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Greenerpasture Daily News - July 14

Chambly, Québec, Canada (St-Joseph-de-Chambly)

1832  Cholera Wipes Out Large Family

A letter from a lady at Chambly to a friend in Rutland, states that in Montreal a whole family, consisting of eighteen persons, were all sent into eternity, by the cholera, in the course of forty eight hours.

Brattleboro Messenger -  Brattleboro, Vermont -  July 14, 1832
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Washington, DC, USA

1845 - SPLENDID FIREWORKS AT THE PRESIDENT'S. AWFUL ACCIDENT.
Washington, July 4, 10 o'clock, P.M.
Mr. Harper: - I have just returned from the scene of a sudden and terrible accident, and have seated myself, full of intense excitement, to give you a hasty sketch of it.

The interesting exercises of this memorable day were closed this evening by a most magnificent exhibition of fireworks at the rear of the President's House. The whole grounds and the... Read MORE...

The Adams Sentinel -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  July 14, 1845
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Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)

1882  Bad Blasting

A Premature Explosion Sends Thirteen Persons to Eternity. MILTON, New York, July 14. - By the premature explosion of a blast on the North Shore road yesterday, thirteen men where killed or probably fatally wounded.

Tucson Daily Citizen -  Tucson, Arizona -  July 14, 1882
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1893 - The United States Supreme Court legally declares the tomato to be a vegetable.
The question whether a tomato is a fruit or vegetable has finally been decided by the Supreme Court of the United States. Several years ago some imported tomatoes came through New York City, when the Collector classified them as vegetables and collected duty accordingly. The importers disputed this point and claimed tomatoes to be a fruit and entitled to come in free. The matter was taken into... Read MORE...

The Charlotte Democrat -  Charlotte, North Carolina -  July 14, 1893
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Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

1897 - New Hampshire Hotel Burned.
Exeter, N. H., July 14. Fire broke out on the roof of the Swampscott House, the largest hotel in this town. Before the fire department could get in effective work the building was destroyed, entailing a loss of $25,000. The high wind which prevailed prevented the local apparatus from doing effective work, and assistance was summoned from Haverhill, Dover and other points. The augmented forces by... Read MORE...

Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  July 14, 1897
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Conway, Massachusetts, USA

1901 - July 14 - FIELD LIBRARY IS DEDICATED. Chicago Merchant Delivers Keys of Memorial at Conway, Mass.
TOWN ON A HOLIDAY
Day Ends with Big Display of Pyrotechnics.
Gift Has Brought About a Boom in the Quiet New England Village - Cost Was $100,000.

Special Dispatch to the Inter Ocean.
CONWAY, Mass., July 13. - The Field Memorial Library, the gift of Marshall Field of Chicago to the citizens of this town, was formally dedicated today. The town presents a gala appearance, and the whole... Read MORE...

The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  July 14, 1901
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1904  Wages to Be Reduced

Fall River, Mass., July 14. - It was practically settled today that a general reduction of wages in the cotton mills of fall River would be ordered to take effect July 25. It is expected the proposed reduction will average 121 1/2 [sic] per cent. More than 25,000 operatives will be affected.

Lawrence Daily Journal -  Lawrence, Kansas -  July 14, 1904
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The Dalles, Oregon, USA

1911 - Heat causes train wreck.
The Dalles, Ore. - The warping of the rails by heat on the Oregon trunk road Monday afternoon caused the wreck of a southbound passenger train. LOUIS RISING, storekeeper at the Warm Springs Indian school was killed, and his wife was perhaps fatally injured. About twenty others were also injured. The engine left the track and rolled down a forty foot embankment. A day coach followed and fell on... Read MORE...

Carbon County News -  Utah -  July 14, 1911
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Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA

1911 - PLAYED POOL WHILE FIRE BLAZED NEAR
Special to The Inquirer.

COATESVILLE, Pa., July 13. - While a fire burned in the business centre of the town and the fire whistle was giving the alarm, firemen at one engine house quietly continued a pool game. Another company rushed to the scene, which was a one-story shoe shop, with nothing but a hook and ladder truck. The mistake was due to the fact that chemical engines from both houses... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  July 14, 1911
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1881  July 14 – Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.

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1911  Wagon Accident
CARLISLE. - Matthew Lindsay, a well-known Cumberland county farmer, 72 years old, died as a result of being run down by a loaded hay wagon.

The Philadelphia Inquirer
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