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Greenerpasture Daily News - July 8

St Louis, Missouri, USA

1870 - Fires
St. Louis, Mo., July 8. - The freight warehouses of the St. Louis and Vandalia, and Illinois Control Railroad Companies, on Second-street, between Spruce and Myrtle, containing a large quantity of hemp, whisky, flour, hides, &c., were burned at 2 o'clock this morning. The insurance has not been ascertained. The fire was the work of an incendiary...

The lumberyard of HARTMAN & GRAHAM, on the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1870
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Manchester, New Hampshire, USA (Tyngstown) (Derryfield)

1870 - DISASTROUS FIRES. Six Acres of Buildings Burned in Manchester, N.H. -Two Hundred Families Rendered Homeless
Manchester, N.H., July 8. At 2 o’clock this morning a fire broke out in one of the buildings in the rear of the Merchants’ Exchange, and swept through the wooden buildings in that section and soon enveloped nearly all the locality between Elm and Chestnut streets, and between Hanover street on the north and the back street between Manchester and the Merrimack on the south. The fire originated in... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1870
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New Hartford, Connecticut, USA

1871  D. E. Hawley received an injury at Springfield, Mass., which paralyzed him.

His wife, at New Hartford, Ct., was notified of his misfortune by telegraph, and fell dead on reading the dispatch. Mr. Hawley reached home the next day, where, in a few hours, his only child died, and left him in his desolate home, alone.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 8, 1871
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Spencer, Massachusetts, USA

1873  Wrong Vaccine

Doctor Fontaine, of Spencer, Mass, was held in $2,000 bonds yesterday for manslaughter in causing the death of a child by using small pox virus for vaccination instead of vaccine matter.

The Daily Milwaukee News -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  July 8, 1873
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Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1873  Explosion

Lat night, a patent gas machine at Danforth locomotive works, Paterson, N. J., was exploded by a watchman approaching too near it with a lantern. Two watchmen were seriously, and one dangerously burned.

The Daily Milwaukee News -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  July 8, 1873
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

1909  Diamond Lumber Co.'s Plant Burned.

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 7. - The plant of the Diamond Lumber Company, at Green Bay, was destroyed by fire early to-day. The loss is estimated at $150,000.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1909
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Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA (Point Judith)

1910 - Narragansett Hotel Has a Fire.
Special to The New York Times.

NARRAGANSETT PIER, R. I., July 7. - Fire started this afternoon in the roof of the Massasoit House, which is situated in the territory occupied by the Casino and many villas of the Summer colony. A southwest wind threatened for a time to fan it into a serious conflagration. The blaze, however, was soon extinguished after the firemen had cut a hole with their axes ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1910
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Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

1911 - Two Women Killed In Accident to an Auto
Fort Collins, Col., July 8. - Mrs. R.M. Booraem, wife of superintendent of the great Western Sugar Company and her sister Mrs. W.B. Manning of Baltimore, Md., were killed last night when their automobile skidded and overturned into an irrigation ditch. Both women were pinioned on the water and drowned.

M.H. Fehnel, superintendent of the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company at Sugar City, Idaho, who was... Read MORE...

The Evening News -  San Jose, California -  July 8, 1911
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Northampton, Massachusetts, USA (Florence) (Leeds)

1924 - FUNERAL SERVICES BE TOMORROW AFTERNOON FOR PRESIDENT'S SON
CALVIN COOLIDGE, JR., DIED MONDAY NIGHT AT WALTER REED HOSPITAL

By Associated Press.
Washington, July 8. - Tentative plans for the funeral of Calvin Coolidge, Jr., who died at the Walter Reed Hospital last night of blood poisoning, are understood today to include a simple service at the White House at three tomorrow afternoon.

The body will then be taken to Northampton, Massachusetts, the... Read MORE...

Corsicana Daily Sun -  Corsicana, Texas -  July 8, 1924
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Billings, Montana, USA

1938 - ONE KILLED IN PLUNGING TRANSPORT. TWO OTHERS INJURED THREE MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF FROM BILLINGS AIRPORT TODAY.
Billings, Mont. - (UP) - A woman passenger was killed and two others were injured early today when an east-bound Northwest Airlines transport plane crashed three minutes after taking off from the Billings airport.

The dead woman was MRS. N. S. McKAY, Bismarck, N.D. The injured were N. S. McKAY, husband of the dead woman, suffering from bruises and shock, and W. J. TISDALE, Slocum, British... Read MORE...

Sandusky Star Journal -  Sandusky, Ohio -  July 8, 1938
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Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, USA

1947 - July 8 - Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico.
New Mexico Army Base Finds Disc

ROSWELL, N.M., July 8. (U.P.) - Possession of a "flying disc" was disclosed today by the intelligence office of the 509th bomb group of the Roswell army airbase.

Officers at the base said that the "disc" was flown in a Super-fortress to "higher headquarters" undisclosed.

The intelligence office reported that it gained possession of the "disc" through the... Read MORE...

Tucson Daily Citizen -  Tucson, Arizona -  July 8, 1947
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1871  Poisoned by Water
A lady recently died in Attleboro, Mass., of poison taken, it is asserted, in small quantities by drinking water from a galvanized iron pipe.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  It is a curious fact, demonstrated by a recent British census, that the population of Ireland is actually less than the number of Irish who are now in the United States.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Prof. Watts, of Carlisle, Penn., has accepted the appointment of Commissioner of Agriculture.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1873  A French woman and child in Dudley, Massachusetts, were so badly burned by an explosion of kerosene oil, Saturday night that both died, another child cannot recover.


The Daily Milwaukee News
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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