Monday, July 24, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - July 24

Easton, Pennsylvania, USA

1845 - STAGE ACCIDENT IN EASTON.
As the Reading Mail Stage was passing down Ponfret (?) Street on Wednesday afternoon last, it ran over a little boy, son of MR. SIDNEY DOWN, of this place, aged about three years and a half, who at the time was in the act of crossing the street, in company with several other boys, in front of Mr. Bachman's Hotel, and instantly killed him. His neck was dislocated, and his head, arms and legs very... Read MORE...

Jeffersonian Republican -  Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania -  July 24, 1845
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Detroit, Michigan, USA

1880 - RIVER RACING -- SAD RESULT OF THE PRACTICE ON DETROIT RIVER.
A PLEASURE YACHT LOADED WITH CATHOLIC EXCURSIONISTS RUN INTO - THE YACHT CUT IN TWO AND SUNK, SIXTEEN OF THE OCCUPANTS GOING DOWN WITH HER.

Detroit, July 23. - A terrible accident occurred about ten o'clock last evening on the Detroit River, some nine miles below this city. The excursion steamer Garland, with 1,200 persons on board, under the auspices of the Detroit Moulders' union, while... Read MORE...

Daily Globe -  St. Paul, Minnesota -  July 24, 1880
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Altona, New York, USA

1902  Cut His Throat With a Scythe.

Michael Kennedy, a well-known farmer of Altona, Clinton County, N.Y., committed suicide while insane by cutting his throat with a scythe in a barn on his own premises. He was about fifty-five years old and married.

The North Carolinian -  Elizabeth City, North Carolina -  July 24, 1902
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1903 - ACROSS THE CONTINENT IN AN AUTOMOBILE
Two Men Travel from San Francisco to New York - Have Reached Syracuse.

Special to the New York Times.

SYRACUSE. July 23. - Dr H. Nelson Jackson of Burlington, Vt., and Sewall K. Crocker of Tacoma, Washington, arrived here tonight in an automobile on a pleasure trip from San Francisco to New York. They started out two months ago to-day, and have been on the road ever since. They carry their ... Read MORE...

New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 24, 1903
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Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

1906  Engineer Killed.

Shreveport, La., July 23. - The engine of a local freight train on the Kansas City Southern overturned in a collision with a herd of cattle just outside the local yards this morning, Engineer Frank Andrews was killed and Fireman George Holten injured.

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun -  Columbus, Georgia -  July 24, 1906
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Galveston, Texas, USA

1909 - SLOOP'S MASTER MEETS DEATH. Capt. Matthews of the Ellen, Fishing Craft, Struck by Loosened Boom and Swept Overboard.
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.

Galveston, Tex., July 22. - The dead body of Capt. D. T. Matthews, master of the sloop Ellen, was found on Friday morning at San Luis Pass, at the western extremity of the island. Capt. Matthews was a fisherman, employed several men to fish for him at San Luis Pass in the sloop Ellen. It was his custom to go out to the pass at stated intervals in a smaller boat - the... Read MORE...

The Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  July 24, 1909
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Peoria, Illinois, USA

1935 - EXPLOSION AT DISTILLERY TAKES LIFE OF ONE MAN.
Peoria, Ill. - (AP) - The ruins cooled, workmen Wednesday sought to extricate the body of JOHN BARDON, 38, the single victim of an explosion and fire at the Hiram Walker distillery here.

BARDON'S body was found Tuesday night by searchers directed by his brother, CHARLES, but salvage workers were unable to extract it from beneath the charred wreckage of a rackhouse where the blaze... Read MORE...

La Crosse Tribune -  La Crosse, Wisconsin -  July 24, 1935
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1869  Woman Pastor
Miss Mary Graves has pastoral charge of the Universalist church at North Reading, Mass.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  A correspondent of the New England Farmer says the town of Barre maybe considered the banner town in Massachusetts cheese making.
There are three cheese factories, having 875 cows; receiving 25,800 pounds of milk daily, manufacturing 2,900 pounds of cheese daily.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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