Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - June 13

Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

1820  Vessels Captured

Three vessels belonging to Bristol, Rhode Island, have been captured by the British Brig Thistle, all with full cargoes of slaves, and sent to Sierra Leone. We regret that they were not captured by the Cyane, and trust that our vessels, on that coast, will be unusually vigilant in detecting these violators of law and gospel. Nat. Advertiser

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Carlisle Republican -  Pennsylvania -  June 13, 1820
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Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA

1868  Hon. Horace Greeley's $200 premium for the township of more than fifty dwellings

which should have at least two good grapevines planted on each homestead, has been won by Sunderland, Mass., and a second premium of $100 by Vineland, N. J.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 13, 1868
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Ogdensburg, New York, USA

1898 - TORNADO AT OGDENSBURG. An Elevator Unroofed and 820,000 Bushels of Grain Damaged - A Railroad Damaged.
OGDENSBURG, N. Y., June 12. - A violent tornado, accompanied by rain, struck this city at 7 o'clock this evening, and did immense damage along the docks and the railroad yards. The storm approached from a northwesterly direction, and, crossing the St. Lawrence, struck the lower part of the city with tremendous force.

Its path lay through the Central Vermont yards and docks and the Ogdensburg... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 13, 1898
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Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

1911  Lightning Started Fire

Raleigh, N. C. June 12. - The business section of Apex, this county, was swept away by fire today. Seven stores and the two banks were destroyed. Lightning striking a restaurant started the fire. The loss will be about $60,000.

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  June 13, 1911
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Westport, Connecticut, USA

1912 - Train Wreck
Another disastrous wreck on the New Haven Road was on Oct. 4, 1912, when the Boston Express was smashed at the Westport (Conn.) crossover, killing nine persons and injuring twenty. The new Haven Company issued a statement shortly after the accident in which it said the express took the crossover at high speed, in spite of the fact that the home signal was at danger.

Charles S. Mellen and E. H. ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 13, 1913
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Stamford, Connecticut, USA

1913 - FIVE KILLED IN BOSTON EXPRESS REAR-END CRASH
Score Injured as Second Section Smashes Into First at Stamford.
AIR BRAKES DIDN'T WORK
Victims in Chair Car Skylark Swept to Death or Injury Without Warning.
ENGINEER IN WRECK BEFORE
He Was Fireman When Nine Persons Met Death in the Collision at Westport.
TRAFFIC MEN BLAME ROAD
Accident, Say Canadian Pacific Agents, Result of New Haven's Antiquated Methods.
SOME NEW YORK VICTIMS
E. H.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 13, 1913
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1868  6,000 Employed
About six thousand inhabitants of Taunton, Mass., are employed in its thirty factories, and there are $6,000,000 of capital invested therein.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1868  Built on Made Land
San Francisco is so largely built on made land that the timbers of old wharves were recently exhumed half a mile from the present water front.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1868  Glass Factory
Corning, N.Y., expects to have a glass factory, which will give employment to 200 workmen.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1900  Blacksmith Shop Burns
S. L. Griffith’s blacksmith shop at Danby burned Monday morning. The cause of the fire is not known.

St Albans Daily Messenger
St Albans, Vermont

1957  Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth Mass

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