Saturday, July 1, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - July 1

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1867  Fire at Minneapolis, Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Saturday, June 29. A fire this morning burned the St. Paul House, WARNER'S furniture and coffin warehouse, LUCAS BROTHERS' tinware and other frame buildings on Hennippen-avenue, next to the river. The loss is about $15,000, which is insured for $6,000 on all. The buildings were all old.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1867
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Vergennes, Vermont, USA

1872 - RAILROAD ACCIDENT. Narrow Escape of the Passengers of a Wrecked Train in Vermont.
RUTLAND, Vt., June 30. - The night express train over the Rutland division of the Vermont Central Railway, due in Rutland at about midnight, met last night with a serious accident just north of Vergennes. While passing over a narrow culvert at the rate of about thirty miles per hour the engineer felt a jar. The locomotive, however, passed in safety, but no sooner had it passed than the culvert... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1872
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Syracuse, New York, USA

1874 - APPALLING DISASTER - LOSS OF MANY LIVES.
FALLING OF A FLOOR - A PLEASURE PARTY IN DEADLY PERIL - THE LOSS NOT YET KNOWN.

Syracuse, June 23. - An appalling catastrophe occurred here tonight. A strawberry festival was being held at the parlors of the Central Baptist Church, when, without any premonition, the floor gave way, precipitating the room full into the story below. The parlor was on the second floor, and the room underneath was ... Read MORE...

Herald Torch Light -  Hagerstown, Maryland -  July 1, 1874
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Antigo, Wisconsin, USA

1885 - THE FIERY FIEND. THE ANTIGO CONFLAGRATION AND OTHER FIRES.
Further Particulars of the Big Lumber Fire at Antigo—Matters are Considerably Mixed as to Actual Losses.

THE ANTIGO FIRE.
Complete and accurate information concerning the losses at the big lumber fire at Antigo yesterday, and the different parties interested has not been obtainable today. J. H. Wood left for Antigo this morning without having received further advices. D. L. Libbey also went... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  July 1, 1885
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Elmira, New York, USA

1890 - FIRE CAUSED BY AN EXPLOSION. THE LOSS WILL PROBABLY REACH TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
ELMIRA, N. Y., June 30. - Lewis Neilson, an employe in the hardware store of Barker, Rose & Gray, at the corner of Water and Lake Streets, was sent into the cellar to draw some japan drier this morning, and in moving a barrel of the oil a head was knocked off, the oil poured our upon the floor, was quickly ignited, and an explosion ensued.

Neilson was badly burned about the face and arms, but... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1890
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Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA

1892 - FIERCE EASTERN CYCLONE. TWO MEN KILLD AND BUILDINGS WRECKED IN NEW JERSEY. A DWELLING CRUSHED BENEATH A FLYING STRUCTURE - HEAVY WINDS AND RAIN TO THE SOUTH - CONNECTICUT CROPS DAMAGED.
GLOUCESTER, N. J., June 30. - At 1:20 this afternoon a windstorm of cyclonic character struck this city from the southwest, doing great damage to property and killing two persons and injuring three others severely.

The killed are:
PATRICK HIGHLANDS, aged fifty years, of Philadelphia.
ROBERT HAMILTON, aged forty-five years, of Gloucester.

Hamilton was killed by the crashing in of his house ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1892
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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1892 - THE ENGINEER WAS DRUNK. Fatal Explosion in a New Orleans Ice Factory.
A boiler exploded in the factory of the Consumers Ice Company, at New Orleans, La., partly wrecking and setting fire fire to the building, killing ALBERT COLEMAN, whose head was blown off, and fatally wounding FRANK SMITH, WILLIAM SCULLY, MORRIS G. SMITH, ANDREW JOHNSON, RICHARD M. BRADY, EDWARD WILLIAMS, MRS. COMEAUX, MRS. JOHN HILBERT and her five-year-old son.

The explosion was caused by... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  July 1, 1892
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Portland, Maine, USA (Deering)

1912 - FLEE BERTHED SHIPS ABLAZE Captains and Crews Narrowly Escape In Portland Wharf Fire.
PORTLAND, Me., June 30 - Portland's water front, the scene of several big fires, was again seriously threatened by flames early today, when damage of more than $100,000 was caused in a wharf blaze. Two Boston vessels, the barkentine Kremlin and the three-masted schooner Sallie I'On, which had just finished discharging lumber from a Southern port, were burned so badly that they can never go to sea ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1912
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Greeley, Colorado, USA

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Greeley Daily Tribune -  Greeley, Colorado -  July 1, 1920
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1656  July 1 - 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrive in Boston (arrested)

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1862  July 1 - The Bureau of Internal Revenue, the forerunner of the Internal Revenue Service, is established in the United States
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs into law the Pacific Railway Acts, authorizing construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
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1874  July 1 - 1st US zoo opens (Philadelphia)

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1887  July 1 – Construction of the iron structure of the Eiffel Tower starts in Paris, France

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1904  July 1 – The third Modern Olympic Games opens in St. Louis, Missouri, United States as part of the World's Fair.

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1940  July 1 – The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge opens for business, built with an 8-foot (2.4 m) girder and 190 feet (58 m) above the water, as the third longest suspension bridge in the world.

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