Sunday, July 9, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - July 9

Chateaugay, New York, USA

1856 - A TERRIBLE TORNADO - VILLAGE OF CHATEAUGAY IN RUINS - OVER ONE HUNDRED BUILDINGS DESTROYED.
From the Franklin County Republican.
Between the hours of 9 and 10 o'clock, Monday morning last, a fearful tornado passed over the towns of Constable, Burke, and Chateaugay, in this county, and extending into Clinton county, doing an incalculable amount of damage, sweeping down forests, scattering fences, destroying all manner of buildings and other property, and leaving nothing but desolation... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 9, 1856
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Longueuil, Qu├ębec, Canada (St-Antoine-de-Longueuil)

1856 - The Longueuil Catastrophes
The coroner's jury on the bodies of person killed by the explosion of the steam ferry at Longueuil, Canada, in a verdict strongly condemnatory of the entire management of the boat, have awarded a fine of $10,000 against the Grand Trunk Railway Co. They had also determined to render a verdict of manslaughter against Ethell and Shaud, but at the suggestion of the Queen's counsel, in reference to a... Read MORE...

Charleston Mercury -  Charleston, South Carolina -  July 9, 1856
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Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

1870  Tough Test

At Poughkeepsie, N.Y., dispatch states that at the examination at West Point Military Academy, concluded on the 28th, forty-eight out of the eighty-six failed, and would be sent home. It is said to have been the most rigid examination ever held.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 9, 1870
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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1906 - FOUR KILLED IN TRAIN WRECK - Timber-Laden Train Broke in Two Ascending a Steep Incline.
Special to The New York Times.

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 8. - A railroad wreck in which four persons were killed occurred on the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway yesterday. Few details are available. While a train was ascending a steep incline a coupling broke.

The dead are C. L. Potter of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; F. Mills, probably of Detroit, Mich.; Percy W. Jordan of Carleton Place,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 9, 1906
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Washington, Connecticut, USA

1911 - PARLOR CAR JUMPS TRACK.
Eighteen Passengers Shaken and One Hurt on Litchfield Express.

WASHINGTON, Conn., July 8. - Eighteen passengers were well shaken up and one man suffered a serious scalp wound when the rear parlor car of the Litchfield express, on the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, outward bound from New York, jumped the track about a mile below this place late today and rolled over on its side.

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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 9, 1911
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1870  The President and family left Washington on the 1st for Woodstock, Conn., to spend the 4th.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1882  July 9 - Ice formed on the streets of Cheyenne, WY, during a rare summer freeze.

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1918  July 9 - 101 killed & 171 injured in worst US train wreck, Nashville, Tenn

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