia

1948  June 11 – The first monkey astronaut, Albert I, is launched into space from White Sands, New Mexico.

1972  June 11 - Heavy showers brought 1.64 inches of rain to Phoenix AZ, a record for the month of June.

The Weather Channel

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