Friday, June 30, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - June 30

Oakland, California, USA

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Oakland Tribune -  Oakland, California -  June 30, 1875
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Bangor, Maine, USA

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Bangor Daily Whig and Courier -  Bangor, Maine -  June 30, 1892
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Sharon, Massachusetts, USA

1896 - FOUND WATERY GRAVES
Sharon, Mass., June 30. - What was intended to be a week’s enjoyable outing was brought to an abrupt and sad close at Lake Massapoag Monday afternoon. Assistant Pastor Rev. Joseph Maxwell, Choir Master Frederick Brackett, Clerk George R Keys and 16 choir boys of St John’s Episcopal church, Charlestown, came to Sharon by team to camp out at Lake Massapoag for a week. After dinner Mr. Brackett and... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 30, 1896
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Houston, Texas, USA

1896 - BOILER EXPLODES Disaster in a Texas Newspaper Office - Three Lives Lost
Houston, Tex., June 30 - Shortly after three o'clock Monday afternoon the boiler in the office of the Daily Age exploded, killing Engineer Henry Lyons, Miss Mattie Loeb, a stenographer in the office of W. G. Van Vleck, vice-president and general manager of the A. & T. system of the Southern Pacific railway; Edward R. Emory, telegraph operator in the same office, and seriously injuring Mr. Van... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 30, 1896
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

1896  An Aeronaut Killed

Grand Rapids, Mich., June 29. - Hiram Cole, twenty-six years old, a professional aeronaut, living in Big Rapids, Mich., fell thirty feet from his balloon while making an ascension at a surburban recort [sic] last evening and died shortly afterward.

Courier Journal -  Louisville, Kentucky -  June 30, 1896
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Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (St-Enfant-Jésus)

1912  Village Wiped Out by Fire

MONTREAL, June 29. - The village of Pointe Aux Trembles was almost wiped out by fire which broke out late yesterday, destroying fifty houses and stores. Two hundred persons are homeless. Pointe Aux Trembles adjoins the outlying district of the city of Montreal. The village is a small one, having a population of only a few hundred.

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  June 30, 1912
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Watertown, New York, USA

1918 - CHILD RESCUED FROM FIRE WITH MUCH DIFFICULTY - Fireman Goes Up Three Flights for Third Time to Save Baby.
Watertown, June 29. - A fire which broke out about 10:30 this evening among the boxes in the basement of the Cooperative store, a stock concern that occupies the ground floor of the Britton block in Arsenal street, caused damage to goods of many hundreds of dollars from smoke which the firemen pronounced about the worst they had ever had to combat. A child and several other dwellers in rooms on... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  June 30, 1918
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Rensselaer, New York, USA

1949 - MOTHER AND CHILD BURNED TO DEATH.
Rensselaer, N.Y. - (U.P.) - A young mother and her two-year old daughter were burned to death in a fire that swept their two-story home here early today.

Police identified the victims as JEANNINE LINACRE, 20, and her daughter, DIANE.

The LINACRES lived on the lower floor of the two-story home. Another family residing on the second floor escaped.

Police said MRS. LINACRE and her daughter... Read MORE...

Dunkirk Evening Observer -  Dunkirk, New York -  June 30, 1949
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1859  June 30 - Charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope

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1886  June 30 - The second destructive hurricane in nine days hit the Apalachicola-Tallahassee area.

WeatherForYou.com

1897  The Prescott Electric Company
expects to get their street lamps in position in time to turn the current on and test them on Monday evening.

Weekly Journal-Miner
Prescott, Arizona

1942  June 30 - The temperature at Portland, OR, hit 102 degrees, an all-time record for that location.

The Weather Channel

1972  June 30 - The entire state of Pennsylvania was declared a disaster area as a result of the catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Agnes, which claimed 48 lives, and caused 2.1 billion dollars damage.

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