Monday, June 26, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - June 26

St Joseph, Missouri, USA

1869  At St. Joseph, Missouri, the other day, a young man employed in a saw mill had helped pt a log on the carriage while the circular saws were yet in motion,

when he was caught by the log, thrown against the saws and instantly killed. His body was cut completely in two, the pieces falling on different sides of the saws.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 26, 1869
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Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA

1877 - DESTRUCTION BY FIRE. MARBLEHEAD, MASS., DEVASTATED.
TEN ACRES OF BUSINESS AND DWELLING HOUSES SWEPT AWAY IN A FEW HOURS -ALL BUT THREE OF THE SHOE FACTORIES OF THE TOWN, THE PUBLIC HALL AND ARMORY, A CHURCH, AND OVER 70 SHOPS AND DWELLINGS DESTROYED - OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS LOSS, WITH HALF OF IT INSURED.

Special Dispatch to the New-York Times.
BOSTON, June 25. - Worse than the great fire of 1870 was to Chicago, or that of 1872 to Boston,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 26, 1877
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Stonington, Connecticut, USA

1880  Huge Estate

The estate of the late Charles P. Williams, of Stonington, Conn., is appraised at $2,250,000, probably as large a sum as has ever been presented for probate in that State.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 26, 1880
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Clinton, Massachusetts, USA

1886  Gingham was first manufactured in the United States by Erastus Bigelow, at Clinton, Mass., in 1846.

It was the first attempt to manufacture the fabric mentioned by machinery, and enabled the American manufacturers to compete successfully with those of England.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 26, 1886
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1888  June 26 - Residents of New York suffered through a record heat wave.

Daily average temperatures were above 80 degrees for fourteen straight days. The heat wave was a sharp contrast to the severe blizzard in March of that year, which buried the city under nearly two feet of snow.

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June 26, 1888
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Springfield, Illinois, USA

1896 - ACCIDENT AT A SOCIETY CIRCUS.
Springfield, Ill., June 25. - At a society circus, given last evening on the lawn of JAMES T. JONES, a section of the seats gave way and their occupants were thrown to the ground. MRS. J. L. HUDSON, suffered a broken leg, JAMES BRAINARD'S spine was injured, and MRS. BRAINARD had an arm badly lacerated. Ex-Adjt. Gen. ALFRED ORENDORFF and Postmaster R. M. RIDGELY each had a foot crushed. MISS... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 26, 1896
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North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - VACATION AT AN END. The President and Party Leave Adams, Mass., for the Nation's Capitol.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass., June 26. - The President [McKinley] was met at 2:30 o'clock on Church street, by Sanford Post G. A. R. and a band, and was taken to a reviewing stand in Monument square, and from which he saw a pretty parade of 2000 school children and citizens of the city. After the parade had passed by, Mayor H. Torrey Cady made an address of welcome to the President.

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Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  June 26, 1899
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Rapid City, South Dakota, USA

1907 - FIVE DROWNED IN BLACK HILLS
Rapid City, June 25. - Five people are known to have been drowned in the terrible flood in the Black Hills last week, and it is greatly feared that others will be found when some of the ranches within a radius of thirty or forty miles of Rapid are visited. Word was received here Sunday that Clint Davis and his family have not been seen since the flood, and as the house has been carried down and... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Daily American -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  June 26, 1907
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Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

1907 - TORNADO STRIKES PARK
Kills Man and Three Valuable Race Horses.

Kalamazoo, Mich., June 25. - Three valuable race horses and a man were killed in a tornado which struck Recreation park early today. William Wiedmayer, aged 39, was found dead two hours after the storm had passed. He was killed by coming in contact with a telephone wire. The tornado came up without an instant's warning and lifted a long row of stalls... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Daily American -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  June 26, 1907
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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1913 - EIGHT DEAD IN WRECK
Spreading Rails Sends Two Immigrant Cars Into Ottawa River

OTTAWA, June 25, - Eight persons were killed and more than twenty injured this aternoon in a wreck of the westound Winnipeg Express on the Canadian Pacific Railway. Two colonist cars, crowded with Scotch immigrants newly arrived from Glasgow and en route for the West, skidded down the embankment and plunged into the Ottawa River. In... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 26, 1913
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

1922 - Killed By Exploding Still.
Alexander Rutstein Victim In Boston-Fire Wrecks Building.

Cambridge, Mass., June 25. - Alexander Rutstein of the Dorchester District, Boston, died at a hospital today as a result of burns sustained when a still exploded in a factory building in East Cambridge on Friday, resulting in fire which ruined the building. Two other men are still in the hospital suffering from severe burns.

The... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 26, 1922
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1925 - EXPLOSION AND FIRE WRECK KANSAS CITY PLAY HOUSE; NUMBER OF DEAD UNKNOWN. HUNDRED PEOPLE IN THEATER AT TIME OF DISASTER, BUT DEATH LIST CANNOT BE DETERMINED UNTIL SEARCH OF RUINS IS MADE; EXPLOSION BELIEVED DUE TO GAS LEAKAGE.
Kansas City, Mo. - (AP) - Firemen and an army of workers from the street department Friday began searching the smoldering ruins of the Gillis theater for bodies of persons believed to have lost their lives when a fire and an explosion wrecked the theater and more than a dozen stores here late Thursday night.

Several hours after the search of the debris started no bodies had been recovered. The ... Read MORE...

LaCrosse Tribune -  La Crosse, Wisconsin -  June 26, 1925
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Staten Island, New York, USA

1946 - 2 DEAD IN FIRE ON STATEN ISLE, LOSS 2 MILLION. 34 PERSONS HURT, ST. GEORGE FERRY HOUSE DESTROYED.
New York, (AP) - Two persons burned to death and 34 were overcome or injured yesterday in a nine-alarm, $2,000,000 blaze which engulfed Staten Island's St. George ferry terminal shortly after it had been emptied of 500 passengers.

The dead were MRS. CORNELIUS WHITE, a ticket agent, and Fireman HAROLD CLENDENING, 59. Both lived on Staten Island.

Sparks from a short-circuit on a Staten Island ... Read MORE...

The Post-Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  June 26, 1946
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1870  June 26, 1870: The first boardwalk in the world was completed at the resort town of Atlantic City, NJ

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1886  A young man in Sacramento went into a saloon, sat down, read a paper a few minutes, and fell to the floor totally blind,
It was found that the blindness resulted from inflammation of a near leading to the eye, superinduced by impure blood. - San Francisco Chronicle.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1907  June 26 – Tiflis bank robbery: Bolsheviks attack a cash-filled bank coach in the centre of Tiflis, Georgia, killing forty people.

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1945 June 26, 1945: United Nations charter signed, San Francisco, CA

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