Monday, July 10, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - July 10

Eden, Vermont, USA

1852 - July 10 - Great Hail Storm
A correspondent, writing from Eden, Vermont, gives us an account of a severe storm of hail which passed over that place on the 22nd instant.

The hail stones measured three inches in circumference, and covered the ground to the depth of six inches completely destroying the crops of corn and grain, breaking and beating it into the ground, and doing much other damage. The hail demolished all... Read MORE...

The People's Press -  Winston-Salem, North Carolina -  July 10, 1852
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Augusta, Maine, USA

1865 - Fire
On Saturday, Sept. 16, 1865, occurred in Augusta the most destructive fire that had up to that date occurred in the State. The entire business portion of the city was destroyed, the fire extending from the passenger bridge to Winthrop-street, and from the river to above the railroad track, leaving everything a smoking mass of ruins. All the lawyers' offices and banks, two hotels, the post-office, ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 10, 1866
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Penn Yan, New York, USA

1895 - SAILBOAT CAPSIZED. PERRY TUFFT, HIS WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN DROWN IN LAKE KENKA.
Penn Yan, N.Y., July 10. - On Lake Kenka yesterday PERRY TUFFT, his wife and three children lost their lives by the capsizing of a sailboat. When MR. TUFFT and his family started they were advised not to go as the lake was rough. Not heeding the advice they started in a small boat with a "mutton leg" sail.

Their boat was found drifting with a string dragging behind, to which was a toy boat... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  July 10, 1895
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

1901 - Barns at the Angola Convict Farm Destroyed by Fire.
Baton Rouge, La., July 9. – One set of barns at Angola state farm, consisting of two buildings, was destroyed by fire at 9 p. m. Monday. The cause of the fire is now known. The property was insured for about half its value. The loss will probably reach $4,000. There was no loss of live stock, the fifty head of mules usually quartered there being probably out in the pasture, as the crops are well... Read MORE...

Times Picayune -  New Orleans, Louisiana -  July 10, 1901
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Sioux City, Iowa, USA

1902 - Much Damage Done
Sioux City, Ia., July 10. - Damage to the extent of many thousands of dollars has been done in the bottomlands southeast of Sioux City by floods. Rain has ceased falling and the worst is believed to be over. Railroads have suffered severely from washouts, and their loss will be very heavy. Farmers, however, are the greatest sufferers. Small streams, usually a few yards wide, are swollen rivers... Read MORE...

Coshocton Daily Age -  Coshocton, Ohio -  July 10, 1902
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Lake George, New York, USA (Caldwell)

1902 - ONE WOMAN IS KILLED, MANY PERSONS INJURED. CARS CRASH TOGETHER ON HUDSON VALLEY ELECTRIC LINE. COLLISION OCCURS NEAR SUMMER HOTEL AT LAKE GEORGE, N. Y., AND GUESTS ACT AS RESCUERS.
Special to The New York Times.
Lake George, N. Y., July 9. - A trolley car accident in which one woman, MRS. MAUDE STOCKWELL of Stillwater, was killed and about twenty persons were injured, took place this afternoon at 5:30 o'clock on the Hudson Valley Electric line directly in front of the Casino of the Fort William Henry Hotel.

An express car from Glens Falls, bound for Warrensburg, and a... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 10, 1902
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1926  July 10 - A lightning bolt struck an ammunition magazine in northern New Jersey, and a big red ball of fire leaped into the air triggering a series of explosions.

All buildings within a half mile radius were destroyed, and debris fell as far as twenty-two miles away. Sixteen persons were killed, and property damage was seventy million dollars.

WeatherForYou.com
July 10, 1926
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1902  July 10 – The Rolling Mill Mine disaster in Johnstown, PA kills 112 miners.

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1979  July 10 - The temperature at El Paso, TX, hit 112 degrees, an all-time record for that location. The next day was 110 degrees.

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